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Black Hills Vacation Home Log Cabin near Lead, SD

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

4 BR 3 BA Log Cabin Completely Furnished Sleeps 9-13

This beautifully decorated lodge is nestled on a 1 acre lot among the ponderosa pines and quaking aspens on Deer Mountain-Black Hills, in Lead, South Dakota. We are 1 hour from Rapid City, 10 min. to Lead/Deadwood and 20 minutes from Sturgis.

We've taken great pride in furnishing this log home, so you'll feel right at 'home'. Whether you're sitting in the hot tub on the front deck or just taking in the beauty and wildlife from the 2nd floor rear balcony, you'll be sure to enjoy the fresh mountain air and blue skies. On a clear night, the stars will light your way, or you can relax in front of the fireplace on a chilly night with that special someone. We have highspeed wireless internet so bring your laptop!

Taking a family vacation? Visit Mount Rushmore National Monument. An annual hunting trip? Deer,elk or wild turkey. Skiing? Deer Mountain or Terry Peak Snowmobiling? Right from the cabin. Hiking or biking? Mickelson trail. Much more!

4WD recommended in winter

Amenities: Hot tub, patio table & chairs and gas grill on oversized main floor deck; fireplace on main level; full baths on each floor; picnic table underneath front deck.

Master bedroom has a king size bed, dresser and loveseat. French doors will lead you to a 2nd story balcony that has a table for 2 for enjoying your morning coffee.

Other bedrooms have queen size beds, dressers and chair or chairs. Loft has a sofa with a queen size sleeper sofa, chair and loveseat. There is also a twin roll-a-way bed available.

Living room has a sofa, and three chairs. There is a gas fireplace to warm up the chilly nights!

The ground floor bedroom features a single over full bunk bed, a full bath, and an efficiency kitchen with microwave. This entry level floor also has a family room with a sofa sleeper and a Wii game system for the kids or the kid in you!

We have ceiling fans throughout, basic satellite TV, Blu Ray player, fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, electric range, microwave hood, small appliances including a Belgian waffle maker, cooking and eating utensils. WiFi is available, so don't forget your laptop! Linens, blankets, and towels are all furnished. Washer and dryer are located on the ground floor.

Off street/road parking with dual access for easy trailer movability.

Activities: There's plenty to see and do. Mt. Rushmore, Custer State Park (Needles Highway and Iron Mtn Road), Spearfish Canyon, Historic Deadwood, Devil's Tower-WY, Spearfish, Sturgis, Rapid City are all within an hours drive. For the outdoor people, there's wildlife viewing, hiking, hunting, horseback riding, fishing, golf, biking, ATV rental, skiing of all kinds and snowmobiling in the winter months. There are also museums to visit, gambling and don't forget shopping!

More Details

Tom or Mary
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our 2nd year back to Towering Pines for good reason. We love it! The room set up at the cabin is perfect for a large group. We were never tripping over each other. The kitchen had all the utensils and tools for cooking. We had plenty of towels (and there were 2 kids, one teen and 7 adults!). The owners were quick to help with a minor issue that arose. All around, it is a fabulous place to stay. We will be going back again soon!
Feb 2012
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Black Hills Vacation Home Log Cabin near Lead, SD
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
Fort Pierre, South Dakota

Celebrated New Years with our family of 10

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time, access to all the winter sports was great, lots of room in the cabin to spread out and everyone had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for my family and grandchildren to stay. Plenty of room to spread out, and the 3 bathrooms was a bonus! Quiet and serene location.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! Tons of room for everyone to spread out and great gathering spaces as well. We especially loved hanging out on the spacious deck. The cabin worked well for our family of 6. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, Relaxing House

  • 5 of 5

This house in Lead SD was the perfect place for our family and our friend's family to meet. We used the house as a base camp and would take adventures. Our children loved the hot tub. Great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Experience!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at this cabin was a wonderful experience. We really appreciated how the owners were very organized and dealt with everything in a very timely fashion. It felt a home away from home. We are planning on a return visit in the near future!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 7 adults enjoyed the space and cleanliness of this cabin during our 3 night stay. Everything worked flawlessly. We especially enjoyed the hottub in the evening as we spent most of our days touring the Hills. We would have breakfast every morning at the cabin including one bbq supper. The kitchen was very well stocked for our needs. Gas and Groceries are 4 miles away in Lead. Tom and Mary are great to deal with. Mary would respond to my emails promptly making the whole process of booking a breeze! Our group agreed to book this cabin again if there's a return trip to the Black Hills in our future.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Terry Peak and Mystic Ski Resorts

We are located in the northern Black Hills, just 15 minutes from historic Deadwood. Terry Peak and Mystic Mountain ski lodges are both within a couple of miles. Beautiful Spearfish Canyon is only minutes away.

Other Activities: Snowmobiling and four wheeling


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Holidays require 3 night minimum stay.
Rates subject to change without notice. Deposit of $300 ($500 for rally rental) is required to guarantee reservation and is security against damage, late checkout, and other reasons as described in rental agreement. The vacation home will be inspected after you check out and deposit will be returned if no damage is found. Rental agreement sent upon request. Must be 21 to reserve/rent property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


Deer Mountain House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2140 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom in the upper level is accessible from both the loft and the master bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master-upper level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Lower level
    Convertible Bed - 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon , Living room and Loft
  • A portable crib/play-n-pack is available.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
Wi-fi available....bring your laptop!! Nintendo Wii game system and games. Garage is an over-sized single and is heated. There is a large parking area in front of the home, room for several vehicles. Master bedroom features French doors opening to a private deck that faces the back of the property.

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