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Map Ranch is 2 miles from Custer and 2 miles from the West entrance to Custer State Park. The Mickelson Trail runs along the front edge of our Ranch for all those bicycle riders, hikers, or horse trail riders. There is plenty of space for parking. The back property line gives access to the Black Hills National Forest. We have 2 covered enclosures for Horses and large fenced pasture adjacent to the house with fenced boundary right next to the house. Please check out the pictures. Our home has a fully equipped kitchen with an island - Great for cooking and visiting at the same time. There is a spacious covered deck with wonderful scenic views-plenty of deer, turkey, squirrel and other wildlife. The master has a king size bed, a jetted tub and new five foot separate shower. We're located 10 minutes from Crazy Horse - Mount Rushmore is about 25 minutes away - Rapid City is 42 miles. There is so much to offer here in the Black Hills you will not have time to do it all. But you can have a great time trying !
Additional Information: For more pictures and a little more detail please visit our personal Web site www.map-ranch.com. We think it will be worth it. Thank you for looking.
* Only Our guests are welcome to pan for gold on our property. We love it here. Come be our Guests!
The Master bedroom has a king size bed, a jetted tub, and a separate shower. Also a large walk in closet. Two of the other three bedrooms have twin beds and share the 2nd bath located in-between. The Fourth bedroom has a Queen bed. Each bedroom has a nice closet. Three of the four bedrooms face the front of the house - the girls 'pink' room has the back 'mountain view' ....moreless
5' shower w/sliding glass doors. Only 41/2' to step into. ...moreless
The Master bedroom bath is accesssed from the Master bedroom. The other bath is located between the other bedrooms. All linens and pillows for the beds along with towels, soap, and toilet paper are inclusive....moreless
Our home is a single floor, once you have negotiated the 4 steps in the garage or the 4 steps on the front porch/deck. The floors are laminate and we have rugs and carpets for ambiance. The home was built with allergies in mind. The central A/C/heat keeps the house very comfortable. There are several skylights throughout which gives nice light/ambiance through out . There is a garage door opener for one (only) of the doors. The garage is oversized and an extra refrigerator is located out inside the garage - for soda or overflow of extra food stuffs for those large get together's. There is a nice sized dining table with 6 chairs (there are two extra leaves for added size). There are 2 swivel bar stools for the island bar in the kitchen, too. If you have any questions -a for particulars - please feel free to email me. I will get back with you as quickly as I can. Your laptop will work here if you have a 3G satellite wireless card. Your cell/smart phone will also work.Verizon...moreless
There is a 4 burner gas range top - nice sized. Also a separate electric oven for baking, etc. The refrigerator has a installed icemaker. There is a coffee maker and a pizza/oven/toaster/baker; a mini chopper and a host of cooking utensils....moreless
The Extra frig/freezer is in the garage. It does not have an icemaker....moreless
2 slice in addition to the Pizza Oven/ toaster oven. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
The large covered wooden deck is off the front porch. It has a great view. The large chairs are comfortable. This space/place is by far everyone's favorite. It's private and yet able to see all....moreless
Late Summer-Fall Aug 16 - Dec 31, 2015 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$275 Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Pet Fee$10 + tax
One time cleaning fee$80 + tax
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. A Security deposit is REQUIRED and is 100% refundable according to our Contract/Agreement rules. We do require it paid via personal check and it is paid 30 days prior to your arrival date along with the other half of the rental. The security deposit depends upon the time in the season $300/$500.
The nightly/weekly/monthly rate quoted is for 4 adult persons. Each additional adult (over 9 years of age) is an additional $25.00 per person per night. The pet fee is per pet per day.
We are able to receive Text messages on the 605/517-0515 cell and we do have a SKYPE and/Google talk accounts - if interested.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Custer State Park W. entrance is 1.5 miles from MAP Ranch on Highway 16A. In late September early Oct. the Park every year has The Buffalo Round-Up that has become a world class event. Horse back riders round up the Buffalo herd to check and cull the Buffalo. This is a chance to see how it is/ was in real life. There are many caves in the Black Hills to see and explore. National Parks - Wind Cave and beautiful Jewel Cave are close. Hot Springs - South through Custer State Park, has a Wild horse refuge and Mammouth - newly discovered fossils in the 1990's of Sabor Tooth Tigers, Mammoths and other fossilized ancient animals. The Mickelson Trail is at the entrance to the ranch - following it via bicycles, hiking or by horse you can see and enjoy a step back into quiet 100 year old history. Of course we can not forget Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and the 1880's Train. There is something for everyone. We love it here and think you will too. Come enjoy our home check out MAP-Ranch.com.
Other Activities: Our guests may Pan for gold in French Creek on our property. We have several 'pans' for our guests to use.
Golf: Custer has a local golf course and Hot Springs has a good course, too.
There are just so many things to see and do - you won't be able to do it all, but you are welcome to try!
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We started coming to the Black Hills in 1996 when we were traveling in our RV - fell in love and kept coming back. We moved here full time in 2003. Mike is from S. Illinois and Anita grew up, mostly, in W. Texas.
Why the Owner Chose Custer: We live just over the mountain from MAP Ranch. We love this area and this property because of it's location and the creek. MAP-Ranch is just a great location to do just about everything in the Black Hills. When we first started coming to the Black Hills we just fell in love with the Southern part and the Custer area.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The view from the large covered front deck is just terrific along with the location being 'just perfect' are the two top things our guests comment on year after year.
If you would like to have an up close personal look at Miniature Herefords - you'll come to the right place!
Speaks: english, VERY LIMITED SPANISH
Primary:+1 6056735441Not after 8:30 pm Mtn Time or before 7 am
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Fax:+1 6056735441NOT before 7 am or after 8:30 pm Mountain Time