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Aga Huset - Vacation/Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Rental - 1 Block from Main Street

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:6
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

6 Bedroom, 2.75 Bath, 2,400 Sq Ft, Garage, in the Heart of the Black Hills

Aga Huset, 'Aga Family House' in Norwegian, is a vacation rental located in Sturgis, SD, the hub to Black Hills area tourism and home to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis Mustang Rally, and many more events. The house is located one block from the center of Main Street Sturgis.

The home was constructed by Joseph Aga in the early 1900's and has stayed in the family ever since. It combines all the amenities of a modern home with historic construction and the rich Norwegian heritage of the Aga Family.

Aga Huset is a 2,400 square foot house with 6 bedrooms (7 beds), 2.75 baths, a 2-car garage and off-street parking. It sleeps 10-13 comfortably, although up to 16 occupants are permitted for special events.

Your vacation rental includes all the comforts of home (linens, dishes, etc.). The house also has forced heat/central air, gas grill, washer/dryer, refrigerator, stove and more.

The house is clean and in great condition so we only want responsible renters. No smoking. No pets. No illegal drugs. No weapons. No gangs. No illegal activity.

2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Note:
August 4 thru 8 have been reserved. August 9 thru 13 are still available, as are dates before the Rally. Due to the quality of the home and the location, the dates usually are reserved at least 6 months prior to the Rally so reserve dates now if you are interested.
2018+ Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Note:
Contact us regarding future Rally dates. It is never too early to secure a quality rental home for the Rally.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 13-16

  • Main Level Bedroom: 1 queen

    12'-0' x 9'-9'...moreless

  • Upstairs 1: 1 queen

    12'-3' x 11'-10'...moreless

  • Upstairs 2: 1 queen

    15'-5' x 15'-5', plus a 5'-6' x 9'-8' ante room...moreless

  • Upstairs 3: 1 twin/ single

    14'-0' x 9'-0'...moreless

  • Basement 1: 1 double

    10'-4' x 9'-6'...moreless

  • Basement 2: 2 double

    24'-8' x 10'-4', room for two inflatable mattresses too...moreless

  • One Pack 'n Play is available.

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Sturgis (pop. 6,600) offers the classic sinclair lewis main street charm while serving as the hub that provides easy access to most black hills attractions....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    One child booster seat is available....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Heating:

    Forced air...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Driveway; additional parking is available for a fee during the Motorcycle Rally in the lot to the east of the house (contact the St. Francis of Assisi Parish for more information)....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Main level...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Basic spices are provided....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Assorted appliances...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Food and beverages are not provided....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas available for normal use....moreless



Write a review 5
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Independence Day
Jul 4 - Jul 5, 2017
1 night min stay
2017 Pre-Sturgis MC Rally
Jul 28 - Aug 3, 2017
3 night min stay
2017 Sturgis MC Rally
Aug 4 - Aug 13, 2017
5 night min stay
2017 Post-Sturgis MC Rally
Aug 14 - Aug 20, 2017
3 night min stay
2018 Independence Day
Jul 4 - Jul 5, 2018
1 night min stay
2018 Sturgis MC Rally
Aug 3 - Aug 12, 2018
5 night min stay
2019 Sturgis MC Rally
Aug 2 - Aug 11, 2019
5 night min stay
2020 Sturgis MC Rally
Jul 31 - Aug 9, 2020
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $200
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8.5%


Maximum Occupancy: Up to 16 people may occupy the house during rally event rentals. There are no additional per person fees for rally events (limit 16 people).

Cleaning Fee: $50 for 1 to 4 occupants; $100 for 5 to 11 occupants; $200 for 12 or more occupants.

Additional Guests: No extra charge for children under 13 years of age (up to 4 children exempt).

Taxes: 8.5%

My Standard Rate applies to non-special event dates only.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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41 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rapid City Regional Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Knuckle Saloon
5.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Boulder Canyon Country Club
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 90
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Weimer's Diner & Donuts
22 Miles
Nearest Ski
Terry Peak Ski Area

Car: Recommended

Sturgis is the hub to most Black Hills activities. Day trip to shopping, dining and cultural events in main street square in downtown Rapid City. Visit area landmarks such as Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Badlands National Park, Crazy Horse Memorial, Devils Tower, Custer State Park, Jewel Cave National Monument and more. Enjoy biking on the Mickleson and Centennial Trails or rugged mountain bike courses. Camp, fish, geocache, golf, hike, rock climb, water sport and horseback ride. Experience scenic drives on Needles Highway, Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway and many other locations. Plus, take in the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis Mustang Rally, Black Hills Corvette Classic, Days of '76 Rodeo, and other annual events. Combine it all and the Black Hills is one of the hidden jewels of the West.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: I'm a Sturgis, South Dakota native who also grew up in Spearfish, Gillette (WY), and Minneapolis/St. Paul. The vast majority of my extended family still call the Blacks Hills area home. My wife, kids and I live in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, but return to the Black Hills a number of times during the year to enjoy the company of family and to experience everything that this area has to offer. I'm currently self-employed, but previously worked as a college football coach and in marketing/public relations. I have a B.A. in Marketing and a M.A. in Public Relations. My hobbies include playing guitar, biking, reading and just about anything my young kids put me up to.

Why the Owner Chose Sturgis, SD, USA:
I spent the first three years of my life living in this house with my parents and grandparents. I also spent countless hours throughout the years playing in every nook and cranny. I'm proud of my South Dakota heritage and of my adopted home state of Minnesota. This is a family home that has been passed down through the generations. This home was built by my great-great grandparents Joseph & Clara Aga. I purchased the home from relatives after my grandparents Wayne & Carolynn Erickson passed. My intent is to update the home while maintaining its unique charm and nuances. Ultimately, it will become a vacation property with a Norwegian flare (the Aga family originated in Aga, Norway) that can serve as a tribute to the Aga family while also serving the needs of those families looking for a unique stay during their travels to the Black Hills.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house was once much smaller. An addition was added by my grandparents in the mid-'70's. The southern 1/3 of the house is the newest portion. During the expansion a cellar was dug out in the basement. It became the home to an endless supply of my grandmother's homemade chokecherry jelly, apple butter, canned beets and other treats. Prior to that, the home once housed Clara's Brooking Baths & Massage in the basement in 1937 (my understanding is that it was a reputable business so don't let your mind wander).

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

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  • Front (from Sherman Street)

    Front (from Sherman Street)

  • Rear Porch

    Rear Porch

  • Kitchen


  • Sitting Area

    Sitting Area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Main Level Bathroom

    Main Level Bathroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom 2

    Upstairs Bedroom 2

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Basement Bedroom 2

    Basement Bedroom 2

  • Brooking Baths & Massage (house in 1937)

    Brooking Baths & Massage (house in 1937)

  • Front (from Sherman Street)

    Front (from Sherman Street)

  • Rear Yard

    Rear Yard

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Main Level Bedroom

    Main Level Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bedroom 1

    Upstairs Bedroom 1

  • Upstairs Bedroom 3

    Upstairs Bedroom 3

  • Basement Bedroom 1

    Basement Bedroom 1

  • Basement Bathroom

    Basement Bathroom

  • Joseph & Clara Aga (home builders)

    Joseph & Clara Aga (home builders)

VRBO #606564

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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