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' Your Private 200 Acre Getaway'

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Ridge View Cabin is located on the western slope of Battle Mountain on the Lazy A Ranch (2 miles north of Hot Springs and 3 miles from the south entrance to Wind Cave National Park). The cabin is a perfect get-away for vacationers, hikers, hunters and anyone who wants to get away from it all and enjoy nature. The cabin sits at the base of the trail head that leads to the upper meadows of the ranch and on to the 5000+ acre South Dakota Game Fish & Parks wildlife refuge (walk in only).

After the hike to the upper meadow you may want to enjoy the rustic picnic area.

The Cabin's exterior is native wood slabs with mortered joints; interior features comfortable and unique one of a kind western decor. With it's three bedrooms, two baths, fully equipped kitchen, Dining/Great Room, two large decks for evening and morning wildlife viewing, fire pit and BBQ this is the perfect place to headquarter while exploring the Black Hills.

Mule Deer, White Tail Deer, occasional Elk, Coyotes, Turkey, Bald Eagles, other birds of prey and song birds share the many acres.

Keywords: Cabin, Black Hills,

More Details

Patrick Azinger
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Patrick Azinger

Sandie And Patrick receiving 2010 Hospitality Business of the Year award from the Hot Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. As Vacation Property owners we invite our guests to step away from the ordinary and into a living adventure that will create lasting memories. We are licensed by the South Dakota Real Estate Commission as a Broker/Property Manager.

Patrick Azinger purchased this cabin in 1997

Why Patrick Azinger chose Black Hills

The location of Ridge View Cabin offers exceptional wildlife viewing, and the trail to the upper meadow and on to the state wildlife refuge has views that are breath taking.

What makes this cabin unique

Ridge View offers a glimpse of life on the Lazy A Ranch, home to beef cattle, longhorn cattle and Cutting Horses. It is a perfect location to headquarter while visiting the many sites and attractions the Black Hills has to offer.


Hot Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

' Your Private 200 Acre Getaway'
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Second Visit

  • 4 of 5

This was the second time that we have stayed here over Halloween weekend. We love all the room this rental has (inside and out)! Our only issues with this trip was the amount of flies inside (probably time of the year) and there was only one match left to start the fire outside.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us, we truly value each and everyone of our guests. Yes, it's that time of year prior to the first hard frost that we see flies, one thing we do not ever have is mosquitos, which we are thankful for.
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Wonderful base camp for Black Hills vacation

  • 4 of 5

This property is easily accessible from the highway, and close enough to town to run in for a meal or groceries. It's got a wonderful porch swing perfect for morning coffee, and a nice view out of every window. It was clean, comfortable, spacious enough for us, and just what we needed. Well stocked with essential equipment. Owner is easy to contact and very responsive. Would definitely stay here again (so we can sit around a campfire in the evening).

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cherry Valley, IL

Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here in June 2016 with our two adult sons. When we "get away", we really like to get away and have total privacy. This place was soooo wonderful! Quiet, beautiful, serene. And yet, just minutes from the charming town of Hot Springs, and Wind Cave National Park, where we saw wild buffalo and antelope every time we passed through! Close enough to see Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Devil's Tower, The Badlands, Needles Scenic Highway, Deadwood and so much more! The place was so beautifully decorated as well! We hiked in the hills out back and made it a point to not go anywhere one of our days so we could enjoy the cabin. I can't say enough about our experience in South Dakota, but our home base at the Rigdeview Cabin increased our enjoyment times ten! We plan on coming back and doing all the things we didn't have time to do, and hope to stay in this absolutely wonderful place!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Above and Beyond, Attention to Details

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights in August with our 2 dogs. I wanted to review this place because I have rented from many vrbo owners but this owner/manager stands out above the rest. Not only was this house clean, every little detail was taken care of. There was everything you could possibly need to enjoy this house. There were grilling tools for the grill, skewers to roast marshmallows over the fire pit, 2 bundles of firewood for the fire pit, pots and pans that were in good condition to cook with, a large variety of pots and pans as well, a crock pot, plenty of garbage bags, toilet paper, paper towels, soap for our stay. There was dish soap, brand new sponges, and the list goes on! The owner was also easy and quick to correspond with. The place was thoughtfully and tastefully decorated, and the beds were comfortable. The house had basic cabinetry, and appliances, so it was not a super upscale place, but the decorations sure made the place feel upscale. The selling point to me on this house was the awesome front porch overlooking peaceful quiet country scenery. I would not hesitate to come back to this property again, and would not hesitate to rent other properties from this owner as he manages several. I only wish the owner had told me the wifi in the house should only be used just to check emails. Our family used too much data while we were at the house as our phones shared photos from our trip. The owner politely sent us an email asking us to just use the wifi for emails only as we had used up and exceeded all of the data on his plan. He did not charge us extra for that though, and we could have easily have disabled the photo sharing on our phones if we had known. Anyways, I thought the owner handled that well, but he will probably better inform future renters about the wifi. AT&T gets good service in the area, but that is not the cellphone plan we use, so you will probably not need to worry if AT&T is your provider.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic, Quiet, Well Appointed Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The description of the cabin was right on target, everything was very clean and neat! The cabin was tastefully decorated, we have rented quite a bit over the years and this was the nicest place. We slept peacefully and comfortably. The views are beautiful and so serene. We hated to leave! Wee would definitely rent this property again! Thank you for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mansfield, AR

Relaxing, Renewing, Rejuvenating

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a place to relax and get away from all the hustle and bustle. We found the perfect vacation home to do just that at the Ridge View cabin. We were so impressed by the careful attention to details, from the lovely artwork and decorative touches to the cleanliness and overall comfort of the cabin. The owners had thought of everything, from making checking in so easy to even having the air-conditioning and the TV on awaiting our arrival. The full kitchen proved very useful, but we also were able to enjoy the local restaurants only three miles away. We truly enjoyed the privacy that the ranch afforded as we would sit on the porch swing in the evening while watching the stars come out above the Black Hills ridge in front of us. But this cabin provides the best of both worlds in that while it provides the peace of a Western ranch setting, it is close to many attractions. We would take day trips easily to Mount Rushmore, the Needles scenic byway, Deadwood with its wild west shows and casinos, and wildlife viewings of buffalo and prairie dogs in the nearby Wind Cave and Custer Parks. We especially enjoyed the Mammoth Site Museum right there in Hot Springs. I would definitely recommend this lovely cabin for anyone wanting to experience a Black Hills vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mammoth Site
Evans Plunge
Wind Cave National Park
Badlands National Park
Crazy Horse Memorial
Custer State Park
Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary
Mount Rushmore
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Rapid City Regional
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Southern Hills Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 385
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Cold Brook
Nearest Point of Interest
Ridgeview Cabin - Lazy A Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Trappers Cabin - Lazy A Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Trail Boss Cabin - Lazy A Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Headquarters - Lazy A Ranch
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Hot Springs Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sturgis Rally
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Shoulder Season
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

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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