At Auction – Republican River Ranches

Parcels were auctioned September 16, 2009

Download Auction Brochure: Republican River Ranches – Wray/Laird, CO

The Republican River Ranches are in two units encompassing 5,651 total acres with a collection of 39 individual ranch properties. The Laird Unit is located just east of Wray, Colorado with parcels ranging in size from 35 acres to 596 acres. The Wray Unit borders the city limits of Wray ranging in size from 7 to 328 acres. Each individual ranch parcel has its own unique characteristics including rolling hills, open prairie or slightly wooded vistas, several with river and water rights, and can be purchased separately or together with other parcels.

The ranches are located in eastern Colorado in the rural farming and ranching community of Wray and are situated in a scenic valley along the banks of the Republican River. Wray is located in the far eastern portion of Colorado at the point where Colorado, Kansas and Nebraska meet. Wray is 143 miles east of Greeley via State Highway 34, 150 miles northeast of Denver and is 56 miles north of Burlington, Colorado with a population of approximately 3,600.

Area and Climate:
Recognized as the “Recreational Hub of the High Plains”, the town of Wray, with a population of 2,200, has a lot to offer individuals searching for a slower-paced, community-centered lifestyle who enjoy having the convenience of Denver luxuries and amenities close by. The perfect place to raise a family or retire, Wray is a charming, safe and clean historic community with an agricultural-based economy and hosts annual Country Fair and Rodeos, Chili and BBQ Cook-Offs, and Holiday Festivals. There is a Municipal Airport, Senior Citizen Center, Hospital with Rehabilitation and Trauma Center, Library, Museum, Community College, Schools, Recreation & Aquatic Center, 9-Hole Golf Course and Country Club along with many surrounding lakes and parks offering year-round recreation activities for just about everyone. A long range of grassy sand hills stretch north and south from the town providing picturesque buttes, rock cliffs, canyons and abundant wildlife species for those interested in enjoying nature and scenic beauty. The town of Wray rests in the high plains valley of Yuma County at an elevation of 3,566 ft. and encompasses 3 square miles. Yuma County, with a total area of 2,369 square miles, receives 17” of rain, 22” of snowfall, 60 days of measurable precipitation and 260 sunny days per year, on average. The July high temperature is around 90 degrees and the January low is 15 degrees, on average.

5,651 acres offered for auction:

Parcel 1: 161+/- acres bordering the town of Wray with Holy Joe Creek frontage.
Parcel 2: 5+/- acres with city street acees and electric to the property.
Parcel 3: 9+/- acres is an ideal home site with views, city Wray utilities, services and grass pasture.
Parcel 4: 70+/- acres with substantial Holy Joe Creek frontage.

Parcel 5:
82+/- acres with native grass pasture and Holy Joe Creek frontage.

Parcel 6:
40+/- acres of native sand hills grass close to town.

Parcel 7:
312+/- acres with Republican River along the south side.

Parcel 8:
195+/- acres overlooking the Republican River Valley.

Parcel 9:
126+/- acres with CR access and Hayes Creek.

Parcel 10:
56+/- acres off CR PP with electricity to property, spring, cistern and good wildlife habitat.

Parcel 11:
72+/- rolling acres with access along CR PP.

Parcel 12:
38+/- acres along CR PP.

Parcel 13:
51+/- acres providing excellent wildlife habitat, spring, grass pasture.

Parcel 14:
145+/- acres set along the valley.

Parcel 15:
135+/- acres in premier whitetail deer country with frontage along Republican River.

Parcel 16:
62+/- acres with access along Hwy 34 and Republican River as the south border.

Parcel 17:
71+/- acres fronting Hwy 34. Electricity and domestic well in place.

Parcel 18:
423+/- acres with Republican River frontage and a 2 story, 3-bedroom home.

Parcel 19:
300+/- acres which fronts on County Road RR.

Parcel 20:
412+/- acres of rolling sand hills and native grass with domestic well, windmill and stock tank.

Parcel 21:
602+/- acres in native sand hills grass.

Parcel 22:
44+/- acres with existing domestic well and stock tank.

Parcel 23:
162+/- acres including native sand hills grass and domestic/stock well in place.

Parcel 24:
80+/- acres fronting CR RR, all in native grass.

Parcel 25:
177+/- acres with access along County Road RR and domestic stock well, windmill and stock tank with Republican River as the southern border.

Parcel 26:
53+/- acres including a 250 head feedyard with concrete feed bunks, slab and auto waterer.

Parcel 27:
60+/- acres of native sand hill grass with access along Hwy 34.

Parcel 28:
47+/- acres with electricity and domestic well, corrals.

Parcel 29:
81+/- acres of native sand hill grass. Borders the Nebraska state line on the east side.

Parcel 30:
92+/- acres of native sand hills grass bordering County Road SS.

Parcel 31:
833+/- acres of native grass pasture with two stock water wells with windmills and stock tanks in place.

Parcel 32:
155+/- acres with 82 acres in CREP for 15 years paying $9758 per year.

Parcel 33:
83+/- acres of native grass pasture with Rush Creek through the property.

Parcel 34:
80+/- acres of native grass pasture with Rush Creek through the property.

Parcel 35:
84+/- acres of native grass pasture with Rush Creek through the property.

Parcel 36:
80+/- acres bordering CR PP 1/2 with Rush Creek frontage.

Parcel 37:
80+/- acres of native grass with County Road PP 1/2 frontage.

Parcel 38:
88+/- acres with cottonwood and elm trees along the Republican River, wildlife habitat and 2 bedroom home and large steel building.

Parcel 39:
2+/- acres consisting of half a city block including old Laird school.

For further information, contact Ron Morris at 970-535-0881 or Westchester Auctions