Nestled in the foothills of the Gallatin Range with fantastic views of the entire valley. An amazingly private escape convenient to downtown Bozeman! Rent with the Sourdough Ranch Black Bear Cottage on the same property to accommodate up to 12 guests! Brief Description: This cozy two-bedroom home enjoys a prime location south of Bozeman with fantastic mountain views, lots of peace and quiet, and hiking right out the back door. Sourdough Canyon Trailhead is just up the road, and guests can enjoy a walk up to Sourdough Ridge on over 200 acres of private land. Bedrooms and baths: Sourdough Ranch Main House has two bedrooms on the main floor. The master bedroom features a queen-size bed and connected full bathroom. Across the hall, the other bedroom features two twin beds or you can request to have it set up as a king size bed. A full bath down the hall features a river pebble shower. A high-end sleeper sofa in the television room sleeps an additional two people. Kitchen and Dining Area: This fully equipped and well-designed kitchen has top of the line appliances and amenities, high-end countertops, and beautiful suspended light fixtures. A gas range, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and dishwasher make meal prep and clean up easy. Its two ovens are ideal for preparing a large holiday meal for family and friends. There is a nice selection of high quality cookware and serving ware as well. The cook can chat with the family at the bar, which seats four, and a nice breakfast nook with picture windows makes it a great spot to enjoy coffee and breakfast with a view! Living Room, Family Room, and Game Room: The kitchen opens up into the living room with a gorgeous rock gas fireplace as the focal point, surrounded by cozy sofas and chairs and a nice selection of artwork. There is a separate family room just down the hall with a flat screen television, 12 local channels, and a DVD player. A billiard room downstairs provides a great activity for the evening, and a built-in gate prevents little ones from cruising downstairs on their own. Setting, Acreage, and Views: A spacious deck surrounds three sides of the home and overlooks the Gallatin Valley. It features high-end patio furniture and an outdoor dining table that seats 6 people. A nice gas grill allows for meal preparation outdoors, while you enjoy a glass of wine and the comfortable summer evening temperatures of Southwest Montana. Groves of aspen and pines surround the home, with visits from resident wildlife. Note: Views from the home are 95% stunning but Bozeman's drinking water facility is in view on the property below. Outdoor Amenities: Enjoy 240 acres and miles of private roads and trails that are part of this property. Strategically located picnic tables at various dalliance points on the property provide stunning views up the Sourdough Canyon and the Gallatin Valley. The screened in porch has comfortable furniture large enough to sleep on a warm summer night, listening to owls and coyotes. Activities Nearby: Besides hiking and mountain biking right on the property and on nearby Forest Service trails, fishing on the Gallatin River is just thirty minutes away. The stunning Hyalite Reservoir Recreation Area in the Gallatin National Forest is also a short drive away. Guests can spend time skiing at nearby Bridger Bowl, which is about 20 miles from the home. Horseback riding, rafting, golfing, tours of Yellowstone National Park, and everything that the town of Bozeman has to offer are at your fingertips. Closest Town and Airport: Downtown Bozeman is just six miles from the home and it's about fourteen miles to Bozeman's Gallatin Field airport.