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Base Camp! Near Yellowstone Park & Chico Hot Springs. Pet Friendly.

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

- An excellent location, convenient to many activities and attractions.
- Tastefully decorated, comfortable. Extra attention paid to amenities to make our guests feel at home.
- Single level living. Wheel chair accessible.
- The home will sleep 3 in two beds, and can accommodate up to 4 guests with one guest sleeping on a sofa bed.
-The first bedroom has a queen size bed which sleeps two. The second bedroom with a twin size bed. The living room sofa converts to a full bed for fourth guest.
- Large living room area with beautiful views & direct access to ground level deck.
- Modern kitchen, fully stocked with everything you need for cooking.
- Large dining area with a dining table that accommodates meals and games.
- Our tap water comes from a deep glacial well that tests so pure, & drinkable.
- Board games and books provided.
- High Speed WiFi internet. Good signal.
- BluRay DVD player with nice movie library.
- Satellite TV.
- iPod Music Dock. Bring your own music.
- Large bathroom with walk-in shower - two shower heads. Shower has a 12" step-in. Handicap persons will need assistance. (Shower chair provided upon request). Handicap accessible toilet with grab bar. Sink is a cabinet sink.
- Utility Room with washer/dryer/utility sink.
- Outdoor gas grill with deck seating and picnic table.
- Ground level backyard deck with afternoon shade.
- Outdoor fire pit for cooking and/or fireside time. Firewood for 1-2 fires provided.
- Large, open field with gorgeous views for pet exercise or strolling.
- 30 minutes to Yellowstone Park north entrance. YNP's only year round entrance.
- 5 minutes to 24-hour gas, atm, groceries, saloons, restaurants.
- 5 minutes to hot springs resort and hot springs pool.
- 5 minutes to non-denominational church.
- 15 minutes to Wilderness area and public national forest.
- We require a 60-day cancellation notice before any return of any payments made. It is extremely difficult to re-book a cancellation with less than 60-day notice.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 and older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We love kids! We ask that you supervise your children when they are on the property. Please supervise children when they are using the pool table....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outdoors ONLY. We require that you use the outdoor ashtray receptacle. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets welcomed. 2 dog maximum. NOTE: Pet Owners: Our pet fee is $5.00 per pet-per day, maximum of 2 dogs. The site does not allow us to invoice this way. We must charge a one-time fee of $35.00, and will adjust accordingly through either rebates or billing. Great accommodations for pets. No pets are to be left unsupervised inside home during renter's absence. Unattended pets must be locked in outside kennel during your absence from the property and restraining door in place to restrict interior access. Puppies must be supervised at all times. No pets on furniture. Pet owners must collect and remove pet feces from yard area. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    - Ground level access from parking area to residence. - ADA compliant doorways. - Single level living. - Accessible bedroom. - Ground level deck. - Accessible toilet. - Step-in shower unit with chair and hand held shower head. Note: shower has 12' riser at entry. Assistance may be needed. - Note: Bathroom sink is cabinet mounted....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

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  • 2 bedroom. - 1 bedroom with queen size bed and privacy. - 1 bedroom with twin size bed and privacy. - 1 full-sized double bed sofa sleeper in the living room area....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Handicap accessible toilet. Shower has 12' riser at entrance...moreless

  • - Large bathroom with handicap accessible toilet. - Shower unit is 4x4 step in shower with an adjustable - hand held/stationary shower head, and will accommodate a shower chair. - NOTE: Shower has 12' riser at entry making it necessary to have assistance. - NOTE: Sink is cabinet mounted....moreless

Other Amenities

  • - Some of the best hiking for both yourself, and your pets, is either on premise, or within 5-10 minutes of this rental. - Yellowstone Park's north entrance is only a 30 minutes drive away. - Leave your bottled water at home. Our tap water is from a deep glacial well and has tested very pure. We test the water regularly to ensure purity standards are met. It is delicious! - We also boast the ability to stock your pantry with groceries, fill up your gas tank, wash your vehicle, pick up a local paper, mail your postcard, soak in a natural hot springs, buy a beer or a burger, have a deluxe dining experience, or catch a trout, within 1-to-5 minutes of your rental space!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Small Library including local interest books, classic novels, and local magazines....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Yes. Blu-Ray DVD player. DVD Movie Library....moreless

  • Game Room:

    Pool table, board games, cards....moreless

  • Games:

    Board Games. Cards. Pool Table....moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Yes. 9 ft. vintage Gold Crown Pool Table and playing accessories....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Yes. Dish Network basic programming....moreless

  • Stereo:

    ipod Dock for your own iPod....moreless

  • Television:

    Satellite T.V. Service. Flat screen T.V....moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD Movies of popular hits and classic westerns....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Unspoiled views of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness area. Views of Chico Peak, Emigrant Pk. & Mill Creek. View of Gallatin Mtns. to the west. View of Mt. Cowan, the tallest peak in Absaroka Range....moreless

  • Resort:

    5 minute drive from world famous Chico Hot Springs Resort offering natural hot springs pool, spa, restaurants, saloon, horse back trips, hiking, fishing, gift shop, garden....moreless

  • Rural:

    Surrounded by agricultural and public recreation land. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Eat-in Kitchen seats 4. TV trays provided for additional dining in living area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Floor air conditioning unit in main living area. Cools the living room, rec. room and kitchen areas. Bedrooms are cooled by open windows and cool night breezes....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Electric clothes dryer. We also have an outdoor clothes line for hanging clothes in the fresh Montana outdoor air....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant floor heat provides a toasty surface for your bare feet....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wi-Fi Internet is provided free....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality thread count linens for all beds. New mattresses. Pillows, and extra blankets provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Mountain views. Direct access to deck. Open living space with direct access to recreation room and kitchen. Satellite T.V. Blu-Ray DVD player. iPod Dock for your music. Book & movie library....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample. Parking is right off the pavement. Room for RV's in 3 acre field. Limited RV amenities (water hookup - power by ext. cord. No dump service) Extra fee of $25.00 per day charged for RV's...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell service available. Can be sporadic during inclement weather, but generally you will have a good signal....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths provided. Shampoo, Conditioner, hand soap provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Yes. Laundry soap, bleach, and fabric softener is provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker provided with filters, coffee cups, sugar, non-dairy creamer....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full Service for 8. Standard service and cooking utensils. High quality cooking gear, including pots, pans, lids, skillets. Picnic utensils. Outdoor grilling utensils and picnic supplies. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Full sized dishwasher. Dishwashing detergent provided....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Refrigerator and freezer. Gas range and oven. Built in full sized microwave oven and fan. Double sink with garbage disposal. Dishwasher. Eat-in area with bar height table-chairs. Seats 4-5....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Full size, full power, with vent fan and light....moreless

  • Oven:

    Full sized oven. Gas....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Trash bags, baggies, aluminum foil, paper plates, plastic utensils provided. Also provided is a small portable cooler....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Fridge/freezer with ice maker. We also provide a chest freezer, stocked with bagged ice....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner gas range. Outdoor BBQ grill provided also. Basic cooking spices provided. Cookware and bakeware provided. Basic cooking untensils provided. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Yes. Two-slot. Accepts bagels....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Ground level deck. Deck seating and picnic table provided. Large backyard and open field....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large, spacious yard surrounding the residence, providing a privacy buffer to other town residents. Fire pit and wood provided. Residence also looks out onto a 3 acre private field for guest use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill and grilling utensils. We also provide a fire pit and untreated firewood for fireside grilling and hot dog/marshmallow roasting....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    5 minutes away, at Chico Hot Springs Resort, is a large outdoor natural hot springs pool for public use for a $7.50 fee. Open until 11:00 p.m. each night....moreless

 

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4 night min stay
$195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $60
  • One-time Cleaning Fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

- A $200.00 damage deposit required. Refund is made in the form of payment that was received.

NO REFUND of ANY payments if cancelled less than 60 DAYS from check-in date. We require 60 days as most travelers have made their plans by then and it is difficult to re-book the residence if cancelled less than 60 days from check-in.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

  • Chico Hot Springs Resort

    "World famous, historic Chico Hot Springs Resort. 4 star dining, wonderful poolside grill wi..."

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  • River's Edge Bar & Grill

    "Local bar and eatery featuring live music, volleyball court, horseshoes, and local characters."

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  • Mill Creek Rd

    "This amazing drainage features public access to over 1,000,000 acres of National Forest land..."

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  • Old Saloon

    "Historic Saloon 3.5 miles away. Featuring grill food at a reasonable price and cheap, cold ..."

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  • Boiling River

    "An amazing experience located within the north boundary of Yellowstone National Park. Take ..."

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  • Yellowstone National Park

    "The mileage under the Yellowstone photo is inaccurate. It is showing the mileage the Park'..."

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  • Pine Creek Campground

    "Situated in the forest canopy, approximately 10 miles from our vacation rental, this jewel o..."

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  • depuy spring creek

    "World class fly fishing opportunities for a fee. The spring creeks offer some of the finest..."

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  • Emigrant General Store

    "Located only 5 minutes from the rental, this mercantile store offers groceries, beer, wine, ..."

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  • Wild Flour Bakery

    "Locally owned bakery shop with delicious baked goods and hearty coffee. Stock up for breakf..."

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  • Paradise Valley Community Church

    "This non-denominational church is located just 3 1/4 miles north of Pray, MT, on Highway 540..."

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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman/Belgrade, Montana
2.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
River's Edge, Chico Saloon, Old Saloon
19 Miles
Nearest Golf
Livingston Public Golf Course
Pray, MT, USA
Nearest Motorway
Scenic Hwy. 540 - immediate / Hwy. 89 - 3 mi. away
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chico Restaurant
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl Ski Resort, Bozeman MT
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dailey Lake wade-beaches-boating-fishing-picnic

Car: Necessary

- World Famous Chico Hot Springs Resort is 5 minutes away! Offering you a public olympic-sized natural Hot Springs Pool, and so much more, in a beautiful setting!

- Yellowstone Park's north entrance is only a 30 minute drive.

- We also boast world Class Rock Climbing in Mill Creek drainage,15 minutes away. Also provides hiking access to theA-B Wilderness, picnicking, camping, backcountry drives, fishing.

- Gold panning on public land in Emigrant Gulch is 10 minutes away. Head to the cool woods for a picnic and perhaps find a few flakes of gold in the creek!

- Experience Yellowstone Park's finest, only 30 minutes away! Get an early start so you can beat the traffic and see wildlife moving across roadways in the morning hours!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1954

About the owner: The original town of Pray was founded in 1909. Barbara has lived at Pray, MT since 2007. Before this, she lived on the family ranch in Paradise Valley and Shields Valley. Barbara was a Wilderness Ranger for over 15 years and can provide many insights into the many recreational opportunities that this area has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Pray, MT, USA:
The Town of Pray, MT has been in Barbara's family since 1954. Her late husband's grandmother and his mother were long-term Postmasters of the Town and ran the country store. Upon losing prominent family members in 2006-7, Barbara felt she needed to move back to Pray in order to rejuvenate the town and preserve the history of the town. Barbara has enjoyed the area immensely and the local residents have expressed their appreciation for her 'bringing the town back.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
- Our single level, wheelchair accessible residence makes it so simple to enjoy for those with limited mobility, and those who just like to whole convenience of not packing groceries up stairs! -Leave your bottled water at home as our tap water comes from a deep glacial well and tests pure with trace minerals that are good for your body. We test it twice a year and file the results with our county sanitarian. - Having a real U.S. Post Office next door makes this a genuine Town! Mail your postcards and get them stamped by our Postmaster from Pray, MT! -We provide a fire pit and firewood for those starry nights when you want to roast a hot dog or sit by a fire. -Our pet friendly atmosphere ensures your beloved pets have a great vacation too! - The views of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness area from Pray, the proximity to Yellowstone Park, and Chico Hot Springs, and the benefit of being at a cross road location, means you can get to all these places conveniently from the residence. - 30 minute drive to the north entrance of Yellowstone National Park. This is the only year round entrance to the Park, so winter activities abound here also. - 5 minute drive to a world class hot springs resort, several restaurants, gift shops, espresso shop, 24-hr gas, groceries, saloons, churches, bakery, car wash, Yellowstone River. -Being within 15 minutes of over 1,000,000 acres of public land makes it so convenient for outdoor enthusiasts who want to hike, fish, picnic, exercise your pets, over take a leisurely drive through beautiful forested land.


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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/24/2016

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  • Welcome to the heart of Paradise Valley.

    Welcome to the heart of Paradise Valley.

  • Roomy full service kitchen with modern appliances and room to cook.

    Roomy full service kitchen with modern appliances and room to cook.

  • Roomy bath with custom shower, handicap toilet area. Glass & stone tile work.

    Roomy bath with custom shower, handicap toilet area. Glass & stone tile work.

  • 2nd bedroom with Twin bed.

    2nd bedroom with Twin bed.

  • West end entrance to residence.  Chico Peak in the background.

    West end entrance to residence. Chico Peak in the background.

  • Spacious backyard off ground level deck.  Views, and direct access to field.

    Spacious backyard off ground level deck. Views, and direct access to field.

  • Large open field providing exercise area and personal space.

    Large open field providing exercise area and personal space.

  • View looking S.E.   Mt. Cowan, tallest peak in Absaroka Range in background.

    View looking S.E. Mt. Cowan, tallest peak in Absaroka Range in background.

  • Chico Hot Springs Resort. 5 minute drive from residence.  Pool open until 11 p.m

    Chico Hot Springs Resort. 5 minute drive from residence. Pool open until 11 p.m

  • N.E. end of Paradise Valley, near Livingston.

    N.E. end of Paradise Valley, near Livingston.

  • Yellowstone Park's Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and the Lower Falls, near Canyon junction. A must see!

    Yellowstone Park's Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and the Lower Falls, near Canyon junction. A must see!

  • Wildlife sighting in Paradise Valley, south of rental property.

    Wildlife sighting in Paradise Valley, south of rental property.

  • Living Room area with views and convertible sofa.

    Living Room area with views and convertible sofa.

  • Eat -In kitchen Area and large pantry.

    Eat -In kitchen Area and large pantry.

  • Private Bedroom. Queen size Bed.  Large closet and dresser.

    Private Bedroom. Queen size Bed. Large closet and dresser.

  • Entrance to residence.  (Emigrant Peak in background).

    Entrance to residence. (Emigrant Peak in background).

  • Secure, protected dog kennel with access door to interior of the building.

    Secure, protected dog kennel with access door to interior of the building.

  • View of Emigrant Peak from deck.

    View of Emigrant Peak from deck.

  • View from rental backyard looking toward Mill Creek & A-B Wilderness area.

    View from rental backyard looking toward Mill Creek & A-B Wilderness area.

  • Sunset view from rental residence.

    Sunset view from rental residence.

  • Yellowstone river fishing access is 5 minutes away!

    Yellowstone river fishing access is 5 minutes away!

  • Boiling River. Hot water soaking-year round.  30 minute drive from rental property. Bring your water shoes as river rocks can be slick.

    Boiling River. Hot water soaking-year round. 30 minute drive from rental property. Bring your water shoes as river rocks can be slick.

  • Yellowstone Park's Old Faithful. North Entrance is 29 miles south of Pray, MT.

    Yellowstone Park's Old Faithful. North Entrance is 29 miles south of Pray, MT.

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