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Ski In/Ski Out (almost) Spacious home with Hot Tub

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms + loft. 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bath. Sleeps 14

Enjoy your mountain vacation in our beautiful home with a layout designed to bring friends and families together. The open easy flow of the great room, features a stone gas fireplace with incredible views of Lone Peak. In addition there is a large rec room in the lower level with a 60 inch TV, and easy access to the hot tub. Both rooms are furnished with new comfortable furniture and flat screen TV’s.

The dining room, with the beautiful rustic oak table and the appointed kitchen is a comfortable environment to entertain everyone. You can't help but gather to enjoy this setting.

The home is tastefully decorated to ensure a comfortable cozy retreat. The kitchen is equipped with cookware, dinnerware, basic supplies like napkins, paper towels, coffee filters and spices.

From the kitchen you walk out to an expansive deck to offer specatular views and privacy. In the mornings and evenings, moose are sometimes spotted meandering through the backyard as your looking at the beautiful views of Lone Peak.

The home sleeps 14 with 4 bedrooms, a loft and 3 1/2 bathrooms.

The master bedroom has a king size bed with luxurious bedding, gas burning fireplace and bathroom, which includes double sinks, bathtub and shower.

The second master bedroom enjoys a view of the mountain from a queen-size bed along with a beautiful newly renovated en-suite bathroom.

A third bedroom in the lower level has a queen-size bed and a hallway bathroom that has also been newly renovated.

The bunkroom in the lower level is a large fun-filled room that will sleep a group in two sets of twin beds and two full-size beds on the bottom bunk beds. The kids will love this room as their own little “get away”.

The loft, with 2 twin beds, is also a great place for the kids to sleep and play.

You will also relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Lone Peak in the private 6 person hot tub from the lower level walkout. It’s a high point after a great day of your winter activities or your summer activities as well.

Your ski vacation can begin right outside the door with a 4-minute walk or ski to White Otter Chair Lift. A short walk or drive brings you to the Big Sky Ski Village Resort base area shops, restaurants and après’ entertainment. You can also drive 6 miles down the mountain to the Big Sky Meadow Village and you’ll find even more shopping, dining, and activities.

Yellowstone National Park:

-West Entrance is a one hour drive to enjoy winter or summer activities in the park.

-North Entrance to the park (Gardiner) is also a fun destination to experience the boiling river in winter or summer. Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sledding are just a few of the winter activities. We would love to help you plan your Big Sky experience.

For your convenience, a laundry room is located in the lower level.

More Details

Joel Butz 920-737-9005 or Debbie Butz 920-217-1304
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

About Joel Butz 920-737-9005 or Debbie Butz 920-217-1304

My wife and I purchased the White Otter Mountain House July, 2014. We are a skiing family at heart and moved to Bozeman Montans from Green Bay Wisconsin over 4 years ago. Debbie and I have 4 grown children and 6 grandchildren. It has been a great decision being that we love the mountains in the summer as much as in the winters. We are a skiing family and always will be.

Joel Butz 920-737-9005 or Debbie Butz 920-217-1304 purchased this house in 2014

Why Joel Butz 920-737-9005 or Debbie Butz 920-217-1304 chose Big Sky Mountain Village

We purchased 15 White Otter Rd because it is in an incredible location for summer activities of fly fishing, hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, rafting, zip lining, mountain biking, golfing and more.

But why we specifically wanted 15 White Otter Rd to be our vacation home is because of its incredible location to Big Sky Resort with it world class skiing for all levels of skiers.

What makes this house unique

My wife and I will be available for assistance to make your Big Sky Mountain experience one to remember. Through our travels as we rented VRBO homes, what we thought was a nice touch is that the kitchens were furnished with the essentials like spices, jellies, tea, paper toweling, napkins, coffee filters, etc and guests were welcome to use whatever was available. We hope our guests will feel comfortable 'living' in our home, making it their own for the short time they are here. For coffee drinkers, we have a press pot, a drip coffee maker (with filters provided), and a Keurig coffee maker, (so buy your favorite k-pods)


Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Big Sky Resort
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Big Sky Meadows
Nearest Motorway
44 Miles
Drive S. out of Bozeman on Hwy 191 to Big Sky
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Big Sky Resort
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Big Sky Resort
Car: necessary


Big Sky Mountain Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • To avoid paying a separate 3% credit card processing fee to me, I only accept the e-check payment method through VRBO.
  • Some guests still choose to pay with a credit card and when they do, they then send me a check for the 3% credit card processing fee.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1, Master Bedroom - toilet , tub , shower , This bedroom/bathroom is on the first level.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This is a private bathroom.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , This is a shared bathroom with the bunk room.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , This half bath is on the first floor.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Suite - 1 king , This bedroom is on the first level and has a gas fireplace.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This 2nd master has a private attached bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , This bedroom is in the Lower Level. No attached bath.
    Bedroom 4 - Bunk room has two twins and two full beds.
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Loft area with 2 twin beds
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
Claremore, OK

Beautiful house, perfect for our reunion with my kids and grandkids.

  • 5 of 5

We had plenty of room for everyone to have their space when needed and room for everyone to gather together for meals. We had all our meals at the house, except for sack lunches while we were out sight seeing. The rear deck offered a great view of the mountain. And was a perfect location to grill out one evening. The hot tub looked inviting, but we didn't have time to enjoy it.

Joel was very attentive to our needs and contacting me several times to ensure that I had all of the information that I needed. Answered all of my questions as to where to do the activities that my group wanted to pursue. Could not have asked for an easier person to work with.

House was well furnished - even a bed and high chair for my youngest grandson. And toys for the other kids - legos were a big hit, as you would expect. Well stocked kitchen. Lots of places for everyone to sit our just lounge around. Very comfortable and a great view. Had several deer visit the back yard every evening.

Highly recommend. Will definitely stay here again on our next visit to Montana.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, awesome location!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome vacation rental for a multi-family ski trip! We had 3 families and the space was perfect for us. Joel's hospitality was awesome and he was available if questions needed to be answered. The view is spectacular and the location was easy to ski out or drive to the base and park. Ski in was more challenging, but only because it's April and the end of the season. The house is stocked with all essentials and Joel was attentive to ensure we were comfortable. We ski Big Sky every year, and we will definitely be back to stay on this property!! Highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athol, Massachusetts

Wonderful house, great owner and a view that is beyond belief

  • 5 of 5

As the group travel leader for my ski club I have dealt with a lot of different people in planning our trips and I have to say that Joel is far above any other in helping me plan the trip. From the first email to meeting him upon arrival he has been an amazing help. The house was spotless and the layout was perfect for our mix of singles and couples. With the large kitchen, dining area and counter space it was easy to have all of us eat together. It isn't often that my group is excited to get off the mountain but with the view from the hot tub several people made it a point to quit a bit early so they could enjoy the view before the everyone got back. I would recommend this house to anyone unless of course you want to stay there when we come back then no it is ours. :-)

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house for multiple families!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for three families - 6 adults and 8 kids. Plenty of space - all families had a private bedroom for the adults (with comfortable beds) and a bathroom for each family as well. Bunk room and lower level family room were perfect for the kids to hang out. The house was very clean and Joel and Debbie have thought of all of the little things to make your stay a home away from home! The kitchen was spacious and well stocked - spices, plastic and paper products and quality cookware and utensil. The garage well equipped for garbage and recycling and they had snowshoes, Yakttrax and walking poles to use. Plenty of shovels for the kids to make ski jumps in the yard as well. Wonderful deck and hot tub to go with the fantastic views of Lone Mountain! We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

People make difference! I worked with owner Joel, he was wonderful from inquiring, booking, payment, arriving, and when we departing. One great example, he spent hours on the phone with VRBO team to workout payment issue, as we prefer one lump sum payment rather than 2 separated ones as VRBO only allowed 2 scheduled payments. Another excellent example would be Joel personally greeted us at the door when we arrived, walked us through the house making sure, told us different features and how to operate them, finally even going through Big Sky trail map to make sure we would know to get in/out to slops. Now renting house from VRBO over 12 years, we have never worked with an owner cares so much about his guests – AWESOME!

The house itself is comfortable for 11 of us. We cooked all our meals in a fully stocked kitchen, pantry with all the spices that we need, and all the other essentials such as coffee filters, condiments etc. were available to us. The Livingroom on the main floor was our gathering place throughout the day, watching sunrise and sunset over Lone Peak was our favor. After dinner, all of us loved to gather at the Livingroom having a drink or two, talking about the snow, catching up with each other’s lives, and just laughing. Anyone decided wanting their own space, the house layout allowed us to do so. Sitting in the hot tub looking at Lone Peak helped us to smooth the tired muscle.

The house is a short walk to the lift so it is easily access to Mountain Village in the morning. Returning to the house was a little bit challenge for us, even Joel had walked us through the trail map, it took us couple days to figure out. Boots and gloves dryer was a big hit for us, not to mentioned snowshoes were also available to us as well.

We are calling ourselves, Snow people and we have played together in the snow almost 20 years. We always rent houses from VRBO for the past 12 years for our annual trips to west coast. And, we are all in agreement that this is the best one that we have ever stayed at!!!

Thank you for sharing your wonderful house with us and giving us such an awesome experiences.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with a view to kill for

  • 5 of 5

This home was spacious and fitted our needs perfectly.

It was located right by the "hill" with minimal walking distance.

The owner was prompt and helpful. The place well kept, clean and well stocked.

It was a true gem and we enjoyed it.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $350
Tax Rate 10.0%

Our home is currently having 2 bathrooms fully renovated. In addition to that, new furnishing are being delivered daily so please watch for updated photos as we completely redecorate our home.
Also, a 4 wheel drive vehicle is required.

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.