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Pheasant Connection Farm, South Dakota
Property Types: Farms, Recreational
$2,196,850 / 829.00 Acres / Sold
Activities & Amenities
Pheasant Connection Farm offers 829 deeded acres of prime hunting land in Lyman County, South Dakota. With more than 676 acres of CRP, milo food plots, 6 ponds, cattails, and miles of trees, it is a hunter’s paradise. After walking the fields of South Dakota, you can experience the comforts of the lodge and a patio to enjoy more of the South Dakota fresh air and watch the beautiful sunrise and sunsets!
The property also includes a 3600 square foot building including a 1064 square foot gathering lodge/kitchen overlooking the property. The corner piece species of the Pheasant Connection Farm hunting experience is pheasants along with the opportunity to harvest white-tailed deer, sharp-tailed grouse, and waterfowl. The countryside is gently rolling, with fields and sky as far as the eye can see. You will walk across miles of shelter belts, CRP, and millet/forage sorghum strips to flush out birds. And 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 and 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.
The Lyman County Farm Service Agency records indicate 772 acres are considered cropland. Soil maps indicate soils found on the property are Class II and Class III of the Millboro and Promise Clay Series. The property commands an overall Productivity Index of 75.95 which indicates this is a highly productive parcel of cropland.
The Pheasant Connection Farm is poised to be the foundation to build your dream and legacy. It is highly regarded for its privacy, careful management, and diverse wildlife populations. It offers enticing possibilities for the discerning buyer seeking a wise investment or a beautiful place to call home with its stunning views. It offers the best of South Dakota recreation as well as an opportune ag investment
NOTE: Video includes 640 additional acres that have been subsequently sold.
Machine Shed – 2,544 square foot with a backup generator, an overhead door, sliding door and loft. It is wired for 220.
Gathering Area/Kitchen – 28’X32’ Kitchen with a large dining area and covered porch overlooking the property. Price includes kitchen appliances including a commercial Vulcan stove and exhaust. There is a Rinnai continuous hot water heater in the full bathroom.
Dog Kennel/Garage – Metal building with 5 dog kennels and a storage garage.
The water for the property is supplied by West River Rural Water.
Acreage and Current Operation:
The acreage consists of 829± acres deeded with approximately 676± acres in CRP. Water is supplied by 9 ponds and rural water. The largest pond is 13 acres in the middle of the north acreage. There are over 3.25 miles of shelter belts. The Lyman County Farm Service Agency records indicate 772 acres are considered cropland. Soil maps indicate soils found on the property are Class II and Class III of the Millboro and Promise Clay Series. The property commands an overall Productivity Index of 75.95 which indicates this is a highly productive parcel of cropland.
Note: The 2 CRP contracts shown as “NEW” containing 262.82 acres, can be opted out and farmed by paying a one-time penalty of 25% of the annual payment anytime before 10-1-2021.
Tract # 1197
Contract #11165 – 99.91 acres
10-01-2017 to 09-30-2027
Annual payment of $7975 ($79.82 annual rate per acre)
Tract # 2775
Contract #10144C – 214.05 acres
10-01-2012 to 09-30-2022
Annual payment of $10,176 ($47.54 annual rate per acre)
Tract # 1197
Contract # NEW – 80.31 acres
10-01-2020 to 09-30-2030
Annual payment of $4385 ($54.60 annual rate per acre)
Tract # 3434
Contract # NEW – 282.51 acres
10-01-2020 to 09-30-2030
Annual payment of $14,535 ($51.45 annual rate per acre)
The diverse landscape of Pheasant Connection Farm is characterized by an assortment of habitats and an abundant array of natural resources. For many outdoor enthusiasts, no other wildlife species in the state is as recognized or valued as the ring-necked pheasant. Though pheasants are not a native species to North America, they have become naturalized to this mosaic of grassland and agricultural land habitat found in much of South Dakota. From the first successful releases of pheasants in 1908 to the current estimated population of around 10 million birds, South Dakotans and our visitors have built a rich and deeply rooted tradition around pheasants and pheasant hunting. The opening weekend in October is an event anticipated not only by pheasant hunters, but also family and friends who are reunited during this social gathering. You will also find an abundance of white-tailed deer and sharp-tailed grouse as well as ducks and geese.
If you enjoy fishing, Lake Oahe in Pierre offers exceptional fishing for walleye, northern pike and salmon. and bluegill. In the winter try ice fishing for walleye or pan fish.
Pheasant Connection Farm is in central South Dakota, just 3 miles west of Presho. It is in the epicenter of Dakota’s great upland prairie and of the heartland’s richly productive countryside.
Presho is right along Interstate-90 at exit 223. From Sioux Falls, you simply head west on I-90 until you get to exit 223 (about 180 miles). From Rapid City, you east on I-90 (about 160 miles). South Dakota is well known for its world class pheasant hunting. Lyman County is in central South Dakota, where the highest pheasant numbers in the state are found. This area is unlike any other. Every year Lyman County statistically ranks at the top with the highest pheasant populations in South Dakota and all North America! Lyman County and Presho is strategically located in the center of the golden triangle. The golden triangle is special because it consistently boasts the best WILD pheasant hunting numbers in North America. The golden triangle forms a connecting line between the cities of Pierre, Winner, and Chamberlain. The city of Presho is in the center of that triangle.
The Presho area not only boasts glorious hunting opportunities, but a long list of recreational activities as well. For boaters and campers, the Missouri River is only a mere 40-minute drive away, and one can experience the breathtaking scenery that adorns the river's banks.
The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 are $6,956.54 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 not 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.
This is a place of inspiration and solitude. The possibilities and opportunities are as endless as the Western Sky. By sharing this beauty with other loved ones, you will be developing memories and building eternal legacies. Pheasant Connection Farm is where you and your family can make memories that will last a lifetime, a place where your dreams can become reality.
The current asking price is Two Million, One Hundred Ninety-Six Thousand, Eight Hundred Fifty Dollars ($2,196,850) or $2650 per acre including all improvements.