Big Sky House Rental Photos and Description
House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 13-15)
You will love Cliffhanger, our beautiful comfortable home on the mountain with it’s spectacular view of Lone Peak, is decorated with treasures collected over many years. Our 5 bedroom, 4 bath home is laid out to accommodate multiple families.
The room arrangements are as follows: GRIZZLY room-Queen bed and two Twin beds. ELK room-Queen bed. WOLF room-Double/Twin Bunk bed. BUFFALO room-two Twin beds. MOOSE room-Queen and a set of Twin bunk beds. Lower Level FAMILY room - Sofa Hide-a bed (full size).
A comfortable living room with a cathedral ceiling, wood fireplace and a puzzle table to rest the body and challenge the mind. A large kitchen, which seems to always invite a gathering, a family room downstairs with a gas fireplace, and access to a covered deck with a 6-8 person hot tub. Relax in the steam and watch the snowflakes fall. Come out and enjoy!
Ski down to the Thunder Wolf chair which gives you easy access to the mountain village to pick up your lift ticket.
Big Sky is a renown ski area, with it’s steep, challenging, heart stopping black diamond runs and chutes, it’s long blue cruisers and perfectly groomed, easy green slopes. Chose the one that fits you and have a wonderful experience that you will always remember.
The summers offer endless activities. The zip line on the mountain, bicycling, and golf in Meadow Village. Take a three minute stroll to Lake Levinski for shore fishing, or a gentle ride on a paddleboat. The Gallatin River offers Blue Ribbon fly fishing, white water rafting, kayaking, or a mesmerizing spot for a picnic. Big Sky has many hiking trails, and adjoins the beautiful Spanish Peaks Wilderness with it’s endless trails for hiking or horse back riding, or chose a horseback ride with a fun steak dinner on a spectacular mountain meadow.
Keywords: Private Mountain Home
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About Mike Bann
Marty and Zenalou Bennis took their first ski lessons at age 40 and 38 at a small ski area in Minnesota, along with our four sons, Gregory, Jeffery, Daniel and Tom ages 9 to 15. At the end of the lesson, the children disappeared, while Marty and Zenalou tried over and over to conquer the bunny slope. Three hours later, the boys reappeared astounded that we were still struggling to hang onto the same slope and announced, “we’ve been all over already.” OK. From that day in 1970 to this we have loved the sport, and concluded that it is the finest of all family sports. All ages and abilities can ski where they like and join the family at days end, to share and laugh at the fun and mishaps. We always filled our vehicle, first a station wagon, and later a motor home, with as many of the children’s friends as we could fit, most of whom still ski.
Mike Bann purchased this house in 1995
Why Mike Bann chose Big Sky
After years of skiing in many areas of the west Marty and Zenalou found Big Sky, MT in March before it opened the following December. A few condominiums had been built in Meadow Village, and there was one left, which Chet Huntley assured us we needed. We agreed and became proud owners of a two bedroom Silverbow Condo. We eventually sold it, and over time, owned three different condo’s on the mountain. Then one cold day with a blizzard raging, we decided to check out an ideally located, partially finished, home on Low Dog Road, and fell in love. Finishing our new home took the summer of 1995. We named it Cliffhanger, celebrated it’s Grand Opening over Christmas and it has been loved and enjoyed by our children, grandchildren and many friends, both summer and winter, ever since.
What makes this house unique
Staying at Cliffhanger is a feast for the eyes. The beauty of the surrounding area refreshes ones spirit. Watching the snow fall, then marvel over the sculptures it creates. A warm crackling fire, a game of cards, working one of the ever present puzzles, listening to a CD, watching a video, or TV. Soaking in the outdoor under cover hot tub. Laughing and reliving our day with family and friends while sitting at the welcoming kitchen counter. Games for the children. It’s a special time. In summer, we have watched the bears stroll down the road, a mother moose come down out of the forest with her wobbly legged baby who could barely stay upright, but followed her bravely down to the creek. Deer are often present, the mountain birds and busy squirrels who chewed the opening in the bird house to the right size and now it’s their home. The wild flowers seem like God’s decorations. We open the windows and listen to the West Fork of the Gallatin as it makes it’s way to the river. Sightseeing the area always seems new, and we never tire of it.