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Gorgeous Cabin in the Woods, Near Black Hills Attractions

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

Shady Grove Cottage is a cabin located in the Black Hills near Nemo, SD, and about 25 miles from Rapid City. There are two units in the cabin, with one reserved for owners. The rental unit is 1200 sq. feet. It has a lodge-like feel, with a vaulted ceiling, a 22-ft. deck, unique decorations, brand new hickory wood cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. It sits on five private acres, with a stream at the end of the driveway, a lake just down the road, tall pines and aspen, and a million night-time stars.

All amenities are provided, including a living room/great room area, fully equipped kitchen, dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer, towels and bed linens, satellite TV, and internet access. The unit comfortably sleeps 7 on a king bed, double bed, two single beds, and queen sleeper.

Shady Grove is centrally located among all Black Hills attractions, including Mt. Rushmore, historic Deadwood, Custer State Park, the town of Sturgis, home of one of the nation's largest motorcycle rallies, and Rapid City.

There is a four-night minimum for rentals. Upon leaving, guests may choose to clean the unit, or elect to leave cleaning to us. If so, a surcharge of $125 will apply. There is a $500 FULLY REFUNDABLE damage/security deposit. Please inquire about Rally Week rates, and discounted rates for educators and returning guests. The owner's unit will also be offered for the Sturgis Rally, 2018. It comfortably sleeps 6 and has 1 bathroom.

During winter (January- March), we only accept longer-term rentals (1week or more). Unfortunately, due to landscaping issues, we are not able to accept ATVs.

More Details

Owner
Carol Hayse
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 10, 2017

About Carol Hayse

I am a retired child psychotherapist. Graduated with an MSW from University of Iowa while the earth was cooling! I lived and practiced n Chicago for 40 years. Co-owner Linda Boyle is a singer-songwriter and retired Special Education teacher. With encouragement and time permitting, she will provide you with an evening sing-along around the fire pit.

Carol Hayse purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Carol Hayse chose Black Hills

I grew up in the Black Hills and left there, restless to see the world, when I graduated high school--couldn't wait to leave. Now that a few decades have passed, I could not wait to retire and get back for good.

What makes this cabin unique

I have a very busy time of it when I can get out there. It takes a lot of energy to walk the woods and peaks with my dog, look out back to see if the bachelor elk is coming by, pick up fossils, watch the sunset from Custer Peak, lie on my back in an innertube, and meditate on the front lawn. When friends visit, we go to Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, and ride the 1880 train. The Warrior's Work gallery in Hill City is amazing, and Prairie Edge store and museum in Rapid in remarkable. Custer State Park is un-missable, and the rock shops and antique-ing are wonderful. Come on by!

Amenities

Nemo Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • marina
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
1) With substantial notice, a shopping service may be provided from approx. June 25- August 15. Pet walking or let-outs frequently provided at no cost. 2) By arrangement with owner, one gourmet, entirely from scratch, meal with trimmings, provided to your party. Email owner for menus.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous Cabin in the Woods, Near Black Hills Attractions
average rating of 4.97561 based on 41 reviews
Aurora, IL
5

A memory of the Black Hills by which all other vacation memories will be measured

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for time away from the Monday - Friday routine to experience solitude among the pines, this should be your first choice. This is a modern, cabin-like home away from home with conveniences you've grown to rely upon surrounded by a remoteness which allows white tailed deer, wild turkeys and a star-filled night sky to create future day dreams.

Conveniently located between the northern and southern highlights of the region, you're within reach of most of the reasons to call Shady Grove your vacation home. We stayed here during Easter and the weather was perfect. Things could be different at other times of the year, but this place is ready for whatever direction the thermometer takes.

While we enjoyed ourselves without the benefits of the owners on site, I can assure you Carol is prompt in responding to any question or related issue. Her attention to detail made our visit trouble-free.

Lastly, not every VRBO offering allows pets but since our dog is a member of the family, we were especially delighted to share our vacation with the whole family.

Hands (and paws) down, Shady Grove is a destination for great memories of the Black Hills.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These folks were thoughtful and eloquent (!) guests. We would be thrilled to welcome them back!
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5

Neat get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

We had a total of 4 adults and 4 children - and it was just perfect! Roomy, clean, and all the amenities needed! We will definitely plan to stay the next time we are in the area!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice home off beaten path

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay. Clean, nice home in beautiful area near Nemo. Hosts/owners were very friendly.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the kind words and would certainly welcome these folks to stay again.
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4

Nice cabin.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time here during a winter get-a-way for skiing. The house was nicely furnished and well appointed. Kitchen was fully stocked. House was nice and warm. Linens were great and beds were comfortabe. The roads were plowed and we didn't have any trouble getting there. We had a little issue getting out due to a snow storm but the neighbor with a big truck was a lifesaver. There is no cell service and due to the owners being gone for the winter the main phone line was turned off. It did not bother us at all and I liked the kids not having WiFi - but something to know. The Dish network was ok and we had our own DVD player to hook into the TV and had our own movies, cards and games. Overall great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad these folks had a chance to enjoy all the snow we had this winter. We regret that the telephone was not on, and are going to look into it.
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5

Tranquil cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Shady Grove this past July with our 3 kids. We could not have picked a better place for our family. The inside of the cabin was decorated beautifully, had very comfy beds and linens, and every amenity we could have needed. The kitchen was fully stocked with gadgets. The owners were very welcoming and we wished we could have taken advantage of their offer to play cornhole! The evening rain foiled that plan. The outdoor areas were beautiful. Flowers decorated our porch, and the balcony usually offered views of a family of deer in the evenings and early morning. Just the kind of escape we were looking for. In the evenings, after our days of sightseeing, we were happy to arrive back at the cabin for some rest and relaxation before bed. I highly recommend this property and we will definitely be back!!

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

Black Hills Motorcycle Rally in Comfort & Style with Carol, Lin and Lefty

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the Black Hills for years to enjoy the annual motorcycle rally. Past years we have went the camp ground route with variations of tents, campers, and RVs. This is the first year we wanted to join the civilized world and get out of the dirt. We lucked out when we found Shady Grove!

We rented the two-bedroom/two-bathroom downstairs unit. One bedroom had a king bed; the other bedroom had a twin and two single beds. The unit had a living room with a queen sleeper sofa, a roomy dining area, and a large private deck. The kitchen had every possible thing you would need sans food. Items provided in the unit included all towels, laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, fuel for the gas grill, and cooking spices. The cabin could not have been more turn key.

Carol kept us abreast of weather warnings so we could put our bikes in the garage and Lefty never failed to keep us company as we grilled our dinner out at night!

The Black Hills Motorcycle Rally does not change much from year to year, what changes are the people you meet and the places you live. Carol, Lin and Lefty ensured this was our best rally by allowing us to stay with them at Shady Grove.

I do not see a future trip to the Black Hills not including a stay at Shady Grove!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The gentlemen who stayed with us were just great. Cheerful, fun, polite. It was clear they were having fun in the Hills, and it was fun interacting with them. they are welcome back anytime.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Rapid City
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
Nemo or Deadwood
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Tomahawk
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nemo Rd.
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
Nemo Guest Ranch
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Terry Peak
Nearest Beach
4.5 Miles
Roubaix
Car: necessary

Shady Grove is located on Nemo Road and Vanocker Canyon roads, beloved of Black Hills visitors.

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Rates & Availability

Nemo Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sturgis Rally 2017
Aug 7 2017 - Aug 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,200
 
 
Off Season
Sep 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$210
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

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.
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