SOLD - Dumbell Ranch
Large Wyoming Working Ranch
Wyoming - Natrona County - Alcova
The Dumbell Ranch consists of 23,157 deeded acres together with 6,802 state of Wyoming leased acres and 86,730 BLM leased acres for a total of 116,689+/- acres. Highway 220 runs through the southern end of the ranch with County Road 321 providing access up through the ranch along with many private two track roads. The south end is primarily rolling meadows that slope down to approximately ten miles of the Sweetwater River. The northern part of the ranch ranges from moderately sloping hills which are steep in some areas. With the exception of the irrigated areas, the ranch is covered in native grass and sage brush pasture and offers ideal grazing land at an elevation of 6,000 feet along the river and rises to 8,000 feet at the northern end of the ranch. The ranch has historically run 1,200 cow/calf pair, selling the calf crop less replacements in the fall of each year. There are functional livestock handling facilities to operate this size of ranch in its current situation. The state permits currently run through 3-1-2015 and provide for 1,949 AUMs. The BLM permits run through 3-1-2018 and provide for 9,994 AUMs.
Buildings and Improvements:
Main Residence: A 2,800 square foot ranch style home located at the ranch headquarters has three bedrooms, one bath, kitchen, dining and living rooms, two fireplaces, basement, detached garage, 10'x10' front porch and a 12'x20' office.
Second House: A 2,070 square foot house is located near Beulah Lake and consists of two bedrooms, one bath, kitchen, dining and living rooms along with a metal pole barn 30'x50'.
Third and Fourth Houses: 1,600 square feet and 1,400 square feet, respectively, located at the ranch headquarters both with two bedrooms and one bath.
Remaining Improvements: Two mobile homes, both in fair condition, are located at the ranch headquarters, a calving barn along with a complete set of corrals, three car garage, and three sheds used for storing equipment, tools and vehicles.
The Dumbell Ranch has the following water rights which are adequate to irrigate 2,086 acres. The ranch currently flood irrigates about 400 acres putting up 400 to 500 tons of grass hay. The ranch has five stock water reservoirs including Beulah Lake.