Meade County SD Home on Acreage
Nestled in the Piedmont Valley on Little Elk Creek, this home with shop, barn and hayland on 36.75 acres offers not only a peaceful retreat but also gorgeous Black Hills views, creek frontage, and convenient access. Improvements include a 4 bed/3 bath 3492 sq.ft. home, Morton building, loafing shed and horse barn.
Property address: 11490 Little Elk Cr Rd, Piedmont, SD 57769
The Wetering Property is located in Meade County, SD, just a short 16 miles from Rapid City, SD.
Directions from Rapid City: Travel I-90 W to exit 44, Deerview Rd in Piedmont and turn left to follow Deerview Rd for 0.2 miles. Then turn right at the 2nd cross street onto Sturgis Rd for 0.3 miles, and then left onto County Hwy Mc-4a/Little Elk Creek Rd for 0.6 miles until you reach 11490 Little Elk Creek Rd.
The scenic Piedmont Valley stretches 25 miles between Rapid City and Sturgis. The towns of Piedmont, Summerset and Black Hawk are along the route, with Interstate 90 running through the Valley and the Black Hills National forest to the west.
Rich in history, the town of Piedmont dates back to 1890, with approximately 1,000 people residing in the immediate area. The town supports numerous small businesses in tourism, transportation, and construction. Piedmont boasts a highly rated Elementary School, and a newly-built Meade County middle school is just a few miles away. The area provides several churches and a vibrant community life.
Tourism abounds as the area is nestled in the Northern Black Hills region. Deadwood, SD is just 27 miles way, and Spearfish, SD just 33 miles away. Local resorts and campgrounds cater to vacationers, turkey hunters and outdoorsmen.
Natural history attractions are nearby, as the property lies only 2 miles from the Black Hills Petrified Forest and the geology-rich Little Elk Creek Canyon, and just over 5 miles from the Wonderland Cave.
Rapid City 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 30 minutes away at the Rapid City Regional Airport.
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 and #1 by CNBC in 2021 for business friendliness, (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.
Property improvements include:
- 3492 sq.ft. of living space, original main house constructed 1984 with an addition added in 2013. 4 Bed/ 2 Bath total, addition includes handicap accessible master bedroom and bathroom with walk-in closet and great room.
- Heat and A/C is electric with circulating hot water.
- Garage is 24×24.
- Morton Building – 36×45, 12’ short wall with garage door, full concrete floor and 240 volt service
- Loafing Shed – 20×36, 3 unit
- Horse Barn – 26×40, 2 stalls, tack room and storage room with full concrete floor except in stalls
- High fence hay corral
Electric service is provided by Black Hills Energy.
Access is provided by Little Elk Creek Rd., a county gravel road that extends from Sturgis Rd., just off of Interstate 90.
Domestic water is provided by a 140’ private well.
2021 taxes payable in 2022 are $6,021.26
Meade County, South Dakota:
NWSW, and Lot A of Hunter Sub, Sec. 4; T3N, R6E, Meade County, SD
Consisting of 40.25 acres together with all improvements located thereon.