North Central Nebraska Income Producing And Hunting Tract


Located in the heart of the beautiful sandhills lies an incredible income producing and highly productive Summer grazing ranch and recreational retreat. Nestled among the grass covered dunes and well off the beaten path, the ranch features a very diverse landscape that consists of towering sandhills with endless views to a high carrying capacity sub-irrigated valley with continuous live water flows from Holt Creek. Enjoy over a mile of year-round flowing creek bottom along with several other seasonal feeder creeks that pour into the valley from the numerous freshwater sandhills lakes that surround the ranch. Freshwater is an abundant natural resource on the ranch and can be witnessed first hand from the many artesian flowing wells that supply some of the purest water found anywhere. A two-track trail that meanders through and atop the hills leads to the back portion of the ranch where access to a private lake that adjoins the property is waiting to greet you. These fertile sandhills lakes can provide hours of fun for anglers in search of trophy panfish and bass or just enjoying an evening stroll in the Jon boat. The ranch has been strictly and intensively managed for decades in providing the utmost stewardship to the land and natural resources. In recent years, new fencing has been installed along the entire creek bottom to help restore sensitive areas along with tree and shrub plantings to provide wildlife habitat. Miles of cross fencing divides the grazing land into multiple paddocks to promote better seasonal utilization of the grassland by cattle and furthermore protect sensitive areas that could be overgrazed. The fertile sub-irrigated valley which was cut for hay in years past supplied a large portion of the ranches winter feed needs has been grazed in recent years and will stock very heavy on cows or yearlings. Meticulously managed for grazing production along with maintaining and improving the natural resources is evident the minute you step foot on this piece of property. If you're looking to expand future grazing acres or just invest in one of the finest Nebraska ranches on the market with countless amenities, this property deserves your inspection!

Property Details

  • Located 17 miles southwest of Atkinson, 144 northwest of Grand Island
  • Tremendous income producing high stocking capacity ranch
  • Multi year lease in place with very favorable return on investment
  • Property will run 320 cow/calf pairs during 5 month grazing period
  • Abundant water resources via continuous flowing creek, artesian wells, and windmills
  • Great mixture of both cool season and warm season native grass pastures and meadows
  • Excellent hunting opportunities at many species of upland game along with whitetail and mule deer
  • Good access off well maintained county road
  • Fishing opportunities in private sandhills lake
  • Turn key grazing property with lots of new fencing
  • Plenty of prairie potholes for avid waterfowl hunting or jump shooting birds off the creek
  • Secluded property with great access
  • Several hundred acres of sub-irrigated meadow could be cut for hay production yielding 2.5 tons per acre or more

864th Road, Lot#WP001
Stuart, Nebraska 68780