BILLY LONG, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Colorado and California
Contact: BILLY LONG - [email protected]

Purchasing farm and ranch properties requires special knowledge and skills: livestock and farm production, management, land values, laws, water rights, forest service and government lands (permits and exchanges)and most importantly, intimate knowledge of areas that will fit your lifestyle. Billy Long has been helping clients find that lifestyle for over 23 years and has gained a reputation for creative marketing that will help you sell your ranch or recreation property.

A third generation rancher and long-time western Colorado resident, Billy Long brings a wealth of experience marketing ranch properties throughout the west. He has developed a well-regarded reputation in the ranch brokerage community over the last 23 years with over $400 million in sales of ranch properties. Billy began his real estate career in Beverly Hills, California as Director of Ranches for an entertainment based real estate firm. He later formed Mason & Morse Ranch Company in Aspen, Colorado before creating Ranch Marketing Associates in 2004 with Ron Morris. A former professional skier and active in rodeo and ranching, he has an intimate knowledge of the west and the western lifestyle.

Knowledgeable and conversant in all aspects of ranch transactions, his experience in dealing with the entire spectrum of purchasing or selling ranch and recreation properties and buyer/seller clients – from local ranchers to international business executives – plus his understanding of the territory, gives him a unique balance in the ranch marketplace. Put his expertise, knowledge of the marketplace, integrity and honesty to work finding or marketing that Ranch or Recreational Property for you.

BILLY LONG's Listings and Sold Properties:

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Cloverleaf Ranch


Illinois - Bureau County - Tiskilwa

Acres 1,217.50 |

Price $16,500,000

Don’t miss the opportunity to acquire one of the most expansive tracts in Illinois. Approximately 2.5 hours from Chicago, the property comprises a 34-acre lake, an FAA-approved, 2,600-foot grass runway, excellent fishing and hunting and a luxury mail residence with enough space for family, friends and guests of all kinds. This is the perfect recreational getaway or full-time home! For more information or to schedule a tour, please contact Billy Long.

Bonsall Farm San Diego County California

SLR Farm


California - San Diego County - Bonsall

Acres 190 |

Price $9,950,000 Reduced

This sophisticated horse property and farmland offers country living within easy driving distance of big-city amenities. The farmland consists of a alfalfa fields, pastures, citrus and avocado groves and many improvements, including a charming Spanish-style home with several apartment units, a main residence, office, indoor tennis pavilion and 40 acres with a beautiful pond, irrigated alfalfa pasture and orchard. Enjoy magnificent vistas, privacy and beauty in pristine condition.

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Lava Lakes Ranch


California - Siskiyou County - Montague

Acres 5,329 |

Price $7,900,000 Reduced

Currently a nature preserve and working cattle ranch, this distinguished ranch belongs to Steven Seagal. These 5,329 hidden acres offers a recreational paradise with numerous lakes, plentiful wildlife and waterfowl; massive log residence; breathtaking mountain views and “off-the-grid” dependability. There is an additional home nearby with a guest house, barns and corrals. The nearby town of Mt. Shasta offers excellent cuisine, art galleries, golf and the hospitality of one of the nicest resort towns in the West.

Specie Wilderness Property, Placerville, San Miguel County, Colorado

Specie Wilderness Ranch


Colorado - San Miguel County - Near Telluride

Acres 551.80 |

Price $5,950,000

Available for auction, the Specie Wilderness Ranch comprises two parts: North Parcel B and South Parcel A. Rarely does a ranch of this magnitude come to market on the mesas surrounding Telluride. The rolling meadows and aspen glades of the  Specie Wilderness Ranch have almost a full mile of direct border with U.S. Forest Service land, offering a whole world of recreational opportunities and completely gated for privacy to its current and next owner.

Half Moon Bar Lodge


Oregon - Curry County - Agness

Acres 80 |

Price $5,000,000

This guest ranch in southwestern Oregon offers tranquility and the magnificence. Improvements include a guest lodge nestled among some of the most breathtaking country in the world and abundant water for exciting fishing and aquatic recreation. There are vacation cabins surrounded by thousands of acres of remote wilderness and access is exclusive to either jet boat or the private landing strip.

Ed Joe Ranch


Colorado - San Miguel County - Norwood

Acres 1,020 |

Price $3,500,000

This 1,020-acre sporting ranch is one of the best in southwestern Colorado.  Just 35 miles from the world-class ski resort of Telluride, Ed-Joe Ranch features spectacular views of the San Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre Plateau, La Sal Mountains (Utah) and Wright’s Mesa own jewel – the 12,700 foot Lone Cone Mountain.

Selby Ranch


California - Yuba County - Browns Yalley

Acres 1,812 |

Price $3,450,000

Bordered on three sides by large ranches and bordered the east by Englebright Lake and BLM land, the scenic Selby Ranch is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Enjoy fishing for trout, bass and many other species; view and hunting a variety of wildlife and find yourself in a place both private and easy to access. There is plentiful water, end-of-the-road privacy and opportunities to add to the various improvements made throughout the ranch. In the Gold Country Foothills at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Selby Ranch is a rare offering close to skiing and city amenities.

Hacienda los Gauchos Ranch Costa Rica Guanacaste Guayabo

Hacienda los Gauchos Ranch


Costa Rica - Guayabo - Guanacaste

Acres 518 |

Price $2,900,000 Reduced

Hacienda los Gauchos Ranch is located in Northwest Costa Rica, about 30 miles from the Pacific Coast and Liberia International Airport and features nearly a square mile of beautiful tropical mountains with frontage and excellent fishing on the crystal clear Cano Negro River. Enjoy excellent views of the Vieja, Miravalles and Tenorio National Park as well as Lake Nicaragua from this productive cattle ranch.

Johnson Ranch


Colorado - La Plata County - Durango

Acres 240 |

Price $2,250,000 Reduced

Strategically located, this property enjoys a nice combination of trees and meadows with a large lake fed by springs and a meadow creek. The property enjoys deeded water right and tremendous development potential. Two custom homes include the main headquarters and a second home. In addition, there is plenty of storage for equipment, horse facilities and outbuildings.  There are few ranches of this size in this area.



California - Shasta County - Redding

Acres 400 |

Price $1,250,000

Historically used as a winter grazing cattle ranch and hunting land, this property is perfect for building your dream home and living the Western lifestyle with a potential development. The magnificent ranch is close to major shopping, restaurants, superb medical facilities and a commercial airport. Access to major recreation is outstanding and national parks, lakes, golf courses and fishing streams are an easy drive. There is wonderful privacy, excellent wildlife and no easements to others.

SOLD - Inyanga Ranch


Colorado - Garfield County - Glenwood Springs

Acres 530 |

Price $18,000,000 Reduced

A sublime parcel is a lifestyle ranch with 530+ acres of river frontage, ponds, meadows and historic cabins at the end of a box canyon, protected by steep sandstone cliffs that rise up to the Flat Tops Wilderness in western Colorado. Bordered on three sides by national forest and BLM land, the ranch has maximum privacy, an award-winning main residence and plentiful water that supports fishing for the outdoor enthusiast.

Horseshoe Ranch Dayton Sheridan County Wyoming

SOLD - Horseshoe Ranch


Wyoming - Sheridan County - Dayton

Acres 3,810.33 |

Price $17,500,000

In association with Concierge Auctions

Set in the scenic foothills of the Big Horn Mountain, this historic ranch is an sporting enthusiast’s dream, featuring hunting, fishing and unlimited outdoor recreation. This working cattle and horse ranch is also an environmental retreat and offers a Dye-designed golf course as well as a stunning residence, guest homes, river frontage and more.

SOLD - Tyree Ranch


Colorado - Garfield County - New Castle

Acres 20 |

Price $1,295,000

Situated along nine hundred feet of Main Elk Creek, the picturesque 20-acre Tyree Ranch is nestled among towering pines only 15 minutes to the quaint western town of New Castle, Colorado, and 10 minutes to Lakota Ranch and Golf Course.

Ranch & Arena


Colorado - El Paso County - Colorado Springs

Acres 131 |

Price $
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Located in Black Forest, the rural community north of Colorado Springs, Shiloh Ranch & Arena offers an incredible sense of space. With over 131 acres at your disposal and surrounded by the Ponderosa Pines for which the area is named, this private property is a true horse-lover’s paradise!

SOLD - Double Diamond Ranch


California - Modoc County - Fort Bidwell

Acres 638 |

Price $2,950,000

The 638-acre Double Diamond Ranch, well known in California ranching history, is located in the northern end of the Surprise Valley in Fort Bidwell, California, a small ranching community that is set back in time. It summers as many as 1,300 yearling cattle or the equivalent cow/calf numbers and possesses some of the best water, finest soils and quality grasslands in the area.

SOLD - at Auction – Flying
Horse Ranch


Colorado - Park County - Jefferson

Acres 3688 |

Price $12,000,000

In association with Concierge Auctions

The 3,688-acre Flying Horse Ranch in Jefferson, Colorado, is a working cattle ranch with a centerpiece 10,711 sq. ft. lodge, two lakefront log cabins, ranch house and fish camp. Previously listed for $22.9M; Selling in 2 Parcels or its entirety. Auction date: October 11

SOLD - Lake Berryessa Ranch


California - Napa County - St. Helena

Acres 4400 |

Price $4,500,000

A spectacular undeveloped 4,400-acre ranch for sale in Napa County, California, on the east side of Lake Berryessa in the eastern portion of Napa County.

SOLD - Antelope Valley Ranch


Colorado - Fremont - Cotopaxi

Acres 1,500 |

Price $2,950,000

1,500 acres of solitude with beautiful rock outcroppings, rolling meadows, forested hillsides and stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo Range, Spanish Peaks and Wet Mountain Valley.

SOLD - Rock-n-Pines Ranch


Colorado - Garfield - Glenwood Springs

Acres 536 |

Price $18,500,000

The incomparable Rock-n-Pines Ranch has it all. Just one hour to Aspen and Vail, this 536-acre Glenwood Springs sporting and recreation ranch boasts nearly two miles of Canyon Creek and just one hour to Aspen and Vail.

SOLD - Smith Creek Estate


Colorado - Eagle County - Basalt

Acres 35 |

Price $1,250,000

This 35-acre secluded mountain retreat offers world-class fishing just minutes away on the Frying Pan River. Convenient to Aspen with hunting, fishing, sailing, hiking and riding from your own private estate. Includes an exquisite 4,358 sq.ft. custom log home.

SOLD - Travis Ranch


California - Trinity County - Ruth

Acres |

Price $10,500,000

The 100,000 total acre ranch is one of the few large ranches located in the coastal range of California with cattle working facilities and the potential for natural beef operation. The ranch’s approximately 12,000 deeded acreage is almost totally enclosed within federal lands.

SOLD - Pass Creek Ranch & Wolford Mountain Ranch


Colorado - Grand County - Kremmling

Acres 900 |

Price $
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Situated in northwest Colorado between the popular resort areas of Vail, Winter Park and Steamboat Springs, the 900-acre shared amenity Pass Creek Ranch & Wolford Mountain Ranch is just a few miles from the rural sportsman’s town of Kremmling.

SOLD - Mesa Meadow Ranch


Colorad - Grand County - Kremmling

Acres 835 |

Price $2,200,000

The 835-acre shared amenity Mesa Meadow Ranch is located in northwest Colorado between the resort areas of Dillon, Vail, Winter Park and Steamboat Springs, near the rural sportsman’s town of Kremmling.

SOLD - Elktrout Lodge


Colorado - Grand County - Kremmling

Acres 272 |

Price $1,000,000

Situated in Kremmling on the Colorado River, the 272 acres include prime river frontage surrounded by spectacular views and recreational opportunities.

SOLD - V Bar C Ranch



Acres 17774 |

Price $25,000,000

Located just northwest of the OW Ranch, the V Bar C Ranch includes approximately five miles on both sides of the Tongue River. Once the original headquarters of the Brown Cattle Company, the V Bar C consists of 17,774 total acres.

SOLD - Deming Creek Ranch


Oregon - Klamath County - Bly

Acres 11100 |

Price $
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Located in southern Oregon about 50 miles east of Klamath Falls, Deming Creek Ranch is comprised of 6,600 deeded acres and 4,500 leased acres and includes an ongoing cattle production operation, ample water and farm land.

SOLD - Ruedi Ranch


Colorado - Eagle County - Basalt

Acres 245 |

Price $
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This 245-acre outdoor recreation paradise offers hunting, fishing, sailing, hiking and riding just 40 miles from Aspen. Includes 10 boat slips at Aspen Yacht Club and a new two-story barn overlooking Ruedi Reservoir.

SOLD - River Ridge Ranch


Acres |

Price $3,400,000

Situated on the Pine River above a gently sloping hill is a custom 4,708 sq.ft. home, very private, with views up and down the river valley. Located only 10 miles south of Vallecito Reservoir and an easy 25 minute drive to Durango.

SOLD - at Auction – Pa Gomo
at Gray Head


Colorado - San Miguel County - Telluride

Acres 35 |

Price $19,500,000

In association with Concierge Auctions

This stunning architectural masterpiece situated on 35-acres just minutes from Telluride features five bedrooms, 6 1/2 baths and custom and organic elements.

SOLD - Blue River Fishing Ranch


Colorado - Kremmling

Acres |

Price $7,600,000

World class gold medal rated waters in a magnificent alpine setting along the Gore Range. Over a mile of river surrounded on three sides by a large ranch in strong conservation oriented hands.

SOLD - Starry Pines Ranch


Colorado - Billy Long - Snowmass

Acres |

Price $4,490,000

Set along prestigious Snowmass Creek, Starry Pines Ranch offers spectacular mountain views in the seclusion of a peaceful alpine valley only 15 minutes to the amenities of Aspen. Expansive views of Sopris and the Elk Range from the contemporary mountain home.

SOLD - Wilderness Ranch


Colorado - Dotsero

Acres 2150 |

Price $5,900,000

The Wilderness Ranch takes in nearly 2150 acres of pristine high country that feature expansive views of several Colorado Mountain Ranges. The private paradise is surrounded by National Forest and BLM lands.

SOLD - Sioux Creek Ranch


Nebraska - Sargent

Acres |

Price $1,630,000

Sioux Creek Ranch, with over three square miles of fully developed wildlife habitat, is one of the prettiest and most appealing hunting ranches in the central plains.

SOLD - Nix Ranch


Colorado - Telluride

Acres 395 |

Price $2,770,000

Located on spectacular Specie Mesa just 45 minutes from Telluride, this 395 acre alpine paradise features one mile of common border with the Uncompahgre National Forest and adjacent Lizard Head Wilderness.