The Paradise Mountain Retreat has been featured on VRBO worldwide among the best 10 family and child-friendly vacation rentals. We also received the most 5 star reviews for large family reunions in Paradise Valley Montana.
Wishing for Peace in Paradise?
Where on Earth will you find this?
Imagine...even with children!
Taste the Spirit of Nature as you enter this unique property overlooking Paradise Valley with a stunning view of Emigrant Peak and just a short drive to Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance.
The Paradise Mountain Retreat is surrounded by 20 acres of Rocky Mountain Wilderness inviting you to explore its soaring cliffs and mysterious canyons.
Children"s favorites are the dug in trampoline, the swing & climbing set, ping pong table, hot tub, visiting bunnies and deer families, berry picking, exploring the canyons, teepees, campfire, craft nook, play corner, keyboard, and games.
The house has 6 bedrooms that will comfortably accommodate 16 people. 5 bedroom in the main house and 1 bedroom in a separate apartment, perfect for lovebirds or families with babies.
The kitchen features granite counters and is well equipped to meet all your cooking and social hang out needs accommodating multiple cooks and helpers. The kitchen also has a dishwasher, convection oven, and a large french door refrigerator. The dining room has a wooden table that is large enough to accommodate up to 14 people.
The attached apartment features a rec room with a ping pong table, a kitchenette with an extra fridge and a bedroom with a king size bed.
The large wraparound deck overlooking the luscious lawn gives you the best advantage point to watch visiting wildlife such as the family of deer munching on our "gourmet" grass. From there you can also keep a watchful eye on the little ones enjoying the dug in trampoline, the Play House/Swing/Climbing gym and the play Teepee.
The hot tub accommodates up to 7 people and is perfect to observe Montana's starry nights from as you relax from the day's adventures.
The large lawn has a large volleyball net and allows for various other lawn games.
Take a leisurely walk to the campfire pit only a short distance away from the house where you can have a real Montana camp-fire experience with a cook-out and storytelling around a crackling fire under the open sky. For those wanting to indulge their free native wild spirit and roughing it, we offer a humble sleeping space in the larger tee-pee near the campfire!
You are also welcome to visit our food forest garden with greenhouse and small waterfall- pond feature and munch on the great variety of berries and fruit. Plenty of nooks and crannies to find sit spots away from it all and find stillness, rest and magic.
There are two bedrooms with king size beds, one bedroom containing two twin size beds, one bedroom with a full-size bed, one bedroom with a queen, the largest bedroom contains a queen bed along with two twin size beds. We also have a queen size pull out couch in the living room.
For those cold, magical winter days the floor heat radiates through the playful Mexican style tiles while the wood stove keeps the whole house feeling cozy and warm.
For winter fun outdoors we have a list of exciting options:
* for a Hot Springs experience, try Chico Hot Springs Resort, located 15 min away. Or for the more adventurous type, try the Boiling River located in Yellowstone park just before Mammoth (40 min away).
*Sledding at snowbank campground up Mill Creek Road (20 min away).
*DOG SLED RIDE, jingle belling through a winter wonderland with Absaroka Dog Sledding Company located at Chico Hot Springs Resort (15 min away).
*YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK--- Take the family ice skating, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing all conveniently located in Mammoth Hot Springs. (40 min)
To catch the winter wildlife, take a drive through Lamar Valley, the best winter wildlife watching route. You might spot wolves, coyotes, buffalo and here and there a sneaky fox.
At the end of this route, you will find yourself pleasantly surprised at the sight of Cooke City; an old-western rural village tucked away in the mountains where you can rest your horse(oh sorry, park your car!) slurp some hearty winter soup and be ready for the trip back home.
*world-famous downhill ski resort Bridger Bowl is located an hour and a half away from Paradise Mountain Retreat.
Of course, the cozy home and hot tub will be waiting for you upon your return to the Paradise Mountain Retreat.
PAYMENT, DEPOSIT AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
A 50% deposit is required to confirm your reservation. In the event of cancellation, a full refund of your deposit will be made (within 14 days) if we are notified at least 60 days in advance of your confirmed arrival date. If however, you cancel within 60 days and we are able to fill your dates, we will be pleased to refund your deposit less $50 administration fee. The balance of your rental fee along with a $250 security deposit and accommodation tax of 7% is due on arrival (security deposit refunded within two weeks of departure). We accept Master Card, Visa & personal and traveler's checks.
*Cancellation refunds will not be issued when multiple cancellations are requested at the same time, due to the following circumstances beyond the control of the Paradise Mountain Retreat: Natural disasters and acts of God, Acts of terrorism, Governmental shutdowns or other restrictions affecting the enjoyment of the region, Social or economic disorder or collapse.
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