Centennial Valley Ranch
120 Acres
Whitewood, SD

Lawrence County, SD Land for Sale

Executive Summary:

The Centennial Valley Ranch property is without question some of the most picturesque and pristine real estate in the highly acclaimed Centennial Valley located in Western South Dakota.

In an area of highly sought after Black Hills property with size and access, the Centennial Valley Ranch is perfectly situated to become a legacy ranch holding to be enjoyed by generations to come!

Location & Directions
Property Location: Like a picture book setting, the ranch is nestled against the Black Hills National Forest near the western South Dakota towns of Deadwood, Spearfish and Whitewood. The ranch is within a short drive to all types of indoor and outdoor recreational possibilities such as hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, gaming just to name a few.  

Property Directions: From I-90: Exit 17 and US Hwy 85 (Can Am Hwy), travel 2.25 miles South then 2.5 miles East on Crook City Rd to the property. 

The Northern Black Hills region, steeped in history, is where legendary figures like Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane once roamed. About 8 miles away from the property is the iconic gaming town of Deadwood, a National Historic Landmark. Here, history comes alive, and you can step back in time to witness the allure of the Old West. In addition to the eclectic restaurants and gaming halls, Lead Deadwood offers all the basic services found in a thriving community. 

For a taste of breathtaking scenery, the Spearfish area is your destination. With easy access to over 300 miles of snowmobile trails, groomed and ungroomed cross-country ski trails, and the impressive Centennial hiking and Mickelson bicycle Trails, outdoor enthusiasts are in paradise. It’s about a 7-mile drive to the property, where you’ll find all the essential services along with boutique shopping and dining opportunities as well as Black Hills State University. Clyde Ice Field, located just east of Spearfish, is the largest general aviation airport in Western SD, (by the number of bases aircraft) and offers a Fixed Base Operator, Eagle Aviation Inc. 

Whitewood is another nearby town with K-12 schools and a quintessential small-town charm.

Regional flight service is available within 45 mi drive to Rapid City. Rapid City Regional is served by Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Allegient Air, serving over 85,000 travelers last year. 

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 transplants alike.

The property is gently rolling and while the upper end is well seasoned with pine, ash and aspen trees, the lower end consists of lush, easy, well grassed meadowland. 
Over 60% of the property is comprised of highly productive Vale Silt Loam soil with 2-6% slopes and a crop productivity index of 851. The remainder of the property is comprised of a mix of Vale Silt Loam 6-9% and Rockerville (moist rock outcroppings).  

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The property is bordered by the Black Hills National Forest, so you may spot Bighorn Sheep, Elk, Coyote, Mountain Goats and Mountain Lions as well as an abundance of Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer.  
Like much of the surrounding area, the Centennial Valley Ranch has historically been utilized as part of a longstanding cow/calf operation, contributing to hay and grazing production. The property is well-positioned to become a legacy property to be handed down for generations.
There are no known wells located on the property.
Natural gas is available through Montana Dakota Utilities.
The Centennial Valley Ranch is located adjacent to the scenic byway known as the Crook City Rd, leading from Interstate-90 at Whitewood SD to US Hwy 85 just north of Deadwood. 
An aged stone structure dates back to the homestead era and reminds of a time long in the past when community was where you could ride to. There are no modern structures on this property.
The 2022 property taxes for this property were $760.24
The Centennial Valley Ranch is zoned Ag and Park Forest.  
The Centennial Valley Ranch is well positioned to utilize significant tax advantages of a Conservation Easement, should the buyer chose to pursue that end. The integrity of property has been preserved by the generations of exceptional stewardship.
Legal Description
Township 6 North, Range 4 East, Black Hills Meridian, Lawrence County, South Dakota 

Section 31: S½SE¼ 

Township 5 North, Range 4 East, Black Hills Meridian, Lawrence County, South Dakota 

Section 6: N½ of Government Lots 1 and 2 

Consisting of 120 +/- acres. Property owned jointly with one-half undivided interest each. 

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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