Stratobowl Creekside Retreat(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4 - Creekside Retreat borders Bighorn Sheep Area
Sleeps 4 adults, plus children 5 and under. This home was built into the landscape of a rugged canyon in the historic Stratobowl. The location is isolated, yet convenient to Rapid City and attractions. Windows provide incredible view of idyllic Spring Creek. Surrounded by hiking and Forest Service land. A bighorn sheep area borders the property. The master bedroom has a king size bed with large windows looking down to the creek. A second bedroom has a queen size bed also with views of the creek. The third bedroom is the heritage room with the king bed built into the room. The home has a deck on the creek side where guests can enjoy their morning coffee. There is a well equipped kitchen and a very comfortable living room with a 42' television. The bathroom has a comfortable shower. The home is ranch style, and boasts an attached garage. Peace and quiet nestled into the heart of the Black Hills.The home is located in a very unique and historic place, the Strato Bowl - birthplace of the Space Age. It is about 20 minutes to Rapid City and 20 minutes to Mount Rushmore. Check in time is 4:00 PM and check out is 11:00 AM.
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Member since: 2011
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- One bathroom with a shower.
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
2017 Sturgis Rally
Aug 7 - Aug 13, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $95 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The home is located at the historic Stratobowl. It is within 15 minutes from Mount Rushmore and Reptile Gardens.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: About the owner: We live in the Black Hills of South Dakota in a place known as the Stratobowl. This geological wonder is carved from the combined effects of water erosion and the uplift of a fault line in the rugged Spring Creek canyon. Secluded and idyllic, the property is reminiscent of another era. Maybe it is the silence, the old limestone cliffs, or the song of the creek meandering through the seasons. As these ancient voices surround us, we breathe in all the natural beauty. Peace melts into our being and comes out as creative expressions. When the moon is full, the canyon becomes an illuminated, mystical experience. That is why, at one time, this place was named 'Moon Valley'. Then, in 1934 and 1935, the Army Air corps and National Geographic Society launched manned balloon flights into the stratosphere from here. It was then, that the family field acquired its new name of 'The Stratobowl' while becoming the birth place for the space age.
Why the Owner Chose Rapid City, SD, USA:
This specific home was built by our grandparents, Lawrence and Betty Jacobson in 1950. It has recently been renovated. With great pleasure, we share this property with guests from around the world.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is one level. It has an attached garage to protect your vehicle, and the swimming hole in the backyard is one of a kind. This is truly THE Black Hills experience.
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View from bedroom, kingsize bed.
Bedroom 2 with King bed
Living room overlooking the creek.
Frozen Spring Creek
View from the Stratobowl rim.
next to the creek
View of creek from bedroom, kingsize bed.
Bedroom overlooking creek
Mrs. T lives up the creek
WELCOME - Ken and Cory Tomovick
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017
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