A three-day online only auction is scheduled for September 12th opening at 8:00am (CST) and closing on September 14th at 3:00pm (CST). Property tours will be held on Friday August 11th from 12:00pm to 7:00pm and August 12th from 9:00am to 1:00pm. Land This acreage provides prime habitat for whitetail deer, wild turkey, and small game. With 238 acres divided by Highway 43, this property provides for two distinct hunting/recreational opportunities. There are a total of 28 acres of tillable land, which can be continued as crop fields or used for additional food plots. There are numerous south facing slopes, draws and seasonal drainages. These parcels are surrounded by large mostly undeveloped tracts providing for minimal hunting pressure and privacy. The tillable land areas provide meandering field edges for numerous stand locations and access to the various entry points of the woods. There are two established food plots at the ends of the larger hay field on the east parcel. West Burns Valley Creek meanders along the edge of Braeburn Farm and is a designated trout stream flowing year-round. Given the rolling hills and topography, this property gives the impression that it is much larger than 238 acres. For those with a passion for equestrian pursuits, the fields near the house provide abundant space for horse pasture, a hot walker, pens, jumps, and cavalettis. Improvements The 2-story farmhouse was originally built in 1920. It totals 2,496 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, dining room, and 2 living rooms. The farmhouse has been well maintained by the family for nearly 60 years. The vintage barn continues to stand true as it has been well maintained with a steel roof and recently reinforced limestone foundation. The multi-purpose first floor includes 3 box stalls and a tack room. The barn’s open loft is ready for parties and get togethers. Adjacent to the barn sits the milk house with matching limestone foundation. Additional buildings include an oversized 4 stall garage with concrete floor built in 2010 and a 2-story granary converted to a 3-stall garage with art studio above. The setting is that of a quintessential Mississippi River Valley farmstead tucked in between the bluffs, valleys, and vast woodlands. The house, garage and barns are centrally located with the hay fields, woods and creeks surrounding the building site keeping it nearly hidden from public view. High speed internet is available via Starlink. According to Starlink’s website, it supports most VPN’s. Recreation This area is located in the heart of the Driftless area, a region of bluffs and valleys that make up some of the states best deer and wild turkey habitat. The Upper Mississippi River Flyway stretches 261 miles and encompasses 240,000 acres with a majority open to public hunting. It is a significant migratory route for birds, particularly waterfowl, as they travel between their breeding grounds in the north and their wintering grounds in the south. For waterfowl hunters the refuge flyway includes ducks such as mallards, wood ducks, and teal, as well as geese. This is a premier location for waterfowl hunters. Region & Climate Braeburn Farm is just 10 minutes from the nationally recognized Historic River Town of Winona, MN. This area offers something for everyone, with its history, rich river culture, scenic bluffs and valleys, river view dining, apple orchards, vineyards, river boat tours, and scenic by-ways. There are several state parks nearby offering year-round hiking, camping, and outdoor adventures including Cannon River, Whitewater River, and Great River Bluffs. Additionally, the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood State Forest covers over 1 million acres featuring 6 recreational areas. The DNR lists this area as among the best places in the state for bird watching, motorized trail riding, horseback riding and mountain biking. The Mississippi River provides opportunities for excellent fishing, boating, canoeing, and kayaking in the endless bays and channels. Whether you’re a birdwatcher, avid waterfowl hunter, after the walleye’s or just a lazy day on the river, the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge provides excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation. It is a globally recognized bird area. Education plays a significant role in Winona, with three higher education institutions in the city. Winona State University, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, and Minnesota State College Southeast. Winona is home to the following corporate headquarters of Fastenal, RPT Co., The Watkins Company, Knitcraft Corporation, Wenonah Canoe, Hal Leonard Music and others. Visit exporeminnesota.com for additional Winona area things to do including; The Great River Shakespeare Festival, Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Boats and Bluegrass Festival, Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Mountain Biking Trails, Horseback Riding, ATV / Snowmobile Trails, etc. Location Located just 3 miles south of Winona along Highway 43 and 15-minutes to Winona Municipal Airport. The airport has a 5,100 foot paved runway, supporting most executive jets. Rochester is 40-miles west, with Mayo Clinic headquarters and International Airport La Crosse is 25-miles southeast and La Crosse Regional Airport Twin-Cities is 100-miles northwest and MSP International Airport I-90 is just 4-miles south.