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Escape to Missoula in our peaceful light-filled bungalow

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This lovely light filled home is a 5 min walk to river, 10 min walk to downtown

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When you walk in the front door, you'll know why I think this home is so special. It's warm and inviting, comfortable and open, and best of all, filled with light. The house was built in 1910 and has since been remodeled... the inner walls were knocked down to open up one big living room kitchen space. The hard wood floors redone, and radiant heated floors warm the house. There is a mud room with a washer and dryer, and a kitchen with a new gas range and dishwasher, and a counter bar that opens to the living room. The bed room has a queen size bed and the bathroom a large claw-foot tub. This is just the inside...

Outside is bliss. The yard is large and beautifully landscaped... you'll wake up to the smell of lavender outside of your window, there is also a backyard private patio oasis where you can dine or do yoga. There is a grill and I also provide bicycles for your stay upon request. Please notify us if you'd like to have a bike available. You are only minutes from the river trail and downtown Missoula- a great location to explore!

If you are interested in a multi-month rental, don't hesitate to contact me. Special rates apply for multi-month guests.

Guest Access

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Guests have access to everything in the house and on the property except for the garage.

Interaction with Guests

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Guests shall allow the owner access to the property for purposes of repair and inspection. The owner shall exercise this right of access in a reasonable manner. Lawn maintenance may occur during your stay. The owner/property manager will always be available to communicate with guests but will not be on the property during their stay unless requested by the guest.

The Neighborhood

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The proximity to downtown is wonderful, and the walk to get there is so lovely - along a river trail. Down the street is Missoula's best natural food store - The Good Food Store, and nearby you'll find wonderful coffee shops (Bernice's and Le Petit), restaurants, and shopping (Betty's Divine!). I've been in Missoula for 12 years and this location is my favorite location in town. Check out the guidebook for my favorite hotspots.

Getting around

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You are within walking distance of the river and downtown. I provide bicycles as well upon request. On a bike you can be at the university in 10 mins and downtown in 5 mins. Missoula also has public transportation and you are within walking distance of the major bus lines.

Other Things to Note

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**Accommodates 4 guests, $25/night per guest extra if more than 2. Up to a maximum of 6 (six) people upon approval.

**If you need an additional bed, we have a top rated 'off the ground' air mattress with a pillow top cover.

**Bicycles available upon request. It's important you let us know ahead of time. The bikes are old cruisers, nothing fancy- we keep them maintained best we can, but they aren't perfect :)

**Hula-hoops available :)

More Details

Property Manager
Katy Garton
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

Why Katy Garton chose Missoula

It's a lovely little oasis in the heart of Missoula

What makes this house unique

Clean, light filled, peaceful, proximity to all things wonderful in Missoula!

Amenities

Riverfront House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom has a large sized clawfoot tub, and a nice open layout.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size comfortable bed. We also have the best rated (consumer reports) 'tall' air mattress that you can use in the living room. Let us know and we can also provide a folding partition to create extra privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
**Bicycles available upon request. It's important you let us know ahead of time. The bikes are old cruisers, nothing fancy- we keep them maintained best we can, but they aren't perfect :)

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Portal, AZ
5

Walk to Downtown, Le Petit Outre, Bernice's, and Good Food

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous locating for walking to both Saturday farmers markets, Roxy Theater, Bernice's Bakery, Le Petit Outre and so much more. Parking in alley assured us a quiet, safe place for our vehicle.

We spent 10 days with Katy in an extreme heat wave, and with her ceiling fan and two floor fans we were able to sleep even if warm. She allowed us to pick raspberries in her backyard which was an unexpected treat.

This is a very clean property with reliable plumbing in an old section of Missoula. Rentals don't get much better than this and Katy and her father were very solicitous and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI
5

Great spot in the middle of Missoula

  • 5 of 5

We can to Missoula in early July to visit our daughter and wanted a place in the center of town. This small home was perfectly situated and exceeded our expectations. The home is centrally located, a short walk to various coffee shops and close to a couple of high quality grocers- including the Good Food store which has a great selection of food and a fantastic deli/restaurant. The home has a nice backyard with ideal spots to relax outdoors on cooler Missoula evenings and enjoy an end of the day beverage. It was in the mid-90s during our visit and, though the home had no AC, it was well-insulated, cool and comfortable with a ceiling fan and area fans proving a comfortable environment. The home is comfortable and welcoming and feels like a genuine Missoula home. Thanks Kati for being such a responsive and hospitable host. We''ll be back next time we come to town.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

This is a good place to stay. Great location close to downtown, great fenced yard.

  • 4 of 5

The property has every thing you need, with nicely updated amenities. Yard has well established private feel.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Memorable, Cozy and Comfortable; with just a few changes we would stay there again.

  • 3 of 5

This adobe has some very nice things going for it, location, it was close to where we needed to be, the heating system was great, (noiseless), since it was in the single digits, and there was hot water in the rather weird shower. On the odd side, the microwave was on top of a very tall refrigerator that was impossible to access without climbing on an unstable chair and risking spilling whatever was inside and or falling. There is no TV or radio, the key retrieval system was difficult to do in 3 feet of snow and icy cold weather. The bed was OK but for two people, someone can't get out with disturbing the other. The other big thing was the lack of privacy, the curtains are see through so if you enjoy the fishbowl experience this is your spot. Very interesting house.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paul for your review, it is very helpful. We just put a new fridge in the house and when installed the microwave was placed on top like we had it before on a much shorter fridge, not realizing the dilemma, thanks to your review I will remove it. We are also in the process of installing privacy shades on the living room window like we have in the kitchen and bedroom. As for the TV, yes you are right, we do not have one, it is intentional and I'll make sure to make this even more clear on the listing so there is no confusion.
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5

Peaceful and perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for four days visiting family in Missoula. The house felt like home immediately and had all the amenities we needed. Katy made things so easy and straightforward. Thank you! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Comfortable and convenient

  • 4 of 5

This place worked well. Close to town and bikes provided. A bit noisy with the street traffic. Great yard and all you need in the kitchen.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Katy’s favorites:

Coffee/Tea: Break Espresso, Bernice’s Bakery

Breakfast: Hob Nob, Catalyst

Dinner: Iza, Scotty’s Table, Plonk, Red Bird Wine Bar

Bars: Charlie B’s, Montgomery Distillery, Top Hat

Hiking: Rattlesnake Lincoln Hills, Mt Sentinel, Blue Mountain, The Rattlesnake Main Trailhead.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $500

Check-in Time: 3 PM
Check-out Time: 11 AM
(unless arranged otherwise with host)

**Accommodates 4 guests, $20/night per guest extra if more than 2. Up to a maximum of 6 (six) people upon approval.

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.