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Western Montana Paradise!

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Spectacular views from the wrap-around porch. Abundant wildlife and birds.

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Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ovando chateau / country house description

This historic 1880's hand hewn log home is the combination of the original homestead house and a barn that were completely renovated by the family in 2002. While the logs & ranch ring with history the facility is first class.

Our third generation, operating ranch includes the North Fork of the Blackfoot River, two spring creeks and four ponds that hold native trout waiting to challenge fishermen. Guests have exclusive access to these waters and the ranch. The storied Blackfoot river is nearby and other rivers are an easy drive. The ranch is located between Montana's two major national parks and the Bob Marshal wilderness is north of the ranch. We are happy to share our bit of heaven as well as generations of stories! Many of our guests just enjoy the peace & quiet of the ranch & it's surroundings. Lots to enjoy besides the fishing! Please see our khomestead.com website for more information & pictures.

Keywords: Luxury Log Home on beautiful working ranch

Property Type

      • Chateau / Country House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking on wrap-around porch allowed....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Local caters available for picking up groceries, cooking & local grown vegetables & eggs available...moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Cooking Utensils

          Amenities

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Linens Provided
          • Gas Fireplace

          Other Amenities

              • Mountain bikes, wide open beauty; Exclusive access to entire ranch,including four ponds, two streams & river....moreless

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Cell phone coverage is available in parts of valley....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Many areas of W. MT local, no charge....moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Calling card available if needed....moreless

              • Dialup Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wrap arround porch provides 480 degree view....moreless

              • Balcony:

                Overlooks spring fed crystal clear pond....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Northern expansive mountain view of Bob Marshall Wilderness...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Natural ponds & forest-home of many birds & wildlife....moreless

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Rafting
              • Cycling
              • Hunting
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Sledding
              • Boating
              • Antiquing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Snowmobiling
              • Tennis
               

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              2 night min stay
              $350
              $2,100 $6,000
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              Fees:

              • MT State Lodging tax/day $14
              • Taxes Not included

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              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              55 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Missoula
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 200
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Ovando
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Ovando

              Working ranch setting with spring creeks and ponds. Excellent hiking and biking and river fishing close by. Many western MT sites and recreational opportunities within easy driving range.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1949

              About the owner: My family purchased our 500 acre ranch in 1949. It has been a love affair ever since. Most small ranches in this area have been purchased for summer trophy ranches. Instead our family has restored the original homestead home into a vacation rental. We enjoy sharing the home as well as the ranch. Guests have exclusive use of the spring creeks, ponds, & access to the N. Fork of the Blackfoot that runs through the ranch. I am happy to tell guests the history of the valley & our 63 years of toil on the ranch.

              Why the Owner Chose Ovando:
              Has been in family for 65 years so it is our roots. Rental income is allowing us to keep ranch operating. Enjoy sharing it with many fine guests.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
              Tranquil, beautiful environs Exquisitely renovated 1880 homestead home Close to small MT towns Border collie Laddy & I may stop in for coffee & chat during our daily walk. Lots of history about the west & MT. Local crafts, grass fed beef & fresh vegs. & eggs available.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Spectacular views from the wrap-around porch.
Abundant wildlife and birds.

                Spectacular views from the wrap-around porch. Abundant wildlife and birds.

              • Fully equipped cheery kitchen; barbeque on back deck.

                Fully equipped cheery kitchen; barbeque on back deck.

              • Dining area with a view

                Dining area with a view

              • Spacious master suite--deck overlooks emerald pond.

                Spacious master suite--deck overlooks emerald pond.

              • Upstairs queen bedroom

                Upstairs queen bedroom

              • Your own tennis court

                Your own tennis court

              • Two pristine spring creeks & N. Fork Blackfoot for outstanding fly fishing.

                Two pristine spring creeks & N. Fork Blackfoot for outstanding fly fishing.

              • Spectacular sunsets

                Spectacular sunsets

              • More fishing and hiking

                More fishing and hiking

              • Another spring creek

                Another spring creek

              • Panoramic views

                Panoramic views

              • Creeks never freeze.

                Creeks never freeze.

              • View with morning coffee

                View with morning coffee

              • Spacious kitchen

                Spacious kitchen

              • Comfortable living room with a view.

                Comfortable living room with a view.

              • Main floor queen bedroom

                Main floor queen bedroom

              • Awesome fly fishing

                Awesome fly fishing

              • Enjoy quiet times together on four ponds, clay tennis court & entire ranch.

                Enjoy quiet times together on four ponds, clay tennis court & entire ranch.

              • Ovando mountain and the southern edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness area

                Ovando mountain and the southern edge of the Bob Marshall Wilderness area

              • Some real ranch history and stories

                Some real ranch history and stories

              • Cool off with a dip in the emerald pond.

                Cool off with a dip in the emerald pond.

              • Crystal clear waters.

                Crystal clear waters.

              • Winter fun for the whole family.

                Winter fun for the whole family.

              • Your own winter wonder land. Come see for yourself.

                Your own winter wonder land. Come see for yourself.

              VRBO #79453

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              Date last modified - Sunday, June 29, 2014

              $350 per night (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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