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.
$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.
$175,000  •  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.
$2,500,000  •  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.
$265,000  •  31.59 acres
A rare find in southwest Nebraska, this 31 +/- acre horse property has a lot to offer. Featuring a charming 2 bedroom 1 bath ranch style home with 1 car attached garage as well as a large 75 x 40 shop complete with concrete floor. There are also 2 horse barns and a loafing shed with multiple horse pens and small out buildings. On the north end of the property you will find a large pasture that is set up for open grazing multiple animals. There are nicely established and mature cedar wind breaks that add protection from the Nebraska wind. The pasture has has been lightly grazed and well managed to maintain quality grass and the current owner keeps approximately 8 head of horses year round. There is plenty of room to ride and if necessary put up an arena or feed pens for cattle. Located a short drive off Hwy 61 approximately 20 minutes south of Imperial Nebraska, there are multiple attractions in the area for the outdoorsman including Enders Golf Course and Enders Reservior and State Wildlife area that are 10 minutes away. Lake McConaghey, Swanson Reservior State Park and Red Willow Reservior State Park are all within an hour drive as well. Call today.
$295,000  •  3 acres
Willow Street Commercial building is a fantastic location just off the "Miracle Mile" in Imperial Nebraska. This 3750 sq. ft. building sits on 3 acres with access from both Willow Street as well as East 9th Street. This is a turn key facility with plenty of space for trucks and equipment or boats, RV and ATV's. It has an open floorplan with a restroom and utility closet set in one corner. It is a well-lit building with 220 power, quality insulation and featuring heated floor. The large door is 14'x 20' and it has 18' side walls to give plenty of room for large equipment. The access road and the parking area have good gravel and the additional lot space is wide open with established native grass. Call today for your private showing.
$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.
$535,000  •  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.
$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.
$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.
$94,900  •  0.22 acres
Look at this recently updated home on large lot featuring 2 bedrooms (plus 1 non-conforming bedroom), 2 bathrooms. The home has newer flooring throughout and many upgrades as well as a newer metal roof. Upstairs you will find the living room and kitchen as well as the master bedroom and one guest room. The laundry which conveniently is located just off the kitchen is set up nicely for someone looking to keep things simple. Featuring a nicely finished lower level, it is set up for a TV and sitting area as well as a small bar for those who like to kick back and relax. Call Clay Owens to set up your private showing today. *more pictures to come
$400,000  •  97.7 acres
Enders Golf CourseThis property located just 50 miles west of McCook, Nebraska and 8 miles east of Imperial, Nebraska offers a quiet country location with excellent access to the outdoors. Denver International Airport is just 3 hours to the west and there are several small local airports in the area for those that need that access. This is a great opportunity to own an excellent 9-hole golf course in Southwest Nebraska. Located within walking distance of Enders Reservoir State Recreation Area, a 1500-acre impoundment. This well-manicured course hosts a good amount of play with tournaments and traffic from the locals and visitors alike. The course design is challenging enough for the more serious golfer and yet friendly to beginners and older players. The Enders golf course features a nice short-game practice area for chipping (with a sand trap) and putting green as well as a driving range to polish up the long game. The course currently hosts approximately 20 tournaments annually as well as three nights of league play throughout the summer. The well on this property has great water and 13" annual allocation for 93 acres. The club house dining area has capacity to serve 100 dinner guests and offers dinner two nights per week. There is also a full-service bar open to golf patrons and dinner guests. The listing also includes nearly 10 additional acres with 6 platted residential lots ranging from .6 - 1.1 acres and 12 RV lots measuring 25'x162" with full hookups. These will also be marketed separately. This area of Southwest Nebraska is known for its pride in community, friendly folks, great hunting, fishing and few people. Whether you enjoy one or all of these activities this area surely will impress. Enders Reservoir is a good walleye, crappie, white bass, tiger muskie fishing lake. The lake offers excellent sandy beaches and very clean clear water for enjoyment. There are large bluffs on the south side of the reservoir that all but block the predominant south winds in the summer. So, the lake stays pretty calm compared to similar reservoirs of its size. The hunting in this area is outstanding with world class mule deer and white-tailed deer. Great turkey hunting and unbelievable access to public land for upland birds. It is not unusual to have a great duck or goose hunt in the morning on public or private land and kill a limit of pheasants in the afternoon. The State of Nebraska is doing a great job of providing good access to quality hunting and fishing. This project or property is excellent for that person or people that love people and want to stay busy. Recreation! Recreation! Recreation! Please call me for a private showing.
$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.
$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