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4 Bedroom 2 Bath Mountain Home situated at the foot of the Bighorns.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Wake Up to fresh mountain air, birds singing, and wildlife in the yard

Two story 4 bedroom home with spacious kitchen and huge dining areas. Wildlife abounds, plenty of acreage for the kids to run, two ponds, outdoor grill and decks. Cozy living areas with wifi and smart tv's. Hunting, Fishing, hiking, skiing , horseback riding out your front door. Western historical sites within driving distance. Gourmet restaurants only a mile away. Wildlife viewing and bird watching is spectacular. Perfect home base for experiencing a true rustic western adventure.


Owner
Glenna Hopper
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 28, 2017

About Glenna Hopper

I grew up here and helped build the house which started as a remodel of our horse barn and expanded from there. the inside paneling is the original 1930's exterior wood from the barn. The house has offered sanctuary to 4 generations. we have watched the land and ecological succession over the years and have bird records since 1971. We love sharing our home and sanctuary with others and offer the spiritual transformation of peace and solitude.

Glenna Hopper purchased this house in 1978

Why Glenna Hopper chose Big Horn National Forest

Enjoy a relaxed home with all of the amenities, but with the added luxury of outdoor activities, wildlife abounds, some species of hummingbirds nest only here. We've seen bears and mountain lions passing through, no worries. Moose have wandered on to the porch. the fishing is amazing. walks are soothing and rejuvenating. and yes theres social activities. A beautiful church. hikes out the back door. horseback trips, fishing but mostly peaceful solitude and rejuvenation.

Amenities

Story House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 full baths with showers and one claw foot tub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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4 Bedroom 2 Bath Mountain Home situated at the foot of the Bighorns.
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 24 reviews
5

Great old rambling house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in Glenna's house in the run-up to our son's wedding in Big Horn. It was ideal for us! Plenty of room inside for 4 families, lots of space outside for two little boys to run and roam, humming birds by the dozens, a horse and mule, well stocked kitchen, a million books, and a million things on the walls to observe and enjoy. We highly recommend Glenna's house as a fun place to stay while enjoying the many sights, sound, and activities of the Sheridan area.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks it was my pleasure and priveledge to meet you. Come back anytime. Love to see you again
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5

An amazing place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 5 days as part of a family holiday from the UK. Initially we chose it because of the perfect location to do some of the major history sites such as Little Big Horn, Fettermen massacre and Fort Phil Kearney. But we fell in love with the house and its quirkiness, it is full of interesting objects and books and so well stocked. Although Sheridan and Buffalo are easy to get to, we wanted to get home every evening to barbeque dinners and watching the wildlife. It felt like home and wished we could have stayed for longer.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved having you all so glad to have met your wonderful family. Your boys are such nice young men. Come anytime.
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5

Fun Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our 10-day family reunion during Rodeo Week 2017 in Sheridan, Wyoming. Our group included our 86 year old father, his Australian Shepard, three sisters, and our husbands. And we actually had beds to spare!

The little town of Story is a mountain community just a short drive from Sheridan. The house proved to be a great "base camp" for us as we took part in the rodeo week activities in town, hiked and fished nearby, made day trips to local historic sites, and explored the beautiful Big Horn Mountains. The house is rustic, eclectic, full of interesting art work, books, and mementos from the owners extensive travels around the world. It is a fun old house (that once was a barn) with a ton of personality. We especially loved the dining room, with it's huge table and mismatched chairs -- great place to gather for dinners with family and friends (haha, we never knew who was going to show up!). The setting is awesome, lots of wild turkeys, birds, deer, and we even heard a moose comes around occasionally! The owner's adorable pet horse and mule always came over when they saw us outside -- for a scratch and a carrot if we had one.

This is country. If you want a western ranch-style hangout, a place big enough for a group like ours in a beautiful setting, a place where you can feel relaxed and put your feet up, you will love it.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my pleasure and privilege to have met your wonderful family. I hope I will see you all again in the future.
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5

Story vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Great location, clean, lots of room, beautiful setting. Owner was very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Do not stay here-owner not upfront about cats and disgusting odor

  • 1 of 5

This was the worst place to stay in. The smell of cat feces and urine in two overfilled liter boxes in sun room were horrible. This sun room connected to one of the bedrooms that were available. House was dirty with owners personal toiletries all over in another master bedroom. We left early morning (6:00 am) notified the owner and left. She did refund the 2nd night. VRBO needs to take a close look at this place. We feel owner lives here and lvavates the house if and when it is rented out, but forgets to clean and remove personal items from the bathroom. Shower stalls had many slivers of soap in holder. Horrible

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a surprisingly unfortunate experience for me as I've never had guests have a bad experience in my family home. I hope the rest of their trip met their expectations I have documentation of informing these guests about my cats which are isolated from the house to protect guests and I only open my personal room adjacent to them to provide extra space for guests. I may need to reconsider. I provide new toothbrushes, toothpaste etc for guests who might forget something and don't consider leaving these out to be offensive. A FULL refund was given to these people minus Vrbo fees I hope this wasn't their motive for their unfounded complaints. I have to think that perhaps these guests should stick with the Holiday Inn for their future travel plans. Glenna
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5

Exactly what we were looking for.

  • 5 of 5

I'm not even sure I can describe how perfect this place was for our gathering. As we all walked in we couldn't get over how cozy and absolutely wonderful it was. It was like it was made exactly for our visit. Glenna is amazing and tremendously accommodating. We will absolutely stay here again if our travels allow. Thank you Glenna for one of the most memorable visits to Wyoming we've had. We sincerely appreciated your hospitality and adored staying in your amazing home.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so welcome anytime. I was so surprised how clean the house was left and grateful after my 5 day endurance trek. Thank you all so much. Please keep in touch. Glenna
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Sheridan regional
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Wagon box inn
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Powder horn
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Interstate 90
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Wagonbox Inn
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Meadowlark
Car: necessary

Historical sites and Indian sites. Geology and dinosaurs. Rustic peaceful environment.

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Rates & Availability

Story House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $400

Horses $20 each per night no feed included. Maximum of 4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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