About the property
- Half Baths1
- Minimum Stay2 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
Nestled in the forest on the flanks of Trapper Peak, this rustic timber frame home offers a peaceful retreat in the woods. Adjacent to national forest with wilderness nearby, you will find easy access to mountain lakes, hiking trails, blue ribbon fishing, big game and bird hunting, mountain biking, back packing and more. Guide services easily arranged with the help of owner/manager next door.
Master and loft plus fouton in main house with full bath; large detached apartment above the shop with Queen and fouton with half bath.
Keywords: fly fishing, West Fork of Bitterroot river, mountain peaks, hunting, biking, forest, wildlife, hiking, secluded home, quiet
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 13, 2018
About Ruth Herbert
My father built this home and we (his four kids) have kept it in the family since his passing. My brother lives next door, 1/4 mile down the dirt driveway. He is a true outdoorsman and knows the country like the back of his hand. We love the Bitterroot and are happy we can share its uniqueness and our home with others who enjoy being away from it all. Because of its pristine nature we have a land trust to protect if from development 'in perpetuity'
What makes this House unique
Coffee on the deck in the morning often means seeing the local elk herd or watching the wild turkeys pop up from the brush. Moose and an occasional black bear sometimes wander up as well. The house is rustic but very comfortable and a great place for family gatherings or to return after a day of outdoor recreation.
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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Quiet, with everything you need
A cabin in the woods with a deck, a grill, two comfortable bedrooms, at the south end of the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. The only sounds are your sighs of pleasure. The cabin is at the end of a rough and long driveway, and while the host says Prius has driven it Ok I'd be cautious with a very low clearance car. Other than that caution, this has everything.
Everything was perfect.
So beautiful! Vacation home was so nice and clean.
It had everything we needed and more.
We will be going back again.
This cabin is secluded in the middle of a beautiful forest and is absolutely wonderful.
The cabin is located about a quarter of a mile off the West Fork Highway. It is conveniently located to fishing access and many trailheads. There is an excellent restaurant just up the road and it is a short drive into Darby. The views from the cabin are strictly of the forest, no other cabins are visible. The cabin itself is very comfortable and equipped with everything you need (including a coffee bean grinder which really came in handy). Wildlife abounds. One of our favorite activities was having morning coffee on the back deck and watching elk (not twenty yards away), moving downhill towards the river. We have been renting Forest Service and private cabins for over twenty years and this cabin was one of the most comfortable and enjoyable that we have stayed in. We definitely plan on returning next year.
We awoke our first morning to find 15 elk wandering through the property, and it got even better as the trip went on. The cabin is cozy, with tremendous privacy (apart from the wildlife) and natural beauty. We would definitely come back to this spot again.
Nice cabin in the forest
This was a great little cabin tucked back into the trees. Nicely set up with all you need to cook, sleep, etc. owners very helpful and easy to work with. Ultimate privacy setting. If I need a place there again, I'll be sure to return to this place.
A wonderful family built cabin in the woods. Lots of charm with elk nearby. Great base for hiking and other adventures. No wifi which is what we wamted. Not too close to any big stores.
Just under Trapper peak, next to national forest with extensive hiking, mountain biking and FLYFISHING the Bitterroot and West Fork of Bitterroot rivers. Painted Rocks reservoir is a few miles away. One hour drive to Salmon River for rafting the day stretch. Big Hole Country and Lost Trail pass about an hour drive.