Red Canyon Ranchette
159.99 Acres
Fall River County, SD

Property Description

Headquarters with modern home, barn, wildlife and beautiful views!

This acreage has a lot to offer in a beautiful part of the world. Located in the Southern Hills within 20 minutes of Hot Springs or Custer, the property is straddled by 45,000 acres of US Forest land. Beautiful modern two-story home, fully furnished 1910 log cabin guest home in excellent condition, barn and working corrals in a fairytale setting along rim rock ridges, timbered creek, and open pastures. The Red Canyon Ranchette is a true forever home and recreational haven!


The Red Canyon Ranchette is located in the beautiful Southern Black Hills at 27449 Red Canyon Road, Edgemont, SD. Nearby towns in Fall River County include Edgemont- 11 miles away, Hot Springs- 20 miles away, and Custer- 33 miles away.

Directions from Hot Springs: Take US Hwy 18 West 11.5 miles to the Hwy 89 Junction (Minnekota), North on Hwy 89 1 mi to Pilger Mtn. Rd, West on Pilger Mtn Rd 5 miles to Red Canyon Rd. then South on Red Canyon Rd 2 miles to the property (27449 Red Canyon Rd, Edgemont, SD)  


The nearby small town of Edgemont, population 700, is the closest community.

The community of Hot Springs, population 3,500, has been called “the Southern Gateway to the Black Hills” because of its native charm, temperate year-round weather, outdoor recreation, and easy access to local attractions. In addition to the hospitality industry, Hot Springs is home to the county seat, many local businesses, a K12 public school and private elementary school. Two universities are located within one hour’s drive.

Regional flight service is available within an hour half 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. 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.


Main residence: Built in 1985, this 1,262 sq. ft. two-story home features 2 bedrooms and 1 ½ bathrooms with the detached 2 car garage added in 2005. The home is tastefully appointed in enduring elements of wood, masonry and brick. It provides an open and spacious floorplan, 18’ ceilings and concrete counter tops and sink. The home is comfortably heated by forced air and a wood stove for chilly nights. An attic fan and numerous ceiling fans provide an extra measure of ventilation. Featuring both a wooden deck and a covered patio, this home provides many options of outdoor living in which to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Cabin: The property also contains a charming, rustic two-room cabin built in 1906, which is located just down the hill from the main residence. The cabin features hand hewn logs- dove tailed and chinked- and a rail fence. Completely updated with power, full bath and shower, newer windows, a wood stove, propane furnace, and a covered porch, this cabin is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy a fresh cup of coffee and take in the view! This feature could provide a multitude of uses from a private guest house to VRBO!

Outbuildings: The well-maintained and functional corrals include metal gates and continuous fence hung on wooden posts, a covered tire tank and open faced barn with metal roof.  The 1,920 sq ft shop, built in 2012, is also situated next to the corrals. The shop is insulated and heated, and includes a garage door for easy access.


The property has served well as a family residence and headquarters of the family’s cow/calf and beef operation. In addition to the well-sodded grassland, there has been a number of terraces constructed in the hay meadows in order to capture the snow melt and runoff when the opportunity presents itself.


There is a private well located on the property which produces a generous volume of water and serves the home, cabin, corrals and is piped throughout the property.  

  • Electric service is provided by Black Hills Electric Coop in Custer.
  • Fiberoptic communication is available to the property, provided by GoldenWest Telephone Cooperative.

The property borders thousands of acres of Black Hills National Forest and while it has not been commercially hunted, provides a home to an abundance of small game and game birds such as sharp tailed grouse, coyote, bobcat as well as big game species such as mule deer and whitetail along with sizeable local herds of elk which may be heard bugling and bedding on the shady slopes.

JD Hewitt

Managing Broker

Piedmont, SD

(605) 347-1100

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