Clay Owens


Clay Owens grew up on his family’s cattle ranch in Colorado, where he learned the value of hard work and how to be a good steward of the land. Clay spent the last 25 years as a big game hunting guide and outfitter. Clay has taken hundreds of guests in pursuit of multiple big game species. Having successfully managed some of the top elk and mule deer hunting operations in the state of Colorado, Clay has gained knowledge that gives him a big advantage when helping with recreational ranch properties. Clay has an appreciation of the outdoors and everything it has to offer. Clay is a family guy that loves to be with his wife and kids in the outdoors hunting, fishing and hiking or just sitting around a good fire and enjoying each other’s company. Clay is a licensed realtor in Nebraska and is committed to serving his clients.
$875,000  •  520 acres
The Sand Creek Ranch is very remote and consists of 520 +/- acres of grass and timberland surrounded by U.S Forest Service/Government lands on all four sides. The property includes a charming 3-bedroom 1 bath ranch house with sunroom and original wood floors. A "classic red barn with white trim" is a prominent feature of the ranch, complete with stalls, hay storage, and good working pens. There is a recently constructed 30'x40' shop with concrete floors as well as another 25'x75' equipment storage shed. An additional storage building and single car detached garage offer plenty of room for storage of other items and toys. Sand creek runs along the north side of the home site with year-round flows for most of the distance of the property. For the sportsman and wildlife enthusiast there are opportunities to see elk, mule deer, whitetail deer, turkey, coyotes, bobcat, mountain lion and the occasional bighorn sheep. The property is located within the Hat Creek Elk unit. For the grazer...... the current owner has run approximately 100 yearlings for 120-160 days. There are three livestock tanks as well as Sank Creek running on the property to provide ample access to water. Good perimeter and interior fencing will add to the ease of livestock containment. The views of the badlands from the higher elevations on the west side of the ranch are breathtaking. Another awesome feature is this location is rich in history with native American culture and it sits within a stone's throw of the of the Hudson-Meng Bison Bone Bed. Toadstool Geologic Park, Fort Robinson State Park and the Agate Fossil Beds National Monument are all within a short drive of this beautiful ranch. Crawford also offers a fantastic assortment of events such as the Old West Trail Days PRCA Rodeo, Peabody Hale Fiddle Contest, White River Wacipi Powwow , Sioux County Fair in Harrison and many others. Call today for your private showing.
$495,000  •  10.37 acres
Ogallala Equestrian AcresA well-positioned and fantastic equestrian property located just out of the city limits of Ogallala Nebraska. This beautiful property has a lot to offer for the equestrian buyer. Starting with 3-bedroom 3 bath home, it features a galley style kitchen, large open dining area and living room with a gas fireplace. There are many nice features including a large office with plenty of workspace. The home also features an attached apartment that has a well-designed kitchenette and private bathroom. There are two attached garages on each end of the home as well giving plenty of space for automobiles or ATV's and other toys. The large nicely maintained lawn comes with underground sprinklers and mature landscaping. Outside you will find a 6 large horse paddocks with two loafing sheds. A large 120'X21' roping arena with good pipe panels and roping chute. The 30'X80' shop has a concrete floor and large door for equipment and boat or RV storage as well. The hay barn is conveniently located between the paddocks and the arena and gives ample space for hay and feed storage. Ogallala is home to the Ogallala Roundup Rodeo and the famed Buffalo Bill Rodeo is just down the road in North Platte, Nebraska. The area is home to many great PRCA and NSRA rodeos. The area is a well-known tourist destination and just a short 10-minute drive from Lake McConaughey and Lake Ogallala both of which offer excellent fishing and lake activities. Also, the waterfowl, deer, and turkey hunting along both the North Platte and South Platte River drainages is fantastic. Call today for your private showing. *Seller is a licenced real estate agent in the state of Nebraska.
$449,900  •  16 acres
Canyon View Ranch is a one of a kind property and offerings like this don't come along very often in this area. This 16-acre property is located just twelve short miles East of Imperial Nebraska and sits a half mile off old Hwy 6 on a well-maintained gravel road. Close enough to town for convenience but far enough away to give plenty of privacy. Featuring a beautiful 2900 sq. ft Ranch style, 3-bedroom, 3 bath Ward Craft home. The kitchen is well done, with oak cabinets, stainless steel appliances and plenty of space. The well-maintained home has Hardwood flooring throughout the main living areas and kitchen. It has a well thought out floor plan and a large basement with recreation room including a pool table and bar. Each bedroom has plenty of closet space with the master also boasting a nice private bathroom. The home is set up for the farmer or outdoorsman in mind with the laundry room and washup area right off the garage entrance to keep from tracking debris into the main part of the home. The oversized two car garage will hold full sized pickups with no problem and has some extra room for toys as well as a very nice office along the back wall. There are no details missed with this amazing home. Outside you will find mature landscaping which includes a buffalo grass lawn, apple, plum and cedar trees. The underground sprinkler system covers all the watering duties for the entire well-manicured grounds. There is a large fenced vegetable garden north of the home that will provide plenty of opportunity to grow your own food. Around the perimeter you will find large tree claims that provide protection from the wind and weather as well as providing cover for the wildlife in the area. There is also a nice insulated garden shed, outdoor entertainment area with a deck and trap thrower. For the outdoor enthusiast, Enders State Recreation Area and Reservoir is 5 miles away and offers 5700 acres of boating, fishing and hunting. Chase County also boasts well over 65,000 acres of public walk in access hunting. The area is known for world class pheasant, waterfowl, turkey and deer hunting. Both Mule Deer and Whitetail Deer inhabit the area. Imperial Municipal Airport offers a 5000 foot concrete runway for those looking to get in and out of the area from the air.*The farmland is currently planted to wheat, could be planted to other crops to serve as food plots for improved upland hunting opportunity. This home needs nothing more than someone to move in and make it their own.There are many tremendous features to this awesome property.... but the "Canyon View" from the back deck will capture your heart.Call for your private showing today.
$168,000  •  0.5 acres
This 3 bedroom 2 bath home is ready for its new owners to move in. The home has a large recreation room and large open kitchen and dining area. There have been many updates with new flooring, trim and paint in many parts of the home. The 2300 square foot attached garage features a tremendous amount of space with enough room to store boats, jetskis, ATVs as well as your other toys and still have enought room for a couple of vehicles. On the east end of the garage is a nice enclosed, heated workshop. Just a short 2 minute drive from Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area, the lake and surrounding area are known for excellent fishing, water sports and exceptional hunting for mule deer, whitetail deer, turkey, pheasant and quail. The area is also a favorite wintering area for thousands of mallard ducks and Canada geese. It is an incredible opportunity to own a nice home close to a sportsmans paradise. There is nearly 100 thousand acres of public access hunting within an hour drive of town of Enders as well as Lake McConaughy, Lake Ogallala and Swanson Reservoir State Recreation Area. Also just down the road sits Enders Golf Course. A nice little 9 hole course with clubhouse, restuarant and bar.
$350,000  •  233 acres
A little hunters paradise in the Pine Ridge area of Northwestern Nebraska, Squaw Creek Springs is a 233 +/- acre property. The ranch is just a stone's throw from Crawford Nebraska, giving easy access to amenities as well as the seclusion of a remote hunting destination. Split by a well-maintained county road the ranch has very good year-round access. Squaw Creek flows through an extended portion of the ranch providing ample water for livestock and the many mule deer, whitetail deer, elk and turkey that make this property their home. Historically used as for summer/fall grazing for 40 pairs, the ranch has potential for rental income or room to expand the new owner's cattle operation. Good perimeter fence runs the exterior boundary of the property. Classic Ponderosa Pines cover a good portion of the ranch and provide a beautiful and peaceful setting. The terrain varied from large open grass to dramatic canyons with the occasional outcropping of rock at the head of each canyon. Located in the Ash Creek Elk unit will also provide a landowner the opportunity to draw a coveted elk tag. There are many locations for food plots and enhancements to improve habitat and add additional food sources for game. There are also mountain lion, bobcat and coyotes that frequent the land for the the lucky chance encounter of such ellusive predators.
$299,500  •  0.72 acres
Here is an opportunity to own a very nice commercial building with close access to Hwy 61 in Imperial, Nebraska. Built in 2017 the property features 3240 square feet of heated warehouse/shop space with (1) 20'w x 14'H and (1)16'W x 14'H bay door. There is ample room with 1080 square feet of office space divided into two offices that are currently income producing. There is partially finished loft above the current offices could be completed to add an additional 1080 square feet of office or storage space. The building is a steal frame Chief building sitting on just under 1 acre. The street front has mature lawn and landscaping, underground sprinkler system and decorative signage.
$2,995,000  •  1,188 acres
A Lazy A RanchThe 1188 acre A Lazy A Ranch, sits just 6 miles south of Crawford in the beautiful pine ridge country of northwest Nebraska. Descending into the ranch you are greeted by two large hay meadows and a charming homestead utilized as the caretaker's quarters. At the center of the headquarters you find the well-designed cattle working facilities, large open barn, and Quonset for equipment storage. As you move further into the interior of the ranch you will find the keystone of the property nestled in a secluded canyon. The meticulously crafted, custom-built log home offers 2416 square feet on the main floor and 1050 square foot in the basement. The 3-bedroom, 3 bath home includes many custom finishes including hickory plank flooring, large open kitchen and living area with and a fantastic stone fireplace framed with historic barn beams. The main floor has a large master suite with two private decks. Downstairs is a large family room, bar and two non-conforming bedrooms. The horse barn also boasts many custom touches, including 5 large stalls, and a custom-built bar and tack room. The A Lazy A offers the sportsman and the grazer a turnkey opportunity for cattle and hay production as well as top shelf hunting. World class elk call the ranch home, and the current owner has taken a bull elk on the property that scores an astounding 443" Boone and Crockett. HuntingThe ranch is home to a good number of mule deer, whitetail deer, turkey, and very high-quality elk. Located in the Hat Creek Unit, the ranch qualifies for resident limited landowner elk tags. Landowner tags are also available for deer, however OTC deer tags are unlimited in this unit. The terrain on the ranch consists of rolling grass hills and hardwood creek bottoms with dramatic ponderosa pine ridges running through property. The combination of excellent cover, high-quality feed and plenty of water sources keeps the wildlife on the ranch and plentiful. LivestockCurrently the ranch runs 150 cow calf pairs year-round as well as 250 stocker cattle for approximately 150 days. Hay production has averaged 300 tons annually and varies with grazing strategies. The ranch currently holdes a Forrest service grazing lease on the adjacent 640 acres on the southwest border of the property. The good mix of warm and cool season grasses give the grazer the opportunity to utilize the multiple pastures throughout the year with proper rotation. WaterA Lazy A is a well-watered property that boasts 11 tire tanks on a pipeline utilizing solar, submersable and windmill . Another bonus is the live water on the A Lazy A. Cherry Creek runs a little over a mile on the west and Bozle creek runs a quarter of a mile on the east side of the ranch. The opportunity to lease the pasture and hay production also makes for an opportunity for the new owners to produce income from the ranch. History and AttractionsFort Robinson State Park which can be seen from just about anywhere on the ranch is one of the most visited destinations for families in the country and avid history buffs. The Agate Fossil Beds National Monument sits just a short drive south of the ranch and is an incredible destination to see dinosaur fossils, Native American history, and artifacts as well as many other western items. The Hudson-Meng Research and Educational Center offers the opportunity to see a massive bison burial site with the remains of over 600 bison preserved in the mass grave. Toadstool Park is also just a stone's throw from the ranch. It has many fascinating geologic formations and unusual rock formations. Other attractions include the Old West Trail Days PRCA Rodeo over the 4th of July, Peabody Hale Fiddle Contest as well as many other events.The area also has excellent fishing in Box Butte Reservoir, Lake Whitney and the White River. Access to thousands of acres of public land is also available in the Ponderosa Wildlife Management Area, Soldier Creek Wilderness Area and the Oglala National Grasslands.Call today for your own private showing.
$2,720,000  •  1,773 acres
Here is an awesome multipurpose property totaling 1773 +/- acres on Bobtail Creek south of Palisade, Nebraska in Hitchcock County. The ranch boasts over 1200 acres of pastureland that supports a mixed-grass prairie community. Upland vegetation includes Little Bluestem, Sideoats Grama, Blue Grama, Western Wheatgrass and many other warm and cool season grasses. The main draw on the west side of the property boasts approximately 1.6 miles of Bobtail Creek that flows year-round. Several large pools have formed along the creek providing excellent water holes for wildlife, some of which hold Bluegill and small bait fish. Along Bobtail creek there are large stands of Cottonwood and Cedar trees with the smattering of other hardwoods throughout the bottoms. The many feeder draws that join Bobtail Creek offer plenty of cover and hiding places for the wildlife that call this place home. RecreationThe hunting on the Bobtail Creek Ranch has historically been very good with large herds of Mule deer and the occasional Whitetail deer. The average bucks taken have been 130"-160" with larger deer taken periodically. There are also large groups of Merriam's and Rio Grand Turkeys that frequent the area. As you head up out of the creek there are pockets of excellent pheasant and quail habitat. Along the edges of the dryland farm ground and the many mature tree rows, the birds will utilize the cover to nest and hide providing very good opportunity for multiple limits of bird. This very diverse property offers so much opportunity for the outdoorsman to make this a multi season hunters paradise with potential for agricultural income. Or vice-versa, it is a well-rounded cattle ranch that will allow a producer to raise livestock and crops with the opportunity for some nice income potential via hunting lease or outfitting. AgricultureThe current owner has had a very stringent grazing plan and has run approximately 120 cows annually. Historically there has been plenty of hold over feed and carrying capacity could be increased to around 150 cows. Currently the dryland farm operations are being utilized for hay production with approximately 120 acres in Alfalfa/grass mix and the remaining 450 is in cane. Approximately 4 tons/ acre of cane hay have been produced annually. ImprovementsThe home is an older 4-bedroom 2 bath ranch style with lots of character. Two large livestock barns with working pens and two large lots for feeder cattle are located on site as well. There are two grain bins and multiple outbuildings for storage additionally a 30' x 30" shed for equipment storage is on site as well. The area usually sees on average 240 days of sun and rainfall is around 21 inches annually.
$2,325,000  •  1,789 acres
Here is a fantastic offering of nearly 1800 acres located in the beautiful Pine Ridge region of Northwest Nebraska. The Soldier Creek Ranch is home to an abundance of wildlife including elk, mule deer, whitetail deer and Merriam's turkey as well as mountain lion, bobcat, coyotes and the occasional black bear. A good mix of native grasses and multiple water sources help maintain healthy populations of wildlife. Additionally, there is opportunity for income from grazing and timber production. The ranch is currently running 110 pairs for approximately 120-150 days starting May 1st. All perimeter fencing is in good repair, mostly 4 wire with wood posts. Offering everything that a sportsman would want from a recreational property, wildlife, water and breathtaking views of the Soldier Creek Wilderness, Fort Robinson State Park and the Oglala National Grasslands. Sitting smack in the middle of the Hat Creek Elk Unit, this property meets the requirement for a resident or non-resident landowner to apply for one bull elk tag (subject to draw). The entire distance of the properties south border is Fort Robinson State Park and Military Reserve/Soldier Creek Wilderness Area. There are many other attractions for the outdoor enthusiast in the area including Hudson-Meng Bison Kill Research and Visitor Center, Toadstool Geologic Park and Agate Fossil Beds National Monument. The property also sits close to excellent fishing locations on the White River, Soldier Creek, Carter P. Johnson Lake and Lake Whitney. There is an ATV trail that runs throughout the property and provides easy access to most of the higher points on the ranch. Call today for your private tour.
$649,500  •  9.34 acres
Brand new approx. 7200 sq ft commercial building on 9.34 acres. Located in Cornerstone Development with high volume traffic on Nebraska Hwy 61 frontage. Featuring 12,900 sq ft of concrete pads on three sides of building and crushed asphalt road base covers 6 plus acres on this site. This building is definately set up for industrial business with 440 power and high volume water lines, finish to suit. 36ft x 16ft hanger bay door and two 16ft x 16ft roll up doors.
$525,000  •  42.6 acres
When you turn in the drive you will immediately fall in love with this quaint country home. The 3-bedroom, 1 and 1/2 bath, ranch style home is updated with newer appliances, flooring and lighting as well as many custom touches that make it a perfect forever home or vacation getaway. The covered porch welcomes you to sit and enjoy the view and summer breeze. Listen to the Swans that frequent the area during the late fall and see large flocks of Canada Geese and Mallard Ducks as they migrate to warmer locations. Featuring 42 +/- acres on the North Platte River, Keystone River Ranch is located less than 10 minutes from Nebraska's most visited tourist destination. Lake McConaughy and Lake Ogallala are host to some of the best fishing and waterfowl hunting in western Nebraska. The area is a boom of summer recreation with beautiful sandy beaches, boating, jet skiing, canoeing, camping and many other activities. A 40x40 heated shop has ample room for storage of vehicles, boat, water toys and hunting gear. There is also a large workspace for the person that likes to tinker in their spare time. Hunting and Fishing on Keystone River Ranch: There are often whitetail deer, large flocks of Canada Geese and plenty of ducks that call the property home. There are some good locations to place blinds for the hunter looking to establish a long-term waterfowl program. The trout fishing is very good as high numbers of fish escape downstream from Lake Ogallala gather in holes along this stretch of river. The state of Nebraska keeps water temps regulated by releasing cold water from the bottom of the lake to keep the fish thrivingGrazing: Historically the ranch has been home to approximately 20 yearlings for a period of 90 to 120 days in the summer. The pasture is a good mix of warm and cool season grasses and has a small catch pen and water tank.This is an opportunity to own a very nice property with a ton of charm. Call today for you private showing.
$8,000  •  0.31 acres
A fantastic lot located on the northwest side of Imperial,Nebraska. This .31 acre lot offers plenty of room to build your custom home. Good access and close to amenities. City utilities are available along property border. Lot can be purchased individually or combined with other available lots for more space. Call today for your private showing and property details.
$8,000  •  0.35 acres
A fantastic lot located on the northwest side of Imperial,Nebraska. This .35 acre lot offers plenty of room to build your custom home. Good access and close to amenities. City utilities are available along property border. Lot can be purchased individually or combined with other available lots for more space. Call today for your private showing and property details.
$8,000  •  0.35 acres
A fantastic lot located on the northwest side of Imperial,Nebraska. This .36 acre lot offers plenty of room to build your custom home. Good access and close to amenities. City utilities are available along property border. Lot can be purchased individually or combined with other available lots for more space. Call today for your private showing and property details.
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Clay Owens
681 E. 3rd St. #1
Imperial, NE 69033

Mobile: 308-882-8171