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Quaint in-Town Home for a Comfortable Vacation - Year Round

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

You will feel at home in this quaint in-town bungalow in the heart of Livingston - one of Montana's liveliest surprises. The home is tastefully decorated and cozy, stocked with everything you need to make your vacation easy and comfortable. We invite you to make yourself at home in our home and our town. Livingston boasts endless outdoor recreation opportunities, is home to some of the region's finest restaurants (the 2nd Street Bistro- and the town of Livingston - was recently featured on Anthony Bourdain's No Reservations), has a thriving art community with many galleries hosting some of the regions most desired artists. The town is friendly, historic, western, and all-American. It is surrounded by mountains, rivers, historic town, scenic drives, fabulous shopping, restaurants, and the friendliest (quirky) people you will find anywhere.

This home is all you need for a relaxing vacation, but not too much. After all, aren't we trying to get away from the clutter and busyness of where we are from? The daughter and manager of the home is a local with years of tourism industry experience. Just ask us about activities, guides and more! Be it horse back riding, fly fishing, hiking, skiing, hunting or shopping and enjoying the spas - we have done it all and can help tailor a trip for you and your family or friends.

Keywords: bungalow, cottage, house

More Details

Property Manager
Brooke Cottongim
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Brooke Cottongim

Owner Scott is a native of Oklahoma, born and raised. He owns a custom cabinetry and wood working business which has been in his family for 30 years. He loves the mountains and gets away from Oklahoma as often as he can - deciding that a home close the skiing, fishing, hiking and his daughter and grandkids wasn't a bad idea. He has grown to love Livingston and his 'other home' in Big Sky Country. The property is overseen by his daughter, Brooke who owns a property management and vacation rental business.

Brooke Cottongim purchased this house in 2007

Why Brooke Cottongim chose Livingston

The decision to purchase a home in Livingston was simple: small town (but not too small), friendly, friendly people, and in a location more beautiful than any place I have ever been. It immediately feels like home and offers me the getaway and respite I need every single time I step off the airplane in Bozeman. The town has it all - but not too much. Delicious food, world class entertainment and events, and Yellowstone National Park - just 50 miles from my door!

What makes this house unique

I love that I can walk to the Yellowstone River from my house. I can sit on my porch and see MOUNTAINS and families strolling down the sidewalks. I love that I can walk to the park, 1 block from my door and see the occasional MOOSE, trout in the river, and a real live Mountain community living and thriving. I am in love with the FOOD of this town. World class restaurants and chefs creating delicious meals featuring locally sourced foods. The coffee shops downtown are the heartbeat of the community, where I can walk in after being gone for 2 months and get a friendly welcome from my old friends. I love that I can be on a hiking trail, deep into a Wilderness area within 10 minutes of finishing up my cup of morning coffee. I appreciate that the winters and summers are equally filled with possibility and activity. There is no 'down' season here. It is all wonderful and real and I find the simplicity that I wish I could find in Tulsa.


Livingston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly remodeled bathroom with large vanity and a bathtub shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • There are 2 bedrooms with 1 Queen size Bed in each, Baby Cribs (1) or A portable pack-n-play and other kids toys can be available upon request, Living room has a Sleep Chair (twin size) for additional sleeping. There is a semi-finished basement with a full size futon, reading area, elliptical training exercise machine and laundry facility
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
We are always available for suggestions for sightseeing, reastaurants, and activities in the area. The home is central to so many wonderful parts of Livingston - please ask us how we like to live in town!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

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Quaint in-Town Home for a Comfortable Vacation - Year Round
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Very Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

The kitchen and bathroom were brand new, much nicer than our home! We enjoyed our stay. It was very convenient to town and to the beautiful park. I plan to request the same home again.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved Livingston house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house for 5 days and loved it. The house is spotless and has everything needed for a comfortable stay. Would recommend for anyone .

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home in a great little town!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this lovely home while attending the Fly Fishers International fair in Livingston. The newly remodeled kitchen was a delight. The home is spacious and accommodated 4 adults perfectly. It is within walking distance to the river and the park and we took advantage of that. Brooke was a helpful host and the home is well stocked with everything you might need. We hope to be back! Linda

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute cottage on quiet street

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming home. It is spotlessly clean with comfortable beds in a convenient location. This was my second time staying in this home and I will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time review our home and your feedback! Always happy to have you and your family here!
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Charming Vacation Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Livingston and used this charming restored cottage as our base of operations (2 parents, daughter-age 18, son-age 20). We were in town for a family wedding and it was so nice to have a HOME rather than a hotel room. The cottage is clean, well-maintained, well-equipped, and ideally situated in town near the intersection of 7th and Geyser. Lovely remodeled bath, hardwood floors, basement sitting area, washer, dryer, patio area with cushioned chairs and glass top table, grill, parking on street or via alley in back, internet, TV. The bedroom window AC units were used only 1 night, simply opening the windows and doors in the evening cooled the house readily. We walked to our other family member's rental homes and to Sacajawea Park (yes, here they use the spelling with a 'j') right down the block. In between all the wedding festivities the girls did Yellowstone, Chico Hot Springs, and the shops in town while the boys did a few bachelor nights at a local ranch, went fly fishing and skeet shooting. We even dog-sat a few evenings for the very busy bridal couple - the house is dog-friendly, has room inside for a kennel if needed, and has a fenced back yard. We loved walking the pup around the neighborhood (be sure to look for the street names in the concrete at the sidewalk corners - Lewis, Clark, Yellowstone, etc....) and by the end of our week we felt truly at home (even met some of the neighbors). This town has a fabulous dining vibe - try Gil's (Best. Grits. Ever.) and the Beanery for breakfast, Mustang for lunch, the 2nd Street Bistro for dinner, and get your meat at Matt's Meats for a great home-cooked meal in the nice kitchen. It was a pleasure working with Brooke, the agent, she was responsive to all our needs and queries. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Vacation Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 nights while we visited Yellowstone. Great for day trips to the park but nice to get away from all the tourist locations. The house is charming and very comfortable and very reasonably priced!! Thank you for the great addition to our 2-week road trip - it was nice to stay at a home, rather than a hotel!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Downtown Livingston Variety
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Livingston Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Downtown Livingston Variety
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Bridger Bowl Ski Resort
Car: not necessary

During the summer months, Livingston offers a remarkable community Farmers Market each Wednesday all summer. Our house is 2 blocks from the local Park, Amphitheater and Yellowstone River where the Farmers Market and Outdoor Concerts and bazaars are held. It is an easy walking distance from downtown Livingston, home to world-class restaurants, entertainment, shopping and local breweries and bars.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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