Batie Ranchette
20.90 Acres
Hermosa, SD

Pennington County, SD Land for Sale

Executive Summary: Exceptional Ranchette property within a few minutes of downtown Rapid City, SD. The property has been extremely well-maintained, is fenced and cross-fenced with a charming 2,000 square foot manufactured home that has the look and feel of a custom build. The property is situated just above the Spring Creek Valley with stunning panoramic views of the Badlands to the East and the Black Hills to the West. Charming, convenient and quiet, what more is there? 


Hermosa is the eastern gateway to the Black Hills. Located 20 miles northeast of Custer State Park and 15 miles east of Mt. Rushmore, it offers easy access to these iconic destinations. The Council Oak Tree, the largest Burr Oak in South Dakota, has stood on the eastern slopes of the Black Hills by Battle Creek for over 400 years. Gold discovery in the sacred valleys of Paha Sapa in the 1870s drew miners, homesteaders, and businessmen to the region. Hermosa was founded on June 14th, 1886, near Battle Creek. Named by Pete Folsom, the chief engineer of the Pioneer Townsite Company, ‘Hermosa’ means ‘beautiful’ in Spanish, reflecting the area’s natural allure.

Regional flight service is available within a 45-minute drive at Rapid City, SD. Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota and offers all types of shopping, fine and casual dining, medical facilities and industry.

Today the Black Hills offers an inviting mix of recreational and cultural experiences and the area continues to be a destination of choice for tourists and retirees alike. As populations increase in the region, this property will be more conveniently-located than ever.

Hunting, fishing, boating, camping, golfing, and outdoor recreational opportunities abound in the Southern Black Hills area. Within a short drive, you can explore Custer State Park, one of the nation’s premier state parks. Known for its bison herds and wildlife, it has even been named as one of the World’s Top Ten Wildlife Destinations. Also nearby are the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Moccasin Springs Natural Mineral Spa, Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, Angostura Recreation Area, J.H. Keith Cascade Falls Picnic Area, Moccasin Springs and more!

The greater Black Hills region is a treasure-trove of not only natural beauty, but tourism as well, averaging 4 million visitors annually.

Ranked #1 by Forbes as the best state for business costs in 2019 (https://sdgoed.com/build-your-business/), South Dakota is a business-friendly environment that encourages a secure economy, room to innovate and a reliable workforce.

If you’re looking for a spacious lifestyle with wide open spaces, plenty of room to breathe and the beautiful Black Hills landscape, this area is the perfect blend of serene privacy with amenities within reach.

Location & Directions

Property Location:

14960 Lower Spring Creek Rd, Hermosa, SD 57744 | Pennington County, 12 miles southeast of Rapid City South Dakota 

Property Directions: From Rapid City; E Catron Blvd – Hwy 79 intersection South on Hwy79 (Heartland Expy) 6 miles to Lower Spring Creek Rd. East on Lower Spring Creek Rd 6 miles to property.  


The property is situated on a bench overlooking the Spring Creek Valley and is comprised of upland meadows and lush draws and coolies.  


The soils are varied from clayey loam to sand/gravel. 


The Spring Creek Valley is home to many species of wildlife and many can be viewed from the property. 


The property has served as the primary residence for the owners since 1994. The property is fenced and has been utilized for keeping and grazing horses by the owners. 


1994 double-wide manufactured home: 4 bedroom/3 bathroom, 30 x 30 attached garage, covered porch w/concrete slab, underground sprinkler system, gas fireplace, hardboard siding, and composite roof. 


Black Hills Energy, private well, septic on-site, propane. 


Domestic water is provided by a private well located on the premises which is piped to the residence and several tanks and hydrants for livestock and vegetation. 


There is no crop irrigation, however the property has an underground sprinkler system for the lawn.  


The property joins Lower Spring Creek Rd., which is a hard surface road maintained by the Pennington County Hwy Dept. 

Additional Acreage

An additional 5-7.5 acres is available. Call for price. (605) 791-2300


The 2022 taxes for this property were $3,437.58.

Legal Description

 T2S, R9E Black Hills Meridian, Pennington County South Dakota 

Section 5: Part of the W1/2SW1/4NE1/4, That part of W1/2NW1/4SE1/4 Lying North of Lower Sporing Creek Rd. (Exact Legal Description shall be derived from Title Commitment upon completion of survey.) 


Contact Us

Tanner Hewitt, Broker Associate: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 490-7952

Tyson Hewitt, Broker Associate: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 206-0034

JD Hewitt, Managing Broker: Rapid City, SD Office, (605) 347-1100

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