Lyndon B. Johnson's Texas Ranch Is for Sale

The former president's original bedroom and bathroom have been preserved in the main house on the 142-acre property.

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A month into Lyndon B. Johnson's presidency, he purchased an 800-acre ranch near Johnson City, Texas as a private retreat. Now a 142-acre parcel of the property, which contains the main house from Johnson's era, is for sale. Scroll down for a look inside.

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The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house was built on the foundation of Johnson's former home.
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It preserved Johnson's original bedroom and bathroom.

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Here's how the ranch looked in Johnson's days..
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He owned it for nearly 10 years.

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It's located in Texas hill country, less than an hour from Austin.
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The current owners, Italian painter Benini and his wife, Lorraine Benini, turned it into an art destination.
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The couple transformed a 12,000-square-foot hangar into art galleries and an educational space.

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It was known as the Sculpture Ranch for 15 years and attracted as many as 3,000 visitors per month.
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Here's . The is nearby, too.

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“We responded to the beauty and high energy of the landscape, the feeling of living on top of the world," Lorraine Benini says.
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A one-bedroom, one-bathroom home on the property was used by the Secret Service.
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Now it could be yours.
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, a sales team affiliated with Coldwell Banker United, has the listing.

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