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Bowman County Farm

$2,500,000 Bowman, ND 1,748± Deeded Acres

Executive Summary

Bowman County Farm sets in the fertile lands of southwestern North Dakota and consists of 1,748± deeded acres. The property has a full set of farm improvements, including a house. A nice mix of dryland farm ground, hay meadows, and rangeland support a farming/cattle operation. A highlight of the property is Spring Creek meandering through the property. The property is move-in ready and also supports a robust wildlife population.

Just the Facts

  • Farm has grown wheat, sunflowers, oats, corn, barley, peas, and lentils
  • Hayland is a grass/alfalfa mix
  • Entire Farm is fenced with well-maintained pasture fences
  • The ranchland has ample water with two different pastures fed by pumped well water, as well as, a spring-fed creek running through the pastures
  • The farm has been home to pheasant, turkey, ducks, geese, deer, and antelope
  • The custom home is approximately 2,412 sq. ft. built 1974 with a 28’ X 32’ detached garage
  • Over 30,000-bushel grain storage
  • Excellent set of farm buildings
  • Located a short distance from Bowman, North Dakota

General Description

Bowman County farm lays along the banks of Spring Creek, which meanders through the entire property. The creek is spring-fed and provides water for livestock and wildlife most of the year. There are also numerous dams on the property for livestock water along with a pipeline supplying two pastures. The farm ground is good rich, heavy soil that holds water efficiently, producing robust dryland crops. The headquarters have been maintained very well over the years and include sufficient grain storage bins. Along with alfalfa, the farm has grown corn, wheat, sunflowers, oats, barley, peas, and lentils. Bowman County Farm has also been able to run a sustainable cattle herd complimenting income with crops. A highlight of the property is the possibility of gravel production, which has occurred in the past. 

Broker's Comments

The Bowman County Farm is a solid investment quality property with good income potential while allowing the ability to recreate and hunt. It is a rich farming and cattle community that has served the owners well through the years. The improvements are move-in ready and waiting for you.

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Location

From Bowman, travel 3.5 miles west on Old Highway 12 to farm headquarters, located at 14907 86th Street SW.

Locale

Bowman, population 1,650, is the county seat for Bowman County, North Dakota. Bowman was founded in 1907, as with most small rural towns, about the same time the railroad was extended to that point. Bowman hosts all the amenities needed including, Sweetwater Municipal Golf Course and 5,700 feet paved runway capable of jet service. Bowman County is home to many herds of antelope, mule deer, and whitetail deer, as well as the majestic pheasant. During the hunting season, Bowman County is home to many out-of-state hunters as well as North Dakotans. With many different types of game to choose from, Bowman County is a sportsman's paradise year-round.

Climate

August, July, and June are the most pleasant months in Bowman with highs averaging in the low 80’s, while January and December are the least comfortable months averaging highs in the upper 20’s. Bowman receives 16 inches of precipitation annually. 

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Acreage (Deeded & Leased)

  • 1,742± deeded acres
  • 900± acres dryland farm ground
  • 200± acres hay ground
  • 637± rangeland
  • 5± acres headquarters

Deeded Acres: 1,748±
Total Acres: 1,748±

Additional Information

Some of the outstanding photography herein was provided by Voigt Photography. (Contact information is available upon request.)

Improvements

  • 2,412 square foot custom-built home with attached garage, built in 1974
  • Detached garage 28’ X 32’
  • Machine shed 50’ X 50’ built in 1970
  • Machine shed 35’ X 80’ built in 1960
  • Pole Barn 34’ X 56’ built in 1965
  • Barn 34’ X 56’ built in 1940
  • Two-7,700 bu bins along with additional six smaller bins

The improvements have been maintained very well and note that a new well has been drilled to supply the buildings and pipeline that serves two pastures for livestock water. The house is on rural water. Machine sheds have concrete floors. This is an excellent set of improvements for the farm and will more than adequately suffice for a complete farm/cattle operation. 

Water Resources

A new well was dug in 2020 to supply the buildings and pipeline. The pipeline currently supplies water to two pastures and has the ability to be expanded. The house is on rural water and is metered. A highlight of the property is Spring Creek meandering for over two miles through the farm. This is mostly a spring- fed creek that flows most of the year. It provides water for livestock and habitat for wildlife. 

Mineral Rights

Oil and gas rights will be retained by the sellers, but gravel, sand, and scoria rights will be transferred to the buyer. 

Taxes

Property taxes are estimated at $4,700 based upon past years.

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Wildlife Resources

Bowman County Farm is home to many big game animals such as coyote, deer, and antelope. Pheasants are a bonus and thrive with the small grain production along with an abundance of water and habitat. The deer hunting has been restricted over the last few years, and top-quality bucks can be found.  

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