Located at the gateway to the small historic town of Medicine Park is this 12.16 acre homestead offering income with additional opportunities for residential development. The property lies inside the city limits of Medicine Park and is only minutes from town with all its amenities, local attractions and history that this area has been so famous for.
This 12.16 acre homestead is very diversified and unique in terrain and topography. The property consists relatively flat pastures that lead up to higher elevations of large outcroppings of granite rocks of the Wichita Mountains. From the time you enter the property from East Lake Road the views of the neighboring landscapes create a backdrop that offer a very scenic property. The open pasture area includes two nice ponds for livestock water and are accompanied by scattered pockets of oak timber creating a park like setting. The pasture part of the property is fenced and includes two ponies and a burrow with the sale as they have roamed this land their entire life. The higher elevations of the property are beaming with natural habitat that the local area has protected for decades. Prickly Pear cactus and thousands of native flowering plants thrive in these rocky hills along with all the native wildlife that inhabits these mountains. Whitetail Deer and Rocky Mountain Elk are all seen from time to time meandering through these rocky hills that they call home.
One of the main features of this property is it's location to the historic town of Medicine Park. Tracts of land this size inside the city limits of Medicine Park are rare and this offering has never been on the market before. The current homesteads accompanied with over 12.16 acres of land is a perfect opportunity for someone wanting more than just a lot or few acres in town with a home. This property also offers some excellent opportunities for residential development development opportunities as the property is zoned for both. The property's homes are currently connected to city sewer, rural water and public electricity. With two homes this opportunity creates a great AirBnB rental income or other rental income opportunities as weekend and daily rental housing is in a very high demand in Medicine Park.
The Hilliary Ranch includes two homes. The main home was built in 1963 and remodeled in 2012 that offers 1840 square feet with 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths. The home includes custom showers and baths, spacious bedrooms, 2 car garage, large covered and open space patios with an inground pool. Other improvements include a sun room, fireplace with gas log, spacious kitchen with modern appliances, full laundry room with storage accompanied with tile and carpet flooring throughout.
The 2nd home was built in 1941 and is 768 square feet with two bedrooms that is currently being rented for $400 per month.
Buildings include one 1560 square foot open storage with high ceilings and large spacious areas for large item storage. This building is great for camper's, boats and other equipment. There are two adjacent enclosed storage buildings that are rented for $600 per month for storage.
An RV storage carport building at 975 square feet and several small outbuildings are included.
Property has some fencing in the main pasture area that includes pipe fencing with panels, custom iron fencing and gating around the homes and buildings. The property offers two gated entrances with a paved driveway for ease of access convenience.
Two ponds have been established and offer the current livestock a good water source and fishing enjoyment.
This land offering offers great recreation with its unique diversity in landscape and wildlife. The large rock outcroppings and rocky landscape is thriving with a variety of wildlife species and natural habitat with even the occasional deer and elk that meander through from time to time. The property gives way to the areas vast recreational opportunities that Medicine Park has become so well known for. Medicine Park is considered the gateway to the Wichita Mountains and the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge. With the diversity of the landscape within public use this refuge offers public recreation and Medicine Park is the main hub for visitors and tourist that enjoy mountain biking, hiking and a variety of outdoors enjoyment. Medicine park offers one of Oklahoma's sought after Trout streams right off the banks of town with excellent fishing and kayaking opportunities. Another great recreational feature to the area is Lake Lawtonka which lies just north of the town of Medicine Park. Lake Lawtonka offers great boating and fishing opportunities from both large and smallmouth bass to panfish.
Medicine Park is a golf cart friendly environment which allows any homeowner to access the town by golf cart.
The uniqueness and rarity of this property being offered is a by the local area area of amenities and of Medicine Park and the Wichita Mountains. Medicine Park began in 1908, when it was founded as Oklahoma's first resort town. What started out as a simple resort quickly became a vacation area for outlaws and bootleggers during the 1920'S. During those years you would also find upstanding citizens and politicians sharing the city with soldiers and people whose names would go down in history. This town was the getaway to President Roosevelt and Al Capone, Will Rogers, and Bonnie and Clyde, Jack Abernathy and Pretty Boy Floyd. Over the later years the town went through many hard years during the Depression and World War II with financial hardship and declining population.
During the mid 80's the town of Medicine Park took a turn for the better with some key towns people and support to help restore the towns history and integrity. The town began to re-emerge and the population grew, the resort aspect of the town began to flourish once more. Cobblestone Cabins and homes were renovated and restored along with town businesses began opening back up. Bath Lake and its waterfall became a secret swimming hole of the area, and in the summer, families would come out and enjoy the cool waters during Oklahoma's hot summers. Today, Medicine Park is thriving as a tourist attraction, retirees, new businesses, homes and growth. The towns integrity has been preserved with the cobblestone architecture with buildings and homes that still greet visitors daily. The town still retains its original purpose of discovery and adventure that it was originally founded on. Medicine Park is the perfect place to use for whatever adventure you are looking for. Escape from the hectic bustle of life and find yourself in nature with mountains, trails, lakes, prairies, wilderness, and so much more. Medicine Park is the gateway to the Wichita Mountains and the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is the oldest and most prestigious national wildlife refuges in the united states. Established in 1901 and reestablished in 1905 to preserve and protect the vital habitat for the abundant wildlife of whitetail deer, elk and a variety of other mammals that thrive here. Medicine Park is highly recognized as the hub for outdoor recreation. Tourist travel from all over the country to hike and mountain bike the extensive trails the Mountains offer. Medicine Creek flows right by the banks of Medicine Park and offers one of the few trout streams that exist in the state. Fishing is a another key attraction to Medicine Park with over 15 surrounding lakes with Lake Towanka being located just north of the town.
Photos of the City Medicine Park are included in this website by permission from the website and Social Media page known as Discover Medicine Park Location
The property is located in Southwest Oklahoma in Comanche County near Fort Sill and Lawton, Oklahoma.
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