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Black Hills Cottage at Reausaw Lake

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

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August, 2017

Prospective Guests:

We want to “thank you” for accessing our VRBO listing and for considering booking the Cottage at Reausaw Lake (i.e. the Cottage). During your search for Black Hills accommodations, please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information.

We are the owners, and, also the property managers of the Cottage. In this capacity, we are able to give our guests individual attention. Our priority is to offer a vacation rental that is comfortable, cozy, clean and complete, at a competitive rate. Additionally, we continually strive to make Cottage improvements, such as a patio expansion / fire-pit installation and a partial kitchen remodel, to better accommodate our guests.

The value a business offers can quite often be measured by repeat customers. As of August, 2017, we have booked eight (8), repeat customers for a total of fifty-six (56) nights! This was over 50% of the one-hundred nine (109) total nights we've booked to date. It makes us proud, and we are humbled, to know that our past guests have had such a positive, Cottage experience.

We, again, “thank you” for considering the Cottage and we look forward to serving you.

PS. And, for you repeat customers, we "thank you" for your business AND your friendship!

Doug & Denise Miller

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DESCRIPTION: THE COTTAGE AT REAUSAW LAKE

Private, quiet and chocked full of diversity!! Enjoy outdoor activities in a poisonous-snake-and-wood-tick-free environment! Enjoy all types of bird and wildlife viewing, including turkey, deer and elk. This rental offers a magnificent location for the outdoor enthusiast, yet, is centrally located for easy access to all Black Hills attractions. Rapid City is 30 miles, Deadwood is 15 miles and Sturgis is 25 miles. Essentially all Black Hills attractions are located within a one-hour drive. Located on 80-privately-owned acres, the Cottage offers convenient access to the Black Hills National Forest…..a one-million-acre, public playground for your outdoor enjoyment! (Did we mention that the Cottage's location has no poisonous snakes and no ticks and very, very few mosquitoes?!! Yes, way!)

Explore the diversity of the Black Hills from your backyard!! Summertime activities include all types of recreational activities…..mountain biking via the 111-mile Centennial Trail (eight miles from the Cottage), “easy” bicycling / hiking for all ages and abilities via the 109-mile Mickelson Trail (eleven miles from the Cottage), four-wheeling via the extensive Black Hills road system and, of course, hiking, camping and fishing. Would you like to fish? We will supply the fishing equipment! The Black Hills has an extensive lake and stream system, however, Reausaw Lake is only 100 yards away. This small lake is owned by the South Dakota Game & Fish Department and stocked with trout for excellent catching success….especially enjoyable for the young angler! Or, our adult, fly-fishing guests can supply their own fly-fishing gear and have access to a private pond with hungry trout (catch and release, please)!

Wintertime activities are endless! Downhill skiing and snowboarding are thirty minutes away at the Terry Peak and Mystic Miner at Deer Mountain ski areas. Most of the Black Hills is open to off-road snowmobiling, or you can access 350-miles of groomed trails a ten-minute drive away. How about a family sledding outing? Sleds and a toboggan are available for onsite use. Further, let’s not forget that the Black Hills is excellent for snowshoeing and cross country skiing activities.

AND, most importantly, the owners of the Cottage, Doug & Denise Miller, will do everything they can to make your stay completely enjoyable! The Miller residence is located ¼ mile from the Cottage. Just look out the Cottage's back door to see our home. This close proximity allows the Millers to personally meet their guests and to be readily accessible should guests need individual and immediate attention. The Millers believe in customer service and will do all they can to make your stay an enjoyable one.

The Millers are looking forward to meeting you!

PS. Please feel free to contact us via phone or email. However, when contacting us via phone, first, please call our home phone (605-578-1102) and, if no answer, leave a message. Then, call our cell phone (605-920-0287). Also, if no answer, leave a message. This will assure we get back to you in a timely manner. THANK YOU for your extra effort here!

NOTES: A) For LARGER GROUPS, please be aware that the Cottage only has one (1) shower / tub. B) Please take special note that there is LITTLE-TO-NO CELL PHONE COVERAGE at the Cottage. A landline phone is available with domestic, long-distance service at no additional charge.

FYI: The Cottage at Reausaw Lake is licensed as a Vacation Home with the State of South Dakota, license number 60350. The Health Department of the State of South Dakota is required to inspect the Cottage on an annual basis. For the past four years, the Cottage has received 100% scores of compliance from the South Dakota Department of Health.

More Details

Owner
Doug & Denise Miller, Owners.
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Nemo in South Lawrence

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , The Cottage only has one (1) tub/shower.
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , The master bedroom has a 1/2 bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Has one queen bed, a Simmons ultra plush.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom: 1/2 bath w/ queen, memory-foam mattress.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Bedroom 3: In loft, above garage, has two (2) double beds.
  • Bedrooms 1 & 2 are both located on the main level with each having a queen bed. Bedroom 3 is located in the loft, above the garage, and has two (2) double beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(78 traveller reviews)

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Black Hills Cottage at Reausaw Lake
average rating of 4.974359 based on 78 reviews
5

Perfect VRBO Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time this summer we stayed with Doug & Denise, in June we stayed a week at their Bungalow then now just finished staying 5 nights at this beautiful cottage of theirs. This cottage is VERY WELL MAINTAINED and EXTREMELY CLEAN! We enjoy bringing our own food to cook most of our meals ourselves and we had great pans and plenty of dishes and cooking supplies to do this. Having a dishwasher was a huge plus. For the times we chose to eat somewhere else there were plenty of excellent choices in the area only a short drive away. In June and again this trip we had our side-by-side and just did a lot of riding on the ATV trails, it was absolutely beautiful and we saw a lot of wild life. On the rainy times of the days (happened twice we had to end our riding early) this was so perfect to stay home and just relax. After we arrived Doug & Denise stopped in to welcome us and to see if there was anything else we needed, we didn’t get to chit-chat very long with them on this trip but really hope to be able to visit more the next time. Like every other review said the plate of home-made cookies were awesome! I did find the bed we slept in was too firm for me but everything else couldn’t have been more perfect. We loved our stay and will definitely be back. Thank you Doug & Denise!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Home in the Woods!

  • 5 of 5

This home was very very nice. Has everything you could ever need! We even brought a few DVDs for the kids and come to find out they have to cabinets of DVDs already there to choose from. Its a great area.... we seen deer come though the back yard twice! Kids loved it. Doug and Denise are an absolute delight to deal with. Would recommend this home to anyone looking to visit!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, cozy, quiet, peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Owners are wonderful. Home made cookies were a hit with my child. Kitchen well organized and well stocked. No cell reception, but we knew that before we booked. It was liberating not to be tied to my phone. The owners have all types of literature and maps for us. We would not hesitate to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
5

The cottage (peace and tranquility) surrounded by nature.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cottage 5 years ago and enjoyed it so much we came back. This was just totally perfect for us. If you are looking for a place that is well maintained , provides peace and quiet, with nature all around, even a trout lake just up the road, and then many attractions to see:

This is the place to go. The time just flew by, we hated to leave. When we arrived, we got to enjoy a plate of homemade cookies that were just out of this world. The house offered everything you could imagine comfortable beds, movies galore, air conditioning on warm days, washer and dryer, fire pit with wood to go along, just very spacious and homey. If you decide to go here you will not be disappointed. ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I was pleasently surprised! The website pictures do not do this property justice.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and the owners were great. We highly recommend this property and would definitely try to book it again when we come back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moorhead MN
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the cottage and I am sure we will be back again. It is located near 385 which allows us to head north or south in the Hills. The Cottage has everything a vacationer needs and it is great to be able to come back at night and make smores in the firepit. Enjoyed our stay! Jan and family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Rapid City Regional
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Tomahawk
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nemo Road
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Tery Peak, Mystic Miner
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Nemo, South Dakota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
PEAK
14 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£595
for 4 nights
From
£149
£893
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
OFF-PEAK
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
From
£116
£670
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
OFF-SEASON
4 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
From
£116
£694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
PEAK
1 Jun 2018 - 4 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£595
for 4 nights
From
£149
£893
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
STURGIS RALLY
5 Aug 2018 - 12 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,067
for 7 nights
£2,067
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
PEAK
13 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£595
for 4 nights
From
£149
£893
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
OFF-SEASON
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£347
for 3 nights
From
£116
£694
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£595
for 4 nights
From
£149
£893
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £12.48 per person per night
Damage Deposit £194.97

1) Rates are subject to change and booking is not guaranteed until first payment is received.
2) Rates are based on the total number of guests, children included.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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