James and Tammy King
The premier conservation and ranch real estate firm in Texas, King Land & Water draws on a team of experienced professionals with vast knowledge in all aspects of ranch real estate transactions. Led by James King‘s 35 years of experience facilitating transactions of large unique properties across the state – as co-founder of King Land & Water and in his 19 years as former Director of Land Protection for the Nature Conservancy in Texas. He brings a rare combination of skills and experience in natural resources, land planning, resource management, conservation tools, family ownership, transactions, and negotiations, combined with a vast network of buyers, investors and landowners.
King Land & Water applies unequaled expertise on behalf of motivated buyers who want to own and enjoy land in Texas and become stewards of Texas’ diverse land and water resources. If you are a landowner considering the sale of a ranch property and want to find qualified buyers willing to continue your family’s land ethic and legacy, while at the same time achieving your financial goals, King Land & Water is your best choice of brokerage firms in Texas.
If the idea of your own dream ranch has fired your imagination for longer than you can remember, King Land & Water is ready to help find that special property for you. Additionally, King Land & Water can assist with designing and negotiating terms of Conservation Easements for landowners and has sold more ranches in Texas subject to these Easements than any other firm.
Our marketing investments over the last 10 years have developed a network of buyers and real estate professionals such as appraisers, title companies, photographers, land planners, lenders, and surveyors, providing for the best platform possible to achieve the best price within any market. Since 2007 King Land & Water has closed more than 170 transactions involving more than 520,000 acres. James and Tammy King were recently featured in Lands of Texas Magazine’s Broker Spotlight.
King Land & Water has received numerous awards and were honored by The Land Report for two National 2014 Deals of the Year.
The King Land & Water Team is led by Broker Tammy King and Agent James King with decades of real estate experience and relationships all over the state. Additionally, Nakia Hambright, as office manager provides the best technical solutions, marketing programs, and general support to not only the staff but also to a growing family of clients, even years after the deal is done. A new office in Austin is managed by Harrison King, who recently graduated from McCombs School at The University of Texas. He has helped provide a presence for the growing business geographically central in Texas so King Land & Water can now respond faster and continue to grow their vast network of buyers and sellers.
$4,689,998 • 6,253.35 acres
Maravillas Creek Ranch has recently had a major overhaul of roads, fences, wells, water troughs, dams, tanks, and a new private building site up in the hills with electricity. The ranch terrain varies from a nice combination of overflow flats next to igneous rolling hills. The ranch is embedded in a landscape of public lands creating unlimited recreational opportunities right next door and just down the road. Big Bend National Park, Black Gap WMA and Big Bend State Park.
$15,350,000 • 2,275 acres
Dripstone Ranch is uniquely located in the geographic transition area between the rugged Hill Country Balcones Fault, the Chihuahuan Desert, and the topography of the South Texas Brush Country. Ranching and nature come together here, with areas of wildlife habitat and river, combined with agricultural areas designed into improved pastures, amazing ranch infrastructure, and the famous karst limestone caves found on the ranch.
$1,012,500 • 675 acres
Alamito Vista Ranch is the perfect small Presidio County ranch. Located just 15 minutes south of Marfa, in Far West Texas. The ranch has been recently spiked for creosote and grubbed for mesquite and the results are already amazing. There are four water wells on the property, some shallow, making this one of the best watered ranches near Marfa. There is an excellent road system with many of the fences being new. A 3br/2 bath home. Next to the house is a large metal shop with electricity, concrete floors, and big sliding doors, surrounded by breathtaking vistas of the Davis, Chinati, San Jacinto, French, and Cienega Mountains.
$96,091,250 • 113,650 acres
The Y-6 Ranch, near Valentine, TX, is rich in ranching history and ranching heritage. Mountains, grasslands, springs, canyons, and desert habitat creates one of the best hunting and wildlife ranches in Texas. With abundant wildlife, such as mule deer, herds of pronghorn, white-tail deer, mountain lion, occasional elk can all be found here. Smaller animal and bird species found on the ranch includes javelina, fox, ringtail cat, coyote, dove, Gamble’s quail and many, many large coveys of blue or scaled quail. The ranch can be divided and sold into two parts or sold as an entire ranch.
$319,957,696 • 420,000 acres
Brewster Ranches is around half the size of Rhode Island with over 420,000 contiguous acres. It starts just 15 miles from the Gage Hotel in Marathon heading south 31 miles all the way to Black Gap Wildlife Management Area which is a stone throws away from Big Bend National Park filled with outdoor adventures. Classic “Big Bend Country” of the Old West, Brewster Ranches has maintained much of the environment and appearance of times past, rich in history and today wildlife hunting opportunities such as desert mule deer, elk, desert big horn sheep, scaled quail and some of the most important habitat for migrations of wildlife in the Chihuahuan Desert between the borderlands of Texas and Mexico to the south.