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$995,000   •   313 Acres
4 br / 2 ba /

This fine ranch offers ease of operation, excellent grazing with good fencing and good capacity for rotational grazing. Forage crops are produced on certified organic irrigated and non irrigated acres and the working facilities and infrastructure on the ranch are excellent. The location just 15 miles Northeast of Goodland, Kansas provides good access to Interstate 70 and all markets. Land Beaver Creek Homestead offers 313+/- acres with short, medium, and some tall grasses and is set up for the ideal buffalo and cattle ranch operation. Pastures are run with well-kept 4-strand high tensile electric or barbed wire fences topped with electric and all fences are built for containing buffalo. The home is protected with hundreds of trees in the irrigated shelter belts. Improvements The stone faced two story 1,800 square foot home has a 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  This home has 2.5 stall heated detached garage with an attached ranch office. Also included at this location, is a 53` x 52` heated steel, free-span shop, chicken house with storage rooms, small milk barn with a tack shed, and a hide preparation/veterinary supply barn. North of the house and shop is a 7 pen 300 head capacity finishing facility with welded pipe fencing, equipped with a covered hydraulic squeeze chute and scale. There are 17 separately fenced holding/feeding areas with ample stock water surrounding the corral facility.  The pastures are cross-fenced into 5 fields with year-round stock water and the farm land is cross-fenced with year-round stock water as well. Recreation The ranch is currently utilized as a world-class bison operation. The current owner offers bison hunts each year and utilizes this great resource with excellent success. There are good numbers of pheasants and Rio Grande turkeys in the area and on the ranch. Mule deer and white-tailed deer are excellent in the immediate vicinity and the ranch is good for hunting itself. Bucks range from 140 to 180 Boone and Crockett and tags are easily accessible. (Adjoining parcels are currently available.) Agriculture This buffalo operation has been run for the last 23 years by the owners themselves. They have a passion for raising Buffalo and caring for the land as can be easily seen in the health and quality of their grasslands. Their ranch is well known throughout the area and is very well operated. Despite the area being in a small drought the ranch is in very good condition. The dryland farm ground on the ranch has excellent soils and will grow excellent grain or feed commodities.  This area enjoys approximately 15-17 inch rainfall and with good management will produce excellent crops and good pounds of gain on bison or cattle. Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources The ranch is being offered with all minerals owned by the seller. General Operations The current operators run a very successful bison operation with excellent stock. They have a very good reputation in the business and have improved this ranch to its current condition. Business operations on the ranch are in good shape and can be continued by buying the bison. **Beaver Creek Homestead and Hayden Outdoors Listing Ranch on Beaver Creek are adjoining properties that, when combined, historically have provided excellent facilities for a bison operation.** Beaver Creek Grassland is the southern portion of this Homestead and is being sold separately.** Region & Climate Goodland Kansas has an ideal climate. On average Goodland gets 15-17 inches of rainfall and 29 inches of snow per year. Summers are generally hot and moderately wet with winters being  normally dry and cold. A population of  4315,  this small town is also home to Northwest Kansas Technical College. History This area of Kansas is rich in history and it is only fitting that the history of the Great Plains is kept alive with a thriving herd of native bison.  Just approximately 3 miles from the ranch historically was the “Kidder Massacre”. Two years after the Civil War LT. Lyman S Kidder and his 10 man patrol along with a Sioux Indian scout, Red Beard, were massacred in the Northeastern part of Sherman County on the Beaver Creek. Their deaths were the first recorded event in Sherman County. This ranch featured the first homestead and post office in the county. This post office was the first post office north of Dodge City on the Great Western Cattle trail. Many native, trader, and buffalo hunter camps can still be found on this ranch. Location The ranch is located approximately 15 miles Northeast of Goodland, Kansas and 20 miles SE of St. Francis, Kansas on good county roads. The area is very good with production and farmland and the Beaver Creek provides good sub moisture and game. Goodland has a jet capable airport with excellent services for a small airport. Shopping and services are very good in Goodland and on the Interstate 70 interchange. Denver, Colorado is just 3 hours to the west via Interstate 70.


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Hayden Outdoors
Hayden Outdoors
Dax Hayden
Dax Hayden

Mobile: 303-619-6774
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