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Kara Valley Ranch

Status: Sold
Acres: 165 +/-
Type: Farms, Ranches, Recreational Land, Residential Property, Horse Property
Address: 1168 Douglas Road
City, State: Sundance, Wyoming
County: Crook
ZIP Code: 82729
Lat/Long: 44.2308, -104.457
Presented By: Jim Pederson
Dwelling Sq Ft: 3,694
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3


Well-improved ranch headquarters with horse accommodations. A scenic valley setting on 165 acres that includes 97 acres of irrigated meadows. Southwest of Sundance with good access, just 6/10th of a mile from a paved highway.

Kara Valley Ranch
Sundance, Wyoming
165 acres - SOLD 

Property:  The ranch consists of 165 acres, which includes 97 acres of flood irrigated fields. Currently the fields are planted to grass-alfalfa and harvested for hay. The property is situated in the Inyan Kara Creek Valley where rolling hills and meadows are surrounded by nearby hills, with an expanse of the Bear Lodge Mountains in the distance to the northeast and a beautiful view of Inyan Kara Mountain to the east. The ranch is at an elevation of 4,650 feet with inspiring views across the countryside. There is plenty of room for an arena.

Home:  Sprawling ranch style home has an open design which is well-suited for entertaining. The large living room, which is open to the dining area and kitchen, has a wall of south facing windows and a slate rock fireplace with wood stove insert. The kitchen has a center island, granite counter tops, built-in pantry, ample counter space and an adjacent breakfast area. From the breakfast area, the sun room is down three steps. The inviting sun room also offers south facing windows, vaulted ceiling and a cozy wood stove. Glass doors lead from the dining area and sun room to the southern patio, making it perfect for outdoor gatherings.

     The home has 3,694 square feet of above ground living plus a partial basement with 1,851 square feet and offers lots of storage space. It includes three bedrooms, one-full bath and two-3/4 baths. The master bedroom has a huge walk-in closet with room for dressers, built-in shelving and is accessible from either the bedroom or the master bath. The heated two-car garage is next to several storage closets, a 3/4 bath and the combination laundry/mud room.

     Many extras including Spanish tile and wood floors, skylights, built-in book cases, tile showers, lots of storage, French doors, open beam vaulted ceilings.

Outbuildings:  The headquarters includes a good set of outbuildings with horse barn, livestock shelters and shop. 

     * 7-stall Morton horse barn with drive through alley and heated tack room with hot/cold water. Horse barn is close to the round pen.

     * 32'x56' shop with cement floor

    * Two loafing sheds with windbreaks.

Water:  A shared artesian water well supplies water for the home and livestock water at the corrals. Irrigation water is provided by ditches from Inyan Kara Creek.

Covenants:  There are deed restrictions on the property. A copy is available at this link.

Wildlife & Recreation:  The property is centrally located and within easy driving distance to the year-round recreational amenities offered in the Black Hills and northeastern Wyoming. The surrounding area has prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including deer, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. Herds of elk have been seen crossing through the area, but mainly stay more to the neighboring hills. Within a 20-minute drive, the nearby Bear Lodge Mountains,  north of Sundance, provide access to the Black Hills National Forest.

Access & Location:  The ranch is easily accessible with the east side of the property bordering Douglas Road, which is a county-maintained gravel road. The improvements are located next to the road with good access. This convenient location is just 6/10th of a mile from Highway 116, which is paved. This great location is within commuting distance to several northeastern Wyoming towns and close to Black Hills recreation.  

     Mileage to nearby towns: Sundance - 15 miles; Upton - 15 miles; Gillette - 63 miles; Spearfish, SD - 47 miles; Rapid City, SD - 95 miles.

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