Productive Tillable Ground With Hunting In Wells Co, ND - 171.18 Acres


171.18 Acres / Wells County, ND

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Auction Date: 08.16.2023 Auction Time: 5:00 PM CDT

Auction Location: Chieftain Conference Center, 60 4th Avenue S, Carrington, ND 58421

Entire Farm Description:

Located 15 miles west of Carrington ND in Wells County sits this predominantly tillable tract with recreational bonuses. The property is mainly income-producing farmland with a mix of open water ponds, cattail sloughs and native grasses. The 137.7 FSA tillable acres are currently planted in soybeans and being rented out. The soils are 69% Heimdal-Emrick Loam with a PI of 80. The average PI for the property is 72.52. This property would be an excellent option for an investor, producer or someone with a 1031 to fulfill. The property is currently being rented out for the 2023 growing season. It does have an open tenancy for the 2024 season. The roughly 34+/-ac of recreational ground on this property also offers exceptional waterfowl and whitetail hunting with upland game calling the property home as well. If you're familiar with the northern flyway you will know that this property sits in the heart of it and will offer not only good duck hunting on the ponds but will make for great field hunting when the Snows/Blues and Canadian geese are coming through. This property would also qualify for the ND landowners' gratis tag for whitetail hunting. It is located in deer unit 2K2 for gun season. This is not only a great option for someone looking to make a sound investment or add to their current operation, but it's also a great option for someone looking to hunt with family and friends and make memories in the outdoors.

Tract 1 Description: Located 2 miles west of Sykeston, this is a prime income-producing farm with fertile soils and level topography. 171+/-acres with 137.7 FSA tillable acres and an avg. CPI of 72.52. This tract also offers exceptional hunting opportunities for waterfowl, whitetail and upland game on the roughly 34 acres of rec. ground. There is easy access from both the east and west sides of the property. The cropland is currently rented out for the 2023 growing season for $11,730 and planted in soybeans. Open Tenancy for 2024.


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FSA Farmland Acres:


Soil Types:

Heimdal - Emrick Loam, Fram-Tonka Complex, Uranda- Larson Loam


NCCPI 72.52 Avg

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Lease Status:

Open Tenancy for 2024 crop year


Immediate possession subject to current tenants rights for 2023

Survey needed?:

No survey needed

Brief Legal:

N1/2 of S16 T146N R69W lying S. of the right away of the Northern Pacific Railway Comp, now the Burlington Northern RR right-of-way




47.4664, -99.4582

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  • 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

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  • 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

  • Income producing tillable farm with recreational bonuses

  • 137.7 FSA tillable acres with avg. 72.52 CPI

  • Great investment opportunity or addition to current operation

  • Easy access, located 2 miles west of Sykeston on 51st Ave NE

  • Rented out for 2023 growing season Open Tenancy for 2024

  • Hunt whitetail, waterfowl and upland game

  • Qualifies for ND gratis tag for deer

  • Sits in the heart of the northern flyway

  • Close to major grain markets and modern conveniences

Auction Location:
60 4th Avenue S, Carrington, ND 58421
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