Rapid Creek Gem
86.12 Acres
Rapid City, SD

Pennington County, SD Home and Land for Sale

Executive Summary

Property: This amazing Rapid Creek Gem property offers nearly 1 mile of Rapid Creek (both sides), an expansive 86+- acre footprint, productive hay meadows, exceptional grasslands, remarkable hunting and a private fishery along with custom built 2,364 sq ft home and separate hunting cabin. If you’re looking for a place with recreation aplenty and close in, don’t miss this property! 

Home: Built in 2019, the custom 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom home on a generous 3-acre lot boasts an efficient design with two spacious family/office rooms. Enjoy scenic views from the beautiful Pella windows. Lifetime flooring enhances the quality of the space as well. The property also features a 40’/50′ shop floor ready for construction. 

Co-listed with Hollie Howie of Coldwell Banker Black Hills Legacy

Location & Directions

Property Location: The Rapid Creek Gem property is located in the beautiful Rapid Creek valley, just minutes southeast of Rapid City, South Dakota. 

Property Address: 15597 Antelope Creek Rd Rapid City, SD 57703 

Property Directions: From SD Hwy 44 and Airport Rd intersection east of Rapid City, travel southeast on SD Hwy 44, 3.8 miles, turn right (south) on Antelope Creek Rd. .37 miles to the property. 


The Rapid Creek Gem property is a short distance from the beautiful Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota. The Black Hills is home to multiple natural beauties including Rushmore Cave, Custer State Park, Black Elk Peak, Sylvan Lake and many more. With an exciting mix of recreational and cultural experiences this area continues to be a popular destination of choice for tourists and retirees alike. As population increases in the region, this property will be more conveniently located than ever.  

Rapid City, a short 25-minute commute from the ranch, is the second largest city in SD. The ‘City of Presidents’ offers a generous mix of shopping, fine and casual dining, medical facilities and industry. Highlights of Rapid City include a thriving main street full of local shops and restaurants, historic hotels, Universities, Ellsworth Air Base and so much more. Regional flight services are available within a 9-minute drive at Rapid City Regional Airport with direct flights to over twenty major markets. 


The residence is sleek and quaint with 2,364 square feet of living space. The kitchen, dining, laundry, Master Bedroom and both bathrooms are on the main floor as well as an oversized attached garage, and 9-foot ceilings create a great room concept very accommodating for a grand chandelier or some epic wall mounts! The efficiently spacious upstairs boasts 2 bedroom/offices and 2 great rooms. The home was completed in 2019 with 2×6 construction and R 40 spray foam. Electric heaters and air exchange keep the climate the way you want it. Water is furnished by a private well and run through an RO system. A covered patio is right of the front door, perfect for grilling, a fire pit table, or watching the sun come up. A 40’x50’ cement pad has been poured that would be perfect for a shop and is ready for you to put it to use! 


The property is home to a plethora of wildlife such as; White Tail Deer, Mule Deer, and Antelope; Sage hens, waterfowl including ducks and geese, as well as a few predators such as coyotes, bobcat, and fox. Rapid Creek provides an excellent opportunity for fly fishing various species of Trout. The excellent rock bottom with grass covered bank outcroppings and average of 55 cubic feet per second of water ensure nearly a mile of fabulous, completely private habitat. If you would rather enjoy fishing from a boat or lawn chair, then check out the private ½ acre lake right out your back door! The private lake is fed by a solar well, is aerated and maintains a depth of 14 feet. The lake is stocked with Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Perch and Flathead Minnows. 


The property is highly diverse in topography, ranging from level lowlands along Rapid Creek to high hills and steep draws on the grazing lands. Deep ox bows along Rapid Creek hold dense pockets of trees and provide additional big game and nesting habitat. 


The soils on the property are comprised mostly of Kyle and Lohmiller Clays and Colombo Loam with an NCCPI soil rating of 29.80. These soils are highly suitable for hay and small grain production, which combine with the creek bottom to make these meadows exceptionally productive. 


There are presently no irrigation rights appurtenant to the property.


Rapid Creek meanders through the property for nearly 1 entire mile. There are also 3 private wells on the property. The main well service the residence also serves a neighboring property (for a fee). 


Electricity services are provided by Black Hills Energy.


The property is accessed via Antelope Creek Road, a county-maintained gravel road, .37 mi. off Hwy 44.  


Taxes: 2023 real estate taxes on the property were $5,264.12. 

Legal Description


Section 2; Bromegrass Subd., Lot 1, Lot 8, Lot 9 and Lot 10R

Consisting of 86.12 +/- acres Parcels, 5602276001, 5602276006, 5602251001, 5602400005 

Property Address: 15597 Antelope Creek, Rapid City, SD 57703 


The Rapid Creek Gem property is priced to sell in its entirety at $1,450,000.00 

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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