133 Acres, more or less, make up the Bandy Creek Ranch on the edge of the city limits of Wilburton, Oklahoma. The property consists of 5 cross fenced pastures that are ideal for rotational grazing with access to water on each. The north 26 acres of timber is fenced off an ideal for hunting. Bandy creek runs through the middle of the property and is year-round. There are an additional 2 year-round ponds. Deer abound on the property even though the property rests on the edge of town. There is east and west gated entries, with county roads to each entrance. A covered carport with water hookup is setup for a camper trailer on site. Electricity and county water are nearby as well as 3 phase electric. At the center of the property are pipe corrals for working cattle. There is also a 64X82 barn with a working alley and corrals ideal for working cattle and storing baled hay. The property has recently produced approximately 120 round bales a year on average or un approximately 37 cow/calf pairs. Grasses have been sprayed yearly prior to 2022.
Wilburton is the county seat of Latimer County in eastern Oklahoma, approximately 3 and half hours north of Dallas, 1 hour and 15 minutes southwest of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and approximately 2 and half hours south east of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Bandy creek ranch is an ideal property for ranching, hunting, and building your new home!! For further information or to schedule a private tour, contact Melanie Pennebaker at 918-413-8319.
If you are looking for that exceptional ranch that is both productive, and breath taking, with easy access, yet very private setting, this is the one to pursue now.
The Seller has stocked 132 to 136 pair, and harvested 500 bales of hay. Rotational grazing is possible with the nine pastures and nine ponds. The fencing and cross fencing is well-maintained, steel T-posts with 5 and 6 wires. All pastures have been sprigged with Bermuda Grass as the prominent summer grass, complemented with a Spring carpet of Yellow Hop Clover, Hairy Vetch, and cool season grasses such as Fescue, and perennial Rye grass. With this combination you have a very long forage season for your livestock. The clover adds high nitrogen content to the soil that is available for the other forage. Haying season often begins in mid-April and runs through late November, averaging three to four cuttings per season. This county in Oklahoma is ranked as one of the highest rainfall areas in the State averaging between 45 to 52 inches per year. A 50X55 shed allows you to work your cows in the dry and shade with the covered Priefert Chute and Powder River Headgate. A fenced alley allows good movement of livestock from three pastures to the working pens and load out. Filtered water is piped to the working facility. The other five pastures are directly connected to the working pens. Store hay in one of the hay lots or in the 54’X60’ barn. The shop is 40X50 with concrete floor and 220 electric. The shop, barn and shed are all steel-frame.
Access the property by driving from the county road that clips the very corner of the property and winding your way through the trees. As you arrive at the top of the hill you will enter the pasture with stunning mountain views in the distance. The house sits back approximately one-half mile into the property on its own private road). The 3616 sq. ft. brick home with oversized rooms makes entertaining easy and inviting. In addition to the 3616’ there is an attached over-sized (28X45) three-car garage and large covered front porch (12X34). The central heat and air system has two three-ton packaged units, zoned for efficiency, and there is a wood burning stove for supplemental heat. With three large bedrooms and three large full bathrooms, huge kitchen/breakfast area, large formal dining, large den, and oversized mud/Bathroom, storage room, tons of built-ins and other storage, you will not want for space or storage. The view from every window is a remarkable scene of the surrounding pasture with trees and mountains in the background. The heavy gauge metal roof has allowed the owner to get a reduced rate on insurance. An automated two-way alarm system, operational by phone, is already in place. The home also features 2’X6’ exterior framing, and the seller is very happy with the average electric bills through the local electric coop. High speed fiber optic internet is to the headquarters also. The well that supplies water to the home, shop, and working pens has very good volume and has never failed during the seller’s ownership.
A brick 875 sq. ft. guest house provides additional space for visitors or could be a rental. This house features one bedroom, one bath, kitchen/dining, and sitting area. Hardwood and tile flooring, lots of windows, and wood trim make this an adorable guest quarters or home office, kids game room, man-cave, she-cave, crafting area, etc.
The property has about 160 acres of open clean pasture, with the balance being lightly to heavily treed with large hardwoods, with an abundance of Oaks, Hickory, and Black Walnut. The under story is open from previous burns, and there is a lot of forage underneath much of the treed areas. The cattle can browse the wooded areas allowing for time for the pastures to grow. Some of the pastures are cut for hay. With Whitetail deer, turkey and other wildlife being in abundance, this is also a very nice hunting property, with one mile of National Forest all along the south fence line. If you wanted to use the property for hunting and recreational purposes, not running cattle, it is possible to cut 1,000 bales of hay in a season. The front three ponds are stocked with Black Bass and pan fish, some of the other ponds are stocked also. There are a couple of springs on the property that provide flowing streams much of, if not all, of the year Sit on the covered front porch overlooking pasture, three ponds, and watch the deer and turkey romp in the pastures. Fish the ponds, take nature hikes or go on leisurely ATV or horseback rides. A watershed lake is located across the road and is available for fishing. If you are a true nature lover you will enjoy the wild Daffodils, Irises, wild onions and garlic, mushrooms, blackberries, and many varieties of wildflowers. Moss Rock is prevalent on the wooded hillsides. Sited in the Boston Mountains, which are part of the Ozark Mountain system, this ranch is truly in nature, and the sunsets ar