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Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 1:00 PM (MT)
Auction Location: SUMMERSET, SD

1020 Acres Meade County – northeast of Bear Butte & Sturgis, SD
Offered in 3 Tracts or as 1 contiguous Unit


Directions to land: At Sturgis, SD, follow Hwy 34 east past where Hwy 79 goes north--- stay on Hwy 34 for 5 more miles east. Turn north on Nine Mile Road, traveling ½ mile. Land will be on the west side of the road.
***Maps & info are in mailbox at property. Tract signs are posted & ribbons mark corners.

Located at the foothills of Bear Butte, the Black Hills are on the western horizon. Beauty reaches in every direction. Excellent hunting!

This ranch is currently pasture and hay land—and what an excellent pasture it is! Some parts are still native sod, and high producing hay/farm land. One mile of timbered Spring Creek providing great natural protection.

Showings: Weds., Oct 17 & 24 from 1-3 PM MT
or call for private tour. Please do not tour property without auctioneer or Dakota Home & Ranch Brokers present out of respect for the current occupant.

One of the best ranches we have had the opportunity to sell at auction!

A horse lover’s dream---
Scenic pasture land !!
A beautiful property, includes Spring Creek
Large producing feed base

FSA Crop Base Acres: 359.1 acres

* Opportunity---This acreage is in an area where land is very tightly held.

* The views from each of these tracts are simply beautiful with nearby Bear Butte & the Black Hills horizon.

* Each individual tract has several ideal building sites.

* Bear Butte State Park is nearby, giving access to additional acreage for recreation such as horseback riding, or hiking.

* As a unit it would be great pasture----- just as it is currently being used.
Investment potential---continue leasing for pasture land or develop for other uses. This land should only increase in value.

* Excellent Access---only a half mile from Hwy 34, and a few miles from Sturgis, SD

Offered in 3 Tracts and as 1 contiguous Unit
All in: Township 6 N, Range 6 E of Black Hills Meridian, Meade County, SD

Tract 1 (middle): Mostly native grassland, but 19.88 acres were once farmed: 300 acres ~ S2S2N2N2, S2N2S2N2N2, S2NW4, SW4NE4 of Sec.11 and E2NE4, NW4NE4 of Sec. 10 ~ Adjoins Tracts 1 & 2 ~ Beautiful native prairie, cross-fenced into 4 pastures---ideal for rotational grazing ~ The 19.88 acres designated by FSA as cropland are now planted back to pasture/hay land. ~ Currently watered by dams and one tap will be provided from Bear Butte Valley Water Inc., coming soon~ On a good gravel road ~ very productive, grazed lightly in 2018

Tract 2 (north): Cropland or Grazing: 260 acres ~ N2N2N2, N2N2S2N2N2 of Sec. 11 and W2SE4, E2SW4 of Sec. 2 ~ Adjoins Tract 1 ~ Very good FSA crop bases ~ 191 acres cropland with grass mix and some alfalfa ~ Two dams, plus one tap provided from Bear Butte Valley Water Inc., coming soon~ Has not been hayed or grazed in 2018

Tract 3 (south): Pasture & Crops w/ 1 mile of Spring Creek: 460 acres ~ SW4, W2SE4, NE4SE4, W2SE4SE4 of Sec. 11 and N2N2 of Sec. 14 ~ Adjoins Tract 1 ~ Good FSA crop bases ~ Great timber & productive meadows along both sides of the creek ~ Great natural protection ~ A very nice piece of land with hay production, grazing, 326 acres of farm/hay ground. One tap provided from Bear Butte Valley Water Inc., coming soon

Entire Unit (1020 acres):
Legals: Township 6 N, Range 6 E of Black Hills Meridian, Meade County, SD
( 160 acres) Sec. 2: W2SE4, E2SW4
( 120 acres) Sec. 10: E2NE4, NW4NE4
( 580 acres) Sec. 11: NW4, N2NE4, SW4NE4, SW4, N2SE4, SW4SE4, W2SE4SE4
( 160 acres) Sec. 14: N2N2

Five damns, some tanks and pipelines in place. Bear Butte Valley Water Inc., coming soon. Featuring 535 acres of farm hay land for a tremendous feed base. Most not hayed or grazed in 2018. One mile of spring creek, great natural protection. Fenced and cross fenced. Rotational grazing could be utilized. Large crop bases. One of the best ranches we have had the opportunity to sell at auction! Excellent hunting~
FSA Crop Data: Farm land has been in hay production for quite some time. According to FSA, there are 535.63 acres which have a history as crop land. Any Crop Bases will be divided according to established FSA procedures. On the entire property, the Crop Base Acres are: Wheat 305.5 acres, Grain Sorghum 38.8 acres, and Barley 14.8 acres.

Real Estate Taxes: 2018 Real Estate Taxes will be pro-rated between Seller and Buyer, based on the date of closing. Last year they were $ 5502.68

Mineral Rights: Any mineral rights that the seller presently has, will pass to the new owner(s).

Terms: Successful bidder will deposit 20 % irrevocable earnest money on Auction Day w/balance due at closing, on, or before, December 3, 2018. Property sells without buyer contingency. Have financial arrangements secured prior to bidding. Marketable title transferred by Warranty Deed, subject to any easements, restrictions, or reservations of record.

Survey: Property transfers as per legal description. The Seller will not provide a survey. Acreages are assumed accurate, but there are no guarantees.

Property Possession: At time of closing.

Title Insurance & Closing: Black Hills Title Co., Sturgis, SD, will conduct the closing, and provide title insurance through Stewart Title Guaranty Company. Policy is available for inspection. Title Insurance & Closing Agent Fee will be split between Buyer & Seller.

Inspect Property to the extent deemed necessary, and rely upon your own judgment when bidding. Do your own research both onsite and offsite. Descriptions and information are from sources deemed reliable; however, neither the Seller, Auctioneer, nor associated personnel is making any guarantees or warranties, actual or implied. Property is sold “As-is, Where-is.”

Announcements made at Auction take precedence over any printed material or prior representations. Auctioneers represent Seller in this transaction.

Property will absolutely sell to the highest bidder(s) on auction day without minimum or reserve bid! There will be new owners!~

~ Broker Participation Invited ~

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Owner: Lower Brule Farm Corp.

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