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Playful Mountain Retreat*Hot Tub*Trampoline*Swings*Slides*Ping Pong Table*Teepee

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Enjoy our playful mountain home in the midst of 20 acres of pristine wilderness.

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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Paradise Valley house description




Wishing for Peace in Paradise?
Where on Earth will you find this?
Imagine...
Tasting the spirit of nature by just entering this unique property overlooking Paradise Valley with a stunning view of Emigrant Peak.The Home is surrounded by 20 acres of canyons, hills and cliffs. There is a beautiful WRAP-AROUND DECK with outdoor seating and a hot tub that accommodates up to 7 people, a perfect place to observe Montana's starry nights. We have a front lawn that is maintained and holds the possibility of small sided soccer games, volleyball, badminton and various other lawn games. For our guests with small children, we have a smaller play teepee, a swing set and a trampoline that is dug into the ground. Take a leisurely walk to the campfire pit only a short distance away from the house where you can have a real Montana camping experience with cookouts and story telling around open fire and under open sky. For those wanting to indulge their free native wild spirit and roughing it, we offer a humble sleeping space in the larger teepee near the camp fire!

The Paradise Mountain Retreat is a 6 bedroom home that will comfortably accommodate 16 people.
The house features a recreation room with a ping pong table and an extra kitchenette.

There are two bedrooms with king size beds, one bedroom containing two twin size beds, one bedroom with a full size bed, one bedroom with a queen, the largest bedroom contains a queen bed along with two twin size beds. We also have a queen size pull out couch in the living room.

The kitchen features granite counters and is well equipped to meet all your cooking needs. The kitchen is large enough to accommodate multiple cooks and helpers, it is a great holiday kitchen. The kitchen also has a dishwasher, convection oven and large french door refrigerator. The dinning room has a wooden table that is large enough to accommodate up to 14 people.

For those cold, magical winter days the floor heat radiates through the playful Mexican style tiles while the wood stove keeps the whole house feeling cozy and warm.

For winter fun outdoors we have a list of exciting options:
* for a Hot Springs experience, try Chico Hot Springs Resort, located 15 min away. Or for the more adventurous type, try the Boiling River located in Yellowstone park just before Mammoth (40 min away).
*Sledding at snowbank camp ground up Mill Creek Road (20 min away).
*DOG SLED RIDE, jingle belling through a winter wonderland with Absaroka Dog Sledding Company located at Chico Hot Springs Resort (15 min away).
*YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK--- Take the family ice skating, snowshoeing or cross country skiing all conveniently located in Mammoth Hot Springs. (40 min)
To catch the winter wildlife, take a drive through Lamar Valley, the best winter wildlife watching route. You might spot wolves, coyotes, buffalo and here and there a sneaky fox.
At the end of this route, you will find yourself pleasantly surprised at the sight of Cooke City; an old-western rural village tucked away in the mountains where you can rest your horse(oh sorry, park your car!) slurp some hearty winter soup and be ready for the trip back home.
*world famous downhill ski resort Bridger Bowl is located an hour and a half away from Paradise Mountain Retreat.

Of course, the cozy home and hot tub will be waiting for you upon your return to the Paradise Mountain Retreat.


PAYMENT, DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY:


A 50% deposit is required to confirm your reservation. In the event of cancellation, a full refund of your deposit will be made (within 14 days) if we are notified at least 60 days in advance of your confirmed arrival date. If however, you cancel within 60 days and we are able to fill your dates, we will be pleased to refund your deposit less $50 administration fee. The balance of your rental fee along with a $250 security deposit and accommodation tax of 7% is due on arrival (security deposit refunded within two weeks of departure). We accept Master card, Visa & personal and traveler's checks.
*Cancellation refunds will not be issued when multiple cancellations are requsted at the same time, due to the following circumstances beyond the control of the Paradise Mountain Retreat: Natural disasters and acts of God, Acts of terrorism, Governmental shutdowns or other restrictions effecting the enjoyment of the region, Social or economic disorder or collapse.




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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    Our establishment is very kid friendly. We provide books, board games, DVDs, trampoline, play equipment, large lawn for soccer/volleyball games, adventuring, hot tub, camp fires (weather permitting) etc....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Ask for our pet policy....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2) 1 In optional attached apartment, Double Beds (2) 2 Full Beds In Master bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (4) All new. High quality. Can easily be rolled together., Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in optional attached apartment sleeps 2...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Summer:Property features organic garden and green house, a dug in trampoline surrounded by Comfrey plants. a swing set and slide for small children, a camp fire pit in the canyon 100ft from the house, one large teepee, one small teepee,beautiful large lawn,canyons and cave, private camping spots.Hike on private property with spectacular views of Paradise Valley. Winter: The Mexican tiles in Kitchen and Living room are comfortably warmed by radiant floor heat!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Our quests are continually floored by the extraordinary views of mountains in distance and property's surrounding canyons. The first comments from our arriving guests are typically that photos cannot capture the beauty of the estate and its surroundings....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Backpack
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All new bed linens and towels. Everything you need....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    (2) In living room. In optional attached 1 bedroom apartment ....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need to bake, broil, boil, barbecue or just cook. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Recently updated. New everything, top quality appliances, cherry wood cabinets, modern lighting, Mexican tile floor,and granite counters. Lots of space for cooking and gathering. Optional attached apartment has a full kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand new....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel side-by-side with bottom freezer drawer....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap-around deck, furnished to allow for outdoor dining and relaxation. Enjoy view of surrounding mountains in distance and quiet close-at-hand canyon setting. Great for animal/bird viewing....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Ozonated- non chemical-freshly cleaned and filled for each reservation-chemicals added upon request only....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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High Season and Holidays
Jun 1 - Aug 30, 2015
6 night min stay
$495
$2,970

Changeover Day: Sunday

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$375
$2,250 $3,990
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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $250 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 7%

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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Emigrant
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Livingston
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Emigrant
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Emigrant
65 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger/Bozeman
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Yellowstone River Sandy Beach

Car: Necessary

Paradise Valley scenic airplane rides, River boating/tube floating, Yellowstone National Park 30 minutes away, Historic landmark 'Chico Hot Springs' minutes away, Trout-filled mountain lakes, Backpacking, Overnight camping/hiking trails to remote areas, Petrified wood treks, Dog sledding, Elk horn hunting, Rodeos, Horse clinics, Local Music Events.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Pouwel and Miriam Gelderloos are immigrants from the old country The Netherlands. After many adventures and travels they pitched their tent in Paradise Valley. They were fortunate to purchase their own 6 bedroom Paradise Mountain Retreat to raise their 8 children, spoiling them with wildlife, caves, cliffs, canyons, storytelling by campfires accompanied by the music of the hooting owls, cooing doves, twitter of song birds and the whispering winds. Miriam is a former Montessori Teacher, Pouwel is a Builder/Designer/Innovator known for his signature craftsmanship. Come and vist his last project our solar powered and heated greenhouse.The Paradise Mountain Retreat is now available as a vacation rental,to share its countless bounty and blessings with kindred spirits.

Why the Owner Chose Paradise Valley:
The property really choose us. It was a perfect match. we were looking for mountains, wilderness, beauty, lots of space, a comfortable and cozy family home, sheltered garden, dramatic views and all this close to the magic of Yellowstone National Park. It is a central point between Bridger Bowl Ski Resort and Yellowstone Park. And here we are one half hour away from the Yellowstone National Park and an hour away from Bozeman, a bustling university town with its cultural and natural diversities. Not to forget to mention Historic downtown Livingston(half hour away), an eclectic gallery paradise with its eateries, breweries and wine cellars. Our children grew up with weekly Chico Hot Spring visits ( 8 minutes away), bridge jumping and floating the Yellowstone River.( 5 minutes away) But most of all they lived daily with the wildlife wonders of a mini Yellowstone Park that covered and adjoined our 20+ acres of Paradise Mountain Retreat.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The property is situated at a precise midpoint in Paradise valley minutes from premium elk and deer public land hunting grounds and prime fishing on Yellowstone River. 30 Minutes away from North entrance to Yellowstone Park with access to Lamar Valley for prime winter wildlife viewing and cross country skiing among the geysers in Mammoth Hot Springs. The Paradise Mountain Retreat is Heaven for young and old. It always surpasses everyone's expectations. It is ideal for large groups and still cozy and intimate for a intimate getaway and for small families. It is a Real Home away from Home with enough room and space, inside as well as outside, for everyone to be happy. The gourmet cooks enjoy the fully equipped gourmet kitchen, the teenagers can't wait to explore the cliffs and canyons. The younger children spontaneously kick off their shoes, run out unto the inviting lawn exploring the tepee and discovering the dug in trampoline hidden by a a circle of green bushes and then run to the swing set.They will find a family of deer or rabbits somewhere hidden close by. Moms enjoy a quiet moment in the hammock under the trees. I will not forget to mention the views from artistically placed picture windows in the house, the stillness that speaks peacefully day and night, the starry sky adored from a soothing hot tub after a day of exploring The Yellowstone National park. The house is for rent by itself, however, if you need more space we have an attached apartment available as well. Tenters are welcome also. The larger Teepee is also available for adventurous spirits! Take advantage of the many winter activities around. Great Snowmobiling and Cross Country skiing trails in Mill Creek and Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone Park, a 30 minute drive. Downhill skiing at Bridger Bowl, a 1 hour drive. Downhill sledding or dog sledding in Mill Creek, a 30 minute drive.


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Speaks: english, dutch

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  • Enjoy our playful mountain home in the midst of 20 acres of pristine wilderness.

    Enjoy our playful mountain home in the midst of 20 acres of pristine wilderness.

  • 'Emigrant Peak' our front yard view from the dining table

    'Emigrant Peak' our front yard view from the dining table

  • An embracing family moment on the wrap-around deck.

    An embracing family moment on the wrap-around deck.

  • Explore 22 acres of pristine native wildflowers, cliffs, canyons and a cave!

    Explore 22 acres of pristine native wildflowers, cliffs, canyons and a cave!

  • Path to the campfire site 50  ft from the house, a real 'wilderness' experience.

    Path to the campfire site 50 ft from the house, a real 'wilderness' experience.

  • Veiled mystery morning full of promise of Autumn splendor!l

    Veiled mystery morning full of promise of Autumn splendor!l

  • Quiet window frames picturing nature at its best will deepen your rest.......

    Quiet window frames picturing nature at its best will deepen your rest.......

  • Relaxing together by the crackling fire..watching movies..playing games.

    Relaxing together by the crackling fire..watching movies..playing games.

  • Embraced by warmth of family and earth's soothing waters at Boiling River

    Embraced by warmth of family and earth's soothing waters at Boiling River

  • Emigrant Peak peaking back at its own Fall beauty!

    Emigrant Peak peaking back at its own Fall beauty!

  • We are always here for captivated guests to capture a perfect picture

    We are always here for captivated guests to capture a perfect picture

  • Main Floor

    Main Floor

  • Home is where the Hearth is.  Tranquility in warmth and light.

    Home is where the Hearth is. Tranquility in warmth and light.

  • Relax, breath in the fragrance, sights and sounds of Paradise from the hot tub.

    Relax, breath in the fragrance, sights and sounds of Paradise from the hot tub.

  • Finally peace, birdsong, deer whisper wind.heavenly views.space for everyone....

    Finally peace, birdsong, deer whisper wind.heavenly views.space for everyone....

  • Wildflowers to pick...cliffs to climb....spirits to soar

    Wildflowers to pick...cliffs to climb....spirits to soar

  • Enjoying a volley of laughter from the deck.

    Enjoying a volley of laughter from the deck.

  • Relax at the end of the day with a view from every window.

    Relax at the end of the day with a view from every window.

  • Canyon Teepee  Room. One of our five guest bedrooms.

    Canyon Teepee Room. One of our five guest bedrooms.

  • Nourishment comes from real good things..views...family..food..fun..

    Nourishment comes from real good things..views...family..food..fun..

  • Catching on at Daily Lake.If the fish gods smile on you it can be a blast!

    Catching on at Daily Lake.If the fish gods smile on you it can be a blast!

  • On top of the world! Climbing Emigrant Peak, 10915ft.

    On top of the world! Climbing Emigrant Peak, 10915ft.

  • Ecstatic winter face of Emigrant Peak! Lets bundle up and play!

    Ecstatic winter face of Emigrant Peak! Lets bundle up and play!

  • Upper Floor

    Upper Floor

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