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Historic Denny / McLain Ranch Land on the Rim of Palo Duro Canyon
1600 +/- Acres Offered in 8 Tracts and In Combinations
Scenic, Hunting, Grass and Tillable Land
Owner: Mary Kate Denny McLain
Ms. McLain has chosen to auction the ranch that her family has owned since 1936 in order to move closer to her son in Colorado.
Wednesday, October 17th, @ 11 am
View: By Appointment call 806.655.3900
Sale Site Location: Assiter Auction Facility
16650 Interstate 27, Canyon, TX 79015
Call 806.655.3900 For Information
Once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase a historic ranch in Randall & Armstrong counties that have been family owned for over a quarter of a century. This 1600± acres is offered for sell in 8 tracts from 30±to 400± acres located just minutes from Amarillo. This auction offers a diverse mix of pasture, tillable and scenic hunting tracts with many situated directly on ‘THE RIM” of Palo Duro Canyon. These productive ranches give access to abundant wildlife, farming and ranching production and the rare chance to build a home with incredible views of the Canyon.
Tracts 1-3 “Home Place”
Directions to Tracts 1-3 "Home Place": From Amarillo Travel South on Interstate27 to Exit 94 (FM 285), go Left (East) 13 miles to County Road 1, turn Left (North) 2 miles to property.
This tract is the homestead of Denny/McLain Ranch. The tract features a 2 bedroom 1 bath home with detached 2 car garage nestled in the middle of mature trees. Plumbing, electrical and septic was updated in 2005. This tract also features 2 water wells, cattle pens and loading chute, shed, and 30’x50’ Quonset barn.
Tract 2 - 400± acres
This “Rim” tract and “Jewel” of the Denny/McLain Ranch,offers incredible views of one of the deepest sections of Palo Duro Canyon, multiple building sites footsteps from the Rim with abundant wildlife (whitetail & mule deer, aoudad sheep, wild turkey, dove & wild hogs). This tract also includes pastures with native grass, cedar cover for wildlife, windmill, & some tillable fields. ( Access to Tract 2 will be provided by an easement should Tract 2 sell separately from Tract 1).
Tract 3 - 200± acres
This tract has level productive tillable fields that were held out of production in 2011. Tract is fenced on 3 sides. (Access to Tract 3 will be provided by an easement should Tract 2 & 3 sell separately from Tract 1).
Directions Tract 4 "Span Place": From Amarillo Travel South on Interstate 27 to Exit 94 (FM 285), go Left (East) 15 miles to County Road 3, turn Left (North) 7/10 mile to property on left.
Tract 4 - 160± acres
The ‘Span” tract features level productive tillable fields that were held out of production in 2011. Tract is fenced on 4 sides and includes windmill, cattle pens and cattle chute inside a separately fenced pasture.Also located on the tract are (2) capped irrigation wells.
Tracts 5- 8 “Ponderosa”
Directions to Tracts 5-8 "Pondeosa": From Amarillo Travel South on Interstate 27 to Exit 94 (FM 285), go Left (East) 4 miles to Ratjen Road, turn Left (North) 3 miles to Lawrence Road, turn Right (East) 2.5 miles to property on right.
This premier tract offers multiple building sites on the western rim of the Canyon with picturesque views.It has an established entrance on Lawrence road with a pipe gate and paved road providing access to most of the ranch. Also included is fencing on all 4 sides, a windmill, cedar trees and abundant wildlife.
Tract 6 - 300± acres
This tract is the idea set up for a successful cattle operation.The perimeter is completely fenced and cross fences make for easy movement of cattle to centrally located working pens and loading chute.Also features Canyon views, multiple building sites for future ranch headquarters,established native grasses, 2 windmills (one with large round trough) and established electric meter. (Access to this parcel will be provided by easement should Tract 6 sell separately from Tract 5.)
Tracts 7 & 8 - 200± acres (each)
These sister tracts fronting Lawrence Road are level productive tillable fields that were held out of production in 2011. Both tracts feature long road frontage, fencing on 3 sides and are ideal bird hunting sites with an abundance of doves. Tract 8 also includes a capped irrigation well.
Acreages herein are estimates. The property is currently being surveyed by Haggar, Brown & Dorsey (806) 352-1007 and exact acres will be determined at completion of survey.