For 25 years, nation music radio icon Bob Kingsley and his spouse and enterprise associate, Nan, made their residence on the legendary Bluestem Ranch, southwest of Weatherford. Greater than a yr after Bob’s dying at age 80 after battling bladder most cancers, his widow has put their 141-acre horse ranch available on the market for $8.2 million.
Nan Kingsley says she’s promoting the ranch as she transitions to president of broadcasting firm KCCS Productions, which produced Bob Kingsley’s radio reveals, and co-owner of the Bluestem Wellness spa in Nashville. Final yr, Nan donated the Kingsleys’ Bluestem Studios to Weatherford Faculty.
The ranch is at 5409 Outdated Dennis Rd., close to the Parker County cities of Brock and Dennis.
“The recollections we shared collectively constructing our residence and changing the ranch into the dream property Bob all the time envisioned will probably be with me endlessly,” Nan Kingsley says in a January 7 launch.
The principle home on the ranch encompasses 10,438 sq. ft. It options three bedrooms, three full bogs, three half-bathrooms, two places of work, a banquet corridor, a climate-controlled wine room, and a health club. The property additionally includes a three-bedroom guesthouse, a 19-stall horse barn and a lined horse area.
“After we arrived in Weatherford 1 / 4 century in the past, it was a small city, often called the chopping horse capital of the world,” Nan Kingsley says. “At present, it’s the bustling heartbeat of the performing horse business, and I want to assume that Bob’s ardour and advocacy performed a task in that development.”
“We wished Bluestem to be a spot that impressed those that set foot on it. Bob introduced Nashville’s brightest stars and largest songwriters to Parker County, producing monetary assist for numerous causes,” she provides. “We merely noticed the necessity and wished to assist. And if the following homeowners need for these occasions to proceed, I stand able to assist.”
Stephen Reich of Williams Trew Actual Property in Aledo has the itemizing. He says the ranch’s “breathtaking vistas ignite the cowboy spirit that resides in every of us.”