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Internationally Flavored Cabin in Southwest Montana

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

The perfect getaway for two adventure-seeking souls. Nestled in the quiet and rural residential neighborhood of Tom Miner Basin, the cabin offers impressive views of the Yellowstone River, Emigrant Peak, and Paradise Valley. The mighty Yellowstone River is a short 10 minute walk or 3 minute drive away with plenty of blue ribbon fishing access points. The north entrance to Yellowstone National Park is an easy 20 minute drive.

Reclaimed logs from the former Rock Creek Mill and old barns frame the rustic yet modern ambience of this home to two world travelers. Ellen is a Kiwi and Drew is a Montanan native. Between their international jobs and love of travel, they carefully crafted each square inch with local flare and worldly treasures.

The tile on the kitchen island, counter tops, and back splash is from Dolores, Hidalgo Mexico. Rugs from India cover the reclaimed wooden floors. Framed lobster boats from the Bay of Fundy hang next to a big rainbow trout that Drew, the owner, taxidermied himself. The library is full of international best sellers and many books on Montana wildlife, nature, Yellowstone National Park, and other Southwest Montana outdoor adventures.

The kitchen and living room are separated by a stone fireplace. Montana summer evenings can be cool and starting a real log fire takes the chill off. Firewood is provided. The living area is spacious with comfy couches, blankets, and a 40” flat screen TV with Cable for relaxing at night. There is a desk in the corner for an office area.

The kitchen is fully furnished with extras like a soda stream and french press. The island is a good space for cooking and the wooden kitchen table faces floor to ceiling glass doors for views of the Yellowstone River and Yankee Jim Canyon. Behind the kitchen is a full bathroom with a claw foot tub. The stairs lead to the master bedroom. The loft is cozy with a queen bed and half bath.

For relaxing evenings, make sure to use the Weber grill and sit on one of the many adirondack chairs on the wooden porch. Or make use of the two wooden swinging benches.

PLEASE NOTE: only 4WD or AWD vehicles allowed up the short, steep driveway. 2WD vehicles need to be parked at the bottom and guests are required to hike up the driveway.

More Details

Property Manager
Tanya Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Internationally Flavored Cabin in Southwest Montana
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Amazing! Perfect honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was perfect! Deer came right up to porch and let us take pictures with them! We visited Yellowstone and also glacier national

We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Cabin Full of Heart

  • 5 of 5

Maybe everyone daydreams about an idyllic little cabin tucked away in a beautiful natural setting...we do, anyway. For us, Yellowstone Cabin came straight from that dream. Lots of windows and light with views forever to the meadowlands and mountains--and very private. A well-stocked and efficient kitchen that was a pleasure to cook in, as we did every day. We loved the artwork and the hand-hewn details inside the cabin and the many natural history books on birding and fishing and the local ecology--it felt like home. The location, so near Yellowstone and to fly fishing and hiking opportunities, was just perfect...but after spending the day exploring, we couldn't wait to get back to the cabin to just sit outside and appreciate where we were--and there were days we never even left the place. Each night, mule deer with the occasional fawn grazed almost beside us (a big thrill for our two city dogs who thought they'd died and gone to heaven!)--and at night, the stars. I don't think there was an inch of space inside and out that we didn't appreciate or a moment of time we weren't pinching ourselves. A heartfelt thanks to Tanya and the owners. Very very highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay and very secluded, I would recommend this place. The only drawback is that it can get hot in the summer and there was no mention of not having an air conditioner (normal there). Overall a great experience minus the heat during the day.


  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Accurate Reviews

  • 5 of 5

The great reviews of Yellowstone Cabin are warranted. The Cabin is perfect for 2 people. It is cozy and comfortable and has just about anything needed by guests. In addition, Tanya does a great job in seeing that your stay is pleasant.

The cabin is private with great views. Ideal for a visit to the north part of Yellowstone. Also, the nearby Tom Miner Road and Old Yellowstone Trail are superb for views, wildflowers and wildlife like bear, deer and pronghorn.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I had a great girls long weekend together at the cabin. It was the perfect size for the two of us. The cabin is only 20 minutes outside of the park so it is the perfect distance. On our last night a doe was feeding outside the back porch and she allowed us to come outside to sit and watch her. Amazing!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Cabin on the hill

  • 5 of 5

Great place for two to relax after visiting Yellowstone. Close to Yellowstone but far enough away. Bozeman and Livingston are also within an easy drive. Well equipped for cooking or grilling. Views of mountains and valley from deck and porch a welcome site. Recommend to couples looking for a home base to explore Wyoming and Montana.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
67 Miles
Bozeman (BZN) Airport
Nearest Barpub
18 Miles
Old Saloon
Nearest Golf
42 Miles
Livingston Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Raven Grill
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Bridger Bowl

This cabin is located in Tom Miner Basin- a rural community with fishing access points within minutes, great hikes, bike paths, scenic drives, and wild life viewing.

Yellowstone National Park is an easy 20 minute drive and snakes along the mighty Yellowstone River.


Rates & Availability

Emigrant Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Off-Peak Season monthly rentals available (October-May). Inquire with manager about rates and rules.

"Book it Now" button does not accept American Express but manager does! Please send regular inquiry instead of "Book Now" if you wish to use your Amex card instead.

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.
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Emigrant Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw-foot tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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