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Dar Armstrong

Member since: 2013
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Between the U and the Good Food Store - one block from the River Trail

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday bungalow in Rose Park - Cozy Missoula Bungalow

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3 comfortably

2 bedroom, one bath house on quiet street between the University and Good Food Store (organic market). The house has hardwood and tile floors throughout. The bright, sunny kitchen opens out to back deck (with picnic table and gas grill). Internet, cable, and smart TV on site. The small, landscaped, fenced yard allows for privacy and ease of use. New washer and dryer is available for your convenience. The River Trail starts one block from the house.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dar Armstrong (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks English

About Dar Armstrong

I am the sole owner of the property. I'm originally from the east coast but have lived in Montana for 22 years.

Dar Armstrong purchased this bungalow in 2009

Why Dar Armstrong chose Missoula

I moved to Missoula a few years ago from Bozeman to finish my graduate degree and found this great house. It's a comfortable, easy to maintain, in a quiet neighborhood but only one block from the bike trail to downtown and a straight shot around the corner to U of M. If you haven't spent time in Missoula before, you're in for a treat. There's always lots to do - concerts, theatre, lectures, etc. and it's an outdoor mecca, as well. The Clark Fork River runs through the city and then passes within walking distance of my property. If you value quality foods, the Good Food Store is a short walk from my place too. Every season is fun in Missoula, but my favorite is summer. The temperature is warm and the air is dry rather than humid. Great weather for hiking, fishing, biking, or just hanging out at our wonderful Farmer's Market. My place offers easy access to it all!

What makes this bungalow unique

Great for long term rental!


based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

Between the U and the Good Food Store - one block from the River Trail
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews


  • 4 of 5

A cozy and charming house. Perfect size for my 2 almost adult children and I. Location was great, walking distance to The Good Food Store, and bus stop to University of Montana, Missoula campus.

House was clean and well equip. The bed in the big room was cozy.

Washing machine and dryer were a huge plus for me. The wifi was the plus for the kids.

Dar was a great host. She waited for us even when we had a late flight arrival at the house. Even checked on us the next day.

Will definitely recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is everything

  • 5 of 5

Location is everything when trying to make the most of a 4 night sightseeing trip. And we did!!

My husband and I were visiting this area for the 1st time and found it very accessible to all the main roads and so close to the down town area without being in the middle of the down town action. We took advantage of the amenities, cooking on the gas grill, used the washer dryer, internet. The set up here is perfect.

We were here right in the middle of a heat wave with unusually high temperatures close to 100*. So I missed my fan and we talked about getting one and leaving it for other guests but didn't take the time to shop.

Dar is great and really helpful. Answering questions about the area and suggesting things to do and where to go.

We had a wonderful, positive experience and the trip was a good reset for us. Until next time.. thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missoula getaway

  • 4 of 5

Nice little house in one of missoula's quieter neighborhoods. Very clean, well decorated, well furnished. Easy check in and out. Very nice owner.

Small bathroom. Great for a couple, maybe not for a family or for traveling with friends. Large kitchen! Very nice yard with table, bbq, and umbrella.

We had a few very minor issues with the home and we still have not received our deposit (after an entire week) which has me concerned.

Overall nice house at a good price.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul, I'm glad you liked the house. Just so you know, the VRBO admin handles the deposit return, not the homeowner. I would contact them if your credit card isn't credited the returnable deposit soon. I believe they allow the homeowner one week to report damage. I did not report any damage, so you should be getting that back soon. I chose allowing guests to pay a returnable deposit over requiring the $59 property damage insurance to save my guests money. Most seem to prefer that option. Thanks again for choosing my place. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in Montana!
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Mill Valley, Ca

Great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a well appointed & cozy home. It was in easy walking or driving distance of everything in Missoula has to offer. The only minor problem was that the internet was a bother to get on, but who needs internet when you are on vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Charming little home on quiet street

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just spent the month of September here and had a wonderful time. The location was great for easy access via walking or biking to downtown, the Hip Strip and the University. The kitchen was cheery and well-stocked. We were visiting family and could do great entertaining outside on the back deck and in the backyard. There were a lot of nice touches -- comfy furniture and a console table so you could grab your stuff easily in the living room, big kitchen table for extra counter space, a nice desk area for the computer in the second bedroom, lots of closet space, new, super-quiet washer and dryer, AND an electric fireplace/heater that took the chill out of the air in the mornings. Dar was so accommodating -- she even let us use part of her garage to store our biking, hiking and fishing gear. We felt very happy, cozy and safe there and would definitely go back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. It was such a pleasure meeting you both, and I'm so glad you enjoyed staying at my place. When your travels bring you back this way, I would be honored to have you stay there again. Until then...happy trails!
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Annapolis Maryland

Summer in Missoula

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful, location was great, and Missoula has to be one of the best places to spend the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris and Robin. It was a pleasure meeting you and Finn. I'm glad you enjoyed my place and your stay in Missoula. Come back again!
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Missoula International
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Good Food Store
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Snow Bowl
Car: necessary

The house is located near the Clark Fork River and a short drive from the Bitterroot rivers in Western Montana. Missoula at the convergence of five mountain ranges, thus is often described as being the 'Hub of Five Valleys'. The 2010 Census put the population of Missoula at 66,788 and the Missoula Metropolitan Area at 109,299. It sits at an elevation of 3200 feet and is considered an outdoor mecca. The city offers lots of cultural and recreational activities, from the International Documentary Film Festival, the longest running Farmer's Market to the annual Festival of the Book - there is always something fun and interesting to do in Missoula. It is located on route to Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, and the Salish Kootenai Indian Reservation.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Rose Park, Montana

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jun 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £46

For guests staying more than one month, I can accept payments monthly. Please call me to arrange this payment plan.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Rose Park in Montana

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • Brightly lit bathroom with shower/bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second Bedroom - 1 Single Bed
  • There are two windows in the main bedroom which contains a closet, two dressers, a queen size bed and a television. The second bedroom has twin size bed, and built in closet with drawers, a desk, and large leather desk chair.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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