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Comfy, Rustic Log Cabin - Montana Experience, peace and quiet, fishing near by.

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The HJ Ranch is the peaceful and perfect setting for your getaway to Montana!

The Little Log Cabin is located south of Poindexter Slough, off the Beaverhead River, 5 miles south of Dillon Montana. Located at the foot of the Blacktail and Pioneer Mountain ranges.

The Beaverhead River flows just west of this cute little log cabin. You can access the public fishing areas just a mile down the road and get to the Poindexter Slough, or the river. Within an hour or so, you can also be on any of 4 blue ribbon trout rivers in this great SW region of Montana. Tons of other activities await you from this homey spot to lay your head at night.

The 800-square-foot cabin, is a story and a half, including a loft. Entry through the front door brings you into a combined living room with comfy recliner and sofa, dining area and fully equipped kitchen.

Large windows across the west side of this room allow a view of the mountains, pasture and the rugged mountains of the Blacktail Range. Deer and other wildlife are often spotted in the pasture.

The rest of the ground floor is occupied by master bedroom, equipped with new, comfy queen bed, and a bathroom. The loft has another queen bed.

There are a variety of activities available near the ranch to cabin guests. Guests can fish close by, go hiking the thousands of miles of trails just up in the Pioneers, go experience Bannack Ghost Town, dig your own crystals at Crystal Park, enjoy Virginia City within a short drive too. Experience one of the old time candy shops, or a real malt at the soda fountain shoppe.

There are vast views just from the yard of the cabin as well, to enjoy and grill a burger or steak on your gas grill.

For those more adventurous, the mountain lakes in the Pioneers also offer excellent day hikes, up to Boot, or Pear lake above Birch Creek station. Bring along your fishing rod to catch the plump Rainbow and cutthroat trout that inhabit the lakes, and bring your camera to capture the spectacular mountain views, including many wildlife opportunities, such as moose and mountain goats.

For those interested in what's available in town, Dillon is 5 minutes away, and home to the Patagonia Outlet, many neat shops from custom boots to antiques and some great gift and coffee shops to enjoy. A new local Micro brewery is also just in town. With your full kitchen, you can cook your own meals if desired and grocery stores are just a few minutes away. Dillon is also home to University of Montana, Western with a great campus and several opportunities with the outreach programs to experience some geological classes, etc.

If you are interested in a quiet setting in the foothills of the mountains, a place where 'do it yourself' can be as relaxing or demanding as you make it, in the comfort of a lovely cabin with great views, then this is the place for you.

More Details

Property Manager
Goose Down Ranch, Dan or Shannon
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Dillon

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Nice open bathroom with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , New queen bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , upstairs loft, new queen bed
  • 2 bedrooms, 1 downstairs, 1 in the upstairs loft area, both have a queen bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Comfy, Rustic Log Cabin - Montana Experience, peace and quiet, fishing near by.
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews

No services No Internet No TV impossible to Cook No aération ...

  • 1 of 5

Very expensive for the service

  • Review Submitted: 20/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This delightful little cabin offers much, but as stated in the amenities, does not offer wifi nor SAT TV. Only a nice flat screen television and new DVD Player. The cabin has air conditioning that keeps the cabin cool, and large windows that can open at night for a cool breeze. The full kitchen has hosted a few folks that have made full Thanksgiving dinners during our popular hunting season. We are pleased to offer this low cost cabin, about the same of a decent hotel in town, that has a gas grill, beautiful views, set on one of the most picturesque, ranch homesteads in our county. We are certain that it is one of the cleanest, best values in the area. We do not offer daily maid service, although, if requested, we could add this service for a small fee.
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Absolutely Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cabin for 5 nights, we were in town for our daughter's graduation. We traveled from ME and we could not have asked for a more perfect place for our family to spend this special time together. It was so peaceful and quiet and a perfect backdrop for grad pictures. Lots of wildlife for early morning photo shoots and very comfortable beds!! Kitchen was convenient as well and we saved money by being able to prepare food at the cabin. Close to town, yet very private. Starry nights and beautiful sunrises, so memorable. It made the best vacation ever, even more special! I can't wait to book again!!! Thank you Shannon and Dan for your hospitality!!

  • Review Submitted: 13/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lorraine! We'd be very happy to have you return, any time. Best wishes, Dan & Shannon, Goose Down Ranch.
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I was a little freaked out by the mouse that visited us. It was quickly taken care of!

  • 4 of 5

The property was beautiful. We loved seeing the many deer! Such beautiful sunrises and sunsets!

  • Review Submitted: 10/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
butte mt
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Beaverhead Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Maverick Mountain
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Dillon

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$74.14

Fishing is available for an additional fee, miles of private Beaverhead River, or private ponds, please contact owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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