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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bear Paw Ponds house description

Luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest home on 80 acres with amazing mountain views. A 20 minute drive to Big Sky Town Center or 30 minutes to Big Sky/Moonlight Basin ski resorts. Yellowstone National Park is less than an hour away! This spectacular retreat has all the amenities including a private hot tub, wood burning fireplace, and gourmet full kitchen. Unique bonuses of this property are three trout ponds and a private groomed 7 km trail for cross-country skiing/snowshoeing and hiking/biking that borders the Gallatin National Forest. A log warming hut at the 1/2 way mark on this trail provides the perfect spot for a fire in the wood burning stove while enjoying a picnic lunch.

Wake to the vivid morning colors overlooking the Porcupine Wildlife Preserve & the Gallatin Mountain Range with the relaxing sounds of Beaver Creek out your bedroom window. During the summer months, this is an angler's dream. One can spend the day fishing the ponds or try out the Blue Ribbon waters of the Gallatin River or many other world-class fly fishing destinations in the area. Other activities nearby include golf, tennis, horseback trips and whitewater rafting. One has a great opportunity to view some of the frequent visitors to this secluded area such as elk, moose, deer and bear as well as Bald Eagle, Sandhill Crane and Red-tailed Hawk.

In the winter months one can bask in the serenity offered by this 'end of the road' mountain paradise while taking advantage of all the assets offered by a short drive to Big Sky Town Center, Big Sky Ski Resort, Lone Mountain Ranch and Moonlight Basin. In addition, Yellowstone National Park is less than an hour drive south on the picturesque highway 191.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bunk Area: 3 twin/ single

            Loft accessed by a steep metal pull-down staircase ...moreless

          • Pack and play available. Each bedroom has a small custom-built window seat bed with side rail for children about age 2-5. Railing can be removed for a window seat. Custom built cabinets in recycled wood...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            highchair available...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            one car garage with opener. Plenty of driveway parking. 4 wheel drive necessary for roads...moreless

          • Heating:

            cozy radiant floor heating...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Covered Parking
          • Wood Fireplace

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            one television that swivels to be viewed in family room or dining room...moreless

          • Games:

            board games, books, some toys...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • CD Player

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            Limited cell phone service; landline available for use, there is wi-fi...moreless

          Pool & Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Outdoor hot tub runs all year long. Right outside the sliding glass door...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Private 7 KM groomed trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hiking
                  • Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Hunting
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Cinemas
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Photography
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Holiday Season
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $450
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $350

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Upon approval, contract will be sent to renter. We accept cashier check or bank check only. We are unable to accept credit card at this time


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/17/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  Private groomed cross-country ski trail, private trout ponds, private access to Gallatin National Forest.

                   

                  Owner info

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This is an end of the road property when one desires to get away from it all while still being a stones throw to The Biggest Skiing in America and Yellowstone National Park.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

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                  • Welcome. Thanks for stopping by for a tour.

                    Welcome. Thanks for stopping by for a tour.

                  • Gourmet kitchen with wood slab bar counter and granite countertops.

                    Gourmet kitchen with wood slab bar counter and granite countertops.

                  • Master bedroom deck overlooking Beaver Creek and the Gallatin Mt Range.

                    Master bedroom deck overlooking Beaver Creek and the Gallatin Mt Range.

                  • Enjoy the swimming dock on one of three private trout ponds!

                    Enjoy the swimming dock on one of three private trout ponds!

                  • Enjoy an occasional visitor

                    Enjoy an occasional visitor

                  • Bedroom 1. Queen and built in custom recycled wood window seat/daybed.

                    Bedroom 1. Queen and built in custom recycled wood window seat/daybed.

                  • Small loft has baseboard heating (no bathroom upstairs.)

                    Small loft has baseboard heating (no bathroom upstairs.)

                  • Relax with a glass of wine overlooking rising trout.

                    Relax with a glass of wine overlooking rising trout.

                  • Afternoon summer thunderstorm out your window.

                    Afternoon summer thunderstorm out your window.

                  • The wonders of nature.  A winter wonderland.

                    The wonders of nature. A winter wonderland.

                  • Access to loft via this retractable staircase.

                    Access to loft via this retractable staircase.

                  • The Grand Canyon of The Yellowstone.

                    The Grand Canyon of The Yellowstone.

                  • Moon over paradise!

                    Moon over paradise!

                  • Wood burning high efficiency fireplace to warm your body and soul.

                    Wood burning high efficiency fireplace to warm your body and soul.

                  • Warming hut along cross-country ski trail overlooking the Spanish Peaks.

                    Warming hut along cross-country ski trail overlooking the Spanish Peaks.

                  • Skiing the private cross-country trail with the Spanish Peaks in the background!

                    Skiing the private cross-country trail with the Spanish Peaks in the background!

                  • Dining room.  Seats 6 comfortably and 2 at the wood slab counter.

                    Dining room. Seats 6 comfortably and 2 at the wood slab counter.

                  • Bedroom 2. Queen with built in custom recycled wood window seat/daybed

                    Bedroom 2. Queen with built in custom recycled wood window seat/daybed

                  • View on a summer afternoon.

                    View on a summer afternoon.

                  • Old Faithful in autumn.  Our gateway to Yellowstone National Park!

                    Old Faithful in autumn. Our gateway to Yellowstone National Park!

                  • Hiking the Headwaters, Lone Peak beyond (The Biggest Skiing in America!)

                    Hiking the Headwaters, Lone Peak beyond (The Biggest Skiing in America!)

                  • View from the private Wilderness Trail, groomed for cross-country skiing.

                    View from the private Wilderness Trail, groomed for cross-country skiing.

                  • Skate or classic.  A perfect afternoon family activity.

                    Skate or classic. A perfect afternoon family activity.

                  • The wildflowers in spring will amaze!

                    The wildflowers in spring will amaze!

                  VRBO #204031

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

                  $350 - $450 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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