Scott – 160 Acres of Miner Twp., Miner Co., Grassland
September 12, 2022 @ 10:00 am
ATTENTION – Cattle Producers, Hunters & Wildlife Enthusiasts! +/-160 Acres of Well Managed Miner Township, Miner County Grassland
We will offer the following land at public auction “On Site” at the land – Located from Howard, SD – approx. 13 miles west on Hwy. #34 to Fedora, SD, then – 3 miles north on 421st Ave. and 2 miles west to the SW Corner of the land at the Jct. of 230th St. & 419th Ave; from Carthage, SD – 8 miles south on 425th Ave. and 6 miles west on 230th St. to the SW Corner of the land; or from Artesian, SD – approx. 4 miles east on Hwy. #34 to the Miner/Sanborn County Line, then 3 miles north on 418th Ave. and 1 mile east on 230th St.
MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 2022 Sale Time: 10:00 AM
This is an excellent livestock farm with areas that may provide some hunting opportunities. There is an abandoned building site on the property which has a tear down type home and other improvements including a double garage with metal clad exterior and a newer well house which houses the well, electrical and pressure system that presently provides water to a hydrant w/tire tank for livestock. This property is under two individual US Fish & Wildlife Easements – the first is on essentially the west 40 acres which is a generally referred to as a perpetual wetland easement – which allows for row cropping, but prohibits filling, burning, draining and other provisions of the easement; the second is on essentially the east 120 acres which is generally referred to as a perpetual US Fish and Wildlife Grassland Easement, which prohibits row cropping on this portion of the farm, although there are no restrictions on grazing, but the easement restricts haying until after July 15th, additionally there is a Wetland Easement on this area as well. The land is currently all sowed to grass, and according to the owners some of this is native grass pasture. The pasture has trees in areas which provide shade for livestock and there also is a dugout in the north central sector of the farm. The general topography of this land is gently rolling to rolling with some steeper slopes in areas. According to the Miner County Assessor this land has an Overall Soil Rating of .539; comparatively Surety Agri-Data indicates this land has an overall soil productivity index of 55.1. This land is located in a highly regarded hunting area of Miner County, SD and may have hunting potential for deer, pheasants and other wild game. According to the Miner County Treasurer the 2021 RE taxes payable in 2022 on this property are $1,733.74.
LEGAL DESC.: The SW¼ of Sec. 20, T. 107N., R. 58W. (Miner Twp.), Miner County, SD.
TERMS: Cash – A 10% nonrefundable earnest money payment sale day & balance on or before Oct. 27, 2022, subsequent to the expiration of the current lease on Nov. 1, 2022. Marketable Title will be conveyed and an Owner’s Title Insurance Policy will be provided with the cost divided 50-50 between the buyer & seller. This land is subject both Wetland & Grassland US Fish & Wildlife Easements, which prohibits and restricts certain farming practices on this land in accordance with the terms of the easements. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact US Fish & Wildlife at Madison, SD – ph. 605 256-2974 with questions pertaining to specifics concerning the easements. This property is being sold based on the acres as stated on the county tax records, with acres in either case being understood to be “more or less”. All of the 2021 RE taxes payable in 2022, as well as all of the 2022 RE taxes payable in 2023 will be paid by the sellers. The seller does not warranty or guarantee that existing fences lie on the true & correct boundary and new fencing, if any, will be the responsibility of the purchaser pursuant to SD law. This property is sold in “AS IS” Conditions and subject to existing easements, restrictions, reservations or highways of record, if any, and subject to Miner Co. Zoning Ordinances. The RE licensees in this transaction stipulate that they are acting as agents for the seller. Sold subject to confirmation of the Owners. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend this auction, or if you are unable to attend and need to make arrangements to bid by phone, then contact the auctioneers prior to sale day to make arrangements for absentee bidding. **NOTE** – Cattle may be present on this property, so interested parties are requested to be respectful and make sure that gates are closed!!
HEIRS OF MORRIS SCOTT & ARDITH SCOTT, Owners
CHUCK SUTTON – Auctioneer & Land Broker – Sioux Falls, SD – ph. 605-336-6315 & Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-997-3777;
TERRY HAIAR – RE Auctioneer – Alexandria, SD – ph. 605-239-4626 &
JARED SUTTON, CAI – RE Auctioneer & Broker Assoc. – Flandreau, SD – ph. 605-864-8527