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Beautiful Custom-Built Cabin on the Shields River

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Tucked beneath the Crazy Mountains.


Last updated: 03/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Situated on 35 private acres in the Shields Valley, bordered by the Shields River, this custom-built cabin has a rustic, stucco and log exterior with large porches on the front and back.

There is a full kitchen with a convection oven, large microwave, five-burner gas stove, dishwasher and refrigerator. Custom cabinets, Italian tile, in-floor heat, and concrete countertops are some of the extra features in this room. Sunrise breakfast nook!

The living room has comfortable leather furniture with a large flat-screen television accessing Direct TV. This room includes views of the Absaroka Mountains, wood floors, high ceilings and a gas fireplace built of river rock. The loft above has windows for a wonderful view of the wildlife, it also has a television with VCR and a daybed with a trundle bed.

The dining room has two large windows with a view of Sheep Mountain, the Crazy Mountains and the countryside. It also has two sliding glass doors that open out to a large screened in porch suitable for dining in warm weather. There is a seven burner gas grill for entertaining.

The two bedrooms have queen-size beds and private access to bathrooms which feature a jetted tub and steam shower.

There is one half mile of river frontage for fishing & swimming, and fenced in pasture area for horses. The private acreage along the river gives you seclusion under the Big Sky Country.

Keywords: Guest house/ cabin / fishing
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/06/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 35 private acres of land bordering 1.5 miles of river frontage, great for viewing wildlife, fishing, 8 miles outside of Livingston, steam-bath, screened-in back porch, loft with windows, marble and Italian tiles, heated tile floors, custom concrete countertops, custom cabinets, fully covered large front porch, 5 min access to Yellowstone River, 30 min to Bridger Ski Hill and Bozeman Airport. Fenced for horses, call about pets....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Wide screen wall mounted television....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront:

    We have views of both the Crazy Mountains and the Absorokas, as well as Sheep Mountain. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard and radiant floor heat in some areas. Propane stove/fireplace. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Ample parking in drive by house....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Screened in back porch with view of woods and field behind house, open front porch with spectacular view of the Absoroka Mountain Range....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Screened in back porch, wide covered front porch....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$800 $3,200
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning $150
  • Tax Rate 7%


The nightly rate for guests who stay beyond 1 week, it is $175 per night in the spring/summer/fall, $150 per night in the winter. This is for additional nights beyond 1 week, but less than 2 weeks. The cleaning fee is $100 for parties of 4 or less, if there are more than 4 in your party, the cleaning fee is increased to $150. Sorry, we do not allow smoking in the house, only on porch.

One half down as a deposit, the balance is due when guests arrive.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 03/06/2017
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman, Gallatin Field
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Livingston Golf Course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rib and Chop House
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl

We are located in the Shields Valley, right on the Shields River which pours into the Yellowstone River. Access to the Yellowstone is 5 mins down the road from us.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I have lived in this area for over 20 years. I moved here from Virginia and he is a Montana native. We both love to hike, fish, camp, hunt, ski, etc. We also like the laid-back lifestyle in Montana. It is the perfect place for dogs, and we have great neighbors. We love the beautiful mountain views, the river behind us and all of the natural surroundings that make Montana a great place.

Why the Owner Chose Livingston, MT, USA:
We built this cabin here because we live here and we love this area. The agricultural surroundings are very peaceful and full of wildlife and songbirds.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Aside from all the beautiful natural surroundings it is the people of this valley that make life enjoyable here. The Shields Valley is still a relatively undeveloped ranching and farming community. The small towns around us; Livingston, Clyde Park and Wilsall still have an authentic western look and feel. They host local events such as; rodeos, branding parties and dances with a real sense of tradition and community.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/06/2017

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  • Tucked beneath the Crazy Mountains.

    Tucked beneath the Crazy Mountains.

  • Living Room, with fireplace and large screen satellite TV.

    Living Room, with fireplace and large screen satellite TV.

  • Bathrooms, one with Jacuzzi tub, the other with shower & Steam Sauna!

    Bathrooms, one with Jacuzzi tub, the other with shower & Steam Sauna!

  • Kitchen with in-floor heating for warm feet!

    Kitchen with in-floor heating for warm feet!

VRBO #242055

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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