This property has been family owned and operated since 1968 when a young family with a pick-up truck moved on to the property and dedicated their lives to building this ranch. The success of their venture is evident in what they have accomplished. This Marquee Ranching Operation speaks to the heart of what ranching in Western Canada is all about. Family.Commitment.Sustainability.Legacy. The approach they have taken has enabled them to produce Canada’s finest Award Winning Red Angus Livestock, and the grass and feed to sustain them no matter what the conditions. Bordering on the Red Deer River to the north , and Highway 555 on the south , the property consists of 7258 acres of deeded land / 18,256 acres of grazing lease / and 126 acres of cultivation lease ; for a total of 25,640 acres of Contiguous Land. 1435 acres of this land is under active Pivot Irrigation. Special Area #2 has also announced a tax recovery program which could make up to 4 sections of the grazing lease eligible for conversion to deeded status. Excellent access to water is one of the primary advantages of this location. The property includes transferrable water permits to draw from the Red Deer River. There are also 20 registered spring fed dugouts dispersed throughout the 6 main grazing pastures. The property is bordered and cross-fenced with top quality 5-wire fencing that is approximately 4-6 years old. There is an annual income of approx. $300,000 from oil and gas leases. The main yard is set up with everything required for a streamlined cattle and irrigation operation; Calving Barn and Pens, Feeding Pens, Cattle Liner Weigh Scale, 7500 sq ft drive through Heated Quonset, Hopper Bins ( up to 70,000 bushel storage capacity ), 2400 sq ft 3 bay Mechanical Shop with hoists, and Fuel tanks. There is also approximately 80,000 yards of crushed gravel (plus in-ground deposit) ready to go for road maintenance. There are a total of 7 Irrigation Pivots fed by 4 Turbines that pump into settling ponds prior to reaching the crops. They are set up to run using either natural gas or electricity, and are operable by remote. The largest of the Pivots covers an entire section of land. Cash crops include canola, barley, corn, and hay. One of the best features of this property, as far as raising cattle is concerned, is the ample tree covered river bottom land which provides shelter and creates the perfect place for the cows to calve out in the spring. This natural area also provides a home for an abundance of wildlife including White Tail Deer, Elk, Moose, Antelope, Pheasant, and Grouse. This is a top notch, modernized, profitable and sustainable Ranching Operation. Simply stepping foot on this land brings a sense of peace and permanence. Living here is truly a lifestyle like no other. These types of large scale, exceptionally maintained, single block Ranches are rare. Here is an amazing opportunity for the right purchaser who is seeking to relocate, expand, or begin a new venture. Serious inquiries welcomed.
Property Listed by Murray Schlenker of Re/max Medalta Real Estate
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