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Cozy Creek Side Cabin-Grest for families-Close to everything!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Two bedroom, rustic cabin newly remodeled with full kitchen-sleeps 6+

This cabin is nestled next to the famous French Creek in which gold was first found in the city of Custer. It is within walking distance to downtown Custer. It has a beautiful new deck with gas grill and propane outside fireplace. Multi-vehicle car-port just added to park vehicles, motorcycles in! City park with playground is next door. It has two bedrooms, the master has one queen log bed and second room has a bunk bed with a full and twin set up, couch in living room turns into a full bed. There is a room off the living room that has a set of twin bunk beds, there is no dresser. Kitchen has coffee pot, toaster, microwave, stove and refrigerator. Living room has flat screen t.v., cable and Wi-fi. Spacious outside deck with table and six chairs, front patio area has new wicker furniture, also has a propane fireplace on deck and a gas grill.

The Mickelson Trail runs over 100 miles long from Edgemont to Lead and is just out the cabin front door.

There is fishing, swimming and boating available at four area lakes, Sylvan, Bismarck, Legion and Stockade, these are all within 1-15 miles from cabin.

There are two world class caves in the area which offer cave and spelunking tours. Wind Cave National Park is approximately 15 miles away and Jewel Cave National Monument is approximately 7 miles away.

There is a local golf course in Custer and is just a mile away! There is also a golf course in Hot Springs which is only a 30 minute drive through Wind Cave National Park.

You may see Buffalo roaming in both Wind Cave National Park and Custer State Park.

Check in time is 4:00 pm check out time is 10:00 am

I provide linens, towels and start up paper products only, not enough for your complete stay.

PLEASE scroll down and view what is included with rental, everything is listed below! Thanks!

We also have three other homes on the VRBO web-site, their listing numbers for Custer South Dakota are:

New Home in Custer #513325

Hill Side-New Log Home under construction #654056

Mountain Top #654053

More Details

Tim Holland/Dawn Holland
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Tim Holland/Dawn Holland

Tim and I have been married for 35 years! We grew up in Grand Haven, Michigan and have two grown children and one granddaughter. Tim is a retired executive from Cabelas and we moved to the beautiful Black Hills permanently in 2008. We have a ranch in Custer and enjoy our cows and chickens! We are very active in the community.. We have four vacation homes in Custer and strive to bring customer service to a higher level. We enjoy our guests and our vacation rental business.

Tim Holland/Dawn Holland purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Tim Holland/Dawn Holland chose Black Hills

This is a great location in town but still quaint. Even though you are in town the location makes you feel as if you are in the woods! It is located on the Mickelson trail and is next to French Creek Park. Downtown Custer is a block away! It has a beautiful yard for the kids to play in and a carport for your vehicles protection.

What makes this cabin unique

On the Mickelson Trail. Very centrally located to all area attractions! Next to French Creek Park. You can walk to downtown Custer. Has a nice deck and a front seating area for sitting and relaxing!


Custer Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clean and nice
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom with Log Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Set of bunk beds, full on bottom and twin on top.
    Fouton - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living room has fold down couch
    Bunk Bed Room-twins set - 1 bunk bed , This room is off livingroom, has set of twin bunk beds only
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Four miles to Crazy Horse Monument, City park next to cabin. The Mickelson Trail is just out the front door. Lots of attractions in the area. Fifteen minutes to Mt. Rushmore, a short distance to five national parks, three minutes to Custer state park entrance.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cozy Creek Side Cabin-Grest for families-Close to everything!
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews

The cabin a was in a great location from all attractions the Black Hills offer!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is well equipped and we only ate out one time during our 6 day stay. The cabin is close walking distance to the shops in Custer. The public playground and the outside gas fireplace were excellent additions to our stay. We rate the cabin a 4.8 only because of the small living room when it was time to relax after a long day of touring in the Black Hills, the furniture was not the most comfortable. Overall it was a very good place to stay and would recommend another family of four to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy is an accurate description of this property.

  • 5 of 5

Secluded, yet close to downtown Custer with everything you need for a relaxing stay. We had visits from deer early every morning. This cabin is centrally located and completes your Black Hills adventure. The nearby playground makes it perfect for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review, we greatly appreciate it! So glad you enjoyed our property and your stay in the beautiful Black Hills! We too feel you can't beat the location of this property especially if you have children. The cabin being nestled in the trees and the park so close you feel like you are in the woods when actually you are so close to everything! Thanks for staying with us and come back anytime! Tim and Dawn
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Just Right!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Holland's cabin in Custer SD! The cabin was clean and decorated beautifully. It felt like coming home after our daily excursions. Everything about the place was welcoming and accommodating, from the deck and patio to the bathroom and kitchen amenities..even the beds were very comfortable. It was most excellent to come back, relax and enjoy the grill with the fantastic view toward the mountainside!

Thanks for your wonderful hospitality!!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and for the nice review, we appreciate it very much! So glad you had everything you needed during you stay. Sounds like you enjoyed your stay in the beautiful Black Hills, glad we could be part of your experience. Thanks again and come back soon! Tim and Dawn
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Perfect location in Custer

  • 5 of 5

We had two families at the location. It was cozy, but it worked! It was cool and rainy so weren't really able to utilize the outside seating areas. If we had, I think the space would have been ample. I had wondered how the room with the bunks would be and was quite pleased to find that it had a door closing it off from the main room...offering it's occupants some privacy. The cabin is cute and furnished with all you need. Owners very easy to work with. I think the thing I liked best about this location was the access to town. It was an easy 3 to 4 block walk.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! So glad you found the cabin to be comfortable and that you had everything you needed. Too bad the weather wasn't warmer for you, but it sounds like you had an enjoyable stay. Thanks for staying with us! Tim and Dawn
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Great experience!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Custer at the creek side cabin. We felt at home and we ate every meal in. We had every meal on the great deck over looking the park like setting. If you are looking for a place to vacation in Custer this would be a great choice. It was within walking distance to great shops and restsurants.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review! It was nice to meet you both. So glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you again for how clean you left the cabin, I really appreciate it! Come back and stay with us again. Tim and Dawn
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Greatest place in custer

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to the sturgis bike rally for 9 years, and this is the best place we have stayed. It was great. A nice short walk to town, and a grocery right down the street. The squirrels, the deer in the yard was cool. We plan on staying next year. One thing that would make it an even more enjoyable would be a hot tub on the deck for some of those cool custer nights. We loved cozy cabin and will return next year.

Thank you,

Scott & Kelley McDowell

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review, we really appreciate it! So glad you enjoyed our cozy little cabin. It is nestled in the trees in town and it seems like you are in the woods,, which makes it so nice. It was nice meeting and visiting with you, it would be great to have you back next year! We know a hot tub would be nice, but we worry about keeping it clean. In reference to next year, please don't wait long to book as I don't raise my prices for Sturgis and I am usually booked early! Thanks again for staying with us! Tim and Dawn
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Rapid City
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Buglin Bull
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Terry Peak, Lead, S.D.
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Stockade lake
Car: recommended

Custer is a short distance from Mt. Rushmore National Park, Wind Cave National Park, Jewel Cave National Park,

Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Monument. Custer boarders one of the largest wildlife state parks, (Custer State Park). It is only an hour drive to the famous town of Deadwood, known for Wild Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Gold Mining and Casinos.


Rates & Availability

Custer Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - May 23 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer rates
May 24 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.5%

Check in time is 4:00 pm, check out time is 10:00 am. No smoking in home or on premises. No pets allowed. Please strip all used beds and leave on floor in rooms. Please wash all dishes and take garbage out. Garbage day is wednesday, please pull can out to road in am. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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