137 acres, more or less, just 70 miles from downtown Amarillo. Located on paved FM 1754 two miles south of Lelia Lake. (Lelia Lake is on US Hwy 287 between Clarendon and Hedley). Property has approximately 100 acres in the Conservation Reserve Program and the remainder is in native and improved grasses, a few scattered trees, cedar trees, some brush and a few plum thickets providing cover for wildlife. Situated on FM 1754, this property is in an ideal location to build a new home, new barn, new pens, run a few cattle or horse and has good hunting as a bonus. Wildlife includes white-tail deer, quail, wild hogs, and varmints. In addition, the Playa Lakes Wildlife Management Area - Taylor Lakes Unit (WMA) is only a mile and a half the way the crow flies or a 4.5 mile drive. (see more) This WMA was a part of a family farm and purchased by Texas Parks and Wildlife in 1993 to preserve and provide the playa lakes wintering habitat for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds. The existing low level lakes provide good conditions for plant growth. Habitat conditions at this WMA provide a place for waterfowl as well as upland game. Throughout the year the Area is an excellent location for observing North American birds in a rich native environment. LEGAL DESCRIPTION: 137 acres, more or less, to be surveyed out of the Mary McIntire Survey, Patent No 396, Vol 43, Donley County, Texas. MINERALS: Subject to previous reservations of record. Half of the mineral estate owned will convey. WIND & Water: All wind and water rights will convey to buyer. IMPROVEMENTS: None. FENCES: Fair to good four strand barbwire fence on west boundary and a hot wire fence on the south. No other fences. FSA PROGRAMS: 100 acres, more or less, in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) paying approximately $3,476.00 per year through September 30, 2022. (Actual CRP acreage to be determined by USDA/Farm Service Agency after new Survey of 137 acres, more or less, is completed) SOIL: Sandy loam with a bit of gravel/small river rock in places. TOPOGRAHY: Slightly rolling with terraces. WATER: No water well on the 137 acres. However, domestic water wells are located at nearby homesites in all directions. One stock tank/diversion dam in northwest corner does not catch/hold water. IRRIGATION POTENTIAL: Unknown. However, good irrigated farmland with good water is located to the east, north and south. POSSESSION: Upon closing and funding. HUNTING LEASE: None in place. GRAZING LEASE: TAXES: Approximately $150.00 per year with Ag Exemption UTILITIES: Electric along the east boundary along FM 1754. ZONING: No zoning as locate outside of any municipality. EASEMENTS: Any easements are not expected to affect the operations of this farm. Commitment for Title Insurance will identify any existing easement and/or right of way. PERSONAL PROPERTY: None.
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