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AUCTION CANCELLED! Josephine Brown Estate Trust – Well Located 10.34 Acre Acreage

AUCTION CANCELLED! Josephine Brown Estate Trust – Well Located 10.34 Acre Acreage



One of a Kind 10.34 Acre Acreage with 2 Homes, Outbuildings & More – Situated in a Pleasant Private Setting with an Excellent Location Near Brandon & Garretson, SD and Other points of Interest and Only a Few Minutes’ Drive from Sioux Falls, SD

In order to settle the Josephine Brown Estate, we will offer this unique and very desirable rural  acreage at public auction at the property located at 48055 259th St., Brandon, SD; or from the Brandon-Corson, SD Exit #406 on I-90 – 1 ½ miles north on Hwy. #11 to 259th St., then 1 4/10ths miles west; or from Sioux Falls, SD (Jct. N. Cliff & I-90) 2 ½ miles north on Hwy. #115 to the Renner Corner, then 5 miles east on Co. Hwy. (258th St.), 1 mile south on 480th Ave. and 6/10ths mile east on 259th St. (*Note – These are the best directions from S. Falls, SD due to the current closure of the EROS Exit*).


OPEN HOUSE DATES:  Sun. June 2nd from 1:00 to 3:00 PM; Wed. June 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM; Sun. June 9th from 1:00 to 3:00 PM & Wed. June 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, or Shown by Appointment Arranged with Either the Owners or the Auctioneers

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  This property consists of an attractive +/-10.34 acre improved acreage that shows a high degree of pride of ownership.  This property has been owned by the Brown Family for approx. 60 years with ownership dating back to 1959 and features an attractive set of improvements – inclusive of two homes, one which was resided in by Josephine Brown as her personal residence and a second home that through the years has been utilized as a home for other family members and in most recent years as a rental.  This property also is inclusive of a set of outbuildings utilized for a variety of utilizations including vehicle & equipment storage, shop space and for a variety of types of livestock. This property also feature a spectacular private country setting with a nice setback from the road in a somewhat secluded parklike setting with many established trees, shrubs, grassed lawn and area for livestock yards, additionally this property includes approx. 3.2 acres along the west side of the driveway for future use as crop/hayland or pasture with this area bordered on the west by an established tree grove. This acreage should be especially desirable for individuals desiring to have room for a few head of horses, cattle or other livestock.  Acreages such as this are extremely difficult to find within a close proximity to Brandon, SD – So Come Take a Look and we’ll look forward to seeing you at the auction!  Chuck Sutton

The improvements on this property include House #1 which was the residence occupied by the owner and consists of an attractive 1½ story home comprised of an open front porch; the home as 2 east entranced from the deck; the main level of the home is comprised of  a kitchen-dining area with a built-in serving table, built-in cabinets along with an LG microwave & Amana stove; a spacious formal dining room; an office/familyroom/bedroom w/woodburning fireplace & closet; a living room w/walk door to an enclosed back entry; a TV room or potential bedroom which is adjacent to a ½ bath/laundry room; a full bath w/tub-shower unit; a 4 seasons room addition (built in approx. 1999) with a GE combination heat/AC unit and an east walk door to the deck; the 2nd story is inclusive of 3 bedrooms w/closets and spacious dormer storage space; the home has a basement with a Whirlpool LP gas furnace w/central AC (NOTE – LP Tank is Leased), an elec. garage that has been converted to storage space. The exterior of the home has ABC Seamless Metal Siding and asphalt shingles that were replaced in 2015.  House #2 consists of a 1 ½ story home that had a substantial amount of remodeling after it was vacated by the last tenant in 2018 – including updating of the kitchen, bathroom & some flooring; the home has an open porch and entry to an enclosed north entry; a kitchen w/dining area & new cabinets; updated full bath; living-dining room w/original hardwood floor (1 w/closet that could be utilized as a bedroom) and an enclosed south entry; the 2nd story has  3 bedrooms w/closets; this home has a basement that houses one semi-finished room and a shop area with workbench, a laundry area, a Sears Power Miser LP furnace (LP Tank is Leased) & gas HW heater. Between the two homes is an unattached dbl. garage w/elec. opener and vinyl siding.  Other improvements include a triple unattached garage w/2 OH doors, concrete floor and elec. openers, 110V & 220V electrical – 1/3 of which is insulated & had been used as shop/garage space; a +/- 36’x84’ steel clad pole bldg. with sliding doors, 110V & 220V electrical, an inside hydrant and w/approx. ¼ concrete and gravel & ground asphalt in the remainder – previously utilized as a combination livestock & equipment storage bldg., a metal open front hog bldg. on concrete, a garden shed south of house #1 and there is a hydrant in the grove west of the driveway.  This property is serviced by Excel Energy Electric and Minnehaha Community Rural Water.  Additionally this property features a great setting with a nice setback with a 790’ long driveway creating a somewhat private and secluded parklike setting enhanced by numerous deciduous trees, 2 pear and 2 apple trees, evergreen trees and other site improvements.  It appears that the area west of the driveway contains approx. 2.6 acres of cropland which could be planted to row crops, alfalfa or grass for use by the future owner in conjunction with the acreage.  The two residences provide opportunities for personal, family and potential supplemental rental income, furthermore, with removal of the 2nd home an additional site might become available for construction of a new home at another location on the property.   This is truly the type of an acreage that will suit the needs of a wide variety of buyers that truly must be seen to be fully appreciated!!

LEGAL DESC.:  Proposed to be described as Tract 6 and Tract 7 of Brown’s Addition in the NE ¼ of Sec. 21, T. 102N., R. 48W., (Brandon Twp.), Minnehaha County, SD – containing 10.34 Acres M/L.

TERMS:  Cash – A 10% non-refundable earnest money deposit sale day and balance at closing on or before July 2, 2019 w/full possession.  A Trustee’s Deed will be conveyed and owner’s title insurance provided w/the cost of the owner’s policy divided 50-50 between the buyer & seller.  A title company closing fee, if any, will be divided 50-50 between the buyer and seller.  Due to the fact that this acreage is a break off of a larger 66.11 acre parcel owned by the sellers on which the total current taxes are $4,962.99, the RE taxes on the portion being sold is unknown, thus the sellers will pay the remainder of the 2018 RE Taxes payable in 2019, as well as 100% of the 2019 RE taxes payable in 2020.  The acres in this property are based on the acres as stated on a recent survey of the property, with the acres understood to be “more or less”.   All survey costs and related platting costs will be paid by the sellers.  The sellers do not guarantee that existing fences lie on the true and correct boundary and any new fencing, if any, will be the responsibility of the purchaser pursuant to SD Law. This property is sold exempt of a Sellers Property Condition Statement pursuant to SDCL 43-4-43(3) and is being sold in “AS IS” condition with no contingencies whatsoever, and is sold subject to existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record, if any, as well as any or all applicable Minnehaha Co. Zoning Ordinances.  Information contained herein is deemed to be correct but is not guaranteed.  Sold subject to confirmation of the Co-Trustees.   For Additional Information or to Inspect the Property Contact Tom Brown – ph. 605-366-6735 or the Auctioneers. 


Co-Trustees – Tom Brown – ph. 605-366-6735 & Pam Rippentrop

 CHUCK SUTTON – Auctioneer & Land Broker – – Sioux Falls, SD – ph. 605-336-6315 & Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-997-3777,

JARED SUTTON – Auctioneer & RE Broker Associate – Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-864-8527

TOM & TED SOUVIGNIER – Auctioneers & RE Broker Associates – Canton, SD ph. 605-987-2404


June 20, 2019


7:00 pm


48055 259th St.
Brandon, SD 57005


Chuck Sutton
Jared Sutton
Tom Souvignier
Ted Souvignier

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