Baumberger Ranchette
25.19 Acres
Sturgis, SD

Property Description

The Baumberger Ranchette is as clean and well-put-together offering as you could find. From well-manicured trees and meticulous lawn care, to maintenance of buildings and driveway, the property is in fabulous shape. The ranchette has served as a primary home for the last 30 years and has been taken care of as such. Horses are welcome on this property, which includes light covenants.  Improvements include a comfortable 2,775 square foot, 4 bed 2 bath home with a two-car attached garage. Also on the property is a 2,970 square foot shop with a living area that includes 2 bathrooms, commons area, and a second story living area that comfortably sleeps 9 guests in 3 separated rooms. There are numerous other outbuildings and covered areas for vehicle storage as well as a covered outdoor fire pit. The famed Buffalo Chip campground is a short 5 miles to the north and the city of Sturgis only 8 miles. The Baumberger Ranchette is offered for your consideration at the reasonable asking price of $997,000.    

The property is located in Meade County at 21050 Ft Meade Way Sturgis SD, 57785.

Directions from Sturgis: Take I-90 E/SD-79 S toward Rapid City for 4.3 mi. Take the exit toward Pleasant Valley Rd for 0.2 mi, then turn left onto Pleasant Valley Rd and travel 1 mile. Turn left onto Cardinal Pl/Fort Meade Way and proceed for 0.4 mi until you arrive at 21050 Ft. Meade Way.


The town of Sturgis, home to around 7,000 residents, is located on I-90 at Exits 30 and 32 in the Northern Black Hills. As the Meade county seat, the town represents a vibrant community, with a thriving agriculture-based local economy, expanding residential sector, and increasing commercial opportunities.

Founded in 1878, the town is named after Civil War general Samuel D. Sturgis and has a rich history. Fort Meade, a 19th-century military outpost, and the Old Fort Meade Museum are just east of Sturgis. To the south, Black Hills National Forest has rugged mountains, canyons and trails.

Area attractions include the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Black Hills National Cemetery, Bear Butte State Park, Fort Meade Cavalry Museum, Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame and Wonderland Cave. Enjoy the local public golf course and scenic drives through Vanocker Canyon or Boulder Canyon.

Regional services such as medical, commercial airline services, financial and legal, retail shopping, entertainment and higher education opportunity are all available in the surrounding communities of Rapid City and Spearfish.

The Black Hills area 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, averaging 4 million+ visitors annually.

Rapid City, 50 miles south, is the second largest city in South Dakota and offers all types of shopping, fine and casual dining, medical facilities and industry. Regional flight service is available at the Rapid City Regional Airport.

In the nearby Black Hills area, countless recreational activities are available, including Mount Rushmore, Rushmore Cave, Custer State Park, natural hot springs, abundant wildlife in the Black Hills, fossil hunting, and rich history of the Native American Sioux Tribe.


Bear Butte Water supplies the water to the property, along with private well (130ft., currently not functioning). Electricity is provided via Butte Electric Cooperative.

  • Well-developed acreage with apple and pear trees on property 
  • 18×32 Covered RV parking space with electricity  
  • Cavana with fire pit 
  • House: 
    • Built 1997; 30X70 
    • Lower Level 2160sqft, Upper Level 616sqft.; 2 car attached garage (576sqft) 
    • 4 bed, 2 ½ bath  
    • Hot water in floor heat 
    • Boiler 
    • Master with screened in porch and window A/C Unit 
    • All appliances stay and propane tanks are owned 
    • Oak Cabinetry  
    • Hot Tub 
    • New roof in 2019 
  • Shop w/ living space: 
    • Built 1999; 32X56 
    • Lower Level 2160sqft, Upper Level 810sqft  
    • 3 bed, 2 bath fully furnished living space; sleeps 9  
    • Own septic 
    • A/C Unit in each room 
    • New roof in 2019 
  • Barn: 
    • Built in 1994, 576sqft 
Access to the property is via county road Fort Meade Way.
Legal Description
Meade County, South Dakota:


Section 32, Township 5, Range 6, BHM, Meade County, South Dakota  


The 2021 taxes for the Baumberger Ranchette are approximately $5,026.60.

Tanner Hewitt

Broker Associate

Rapid City, SD

(605) 490-7952

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