PendingGrassland, Home and Minerals in Ford Co, KS - 547.50 Acres


547.50 Acres / Ford County, KS


Boot Hill Casino, Meeting Room C, 4100 W Comanche Street, Dodge City, KS 67801

08/08/2022 at 1:00 PM

Unique custom hunting lodge with built-in blind/lookout, hunting acreage, producing minerals and crop/grazing. This excellent combination of productive real estate and producing mineral rights is being offered at public auction and absolutely has something for everybody! For many years this property has operated as a productive cattle ranch with excellent new perimeter fence and cross-fencing, good water wells, and is located in the heart of cattle country. Oil and gas production has been prevalent on the property since the mid-1980s and will be offered at the auction. Also featured on the property is a 34-acre farmstead including heated floors and custom interior, a 1,167 square ft hunting lodge consisting of 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and plenty of quality living space for a permanent home or seasonal lodging, plus an air-conditioned 20’ carpeted F5-level storm shelter with cable tv. If you’re searching for an excellent cattle pasture, hunting habitat, oil and gas investment, or your very own country home or lodge – this property has it all!

Tract 1 Description:

This 513.50 +/- acre tract is currently 100% grassland, cross-fenced into quarters with a catch pen and water well and stock tank in the very center. This is a prime grazing property for this area and will provide plenty of grass for your livestock while giving complete control of managing the grass in each pasture. The perimeter fence, cross-fencing, gates and cattle guards are in new condition! Pastures like this one are not easy to find. The buyer will take possession of the pasture upon expiration of the current grazing lease, once cattle are pulled off in the Fall of 2022. This property has good Class II and III soils with very little slope and was once in grain production as non-irrigated cropland. There are 264.20 wheat base acres on the land.


Tract #: 1

Deeded acres: 513.50

FSA Farmland Acres: 513.50

DCP Cropland Acres 513.50

Soil Types: Class II and III, Satanta-Lubbock complex, Attica-Solvay complex, Attica fine sandy loam


Base acres and Yield: 264.20 Wheat Base; 30 PLC Yield

CRP Acres/payment: N/A

Taxes: TBD

Lease Status: Pasture acres leased thru March 1, 2023

Possession: March 1, 2023

Survey needed: Survey needed

Brief Legal: 513.50 +/- acres within Section 14, Township 27 South, Range 22 West, less N/2 NE/4 and a tract in the SW/4 corner, all in Ford County, KS

Lat/Lon: 37.6985, -99.6917

Tract 2 Description:

This 34-acre homesite is a terrific custom country estate with incredible views of the open plains, good wildlife habitat, and a cozy 1,167 sq ft country home including a 3rd level lookout/hunting blind. Located at 12850 Primrose Road, Ford, KS 67842, this farmhouse is the perfect permanent residence or getaway hunting lodge for you and your crew. The custom lodge features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath & 1100 sq ft of living area with a built-in 3rd story blind, heated thermostat floors, strong air conditioner, big screen TVs and wired for surround sound and wiring in every room for more upgrades. It also features a wood stove, marble kitchen counters, fitness room, 240 sq ft carpeted storm shelter with air conditioner that can sleep 3 more and very unique- unlimited natural gas off its own well for heating. Propane is also on site, if needed, with a dual natural gas or propane heating system. You can even run off-grid from a generator all pre-wired connected to a/c and heat too. The 34-acre farmstead consists of several trees and brush providing good habitat for whitetail deer, pheasants, and quail – which are all very prevalent in this area.

If you’re in the market for a great country home and acreage within a reasonable distance of Dodge City (less than 20 miles), this is the farm for you.


Tract #: 2

Deeded acres: 34 +/-

Taxes: $2,853.44

Lease Status: Open Tenancy

Possession: Immediate possession

Survey needed: survey needed

Brief Legal: 34 +/- acres and home within S14, T27S, R22W in Ford County, KS

Lat/Lon: 37.6915, -99.6974

Tract 3 Description:

All of the Sellers mineral rights are selling separately and there is both oil and gas production on the property. The ‘Linlor A’ lease has been producing both oil and gas since 1984 and the landowner's share of the production and all other mineral rights will be auctioned. With the recent spike in oil and gas prices, this is an incredible opportunity to invest in an active oil and gas lease – with immediate income returns!


Tract #: 3

Lease Status: Active

Possession: Immediate possession

Survey needed: No survey is needed

Brief Legal: Mineral rights within S14, T27S, R22W in Ford County, KS

Lat/Lon: 37.6985, -99.6917

  • Bidders may participate in the auction on-site or online at

  • Onsite bidders should bring a government-issued ID

  • 10% down payment immediately after auction - cash, personal, or business checks accepted

  • If the winning bid is online, you will be immediately contacted to make arrangements for the 10% down payment and a purchase contract will be sent via DocuSign

  • High bidder has 30 days to close unless otherwise noted

  • Announcements on auction day will take precedence over any prior announcements

  • This is a no contingency sale and is not subject to financing or additional inspections

  • Possession at closing, subject to tenant’s rights, if any

  • If a survey is needed it will be done following the auction and the total purchase price will be adjusted to the surveyed acres

  • All information provided is derived from sources believed correct but is not guaranteed or warranted - Bidders shall rely entirely on their own information and judgments

  • 1,167 square foot custom lodge

  • Excellent grassland

  • New fence, gates and cattleguards

  • Oil and gas production

  • Good deer and upland bird habitat

  • Excellent views of the wide open plains

  • Less than 20 minutes from Dodge City, KS

Auction Documents

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Terms Of Sale

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Jefferson Kirk Gilbert, Ranch & Farm Auctions (CO00002929), Kansas Broker License # 00237080

Joe Gizdic, Director, Ranch & Farm Auctions, 217.299.0332

Adam Hann Kansas Land Specialist for Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC, 785.259.2469

Mitch Keeley, Kansas Land Specialist for Whitetail Properties Real Estate, LLC, 785.259.0492

Brandon Hamel, Auctioneer

Auction Type

Subject to Seller Acceptance

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