Enchanting Logcabin in Country Setting-Trout Pond, Stunning Views, Mtns-Peaceful(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Log Cabin With 3 Acres Near Mountains Plus Pond And Bunkhouse In Country Setting
Come her to 'unplug' in The Last Best Place. Guests will find everything here to feel 'at home'. This magical place is a rustic escape from the fast pace of life. Come relish the Quiet!
A perfect spot to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Yellowstone National Park!!! Or your own anniversary, or holiday, honeymoon, birthday, family vacation, retreat, weekend getaway, family reunion, Valentines Day romantic weekend, name it!!!!
Property includes main cabin, bunkhouse, Horse barn, and Corral in a beautiful setting below the majestic Bear tooth Mountain, outside of Red Lodge, only a few hours drive from Yellowstone Park - outside the little village of Luther. Just a couple of miles from the Custer National Forest where you can hike and fish and take in scenic drives.
Running mountain stream surrounds the property with several small waterfalls perfect for wading. It has been proven that the mere sound of water can lower your pulse rate or blood pressure. Enjoy the small Trout Pond and a meadow area complete with hammock hung between two of the huge old Aspen trees. Groves of mature Aspens provide colorful landscape on one edge of the long property - while the opposite end is forested with many varieties of very old, tall trees. One area of the property offers easy hiking up a steep hill, perfect for family jaunts.
The immediate area around cabins is grassed/manicured with pine and blue spruce trees providing privacy on one side while the mountains provide beauty on the opposite side.
Dozens of native chokecherry bushes are all over the property and in September of each year, guests are invited to pick buckets of the regional berries and create a jelly or syrup to remember their Montana mountain vacation months later.
Bikes of all sizes are available on the property and guests can choose to go a short distance to visit the country school in the village of Luther or go a longer distance into the nearby Custer National Forest. Other activities include: Croquet, tetherball, basketball, Volleyball over the net, metal detecting, panning for gold in the on-site stream. Canoe, boat, and Paddleboat are on site for your use on the pond.
New for 2016: Geocaching on the immediate area around the property!
Cabins are authentic log cabins, and fully furnished including linens, dishes, and basic necessities in the refrigerator. It's like being at home, just AWAY from your own!! Main cabin sleeps six, and entertains all !
Bunkhouse sleeps two and is available upon prior approval for an additional charge, if your group needs more space.
You can browse books from the wide selections of the owner's family-owned bookstore that are hand-picked for your group, take the provided picnic basket and travel to the nearby Custer National Forest. Or stay in the cabin and make home-made ice cream with the old-fashioned crank style maker also provided. Make home-made bread with the bread maker or cook up a pot of 'sumpthin yummy' in the crockpot.
If creative talents beckon, there is a Karaoke machine with a a stack of CD's to challenge even the youngest voices. And, a keyboard for those who want to tickle the keys for a group sing-along. New this year is a guitar for your enjoyment.
If the weather outdoors is unco-operative, the children can entertain themselves with the decorated tepee perfect for playtime's or sleeping inside. Also available is an indoor tent/tunnel for the times when outdoor play isn't possible.
A telescope is available, as well as binoculars so the beauty of country life can be more fully enjoyed. The brightest stars you've ever seen against the blackest possible sky make a telescope a real treat.
This is a "'Birders Paradise", as dozens of different species frequent the many feeders on the property and build nests in the numerous birdhouses all over the 3 acres.
The fire pit behind the cabin and beside the stream - makes for group gatherings under the stars with the babbling brook sounds to soothe the soul and prepare you for superb sleep.
The steamer trunk in the living room is full of board games, a keyboard, a guitar, and other entertaining items. Dozens of movies too are just a few of the many reasons this cabin getaway will make you feel like you want to stay forever, and come back often!
This property is 'owner-managed'. Pride in ownership shines through and through. You will feel the owner's JOY in sharing it with you! Owner does not reside on the property so, as guests, you have the 3 acres to yourselves during your stay.
Come here to 'get off the grid'...Experience living in the moment, totally forgetting the rest of the world exists. Have an authentic experience in a unique place. Come experience the magic here where PEACE and QUIET REIGN!!
Contact the owner directly for rates, answers to your questions, and for more info on the outstanding property that offers much more than just a place to spend the night. Come enjoy what some have called 'Montana's Shangri-La'. Yes, its true what they say...'Montana is the Last Best Place' !!!
Member since: 2014
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Beartooth Mountain range surrounds the property.(see photos).Also, Granite Peak- the highest point in Montana-can be seen from the cabin. Sheep Mountain, inside the Custer National Forest, is 3 miles....moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Feb 15 - May 24, 2017
2 night min stay
Memorial Day Week
May 25 - May 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 31 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 6 - Jul 12, 2017
2 night min stay
Jul 13 - Jul 18, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 19 - Aug 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Summer/early Fall
Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 7%
To secure a reservation, and have the master calendar reflect the requested time as "booked", a 50% deposit of the total rental (including tax) is required. When that deposit is received, the reservation is considered "secured". Deposit will be refunded if a cancellation is received a least 20 days prior to the time of intended stay. Bunkhouse on property can be rented additionally for extra space at an additional charge.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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The location, while remote, is only 10 miles from Red Lodge, 1/4 mile outside the peaceful secluded village of Luther MT, 10 miles from Roscoe MT and it famous Grizzly Bar, 70 miles from Billings, 40 miles away from Yellowstone Park, via the scenic Beartooth Pass and only 3 miles from the Custer National Forest.
The property offers a trout pond...patio area for suntanning...in-ground fire pit...picnic tables...volleyball net....toy box full of outdoor 'toys' including a croquet set...meadow area with hammock hung between two huge aspens...small boat and a canoe for floating the pond...wide array of fishing poles and tackle. Also available in the horse corral are a variety of bikes ready for the youngest riders on up to adults. A basketball hoop is available for guests' use also....balls on site.
Plenty of parking right on the property. Nearest neighbors are not within sight
Wildlife sightings on the property include: deer, moose, Mountain Lion, rabbits, huge Hares, Raccoons, gray fox, skunk, eagles, Sandhill cranes, ducks, wild turkeys, owls, coyote, bald eagles, Canadian Geese, Ring-necked Pheasants, and dozens of varieties of wild birds.
Chokecherry bushes are in great abundance all over the property, and in the Fall we invite guests to pick all they want and take home a native Montana berry to make jelly or syrup and remember with fondness their time at Canyon Creek Cottages.
Here is where there is spectacular and unspoiled nature, vibrant and charming small towns nearby, and breathtaking experiences by day coupled with relaxing hospitality at night. This place is what MONTANA is all about.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: My husband and I moved back to our home state of Montana after living in the corporate life of big cities. We came home to care for elderly parents and to enjoy our grandchildren. The cabin has been the scene of many happy family times for us. And we are glad to be able to share it with families from all over the country, meeting new folks and seeing the joy that this magical place continues to bring to others.
Why the Owner Chose Red Lodge, MT, USA:
We searched for many years for a place to have respite from care giving and the rigors of daily life. We feel that God 'gifted' us this special place so that we could in turn share it with others; that the peace and tranquility we have enjoyed would also be enjoyed by others who need it.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We walked into this place which 'magically appeared on the road in front of us' on a Sunday we knew that this was IT. The mountains, the horses all around, the sheep, the wild birds, the pond of jumping fish, the porch swing, the PEACE AND QUIET. We know you will feel it too....
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Welcome! Open the gate and come on in to Canyon Creek Cottage Cabin Rentals!
Pond can be enjoyed with boat, canoe, paddleboat or sit in chairs and relax!
Rustic, handcrafted dining table and benches make mealtime here full of charm
A warm stove, lots of books, and a great view out the window of the mountains
Special area for children - with more toyboxes outdoors and fun unending.
Rustic kitchen with everything you need to serve up good meals to your group
The pond can be floated with the canoe or rowboat or fished with poles on site.
The firepit is ready for nightly campfires while the horses visit for a treat
The bunkhouse is available upon request if you need extra room
Full Springtime pond, happy horses - things are greening up. Horray!!
Basketball hoop and lots of balls, croquet set, bats & balls, bikes, badmitton..
A beautiful 5am sunrise...maybe you'll want to stay yet another day!?!
The front entrance deck..sit and enjoy the wildlife roaming by, feed the birds
The view as you come in the front door - the loft is full of nice sunshine!
Master bedroom, comfy queen bed..ready for a night of refreshing slumber.
The couchbed sleeping two, with windows to overlook the pond and mountain scene.
Entrance from dining area to bathroom, bedroom & loft area. See old woodstove?
Lots of shade, sitting areas, plenty of parking and 3 acres for children to roam
Swing away as you watch the nesting birds feeding their young & pond fish jumpin
Kids tepee and wagon add to the fun of having 3 acres to roam and horses to feed
Never know who will come to visit...neighbors sheep say hello here!
Volleyball net is up and ready for a summertime of family fun..badmitton anyone?
Lots of places to sit and just enjoy the mountain view or relax by the firepit
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
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