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Charming Livingston Red House Near Downtown & Yellowstone National Park

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Peaceful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Victorian home in lovely residential area near park

The Red House is a lovely Victorian located in the residential west side of Livingston. Built in the early 1900’s, the Red House has been fully renovated and tastefully furnished to provide you with an elegant and cozy vacation home. Its convenient location provides something for everyone. It is four blocks from Sacajawea Park & the beautiful, wild Yellowstone River. A ten minute stroll takes you to Livingston’s vibrant downtown where you can enjoy restaurants, bars and shopping. Yellowstone National Park is but an hour away and Bridger Bowl is a 50 minute drive.

You will find yourself close to so many activities, such as hiking, fishing, skiing, biking, floating and soaking, that it may be hard to decide what to do each day! We love Livingston and we feel you will too! Come stay here, enjoy our small town hospitality and let your worries and stress melt away.

If we can do anything to make your stay more special (anniversary, birthday, wedding, graduation, or family reunion celebrations), don’t hesitate to give us a shout and we will make arrangement for you or hook you up with the right information.

BEDROOMS AND BATHROOMS: The main floor has a bedroom with its own full bath, queen bed, sitting chair, night table & lots of closet space. There are two bedrooms upstairs. One is the master bedroom with a queen sleigh bed, connected bathroom (shower only) and a separate walk-in dressing room. In the master sitting area, there’s a TV and an adjustable sofa which can convert into additional sleeping.The other upstairs bedroom is tastefully furnished with a double bed, a large 3 drawers night table, antique small side table, comfy chair, small cabinet & closet. Additional sleeping space can be found in the living room on the leather queen sleeper sofa. There is an additional half bath on the main level. Sheets are high thread count with high quality brand name pillow-top mattresses to ensure your comfort.

KITCHEN AND DINING: The kitchen is completely new with a full selection of cookware and tableware. There is a butler’s pantry/wet bar right off the kitchen for your entertaining convenience. The dining table seats 6 comfortably with room for two additional side chairs for a larger crowd. An antique sideboard close by houses linen and additional serving ware. There is a breakfast nook in the kitchen where you can share your morning coffee.

LIVING ROOM: The living area has a luxurious Italian leather sleeper sofa, leather chair, fabric slipper chair and a chaise lounge situated around a large leather ottoman which can serve as additional seating when needed. The dining area is open to the living area allowing some to linger around the table after dinner while others ease into the living room to relax. There are large windows in both areas that flood the rooms with a warm glow in the evenings.

OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT: The Red House has a covered front porch with comfy seating to relax and watch small town life drift by. For more privacy, enjoy outdoor relaxing and dining in the backyard under the large maple tree. Kick back and chill or show off your outdoor cooking skills on the large gas grill. There is plenty of room for parties of twelve or more.

INTERNET: Full Internet capability.

AIR CONDITIONING: No central air nor window AC, but as with most mountain homes, we open all windows once the sun goes down and close them by 9AM to keep in the cool mountain air. The house stays comfortable throughout the day if you follow this guideline. We also provide fan for each bedroom and living room.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: Recreational opportunities are just minutes away with an extensive trail network for hiking, horseback riding, biking and cross country skiing. The town of Livingston has a good selection of fine and casual dining and an abundance of art galleries and unique shops. The Livingston Roundup Rodeo and parade, Summerfest and monthly downtown art walks are favorites with both locals and visitors. Yellowstone National Park is just an hour away and our well loved Paradise Valley is reachable within 15 minutes. There's so much to do that you may never want to leave!

Some of the art displayed on our walls is by Parks Reece (a friend and a nationally known artist) and other local artists. Chau is also a jewelry & metal smithing artist. Chau's cool creations can be found along with Parks' works at galleries in downtown Livingston (B-Hive, Frame Garden, Parks Reece gallery & Livingston Center for Art & Culture). You will usually meet Parks at our town summer art walks!

More Details

Chau Nguyen
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, vietnamese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018

About Chau Nguyen

Chau (like Jo but with ‘ch’ sound) Nguyen and her family moved to Montana in 1996 looking for a slower pace and a higher quality lifestyle. They lived in the Shields Valley area for the first 6 years but later moved to Livingston to be closer to the town activities and more involved with the community.

When the children were little, Chau was an at home mom and a potter. Once her kids started school Chau was able to have more time teaching art classes at the non profit Livingston Center for Art and Culture (LCAC) and resumed her career as a business analyst at a local online printing company, PrintingForLess. In 2013, Chau semi retired from the corporate world to manage her Red House rental and to be a full time jewelry artist. Chau's hobbies are traveling, cooking with friends and reading.

Nowadays, Chau enjoys taking care of the Red House, provides enjoyment for her guests and spending more time honing her skills in metal smithing and enameling for her jewelry. Chau loves traveling and cooking with her friends. If you have questions about Livingston, Montana and/or your stay here, Chau would be happy to speak to you.

Chau Nguyen purchased this house in 2005

Why Chau Nguyen chose Livingston

We purchased the Red House as an investment rental and were leasing it on a yearly term. We love old homes with their unique character & have put lots of time, work & updates to the home. Recently, we decided to offer it as a short term vacation rental so we can share one of “the last best places” with more guests. The house is very comfortable, spacious and inviting.

What makes this house unique

Livingston is a friendly town with a wonderful small home town feel where we all watch out and help each other. There are plenty of outdoor guide services available for those who want to fly fish or hike and need a hand. Also great rafting and floating opportunities.

The Red House is well furnished and comfortable with all amenities of home. Great large shady back yard for relaxing and sharing an outdoor meal with your family & friends.

Convenient location - easy walking distance to grocery, park, river, movie theatre and local downtown eateries. You can choose to either get away from it all or immerse yourself in outdoor adventures & festivals. Outdoor enthusiasts, nature lovers, artists and writers, this place is your home!


Livingston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Half bath is off the kitchen on main floor. Shampoo and body wash provided. Hair dryer in each bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom Upstairs - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Adjustable sofa accommodates 1 adult or 2 small children
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 double
    Main Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Has its own en-suite bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms (2 upstairs & 1 downstairs); beds for 9 adults including a queen sleeper sofa and a click & clack sofa. Also has a single air mattress which can be set up in the master's walk-in dressing room if click-clack sofa is not preferred.
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 4.925 based on 40 reviews

Charming, comfortable, well-equipped

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here twice now. The owner, Chau, is very friendly and accommodating. The house is very well equipped with furniture and kitchen appliances, and has the feel of a home that is lived in and appreciated, not just furnished for the purpose of renting out. She recently updated it to provide a good sized television in the living room. I reviewed her guest book while I was there last time: it is full of entries by people who loved their stay here. As for the area, well its hard to beat the peace and quiet and natural beauty of Livingston Montana.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love our returned guests and it was nice to see you and your family again. Thank you for the lovely review and we’re pleased that you enjoyed our comfortable Red House. Hope to see you back soon!
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Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We cannot say enough good things about our experience at the Red House in Livingston. Chau and her family were so welcoming and supportive throughout our stay. She even sent a quick text reminder of the town's local farmers and artists market so we wouldn't miss it if interested :)

The house was more warm and spacious that we could have imagined. It is so artfully and beautifully decorated, yet homey and approachable. We were traveling with our two young boys and they felt right at home. It is very well equipped with anything you could possibly need and easily housed a family of four and two grandparents. It truly felt like our home away from home. We will return to the Red House anytime we are in Livingston.

Thank you Chau for sharing your beautiful home with us! We can't wait to see you again next year :)

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicole, We loved hosting your family. You were easy to communicate with and so thoughtful and considerate of our home. Glad you all enjoyed all the fun activities Livingston has to offer. Let us know when you want to return next year and we would love hosting you again.
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Pretty much perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Red House. Chau was lovely and the house was everything we expected and all that we hoped. The kitchen is well stocked, the rooms are comfortable and inviting, and the lawn is welcoming. No complaints!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lydia for the lovely review. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to host you all again.
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The Red House is set up with all we needed to feel at HOME.

  • 5 of 5

We’re a family of 4 and we all loved the house. The kids played basketball every day. It’s stocked with all the cooking utensils needed to keep things easy. It’s close enough to Main Street that we were able to walk to shops and diners. The house felt so much like a home that we had to remind ourselves we were on vacation. The owner met us upon arriving, showed us around the property and even gave us restaurant recommendations. If we ever make it back to Yellowstone we’re definitely going to stay in the Red House again.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Troy, Glad your kids had fun playing basketball. We just installed a new net so it will be even better next time when you return. We love the location of the house since it's so close to the city park, the river and downtown restaurants and shopping. We hope to see you again soon!
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PERFECT “Home away from Home”!! Great for our Mission Team from Greenwood, MS!

  • 5 of 5

Chau was awesome to work with - from the very beginning to the end! The Red House provided all we needed. Great location; great neighbors; great accommodations! Montana Missions Team Of Immanuel Baptist Church- Greenwood, MS was blessed to stay here while “being the hands and feet of Jesus” in Livingston and the Expedition church. Thanks, Chau, for sharing this beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you BJ for being such great guests. Glad that your group found our house, neighbors and town such a joy to visit. And thank you for all the community work your church group did for all of us. I hope we will get to see you next time.
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Perfect location, clean and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

My family was in Livingston for my daughters wedding. We rented two homes and this Red House was perfect. Hannah met me at the house and could not have been more helpful. The house was immaculate, the carpet was a nice touch and made the house feel warm and cozy. My nephew was on crutches so the downstairs bedroom/bathroom was perfect. The upstairs large bedroom was like an apartment! While we didn't use the kitchen, it was huge and lots of counter space - along with everything you could possibly need. We'd definitely recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Bozeman, MT at
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
Murray Bar at
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Livingston Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-90 at
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Gil's Goods at
Nearest Ski
28 Miles
Bridger Bowl Ski Area at

Our home is conveniently located close to Livingston numerous galleries for summer art walks, Wednesday farmers market & let's not forget the beautiful historic Livingston train depot!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $145

Check in is 4 PM. Check out by 11 AM. Listed rates are for up to 6 guests. For longer stay, additional cleaning can be arranged. Please inquire rates for longer stay. Deposit-50% @ time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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