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Farmland ~ Hunting ~ Ranch Land 4900 acres

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

120 – 800 Acre Tracts

Wed. Jan. 27, 2021 * 1 pm MT
At American Legion Hall, west edge of Philip, SD
Haakon County – West Central South Dakota
• Handy-sized tracts from 120 to 800 acres for rural homesites, or to add onto existing operations —–north of Philip, SD
• Outstanding Hunting! ~~ Mule Deer, Whitetails, Pheasants, Grouse, Ducks, and other Game. Good spots for wildlife food plots.
• Properties centrally located to 3 progressive livestock markets, 5 grain elevators, as well as lumber, hardware, and other shopping.
2 Separate Land Auctions: Royer Road Parcel will sell first, offered in tracts 1-5, and as an entire parcel. After the Royer Road parcel is sold, bidding will open on the tracts of the Noack Road parcel. It will be offered in tracts 6-10, and as an entire parcel.
****Maps and info are in mail boxes as you reach each property. Tract Signs are posted and ribbons mark corners of tracts.

Royer Road Parcel: 2866.28 acres ~ offered in tracts & as an entire parcel
Entire parcel was planted to sunflowers in 2020.
Royer Road Parcel—–Directions to Tracts 1 – 5:
From Philip, SD, go 25 miles north on Hwy 73 to Billsburg Corner, then 6 miles west on Hwy 34. Property lies on south side of Hwy 34, along the east side of Royer Rd (214th ave) OR From Faith, SD, go 28 miles south on US Hwy 73, then east 22 miles OR From Pierre, SD, go 74 miles west on Hwy 34

******Tract 1: Sec. 14 along southside of Hwy 34: 626.28 acres ~ Essentially an entire section of cropland ~ highly productive soils with ratings in the high 60’s & 70’s ~ Lots of Ottumwa & Ottumwa-Lakoma Silty Clays ~ Good access along Royer Road, and section line on east ~ newer 5-wire fence on the west, along Royer Road ~ established FSA Wheat & Corn Bases ~ Sec. 14 less Hwy in T5N-R19E ~ Taxes: $ 3,074.48 or $ 4.91 per acre

*******Tract 2: Sec. 23, one mile south of Hwy 34: 640 acres ~ Contiguous cropland ~ Soil productivity is mostly in the 60’s ~ Easy to farm in a large square ~ Lots of pheasants ~ Good access along Royer Road, plus access to east side down section line road ~ newer 5-wire fence on the west, along Royer Road ~ established FSA Wheat & Corn Bases ~ All of Sec. 23 in T5N-R19E ~ Taxes: $ 2,789.58 or $ 4.36 per acre

*******Tract 3: Sec. 24, one mile south of Hwy 34: 480 acres ~ Contiguous cropland, on east side of Sec. 23 (Tract 2) ~ Soil productivity is mostly in the 60’s ~ Lots of pheasants ~ Access down section line road, 1 mi. south of Hwy 34 ~ established FSA Wheat & Corn Bases ~ N2, SW4 of Sec. 24 in T5N-R19E ~ Taxes: $ 2,239.98 or $ 4.67 per acre

*******Tract 4: Sec. 26, two miles south of Hwy 34: 640 acres ~ mostly all cropland ~ bird food plots possible ~ Many pheasants, some deer ~ Good access along Royer Road ~ established FSA Wheat & Corn Bases ~ All of Sec. 26 in T5N-R19E ~ Taxes: $ 2,006.28 or $ 3.13 per acre

*******Tract 5: Sec. 35, three miles south of Hwy 34: 480 acres ~ mostly all cropland ~ bird food plots possible ~ Hunters will enjoy this tract! –many pheasants, deer ~ Good access along Royer Road, with access from the east via Fairchild Road ~ established FSA Wheat & Corn Bases ~ N2, SW4 of Sec. 35 in T5N-R19E ~ Taxes: $ 1,705.52 or $ 3.55 per acre

Noack Road Parcel: 2034.29 acres ~ offered in tracts & as an entire parcel
Cropland and good Pastures to put pounds on cattle!

Noack Road Parcel—–Directions to Tracts 6 to 10:
From Philip, SD, go 16 ½ miles north on Hwy 73, then 1 mile east on Noack Road. Property lies on both sides of Noack Road. OR From Pierre, SD, go 68 miles west of Pierre on Hwy 34, then 9 miles south on US Hwy 73.

*******Tract 6: Sec. 17 north of Noack Road: 120 acres ~ 80 acres are presently cut for hay, but could be grazed ~ south 40 acres are pasture, presently fenced into Tract 9 ~ New fence on east, and good fence on north ~ Good access, via Noack Road ~ only four miles from SD Hwy 73, and 20 miles from Philip ~ could set up a homesite here ~ utilities nearby ~ a good addition to Tracts 7 & 9 ~ N2SE4, SE4SE4 of Sec. 17 in T4N-R21E ~ Taxes: $ 401.02 or $ 3.34 per acre

*******Tract 7: Sec. 17 north of Noack Road: 160 acres ~ Cropland/Hay Ground or pasture ~ 106 acres cropland, now in hay ~ approx. 42 acre Wheat Base ~ 6-wire fence on the west ~ Fence splits this tract into (2) 80 acre fields ~ Noack Road, a county road, leads to this tract ~ just three miles from SD Hwy 73 ~ could be a good homesite, only 20 miles from Philip ~ a good addition to Tracts 6 & 9 ~ utilities nearby ~ SW4 of Sec. 17 in T4N-R21E ~ Taxes: $ 669.64 or $ 4.19 per acre

******Tract 8: Sec. 19, northside of Noack Road: 314.29 acres ~ Good Native Pasture ~ 2 Stock Dams ~ 27 ft. round galv. Tank w/concrete floor & apron, with overflow into stock dam, receiving Rural Water via underground pipeline from WR/L-J Rural Water tap on the east edge of this Tract ~ Utilities nearby ~ Hunting ~ 4 older Grain Bins ~ 4-6 wire fences ~ Right on Noack Road, and just over a mile from SD HWY 73 ~ S2 Sec 19 in T4N-R21E ~ Taxes: $ 1,181.12 or $ 3.76 per acre

*******Tract 9: Sec. 20, both sides of Noack Road: 640 acres ~ 288 acres Cropland with the rest in Pasture ~ there are (3) large crop fields, fenced apart from the pasture ~ 2 good-sized Stock Dams ~ 40×80 Pole Barn with good concrete floor in half of it ~ older shed, and some older corrals ~ Electric Meter ~ hydrants, tank on east side of corrals, presently receiving rural water from tap in Tract 8 ~ Half mile of new fence on the east ~ 2 Grain Bins ~ some hunting ~ Small shelterbelt ~ Good Fences ~ Good access along Noack Road ~ only two miles from SD Hwy 73 ~ All of Sec. 20 in T4N-R21E ~ Taxes: $ 2,125.36 or $ 3.32 per acre

*******Tract 10: Cropland, Pasture: 800 acres ~ approx. 252 acres are in cropland ~ Rest is a 510+ acre pasture with an impressively huge stock dam, plus another stock dam ~ Tank in this pasture is presently receiving rural water from tap in Tract 8 ~ One and one-half miles of new perimeter fence on the northeast ~ Cross-fence separates the main pasture area from the cropland ~ only three miles from SD Hwy 73 ~ access to this tract is via an established trail, with easement, across the south side of Tract 9 ~ SW4 of Sec. 21 and All of Sec. 28 in T4N-R21E ~ Taxes: $ 1,257.38 or $ 1.57 per acre

Call auctioneers for private tour, or visit with Auctioneers and view property on:
Wed. Jan. 13 & Fri. Jan. 22 from 1- 3 pm

Mineral Rights: Mineral rights, if any, held by Seller, will transfer to new owner.
Fences: Fences are adequate to good with 2+ miles of new fence. If properties sell in tracts, some additional fencing may be needed.

FSA Payments and Crop Bases: Crop Bases will be divided according to established FSA procedures. Base Acres on the Royer Road Parcel: Wheat: 1045.15 acres; Corn: 394.65 acres; Base Acres on the Noack Road Parcel: Wheat: 206.9 acres

Real Estate Taxes: Seller pays all the 2020 Real Estate Taxes, and a pro-rata share of the 2021 taxes, based on date of closing. Taxes paid in 2020:
Royer Road Parcel: $ 11,815.84, or $ 4.12 per acre
Noack Road Parcel: $ 5,634.52 or $ 2.77 per acre

West Central Electric: Noack Road Parcel has an electric meter in Sec. 20 (Tract 9). Miller Trust will cooperate to transfer of this meter to new owners. Electricity is near Noack Rd Tracts 6, 7 & 8. For the Royer Road Parcel, electricity is along Royer Road.
West River/Lyman Jones Rural Water: The (1)Tap on the Noack Road Parcel is located on the eastern edge of Sec. 19 (Tract 8). At this time, water from this tap is delivered via private pipeline to the large galvanized tank in Sec. 19 (Tract 8), and to the hydrants and tank in Sec. 20 (Tract 9), and to the tank in Sec. 28 (Tract 10). If tracts sell to separate parties, and additional rural water taps are desired, it is advised that bidders should talk to the water company prior to the auction. (605-669-2931 or 800-851-2349)
Golden West Telecommunications: Telephone and Internet (Dial 777 or 866-833-6683)

TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, LP has an Easement and Right of Way Agreement across All of Sec. 23, T5N-19E (Tract 2), All of Sec. 26, T5N-19E (Tract 4), and S2 of Sec. 19, T4N-R21E (Tract 8). Maps are available showing exact locations. Ask auctioneers to view documents, or for other details.
Philip Wind Partners, now owned by Invenergy has a Wind Energy Lease and Easement Agreement, pertaining to the SW4, N2SE4 and SE4 or Sec. 17 (Tracts 6 & 7), and Govt. Lots 3 and 4, E2SW4 and SE4 of Sec. 19 (Tract 8), and All of Sec. 20, (Tract 9) all in T4N-R21E. Ask auctioneers to view documents, or for other details.

Haakon 27-1 School District: main elementary and high school in Philip, plus grade school just north of Milesville
Churches: Catholic and Evangelical Free in Milesville, and many others in Philip, SD
Airports: Commercial flights into Pierre and Rapid City, with local airport in Philip. Call for information and assistance.

Terms: Successful bidder will deposit 10 % irrevocable earnest money on Auction Day with balance due in certified funds on, or before, March 22, 2021. Property sells without buyer contingency. Have financial arrangements secured prior to bidding. Marketable title transferred by Trustee’s Deed, subject to any easements, restrictions, or reservations of record. Acreage determined by Haakon County Assessor, FSA maps, and Agri-Data Surety maps. Land sold by legal description only. No survey provided.
Title Insurance & Closing: First American Title Co, Rapid City, SD, 605-348-4200, will conduct the closing. Policy is available for inspection prior to auction. Title Insurance and Closing Agent Fee will be split equally between Buyer and Seller.
1031 Exchange: Seller will cooperate to facilitate a 1031 exchange, if needed by the buyer, as long as it doesn’t affect the closing date.

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, Auctioneers, nor associated personnel is making any guarantees or warranties, actual or implied. Property is sold “As-is, Where-is.”

Covid-19: Attendees are urged to use precautions, including, but not limited to, social distancing, masks, and the use of hand sanitizers, which are located at the sale site. Gail V. Miller Trust and auction staff have no responsibility for any person who comes down with Covid-19 or any illness.

Sale is subject to approval by the Estate of Gail Miller and the Gail Miller Trust

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

Owner: Gail V. Miller Trust

Broker Participation Invited. Call for forms & deadline.

Piroutek Auction Service
RE Lic. # 282
Dan Piroutek 605-685-4556

Arneson Auction Service
RE Lic. # 11296
Lonnie Arneson 605-798-2525

Western Properties, RE Lic. # 2433
Patrick L. Donahue, Broker
888-283-1901, office
605-390-0104, cell


Wednesday, January 27, 2021
1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Gail V. Miller Trust

Auction Location

Philip, SD
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