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Downtown Missoula! Your Own Private Cottage & Off-Street Parking No Xtra Fees!

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Front of House with Mount Sentinel in the background

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Missoula house description

Make this private cottage your home away from home in Missoula! It is located one block from the heart of downtown where you’ll find shopping, restaurants and entertainment just around the corner. This one-bedroom cottage is clean, cozy, and inviting. It is just over 700 square feet with a great floor plan and lots of big windows. If you love natural light, then this is the place for you! This cottage is set up with the traveler in mind – fully equipped with everything you will need (details below) including Wi-Fi and cable TV.

It is difficult to find a VRBO unit in downtown Missoula that offers these unique benefits:
• stand-alone privacy;
• off-street parking;
• private outdoor decks;
• a lush green yard with flower gardens;
• laundry facilities;
• light & bright quality accommodations.

We offer all of the above in a location that is only one block from the heart of our wonderful downtown! If you want more information … read on … descriptive details about the cottage are provided below so that you will know exactly what to expect. The one comment that we repeatedly hear from our guests is 'This is so much better than a hotel'.

Verbal tour of the cottage from the front to the back:

One of our favorite features of this cottage is the big tall windows in every room, especially the bay windows in both the dining area and the living room. These windows are all new (installed in 2013) with blinds. If you like fresh air they are equipped with screens.

Outside: There are decks on both the north side and the south side of the house, so, you can pick sun or shade and enjoy the quality outdoor seating.

During the growing season, there are lots of pots filled with flowers and the lawn is lush and green thanks to the automatic irrigation system. There are several big shade trees that help to keep the cottage cool and more private during the summer months.

There in an antique fence and gate across the front of the lot and there is plenty of room to park two cars in the driveway.

Living Room: The front door opens off of the north deck into the living room where you will find comfortable seating, a large flat screen television with DVD, and a cozy electric fireplace that can be used with or without heat. If you are travelling with kids, the leather futon easily converts to a queen sleeper (linens and bedding provided). The flooring is wood with a large area rug.

Dining Room: There is a table with seating for four next to huge south facing bay windows – a great place for morning coffee. The flooring is wood with an area rug. This is also where you will find a bookshelf (with several books about Missoula and Montana) and a closet full of games. On the other side of the dining room we provide up-to-date local information, maps, menu’s, event schedules, etc.

Bedroom: There is one small bedroom (just off the dining room) with a new queen bed, two beside tables, a small closet, and a “hall tree” cabinet which provides a convenient platform for luggage. The closet is stocked with plenty of hangers and extra blankets and bedding. This is the only carpeted room in the cottage.

Kitchen: The kitchen is big and well-equipped with everything you will need including: quality flatware, dishes, glassware, wine glasses, pots and pans, tupperware, cooking utensils, mixing bowls, measuring cups, cutting boards, spices, cutlery, etc.

There is a cook top/convection microwave combination, a toaster oven and a variety of small appliances (blender, rice cooker, crock pot, coffee pot, electric tea pot). In the kitchen, you will also find supplies such as: coffee, paper towels, dish soap, napkins, spices, sugar, garbage bags, tape, scissors, pens, etc. We try to have everything you might need so that you don’t have to run out and buy anything. The kitchen does not have a dishwasher or a full-size oven. However, their is a large convection/toaster oven ... so you can bake smaller items.

There are two windows in the kitchen (south side and north side). In the summer, the north kitchen window has a new air-conditioning unit that keeps the entire cottage cool and comfortable during the few weeks that A/C is needed. The kitchen floor is Marmoleum. The door to the south deck and driveway is in the kitchen.

Bathroom: The bathroom is tiled and it features an old fashioned claw-foot tub with a nice shower. Since every room in this cottage has at least one big window, so too does the bathroom, but the window shades and shower curtains provide all the privacy that you will need. Just like a hotel, we provide soap, shampoo & conditioner and a blow dryer. We also have emergency supplies available in the medicine cabinet in case you forget something such as toothpaste.

Utility Room: The utility room has a washer and dryer behind bi-fold closet doors. The shelf above the washer and dryer has labeled baskets with extra towels, other supplies, and toys for kids. There is another small broom closet (this is where you will find the iron and a small ironing board) and a big window.

More about this fantastic location:

We are proud to be able to offer this historic cottage in such a prime location. It has privacy with a neighborhood feel even though it is just a few steps from the center of downtown. Why stay in a 200 square foot hotel room when you can enjoy outdoor decks with a nice lawn, a spacious kitchen, washer & dryer, and off-street parking?

After you park your car, you can stroll to plentiful dining, entertainment, shopping and outdoor recreation opportunities. The University of Montana and St. Pats Hospital are also within short walking distance ... not to mention the museums, theaters, library, post office, riverfront trail, Carousel for Missoula, and the list goes on.

Our location is across the street from the brand new state-of-the-art Peak Health & Wellness Center. Guests can purchase a week-long pass at the Peak for $25.00 or a day pass for $10.00.

Also, across the street is the Jungle Child Care Center at the Peak (open 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.) If you have immunization records for your child (age 6 weeks to 7 years) - you can use their 'drop-off' service for $5.00/hour.

The historic Northern Pacific Railroad Depot and a small city park are one block north of the cottage (see photos and map). Please be aware that there is train activity on these tracks. This is also the location of the famous Missoula farmers market on Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings (May-October).

Property Type

  • House
  • 728 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            I have a high chair and a pack-n-play available upon request. Also, there is a 'drop-in' child care center across the street - 'The Jungle at the Peak' - available for $5.00/hour....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • There is a small bedroom off of the dining area with a queen size bed, 2 night stands, a luggage stand and a closet....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Claw foot bathtub...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            A shelf full of books - including Montana specific books....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            A few board games available....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Charter (formerly Optimum) TV service with 100 channels....moreless

          Theme

          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Downtown:

                Fantastic location, small private house in downtown Missoula....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Dining:

                High Pub-Style Table with 4 bar stools....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air Conditioning just installed - August 2014!...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                New electric fireplace with thermostat and remote control. Very cozy & inviting!...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                The brand new state-of-the-art fitness facility - 'The Peak' - just opened across the street in Spring 2013....moreless

              • Garage:

                Over-sized shed with storage available upon request....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Gas....moreless

              • Internet:

                Yes, high-speed Wi-Fi available....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Linens available for the futon also....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Futon converts easily to queen-size sleeper....moreless

              • Parking:

                Off-street parking for two cars....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two brand new decks with outdoor seating on both the north side and the south side of the house....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Small lawn - partially fenced....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Available upon request....moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                The property is only 12 miles from Montana Snowbowl Ski area. Enjoy Snowbowl during the day and downtown at night....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                We have 'tubes' available if you want to float the river. Or, if you prefer - you can buy your own to keep at the Army Navy store just around the corner on Broadway....moreless

               

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              Low Season
              Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $110
              $693 $1,350
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $125
              $735 $1,800
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              50% at time of booking to hold your reservation. Remaining 50% due within 15 days of arrival. DEPOSIT is 100% REFUNDABLE. NO CLEANING FEES OR ANY OTHER "HIDDEN" FEES. The 7% lodging tax (required by MT State law) is not required for guests staying 30 days or longer. Children and long term guests are welcome. Cancellation policy: full refund if cancelled 30 days (or more) in advance.


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              Location

              6 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Missoula International Airport
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Iron Horse Brewing Company
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Canyon River Golf Course
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 90
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Old Post
              12 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Montana Snowbowl

              Location, location, location! This is a great little house in the heart of downtown Missoula. It is just one block off of North Higgins Avenue (the heart of downtown Missoula). Enjoy the use of off-street parking and walk everywhere. Easy access to a selection of quality restaurants, breweries, wine bars, bakeries, coffeehouses, specialty shops, the University of Montana and the Griz Stadium, the Missoula Art Museum; the Missoula Public Library; St. Pat's Hospital; the Community Theater; the Clark Fork River Front, Greenough Park; MOBASH (a free, outdoor, lighted, concrete skatepark); CURRENTS (an indoor aquatic center), The Carousel for Missoula, Dragon Hollow (a children's play structure/park) and Brennan's wave - a freestyle kayaking 'wave'.

              The renowned Missoula Farmer's Market is just outside the front door every Saturday Morning (May-October) and the brand new Peak Health and Wellness Facility is across the street.

              Missoula offers a variety of recreational opportunities with a variety of rivers to float and trails to hike. The Rattlesnake Wilderness and Snowbowl Ski area are just a few miles away. There are plenty of golf courses and mountain biking trails too.

              Travelling with kids or just someone who is young at heart? There is so much for them to do and see within walking distance of the cottage. Here is a sample: You can start right outside the front door at the Northern Pacific Railroad Depot where they have a beautiful old steam locomotive and other equipment on display. Afterward, you can stop at the Sweet Peaks ice cream shop (just around the corner) on your way to the Missoula Art Museum followed and/or the SpectrUM hands-on science museum. From there you may want to stop by the Missoula Public Library to enjoy their fantastic facilities for kids before you stroll another few blocks down to the river trail where you can watch the kayakers at Brennan's wave. When you finish there, you will want to check out the famous Carousel for Missoula and the wonderful Dragon Hollow playground! Afterward, you can grab a meal at any number of nearby restaurants before you decide if you want to go on to the Missoula Children's Museum or perhaps the Mobash skate park, or the Currents indoor water park. Still have energy to burn? Make sure to hike up to the 'M' on Mount Sentinel or the 'L' on Mount Jumbo. Of course, during nice weather you can rent bikes or tubes from the Army Navy store (also just around the corner from the cottage) and float down the Clark Fork or bike next to the river for miles on the adjacent paved river trail. All of this and so much more is within walking distance of the cottage. If you still have energy at night, you can take in a movie, a play, or another event at any number of nearby venues including: the Wilma Theater, Missoula Community Theater (MCT), the Roxy Theater, the Crystal Theater or any of several venues just across the river at the University of Montana. All of the above mentioned kid-friendly ideas are within walking distance of the cottage. Kids of all ages (including adult kids) could be entertained for days.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: We purchased this house in the Spring of 2013. We consider ourselves fortunate to live in Missoula, Montana and it is a privilege to invest in this awesome community. We both have professional backgrounds, in fact, Jon's office is just two blocks from this property.

              Why the Owner Chose Missoula:
              This property is a quaint, historic building (built in 1895!) in a fantastic location. It offers a feeling of privacy and solitude, yet, it is just one block to the center of the vibrant and flourishing downtown area of Missoula.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              It is difficult to find a VRBO unit in downtown Missoula that offers these unique benefits: • Stand-alone privacy; • off-street parking; • private outdoor decks ; • a lush green yard with flower gardens; • laundry facilities; • light & bright quality accommodations. We are able to offer all of that just one block from the heart of downtown Missoula!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front of House with Mount Sentinel in the background

                Front of House with Mount Sentinel in the background

              • North deck.  Always shady and cool.

                North deck. Always shady and cool.

              • South side of house as seen from the driveway where you will park.

                South side of house as seen from the driveway where you will park.

              • View of the driveway and shed along the south side of the house.

                View of the driveway and shed along the south side of the house.

              • When you open the front door, this inviting living room welcomes you.

                When you open the front door, this inviting living room welcomes you.

              • Sleep in this new, very comfortable queen bed.

                Sleep in this new, very comfortable queen bed.

              • Up-to-date local information & brochures provided on the side table.

                Up-to-date local information & brochures provided on the side table.

              • In the kitchen looking past the side entrance door toward the dining room.

                In the kitchen looking past the side entrance door toward the dining room.

              • The kitchen has a low bench next to the sunny south facing window.

                The kitchen has a low bench next to the sunny south facing window.

              • No need for a Laundromat! You are welcome to use the washer, dryer and supplies.

                No need for a Laundromat! You are welcome to use the washer, dryer and supplies.

              • The XXXX Landmark on the N end of Higgins is just one block W of the cottage.

                The XXXX Landmark on the N end of Higgins is just one block W of the cottage.

              • The Peak Fitness Center across the street - they sell short term passes!

                The Peak Fitness Center across the street - they sell short term passes!

              • View of cottage from across the street.

                View of cottage from across the street.

              • Lush foliage in front of the cottage offers additional privacy and shade.

                Lush foliage in front of the cottage offers additional privacy and shade.

              • South deck - a great place to enjoy the sun!

                South deck - a great place to enjoy the sun!

              • Living room with leather futon.  Relax and enjoy!

                Living room with leather futon. Relax and enjoy!

              • This new fireplace adds a lot of ambiance on a chilly evening!

                This new fireplace adds a lot of ambiance on a chilly evening!

              • Relax in the dining area with the sunny, south-facing bay windows.

                Relax in the dining area with the sunny, south-facing bay windows.

              • We are well stocked with books and games.

                We are well stocked with books and games.

              • Our kitchen is very well equipped with everything you will need.

                Our kitchen is very well equipped with everything you will need.

              • Tiled bathroom with an antique claw foot tub with an awesome shower.

                Tiled bathroom with an antique claw foot tub with an awesome shower.

              • Renowned farmers market outside the front door every Sat. & Tues. (May - Oct.).

                Renowned farmers market outside the front door every Sat. & Tues. (May - Oct.).

              • The Historic Northern Pacific Railroad Depot is 1/2 block NW of the house.

                The Historic Northern Pacific Railroad Depot is 1/2 block NW of the house.

              • The 'L' on Mt. Jumbo viewed from across the street looking above the house.

                The 'L' on Mt. Jumbo viewed from across the street looking above the house.

              VRBO #484647

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              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

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