Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

The Cobblestone House at White Deer Ranch

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cute, cottage style house on 450 acres.

Two bedrooms, each with a queen sized bed. One full-sized bathroom with tub and shower combination.

The houses, barns, corrals and outbuildings are in a cluster at the center of the 450 acre Ranch. The Lake is an easy quarter mile walk from the house. The house has homesteader history too.

The Cobblestone is charming, comfortable and ready for a family of 4 or a romantic couples get-away. The house is one level. There is also a separate office with desk and chair.

Please Note: There is a Log Home 50 yards away also available for rental, sleeps 12.

About the Cobblestone House:

Walk anywhere you like on the 450 acre Ranch or just relax, relax, relax. On the Ranch there is a private trout lake, about eleven acres in size, several beaver ponds and three year-round live creeks. The lakes and ponds offer trout fishing to guests and is within easy walking distance for all. If river fishing is what you are after the Stillwater River is only 10 minutes drive, Rosebud Creek the same distance and the Yellowstone River is only 20 minutes drive away. Because of the abundance of water and tree cover this section of land draws wildlife of all kinds. Wildlife is often spotted walking through the Ranch, and photographic opportunities are abound!

Views, Fishing and Wildlife:

At the Ranch there are outdoor activities like walking, sightseeing, photography, swimming or fishing at the private lake. The Ranch is a short distance to spectacular hiking trails, mountain biking, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, the famous Beartooth Highway.

The route to Yellowstone from the Ranch is breathtakingly beautiful, going over the Beartooth Highway to the Top of the World, then through the historic mining town of Cooke City. We are next door to a 11,500 acre unique sculpture park and classical music venue called Tippet Rise Art Center.

Keywords: cottage, cabin, bungalow, casita, bungalo, ranch

More Details

Owner
Lee and Roxanne Dunn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 2, 2017

About Lee and Roxanne Dunn

Lee and Roxanne Dunn enjoy sharing the Log House and Cobblestone House with vacationers while living in year-round in another house on the Ranch. Lee and Roxanne grew up in Colorado, and both moved to Montana in 1989 and 1992 respectively. The Ranch is chemical free and everything is grown according to organic standards. We forage many edible and medicinal wild plants.

Lee and Roxanne Dunn purchased this cottage in 1989

Why Lee and Roxanne Dunn chose Montana

Lee and Roxanne were attracted to this area because of a combination of wide open space and mountain views. The section of land that the Ranch is located has a lake and three creeks which are flowing year-round. This makes it special because it draws all sorts of wildlife.

What makes this cottage unique

The vacation homes on the Ranch are up to date with all the comforts of home, yet the backdrop is spectacular, with breathtaking views of the Absaroka Beartooth Mountains and wildlife passing near the houses. Guests can enjoy walks in the aspen grove, cottonwoods, grass fields, and creek bottoms. The ranch is a peaceful and a quiet place to stay and one can have as much solitude as you like. But if it is activities that you desire there are plenty of those on the ranch and nearby. Another added benefit, is the peace of mind knowing that the Ranch's owners lives on the ranch in a separate house and can assist guests, if needed.

We are next door to Tippet Rise Art Center, a 11,500 acre - one of a kind - sculpture park and classical music venue. See www.tippetrise.org for more information.

Amenities

Fishtail Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) Cozy bedding on each queen sized bed, dresser and closet space to make yourself at home.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The Cobblestone has interesting features only found in a historic home. If you would enjoy a sense of history while at the same modern conveniences, then this is the place for you. The floor makes a creaking sound when you walk on the hardwood, there is a bow in the kitchen floor as it is the oldest part of the house. There is no dishwasher, however, a drying rack and dish drying towels are provided. We love the original farm style sink which allows for the authentic experience of early Montana ranching days. We provide pellets for the decorative glass front stove, with lighting instructions, if needed. The house is all one level there is one step to come up in order to get into the house. Inside doorways may not be wide enough for some wheel chairs. Most of the sights, including the lake can be driven to, however, we would prefer you walk if it is muddy so as not to leave deep ruts in the paths around the Ranch.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

82% Complete
17% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
The Cobblestone House at White Deer Ranch
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews
5

Montana getaway at a ranch in the foothills that allows you time to see our beautiful earth

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is part of a ranch hidden in the hills of Montana. It is a great place to escape to if you want to spend time with your friends or family members, getting reacquainted.

We used greens from the garden to make salads and raw honey to make dressings. We explored the hills, watched the deer and wild turkey in the yard, and sat on the bench overlooking the vast hills of Montana.

The house is fully stocked with all of the necessities, the beds are inviting, and the kitchen has a table that invites you to sit and enjoy the company.

We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

We loved the Cobblestone House and the ranch.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property and had a nice stay. The turkeys were waiting at our front door when we arrived. Especially liked the walk to and around the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Magnificent place to stay, very tranquil and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the cobblestone house. Upon arriving we were gifted with home grown honey and farm fresh eggs. We were also invited by Lee and Roxanne to enjoy fresh greens from their garden.

Through out our stay we enjoyed the pastoral setting and sweeping views, along with the abundance of wildlife, farm animals, and a beautiful double rainbow.

The proximity to Tippet Rise was such a plus as we took a morning tour, spent the afternoon at the ranch and then returned to Tippet Rise for the evening dinner and concert.

Thank you Lee and Roxanne for a peaceful, quiet place to spend sister time together.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Elberta, UT
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Very old home. Brought back great memories. Clean and peaceful.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Cute little cottage with mountain views. Our kids had fun exploring the ranch and playing with the animals. We enjoyed walking the property and seeing the wildlife. Great place to relax and unplug!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Atlanta
5

Very nice laid back atmosphere with beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at White Deer Ranch was a wonderful and relaxing stay. The house was very quaint and comfortable. Lee and Roxanne were great hosts and available for any questions we had. We particularly enjoyed foraging for the tasty oyster mushrooms. The area has a lot to see and do. The Beartooth Highway is absolutely breathtaking. Hiking trails are everywhere and the terrain is so varied.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Billings International Airport, Billings, Montana
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Cowboy Bar and Super Club, Fishtail, Montana
Nearest Golf
24 Miles
Columbus Municiple Golf Course, Columbus, Montana
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
I 90 at Columbus, Exit 408
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Cowboy Bar and Super Club, Fishtail, Montana
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Red Lodge Mountain, Red Lodge, Montana
Car: necessary

This vacation rental house is located on a 450 acre Ranch. Spectacular views of the Beartooth Mountains. It is a short distance to hiking trails, mountain biking, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing, white water rafting, kayaking, horseback riding, the famous Beartooth Highway. Enjoy Absarokee Days, historic Red Lodge and its annual rodeo and mountain man rendezvous or the nearby towns with great gift shops in Absarokee and Fishtail, ATV rentals, wagon tours & sleigh rides, Stillwater Art & Wine Festival, or a day trip into Yellowstone National Park. The Summer route to Yellowstone from the Ranch is breathtakingly beautiful, going over the Beartooth Highway to the Top of the World, then through the historic mining town of Cooke City, only a 2.5 hrs drive. Billings Airport is approximately 1 hour and 15 minute drive, Absarokee and Fishtail are both 15 minute drives. Grocery, restaurants, gift shops and fuel available in both of these nearby quaint towns.

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

You might like these similar properties