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Story Real Escape Co. - The Front of the Guest Haus

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Story cottage description

Story is, in keeping with its name, a storybook-like community, nearly hidden by Ponderosa Pines, Hawthorns and greenery in the summer and generally covered in a blanket of snow in winter.

You will enjoy staying in this 1,500 sq. foot repurposed old Piney Creek General Store and the Waldorf A' Story restrunt. It's been said that we were a 'place with an attitude'...and that attitude is a philosophy of enjoying the quality of life that Story has to offer. We couldn't let the mystique die, so our previous establishment was repurposed into thie lovely guest haus that is available for year round rental.

It has the ambience of places long ago with worn, rustic floors, rock walls, flagstone dining room floor and a bar built from an extra LARGE Ponderosa beetle killed tree, but with all the modern conveniences. You will also find coffee, homemade bread and wine

You will take great pleasure from the antiques and all the paraphernalia on the walls which will keep you entertained for hours...as well as an abundance of games.

View the sunrise from the most awesome huge rocking chairs produced right here in Story while you rock away the hours on the front porch. Sunsets behind the mountains are just as spectacular. There is a stream on the property with places for you to sit and enjoy your early morning coffee...or mimosas.

You will snuggle into your queen size bed in the bedroom that was formerly the wine room and is decorated as such. Our old beer room contains bunk beds covered with old quilts made by each of our grandmothers. There is also extra sleeping for two on the reclining couch. If needed, cots can be provided.

History of the area is waiting to be explored since we are so close to the Bozeman Trail. You will find Ft. Phil Kearney, The Wagon Box Fight Site and the Fetterman battlefield, all of which experienced a portion of the Indian Wars. Custer's Last Stand is just an hour away.

Wildlife is in abundance. Deer will walk up to you and eat right out of your hand. You might also experience a sighting of moose, elk, antelope, black bear, mink or mountain lions. A few bunny rabbits and robins nests too boot

Hiking and snowshoeing are two ways in which you can obtain exercise and observe the most beautiful wild flowers. Another option is to four wheel up beautiful Thornerider or Penrose Park. Winter time allows for snowmobiling

Hunters and fisherman will love the amount of room and the closeness to several lakes and perfect hunting grounds...as well as the perfect kitchen to cook up the fish that do jump on your line.

Ladies will love it for the various organizations they are involved in like quilting groups and book clubs with ample room to spread out and work on their projects.

Restaurants and a grocery store are within walking distance, as is the Post Office (right next door) so you can mail those postcards back home. The library is located conveniently right across the street for books and DVD's. Our DVD player is also set up to stream from Netflix...even kiddoes movies.

Several events occur year round, but the summer is full of excitement. You will find reenactments of fight scenes and one of the biggest Rodeo's around is held in Sheridan the second week of July every year. This week long celebration holds fun for everyone.

Drop by sometime. You're always invited to be our guest at what was once the Piney Creek General Store...and the Waldorf A'Story...that isn't any more...now it is better. We believe that Wyoming has some of the most beautiful scenery in the US of A...and we know you will agree with us.

Keywords: unique old general store and restrunt turned into a Guest Haus, commercial kitchen, huge dining room, family style. Children must be included in total guest count when using instant quote for accurate rates.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Bunk beds are great for kids. There is a $10 per guest charge for children over the original two guests. If using Instant Quote these children must be included in total number of guests....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            pets welcome with an additional charge of $25 ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Except outdoors...moreless

          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

            Couch reclines on both ends can also provide cots if needed...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa and a double sized Futon(1), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            For an additional charge the owners can prepare one of their famoose gourmet breakfasts or dinners...moreless

          • Dining:

            So big you can dance in there! Plus a bar that can seat 6...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            cute as a button with plenty of family work room...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Oatmeal, syrup, popcorn, olive and canola oil...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            waffle maker, toaster, panini machine...moreless

          • Stove:

            Six burner commercial gas stove...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Big area with lots of seating and 42' flat screen TV...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Treadmill available...moreless

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

          Other Amenities

              • Great place for hunters! Don't forget - if using instant quote children must be included in the total number of guests....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                Can stream from Netflix - includes children s movies...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Through DVD player...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Games
              • Books
              • Satellite / Cable

              Communications

              • Free Long Distance
              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                A babbling crick is right close...moreless

              Activities

              • Live Theater
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Equestrian Events
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Ice Skating
              • ATM/Bank
              • Basketball Court
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountaineering
              • Snowmobiling
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Horseshoes
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Ruins
              • Water Parks
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Antiquing
              • Sledding
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
               

              Reviews

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              Special offer: End The Summer on a High Note with Lower Prices - 10% off

              Enjoy the coolness of a mountain summer and a discount off of 10% for bookings on three or more days through September. Just mention I want the 10 when you place your inquiry.

              Offer for: Jul 21, 2014 - Sep 30, 2014 View calendar

              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              standard
              Mar 12 - Dec 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $165
              $1,155

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $165
              $1,155

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Pet Fee $25 + tax
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 6%

              Notes:

              When using instant quote children must be included in the number of guests to reflect accurate pricing.

              Rates are subject to change until final confirmation. Check in at 3:00. Check out at 10:00AM.

              100% refund if cancelled prior to 30 day check in. 50% refund if less than 30 days. $35.00 cancellation fee.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/18/2014
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              Location

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              20 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Sheridan, WY
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 90
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Tunnel Inn
              17 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Buffalo
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Tunnel Inn

              Car: Necessary

              Snowshoeing, Four wheeling,

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1993

              About the owner: Dick and Patty Hoover are the retired owners of the Piney Creek General Store and the Waldorf A' Story Restrunt. We live next door to the Guest Haus. Relocated here from Dallas, Texas for a slower pace of traffic and life in general.

              Why the Owner Chose Story:
              We choose Story as a place to live permanently...because we enjoy the beauty and serenity of the place. Not very many people or cars...but still close enough to a big place when you need it.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The Guest Haus is right on a stream with places to sit and drink your morning coffee. Slow paced, great for relaxing or doing as much as your little heart desires. Large dining room for big families and a great commercial kitchen set up.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Story Real Escape Co. - The Front of the Guest Haus

                Story Real Escape Co. - The Front of the Guest Haus

              • The wine room Queen size bed

                The wine room Queen size bed

              • Our new double bed futon so even more guests can enjoy themselves

                Our new double bed futon so even more guests can enjoy themselves

              • Living area

                Living area

              • Large Bathroom

                Large Bathroom

              • Hutch in Dining Room leading to bathroom

                Hutch in Dining Room leading to bathroom

              • View of living area from hallway into queen bedroom

                View of living area from hallway into queen bedroom

              • Beautiful wild flowers - Poppies

                Beautiful wild flowers - Poppies

              • Looking into dining area; kitchen from entry way

                Looking into dining area; kitchen from entry way

              • Additional views of sheep wagon

                Additional views of sheep wagon

              • Another view of dutch door

                Another view of dutch door

              • Winter time view of the sheepwagon - might not want to sleep out here now

                Winter time view of the sheepwagon - might not want to sleep out here now

              • Entrance to Guest Haus - come enjoy the peace, calm, serenity of our creek

                Entrance to Guest Haus - come enjoy the peace, calm, serenity of our creek

              • The old beer room bunk beds with handmade quilts

                The old beer room bunk beds with handmade quilts

              • Living area - closed door next to 42' TV is entrance to beer room with bunk beds

                Living area - closed door next to 42' TV is entrance to beer room with bunk beds

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Kitchen and bar area view

                Kitchen and bar area view

              • Looking into living area from dining area

                Looking into living area from dining area

              • Living area

                Living area

              • Creek with table for enjoying your morning coffee

                Creek with table for enjoying your morning coffee

              • Upgraded sheep wagon - can sleep two additional guests - children or short ones

                Upgraded sheep wagon - can sleep two additional guests - children or short ones

              • AAhhh fresh air

                AAhhh fresh air

              • Looks like fall to me!

                Looks like fall to me!

              • The old Piney Crick Store that morphed into the Waldorf A' Story Guest Haus

                The old Piney Crick Store that morphed into the Waldorf A' Story Guest Haus

              VRBO #401825

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Friday, July 18, 2014

              $165 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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