20492 Crook Mountain Rd., Whitewood, SD
228 Acres
Whitewood, SD

A serene and majestic Black Hills getaway, the Johnson Property features a custom, high quality home in a panoramic setting on a 228 acres near Whitewood, SD. This acreage is replant with pines, oaks, aspen, wildlife and room to explore. With hills and meadows, it is horse and livestock friendly. The property is adjacent to thousands of acres of US Forest land, and nearby Sturgis, Spearfish, Lead/Deadwood and Rapid City.

The Johnson property is one of only a handful with the size, access, stunning scenery, timber, and executive custom designed home built by true craftsmen that even exist in the Northern Black Hills. No effort has been spared and nothing left undone. The property is private yet accessible, protected yet with indescribable view sheds! If you’re in the market for a private enclave with executive home amenities, give careful consideration to the Johnson Ranchette at Whitewood SD!


The Johnson property is located 2.5 miles south of Whitewood, South Dakota near the notable landmark referred to as ‘Crook Mountain’. The property is situated next to and accessed by Crook Mountain Rd., a short distance off Crook City Rd.


The property runs from a draw heavily timbered in oak and aspen that serves as a tributary to Whitewood Creek, to high pine studded ridges with sandstone outcroppings to large parklike meadows which overlook the Whitewood Valley below. The property ranges from approximately 3900’ to 4200’ in elevation with the majestic Crook Mountain at a height of 4858’ in the immediate foreground. The legendary Bear Butte, Spearfish Mountain, and Terry Peak can all be seen in the distance. The property provides fantastic natural habitat for wildlife and has served as a home to a variety; from wildcats to raptors and from bluejays to whitetail.


The main source of domestic water is provided by an 800’ permitted well which is set to pump 20 gpm with a 5hp grunfos pump. There are numerous other wells located on the property which are used in connection with the geo-thermal heating and cooling system in the residence. Additionally, there is a shallow well located near the north boundary of the property which services a rubber tire tank for game and livestock.


The improvements on the Johnson property are extensive and in immaculate condition. Anchored by the nearly 6,000 sqft custom built residence, with features including:

  • 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath
  • Main floor Master/ on suite
  • Large main floor chefs kitchen w/subzero frig
  • Granite countertops – large island
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Two fire places (Sweedish tile KakaLugn)
  • Main level Dining, Family room
  • Main level office/study
  • Wood, Title and Carpet flooring
  • Finished walkout basement
  • Large lower level family room
  • Exercise room
  • Floor to ceiling windows
  • Attached 2 car garage
  • Sunroom
  • Tile roof
  • Back-up generator
  • Geo-thermal heating/cooling

This home was constructed by Lage Development and is in immaculate condition with too many features to detail.


  • 20×30 Hay barn
  • Fenced

Crook Mountain Rd is a US Forrest Service Rd. and is maintained by the USFS but opened in the winter months by the local residents. The driveway into the property is well graveled with a southern exposure.

JD Hewitt

Managing Broker

Piedmont, SD

(605) 347-1100

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