Absolute Real Estate Auction: White Butte Ranch

Lemmon, SD | 1710 acres | Sold

Perkins Lemmon SD

Absolute Real Estate Auction: White Butte Ranch

Lemmon, Perkins County, SD | 1710 Acres




Auction Date: Aug. 21, 1:30 p.m. MT

Auction Location: Beeler Community Center, 203 Main St., Lemmon, SD 57638

Ranch Location: 5.5 miles west of Lemmon, SD


Acreage Breakdown: 1,710+/- Acres (all deeded)

1,130 AC GRASS, 580 AC Tillable

Complete set of improvements | Exceptional Highway Access 


Showing dates: July 31, August 7, 14 and 21st (Auction Day) from 10:00am – Noon each day or by appointment.


THE PROPERTY WILL BE OFFERED IN 5 INDIVIDUAL TRACTS AND IN ONE ENTIRE UNIT; selling in the manner realizing the greatest return to the Seller.


In the fertile farmland and rolling meadows of northern Perkins County, South Dakota, lies the White Butte Ranch. In 1947, upon returning from supporting the war effort, Weston and Mary Wolff began assembling the White Butte Ranch which has remained in the family since that time. The family has determined the time has come to allow others the opportunity to write their own piece of history.


Hewitt Land Company is proud to offer WHITE BUTTE RANCH at: ABSOLUTE PUBLIC AUCTION. Selling Absolute, without reserve bid! Have your arrangements secure. Internet bidding available. Broker participation invited (form and deadline required). For photos, video, downloadable brochure and on-line bidding go to www.HewittLandCompany.com



TRACT 1: Consisting of 274.77+/- Acres; (274 ac Cl II and III Tillable)

T23N, R15E; Sec 19; SW4 pt, SE4 Pt lying North of Hwy 12; Sec 20; SW4NW4, SE4SW4 Pt lying N Hwy 12, W2SW4 Pt lying N Hwy 12. Taxes: $1,565.54*

Tract 1; is conveniently located along the north side of US Hwy 12 (5 mi West of Lemmon SD). This Tract is 100% tillable and the soils are comprised of mostly Cl II and Cl III Reder Loam and Lefor fine sandy loam with productivity ratings averaging 71. The farmland on this tract is currently in hay and millet production. There is a dugout and existing well (no pump) on the Tract. This tract is a very accessible, highly productive farmland Tract!


TRACT 2: Consisting of 212.70+/- Acres, (141.33 ac Cl II and III Tillable)

T23N, R15E; Sec 20; S2SW4 Pt lying S of Hwy12; Sec 29; E2E2NW4, NE4NE4SW4, SE4.

Taxes: $2,092.00*

Tract 2; HQ Tract is located 5.5 mi W of Lemmon SD adjoining US Hwy 12. Tract 2 contains a complete set of headquarter improvements including a 1,288 sq ft ranch style home (3bd 4 ba), 40×88 Machine Shed, 40×90 Pole Barn w/vet room/concrete; 5,600 bu Grain Storage, several outbuildings and complete corral system with a well established shelter belt of Lilac, Caragana, Spruce, Russian Olive and Elm. Tract 2 has a private well and is piped to several locations throughout the HQ. The tillable on Tract 2 is comprised of highly productive Cl II and III Reder loam and Reder-Lantry loam with productivity averaging 76! The access to the HQ is exceptional with only one-half mile of good gravel off US Hwy 12. Tract 2 offers and excellent opportunity to start a ranch, acquire an additional HQ or to establish a home in the country only 5.5 miles from a growing and vibrant community! Don’t overlook this Tract!


TRACT 3: Consisting of 455.69 Acres (all Grass)

T23N, R15E; Sec 20; S2SW4 Pt lying S Hwy 12, Sec 29; W2E2NW4, W2SW4, SE4SW4, W2NE4SW4, SE4NE4SW4. Taxes: $1,720*

Tract 3 is a highly productive grass Tract with exceptional access adjoining US Hwy 12. Tract 3 is cross-fenced and serviced by two private wells (one not currently in service) with additional access to the Perkins Co rural water. Tract 3 could be assembled with the adjoining HQ Tract (2) making an efficient and easily managed HQ property.


TRACT 4: Consisting of 300.24+/- Acres (44.26 Cl IV Tillable)

T23N, R15E; Sec 19; SW4 Pt, SE4 Pt Lying S of Hwy 12, Sec 30; E2NW4, W2NE4, Taxes $1,226.39*

Tract 4 is conveniently accessed via US Hwy 12 and adjoins the Hwy for 1 mile. This is a grass Tract with productive soils and rolling topography. Tract 4 is watered by Perkins County Rural water with 2 tank locations presently being utilized as well as a dugout reservoir.



TRACT 5: Consisting of 466.88 Acres (110.89 Ac Cl II Tillable)

T23N, R14E: Sec 25; E2; T23N, R15E; Sec 30; W2W2; Taxes $1,860*

Tract 5 is located one-half mile off US Hwy 12 and is accessed by a developed two-track section line road. There is an older set of improvements with livestock barn, power a private well and modest corrals. The tillable on Tract 5 is comprised predominately of Cl II Reder-Amor loam and Reder-Rhoades loam indexing from 57 to 84. This Tract watered by one electric well, one solar well (solar pump not included) and a large ‘springy’ reservoir. The Tract is fenced and cross-fenced. This is an exceptional Tract and one which bears careful consideration!


*The Tax calculations for the individual Tracts are estimations, actual tax rates will be determined by Perkins County Assessor.


ENTIRE UNIT: 1,710.28+/- Acres (580.71 Cl II and III Tillable) RE Taxes: $8,464.12

Complete with Head Quarter improvements, including 1,288 sqft Ranch style home w/attached garage, 40×80 Machine Shed, 40×90 Pole Barn w/vet room – concrete/heated, 5,600 bu grain storage, corrals and outbuildings. The ranch is extremely well watered with six wells, four reservoirs and Perkins County Rural Water.  The grass production on the ranch is exceptional and the tillable acreage is comprised of highly productive mostly Cl II and III soils. The tillable acreage is currently being utilized in feed production. The accessibility to the ranch is extraordinary with nearly two miles of frontage on US Hwy 12 and situated 5.5 miles from Lemmon, SD and 19 miles from Hettinger, ND.


Property Features
  • House
  • Land is 1,710 acres

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