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Paul and Katharine Lehmkuhl

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Home in Black Hill's Historic Nemo

18 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights

Overview

Nemo House Rental Photos and Description

Home has open design with attatched double garage

Located in the heart of The Black Hills, Nemo puts the motorcyclist at the center of Sturgis Rally action. Scenic, paved highways take you through beautiful Vanocker Canyon to Sturgis, 17 miles; beautiful, winding paved highway to Rapid City, 16 miles, or scenic Highway #385 to Deadwood, 16 miles, where you can take in the casino action. Home is walking distance to Guest Ranch Beer Garden and Big Mama's Beer Garden.

Four Wheelers delight. Back your ATV out of the attached double garage and ride1/4 mile down the country road to gain access to Centennial Trail. Spend the day four-wheeling through the hills.

Bicycling or hiking through Centennial Trail or Mickelson Trail is also a great way to spend your vacation.

Home is located close to some of the best snowmobiling trails in the Black Hills.

Surrounded by the National Forest, you are located in an ideal setting for hunting (deer, wild turkeys) and fishing.

Don't feel like cooking or just want some night life? Walk over the bridge and spend the evening at Nemo Guest Ranch restaurant which serves meals all day. There you can take in some of the rich Nemo history. Nemo also offers a General Store, US Post Office and Church.

Keywords: Vacation Home

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Paul and Katharine Lehmkuhl (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Paul and Katharine Lehmkuhl

We fell in love with Nemo the first time we rode through the area. My husband and I love to ride the hills during the Sturgis Rally and on one of those rides we came upon Nemo. After that we made it a point each year of stopping at the Nemo Guest Ranch for dinner, or an early morning ride to enjoy the Nemo Volunteer Fire Department breakfast. Finally, after just being a visitor to the area, we decided to buy a place of our own and spend more time enjoying this beautiful area.

Paul and Katharine Lehmkuhl purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

Since buying our Nemo home we have broadened our outdoor adventures. We love spending the day riding our ATV’s over the many trails. On an ordinary ride we can picnic by an old, abandoned mine or find the trace outline of an abandoned homestead. My husband has also added the sport of turkey hunting and can hunt in the forested areas right around Nemo. He has also been able to deer hunt in the Nemo area.

During spring and summer the area is full of beautiful wild flowers. Short walks down the country road that runs by our house and you come upon countless wild flowers. I have started a wild flower picture collection of the many different flowers seen in this area and on our trail hiking.

There is so much natural beauty in this area; one simply enjoys the quietness and clean air.

Reviews

4.7
based on 18 traveler reviews

Home in Black Hill's Historic Nemo
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews
United States
5

Great place to stay for recreation in the Hills

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a off road motorcycle trip. We were able to ride out of the house and be on the trails in a matter of minutes. The house was clean and had a good layout for our needs. Kitchen was fairly well equipped and there was enough stuff to get the basics done without issues. Living room was nice with a TV and dish. The Wifi is slow, but was OK for what we needed. It has a nice full sized washer and dryer. The place has a decent sized attached garage. Which came in handy for storing, working on and maintaining our rides. Also was nice to have our trailer and stuff locked up when we left the house. Not that you would pry need that up there anyway!

Some of the "not the greatest" things worth mentioning:

Cell reception at the house and in the area is spotty. This is not the owners fault, but thought I would mention it. Verizon and Sprint were the carries we were using(it is a vacation place, but makes things a little harder keeping wives happy when we are gone riding!) Plan on wifi calling or email to keep in touch at the house.

The basement is not yet finished out all the way. Looks like a work in progress so I am sure it will be soon. So the blower unit for the Heating/AC is out in the open. It is pretty loud at night if you use the 2 beds down there and since it was getting cold we needed it running. So put the heavy sleepers down there.

The showers are nice, but the water pressure is not so great. Only one at a time and keep the clothes washer off while doing so.

Overall for the convenience, location, what we were doing up there and other local amenities it was a great place for our needs. We will be staying here again as soon as we can to enjoy the area again!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for about a week. It was clean.... nicely furnished and decorated. Quiet location with lots of wildlife. There was a place close by if you wanted to eat or have a drink. Beautiful area. We enjoyed our stay immensely! Would recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Sturgis Rally Stay

  • 5 of 5

Central location just SE of Sturgis. Close by Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore and most other popular sights in the area. House was very well stocked with most items to prevent a trip to store for late arrivals. Small pond just off deck that attracts ducks & deer nightly. Will use again when in the area. THANKS

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place at a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Very beautiful place with usable garage for ATV's, bikes, truck etc... Wrap around deck for gatherings. Satellite TV and WiFi for when the weather is "less than cooperative." Would highly recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Dakota Trip

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed in Paul and Katharines house in Nemo for a week in June, it was a blast we had so much fun sight seeing and visiting with the local people. The people there were all so friendly and helpful with everything. We really enjoyed sitting on the back deck in the evenings and watching the deer and listening to the creek. We cant wait to go back next summer.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Renter

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained, clean. Wonderful place to stay. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Car: not necessary

Activities include 4- Wheeling on hundreds of miles of trails, including Centennial Trail, right outside house - no need to trailer wheelers to the trails. Located close to the many snowmobile trails in the Black Hills. Excellent location for deer hunting, wild turkey hunting and trout fishing. Perfectly located for horseback riding, home offers a fenced area.

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Rates & Availability

Nemo House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$125
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre '17 Rally / 6 Guests
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
'17 Sturgis Rally /6 Guests
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$140
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 4.5%

*$140 per night for 2 Guests, minimum 4 nights; $30.00 per person over 2, max 6 Guests; cleaning fee $80.00; 4.5% SD tax.
* Pre-Sturgis 2017 Rally: July 31st to August 5, 2017; $350 per night; 5 nights minimum; max 6 guests; $80.00 cleaning fee; 4.5% SD state tax
* Sturgis 2017 Rally: August 7th to August 13, 2017; $450 per night;minimum 5 nights; max. 6 guests; $80.00 cleaning fee; 4.5% SD state tax.

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Amenities

Nemo House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Main floor bathroom has shower/sink and toilet; towels included. Lower level bathroom is separate from shower room. Each room has a sink / vanity with electrical outlets; each room equipped with towels. Separate rooms allow guests to use the shower room without waiting for the bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstaris Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Downstarirs Bedroom - 1 double
  • 3 Queen size Beds; 2 main floor bedrooms with queen size beds and attractive, clean bedding; lower level basement has 1 queen bed, clean bedding included; 1 double bed, bedding included; Upstairs leather sectional has 1 full size hide-a-bed; bedding included
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Notes:
Fenced corral with pond; walkout basement

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