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Bear Creek Ranch Home, Your Montana 'Home on the Range'

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Relax by the fire in the living room. Views of scenic cattle ranch below.

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • 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

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 years and older. No parties or events without written permission. Children may not be left unsupervised...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Lots of opportunity to explore; two rooms have bunk beds which kids love. Children must be supervised by an adult at all times for their safety....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is only allowed outside. Smokers please use ash trays provided on the patio deck, and, are responsible for disposing of their butts safely. Thank you....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Mannerly canines very welcome. $20 per night per dog. Please pick up after your doggy. Thanks!...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Main level (after some stairs to the main floor) is level; main, upper level, has flat access to the backyard patio....moreless

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Love seat and rocking chair, widescreen TV, DVD player...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

            Lower bunk: luxury for adult comfort; upper bunk standard....moreless

          • Plush Sectional Sofa, sleeps 2, Entertainment Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Extra blankets/pillows provided plus bathing towels...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 bunk bed

            Lower bunk; luxury for adult comfort; upper standard...moreless

          • Play 'n Pak Crib: 1 child bed

            May be used in any room. High chair available...moreless

          • Mini Wooden Crib: 1 baby crib

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          • 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

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            toilet and shower tub privacy door. Sink and mirror also....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            sink & mirror also; plenty of storage for toiletries...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • 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

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV Family Package, Sports, News, Outdoor channels, some movie channels plus (2) Local Montana stations. Additional movie channels start at Channel 525+...moreless

              • Television:

                Tow large widescreen viewing screens. Entertainment room TV is High Definition....moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                Bring your xbox and hook up to our wide screen TV's...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                See our photos for views of Mount Ellis and the Gallatin Valley. Wildlife, deer, moose, elk, sometimes bear in the Fall, cows and farm animals in the area....moreless

              • Rural:

                On a 7 acre ranch in rural Bozeman, overlooking a real cattle Ranch and Mt. Ellis. And, just a six minute drive to Historic Downtown Bozeman....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • 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

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 12 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air conditioning on main level, circulating fans; guests are very comfortable...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Dryer sheets provided....moreless

              • Garage:

                Two car garage with electric garage doors....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Two Gallatin Valley Rock Hearth gas fireplaces; Main living room and downstairs entertainment room...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Baseboard hot water heat; ideal for those with allergies. Gas fireplace upstairs and a second one downstairs in the Entertainment room...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wifi, complimentary, throughout the Ranch Home....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Luxury cotton bed and bath linens for a great nights sleep. Great mattresses too....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Leather sofas, Native American & Western Motif....moreless

              • Parking:

                Lots of parking available, 6 vehicles, plus 2 in the garage....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Yes. Electrical hookup & water, no sewage dumping available....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Wifi telephone, calls only in the U.S....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Plenty of fresh clean bath, hand and face towels. Extra Hot Tub towels also provided....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Detergent provided....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Recently installed, high speed internet through Verizon. Not for downloading movies, videos, or Netflix, sorry....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Large capacity...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything that you will need to make an elaboraye meal....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Hearty supply of good dishes and glassware, including wine glasses!...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                New Stainless steel Bosh...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Brand new kitchen appliances, cookware/utensils, dishes,small appliances, coffee maker, glasses, knives, bakeware, gas grill utensils, completely outfitted for the gourmet chef....moreless

              • Microwave:

                New, above range Bosch, stainless steel...moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, coffee filters, paper towels...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                New Stainless Steel, large. Refrigerator above, large capacity freezer below....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Dining table and chairs, lounge chairs Very large covered patio....moreless

              • Golf:

                Just 10 minutes away. Valley View Golf Course. Many others nearby....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Manicured lawn/garden expansive with picnic table overlooking majestic view of a real cattle ranch and Mt. Ellis....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Large stainless steel gas grill...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Bridger Ski Bowl is 40 minutes from the Ranch Home. Big Sky Ski Resort is 60 minutes away....moreless

              • Tennis:

                Public courts, 10 minutes away....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Winter, 2013, we installed a 7 person Hot Springs Spa in the back yard. Towels provided....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Standard Rate
                  Jan 9 - Jun 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $230
                  $1,400 $3,500

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $230
                  $1,400 $3,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $20
                  • Cleaning Fee 1-4 guests $150
                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Notes:

                  Rates quoted are BASE RATE For from 1-4 guests, $20 per night per extra guest

                  Clean Fee based on #Guests, 1-8 guests, $150. Over 8, $200

                  Mannerly dogs, $20-per dog per night. pd at check in, must be pre-approved with property owner.

                  Damage security dep required at check in $500


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                  Location

                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Gallatin International Airpot
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Many bars and liquor stores in Historic Downtown
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Valley View Golf Course
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Livingston Train Station
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 90
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Sushi, Deli, Thai, Japanese, American Grill, Pizza
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Bridger Ski Resort

                  Car: Recommended

                  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.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: Marie Clore has been in the vacation rental business since 2002. My family has lived in beautiful Montana for 23 years. My children and grandchildren live here also. Marie loves walks in the mountains enjoys the hospitality business,being a grandma, community volunteer, and is a retired member member of Bridger Mountain Harmony Chorus, Sweet Adeline's International. Our family had horses years ago (Missouri Fox trotters) 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. As an ourdoor family and 'resident tourists', it is a pleasure to share with you our True Montana, and refer you to Fishing, Hunting, and Outdoor recreation venues. Guests enjoy our properties as venues in themselves as the scenic, unigue setting of my properties are extremely special, if I do say so myself. Check out the property 'Reviews' to learn first hand from previous guests about our offering.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bozeman:
                  I love the hospitality business, striving to offer our guests, the best, most comfortable, fun, and pleasant 'homes' away from home that we can. It is my 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 our family 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 overlooking a real Montana working cattle ranch are so peaceful and beautiful year round. Our family feels 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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                  Photos

                  • Relax by the fire in the living room.  Views of scenic cattle ranch below.

                    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

                    Fully Equipped kitchen with everything you need to prepare delicious meals

                  • Plush Entertainment room, fireplace, game table, Direct TV, DVD, games & cards

                    Plush Entertainment room, fireplace, game table, Direct TV, DVD, games & cards

                  • Plush 'Sacajawea' Queen bedroom, valley views, full closet, cosmetic mirror

                    Plush 'Sacajawea' Queen bedroom, valley views, full closet, cosmetic mirror

                  • Main bathroom upstairs; large tub/shower, soap, shampoo, linens, ample storage

                    Main bathroom upstairs; large tub/shower, soap, shampoo, linens, ample storage

                  • Downstairs, 'Piggies' Room, full closet, comfy beds, linens, adult friendly

                    Downstairs, 'Piggies' Room, full closet, comfy beds, linens, adult friendly

                  • Double car garage to store your vehicles or toys is handy, expecially in Winter

                    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

                    Food pellets provided if you would like to feed the Llamas

                  • Whitetail deer frequent the property; grazing in the 4 acre backyard

                    Whitetail deer frequent the property; grazing in the 4 acre backyard

                  • Hot Springs Brand Spa, 7 guests, Ozonator & Bromine, Sanitary & Gentle

                    Hot Springs Brand Spa, 7 guests, Ozonator & Bromine, Sanitary & Gentle

                  • 'Granite'

                    'Granite'

                  • View from the front yard, Bear Creek Ranch Home, Spring, 2014

                    View from the front yard, Bear Creek Ranch Home, Spring, 2014

                  • Dining room, with extensions, seats 12 comfortably.  Kitchen bar seats 4 more

                    Dining room, with extensions, seats 12 comfortably. Kitchen bar seats 4 more

                  • King Bedroom,Widescreen TV/DVD Direct TV, luxury mattress, dresser/vanity,closet

                    King Bedroom,Widescreen TV/DVD Direct TV, luxury mattress, dresser/vanity,closet

                  • Comfortable 'Country' Queen bed, closet, luxury mattress & linens

                    Comfortable 'Country' Queen bed, closet, luxury mattress & linens

                  • Downstairs full bath; shower/toilet, fluffy towels, shampoo, bath soap, tissues

                    Downstairs full bath; shower/toilet, fluffy towels, shampoo, bath soap, tissues

                  • 'All American' bunk room; comfy beds & linens, adult friendly. Clothes closet

                    'All American' bunk room; comfy beds & linens, adult friendly. Clothes closet

                  • Welcome to the Ranch Home!

                    Welcome to the Ranch Home!

                  • Fall at the Ranch Home

                    Fall at the Ranch Home

                  • Majestic Mt. Ellis photo taken in the front yard at the Ranch Home, Fall, 2013

                    Majestic Mt. Ellis photo taken in the front yard at the Ranch Home, Fall, 2013

                  • Bear Creek runs the length of Bear Canyon Road

                    Bear Creek runs the length of Bear Canyon Road

                  • Covered Patio, Dining Table & Chairs, adjacent to the indoor dining room.

                    Covered Patio, Dining Table & Chairs, adjacent to the indoor dining room.

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                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 01/22/2015
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