Wayne County, Iowa 156 +/- Acres Sealed Bid Sale




Located in south-central Wayne County near Sewal, Iowa sits this 156 +/- acres of farmland that is offered for sale via sealed bid! All sealed bids shall be submitted to Land Broker Cody Skinner or Land Broker Matt Skinner by March 15th, 2023 by 5:00pm CST.

Iowa Land Company is honored to represent the farmland owned by Freda Van Der Hart Revocable Trust. The farm is offered for sale as one tract. The farm offers 129.85 FSA cropland acres and it carries a CSR2 of 45.9. There are about 60+/- acres of very nice ridge ground across (Seymour Silt Loam, and Edina Silt Loam soils) this farm; the remainder is rolling farmland with waterways throughout.

The farm is located 2.5 miles south of Sewal, Iowa, and just 2 miles north of the Iowa and Missouri state line. This farm hasn’t been offered to the public since 1978. If you’re wanting to expand your farming operation, increase your investment portfolio, or buy your first farm take a look at this land-purchasing opportunity.

Call Land Broker Cody Skinner at 515-443-6343 or Land Agent Matt Skinner at 515-443-5004 to request a bid packet or to ask any questions about this sealed bid offering.

Farm Information

Tract Details

  • 156 +/- Net Acres
  • 129.85 +/- FSA cropland acres
  • 45.9 CSR2
  • Open 2023 agricultural possession
  • Full possession at closing 
  • Farm is located in a strong farming area
  • ½ mile west of hard surface road S40 
  • 1 mile road access on two sides of this property 
  • Located 2.5 miles south of Sewal, Iowa
  • Located 10 miles south of Corydon, Iowa
  • PLC Yield and Base Acres (see 156ez document above)

Sealed Bid Due Date and Time: March 15th, 2023 5:00 PM CST

Sale Method: Farm will be offered individually via Sealed Bid Sale. Contact Land Broker Cody Skinner or Matt Skinner to request a bid packet. Seller has the right to reject, accept, or counter any and all bids. It’s important to understand, if the seller doesn’t accept the highest dollar amount bid the seller will likely counter offer the highest bid. You should be aware of this while making your bid so you are aware how important it is to be the highest bid prior to March 15th at 5pm CST.

Bid Submission Process and Earnest Money: All interested parties are required to make Sealed Bid on purchase agreement form provided by Iowa Land Company. Please print the bid packet per tract above to submit a bid. To be considered, all sealed bids should be delivered to Iowa Land Company Urbandale, Iowa office or emailed to Cody Skinner or Matt Skinner on or before March 15th, 2023. 10% earnest money is required with all bids. Iowa Land Company will notify the winning bidder. Winning bidder earnest money check will be deposited in the seller’s attorney trust account within three business days of being notified their bid was accepted. All funds will be held in the seller’s attorney trust account prior to closing. Remaining purchase price balance will be due at closing. Unsuccessful bidder(s) will be notified their bid was not accepted.

Obtaining A Bid Packet: You can print a bid packet above per tract on our website or reach out to Cody Skinner or Matt Skinner to request one to be mailed to you.

Farm Lease: The 2023 farm lease is open. Buyer to receive at closing.

Survey: No surveys will be conducted prior to closing.

Farm Possession: Buyer will receive full possession date of closing.

Farm Closing: April 18th, 2023

FSA Information: Call Land Broker Cody Skinner or Land Broker Matt Skinner for any FSA information questions prior to the auction. Note all FSA information is estimated to the best of the seller’s and/or Iowa Land Company’s knowledge. All information is subject to change.

Mineral Rights: All mineral rights owned by the seller will convey to the buyer.

Terms and Conditions: This sale is subject to all easements, covenants, restrictions of record, and leases. Each Bidder is responsible for conducting, at their own risk, their own inspections, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. All property is sold “AS IS-WHERE IS” basis with no warranties or guarantees, either expressed or implied by the Seller or Iowa Land Company.

Announcements: Information provided herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable, but neither Iowa Land Company nor the Seller make any guarantees or warranties as to its accuracy. All potential bidders are urged to inspect the property, its condition, and to rely on their own conclusions. All sketches, dimensions, and acreage figures are approximate or “more or less”. Any announcements made prior to the sealed bid process closing by Iowa Land Company will take precedence over any previously printed materials or oral statements. Iowa Land Company and Seller reserve the right to preclude any person from bidding if there are any questions as to the person’s credentials or fitness to bid.

Brief Legal Description  

156 +/- net acres located in Wayne County, Iowa; Howard TWP, section 16. Exact legal description will come from the abstract.

Taxes: $2,384 +/- annually est.

From Sewal, Iowa

  • Travel south on S40 2.3 miles
  • Turn right on or go west on Cedar Rd 
  • Travel on Cedar Rd 1 mile
  • The north side of the farm is located on the south side of the road
  • For sale signs are located on the property
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Cody Skinner
Land Broker / Appraiser
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Matt Skinner
Land Broker


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