Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks selling Gateway home for $149 Million

Published: Jun. 2, 2017 at 3:21 PM MDT
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Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks is selling his remote ranch near Gateway. But you're probably going to be priced out of the market.

According to the listing from LIV Sotheby's International Realty, and first reported by The Wall Street Journal, The sprawling 6,412 acre property that encompasses Mesa County, as well as parts of Grand County, Utah is listed for $149,000,000.

The property features a 22,000 square-foot home with 14 bedrooms and 12 full bathrooms. It also has a separate three-bedroom log cabin retreat, helipads and airstrip, stables and an astronomical observatory.

Hendricks is the founder and chairman of Discovery Communications, which owns the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet. He retired from the board of Discovery Communications in 2014.

Hendricks also was behind the creation of Gateway Canyons Resort.