Benchmark Farm- HQ and 119 Acres
Headquarters, 219 acres – $365,000
The Benchmark Farm fits perfectly into that niche of an operation big enough to be economically viable but small enough to be affordable. The elements of this property such as, size, location, accessibility, quality irrigated farmland, attractive improvements, proximity to population centers and ease of operation all work together to set the Benchmark Farm apart and make it a highly desirable farm and ranch property.
The Benchmark Farm includes a 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath home built in 2001 with partially finished basement. There is also a 3-car garage, 50’x 80’ barn, and set of modest corrals.
Location: Newell, South Dakota is a small community that finds itself in the transition ground of irrigated farm land and good western South Dakota grass lands. In Newell are your basic needs businesses such as, a grocery store, mechanic shop, hardware store, k-12 school, cafes, and convenience store gas stations. A short hour drive south is Rapid City, which provides easy access to all of the necessary amenities of country living. Rapid City has a regional airport, big name implement dealerships, many grocery and home goods stores, as well as a range of entertainment options. Also close by are Spearfish, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, and the great Black Hills area for beautiful scenery and unmatched recreational benefit.
The property consists of 219 acres with 170 acres of flood irrigated class 3 and 4 soils. Nearly all of the irrigated portion of the property is currently planted to alfalfa hay. A fair expectation for production on the irrigated acres would be from 2-4 ton per acre, depending on management practices, and year to year conditions.
The Benchmark Farm improvements include a 3 bed 2 1/2 bath home built in 2001 with partially finished basement. There is also a three car garage, 50’x 80’ barn, and set of modest corrals.
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The North Ziebach County Unit would be a fantastic headquarters and consists of 1,975.7 deeded acres, complete with the home, barn, mature shelterbelt, and corrals. There are 1,061 tillable acres, with the balance being grass and headquarters. The property is watered by two electric wells and four dams. The tillable acres consist of: 595 acres planted to improved grasses, 333 acres ready to plant, 133 acres of alfalfa.
The Benchmark Farm includes 119 acres and HQ, featuring a 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath home built in 2001 with partially finished basement. There is also a 3-car garage, 50’x 80’ barn, and set of modest corrals.