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The Waterman House in Historic Downtown Bozeman

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bozeman house description

This is a completely restored 1890s vintage historic home originally built by Bozeman pioneer Christopher Waterman. The home has wood floors, oriental carpets, 9-10 foot ceilings, and horse hair plaster throughout. It has been been completely restored and remodeled over the past few years. The home is outfitted with Montana made Mission style furniture. There is a hot tub and unique outdoor concrete dining area.

The home was located on Main Street in Bozeman until the 1960s when it was rescued from destruction by Ann and Roger Stradley who bought it and moved it several blocks to its current location. We purchased it in 2003 and remodeled the whole place, new kitchen, two new baths, and refinished all the original wood floors.

The home was once owned by the justice of the peace and several hundred Montanans were married in what is now the living room.

Home has exquisite views of the Bridger Mountains, the Gallatin Range, and the Spanish Peaks.

The Waterman House is conveniently located just a few minutes walk from MSU campus and all the experiences of downtown Bozeman.

**If you need additional space, the M Carriage house, adjacent to this property is available. See vrbo rental #346216 for more details on the M Carriage House**

You must be 25 years or older to rent this home.

NOTE: there is a basement apartment in this house, with outside separate entrance that is not available for rental. The owner reserves this space for his personal use.

Keywords: Historic Home, Classic 1890s Design

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome:

                we have one Graco Pack N' Play for your use for small kids...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                renters must be at least 25 years old...moreless

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                12...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Ice Maker
              • Microwave
              • Kitchen
              • Catering Available
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 12 people

              Amenities

              • Parking:

                driveway and parking on site for 2/3 cars. additional car parking available on street in front of house...moreless

              • Heating:

                house has two separate gas forced air furnaces...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                den has fireplace and we supply firewood...moreless

              • Garage:

                available for additional fee...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                we supply firewood...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Parking Off Street

              Other Amenities

                  • There is a garage apartment/carriage house adjacent to the property which can also be rented for additional space. It has queen bed, bath, and small kitchen....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    two TVs with Directv...moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Video Library

                  Communications

                  • Computer Available:

                    there is a computer and printer available in the house...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Historic
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View:

                            360 degree views of the Bridger Mountains, Gallatin Range, and the Spanish Peaks...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Restaurants
                          • Tennis
                          • Fishing
                          • Hunting
                          • Cycling
                          • Golf
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Skiing
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Spelunking
                          • Rafting
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Sledding
                          • Boating
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Antiquing
                          • Shopping
                          • Zoo
                          • Museums
                          • Live Theater
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Cinemas
                          • Swimming
                          • Hiking
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer
                          Jun 15 - Sep 15, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $550
                          $2,650 $6,200
                          Christmas and New Year
                          Dec 15 - Jan 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $650
                          $3,150 $7,200
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $285
                          $1,280 $3,500
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • Tax Rate 7%

                          Notes:

                          First half of the total rent is due to complete the reservation. The remaining balance (second half of the rent, plus applicable taxes) and the refundable damage deposit check are due on arrival.

                          Reservations made more than six months in advance require payment of the full rental amount. See rental agreement for refund terms.


                          This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                          Location

                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Bozeman- Big Sky
                          16 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Bridger Bowl

                          Car: Recommended

                          There is a Carriage House adjacent to the property available for additional guests. For more details see the Bozeman listing for M Carriage House (VRBO #346216).

                          http://www.vrbo.com/346216

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: My wife and I a part time residents of Bozeman, and love the place. The town and people are rare and fine folk. I am a retired econ prof from SC, and I work part time at an environmental think tank in Montana. We have family ties in Montana and have lived and loved the place for a long time. We have listed a few of our favorites on the map, and included a complete visitors guide (food, attractions, activities, walking tours, day adventures, shopping, etc.) in the house.

                          Why the Owner Chose Bozeman:
                          Bozeman is a classic American place with unique quality of life. The people, the mountains, the climate, make Bozeman one of the finest places on earth.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          Our home is just a couple blocks and easy walk from MSU campus, several nice large city parks, downtown Bozeman, and any number of great restaurants and food stores. We have listed a few of our favorites on the map, and included a complete visitors guide (food, attractions, activities, walking tours, day adventures, shopping, etc.) in the house.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

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                          Photos

                          • view from Koch St.

                            view from Koch St.

                          • winter view with a little bit of snow

                            winter view with a little bit of snow

                          • dining room

                            dining room

                          • kitchen

                            kitchen

                          • den with fireplace

                            den with fireplace

                          • king size bed, master bedroom

                            king size bed, master bedroom

                          • upstairs full size bed, facing south on Koch St.

                            upstairs full size bed, facing south on Koch St.

                          • second floor bath

                            second floor bath

                          • transom over front door, glass work by Bud Hicklin of Clemson SC

                            transom over front door, glass work by Bud Hicklin of Clemson SC

                          • concrete dining table and hot tub area in back yard

                            concrete dining table and hot tub area in back yard

                          • back yard with view of carriage house

                            back yard with view of carriage house

                          • front porch

                            front porch

                          • Koch St. view

                            Koch St. view

                          • living room

                            living room

                          • dining room

                            dining room

                          • kitchen

                            kitchen

                          • den with fireplace

                            den with fireplace

                          • main floor bedroom, north facing, queen bed

                            main floor bedroom, north facing, queen bed

                          • upstairs north facing bedroom, full size bed

                            upstairs north facing bedroom, full size bed

                          • bathroom on main floor

                            bathroom on main floor

                          • View of Bridger Mountains from backyard of house.

                            View of Bridger Mountains from backyard of house.

                          • back yard view, and Carriage House

                            back yard view, and Carriage House

                          • front porch facing Koch St. to the south

                            front porch facing Koch St. to the south

                          • back deck, grill and firewood area

                            back deck, grill and firewood area

                          VRBO #346172

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                          This listing was first published here in 2011.

                          Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                          $285 - $650 per night (USD)
                          3

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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