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Vacation Home on a Working Cattle Ranch Bordering Custer Park!

Bedrooms 4
Space 195 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Enjoy the Black Hills on a working cattle ranch bordering Custer State Park. Spectacular View! Beautiful 2100 sq. ft. vacation home. Centrally located. Mt. Rushmore, The Badlands, Wind Cave National Park, Custer State Park with historic Game Lodge, Crazy Horse, Sturgis and Deadwood!

Large home sleeps 12. Four bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Furnished with a large Great Room with dining area. Large kitchen fully stocked with cooking utensils and dishware. Linens are provided. Master bedroom has king size bed with private bath. One bedroom with 2 bunk beds, one room with queen bed and another room with full size bed. There is a queen sofa bed in Great Room. Washer and dryer available in utility room. Furnished deck and gas grill. Owner lives on premises.

Keywords: vacation home, Custer, Black Hills, South Dakota, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore, Badlands, Wind Cave National Park, Crazy Horse, Sturgis, Deadwood

More Details

Property Manager
Dick and Bonnie Miller
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
6 August, 2017

About Dick and Bonnie Miller

Bonnie's grandparents homesteaded the ranch in 1908. It has remained in the family for over a hundred years and still operates as a cattle ranch. Bonnie and I returned to the Black Hills from Denver in the late 90's and decided that this is where we want to stay. We look forward to sharing this beautiful spot in the Hills and making new friends as we do so.

Dick and Bonnie Miller purchased this house in 2010

What makes this house unique

Secluded working ranch but centrally located and convenient to Custer State Park (1 mile) Mount Rushmore (15 miles), Crazy Horse (25 miles) Badlands (60 Miles) and many more popular destinations


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Hermosa

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master bedroom with bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps four, shared bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Private bath
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 sofa bed/futon , Queen sofa sleeper in great room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • 15 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Hiking available on 2,000 acre BAR A ranch.


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Vacation Home on a Working Cattle Ranch Bordering Custer Park!
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews

Exactly as it was described

  • 5 of 5

I have been waiting for 10+ years to get to South Dakota with my dad and family. The ranch was so accommodating with everything we needed. Enough space for us all to spread out and enjoy our time. The views were magnificent!! We will never be able to thank the owners enough for their hospitality! It was so nice being able to come back to a house to relax with the kids after a full day of exploring. I will recommend this place for years to come!! We were so blessed with being able to secure this place and look forward to going back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having your family in our home while you enjoyed the Black Hills. We love sharing our home and having you enjoy the quiet ranch evenings. It is a joy to see the children outside playing and entertaining themselves. Have a wonderful rest of 2017 Dick and Bonnie
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San Antonio

Beautiful rolling hills!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time and Bonnie and Dick were perfect hosts. Their property is breathtaking and perfect for our needs. Thank you for your gracious hospitality and lovely home. We would highly recommend this property to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Have a great rest of 2017!
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Beautiful house and surroundings.

  • 5 of 5

The owners are nice people who welcomed is when we arrived. The house is on 1 level, which was a great help to us. We were a party of 11, including my wheelchair bound mother in law. We did not feel cramped at all, the rooms were nice sized. I would recommend this place for a family reunion.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your stay was enjoyable. Have a great rest of 2017. Thank you for choosing our home for part of your vacation.
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Indianapolis, Indiana

Just like home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Our whole family got the opportunity to enjoy this house just as if we were at our house!! Everything was wonderful and Bonnie and Dick do all they can to make sure everything is perfect!! We enjoyed everything about this home and it was a true privilege to get to stay here!! Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family stay in our home. It is a joy to us when guests are on vacation and have a wonderful vacation. Thanks for choosing our home. Have a great rest of 2017.
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The Perfect House for our Big Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had 12 people in our group (7 adults and 5 children), and this vacation house was better than I could have imagined. We had family flying in from California as we were driving in from Wisconsin. We arrived in the afternoon and Bonnie was there to greet us and help us get situated. She came back later as the other part of our group arrived in the evening. The house was fully equipped with plenty of space for all of us. This house served not only as a great launching point to Keystone, Custer State Park, Rapid City and Mount Rushmore, but it was a great home to return to at the end of a day. Every evening the kids were in the backyard running around and throwing a frisbee. I took morning walks on their 1 mile driveway and around the property. What a great way to start the morning! Big skies, wild life and incredible views! My wife and I took walks in the evening too. On more than one occasion, we ran into Bonnie and she took time to chat with us. She even let us know about an event going on in downtown Rapid City that we had not known about and later decided to check out. Very helpful. I really can not say enough about this property. I have stayed at vacation homes before, but they are usually simple, older properties. Bonnie's was well maintained, offered newer appliances and was beautifully decorated throughout. And gorgeous hard wood floors! It really felt like home. Plus being able to watch Wimbledon Tennis on the big screen TV first thing in the morning was fun too. If you're planning a visit to the western part of South Dakota, then this is the property for you. Whether you are a large group like us or just a few people, you will be beyond impressed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and our home. It was a joy to us to hear the children playing in the yard in the evenings. The Black Hills has many events going on and we were so glad you could check some of them out. Thank you again for choosing our home for your vacation. Dick and Bonnie
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Can't imagine a better place for our family of 5. The house was new and clean and more than enough room. Dick and Bonnie were next door and helpful if we needed anything. We spent the last day on the property instead of site seeing as our kids (and we) just wanted to enjoy to openess of the farm and slow things down a little. My kids loved playing in the field and on the hay bales. We all enjoyed the ATV tour of the cattle and the property that Dick and Bonnie so nicely offered. I enjoyed learning about the ranch and it's history. We spent a lot of time on the back porch taking in the sites by day and the stars at night (we could even see satellites orbiting). If we lived close, we would be back in a heartbeat.

Bill Debbie and kids (Indiana)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having your family stay in our home. Living in the country we have to find our fun and seeing your children playing and having fun was a joy. Have a wonderful rest of the summer. Thank you again for choosing our home for some of your vacation time. Dick and Bonnie
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Rapid City
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hart Ranch
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Historic & Scenic between Hill City & Keystone
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Historic Game Lodge Resort in Custer State Park
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Terry Peak
Nearest Point of Interest
Custer State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Mount Rushmore
Nearest Point of Interest
Crazy Horse
Nearest Point of Interest
Wind Cave
Car: necessary

Custer State Park, several lakes and streams nearby


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Hermosa

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3 night minimum stay

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Manager's Cancellation Policy

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