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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Five bedrooms, 3 baths and huge yard with volleyball sandcourt and firepit!
The kids are all grown and gone and so we want to share our home with you and your family. We think you’ll like our other frequent visitors - Bighorn sheep, elk, deer and bison wander by on the other side of the fence. Our property extends up the mountainside to a Forest Service road up on top, making for a interesting hike as you can walk down the road back to town.
We have an incredible view of Electric Peak with its varying moods depending on the weather and season. We can’t see much of Gardiner from our house but the grocery store is only a couple blocks away. We are at the end of the driveway so there is no through traffic here. As you arrive you'll drive past our corrals and tack shed, remnants of the guest ranch that operated here in the 1940s. There are numerous outbuildings on the property- a root cellar, well house, shop/garage and wood shed that are, unfortunately, not available to our guests, but interesting to look at. The house has been added onto and partially remodeled over the years. It holds 12 people comfortably with 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. The basement bedroom has a CA King bed and its own bathroom. There are three bedrooms on the main floor. The master bedroom has a CA King bed and an attached bathroom. The other two bedrooms each contain a Queen size bed and share the main bathroom with the “attic” bedroom which holds 4 twin beds. The kitchen is very small but fully equipped to handle preparing food for large crowds. It has a full size refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser in the door, gas range, dishwasher and all the dishes, pots, pans and utensils I use to feed large crowds. There is also a small pantry/linen closet that has larger serving dishes and supplies. The dining room has an oval to accommodate 12 people, but we highly suggest and prefer eating out on the deck. The deck is covered with black mesh, making even the noon sun pleasant. Most summer days we eat all three meals out on the deck, usually staying out long enough that its dark and we can plug in the strings of white lights that stay up all year. There is a grill on the concrete garage apron for your use. The living room has a TV with Dish Network and a DVD player. In the buffet underneath are two drawers of dvds. WiFi internet is available throughout the house. We get excellent Verizon cell service on our whole place as well. There is a large, full, toy box in the coat closet with numerous board games in the shelves above it.
Like most Gardiner residences, we don’t feel the need to have air conditioning. Opening the house up at night and closing it during the day keeps it quite comfortable. Fans are available if needed.
If this property isn't quite big enough, check out our other house too-#144262 'A Stone's Throw' managed by Mountain Vistas Management.
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Member since: 2014
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Sports & Activities
- Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 17 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning $150
- Tax Rate 10%
Half of the total is due upon reserving. The balance is due 2 weeks prior to check in. Total payment includes
*Rent $3000 or $3200 for Summer 2017
*10% Lodging Tax
*$150 cleaning fee
*$300 refundable security deposit which will be refunded 14 days after leaving if there is no damage or excess cleanup. Reservations made less than 60 days in advance require full payment.
No refund of reservation deposit if cancelled less than 60 days prior to the Check-in Date
100% minus $25.00 fee if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We've lived in Gardiner for over 30 years. The “mountain madness” overtook us while working at Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone Park during our college years and we fell in love with one another and this area.
Why the Owner Chose Gardiner, Montana, United States of America:
This place is so tucked away we didn't really know it existed for the first twenty years we lived here, but of all the places in Gardiner, most people here will agree this is the best! Our 20 acre piece is all that’s left of the original dude ranch that Dan Bigelow operated here. The guest cabins are on the neighbor’s property to the East and the corrals and tack shed are still home to our horses and their gear. It was called the Yellowstone Trails Ranch and entertained guests in the 1940s.
- Primary: + 406-223-1419 I am a teacher so please leave a message.
Links to more information:
Front of house and deck. July 2015
Big horn sheep resting beside volleyball court.
Living room looking into dining area and kitchen. Green bedroom behind door.
Front of house and deck. July 2015
View from deck. July 2015
View of Electric Peak from our house. The log cabin is our tack shed.
The green bedroom
Tiny (but efficient) kitchen looking at washer and dryer on back porch
Well used/loved volleyball court
Laundry room/ back porch
West end of house. July 2015
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, January 09, 2017
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