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Jeff

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Spectacular 20 Acre Beehive Basin, Big Sky Home

38 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Big Sky House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-16)

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LOCATED WITHIN BEEHIVE BASIN, RATED IN THE TOP 5 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD BY FOX NEWS TRAVEL!

Your private 20 acre estate in Beehive Basin, Big Sky, MT with stunning views of Lone Mountain and the Spanish Peaks awaits. Hike out your back door in summer into Beehive Basin or in winter into some of the finest back country skiing in the lower 48. Property borders the Gallatin National Forest and is just a 45 minute drive to Yellowstone National Park.

If big mountain skiing is more to your taste, Moonlight Basin and Big Sky Resorts are just a short drive away (8 minutes for Moonlight and 14 minutes for Big Sky).

This 5300 sq. ft. Durfeld Log Custom Home is situated on three levels. Gather in the spacious great room under the expanse of the cathedral ceiling around the Tulikivi fireplace while the family chef enjoys the amenities of the fully-appointed, open, gourmet kitchen. Relax on the wrap around deck in your own private hot tub with mountain views in all directions.

Enjoy a drink at the wet bar while the kids hang out in the ground level game room that features a pool table. Also, your own private sledding hill is just steps from the deck and hot tub. The ground floor with private kitchen and living quarters is perfect for extended family.

This home is built to enjoy all that Montana has to offer, whether it be winter, spring, summer or fall.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Jeff (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Jeff

Crooked Creek Ranch is a special and unique property that you'll enjoy all year round. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or for more photos.

Jeff purchased this house in 2008

Why Jeff chose Montana

Big Sky has everything you want - from the great skiing (alpine, x-cross country and back-country), fishing, hiking, golfing, to just relaxing on the back deck with a drink in your hand, enjoying the spectular views and wildlife.

What makes this house unique

Crooked Creek Ranch is a true year-round vacation spot.

Reviews

5
based on 38 traveler reviews

Spectacular 20 Acre Beehive Basin, Big Sky Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews
5

Yes, spectacular

  • 5 of 5

Not sure if I can add more to the other positive reviews. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in late August. Being able to stay on property that has great views of Lone Mountain and Beehive basin and abuts National Forest land is very special.

The wonderful house does have some quirks...

The log structure/metal roof makes infrequent popping sounds at times. It can be loud and a little jarring. (Perhaps it is a summertime thing)

The internet access can be painfully slow at times... internet is probably not why you go to Big Sky but be advised.

The household water pump is pretty loud. (Runs everytime water is drawn). It also runs at 3 AM for several minutes.

The toilets are "old school" and requires you to hold the handle for 5 seconds when flushing. (I know, nitpicky, but does get old)

But even with its quirks, we are already thinking of booking again.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 had a perfectly delightful 4 days in this beautiful home in July. The kitchen was stocked with everything we could want or need to cook. The area has something to do for every age and we took advantage of many of them. The hot tub was a perfect way to relax after a busy day of activities with the gorgeous views all around. On our last evening a herd of elk wandered across the meadow below the house. Such a treat. We would definitely return and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Temporary Satisfaction!

  • 5 of 5

This place blew our expectations away! The cabin is beautiful and the deck was perfect. No need to plan any road trips. If we were to do it again, which we hope to, we would park our car and stay put. There is world class hiking, mtn biking, hot tubbing and relaxing right from the cabin. Scratch your Yellowstone day trip as well, unless you want to spend the day with 2 million tourist with selfie sticks. We saw Elk, deer, bear, porcupine right on the property. Mountain goats and big horn sheep up in the basin. This place is a little slice of heaven.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay in Montana!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a fantastic 5 nights at Beehive Basin. The house is spacious and clean, with plenty of breakfast seating for our large party. There were 12 of us (ages 4 to 84) staying at the house. The kids all stayed on the lower level & the adults slept on the top floor so we didn't hear the little ones when they got up early! The kids loved the pool table, the jacuzzi & making smores in the fireplace. The views from the house are spectacular. On our last night we came home around 9p.m. and saw about 40 deer on the grass right next to the house. There is a hiking trail adjacent to the house and we hiked up to a small lake. The hike is beautiful and we saw a moose on the acreage. The house is about 20 mins. away from river rafting, and 10 mins. away from Big Sky resort where we went ziplining, played disc golf & did the ropes course. We took a day trip to Yosemite & saw some bison, Old Faithful and some other geysers. The owners of the property are friendly, accessible, and easy to work with. They gave us a list of activities and restaurants in the area which was terrific and made planning our vacation that much easier. Montana is a pristine, beautiful state and we would highly recommend staying at Beehive Basin!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Big Sky Mountain Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home located on very private acreage in the mountains with direct access to the Beehive Basin Trail. The views are fantastic and wildlife abundant in the area. The home is well appointed and very comfortable for a large group, and the kitchen has everything you need for those that like to cook. Great location to explore the Big Sky area and all that it has to offer. Our group took advantage of many activities in the area including hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, zip lining, fly fishing and exploring Yellowstone. The house is a perfect home base with easy access to lots of activities around Big Sky. The large deck, hot tub and fire pit were enjoyed by all every night during our stay. I would highly recommend this home for a large group as there is lots of room to spread out on 3 levels. The owner is great to work with and the home is very well maintained. We look forward to returning for another visit one day.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great remote vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a spectacular place. The views from the house are just breathtaking, the pictures do not do it justice. We had a large group of 15 professionals and the cabin owner worked with us to arrange for accommodation for the large group. We found the house stocked with supplies and everything was in working order. Lots of activities to do in and around big sky not to mention Yellowstone is an hour away. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Moonlight Basin Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Sky Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Big Sky

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Rates & Availability

Big Sky House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
Winter
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Holiday
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
President's Day
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 3 2017 - Mar 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
July 4th holiday
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Set-Up and Cleaning $570
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 10.0%

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Amenities

Big Sky House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (2 - Twin over Full)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling

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