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Black Hills Home Cabins - Chessie Cabin, in Hill City, SD, Central Black Hills

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two In-Home Cabins in Hill City. Chessie-sleeps up to 5; Little Prairie Cabin-3.

In Hill City, South Dakota, CHESSIE CABIN (this VRBO listing 460069) sleeps up to 5 and has 1-1/2 baths plus an extra vanity outside the main bath...3 vanities. Also, we have Little Prairie Cabin (VRBO 857831), sleeps 3 (or 4 if one is a small child) and has 1 bath.

At BlackHillsHomeCabins here in the central Black Hills, we offer TWO distinct knotty pine IN-HOME CABINS (under one roof) which can be rented together or separately (each with its own private entrance). Dates may still be available in one cabin if not the other. The calendar with this (Chessie) listing shows only dates for CHESSIE CABIN. (The calendar for Little Prairie Cabin is located at VRBO 857831.) Please CALL 605-574-2424 to INQUIRE about dates - or for any clarification needed - or for cost of additional guests over double occupancy not calculated in the VRBO rate format* - and/or to secure a RESERVATION. Or, email questions to blackhillshomecabins@gmail

(* IMPORTANT: see NOTE 1a and NOTE 1b several paragraphs further down)

Again, this VRBO listing 460069 represents CHESSIE CABIN. Our highest rates for this in-home cabin (as shown under the RATES tab) occur in Summer Season (June 20 - Sept 15) referred to as My Standard Rate. Other seasons have lower rates. For seven nights a discount is applied!

(Little Prairie Cabin is offered at lower rates than Chessie Cabin, but is equal in uniqueness, attractiveness, conveniences, quality, and the good-natured welcome of pine.)

For your BLACK HILLS VACATION, choose either (or both) of our two inviting IN-HOME CABINS. Cabins may be rented both by one party, or independently. Both are engagingly designed, offering warmth and the winsome beauty of the piney woods, nested within the walls of our home, under one roof. Each has its own private outside entry door, and a service entry door from a hallway within the house which locks on both sides, assuring your privacy. CHESSIE CABIN sleeps up to 5 with use of the optional Tree House Loft (and Little Prairie Cabin up to 4). Both woodsy cabins have the comforts of modern amenities. Along with this cabin-style setting, enjoy the bounty of conveniences and delights found in our historic mountain town, Hill City.

FYI — Black Hills Home Cabins is also known to a diversity of travelers as Mountains To Prairies Bed and Breakfast about which over the years many satisfied customers have taken time to write warm REVIEWS on the cleanliness, comfort and friendliness of our established hospitality business.

The East Main Street side of our home-based Black Hills Home Cabins business features a storefront presence with a log-railed deck for guests and customers to enjoy. Being situated not quite downtown is appealing for guests as well as convenient to our in-house SMILING BEAR ANTIQUES SHOP and ESPRESSO BAR. Usual shop hours are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-Tu-W-Th-F-Sa.

Please email or call with questions you may have. blackhillshomecabins@gmail 605-574-2424. If we are unavailable, please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible.

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NOTE 1a * — Under the RATES tab here at VRBO, My Standard Rate represents the Summer Season of June 10 - Sept 9. Other seasons are also on the rate schedule with lower rates than Summer Season. (Little Prairie Cabin's overall rates are less than Chessie Cabin's rates.)

NOTE 1b * — Our VRBO/Homeaway rate schedule (with corresponding seasons), posted under the RATES tab, is for DOUBLE OCCUPANCY and allows people of various party sizes to pay a rate based on their party size, versus one size fits all. In our reasoning, 2 people need not pay the same amount as 3 or 4 or 5. Here is the nightly rate schedule for additional guests over double occupancy: 18 and over, $15-ea — 13 through 17, $10-ea — 8 through 12, $5-ea — 7 and under, $2.50-ea. — $20/night minimum for use of the optional "Tree House Loft”, with full bed and half bath, in the Chessie Cabin. [The main level accommodates 3 people (queen bed, twin bed). If there are more than 3 people in a party, that is when the loft is needed and the minimum cost for the loft is paid.] We would be pleased to hear from you regarding your particular vacation needs, and we will promptly provide the appropriate quote for your party size.

NOTE 2 — (A) BRING YOUR OWN hair dryer. (B) BRING YOUR OWN food and seasonings. (C) 4-cup coffee pot, coffee fixings, plus several fine single serve instant beverage choices will be available in your cabin, along with mugs.

NOTE 3 — NON-smoking property, NO pets/animals.

NOTE 4 — Within comfortable walking distance of your cabin are Hill City's many restaurants, eager to satisfy your meal and dessert needs all day long, and one of them is less than a block away.

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION - CHESSIE

Ground level knotty pine In-Home Cabin — CHESSIE (sleeps up to 5) has a personal outside entrance, a private full bath and another vanity outside the bath, bay view pellet stove, cove heat, AC, ceiling fan, queen pillow top master bed made of local ponderosa pine, as well as a cozy Nook with a southern cypress twin bed (all on the main level). The optional TREE HOUSE LOFT (Chessie's upper level) has a half-bath and is described under the heading, PICTURE THIS, four paragraphs below.

Other AMENITIES include: a love seat, wireless internet, satellite hd tv/dvd/vcr, small undercounter fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee maker in kitchenette (microwave cooking only).

Other ITEMS PROVIDED in Chessie: Bed linens, towels and other usual bathroom items. (Shampoo, Conditioner, Pump Hand Soap and Lotion are all in family sizes—not the individual-sizes seen in motels—and guests are requested to leave the unused contents and containers for subsequent guests.)

Equipped for outdoor grilling and indoor microwave cooking only. Included are tools, hot pads, plates, glasses, silverware, salt, pepper, paper towels, coffee pot and toaster. All utensils and dishes must be cleaned after use. Dish soap and cloth are provided. NOTE - The window and entry door from the deck must be kept closed while grilling, to prevent infusion of smoke into the living quarters.

PICTURE THIS - On entering Chessie, the Nook is on the right, chairs and a table are on the left; overhead, the ceiling fan is suspended from a vault which angles up to the Tree House Loft. Optional space, the Loft sleeps two on a full-size pillow top bed, and has a half-bath (vanity, toilet). This allows Chessie to accommodate up to five guests of one party. (Camp-style arrangements may be made for a sixth person, if needed.)

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DETAILED DESCRIPTION - LITTLE PRAIRIE CABIN

Ground level knotty pine In-Home Cabin — LITTLE PRAIRIE CABIN (sleeps 3, plus 1 small child) has a personal outside entrance and deck at rear of house with a boardwalk leading to the front deck/porch, the 4' shower has two lumbar jets in the private bath, cove heat, AC, ceiling fan, queen pillow top antique bed, as well as a cozy Nook with twin bed, over which is a 5-foot 4-inch long loft (like a bunk) for a small child.

Other AMENITIES include: same as Chessie, but larger galley-style kitchenette, and a blender.

Other ITEMS PROVIDED in Little Prairie Cabin: same as Chessie.

Equipped for outdoor grilling and indoor microwave cooking only. Included are items and note same as Chessie.

PICTURE THIS - Little Prairie Cabin bears some resemblance to Chessie in that the interior is nearly all pine, but many aspects are reminiscent of homesteading on the prairie. Find the rising sun, the moon and the big dipper in this cabin! The large round copper sink embossed with vining wild flowers is set in a hand-crafted contoured vanity.

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ABOUT HILL CITY and CONVENIENT CENTRAL LOCATION

Sometimes we want the 'Best of Both Worlds'. At BlackHillsHomeCabins, either of our TWO comfortable IN-HOME CABINS can give you that satisfaction. You can indulge in the atmosphere of a cabin-feel vacation while having everything you need or want within walking distance. Being located IN Hill City is quite the convenience.

Black Hills Central Railroad's 1880 TRAIN is across the street, and the popular MICKELSON TRAIL (hiking, running, biking) follows Railroad Ave and our East Main's sidewalk as it moseys through town, with bike rentals just down the street a couple of blocks.

Hill City has two laundromats. A full service grocery store, Krull's Market, is only a few blocks distance. A number of churches grace this small community, too. Probably you will devote some leisurely time to HISTORIC DOWNTOWN. That's where you will find everything from a hair salon to filet mignon to dreamy ice cream and homemade fudge, to a world class DINOSAUR MUSEUM. You will savor the choices of cafes, grills and restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Delve into the adventure! Explore various unique shops and galleries; discover antiques, local art and fine gifts, as well as trinkets and t-shirts. We would be delighted if you would visit our own Smiling Bear Antiques Shop and Espresso Bar, on location, serving 11 years plus! — Save your driving time for enjoying the extraordinary sights out in the Black Hills.

Well-situated in the HEART of the Hills, we are near MOUNT RUSHMORE, Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Monument, Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Elk Wilderness, Needles Highway, mountain lakes (Sheridan, Pactola, Sylvan, Deerfield, Stockade, Legion), Black Elk Peak (formerly Harney Peak), Norbeck Scenic Byway, and there is so much more to see and do!

IMPORTANT NOTE - This is a NON-smoking property, NO pets/animals. (We accommodate non-smokers only.)

Let our friendly rates help you PLAN TO LINGER LONGER in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, with BlackHillsHomeCabins as your comfortable home-away-from-home. Centrally located! It would be our pleasure to accommodate you and offer the kind of hospitality that shows you are on our minds. Happy trails!

605-574-2424 - blackhillshomecabins@gmail

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About The Owner

Owners Sam and Linda Brown live in the residence, separately from the two In-Home Cabins. ——

NOTE — The pictorial view on the MAP provided by VRBO may not be accurate, as we fairly recently remodeled the street-visible Walnut Avenue and East Main Street sides of our business, creating more of a storefront presence (on the East Main Street end), with a log-railed deck for guests and customers to enjoy. These efforts unexpectedly earned us the Community Pride Award from the Hill City Area Chamber of Commerce. ——

FYI — Black Hills Home Cabins is also known to a diversity of travelers as Mountains To Prairies Bed and Breakfast about which over the years many satisfied customers have taken time (elsewhere on the internet) to write warm REVIEWS on the cleanliness, comfort and friendliness of our established hospitality business. We have in the last few years begun renting two of our guest nests as In-Home Cabins at lower rates than bed and breakfast rates, mostly due to the happy expressions of our guests who often referred to Chessie Lee's Peas and Prairie Homestead (as they are know to our B&B guests) as their CABIN! So, there you have a little history of the way our business has developed over the years. ——

ANTIQUES SHOP and ESPRESSO BAR — On the East Main Street side of our home we take pleasure in operating our Smiling Bear Antiques Shop and Espresso Bar. These may be fun additions to your shopping experience in Hill City. Enjoy! Our shop hours are typically 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-Tu-W-Th-F-Sa. — Please email or call us with any questions you may have. blackhillshomecabins@gmail 605-574-2424. Please leave a message if we are not available and we will return your call as soon as possible.

Why The Owner chose Black Hills

We love that our property is in the middle of this quaint mountain town, especially since Hill City is so friendly and homey, with easy access to the Mickelson Trail, as well as brimming with history. And we love the central location in the beautiful Black Hills National Forest. Hill City truly is the HEART of the Hills! From our corner we have so many delightful choices for recreational direction that we often park at the stop sign and inquire of each other, 'Which way should we go?' One of our favorite things to do is to take the scenic drive to Sylvan Lake and hike around the lake, soaking in the beauty from granite vantage points along the way. Another favorite is to take the scenic drive along Mount Rushmore Road and park at Horsethief Lake, where we can begin at the boardwalk for a hike around the lake. Serene and beautiful! Often on Sunday afternoons, we will pick a way to go to Custer State Park, where we may begin our adventure with a nap...then view buffalo and other wildlife, and go for a nature walk.

Amenities

Hill City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Chessie's Tree House Loft Half Bath - toilet , Toilet + vanity in half bath of Chessie's Tree House Loft.
    Chessie Full Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Full bath with vanity, plus another vanity outside of bath.
  • CHESSIE (this listing, VRBO-460069), on the main level, has 1 full bath and an extra vanity outside the bath; and on the upper level in the Tree House Loft there is 1/2 bath; which means, this cabin has 3 vanities. Please see photos. — — We also have: LITTLE PRAIRIE CABIN (separate listing, VRBO-857831), which has 1 full bath consisting of a toilet and 4' shower (with 2 lumbar jets) in the 'shower' room, and 1 vanity outside the shower room; also, the kitchenette has a sink which can double as a second vanity when needed.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Chessie - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , The Chessie Cabin sleeps up to 5 w/optional Tree House Loft.
    Chessie's Tree House Loft - 1 double , Chessie's optional (upstairs) loft has a full pillowtop bed.
  • CHESSIE (this listing, VRBO-460069) has a queen pillowtop bed and a twin bed on the main level, and a full size pillowtop bed in the optional Tree House Loft (upper level). — See our VRBO rate schedule with corresponding seasons under RATES tab. Rates are for DOUBLE OCCUPANCY. Modest nightly rates apply for additional guests (with $20 nightly minimum for optional Tree House Loft). — At rates lower than for Chessie — LITTLE PRAIRIE CABIN (separate listing, VRBO-857831) has a queen pillowtop bed and, in a Nook, a twin bed with a 5-foot 4-inch sleeping loft (bunk) overhead for a small child.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
IMPORTANT NOTE - Please email us at blackhillshomecabins@gmail.com or call us at 605-574-2424 and ask any questions that may come up in your mind. (Little Prairie Cabin's rates are less than Chessie's.) — We would be pleased to hear from you!

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Black Hills Home Cabins - Chessie Cabin, in Hill City, SD, Central Black Hills
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

AMAZING!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Chessie and adored it and owners Sam and Linda! We have rented many places off of vrbo and home away, but this is by far the most comfortable. The beds were heavenly! Having three vanities really helped us get out of the door in the morning the days we needed to. There was plenty of room for all of us to spread out and relax. The in home cabin has it's own outside entrance and is very private. We never even heard any noise from the rest of the house. One thing this cabin has that most don't is maid service. It was wonderful to come back to a perfectly clean cabin every day! They also have many small touches that really make your stay comfortable. Wonderful toiletries and my daughter went crazy for the animal towels! I think she had a different animal every day. The location is perfect also. We walked to shops and restaurants, but it's still very quiet. Hill City is the perfect location for Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, etc. You will also get priceless travel tips from Sam. Thanks to him our children knew to bring carrots to feed the animals on the wildlife loop in Custer State Park. Make sure you stop in for a coffee in the coffee shop. We hope to be back! Thank you Sam and Linda!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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St Joseph MN
5

Chessie and Loft

  • 5 of 5

Quite a find! Comfy, extremely clean and cozy cabin interior (and with WIFI). Centrally located in the Black Hills close to most points of interest such as Mount Rushmore, Deadwood and Custer Park. Extremely pleasant and friendly owners. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Rapid City Regional Airport
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Black Hills Central Railroad 1880 Train
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Alpine Restaurant & Slate Creek Grille, easy walk

Photos

Rates & Availability

Hill City Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
May 10 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$115
$752
 
 
Peak 2
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$115
$752
 
 
Shoulder 2
Oct 10 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$95
$612
 
 
Off Season
Nov 16 2017 - Mar 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
$85
$565
 
 
Shoulder
Apr 1 2018 - May 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$95
$612
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$119
$780
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Our Payment Terms are as follows: DEPOSIT 50% of multiple-night stay (or 100% of one-night stay). Applicable taxes are included in both Deposit and Balance. Visa/MasterCard are accepted, or PayPal. (Mailed personal checks for Deposit may be accepted in the off season and shoulder season only, 30 days or more out.) These Options will be discussed at time of reservation phone call. Balance is due on arrival. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. ——

To be assured that you collect all relevant details and that you get an accurate perception of our property, please visit our information site for the two In-Home Cabins (...see the Courtesies-Deposits-Policies page) www.blackhillshomecabins.com or email us at blackhillshomecabins@gmail.com or call us at 605-574-2424 and ask any questions that you may have. — Our VRBO/Homeaway rate schedule (with corresponding seasons), posted under the RATE tab here on our VRBO listing, is for DOUBLE OCCUPANCY and allows people of various party sizes to pay a rate based on their party size, versus one size fits all. In our reasoning, 2 people need not pay the same amount as 3 or 4 or 5. Here is the nightly rate schedule for additional guests over double occupancy: 18 and over, $15-ea — 13 through 17, $10-ea — 8 through 12, $5-ea — 7 and under, $2.50-ea. — $20/night minimum for use of the optional "Tree House Loft”, with full bed and half bath, in the Chessie Cabin. [The main level accommodates 3 people (queen bed, twin bed). If there are more than 3 people in a party, that is when the loft is needed and the minimum cost for the loft is paid.] — We would be pleased to hear from you regarding your particular vacation needs, and we will promptly provide the appropriate quote for your party size. —— We have been in the happy business of hospitality for over 11 years. Thank you for considering a stay at Black Hills Home Cabins, in the Heart of the Hills...the beautiful mountain town of Hill City, South Dakota!

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