Racetrack road, Spiro, Oklahoma, 74959
LOCATION: This property is located at 2 miles east of highway 59 north on racetrack road in Spiro, Oklahoma 74959. The property has almost a mile of county road access as well as road access for 1/4 mile on the west boundary. Spiro has a population of 2,164 people. Spiro is home to the historic Spiro Mounds, which is the only State Archeological Park in Oklahoma and is considered to be one of the most important archeological sites in North America. Spiro has excellent school system with multiple state championships. Spiro has a public lake for swimming and fishing and the Spiro area consist of fertile farmland with many large highly productive irrigated farms It is located approximately 15 miles to the larger city of Poteau, OK which is the County Seat with a population of 8,914 and approximately 20 miles to the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas, population 80,000. Area points of interest include New Spiro Lake, Kerr Lake, Lake Wister State Park, the Quachita National Forest, and the scenic Talimena Drive. There are excellent hunting opportunities in the area for Whitetail Deer, wild hogs, turkey, squirrel, waterfowl, and other native game. There are also excellent and ample fishing opportunities for crappie, bass, catfish, perch in the multitude of area lakes, rivers, and streams.
LAND: North boundary of almost 1/2 mile running east and west along Racetrack Road. The property consists of 192 acres that is fenced and cross fenced perfect for rotational grazing and separation of livestock. There are 2 ponds and borders the Spiro City owned property on the most of the west boundary. The land is approximately 85% of open pasture with the balance in the perfect amount of scattered mature hardwood shade trees. This place is mostly level with deep topsoil that grows high quality forage, and will be lush green when most other places are burnt up in the end of summer. This is presently a working ranch, owner reports this place will run 60 to 70 cow/calf pairs and furnish the winter hay supply. Productive native grass, clean water supply, ample shade and windbreaks makes this an ideal cattle or equine ranch. This cover will include but is not limited to red oak, post oak, blackjack, elm, hickory, sycamore, pine, cedar, and redbud. This ranch is loaded with Whitetail and trophy potential is extremely high, deer that score upwards of 170” are not uncommon in the area.
UTILITIES: Electric and rural water are located on the northwest corner of the property.
RECREATION / WILDLIFE: The large amount of acreage allows for endless trail riding right on your own place. The numerous ponds and neighboring Spiro City Lake provide endless opportunities for fishing and water fowl hunting. The timber covered areas serve as excellent travel corridors and provide habitat for deer, turkey,wild hogs, and other upland species of wildlife.
IMPROVEMENTS: The property has a nice set of working pens located along the east fence of the property. Has some cross fencing with ponds in each pasture. The working pens are located along the county road making access available in any weather condition. The 10 +/- acre fenced grass filled trap with small pond, conveniently joins the working pens and makes catching and working cattle easy as possible.
THINGS TO LOVE: Large acreage country setting, yet close to town. This is an income producing place with endless opportunities. It is so rare to find a ranch of this size in a great location such as this. This is a very unique place that checks every box from building a new home, farming, raising cattle, bale hay, ride horses, atv’s, hunt, fish, and provide an excellent safe location for raising a family all on your own private ranch. This much land in one location is really hard to find, and like the old saying '' they aren't making any more of it" is very true. If more land is desired there is 160 acres on the east side of the property that is available for sale as well. Call for a private showing !
PRICE: $480,000.00 ($2500/ACRE)