How to Create a Luxury Ranch

Luxury ranches are a modern creation. Ranching has always been known for cattle drives and long nights out on the prairie. It is the stereotypical environment for the ruggedly masculine cowboy or ranch hand.

How to Create a Luxury Ranch

However, those stereotypes are from a bygone era, and today’s ranches are different. Nowadays, ranches have become a status symbol. Here are some ways to distinguish a luxury ranch.

The Property

The property of a luxury ranch is wide and variable. The land should encompass all that the region has to offer. It is best described as a place with a scenic view and a landscape that can be admired from any angle.

Luxury ranches have land that can be used for multiple purposes, although it does not necessarily have to be for economic means. This means that the ranch will have land for hunting and fishing so you can enjoy the ranch life out in the country.

The Ranch House

Most ranch houses are known for being rural and humble. They are built using what the land affords the owner. The luxury ranch house is distinguishable in the fact that it contains extra amenities.

A house on an upper-class ranch might have many rooms for guests or multiple uses. You might trade land for a barn or shed and turn it into a guest house instead. There also may be extra space given to the house plans to put in a pool or an extensive garden.

The Location

Luxury ranches are different in that they may be located in either a nearly urban or rural setting, depending on your preference. Urban ranches have the land and views of the countryside while also being close enough to the city to be able to partake in modern conveniences.

On the other hand, rural ranches will be your getaway where you can escape from civilization. It is your peaceful home in the countryside where you can live off the land and enjoy the peace of nature.

The Animals

While many ranches opt for cattle to create a sustainable source of production, a luxury ranch might go in a different direction. Many luxury ranches instead go for show animals or animals that are part of some sort of hobby.

For example, cattle might be raised to be sold off or presented for awards at rodeos and cattle shows. Likewise, horses will be raised for racing or shows to win awards as well, or horses might just be raised to ride out into the countryside to relax.

Ranches are the perfect getaway for anyone looking to become more connected with the countryside by escaping an urban setting. A luxury ranch is constructed with all the amenities that will help create that new lifestyle you’re looking for.

Ranches are often associated with working the land and cultivating a rugged lifestyle, but they do not have to be for that purpose. Luxury ranches are different in that they do not have to be devoted to one specific purpose. Your ranch can be your home away from home—or even your paradise.


Posted on October 28, 2016, in Luxury Ranches. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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