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Just steps away from the Big Horn River

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy your stay in Thermopolis at this newer construction, 3 bedroom 2 bath home. The Big Horn river is one of the best fisheries in the state, and you have access to it right outside your doors. On any given morning it is the norm to see pheasants or deer walking by, along with many different species of waterfowl enjoying the waters of the river. Easy access to the town of Thermopolis, which offers a world class dinosaur museum, and two commercial swimming pools where you can enjoy the water from the natural mineral hot springs. Boysen reservoir is 30min away, while the scenic town of Cody, and Yellowstone Park are within a 2 hour drive. The Riverview Guesthouse is great if you are in town to fish, hunt, explore the local area, or for a base while making day trips. Presently, we do not have a TV or wifi, and our intent with this guesthouse is to help people engage more with each other and their surroundings, while getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The location is ideal to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, and board games are provided if weather keeps you indoors. The trout fishing along this stretch of the river is very good with both public and private access to the river. This location allows nearly 6,000 feet of public fishing access along the river bank downstream from the house, and almost 2,000 feet of private river access upstream.


Owner
Sherman Skelton
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Sherman Skelton

Growing up my family ranched in the area, and we farmed on the hay fields around the vacation property. I am very familiar with the area and am more than happy to give any input on additional things to do or see during your stay in Thermopolis.

Why Sherman Skelton chose Wyoming

My great grandparents farm house was right across the road from the vacation property. I am the fourth generation to own this property, and had always dreamt of building something near the river. It was a dream come true when I broke ground on "the cabin" in the spring of 2013. The project was made even more rewarding by the fact that I was able to build the house with the help of my father, and under the watchful eyes of my 2 year old son. I truly wanted this to be a multi generational project. I worked 4 days a week in Casper, and then drove to Thermopolis and worked on the house every Fri-Sun for the next two years. There are still some projects to to on the property, but we have really enjoyed sharing our place with people from around the country.

Location

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lucerne in Hot Springs County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Notes:
There is a sandbox, horse shoe pits, and cornhole games for outdoor activities. The property has approx. 1500-2000 feet of access for fishing out the back of the property.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Just steps away from the Big Horn River
average rating of 4.8444443 based on 45 reviews
5

Hunting Trip

  • 5 of 5

OUTSTANDING!! Great location. Great amenities. Outstanding hospitality by owner.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place!

  • 5 of 5

The home is situated in the alfalfa fields next to the Big Horn River. It is what Wyoming is about. Surrounded by hard working oeople that are extremely nice. We stayed there for a hunting trip and it's location and accommodations suited our party just fine. One thing to note, if your coming with buddies and there are more than 5 of you think about bringing a cot for the extra guys. There are couches but they are in the common area.

All in all a fantastic stay. Your host Sherman was very accommodating and quick to respond to an A/C issue we had during our stay. We will be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

They simply don't come any better than Sheldon

  • 5 of 5

His kindness and understanding are unsurpassed. Thank you Sheldon, hopefully we see you next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and comfortable. Very easy and well stocked. Sherman was great.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place for a family get away!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean & had everything we needed. The setting is great with a nice yard, perfect for the many games of corn hole that we played.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Relaxing, Clean

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here after a string of eventful and tiring days at Yellowstone. It was nice to be able to relax and unwind for a few days. The house was clean, with cute decor, and it is one of the most well-stocked houses we have ever rented. Our kids loved the board games and fire pit. Overall, we had a wonderful time at the Riverview Guest House.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lucerne, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
2 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£214
for 2 nights
From
£92
£580
 
 
High
1 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£247
for 2 nights
From
£108
£680
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£239
for 2 nights
From
£104
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £227.16
cleaning fee £30.29
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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