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River Dance Ranch On The West Fork Of The Bitterroot

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Darby

3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Welcome to your piece of Paradise!

River Dance Ranch sits on one of the best fishing rivers in the world. The impressive 10,157 ft Trapper Peak juts out behind the Bitterroot Mountains to the West and the sun rises behind the Sapphire Mountain Range to the East.

This spacious home has 3 bedrooms and can sleep 6 people. The master bed + bath suite with a Jacuzzi tub, has an amazing view of the river, a fireplace, seating area and access to the large deck through french doors. The other two super cozy bedrooms have queen sized beds.

The open concept living room with a beautiful stone wood burning fireplace, big screen tv with cable, DVD player and a surround sound system is great for entertaining. The gourmet kitchen with its gas range, microwave, dishwasher and great views is a pleasure to cook in. The dining area has a fireplace with a sitting room to watch the eagles fly by. Elk and Whitetail deer are often found grazing on the property.

There is 70ft deck that sits above the river. BBQ, watch the sunrise and set, soak in the hot tub or walk down to the river and fish or sit in the Teepee.


•Big sky star gazing

• Great downhill and cross country skiing and snowmobiling and snowshoeing

• Swimming and boating at Como Lake or Painted Rock Lake both within 20 min away

• Fly fishing right from the property

• Wildlife viewing for the deck

• Hiking/Walking/Road and Mountain biking, trail riding right from your doorstep

• Shopping and antiquing, 8 minutes to Darby, 19 minutes to Hamilton

• Restaurants and the smallest Nano Brewery in Montana located in Darby

• Some of the best elk and deer hunting in the lower 48, 10 minutes away (fall)

• Big Hole National Battlefield & Lewis and Clark Trail, 45 minutes away

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children

Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Hungarian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

River Dance Ranch On The West Fork Of The Bitterroot
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Ellensburg, WA

Surpassed even last year!

  • 5 of 5

I hate to write a great review because I don't want too many people to know about this gem!

We just love this property. This is the second year we have come to Riverdance to relax, flyfish, and soak up the beautiful Westfork views.

House...perfect. Beds...perfect. Views... perfect. Hostess... perfect.

When we were leaving for the airport, we had a dead battery. The hostess that lives on the property called a neighbor that came right over to give me a jump and we were on our way. So kind.

We will be booking again for next year!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bitterroot Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Two weeks in Paradise! River Dance has to be the ultimate VRBO experience in the Bitterroot Valley area. The home offers incredible river views, spotless accommodations, and a true Montana West Fork Bitterroot River experience. Fishing is excellent. Location is perfect for sightseeing the Bitterroot Valley. You can expect to see deer at the property and elk nearby. Patty (the caretaker) could not have been more helpful. Be sure to have the Prime Rib at the West Fork Lodge (best we've EVER had). Be sure to make reservations! River Dance Ranch is definitely a 10!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home was a priced a bit above what we were hoping to spend on this portion of our cross country trip. We reluctantly booked, and could not have been more pleased with the outcome. The nightly rate was worth every penny. The pictures do not do the (very well appointed & peaceful) house justice. My husband and children spent most of the day successfully fishing- no expensive guided tour required. Just a few steps off the deck gives you access to amazing Montana trout fishing. Our short time here was, hands down, my husband and children's favorite part of our trip.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything we had hoped for!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved the house and property, and the horses were an added bonus! All was very clean and well kept. The owners and caretaker were all very welcoming to us and provided everything we needed. We will definitely stay here again in future trips to the Bitterroot Valley.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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God's Country

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation in this beautiful home. It had a fabulous deck with a view of the river that we enjoyed every morning over coffee and a few evenings as well. We were so busy with vacation activities that we did not enjoy all of the extras that this house had but we enjoyed every minute of our vacation and the time we spent in it. We sat in the hot tub under the stars and enjoyed watching the animals from the deck. The master bedroom was right off of the deck with very large windows that made it a delight to wake up to the sunshine coming in. We have stayed in some very nice places but this place was possibly the nicest that we have ever stayed in. It would be a great place for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway as it is very private and has many enjoyable features. That being said, we were traveling with a large party and it was perfect with all of the bedrooms and baths. The kids played board games late into the evenings and the kitchen had ample room to fix meals. A very pleasant experience that we will remember for years to come.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Bandit Brewery, Darby
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Darby, Bitterroot Valley

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Cleaning fee £123
Tax Rate 7.0%

*Maximum of 8 guests
No smoking in the home please.
No outside shoes in the home please

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Darby in Montana

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master bathroom with two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This bathroom is in the hallway
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Toilet and sink
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The home has 3 bedrooms each with a queen bed. There is another room/den available that has a single pull out with a roll away available. Please contact us if you have other questions!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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