Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake

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2 bedrooms, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Smart TV
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop

Overview of Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake

Entire home

Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake

4.8/5 Exceptional

Entire home

2 bedrooms3 bathroomsSleeps 5

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer
  • Dryer

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest stays
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
MIssoula, MT

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGreenough Park4 min drive
  • Popular LocationMissoula Art Museum4 min drive
  • Popular LocationSt. Francis Xavier Church5 min drive
  • AirportMissoula, MT (MSO-Missoula Intl.)11 min drive

Space details

2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 5
1500 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
Bedroom 2
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo
Bathroom 2
    No shower or bathtub

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake

Missoula vacation home in Upper Rattlesnake with private pool and kitchen
Cozy Guest house located in the highly sought after Rattlesnake Neighborhood. Locals and others from afar love to visit this tranquil neighborhood which offers a great escape with so many vacation options. Please don't expect to see rattlesnakes, but perhaps deer and an occasional black bear! We fell in love with this property because of the history and location. This is a 100 year old estate that was one of the first houses in the middle Rattlesnake. The Guest house has its own little history! The family who lived here for 70 years operated a daycare and after-school service in the guest house which was converted to a cozy abode. There are many local residents who remember attending this little daycare which operated for nearly 40 years.

Today we love this location because of the nostalgic history and allure of the valley. In the summer enjoy the cool night breeze and the rustling leaves in the trees. You might even say you feel like you are in a tree house!

You can expect a cozy and updated experience with all the amenities of a home away from home. Sleep 5 comfortably in the beds provided. Use the full kitchen to cook your meals or escape to a local favorite restaurant! There are two bathrooms in the house, one is a full bath and the other is a 1/2 bath. There is also a cozy outdoor area for coffee in the morning or a fire in the fire pit!

Other reasons to pick this spot include the location to the University of Montana.
Walking distance to University of Montana (1.6 miles). Great access to hiking, mountain biking, Ten Spoon Winery, Rattlesnake Cafe, Rattlesnake Creek, Greenough Park, Pineview Park and just 5 minutes to downtown Missoula.

From our yard you might see Hang-gliders hovering around MT. Jumbo. The Rattlesnake is 32,000-acres of wilderness and 22,000-acres of national recreation on a city bus route.
Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer private pools and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to patios. Accommodations are furnished with dining tables and kitchen islands. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Kitchens or kitchenettes offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and desk chairs.

Recreational amenities at the vacation home include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Shannon Marsden



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Snowboarding and cross-country skiing nearby


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fence around the pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Car recommended


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee grinder
  • Toaster


  • Dining table


  • 2 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided
  • Soap
  • Hair dryer


  • Smart TV

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Fenced yard
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near laundromat

Work spaces

  • Desk
  • Desk chair


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Kayak on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Sledding nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Power boating nearby
  • Kayaking nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 5
  • Unit size: 1500 sq ft (139 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host (a party not acting within their trade, business or profession).
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and a deadbolt lock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

In The Upper Rattlesnake
Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake Missoula
Guest House In the Upper Rattlesnake Private vacation home

About this area


This vacation home is located in Upper Rattlesnake, a neighborhood in Missoula, and is in the mountains. Wilma Theatre and Fort Missoula are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Children's Museum Missoula and A Carousel for Missoula. Splash Montana and Missoula County Fairgrounds are also worth visiting. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Greenough Park - 4 min drive
  • Missoula Art Museum - 4 min drive
  • Missoula County Courthouse - 5 min drive
  • St. Francis Xavier Church - 5 min drive
  • Washington-Grizzly Stadium - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Missoula Intl. Airport (MSO) - 11 min drive


  • Five on Black - 5 min drive
  • Sa Wad Dee - 5 min drive
  • Plonk Wine - 5 min drive
  • The Oxford - 5 min drive
  • Liquid Planet - 5 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 21 out of 25 reviews
5 - Excellent 84%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 25 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 25 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 25 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 25 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Great location away.
We live in Montana and had tickets to a show at the Kettlehouse Ampitheater (which was almost rained out!) so we checked in seamlessly and headed into town. The house has a lovely backyard, deck and plenty of room for 2 cars to park. The internet is also strong, which was good for me because I worked the following day remotely. I will say the fridge and freezer were not very clean and same with some of the silverware. Plenty of towels, hand soap and amenities. I really liked the close proximity to town, and far enough away for it to be quiet.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Perfect Spot
Very nice guest house. Convenient location. Highly recommend
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Great location
We had a great stay at the Rattlesnake cottage. It's a great location convenient to hiking and town. The kitchen is well stocked with pots and pans and there are plenty of dishes. Shannon was responsive to questions/concerns and our stay went smoothly.
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Really great spot
I stayed here with my brother while visiting my son and it was perfect. Kitchen had everything we needed for cooking and very easy clean up. Location is great and we loved Augie the pup! Will stay again on my return visit.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

We Enjoyed our Stay
It was clean and comfortable. The beds are comfortable. There is a lot of character to the property with a rustic look and a number of interesting nick-nacks. The listing, however, is a bit confusing; when I searched VRBO it came up as having 2 and 1/2 half baths, but in the details and property itself, it is only 1 and 1/2 baths. I received 2 check-in instruction sheets, which were similar, but there were some discrepancies (such as wi-fi password) which caused some confusion. All in all, a very comfortable stay.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022