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Walk Downtown! Beautiful Family Home with Character, Parks Nearby

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Our wonderful cottage, with the red 'modern' section in the background.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Bozeman house description

4 bedroom home in downtown Bozeman, with tons of character. Designed and built to live comfortably, the 2500 sq. ft. house has a study, sunroom (with futon), and deck to make your stay fantastic. Isolated bedrooms mean multiple families can stay, each enjoying their privacy. Neat features include a porch off the master bedroom, beautiful fireplace, log-cabin interior, deck with grill, beautiful kitchen, a piano, and raised garden beds in the back. The house was sustainably built, using existing timbers, a passive-house spec air envelope (exceeding LEED), and passive heating and cooling. The layout makes it easy for guests to have their own private space, as well-- great for two-(or three-) family rentals. Less than a block from a beautiful park, and a 4-minute walk to downtown Bozeman. The driveway allows off-street parking, and the home stays wonderfully cool during the summer.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Childs' Bedroom is perfect for two children. The sunroom is a great location for children to play, or get away from the group. We also have plenty of puzzles, toys, and games for the family. Feel free to make a request, and we may be able to put out something special....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Front steps lead into house. The sunroom has its own door and futon, on the first floor. There is only a 1/2 bath on first floor, so no shower....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    NONE!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    As long as they don't go upstairs (the carpet), responsible pet owners are welcome....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    This is the master bedroom, with full bath and deck....moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 1 queen

    This is our guest bedroom, with TV and bookcases....moreless

  • Kids' Room: 1 bunk bed

    Great futon / bunk bed for kids. VERY funky space....moreless

  • Basement bedroom: 1 queen

    Basement bedroom suite, with desk, bath, and sofa....moreless

  • The Master Bedroom creates a cozy, intimate feel, with a great space that just feels nature. The full bath gives just enough separation for privacy, while still being part of the suite. In addition, it has a small balcony-- perfect for watching sunsets on a warm summer evening. It includes a well-lit vanity, storage, a tiled bathroom, and even a laundry chute. The Guest Bedroom features a TV and a small, private reading space. It also includes exposed rafters, full bookcase, a closet, and a great window open to the sunrise. The kids' room includes a full/twin bunk bed setup that doubles as a futon. This is probably one of the funkiest rooms you've ever see, and just about every kid (and adult) loves it. It has a closet and dresser, as well as several nooks and crannies. The basement bedroom is the newest addition. It features an isolated location in a living suite-- including a sofa, desk, privacy door, fully tiled bathroom shower, and custom-built vanity....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Guest Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Basement Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Kitchen Bathroom: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathrooms are all fully functional, clean, and organized. Hot water is supplied by a gas tankless water heater (endless showers, if you need one). Nothing special here, but nicely designed, functional (and mildly stylish) space....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 1.5 hours from Yellowstone National Park. 30 minutes from fantastic fishing, mountain biking, hiking, climbing, camping, and beautiful scenery....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Everywhere. Hot topics include, Physics, Engineering, Agriculture, Theology, Poetry, International Development, and Engineering....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    We use our PS3 in the living room. The Guest Room also has a DVD player....moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, puzzles, and video games. Ask, if you would like to know more....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    One large-screen in the living room (also rotates to view in the study), and one in bedroom. NOT connected to the outside world....moreless

  • Toys:

    Some have been brought out, but many are currently in storage. Feel free to ask, as age-appropriate toys can come out for play....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Simple dining room, attached to the kitchen. Can seat 8, if required. In the summer, we always eat on the deck, though. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Not needed, as passive convective currents keep the air circulating, thus cooling the house. Special instructions are provided to guests of how to make the most of the cooling....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Nice dryer in the basement. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    High-efficiency masonry fireplace. It is our only real source of heat through the winter. Special care needed to operate-- video pending....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    If requested, we have bikes, packs, as well as some athletic equipment available for use. Let us know......moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Fire up the fireplace on a cool night, and watch everyone join you in the living room....moreless

  • Internet:

    Broadband internet. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    We call it the sunroom, but same idea....moreless

  • Parking:

    Park in front, or off-street, in driveway....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Nice washer in the basement....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    High-efficiency wood burning fireplace is a great source of heat. Special instructions for use are provided to guests....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have you covered, with a set for 10, and then some....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch dishwasher that conserves water....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The countertops are copper and maple. We love cooking, so there is a great setup with all the utensils you need, as well as a pantry for storing more food....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave and toaster on appliance cart near pantry....moreless

  • Oven:

    Industrial, electric, convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    We have a pantry, that isn't included in the photos. Feel free to use what you'd like (cooking items canned goods, etc.), and to leave any unopened items for the next guest....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Nice, new fridge, with freezer in bottom....moreless

  • Stove:

    5 gas-burner stove....moreless

  • Toaster:

    See appliance cart....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Off of master bedroom, 40 sq. ft. Great for a couple to watch the sunset, while enjoying a cocktail or dinner....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Contact me first, and we can work out something....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Off sunroom, 200 sq. ft. Multi-tiered deck, with stone stairs, and a nice table for dinner. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf courses in the valley....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We have a kayak that is possibly available for use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Raised bed garden in the back, as well as espalier trees, bushes, and landscaping....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill on the deck. Great grill, with side burner, upper rack, and multiple counter space....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Snowboard and skis may be available for use. Contact us to talk about it....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Tennis rackets available. Tennis courts in town....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Any damages will be noted and billed accordingly. Either Saturday or Sunday are changeover days, unless you stay for 10 days or more (in other words, no arrival on Thursday, departure on Monday).


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Last updated: 07/25/2014
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Location

500 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Downtown
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bridger Golf Course
500 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl!

Car: Recommended

Yellowstone National Park is an hour away. Frankly, we usually find ourselves hiking or biking in the mountains surrounding Bozeman-- 15 minutes from house to trailhead.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I'm a mechanical engineer, and my wife is an agronomist. She is from Montana, and we moved back to raise our daughter. If you are a guest, we are probably camping somewhere-- most likely in Montana, Canada, or Alaska.

Why the Owner Chose Bozeman:
Downtown, so we could walk as much as possible-- we call Bozeman home. I hope to move out in a wood box...

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I wanted to design and build a home that felt like shelter-- somewhere to belong. I wanted it to be built intelligently, and I built it hoping to give it to my grandchildren. We used best design practices to create a very livable space that fits in the style of the neighborhood. If you are interested in the building design, I would be happy to talk about it, including ADA, passive-house envelope, passive air conditioning / convection, high-efficiency fireplace, GSHP, human-scaled dimensions, light use, and space use, to name a few.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Our wonderful cottage, with the red 'modern' section in the background.

    Our wonderful cottage, with the red 'modern' section in the background.

  • Master Bedroom, sleeping area.

    Master Bedroom, sleeping area.

  • Guest bedroom, looking at the reading alcove.

    Guest bedroom, looking at the reading alcove.

  • Downstairs bedroom, bath to right.  Desk and dresser not shown.

    Downstairs bedroom, bath to right. Desk and dresser not shown.

  • The study, which includes a pc/linux computer and printer.

    The study, which includes a pc/linux computer and printer.

  • My 40th birthday, on our back deck.  Grill & furniture are available for use.

    My 40th birthday, on our back deck. Grill & furniture are available for use.

  • Our stairs, with the front door in the background.

    Our stairs, with the front door in the background.

  • Master bedroom, sitting area.

    Master bedroom, sitting area.

  • Kitchen bathroom (Half).

    Kitchen bathroom (Half).

  • Master bath shower.  Dual-flush toilet in separate alcove (not pictured).

    Master bath shower. Dual-flush toilet in separate alcove (not pictured).

  • Custom cabinetry, an industrial stove, copper trim, with maple countertop.

    Custom cabinetry, an industrial stove, copper trim, with maple countertop.

  • The guest bedroom, with TV at left corner (not pictured).

    The guest bedroom, with TV at left corner (not pictured).

  • The sunroom, including a work desk, great sunlight, futon, piano, and games.

    The sunroom, including a work desk, great sunlight, futon, piano, and games.

  • Downstairs bath, with tiled shower/tub.

    Downstairs bath, with tiled shower/tub.

  • The kids' bedroom.  Every kid loves the quirkiness of this room.

    The kids' bedroom. Every kid loves the quirkiness of this room.

  • Our back yard, from the master bedroom deck, with the garden in full bloom.

    Our back yard, from the master bedroom deck, with the garden in full bloom.

  • Tiled master Bath, w/ custom vanity- incl. makeup stand, sink, drawer & storage.

    Tiled master Bath, w/ custom vanity- incl. makeup stand, sink, drawer & storage.

  • Looking down the stairs to the kitchen / dining area.

    Looking down the stairs to the kitchen / dining area.

  • Upstairs guest bathroom (Full).

    Upstairs guest bathroom (Full).

  • The kitchen, looking out the back window.

    The kitchen, looking out the back window.

VRBO #582096

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 80%
  • Calendar last updated: 07/25/2014
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