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1 MILE FROM PARK! On the Creek in Silver Gate! walk to cafe's. Very private!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom/2 bath Quintessential Mountain LOG home. Private and quiet w sunshine!

Location, Location, Location!! This is clearly the most spectacular vacation rental home we've seen anywhere in Yellowstone, and we love to share! We have a 5 night minimum May12 to June15. Then thru Aug 25 there is a Sat- Sat stay only. Then thru Oct 31 there is a 4 night minimum stay. Please see" rates".

The Alpenglow Lodge will guarantee that your Yellowstone experience continues each evening when you return home! Our home is spacious, private and just plain glorious. This authentic log home with rock fireplace , Log pool table, fantastic beds, comfy towels, all on a perfectly situated sunny lot right on the creek will let you feel and hear Rocky Mountain joy. Our location in the tiny berg of Silver Gate allows you to enjoy hassle free outdoor time with amazing mountain views, and at the same time, walk 1 minute to a great cafe or 2 general stores. This home is all on ONE LEVEL, and very user friendly.

We're at the gateway to YELLOWSTONE'S Lamar Valley, considered the SERENGETI OF AMERICA! The herds of wild animals are spectacular, and unique to this last holdout of 'wild America' !

Our home is less than a mile from Yellowstone Park!! You can enjoy this amazing wilderness setting right from the house, and yet be a half minute's walk from the Log Cabin Cafe, the Silver Gate town park, and 2 general stores! Wildlife, world class trout fishing, a family friendly mountain town, lakes, 4 waterfalls within a 30 minute walk from the house, hiking, a sandy beach, and even shopping are at your doorstep. You can't find a more desirable proximity to Yellowstone Park! And this area of America is has held its character. You'll find caring people, comfort, and true American wilderness !

Our home, called The Alpenglow Lodge, (formerly the Indian Paintbrush home), is comfortable, romantic, and just what you imagine when you think of a mountain log home! It has big mountain views, the sound of the creek, handcrafted logs, a huge rock fireplace, large living room, a spectacular sunroom and nice beds! We have a large dining table as well as a bar-height counter for socializing. The home is ALL ON ONE LEVEL. We have ceiling fans in the sunroom, living room, and all three bedrooms. It never gets hot enough to need AC. The private deck boasts an unforgettable setting with a pristine forest, creek and mtn view! There is a Swedish Sauna that is available to our guests in all three of our homes and this cabin has priority scheduling. We frequently see moose and bison browsing in our yard. This is an ideal combination of mountains, comfort and a small village. This home is well kept, and very clean!

In this rural area of Montana, power outages can last a day or more in the summer due to high winds or lightning. We have installed a whole-house back up generator that automatically turns on if the power goes out. We also have a propane heating stove in the sunroom that feels so good in the cool mornings !

The glorious master suite is spacious, with a king size bed, a creek view couch, and a luxurious 1 person soaking tub on the deck, (available June 15 - Aug 31, swim suit advised). The master bedroom has the sound of the creek coming in it's many windows. It is very private with its own yard and a 3/4 bath. It has fishing just a few steps away and a gorgeous mtn view from the bed!

The other 2 bedrooms each have a queen size bed. One room has a loft in it, (the ladder is vertical and not advised for children under 12). The other room has its own sink. Both bedrooms share the main 3/4 bath of the house. This bathroom is small, but does have a spacious tiled shower. This is a great house !!

We have a 5 nite minimum stay , and from June 15 - August 25 we have a 7 nite minimum.

If you need another bedroom, our fantastic one room Cabin, the Mountain HIdeaway, (vrbo #354935), is only a 30 sec walk away. It sits in a secluded, creekside location with it's deck right over the water! It has a queen bed, a kitchenette with a single burner electric stovetop, a microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, and apartment size refrigerator. There is a 'full+' bath in the cabin with both a shower, and a fabulous deep soaking tub w/hand held spray. It has a love seat, and an eating bar with an incredible view. The entire cabin also has one of the best views in the valley!! What a place to explore Yellowstone from !! (That is, if you can force yourself to leave the deck)

Our family's vacation homes are situated in the beautiful Silvergate valley, less than a mile from Yellowstone Park, and only a few hundred yards from Wyoming's Absaroka Wilderness Area. Our location gives our guests the opportunity to walk to the town park, walk to 4 different creeks with waterfalls in less than 1/2 hour, fish from the property, and yet be seconds from great food and gift shops! The hiking trail into Yellowstone Park from the cabins is amazing !! After mountain run-off we have a great sandy beach on the property!

The region provides enough variety for weeks of adventure. You will find another collection of restaurants, gift shops, and a larger general store just three miles down the road in the small, 1880's mining town of Cooke City. Some day trips include driving over the amazing Beartooth Pass, described by Charles Kuralt as 'the most scenic drive in America'! Numerous lakes provide great car picnicking, or plan to reach Red Lodge for a game of golf! An hour drive to the West takes you to Mammoth, the park headquarters. A drive through Sunlight Basin to Cody, Wyoming, (80 miles), is a must. Every night Cody offers its professional rodeo with great kids events. Also try the museum, golfing or excellent whitewater rafting in the Shoshone Canyon (ask specifically for the canyon).

We're confident that you'll enjoy the mountain experience of a lifetime in any of our homes! You can unwind and enjoy nature, float the Yellowstone river, relax in some hot springs, or challenge yourself to new heights. It's all here, and we'll do our best to show you some big, Western hospitality! We are now taking reservations for the 2017 season. Remember we have a 5 nite minimum in shoulder seasons, and in High Season, a 7 nite minimum with Saturday turnovers. See you soon!

John and Kate Mickus

Selah Montana, Inc

Keywords: This amazing property less than a mile from Yellowstone's wild and scenic NE entrance!

The perfect mountain home, in the perfect setting! Inspiring! Please also see our vrbo#352153 vrbo #354935

More Details

Owner
John and Kate Mickus
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 7, 2017

About John and Kate Mickus

John, Kate and Emily Mickus live in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Northeast Entrance and the Beartooth Mountains have been their favorite place to recreate for decades! 'We just love this area, its like going on a remote backcountry trip but still having some great amenities and the comfort of home!' John's parents purchased the property in 1975 and have created a spectacular combo of vintage log homes and modern comforts.

Combine this with the amazing creekside location in the Yellowstone ecosystem, and you have a vacation to remember! We're sure you will be impressed with the wildlife, mountains, and especially the beauty of our property. We look forward to hosting your family!

John and Kate Mickus purchased this house in 1975

Why John and Kate Mickus chose Silver Gate

We love to escape Jackson Hole and enjoy the quiet center of the best wildlife ecosystem in the country. It is cool in the summer, and you won't find crowds here!

What makes this house unique

You'll enjoy our family's personal touch. We take excellent care of our homes, and provide you with all of the comforts you'll need.

Amenities

Silver Gate House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The billiards table is for adult use only. Please keep the cover on when not in use. Thank you so Much!
  • Sauna use must have adult supervision at all times. Thank you!!
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms are small, although the showers are very nice. One of the bedrooms with a queen bed also has a sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Pedestal Sink in room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 3/4 bath in Master
  • The sunroom has a queen sofa-sleeper.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
An unbeatable Log Home, on a Private location directly next to a mountain stream! WE BELIEVE IN COMFORT AND CLEANLINESS!! View snowcapped peaks from the home! Picture perfect home and location!! A GREAT MIX OF WILDERNESS AND TOWN CONVENIENCE!!

Reviews

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1 MILE FROM PARK! On the Creek in Silver Gate! walk to cafe's. Very private!
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5

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I wish I could have video recorded the family when we walked into the house - we were so happy!! Everything you could have hoped for in a cozy family retreat, and one that felt like walking into a real home. The house was spotless, well decorated, the views from the back deck (especially with special lighting from the sky!) were spectacular - a place to create memories and we certainly did. I also want to mention that in addition to a very special place and setting - equally so are the people who own and manage the house! We hit a snow storm while there - the owners found us a safer route to go in, gave me some driving tips (loved that!) and the managers on site offered to share food and groceries. It made the whole experience so truly special and we were really touched by everyone's kindness. I hope we can return and enjoy that back deck a little more next time! Thank you SO much for a beautiful, memorable stay. We really felt the love that built that home!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A piece of heaven on earth.

  • 5 of 5

The most spectacular views imaginable. It was like walking into your own home.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing views! Wonderful, cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent several days here. We absolutely loved the magnificent views from the back deck. The sun room was also a hit. Loved the sauna too. It is also located next to the northeast Yellowstone entrance which was convenient.

We would love to return again.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

Home was everything it claimed to be. Perfect spot to come back to after a day exploring Yellowstone. Super clean and stocked with everything you need. The view from the back patio was breathtaking. I will stay there again if I ever go back to Yellowstone.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views from back deck, cozy house

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location of this house. Short walk to Log Cabin Cafe and easy access to hike/fish along Soda Butte. The house had a wonderful deck space that we really enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Indian Paintbrush home
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Mountain Bluebell cabin
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Woodland Star home
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Town Park
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Log Cabin Cafe
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Silvergate General Store
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Stop the Car General Store
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Grizzly Lodge
Car: necessary

Total Relaxation and Comfort! The setting of our acreage is one of a kind. Our home is an experience in itself.

We're in a small mountain town, yet you can enjoy Big views, the sound of the creek, mature trees, lots of sunshine, and amazing wildlife. Many pristine hikes leave from our property, yet you can walk less than a minute to 2 general stores and the famous Log Cabin Cafe! Cooke City is only 3 miles up the highway, or take the dirt back road! Lots to do and see! Easy and beautiful hiking trail along creek into Yellowstone's serenity! This is the most wild and scenic part of the United States!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

We have a 4 night minimum Spring and Fall, and in Summer season, a 7 night minimum with a Saturday turnover.
Cancellation Policy:
If you cancel, we will re list your dates. If we re rent your dates, we will refund 90% of your payment for the nights we rent the house. In the few times this has happened, we have re rented all nights, with a rare exception. This is a Great Experience !!
Thank you ! John and Kate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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