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Black Forest Inn

Rapid City, SD   Offered for sale at $849,999

The historic Black Forest Inn is well known in the Black Hills as a great place to stay and eat. Built in the mid-1950s, the B&B has had several owners over the years but has always had a reputation for good service. Locals and guests from all over the country stop in regularly to share their memories of the property. Bernice Musekamp who established the Black Forest Inn would be proud that her legacy lives on.

Turn-Key Business Description Includes:
Guest Rooms: Seven fully furnished guest rooms with private bathrooms. Comfortable king or queen beds and high quality linens and towels. All bedrooms include Satellite TV and DVD players and have heat & air conditioning. Two of the rooms have in-room 2-person Jacuzzi tubs, and two rooms have hot tubs on private outdoor patios.

Property: 8,940 SF building - 4,592 SF on main level, 1,784 SF upper level, 2,564 SF lower level. On 3.08 acres - expansion possible. Zoned Highway Service & General Agriculture.

Location: Set back from Hwy 385, the major thoroughfare from Deadwood in the Northern Hills to Hot Springs in the Southern Hills. This central Black Hills location makes Black Forest Inn the ideal stay for tourists wanting to be close to everything.

Dining: Large dining room and entertainment area. Perfect for morning breakfast or gatherings and events for up to 50 people. Includes tables, chairs and place settings…everything you would need to entertain.

Lounge: Comfortable lounge area with rock fireplace and a wine bar includes a small stage area for performances and ceremonies.

Wine & Beer License: Alcove adjacent to the lounge serves as a small wine & beer shop. Includes transferrable on/off premises wine & beer license.

Reception Area: Professional office and greeting area is set up with business furniture and equipment and includes a professional phone system with lines set up in key areas with an adjacent lobby and guest bathroom.

Meeting Space: Lower level can easily accommodate up to 25, including large screen TV & media equipment, with all necessary furnishings including a dedicated bathroom and fireplace.

Owner’s Apartment: One bedroom owner’s apartment with a wet bar and private bath located in the lower level.

Laundry & Storage: Large laundry facility for property housekeeping only; five storage rooms on the lower level.

Kitchen: Large commercial kitchen with reach-in and walk-in refrigeration. Complete with professional cookware and equipment. Complete set of cooking utensils and appliances, prep tables, knives, cooking sheets, and racks. A nearby bathroom for staff and overflow guest use.

Outdoor Spaces: Outdoor patio and event space situated in the front of the property. Includes tables, chairs, umbrellas, and patio heaters. Patio also has a large gas fire pit to gather around.

Outdoor Restaurant (Musekamp’s Grill & Pub): A fully enclosed outdoor commercial kitchen and bar. Seating for up to 25. Not fully winterized so is used for outdoor summer restaurant. Kitchen is designed to serve up to 50 diners at once. Can turn tables 2-3 times during busy evenings.

Lawn & Gazebo: Manicured lawn includes a gazebo that is often the site of small wedding ceremonies.

Parking: Adjacent large parking is combination asphalt and grass and can hold 50 or more vehicles.

Dates of Operation: The Bed and Breakfast is open year-round with room prices varying depending on the following dates:
High Season May 13-Oct 15
Low Season Oct 16-May 12

Property Details
  • 7 Guest Rooms
  • 7 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1954
  • Opened in 1954
  • Building is 8,940 SQFT
  • Lot is 3.08 Acres
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Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $849,999
Contact Information
  • To learn more contact Sandra Runde, Commercial broker
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  • Phone: 605 391 7500