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Rustic Retreat Close to Fishing Access on Madison River near Ennis Montana

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,880 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bed/2 bath with addt'l sleeping alcove with Mountain Views

Great rustic home for a quiet vacation retreat. Breathtaking views of Sphinx Mountain the entire Madison Range. Close to the Varney Bridge fishing access on the famous Madison River in the Madison Valley, Montana. Access to 2 additional fishing access sites (8 Mile and Burnt Tree) on the short 15 minute drive into the charming western town of Ennis. You'll fall in love with the secluded location bordering the Wigwam Creek as it flows down from the Gravelly Mountains. Close to the Ennis National Fish Hatchery. Access to private stocked Haypress Lakes and public lands in the Gravellys. The loft features one bedroom, 3/4 bathroom and a cozy sleeping alcove with twin bunk beds. Additional twin bed in loft for additional sleeping space. Master bedroom features an en'suite bathroom. Both bedrooms have private views to the south and the west for early morning coffee and evening sunsets. Large open living space with fully stocked kitchen, great island for gathering around while cooking and visiting with family and friends enjoying the dining area, living area and outdoor areas. Very warm and welcoming home. Once you stay here you won't want to leave!

Property Manager
Sandi Bourgeois
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

Why Sandi Bourgeois chose Ennis

If you want to truly experience Montana, look no further! This home has everything you would want to feel what life is like in rural Montana with blue ribbon trout fishing close by and the towns of Ennis and Virginia City to explore.


Ennis House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1880 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Main level bathroom with toilet, sink, shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper level bathroom with toilet, sink, shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Sleeping Alcove with twin bunk beds in loft
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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Rustic Retreat Close to Fishing Access on Madison River near Ennis Montana
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Amazing Property!!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay! The house is situated on a gem of property that we could have happily spent a month sitting and taking in. It is on a canyon/creek and overlooks the Ennis plains and the Rockies (and Sphinx Mountain). One unexpected treat was the kitchen. It was fully stocked with good knives, pots and pans, everything down to a crockpot and a lime zester. If you like to cook and are wanting to hunker down and enjoy a peaceful vacation with the amenities of your own home, this is it!

The only drawback was the upstairs bedroom door is hard to open/close and has a gap when closed which takes a small bit of privacy away if you have anyone is staying in the loft. Aside from that, it was perfection.

We hope to stay here again and would recommend it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views. Quiet, private, and clean. We had a great time.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time cooking dinner in the perfectly functional kitchen every night and drinking wine on the deck while enjoying views of majestic mountains and antelope right in front of us.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 4 of 5

This is a great place. We loved the little details and the common spaces. We had 6 in our group. Two chose to sleep on the floor as they felt the bunks were a little claustrophobic. The fireplace is amazing, and they stock it with wood. However, after we built a fire, we found out we were not supposed too. Oops! Check on this before you book. We would not have rented it had we known this. It is very close to Varney bridge if you are staying low on the Madison this is a great location.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and cozy cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect home close to Ennis, Montana. My husband and I loved staying here while we were on our honeymoon. It has beautiful views and is very closing to fishing access. We will definitely stay at this cabin every trip we go on to Montana! It is truly beautiful!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location and Great House

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the view and the wonderful opportunity to cook some great meals in a nice kitchen. Thanks for accommodating our request for a charcoal grill. We felt like help was just a phone call away even though we did not need it!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is much more than I expected, the pictures don't really do it justice. The kitchen is well laid out with a lot of room to hang out around the island, the deck wraps around three sides with an upper balcony on an upstairs room that I'm not sure is even pictured. Well decorated and kept. Loved it for our family of 5 and would highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Madison Meadows
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Big Sky Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Ennis Lake

Home is located 23 miles from historic Virginia City (or 14 miles using jeep trail through public land), 70 miles from Yellowstone National Park, 65 miles from Bozeman airport.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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