RIVERFRONT HOME ON STILLWATER-FLY FISH & EXPLORE NEAR YELLOWSTONE

Tim Thompson

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
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RIVERFRONT HOME ON STILLWATER-FLY FISH & EXPLORE NEAR YELLOWSTONE

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House, 2 Bedrooms + Loft + Office, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located along the most scenic route to Yellowstone National Park, this Montana Stillwater Riverfront Retreat is a 2 bedroom/3 bath 2.800 sq ft newer luxury home located directly on the banks of the Stillwater River, one of the premier trout streams in America. If you're looking for a secluded Montana destination for fly fishing, exloring, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, etc., you won't find a more spectacular location.

Professionally decorated in antique western motif, this spacious retreat can accommodate 6-8 people (2 bedrooms and a sleeping loft with a day bed and a futon) and boasts all of the comforts and conveniences of a new home, including satellite TV, high speed internet, enormous kitchen (with dishwasher and trash compactor), sauna shower and jacuzzi bathtub, radiant heat floors, wood burning stove, insulated blinds, all on a completely private 40 acre property with panoramic views of the river, mountains and surrounding landscape.

The Stillwater River, which flows into the Yellowstone, is absolutely beautiful and wild and fishing pressure on the Stillwater River is moderate. This is a 'locals favorite' river where anglers will experience first-class fishing with no crowds - your own riverfront property to fly fish or float down the river.

Five miles from the quaint town of Absarokee, this riverfront home is at the end of a private half mile driveway, only a short 1 hour drive to the Billings airport and a 90 minute drive to Yellowstone National Park. The Stillwater Valley area, explored by Lewis and Clark and boasting numerous markers along the Bozeman Trail, is a 75 mile stretch of two lane roads that starts at Columbus, travels through Absarokee to Fishtail, Dean and Nye where you'll find the surroundings peaceful and the scenery spectacular.

Enjoy the Absaroka Beartooth Wilderness close by with unparalleled wildlife viewing, outdoor exploration, hiking, back packing and camping or venture to nearby scenic Red Lodge Mountain ski resort (45 minutes) offering snow skiing and golfing at several courses.

Enjoy world renown fly fishing for rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout right out the back door, whitewater river rafting, horseback riding hiking, or just relaxing on the wrap-around porches or upstairs decks with the sound of the rushing water. Wildlife abounds around the 3 ponds located on the property: mule deer, whitetail deer, bald eagles, sand hill cranes and great blue herons are just some of the species frequently seen.

If you're looking for a true Montana vacation experience with 'A River Runs Through It' feel and your own private fly fishing location or need a longer term rental to relax and take in all that this part of the country has to offer, you won't find a more perfect place. Short term and long term rental terms available.

Keywords: House, cabin, fishing, hiking

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed

Tim Thompson

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Tim Thompson, owner of the property, was born and raised in the Absarokee area. Tim grew up on the locally historic family owned Circle T Ranch where he enjoys living and ranching promoting stewardship of the land and animals.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type house
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Reviews

Riverfront Home on Stillwater-Fly Fish & Explore Near Yellowstone
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Riverfront Home on Stillwater-Fly Fish & Explore Near Yellowstone
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p203085vb
(406) 328-6844
Absarokee Yellowstone
Aurora, CO
5

Beautiful, quiet, and peaceful cabin

  • 5 of 5
Our family stayed at the cabin for 6 days and my wife fell in love with the cabin the second we got there. Many antiques that remind me of my childhood but thought that would be a problem for our 13mo old baby but it wasn't a problem at all. The master bedroom has a bed that was extremely comfortable that our baby slept all through the night and had no problem falling asleep, the master bathroom allows you to relax in the sauna and hot tub. There is also a pool table and a poker table. The ping pong table is outside. At night you can hear the running of the Stillwater river, further relaxing you. Modern kitchen with everything you need. Binoculars are provided for you, there are toys in a chest if you have small children. There is also a baby gate too. The fishing is more than great, which is one of the reasons we chose this cabin. We caught rainbows, browns, and mountain whitefish. We saw a bald eagle flying over at around 6pm every night, bighorn sheep, snowshoe hare, deer, elk. The owners have horses, mammoth mules, sheep, cows, coyotes at night, and others. We took the bear tooth highway into yellowstone one day and highway 89 the other days. Absarokee is about 5 miles away with a small market and Columbus is about 8 miles away with a larger market, gift shops, fly shop, large gas station etc. Julie was a wonderful hostess and a joy to deal with, she made us feel right at home. I can't say enough great things about this place and the owners, Julie and Tim. I would highly recomend this cabin for the avid fly fisherman or those who wish to escape from civilization for a while. Thank you Julie and Tim for a most memorable time and we will be back again.
  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Riverfront Home on Stillwater-Fly Fish & Explore Near Yellowstone
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p203085vb
(406) 328-6844
Absarokee Yellowstone
Mertztown, PA
5

Incredible Stillwater River Retreat - You WILL love this place!

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a fabulous week at the Stillwater River Retreat. I can't say enough great things about this home, the location, and owners. The home is exactly as described - very tasteful western decor, well stocked kitchen with state of the art appliances, very private with lots of room and very homey. My husband said, "I could live here for the rest of my life." The location is great: only 1 hour from Billings; 15 minutes from Colombus (grocery store, pizza, hardware store, post office, fly shop, etc.); 45 minutes from Red Lodge; and only 5 minutes to Absarokee (smaller grocery store, gas station, ice cream stand, etc.). For the fly-fisherman, we caught lots of brown trout and rainbows right out the back door. This home affords access to lots of river frontage. We saw deer, turkeys, cranes and bald eagles on the property every day. In the nearby areas, we saw coyotes, elk, mule deer, and in the high elevations mountain goals, marmots, and pikas. Great central location for hikes to Mystic Lake, Sioux Charley Lake, and other hikes in the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness Area as well as other activities such as driving the Beartooth Highway, Whitewater Rafting on the Stillwater or Yellowstone Rivers, or just relaxing with a book next to the river. Nearby small towns of Absarokee, Fishtail, Nye and Roscoe have great character and a chance to see "The Last Great Place", Montana. (Did I mention the pool table, ping pong table and poker table provided hours of fun?) Thanks to Tim and Julie for their incredible hospitality. We can't wait to return and when we do it will be for at least 2 weeks as 1 week is not enough!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Absarokee
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Columbus
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Absarokee
Car: recommended

As well as Stillwater Riverfront fishing, the property has three wildlife viewing ponds which provide many opportunities for viewing birds and mammals in their natural habitat.

Guests can hike or ride horseback to the historic Bozeman Trail wagon snubbing post or travel the leisurely Mexican Joe Creek Trail. Both are located on private land of owner.

Horseback rides are individualized and offered for a small additional fee.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Absarokee House Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
$225
$1,400
 

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Notes Rental Rate:
1-2 Nights $250.00 per night
Weekly $200.00 per night
Monthly See owner for monthly rates
A 7% State of Montana Accomodation/Bed Tax is required for all stays less than 30 nights.
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Amenities

Amenities

Absarokee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Linens Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Futon and a Daybed located in separate sleeping areas in the home.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Books
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • rafting
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • golf
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
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