Perfect for Two! Less Than Half Mile from Yellowstone. 'Downtown' Location.(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Studio, 1 bathroom, with peaceful yard.
We keep our reservation calendar updated to the minute and our description on this page accurate. So if you're reading this page and Lilac Cottage sounds like a good fit for you and if the dates you want are open on our calendar and you have no questions, you are welcome to book directly without contacting us. Just follow VRBO's process with your credit card. We'd be in touch immediately upon booking. If you do have specific questions not answered here, please call Eleanor.
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Member since: 2014
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- Queen bed sleeps 2.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player:
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $30
- Tax Rate 10%
During the Shoulder and Low Seasons, the $30 cleaning fee is deducted from your quote at the time of booking. The $30 cleaning fee is applied to High Season only.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Yellowstone Park's north entrance is one mile from your door. Rafting is across the street. Arrangements for horseback riding, mountain biking, cookouts, fly fishing, hiking guides and much more are across the street. Great places to eat and find coffee are on the next block in either direction.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: Tom and Eleanor Stone came to Yellowstone Park in the late 70s and early 80s, met and were married here. They worked in the interior of the Park for a number of years and then settled in Gardiner in 1989. They raised their two daughters in Gardiner. Outside of work Tom enjoys gardening, fly fishing, reading, and traveling when able. When not working, Eleanor's life revolves around family, friends, and food and she's been active in the community. They have been hosting family and friends in the Lilac Cottage for years and are happy to open it to newcomers and folks who want to enjoy the area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love our home and cottage because of its location. It is handy to go out the door to run errands or explore, and yet this downtown property has a surprising ability to tuck you away. We love the old fashioned comfort of this historic property. We purposely keep the nightly rate of Lilac Cottage reasonable for this area. The reason is that we think that the additional 10% taxes (7% state and 3% local) plus the $30 cleaning fee and now the new VRBO Service Fee add enough to your charges! We are making our rate fair in comparison to vacation rentals in the area and even Gardiner motels.
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The cottage sits behind the owners' home. This view is from your side entrance.
Early morning shot. Cottage is cool in the morning shade.
Kitchen has range, fridge, microwave, small appliances.
Queen bed. The TV is a DVD player - there is no television service.
Bathroom has tub/shower.
Austrian copper roses by owners home in front.
Clematis on the owners home with day lilies at the entrance to yard.
Lilies in side yard.
Peonies bloom in June in front yard.
Robes in the closet.
Lilac Cottage is behind apple tree and among lilac bushes bordering the yard.
View from front door of Lilac Cottage, under the apple tree.
Side of kitchen.
One of four lilac varieties in the yard.
Whiskey barrel by Lilac Cottage.
Planters around the yard.
Whiskey barrel at Lilac Cottage entrance.
Lilac tree between owners' home and Lilac Cottage.
You are welcome to pick from the plum tree in the fall.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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