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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight Drive to Yellowstone!

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Privacy, views, comfort...This is what 'Whispering Acres' is all about.

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Livingston house description

'Whispering Acres' is a privately owned large, beautiful, comfortable 3 Bdr, 3 Bath home with a private duck pond, on a 20 acre open prairie with unobstructed mountain views. The home is not managed by an agency. I simply make it available myself.
Yellowstone Ntl Park and Chico Hot Springs are a straight 55 mn. drive on U.S. 89 and the Yellowstone River is a few miles away from the house, flowing down from gorgeous Paradise Valley.
Since a one-day visit to the Park is ample enough to see everything, you're better off in Livingston for the rest of your vacation.
The closest fly-fishing spot is 4 miles from the house on famed Yellowstone River. Just 2 miles away is an Albertson's supermarket. 4 miles away is historic, vibrant downtown Livingston with its timeless Western feel and look.
The most extraordinary features of 'Whispering Acres' are the magical silence of its surroundings, the millions of stars dotting Montana's Big Sky and the wonderful, happy, calm, patient and engaging local residents.
For more details, see: www.whispering-acres.net


Come stay with us a 'Whispering Acres': Here is an incredibly comfortable 3-bedroom (1 king, 2 queens, a queen sofa bed and additional twin beds in the house when needed) 3-bathroom home with 2 huge living rooms (upstairs and downstairs) in legendary Livingston, south central Montana (fly-fishing capital of the U.S.)
This home is extraordinary for being in a remote area, yet with urban conveniences. It sits on 20 acres, with its own private pond, and is only 1 mile from an Albertson's supermarket and 4 miles from historic downtown Livingston. It is also 4 miles from the closest fly-fishing point on the famed Yellowstone River.
Access is easy. Interstate I-90 is easily accessible and you are 28 miles from Bozeman Gallatin Field's (BZN) national airport, or a two hour drive from Billings (BIL) airport.
The home is privately owned and not managed by an agency!
For more details, see: www.whispering-acres.net/

'Whispering Acres' amenities: Upstairs in the house, is a vast living room with huge double-pane windows allowing spectacular views from the 'Absaroka Mountains' to the 'Crazy Mountains'. There is opulent, comfortable western-style leather seating and a flat screen TV, a DVD player, wifi throughout the house and a vast collection of DVDs.
Off the living room is a bedroom with a king size bed and a full bathroom behind it.
On the opposite side is the dining area and kitchen. Access to and from the 2-car garage with remote-controlled electric doors is through a living room door.
A stairway by the front door leads downstairs where a queen size sofa bed sits in the den and 2 bedrooms, each with a queen size bed (one has a genuine Tempur-Pedic bed) allow for more sleeping. Each has its own bathroom. The master bath has a Jaccuzi tub. Additional bedding is available in the house if necessary to accommodate up to 8 people.
A laundry room with a brand new large capacity washer and dryer adds to the comfort of your vacation. A Wii game system is all setup and can keep the kids occupied. A game table, cards, books for all ages are all there. There are 2 flat screen TVs in the house. One upstairs and one downstairs, each has a DVD player. Hundreds of DVDs are supplied.

Cooking at 'Whispering Acres': The kitchen is open to the dining area and great room, and has a wonderful view out all windows. A door opens to the large deck. We have fully stocked the kitchen with place settings, flatware, glasses, mugs, stemware, all cooking utensils, pots and pans, baking dishes, and all kitchen 'tools.' Of course, there is also a dishwasher, refrigerator-freezer, island stove-top, double oven and broiler, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, blender, and waffle iron, and on and on...

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Memory Foam Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            New Sofa-Bed...moreless

          • Additional Bedding: 2 twin/ single

            Also available...moreless

          • The upstairs bedroom has a luxury King Size bed and bedding, a sitting area, etc., the Master Bedroom downstairs has a Queen Size Tempur-Pedic® Memory Foam bed, a large armoire and a dresser, a sitting area; the other bedroom downstairs has Queen Size bed with a western pole bed frame, and a full bathroom. There is a brand new Queen Size sofa sleeper in the Den. Additionally, 2 twin beds are stored in the home and available for children....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi Spa Tub...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Downstairs...moreless

          • Bathrooms are well-equipped with full showers. The upstairs bathroom is full bathtub with a shower, the master bathroom downstairs has a jetted spa tub and a separate shower, and the second downstairs bathroom has a full shower. Each bathroom has its own sink and toilet as well. All bathrooms have complimentary shampoo, conditioner and body lotion. www.whispering-acres.net...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The house has a full set of deluxe linens and blankets, comforters, towels for each bedrooms and bathrooms. Complimentary shampoo, body lotion and shower gels are included for our guests. There is also a brand new large capacity washer and dryer in the home with laundry detergents, softeners and ironing equipment. www.whispering-acres.net...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Game Room
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Toys
              • Video Library
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Festivals

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Eco Tourism
              • Antiquing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Downtown:

                So picturesque. So 'Turn-of-the-Century' with its quaint Main St., local bars, surprisingly good restaurants and that timeless Western feel....moreless

              • Town:

                Downtown Livingston is the original train terminal for vacationers coming to visit Yellowstone Ntl Park. It's quaint, charming, vibrant, with no franchises and full of nice, engaging helpful folks....moreless

              • Rural:

                The house sits on 20 acres of privacy yet is only 2 miles from an Albertson's supermarket and 4 miles from downtown Livingston. It's an ideal vacation location....moreless

              • River:

                You are only 4 miles from the famed Yellowstone river. Legendary fishing is so accessible. The river flows down from Yellowstone Ntl Park all throughout Paradise Valley....moreless

              • Mountain:

                The house is surrounded by beautiful mountains. The Absarokas, the Crazy Mountains. And the Beautiful Paradise Valley which begins about 5 miles from the home all the way to Yellowstone....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Hunting
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Equestrian Events
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Living Room
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Tiled Stove
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Safe
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Backpack
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Secure Parking
                      • Split-System Heating
                      • Living Area

                      Kitchen

                      • Stove
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Completely equipped down to the last utensils and spices!...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Terrace
                      • Balcony
                      • Barbecue
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Patio
                      • Binoculars
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Spa Whirlpool
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Whirlpool
                       

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                      from 19 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      SUMMER
                      May 15 - Sep 30, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $250 $250
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $1,750
                      Winter
                      Oct 1 - May 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $185
                      $1,250

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Cleaning $200
                      • Tax Rate 7%

                      Notes:

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                      This property is privately owned. There are no 'agency' fees or commissions.

                      A 7% Montana state lodging fee is added to the rental (Not to the cleaning fee!)

                      A $200 flat fee for cleaning this big house is added to the total. So this home is impeccable when you arrive.

                      Refundable Sec. Deposit is $300 returned 10 days after your departure if no damage.


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                      Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                      Location

                      28 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Bozeman, Gallatin Field
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-90
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Livingston Downtown
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Bridger Bowl
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Livingston
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Livingston Downtown

                      Car: Necessary

                      The home - 'Whispering Acres' - is located on its own 20 acres and has a duck pond. (The map is not quite accurate! The house is a bit further south at a dead end road.) It is very quiet and private, yet only a couple miles from an Albertson's supermarket, 4 miles from Downtown Livingston, and 25 miles from larger Bozeman. It's also 4 miles from the nearest fly-fishing spot, right on the Yellowstone River. So you get the best of both worlds!

                      You can see more at www.whispering-acres.net

                      Other Activities: Wildlife watching, river rafting, canoeing, horseback riding, camping, dude ranching, fly fishing, hunting, bird watching, hiking, walking, biking and mountain biking, snow shoeing, skiing, stargazing, shopping! Your days can be jammed-packed full of activities yet some prefer staying at the house, reading and staring at the stunning views to recharge their soul...

                      Golf: There is a golf course in Livingston at the Livingston Golf & Country Club.

                      18 holes over 3,128 yards with a par of 36.

                      Ski: Bridger Bowl, Montana, is the gem of the Northern Rockies. Located only 45 minutes from the house, this outstanding ski area is well known for offering some of the most exciting ski, snowboard and telemark experiences that you will find, anywhere. This is not your typical Montana ski resort. Bridger Bowl is a nonprofit community ski area offering a great ski experience at an affordable price. Close-by Bozeman is home to Montana State University and is a young active community located only 25 miles from house.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1997

                      About the owner: 66 Year-old Graphic Designer, living in a big city out west. In need of a rural setting to decompress. Montana is ideal for that and I look forward to retiring there one day.

                      Why the Owner Chose Livingston:
                      Montana is truly Big Sky country. It has fresh air, is quiet, unhurried, spacious, with mountains that ground you, millions of stars that invite you to reflect. There are summer and winter outdoor activities if so inclined. A chance to catch up on reading. It also has challenging and engaging people. Always nice, kind-hearted and helpful. It's the way life was meant to be.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      It's all that the city is not, and it's necessary for one's physical and spiritual wellbeing...


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: french, english

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                      • Privacy, views, comfort...This is what 'Whispering Acres' is all about.

                        Privacy, views, comfort...This is what 'Whispering Acres' is all about.

                      • The 20-acre garden goes a long way and affords total privacy.

                        The 20-acre garden goes a long way and affords total privacy.

                      • Comfortable seating abounds throughout the house.

                        Comfortable seating abounds throughout the house.

                      • Every room in the house has aesthetically chosen furniture.

                        Every room in the house has aesthetically chosen furniture.

                      • Kitchen and dining area.

                        Kitchen and dining area.

                      • Restful nights are yours on the Tempur-Pedic bed in the ample master bedroom.

                        Restful nights are yours on the Tempur-Pedic bed in the ample master bedroom.

                      • The sofa bed in the den opens up to a queen-size bed.

                        The sofa bed in the den opens up to a queen-size bed.

                      • Sitting area in the Master Bedroom downstairs.

                        Sitting area in the Master Bedroom downstairs.

                      • All comfortable amenities are provided for our friends and guests...

                        All comfortable amenities are provided for our friends and guests...

                      • DOWNSTAIRS Floor Plan

                        DOWNSTAIRS Floor Plan

                      • Perfect winter vacatons for the whole family...

                        Perfect winter vacatons for the whole family...

                      • A New Year's Eve surprise...

                        A New Year's Eve surprise...

                      • Huge bay windows offer unobstructed views of the mountains.

                        Huge bay windows offer unobstructed views of the mountains.

                      • Master Living Room upstairs with sitting for all.

                        Master Living Room upstairs with sitting for all.

                      • Upstairs Master Living Room. Tastefully appointed to the last detail...

                        Upstairs Master Living Room. Tastefully appointed to the last detail...

                      • Fully equipped kitchen. Everything you need is there.

                        Fully equipped kitchen. Everything you need is there.

                      • Upstairs bedroom with its King size bed and sitting area.

                        Upstairs bedroom with its King size bed and sitting area.

                      • The downstairs den with access to the grounds, 2 bedrooms. And laundry room.

                        The downstairs den with access to the grounds, 2 bedrooms. And laundry room.

                      • Game Table in the Den for home family fun.

                        Game Table in the Den for home family fun.

                      • Master bathroom with Jacuzzi jetted tub.

                        Master bathroom with Jacuzzi jetted tub.

                      • UPSTAIRS Floor Plan

                        UPSTAIRS Floor Plan

                      • Fun for Dad! Yellowstone fishing is only 4 miles from the house...

                        Fun for Dad! Yellowstone fishing is only 4 miles from the house...

                      • 300 days of sunshine in south central Montana!

                        300 days of sunshine in south central Montana!

                      • Picturesque Main St. No franchises here! How refreshing...

                        Picturesque Main St. No franchises here! How refreshing...

                      $185 - $250 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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