Sundown Trail Ranch
Here's the one you've been waiting for - access to public lands, wonderful home and lots of outbuildings. This foothills setting is adjacent to thousands of acres Thunder Basin National Grasslands. Beautiful custom home in a 137-acre hilltop venue with amazing views and privacy. An extensive set of outbuildings includes a Morton shop, barn with vet room, open-front equipment shed, two loafing sheds, greenhouse and garden shed. A year-round residence or great vacation property within a 30-minute drive to Upton or Sundance.
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Sundown Trail Ranch
137 acres - $1,200,000
Property: The land consists of 137.63 acres, which has been surveyed. The property is partially fenced. Near the barn and loafing sheds, a pasture has been fenced for livestock and pasture has been leased to a neighbor for a number of years. The fences are not online. The property is Tract 23 and a portion of Tract 24 of Sundown Ranch.
Terrain: The topography is rolling with a wooded hill where the buildings are located, which then leads to the pasture area with pine, cedar and open plains with sagebrush. The south boundary is adjacent to Thunder Basin National Grasslands. The property is at an elevation of 4,400 feet.
Home: This one-owner home is situated in a private site at the crest of a hill with panoramic views across the countryside. Retreat with family and friends where you can entertain easily with this open floor plan that includes two kitchens, covered deck, cement patio and two laundry rooms. The inviting design has lots of natural light throughout, laminate wood flooring, high ceilings and large windows to enjoy the view. Constructed in 2012, the home has 1,794 square feet on the main level plus a full finished walk-out basement with large living areas on both levels. It includes two oversized bedrooms, one located on each level. The attached two-car heated garage has extra storage.
The upper level features a large living room with vaulted ceiling, two walls of windows to enjoy the sweeping views, a cozy wood burning stove and a powder room around the corner. The spacious kitchen has ample cabinets and counter space with a built-in pantry cabinet, double ovens, gas cooktop and dining area. A sliding glass door from the kitchen opens to the covered deck which wraps around the south and west sides of the home. The main bedroom has an ensuite bath with jetted tub, tile shower and double sinks, glass patio door to the deck, large windows with southwestern view, and walk-in closet. The main laundry is located next to kitchen and has lots of built-in storage cabinets and counters.
The comfortable design includes a private guest quarters in the basement with an additional kitchen and laundry room. The large guest bedroom has a private 3/4 bath with tile shower, double closets and glass doors leading to the patio. The guest kitchen has a convection oven, snack bar and is open to the sizable family room with plenty of room for a pool table.
The home has two furnaces, central air, two hot water heaters, NuvoH20 water filter, SmartSide lap siding, steel roof, and a back-up generator included (not yet installed).
- 42' x 60' Morton Shop with cement floor, 2 overhead doors with openers, 2 overhead HotDawg heaters, water hydrant outside. Room for all your equipment and toys. Built in 2010.
- 20' x 40' Open Front Equipment Shed, has storage shelves in the back. Built in 2015.
- 40' x 45' Barn, has electricity, cement floor, drive through alley with roll-up overhead doors on each end, 3 calving stalls with rubber mats, ceiling fans, vet room (wall heater, cabinets) Built in 2015.
- 16' x 16' Open Front Shed with 16x18 open lean-to, electricity. Built in 2016.
- 20' x 40' Open front shed with electricity. Built in 2016.
- Greenhouse with shelves, outside hydrant and electricity. A fenced garden spot with raised beds is next to the greenhouse.
- Old Hickory Garden Shed with wood floor, electricity, water outside, metal roof.
- Pipe corral around barn area.
Ample gravel parking surrounds the home and shop.
Water: A water well approximately 540 feet deep supplies water for the home and several hydrants around the buildings and garden.
Covenants & HOA: There are covenants on the property. Click here to view covenants. An HOA is in place for road maintenance with a current annual fee of $700 per lot.
Wildlife & Recreation: This property is located right in the middle of year-round Black Hills recreation. Ride horseback or walk out the back gate directly onto thousands of acres of Thunder Basin National Grasslands. Black Hills National Forest lands can be accessed near Sundance or Four Corners. The surrounding area is prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including deer, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. Elk are seen occasionally, but typically range a few miles east. This is an excellent location from which to enjoy the beauty and recreational amenities of the Black Hills.
Showings: The property is shown by appointment only.
Access & Location: The north property boundary is adjacent to Sundown Trail, which is an easement road shared with other neighboring properties. A homeowner's association is in place for road maintenance, the current annual fee is $700. From the property, it's 3.6 miles on Sundown Trail to Dry Creek Road, which is a county-maintained gravel road. Once on Dry Creek Road it's 4.4 miles north to Highway 116.
Mileage to nearby towns and destinations:
- Upton, WY-18 miles;
- Sundance, WY -26 miles;
- Newcastle, WY-46 miles (via least amount of gravel roads);
- Devils Tower, WY-52 miles;
- Keyhole Reservoir - 53 miles;
- Gillette, WY-68 miles;
- Spearfish, SD-60 miles;
- Deadwood, SD-73 miles;
- Rapid City, SD-106 miles;
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