Kansas Gentleman's Farm

Status: Sold
Acres: 3,500 +/-
Type: Farms, Ranches, Recreational Land, Residential Property, Single Family, Business Opportunity
Address: 2055 Gooseberry Rd.
City, State: Sharon Springs, Kansas
County: Wallace
ZIP Code: 67758
Lat/Long: 38.7851432, -101.8622054
Presented By: Mark VanHouten
Dwelling Sq Ft: 6,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 6.5


The Kansas Gentleman's Farm is an impressive highly productive 3500+ acre irrigated farm in Wallace County Kansas, just minutes away from Sharon Springs! The life-size bronze bull elk welcomes guests as they enter the drive that leads to a luxurious custom designed 6000' +/- sq ft home, a guest & foreman's home, multiple 60' x 120' insulated shops and a custom-engineered 600,000 bu grain facility provides everything this farm needs to be incredibly efficient.


This is a 3500+ acre center pivot irrigated farm all in one block.

The land consists of a total of +/- 3530 acres, divided into 2580 of irrigated acres, 750 dryland and 200 other. The bulk of the irrigated ground consists of Class II and Class III soils, Ulysses, Kuma & Keith silt loams with 0-3% slopes which provide for optimal crop growth and water retention.

The Farm is classified as 100% irrigated with over-lapping water rights.

All Mineral Rights owned by Seller pass with land to Buyer.

The primary Crop is 106-118 Day Corn, Golden Harvest seed planted 24k population with historical yields producing up over 200 bu/ac.

The neighboring properties north of the farm are similar to the "other" 200 acres of the farm, with rangeland/pasture with rock outcroppings and rangeland consisting of a mixture of short & mid-grass prairie. Irrigated/dryland farms adjoin the majority of the farm's perimeter.

Sharon Springs sits at an elevation of 3471 ft

The average annual Rainfall in Wallace County is 18.55"

The average Freeze date is between October 1-10


This farm has a beautiful custom designed 6000 sq ft home, build in 2011, 4 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, luxurious master bedroom with his and hers bath, gourmet kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counters, vaulted ceilings with custom log beams and an attached six car garage.

There is a pergola covered outdoor kitchen atop a massive patio built for entertainment. There are mature trees in the backyard which is watered with underground sprinklers. A life-sized bronze bull elk stands as the focal point of the roundabout drive.

A comfortable 2 bedrooms 1.5 bath guest home sits within the manicured lawns and landscaping that surround both homes. There is a 2600 square foot custom third home built new in 2019 at the Smidt farm Headquarters and bin site and serves as home for the farm foreman.

The farm shop is 60' x 120', insulated, heated, and cooled, 30' x 14' overhead door with bathroom.

The attached car barn is 60' x 120' and is also insulted.

The airplane barn is 60' x 126' non-insulated with a 54' hangar door.

There are 10 RV hooks at the farm shop with water and electricity, with an RV Sewage dump at the main farm headquarters.

The Farm bin site has:

  • 600,000 bu. of state-of-the-art grain storage. The grain storage consists of 2 - 100,000 bu. bins and 8-50,000 bu. bins.

  • These bins are all equipped with full aeration floors, extra-large fans, power sweeps and can handle 21 percent moisture corn. They have put up to 25 moisture corn in the bins and got along great.

  • There is a 7,000 bu. per hour plug free grain leg at the bin site which can fill all the bins and 1800 bu. overhead load out bin.

  • The bin site has a 2,000 bu. dump pit which all the grain from the grain bins dump into.

  • The 2- 100,000 bu. Bins are equipped with side load outs.

  • You can pull up to 35,000bu. of grain from each of these two bins with the side load outs. They can load a semi with grain in 4-5 minutes. They have 20 semi's show up at one time and the truckers don't complain because they get loaded faster at the Farm than they do at the local grain elevator.

The Farm has 2 section pivots and 12 standard quarter section pivots. They are all valley pivots equipped with 38 inch tires, drops, and spray nozzles close to the ground.

There are 24 irrigation wells. Nine of which are electric submersibles which are powered by T3 natural gas engines. The other 15 wells are vertical turbines pumps with Chevy natural gas engines, most of which have been rebuilt.

Valley pivots & the ability to move water from one end to the farm to the other with overlapping water rights ensures you can get water where it's needed.

The matching red roofs can be seen for miles and define the Schmidt Farm.


  • Golf: Multiple smaller municipal courses at Sharon Springs, Goodland and Tribune provide a quality golfing experience.

  • Hunting: The Sharon Springs area provides habitat that supports whitetail, mule deer, pheasants, antelope & small game.


1- custom made Chemical Mixing Trailer

1-  1997 Crane Truck

1-  310 SJ John Deere Backhoe (400 hrs)

2- Dirt Scrapers

1-  2016 321F Case Loader

1-  1982 FireTruck (w/ 15' boom)

1- Batwing Mower- 12'

1- Batwing Mower- 15'

25- Chevy Irrigation Motors (natural gas)


The Schmidt Farm is 7 miles south of Sharon Springs, Kansas on State Highway 27, 2.5 miles east on Goose Berry County Road and then 1/2 mile north to the Farm Headquarters. The quaint town of Sharon Springs isa mix of the charming, modern, and tried and true, with amenities, restaurants and several historical museums. The Farm is surrounded by several small towns, including Goodland, Tribune, Oakley and Colby.

The 19th largest city in the nation, Denver, Colorado, is a quick 3.5 hours west of the Farm providing an amazing array of entertainment, sports & theatre, restaurants and dining, resorts and hotels. From The Denver Center of Performing Arts, Elitches, Professional Sports, and National Western Rodeo, the activities are endless.="ltr">



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