BEAUTIFUL HOME ON 20 ACRES - SPECTACULAR VIEWS. STRAIGHT DRIVE TO YELLOWSTONE!

Michael Marcus

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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BEAUTIFUL HOME ON 20 ACRES - SPECTACULAR VIEWS. STRAIGHT DRIVE TO YELLOWSTONE!

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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sofa-Bed + Additional beds: Sleeps 8

'Whispering Acres' is a privately owned large, beautiful, comfortable 3 Bdr, 3 Bath home with a private duck pond, on a 20 acre open prairie with unobstructed mountain views. The home is not managed by an agency. I simply make it available myself.

Yellowstone Ntl Park and Chico Hot Springs are a straight 55 mn. drive on U.S. 89 and the Yellowstone River is a few miles away from the house, flowing down from gorgeous Paradise Valley.

Since a one-day visit to the Park is ample enough to see everything, you're better off in Livingston for the rest of your vacation.

The closest fly-fishing spot is 4 miles from the house on famed Yellowstone River. Just 2 miles away is an Albertson's supermarket. 4 miles away is historic, vibrant downtown Livingston with its timeless Western feel and look.

The most extraordinary features of 'Whispering Acres' are the magical silence of its surroundings, the millions of stars dotting Montana's Big Sky and the wonderful, happy, calm, patient and engaging local residents.

For more details, see: www.whispering-acres.net

Come stay with us a 'Whispering Acres': Here is an incredibly comfortable 3-bedroom (1 king, 2 queens, a queen sofa bed and additional twin beds in the house when needed) 3-bathroom home with 2 huge living rooms (upstairs and downstairs) in legendary Livingston, south central Montana (fly-fishing capital of the U.S.)

This home is extraordinary for being in a remote area, yet with urban conveniences. It sits on 20 acres, with its own private pond, and is only 1 mile from an Albertson's supermarket and 4 miles from historic downtown Livingston. It is also 4 miles from the closest fly-fishing point on the famed Yellowstone River.

Access is easy. Interstate I-90 is easily accessible and you are 28 miles from Bozeman Gallatin Field's (BZN) national airport, or a two hour drive from Billings (BIL) airport.

The home is privately owned and not managed by an agency!

For more details, see: www.whispering-acres.net/

'Whispering Acres' amenities: Upstairs in the house, is a vast living room with huge double-pane windows allowing spectacular views from the 'Absaroka Mountains' to the 'Crazy Mountains'. There is opulent, comfortable western-style leather seating and a flat screen TV, a DVD player, wifi throughout the house and a vast collection of DVDs.

Off the living room is a bedroom with a king size bed and a full bathroom behind it.

On the opposite side is the dining area and kitchen. Access to and from the 2-car garage with remote-controlled electric doors is through a living room door.

A stairway by the front door leads downstairs where a queen size sofa bed sits in the den and 2 bedrooms, each with a queen size bed (one has a genuine Tempur-Pedic bed) allow for more sleeping. Each has its own bathroom. The master bath has a Jaccuzi tub. Additional bedding is available in the house if necessary to accommodate up to 8 people.

A laundry room with a brand new large capacity washer and dryer adds to the comfort of your vacation. A Wii game system is all setup and can keep the kids occupied. A game table, cards, books for all ages are all there. There are 2 flat screen TVs in the house. One upstairs and one downstairs, each has a DVD player. Hundreds of DVDs are supplied.

Cooking at 'Whispering Acres': The kitchen is open to the dining area and great room, and has a wonderful view out all windows. A door opens to the large deck. We have fully stocked the kitchen with place settings, flatware, glasses, mugs, stemware, all cooking utensils, pots and pans, baking dishes, and all kitchen 'tools.' Of course, there is also a dishwasher, refrigerator-freezer, island stove-top, double oven and broiler, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, blender, and waffle iron, and on and on...

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
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Michael Marcus

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66 Year-old Graphic Designer, living in a big city out west. In need of a rural setting to decompress. Montana is ideal for that and I look forward to retiring there one day.

Michael Marcus purchased this house in 1997

Montana is truly Big Sky country. It has fresh air, is quiet, unhurried, spacious, with mountains that ground you, millions of stars that invite you to reflect. There are summer and winter outdoor activities if so inclined. A chance to catch up on reading. It also has challenging and engaging people. Always nice, kind-hearted and helpful. It's the way life was meant to be.

It's all that the city is not, and it's necessary for one's physical and spiritual wellbeing...

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
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Livingston Yellowstone
5

WHISPERING ACRES IS A BEAUTIFUL SPOT TO STAY!

  • 5 of 5
Whispering Acres is as beautiful and accomodating as advertised. The ambiance is relaxing, rooms are large enough for several people to be comfortable, and the completely furnished rooms and kitchen made everything easy. The big windows gave us many breathtaking views of the surrounding meadows and mountain ranges! The western decor was tasteful with touches of France, which I particularly liked! This location is quiet and nature-filled, and the house was a "home" with all the necessary modern conveniences.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
1-323-896-2227
Livingston Yellowstone
5

A WONDERFUL HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
My family and I visited out daughter now living in the Livingston area and wanted a comfortable place for all to stay while we also enjoyed the winter time offerings of the region.

This home more than met our expectations. The views of the mountains are captivating and the home is well situated to take advantage of the vistas from both large living rooms.

We have had several stays with Home Away and VRBO and this house also stands out as being extraordinarily well equipped; the kitchen included some foods and even wine!! Detailed information about the surrounding area added to the overall hospitable presentation.

Were we to return to the area I would waste no time in looking for alternative arrangements, I would rent this home again without hesitation.
  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind and glowing review, Bram. I am so glad that you were able to spend quality time at the house and it would be my pleasure to make it available to you again…
Michael
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
1-323-896-2227
Livingston Yellowstone
5

TRIP TO 50TH CLASS REUNION

  • 5 of 5
Our vacation in Livingston, Montana for my 50th class reunion was very special because of the beautiful house that we stayed in at 45 Wineglass Lane. The whole family could be together instead of separate hotel rooms. The ammenities were superb. Everything that you could need or want was provided. It was amazing. The house was immaculate, and the furninshings were fabulous. My whole family was thrilled with our stay in Livingston. Thank you for everything.
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
1-323-896-2227
Livingston Yellowstone
4

EXCELLENT

  • 4 of 5
We were surprised with the amenities that were provided.Above our expectations.
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
1-323-896-2227
Livingston Yellowstone
5

A GREAT VACATION RENTAL

  • 5 of 5
This was one of several very nice places the we have rented for vacations over the years...most as repeat visitors. 'Whispering Acres' was the best. The place is in a great location, was very clean and provided virtually everything, and more that we could want, or expect as vacationers. Our group was absolutely comfortable here.

The well chosen furnishings, art and miscellaneous pieces of interest added to our experience.

Michael - the owner, and Laurie - the property manager, were extraordinarily friendly and accommodating; from making the arrangements, to preparing the place in a timely manner for our arrival...thank you!!!

Again, I can't say enough about this place...a very nice house, in a great location, a bunch of activities close by and great management.

I would recommend this property, or rent it again, without hesitation.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Larry. I will forward this to Laurie who will be delighted to read your review. She IS the best and we love her...
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Beautiful Home on 20 Acres - Spectacular Views. Straight drive to Yellowstone!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p382677
1-323-896-2227
Livingston Yellowstone
Goshen ,in
5

AWESOME!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
WE HAD A AWESOME TIME! THE HOUSE IS WONDERFULL AND HAS EVERYTHING YOU WOULD EVER NEED! THE HOME OWNER IS GREAT TO WORK WITH AND I WILL RECOMEND THIS PROPERTY TO EVERY ONE! EASY DRIVE TO YELLOWSTONE! THANKS DARREN
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Darren. It is a pleasure to have guests as nice as you and your family at the house.
Michael
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Map

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Bozeman, Gallatin Field
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-90
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Livingston Downtown
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Bridger Bowl
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Livingston
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Livingston Downtown
Car: necessary

The home - 'Whispering Acres' - is located on its own 20 acres and has a duck pond. (The map is not quite accurate! The house is a bit further south at a dead end road.) It is very quiet and private, yet only a couple miles from an Albertson's supermarket, 4 miles from Downtown Livingston, and 25 miles from larger Bozeman. It's also 4 miles from the nearest fly-fishing spot, right on the Yellowstone River. So you get the best of both worlds!

You can see more at www.whispering-acres.net

Other Activities: Wildlife watching, river rafting, canoeing, horseback riding, camping, dude ranching, fly fishing, hunting, bird watching, hiking, walking, biking and mountain biking, snow shoeing, skiing, stargazing, shopping! Your days can be jammed-packed full of activities yet some prefer staying at the house, reading and staring at the stunning views to recharge their soul...

Golf: There is a golf course in Livingston at the Livingston Golf & Country Club.

18 holes over 3,128 yards with a par of 36.

Ski: Bridger Bowl, Montana, is the gem of the Northern Rockies. Located only 45 minutes from the house, this outstanding ski area is well known for offering some of the most exciting ski, snowboard and telemark experiences that you will find, anywhere. This is not your typical Montana ski resort. Bridger Bowl is a nonprofit community ski area offering a great ski experience at an affordable price. Close-by Bozeman is home to Montana State University and is a young active community located only 25 miles from house.

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SUMMER
May 15 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
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Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes See Season Details
This property is privately owned. There are no 'agency' fees or commissions.
A 7% Montana state lodging fee is added to the rental (Not to the cleaning fee!)
A $200 flat fee for cleaning this big house is added to the total. So this home is impeccable when you arrive.

Refundable Sec. Deposit is $300 returned 10 days after your departure if no damage.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Livingston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Town ...
  • Rural ...
  • River ...
  • Mountain ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Tiled Stove
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Water Cooler
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Backpack
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Secure Parking
  • Split-System Heating
  • Living Area
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Jacuzzi Spa Tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
  • Bathrooms are well-equipped with full showers. The upstairs bathroom is full bathtub with a shower, the master bathroom downstairs has a jetted spa tub and a separate shower, and the second downstairs bathroom has a full shower. Each bathroom has its own sink and toilet as well. All bathrooms have complimentary shampoo, conditioner and body lotion. www.whispering-acres.net
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Memory Foam Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New Sofa-Bed
    Additional Bedding - 2 twin/ single , Also available
  • The upstairs bedroom has a luxury King Size bed and bedding, a sitting area, etc., the Master Bedroom downstairs has a Queen Size Tempur-Pedic® Memory Foam bed, a large armoire and a dresser, a sitting area; the other bedroom downstairs has Queen Size bed with a western pole bed frame, and a full bathroom. There is a brand new Queen Size sofa sleeper in the Den. Additionally, 2 twin beds are stored in the home and available for children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Patio
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • forests
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • eco tourism
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • hunting
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • rafting
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
The house has a full set of deluxe linens and blankets, comforters, towels for each bedrooms and bathrooms. Complimentary shampoo, body lotion and shower gels are included for our guests. There is also a brand new large capacity washer and dryer in the home with laundry detergents, softeners and ironing equipment. www.whispering-acres.net

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