Salt Creek Acreage

Status: Under Contract
Price: $385,000
Acres: 40 +/-
Price Per Acre: $9,625
Type: Ranches, Recreational Land, Residential Property, Horse Property
Address: 303 Salt Creek Rd
City, State: Newcastle, Wyoming
County: Weston
ZIP Code: 82701
Lat/Long: 43.8709, -104.153
Presented By: Jim Pederson
Taxes: $671
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,476
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2


Scenic foothills venue with live water and easy access. 40-acre property offering a great setting to build your custom home and enjoy country living just minutes from town. A rolling valley setting where Salt Creek winds through the meadows. Already equipped with a modest home, shop, horse barn, hay shed, camper sun shelter, riding arena and abundant gravel parking on site. Situated in the Salt Creek Valley where the sprawling pasturelands are surrounded by higher timbered hills and a wide expanse of the Black Hills with panoramic views in every direction. An excellent western Black Hills location from which to explore the abundance of amenities and outdoor adventures this coveted region has to offer.

Salt Creek Acreage

Newcastle, Wyoming

40 acres - $385,000 

Property and Terrain: The property consists of 40 acres. The land is perimeter fenced with one larger pasture and three smaller horse pens close to the buildings. The terrain is a mixture of rolling hills and open grasslands. Salt Creek meanders through the meadows the full length of the west side of the property. Near the creek there are some hay meadows that have been grazed in recent years. Salt Creek Road borders the eastern side of the property and Fox Draw Road is on the south. The elevation in the range of 4,500 feet.

Buildings and Improvements: 

  • 1995 Encore single wide mobile home with addition. It has four bedrooms and two full baths with 1,476 square feet on main level and a partial basement with family room. There is an enclosed patio area. The residence requires renovation, and the property is being offered in its current condition, "as is." 
  • 30’ x 40’ Shop built in 2000—has a cement floor, power, work benches, hoist, floor sump and asphalt parking pad.
  • 30’ x 41’ Horse Barn built in 1997 – has power, a double stall with mats, tack room, drive through alley, chicken coop. Two horse runs are near the barn and an additional pasture is across the driveway.
  • 20’ x 35’ Camper Sun Shelter.
  • 12’ x 30’ Carport.
  • 14’ x 29’ Hay Shed with lean-to.
  • Pipe riding arena.

Ample gravel parking around the buildings and there’s abundant storage for your tack, ATVs and recreational gear.

Water & Utilities:

  • Water –The property is connected to the Canyon Improvement and Service District, which is a community water well. The water line runs into a cistern near the home. The annual assessment fee for the water district assessment is $650 and water usage fees apply.
  • Electricity – Powder River Energy, Sundance.
  • Heat/Cooling – Propane forced air. The propane tank is owned and will transfer with the sale of the property. The central air is not working.
  • Sewer - Septic tank and leach field system. (no documents available)
  • Telephone - Landline phone through Range. Limited cellphone service in the area. Internet – Fiber internet available from Range.

Covenants: The property does not have covenants.

Recreation and  Wildlife: The Black Hills region is a tremendous year-round recreational area and the property is situated within a 90-minute drive of many well-known sites. Several roads lead into the Black Hills National Forest within a 30-minute drive of the property; travel southeast near Boles Canyon Road and Elk Mountain or take the gravel roads northeast to Mallo Camp and Beaver Creek Campground. This is an outstanding location where the beauty, natural resources and recreation in the Black Hills can be accessed. The surrounding area is prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including deer, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. Elk have been seen in the area, but typically range further north.

Access & Location: The property is easily accessed. From Newcastle travel east on Highway 16 for 1.8 miles, then north on Salt Creek Road for 3 miles to the property. Salt Creek Road, which is a county maintained gravel road, runs the full length of the eastern property boundary. The property address is 303 Salt Creek Road, Newcastle, Wyoming.

Mileage to nearby towns and destinations:

  • Newcastle, WY—5 miles,
  • LAK Lake – 6 miles, USFS at
  • Boles Canyon– 12 miles,
  • Mallo Camp—22 miles,
  • Custer, SD – 37 miles,
  • Deadwood, SD – 60 miles,
  • Gillette, WY—82 miles,
  • Spearfish, SD—80 miles,
  • Rapid City, SD—77 miles,
  • Casper, WY—170 miles.

Showings: The property is shown by appointment only. Your consideration is appreciated.

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