Lee River Ranch - Clay County, Charlie, TX
The Lee River Ranch is an amazing oasis set on a 2.5 mile stretch of the Red River, overlooking the border of Texas and Oklahoma. Comprised of 1961± acres in Clay County, the Lee River Ranch is an outdoorsman’s paradise. From the bluffs above the Red River, there are outstanding views of the diverse habitat along the bottomlands below. The ranch is primarily wooded and well-watered with a great combination of heavy cover, open grasslands, and 200+ acres of cultivation. As a result, the diverse habitat serves as a home for a wide assortment of wildlife species. The Lee River Ranch is a unique, multi-use property that will offer great recreational options while also providing an excellent cattle operation opportunity.
The Lee River Ranch is located in the Rolling Plains region of Texas, 20 miles northeast of Wichita Falls, Texas on Linville Road in Northwest Clay County. The location is unique in that it offers both ready access to an excellent local airport, Wichita Falls Regional Airport/Sheppard Airforce Base, which is 16 miles from the property and city infrastructure while retaining the very desirable size and remote feel of a multi-generationally owned and maintained hunting and ranching property. The airport shares resources with Sheppard Airforce Base, has four runways with the following dimensions: 13,100 ft by 300 ft, 10,002 ft by 150 ft, 6,000 ft by 150 ft, and 7,021 ft by 150 ft. Proximity to Major Cities: Wichita Fall: 20 Miles Fort Worth:126 Miles Oklahoma City: 145 Miles Amarillo: 240 Miles
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
Any wildlife enthusiast will appreciate the uniqueness of the diverse habitat on the Lee River Ranch. There are thick hardwood bottomlands comprised of pecans, elms, cedars, hackberry, cottonwoods and oaks. Wild plum thickets provide excellent cover and browse for white-tailed deer. In addition, the Lee River Ranch also has large open grassland meadows with scattered oaks that provide great edge effect for quail and turkey. Water – and water access – are an important asset of the property. The ranch resides along the Red River and is well watered. In addition, the property has a magnificent, large oxbow, several spring-fed ponds, seasonal creeks and other sloughs that make great wintering waterfowl habitat.
A result of the tremendous habitat diversity, the Lee Ranch offers excellent hunting for a variety of wildlife. The river bottoms and food plots provide superb whitetail hunting and ample roosting habitat for turkey. The bluestem fields make exceptional nesting habitat for bobwhite quail and turkey. And, of course, the abundance of water and valuable sloughs along the Red River are prime habitat for wintering waterfowl.
Livestock pens, along with good cross-fencing, provide ideal infrastructure for a livestock operation. A water well and electricity are located near the livestock pens. Although we don’t have information on this specific well, other area wells are typically 30-60 ft deep with volumes that range from 30-100 GPM
NOTES: The total acreage of 1,961+/- acres is the combined total of deeded (778 acres) and accreted (1,183 acres) land.