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Jennie Dixon

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

Garden City Guest House - A Quiet Retreat In The Heart Of The Garden City

42 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment

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Overview

Rose Park Apartment Rental Photos and Description

One Bedroom Lower-Level Walk-out Garden Apartment With Private Patio

The Garden City Guest House is nestled in the quiet Rose Park residential neighborhood just blocks from many services, including City parks, free Mountain Line Bus, the University of Montana and Montana College. This spacious, private, and well-maintained guest house is within walking distance of shopping, dining, sports venues, fitness centers, trails, child care, post office and library, churches, fairgrounds, and many more community and commercial centers. It is also a short distance from most Missoula-area outdoor and tourist destinations. If you point to the center of a City of Missoula map, you would likely find you’ve landed on our special guest house—open year-round, perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer stay.

The guest house is a garden apartment on the lower level of a single family home. The owner and family live on the upper two floors of this newly-remodeled, vintage 1940’s home. We would like you to feel right at home during your stay at the Garden City Guest House and will do whatever we can to ensure your visit is relaxing and memorable. The guest house is thoughtfully furnished and stocked with many family-friendly touches of home, including books, movies, games, puzzles, and more.

The guest house has been furnished to create a healthy, serene, and peaceful environment for your stay. The guest house will only be rented to non-smokers. The 650-square foot guest house can accommodate two people comfortably, and will sleep up to four people in one queen bed and one queen sleeper sofa. The bedroom is comfortably furnished with a queen size bed, bedside tables, shelves, and a five-drawer dresser inside a spacious walk-in closet. You’ll find a 6’ couch in the living room which folds out into a very comfortable queen size memory foam sleeper. All linens are provided. The full bathroom has all new fixtures and furnishings including a tub and spacious tiled shower, an ultra quiet bath fan, and brand new washer/dryer. All flooring is new, including plush carpet in the bedroom.

The kitchen is well-equipped and furnished with all new stainless steel kitchen appliances, including a full-size smooth-top electric cookstove and oven, an 18” “silent” (46 DBA) dishwasher, and a French-door refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser. You’ll also find a microwave, coffee maker, Keurig and K-cups, juicer, blender, toaster, an easy-to-clean granite composite sink with electric disposal, and many other features to make your dining-in experience easy and convenient.

The guest house is a non-smoking establishment with all the modern amenities such as cable on a 42” flat screen HDTV, DVD player, and free wi-fi internet. This walk-out garden apartment was designed with a distinctive separate entry that feels like home, a 100 square foot private patio with BBQ grill and shaded seating, a large garden area, and free off-street parking well lit for safety and convenience.

You’ll find lots of light in this newly redone guest house, accented by stylish mahogany trimmed windows. The daylight design allows the guest house to stay cool, even on the hottest days. For cooler nights, stay comfortable with an electric fireplace, insulated windows, and cozy furnishings. Wall heaters create the perfect temperature in each room utilizing separately zoned thermostats.

We also want to provide you with every opportunity to live sustainably, even while on vacation, if you should choose. We have provided equipment such as a compost bin, plastic bag dryer, recycle bin, laundry washing ball, and energy efficient appliances. We converted the fenced-in rear yard to a water-wise landscape, and the garden setting is representative of the intermountain west grasslands. We maintain several fruit trees on the property—plum, pear, apple, and cherry—and our guests are free to make use of any fruit in season.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jennie Dixon (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

About Jennie Dixon

I'm a 25-year resident of Missoula, Montana, and while I love traveling, I wouldn't want to live anywhere else. My family and I live on the upper two floors of this newly-remodeled, vintage 1940’s home, and we would like you to feel right at home during your stay at the Garden City Guest House.

Jennie Dixon purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Jennie Dixon chose Missoula

If you are looking for lodging that feels like home, where you are treated like family friends, and is safe, serene, and stylish yet cozy, this is the vacation rental choice for you. We love having guests and strive to ensure your visit is relaxing and memorable.

What makes this apartment unique

Whether you stay close to "home" or venture out to experience all that Missoula has to offer, you will find our guest house is uniquely situated in the center of Missoula, in a quiet neighborhood, where you can easily and quickly reach your destination.

Reviews

4.9
based on 42 traveler reviews

Garden City Guest House - A Quiet Retreat In The Heart Of The Garden City
average rating of 4.928571 based on 42 reviews
Indiana
5

SO MUCH BETTER THAN A HOTEL!

  • 5 of 5

The Garden City Guest House is without doubt the best place I've ever had the good fortune to rent. The owner did a great job designing and finishing the space so that it is functional and spacious, but also attractive and homey. Tons of amenities in the bath and kitchen make the place even better. (Things like good shampoo, Q-tips and tissues, kitchen gadgets and appliances, spices and other pantry staples [a lot more than you would expect!], fresh eggs....but also things you might need but didn't bring, like an umbrella, extra tote bags, etc.)

The owner also did a great job making sure we'd know everything we needed to know to park, get into the house, operate stuff in the house, etc. Communicated well and enough that we knew we could rely on her for advice/meeting our needs, without overdoing it.

On top of all that, the backyard gardens were beautiful and so pleasant to walk through on our way in and out of the property. We definitely found ourselves glad to have at least one day that we could spend mostly "at home" so we could really enjoy the place.

You will not be sorry if you rent this place! I have been to Missoula twice before, and very happily stayed with relatives both times. This time we were in town for a wedding, and other folks were staying with the relatives. It will be a hard choice to make on the next trip, because this place is so great!!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul MN USA
5

Can we move here:-)

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! We travel a lot and this is one of the best vrbos! Very clean, comfy, beautifully appointed. So thoughtful in every way - from boxes of tissues bedside to fruit to enjoy from the garden trees. The kitchen was easy to use with everything one could need, and more! Jennie was a warm and gracious host. So many superlatives - the shower! the bed! the neighborhood! Thanks for our wonderful Missoula experience - despite all the rain!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Linn, Oregon
5

Great location close to campus

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, quiet, close to campus location. Great neighborhood! The Garden Guest House is updated in every way, especially the bathroom and kitchen. This home has an amazing landscaped backyard. While we didn't have any issues during our stay, Jennie was very easy to work with in setting up our reservation.

Thanks for the chocolates and coffee!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vero Beach, FL
5

Garden City Guest House a gem!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I are visiting our daughter in Missoula while her husband is away on an extended fly-fishing job (he's a guide). We stayed at Jennie's GCGH for a week and walked to visit our daughter and grand daughter. Jennie's attention to detail is unparalleled. The GCGH is very comfortable as a basement apartment and has wonderful lighting. The outside patio area is perfect for an early morning coffee or afternoon/evening bar-b-cue. All appliances are first rate and the location fantastic. Just a jump over to Higgins to catch the bus into town or a short walk to Rose Park and Cafe Dolce. Great tv for some late night viewing and a wonderful breakfast bar for early morning computer work. Huge walk in bedroom closet holds all you can bring. One of our nicest VRBO or Airbnb experiences ever. Thanks Jennie! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Excellent lodging that felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect space for my Missoula visit. The guest house is beautiful with nice touches throughout. The kitchen is very well-appointed. Jennie was very responsive. I'll definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Garden City Guest Housse is Grand

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay in this treasure of a guesthouse. Conveniently located close to downtown and the university. All the comforts of home wrapped into a comfortable, homey package. Jennie has thought of everything! Thanks again for the wonderful accommodation. Can't wait for our next visit to Missoula.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
8.2 Miles
Missoula International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
University of Montana Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe Dolce
Nearest Ski
13.9 Miles
Snowbowl Ski and Summer Resort
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rose Park Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Into Fall 2016
Apr 29 2016 - Oct 27 2016
1 night minimum stay
$120
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Autumn 2016
Oct 28 2016 - Nov 27 2016
1 night minimum stay
$105
From
$115
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Autumn 2016
Nov 28 2016 - Jan 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$95
From
$105
Fri,Sat,Sun
$600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid-Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$85
From
$90
Fri,Sat
$500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Spring 2017
Feb 24 2017 - Apr 27 2017
1 night minimum stay
$105
From
$115
Fri,Sat,Sun
$650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Into Summer 2017
Apr 28 2017 - Jun 1 2017
1 night minimum stay
$120
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 2 2017 - Sep 10 2017
1 night minimum stay
$120
From
$125
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

The damage deposit is returned upon departure if the guest house is left in the same condition you found it and no other additional costs are incurred. Details regarding the return of the damage deposit are outlined in the rental agreement.

Cancellation Policy: Full refund if reservations are cancelled more than 14 days in advance of check-in. If reservation is cancelled within 14 days of check-in, all but one night's stay will be refunded. To avoid forfeiture of one night's stay, please cancel reservations at least 15 days prior to your check-in date. We definitely do not want you to pay for a stay that you cannot enjoy!

Please contact the owner about security deposit for stays longer than 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rose Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Roomy full bathroom with tiled tub/shower, granite counter and sink, washer-dryer, and plenty of storage space.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom with queen-size bed, nightstands, spacious walk-in closet, shelves, luggage stand, and 5-drawer dresser. Linens, iron, and ironing board provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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