Directions: From Interstate I-94 Exit #147 and ND Hwy. #25, travel north eight miles to 30th St. SW.  This will bring you to the northwest corner of the Morton County portion of the property.  Travel east on the gravel road, 30th St. SW approximately ¼ to ½ mile to reach the southwestern edge of the Oliver County property.


5,885 +/- Acres – Morton & Oliver Counties, ND

Tuesday, October 6, 2020  10:00 a.m.

205.39 +/- Acre Feedlot  Morton County, ND (Parcel 1)

349.06 +/- Acres  Morton County, ND (Parcel 2)

5,331 +/- Acres  Oliver County, ND (3-10 Parcels)


Auction Location:  Baymont Inn & Suites – Mandan, ND


Auction Note: A once in a lifetime opportunity!  Offered in 10 parcels, these 5,885 +/- acres of contiguous native grass pastureland with a mix of tillable acreage in Oliver & Morton Counties are some of the most prominent and scenic land in the Missouri Plateau Region. This property is defined by rolling hills, valleys with quality soils for crops, and deep treed ravines for abundant wildlife habitat.  Numerous water sources including small dams, dugouts, wells with pipelines to water tanks and rural water nearby make this an ideal ranch property. Sellers are retaining the mineral interest of all parcels.

The Morton County land is 554 +/- acres with 349 +/- acres of bottom land on the east side of Hwy. #25 and consists of cropland, and pastureland with the Square Butte Creek meandering through the property.  This parcel is adjacent to the 5,331 +/- acres in Oliver County.

The other Morton County parcel lays on the west side of Hwy. #25 and consists of 205 +/- acres with cattle feeding facilities, pens, buildings and was permitted to feed up to 1,875 head on a seasonal basis.

The land lays between Hwy. #1806 on the east and Hwy. #25 on the west, with paved roads close to the property.  The contiguous nature of this property, with limited or no public access, makes this ideal property for ranching, farming, and hunting, and is only a short drive from the Bismarck/Mandan city limits!

Note:  Fences may or may not be located exactly on section or quarter lines, and Buyer(s) may be responsible to adjust fences accordingly.



Contact: Alan Butts at 701.400.8858, for more information, or Pifers Auction and Realty at 877.700.4099.


Parcel 1  Morton County, ND  Feed Lot

Acres: 205.39 +/-

Crop Acres: 52.8 +/-

Legal: Tract B of NE1/4 and Tract C of N1/2 4-140-82

Taxes (2019): $818.03

Prime location for a cattle, horses or investment/development property with excellent access along Hwy. #25 just minutes from the Bismarck/Mandan area.  Property offers a scenic setting of Square Butte Creek, and views of wooded ravines and buttes to the west/southwest.  Rural water and a well supply water for housing and livestock.

Parcel 2  Morton County, ND

Acres: 349.06 +/-

Legal: Tract B of N1/2 of 3-140-82 & Tract A of NE1/4 of 4-140-82

Crop Acres: 219 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,422.34

This parcel has it all; quality cropland, pasture, Square Butte Creek meandering through the property, a great view, and a shed adjacent to Hwy. #25.  This land is adjacent to the 5,348 +/- acres of land in Oliver County.

Parcel 3  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 305 +/-

Legal: W1/2 of 36-141-82

Crop Acres: 84 +/-

Taxes (2019): $849.00

This parcel has easy access from Hwy. #25, consists of 305 +/- acres with 84 +/- acres cropland, and the balance native pasture.  Water well and electrical power in the southwest corner of the Parcel.  Separated from Parcel 4 by access road on north-south quarter line.

Parcel 4  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 320 +/-

Legal: E1/2 of 36-141-82

Crop Acres: 98 +/-

Taxes (2019): $669.65

This parcel has easy access from Hwy. #25, consists of 320 +/- acres with 98 +/- acres cropland, and the balance native pasture.  Separated from Parcel 3 by access road on north-south quarter line.

Parcel 5  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 639 +/-

Legal: Section 31-141-81

Pasture Acres: 639 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,084.11

This parcel has access from Hwy. #1806 and Hwy. #25, consists of 639 +/- acres of native pasture with several dams for water and numerous treed ravines in the northeast corner.


Parcel 6  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 569 +/-

Legal: Section 32-141-81 Less SW1/4SW1/4, Less SE1/4SE1/4, less Lot A, less 58 +/- Acres & W1/2NW1/4 33-141-81

Pasture Acres: 569 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,059.18

This parcel features 569 +/- acres of pasture with native grass, rolling hills, and great access with over  mile of Hwy. #1806 frontage.  

Parcel 7  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 640 +/-

Legal: W1/2 25-141-82; E1/2 26-141-82

Pasture Acres: 640 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,173.09

This parcel features 640 +/- acres of rolling hills with native grass and a centrally located dam for water.  Access from Hwy. #25, via Access Easements in Section 36 along existing roads to the southeast corner of property. 

Parcel 8  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 1,428 +/-

Legal: Section 30-141-81; S1/2 19-141-81; SE1/4 24-141-82; E1/2 25-141-82

Pasture Acres: 1,401.1 +/-

Crop Acres:  26.9 +/-

Taxes (2019): $2,156.07

Wow! Parcel 8 has it all!  From deep, heavily treed ravines and varied elevation, to a sizable dam and small cropland area, this parcel has beauty and topography that feels remote but is not far away from the amenities of the Bismarck/Mandan community.  The property can be accessed from two different directions via access easements.

Parcel 9  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 793 +/-

Legal: N1/2 19-141-81; N1/2 24-141-82; SW1/4 24-141-82

Pasture Acres: 793 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,752.52

This parcel features rolling native pastureland with 2 dams, and a well with over two miles of underground pipeline and 4 water tank sites serviced by the well.  There is a spring that may be able to be developed in the W1/2 of Section 24.  Well and electrical power located in northeast corner of Parcel 9.

Parcel 10  Oliver County, ND

Acres: 636 +/-

Legal: Section 13-141-82

Pasture Acres: 636 +/-

Taxes (2019): $1,562.66

This parcel features rolling hills with native grass, two dams in W1/2 Section 13, corrals in the northeast corner, and a well in the northeast corner of Parcel 9. Electrical power along the east side of Parcel 10. Property can be accessed from 25th St. SW on the north side of the land.

OWNERS:  Mark & Heidi Quanbeck

Dale & Kaye Effertz

Kurt & Cheryl Quanbeck

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