Bear Creek Ranch Home, Your Montana 'Home on the Range'
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Bozeman house description
Bear Creek Ranch Home is perched on the bench of the Gallatin Mountain Range overlooking the majestic Gallatin Valley, the Bridger, Gallatin, Horseshoe, and, Tabbaco Root Mountain Ranges, yet is just a 3.5 mile drive to Historic Downtown Bozeman ( Restaurants, Shopping, Antiques, Live Theatre at 'The Ellen', Sports Bars, Bistros, Tapas, the Famous Museum of the Rockies') and the Gallatin River for fishing and drift boating. 20 miles to Livingston, 15 miles to Bridger Mountain Ski Bowl/Resort, 45 miles to Big Sky Ski Resort, 90 minutes to Yellowstone National Park, North Entrance. The Lewis and Clark Caverns is a 45 minute drive away. Hyalite Lake is a 45 minute drive. 'Mystic Lake' 'Bear Creek' Walking Trails are just up the road.
Our five bedroom, two bath, ranch home, is newly remodeled, and outfitted with everything that you will need for a vacation experience that you will never forget. We boast 2,400 square feet of Western Hospitality. Our kitchen and expansive dining room table will seat your entire family. Two slate rock fireplaces, leather sofas, Western, Wildlife and Native American decor take you to another time, reflecting the herritage of this Montana Territory.
We have been in the vacation rental business since 2002, with two other properties, Bear Creek Log Cabin in Bozeman, and, Cottage by-the-lake in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and, we know how to treat our guests and many return to visit, year after year. Please visit our 'review' sections for these rentals.
Bedrooms are well appointed, high quality (brand new) mattresses, luxury bed and bath linnens, for a great nights sleep. We have used log and barwood materials in our furniture; art work, and amenities blend together to give you a comfortable 'at home' feeling.
Our furnished covered dining patio out back, and the gas grill, will be the evening focal point of your intimate or larger family gatherings while you watch the wildlife; deer, elk, wild turkeys, eagles (Golden and Bald Eagles), moose in the back yard.
The Ranch overlooks a working black angus ranch; if you are lucky, you may witness the bi-annual cattle drive up Bear Canyon Road to and from the Gallatin National Forest.
The kitchen at Bear Creek Ranch Home makes us proud; all new fine dishes, silverware, cookware in our sparkling clean and well stocked with the things like spices, cork screws, etc.. that you will need to make the most simple or the most elaborate meal.
The lower level has its own 'Family Entertainment Room' with a large comfy sectional, wide screen TV, and its own oak table and chairs for playing cards and board games by the fireplace.
The upper, main level has the master suite with king bed, plenty of closet space, and its own sitting area for reading or napping.
Another, smaller bedroom is on the main floor, outfitted with a log frame bunk bed and plenty of storage also. The lower bunk has a special comfy mattress in case you ring your mother or grandmother along and they need a great room on the main floor.
The lower level (NOT a basement) has three bedrooms, two are larger ones with one queen sized bed in each. The third bedroom has log bunk beds like the ones on the main level.
We can't wait to finish the remodel, so that we can take and post pictures of the interior of the home. If you want to see the quality and style that we use in our vacation rental homes, please visit
our other VRBO listings, Bear Creek Log Cabin in Bozeman, Montana, and, Cottage by-the-lake in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Our Grand Opening of this fine vacation rental home will be April 1, 2011. We are now taking reservations for your next trip to Bozeman.
Keywords: vacation rental, home for rent, ranch property, country home, ranch home, western decor, awesome mountain views, spacious, 5 bedroom, entertainment, close to Historic downtown, Yellowstone National Park, Bridger Bowl, Gallatin River, Madison River, Yellowstone River, Grizzly Bear, Bear Creek, Fly Fishing closeby, Museum of the Rockies, Montana State College, Wildlife Adventures
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only:
- Children Welcome:
- Wheelchair Accessible:
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
- King size beds (1) Brand new pillow top mattresses, high thread count linens. Separate seating area in this master sutie., Queen size Beds (2) Brand new mattresses; log furniture, western decor; all brand new., Child Beds (1) Let us know if you need a play 'n pak crib (s) and we will see that it is waiting for you with clean linens to keep your infant/toddler comfy. Every one sleeps well at Bear Creek Ranch Home., Baby Cribs (1) Play and Pak crib and linens plus a high chair available upon request., Bunk Beds (2) Bunk beds in two of the bedrooms; log furniture; western country decor. Same great quality through out. Bottom bunks are luxury pillow top mattresses in case an adult want to use this room. Top bunks are good quality but lighter for the top bed....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
Dining room is upstairs in the Great Room. Table expands to seat 12 or more. Downstairs in the Entertainment room there is a large oak table and stairs in front of the second fireplace! Seats 6....moreless
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- Child's Highchair
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Gas Fireplace:
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- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Living Room:
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- We adopted 4 Llamas and 1 Alpaca that live in the lower pasture. Feel free to hand feed them for a closer look. We provide the food pellets! Amazing views of the countryside out of the livingroom window and front yard. Covered patio off the dining room is quite large with a new slate table and captain chairs plus chaise lounges, picnic table, and gourmet stainless steel propane grill....moreless
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Pool & Spa
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- Ski & Snowboard:
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Mountain View:
- Rock Climbing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Jet Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Hunting Big Game
- Medical Services
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Eco Tourism
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
|Summer Rates on the Ranch
May 15 - Sep 30
3 night min stay
|Thanksgiving Holiday Stays
Nov 27 - Dec 1
3 night min stay
|Christmas & New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 2
4 night min stay
|MSU Graduation Event
May 1 - May 5, 2015
5 night min stay
|My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $49
- Pet Fee $20
- Cleaning Fee 1-4 guests $125
- Tax Rate 7%
Rates quoted are BASE RATE,
Non peak season, from 1-4 guests, $249/night ; 5-8 guests, $279, 9-10 guests $319, 11-12 guests $339
Peak Season, Holiday, & Special Event' rates are higher than the BASE rate; 1-4 $279 per night, 5-8 $319 9-10 $349 11-12 $379
Clean Fee based on # guests from $100-200
Mannerly dogs, $20-per dog per night. pd at check in
Damage security dep required at check in $500
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Hiking and trail biking trails are just a few miles from the Ranch. You may hike or bike, from the Ranch Home, to these trails.
A Grizzly Adventure (entrance fee) compound is just about 7 miles away off Interstate 90. You don't need to drive yo West Yellowstone to see the Grizzly bears anymore.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Jim & Marie Clore have been in the vacation rental business since 2002. We have lived in beautiful Montana for 21 years. Our children and grandchildren live here also. Jim is an experienced fly fisherman and drift boatman, hunter, and outdoorsman. Marie loves walks in the mountains enjoys the hospitality business,being a grandma, community volunteer, and is a one yer old member of Bridger Mountain Harmony Chorus, Sweet Adeline. ,We had horses years ago (Missouri Foxtrotters) and have ridden all over the countryside and in the mountains. We know and love this area and are happy to be your adventure guides, so, do not hesitate to ask us about the area, especially great areas and restaurants that are a 'must.' We want to be your concierge and this is just part of our hospitality.
Why the Owner Chose Bozeman:
We love the hospitality business. We make, for you, our guests, the best, most comfortable, fun, and pleasant 'homes' away from home that we can. It is our pet project to keep a quality product and experience for you, and, to improve on it continually.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Bear Creek Ranch Home has a great feel to it. Even when it was vacant, when we first saw it, we knew that nice people had lived here. Lots of deer and other wildlife frequent the property. That has to tell you something about the place. The views and wildlife and the cattle ranch adjacent are so peaceful. We feel really secure, comfortable and inspired in and outside of Bear Creek Ranch Home. This place is in the very heart of this wonderful place to live and visit.
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Relax by the fire in the living room. Views of scenic cattle ranch below.
Fully Equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare delicious meals
Plush Entertainment room, fireplace, game table, Direct TV, DVD, games & cards
Plush 'Sacajawea' Queen bedroom, valley views, full closet, cosmetic mirror
Main bathroom upstairs; large tub/shower, soap, shampoo, linens, ample storage
Downstairs, 'Piggies' Room, full closet, comfy beds, linens, adult friendly
Double car garage to store your vehicles or toys is handy, expecially in Winter
Food pellets provided if you would like to feed the Llamas
Whitetail deer frequent the property; grazing in the 4 acre backyard
Hot Springs Brand Spa, 7 guests, Ozonator & Bromine, Sanitary & Gentle
View from the front yard, Bear Creek Ranch Home, Spring, 2014
Dining room, with extensions, seats 12 comfortably. Kitchen bar seats 4 more
King Bedroom,Widescreen TV/DVD Direct TV, luxury mattress, dresser/vanity,closet
Comfortable 'Country' Queen bed, closet, luxury mattress & linens
Downstairs full bath; shower/toilet, fluffy towels, shampoo, bath soap, tissues
'All American' bunk room; comfy beds & linens, adult friendly. Clothes closet
Welcome to the Ranch Home!
Fall at the Ranch Home
Majestic Mt. Ellis photo taken in the front yard at the Ranch Home, Fall, 2013
Bear Creek runs the length of Bear Canyon Road
Covered Patio, Dining Table & Chairs, adjacent to the indoor dining room.
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5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
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