Elkhorn Ranch For Sale
Elkhorn Ranch - Newcastle, Wyoming
484 acres - $1,350,000
Impressive setting with 484 acres on the western side of the Black Hills between Newcastle, Wyoming and Deadwood, South Dakota. This property could be enjoyed as a Black Hills retreat or an exclusive country home.
The custom crafted cedar log home is nestled on a wooded ridge with a close-up and amazing view looking toward Sweetwater Mountain. With holidays and entertaining in mind, the home was designed to greet guests with relaxing and inviting surroundings. With two on-grid alternative power sources the home is also very efficient.
This comfortable three-level home has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, with a total of approximately 3,488 square feet. It was custom built in 2005 with many extra features including maple, hickory and tile flooring, massive fireplace, log stair case, open beam ceiling, several glass patio doors, outdoor hot tub, log railings, lots of natural light, extensive low-maintenance decking, main level laundry, air exchanger, and central air.
A large portico on the east side of the home is a convenient place to pull up where you are greeted by the ornate wood door with a hand carved buffalo. Stepping inside you will notice the massive cedar logs and soaring ceilings.
The showpiece of the home is the attractive great room which features a floor-to-ceiling wood burning fireplace with fieldstone facade and marble mantle. Inset shelves in the stone offer interesting places for decorating. The room has a towering open beam ceiling and French doors opening onto the southern deck which is large enough for entertaining groups. The great room is open to the dining room and kitchen.
The kitchen has a cheerful ambience featuring Tamarack cabinets, decorative tile work behind the range, glass insets in the cabinet doors above the snack bar, built-in pantry, stainless steel center island, tile floor, generous cupboard and counter space, tract lighting, custom drawer pulls, slide out shelves and stainless steel appliances.
The dining room features wood flooring and has French doors leading to an inviting screened-in porch that runs the full length of the west side of the home. This porch is a great spot to watch the sunset or for outdoor dining.
Also on the main level is the master bedroom and a full bath with claw foot tub, tile shower with glass block wall, and pedestal sink.
A log stair case leads to the upper level with a landing at the top of the stairs overlooking the great room. This level includes a TV room with reading area. This relaxing space is adjacent to an additional bedroom, a ¾ bath, and has a balcony looking north.
The walk-out lower level has a rec room with bar and glass doors leading to a covered patio. Also on this level is an office, bedroom, ¾ bath, wine cellar and access to the two car attached garage. An inviting perennial flower garden is adjacent to the patio and includes raspberries, grape vines, and a multitude of flowers.
It has hot water in-floor radiant heat that can be powered with either propane, electricity or the Bio-Heat wood boiler. Central air and a generator for back-up power. An energy conscious set up including grid connected photovoltaic solar panels and a wind turbine for alternative energy sources, which also contributes to very affordable utility costs.
The 40’ x60’ shop is just down the hill from the home. It has 12’ foot sidewalls, a 16’ sliding door, concrete work area, doggie door to the outdoor dog kennel and solar inverter.
The naturally scenic landscape includes pine, cedar and aspen lined hills with unique rock formations, hay meadows, open parks, and rugged country. A drainage that runs into Horse Thief Canyon winds through the northeast side of the property. The ranch has varied topography with elevation in the range of 5,450 to 5,570 feet. The surrounding area has prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including, deer, elk and turkey.
This western Black Hills location is 17 miles north of Newcastle and 3 miles west of Highway 85 on Ertman County Road. Approximate mileage to nearby towns: Sundance, WY-35 miles, Deadwood, SD-44 miles, Spearfish, SD – 65 miles. Larger area towns within a 1.5 hour drive of the ranch include Gillette, Wyoming to the west or Rapid City, South Dakota to the east. This is an excellent location from which to enjoy day trips into the Black Hills with many well know vacation spots within an 1 to 1.5 hours of the ranch including Devils Tower, Mount Rushmore and Custer State Park. Recreational destinations within a 15 minute drive of the ranch includes Mallo Camp, and Beaver Creek Campground where access to hundreds of thousands of acres of Black Hills National Forest can be enjoyed.
Elkhorn Ranch is the ideal recreational retreat or a place to enjoy year round. Come experience a western lodge atmosphere surrounded by the beauty and the serenity of the Black Hills of Wyoming. $1,350,000. The Sellers will also consider offers on the home with a smaller acreage. Visit www.eRanches.com for more info or call listing broker, Jim Pederson at Arnold Realty, Inc. 307-746-2083.
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