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Rustic, Yet Comfortable Log Home with Hot-Tub, Sauna, Campfire and Great Patio.

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Last updated: 11/13/2012

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

SORRY, IT IS BOOKED FOR THE 2015 RALLY! This rustic, yet very comfortable log home is placed in a peaceful setting bordering acres of forest service property. There is plenty to keep you occupied with the turkey and deer trails which lend themselves well to hiking, mountain biking, and wildflower viewing. The owner is available and would happily provide guided tours. For the on-site activities, there are several: horseshoes, bean bag toss, tire swing, unwinding in the hot tub, relaxing in the hammocks, campfire, or light the fire and steam-it-up in the log sauna.

Conveniently located off of beautiful Nemo Road, which carves a curvy, hilly, scenic path through the Hills. Nemo Road then connects with equally beautiful Van Knocker Canyon Road leading to Sturgis. Although it is located on an ideal piece of paradise, and the memories to be made here are unforgettable. There is a half mile of well-maintained, gravel road leading to the house.

Come spend your vacation here at a gorgeous log home. Have all the satisfaction of camping outdoors, with all the comforts of a Holiday Inn!


Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (3) Two of the queen bedrooms have attached bathrooms and the other queen bedroom has a bath across the hall., Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) I have a beautiful baby cradle that is fine for someone that is less than about 9 months., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) the queen sofa-sleeper is located in the family room in the basement, so it is semi-private....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • There are two 3/4 bathrooms, one in each of the 'master' bedrooms, and one full-sized bathroom on the main floor across from a queen bedroom and also a twin bedroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • VCR/DVD, I don't have TV stations, but do have a few movies to watch on the monitor. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    I have some yard games and inside games like 'Shut the Box'....moreless

  • Music Library:

    I have an extensive collection of cd's of many styles, classic rock, blues, jazz, classical, and Broadway shows. The whole-house sound system is connected to the internet through Sonos. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    limited, but have some classics....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Heat in the great room is from a pellet stove....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a Nordic Track eliptical machine, dumbbells, exercise videos, mt. biking, hiking, cross-country skis and snowshoes for your use. ...moreless

  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    There is wireless internet and a whole-house sound system is connected to it through a Sonos system....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Plan to use the available condiments, dish/laundry soap, coffee/filters, bath soap/towels etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    I have three of my old mt. bikes in the shed for your use. They are good bikes, and in good condition. The riding is excellent. I have spd pedals, or standard. I have a couple of extra helmets....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    I keep a collection of about a dozen pair of old cross-country skis and a box of boots for friends and renters. You are also welcome to use snow-shoes. The trails are excellent, right out back....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    The views from the sunken hot tub are spectacular. The eastern view sees over the Hills to the eastern horizon and is a great place to see the sunrise and take your coffee. Morning wildlife viewing from the hot tub is fun with deer, turkeys and other birds feeding. I've watched three different species of birds going through their mating rituals simultaneously from the hot tub. It is also a great place to watch the sunset with a cool one, or for star-gazing. They say the tub hold 7, but that is only if everyone is ok with some leg-tangling....moreless

  • Sauna:

    This is an unforgettable experience and there is nothing better for your body's larges organ, your skin. I built this cute little log cabin sauna from trees in the yard. Light the fire in the wood stove, pour aromatherapy oil into the steamer, and spray water on hot things to make it nice and steamy. Cool off in the nearby hammocks. ...moreless



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$600/nt (minimum 2 nts). $3500/wk.(Rally),$2500/wk other than early August Rally ,
$500 up-Front Deposit, Refundable at End of Stay.
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I am a retired empty nester and my nest is really cool. My three daughters started this whole 'vacation-rental' thing as a way to earn money for college, so the money is going to good use! I'm adding on to the house and doing the work myself. I'm so pleased with how the sunken hot tub, deck and patio combine for such a relaxing outdoor setting for socializing. I love to hike, trail-run, mt. bike, snowshoe, and cross-country ski on the trails on the Forest Service property adjacent to my yard. The wildflowers are beautiful.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
If you like nature and natural beauty, this is a great place to stay. The deer, turkeys, birds, coyotes and sometimes elk share the yard. The log sauna is a relaxing and memorable experience. The hammocks, bench swing, and tire swing, will be a great place to relax. Relaxing is what this place is perfect for. I don't have TV and if you enjoy nature, you'll see why. I have a kegerator with a beer on tap available, upon request.

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Speaks: english



  • Great room

    Great room

  • Looking west from the sunken hot tub.  They say it holds 7 people.

    Looking west from the sunken hot tub. They say it holds 7 people.

  • Log Sauna (light the wood stove and steam to relax)

    Log Sauna (light the wood stove and steam to relax)

  • relax in the hammocks, sauna, or tire swing.

    relax in the hammocks, sauna, or tire swing.

VRBO #41675

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