Luxury Hilltop Retreat, Inyourface Panaramic View

The owner has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more


Last updated: 10/25/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Update 9/22/2016: More October dates just opened.

Enjoy your stay at Sunrise Mountain Lodge

Please see rate detail--base rate is for 2 guests, fee applies for additional guests including children 2 and over.
Special events / parties allowed with prior approval, additional fees apply.

This top-quality log house designed and built as a vacation home in 2009 is like your own personal resort. Its completely outfitted with everything you could need during your vacation: linens, sundries, dishes, pots and pans—all the comforts of home, and then some.

Indoor Swimming Pool with key-operated automatic safety cover.

Peace and quiet awaits at this end of the road location with dynamic wraparound views of the Big Horn Mountains from every room and BLM within walking distance, yet only 2 minute drive from Highway 14.

3 bedrooms sleeps 8 (master bedroom has king bed, first guest room has queen bed, second guest room has 2 twin beds, queen sofa sleeper in living room);
den with games and desk; sunroom/poolroom with sitting area; large entry mud room, guest level sitting room, wood stove in great room, large modern kitchen. 18 foot cathedral ceilings, wraparound deck, and views, views, views.

Lots of solitude for a writers retreat, couples getaway. Ideal for hunters. Plenty of room for families.
Mountain pass location is a convenient base camp for exploring the area: hot springs, big horn mountains, yellowstone park.
Bikers on your way to Sturgis, we have a 2 car garage.

Can arrange for groceries to be stocked prior to arrival. Regular housekeeping provided depending on length of stay, negotiable to meet your preference.

Owner will consider pets.
We have electric connection and parking for RV.
Located on a paved street, not a gravel road.

Flying in?
1st choice: Yellowstone Regional Airport, Cody Wyoming (COD) — 70 miles, 1 hour drive
2nd: Worland WY (WRL) doesn't always show in the travel agents system unless they search for it: WRL, operated by Great Lakes Air. 1 hour drive
3rd: Billings Logan International, Billings MT is 2-1/2 hour drive
4th: Sheridan WY about 1-1/2 hour drive--should be avoided if there's snow on the mountain, must traverse mountain pass to reach the house.

$500 minimum booking required for holiday weekends: Memorial Day May 25, July 4th, and Labor Day Sept 7.

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • House
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    We do not have a fenced yard, but its safe and friendly surroundings with no street traffic....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Additional cleaning fee for pets. There is no fenced area outside for pets. If you're traveling with a large breed or a dog used to living outdoors we'll help you arrange for the pet to be boarded in the Shell area....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    view the mountains from bed, with dressing area ensuite...moreless

  • Twin Bedroom: 2 twin/ single


  • Queen Bedroom: 1 queen

    with exterior door that leads to patio...moreless

  • All bedrooms have natural shearling rugs next to the beds, and brand new mattresses and linens purchased 2015. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Front Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    dual showerheads, built-in laundry area...moreless

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    heated floor, dual showerheads...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, jetted tub

    heated floor, dual showerheads...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hilltop views look out over the tress. Mountain decor with all hardwood floors, ceilings, walls. Huge spaces, sloped ceilings peak at 18'. Lots of natural daylight, 30 windows throughout the house....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    55' TV with internet-connected blueray player has ap for Netflix and youtube. Soundbar has aux cable and bluetooth to play music from your mp3 player or smart phone. No satellite TV service....moreless


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

Leisure Activities

  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing


  • Dining:

    Round dining table seats 6 to 8. Island seating for 4....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wifi provided...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Land line phone service is provided. Unlikely that your cell phone will get service at the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Separate (brown) towels for wet activities outside of the house, ex: you can take these to the creek with you....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    Traditional drip coffee maker, french press, and espresso machine...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes needed to prepare 3 meals for 8 people provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Modern kitchen with 5 burner gas cooktop, double ovens, dual drawer dishwasher, 2 refrigerators, walk-in pantry....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas double convection oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic pantry items and condiments stocked: cooking oil, spices, tea, coffee, napkins, paperplates, foil....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    2nd refrigerator in walk-in pantry. Useful for your special event....moreless

  • Stove:

    Large 5 burner Bosch cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Approx 1500 sf wraparound deck. 18'x18' covered east deck off of dining room and pool room....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Indoor heated pool. 45'x20' pool room off dining and kitchen area, lots of natural light, 3 sets of double atrium doors, single door leads to covered east deck....moreless



Write a review 5
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$930 $2,700

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 5%


Standard Rate is for 2 person occupancy.

$500 booking minimum for holidays

Memorial Day—May 22, 23, 24, 25

July 4th—July 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Labor Day—Sept 4, 5, 6, 7

For any booking that includes these days, invoice total must equal $500 or greater

Week and month rate for additional guests (per person):

Standard Rate $40/night, $244/week, $747/month

Peak Season $55/night, $344/week, $990/month

7th and 8th guest stay free--per night charge only applies up guest 2-6

We'd be glad to host your special event. Separate fee schedule applies. Inquire with Owner.

$200 cleaning fee will be assessed if doors and windows are left open during a sudden and unexpected wind storm.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Last updated: 10/25/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates


67 Miles
Nearest Airport
Yellowstone Regional Airport (COD)
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 14

Car: Recommended

Remote, quiet, and very safe location.

Friendly townspeople.

Nearby to major attractors:

East Gate Yellowstone Park = 1-1/2 hours drive (confirm this entrance option, subject to weather)

Cody, WY = 70 miles, 1 hour drive, rodeo every night during the summer

Thermopolis, WY = 85 miles, 1-1/2 hours drive, natural hotsprings and waterpark

Lake Adelaide = 1 hour drive, 4wd not required, but recommended--secluded, good fishing

Red Gulch Dinosaur Track Site = 30 minute drive

Devil's Kitchen = 30 minute drive


Owner info

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Swimming Pool with automatic cover.

    Swimming Pool with automatic cover.

  • Stairs going to lower level:  2 bedrooms, bathroom and sitting area

    Stairs going to lower level: 2 bedrooms, bathroom and sitting area

  • Porcupine Falls, 75 minutes from our house, 4wd not required, +30minute hike

    Porcupine Falls, 75 minutes from our house, 4wd not required, +30minute hike

  • Nearby Black Mountain Road--not the road or driveway to Sunrise Mountain Lodge

    Nearby Black Mountain Road--not the road or driveway to Sunrise Mountain Lodge

  • Lake Adelelaide,  9,000', great fishing, 1 hour from our house

    Lake Adelelaide, 9,000', great fishing, 1 hour from our house

  • Den / Games Room

    Den / Games Room

  • Main bathroom with laundry

    Main bathroom with laundry

  • Aerial of Shell Valley looking west.

    Aerial of Shell Valley looking west.

  • Crooked Creek 45 minutes from our house.

    Crooked Creek 45 minutes from our house.

  • "The W" and "The Y"  And visible from our north living room window.

    "The W" and "The Y" And visible from our north living room window.

VRBO #677168

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

Partner Offers

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 2 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... When you book through the VRBO website, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee Learn more
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Property type
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 10/25/2016

+1 3072134255

Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Get it now


Share this property via Email

Luxury Hilltop Retreat, InYourFace Panaramic View

Shell, WY, USA #677168

3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.