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Best View in Hills! 6,000 Feet! See Harney Peak, The Needles from deck!

Bedrooms 2
Space 83 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1879 Minimg Camp -The Bonanza- on a mountain top in middle of National forest

First time ever offered to the public! We would like to share with you this breathtaking view and quaint cozy cabin. The Bonanza has views of Harney Peak, The Needles, back side of Mt. Rushmore, Mt Coolidge and Custer State Park. You are in total isolation and only two miles from Custer. Either in the home, on the deck or just on the property, you will not be able to take your eyes off this beautiful view. This truly is a place you will not want to leave. It is rustic, yet elegant! We envision this to be a place to go on your honeymoon, to write a book or a song or just relax. You can take day hikes in any direction and discover the same places Native Americans, General Custer and the settlers discovered.

The Recently remodeled cabin was been done so to keep the rustic feel of an 1880s mining camp and today's modern amenities for your comfort.

The cabin offers a Master bedroom with a queen bed, bathroom has a claw foot tub/shower.

Kitchen/living room has large windows for panoramic view of the Black Hills. The open floor plan of kitchen and living area include a ladder going up to an 18x 13 loft (also with amazing views) with 4 twin beds.

You step out of the living room onto a deck that has r views of the beautiful Black Hills.

The guest cabin has a queen size bed, small refrigerator, table and two chairs, (roll away cot is available upon request). It has a private porch with the same stunning view.

Carzy Horse Memorial is just 20 minutes away and they have a beautiful light show in the evening.

Mt. Rushmore is only 30 minutes away and is a must see! Nice shopping and good ice cream availabel there too!

Hill City is approximately 25 minutes away and has the 1880's Train which goes from there to Keystone. Hill City is known for their German Restaurant, The Alpine Inn, a great place to eat lunch and they have delicious home made desserts!

Keystone which is at the base of Mt.Rushmore, is an old historic minning town, lots of history. In their downtown they have nice shopping and you can watch taffy being made in the Taffy shop.

There is fishing, swimming and boating available at four area lakes: Sylvan, Bismark, Legion and Stockade, these are all within 1-25 miles from the cabin.

Custer State Park is just a few (12) miles down the road. This park is one of the largest State Parks in the United States. It has one of the largest free roaming buffalo herds in the U.S., Big Horm sheep, elk, deer, turkeys and the famous friendly burros can also be seen in the park.

There are two world class caves in the area which offer cave and spelunking tours. Wind Cave National Park is approximately 15 miles away and Jewel Cave National Monument is approximately 12 miles away.

There is a local golf course in Custer, just 5 minutes away! There is also a golf course in Hot Springs which is only a 30 minute drive through Wind Cave National Park (where the buffalo roam and the prairie doge play!)

Historic Deadwood is approximately one hour away and has a wide variety of casinos and entertainment available daily. Mt. Moriah is the resting place of the famous Clamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickock, also in Deadwood.

The home is approximately an hour drive to Sturgis.

This property is on a mile long gravel road with a steep incline, SUV's preferred, please call with any questions.

Due to the terrain steepness, we ask that a liability release be signed upon arrival.

Kitchen is fully stocked, we provide linens, towels and only start up paper products, not enough for your whole stay.

Stackable washer and dryer and laundry tub in laundry room.

Table and chiars on front deck and gas gril.

Check in time is 4:00 pm and check out time is 10:00 am.

PLEASE scroll through listing to see all that is included with rental!

We also have three other homes on theVRBO web-site, below are the listing numbers for Custer South Dakota:

New home in Custer #513325

Cozy Creek Side Cabin #479952

Hill Side New Construction Log Home #654056

More Details

Tim Holland/Dawn Holland
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Custer, South Dakota

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , There is a newly remodeled bath house on property
  • Cabin has one full bathroom. There is also a private bath house with full facilities on property.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This is a guest cabin, one queen bed. Cot available.
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single , Loft has ladder and four twin beds-two can make into a king
  • Cabin has Master bedroom with queen size bed. Loft has four twin sized beds. In loft the trundle bed can be made into a king size bed if notified before stay. Guest cabin has one queen size bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Check out time is 10:00 am. Please strip beds and leave on floor in rooms. Please run dishwasher.


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rapid City
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Us Highway 16a
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bugling Bull/downtown Custer
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Terry Peak
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Stockade lake
Car: necessary

This property sits on 10 Acres of private land surrounded by National forest, on a mountain top! It is still only two miles from downtown Custer, four miles to Sylvan Lake and the entrance to Custer State park. You are just minutes from, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse

Memorial, Custer Stste Park entrances and Black Hills Playhouse. We are one hour from famous Deadwood, known for Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, gold mining and many casinos and nice restaurants. The Rapid City airport is about 50 minutes away.

Custer is a short distance from Mt. Rushmore, Wind Cave National Park and Jewel Cave National Park.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Custer, South Dakota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
Apr 12 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 5 2018 - Oct 12 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee C$127.95 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Travelers will have to go through a National Forest gate, road is a single lane gravel with steep grades. Travelers need to be aware of Forest fire and weather conditions, also lightning. No outside fires permitted. A propane outside fire place will be offered, one propane tank supplied-additional tanks will be at renters expense. Please strip beds and run dishwasher. Check in 4:00pm/out 10:00am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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