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"Front Row" Saddle Ridge/Best View/Moonlight Club/Walk to Lodge, pool, hiking

Saddle Ridge, Big Sky, MT, USA
  • Townhome1750 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay0 - 6 nights

Amazing ski-in/ski-out true slopeside Saddle Ridge/3BR/2.5 BA Breathtaking views

* Moonlight Club Member (see details below)

Don't miss the opportunity to stay in the Bear's Lair Chalet - ski-in/ski-out from the door! This is one of the most popular locations in all of Big Sky/Moonlight Basin. This Saddle Ridge sits directly on the slope with true ski-in/ski-out access to the entire mountain. When you ski-out, you will have the choice to ski to the base of Big Sky or the base of Moonlight and you can easily ski back to your door from either location. Ski in for lunch or a quick cup of hot chocolate. Enjoy an afternoon or evening soak in our slope side hot tub as you enjoy a beverage of your choice and watch your son or daughter sled. It does not get any better than this. True luxury and Montana style make this Saddle Ridge the perfect home away from home.

The master suite, located on the top level all by itself, has a king size bed, flat screen TV, and private bath. Enjoy plenty of privacy and rest in this elegant escape with a new mattress and black out curtains. The private, full bath has a separate sink/vanity and a tile shower/tub. There is also a twin sleeping loft in the master bedroom, perfect for a child that wants to be near mom and dad or for an additional twin bed for those that need an extra bed.

The living room, kitchen, and dining area are all located on the main level with unbeatable views. Enjoy plenty of seating in our living room in our leather sofa, love seat, and chair while you watch your favorite sporting event or movie on our 48 inch flat screen TV in front of the fireplace. The kitchen is loaded with all appliances and all of the cooking utensils you will need, including a crock pot, pancake griddle, blender, hand mixer, coffee pot, and more. All NEW granite countertops + the breakfast bar seats 4 and the dining table seat 6. The upper deck has a new Weber gas grill and outdoor seating. Watch the sunrise and sunset in one of the most amazing settings in the Rocky Mountains.

Bedrooms 2 and 3 are both located on the lower level with a full bath on the hallway. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed and flat screen TV and walks out to the 6 person private outdoor hot tub and breathtaking views. Bedroom 3 has a queen bed and a twin bed, as well as, spectacular mountain views.

The laundry room, with full size washer/dryer, is located 1/2 flight of stairs down from Bedroom 2 and 3. We provide all laundry detergent and fabric softener.

There is parking for 2 cars directly in front of the front door, along with private ski racks on the front porch. It is so easy to unload bags and groceries or hop in the car for a quick outing or delicious dinner. You could always walk over to the very popular Moonlight Lodge for a cocktail or a wonderful dinner at the restaurant.

Whether you are vacationing in the winter or summer this Saddle Ridge has all of the amenities that will provide the perfect home away from home for everyone. AND we live right here in Big Sky, so we are always standing by to help if you need anything during your stay. We walk through the property personally before and after each rental, guaranteeing that it will be spotlessly clean and in excellent working order. Don't wait! Book Today!

**We rent 25 ski-in/ski-out properties, all in Moonlight Basin, so if this property is not available, please call or email us about our other properties.

MOONLIGHT CLUB MEMBERSHIP - This home is owned by a Moonlight Club member and offers access to the private Moonlight Club Member Only amenities, including the Moonlight Lodge. Access is completely optional and only applies if you choose to pay the fee and access the Club during your stay.

Amenities Access Fee: $100 per day for a family for the duration of your stay (arrival and departure day fees are waived)

Moonlight Club membership in the SUMMER (opens mid to late June 2018) gives you access to:

Moonlight Lodge Heated Pool & Hot Tub (9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

Fitness Center (9:00 am - 7:00 pm daily)

Moonlight Tavern Restaurant and Bar (4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Mon-Thu only)

Outfitters at Ulery's Lake (9:00 am - 7:00 pm)

- Canoeing

- Kayaking

- Paddleboarding

- Hiking

- Fishing Equipment (MT fishing license required)

Available for additional fees (contact Club for specific pricing):

Alpine Tower Experience - coming July 2018


Sporting Clays

Yellowstone National Park Tours

Guided Hiking

Guided Fly Fishing

Guided Mountain Biking

Mountain Bike Rentals

Moonlight Club membership in the WINTER (opens mid December 2018) gives you access to:

Moonlight Lodge Heated Pool & Hot Tub

Fitness Center

Moonlight Tavern Restaurant and Bar

Moonlight Retail shop

Member Services to purchase lift tickets in the Moonlight Lodge

Outfitters at Ulery's Lake:

- Snow Tubing

- 6 miles of groomed Nordic Skiing trails

- S’Mores at the Ulery’s Lake Camp

- Snow Shoeing

- Ice Skating

- Pick up Hockey games

Available for additional fees (contact Club for specific pricing):

Moonlight shuttle

Dog Sledding

Fat Tire Mountain Biking

If access to Club amenities is desired, a family pays for the duration of their visit. If not arranged prior to arrival (you can call Moonlight Member services in advance at 406-995-7700), guests will visit Moonlight Club Member Services (located at the front desk of Moonlight Lodge) to check in, learn about what is available to them as a rental guest, and pay the amenity access fee for each day they are on property, fees waived for arrival and departure days. Please note, in addition to the standard rate, there is a service charge and resort tax.

** Moonlight Rentals/ Saddle Ridge Rentals manages the privately owned properties on this site. We do NOT manage the Moonlight Club or Club policies. The amenity options and pricing listed above can change at any time without notice.

* Please note, rental guests do NOT have access to the Member Only Lounge located in the Moonlight Lodge.


Acra Samuels

Member Since 2007
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 13, 2018
About Acra Samuels

Stop looking! We have the luxury ski-in/ski-out property that you are searching for. We live in Big Sky full time and personally own this luxury slope side Saddle Ridge H unit. We also professionally manage several other luxury 2, 3 and 4 bedroom, ski-in/ski-out properties. We are dedicated to taking excellent care of each and every one of our guests. We are originally from North Carolina, so we add Southern hospitality to every rental experience, along with turn-key, immaculately clean vacation rentals. We love to ski, hike, snowboard, and enjoy everything that Big Sky has to offer. We are happy to help with every aspect of your rental experience, including trip planning advice. We look forward to hearing from you today.

Acra Samuels purchased this Townhome in 2014

Why Acra Samuels chose Saddle Ridge

We fell in love with this Saddle Ridge because of its excellent slope side location, spectacular views, and close proximity to the Moonlight Lodge/dining/hiking. We own it personally, but also rent and manage 24 other properties in Moonlight Basin.

What makes this Townhome unique

Most everyone that visits Big Sky is amazed by the incredible mountain views, sunrises, and sunsets. This specific property will provide the most memorable views that you may ever experience. ** Also, the owner of the property is a member of the private Moonlight Club, so when you stay in this property you have the option of using the Moonlight Lodge heated pool and workout facility, as well as, access to a private lake in Moonlight Basin with fishing equipment provided for a stocked trout pond, kayaks, canoes, and paddle boarding in the summer and ice skating, a tubing hill, cross-country skiing trails, and snowshoe trails in the winter – all available for an optional daily fee /family - fee must be paid for the full stay for those guests that plan to use the amenities.


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, 1 twin/ single, Master Suite with king bed and extra twin sleeping loft
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen, 1 twin/ single


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, Master bath
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, shower, Full Bathroom 2 for Bedrooms 2 and 3
        • Bathroom 3
          toilet, Half bath on entry level

          Location Type

            • Mountain View
              Unbeatable, unobstructed mountain views
            • Resort
              Located in Moonlight Basin at Big Sky Resort
            • Ski-In
              Front Row Saddle Ridge - Ski in
            • Ski-Out
              Ski-out from your door


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


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Iron & Board
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Fitness Room / Equipment
                          Access to Moonlight Lodge heated pool, sauna, and workout facility for daily amenity fee - also includes ice skating, snow shoe trails, cross country ski trails, tubing hill
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          Forced air heat throughout
                        • Internet
                          Free wireless internet with password - private for this property only
                        • Fireplace
                          Gas Fireplace
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Parking
                          Directly in front of property
                        • Telephone
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                              All Appliances
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Additional seating at kitchen counter and deck
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Games
                                      Some board games and puzzles provided
                                    • Stereo
                                    • Television
                                      Flat Screen TV's in all bedrooms and main living room


                                        • Balcony
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Golf
                                          Big Sky Golf Course is only 6 miles away
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Canoeing, fishing, and kayaking at Ullery's Lake - only 1/2 mile from this property - part of the membership of the private Moonlight Club - additional amenity fees apply
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          Brand new Weber Gas Grill
                                        • Ski & Snowboard
                                          Ski-in/ski-out from the door

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              All guests of this property have access to the Moonlight Lodge heated pool, sauna, and workout facility for an additional amenity fee if interested.
                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Hot Tub
                                              Outdoor private hot tub on the deck
                                            • Sauna


                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • health/beauty spa
                                                • library
                                                • restaurants

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • sledding
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • cross country skiing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • ice skating
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • skiing
                                                            • snowboarding
                                                            • snowmobiling
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • whitewater rafting

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              12 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great location

                                                              Bradley G.

                                                              We had a great time! The ski in ski out was great.

                                                              Great place!

                                                              Andrew B.

                                                              We loved this home. It was clean and comfortable! The ski in/ski out was really easy. We had everything we needed!

                                                              Super location!

                                                              darla t.

                                                              This townhome was perfectly situated for easy ski in ski out. The home was cozy and comfortable and suited our family. Has everything you need for a wonderful week. Hot tub big plus!!!! Thx Chris and Acra!

                                                              Clean and pretty comfortable

                                                              Beau D.-

                                                              Our family of 5 had a nice time skiing. This condo is pretty nice, but could use some updating. Master shower is just a tub shower. We were expecting a more luxurious condo, but this was overall a comfortable and easily accessed unit. The three levels were always different temps and with only 1 thermostat, were hard to regulate. Bottom level was always cold and upper was hot. Only other issue we had was the ski in/ski out claim. It is not. Gotta walk about 75 yards to ski down to lift. That part was easy. However, to get back, you have to stop about 400 feet away and walk to the condo. That is not what I consider ski in/ski out.

                                                              Overall, this is a nice condo. However, we prefer to be able to stop and start easier during our days on the mountain. We won't be staying in this condo again.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for renting from us, We are sorry you didn’t like the tub shower in the master. Most guests enjoy being able to take a bath or shower in the master. All of the furnishings, bedding, gas grill, hot tub, paint, and kitchen utensils, plates, etc. are less than 2 years old, so we are not sure what you are referring to in terms of updating or not luxurious.

                                                              After you checked out, we found the baseboard heaters ON in the upstairs bedroom, which is why you may have been hot up there. It is very odd to have been cold in the lower level because that is normally the warmest part of this Saddle Ridge. Perhaps the baseboard heat kept the furnace from coming on. We wish you would have contacted us during your stay so that we could have had an opportunity to help with this.

                                                              The last 2 weeks of warm weather (very unseasonable) have caused most homes in Big Sky to require some walking when it comes to skiing in/out, This is a front row, ski-in/ski-out Saddle Ridge, which is absolutely ski-in/out 90% of the season. Thank you again for renting from us. All the best, Acra and Chris

                                                              Beautiful Place With a Great Location

                                                              Matthew S.

                                                              We had a fantastic trip to Big Sky. Acra and Chris were excellent hosts, and we are glad we chose this place. Everything was exactly as described, and the place was in great condition. The place was very clean and it was so helpful that they provided linens, towels, and other essentials. Acra and Chris were very easy to communicate with, and they were always eager to offer advice and answer questions. The condo's location made it easy for everyone to enjoy their trip the way they wanted to. It was a true ski in/ski out with easy access to the mountain. The view from the balcony was phenomenal - waking up the Big Sky sunrise over the mountain never got old. There was plenty of room for storage and more than enough room to hangout with the family after a great day of skiing. Having the hot tub was also another great thing to come home to after carving through powder all day. If we were to do another trip to Big Sky, we would definitely stay here again.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you so much for renting from us! We love the sunrise over the mountain as well. Absolutely breathtaking! We are happy that you took advantage of the true ski-in/ski-out and enjoyed some great family time! We would love to have you back again in the future. Sincerely, Acra and Chris

                                                              Will be Back!

                                                              Traci lorraine F.

                                                              We just wanted to tell you how great our stay was, The Saddle Ridge Condo was perfect for our family. I love that every time we stay with you the attention to details is amazing. Sharp Knives, salt & pepper, olive oil, paper products, coffee & filters, snacks and even a bottle of wine! The toe & hand warmers, laundry detergent, etc. are so nice to include. The nice thread count sheets make it like home. The directions are clear and user friendly. Thank you We Will Be Back!!!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              We loved having you back again this year! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you so much for renting from us again. We look forward to having you back again next year! Take care. Acra and Chris


                                                              Saddle Ridge, Big Sky, MT, USA

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

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                                                              13% taxes applies to taxes/fees. 50% is dues at time of reservation and remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival date. We accept Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express and checks. Please let us know if you prefer to pay with a credit card. Damage Protection Plan covers up to $1500 in unintentional damages to the rental unit interior during your stay.

                                                              12 Reviews
                                                              Wonderful 4.9/5
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