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Cronkhite Farm, South Dakota
Property Types: Farms, Recreational
$7,800,000 / 2,356.00 Acres / Available
Activities & Amenities
Cronkhite Farm offers 2356 deeded acres of prime hunting land in Jones County, South Dakota. With more than 20 tree belts, a 7-acre lake, 9 ponds, switch grass, milo, corn, cattails, and CRP, it is a hunter’s paradise. For those who enjoy fishing, the lake is filled with several species including bass, crappie, and perch. After walking the fields of South Dakota, you can experience the comforts of the owner’s residence and guests can relax in the one-of-a-kind man cave and lodge. The 3948 square foot owner’s residence was built new in 2013 and is beautifully appointed. It features 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and a chef’s kitchen.
The Guest Lodge features 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, range/microwave/oven/refrigerator, dining area, office area, common room and a back patio so you can enjoy more of the South Dakota fresh air and watch the beautiful sunrise and sunsets! The owners will also include their client list and lodge furnishings. Financial statements that reveal a profitable business are available upon signing a confidentiality statement. The conservation minded owner has planted over 400 acres of tall wheat grass in the past 2 years. The owner also plants over 200 acres of habitat food plots annually. According to the FSA, the farm includes 1385 crop acres which includes 204.7 acres CRP. The balance of the acreage is grassy draws and native prairie.
The corner piece of the Cronkhite Farm hunting experience is pheasants along with the opportunity to harvest trophy white-tailed deer and waterfowl. The countryside is gentle, rolling prairie, with fields and sky as far as the eye can see. There are approximately 20 shelter belts covering 64 acres with trees. You will walk across cornfields, native grass rangeland, and millet/forage sorghum strips to flush out birds. At hunt’s end, you realize that the memories of that perfect shot and the cackling call of the rising rooster will be with you for a long, long time. If action-filled hunting, comfortable lodging, an uncommon passion for the outdoors and a sound investment are what you chase, do yourself a favor and schedule a private tour of the property.
Farmhouse Owners Residence –Built new in 2013, it is 3948 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 ½ baths. The high-quality home also contains a spacious great room, bar area, gun room, 2 offices, wine room, large dining room, living room and covered patio.
Man Cave – 28’X28’ one-of-a-kind man cave overlooking the lake with a fireplace and wet bar. It was constructed using wooden grain facility originally located on the property.
Guest Lodge - The Guest Lodge that can sleep 10-15 persons and features 6 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, full kitchen, range/microwave/oven/refrigerator, dining area, office area, common room, and a back patio.
Machine shed/Garage with a Game Cleaning/Processing Room, seperate storage room, wood shop, hunting equipment room and room for 2-3 vehicles – Measures 50’X50’ with a loft
Includes 8 tower blinds capable of accomodating 2 or more hunters
Older Barn – 48’X60’
Nine Grain Bins
Cronkhite Farm is in central South Dakota, just a little west of the Missouri River. It is in the epicenter of Dakota’s great upland prairie and of the heartland’s richly productive countryside. The farm is located 30 miles south of Pierre, 15 miles west of Presho, and only 4 miles southeast of Draper with easy access from I-90.
Jones County, South Dakota is closely tied to the cultural geography and history of the area. Murdo is the county seat of Jones County. Jones County has picturesque landscapes where the prairie meets the sky. The vast open spaces and abundant wildlife make the area known for world-class hunting and fishing. The terrain of Jones County consists of semi-arid rolling hills, partially devoted to agriculture. The Bad River flows northeasterly through the northwest corner of the county, and the White River forms the county's southern boundary. The southern areas of the county are carved with gullies and drainages flowing to the White River. The hospitality and service-oriented people of the community continued to cater to the residents of the area. Honest, hard-working people continue to make up the core of the area's population, making the area a tremendous place to live and grow. The natural resources around Jones County, including pheasant hunting, continue to attract visitors from around the country.
The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 are $10,054 annually.
Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estate
Fences & Boundaries:
The perimeter of the property is completely fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about the location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations regarding specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an “as is” condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.
The current asking price is Seven Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($7,800,000)