193.51 ACRES


NOVEMBER 16, 2023

1:30 PM

Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center | Pierre, SD


AUCTION DETAILS & Property Description


LIVE & ONLINE! Attend in-person or register to bid online.

Auction location: Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center – Amphitheater I

920 W Sioux Avenue | Pierre, SD 57501 

Showing dates: 10/25, 11/1 & 11/8 from 1-4PM CT

Executive Summary: An absolute Gem overlooking the mighty Missouri River! The Peck Property offers a beautiful mix of private recreational and hunting enjoyment, as well as livestock grazing with outstanding access along SD Highway 34, just minutes from Pierre SD. Several timbered draws provide tremendous natural protection for livestock and wildlife and opportunity for hiking, hunting, or capturing breathtaking views of the Missouri River Breaks. If you are in the market for a scenic property, close to city amenities with exceptional access, make plans to check out the Devern Peck Estate Property. 


Dan Todd: (605) 280-9214

Tyson Hewitt: (605) 206-0034

Tanner Hewitt:  (605) 490-7952

Property Location
Property Location: 30624 SD Hwy 34, Pierre, SD 57501

Property Directions: From Pierre, Take SD Highway 34 East for 13 miles

Pierre is the home of South Dakota’s State Capitol, is the center of South Dakota government, is the area leader in business and finance influenced significantly by the area’s agricultural industry, and is the medical services and shopping center for a large part of central South Dakota. Pierre provides excellent educational opportunities, has an active YMCA, and offers a large variety of entertainment, hunting, fishing, golf and many other outdoor recreational activities. Pierre is located in the heart of South Dakota, on the Missouri River, just a few miles from the geographical center of North America. It is just two hours from the Badlands and four from Mount Rushmore — and an easy air connection from anywhere in the world. The area is rich in cultural heritage and its history tells of how early explorers, settlers and traders were drawn to Its central location on the Missouri River. Fur trading was established in the late 1700’s and by 1830, nearby Fort Pierre was a bustling trade center and steamboat stop. In 1855 the first military fort in the northwest was established and by the time of the Black Hills Gold Rush, the area was the major transportation and distribution hub in the territory. Outdoor recreational opportunities abound, with year-round fishing and hunting, easy access to Lake Oahe, Oahe Dam, and Lake Sharpe, as well as golf complexes, rodeos, and more. 

The area serves as an agricultural hub for the region, and is home to the farming and ranching mainstays, Ft. Pierre Livestock Auction and Dakota Mill and Grain. The business community offers a broad variety of amenities, as well as healthcare, banking, automotive, veterinary, tourism and hospitality industries. Local schools, churches and nonprofit organizations provide a strong community network. The Pierre Regional Airport provides air service for the surrounding area.

Tract 1: 41.25 +/- Ac 

Excellent property with approximately 2,900 ft highway 34 frontage and tons of potential. Ideal for development, rural acreage, or maybe commercial use with St. George Lake Access just down the road from the corner of the property. A 25’x53’ steel covered shed is located on Tract 1. 

Tract 2: 152.26 +/- Ac 

Hard to find recreational acreage just minutes from the center of South Dakota. Heavily timbered draws with a small spring fed pool provide shelter for wildlife and livestock. Multiple levels of ridges offer exceptional opportunities for executive style residences with riverfront views. Tract 2 is unimproved   

Entire Unit: 193.51 +/- Ac 

A remarkable property with opportunity for development or quiet enjoyment. Holdings with this kind of aesthetic value, size, scenery, location and access are nearly impossible to find

This property is comprised of Rolling / Timbered Draws and Ridges
Exceptional habitat for deer and upland birds.
25’ x 53’ steel shed (Tract 1)
SD Highway 34
Water is currently sourced from a spring located on Tract 2. Property has access by easement to neighboring private well.
Power is provided by Oahe Electric and is located along the property.
The 2022 real estate taxes: Tract 1 – $164.30 Tract 2 – $360.46 Entire Unit – $524.76
Legal Description
Township 110 North, Range 77 West,   5th PM  , Hughes County, South Dakota 

Section 25: NW4 LESS LOT H1 IN SW4 NW4 152.26 Acres 

        SW4 N OF HWY 34 41.25 Acres 

Total Deeded acres 193.51 

terms & Conditions

The Preliminary Title Commitment is available online. An owner’s policy of title insurance will be provided with cost divided equally between Buyer and Seller.    

The property is being sold “as-is, where-is” and each bidder should conduct his/her own due-diligence related to the property.    

The bidder acknowledges that if a bid is submitted during the auction, the bid may become the high bid and therefore obligate the bidder to purchase the tract(s) or parcel(s) at the bid price.    

The minimum bid increase will be at the discretion of the Auctioneer. Bids will be recognized in the order received.   

Hewitt Land Company reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason. It also reserves the right to cancel an auction or remove any item or lot from this auction prior to the close of bidding. All decisions of Hewitt Land Company are final.   

The winning bidder will be required to complete, sign and return the real estate contract without modifications following the auction. The winning bidder will be required to provide 15% non-refundable earnest money deposit as stated in the contract. The purchaser will be responsible for any related fees.  

Both the winning bidder and Seller shall hold harmless Hewitt Land Company for any liabilities or expenses resulting from either Bidder’s or Seller’s failure to fulfill any obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions.   

Property sells subject to seller confirmation.  At the conclusion of the auction successful bidders shall enter into a purchase agreement and deposit 15% nonrefundable earnest money with the balance due in certified funds upon closing, on or before December 28, 2023. Any early closing will be upon mutual consent. Property will be sold without buyer contingency of any kind. Have financial arrangements secured prior to bidding. Property shall be sold by legal description only. No warrantees or representation is made regarding actual acreage. Any survey required shall be at the expense of the buyer. All information has been derived from sources deemed reliable; however, neither Seller nor the Auctioneers/Brokers are making any guarantees or warranties, actual or implied. Property selling “As-is where is”. Inspect to the extent deemed necessary both on and off premises and use your own judgement when bidding. Announcements made at auction take precedence over any prior printed or oral representations.   

Possession: Possession of property available at closing. 

Title: Marketable title will be transferred by Warranty Deed, subject to easements, restrictions, covenants and/or reservations of record. A title insurance policy will be provided by Seller and is available for your inspection prior to the auction.   

Taxes: The 2023 taxes shall be paid by the Seller. The 2024 taxes shall be the responsibility of the Purchaser. 

Representation: Hewitt Land Company Represents the Sellers in this Transaction. Broker Participation is invited, (form and deadline required).   

Owner: Devern Peck Estate; Steve Watkins Personal Representative 

Online Bids: Registrations for online bidders and Buyer’s Agents must be completed no later than 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. 

Dan Todd


Pierre, SD Office

(605) 494-0205

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The information provided by Hewitt Land Company has been obtained from sources deemed to be reliable, but is not guaranteed or warranted by Hewitt Land Company or the sellers of these properties. It is the responsibility of the prospective buyer to independently confirm the accuracy and completeness of this information. Prospective buyers and advisors are encouraged to do their own due diligence in regard to tax, financial and legal matters, and to determine the suitability of a specific property to the buyer's needs. This offering is subject to errors, omissions, prior sale, price change, correction or withdrawal from the market without notice. All references are approximate. Any projections, opinions, assumptions, or estimates used are for example only and do not represent the current or future performance of the property. Sellers reserve the right to accept or reject any and all offers without liability to any buyer or cooperating broker. Fences may or may not be located along property borders.