This outstanding recreation property is located on the north bank of the North Platte River, at Oshkosh in the Nebraska panhandle. In the Central flyway, this paradise is home to resident waterfowl and to large migrations of geese, ducks and cranes. Perfect access is provided to the property via US#26 just 1.5 miles east of Oshkosh, with private graveled drive to the home and lake, providing both privacy and security. Oshkosh is 20 miles north of I-80; 24 miles west of Lake McConaughy; 220 miles northeast of Denver; 160 miles east of Cheyenne; and 320 miles west of Lincoln. Amenities of the property and location provide for excellent seasonal or year round living and recreation.
Description - US#26 forms the north boundary of the property, with the North Platte River as the south boundary.
Legal description of this Paradise is All Section 1 south & west of US#26; Lots 1 & 8, SENE Section 2; Lots 1 & 2, NENE Section 12; together with accretions in each section-T16N-R44W of the 6th PM, Garden County, Nebraska.
Acres - 770.5 tax assessed acres; plus 234.1 acres river accretion.
Taxes - 2018 real estate taxes $10,089.26
Land Use - 93.3 acres pivot irrigated by well, with 201.5 associated Certified Irrigated Acres (the property includes an additional 323.3 Certified Irrigated Acres); 480.9 acres sub-irrigated grass/meadow; 36 acres in lake & building sites; 394.4 acres in Wetland Reserve Program (includes river accretion).
Irrigation - Well Registrations: G-014811 - current pivot well; also G-025460; and G-025459.
Waterfowl Hunting - An artesian well in the northeast corner provides year-round flowing water for a lake, providing open water throughout the winter. An excellent steel in-ground pit provides great hunting at this site. A second lake with wooden blind is located to the southwest, just off the east corner of the center pivot. Numerous small lakes and developed slough channels are located to the south, and along northern boundaries of the main river valley. Geese utilize the haylands and pivot for feeding and loafing areas. (waterfowl can not be hunted on the river).
Deer & Turkey Hunting - Excellent habitat is provided along the entire North Platte River for both deer & turkey. Only bow deer hunting is allowed in zones along the river, while rifle hunting is legal on the remainder of Paradise. Both whitetail and mule deer abound plus many, many turkey (with occasional elk on the property).
Fishing - Nearly all warm-water fish are found in the developed lake at the main residence. Portions of the lake are 30 feet in depth, with the lake allowing boating and jet skis. This man made lake provides an excellent setting for the elegant home, and for all your parties and entertaining.
Minerals - All owned oil, gas, and mineral rights pass to Buyer.
NRD - The property is located in and subject to rules and regulations of the North Platte Natural Resources District.
This beautiful 2006 home includes 2,237 sqft on the main level, with 1,874 in the walk-out basement at lake level. Every window in the house views the lake. Heating and air conditioning is provided by “lake” heat-pump with piping system on the lake bottom. The home has 2 water heaters with pre-heat from the heat-pump system. 2 attached garages are 788 and 390 sqft. The basement includes a tornado shelter. A stand-by generator is wired to the house and located in a nearby building.
The main level includes beautiful kitchen-dining area with excellent views of the lake. The vaulted living room includes bricked, propane fireplace and beautiful views of the lake. A bedroom, bath and office are just off the main entryway. A secluded corner includes spacious master bedroom and master bath with shower and jetted tub.
A walk-in closet and utility room adjoin.
The basement includes a very large living-recreation room with walk-out to the lake. Basement has two bedrooms, bathroom and fruit cellar. All window coverings, ceiling fans, stove, dishwasher and refrigerator are included with the house.
The main improvement site includes a B&C brand 40x60 steel frame, steel clad building, fully insulated and heated by propane radiant heat. It includes full concrete floor with wide automatic overhead door. This building is the real deal, ready for all your equipment.
2 guest cabins (older houses) are located at the north boundary just off US#26. These houses are fully furnished with beds, tables, chairs plus linens, cooking ware with eating china and utensils. This site includes a barn, corral system, open front shed, small grain bin, cone bottom bin and nice quonset with concrete floor.
Price includes following personal property:
250T Bobcat with attachments
3 individual tractors: JD5410, JD950, older Ford
Ford Dump truck
2 individual Polaris machines: 2007 Ranger 700, 2011 Ranger 800
2 guest houses: appliances, tables, chairs, bedsteads, bedding, kitchen & dining ware
John Deere 350B Loader/Dozer/Backhoe
15 KW Generac brand stand-by generator in building
Main House: fully furnished with all appliances and furniture
Contact: Mike Polk, Listing Agent - 308-539-4446
or John Childears - 308-539-4450