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Retreat at the Front Door of the Rockies - Glacier Gateway

Family-friendly Choteau vacation home with kitchen

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Choteau, MT, United States of America
10,0.Exceptional.
  • We (a party of two) have been for one week in July 2020. Everything is as described on…

    Jul 21, 2020

  • The views are truly beautiful from this wonderful retreat. If you are looking for a quiet…

    Aug 19, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • 6 guests
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Parking available
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • WiFi
  • Onsite parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • In a rural location
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Teton Pass Ski Area - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km
  • Old Trail Museum - 22 mi / 35.5 km
  • Teton Medical Center - 22.6 mi / 36.3 km
  • Choteau Country Club - 22.9 mi / 36.9 km

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 2

1 King Bed

Bedroom 3

1 Queen Bed

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About this home

PRIVATE and peaceful! The property is in the middle of trophy hunting and fishing areas, Lewis & Clark Forest are just a few minutes from the house and gateway to the Bob Marhsall Wilderness, Glacier National Park and the Boone & Crockett's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch. This house has the best view of the mountains on the entire property and offers the most private and tranquil setting. Enjoy this warm and enveloping home with all of the modern conveniences and amenities!


The house is a Single Family Dwelling, in the carriage house tradition, located in a very private setting. There are 2 bedrooms (1 room with a firm California King bed that will sleep 2 and 1 room with a firm Queen bed that will sleep 2), plus a queen sofa bed in the living room that will sleep 2. 1 roomy bathroom with a full walk-in shower and 1 powder bath room. The kitchen is outfitted with all the modern conveniences - microwave oven, dishwasher, range and refrigerator and small appliances, like crockpot, mixer, etc. We have a comfortable dining area and living room. High speed WiFi and 'Direct' Satellite service (offers music stations, too) for a flat screen TV viewing, landline phone for local calls. Forced air heating and air conditioning. Very comfortable and roomy for 6 people. Due to no dogs allowed in the main living area, it is dog hair and dander free for those with allergies and asthma brought on by animal allergies.



View the Rocky Mountains Sawtooth Range looking west and the rolling prairies and buttes to the east. Spectacular sunrises and sunsets. The house is set on a hill among limber pines and fir trees with the living room windows facing the Sawtooth Mt. Range. The Teton River flows east out of the canyons and across the bottom of the property's north border. We are within 3 minutes drive of the South Fork Canyon and 5 minutes to the West and North Fork Canyons, leading into the mountains and numerous trails, with 100's of miles of hiking and horse trailheads.

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Teton Pass Ski Area - 12.8 mi / 20.6 km
  • Old Trail Museum - 22 mi / 35.5 km
  • Teton Medical Center - 22.6 mi / 36.3 km
  • Choteau Country Club - 22.9 mi / 36.9 km
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Choteau, MT, United States of America

The manager

Diana Arnold

Speaks: English

The home

Key facts

  • Vacation home (1200 sq ft)
  • Onsite parking
  • WiFi
  • Car required
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washing machine

Bedrooms

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bedroom one - 1 king bed
  • Bedroom two - 1 queen bed
  • Other sleeping area one - 1 queen bed
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Full bathroom one - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Full bathroom two - 1 shower and 1 toilet
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Toilet paper

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Stovetop
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Toaster
  • Highchair
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils

Dining

  • Dining table

Entertainment and recreation

  • TV
  • Books
  • Games
  • Children's games
  • Boat on site
  • Hunting nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Snowboarding nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Skiing nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Tennis courts

Outside

  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture

Other amenities

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Telephone
  • Stair gate

Things to know

House rules

  • Pets not allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No smoking
  • Max. guests: 6
  • Minimum check-in age: 25

Check-in and check-out

  • Check-in after 3:00 PM
  • Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions. You will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking.

Fees & policies

Required at check-in

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 25

Travelling with others

  • Pets not allowed

Policies

  • This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business.

    Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

    Long-term renters welcome.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a deadbolt lock on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Contactless check-in is available.

    The property is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between guest stays.

    This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

FAQs

  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in starting at 3:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-in is available.
  • Have fun with onsite activities such as boating, and improve your game on the tennis courts. Additional recreation nearby includes wildlife walks, birdwatching, and hunting. Retreat at the Front Door of the Rockies - Glacier Gateway also has a garden.
10,0.Exceptional.
  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Stunning view of Rocky Mountains

    Great views and isolated.. exactly what I was looking for. The view out the front window of the Rocky Mountain Front is awesome

    Bruce R., Other trip, Oct 5, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Great Experience!

    Remote but what an experience. Was a little unsettling driving down the gravel road expecting perhaps to see bears and elk, but was thrilled to see how perfect the property matched the great reviews we had read! Very clean, spacious, and had everything you need. We were there four nights and enjoyed every minute. Take the drive through the Lewis and Clark National Forest for an unforgettable experience! If driving after dark watch for beautiful elk and deer—they are everywhere! And lastly, make sure you take in the Glacier National Park—we have visited many National Parks and Glacier ranks at the very top!

    Anthony P., Other trip, Sep 15, 2019

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Wonderful!

    My friend and I were very impressed with our stay. It was very clean and had amazing views! We would definitely stay again!

    Emily R., Other trip, Aug 4, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Perfection!

    We couldn’t have asked for a more gracious host or beautiful property! The views, the location, and all around peacefulness of this spot is second to none. It was exactly what we needed to relax and recharge!

    robyn s., Other trip, Jul 6, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Peaceful Retreat

    This is a very peaceful place to spend a few days recharging one’s batteries after the crazy year this has been. The rental is super clean and very well equipped. The beds are comfy and the views are as advertised. Loved spending time outside with our pre dinner drinks listening to the birds, and later in the evening watching the sun go down behind the Rockies. Diana and Dan were quick to answer enquiries, specifically about fishing spots for the hubs to get some R&R. Thanks again for enabling us spend time here.

    Other trip, Aug 31, 2020

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Guest House with a VIEW, and everything you need for a Great getaway

    As many previous Guests have said: "This home is a wonderful place to stay for a long time". Clean, with everything you need to kick back and enjoy the Montana ranch land. Best VRBO beds around, kitchen has everything, and I really mean "Everything". Beautiful surroundings and lots of sights to see from the Guest House, as others have mentioned. Mary is a Artist and found the views to be insperational, so, she put it to canvas. Great piece of work which she gave to Diana and Dan as a "Special Thanks" for making our visiut to Montana such a wonderful experiance. We have family in northern Montana and we are looking forward to a return to this wonderful Guest House in the future. BYW, Our views of the mountains in Tucson are spectacular, however, the views from the Guest House give new meaning to spectular. Whoever is up next to the Guest House is going to love it. Steve & Mary Pierson, Tucson, AZ

    Steven M P., Other trip, Sep 15, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Wouldn’t stay any where else!

    My husband and I stayed at the Homestead for a couple of nights and as soon as we pulled up, it was already more than we had imagined! The view you get alone is worth every penny. Everything was so clean and all the necessities were there which made our trip go even smoother than planned. It’s such a cozy place and the small touches truly put it above most other stays! We would certainly recommend to anyone wanting to stay in the area and we hope to stay at this beautiful property again in the future.

    Shaleaha C., Other trip, Aug 17, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Choteau

    Beautiful, well supplied house with an amazing view of the mountains. Just be aware it is approximately 20 miles from the town, and at least 2 hours from Glacier National Park. Would definitely stay here again!!

    elizabeth m., Other trip, Aug 15, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    Just the ticket.

    This property is the perfect getaway to rest and recharge or a base for exploring the outdoors. Views are spectacular and the accommodations lacked nothing. Rented for a short stay between hunts to recharge, hike and test equipment. Wish the family was with as they would have enjoyed it as well.

    Mike C., Other trip, Sep 23, 2021

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  • 10,0.Exceptional

    5 Stars

    We loved our time here. The location is beautiful and private. One of the best rentals we have stayed at. Diana and Dan are excellent hosts. We enjoyed getting to know them. They are attentive, helpful and kind. Can't wait to return!

    Cindy O., Other trip, Sep 21, 2020

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