MISSOURI/DEARBORN RIVER -- GARY COOPER HOMESTEAD

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Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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MISSOURI/DEARBORN RIVER -- GARY COOPER HOMESTEAD

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House, 4 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)

Wade the Dearborn in the back yard where no one else fishes in this completely renovated custom house on 10 acres of the former Gary Cooper Ranch. Don’t be surprised to see deer, geese and ducks in the window nudging their way near the deck, especially at the spring waterfall that cascades down the slope. if you are especially quiet and observant, the hundreds of acres of park and ranch across the river also have mountain goats, bears, antelope and even the mountain lion.

Help yourself to the library, watch satellite television or DVD movies, or read from the house’s library.

The public put-in is an 11 hour trip; private access to two shorter put-ins make this a recommended site for many Montana guides. Launch from the back yard and float one half mile down the Dearborn River to the Missouri River or from anywhere on the Dearborn to your own private fishing hole among some of nature’s oldest rock outcroppings.

Only few miles from the Missouri Inn over the bridge where the Untouchables was filmed, enjoy the canyon or visit the Lewis and Clark’s Tower Rock and surrounding Park. From this base, see the spetacular Glacier Park or the continent’s largest dinosaur digs to the northwest, float the Lewis and Clark Trail by pontoon boat and lunch at the island where one of the nation's most famous fires occurred, or travel south to Yellowstone National Park or Jackson Hole, each an easy day’s visit.

Bring your dogs to the kennel behind the house, hang on the deck with river and tremendous rock views, play pool or light the outside fire pit for a campfire. BBQ or enjoy the new, custom kitchen and fisherman’s décor. In the evening, take your pick of 3 spacious bedrooms where at the end of the day 6 extra long beds await or tie a few at the fly-tying table.

If you’ve worn out your guide, invite him to stay in the renovated 1898 historic Cooper house (often listed on your GPS). This guest house sleeps 2 more.

Keywords: fly fish, swim, wild life, hike Lewis & Clark, pool table, hunt, gamble, games, deck, fire pit, 10A of fields, waterfall, deck, lodge

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered

Donna

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We are avid outdoor people with political jobs that keep us indoors or reading the news all too often. The men were driving thousands of miles on annual 'vacation' fly fishing the West. One year I persuaded them to rent a week in Montana, and they found hundreds of great spots to fish all where the Dearborn and Missouri Rivers connect. The next year we bought not one but two great houses -- and have not looked back.

Donna purchased this house in 2005

We fish in the summer and hunt in the winter ... terrific!

We drive through Yellowstone to Jackson Hole, go to Fort Benton for the statue of a dog (Shep) and the most famous Wild West block north of Great Falls, visit the Charles Russell Museum to see the new exhibits, float the historic tour of the places Lewis and Clark saw, and endlessly fish or sunbathe. There are shrimp-fed edible pink fish at the dam, and someone is always giving us elk or venison to roast (which you can actually buy), yum! And the galleries and jewelry are fabulous, but you may even enjoy the gambling. The first time I read in the yard, three deer were curious and came closer to visit!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118896vb
(703) 627-0875
Cascade Montana
Birmingham, AL
5

Montana Rendevous

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
My wife and I invited two other couples to join us for a week-long stay at this beautiful home in a secluded valley 500 yards upstream of the Missouri River which Lewis & Clark traversed on their Voyage of Discovery. The home is spacious - three comfortable bedrooms and two baths - with a very modern kitchen and large dining and living areas, with a big deck overlooking the property and Dearborn River. It's very conveniently located half way between Great Falls and Helena, which provide lots of sightseeing opportunities. And it's only 30 minutes from Craig, MT, where the float fishing guides provide superb rainbow and brown trout fishing - even for novices. We also made day trips to Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks. It's a wonderful place for a vacation in The Big Sky Country, which we highly recommend !!!!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118896vb
(703) 627-0875
Cascade Montana
Boerne, Texas
5

Fabulous Escape

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
What a wonderful time we had!! Your home is in the most beautiful setting with the river right below and the high canyon walls where we could watch the eagles soar from their perches. It was our first true experience at fly fishing and we are hooked. The fun part is we both caught equal amounts of rainbow trout. Sitting on the lovely porch in the morning, watching the deer and enjoying the first cup of coffee was special. My wife already wishes we were back preparing for a day of fishing. An unforgettable vacation! We highly recommend a stay to any and everyone. Thanks
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118896vb
(703) 627-0875
Cascade Montana
Dublin, Ireland
5

A Few Days in Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
I traveled from Ireland with my three kids to stay in this beautiful house on the Dearborn in July 2009. Of the three weeks we sepnt in Montana, this was the highlight. The weather was perfect, the river was fantastic for swimming (I couldn't believe the number of fantastic swimming holes within strolling distance of the house), the lodge was perfectly laid out for family comfort and leisure, we were visited every evening by an eagle that roosted on one of the crags across the river and every morning by deer in the opposite field - I can't list all of the spectacular moments along the Dearborn (not to mention that we could get to Great Falls, the Rocky Mountain Front, Gates of the Moutnains, etc. easily by car). My kids and I are dying to return.
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118896vb
(703) 627-0875
Cascade Montana
New Hampshire
5

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
We stayed in this house during the Christmas holiday with our family and had such a memorable time. The house was beautiful and the area magnificent. The atmosphere brought us back to a simpler time. The owners, Donna and David were wonderful to work with, as was their local representative, Iris.
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Missouri/Dearborn River -- Gary Cooper Homestead
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p118896vb
(703) 627-0875
Cascade Montana
London, UK
5

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2008
  • Stayed: Feb 2008
Dream location, great fishing at your door, house
comfortable and stylish, with a hint of history from
the old Gary Cooper days. It's also set nicely apart
from the busier Missouri canyon, but not far out of
reach. Access to v. fishy Dearborn is highly prized:
in fact this setup has all it takes to lure a fishing
Brit back to Montana again and again.
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Great Falls International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Missouri River Inn, several in Craig and Cascade
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Missouri River Inn, some in Craig and Cascade
Car: necessary

fly fishing, hiking, dinosaur digs, bird watch, ride the rails, Glacier/Yellowstone Parks a few hours away, walk to Lewis & Clark Tower Rock, play pool at the Dearborn house, Charles Russell Museum in Great Falls less than an hour, live music in Craig, Museum of the Rockies (dinosaurs) in Bozeman 2 hours away.

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Cascade House Rental Rates

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$2,310
$8,850
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Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
more than four guests $100.00 + Tax
major holiday fee $100.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Cascade House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Computer Available ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , a rare claw tub blast sanded to smooth
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , upstairs bath with inside and outside vanities
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , first floor bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , second floor bedroom above the pool table
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , twin over double bunk bed + futon
    Detached Unit - 1 bunk bed , separate cabin - living room and bedroom, 2 twins
  • Queen size Beds (2) In master., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon is well made and comfortable, doubles as an extra sofa., Bunk Beds (1) Contains extra long twin and extra long double.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Video Library
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • museums
  • live theater
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • nude beach
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting
  • snowmobiling
  • cycling
  • cross country skiing
  • tennis
  • hiking
  • parasailing
  • jet skiing
  • rafting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
Notes:
Dog kennel (dogs outside only), private fly fishing, waterfall in spring, guide cabin with bunk beds, lazy long quiet summer days and no neighbors on the river.
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