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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,100 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 Bathrooms, 16 Sleeps

Chateau de Soleil, House of the Sun, located on 6 acres is a home like no other in the Black Hills. With 4,100 sq ft of exceptional decor plus 2000 sq.ft. outdoor deck this home and Tree house are marked by superior quality furnishings and exquisite professional designer appointments. Located in beautiful Boulder Canyon, minutes from Deadwood, Lead, Sturgis, Spearfish, Rapid City, and all other communities. The Chateau will serve as a perfect vacation hub to all area attractions and special events through-out the Black Hills area.

Audrey and I have been in the hospitality business for 20 years and enjoy giving our guest the best we have to offer to make you and yours a lasting memorable vacation. So we added to this beautiful home a 400 sq ft tree house for adults and yes kids too! I built this tree house to give our guest a unique experience like no other in the Black Hills. If you have never walked through a 5 foot round door or been in a house built in the trees, this will be the highlight of your stay. The builders of this tree house had quite an imagination on the exterior and interior design and is sure to please anyone. We understand that our guests when planning a vacation or just a getaway are looking for a place that is comfortable, unique and memorable so let Audrey and I help you with planing a wonderful vacation.


Fireplace, AC, Fridge, Microwave, TV, 2 full beds, seasonal running water.


Awesome Pac Man game room (Game cabinets play 50 of the most popular games from the 80's!

4 Bedrooms all King beds

3 1/2 bathrooms

3 floors

3 decks (patio furniture)

3 stall garage

Hot Tub

gas grill

Internet access WIFI

Off of our private drive, access protected forest service land for biking,hunting or just relaxing scenic walks.

Fireplace (gas)

No gravel roads.

More Details

Gordon Mack
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018

About Gordon Mack

Audrey and Gordon Mack are lifelong residents of the Black Hills and have been in the hospitality business for 21 years. They enjoy making memorable memories for those looking to make a special vacation or getaway at the Chateau. So if you are looking for something special please contact us. Thank you!

Gordon Mack purchased this chateau / country house in 2012

Why Gordon Mack chose Sturgis

Private well appointed home with ample room for all. Perfect location for all the Black Hills attractions. Large decks with glass panel railing so not to obstruct the beautiful views of the peaceful Black Hills. A super fun game room for all ages and to top it all off with a master built treehouse that was shown on the Travel Channel!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Read our reviews and you will see the true benefit as to why the Chateau is the place to book your memorable vacation or getaway!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Well, another successful stay! This year we let our daughter bring a friend. They went geocaching and found one right down the road. The weather allowed for some beautiful hiking in Rough Lock Falls. Until next year!
Oct 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Sturgis, South Dakota

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
We also have 4 rollaway beds.


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(44 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 112 reviews

Would definitely recommend, fantastic property and location

  • 5 of 5

-Beautiful home, clean and well stocked for guests; very comfortable.

- Pizza and soda in the fridge as a welcome gift was much appreciated.

- Tree house was a big hit with the kids and grownups alike. Fireplace made it a great hang out during the snow storms.

-Owner was quick to come out and plow/shovel after it snowed

- Shopkeepers and restaurant staff in town went out of their way to accommodate us "off-season". Pastor gave us excellent tour of mining museum in Lead. Shopkeeper at Miss Kitty's mercantile kindly returned a stuffed animal we accidentally left there.

We would definitely return for a second visit. Thank you Audrey and Gordon.

  • Review Submitted: 17/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of couples and all of their kids. Everyone loved the entire house! The tree house was overtaken by the older kids and the younger ones enjoyed the game room. What a wonderful surprise to arrive and find a welcome gift! We can't wait to enjoy it again next year! Thank you for allowing us to "live" in your home for a few days!

  • Review Submitted: 11/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tammy thank you so much for the positive review! We do hope you stay again in the future as we intend to share this home for sometime to come! Best to all, Gordon
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Absolutely beautiful!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing stay at this property! Gordon is an amazing Tennant and helped us whenever we had questions! This place is absolutely breathtaking. We enjoyed our stay so much and didn’t went to leave! There was two pizzas in the fridge waiting for us and since the hot tub was not working they even left us yummy truffles. Gordon also made us an area to take the kids sledding! Awesome experience! I would recommend it to everyone!

  • Review Submitted: 22/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and thank you for your complete understanding about the hot tub not working and glad you enjoyed the Chubby Chipmunk truffles! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and hope we get to accommodate you again. Best regards, Gordon
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A great place for a family get together!

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic home in a beautiful setting. The nieces and nephews had a blast spending time in the game room and the UNREAL tree house! We'd love to do it again sometime!!

  • Review Submitted: 26/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Audrey and I thank you for your review we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and hope to accommodate you in the near future! Best regards, Gordon
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  • 5 of 5

The Hobbitt house brought tears to the eyes of our lifelong, abiding Tolkien fan. It was perfect. The main house itself also was stunning, everything you could hope it could be. Wonderfully decorated, beautifully kept, and full of every sort of luxury. A "skynet" that enthralled our five year old. A hot tub under the stars. Sweeping views. A game room that entertained all 12 of us. Wonderful rooms for gatherings, a beautiful porch, a fantastic kitchen, a spacious garage.... It was all perfect. We even arrived to find a couple of welcome pizzas in the refrigerator, which were devoured promptly after our long journies. Incredible place, and incredible hospitality. So grateful we were lucky enough to experience it.

  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review the Chateau, Audrey and I are thrilled when a vacation for our guests meets or even exceeds there expectations. We do hope you do have the chance to visit the beautiful Black Hills again and give us the opportunity to accommodate you again at the Chateau! Best regards, Gordon
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Exceeded expectations. Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The Chateau de Soleil is the nicest place we've ever stayed. Very beautiful, clean, quiet, and kid friendly for our whole family. My husband and I brought all three children, their spouses, and 7 grandchildren (8 and under). The tree house is right out of "The Hobbit". We all loved it. The game room was popular with the 6 and 8 year olds, and the adults. The house is spacious and lovely, and there wasn't anything we needed. The upper deck was our hang-out spot. Gordon and Audrey were friendly and helpful. The house is within driving distance of all Black Hills attractions. We did, however, skip a few attractions to spend more time at the house. We hope to stay here again in the future and would highly recommend the house to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 19/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Super happy to hear the Chateau was the best place you ever stayed! With that being said we will continue to make the Chateau the best vacation spot in the Black Hills and hope you give Audrey and I the privilege to accommodate you in the future! Thank you, Gordon
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Rapid City Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Boulder Canyon Gold Course
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Terry Peak

The Chateau de Soleil is located 10 miles from Sturgis home of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument and Custer State Park are 50 miles from the Chateu. Devil's Tower in Wyoming is 90 miles.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$216.93
Damage Deposit AU$657.35

Renter must be 25 years of age or older to rent the Chateau. The first night due at the time of booking, nonrefundable. If there are more than 16 people in your party there will be a charge per night per extra person. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. During peak season 3 night stay request maybe required to be a 4 to 5 night stay to maximize our calendar. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.