SOLD! Elm Mills Hunting Property

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Price$2900 per acre
Total acres320 +/-
Tillable cropland110 +/-

Located just south of the Pratt County line in unit 16, this premium Barber County hunting property lies a few miles southwest of Sawyer and midway between Medicine Lodge and Pratt. It comprises 320 acres with Elm Creek, thick timber, multiple spring-fed ponds and sloughs, and approximately 115 acres each of cultivated bottom land and 100 acres of pasture. We truly believe this unique property is one of the most desirable in all of south central Kansas and are honored to represent this opportunity in this fabled part of the state.

This property couldn’t get any better for hunting — for the last decade, it’s only been hunted by the owner and family. With no commercial hunting activity in recent history, it’s the type of property that we get calls for every week of the year. Walking these woods you will find rubs, scrapes, trails and turkey tracks. A likely endless source of giant whitetail deer and Rio Grande turkeys, there have been 200-class bucks taken from the immediate area in recent years. You’d have to travel to travel far off to find the sweet combination of whitetail habitat, creek and mammoth springs that the Elm Mills area of Barber County has to offer.

As part of the wildlife management program, the family has not leased the minerals since their ownership began. The mineral rights are fully intact and included in the listing. Numerous offers to lease have been made but the family has declined in order to maintain the integrity of the land. You, as the proud purchaser of this property, may choose to allow oil and gas exploration and reap the benefits of a potentially endless stream of income, but we’re leaving that up to you.

The southeastern third of the property features roughly 90 acres of excellent tillable farm ground next to the Elm Creek, with potential to raise winter wheat, alfalfa, milo or any other crop suitable to the area. There is a 12-acre slough in the middle of the cultivation that could be developed into a waterfowl haven.

The southwestern third of the property features open pasture on the western edge where it borders cropland and gradually transitions to more dense timber near the Elm Creek on the east. Don’t waste your time and money paying someone else for a fishing lease, buy this place for yourself or generate your own lease money. In addition to the tall grass and thick timber, there are three gorgeous spring-fed ponds that empty into streams that lead to the Elm Creek.

The north section of the property, accessible from the country road that touches the northwest corner, features a 14-acre field along the creek at the north entrance. South of the field is thick timber surrounding a spring-fed slough which could be developed into a great pond. There are significant elevation changes and the potential for upland bird hunting as well as signs of prolific whitetail activity.

Legal description

~320 acres in Elm Mills Township in Barber County, Kansas, comprising the southwest 1/4 of S2, T30S, R13W; the east 1/2 of the northwest 1/4 of S2, T30S, R13W; and the east 1/2 of the southeast 1/4 of S3, T30S, R13W.

Directions to property

From Medicine Lodge, travel north on US Highway 281 13.5 miles to Falcon Rd. Turn west at the sign and go 1.3 miles to the southeast corner of the property. Another 3/4 mile west lies the southwest corner of the property.


These deer were taken from this property or the surrounding neighboring properties in the last 10 years.


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