LOCATION: Central Eastern Oklahoma in LeFlore County just across the river from the city of Wister with access from the ranch to U. S. Highway No. 270. About 8 miles to the county seat city of Poteau. About 1 mile to Wister Lake State Park which has a 4,000 acre lake with about 10,000 acres of public use land for hunting, camping, hiking and horse- back riding surrounding the lake. The 1.5 million acre Ouachita National Forest is about 7 miles south from the ranch. This is a river valley location with scenic view of mountains to both the North and the South. Oklahoma City is about 3 hrs. Tulsa is about 1.5 hrs. Dallas is about 4.5 hrs. The largest nearby city is Ft. Smith, Ark, population about 80,000 which is about 45 min from the ranch.
SERVICES: Electric, phone, rural water, telephone, school bus route and mail route.
HOME NO. 1: This brick-veneer and Masonite home was constructed in 1983 and has approx 3,310 s.f. of heated and cooled living area. The home is frame-constructed on a cement slab floor and has electric central cooling and central heating. There are two living areas, a large open kitchen/dining room combo, three bedrooms, utility roo9m, two bathrooms with a further description as follows: Entry: 6.6 x 9.4, wallpaper covered walls, inlay floor covering and guest closet. Living room: 13 x 19.7, carpeting, paneled walls, vaulted ceiling with wooden beams, ceiling fan with light and woof burning fireplace with raised brick hearth and back wall. Kitchen/dining: 11.11 x 13.6, inlay flooring, lots of kitchen cabinets with butcher-block Formica counter tops and back splash. The appliances in the kitchen include dishwasher, double sink, wall oven and solid surface electric cook-top. There is a 6 ft eating bar that separates the kitchen from the dining area. Dining area: 11.5 x 21.8, inlay floors, turquoise painted walls, ceiling fan with light and door leasing out to the adjoining sunroom. Utility room: 4 x 6.8, inlay flooring, taupe textured walls, washer/dryer connections. Den: 21 x 21.5, carpeting, textured walls, 2 ceiling fans with lights, gas wall heater, outside door leads to attached double carport. Bedroom #1: 11.5 x 12.7, carpeting, gray walls, ceiling fan with light and closet. Bedroom #2: 10.5 x 12.7, carpeting, peach walls, white woodwork, light and closet. Bedroom #3: 11.8 x 16.2, carpeting painted paneled walls, closet and light. Master bathroom: inlay flooring, double sink vanity with mirror and lighting above, commode, tub/shower combo, linen storage cabinet and a skylight. Hall bathroom: Inlay flooring, stripped papered walls tub/shower combo, commode, built-in vanity with mirror lighted mirror above. Carport: 24 x 24 with cement floor.
POOL: Above ground pool has surrounding wood decking.
HOME NO. 2: Brick veneer ranch-styled home has vinyl siding and metal roof. Home was constructed in 2001 and has about 2,408 s.f. of heated and cooled living area. It has a kitchen, living room 2 bedrooms and one bath. The home is in good condition.
OUTBUILTINGS: 1. Historic building two story frame potato barn constructed prior to statehood when land was row-cropped producing grain and vegetables including potatoes which were stored in this building. 2. Barn #1 Approx 40 x 60 metal clad pole type barn. 3. Barn #2 Approx 50 x 70 metal clad pole type barn, elect and water. 4. Scales approx 1,800 lb capacity, all metal w/rubber ramps. 5. Approx 600 running feet of metal feed bunks. 6. 5 all pipe enclosed traps. 7. Cattle working chutes.
LAND: 343 acres of river bottom land consisting of all deep soils, sandy-loam by nature and well suited to hay, pasture, fruit, garden crops of all kinds or any type grain crops desired. At this time the land is all used for pasture and hay crops. There is 130 acres under irrigation pivots assuring lush pastures and hay crops during all weather conditions. The land is nearly all cleared with some scattered shade trees and about 5 to 10 acres of wood-land plots. The property is will fenced and cross fenced for rotation grazing. The owner reports the ranch will run 150 mother cow units or 300 yearling units plus furnish the winter hay supply.
TAXES: $1,381.56 paid last year.
COMMENTS: Highly productive two river bordered cattle ranch has free irrigation and consist of all level bottom land right at the edge of a town and access to U. S. Highway. Well fenced and cross fenced, barns, steel pipe fencing. The home is located at the end of a mile paved private driveway atop the only hill on the ranch so that it affords a scenic overview of all the land with mountains surrounding. The home and outbuildings need some paint and other cosmetic improvements to put the Sunday britches on this ranch, but its a great place for cattle and other livestock. Outstanding fishing in the two rivers.