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Paradise Valley chateau / country house description
This 5,000+ square foot craftsman built lodge is too massive to fit into so few pictures. Please see for yourself by taking a quick video tour with the home's designer on youtube.
This one-of-a-kind spacious 2 story ~ 4 bedroom+, 4.5 bath, custom home boasts huge radiating wood-beamed vaulted ceilings throughout (aptly called the SunHouse). Granite and Yellowstone River-rock throughout, giant custom stone fireplace and wrap-around walls of windows in every room with gorgeous views of the Absoroka Mountain Range. There is a two-story kitchen skylight, 2 great outdoor balconies with their own Bistro sets, and one with a beautiful private rooftop outdoor fireplace and sitting area. There is a private backyard with stainless steel BBQ, outdoor dining for 6-8, and huge sunken firepit with ample seating for all your guests. All this, just minutes to Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone River, Chico Hot Springs, & Beautiful Pine Creek. This unique, open floorplan home has custom rockwork, artwork and woodwork throughout, themed bedrooms, as well as an additional private Library and separate Theatre Room with a queen sofa sleeper~making a 5th bdrm. The 1500 sq ft Master Suite is very private - on the 2nd story in a separate wing - and includes it's own kitchenette, his and hers separate bathrooms, extra large custom granite walk-in shower, huge sunken jacuzzi tub with corner windows and mountain views, a separate specially designed make-up area for her, and an extra large walk-in closet with his and hers dressers. The Master Suite and the Bunkhouse room both have their own loveseat/table/chair living spaces with TVs. All bathrooms have custom tilework. The downstairs Fisherman's Room has an old fashioned tub, and an old saloon styled toilet closet. The upstairs Balcony Room has a private outdoor balcony, where you can have your morning cup of coffee and watch the sun rise over Emigrant Peak, as well as a French Provincial indoor balcony that opens to the Atrium with its wall of windows, and ceiling of skylights looking out toward golden hills and the Gallatin Mountain range with unobstructed views. On the Main Floor, with it's open floor-plan and 12-14' high ceilings, is a huge sunken livingroom with a cozy ranch-style atmosphere, a giant stone custom fire place, two large cowboy sofas and extra window seating perfect for intimate family gatherings. This wonderful open floor plan seamlessly integrates the library and media rooms, as well as the kitchen, bar, dining, living, and outdoor cooking/eating areas together to offer a spacious, yet comfortable, warm atmoshere for entertaining family and guests.
The giant dining room table easily accommodates large groups of 10-12 with additional seating for 4 at the serving bar. The fully equipped state-of-the-art custom kitchen is all stainless steel, with a double convection oven, large center Island with additional prep sink and seating for 2, professional grade cookware, and extra large pots and serving dishes. There is also a full custom bar with frig, wine cellar, serving glasses and pitchers ... essentially everything you will need for a wonderful family gathering or reunion. There are two private balconies with bistro sets off 2nd floor rooms, offering more intimate settings with awesome mountain views. The private yard that opens from the dining room is a wonderful place to sit in the evenings, in a peaceful, quiet, nature setting, under the beautiful Montana skies. This home was built with love and family and friends and happy gatherings in mind, and we hope you will enjoy staying here as much as we do! Welcome to your Home away from Home in Montana!
This is a great house for visitors with children - they especially love the bunk room - but because of the stairs and radiant flooring we do not recommend for toddlers...moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking not allowed in house, and fire danger for outdoors...moreless
Pets allowed with $20 day fee for less than one week stays, and $100 for full week - pets are welcome but association covenants do not allow for them to run loose. Also, please be courteous and pick up after your pet...moreless
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
The Balcony Room: 1 queen, 1 child bed
Features a private exterior and interior balcony ...moreless
The Bunk Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed
Features queen bed, Loft style bunk bed & fold out chair...moreless
Lewis & Clark Library - Media Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon
Library and TV room with queen fold out sofa b...moreless
The Hemingway - Master Suite : 1 king
Largest bedroom with private his/hers bathroom...moreless
King size beds (1) Large king bed in 1500 sq ft Master with panoramic mountain views, walk-in closet, and his and hers bathrooms, Queen size Beds (3) One Queen in Balcony Room, One Queen in Bunk Room, One Queen in the Fisherman's Room (extra Queen pullout available in Media Room), Twin or Single Beds (1) There is one extra single pull-out in the Bunk Room suitable for a child (in the oversized chair)
Please Note: This is not included in the total # that the house can comfortably accommodate, it is a courtesy to help families with children. These are not intended to be used for extra guests. The number of guests listed already takes into consideration # of bathrooms available, water usage, towels and bedding for 10 people. Please let us know ahead of time if you need to use these extra beds), Child Beds (1) There is a built in sofa in the Balcony Room that can be used to sleep one small child if needed.
Please Note: (This is not included in the total # the house accommodates)...moreless
- His Toilet - Her Toilet - Her Vanity - His Sink - Large Stone Shower - Deep bathtub with jets - Walk In Closet - Corner Windows overlooking property -
Travertine tile sower with 3 heads - Toilet - Sink
Main Floor Half Bath:
Toilet - Sink - MC Escher Style tile floors
Claw foot tub with shower - toilet, dived by saloon doors, sink...moreless
If you have a special request, please feel free to ask, and we will do our best to assist you. Also, let us know if you need information on River Rafting Trips, Fly Fishing Adventures, Horse Back Trail Rides, Guided Tours of Yellowstone, Catering Companies, or if you have questions about local attractions, restaurants, etc....moreless
4 TVs available - One can be viewed from Kitchen/Counter/Dining Room - great for watching games and entertaining, a large flat screen HDTV w Dish/DVR and ipod station w/speakers in Media Room, a wall mounted flat-screen in the Bunk Room for the kids, and one tv in Master as well....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Gorgeous Views of the Absaroka-Beartooth Mountain Range from every room and only minutes to the Yellowstone River!...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cross Country Skiing
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
This home is superinsulated with heating and cooling through the radiant floors...moreless
High quality linens and extra sets of everything available in laundryroom...moreless
Cell phone service is available, but this is a superinsulated cement house. If you find you are unable to get clear reception in one place of the house, just move to a different room....moreless
Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
Large RV Parking area separate from main parking area but close to house...moreless
Home phone is available for local phone calls only, and directory is provided for local restaurants, hot springs, massage, p.o., etc....moreless
Myatag Washer and Dryer Set and all detergents, softeners, bleach, etc provided...moreless
High Speed Wireless Internet Connectivity is provided and can be accessed from anywhere in the house...moreless
Large Riverstone custom wood burning fireplace with ample seating for a large family, including full surround window seats with gorgeous mountain views...moreless
Stainless Steel Cuisinart cooking set, blender, handmixer, large cooking pots and serving bowls, as well as a beautiful 3-burner server with 3 st st pots (please take care with the glass lids), great for big dinners. Everything you should need for a great family reunion. If there is anything we don't have that you need, let us know....moreless
The kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, a double convection oven and JennAir glass stovetop, microwave, large capacity double frig, dishwasher, st st undermount sink, and water filtering/cooling dispenser. Island in kitchen has large butcherblock space for food prep w additional prep sink. Easy serving with connected bar-counter that opens to dining and seats 4 more - great for the older kids! Also makes a great buffet serving space....moreless
There is a small kitchennette upstairs in the Master with a mini frig and small sink....moreless
There are 2 balconies upstairs, one with bistro seating for 2 and a beautiful stone fireplace. The 2nd is a small balcony with bistro table and chair. Both have great mountain views....moreless
The owner of the house guides rafts down the Yellowstone River in the summer months. For mor information on arranginf a guided tour, drop us an email. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
There is an outdoor dining area off the main floor, with nice additional patio chairs that rock....moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Cleaning Fee$200 + tax
Please inquire for rates on special events.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Livingston Golf Course (Bozeman and Big Sky 60-70)
Hwy 89 - Road to Yellowstone's North Entrance
Local Cafes, Chico Grille & Chico Fine Dining
Bridger Bowl (Big Sky and Moonlight Basin 70 mi)
Emigrant Fishing Access has a Nice River Beach
Yelowstone Park is the main Tourist Destination, with wonderful Wildlife Tours, and great Fishing Adventures on Yellowstone Lake. But, World-Famous Fly Fishing and Leisure and Whitewater River rafting on the Yellowtone River is not to be missed! There is also the wonderful Chico Hot Springs and Spa only minutes away, with horseback riding, and both casual and fine dining. Livingston is well known for its art, hometown welcome, and the annual 4th of July Parade, Rodeo, and full Fireworks Show ~ the best in the West! There is also great Hunting in the Fall, and awesome Skiing in the winter. We are centrally located near all of it ... Yellowstone Country at it's best, with all the conveniences of home!