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Fridley Creek Guest Housein Beautiful Paradise Valley

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

If you are looking for a vacation house where you can relax and enjoy Montana living at its most authentic, then the FRIDLEY CREEK GUEST HOUSE, located on the famed Story Ranch, Montana's oldest family operating cattle ranch, is the place for you!

This casual, two-story house includes everything you need for your home away from home. After a fun-filled day, you can sit back and enjoy the magnificant scenery from the deck, a cool drink in hand and a juicy steak sizzling on the grill.

The Yellowstone River is a short distance from the house. It flows as it has for centuries, in its natural state, undamed and untamed. Clear, cool, swift and challenging, it offers fishermen and river runners some of the best water Montana has to offer. To fishermen, its blue ribbon waters are known world-wide for an abundance of big trout.

Just 30 minutes south is the oldest entrance to Yellowstone National Park, where you can visit Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, fish Trout Lake, hike the back country, or photograph wildlife in their natural environment.

Chico Hot Springs is just 5 minutes away; you can soak in their geothermal hot springs or enjoy a meal in one of the three eating establishments: The Chico Saloon, the Poolside Grill or the Dining Room at Chico. All feature foods grown in their garden and greenhouse, plus, the menu in the Dining Room is crafted by local chefs who specialize in seasonal, local flavors to offer you a gourmet dining experience. Their Sunday Brunch is on every visitor's 'must-do' list!

The Music Ranch is located approximately 10 miles from the house. In its unsurpassed natural setting, the Music Ranch offers a great listening experience to people of all ages.

We know you will enjoy staying at the FRIDLEY CREEK GUEST HOUSE. Give us a try . . . you won't be disappointed!

We are offering ranch tours this year with history of the area.

Keywords: Casual, two-story house set alongside a beautiful creek and surrounded by majestic mountain peaks.

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2018

About The Owner

I built this house with friends in 1981 to house hunting clients in the fall. The rest of the year I work with fire crews on widfires around the nation and June through August the house is empty.

Why The Owner chose Emigrant

I love the view and close access to the river and hiking trails in paradise valley. This is an operating cattle ranch and at times we do give tours when posible.


Emigrant House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , small
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Loft + Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
We offer a ranch tour at additional prices either from the convenience of a suburban or on top of atv's


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(9 traveler reviews)

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Fridley Creek Guest Housein Beautiful Paradise Valley
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

Awesome place.

  • 5 of 5

Mike’s place was amazing. He was very accommodating, our check in time was supposed to be at 1600 but due to our long drive we arrive earlier than expected and he was able to check us in. The view of the Emigrant Peak was amazing! The kids loved seeing the horses and they are friendly. If staying here pls bring bug spray/ repellent as the mosquitoes tend to be aggressive as previous reviewers mentioned. Overall we had a great time and will recommend Mike’s place to friend and relatives.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful peaceful retreat

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful, clean ranch house, full if character. Well supplied. Horses around were special treat for one granddaughter. The moutains breathtaking. Emigrant store well suplied and reasonable. Only down side were the mosquitos. They were vicious. Creek on property enjoyed by all. Owner helpful and answered any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Everything was just right at this property with a gorgeous view!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

Owners were great to deal with, property was beautiful. Kids loved seeing the horses. The mosquitos were a bit aggressive, but probably not much they could do about that! Otherwise one of the best places we have ever stayed. Nice drive to YNP.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Orland Park, IL

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Story Ranch. The view is beautiful. The house fit our family (8 adults 1 two year old) just fine. We traveled to Yellowstone three days and the travel time was around 30 minutes. We also enjoyed the local bbq place and bakery. We found some amazing trails to hike a short distance from the house. We saw many animals the whole week in the park and right outside the house. Thank you Mike Story.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fargo, ND

Great place for family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the ranch home, the open land and running creek, and great location to Chico Hot Springs and Yellowstone National Park. Home was pleasant with nice space for grandkids, relaxing, game playing, bathrooms, and sleeping space. Mike was very accommodating to our needs. We would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $0

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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