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3000 Sq Ft, 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home with decks & porches on all 4 sides providing outdoor entertaining space and stunning views from every room. Plentiful wildlife and amazing views of the Big Skies for which Montana is famous. The house is on 85 acres providing privacy even though it is within walking distance to the quaint town of Fishtail with its General Store, Rock/Coffee shop, Wool and Pottery Craft House and Restaurant.
Bobcats, foxes, rabbits, marmot, whitetail and mule deer frequent the land as do sandhill cranes, grouse, owls and turkeys. Please give the Canada Geese that often nest by the pond plenty of room as they raise their young.
Well suited for 3 couples given that each bedroom has its own bathroom 'en suite'. 1st floor King has a wood burning fireplace, french door to deck with Western & Northern views, stall shower and separate oversize soaking tub; Both upstairs bedrooms contain double size log beds and furnishings. North bedroom includes a gas burning fireplace and private bath with a stall shower and views to the North & West. The South bedroom views are to the South & West. Its bathroom includes a tub/shower. Both have large walk-in closets with ample storage space.
The kitchen provides ample room for two chefs; upscale appliances including an indoor Jenair grill and microwave/convection oven. The adjacent dining area that seats 6 is the best location to view the bluebirds that nest near the house. A french door conveniently leads from the dining room to an outdoor dining area and grill on the deck. Counter top appliances include a blender, coffee grinder and hand mixer
The great room contains a massive river rock fireplace with a thermostat controlled gas insert; a comfortable seating area with sweeping views and desk space for two.
High speed wireless internet and satellite television with local network stations, a DVD player and a selection of movies are provided in the great room.
Ceiling fans and 3 skylights provide cool air flow on hot summer days. Forced hot air heat.
Bed and bath linens are provided as are paper towels, toilet tissue, & trash bags.
There is one step from the driveway to the porch. The ground floor (including the master bedroom) is all on one level. However none of the bathrooms are handicapped equipped and the stairs to the 2nd floor are made of log and thus not suitable for handicapped persons...moreless
Non Smoking Only:
The renter will be charged an additional cleaning fee of $400 if it is determined that smoking has occurred in the house. Given the potential for extreme fire hazard conditions that can occur in the area smoking is not permitted on the land outside the house....moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
The owner of the house is allergic to pets and therefore the renter will be charged an additional cleaning fee of $400 if it is determined that a pet has been on the property or in the house...moreless
The property is accessed by a pivot gate. Guests can call to the house to announce their arrival via the call box at the gate. When the renter answers the phone at the house he/she can open the gate remotely. The gate can also be opened by entering a code at the call box. That code will be given to a renter at once the rental agreement has been fully executed and advance payments received....moreless
Travel, Art, Local Interest, Cook Books and Fiction ...moreless
Several family & childrens' games stored in the bottom cabinets of the living room and the south bedroom...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
satellite dish providing local network channels via receiver box in living room...moreless
approx 23' wall mounted, flat screen in great room...moreless
small library of classics and children's DVDs...moreless
Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
360 degree unobstructed views of mountains & rolling hills including the Beartooth and Crazy Mountain ranges as well as Granite Peak - the highest mountain in the state. ...moreless
Nestled in an vibrant agricultural community - authentic Montana. ...moreless
Walking distance to the village of Fishtail, with it's landmark general store; coffee/rock shop; pottery work shop as well as restaurant and bar....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Adjacent to kitchen with french door leading to the large west side deck where a wooden patio table with 6 chairs is located. Cushions for the outside deck chairs are in a box seat on the deck....moreless
Seating for 6 people
Dryer and dryer sheets provided. Retractable clothesline located behind the garage supply of clothes pins located in the cleaning closet on the 1st floor (near the entrance to the Master Suite...moreless
(2) 2 thermostat controlled fireplaces: great room (1st flr) and north bedroom (2nd flr)...moreless
Forced air heating fueled by propane with a programable thermostat...moreless
Iron & Board
Sheets, bath set of bath towels (2 bath, 1 hand, 1 face) provided for each guest) & dishtowels provided...moreless
Parking Off Street:
Ample parking in the private, circle drive that is wide enough for cars to pass. It is ok to park on the grass beside the garage building (access to the garage is not included in the rental)...moreless
The house has access to 2 telephone lines: one for the house and another that is used to call the house from the gate. Long distance service is blocked on both. PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE RURAL LOCATION OF THE HOUSE CELL SERVICE MAY OR MAY NOT BE ACCESSIBLE - CALL YOUR CARRIER TO DETERMINE COVERAGE DETAILS...moreless
One set of towels (bath/hand/face (is provided for each guest. Washer/dryer & detergent provided ...moreless
Washing machine in 1st floor utility room. Detergent provided....moreless
High speed internet service provided to the house via a modem which is connected to a router to provide wireless access. both are located in the office area of the living room and may not be moved...moreless
Fall Colors & Frisky Wildlife Sep 4 - Oct 31 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
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On site fishing in the West Rosebud River and a stocked pond; additional fishing in the Stillwater & Yellowstone Rivers and numerous lakes and streams; hiking and ATVing on National Forrest lands; Shakespere in the Park; Pack Trips & Horseback Rides; Whitewater Rafting; abundant wildlife on the property; 45 minutes to skiing at Red Lodge Mountain and the famous Beartooth Highway to Yellowstone National Park