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Get Away from it All at This Mountain Paradise

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Last updated: 08/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Corvallis cabin description

The Robinson Ranch Cabin is located on Willow Creek, seven miles east of Corvallis, Montana, in the foothills of the Sapphire Mountains.

Willow Creek flows west out of one of the few canyons on the east side of the Bitterroot Valley, and the cabin sits a few yards from its rushing waters near the western boundary of the 1,375-acre Robinson Ranch. Populated by native cutthroat and Brook trout, Willow Creek is a popular local fishing destination.

The 800-square-foot cabin, built in 2002, is a story and a half, including a loft. Entry through either the front or back door is onto a combined living room, dining area and fully equipped kitchen with a cozy gas fireplace in the front corner.

Large windows across the west side of this room allow a view of the creek bottom, pasture and the rugged mountains of the Bitterroot Range on the west side of the valley. Wild turkeys and deer are often spotted in the pasture.

The rest of the ground floor is occupied by master and guest bedrooms, both equipped with queen beds, and a bathroom. The loft has two twin beds as well as a large sofa that can comfortably sleep two.

There are a variety of actvities available on the ranch to cabin guests. Guests can fish the mile and a half of Willow Creek that runs through the ranch as well as the portion of the creek that runs through the Bitterroot National Forest about two miles east of the ranch.

The creek is easily accessible on either foot or vehicle from Willow Creek Road, which winds along the creek back into the national forest.

There are a wide variety of hiking opportunities. From the cabin itself, guests can traipse the ranch on old logging roads and trails, availing themselves of the spectacular views of the Sapphire Mountains to the east and the Bitterroot Range that forms the west side of the valley.

For those more adventurous, the mountain lakes in the Sapphire Mountains east of the ranch that feed Willow Creek -- Gleason Lake, Willow Lake and Burnt Fork Lake -- are doable day hikes. Bring along your fishing rod to catch the plump Rainbow and cutthroat trout that inhabit the lakes, and bring your camera to capture the spectacular mountain views, including the craggy Palisade Mountain.

The Bitterroot Range on the west side of the valley has hiking trails up every canyon with easy access on good roads to each trailhead. Deer, elk, wild turkeys and mountain goats are some of the wildlife that can be spotted in the area.

For those interested in what's available in town, Corvallis is seven miles to the west down Willow Creek Road, and Hamilton, the county seat of Ravalli County, is a 15-minute drive away. Both have gas, groceries and homey, local restaurants. In addition, Hamilton has two microbreweries, several coffee houses and a thriving downtown area with many shops. Missoula, home to the University of Montana, is an hour's drive to the north.

If you are interested in a quiet setting in the foothills of the mountains, a place where 'do it yourself' can be as relaxing or demanding as you make it, in the comfort of a lovely cabin with great views, then this is the place for you.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            This is a Non-Smoking Unit....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Let us know if you plan on bringing pets when you make your reservation....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • The master bedroom on the creek-side of the cabin offers a queen-size bed. The window looks out onto Willow Creek. The guest bedroom also is equipped with a queen-size bed and the window looks out on the side yard. The upstairs loft is furnished with two single beds and a comfortable couch....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Stereo:

            There is a portable radio/cd player in the cabin for guests to use....moreless

          • Television:

            The cabin is equipped with a television and a DVD player on which guests can play movies. No television reception, however, is available....moreless

          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                The Robinson Ranch Cabin is located in the foothills of the Sapphire Range directly east of Corvallis, Montana. Willow Creek runs next to the cabin. The Bitterroot Mountains are to the west. ...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining room table next to large picture windows to enjoy the view as well as your meals....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Fireplace:

                The cabin is equipped with a cozy gas fireplace....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                A free wireless network is available in the cabin....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                A couch and two chairs next to a gas stove create a cozy place to relax and enjoy the view through the picture windows....moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking is available in in the cabin yard....moreless

              • Towels Provided

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                A large wrap-around deck allows you to enjoy the sound of Willow Creek, which runs approximately 40 feet from the cabin....moreless

              • Golf:

                The Hamilton Golf Course, an 18-hole daily fee golf course, is about 20 minutes away outside Hamilton....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                The Bitterroot River runs 100 miles north through the valley and is available for fishing and floating. Lake Como, Painted Rocks Lake and Flathead Lake are accessible nearby for water sports....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill:

                A large gas grill provides cooking opportunities on the deck....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Lost Trail Ski Area is 50 miles south of Hamilton. SnowBowl Ski Area is just north of Missoula....moreless

               

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              Fees:

              • cleaning fee $85 + tax
              • Pet Fee $15 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 08/23/2014
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              Location

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              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Missoula, MT
              7 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Corvallis MT
              12 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Hamilton MT
              150 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Whitefish MT
              9 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 53
              7 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Corvallis MT
              50 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Lost Trail
              40 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Lake Como

              Car: Necessary

              The cabin is located on the 1,375-acre Robinson Ranch. It is in the foothills to the Sapphire Mountains. There is a trout stream that runs through the property, high mountain lakes with trout, great hiking opportunities and ample opportunities to see local wildlife.

              In Hamilton there are two microbreweries and many nice shops. There are also several great restaurants and coffee houses. Lost Trail Ski Resort is 50 miles to the south.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1967

              About the owner: We came from Chicago - city slickers - to raise our kids in the west. We ran the property as a ranch for many years, raising beef cattle, milking cows, riding horses, cutting timber and raising a garden we harvested for our own meals. John Robinson, the ranch owner, continues to live a short distance up road from the cabin in the original ranch house, and two of his children have built homes and reside on the ranch as well, a testament to the allure and magic of this special place we hope to be able to share with you.

              Why the Owner Chose Corvallis:
              We chose this property to raise our kids and experience the outdoors as a family. We accomplished that and the tradition has carried on with our grandkids. Willow Creek runs through the ranch and we are located next to U.S. Forest Service property as well as 2,000-acre parcel of state land that is managed as elk habitat. Nearby Forest Service trails provide hiking and fishing opportunities at high mountain lakes. You can also relax on the deck and listen to the sound of Willow Creek as it runs by. If you are looking for outdoor adventure or just want to enjoy the comfort of the cabin, this is the place for you.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              Our cabin is located in a mountain setting on an 1,375-acre ranch. It offers a secluded, quiet setting. If you enjoy the mountains, whether viewing them from the comfort of the cabin or getting out in them, you should enjoy your stay here.


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              Photos

              • Cabin exterior and wrap-around deck.

                Cabin exterior and wrap-around deck.

              • The cabin and the hillside to the south, with Willow Creek running at its base.

                The cabin and the hillside to the south, with Willow Creek running at its base.

              • View of front room and fireplace from loft.

                View of front room and fireplace from loft.

              • View of dining area from loft.

                View of dining area from loft.

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Loft.

                Loft.

              • Fred Burr Lake on the west side of the Bitterroot Valley

                Fred Burr Lake on the west side of the Bitterroot Valley

              • The view looking west down the Willow Creek drainage toward the cabin

                The view looking west down the Willow Creek drainage toward the cabin

              • View of the Bitterroot Mountains from the Robinson Ranch.

                View of the Bitterroot Mountains from the Robinson Ranch.

              • Skiing at nearby Lost Trail Ski Resort.

                Skiing at nearby Lost Trail Ski Resort.

              • A nice cutthroat trout fresh out of Willow Creek.

                A nice cutthroat trout fresh out of Willow Creek.

              • View of the cabin, looking west toward the Bitterroot Mountains.

                View of the cabin, looking west toward the Bitterroot Mountains.

              • Front room and fireplace.

                Front room and fireplace.

              • Dining area.

                Dining area.

              • Front room, kitchen and stairs to loft.

                Front room, kitchen and stairs to loft.

              • Master bedroom.

                Master bedroom.

              • Guest bedroom.

                Guest bedroom.

              • View on ranch from hillside north of cabin.

                View on ranch from hillside north of cabin.

              • Gleason Lake in the Sapphire Mountains east of the cabin.

                Gleason Lake in the Sapphire Mountains east of the cabin.

              • Golf at nearby Hamilton Golf Course

                Golf at nearby Hamilton Golf Course

              • Trapper Peak, the tallest peak in the Bitterroot Mountains.

                Trapper Peak, the tallest peak in the Bitterroot Mountains.

              • View of the Robinson Ranch with the Bitterroot Mountains in the background.

                View of the Robinson Ranch with the Bitterroot Mountains in the background.

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Monday, October 13, 2014

              $125 per night (USD)
              6

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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