SPACIOUS COUNTRY LIVING IN AN HISTORIC BUILDING

Dean & Kristi Drenzek

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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SPACIOUS COUNTRY LIVING IN AN HISTORIC BUILDING

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5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, Indoor Basketball, 20 Acres With A Creek (Sleeps 10)

2013 marked the end of our 10-year project to convert an historic barn into a beautiful residence and small event center. We took our time to do it 'right'.

Carl Glenn Johnson built this barn in 1915 on his family's homestead. Until 1992, the barn was used in the family dairy business. On site you can still see the creamery with its foot- thick cement walls, a log cabin and numerous farm implements.

When we arrived in 1999 the barn was sagging a bit and leaning slightly, yet had a great feel about it. We put it up on a foundation and eventually decided to convert it into a 5-bedroom house with a wonderful hay loft. It took a long time to renovate, but now it is a place that many can enjoy.

Each bedroom has its own toilet/sink/shower and all bathrooms are ADA compliant. Each shower has grab bars and a granite seat. The large master shower has two shower heads!

The hay loft has an oak floor with two layers of soundproofing so that a basketball dribbled upstairs is hardly noticed downstairs.

The barn renovation includes a combination of original barn wood, warehouse wood, and just-milled, rough-sawn lumber.The baseboard throughout the barn is made of wood salvaged from the corrals that were on site. The bed frames and headboards are made with wood that was growing in the early 1800's.

From the antique decor to the handmade wood beds and the complete kitchen to the WiFi system, the barn is a pleasant combination of old and new. Throughout the barn you will notice the Hilton mattresses, pillows and sheets, the thick cotton towels, and a feeling of home. We have traveled a considerable amount in our lives. Now we want our guests to enjoy the little amenities that make a trip a pleasure and a place feel like home.

The barn is surrounded by 20 acres of pasture and trees that outline Hyalite Creek. From various spots on the property, you can see the seven mountain ranges that define the Gallatin Valley. Around the barn you will find a quarter-mile path that can be used for hiking, jogging, cross-country skiing or star watching.

Through the years we've had many craftsmen help us on this project. Almost to the last man they have said that there was something special about the barn and they enjoyed working on it. We believe that you too will feel the something special that this barn offers.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Dean & Kristi Drenzek

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2013
Speaks english

I'm a Wisconsin transplant and Kristi is a native Montanan. We met teaching school on the Blackfeet Reservation near Glacier Park the Canadian border. We have lived in Bozeman long enough to see our children grow up through Anderson Elementary and Bozeman High Schools. Kristi likes yoga, antiques and lunch with her friends. I like Model A Fords, history and cross-country skiing.

Dean & Kristi Drenzek purchased this barn in 1999

When we were looking for a house with acreage, we found this property: a great outdoor space, but still relatively close to town. Instead of having a view with city lights, we found a place with a view of starlight. This is a place that you can see fox and deer and eagles; you can cross country ski or take a walk, picnic in a meadow surrounded by mountain ranges, or fish in Hyalite Creek. There are many fine places to sit and chat or take out a drawing pad and record what you see. There are many ways to enjoy the 1915 Barn and its surroundings. You will find your own.

When you walk into the barn you will enjoy the original 11-foot ceilings made of darkened antique wood. The warm colors used on the walls accent the antique furniture and handmade vintage barn-wood bed frames. The carefully chosen drawings, photos, and maps are decorative and informative.

An end of the 14 foot by 60 foot living/TV/game room is a garage door that is a giant 'window' to the world. The kitchen has 26 stoneware place settings and a table space for each. A modern kitchen and laundry will allow you to do things you do at home.

The entire barn has a sound system, an intercom and WiFi. The TV has DirecTV and over a hundred channels.

Each bedroom has a personal sound system just plug in your mp3. iPod or computer. Each bedroom also has a shower/toilet/sink and a sitting area. It also has a handmade bed that utilizes antique barn wood.

The hay loft has great acoustics and a sound system. There also is a basketball rim and a hardwood floor in the hay loft. The rounded exposed rafters let you feel the shape of the roof. From the attached deck you can see the 10,000 ft. Spanish Peaks, the Tabbacco Root Mountains, Gooch Hill and the Horseshoe HIlls.

In the yard and surrounding pasture you will find part of the barn's log wall, horseshoe pits, part of the old corral, a log house, a creamery and old farm implements and a tractor. At the corner of the property is Hyalite Creek. It is a great place to collect your thoughts, catch a fish or just sit and listen to nature.

Come find your special place at the 1915 Barn. Visit us at our website below.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Pay with confidence
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Bozeman Montana
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PERFECT IN EVERY WAY

  • 5 of 5
From a fun-filled rehearsal dinner for 80 in the hayloft to comfortably accommodating 14 family members for a week, the 1915 barn was perfect in every way. Dean and Kristi's attention to detail is impeccable. The land surrounding it is stunning. Everyone from dinner guest to overnight guest raved about the experience of being there, wrapped in the comfort of a lovingly restored barn, blissfully celebrating a family wedding in the valley of peace.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Spacious Country Living in an Historic Building
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Bozeman Montana
5

PERFECT IN EVERY WAY

  • 5 of 5
From a fun-filled rehearsal dinner for 80 in the hayloft to comfortably accommodating 14 family members for a week, the 1915 barn was perfect in every way. Dean and Kristi's attention to detail is impeccable. The land surrounding it is stunning. Everyone from dinner guest to overnight guest raved about the experience of being there, wrapped in the comfort of a lovingly restored barn, blissfully celebrating a family wedding in the valley of peace.
  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Bozeman Montana
5

Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5
The Barn was an unbelievable place to get to share wonderful memories with our family and friends! From beginning to end this was a wonderful experience!! Dean and Kristi are an absolute pleasure to work with and have done an amazing job with this beautiful barn! We had our rehearsal dinner at The Barn and I think everyone LOVED their experience! The kids big and small could run around outside and enjoy the basketball court upstairs. We couldn't have asked for a better spot to celebrate, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery! It was so nice being able to rent tables and chairs from them and their prices were great! We would love to come back and enjoy the Barn! Thank you so much for everything...it was an unforgettable place and experience!!!
  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Bozeman Montana
5

Historic Barn was AMAZING

  • 5 of 5
The Historic Barn was truly AMAZING. Kristi & Dean thought of everything to make your stay a wonderful experience. We had a family reunion of sorts with ages from 4 to 70+ and their was something for everyone to do. Weather it be relaxing with the garage up and a book, or shooting hoops! We hope to get back to the Barn someday!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Bozeman Montana
5

Awesome family celebration at the 1915 Barn!

  • 5 of 5
Our family chose Bozeman, Montana, to meet for Grandma's 80th birthday celebration, with family arriving by air and car from Arizona, Colorado, and California. Bozeman was recommended by well traveled friends that bike, hike, fly fish, and look for places of beauty and adventure in wilderness areas. Some of us wanted the amenities of cool places to eat, shop, and an awesome house that would provide for the whole family. The 1915 Historic Barn looked just right for us; everything about our trip exceeded our expectations. It was awesome!

We loved the beautiful airport, our Suburban rental car was easy to pick up in the airport, and directions provided were so accurate and easy to follow. The barn is beautiful outside, located in most picturesque surroundings of pastoral countryside. The interior is exquisite, roomy, meticulously clean and appointed, with areas of relaxation and recreation all over inside and out. The pictures on line are beautiful, but it is even better in reality.

The owners are so kind and helpful, ready to assist when needed, but so very discreet. Four generations of our family were thrilled with our week at the 1915 Barn, we LOVED every last thing about our trip:Yellowstone, The Museum of the Rockies, Dave's Sushi Off Main, all the restaurants and stores on a most awesome Main Street, our beds, the basketball court in the loft, the pool table, the beauty, the weather, our walks in the country, so many World Cup Soccer games, precious time together with enough room for us all, and that wall that rolls up to frame a view to remember. We highly, highly recommend this vacation home and feel so lucky to have had such a terrific vacation at the 1915 Barn in Bozeman, Montana.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Bozeman Montana
5

Spectacular home away from home!

  • 5 of 5
We had the pleasure of staying at The Barn while in town for a wedding in Bozeman. We found the accommodations for our group of 12 absolutely perfect. Kristi and Dean have appointed The Barn beautifully with everything one would need to feel right at home. HIgh quality appliances, furniture and accessories throughout, that one would not expect in a rental property. The Barn was perfectly clean upon arrival and because the property is so wonderful we felt happy to take great care with it. We spent lots of time downtown which was a quick 10 minute drive from the property yet the setting is quiet and the views fantastic. Not only would we recommend the property to anyone coming to Bozeman we will stay here again when we come to visit. Thank you Kristi & Dean for sharing your beautiful Barn with us. It was a trip we will never forget.
  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Gallatin Field
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I90
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Hyalite Reservoir
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
The Bay Bar & Grill
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Bridger Bowl
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Cottonwood Hills Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
The Bay Bar & Grill

The 1915 Barn is located in the Gallatin Valley (surrounded by six mountain ranges) just south of Bozeman, MT. Bozeman is home to Montana State University, the Museum of the Rockies and Taylor Planetarium. It is also within an hour of world-class ski areas including Bridger Bowl, Bohart Ranch, Big Sky Resort and Moon Light Basin. During the winter at The 1915 Barn, we also have over 2 miles of groomed cross country trail in our meadows. At sites nearby, you may also snowshoe, ice climb, snowmobile, ice fish, sleigh ride and sled. In the summer months, activities including rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, spelunking, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, fly fishing, lake fishing, are a 20 to 60-minute drive away. Bozeman also boasts four museums, a ballet company, an opera company, the local symphony, numerous concerts, theaters, and plays, breweries, antique shopping, and numerous local restaurants for your dining pleasure.

Within day-tripping distance, you can retrace the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, explore the Lewis and Clark Caverns, or visit Virginia City, an old mining town which is itself a living museum.

So whether you're up for an outdoor adventure, an historic tour, or a local cultural presentation when vacationing, the Gallatin Valley has much to offer.

Additional information can be found on our website: 1915Barn.com.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
$14,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $300
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Weddings and special events may be held at this venue. Please contact owners for event pricing.
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Amenities

Amenities

Bozeman Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5560 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • Each bathroom has a toilet, a sink and a shower. The shower has one control for water temperature and one for volume. Each shower has a seat and a grab bar.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • Five Bedrooms - 3 have king sized beds - 2 have queen sized beds mattresses are Hilton Hotel mattresses each bedroom has a shower/toilet/sink. each bedroom has a sitting area.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • limited accessibility ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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