2,600 Acres: 1,394 Deeded acres plus 1,200 acres BLM
Location: Located where the prairie begins just a few miles northeast of the Black Hills of South Dakota. Hewitt Land Company proudly presents the Goff Angus Ranch. The Goff Ranch is situated approximately 12 miles Southeast of Newell or 12 miles Northeast of the small town of Vale SD on the end of a well-maintained County gravel road.
Improvements: The ranch is well improved with a nicely appointed 3,400 sqft. 3 bedroom 2 bath Ranch style custom log home and detached two car garage along with shop/machine shed and well suited calving barn and livestock sheds. View complete photo gallery with all interior photos
Size: The Goff ranch is comprised of nearly 2600 acres, consisting of 1,394 Deeded acres along with 1,200 acres of low-cost BLM lease rated at 314 animal unit months which is located directly adjacent to the deeded acreage. The lease rate on the BLM Lease is approximately $500.00 per year.
Acreage/Operation: The Ranch operation consists of a well-rounded combination of irrigated hay-lands and native range. The property is fenced and cross-fenced to allow for rotational grazing of several management groups. The current operation consists of approximately 200 cow/clf pairs with the calves being weaned and sold in the fall.
Approximately 70 acres of the hay-land receives water allocated from the Belle Fourche Irrigation District providing a stable and efficient source of winter feed..
Much of the acreage is comprised of un sullied, well sodded native rangeland with thick stands of various grasses such as western and slender wheatgrass, blue gama and buffalo grass.
Water: The ranch enjoys an abundance of live water with the Belle Fourche River making the southern boundary along with Willow Creek which meanders through the entire western end of the property.
Domestic water is provided by the Butte Meade Rural Water system which is also piped through the property providing a dependable source of domestic and livestock water. Additionally, several well-placed reservoirs are utilized throughout the grazing lands.
Wildlife: Wildlife are plentiful on the property and have been a focus of the operation for the past couple of decades. Situated near the confluence of the Belle Fourche River and Willow Creek, the ranch is a meca for all sorts of wildlife and bird populations. Deer and Pronghorn are found regularly as are coyotes, pheasant, grouse, and Turkeys along with various species of raptors.
Broker Comments: Located where the prairie begins just a few miles northeast of the Black Hills, the Goff Ranch offers live water, irrigated hay and farmland, extensive pipeline system, excellent grass cover, exceptional custom log home, and functional out buildings. Combined with wildlife galore, amazing vistas and economically-efficient federal grazing lands, the Goff Ranch is the complete package.
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