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Gateway to Yellowstone

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Last updated: 04/11/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

900 Square Feet, One Bathroom, One Bedroom, Two Pull Out Couches,

located in Livingston, a writer's paradise, home to Jim Harrison, Elwood Reid, and Walter Kirn, this town also is a place where Jeff Bridges, and Tom Brokaw kick back. Full of culture, great food, live entertainment, and the friendliest people on earth, Livingston is the perfect base for world class fly fishing, golf, skiing, river rafting, hiking, hunting, and wild life viewing. The healing hot springs and the boiling river of Yellowstone national park offer the best wild whirlpools this region has to offer.

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window airconditioner...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Two bikes for renters avialable...moreless

  • Heating:

    gas forced air and Danish gas fired stove...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    land line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Beautiful Danish stove, gas fired, heats the entire house...moreless


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    serves 6...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    galley kitchen complete with Viking appliances and all dishes and flatware and pots and pans...moreless


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    beautiful gardens surround the home...moreless



Write a review 5
from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - May 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$553 $1,440
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$110 $159
Fri, Sat
$813 $2,350
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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Last updated: 04/11/2017
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23 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bozeman, Mt
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Owl
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Livingston Golf Club
0.3 Miles
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
HWY 89
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bridger Bowl

Car: Recommended

Located in the heart of Livingston, this house offers the perfect retreat for people who love the wild. From a bike path into Paradise Valley to great hikes within a 7 mile range this location is choice for those who love the marvels of Yellowstone National Park. The breathtaking 52 mile drive to Yellowstone takes you past Chico Hot springs, world renowned resort and spa, into Yankee Jim Canyon, and into Gardner, Montana before you pass under the Roosevelt Arch into a world of Elk, Bears, Prong Horn Sheep, wolves, the boiling river, and magnificent water falls.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Our son in law, Elwood Reid, writer and producer, fell in love with Livingston while on a book tour promoting his book, If I don't six. He and his family live in LA, but every summer and on holidays they retreat to their home in Livingston. Our five grandchildren drew us to buy a home so that we could be with them as much as possible. Over these 12 years we have fallen head over heals in love with this house, the town, it's people and of course the gem of our national park system, Yellowstone.

Why the Owner Chose Livingston, MT, USA:
This home is ideal for one or two people who appreciate living in a small town and who love the huge open space and feeling of Big Sky Country. The location is ideal for writers, painters, fisherman, hikers, bikers, and people who love the splendor of the natural world. Although we love dogs our house is not suitable for dogs.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we first saw this home we knew it was for us. My daughter said it was a 'turn key', I had no idea what that meant. When I asked her and she told me, I realized that she knew that as the director of an independent school, having been integrally involved in five building projects that we would be able to move in without doing anything major, and she was right. The previous owner, a San Francisco native, had redone every room in this charming, bright, open home. From the galley kitchen to the back porch this house is immaculate and tastefully done. Our home is not pet friendly.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/11/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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