The 1719 +/- acre Bird Island Ranch features premier pheasant hunting, herds of white-tailed and mule deer, migratory and resident waterfowl, flocks of turkey, and excellent fishing on the Missouri River less than 5 miles from Chamberlain, South Dakota. The newly listed property consists of approximately 338 acres of crop land and 80 acres of hay land flanked by broad, tree-lined river breaks and a gravel pit generating $80K to $100K in annual royalties.
The Bird Island Ranch is among the richest, most diverse property we have had the privilege to represent. South Dakota is renowned world-wide for its pheasant hunting, and rightfully so. The state is regarded as the pheasant hunting capitol of the world and the Bird Island Ranch resides in the heart of it.
September 17, 1804, while Lewis and Clark were camped on Bird Island, a herd of about 3,000 bison were in view at a single time. Now, the Bird Island Ranch is poised to be the foundation to build your dream and legacy. It is highly regarded for its privacy, careful management, extensive ag resources and diverse wildlife populations. The property ranges in elevation from 1380 feet at the lower end to 1600 feet on top and encompasses a variety of landforms, from cedar lined river breaks and high meadows to tree lined crop land with sweeping views of the Missouri River. The Bird Island Ranch 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 investment. This is a place of inspiration and solitude. The possibilities and opportunities are as endless as the Western Sky. Steeping ourselves in beauty is one of the most practical investments one can make. By sharing this beauty with other loved ones, you will be developing memories and building eternal legacies.
The Bird Island Ranch is where you and your family can make memories that will last a lifetime, a place where your dreams can become reality. This hunting ranch offers many possibilities with multiple steams of income from grazing, crop production, mineral rights and hunting along with some of the most spectacular views along the Missouri River corridor.
The two existing homes and outbuildings are older and have not been occupied for several years.
Lake Francis Case attracts more than 1 million visitors each year to its shores. Recreation opportunities around the lake include camping, fishing, hunting, boating, sailing, swimming, skiing, bird-watching and photography. Campgrounds are managed by the State of South Dakota. Amenities include electricity, potable water, modern bathrooms, playground equipment, trailer dump stations and boat ramps. A select few campgrounds also have camping cabins available.
The agricultural component of the ranch has been leased in the past to 2 local producers. The hunting has been leased in the past to an adjoining premier hunting lodge.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources
The Missouri River flows for over 4 miles on the western border of the ranch and provides extensive riparian habitat. Other prominent water resources include Peterson Creek traversing the ranch for 1.6 miles, three flowing wells, four ponds, and springs.
Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property and owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estate.
Region & Climate
In Chamberlain, average annual precipitation is 38 inches, with most of that falling between March and September. Winter days are generally sunny with the coldest month being January with an average high temperature of 32 degrees. Summers consist of warm days and cool evenings. Average high temperature in July is 88 degrees and the average low is 65. The growing season is approximately 147 days. Elevation at the ranch ranges from 1380 feet to 1600 feet.
The Bird Island Ranch is located 4.7 miles west of Chamberlain, South Dakota from I-90 Exit 265. The Chamberlain Municipal Airport is 5 miles from the ranch and features a 4300 foot runway.
This South Dakota ranch for sale is offered by Hayden Outdoors Real Estate. Contact Hayden Outdoors for more information on this property or to schedule a private showing. Hayden Outdoors Real Estate is a family owned real estate company and brokerage with a background in the cattle and ranching business. Hayden Outdoors is currently licensed in real estate in Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Missouri, Alaska, Iowa, Oregon, Idaho, Nebraska, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Wyoming, New Mexico, Texas and Utah.
LANDFLIP is proud to have Hayden Outdoors as a Professional Account Customer and Partner. Contact their team for details about their current properties for sale and look for their display ads across our network of sites.
To learn more about advertising your land for sale on the LANDFLIP NETWORK call us at 877-339-LAND (5263).