T. Boone's $250 Million Compound!

T. Boone Pickens spent years making his Texas ranch one of the world's most valuable properties. The oilman and pioneering corporate raider began working on his Mesa Vista Ranch in 1971 adding a 6,000-square-foot family home, 12,000-square-foot lake house, 33,000-square-foot lodge, a chapel, pub, airplane runway and hangar, golf course, tennis courts and even the Oklahoma white-frame home where he grew up. It is now for sale - one of the most expensive properties in the world offered for $250 million. parade.com

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