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Beautiful & Cozy Character Home in Quaint Mountain Resort Town

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The view from the street. My home is located in a lovely Historic Neighborhood.

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our home is a charming Victorian located in a small ski and resort town famous for our Red Lodge Ales (the micro brewery is a short walk from my house) and its location abutting Yellowstone National Park. The home has been renovated and nicely decorated with everything that any visitor would need, including the most comfortable pillow top beds with comforters you'll ever sleep on. The home is a short three minute walk to the charming downtown of Red Lodge where you'll find gourmet shops, galleries, restaurants, a wine bar, a quaint, old fashioned movie theatre, coffee shops, a hometown bakery, and even a bowling alley. There is a lovely yard for relaxing in on the beautiful summer days we get. Red Lodge is a very friendly town and there are a variety of fun events to attend throughout the year.

You can hike, downhill and nordic ski, snowshoe, bike, ice skate (there is a hockey rink available in winter), kayak or canoe, fly fish or just drop a line in a river, and do just about anything outdoors you could imagine. The town is surrounded by amazing and expansive wilderness areas, which have numerous mapped hiking trails available. There is a horse-drawn wagon which gives free rides in the town on most evenings, and ski and snowshoe rentals are readily available for winter skiing and snowshoeing.

Red Lodge is an amazing and fun community and a perfect place for a memorable vacation. For more information about Red Lodge, you may want to view the town's website.

Red Lodge is a quaint, quiet yet vibrant historic town located at the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park. It is an easy country drive, one hour, to a major airport (Billings) and major shopping. Our home is located on a quiet, tree-lined street, a very short and lovely stroll to the historic downtown. Restored victorian brick buildings form main street of the town, which is fiiled with quaint stores, art galleries, restaurants and small cafes, and defined by the calm pace of life in this mountain town. The town of Red Lodge is listed in Outside Magazine as one of the 30 Best Places to Live and Play, and National Geographic Adventure named it to its 'Top Adventure Towns' List.

We have wonderful friendly neighbors to help you with any local information that you seek. Red Lodge is an idyllic setting, surrounded by mountains with unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities. It is also an easy one hour drive to the cowboy town of Cody, Wyoming, the center of the historic 'Wild West', which is also the east entrance to Yellowstone.

If you want peace and quiet and/or love endless outdoor fun and breathtaking mountains in your backyard without having to drive to everything, then this is the place for you. Red Lodge has it all, including fine dining and art galleries. It is a very quaint town, a very comfortable and fun place to stay. The outdoor recreational opportunities are unmatched.

There is world class fishing, hunting in season, skiing and snowshoeing in season, wonderful wildness hiking, spectacular views and scenes for photography, great roads for cycling, and an incredible night sky with billions of stars visible. Red Lodge is close to the southeast entrance to Yellowstone park, one of the world's most beautiful and scenic wilderness areas in the world. Yellowstone is teeming with wildlife. There you can see animals such as Buffalo, Bear, Elk, Deer, Wolves, Moose, all in their natural habitat.

Billings, the largest town in Montana, is an easy and beautiful one hour drive away where you may have all your bigger city needs met, including larger shopping, theatre and cultural events, more restaurants, and museums and galleries.

Nearby Cody, Wyoming is the center of the 'Wild West' and a cowboy town where you can see things like a daily gunfight in the streets of town, Buffalo Bill's original Irma Hotel, and the Buffalo Bill Historical Museum, an award winning collection of five incredible museums. Cody is home to the world famous Cody Rodeos, including the Cody Night Rodeo, which runs every evening during the summer. Red Lodge, Cody and the surrounding area all have many other Western experiences available.

Our home in Red Lodge makes a great base for exploring all this beautiful area has to offer.

Keywords: Mountains, bungalo, historic, peaceful, 2 bedroom, views, resort, ski, skiing, character, vintage, victorian, yard, kitchen, quiet, montana, trees, village, walk to downtown, restaurants, laundry, sports, relaxing, lovely, private, bath, recreation, yellowstone, dining, fun

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Please bring your children and enjoy all the wonderful things Red Lodge has to offer!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    My home is strictly non-smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Pets are not allowed in the house....moreless

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

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Queen size Beds (2) A wonderful queen sized pillow-top mattress with comfy quilt will tempt you to take a nap and will provide a lovely night's sleep., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is a double mattress within the convertible sofa that provides a comfortable night's rest....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • I have a selection of books and magazines for your enjoyment, as well as a small library of DVDs. Maps of the area and hiking guidebooks are available for the use of guests. There is a large garden shed you may use to store your sports equipment and bicycles-- you may bring your own lock....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) There are TVs in the living room and master bedroom....moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    My home has a small selection of DVDs as well as cable TV. The dvd player also will play your music CDs....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in an historic downtown neighborhood, yet very quiet and secluded. An easy walk to everything in the lovely town of Red Lodge....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Red Lodge is situate in the Mountains, which are easily visible from the upper level of the home....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    My home has high speed wireless internet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    My home has a macintosh desktop computer and printer which you are free to use, as well as wireless internet....moreless

  • Heating:

    Gas central radiant heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Adequate street parking is available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional parking is available behind my home in the alley, with a paved walkway to the home's back entrance....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    A small trailer or boat may be parked in the alley behind the house....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a basic telephone for local calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    My home has high speed wireless internet....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans and cutlery, as well as baking pans....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    I love to cook so the kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans and cutlery, as well as baking pans. The stove is electric. There is also a microwave and a toaster over, coffee and tea pots and a blender....moreless

  • Microwave:

    A new microwave....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric with an additional, separate convection oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    A nice wooden deck with seating and small tables makes a wonderful spot for a rest or a drink in the evening....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
JULY 4TH WEEK
Jul 1 - Jul 7
2 night min stay
$280 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,855
FALL
Sep 16 - Dec 18
2 night min stay
$180 $195
Fri, Sat
$1,155
CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR
Dec 19 - Jan 7
2 night min stay
$280 $295
Fri, Sat
$1,855
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$210 $225
Fri, Sat
$1,365

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Billings, Montana

Car: Recommended

Red Lodge and the surrounding area has wonderful roads for cycling, with incredible climbs and fantastic scenery, so bring your bike! It is a lovely place for runners, as well, in addition to its well known world class hiking, wilderness snowshoeing, back country skiing as well as downhill skiing at Red Lodge Mountain Resort. Wildlife viewing is truly an unforgettable experience, and the town is accessible to the world's most amazing wildlife and scenery of Yellowstone National Park. a short drive away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are Bruce- a professional, artist and musician, and Bev- a professional and musician. We are non-smokers and like living a healthy lifestyle in the Rocky Mountains. We are neat, detailed and enjoy meeting new people and learning new things. In addition to our careers, the music we perform and the art Bruce creates in his pottery studio, Bruce is a writer. He has published several books of poetry and is currently working on selling his second novel. His most recently published book is AN UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY (Horace Simerman Literary Press, 2011). We love the outdoors and enjoy running, cycling, hiking, snowshoeing and nordic skiing. We like to travel and love to visit cities as well as more obscure, out of the way places. We both find experiencing different cultures fascinating.

Why the Owner Chose Red Lodge:
We love Red Lodge! It feels very much like home. If there were a yellow brick road leading to it, Red Lodge would be Oz! (You have to see movie 'The Wizard of Oz' to understand this...). The community is filled with interesting and interested people. It has a very strong sense of community and it is situated in one of the most exquisite areas of natural beauty you could ever imagine. Red Lodge has fine dining and the outdoor recreational opportunities are almost unlimited. It is a great place to own a home! Our home is located in one of the best neighborhoods in town. It is a very peaceful and a refreshing place to stay.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We both love the sense of total relaxation we get when we are in Red Lodge at our home. Our house is very peaceful, yet we can walk to dinner in a few minutes, cross the street and go bowling or even strap on snowshoes and be hiking in the wilderness hiking in 5 minutes! We love the quaint, small town feeling of Red Lodge. It is a wonderful place to see art, as there are a number of fine galleries in town, and one can easily spend a delightful day visiting the galleries and even meeting some of the local artists. When we are at our house in Red Lodge, we feel like we have left the outside world, with all of its hustle and bustle, far away, and stepped into a soothing, idyllic place. It is extremely refreshing and we look forward to our trips to our home as often as possible. The town of Red Lodge has been listed in Outside Magazine as one of the 30 Best Places to Live and Play, and National Geographic Adventure named it to its 'Top Adventure Towns' List.


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Speaks: french

 

Photos

  • The view from the street. My home is located in a lovely Historic Neighborhood.

    The view from the street. My home is located in a lovely Historic Neighborhood.

  • The Dining Room, with its antiques, is a peaceful place for a meal.

    The Dining Room, with its antiques, is a peaceful place for a meal.

  • The All Electric Kitchen. I am a dedicated cook so it is well stocked.

    The All Electric Kitchen. I am a dedicated cook so it is well stocked.

  • The Second Bedroom provides a comfortable getaway and a view of the Mountains.

    The Second Bedroom provides a comfortable getaway and a view of the Mountains.

  • Looking from the living room to the stairway

    Looking from the living room to the stairway

  • My home is wonderfully light and peaceful

    My home is wonderfully light and peaceful

  • The Living Room. The Red Sofa hides a double bed. There is cable TV & dvd player

    The Living Room. The Red Sofa hides a double bed. There is cable TV & dvd player

  • A view of the Dining Room, with the Quaint Kitchen Breakfast Nook in the back.

    A view of the Dining Room, with the Quaint Kitchen Breakfast Nook in the back.

  • The Main Bedroom, Light & Peaceful with its comfortable Bed, also has cable tv.

    The Main Bedroom, Light & Peaceful with its comfortable Bed, also has cable tv.

  • The office area with computer, printer and Wifi Internet

    The office area with computer, printer and Wifi Internet

  • The upstairs full bathroom with shower and bathtub

    The upstairs full bathroom with shower and bathtub

  • There is a lovely green shaded yard, a back deck, plenty of seating, a barbecue

    There is a lovely green shaded yard, a back deck, plenty of seating, a barbecue

VRBO #344676

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: french
  • Calendar last updated 04/14/2015
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