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Stunning 3bd home on 20 acres with 360° mountain views,only 4 miles to shopping!

Bedrooms 3
Space 167 m²
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Beautiful home on 20 acres with 360° mountain views, 4 miles to shopping!

The Roost @ Wild Mountain Ranch in Bozeman, Montana is on 20 private acres. We are surrounded by an additional 959 acres of conservation land in the Gallatin Valley land trust. The best of both worlds with abundant wildlife, privacy & relaxation, yet only 4 miles to shopping and restaurants in Bozeman! Location, location, location....with stunning views.

The Roost is our beautiful 1600 sq ft home with 3 large bedrooms & one large bathroom with a full size washer and dryer in its own seperate wing of the home, our large bathroom is not connected to any bedrooms!

We offer two levels to spread out & relax and our home sleeps 6 adults in beds. The upstairs loft has a large open floor plan with exceptional mountain views, plasma TV with DVD, Free WIFI, Direct TV cable, a comfortable sectional, bar table with four chairs and two chaise lounge sofas to relax on together. Our cell phone signal is also very strong here!

Extensive custom tile work in the kitchen and bathroom and new stainless steel appliances make your stay as comfortable as possible. The Roost offers spectacular mountain views on 20 private acres to enjoy the peace & quiet. Gas grill with comfortable chairs on the porch, a log swing in the yard and a large picnic table to make your stay even more enjoyable. The Roost is such a cozy retreat, perfect for families and couples.

Our home is professionally cleaned between each family that stays with us. We have new duvet bedding that is washed and changed between each group that stays with us. We work hard to keep everything very clean and in new condition for all of our guests. We have very high standards of cleanliness, so expect the best!

The Roost offers a home away from home with country charm, yet only four miles to major shopping and restaurants in Bozeman. Peaceful yet convenient to everything you could ever want to do or see, best location ever!

We also offer our large 7 bedroom home, Wild Mountain Ranch, VRBO #622593 available for rent on this same property. Rent our two homes together or separately!

**Weddings and wedding receptions are NOT allowed at our ranch.

** We do allow your dog to stay with you at our guest house, but you must tell us when reserving and pay the $100 pet fee. Dogs are NOT allowed up on chairs, couches or in beds.

**Parties, large gatherings and events are NOT allowed.

*We are renting out our home to be used by families and/or friends on vacation, family get-togethers and family reunions.

* Our cancellation policy is a full 100% refund if cancelled sixty days or more before your arrival date.

More Details

Edin & Melody Wells-Minthorn
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, Croatian
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Edin & Melody Wells-Minthorn

We purchased our property here in Bozeman, Montana in October 2012. We are originally from Iowa City, Iowa.

Edin & Melody Wells-Minthorn purchased this estate in 2012

Why Edin & Melody Wells-Minthorn chose Montana

When we first looked at this property it had been vacant for 15 years, everything outside and inside the homes and barn were from 1987 and everything was BLUE..... Blue carpet, blue exteriors, blue countertops, blue and pink flower wallpaper, it was a blue nightmare. My husband is a carpenter, so we felt we couldn't pass up these breathtaking Bridger Mountain views! We decided to buy it and then we spent the next two years gutting both homes out and doing a complete remodel. The end result is just fabulous!

What makes this estate unique

One of the things we appreciate most about our ranch (other than the breathtaking mountain views) is the peaceful country feel, yet so close to town! Being only 4 miles from major shopping, activities and restaurants in Bozeman makes this the perfect spot!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate rental in Bozeman

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 167 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Weddings, Wedding receptions and parties are not allowed!
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Beautiful large custom shower, Full size washer & dryer.
  • The Roost offers a large full size bathroom with a huge custom tile shower and a full size washer & dryer in the sliding door closet. It is in its own wing of the home and is not connected to any of the bedrooms!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The Roost home, Dr.Seuss bedroom w/two full size twin beds. - 2 single bed , 1 child bed , Dr.Seuss twin sleigh beds, dresser. Pack n play for toddler.
    Master bedroom #1 w/horse theme in The Roost! - 1 large double bed , Master bedroom on the main level with huge walk in closet.
    Queen bedroom on 2nd level with fishing theme. - 1 large double bed , Master bedroom with custom queen log bed, large closet
  • The Roost offers 3 bedrooms -Two queen bedrooms & one bedroom with two twin beds and a pack n play. All bedrooms have nightstands with lamps, new duvet bedding and incredibly comfortable mattresses.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • 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
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We have a fabulous local massage therapist available for booking! Call Danny to arrange at 862-266-3605. Enjoy your stay at The Roost!


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Stunning 3bd home on 20 acres with 360° mountain views,only 4 miles to shopping!
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Breathtaking Views!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home nestled in the foot hills of the snow capped mountains exceeded our expectations! The Roost was very clean and included every amenity we could have asked for, down to the cookware and outdoor grill. We were a group of 6 adults and we were a little concerned of only one bathroom, but that wasn't an issue at all. The house is roomy with many areas to relax. We loved the big media room to enjoy sports on TV in the evening and the board games were a nice distraction on a cold, snowy day. The home was convenient to shopping for groceries, restaurants and outdoor activities we enjoyed; hiking, fly fishing, and traveling to Yellowstone. I would highly recommend choosing this home, it will not disappoint!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great views!

  • 5 of 5

Great location and easy access to town. House was very well stocked. Comfortable beds and linens. Melody was wonderful to work with and responded very quickly to all of our questions. Would rent again! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at "The Roost"! We were all very comfortable and experienced beautiful views. The drive into town was easy and quick. I would recommend this property to anyone and definitely look forward to staying at The Roost again. Thank you, Melody!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

The owners has done a great job in making "The Roost" a very comfortable 3 bedroom home. Very well equipped, spotless, very comfortable bedding etc. You will want for nothing.

We stayed three week in Jan/17 no problem with access, the road was plowed several time.

Will stay again for sure

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Roost

  • 4 of 5

What a wonderful place. I would of given it 5 stars if it had an upstairs bathroom. Other then that we have no complaints only good memories to add to our Christmas weekend spent at the Roost. I have never seen so many Rooster's even had playing cards with them on it :) This was a great hit with my daughter that just started raising chickens this summer. Thank you for allowing us to stay here!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

Very nicely kept and stocked home. Comfortable furnishings and accommodating host. Best part was the mountain view. Very reasonable for a very nice home.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Old Chicago
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Riverside Country Club
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Bozeman Bus Terminal
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Interstate 90
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Outback Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Bridger Bowl
Car: recommended

We are one mile from Middle Cottonwood Hiking trail in the Gallatin National forest. We have 360 degree breathtaking mountain views from our property. We offer relaxation and peaceful surroundings, yet we are only a five minute drive to major shopping and wonderful local restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday estate in Bozeman

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer high season
18 Jun 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
2 Oct 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
19 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer 2018
1 May 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Professional cleaning A$312.6
Property Damage Protection A$73.77
Refundable Damage Deposit A$250.08
Pet Fee A$125.04
Tax Rate 7.0%

Smoking NOT allowed inside our homes. Please do not wear your shoes inside, please remove your shoes to help us keep our homes in clean condition for all our guests. If you want to bring your dog with you, you must tell us when reserving and pay the $100 pet fee. We will meet you to get your group checked in. We do not offer late check out's, check out is 11am most of the year. In the summer the check out time is 10am to allow the cleaning team enough time to get the home cleaned for the next group checking in at 3:00 that afternoon.
Hunting or discharging of weapons on our property is NOT allowed. Fireworks or campfires NOT allowed due to high fire danger risk. *Weddings, wedding receptions, events, large gatherings and parties are NOT allowed. If you intend to use our property for these prohibited purposes you will be required to leave immediately without any refunds and you will also lose your deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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