Rosencranz real estate AUCTION



MARCH 21, 2024

5:30 PM MT

Belle Fourche Community Hall | Belle Fourche, SD


AUCTION DETAILS & Property Description


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

Auction location: Belle Fourche Community Hall

511 6th Avenue Belle Fourche, SD 57717 

Showing dates: 2/29, 3/7 & 3/14 from 10-Noon MT (Or by appointment)

Executive Summary: The Rosencranz farm lies in the productive Belle Fourche River corridor with the Belle Fourche River running along and through the property. The property is host to whitetail deer, ducks, geese, and turkey, as well as outstanding fishing within a stone’s throw of the back door. Whether you’re interested in recreation, hay production and cattle grazing, or maybe just a quiet place to call home, be sure to attend the Rosencranz Real Estate Auction. 


Tanner Hewitt:  (605) 490-7952

Tyson Hewitt: (605) 206-0034

Property Location

Property Location: 18926 Meyers Road, Fruitdale, SD 57717

Property Directions: From Fruitdale; drive East 1 mile on High Street. Then South ¾ of a mile on Meyers Road to the Northwest corner of the Property. Watch for signs.  


The area surrounding the Rosencranz property is predominantly an agricultural community comprised of fertile farmland and productive grassland. Rich in history, Butte County was established in 1883 when still a part of the Dakota territory. The area’s population began to grow after gold was discovered in the Black Hills by Custer’s expedition in 1874, and homesteading gradually increased after the 1890s.

The nearby town of Belle Fourche hosts all of the services needed and expected in a small town, such as K-12 school, grocery, banking, farm-ranch supply store, gas convenience stores, restaurants, churches, etc.

Regional services such as medical, commercial airline services, financial and legal, retail shopping, entertainment and higher education opportunity are all available in the surrounding communities of Rapid City, Spearfish and Sturgis.

Rapid City, 50 miles south, is the second largest city in South Dakota and offers all types of shopping, fine and casual dining, medical facilities, and industry. Regional flight service is available at the Rapid City Regional Airport.

The Black Hills area offers and inviting mix of recreational and cultural experiences such as, Mount Rushmore, natural hot springs, fossil hunting, hiking, biking and rock climbing as well as superior hunting and fishing. Averaging 4 million visitors annually, the area remains a top tourist destination.


Rolling hills/Belle Fourche River bottom

SOILS & Irrigation

Tillable: 25.54 +/- Ac. (11 Ac. cI1 Irrigated) Manter & Glenberg fine sandy loam soils.


Whitetail deer, mule, deer, antelope, turkey


1200 sqft home, outbuildings & corrals


Property is accessed by county gravel road.


Water is currently sourced through Butte-Meade Rural Water and Belle Fourche Irrigation. 


Power is provided by Butte Electric Coop. 

Irrigation Assessment

The 2023 irrigation assessment was $423.67. 


The 2023 taxes were $1,583.82

Legal Description

Township 8 North Range 4 East, BHM, Butte County, SD. 

Section 18: S1/2NE1/4 

terms & Conditions


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 May 6, 2024. 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. Property sells subject to seller confirmation.

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

Owner: Kennen Rosencranz and Tanton Rosencranz

Online Bids: Registrations for online bidders and Buyer’s Agents must be completed no later than 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 20, 2024. 

Tanner Hewitt


Rapid City, SD Office


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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.