Wright Valley Ranch

  • Range/Pastureland
    Irrigated Cropland

Notice: SOLD - $9,100,000.00
Description: Sandhills Cow Country - 10,345 acres Sandhills Ranch on oiled road access. Excellent improvements & cattle facilities, irrigated grazing, and feed production.

Wright Valley Ranch includes lands in Hooker and McPherson Counties, Nebraska. The Ranch is located north of I-80, northwest of North Platte, northeast of Ogallala. Access is 15 miles west of Tryon via NE#92, then 11 miles north on one-lane oilmat. This is the heart of the famous Nebraska Sandhills.

Legal Description:

Parcel 1:
S1/2S1/2 Section 19; All Section 30; All Section 31-T21N-R33W; SE1/4SE1/4 Section 22; S1/2S1/2 Section 24; All Section 25; All Section 26; E1/2, SW1/4, S1/2NW1/4 Section 27; All Section 34; All Section 35; All Section 36-T21N-R34W All west of the 6th P.M., Hooker County, Nebraska
W1/2NW1/4, NW1/4SW1/4 Section 6-T20N-R33W; All Section 1; All Section 2; All Section 3; E1/2, E1/2W1/2 Section 4; All Section 8; All Section 9; N1/2, NW1/4SW1/4 Section 10; N1/2, SE1/4 Section 11; W1/2W1/2 Section 12; N1/2N1/2 Section 17-T20N-R34W All west of the 6th P.M., McPherson County, Nebraska

Parcel 2: - SOLD
S1/2S/12 Section 5; S1/2SE1/4, SE1/4SW1/4 Section 6; E1/2, E1/2W1/2 Section 7; All Section 8; All Section 17; E1/2, E1/2W1/2 Section 18; NE1/4, E1/2NW1/4, S1/2 Section 19; All Section 20; N1/2N1/2 Section 30-T19N-R33W All west of the 6th P.M., McPherson County, Nebraska

Acres: 10345
Taxes: 2017 real estate taxes payable in 2018 - $58,081; 2017 occupation taxes - $8,640
Land Use:

The Ranch includes 6 center pivots, wells & power units irrigating 861 acres. All remaining acres are Sandhills rangeland. Parcel #1 includes building improvements.


Wright Valley Ranch is in the Twin Platte Natural Resources District (NRD), with 863.9 Certified Irrigated Acres. Pumping levels vary from 50 to 100 foot, with no pumping restrictions by the NRD and basically unlimited GPM. Valentine sand soils provide for a wide variety of crop production. Historic production has been a variety of forage crops for grazing or wintering/growing of beef cattle.


Parcel #1 includes 9,484 rangeland acres in 13 primary pastures. Water is provided by 20 windmills plus submersible wells with pipeline from the buildings. Fencing is typical to the Sandhills. Terrain is rolling, well grassed, productive sandhills.

Parcel #2 -SOLD 3,880 acres rangeland in 2 pastures, with 5 windmills.


The Ranch is comprised of variations of Valentine sand soils.


All improvements are located on Parcel #1 and include a nice 1,400 sqft manager’s house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bath and a 2 car attached garage; a second 1,120 sqft house; 8,750 sqft steel-clad cattle working/calving facility, with 6 large feeding pens, all welded pipe; 3,200 sqft steel-frame, steel clad, Insulated shop. All improvements are in good condition.


Wright Valley Ranch is located in the heart of the Nebraska Sandhills, with excellent access via county one-lane oilmat road. The ranch is very well fenced and watered, with rolling terrain typical to the area. Six center pivots, located on excellent terrain in Wright Valley, allow crop production or any forage desired for grazing or harvest. Excellent cattle facilities provide for all management practices, including wintering or growing of beef cattle. The Ranch is well rounded and productive.