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High Country Ranch Real Estate Auction

142 ACRES

LIVE & ONLINE!

August 1, 2024

4:00 p.m. MT

Crook County School District 122 State Hwy 585, Sundance, WY 82729 

SUNDANCE, WY

AUCTION DETAILS & Property Description

HIGH COUNTRY RANCH REAL ESTATE AUCTION | AUGUST 1, 2024 | 4:00 P.M. MT

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

Broker participation is invited. Form and deadline required.

Registering to Bid: Online registration opens at 10 a.m. on July 26. If you are attending the auction in-person, you may register prior to the to the start of the auction at the auction location. 

Auction Location: Crook County School District | 122 State Hwy 585, Sundance, WY 82729

Showing Dates: July 11, 19 & August 1 (day of auction) | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. MT

Executive Summary: The High Country Ranch is a beautiful property with very well built improvements that have enjoyed outstanding maintenance and care. This holding captures that rare blend of quiet enjoyment and privacy, yet is a short 30 minutes from the I-90 corridor. It is surrounded by ranch property that has raised livestock for generations in a community that embodies that mentality and way of life. National Forest trails and recreation are just a short drive away creating an ideal hub for those looking to enjoy the outdoors. All within an hours drive to everything the northern Black Hills has to offer! If you are in the market for a property with a little room to breathe, come check the High Country Ranch out. 

Contact:

Tyson Hewitt: (605) 206-0034

Tanner Hewitt:  (605) 490-7952

JD Hewitt: (605) 347-1100

Property Location

Property Address: 397 Green Mountain Rd. Sundance, WY 82729 

Property Directions: from the intersection of Interstate 90 and Wyoming Highway 585: South approximately 19.3 miles, then west on Green Mountain Road approximately 4 miles to driveway. 

From junction WY 585/US 85 approximately 8.1 miles northwest to Green Mountain Road, then west approximately 4 miles to driveway. 

Locale

Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of northeastern Wyoming, this exceptional parcel of ranchland near Sundance offers an unparalleled opportunity to embrace serene beauty and rich heritage. Conveniently close to the northern Black Hills, this property provides easy access to natural wonders and vibrant communities, making it ideal for those seeking both tranquility and adventure.

Prime Location: Situated just a short drive from historic Sundance, this land is perfectly positioned for access to Spearfish Canyon, the Deadwood, and Spearfish, South Dakota.

Natural Beauty and Recreation: Wake up to breathtaking vistas of rolling hills and lush forests. Outdoor enthusiasts will delight in year-round recreational opportunities, from hiking and mountain biking in Spearfish Canyon to fishing in pristine trout streams.

Historic and Cultural Riches: Immerse yourself in the rich history of the northern Black Hills. The legendary town of Deadwood offers a step back in time with its historic sites and lively casinos, while Spearfish boasts a thriving arts scene with galleries, theaters, and festivals.

Convenient Amenities: This serene escape is not isolated. Nearby towns provide essential amenities, including schools, healthcare, shopping, and dining. Sundance itself is a charming community with local shops, cafes, and annual events fostering a strong sense of community.

Own a slice of Wyoming’s paradise, where the accesibility of the Black Hills meets the tranquility of the High Country Ranch property. Embrace the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of and make this exceptional land your own.

Tract Descriptions

Tract 1 (House Tract): 99.60+/- acres

Nicely Appointed Log home with unmatched views of the surrounding Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains. Spacious Shop with concrete floor throughout, studio apartment, office and craft room. Clear span livestock shed with sliding and walk through doors on both ends as well as insulated tack/supply room. Strong grass covered hills, private well, spring and end of the road privacy. If the property sells in tracts an easement will be reserved along the driveway in tract 2 to provide access to tract 1. Any fencing required will be the responsibility of the buyers.

Tract 2: 42.96 +/- acres

Grass covered rolling hills ready for you to make your own. This property is dissected by Green Mountain Road and is fenced on 3 sides. Powerline runs along the western boundary. If the property sells in tracts an easement will be reserved along the driveway to provide access to tract 1. Any fencing required will be the responsibility of the buyers.

 

TOPOGRAPHY

High country, hard grass covered hills and meadows with amazing views of the pine tree covered Bear Lodge Mountains to the north, and the Black Hills on the other sides. 

Wildlife

Elk, Deer, Antelope, Turkeys and Coyotes

Improvements

Beautiful Log home with mile-high views of the Bear Lodge Mountains and surrounding Black Hills. The home was built in 2007 and consists of 2,183 total square feet on three levels. The main floor has a tile entryway transitioning to wood flooring throughout the open concept living/dining room, kitchen, and bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with granite countertops, hickory cabinets, pantry, and stainless steel appliances. The ¾ bath is spacious and has a beautiful claw foot tub! Large, north facing windows showcase the beautiful Black Hills and Bear Lodge Mountains from the dining room table.  

Partially spiral stairs lead the way to the Master Suite loft. Large south facing windows and in floor heat help create a cozy nook. A sitting room with walk out balcony on the east and full bathroom on the west provide all the comforts for rest and relaxation. 

The lower level opens to a great room with walk out basement leading to an outdoor patio. The great room contains a pellet stove and gun safe. Attached is the utility room with washer/dryer, electric air to air heat pump, central air/heat, and humidifier. Next to the utility room is a third bathroom complete with steam sauna-walk in shower. 

Outside there is a covered deck along the southern and western sides of the house where you can sit and watch the cattle graze or the elk traveling to their destination. This home was built by the sellers and has been exceptionally maintained. 

The 60×100 Heritage Red Iron Building would satisfy a wide array of shop needs. Some of the highlights are: built in 2007, full concrete floors 6” thick throughout, 18’ sidewalls, 2 14’x14’ overhead doors (both on east end), 240 power with 3 phase converter, 4 walk through doors, Studio apartment with full bath and laundry, Office, Craft room, storage loft above apartment, office, and craft room. This is an outstanding building with large, gravel parking area around the building.    

The 60×104 Morton pole barn was built in 2008 and is in terrific condition. It is clear span constriction, has 14’ sidewalls and sliding doors and walk through door on both ends. A 10’x20’ enclosed, insulated area is currently used as a tack room in the southwest corner and there is a hydrant in the northwest corner. Adjoining the shed are several livestock pens and alleyway. Utilize this fantastic building for protection from the elements and when weather permits, slide the end doors open for some of the best views you are going to find.  

Access

Excellent access just 4.5 miles on county maintained gravel road to Wyoming Highway 585.  mile, and Frontage Road for ¼ mile. 

Water

Private well, 80 feet deep, provides water to all the buildings as well as several hydrants and 1 livestock tank. A natural spring provides water to a year-round livestock tank and stock dam.  

utilities

Range Telephone Company & Powder River Energy

Taxes

The 2023 real estate taxes: $4,356.17

Legal Description

LEGAL DESCRIPTION:

T48N R62W SEC 4 ACRES 120.00 S2NE, NWSE

terms & Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR HIGH COUNTRY RANCH

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 will be offered in two tracts and one entire unit, selling in the manner realizing the greater return. 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 September 16, 2024. 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 will be granted 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 prorated to the date of closing.  

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

Owner: Gary & Terri Hamm 

Online Bids: Registrations for online bidders and Buyer’s Agents must be completed no later than 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2024. 

Tyson Hewitt

Broker Associate

Rapid City, SD Office

(605) 206-0034

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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.