Located approximately 1 mile from Arapahoe, Nebraska and just off highway 6 & 34, 70.8 +/- acres with 52 acres of well established CRP contracts in place nestled next to Elk Creek and overlooking the Republican River Valley. The property offers great whitetail deer hunting with may trophy caliber bucks harvested. The property is a great corridor for deer moving from the bedding areas of timbered Elk Creek and the habitat on the sale property to the neighboring irrigated corn fields. The Republican River and tributaries like Elk Creak are nationally renown for trophy whitetail. Other species include pheasant, quail, wild turkey, coyotes and bobcats. It has provided the current owners and their families with many hunting experiences over the past few decades.
The property features a prime building site for a new country home or hunting cabin. The site is close to electricity and offers a stunning, panoramic view of the Republican River Valley.
New owner could potentially acquire hunting leases on adjoining or nearby properties.
USDA CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP):
The 52 acres of CRP consists of 13.19 acres with annual payment of $910 and expires 9-30-2026; 24.63 acres with annual payment of $1,842 and expires 9-30-2027; 14.18 acres with annual payment of $866 and expires 9-30-2030. Total current CRP Payment of $3,618 per year.
The property has a solar submersible livestock well that was drilled and cased in 2002 with underground pipeline to a hydrant at dam/pond to provide year around fresh water. In 2003, an extensive tree and shrub planting plan was completed to include Cedar, Black Walnut, Burr Oak, Honeysuckle, Crab Apple, Buffalo Berry and Plum that provides great habitat. Also included is a small, metal shed with outside pens that is set up to raise pheasants and quail to supplement the native population of game birds. The elevated 2-man deer stand is set up in perfect spot by the pond and stays with the property. The property has ample areas to develop food plots for wildlife.
Property is located near Arapahoe Nebraska. Arapahoe has a small airport that is in great condition with a paved runway and a fueling station. The property is also located between 4 major reservoirs all within 30 to 40 miles, Harry Strunk Reservoir, Johnson Lake Reservoir, Elwood Reservoir and Harlan County Reservoir, all which offer many recreation activities.
2019 Real Estate taxes: $955.62.
LISTING AGENT: Troy tenBensel. 308-962-6528. email@example.com