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Stunning Bitterroot Stonetower Estate

Bedrooms 7
Space 5,500 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)

This fantastic secluded retreat offers charming comfortable rooms and fabulous view in a cozy private setting. It is now most often used as a wedding venue. Please contact the owner to book for your wedding. This site does not know how to adjust for the variables involved in weddings.

This unique estate in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley offers endless vacation opportunities - or a secluded romantic get-away. The large deck overlooking the valley is a perfect place to enjoy breakfast or relax at the end of a busy day.

This site is available as a WEDDING venue in the beautiful Stone Arch garden with the Stone Barn main hall for a charming wedding reception area. Tables and chairs may be rented on site.

The main house has several separate suites. The King Suite master bedroom has a king bed and adjacent bathroom with a shower and a large soaking tub. The Queen Suite, on the main floor, has a queen bed, adjacent bathroom with jaccuzi bathtub, and sitting room with a cozy single bed for a third person. Also has a separate entrance and deck. The Tower Suite has two single beds and it's own bathroom with a walk in shower.

This property adjoins wild state lands for endless hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities.

If unavailable on the dates you wish to stay, contact me for additional vacation rental nearby.

Keywords: country home, country setting, secluded home, country estate, Wedding Venue

More Details

Property Manager
Peggy Steffes
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2018

About Peggy Steffes

I am the original owner and builder of this property, and worked on the elaborate stonework over a period of 9 years. I also enjoy organic gardening and my guests love to help themselves to the continuous abundance of fruit from the orchard, including peaches, cherries, apples and a favorite for the kids, my huge raspberru patch. Guests have their privacy, yet I am just a call away to answer any questions or help with local plans. I have really enjoyed the guests and have made many lasting friendships.

Peggy Steffes purchased this estate in 2000

Why Peggy Steffes chose Stevensville

I didn't buy it, I built it because I am a compulsive project starter and also feel compelled to finish what I start. Then I love to share it with others. Montana is, to me, the most wonderful place in the US and the Bitterroot has the best weather in Montana, so what a good idea to have a vacation home here. We are near the Bitterroot River and that has always been a big attraction for guests, especially those interested in fly fishing..

What makes this estate unique

Most people are blown away by the sheer beauty of this home and property, and I invite you to come and be my guest for a delightful getaway.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate rental in Stevensville

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • mobile phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • King Suite - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Queen Suite - toilet , jacuzzi
    Tower Suite - toilet , shower enclosure
    Central Stone Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure
    Overflow Bathrooms - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Stone Barn has a bath with shower and bath with soaking tub.
  • There are 4 bathrooms in the main house and two and 1/2 in the overflow Stone Barn.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • King Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Alcove - 1 single bed
    Alcove #2 - 1 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon
    Queen sitting room - 1 single bed , This is an antique 3/4 size bed in the adjacent sitting room
    Overflow - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , 2 single bed , In the Stone Barn 2000 sq ft loft, rental fees additional.
    Tower Suite - 3 single bed , Bathroom w/shower on this level
    Queen Suite - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 large double bed , walk out basement, Bedroom with a sink.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jacuzzi
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Beautiful back yard with stream and pond and miles of hiking from the back door.


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Stunning Bitterroot Stonetower Estate
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
University Place

Magical Wedding

  • 5 of 5

Peggy’s property was perfect for our wedding. It was classy, rustic, and perfect views in every direction. Peggy was kind, helpful, and encouraging all weekend long. She provided some decor and was encouraging with design ideas. She keeps the place immaculate and picture perfect. We hope to visit again soon! Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 01/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing the Stone Tower Estate. It was truly a delight to meet you and your whole group. So happy that you liked this special spot of Montana. You added your own special touch to it! Peggy
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St. Louis, MO

A Spectacular and Special place

  • 5 of 5

The Stone tower house and property is the beauty one hopes for when going to Montana.

  • Review Submitted: 06/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, John for visiting Montana and the Stone Tower Estate and for being such great guests. I really enjoyed having you all stay here. Peggy
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What a spectacular wedding venue!

  • 5 of 5

The Stone Tower Estate was the venue of choice of my daughter and her fiancé a year in advance. In fact, they scouted multiple venues in the Bitteroot/Missoula area, but when they first visited Peggy at her beautiful stone tower home, they were sold. It was the perfect place for them to start their married life together! The bride and groom communicated with Peggy multiple times during the year, and received much appreciated updates on any improvements made to the venue. She was a dream to work with.

We rented the entire venue, including the house and the loft over the barn, and everything was in perfect shape when we arrived the afternoon before the wedding. All accommodations were comfortable and well appointed. The rehearsal dinner for approximately 50 people was held in the barn, and the kids enjoyed outdoor games, visiting the horses and hunting arrowheads (long story, there!)

The morning of the wedding was glorious, but as the day wore on, those big Montana thunderheads rolled through. By the time for the ceremony, the most threatening thunderhead of the day split in two and slid by on either side of the garden ceremony site. It was perfect, and dramatic and hopefully made for some awesome photos!

Peggy has done a tremendous amount of work on the barn and the outdoor patio to make it as inviting and functional for any type of wedding you can imagine. You can go rustic, shabby chic, western or even vintage and have a truly unique wedding. You can bring in as many decorations as you desire, or as few as you want as the garden landscaping, combined with the stone arch and the panoramic view make for a spectacular ceremony location. As the mother of the bride, I received awestruck comments by relatives making their first visit to Montana who had a hard time believing the Stone Tower existed -- I'm not kidding! They were very impressed.

We were fortunate to research vendors who had worked with Peggy at the Stone Tower previously, as they were well-prepared with their arrangements.

I highly recommend offering a bus service for guests from Missoula, which we did, as it is about a 50 minute drive down the Bitteroot Valley to Stevensville and then 15 minutes or so winding up the hill and going the last couple miles on an unpaved, although well-maintained, dirt road. Guests really don't need to drive themselves back to Missoula at midnight.

Thank you, Peggy for everything you did to make this a memorable and joyous occasion!

  • Review Submitted: 20/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lynnette, Thank you so much for your lovely review. Your family , as well as the groom's were pure delight to work with. Make me feel so lucky to be a part of your wonderful day. Hope to see you all again. Peggy
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Missoula, MT

The best decision we made for the wedding!

  • 5 of 5

The Stone Tower venue was absolutely stunning. It awed all of our guests and made them feel like they were in a fairytale. Peggy (the owner) is the hardest working person I've ever met. I woke up at 630am the morning of the wedding and saw her working away in the garden and tucking things away to make everything picture perfect. She was so flexible and understanding about what we wanted to move or set up. We had some of our family stay with us in the house and barn and it was perfect. It sleeps like a ski house so we just gave everyone that heads up that there were only two rooms with doors but no one minded at all. We had our rehearsal dinner in the house and the space worked perfectly. The only thing complaints from the 4 days we spent there was that the barn was hot upstairs even with the windows open at night and the house was hot during dinner. Which really wasn't a big deal. We had around 75 guests at the wedding and it was perfect. It wasn't crowded and it wasn't empty. There was plenty of room for people to move around. We used the first two horse stalls that are opened up for the buffet and pie table. We held cocktail hour and dancing outside of the barn. We couldn't have picked a better venue and we made so many memories there with out family. Peggy even let us pick the raspberries and cherries that filled the property. We sat out the deck and watched the stars every night. It was all too amazing. It was a dream and Peggy works every day to find ways to make it even more accommodating even though it's already too perfect. And any questions you have, she has the answers.

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, you and your guest were so great to have here at the Stone Tower Estate. Really my pleasure to be a part of it. I do have air conditioning for both buildings. Very sorry that I didn't show you how to start it up. Thank you for leaving it all so good too. Come pick more Raspberries any time. Peggy
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Missoula, MT

Wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our younger daughter and her fiancé chose the Stone Tower Estate for their wedding and reception. The venue is even more beautiful than the photos would indicate. Most of the wedding party spent the weekend at the estate. Peggy was a welcoming, generous, and charming host. She obviously works very hard to keep the grounds in excellent condition. We had lots of time to set up for the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, and the wedding and reception the next day. The estate offers many amenities, including tables, chairs, linens, and some decorations. Our guests were delighted with the experience, and found the house, barn, and views absolutely stunning. With Peggy's assistance everything went very smoothly. Everyone was happy and had a great time. It was a delightful experience. We definitely recommend this venue.

  • Review Submitted: 21/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for choosing the Stone Tower estate. People like you and your wonderful family make my job a happy one and I am honored to get to know you! Peggy
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Amazing environment

  • 5 of 5

We had the honor to stay the weekend here to have our wedding ceremony and reception. It was an amazing place to have the wedding party and a few additional family members to stay in the main house and upstairs barn area. The property sits up on a hill and has an breathtaking view of the Bitterroot Valley and Sapphire Mountain Range. The landlord, Peggy, is very genuine, flexible and caring. She gaves us her full attention while we were there and listened to what was needed to make our expierence amazing. We could not have picked a better place to have this wonderful and special ceremony/weekend reunion. We will always remember how friendly and caring Peggy was to us. We would highly recommend this location for any family get together, it was a weekend full of great memories.

  • Review Submitted: 20/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, It was wonderful to have have you and your wonderful families here for your wedding. Thanks also for sharing your photos. Holy Smokes are those ever amazing wedding photos. Peggy
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
MSO Missoula International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Victor StakeHouse / Cowboy Troy's
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Stevensville Golf course/ Hamilton Golf course
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
East Side Highway / Highway 93
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Victor StakeHouse/ Cowboy Troy's/ Catered Table
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Lost Trail Ski area
Nearest Beach
23 Miles
Lake Como

Flyfishing, hiking


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday estate around the Stevensville

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Wedding Venue
17 Mar 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$48 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$48 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$34.3
Cleaning fee AU$205.83
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$274.44

Arrival 1 PM, Departure 11 AM. For Wedding venue 2 day minimum.This includes the Stone Barn living space for 2 guests for 2 nights, you can add up to 6 additional guest at $30 per person per night. the package begins at $3,200. for up to 110 guests, $3,450 for to 160 guests, $3,650 for to 200 guests. Weekday weddings start at $1,000 for small events to $1800 for up to 110 guests include the use of the barn apartment for changing however, overnight is an additional charge.
Overflow - Stone Barn $200 per nt for 2, $2000 month (on the same property, sleeps up to 8). Overflow rental is pet friendly but on second level.

*WEDDINGS - bed rates separate from wedding fees. See listing
*Wedding deposit $500 or 20% of total contract. Tables, linens and chairs included in fees

More Homes can be rented in addition to this property. Contact manager for rates and information.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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