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Spearfish Canyon Skye lodge luxury apartment with SPECTACULAR VIEWS.

Bedrooms 1
Space 725 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

One bedroom luxury lodge apartment on cliff wall in Spearfish Canyon.

Skye Lodge is 725 square feet luxury lodge apartment located on the top floor of a private vacation lodge. 'SPECTACULAR CANYON VIEWS ' Owner lives on site in main part of lodge. Private entrance and deck to your apartment. Leather furniture, full kitchen , copper sink,hardwood floors, 3' by 6' tiled shower. Located in SPEARFISH CANYON in the Black Hills of South Dakota. 150 feet up the canyon wall. Trout fishing, hiking, biking, rock climbing, cross country/down hill skiing,waterfalls, dining out in the canyon itself or just hanging out. Laundry, Netflix, kitchen stocked with basic staples and supplies,private deck,BBQ, small library. 12 miles to Deadwood or Spearfish. Tour the Black Hills and come back to your very comfortable lodging. Sit/lay back and watch the canyon out the windows. Wildlife, birds of prey, the light as it moves around the canyon walls. The stars and moon are also great as there is little light pollution. A sky full of stars .Great Couples retreat. Two beds. One queen and one full. - This is a shoes off at the door kind of place. - Contact me with any questions or requests. ------------ X Special rates and minimum stay for Sturgis Rally dates. Aug. 6 Th. - Aug. 13. $250 per day 6 day minimum stay.

Greg Gunderson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

About Greg Gunderson

28 years in the tourism/hospitality industry in the Black Hills. Built this house after finding this amazing sight.

Why Greg Gunderson chose Black Hills

One of the most amazing views, I have ever seen.

What makes this lodge unique

Amazing views, quiet, night stars, luxury accommodation, wildlife, did I mention the view?


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Lead in South Lawrence

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 725 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One queen and one full. normally just rent to two people, couples or two individuals. Can accommodate a child on occasion ( ask).
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
One of only a few private rentals in Spearfish Canyon.


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Spearfish Canyon Skye lodge luxury apartment with SPECTACULAR VIEWS.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great views, comfortable and clean accommodations, very accommodating host.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous setting, lovely property, and a helpful and friendly host

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous setting, lovely property, and a helpful and friendly host! Thanks for sharing your canyon with us!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the stay. Keep riding that fat tire bike.
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Beautiful cabin nestled in Spearfish Canyon!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Skye Lodge with our nine year old son and had the best time! Greg was such a gracious and helpful host and his property was beautifully maintained. He gave us great tips for skiing and snowshoeing ideas and we loved having the Skye lodge to come back to each night. Our favorite part of each day though was watching the sun come up and seeing the breathtaking views! We can't wait to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys had fun. Don't know what your plans are for the day but you may think about driving through the badlands on the way back. Get off at wall and it only adds about one hour to the trip. Beautiful this time of year. ---- Greg
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Beautifully appointed, gorgeous view

  • 5 of 5

Greg has a gem of a home in Spearfish Canyon. The apartment is nicely furnished/decorated with everything needed to relax after a day of hiking/biking. The bed was comfortable, shower large and great water pressure. We would have loved to stay longer, and we definitely want to return. Greg is a gracious host. Spearfish Canyon is one of the most beautiful places in the Black Hills!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great start to the stay with Greg meeting us near the road and giving us an immediate tour of the apartment and tips about the area.

Excellent location for hiking near 2 waterfalls. 76 trails provides a more difficult hike and great view. Great location for visiting Deadwood. Apartment had plenty of room for 2 adults and had a spare bed. Apartment was very clean and looked even better in person than it did in pictures. Views were great from large windows in living room. If you are looking to unplug from phones/technology/work calls/email this is your place.

Prepare yourself for the drive to the apartment. Steep winding/hills and can be slippery if wet.

My wife and I would stay there again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scenic, peaceful, well maintained accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend to friends and family without question. The owner is personable and informative with knowledge of black hills area and beyond. A great rental with all quality furnishing. Wood floors throughout. Sofas, chairs, dressers and beds are all top quality. Modern bathroom with a large lit walk-in shower with bench. Bedding is cool and comfortable; towels provided are plush quality. New cabinets, sink and appliances in kitchen. State of the art laundry. Well decorated theme. Deck has modern rattan cushioned love seat and wooden slat chairs, equipped with a newer infrared charbroil patio grill. (Clean) No mosquitos! There are a couple of nice hiking sticks provided at the entrance. Nothing in this rental is re-purposed from other properties.

The apartment cools down to 60's in minutes at sunset with open windows providing a wonderful open canyon air sleep experience, daytime cooling is piped in cool air from an ice cave behind the property. Very comfortable. It was a nice to return to the rental after a 92 degree day. In house entertainment is provided via flat screen and laptop on site with Pandora and Netflix. We connected a tablet via HDMI for additional sources. Rental pics are highly accurate.

The reasonably priced restaurant 1/4 mile down the road is a plus. We enjoyed a dinner and breakfast here. (Large portions, just a slight bit too much to finish. I would consider split plates if wanting to enjoy one of their very delicious looking desserts.)

14a is a scenic route from downtown Spearfish to Lead with 2 waterfalls and a crystal clear stream along the entire drive. Spectacular views at every turn.

Google satellite maps provided exact location - recommended. May have been very easy to drive right by small road leading to home. OnStar is accurate for locating property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review. As I told you when you were here and you were commenting on the quality of the apartment and the furnishings ; I was in the hospitality business for 30 years and what I am doing with Skye Lodge is giving the guest more then they expect. Can't go wrong with that. Everybody is happy then. Glad you had a good time in the Black Hills. See you again some time maybe. ---------- Greg
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Car: necessary

From Cheyenne Crossing go 4 1/4 miles north on Hwy. 14 A to Birchcrest Lane on your right. Take Birchcrest for 1/4 mile to Wildlife Ln. and go another 1/4 mile up, up, and up to end of road and you are at the house. From Spearfish take Hwy. 14 A about 12 miles to Savoy . Go 1/2 mile past Savoy to Birchcrest Ln. on your left and follow down to Wildlife and go up to end of road and Skylodge.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Lead, South Dakota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Sturgis Rally
6 Aug 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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