Shad Sheldon


Shad Sheldon is a native of Kanorado, Kansas and a retired electrician turned real estate agent. He graduated from Northwest Kansas Technical College and continued to live in Goodland where he fortuitously built and operated his own electrical company for 28 years. Additionally, he spent several years in farming and managing commercial and residential real estate, which included producing and controlling area hunting lodge Shaps Beaver Creek Ranch. His essence is also much consumed in music. The passionate singer, songwriter and guitarist started playing at age seven and currently performs with country rock band Whiskey Rich. As the consummate outdoorsman, Shad draws from a wealth of experience in hunting—with a particular sentiment for archery—and in developing ground. Upon retirement from the electrical business, he relocated to Lecompton where he fervently represents the Hayden Outdoors team. With brimming success gained on his own properties, he hones the knowledge and skill to match his clients with the income-generating land they desire and to help them attract and maintain wildlife.
$2,282,005  •  147 acres
The Raeta Estates Development is conveniently located between Lawrence and Topeka KS on black top road. This is the ideal place to build your dream home in the contry, with 14 different lots to chose from, and yet still have paved roads straight into your property. Water and electricity is running along each of the paved roads, making it a short distance for simple meter installation when constructing your home on any of the smaller lots. The 54.91 acre commons area is also available for sale which includes 2 large stocked ponds for the development residents use and enjoyment and also includes an old house and barn currently. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own a spectacular build site to get out of the city. Give me a call today for a tour of this incredible development property. Lot descriptions and pricing is below: PRICINGLot #1.......144,000...7.7 AcresLot #2.......135,000...5.5 AcresLot #3.......155,000...6.8 AcresLot #4.......145,000...6.2 AcresLot #5.......168,000...9.9 AcresLot #6.......140,000...5.0 AcresLot #7.......128,000...6.9 AcresLot #8.......140,000...6.4 AcresLot #9.......140,000...8.1 AcresLot #10.....140,000...8.6 AcresLot #11.....130,000...5.0 AcresLot #12.....140,000...5.2 AcresLot #13.....140,000...5.0 AcresCommons Area.......302,005...54.91 Acres
$469,300  •  246.7 acres
The Bow Creek Hunt Tract is located less than a mile south of the Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge in Phillips County, KS. This property comprises of 246 +/- acres of hunting potential. There are portions of this property with rocky ravines that are covered with cedar trees which creates great areas for those big bucks to travel into and stay. The land currently has 144 acres in CRP, which the contract will run out this October, with the potential for haying, or breaking the ground back up for crops, or just part of it for food plots.. In addition, there is 100 acres of pasture that can be used for your cattle (there is currently a tenant on the pasture.) Many turkey also occupy this tract of land, so if you like hunting them long beards and great bucks, this could be your own personal hunting tract. Please give us a call for a personal tour of this Bow Creek Hunt Tract.
$990,000  •  41.8 acres
On the southern portion of Douglas County, KS sits the Luxurious Hilltop Estate; a beautiful 41.8-acre property with all of the privacy you will ever want. The home is a 5429 square foot custom home built in 1998 by Griffin Custom Homes, featuring many special details throughout the house. Starting with the stone fireplace, which spans from the basement to the top floor which includes carvings throughout the entire stone on each floor. Upon entering the main floor, you immediately notice the gorgeous tongue and groove wood ceilings, along with large wooden beams throughout the open concept living, dining and kitchen areas. The kitchen is custom built with all the essentials for an entertainer and cook including a butler's pantry with a second dishwasher, custom built cherry cabinets with swanstone and granite countertops, and Thermador stove and refrigerator. There is also a breakfast nook tucked along the side of the kitchen space. There is a fully functioning 1917 Home Comfort wood burning cook stove in this open space, along with the convenience of a half bath and screened in porch and mud room on one side of the main floor. Along the 4-car attached garage, you will find a heated greenhouse, laundry, and additional mudroom. Rounding out the main floor is a Master bedroom, and guest room both with ensuite bathrooms. The second floor includes a beautiful custom-built cherry stairway and railing, with 2 bedrooms and a jack & jill bathroom, library/office, and a craft room (or non-conforming bedroom). To finish off this entertainer's estate, head to the basement, where you will find more beautiful carving on the stone hearth, a wet bar with full sized refrigerator, second living room with 2 accesses to the backyard to accommodate large gatherings of family and friends. In addition to the additional living room, you will also find a bedroom and 2 bathrooms in this basement along with 3 storage rooms. Along the driveway, there is a 4-stall horse barn with 2 run-ins, a tack room, and indoor water. There is a hay shed along the well-fenced grazing area. The remainder of the secluded property, you will see an abundance of wildlife, including deer and turkey for the avid hunter or outdoors lover, and a stock pond. Washington Creek runs along the north end of the property and there are great elevation changes within this acreage. Many varieties of beautiful old hardwoods complete this estate. Please give me a call for a personal tour of this beautiful home and property.
$135,000  •  5.5 acres
Raeta Estates Build Site - what a spectacular place to build your new dream home. Only minutes from Lawrence and Topeka Ks, the Estates is set up with paved roads with electricity and water running along side of them for simple meter installments to your new home. There is also 59 acres of commons area with 2 large stocked ponds for you to use and enjoy. This property has amazing views with an abundance of wildlife roaming the area and only one entrance into the Estates. Don't miss out on an opportunity to own a spectacular build site and get out of the city, please give me a call today for a personal tour of this property.
$1,056,000  •  480 acres
Switzler Creek Farm & Hunt; what an incredible 480 +/- acre property! Approximately 100 +/- acres of tillable ground 285 +/- acres of grass, the rest in timber and streams. This property is the perfect game mecca you have been looking for. The deer pics have been recently taken in the last month. Deer and turkey are abundant here due to the way the land is laid out with numerous small acreage plots surrounded by timber and streams. This property attracts and holds wildlife and has had very little hunting pressure over the years creating a great safe haven for the deer and turkey. While touring this property I ran across several spring fed stock ponds and there was deer sign everywhere. If you are looking for a great hunting property that has income this might be the fit for you. The location of this great hunt tract is only 30 miles from Topeka and 60 miles from Olatha. Call me today to set up a side by side ATV tour of this property before it is too late.
$695,500  •  107 acres
Lake View Estate, this 107 +/- acre tract of land has lots to offer from building your dream home or cabin to amazing hunting on the property and lake access minutes away. The views overlooking Clinton Lake are amazing making this 107 acres very unique compared to most properties. The property would satisfy the recreational needs of the avid outdoors-person with the ability to hunt deer, turkey, upland birds, predators, go horseback riding or ride ATV's. A dirt bike track would be another great option for this piece of land elevated above Clinton Lake having the ability to hold motor cross competitions. The drive to Lawrence is only a 15-20 minute commute and to Kansas City a little under an hour. Don't miss out on this opportunity to own an amazing piece of land overlooking Clinton Lake, give me a call for a personal tour of Lake View Estate.
Hayden Outdoors

Shad Sheldon
1401 Main Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Mobile: 785-821-2666