Redbud Lake Ranch
Redbud Ranch is a 220-acre property located just north of Lindsay, OK a short quarter mile east of Highway 76. This property is a quick 30-mile drive from Norman and only 60 miles from downtown OKC. The ranch is accessed at its southwest corner at the end of a county-maintained road.
As you enter the property, the driveway descends a gentle slope to a 1380 sq foot, 2 bed, 1 bath house. The owners are currently doing some work on the home and pictures will be taken once they finish. At that point, the lake located just down the hill grabs your attention. Four acres of the 11-acre lake is on the property. This portion of the lake appears to have the best structure for holding fish. Numerous clumps of standing brush and timber are scattered along the edge of the lake but are isolated enough to allow easy fishing. A shallow neck extends up to a small clear water drainage that feeds the lake. The shallows are full of trees and snags that provide great cover for forage fish. In addition, the water of the lake is clear and you can see that there is a nice drop off about three feet from the bank. There is some nice aquatic vegetation at depth. We spent a few minutes casting a spinner bait and caught a couple of healthy bass.
A gravel road heads north and then east through the property to an oil/gas well in the far eastern pasture. This road provides great access to the entire property. In addition, it passes by the working pens and crosses the dam of two smaller ponds. The property is cross fenced into three main pastures and a holding lot but could be easily divided into four or five pastures with a little additional fencing. The soils range from Class 3 to Class 6, and with 160 open acres, the ranch has ample room for a small herd of cattle. We saw a nice group of Angus and Herefords that are in good shape and give an indication of carrying capacity for the ranch.
The wooded draws are full of green briar and oaks which are both great sources of protein for deer. The trails along the draws have been used so much that they look like someone has kept them cleared. In places where they cross the creek or go over the hill, they are beaten down into the ground. A little bit of management could really make this a special spot to hunt.
The roll of the land is a big plus. With three drainages separating four ridges, the ranch has nice elevation changes and big views. The view from the east side of the lake looking back to the west is particularly nice. Although there is a home on the property, we can envision a new house overlooking the lake from either side with a small dock for your friends and family to enjoy the water.
If you are looking for a place close to OKC that you can develop into your dream ranch, then please give Sean Childress a call at 580 320 5791.