Zomer Company

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Zomer Company
  • Sold
outbuildings include a 42 x 60 machine shed, 12 x 24 cattle shed and a 32 x 36 barn

Sept 14-2013-11AM -44.79 acre Panoramic Acreage Setting at Auction-Plus Personal Property.--John & Joyce Santema--owners--sold for $850,000.00

  • Live Auction
Open House:
Sat. August 24–from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Wednesday Aug. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM and Sat. Aug. 31 from 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Auction Date:   September 14, 2013 - 11:00 am
3191 Dogwood Avenue, Rock Valley, IA 51247, USA
  • Rock Valley
  • IA
Sq Ft:
2064 main–2064 down
Lot Size:
44.79 acres

Where are you going to find this kind of setting within 3 miles of Rock Valley IA?

The Picture Perfect Setting Adjacent to the Rock River

44.79 Acre Panoramic Acreage Site

at Public Auction consisting of Acreage site/Pastureland/Tillable


Saturday September 14, 2013 –Sale Time 11:00 AM

Location: 3191 Dogwood Ave. Rock Valley, IA. or from Pump N Pak in Rock Valley IA go 2 miles West on Hwy 18 to Dove Ave./Blktop K-24 then go South 1/2 mile to curve-continue West 1 mile to curve then continue around curve South on Blktop K-24/Dogwood Ave. approx. ½ mile.  Auction signs will be posted. Auction to be held at acreage site. Note: Real Estate will be sold first at 11AM with the personal property immediately following. There is approx. ½ hour of personal property so plan to be on time.

p> Auctioneers note: We are honored to offer to the Public this unbelievable opportunity to purchase one of the most unique properties in NW IA. John and Joyce have lived on this property since 1973 and have enjoyed what this property has to offer while making some awesome family memories. They have enjoyed their years of having horses on this acreage and a cow/calf operation and now want to extend this opportunity to the general public as an opportunity to make this their home. This property is just like having your own personal retreat. A property of this type and location is nearly impossible to find located on a hard surface road with Panoramic views of the Rock River and is perfect for the cow/calf person, the horse lover or anyone who enjoys nature at its finest.


Legal Description: Parcel A located in the SE ¼ of Section 26, Twp 97N, Range 47W of the 5th P.M. Sioux County, IA. containing 44.79 acres-subject to Public Roads and easements of record.

General Description: This outstanding unbelievable property located on a blacktop road within 3½ miles of Rock Valley, IA. features 44.79 acres which consists of an outstanding acreage site, approximately 24 acres of pasture and approx. 20.4 acres of hayland/tillable cropland. This property features a high quality ranch style home with approx. 2064 sq ft on the main level. This ranch style home with an open entertaining floor plan features a large great room, den w/fireplace, beautiful kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and laundry on the main floor. The basement includes a large family room with fireplace, built in bar area, bathroom and several sq ft with endless opportunities. This home has a large attached double heated garage. The exterior of the home is all brick. This home was built in 1972. This home has picturesque views located on a hilltop overlooking Rock Valley, IA. and the Rock River. The acreage site also includes a high quality 32 x 36 barn with tack room. This barn has had many updates including roof and siding. This acreage site also includes a Morton 42 x 60 shed built in 1993. This shed has a concrete floor and overhead doors. This acreage site also has a 12 x 24 open front calving shed/working area which includes corrals and horse and cattle pens. This property is on NW REC electric and is in the Rock Valley School District. The sellers have installed a new septic tank in 2008 and a new drainfield in 1993. This system has been inspected by a licensed inspector and passes time of transfer. This home has central a/c which was new in 2011. This property has a well which is not in use. This property is currently served by Rock Valley Rural Water. Make sure to attend the open houses to present yourself with an opportunity to own one of the finest properties in NW IA.

Taxes: According to the Sioux County Treasurer, the current net Real Estate taxes are approximately $2738.00 per year. Seller will pro-rate taxes to date of closing.

Open house: Open houses for viewing this property will be held on Saturday August 24, 2013 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. and also on Wednesday August 28, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 P.M. and Saturday August 31, 2013 from 10:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. or by   appointment by contacting one of the agents listed below.                                                                                                       

Possession: Possession of the acreage site, pasture and farmland will be on or before November 1, 2013.

Method of sale: This acreage site, pasture and farmland will be offered as one 44.79 acre unit. This Tract will be sold total dollars not per acre.

Terms:  Purchaser(s) will be required to pay a non-refundable $60,000.00 of the purchase price immediately following the auction and also enter into a purchase agreement with the remaining balance due and payable on closing day on or before November 1, 2013 when the buyer shall receive a clear and merchantable title to the property. The farm/and acreage site are being sold as is as a cash sale with no finance contingencies. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information herein, all prospective buyers are encouraged to inspect the property and verify all the data provided. Any announcements made the day of the auction will supersede any advertisements Aerial maps, soil maps and auction booklets are available upon request. The land is being sold subject  to the confirmation of the sellers. If any additional information is requested, please contact the agents listed below. Auctioneers and Real Estate agents are representing the sellers. Jeff Santema –attorney for sellers. .

The following personal property items will be sold immediately following the Real Estate. There is approx. ½ hour of personal property so plan to be on time. All John’s personal property is in mint condition!!

Tractors: 2001 JD 5220 FWA diesel tractor w/power reverser, 340 hrs, roll bar, 2 hyd., 3 pt, 95% -16.9-30 rear rubber w/JD 540 loader w/7 ft bucket-sold as a unit, SN#LV5220P127085—1 owner: JD 4020 diesel tractor power shift, wf, 2 hyd, 3 pt, 15.5-38 excellent rear rubber-John has owned this tractor approx. 15-20 years.

Farm machinery and misc.: 6 ft Artsway 3 pt mower: 8 ft 3 pt adjustable Frontier brand blade-Model RB 1196: 5 ft steel stock tank: manual wire winder: Schauer battery charger:

Lawn and garden equipment & misc.: JD X300 hydro lawn mower w/42” deck approx. 130 hrs: JD LT155 lawn mower w/38” deck w/bagger: Red Max gas trimmer: Homelite gas trimmer: Shindaiwa Model 360 16” gas chain saw:2 picnic tables: ping pong table: shop vac: clay pigeon thrower w/4 boxes clay pigeons: elec. hedge clipper:

ATV’s, trailers and boat: 2004 Honda Rancher AT 4 wheeler-fuel injection, approx. 235 miles: 1993 Honda 4 Trax 300 4 wheeler-4 x 4, exc. cond.: 8 x 6 2 wheel trailer: 12 ft alumnacraft john boat w/Yamaha 4 gas engine Model 4MSHS:

Terms: Cash/good cashable check. Credit cards also accepted. Not responsible for accidents or theft of items purchased. Any announcements made day of auction will supersede any advertisements. Zomer Clerking

               John & Joyce Santema—owners        


Mark Zomer-712-470-2526

Darrell Vande Vegte-712-726-3428

Gary Van Den Berg-sales-712-470-2068

Ryan Zomer-712-441-3970

Joel Westra-605-310-6941    

   Joel Westra 605-957-5222



Type of Home: Ranch
Year Built: 1972
Lot Size: 44.79 acres
Property Tax: 2738.00
Roof Type: asphalt–approx. 7 yrs ago
Siding Type: all brick home
Furnace Type: electric cable heat
A/C: central
Master Bedroom: 14.2 x 14.5 w/double closets
Bedroom #2: 11.2 x 12 main
Bedroom #3: 11.8 x 11.1 main
Master Bathroom: 4.11 x 5.9 –stool and sink only
Main Floor Bathroom: 7.4 x 8.5 w/tub and shower
Bathroom #2: 5 x 5.1–main w/stool/sink
Bathroom #3: 5.6 x 11.7 down w/walk in shower–
Garage Size: 26 x 37 heated and insulated
Kitchen: 12 x 12
Dining Room: in kitchen
Living Room: 18.10 x 14.3
Laundry / Utility: 14 x 11.4 main
Den: –Great room––18.3 x 14.8–main
Family Room: 29 x 12.7 down w/fireplace
Basement Includes: 17 x 17 bar/kitchen area, family room, rec room, bathroom, mech. room

Listing Agent(s)

Don Krommendyk
  • Auctioneer,
  • Real Estate Agent
Mark Zomer
  • Auctioneer,
  • Farm Management Representative,
  • Owner,
  • Real Estate Broker
Ryan Zomer
  • Real Estate Agent