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Simon Homestead

Status: Under Contract
Price: $439,000
Acres: 23 +/-
Price Per Acre: $19,087
Type: Ranches, Recreational Land, Residential Property, Horse Property, Single Family
Address: 24804 Highway 85
City, State: Newcastle, Wyoming
County: Weston
ZIP Code: 82701
Lat/Long: 44.0927, -104.1305
Presented By: Jim Pederson
Taxes: $1,802
Dwelling Sq Ft: 1,608
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2


Excellent western Black Hills location from which to enjoy all of the amenities of the entire Black Hills region. 23 acres situated between Four Corners and Buckhorn with Highway frontage. It's adjacent to a parcel of State Land and another tract of State Land is across the highway. Scenic views and just a 10-minute drive to Mallo Camp, Beaver Creek Campground and the Black Hills National Forest. Comfortable country home, garage, shop and several outbuildings. No covenants and the west side of the property fronts Highway 85 for 1/2 mile, which provides potential for commercial ventures. Recreational opportunities abound nearby. A site for year-round country living or a Black Hills retreat.   



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Simon Homestead
Newcastle, Wyoming
23 acres - $439,000

Property and Terrain:  The property consists of 23 acres. 

The topography includes rolling meadows located on a wide expanse of the Canyon Springs Prairie with great southern exposure. Amazing views of the surrounding countryside are offered with Sweetwater Mountain, Mount Pisgah and a large stretch of the Black Hills visible on the horizon. Around the buildings a variety of trees and bushes have been established, including pine, spruce, lilac, and caragana bushes.  In 2022 the native grass meadows were cut for hay with about 200 small square bales being harvested. High country setting at an elevation of 5,960 to 6,000 feet.   

Home:  The comfortable design has open living spaces and lots of natural light. Several upgrades including steel roof, some new windows, newer living room carpet and laminate wood floor in the kitchen. The home is well-kept with 1,680 square feet including 3 bedrooms, and 1.75 baths. The main bedroom has a private 3/4 bath and walk-in closet. The large kitchen has ample cabinets and counter space, built-in pantry, desk and dining area. The sunny living room is spacious with two seating areas and a cozy pellet stove. Handy laundry room with sink and counter space is between the kitchen and mud room. The house is a 1991 Schult manufactured home placed on a cement block foundation. A big yard area provides the ideal place for outdoor get-togethers, relaxing and enjoying nature.   


  • * Detached two car garage with cement floor and a storage lean-to. 
  • * 30' x 32' pole barn shop built in 1995 has two overhead doors, electricity and gravel floor.  
  • * Machine shed - a serviceable older building. 
  • * Several original homestead out-buildings and an old homestead house. 

Plentiful parking areas around the buildings and there's abundant storage for your ATVs and recreational gear. 


  • Water - A water well registered at 90 feet deep pumps into a 1,500-gallon cistern for storage. New pump installed in the well in 2020.
  • Electricity - Powder River Energy, Sundance.
  • Heat - Propane forced air. 
  • Sewer - Septic tank and leach field system. 
  • Telephone - Landline phone through Range. Currently limited cellphone service in the area. 
  • Internet - Currently no internet service is installed at the property. The telephone company, Range, says they have a basic internet package available and other satellite options exist. 

Covenants:   The property does not have covenants.  

Wildlife: The surrounding area of the Black Hills is prime habitat for a variety of wildlife including deer, elk, turkey, mountain lion, bobcat, coyote, fox, eagles and hawks. Some antelope have also been known to migrate to the area in the summer. 

Recreation: The property is situated in a tremendous recreational area within a one-hour drive of many well-known sites. A 10-minute drive east is Mallo Camp, a county owned facility with lodge, cabins, camping, trails, and trout fishing just up the road in Beaver Creek. Hundreds of thousands of acres of Black Hills National Forest can be accessed near Mallo Camp or Buckhorn, where groomed snowmobile trails and cross-country ski trails begin and traverse throughout the Black Hills to destinations like Deadwood and Deerfield Lake. This is an excellent location from which to enjoy the beauty and recreational resources of the Black Hills.  

Access & Location:  The property is easily accessed. From Four Corners, travel north on Highway 85 for 1 mile and the property is on the right (east) side of the Highway. The west side of the property joins Highway 85 and the south side borders Boyd County Road. The property is within commuting distance to several towns. 

Mileage to nearby towns and destinations: 

  • Four Corners, WY-1 mile,  
  • Mallo Camp-5.5 miles, 
  • Buckhorn, WY- 5.7 miles,
  • Beaver Creek Campground-7.2 miles, 
  • Deerfield Lake-33 miles,  
  • Newcastle, WY-18.5 miles,    
  • Sundance, WY- 28 miles,  
  • Deadwood, SD-36 miles,     
  • Spearfish, SD-57 miles,     
  • Sturgis, SD - 48 miles,
  • Rapid City, SD-85 miles via Hwy 585 and I-90 or 70 via Hwy 85,    
  • Gillette, WY-89 miles,  
  • Casper, WY-181 miles.  

Showings: The property is shown by appointment only. 


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