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Rustic fly-fishing experience but minutes from Missoula

People13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Fish From Your Back Yard, Soak In The Hot Tub Under Snow Capped Mountains.

Arrive to the home that Jim Evans handcrafted and cleverly placed on the Clark Fork River. Enjoy private river access in your backyard! Mountain surroundings embellish this charming country home, while less than six miles to shopping and restaurants in downtown Missoula. This rustic retreat sleeps 10 comfortably in 3 bedrooms, 2 family rooms, 2 full baths and a large kitchen able to seat all. Two pull outs can offer sleeping for 13. The private deck of the main level kitchen/family room offers seating and a beautiful view of the Clark Fork River. The lower level walkout features a hot tub, BBQ and fire pit. The perfect accent to a starry night.

A regulation sized volleyball net and oversized swing set are also present for your enjoyment. With access to biking trails, hiking trails, shooting ranges, hunting, fishing, kayaking, river surfing, and much more, Fly Fisherman's Dream will serve as the perfect home base. Please note that a occupancy tax will be added to any booking under 30 nights.

More Details

Owner
Libby Schneider
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Libby Schneider

Christine and Marco are long-time Missoula business owners. Their pride in our community shines through in their home. They have teamed up with Libby, of Pi Property Management to provide guests with the best and most responsive experience possible. We all look forward to having you as our guests.

Why Libby Schneider chose Montana

Jim's On The River has been in Christine's family for decades. Built by her grandfather, it is accented with local lumber and strategically placed right on the Clark Fork river at the Missoula corridor.

What makes this house unique

Jim's On The River is a unique property accented with local lumber, and tastefully accented with beautiful western Montana touches. Surrounded by natural evergreen landscaping and riverfront access, guests will never know that they are just six minutes from downtown Missoula.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Missoula in Missoula County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Family Room - 2 Sofa bed/Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • 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:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

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Rustic fly-fishing experience but minutes from Missoula
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
5

Great venue!!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for my middle son's wedding and I had all my children together for a week. We floated from the back yard daily, had a great gathering of over 30 people for a wonderful dinner and this property could not have been any better for our event. Libby and her dad were great to work with!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing and awesome!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, nice, and WELL worth the cost. Location is great and you can't hear the train at all when inside the house. Hot tub is great and the view is just beautiful!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Warm, comfy, and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The house was well maintained, clean, and warm. We stayed over Christmas week-end, when it was cold and lots of snow. The boiler for the heater worked well! The property manager must have plowed out the drive way on the last day. We had 5 vehicles in the parking area, which was a tight squeeze, but did work. The kitchen and dining area was large enough for all of us to prepare a family meal. There is a sitting room upstairs and a tv room downstairs. Both are large enough to fit all of us, but it was nice to be able spread out. The property is right on the river and was quiet and peaceful. The only drawback was the hot tub would not stay hot! A pleasant bonus was the manager left us some holiday treats when we checked in.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so sorry to hear about the hot tub. It has a standard, sleep and economy setting. If either of the latter settings are activated, the hot tub stays at 85 degrees. We would have loved to have the opportunity to come out and fix the setting. I am so happy that you were able to enjoy the rest of what this beautiful home has to offer. It was a pleasure hosting your family for the holidays. For future guests, please don't hesitate to call when issues arise.
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Portland, Oregon
4

Good but some things need to be said.....June 2016

  • 4 of 5

June 2016

Let us start by saying that we really did like this place....what we would consider a very nice, rustic fishing cabin. The location on the water is incredible. The size was great for 2 medium sized familes and it was quite clean. But here are a few things you should know and a few suggestions for the owners/rental management company:

1. It is located directly across the river from train tracks. This means that several times each night, the train rolls through and blasts it's horn. Because you're in a canyon, it's VERY loud. I don't think anyone could not be startled out of their sleep.

2. It is located very close to the Interstate 90 freeway - like, less than 100 m from the front of the house. There is a lot of traffic noise that is audible as well.

3. There is no air conditioning (which, hey, it's a rustic fishing cabin) so if you're there during a hot spell like we were (over 90 degrees F for 3 days in a row) the upstairs is almost unbearably warm and difficult to sleep in (that's the room with 2 queen beds and a bunk bed).

OK, other than that, it really is a good place to stay. Now, for the owners/rental management company:

1. If people are coming in for a short stay, and presumably they're staying there so they can prepare their own meals rather than eat out every night, it would be good if you could provide some basic cooking essentials: several spices (more than the 2 salt and pepper shakers) such as garlic salt, etc, cooking oil, and general cleaning supplies like All Purpose Cleaner for counter tops and tables. Also, there were no matches/lighter for the barbeque.

2. It would also be a basic touch to provide small quantities of shampoo and shower soap - people shouldn't have to transport their own from where ever they're coming from.

Thanks for letting us stay at your place. We really enjoyed Missoula and the great fishing the area has to offer.

Cheers-

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking such good care of the home. We have a lot of pride in this property. Because we are a fairly new vacation rental (still operating for less than a year), we depend heavily on the feedback from our renters. There is shampoo and body wash in both bathrooms but perhaps was difficult to find next to the towels in the cabinet and, I apologize for that. We don't keep it in the shower as many of our guests choose to bring their own. The multi-purpose cleaner must have been removed or misplaced, which happens occasionally so we have a large supply of back up bottles in the storage room, which I will access for the next group. I try to reiterate to our renters that there is no request too small to warrant a phone call to us as we are minutes away. John and I pride ourselves in our response time and care for our renters and wish that we could have had the opportunity to bring out items like lighters, fluid, and spices as needed. We do also understand, though, that some renters prefer not to call the management company. We know that every rental has different needs and requests, and our best way to fulfill those needs is through responding to those requests. I thank you for the opportunity to provide those needs for future guests. With your feedback, we will be able to better serve our renters, so thank you. Again, thank you for your valuable feedback, and for taking such good care of the home during your stay. Libby
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Coeur d'Alene, ID
5

Booked for Golf Tournament

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Jim's On The River. Thank you for treats you left for us upon our arrival. The location was great and staying on the river was a wonderful experience. We barbecued a couple of nights and enjoyed the patio and the upper deck. We did a little fishing and you can't get much closer to the fishing than we were.

All else seemed good. We enjoyed the experience and so did the two golfers that stayed with us. I will certainly recommend Jim's to anyone I know that is visiting the area.

Thanks again,

Scott

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
MSO
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Missoula, 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
 
Summer 2017
8 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,063
for 3 nights
From
£328
£2,048
£3,403
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,063
for 3 nights
From
£328
£1,823
£3,403
 
 
Winter Holidays
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,391
for 4 nights
From
£328
£1,823
£3,403
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£951
for 3 nights
From
£291
£1,707
£3,403
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.69
Damage Deposit £776.9

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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