John Hayter

John Hayter has a lifetime of experience in the land and ranch industry as he was born and raised to a long line of pioneering Texas ranchers. John holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Wildlife Management with a minor in Equine Science and is a licensed real estate broker in Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.

John began his career managing ranches and  wildlife management consulting and after many trips to the Rocky Mountains for ski vacations, he and his family decided to make the mountains their home. John moved his family to Colorado in 2006. At this time, due to his experience in conducting exhaustive land searches, he conceived the idea to combine his experience into a service for land brokers, developers, buyers, and sellers. He researched, developed, built, and launched a national multiple listing service specific to land – www.landbrokermls.com. John went on to successfully sell part of www.landbrokermls.com and along with 2 additional partners founded Open Fences Magazine, a national luxury rural real estate publication. In addition, in 2018 John, along with his partners and other prominent land brokers, founded and launched the first national Land Broker Co-op.

Having been raised on a ranch, it was natural for John to have a deep connection to the land and nature. As a boy, he enjoyed tromping across the mountains, hunting small game and fishing with his grandfather. Later on John became a passionate hunter and fisherman. John has hunted all over the West and taken numerous big game trophies with rifle, muzzleloader and bow from Texas to Alaska.

He has numerous web design and development certifications and broad web programming experience and owns and operates his own web development and design companies. 

  • Eagle Scout
  • National Rifle Association Life Member
  • Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society Life Board of Directors (2019-2020) Vice President 2020
  • The Bighorn, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society Publication Editor (2020)
  • Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society Life Member
  • North American Hunter Life Member
  • NRA Legion of Honor
  • Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE)
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who
  • Cambridge Who’s Who Registry Among Executives and Professionals

CURRENT LISTINGS

Cape Froward

Cape Froward is an astounding 235,500 acres of beauty in Patagonia, Chile. Cape Froward views encompass the entire southern part of the Strait and the Darwin Mountains, the Magdelena Channel and all the islands to the south in the Drake Sea. The property has about 27 miles of coastline. The abundance of flora and fauna makes Cape Froward an incr...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
, Patagonia, Chile, 235,500 Acres
Hacienda Quitralco

Hacienda Quitralco is located in the Patagonia region in the Quitralco Fjord. There are large stretches of native forest, over 16km of coastline, and over 20km of river frontage all with 3 hot springs and waterfalls lying within the Mallin River Valley. There are also large open plains and hills rising to 750 meters above sea level. The proper...

Puerto Aysen, Aysen Region, Patagonia, Chile15,246 Acres
Chilcotin Chezacut Ranch

The Historic Old Knowles Ranch is truly a wonder to behold. The ranch has been under the stewardship of a European owner for the past 10 years ensuring the ranch continued to operate as a cattle ranch while preserving the wild spaces for future generations to be able to enjoy the majestic beauty of the ranches landscapes and wildlife. The Old Knowl...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Chilcotin, Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada3,929 Acres
Casablanca Vineyard

Casablanca Vineyard is 40 hectares located in the Casablanca Valley just 45 minutes from Santiago, Chile, and 45 minutes from Valparaiso, Chile. Casablanca has close proximity and easy access to award-winning vineyards and excellent restaurants all located in Casablanca Valley. It provides the perfect setting for family vacations, exclusive retreat...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming
Casablanca , Chile, Valparaíso Province, Chile98 Acres
McElmo Creek Estate

McElmo Creek Estate is a one-of-a-kind gorgeous ranch where the desert Southwest meets the lush irrigated cottonwood creek bottoms of McElmo Creek. The owners brought back to life old homestead structures, painstakingly restoring, each designed and furnished to tell its own story. The ranch is complete with water rights and irrigated fields. Once i...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming
Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado, 71 Acres
La Plata Cliffs

The Four Corners area has an incredible history and is home to some of the most astounding Native American sites. Dead center of these sites lies Farmington, New Mexico and adjacent to the city limits lies La Plata Cliffs. La Plata Cliffs offers a very unique opportunity for a visionary or Native American Culture enthusiast. San Juan County New...

Farmington, San Juan County, New Mexico, 369 Acres
Douglas Tompkins’ Fundo Las Rosas

You might be familiar with the name Douglas Tompkins due to his philanthropy efforts. However if not, you most certainly are familiar with the name of the outdoor clothing and equipment brand he founded; The North Face. Douglas Tompkins purchased Fundo Las Rosa (The Rose Farm) in 2008 and began a complete restoration...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming
El Amarillo, Patagonia, Chile, 516.00 Acres
Dolores River Ranch

The Dolores River Ranch located in Southwest Colorado sits on top of Haycamp Mesa offering tremendous views from various locations.  Bordered on 3 sides by national forest the terrain varies from canyons marked by rock outcroppings and overhangs to rolling wildflower-filled meadows with ponds and springs. There ...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Dolores, Montezuma County, Colorado, 1,120 Acres
Chama River Canyon Ranch

Chama River Canyon Ranch is a captivating ranch with unexpected qualities starting the moment you drive up to the front gate. You will stand at the edge of the rimrock overlooking deep canyons with streams and waterholes shadowed by large cliff faces, aspens, cottonwoods and ponderosas. The ease of operating this cattle ranch will be immediately ev...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cebolla, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 2,200 Acres
Williston Lake Resort

Williston Lake Resort offers a new owner the opportunity to step into a successful operation and live the dream of the Canadian outdoors. The property has over 3000 ft of frontage on Lake Williston in Peace River region and includes and additional subdivision with 8 lots remaining for sale that can be sold to offset some of the purchase.

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Hudson Hope, Peace River , British Columbia, Canada127 Acres
Beaver Creek South

Beaver Creek South offers an opportunity to own one of the larger parcels available within an easy commute to Boulder and the Denver Metro area. The property offers multiple south-facing building sites that provide awe-inspiring views. There is approximately 1 mile of paved road frontage and there is a legal subdivision in the northeast corner that...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Golden, Jefferson County, Colorado, 204 Acres
Llaves Ranch

The Llaves Ranch is 1,012 acres located in Rio Arriba county. The north ranch (see Chupadera Ranch listing) is approximately 475 acres and the south ranch (see Sanctuary Ranch listing) is approximately 537 acres. Together the ranches offer an exceptional opportunity for a hunting and cattle ranch.

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 1,012 Acres
Long Canyon Ranch

Sitting on the Colorado New Mexico state line, Long Canyon Ranch is offered for the first time since it was originally homesteaded in the late 1800’s. While the original ranch was much larger, Long Canyon Ranch has remained in the family and been utilized as a cattle operation for over 100 years.  The family has been an excellent steward ...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Branson, Las Animas County, Colorado, 1,400 Acres
Cinder Gulch Ranch

Cinder Gulch Ranch offers a beautiful tranquil setting in the high desert Southwest Four Corners Region of Colorado. With unobstructed views in every direction providing astounding vistas with Ute Mountain, Mesa Verde, and the La Platas providing incredible backdrops. If you enjoy riding horses while viewing beautiful scenery, Cinder Gulch should b...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado, 600 Acres
Sanctuary Ranch

The Sunsets and solitude offered by the Sanctuary Ranch are some of the best in northern New Mexico. The ranch is a virtual blank slate for the new owner to mold the perfect hunting retreat or ranch get-away. Bordering BLM and national forest the ranch offers excellent hunting and unlimited recreation opportunities.

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 537 Acres
Chupadera Ranch

Chupadera Ranch is completely surrounded by national forest which makes this ranch a very unique holding given its easy access. This setup will allow a new owner to easily set up a small cattle ranch or horse ranch. The ranch has the best set of pipe corrals in the area. The ranch sits in an area that receives little attention because it is off th...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 475 Acres
Canyon of the Ancients Ranch

Canyon of the Ancients Ranch offers some of the most beautiful views and building sites in the desert Southwest Four Corners Region of Colorado. The ranch borders BLM lands and Canyon of the Ancients National Monument offering hundreds of thousands of acres for recreation. For those who love the Southwest Culture and have an interest in Native Amer...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cortez, Montezuma County, Colorado, 110 Acres
Sanchez Ranch in New Mexico

Northcentral New Mexico ranch located near Angel Fire offers 350+/- acres of seclusion and privacy. Game abounds with elk, deer, bear, lion, and turkey and the property receives landowner tags. An additional 2 350 +/- acre parcels can be added with spring and pond on one. 400 + class bulls have been taken in the area...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, United States350 Acres
Roosevelt Lake Retreat

The property is located in the Patagonia of Aysén, of the XI Region, within a framework of indescribable beauty and tranquility, especially for those who wish to enjoy the solitude and spectacle of the evergreen forests. Along its western limit, it is continuously bordered about 2.4 km from the edge of Lake Roosevelt, ...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Aysen, Patagonia, Chile, 1,428.00 Acres
Sand Creek Ranch

Sand Creek Ranch is an absolute sleeper hunting property. The ranch lies in the Northwest Colorado sagebrush country near Dinosaur National Monument. The area is deceiving in it looks relatively flat but in reality, is broken with draws and headers providing excellent cover for game. Sand Creek Ranch...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Maybell, Moffat County, Colorado, 578 Acres
Eleven Mile Promontory

211 acres with beautiful views towards Eleven Mile Reservoir with many great building locations. The property qualifies for Colorado LPP (Landowner Preference Program) tags for elk, deer and antelope. The property borders state trust land and is just a short distance to national forest. There is also a spring on the property. The property quali...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Hartsel, Park County, Colorado, 211 Acres
Eleven Mile 120

120 acres with beautiful views towards Eleven Mile Reservoir with many great building locations. The property borders BLM and is just a short distance to national forest. There is also a spring-fed stream on the property. The property qualifies for a domestic well. Wells in the vicinity are generally less than 500 feet in depth. Build your...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Hartsel, Park County, Colorado, 120 Acres

SOLD PROPERTIES

Namibia Hunting Safari Lodge

Erindi in Herero means “Place of Water”. It has become a central reserve in Namibia for untamed wildlife viewing in the heart of the African bush. Below you will find the most frequently asked questions to give you practical advice for your trip to Erindi. Pathways wind through the camp and across soft green lawns between 48 luxury suites tucke...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Hosea Kutako, , Namibia, Acres
Little Arroyo Blanco

Little Arroyo Blanco offers 160 acres of peace and quiet to build your dream home or cabin retreat. Imagine sitting on your front porch watching the dramatic sunsets New Mexico is known for. There is an ideal building location on a knoll that overlooks the property to the west giving a commanding view over the landscape.

Small Acreage, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 160 Acres
Wilderness Ridge Retreat in Colorado

Get away from the hustle and bustle and be prepared to relax and enjoy the tranquility and privacy that Wilderness Ridge offers.  Sit on your front steps sipping coffee or chai tea and drink in the awe inspiring views of the Spanish Peaks. Wilderness Ridge provides ample recreational opportunities for the more a...

Small Acreage, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Weston, Las Animas County, Colorado, United States120 Acres
Casa Blanca

Envision a setting in the Southwest overlooking dramatic multicolored uplifts, ridges and peaks that catch the first rays of sunlight as the sun rises over the mountains to the east as you enjoy your morning coffee while you watch elk and deer graze. That is Casa Blanca. Casa Blanca is a beautiful Spanish style home offering elegant high-end fe...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Regina, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 62.52 Acres
Taos Enchanted Valley – Financing

Taos Enchanted Valley is an incredible opportunity to escape the stresses of our current Covid-19 atmosphere and live off-grid and yet be in the heart of recreation and New Mexico’s famed Taos Art. Build your dream retreat and enjoy inspiring sunrises over the Sangre de Cristos, Taos and the Taos Valley. The property corners BLM making it possibl...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Small Acreage
Carson, Taos, New Mexico, 388 Acres
Bowden Ranch

The Bowden Ranch located in the Texas Hill Country has all the country charm you would expect from a Hill Country ranch. In the spring, the meadows are covered with bluebonnets interspersed with majestic live oak trees.  Salt branch runs along the north boundary and is a wet weather creek that often holds small pools. The property has a small ...

Small Acreage, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cherokee, San Saba County, Texas, United States152 Acres
Horse Creek Ranch

Horse Creek Ranch is a great little horse property that is ideally located just to the west of Colorado Springs up in the Front Range. The ranch is complete with home, pasture, live water, and all the necessary elements a horse property needs. To top it all off the ranch sits in one of the most beautiful quiet settings and provides tremendous views...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches
Lake George, Teller County, Colorado, 34 Acres
Secret Valley Ranch

Tucked away in its own hidden valley the ranch is complete with a large field, off-grid home, well, and ponds. The ranch is an excellent hunting property receiving elk tags and can also get mule deer tags in a trophy producing area. All improvements are in excellent condition ready for the hunting season.

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Lindrith, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 320 Acres
Thorson Arkansas River Farm

The Thorson Arkansas River Farm consists of approximately 200 +/- acres located east of Pueblo, CO. The property is ideally suited for many uses including farming, cattle production, horse / equestrian use and is a great small hunting property with lots to offer.

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Boone, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States200 Acres
Arroyo Blanco Ranch

Arroyo Blanco Ranch located in Northwestern New Mexico in Rio Arriba County near the community of Llaves consists of 1,026 acres and has historically been used a cattle ranch and dryland farm but is equally suited as a horse ranch and hunting ranch. The ranch is not improved but is fully fenced with barbed wire fencing that is in fair to good condi...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Llaves, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States1,026 Acres
Gloria-a-Dios Ranch in New Mexico

This 916 +/- acres in northern New Mexico between Chama and Cuba offers direct access to national forest, landowner tags, modest improvements, and highly coveted water. Gloria-a-Dios would make a great cattle or horse ranch and offers excellent recreation including hunting, hiking, and ATVing and with direct access t...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Regina, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, United States920 Acres
Los Piñones Ranch

Los Piñones Ranch lies in a highly sought after area of Northern New Mexico near Chama. The ranch has been in the same family for nearly 60 years and the family still ranches the neighboring land. Enjoy sitting on the porch watching the sun set during the summers and during the winter evenings sit and visit with company while a fire crackles in th...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Cebolla, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico, 565 Acres
Wallace Creek Ranch in Texas

Wallace Creek Ranch is an excellent production ranch, well suited for raising cattle, hay as well as crops such as sudan, oats and wheat. The ranch consists of 716 +/- acres with approximately 160 acres in coastal and an additional 30 acres in cultivation.  Wallace Creek runs through the property for about one half mile and the ranch has an ar...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming
San Saba, San Saba County, Texas, United States716 Acres
Puerto Canelo

Puerto Canelo is a beautiful property located on 16 acres located in Chile in the Patagonia region with dramatic views of the lake and volcanoes. The beauty that surrounds the property will astound you and with the property already set up with Home, guest houses, caretaker home, and service building it is ready for you to start relaxing and living ...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Petrohué Embarcadero, , Patagonia, Chile14 Acres
Tejas Whitetail Ranch

Tejas (Texas in Spanish) Whitetail Ranch located in the prime South Texas whitetail country is managed for trophy whitetail deer and is under Texas' wildlife tax exemption. The ranch is improved with a cozy ranch house and storage building and is well watered with surface tanks and well water piped across ranch to drinkers for wildlife. Terrain is ...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Big Wells, Dimmitt County, Texas, United States1,250 Acres
House of Vino

Casa del Vino located in the Valparaíso region has a very good exhibition, having direct access to Route 68 Santiago-Valparaíso, exit to the East at 200 meters and proximity to the F-90 highway to Algarrobo. Nestled between the coastal mountain range and the Pacific Ocean, Casa Blanca is known for its refined winemaking, housing 12 vineyards w...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Small Acreage
Valparaiso, Casa Blanca Valley, Patagonia, Chile11 Acres
Pine Creek Ranch in Texas

Pine Creek Ranch is offered as a turnkey cattle operation fully set up and ready to go with cattle and equipment. An exceptional 540± acre operation with live water, wells, pivot irrigation and cattle and horse facilities located in Northeast Texas. Move-in ready with very nice home and several barns for hay storage as well as metal shop. Pine Cre...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches
Bagwell, Red River County, Texas, United States540 Acres
Carroll Creek Ranch in Texas

Behind a gated entry, Carroll Creek Ranch embodies the ideal qualities of a luxury ranch; no matter if you desire a recreational entertainment property, hunting ranch, fishing ranch, horse ranch, or a small cattle operation. The owner will find numerous desirable qualities from the location of the ranch to the improv...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Clarksville, Red River County, Texas, United States380 Acres
West Elks Lodge

West Elks Lodge has been accommodating hunters and guests since 1994. Hunters have access to some of the best hunting in the West Elks and guests can enjoy one of the most beautiful valleys in all of Colorado. Phenomenal recreation for both summer and winter activities at Crested Butte is less than 40 minutes away and Gunnison is just 30 minutes. ...

Horse and Equestrian Ranches, Small Acreage, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado, 40 Acres
ABQ Ranch

ABQ Ranch offers a rare opportunity to purchase a large acreage ranch very close to Albuquerque, New Mexico. This ranch will feel like a property that is much bigger due to the terrain as well as areas that offer thick timber. Enjoy expansive vistas from the upper elevations on the limestone rimrock or the quiet seclusion of the grassy parks and m...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Chilili, Bernalillo, New Mexico, 2,170 Acres
El Cercon Hunting Lodge & Resort

Located in the Andes foothills of the La Araucania Region of Chile, El Cercon provides the opportunity to own a very private luxury destination lodge and resort offering a multitude of opportunities from recreation to hunting and fishing. El Ceron has been featured on Mathews Territories Wild. The property consists of 1,054 hectares of which 400 he...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
La Araucania, Patagonia, Chile, 2,582 Acres
Lake Yelcho

Lake Yelcho is a gorgeous glacial lake comprised of 520 hectares (1.285 acres) and it is located at the northern access to the lake. It has over 2 km (1.24 miles) of Route 7 frontage, which travels through the middle of the property. It has approximately 3.7 km (2.30 miles) of Lake Yelcho’s shore and 3.1 km (1.93 miles) of Frío River frontage. T...

Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
, , Patagonia, Chile1,285 Acres
Giffin Ranch

This West Texas ranch located just at the northern tip of the Davis Mountains, offers dramatic vistas and Sunsets West Texas is known for. The ranch is water though wells and springs with water piped across ranch to drinkers for cattle and wildlife. The ranch varies in topography and vegetation from the volcanic foothills of the Davis Mountains to ...

Production Ranches - livestock & farming, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Kent, Reeves County, Texas, United States12,153 Acres
Cheyenne Canyon

Every once in a while, one of those truly unique properties with a grand history and rarely seen on the market comes available. Cheyenne Canyon Retreat is one of those rare magical properties. If you have ever dreamed of owning an extraordinary...

Small Acreage, Sporting, Fishing, & Hunting Ranches
Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, United States37 Acres

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