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Amazing 360 View, Quiet & Private 4 Sturgis Rally, Thanksgivin

Bedrooms 7
Half Baths1
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 8 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-18)

Relax in our 8,000 sq ft home located just 6 miles outside of Sturgis. Our kitchen and living room views overlook the beautiful black hills and our dining room table seats 14. We are located off of Hwy 79 (only 3 miles of gravel) on a 1 mile private road that makes getting to rally events very convenient. Master Bedroom has a private deck and hot tub, with private bathroom, and double headed spacious shower/ massage steam room. A private guest suite includes a den and full bathroom. These rooms are on the main level with no steps. The walk-out basement was just fully remodeled and has 10' ceilings. Four bedrooms have convenient sinks/mirrors in the rooms. Laundry facilities are located in the master bathroom and in the lower level. An 8-10 person hot tub is located on our back patio that has amazing views of the hills and stars at night... a perfect way to end the day!

Keywords: beautiful, spacious, clean, full amenities, private 2 person hot tub, outside entertainment patio, grill, 2 car garage

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Kristen

My husband and I have 4 children, ages 18-24. He is a local dentist and I am his helpmate at home and in our businesses. We are active in our local church and community. We love to travel and do triathlons together as a family.

Kristen purchased this house in 2005

Why Kristen chose Whitewood

Working during the Sturgis Rally (August) is difficult for my husband, so we like to travel during this time. We also take vacations the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter Break, and 4th of July to spend with extended family. Our home is available during any of these times.

What makes this house unique

Guests enjoy quiet, peaceful evenings on our patio with amazing views of the Black Hills, and beautiful sunsets. Gathering to talk or play music around the firepit and share the 8 person hot tub are popular activities. Our mornings are blessed with beautiful sunrises over Bear Butte that can be watched from the front patio and guest suite. We are 3/4 mile from our nearest neighbor and love our privacy. We have great entertainment space and enjoy having friends and family as often as possible.


Whitewood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Guest Suite-Main floor - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Wheelchair accessible, private bath & den
    West Bedroom (Red)-Lower Level - 2 twin/ single , w/ Sink and mirror in room
    North Room (Blue)-Lower Level - 1 queen , w/ sink and mirror in room
    North/West Room (Blue/Yellow)-Lower Level - 1 queen , w/ sink and mirror in room
    North/East Room (Red/Tan)-Lower Level - 1 double , no sink/mirror in room
    South/West (Turquois)-Lower Level - 1 queen , w/sink and mirror in room
    Master Suite-Main Floor - 1 king , Private bath, dble shower heads &massage tbl, 2prs hot tub
    Loft + Den-Main Level - Very Large and comfy 'lov-sac' couch
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
2 Decks, Patio has heaters, Work out room with weights and tv with dvd player, 3-4 minutes from Bear Butte which has a great hiking trail, theatre room


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Amazing 360 View, Quiet & Private 4 Sturgis Rally, Thanksgivin
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

A warm welcome

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing stay! The owners treated us like family. They graciously welcomed us into their home. The views from the home are breathtaking, but what made this a memorable stay was the kindness we were shown by the owners, truly remarkable people! And yes, the home was beautiful too.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most spectacular views of mountains and sky ever! All from a house that matches in size & comfort!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of seventeen spent a week in this Whitewood home recently. I tried my best to summarize what I heard from the group...

"Great vacation!  The house was beautiful and plenty of room for all of us!"

"The house was very comfortable, with amazing views while the owners went out of their way to make sure we had everthing we needed. Game nights, star gazing, the huge hot tub & gas fire pit were so much fun! Made a large family vacation so relaxing!"

"This vacation was awesome! The house had beautiful views and enough space to fit everyone comfortably.  The owners (TJ and Kristen) were welcoming & helpful to us."

"Who would have thought South Dakota could be so beautiful! TJ and Kristen gladly opened their house to our family of seventeen - and we had more than enough room. The floor to ceiling windows framed the sunsets perfectly and the back patio was great for evening fires and s'mores. Our experience in Whitewood was unforgettable! Thank you!"

"The house was terrific, with incredible veiws and a spacious floor space. It never felt crowded even with a seventeen person group. TJ provided us with a few surprises to enjoy and play with and I am grateful for his hospitality."

"This vacation was unlike an other.  The views from the house are majestic. Fun activities from the game nights, trampoline to just hanging on the patio and having a fire with everyone."

Kristen did recommend a local couple (Markee & Travis) to have a couple meals cooked for us, along with massages available to the group. Travis is an amazing cook. He prepared meals for the entire group that were just fabulous! Prime rib that melted in our mouths, ribs, sliders that convert a vegetarian... - all just incredible. Markee came onsite in the mornings to start our days with incredible massages. After long days of hiking the national parks & attractions - she had just the perfect touch that kept the group feeling great! We would highly recommend having them for your group. It just made the trip so much more relaxing & enjoyable!

The location is pretty remote. It was amazing to sit out in the evening and listening to absolute silence (unless we were all talking). Coming from Boston, New York, & Philly - that was a nice change for a week. Still, it was easy driving to Windcave & Badlands National Parks; Jewel Cave; Mt. Rushmore; Devils Tower; Sturgis; Deadwood; and much more.

The only "problem" is deciding to spend your time inside or outside!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sidney, MT

Excellent facilities and extra amenities

  • 5 of 5

We had s family reunion there and had an excellent time. The house and property was in great shape and there was nothing that we needed that was not available for preparing meals and relaxing with a variety of activities available. I would certainly recommend this venue for your family get together. It's right outside of Sturgis and offers a great opportunity to do all that's available in the Black Hills.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fargo, ND

Wonderful, Spacious Home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a reunion at this home August 20-August 24, 2014. We had 21 adults and 10 children (ages 13 to 2 years). We all had a ton of room, plenty of beds and enjoyed the amazing views. Our children had the opportunity to “swim” in the hot-tub, and TJ came over and assisted with letting the kids’ zip-line. We appreciated the time he and Kristen (Home-owners) put into answering all of our questions and accommodating a large group. The house was cozy, comfortable and did I mention the views??  The deck has an incredible view of the hills and you just felt at peace while at this home. With having the kids there, we did a lot of the site-seeing that you would expect (Watiki Water Park, Reptile Gardens, Bear Country USA, Mount Rushmore, etc.) and the drive back and forth was quick (about 35 minutes to Rapid City) so the property isn’t too far out. I would definitely recommend this home to any family and larger group gathering! Thank You for sharing your home with all of us!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing experience in Sturgis

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this property justice. Twelve of us spent 10 days at this property the week prior to the Rally. What an amazing time we had. The house was fabulous and made our time in South Dakota extra special. There was plenty of room for everyone. We were able to eat together at the table that seats 14! We never left in the evening because we had so much fun at the house. The hot tub on the deck was used every evening and the playroom downstairs was great fun. The view off the patio was majestic and we had our coffee enjoying the views each morning. Although it is 3 miles on a dirt road, once we got used to it, that wasn't a problem at all. It was definitely worth it. Each of the bedrooms had great mattresses which after riding all day, is important. The owners (Kristen & TJ) were great and made us feel right at home. I highly recommend this property to anyone looking to spend time in the Black Hills.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rapid City Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Boulder Canyon
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Easy Riders
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Terry Peak
Car: necessary

local community center has pool, basket ball, etc. Ski area is 30 minutes away... view slopes from our home.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $500 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.5%

Rates are subject to change until $1000 deposit is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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