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Comfy Country Condo on 10 Acres Between Bozeman & Big Sky

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Aspen Grove Vacation Condos located between Bozeman and Big Sky, Montana


Last updated: 03/18/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Sleeper Sofa, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


Conveniently located between Bozeman and Big Sky!!!

Two condos are available for you to choose among. This listing is for our WEST CONDO. Rent one, the other or both!!! The condos have a double lockout door between them so you can easily open the doors and enjoy the entire area.

Aspen Grove is licensed, as required through the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, under License No. 301252.

This is a perfect, centrally located hub for your stay when traveling in the area for a vacation; wedding; family reunion; rafting; skiing, hunting or fishing trip; interim housing; or business dealings.

The condo is one level with a private entrance and porch. In addition, there is a washer & dryer for your use.

Your accommodations are uniquely decorated to showcase the history and charm of Montana. Each great room contains a sitting area with hide-a-bed, dining area and kitchen. Bedrooms are spacious with private bathrooms and a small table and chairs.

The WEST CONDO, with ~ 1150sf, has 2 bedrooms with private baths. The Sportsman Bedroom has a queen sized log bed made on site with tub/shower in the bath. The Yellowstone Bedroom has a king sized log bed with handicapped accessible walk-in shower in the bath. As a special addition, the great room has a gas stove for heat and ambiance.

Your accommodations have magnificent views of the Spanish Peaks to the south and Bridger Range to the north. There is also a 40 acre park with stream nearby and a walking path along the irrigation canal.

Our biggest attraction, of course is historic Yellowstone National Park. We are also a relatively short drive to national forests; Gallatin, Yellowstone and Madison Rivers; Lewis and Clark Trail; museums and art galleries; Montana State University; Big Sky, Moonlight Basin and Bridger Bowl Ski Areas, horseback riding, golfing Lewis & Clark Caverns and much more.

For a little peace and quiet, step right outside your door onto 10 grass covered acres with 250 spruce trees - enjoy as you wish!

For a vigorous walk or run, take off on our graveled road and trek 1+ miles to the top of our hill. Moose, deer, elk, fox, coyotes, bear, mountain lion, wolves, woodchucks gophers and a number of bird species have been seen the area - some more frequent & some less frequent! (Thank goodness!)

If you want a winter get-away, consider x-country skiing right from your front door, in West Yellowstone, on trails around Bozeman and near Bridger Bowl. You can also head to the mountains for downhill skiing at Bridger Bowl, Big Sky, or Moonlight Basin. There is also ice skating, sledding, hot springs and snowmobiling nearby.

Testimonials from our Guest Book: (1) What a fun place you have! The views are incredible. Beds are so comfy too! Linda, Spring Vale, CA. (2) Thanks for these wonderful rooms for the family reunion. I found some good friends in your guest book from Connecticut. Peter and Frances, Old Greenwich, CT. (3) Lloyd, you are the best! Your place is warm and cozy and a perfect place to stay. Roger, Leeds, ND. (4) This place has been perfect - just what I was looking for - a comfortable place for the family to gather and relax during our wedding festivities. You have been so very gracious. Many thanks. Kaye, Victor, MT.

Aspen Grove Guest Rental Agreement & Policies

* Check in is 4 PM; check out 10 AM.
* 50% deposit required to lock in your reservation; balance due 14 days prior to arrival.
* 7% Accommodation Tax charged to stays of less than 30 days.
* Cancellations greater than 30 days prior to arrival incurs a 15% fee deduction from your deposit.
* Cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival forfeits the deposit; however, if we can rebook all of your reservation dates, the cancellation fee will be 25%.
* A $500.00 security/cleaning deposit may be charged at the time of the reservation for stays of more than one (1) month.

Thanks for considering us as you seek out accommodations with terrific Big Sky hospitality.

We hope to earn your business!!

Lloyd and Alice

Keywords: condo, cabin, mountain home, vacation rental, Bozeman, Big Sky, Montana State University
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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1150 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    We love kids and there is plenty of room for them to play and explore on 10 acres....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside the condo in paved and graveled areas...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We adore pets but guarantee our guests that the condos are pet-and allergy-free....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    West Condo is wheelchair accessible via the door off there Yellowstone Room...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Convertible Bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    West Condo - Double Sleeper Sofa in Living Area...moreless

  • Sportsman Room: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    West Condo - Double Sleeper Sofa in Living Area...moreless

  • Yellowstone Room: 1 king

    West Condo King Bed with AM/FM alarm clock....moreless

  • All bedrooms are large and roomy. Each bedroom has a full or 3/4 bath attached. West Condo bedrooms have separate entrances. A different aspect of Montana life is depicted in each room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Yellowstone Room Bath: toilet, shower

    Off the West Condo King Bed & is wheelchair accessible....moreless

  • Sportsman Room Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Off of the West Condo Queen Bed...moreless

  • All bathrooms are attached to the bedrooms, making each a master suite. Extra guests can find plenty of extra linens in the condos....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Each condo has a private entrance from the patio. In addition, for those renting both condos, there is a double lock-out door near the kitchen areas. Our guests use terms such as quiet, peaceful, relaxing, beautiful and homey to describe their experiences at the Aspen Grove Vacation Condos. Come see for yourself! Thanks for visiting our VRBO Listing....moreless


  • DVD Player


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Bozeman and all its flovor of a small mountain town in just 15 to 20 minutes away....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Spanish Peaks to the South & Bridger Range to the North...moreless

  • Resort:

    Big Sky is located ~ 35 miles to the south. You will drive through the scenic Gallatin Canyon along the Gallatin River. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Aspen Grove Vacation Condos at Gallatin Gateway are located SW of Bozeman on 10 acres. Yet, we are only a mile from the hgihway and ~20 minutes to Bozeman....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining area s part of the great room and seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    We use the shade from the recycled wood deck and the cool mountain breezes to keep the condos cool....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    We provide dryer sheets as well!...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    West Condo only. It is on a thermostat so is easy to adjust to meet your needs....moreless

  • Heating:

    The condos are heated by radiant in-floor hot water heat. Room temperatures are very even but is slower to adjust to thermostat changes that forced air heat....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We have a full set of linens for each bed and sleeper sofa including blankets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living area is part of the Great Room along with kitchen and dining areas...moreless

  • Parking:

    Additional Parking is available out by the barn....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 4 vehicles next to condos...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    10 acres available so lots of room for these vehicles. Also, if you are doing some additional traveling around the area, we will be happy to 'watch over' the vehicle while you are away....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone service is good for most carriers. We provide no direct telephone service....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels for everyone. If they get dirty, just use the washer & dryer....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Including laundry soap, stain remover, bleach etc....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have a dedicated WiFi that is password protected. The password is posted on each refrigerator....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    This can be arranged by the renter; we are happy to share local catering information....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    One in each condo including filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Many cooking pots & pans and cooking utensils are available. If you don't find what you need just ask!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Each condo is supplied with an abundance of dishes and utensils. If you need something that you can't find, just ask. We most likely have it!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Yes! You will find a little coffee (Folgers reg & decaf), tea, sugar, sweetener, flour, salt & pepper, Mrs. Dash, vegetable oil, aluminum foil, plastic wrap and a few plastic containers in each condo...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    1 in each condo...moreless

  • Stove:

    1 electric stove with solid surface top in each condo...moreless

  • Toaster:

    One in each condo....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    The patio is south facing; a patio table with chairs. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Cottonwood Golf Course is just 10 miles north at 'Four Corners'....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and rafting trips are available from local companies for the Gallatin River....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The lawn is right outside your door. Enjoy it as well as the 10 acres and common area for walking along the irrigation canal....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and charcoal options are available....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    rentals and repairs are available from Bozeman, Big Sky and Moonlight Basin shops. Repairs also!!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Available at the Bozeman High School and at Montana State University....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Float the Madison River with tubes from a number of local vendors....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    We invite you to visit the Bozeman Hot Springs just 10 miles north on Hwy. 191. Natural mineral springs!...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    This option is also available at the Bozeman Hot Springs. Enjoy multiple 'tub' at different temperatures....moreless

Building Type

  • Chateau / Country House


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from 29 traveler reviews
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3 night min stay
$1,290 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 7%


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Last updated: 03/18/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman Yellowstone International
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stacy's/Old Faithfil Bar
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cottonwood Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 191
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Stacy's Steakhouse
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Sky & Moonlight Basin

Car: Recommended

Yellowstone National Park; Fly Fishing Museum; Gallatin, Madison, Jefferson & Yellowstone Rivers; Headwaters of the Missouri River; Buffalo Viewing at Flying 'D' Ranch; ATVing; Art Galleries & Walk; Emerson Cultural Center; Ice Skating; Lewis & Clark Caverns & Trail; Geothermal Hot Springs; Montana State University; Hockey; Photography; Dinner - Sleigh Rides; Farmer's Market; Yellowstone Association Institute; Gym/Fitness Center; and more


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: Alice came to Montana more than 35 years ago to attend graduate school at Montana State University. She loved it so much that she was determined to return when she retired. Lloyd met Alice in Nebraska. Alice's only requirement for getting married was that Lloyd had to be willing to move to Montana when they retired. So here we are!!! We each have a PhD in soil physics and enjoyed careers working in agricultural and environmental research and extension. Lloyd was a federal agricultural scientist in Nebraska and conducted research on rainfall - induced soil detachment, animal waste management, irrigation management, conservation tillage, soil compaction and soil quality. Alice was a professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. She conducted most of her research on farm fields specializing in rain - induced soil erosion on steep hillsides, soil compaction, reduced tillage systems, and crop production under drought conditions. Her work as a state extension specialist focused on translating research results on the above (and associated) topics into useful information for farmers, ranchers, agricultural companies, and local, state and federal agency personnel. She also served with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. for two years. First as a Water Quality Grant Manager and then as the National Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). We love all four seasons here in Montana and shy away from becoming snowbirds! However, we do enjoy traveling around Montana when we have the time. Many of our recent Montana travels coincide with visits from our grandson from Houston. He is a real outdoorsman and a fantastic photographer - just check out his photos on this listing. He and our son also try to get here during spring break for a little downhill skiing (mid - March to early April is usually great snow) and family time.

Why the Owner Chose Gallatin Gateway, MT, USA:
Montana is very, very special to us and we truly enjoy sharing it with others, We came home to Montana when we retired and had the opportunity to purchase this property. After a near total renovation, we get to provide traditional Western hospitality to our guests. Coming 'home' meant living in the country on 10 acres of land we had purchased in 1990. The house is another story! We renovated the house because we moved it (yes, in one piece) from Gallatin Gateway proper to our little piece of paradise. It took about 4 hours to haul it 4 miles. So, here we are in the middle of the mountains, rivers, parks and national forests of the Rocky Mountains but near to Bozeman - an exploding medical, cultural, commercial,, university and hi-tech community. It is definitely the BIG SKY at its best!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
LOCATION! LOCATION!! LOCATION!!! * Central location; * Quiet country setting; * Modern facilities; * Great hospitallity This is what you get at the Aspen Grove according to our guests. Read them for yourself!! Otherwise, come, stay and read our Guest Registry. Most of our clients want to travel around the area to see historical and cultural sites, recreate, tour Yellowstone National Park as well as sight see and shop in Bozeman. Our central location allows you to get to most of these activities in 15 minutes to one hour. Is it quiet here? You bet! Come and listen to our 'silence and serenity'. We are located in an agricultural subdivision with about 30 homes on 600 acres. You can meander throughout our property and enjoy the canal, gardens, aspen groves, and 250 spruce trees. For the hearty, take a walk or run on Lower and Upper Tom Burke Roads. If you want to sit in the trees and listen to a creek, visit our 40 acre private park. Your modern country condos were newly built in 2001-2002. While the rooms are homey and have some family antiques, you have radiant in-floor hot water heat, private entrances, ceiling fans, all the amenities of home and cool summer nights due to Montana air and the recycled wood deck above your patio. This VRBO site is a good reflection of us and our hospitality. Also, when you stay here, Lloyd and I are a bottomless pit when it comes to information about anything in SW Montana. We consider it an honor to share our information. If you want Bozeman or Big Sky right outside your doorstep, the Aspen Grove Vacation Condos are not for you. But if you are willing to have city life just 15-20 minutes away as well as an extensive array of activities within an hour's drive, Aspen Grove might just be the place for you. Thanks for giving us this opportunity to share with you. We hope to earn your business!

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Calendar last updated: 03/18/2017

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  • Aspen Grove Vacation Condos located between Bozeman and Big Sky, Montana

    Aspen Grove Vacation Condos located between Bozeman and Big Sky, Montana

  • Miners Room in East Condo

    Miners Room in East Condo

  • Homestead Room in East Condo

    Homestead Room in East Condo

  • East Condo Great Room

    East Condo Great Room

  • Sportsman Room in West Condo

    Sportsman Room in West Condo

  • Yellowstone Room in West Condo

    Yellowstone Room in West Condo

  • Entrances
Big Sky Condo (left)
Montana Condo (right)

    Entrances Big Sky Condo (left) Montana Condo (right)

  • West Condo Great Room

    West Condo Great Room

  • Alpenglow on Bridger Mountains north of Aspen Grove

    Alpenglow on Bridger Mountains north of Aspen Grove

  • Ice Climbing in Hyalite Recreation Area

    Ice Climbing in Hyalite Recreation Area

  • Miners Room in East Condo

    Miners Room in East Condo

  • Homestead Room in East Condo

    Homestead Room in East Condo

  • Spanish Peaks from Condos

    Spanish Peaks from Condos

  • East Condo Great Room

    East Condo Great Room

  • Sportsman Room in West Condo

    Sportsman Room in West Condo

  • Yellowstone Room in West Condo

    Yellowstone Room in West Condo

  • Irrigation Canal adjacent to Aspen Grove

    Irrigation Canal adjacent to Aspen Grove

  • West Condo Great Room

    West Condo Great Room

  • Bald Eagles are at home in and around the Gallatin Valley

    Bald Eagles are at home in and around the Gallatin Valley

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This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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