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Private and spacious with breathtaking views! Sleeps 12 and great for kids!!

Bedrooms 4
Space 250 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Spacious cabin that comfortably sleeps 8-12, 2 bathrooms and breathtaking views.

Located in beautiful northern Black Hills South Dakota, this home away from home is high on a hilltop facing Terry Peak. The views are breathtaking. Watch South Dakota wildlife, such as turkey, deer and elk from the comfort of the spacious family room.

With over 2,700 square feet of living space you'll have plenty of room to spread out and relax. Snowy Bluffs features a complete kitchen, laundry, 2 full bathrooms, 3 plus bedrooms, and a huge loft as well as a large wood deck with a gas grill, large lower patio, hot tub, and an attached double garage. Snowy Bluffs sleeps 12 comfortably.

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Jeanine Clendenen
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
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Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 February, 2018

About Jeanine Clendenen

We recently purchased Snowy Bluff, a spacious cabin located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The Black Hills is one of our favorite destinations for our family and we are excited to use the cabin so we can enjoy the beautiful surroundings. As the original owners of Snowy Bluff have in the past, we will continue to operate Snowy Bluff as a rental cabin for others to enjoy as well. This cabin has been second home and rental property since it was built in 2001. Snowy Bluff is located in Lead, South Dakota and is near snowmobile trail 7A, a hop, skip, and a jump away from the Mickelson Trail, and quick drive away from the ski slopes, golf, fishing and the night life of Deadwood. Some of our families favorite things to enjoy in the area are: Snowmobiling, fishing at Pactola Lake, tubing at Mystic Mountain, skiing at Terry Peak and of course, historic Deadwood.

Jeanine Clendenen purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Jeanine Clendenen chose Lead

One of the main attractions we had to Snowy Bluff was the 9+ acres that came with the property. The private land allows us to enjoy a breathtaking view of the black hills and the abundant wild life of South Dakota. We live only 2 hours away and have always had a special place in our heart for the black hills, making it an easy decision to own a property here for our family to enjoy.

What makes this cabin unique

One of the unique benefits we love about Snowy Bluff is the tranquility we feel on the deck. There are no other cabins in your view, just the beauty of the black hills. Yet, it is not far off the beaten path to enjoy all there is to do in the area. The cabin has a rustic feel, yet all the comforts of home are there to enjoy. An added feature is the garage space to use for all your gear, whether it be mountain bikes, snowmobiles, 4 wheelers, ski/snowboarding or for golf. After you enjoy a day of adventure, you can relax in the outdoor hot tub on the patio.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved everything about Snowy Bluff. Our favorite part was sitting around and hanging with great friends. The hot tub was very relaxing and stayed warm while we sat in it for hours. We loved the switchback road to get up here. The boys felt like they were teenagers again. Five Stars!!! Wish we had more time to spend at the cabin and explore.
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Lead, South Dakota

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , lower level
  • Two full bathrooms, one located on main floor and the other located on lower level.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Main Floor Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Loft Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 large double bed
    Loft Area with Multiple Beds - 3 large double bed , 1 double bed
  • 3 bedrooms, plus loft area. One queen size bed on main floor, one queen size bed in lower level, and one queen size bed in loft bedroom. In open loft area you will find a queen size bed. In loft over garage there are two queen beds and one full size bed.
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
Snowy Bluff is a great cabin rental for large families or groups. Sleeps 12 comfortably with plenty of space for everyone to enjoy. The road directly to the cabin includes 7 gravel switchbacks. Once on top of Snowy Bluffs Road, you cannot see another cabin from our cabin. The road is also a dead end so you and your guests can enjoy peace and quiet with nature. The road is maintained all year long. However, 4-wheel drive is required in the winter time. If your party is pulling a trailer, chains are recommended. Our private road leading to the cabin is steep and graveled. Motorcyclists are to drive with caution.


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Private and spacious with breathtaking views! Sleeps 12 and great for kids!!
average rating of 4.7619047 based on 23 reviews

Very good.

  • 4 of 5

It was very nice other than it was very cold. We had a hard time getting it warm in there, due to the extreme temperatures outside.

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Our family went for a late Christmas holiday and we loved it! Very private area, the roads, though snowy were well kept. The owner was very responsive before and during our stay for a couple question.

Wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice home. Plenty of room and beautiful scenery.

  • Review Submitted: 29/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, Secluded and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful and quiet location -- but not so far from the fun and the history that you can't do easy trips for groceries or day trips for sight seeing. Terrific for a full family get away!

  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very clean and spacious cabin remotely located on a mountain side!

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful! We were impressed with the amount of room for our group of 9 to spread out. The loft was a great place for the kids to set up and have their own space away from the adults. We especially enjoyed the hot tub in the evenings and the upstairs deck was great for morning coffee. The location was perfect for a home base to take our day trips from. It took about an hour and a half to get to the Custer SP/ Rushmore area, but the drive there was beautiful so it was no problem for our family. We personally thought some of the best scenery was along the Spearfish Canyon Highway which is very close to Snowy Bluff.

  • Review Submitted: 28/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with all of the amenities to make our time there completely enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: 26/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Rapid City Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lead Country Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
HWY 85
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Terry Peak

If you like outdoors as much as we do, then Snowy Bluff cabin will the perfect place to stay. During all four seasons, the black hills of South Dakota is full of adventure. Snowmobile enthusiasts will enjoy leaving directly from the cabin and hooking up to Trail 7A. Terry Peak Ski Resort and Mystic Mountain are about 6 miles away from the cabin. The George S. Mickelson Trail system is located a couple of miles from Snowy Bluff where trail lovers can hook onto and enjoy 109 miles of black hills trail. While staying at Snowy Bluff, you and your guests can safely enjoy the night life of nearby historic Deadwood by utilizing the local taxi services. Enjoy the great smells of the pine trees on the spacious deck while observing the abundant wildlife of South Dakota, such as eagles, deer, elk and mountain lion. If golfing is your game, just miles away is the Lead Country Club and in addition, you can take in the growing number of golf courses in the area. Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Pactola Lake, Wineries, Spearfish Canyon, President's Park, Custer State Park and so much more to explore!! Check them out at and


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Lead, South Dakota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sturgis Rally 2018
5 Aug 2018 - 13 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$252.92 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$632.3
Cleaning Service Fee AU$189.69 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

** Subject to Special Rates for the Harley Davidson Annual Sturgis Rally in August.**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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