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Cabin on the Big Sioux River with a 100 acre wood.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

CHECK OUT the new virtual tour of Sanctuary!!! Scroll down, it's between "Owner Information" and the "Pictures" section below. Click on "Virtual Tour of the Sanctuary" The other one is outdated.

This is a home that was just finished in May of 2012. It is outfitted with new everything, appliances, beds, furniture, gas grill, linens, everything.Very open floor plan with 25 foot ceiling in the great room. Huge 17 foot high fireplace in the great room. Open balcony above with 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom. The walkout basement level is now finished, it now has 2 bedrooms with queen sized beds and a couch that pulls out into a double bed. So there are five beds in all, a king sized one in the master bedroom, 2 queen sized beds in the upper loft area and 2 queen sized beds in the basement. Brand new hot tub out back. Huge deck off the great room. The back of the home faces SW overlooking the beautiful river valley. The lights of Sioux Falls can be seen in the distance 12 miles away.

I have more many pictures posted on our Facebook page. Friend Kevin Kuiper on Facebook and browse at your leisure.....We just loaded a virtual tour of the cabin on my personal website. Check it out!

Keywords: home, new, ranch, riverfront, horse riding area, hunting pheasant, turkey, deer and more on adjacent land.

More Details

Owner
kevin kuiper
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2017

About kevin kuiper

I'm a real estate broker in Sioux Falls. When we bought this property we had the intention to develop it with 5 or 6 homes with privacy and fantastic river views. We just have not been able to part with any of it and decided to just share it with everyone with this vacation rental home....

kevin kuiper purchased this cabin in 2011

Why kevin kuiper chose Iowa

We found this beautiful piece of real estate about 15 years ago, were finally able to purchase it about 7 years ago and decided we really just wanted to share it with the world a little. It had been in the same family for 3 generations, ever since it was aquired from the government over 100 years ago. It has not had much human activity over the years, just quietly co-existing along a mile of the Big Sioux River. Whitetail deer, pheasants and turkeys enjoy the solitude there.

What makes this cabin unique

We've really enjoyed hiking the property over the years. Just pick a deer trail and follow it and discover the beauties of nature.

You can hunt, hike or ride horse at either Hidden Bridge or Peterson Preserve which adjoins our property to the East and North.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Cabin on the Big Sioux River with a 100 acre wood.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 46 reviews
5

Incredible views!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome accommodations and just like being at a Blacks Hills luxury home just 10 minutes from Sioux Falls. Will continue to rent!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and view. Would love to have our family Christmas Eve there.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, comfortable, clean home with a scenic view. We especially enjoyed the hot tub on the cold November morning while watching the eagles in the sky and the chickadees on the nearest tree. The beds were comfortable and the large dining table was perfect for our group to play board games. The owner was very prompt with his responses and deposit return. I would recommend a railing for the steps leading up to the front door. Would love to have our family Christmas Eve/Christmas day there.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Book club retreat weekend

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year our book group has spent a perfect weekend enjoying this lovely property. Again we lucked out with perfect fall weather and had our morning coffee on the deck, later hiked nearby Gitchie Manitou followed by a hot tub back at the cabin. Everything you need is provided with ample space for a large group. We will definitely return. This is a real jewel and so close to home, yet you feel like you are really someplace special, which you are!

Both visits we had dinner in Larchwood at the Main Street Grill, our server even remembered us from last year--so friendly and the food is great. Just a short 10 minute trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous property

  • 5 of 5

This property is w wonderful place to visit while in Sioux Falls or as a getaway while in the area. It is well appointed with ample towels, space and staples . It is more lovely than the pictures and the views off the deck are a breathtaking representation of the area's topography. It is approximately 25 minutes from town so a trip to the grocery before checkin would be advised. There is a great grill for outdoor cooking and the kitchen is open and easy to maneuver even with big groups. Everything needed to entertain is supplied.

We used the property for wedding entertaining and family overflow. It supplied all our needs and was a wonderfully representative of our area. Kevin was great to work with and was quick to communicate by email to answer any questions.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Was a beautiful home and setting. Thank you for sharing.

  • 5 of 5

The whole group enjoyed their stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Excellent South Dakota country retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This property is beautiful! The views are spectacular! The house is spacious and it's just a great place to get together with family and play games, walk down to the river, bike on the deer paths and relax out on the deck and in the hot tub. The beds are super comfortable. The owner is very accessible. We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Sioux Falls
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Spring Creek
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Spring Creek Club House

For information on hunting on the adjacent Reserves, Hidden Bridge and Peterson Reserve, cut and paste this link: http://www.iowadnr.gov/Hunting/PheasantSmallGame.aspx

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

For the monthly rate, please call Kevin at 605-366-4293.

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.
Available arrival
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Amenities

Larchwood Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • master bedroom with full bath and walkin closet on main. King size bed. There are 4 other bedrooms, two private bedrooms down with queen sized beds, two more queen sized beds upstairs in the loft area separated by a full bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Miles and miles of deer trails to hike or ride your horse on 95 acres on the property, adjoined by another 1,000 acres of state property available for hiking and horse riding. Hunting is also available on the state owned land. Several firepits are available for outdoor campfires. Also, we DO NOT allow hunting or target practice on the property with guns. Our neighbor to the North was sitting on his deck one nice day last summer and a bullet hit his deck within 20 feet of where he was sitting. Because of the limited visibility of the woods, hills and grasses and because other people use other parts of the land for hiking, horse riding, picnicking and other (usually non-profit group) activities, we decided we just couldn't risk it again. Sorry. There are gun ranges in Sioux Falls and Brandon.......

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