Mountain Elk Hunting/Retreat Outdoor Recreation Ranch - Helena, Avon -(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6-7 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Lodge, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 18)
With over 12,000 acres to play on - this is a true outdoor recreation delight for Big Game Hunters (rifle & bow) with huge ELK herds, Trophy Muley Deer, Black Bear, Wolf & occasional Moose; also for avid horseman (endless mountain trails), nature lovers (watch big game & other Wild-Life, fields of colorful wildflowers, mountains, trails) , fisherman (fly fishing in our stocked reservoir), 'big toy' enthusiasts (4-wheelers in the summer, snow mobiles in the winter, over logging roads in the back country), snow-shoeing & cross country skiers (unbelievable views & endless roads). Also a wonderful place for a sabbatical, family reunion, or group retreat....a peaceful, natural setting for guests 'to get away'.
Enjoy the warmth of the wood fireplace in the Great Room, viewing the Elk trophy mounts on surrounding walls. The poker table corner is sure to delight those who enjoy a good card game, reminiscent of the old Wild West gambling days! Or step across the hall to partake in a game of pool. The large kitchen is great for entertaining large groups, with an attached sunroom & sauna.
This older ranch home offers lots of room to spread out with the Great Room, pool room, kitchen & office all on the main floor, along with the King bed Master Suite with double hide-a-bed & its own shower & bathtub. On the lower level you will find the Queen bed suite with shower & tub; bunkbed room, King bedroom, 5 single twin beds with 2 bathrooms adjoining the bath & shower.
Looking out the dining, sunroom & office windows, down the road is the ranch manager's house, with the corrals, barns & farm buildings of this operation. Cattle may be present in the corrals, depending on the time of year. With Mountain views of Helena National Forest to the west & Garnet Mountains to the east, wildlife is everywhere - an occasional fox or elk may stray cross the backyard hill! Treat yourself to a rugged Montana Wilderness vacation with over 10,000 acres to explore & come in at night to the comforts of our huge ranch house! Our property is great for your back-to-nature retreat, family reunion, nature exploration, big game hunting, bow hunting or fly fishing expedition. Close to mining opportunities by Helena.
Close to Montana cities - Helena (Helena is Montana's capital, mining nearby, restaurants, historical tours), Garrison, (bars & restaurants), Canyon Ferry (boating), Deer Lodge (prison, hot springs, restaurants), Lincoln (hunting, restaurants, bars) - if you feel the need for civilization !
Keywords: Ranch home, Outdoor, Recreation, ELK Hunting, Big Game, Bow Hunting, Fishing, Fly fishing, Mining, Hiking, Horse back riding, Retreat, Sabbatical, Reunions, Montana Western Adventure, Camping, 4-Wheeler, Snowmobiles, Cross country skiing, Snow Shoeing, Wildlife, Get-A-Way, Mountain Home, Paradise, Wilderness, Adventure, Helena, Garrison, Lincoln, Canyon Ferry, Drummond, Deer Lodge
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Member since: 2011
- 5200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
- The spacious King Master Suite has built in closets,its own shower, bathtub,the Queen Suite has its own bathtub/shower., the King bedroom has 1 King bed and 1 twin, The boys 'camo' room offers 1 King bed and 2 twin beds. The Red Western room has 2 twin beds with built in desk area., The Girls Bunkbed room has 1 set bunkbeds and one twin bed. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Pool Table:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Located right in the Garnet mountain range, this beautiful ranch setting provides breathtaking views of Montana forests & ranch land. Views of Helena National Forest from the Great room, office & dining area. ...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
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- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Fireplace:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 6 - Apr 15, 2017
6 night min stay
Apr 16 - Sep 1, 2017
6 night min stay
Sep 2 - Nov 26, 2017
6 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Cleaning Fee $300
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Tax Rate 7%
Please contact owners for specific rates & for all bookings. Additional Hunting rates apply for both Bow & Rifle seasons. We are happy to assist you with Special Events, Family Reunions, Sabbaticals, Business Groups, etc!! Pets are permitted on an individual basis with owner approval & for an extra fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Rustic, working Montana mountain ranch located in the Garnet Mountain Range by Avon - Over 12,000 Deeded acres of Mountain wilderness! ....Follow logging roads on your own horses or 4 - wheelers to explore the mountain terrain; great for snow-mobiling, snow-shoeing & cross country skiing during winter; other seasons - observe the Elk herd, Muley & Whitetail deer, Black & Grizzly bear, wolf, fox, wild turkeys & moose in their natural habitat; hike beautiful meadows & mountain trails on this unique Montana ranch! Bow hunting & rifle hunting reservations available upon special request...... Or watch the ranch hands moving cattle on horseback, enjoy a bonfire under the Big Sky Country night, or rack up a game of pool in the lodge! ... Civilization is just a short drive to Drummond, Deer Lodge, the state capital of Helena, Canyon Ferry, Lincoln, and roughly 90 minutes from Missoula.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We are native Montanans , Joe is a CPA & I am a retired Insurance Agency owner. We have invested in farms & ranches for the past 20 years. Between us we have 8 children, ages 36 to 16.
Why the Owner Chose Helmville, Mt, USA:
Montana outdoors at it's finest!! We want to preserve our Montana heritage for our children.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Hunting is the greatest love of this property for us - and we all enjoy the fishing, hiking, 4-wheeling, and snowmobiling, along with running our cattle ranching operation in this wonderful Montana outdoor setting. This is your Montana Wilderness Adventure destination - over 15,000 acres to explore!!!
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Fabulous sunrises out the Great Room windows of the lodge, views in all seasons.
The Poker Table corner for the Gambler!
Spacious kitchen is great for entertaining with glassed-in porch to the right.
Sunny reading corner by Master bedroom at the the top of the stairway.
Double twin red western room.
Second wood fireplace located in the ranch office.
Bow season success....
Trophy Muley by "One Shot Mel"....
Our Black Angus cattle with mountain terrain in the background.
Small herd of Elk, moving though field less than 1 mile from ranch house.
Summer view of the ranch lodge.
Take time to fish our trout-stocked lake...pan-fried fish for breakfast!
Trophy Elk in the Great Room.
Rustic Great Room with Elk mounts & poker table.. relaxing after a day outdoors!
Or enjoy a beer & a leisurely game of pool......
Master bedroom suite, with natural log bed.
Boys Camo room with 1 King bed and 2 twin beds, built in bench under window.
Moose on forested hill, wildlife is present everywhere..
Trophy Elk - hunting is a Montana family affair!
Original homestead (now ranch manager home) with barns, corrals and outbuildings
Cool winter sunrise behind the mountains to the south east.
Fabulous spring views out the Great Room windows.
Bring your horses - wonderful trails to explore the backcountry!
Black Bears are among the many wild animals you may see!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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