The family of former Teton County Commissioner John Carney has sold its landmark 5,500-acre Sublette County ranch, a real estate firm said this week.
The ranch on the upper Green River is protected by a conservation easement that strictly limits development. It was listed for $20.5 million.
The listing agent, Live Water Properties, did not reveal the sales price.
Chris Cline, a coal mining entrepreneur and philanthropist, and girlfriend Elin Woods bought the property, Live Water said. Documents on file with the Sublette County clerk show warranty deeds turning over ownership to Seneca Industries, Et Al attn: Cline Group of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
Woods is the former wife of golfer Tiger Woods.
Deeds show a divided interest going to trusts and naming Donald Holcomb, a trustee, Christopher L. Cline, Alex T. Cline Candice L. Cline and Kameron N. Cline. The Conservation Fund holds easements on the property.
In addition to having more than 8 miles of the meandering Green River, the ranch is important for migrating antelope, elk and sage grouse, among other species.
Carney’s father, the late Otis Carney, fought to prevent the river from being dammed and the area inundated.