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Yellowstone Lakefront Luxury Log Home - 20 min. from Yellowstone Park

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,352 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 baths, sleeps 10 - 4 queen beds and 2 twins, 2 floor futons, crib

Lakefront Log Home on Henry's Lake is a waterfront, 2352 sq.ft. 2-story vacation home located only 20 minutes from Yellowstone Park and West Yellowstone, MT. The home has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms : 4 queen beds, 2 twin beds, 2 floor futons, and one crib. The maximum is 8 adults and 5 children: 13 people. The home is situated on a 1.24 acre property in a quiet neighborhood of half a dozen homes. It is constructed of 14 inch diameter hand-peeled logs, creating a cozy and rustic lodge atmosphere. The deck offers a 220 degree view of the lake, unobstructed by houses and framed with attractive hand-peeled log railings. It has a BBQ grill and outdoor seating, where you'll enjoy quality time with friends and family as you gaze upon ponds frequented by wild ducks and geese, and the vast lake beyond. The beautiful mountains of the Grand Tetons loom in the distance, completing a panoramic view of Rocky Mountains making up the continental divide . We are delighted to announce our 2017 completed bathroom remodel which now provides a fourth bathroom for the Elk room. Please see our photo of the floor layout.

The home is at a perfect location, as it is close to Yellowstone National Park (West Yellowstone, MT) and Teton National Park.

Having the lake off the backyard makes it great for a fishing vacation since it is situated on one of the finest trophy still water fisheries in North America. Locals catch and release over 40 trout a day using wet fly techniques. Fishing is excellent because Henry's Lake has abundant populations of Cutthroat, Brook, and trophy hybrid Cutbow trout. The largest fish in Henry's Lake are the rainbow/cutthroat hybrids that tip the scales up to 16 pounds. The state record for brook trout weighs in at 7.2 pounds and was caught in Henry’s Lake. The home has a private marina nearby with boat launch available for your use. A boat rental company, Wild Rose Ranch, is five minutes away. Within a 30 minute drive, you can fish the nearby blue ribbon Madison river, Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Hebgen Lake, and Quake Lake. Yellowstone Lake is 1.5 hours away where there are no limits on Lake trout. The fishing off the backyard is excellent in the Fall (September and October). A recent guest caught and released 3 fish an hour (many over 20') with a float tube and caught an 8 pound cuttbow in October 2011, just in front of the house.

You'll enjoy returning to this lovely quiet log home after a day of fishing or exploring Yellowstone National Park.

The home is situated on a 1.24 acre property in a quiet neighborhood of half a dozen homes. The large lawn is well maintained and the owner provides sport equipment for outside activities. The back deck has a BBQ grill and outdoor seating. You'll enjoy quality time with friends and family as you gaze upon ponds and the vast lake beyond. Gorgeous views of Henry's Lake and the mountains will encourage you to relax and unwind as you take in the peace and quiet. The lakeside firepit will make beautiful memories on a starry night.

Surrounded by Targhee National Forest, the property is visited by elk, deer, moose, and a red fox. Ducks and geese frequent the property's ponds, while local osprey cruise the shoreline, providing excellent bird watching opportunities. Coyotes and owls can often be heard at night outside the house. The latest hatch of goslings and ducklings are fun to watch as the eat they backyard grass in the spring. In the fall, we have seen muskrats chase ducks around the property ponds. A glimpse of a short tailed weasel can be seen in the spring, controlling the local mouse population.

You will love the custom western decor with its attractive hand-peeled log furniture, dining table, chairs, and rustic aspen beds. The great room has a beautiful new oak floor with three comfortable leather couches with seating for 9, situated around a 46' LCD flat screen TV with satellite service, Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and DVD player and Ipod entertainment system with surround sound. The white tail deer on the walls add to the rustic charm. The adjoining kitchen features a new large stainless steel refrigerator, new microwave, new gas stove, and new dishwasher. It is fully equipped with anything you might need to cook a meal, from a Thanksgiving turkey dinner to a crock pot meal.

The large dining room offers magnificent views of Henry's Lake. It features a wagon wheel chandelier with antique lanterns and a 10 person - 3 foot by 7 foot cedar dining room table. You'll enter the Trout Room (the master bedroom) from the dining room. It has a queen size bed and fantastic views of Henry's Lake and the distant mountains. The adjoining bathroom has been remodeled in 2017.

The Elk Room has a queen size bed and a view of Saddle Mountain where herds of elk can be seen in the fall. Exquisite elk antler light sconces grace this room. A remodel in 2017 has provided this bedroom its own bathroom.

The Moose Room has a queen size bed and is located just off the great room under the loft. It has an adjoining full bathroom with a sink, tub and shower.

The log staircase in the great room leads to the Bear Room in the loft where a queen size bed and two twin beds are located. The adjoining bathroom has a sink and shower.

In West Yellowstone visit the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, where you can view grizzlies and wolves in a natural habitat. Or visit the IMAX theater with several nature oriented films offered daily.

In Island Park you'll enjoy visiting Big Springs, which is the major head water spring for the Henry's Fork River. The Upper and Lower Mesa Falls in Island Park are also well worth a visit.

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Property Manager
Roxane Fields
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Roxane Fields

We are a family of avid fishermen that enjoy the outdoors. We visited the area to see Yellowstone National Park and fish. While fishing at Henrys Lake, we discovered this home for sale. We have enjoyed working on the home, designing the remodel, and creating many of the custom furnishings.

Roxane Fields purchased this house in 2010

Why Roxane Fields chose Yellowstone

Being fishermen, we have rented many lakefront properties. This home and its location took our breath away. Initially the home had a floor plan problem that was remodeled in the winter of 2010. We loved sitting on the steps, facing the lake and purchased a custom log bench to enjoy that view. We feel privileged to own such a beautiful home.

What makes this house unique

We have loved and guests tell us that the bench on the deck is one of the most peaceful places. Months later, they tell us that they still think about the moments spent there. The fire pit is also a time where groups enjoy closeness that is rarely found in our busy lives. The home is close enough to supermarkets to get needed supplies, yet far enough away to feel secluded, with only the sounds of nature. With no outside lights in the area, the light from the stars and moon are breathtaking. Many of the furnishings are custom made using antique components, providing a level of quality that is rarely found in a vacation rental. The animal life still surprises us. One day the deck light turned on to reveal a red fox. Another day looking out a widow early one morning, we noticed a herd of elk walking though the property grounds. I keep trying to get a picture of the quick short tailed weasel, keeping the mice under control in the spring. The latest hatch of goslings and ducklings are fun to watch as they eat the backyard grass in the spring. In the fall, we have seen muskrats chase ducks around the property ponds.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Henry's Lake Log house is a great place as a base for exploring YNP, and also the wonderful places around this end of Idaho - Harriman State Park and Hebgen Lake. We especially enjoyed sitting on the porch watching the sun come up, and in the afternoon enjoying the serenity of the lake. Thanks for the use of the beautiful home. Guests from Colorado.
Sep 2012
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Island Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2352 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Yellowstone Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite countertop
    Bear Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower , Second floor; Granite countertop
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , two sinks; trout theme
    Elk Bathroom - toilet , shower , Added in 2017 Remodel
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Trout Room - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 20 foot ceiling, Lake view, Walk-in closet
    Elk Room - 1 queen , Elk antler wall sconces, Mountain views, closet
    Yellowstone Room - 1 queen , Mountain Views, Closet, Dresser
    Bear Room - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Second floor, loft, Mountain views, Dresser
  • There are also two baby cribs and two folding twin mats available for your use.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We provide parking for Boat/Trailer. RVs are not allowed. There are two wood pellet stoves in the cabin. Wood pellets are supplied for your use. Propane or electric heaters provide heat in other areas of the home. The well water is safe to drink and tastes great. Filtered to 5 microns and sterilized, as a precaution to meet the highest drinking water standards. The yard features a fire pit where you can gather in the evenings for a campfire. Wood is provided. The deck box contains sports equipment for use on the large property lawn: soccer ball, football, Frisbee, slip-n-slide, and orange cones.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Yellowstone Lakefront Luxury Log Home - 20 min. from Yellowstone Park
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 48 reviews
Sugar Land, Texas

Best possible rental in the best possible spot

  • 5 of 5

Yellowstone National Park has been on our list of "to visit" places for a long time. 3 months in advance, all amenities within the park were already full, ....which turned out to be the best thing that happended to us. We decided to rent out a place outside of the park: 3 families, 6 adults, 5 kids aged 9, 9, 5, 4, 3. Roxane's home could not have been a better choice: vast interior to accomodate everyone, with all attention to details, great location (right on Henry's lake). Kids had a lot of fun....even a large TV is there, which we are glad we never turned on. Internet connection is there as well, but again we have done our very best to stay away from "electronics" and enjoy nature at its best.

Park entrance is about 20min away, which adds up to the miles driven overall as the park is very large. Not to undermine though the quality of the rental. Overall, very well deserved 5 stars, no brainer. Thanks again for the opportunity to share this great place with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Home on Henry's Lake

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent two weeks at this beautiful home on Henry's Lake Idaho. It was a great jumping off point for Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and ghost towns of Montana. My brother fly fished almost every day on Henry's lake and caught the biggest brown and rainbow trout I have ever seen. We were able to mark off some bucket list items such as visiting the Tetons, hiking and photographing Upper and Lower Yellowstone Falls, seeing herds of buffalo and elk and fly fishing in the Madison & Gibbons rivers. It was an amazing time for my whole family and the house was just not a rental but felt like home. The home was very comfortable and spacious for a family of 6 and waking up and seeing all the wild life in and around the home was wonderful. We saw bald eagles and hawks and some ducks that like to hang out in the little pond behind the house. We were not able to use the fire pit as we would have liked too because of the high winds and fire restrictions but that did not dampen our fun at all. West Yellowstone MT proved to be a great little town to visit to get all the amenities we needed or just to go have some lunch. Coming in September we knew we were risking the possibility of inclement weather and Idaho did not disappoint, where we had a day that snowed but it was wonderful just to hang out in W. Yellowstone for the day and see the mountain caps become white with snow. The rest of the time we had wonderful weather and even some rain at night which helped with putting out the Berry fire and the fires in Montana.

Thank you again for the use of your wonderful home, it had all the comforts we needed to make out visit to Idaho, Yellowstone, Grand Tetons and Montana memorable. We would love to come back someday soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Yellowstone Area Vacation

  • 5 of 5

I want to thank you for the opportunity to stay at your wonderful Yellowstone Log Home earlier this month. This was the best vacation ever for our family. The home was absolutely perfect for our family and the weather was the same. We were able to take a float trip, hike to 2 waterfalls in Yellowstone and see all the sights Yellowstone has to offer. We all enjoyed having a fire at night in the fire pit and cooking hotdogs, hamburgers and smores. We also saw 3 moose along the road. The kids from Florida were thrilled with all of the wild life spotted during the week. Again, thanks for the vacation of a lifetime. We will plan to return again soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home with all the amenities

  • 4 of 5

Our extended family of 7 adults and 4 kids stayed at this beautiful house and had a fantastic time. The house was stocked will all the amenities we needed and then some. We had gorgeous 360 degrees views. The only drawbacks were the bugs and mosquitoes that keep us from enjoying the outdoors in the evening, and no direct access to the lake from the backyard (need to go through next property). Proximity to Yellowstone (20 mins from West Entrance) made it easy to explore the park in the day and come back to enjoy yummy home-cooked meals each afternoon. Yellowstone is absolutely beautiful with all the splendid nature; looking forward to coming back again. Thank you Roxane for making the renting process so seamless.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do have gnats early in the spring. These are called chironomids. They are alive for three days, breed and die. Chironomids are the food that the fish in the lake eat, which is why Henry's Lake has such a wonderful reputation for fishing. We do Not have many mosquitoes. The narrow ponds which are 6 ft from the lake edge are protected wetlands. Guests enjoy watching the ducks, geese, and muskrats in the ponds. To get to the lake edge, just walk slightly to the left, which takes less than 5 minutes. However I encourage people not to walk to the right, in front of the neighbor's property.
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A log cabin that will surpass your expectations!

  • 5 of 5

It's hard to determine from a picture and the description what the reality will be. We were totally awed!

Each bedroom has a theme and is decorated beautifully to the theme (trout, moose, elk). There were quilts on each bed and as a quilter I loved these!

The kitchen was stocked as if you were staying at a friends house - coffee, tea, chocolate, condiments, spices, flour, baking powder, every conceivable pot, pan and utensils!

The cabin was spotless and so well maintained! Who would expect DirecTV and Wi-Fi? 3 large bathrooms, one even had a claw foot bathtub! And two washing machines and dryers! Pellet stoves (2). Wow!

Then there was wrap around porch. Perfect for enjoying the early morning duck calls and the evening sunset.

The owners provide lots of brochures to various entertainment venues in the area. They also provide a binder with their personal recommendations. We found this book to be invaluable - the write ups were accurate and so helpful - from the river rafting to the nature hikes!

Overall, we couldn't be happier with this lovely cabin by the lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Log Home

  • 5 of 5

The home was very clean and cozy. I recently got married so my new husband and I went for a weekend get away. The cabin and scenery were both beautiful. We spent a day at Yellowstone and went zip lining another day which were both worth the drive. Overall, we had a good experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
West Yellowstone MT-18; Idaho Falls-92; Salt LCity
Nearest Barpub
14 Miles
Island Park Lodge
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Golf course at Island Park Village
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Intersection of Highway 87 and Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Island Park Lodge
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Big Sky Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Located just 20 minutes from the West entrance of Yellowstone National Park and West Yellowstone, Montana. We are also 5 minutes from the continental divide. If you like to fish and want to bring your boat or rent one, this is the place for you, because there is a private marina with boat launch nearby for your use. This home is perfect for a mix of interests from shopping and sightseeing to outdoor adventures of many kinds. Within an hour drive white water rafting and zip line across a river are available.

Distance from Madison River: 12.6 miles/14 minutes

Distance from Hebgen Lake: 15.4 miles/27 minutes

Distance from Quake Lake: 16.1 miles/20 minutes

Distance from Henry's Fork 25.4 miles/35 minutes


Rates & Availability

Island Park House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 20th - 31st
May 20 2017 - May 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
June/ August 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
September 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
October 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage Insur $70
*Cleaning Fee $300
Tax Rate 8.0%

***We have a fixed changeover day on Saturday during June - September.
***Please call first before using the "Book it Now" Button. We'd like to ensure the house meets your needs.
***Seven nights is our normal minimum during the summer. If there is a gap between bookings that is less than six nights, we will book it with a minimum of three nights.
***Accidental Rental Property Damage Insurance is not optional. It can only be refunded if the entire stay is cancelled.
***PLEASE CALL us BEFORE you use the BOOK IT NOW feature. We talk to our guests in person before we book.
***$200 is our normal cleaning fee. $100 can be refunded two weeks after the stay depending on the time needed to clean the home.

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