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The Caddis Shack -Yellowstone Retreat on the Madison River - New Luxury Log Home

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Last updated: 09/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Yellowstone house description

Brand new, completed April 2014, beautiful custom log home. Our home has 3 bedrooms + 16ft x 20ft loft bedroom, 2 bathrooms and will sleep 2-8 people. Interior finish is all wood, no paint or sheet rock.
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Beautiful, brand new custom log home on the banks of the MADISON RIVER. Located approximately 1 mile upstream from the famous Three Dollar Bridge. Enjoy private river access right out your back door.

West Yellowstone, the entrance to Yellowstone National Park is a short and scenic 30 mile drive around Quake Lake and Hebgen Lake.

Fish the legendary rivers of the Madison, the Gallatin, the Yellowstone, the Firehole the Gibbon and the Henry's Fork all from one destination.

If you prefer lakes, Hebgen lake, Quake lake, Henry's lake, Cliff and Wade lakes are minutes away.

HOME DESCRIPTION:

The main level of the home sleeps 6 people in beds PLUS additional queen bed in loft provides sleeping for 2.

All the log and barn wood furniture in the house has been custom made for us by a local craftsman. Real wood floors in common areas and carpet in bedrooms and loft.

Very comfortable and thoughtful accommodations to make sure your trip is as enjoyable as possible, including comfortable mattresses, quality pillows and linens. We know a good nights sleep is paramount to enjoying your vacation! Open the windows at night and listen to the soothing sounds of the river!

ENTRY: Slate entry with barn wood bench with large overhead coat rack. Plenty of space for your daypacks, hats and small cooler in preparation for a day of exploration or fishing.

KITCHEN:

Spacious, fully equipped modern kitchen with quartz counter tops, knotty alder cabinets, under cabinet lighting and stainless steel appliances including trash compactor. Center island allows for comfortable kitchen gatherings. There is a nice propane Weber Genesis grill on the deck for your use including all the grilling utensils needed. We have provided 2 small 28 qt. coolers and blue ice packs to use during your stay for picnics and trips to the market.

DINING ROOM:

Adjoins kitchen and will seat 8-10 people at a 7ft barn wood table with side bench seating and end chairs.

GREAT ROOM:

Beautiful great room has 20ft ceilings, large elk antler chandelier and free-standing gas stove fireplace with river rock surround and hearth. There is plenty of comfortable seating offering space for everyone to stretch out and relax. There is a large 65' LCD flat screen TV with satellite cable and surround sound.

Open the dual 6ft sliding glass doors and hear the sounds of the river. Step out on to the large cedar deck with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and river. Watch your family and/or friends fishing just below while enjoying your coffee in the morning or glass of wine in the evening!

LOFT:

The 20' x 16' loft has a queen bed, nightstands, dresser and cozy seating area perfect for reading or playing games. A ceiling fan and 2 large windows open for ventilation. Enjoy a view of the continental divide range and the river.

MASTER BEDROOM:

On one side of the main floor is a comfortable master bedroom suite with a barn wood furniture theme with a Cal-King bed. A 6ft sliding glass door opens to a private deck over-looking the river. It also has a private bath (soaker tub, separate tiled shower and double sinks).
58' LCD flat screen television in room. There is an electric fireplace to provide a little extra warmth and ambiance as well.

GUEST BEDROOMS AND BATH:

The other side of the main floor has a full bathroom with tiled shower/tub, two more bedrooms and laundry area.

Guest bedroom #2, faces the river and has it's own sliding glass door to the deck over-looking the river. It has a Cal-King size log bed and rustic log furniture theme. 50' flat LCD television in room.

Guest bedroom #3, has a view of the continental divide range and river. It has two twin rustic log beds, log furniture and 37' LCD flat screen television.

DECK:

A large rear deck overlooks the river and runs the full length of the house. There is a table and chairs with a propane Weber gas grill (extra propane provided, you will not run out). Perfect for enjoying a meal together with a spectacular view of the river and sunsets. Observe the evening hatch and the Montana moon and stars like you've never seen!

Bald Eagles, Osprey, Red Tail Hawks and sometimes Golden Eagles, fly overhead as they glide up and down the river. You will also see Pronghorn, deer, moose, river otters, beaver, and red fox near the house. Big Horn Sheep, Mountain Goats and Elk roam on the mountains above and can sometimes be seen coming down across the river.

FIT PIT:
There is a rock fire pit down by the river with adirondack chairs to enjoy the stars and s'mores together. Firewood provided.

EXTRAS:

*Wireless Internet service is provided, just bring your laptop or tablet.

*Charging station area in living room with multiple outlets for everyone's must-have electronic devices.

*House has forced-air heat system and additional electric foot heaters under cabinets in the bathrooms and at the kitchen island.

*NO air conditioning. There are ceiling fans in all rooms for air movement. Just open some windows for great cross flow of air.

*Local phone calls only.

*FULL SIZE extra-large high efficiency LAUNDRY

Property Type

  • House
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be 25 or older please....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Master Bedroom: 1 king

                Cal-King bed with barn wood furniture...moreless

              • Guest Room 2 - River side: 1 king

                Cal-King bed - rustic log theme...moreless

              • Guest Room 3 - Mountain View: 2 twin/ single

                two twin beds - rustic log theme...moreless

              • Loft: 1 queen

                Queen bed - barn wood/tin furniture ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                Tiled shower...moreless

              • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

                double sinks, soaker tub and separate 8 ft high tiled shower...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Pantry Items:

                Some basics like sugar, salt and pepper, some spices, foil, plastic wrap, paper towels, napkins, dish soap, and any un-opened item from previous guests are there for you to use....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                All the dishes and utensils needed, and most importantly, good, sharp knives....moreless

              • Dining:

                7ft barn wood table with side benches and chairs at ends....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                All stainless steel appliances, Knotty Alder cabinets...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                30 cu. ft. Side by Side with door ice and water....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                So quiet you won't know it's running!...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                coffee grinder and filters provided....moreless

              • Oven:

                Convection...moreless

              Amenities

              • Living Room:

                Large Great room with 21 ft high ceiling, propane river rock fireplace, comfortable couches and recliners, large 65' flat screen television, 2 sliding doors exiting to deck over-looking the river....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Extra large high efficiency front load washer and dryer in house. Laundry soap and dryer sheets provided....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Extra large high efficiency front load washer and dryer in house. Laundry soap and dryer sheets provided....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Quality pillows, high 570 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, and blankets....moreless

              • Heating:

                Forced air furnace and additional electric heaters in bathrooms...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Propane fireplace in great room...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                Various board games in the loft - Scrabble, Apples to Apples, Connect 4, Backgammon, decks of cards, cribbage and others ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Sound bar connects to your cell phone or tablet via bluetooth...moreless

              • Television:

                Flat screen television in every bedroom and great room...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                satellite television in every room...moreless

              • Books
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                Boat on Henry's Lake, Hebgen Lake, Kayak rentals at Cliff and Wade lakes up the road. Bring your drift boat and float the Madison and other river nearby....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Weber Genesis Grill. Extra bottle of propane on site you won't run out....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                You can ride your road/mountain bike right from the house....moreless

              • Golf:

                Golf courses in Ennis and Big Sky Resort....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Nearby lakes have boat and kayak rentals...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Gorgeous view of the river and mountains...moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Views of the Madison Range and Continental Divide...moreless

              • Water View

              Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Kayaking
              • ATM/Bank
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Shopping
              • Bird Watching
              • Walking
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              May
              May 16 - May 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $410
              Summer (June-July-August)
              Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $560
              Sept-October
              Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $410

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning fee $250
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              ****2.5% FEE ADDED IF YOU PAY BY CREDIT CARD INSTEAD OF CHECK****

              No smoking - please be considerate of homeowner and other non-smoking guests. If it is discovered that smoking has occurred, you will forfeit your deposit and be liable for cleaning all drapes and carpets at a cost beyond standard deposit.

              No pets - unless on approval by homeowners under certain circumstances only.

              Cleaning fee $250

              Refundable damage deposit $400

              7% Montana state accommodations tax applies to stays less than 30 days.

              Policies:

              50% deposit of base rent required upon making reservation

              Remaining balance due 60 days prior to arrival

              *Separate check requested for damage deposit. It will be returned to you within 10 days after our cleaning crew has determined the house is free of damage


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              Location

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              29 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              West Yellowstone Airport
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 287 and Highway 87 junction
              6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Grizzly Bar and Grill

              Our Madison River front home is centrally located to many activities. 30 Miles to Yellowstone Park and the town of West Yellowstone. The town of Ennis is 40 miles to the North. Both towns offer grocery stores, restaurants, shopping, fly shops and guide service, tourist information, medical care and pharmacy. Henry's Lake is 13 miles away.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About: This fishing lodge is a long time dream come true for our family. The Madison River and surrounding area has very special meaning to us. Randy's parents, Bill and Betty, came here in the 1970's and 1980's on fishing trips. Bill and Betty have since passed away. Betty helped build this house with her son Randy, and his wife Samantha, for future generations of fishermen to enjoy. This house is in memory of Bill Arbogast. Over the past 12 years, Randy and Samantha, have been coming to West Yellowstone every summer to fish and enjoy all the area has to offer. It is our family's wish to share this beautiful and very special place with you, your family and friends. You are sure to leave with wonderful, lasting memories and great fishing stories! Please contact our property manager, Kathy Looney, for reservations or questions.

              Why West Yellowstone:
              We bought this acre of land in 2012 and built the house in 2013...because the river was calling. We put a lot of thought into designing this home and we are sure you will really enjoy your stay here. It is the perfect stretch for fishing the river and has easy access to the house from the road. Yellowstone is just 30 minutes away.


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              • The Caddis Shack on the Madison RIver.

                The Caddis Shack on the Madison RIver.

              • Kitchen with Quartz countertops, trash compactor and 30 cu. Ft. refrigerator.

                Kitchen with Quartz countertops, trash compactor and 30 cu. Ft. refrigerator.

              • Large dining room with 7ft barn wood table and seating for  8 people.

                Large dining room with 7ft barn wood table and seating for 8 people.

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Bedroom 2, sliding door to river, Cal-king bed, 6 drawer dresser and 50' LCD TV.

                Bedroom 2, sliding door to river, Cal-king bed, 6 drawer dresser and 50' LCD TV.

              • Guest bath

                Guest bath

              • Just upstream, walking and fishing along the banks from the house.

                Just upstream, walking and fishing along the banks from the house.

              • Pronghorn in the yard out front

                Pronghorn in the yard out front

              • Gorgeous Rainbow trout

                Gorgeous Rainbow trout

              • Evening sun showing the river below the house

                Evening sun showing the river below the house

              • Great room has recliners for 6. Chairs swivel to see TV and recline.

                Great room has recliners for 6. Chairs swivel to see TV and recline.

              • Kitchen, Propane convection range, all Kenmore Elite appliances.

                Kitchen, Propane convection range, all Kenmore Elite appliances.

              • Master bedroom, Cal-king barn wood bed, reclining seating area and 58' LCD TV

                Master bedroom, Cal-king barn wood bed, reclining seating area and 58' LCD TV

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Guest bath

                Guest bath

              • Our teenager caught a nice Brown in the evening

                Our teenager caught a nice Brown in the evening

              • Big Brown trout

                Big Brown trout

              • Mother grizzly and cub crossing near Quake lake

                Mother grizzly and cub crossing near Quake lake

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              Date last modified - Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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