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Yellowstone North Gate House

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

House - 3 Bedrooms + 3 Baths - (Sleeps 6)

The National Geographic Society used the Northgate House for eight weeks during 2014 while working on an upcoming Yellowstone film documentary. They lived at the Northgate house while making the film and used the garage for their film editing. They also set up a blind in the yard to film some of the local wildlife. Those that have rented the Northgate House will recognize some of the scenes in the upcoming National Geographic film.

The North Gate House is a beautiful, vacation home completed in 2008. The house has approximately 2,160 square feet of space on three levels.

There are many special touches throughout the house from the soaring 21 foot high ceiling of the great room to the solid oak, wide plank flooring, to the custom glass paneled deck. From the wall of windows in the comfort of the great room or outside from the deck, you will have unobstructed views into Yellowstone where herds of elk and bison can often be seen grazing. Big horn sheep are often viewed walking the ridge behind the house.

The house includes a fully equipped kitchen with a large capacity dishwasher, above the range microwave and beautiful hickory cabinets. There is central heat and air with individual controls for each floor (a must for high desert summers where temperatures can reach the 90's at times), HD satellite televisions, high speed internet access, high efficiency washer and dryer, a Renai hot water system (you'll never run out of hot water)and a bathroom on each level.

The lower level bedroom consists of two twin/single beds, an HD television, blu-ray player and Xbox system with 15 games and 4 controllers. The main floor bedroom has a double bed, HD television and blu-ray player, while the upper level bedroom consists of a queen size bed with a High Definition/satellite television system and blu-ray player. There is also a High Definition 3D/satellite television system with blu-ray player in the great room.

Situated in the quaint town of Gardiner, you will be able to find anything you need. There are many cafes, restaurants and numerous shops, a grocery store, post office and bank. There are fishing guides, rafting companies and outfitters that offer horseback riding both in and outside of the park.

The fishing in the area is wonderful and inside the house you will find instructional videos on flyfishing plus a book guiding you to the different waters in Yellowstone which are all just a short drive away. There are two Blue Ribbon streams within a mile of the house, the Yellowstone which is 3 blocks away and the Gardiner River approximately 1 mile.

In the winter there are many available activities such as ice skating at Mammoth Hot Springs (6 miles from the house), snowshoeing in Yellowstone and the surrounding area or cross country skiing. There is snowmobiling with rentals available in and out of the park, down hill skiing at Bridger Bowl (94 miles away) or Big Sky (175 miles) and our favorite - wildlife viewing in the Lamar Valley where you will likely see herds of bison, elk and possibly some of the Yellowstone wolves.

After a long hard day of activities you can relax in the hot springs of Boiling River on the Gardiner River (3 miles away) then come home to the luxury of our new house overlooking Gardiner, The Northgate House.

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Owner
Rick Brown
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the use of your beautiful home. We have been renting homes for many years and your home was the most well stocked & accommodating house we have stayed in yet. Thank you for the attention to details and the nice added touches. This was our 1st trip to Yellowstone & your house made it that much better!
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Gardiner House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
X-Box with 15 games, 4 controllers in lower level bedroom. Wii game system main floor, 3 controllers, 2 numchucks, 10 games.

Reviews

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Yellowstone North Gate House
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 73 reviews
5

Beautiful ,well equipped home

  • 5 of 5

This home is convenient to the park, clean and very well equipped. It is on a quiet street in an area that is walkable to the market and restaurants. Each bedroom has a plenty of room for your things. It even has a laundry basket in every bedroom. I love staying in this home. This is my 5 th stay at the Northgate house and recommend it to anyone that asks where to stay to visit Yellowstone. Just remember it has 3 levels. You enter through the garage which has hooks for your coats and packs. The main living is on the 2nd level and master is on third. The large windows have views of Sepulcher Mt. and Electric Peak. Love to look at those mountains.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just Like Home!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Northgate house in Sept. 2015 with my parents and loved it so much, my sister, brother-in-law, husband and I rented it again for our Winter in Yellowstone-2017 visit. It is just like walking into my own home - the kitchen is so well stocked. It was funny - every time I asked, where is, "x", my sister found "x" in a drawer somewhere. The large dining table was excellent - we usually ended the day there with great food from the well-stocked, impressive Gardiner market nearby and enjoyed our pictures from the day's adventures.

I love that it was so close to all the small-town restaurants and the Northwest entrance gate. The house itself was very clean, great channel selection on the TV for those of us wanting to unwind late in the evening, and to top it all off, a great view over Gardiner! The nice basket with snacks and drinks to take with you hiking or on day trips was a very nice personal touch.

With my sister / BIL living in LA, they were used to different indoor temps than my husband and I (from Missouri), so having 3 thermostats was a big PLUS for us! The convenience of having a third bathroom downstairs as you were leaving for you the day was nice for us ladies. :-) and the large, very clean garage where we could stage all our gear was a huge help. Winter clothes, boots, snowshoes, etc. take up a lot of room and it was nice to be able to remove all that in an enclosed garage.

A variety of bed sizes allowed us all to choose what we normally sleep on (my husband and I prefer Kingsize)! The only one small thing I would ask for on our next trip (since this was a winter trip), would be a few more rugs in the bathroom.

Everything and more you could ask for in a VRBO. Thank you, Rick and Cheryl for helping make our winter trip to Yellowstone so comfortable and memorable!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

WOW! What a house!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely fabulous. My daughter, my friend and her daughter enjoyed our week at the North Gate House last week immensely and can't wait to return to this magical place just outside of Yellowstone National Park's north entrance. Prior to this year, I had always stayed at Mammoth Hotel and the Snow Lodge inside the park but I doubt I will do that again as this home was so much more than a comfortable room. The owners have supplied everything we needed and then some. Separate rooms for me, my friend and the kids was quite the luxury as it gave all of us some personal space at the end of busy days.

The view from all the rooms provided continuous entertainment as mule deer, elk and horses were always doing something interesting. The balcony is huge and a wonderful place to use my spotting scope for photography of Cedar Waxwings in flight and close ups of the animals.

We cooked dinner and breakfast in the well-stocked kitchen and enjoyed some meals out in the town. The market is easily within walking distance and even walking to the Roosevelt Arch is easy and fun.

The garage was a wonderful luxury in winter too and a necessary staging area for dressing for cold weather trips. I can't recommend this home highly enough for any season, but for winter, absolutely spectacular!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeland, FL
5

Great Stay at North Gate House

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our vacation at the beautiful North Gate House in Gardiner, MT for 10 days in September 2016. We would sit in the living room and see elk and deer walking through the yard. A large bull elk was about 10 feet from the back door.

The three story, 3 bedroom/3 bath house was perfect for our family for those wanting to take naps or go to bed early. We went to Yellowstone National Park almost every day and the location of the house to the entrance gate was perfect. The grocery store was close enough that you could walk to it if you wanted to. Nice restaurants are also close by. There is a book on the kitchen counter with all the information you need for the house and the area, including menus for the restaurants.

Rick and Cheryl’s description that the house includes a fully equipped kitchen is an understatement. They have every possible gadget in the kitchen you would ever need. Also, plenty of dishes and silverware. There is also an abundance of dish towels, dish cloths, garbage bags, soap for the dishwasher, paper towels, etc. The biggest surprise was a basket with snacks and drinks to take with you hiking or day trips.

The three bathrooms were equipped with an abundance of bath towels, wash cloths, toilet paper, and items you would have in your own bathroom.

The only items we had to purchase while there for 10 days was our food. The grill was nice and weather was excellent for grilling a few times.

As an FYI, we have rented cabins/houses a number of times and you have to provide your own paper products and cleaning supplies. Some rentals only had one dish cloth, one or two dish towels, and three to four bath towels and wash cloths requiring you to do laundry more often.

We would recommend this house to anyone, especially with kids or a large family, wanting to visit the Yellowstone National Park or Gardiner area. Enjoy your stay!

The Moore Family

Lakeland, FL

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeland, FL
5

Great Stay at the North Gate House

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our vacation at the beautiful North Gate House in Gardiner, MT for 10 days in September 2016. We would sit in the living room and see elk and deer walking through the yard. A large bull elk was about 10 feet from the back door.

The three story, 3 bedroom/3 bath house was perfect for our family for those wanting to take naps or go to bed early. We went to Yellowstone National Park almost every day and the location of the house to the entrance gate was perfect. The grocery store was close enough that you could walk to it if you wanted to. Nice restaurants are also close by. There is a book on the kitchen counter with all the information you need for the house and the area, including menus for the restaurants.

Rick and Cheryl’s description that the house includes a fully equipped kitchen is an understatement. They have every possible gadget in the kitchen you would ever need. Also, plenty of dishes and silverware. There is also an abundance of dish towels, dish cloths, garbage bags, soap for the dishwasher, paper towels, etc. The biggest surprise was a basket with snacks and drinks to take with you hiking or day trips.

The three bathrooms were equipped with an abundance of bath towels, wash cloths, toilet paper, and items you would have in your own bathroom.

The only items we had to purchase while there for 10 days was our food. The grill was nice and weather was excellent for grilling a few times.

As an FYI, we have rented cabins/houses a number of times and you have to provide your own paper products and cleaning supplies. Some rentals only had one dish cloth, one or two dish towels, and three to four bath towels and wash cloths requiring you to do laundry more often.

We would recommend this house to anyone, especially with kids or a large family, wanting to visit the Yellowstone National Park or Gardiner area. Enjoy your stay!

The Moore Family

Lakeland, FL

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casper, Wyoming
5

Yellowstone Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Me and my 3 kids scoured the internet looking for an ideal base camp for our recent Yellowstone adventure. As a divorced dad, my time with my kids is special and it was important to me that the cabin/house was really nice and comfortable. Well, I assure you that this property won't disappoint you. The house has everything you could think. And, for you cooking/bbqing types - well, you will be impressed. The bbq works great and the kitchen is very well stocked to support whatever you come up with to include a very thoughtful crock pot that is great for ribs or a pork shoulder roast for shredded tacos after a day in the park.

And, just a tip, there is a great little grocery store just down the road from the cabin that has everything you could want if you forget anything. And the washer and dryer was modern and very nice - quite the touch - especially with three very active and adventurous kids. The cabin is also very comfortable with cable tv and internet for those down times when you are preparing your days adventure or getting back from one. And to top it off, the deck and views are absolutely stunning!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Bozeman

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Rates & Availability

Gardiner House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Cleaning USD95

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    Jun-Aug .. $250/night (5 night minimum) .. $1595/week
    Sep ...... $225/night (5 night minimum) .. $1400/week
    Oct-May .. $200/night (3 night minimum) .. $1250/week
    $395 Security Deposit Required to Secure Booking. Refunded minus cleaning fee. Normally $95
    Payment via personal check, credit cards or wire transfer preferred.
    Credit Card payments and currency conversion via secure online service,

    Rent due 30 days prior to stay. Add 7% State Tax, on rent only.

    Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
  • Minimum rate $225 per night, $1250 per week, Max rate 250 per night, 1595 per week
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