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Secluded Hideaway on the Steps of Glacier National Park

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Lupine Meadow Lodge. Reflections of Glacier's peaks reflect in the windows.

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Polebridge cabin description

This 1750-square-foot custom-crafted rustic lodge is enhanced by a very large see-through fireplace created using beautiful local rock. This expanded area is great for reading or relaxing and watching a DVD on a flat screen TV. Outfitted with many hand-peeled log accents and rustic iron work, this upscale cabin evokes the feeling of the great camps of decades gone by. The lodge also offers the modern convenience of wireless internet if you feel the need to 'stay connected.'

Located in a meadow of wildflowers, Lupine Meadow Lodge has unsurpassed views of the peaks of Glacier National Park. With many windows and four decks, you will have ample opportunity to relax and appreciate the beauty.

The cabin is private and surrounded on two sides by the Flathead National Forest. As the North Fork is remote and pristine, this high-tech cabin provides its own electricity from a generator and solar panels.

Lupine Meadow Lodge is located in the North Fork Valley of the Flathead River in Northwest Montana. The North Fork is designated a 'Wild and Scenic River' and its beauty is startling.

The cabin is located on the western border of Glacier National Park and is six and one-half miles north of the small outpost town of Polebridge. This picturesque town is comprised of a Mercantile which has basic provisions and a renowned bakery, The Northern Lights Saloon (restaurant and pub), a couple of rustic cabins for lodging, and approximately 40 residents. The Northwest entrance to Glacier National Park is accessed through Polebridge and is only about 8 miles from the cabin.

The North Fork is a special place and a true back country enthusiast's paradise. Known as America's last true wild lands, the North Fork is home to abundant wildlife including grizzlies, gray wolves, moose, elk, deer, mountain lions, snowshoe rabbits, bald eagles, and hawks.

There are many outdoor activities including excellent fishing on the North Fork River or the nearby mountain lakes and streams, hundreds of miles of trails, and old logging roads on which to hike and mountain bike. Lupine Meadow Lodge also provides excellent access to Glacier National Park.

Whether your desire is to get away and relax, or to make the most of the back country, Lupine Meadow Lodge will be sure to make your vacation remarkable. The lodge has a bedroom downstairs with a queen bed and a bath with a shower. There are two bedrooms upstairs with a queen bed in the master and two twin beds in the second bedroom. The bath upstairs has a tub/shower combination.

Keywords: lodge, wilderness, Glacier National Park, Polebridge, grizzly bears, wildlife, river rafting, hiking, kayaking, custom lodge, log cabin, upscale lodge, private, wireless internet.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Downstairs...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • If you wish to get away from it all and enjoy the great beauty Mother Nature provides, this is the place for you! It is so quiet you can hear the wings of the birds, while sitting on the deck, as they fly over....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Many different books are provided for in cabin usage. Do not remove without contacting the owner....moreless

              • Stereo:

                CD player, radio...moreless

              • Television:

                DVD use only. Many titles provided. No TV reception....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseshoes
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    A spectacular view of the West side of Glacier National Park peaks is what greets you on the back porch....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bedding is provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Several areas are available for seating....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Large parking area...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    We have a radio phone. Cell phone MAY work outside near the old bunkhouse if the weather cooperates....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    One towel and wash cloth per person provided per week....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Front loader...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless internet is available. No computer is provided and it is not a secure connection....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Large see-through Glacier rock fireplace. Wood and ax provided....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully stocked with plates, glasses, utensils, cooking pans, garbage bags, dish soap, gas range, place mats....moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Gas...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Many herbs and spices. May be flour and condiments available....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    There are four different decks on the lodge...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Available for rent at the Polebridge Mercantile...moreless

                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,700

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $150
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Notes:

                  Weekly rentals are preferred but 4-6 nights are sometimes available at a higher nightly rate. Please check with owner for pricing. A portion of the lodge is locked off for owner's use only. Owner is not on the premises when guests are visiting.

                  Guests are required to pay one half of the rent when booking their reservation. Thirty days prior to arrival all of other fees are due. (cleaning, remaining rent, taxes, and damage deposit) Please note: cleaning fee for 1-2 people is $125 and $150 for 3-6 people. Personal checks or Pay Pal with guest paying Pay Pal fees are accepted. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


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                  Last updated: 11/23/2014
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                  Location

                  Mountaineering, pack trips, float trips, visit Glacier National Park, and the historic Mercantile (listed on the National Register)

                  and the Northern Lights Saloon. The Mercantile is famous for its freshly baked huckleberry bear claws, cookies and hot sandwiches as well as a variety of keepsakes to remind you of your trip. The Northern Lights Saloon serves delicious food as well as a variety of beer, wine and soft drinks.

                   

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                  Photos

                  • Lupine Meadow Lodge.  Reflections of Glacier's peaks reflect in the windows.

                    Lupine Meadow Lodge. Reflections of Glacier's peaks reflect in the windows.

                  • Living room and fireplace..stairs to second story.

                    Living room and fireplace..stairs to second story.

                  • Cozy corner with Glacier rock see through fireplace on south side

                    Cozy corner with Glacier rock see through fireplace on south side

                  • Leather loveseat & ottoman. Very comfortable stick rockers in N. fireplace room

                    Leather loveseat & ottoman. Very comfortable stick rockers in N. fireplace room

                  • Kitchen and living room. Beautiful saw cut wooden floor.

                    Kitchen and living room. Beautiful saw cut wooden floor.

                  • Kick back and relax in front of the giant see-through Glacier rock fireplace.

                    Kick back and relax in front of the giant see-through Glacier rock fireplace.

                  • Upstairs bedroom with two twin beds

                    Upstairs bedroom with two twin beds

                  • Spectacular views of Glacier from the cabin.

                    Spectacular views of Glacier from the cabin.

                  • Spectacular sunrise from cabin porch.

                    Spectacular sunrise from cabin porch.

                  • Sondreson Meadow about 1.5 mile walk from the cabin. Glacier Park in background.

                    Sondreson Meadow about 1.5 mile walk from the cabin. Glacier Park in background.

                  • Bowman Lake in Glacier Park...about 14 miles from cabin

                    Bowman Lake in Glacier Park...about 14 miles from cabin

                  • Mercantile, 7 miles; fresh pastries and cookies daily, gifts sold by cabin owner

                    Mercantile, 7 miles; fresh pastries and cookies daily, gifts sold by cabin owner

                  • View from South East

                    View from South East

                  • Living, dining and kitchen area

                    Living, dining and kitchen area

                  • Stairway to upper two bedrooms and full bath. Two massive logs support the lodge

                    Stairway to upper two bedrooms and full bath. Two massive logs support the lodge

                  • Sit back and relax in front of the massive see-through Glacier rock fireplace.

                    Sit back and relax in front of the massive see-through Glacier rock fireplace.

                  • North fireplace room with flat screen TV. Many DVDs provided; no TV reception.

                    North fireplace room with flat screen TV. Many DVDs provided; no TV reception.

                  • Queen bedroom downstairs with log headboard and pine cone accents on dressers.

                    Queen bedroom downstairs with log headboard and pine cone accents on dressers.

                  • Master bedroom with handmade quilt & views of meadow and Glacier National Park.

                    Master bedroom with handmade quilt & views of meadow and Glacier National Park.

                  • Reflection pond just North of the cabin. Views of Glacier Park

                    Reflection pond just North of the cabin. Views of Glacier Park

                  • Fall view from cabin porch with fog rising from river

                    Fall view from cabin porch with fog rising from river

                  • Views of North Fork valley in the fall.  Larch trees turn and then lose needles.

                    Views of North Fork valley in the fall. Larch trees turn and then lose needles.

                  • Northern Lights Saloon 7 miles from cabin. Excellent food and drinks.

                    Northern Lights Saloon 7 miles from cabin. Excellent food and drinks.

                  • Deer and elk in the meadow at the cabin

                    Deer and elk in the meadow at the cabin

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                  This listing was first published here in 2002.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, November 23, 2014

                  $1,700 per week (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2002
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Response rate: 57%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/23/2014
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