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Bedrooms 1
Space 820 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Cabin, sleeps 6, nestled in the National Forest!

Enjoy the privacy of our cabin located on 5 acres just 7 miles from historic Deadwood and 25 miles to Sturgis! We're 1 1/2 miles off HWY 385 on a county maintained road, easy bike and vehicle access. Great access to all of the Hills attractions or sit on the deck and enjoy the quiet serenity. One bedroom with Queen size bed, have 2 full size fold out futons, bedding provided, sleeps 6 very comfortably. One bathroom with shower and on-demand water heater. Well and septic. Full kitchen with stove, oven, refrigerator with freezer, coffee maker, toaster and microwave. Television with DVD only, carport, electrical drops and plenty of tent space, small gas grill, lawn chairs and swing. You can travel light, it's all here!!

John Forward
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 11, 2018

About John Forward

We're an empty nest couple that dreamed of a spot in the Hills for years and with a lot of sweat equity have realized that dream. Come enjoy our cabin on your next visit!

John Forward purchased this cabin in 2005

Why John Forward chose Deadwood

You won't be disappointed with our location. It's private with easy and quick access to everything the Black Hills has to offer. We bought the property in 2005 from the original, homestead owners and spent the next few years building the cabin and developing the property. We've spent many great family weekends and vacations at our spot and have decided to share!


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

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 820 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with shower, includes towels, hair dryer. On-demand water heater.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom with Queen size bed, includes linen. Two Full size, fold out, futons with inner spring mattress's in the living area includes linen.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Heaven on Earth!

  • 5 of 5

I find myself at a loss for words...and anyone who knows me, knows I'm NEVER at a loss for words - but I simply can't find the words to describe how perfect this cabin is! The scenery is breathtaking! Every morning, I'd sit outside with my coffee in my mug (thanks again John & Carma!) and watch the birds and listen to the cows in the distance. (#12 is my favorite) On our last morning, I walked outside and a beautiful deer was grazing right by the fire pit!

We felt totally relaxed and at peace during our stay and were sad when we had to leave. We will most certainly stay here again! Sturgis 2019, the count down begins!

  • Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. It felt just like home. Beautiful scenery. Would stay again if I am in the area.

  • Submitted: 12-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great secluded getaway. Driving distance to many great attractions.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was just far enough away from the main roads to feel nice and secluded, yet we were never far from anything we wanted to do.

When John and Carma tell you to pack light, they mean it. The cabin is stocked with darn near everything you could need. There were only two of us, but it was evident that at least six people could have slept there comfortably. We took advantage of the extra space and built ourselves a good old fashioned pillow fort to add a little flair to our romantic getaway.

Overall it was a fabulous vacation and we would definitely love to come back again.

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cabin in a perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was absolutely perfect for our week trip to the Blackhills! John and Carma have left no detail out when it comes to comfort and convenience. The cabin was close to Deadwood but secluded enough for us to feel that we had absolute privacy. The cabin was supplied with everything we needed; right down to paper plates and maps of the area. John and Carma were a delight to work with and were available to us if we needed anything at all. The car port was an extra convenience as we were able to park our motorcycle there during a couple rain showers! We will definitely return to this peaceful place and would highly recommend it to others!

  • Submitted: 1-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Little Getaway Cabin in the Hills.

  • 5 of 5

John and Carma were very accomodating! The cabin is charming and well built. They have everything you need to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Black Hills. We will go back again!

  • Submitted: 28-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is Perfect in every way, the location is not to far off the beaten path, but still has a quite and secluded feel. The surrounding views are spectacular and we had several White Tail deer visit us in the mornings. The decor inside is Fun, Relaxing and Comfortable. Communication with the Owners was great and they made us feel at home in there space. We felt relaxed and Safe = Home away from Home, will definitely be back for another stay when in the area!

  • Submitted: 7-Jul-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$198.06

Seasonal ................ $200/night (2 night min)
Sturgis Rally ........................... $3150.00/week (7nt min)
Additional Tent Space available with electrical drops. Contact owner for pricing.
Cabin is available for a negotiated rate the week prior and the week following the 2015 Rally, please contact owner.
50% Down upon booking with the remaining balance and $250 Security
deposit upon arrival. The security deposit is refunded with 7 days
of departure if the cabin is left in the same manner as it was upon
arrival. 50% down to confirm reservation. If you cancel it is non-
refundable. Unless we are able to rebook the dates of your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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