Bull Flats Ranch
Bull Flats Ranch is a prime destination for adventure seekers and those looking for their next great investment in the solitude of the Black Hills of South Dakota. Nearly 100% of the property boundary is shared with federal lands managed by the Black Hills National Forest. This property consists of two homesteads totaling 225.44 acres with a unique metes and bounds property description. The adjacent public lands add to the property’s scenery and solitude and give it convenient back-door access to tens of thousands of acres in the surrounding forest service lands. The elevation on the property is approximately 5500 feet.Bull Flats Ranch offers the best of South Dakota recreation as well as an opportune investment. It is located just 11 miles west from Custer, South Dakota. Bull Flats Ranch offers endless possibilities for the buyer seeking a wise investment or a beautiful place to call home with its stunning views and rich history.Location:From downtown Custer, travel west of Custer 9 miles to Pass Creek Road. Turn left and follow Pass Creek Road approximately 2.5 miles to 255th Street. Property is on the west side of Pass Creek Road. Legal Description:HES #354 located in Sections 5 & 8, Township 4 South, Range 3 East, and Balance of HES #355 located in Sections 8 & 9, Township 4 South, Range 3 East, BHM, Custer County, South Dakota (225.44 ac +/-)Recreation:With several national icons nestled among the pines of the Black Hills National Forest, this Island in the Plains serves as the backdrop for these symbols of America. From hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing, the Black Hills National Forest offers recreation activities for all ages and interests. Specialized campgrounds, accessible recreation opportunities and a system of trails connecting communities, showcase the Black Hills National Forest that provides user friendly access to year-round family activities. Together, the attractive features of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, and area National Parks, Memorials, and Monuments are the foundation for the local recreation economies. Amid the splendid scenery of the Black Hills National Forest are 11 reservoirs, 30 campgrounds, 26 picnic areas, 2 scenic byways, 1,300 miles of streams, 13,000 acres of wilderness, 353 miles of trails, and much more.A herd of 1,300 bison roams freely throughout Custer State Park, often stopping traffic along the 18-mile Wildlife Loop Road. Besides bison, the park is home to wildlife such as pronghorn antelope, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, deer, elk, wild turkeys, and a band of friendly burros.Wildlife & Fishing:Wildlife viewing and hunting both on and around the property serve as another attraction of Bull Flats Ranch. The area is home to elk and white-tailed deer, turkey as well as mountain lion and a variety of common birds and smaller animals. White-tailed deer are plentiful on the property throughout the year and elk typically move onto the ranch in the fall and winter.During the summer season, trout fishing is perhaps one of the most popular recreational activities in Custer State Park. The park offers four mountainous lakes worth exploring in this regard. Center Lake, Legion Lake, Stockade Lake, and Sylvan Lake comprise about 182 acres of crystal blue water and offer habitat for several species of fish.Mineral Rights:Any mineral rights appurtenant to the property owned by the sellers will transfer with the real estate. Seller makes no representations or warranty about the actual mineral interests held by the seller. All prospective Buyers will be responsible to have an independent mineral right search performed to determine the extent of mineral ownership.Taxes:The 2019 real estate taxes payable in 2020 are $1122.66 annually.Fences & Boundaries:The perimeter of the property is fenced. The seller is making known to all potential purchasers that there may be variations between the deeded property lines and the location of the existing fence boundary lines on the subject property. Seller makes no warranties about location of the fence lines in relationship to the deeded property lines, nor does the seller make any warranties or representations about specific acreage within the fenced property lines. Seller is selling the property in an “as is” condition which includes the location of the fences as they exist. Boundaries shown on accompanying maps are approximate based on the legal description and may not indicate a survey. Maps are not to scale and are for visual aid only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed.Broker Comments:Bull Flats Ranch stands out as a very compelling property, offering an idyllic setting, outstanding wildlife viewing and hunting and a remarkably private location, yet one that is easily accessed. It is rare to find such a property equally suitable for a private retreat or an outstanding investment/development.