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A little bit o' country, yet close to town, with spectacular mountain views!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom (Queen bed), with balcony/deck - fully equipped apartment

Designed to bring you relaxation and comfort, this is a sweet one bedroom apartment with full kitchen and breathtaking 360 degree mountain views. Air conditioned for summer and cozy heat for winter! Ten minutes south of downtown Bozeman in beautiful Hyalite Meadows, near the mouth of Hyalite Canyon and recreation area…open year round to hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, ice climbing,

Ideal for the vacationers who are looking for peace and tranquility in a pastoral setting - you don’t have to go far to see horses, cows, sheep and even a nearby alpaca farm!

Make yourselves at home in this luxury apartment with fully equipped kitchen – refrigerator, stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, and dishwasher. Pots, pans, and stoneware pottery dishes are here for you to use.

Coffee pot and electric tea kettle with tea and coffee for your enjoyment!

The apartment is equipped with WI-FI, Samsung LED TV, “Smart” Blu Ray player, and Net Flix. There is a twin hide-a-bed in the living room available as well.

From the large picture window in the bedroom (queen bed) soak in the ever fascinating views of the Spanish Peaks. Big Sky ski area is just 50 miles south.

Enjoy your morning coffee on the deck (when it's warm outside) with a view toward the Bridger Mountains. Bridger Bowl downhill ski area and Bohart cross country Park are just 45 minutes away. Roads are plowed often in the winter, as well as snow cleared from my worries!

Summertime perennial flower gardens on this 2 acre property for your enjoyment. Paved roads in safe neighborhood yours for a lovely walk! Awe inspiring sunrises and sunsets, dramatic storms, and 'big' watercolor skies will contribute to making your stay at this panoramic viewpoint memorable. I know you’ll want to come back!

Downtown Bozeman, MSU, or 'the mall' are a short scenic drive from here. Bozeman has a plethora of great restaurants in all price ranges. Downtown Bozeman, with many historic old brick buildings is a fun place to wander.

Please read my reviews...people who have stayed here have been very happy with Indian Paintbrush Inn!

More Details

Carol J Sanford
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Carol J Sanford

We moved to Bozeman in 1999 from Fairbanks, Alaska. I am a graduate of Seattle Pacific University with a degree in art..Though I have lived at this home since 1999, the apartment for the rental was added in 2014, and is right next to my home. You will have privacy but also know that I will be here if you have questions.

I grew up in Northwest Washington State and taught art at Enumclaw High School and at Green River Community College. Later I moved north with my husband to Fairbanks where our three children were born (married son and his family live here too!).

I love life in SW Montana! This is God's country!

I am active in my church - Grace Bible, and also enjoy walking, teaching handbuilt pottery classes, as well as gardening in the summer and shoveling snow and a little cross country skiing in the winter!

People are friendly and the pace of life here is sweet. I know you'll like it!

Carol J Sanford purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Carol J Sanford chose Bozeman

When deciding to leave Alaska and find a new 'home' I chose Bozeman because of its size, its beautiful scenery, and the fact that there is a university here.

I enjoy having space around my home...rooms with views! Space to breathe the great mountain air! There is nothing to obstruct the beautiful views...and yet this property is still close to town. The paved roads around this property and VRBO are perfect and safe for a relaxing walk or energizing jog!

What makes this apartment unique

When I first saw this big country home, I fell in love with it! Its farmhouse look with a big front porch reminded me of the home I grew up in out in coastal Washington State. I've added a large perennial garden which I look forward to every summer as it emerges from a blanket of snow! The vacation rental is located in the building right next to my home with a private entrance.


Hyalite Meadows Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large mirror and vanity with plenty of storage
  • Large corner shower. Plush towels provided. Shampoo, conditioner, liquid soap provided. Hair dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen bed, 'Protect a Bed' mattress wrap; Cozy sheets, blanket,(Down alternative comforter in the winter) and 4 pillows provided. Closet space for hanging clothes or placing on shelves. Also comfortable twin Hide-a-Bed in living area sleeps one.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The apartment is in the building next to the owner's home and has a completely private entrance with separate large parking area. Complimentary sweet bread, fruit, etc. provided for first night or morning. Coffee, tea and condiments provided your entire stay.


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A little bit o' country, yet close to town, with spectacular mountain views!
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Highlands Ranch

Beautiful, quiet and close to town

  • 5 of 5

Carol was so welcoming. She suggested a wonderful breakfast place, "The Coffee Pot" and a beautiful hike. The apartment is clean, new and very comfortable. Everything we needed for a long weekend. It is in the country so quiet and peaceful yet an easy drive into Bozeman. We will definitely stay there again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the weekend!
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Lovely country setting and a gracious host/owner

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Indian Paintbrush was everything we had hoped for. The apartment is beautifully and comfortably furnished. The views from every window were lovely. The location is close enough to Bozeman for anything you might want there, but access to hiking, walking trails, biking is convenient too.

Thank you, Carol, for your warm welcome and making sure we were comfortable with the newly installed air conditioning system.

Linda and Bob Scott

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: With an extra warm summer, the Air Conditioning is a welcome addition! Glad you enjoyed it!!!
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Carol is a great host and the apartment worked great for our needs!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay in Bozeman.

  • 5 of 5

Carol's apartment over the garage is a wonderful and lovely place to stay in Bozeman, MT. It is new, comfortable, and very peaceful and has a great view. Every evening there is a spectacular sunset in Montana. I would absolutely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the sunrises and sunsets (both viewed from the north facing deck) are often spectacular here in Big Sky country! I hope you will be back soon!
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need in a lovely setting. We enjoyed our stay very much.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I always appreciate and welcome return guests! Hope you will consider Indian Paintbrush Inn your Bozeman "home away from home"!
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Loved it!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Well equipped. Very clean. Host very easy to coordinate with even when I had to change some things. Wish I could have stayed longer!!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I hope you will return and enjoy more of Gallatin Valley's wonderful hiking and other outdoor opportunities! Be sure to book early!
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport - (BZN)
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Valley View Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Bridger Bowl / Big Sky
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Hyalite Lake (Reservoir)
Car: necessary

Bozeman has been named #4 out of the top 25 ski towns in the WORLD by National Geographic!!!!

Cottonwood Canyon, Leverich Canyon, Hyalite Canyon, Kirk Hill....and numerous other trail heads nearby for hiking, biking, rock climbing, ice climbing, etc. Hyalite Lake offers fishing, boating, paddle boarding opportunities.

Yellowstone Park is less than 2 hours drive! Creation's beauty surrounds you here!

Easy drive to Bridger Bowl and Big Sky winter downhill ski areas as well as numerous cross country ski opportunities! Bozeman is known to have some of the country's best x-c snow!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Lodging tax is not required on stays of 30 days or longer. Long term renters may make arrangements for monthly payments. Damage deposit will be charged on longer rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.