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Plum Cottage: Ideal Kalispell Location, Eco-Friendly

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Last updated: 09/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Kalispell house description

If you are looking for a cozy retreat with proximity to town and country alike, Plum Cottage is the place for you! You'll feel instantly at home in this charming 1950's cottage. Updated, yet full of character, the Plum is just 5 minutes from the center of Kalispell, swimming, or hiking, 15 minutes from Flathead Lake, the Majestic Valley Arena, and 2 golf courses, and 45 minutes from two ski resorts (Whitefish and Blacktail), two outstanding summer theaters, and Glacier Park. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, the Plum will more than meet your needs.

The cottage has 1850 square feet with two bedrooms upstairs (one queen, one double), one bedroom (queen) and bathroom on the main floor, and a hide-a-bed in the living room. Each bedroom has its own TV and vanity (no sink) with mirror. The living/dining area has an open feel with large windows and an inviting fireplace where you'll want to snuggle or play board games while you enjoy the crackling fire. Bring your computer and take advantage of the wireless high-speed internet or watch TV on the new 51' flat screen.

Outside, there is a lovely creek which meanders through the property. Relax on the deck while you listen to the birds, or play badminton on the lawn. Just 1/3 mile down the road is the trailhead for Lone Pine State Park. Hike to the top and you will be rewarded with an incredible panoramic view of the valley.

Cleaniliness and minimal environmental impact are priorities. The home is immaculate. Non-toxic, natural products are used as much as possible. Recycling is encouraged, with bins located in the garage.

Staying at the Plum--your home away from home--makes it fun and easy to take advantage of all that the Flathead Valley has to offer!

Keywords: House

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Easy wheelchair access into house from driveway and onto deck from house. Standard doorways, main floor has bedroom and bathroom, but no special handicap features. Second floor not accessible to wheelchair....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            See wheelchair notes below....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            frig, stove, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, dishes, flatware...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            pots/pans, baking dishes, cutlery, etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            No hook-ups, but space for a boat with trailer...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            sheets, blankets, towels...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            central air...moreless

          • Garage:

            single...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Parking Off Street
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Vanity (no sink) with mirror in each bedroom, TV in each bedroom, Creek on property...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Digital Cable with many channels plus music...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                deck overlooks creek, has table, cushioned chairs, gas grill...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Live Theater
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Parasailing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Tennis
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Rafting
                  • Hunting
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Sailing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Sledding
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Cycling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Skiing
                   

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                  Summer
                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $175
                  $1,100
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $150
                  $950

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 7%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 09/03/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates
                   

                  Location

                  Snowshoeing, Bird watching, Ice skating

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: Hi, I'm Kathy, the owner of Plum Cottage. The photo was taken at Hidden Lake in Glacier Park. When I retired after 25 years of teaching (mostly 2nd grade), I had no idea what the next phase of my life would bring. Then the notion of fixing up an older home to resell presented itself, and the more I told myself it was crazy, the more I wanted to do it! I had remodeled my own home to make an apartment for my father a few years ago, and found that I really enjoyed the process. So I channeled my carpenter grandfather, became a student of HGTV, and jumped in feet first! In the end, though, once I had put my heart and soul--and sweat--into this special old farmhouse, I fell completely in love with it. The original plan of reselling it was discarded, and the new plan of starting a vacation rental was born. Being able to exercise my creativity and share something I love with others has been very rewarding. If I'm not doing Plum-related work I'm probably working on another rental, reading a good book, hiking, or visiting friends.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kalispell:
                  I grew up in Kalispell, Montana. I've been to many other beautiful places, including the rain forests of Panama and the fjords of Norway, but somehow there's no place like home. Glacier National Park (near Kalispell) just takes my breath away every time I'm there. One of my favorite places ever since childhood has been Lone Pine State Park, with its panoramic views. When I saw a for sale sign in front of an old farmhouse on my way to hike at Lone Pine, I knew I had found my next project!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  The Plum's biggest benefit is location, location, location! You couldn't get closer to town without actually being in it, so you have all the conveniences of nearby shopping, restaurants, and culture. On top of that, a sweet little creek runs through the backyard, you have a view of the mountains beyond, you're a stone's throw away from Lone Pine State Park, and Glacier Park is about a 45 minute drive. Plum Cottage has a unique, old-fashioned charm, with modern conveniences. It has a fireplace for the cooler months, and a great deck with a gas grill overlooking the creek for the warmer months. It has central air, wireless internet, and four televisions with digital cable. The home and grounds are very clean and tidy.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Plum Cottage

                    Plum Cottage

                  • Plum Cottage Barbecue

                    Plum Cottage Barbecue

                  • Dining, Living, 51" TV

                    Dining, Living, 51" TV

                  • Plum Cottage Stove, Frig

                    Plum Cottage Stove, Frig

                  • Yellow Bedroom

                    Yellow Bedroom

                  • Plum Cottage and Garage

                    Plum Cottage and Garage

                  • Deer at Plum Cottage

                    Deer at Plum Cottage

                  • Plum Cottage Neighborhood

                    Plum Cottage Neighborhood

                  • Deck overlooking back yard

                    Deck overlooking back yard

                  • Plum Cottage bench by creek

                    Plum Cottage bench by creek

                  • Plum Cottage Kitchen

                    Plum Cottage Kitchen

                  • Main floor bedroom

                    Main floor bedroom

                  • Blue Bedroom

                    Blue Bedroom

                  • Duck at Plum Cottage

                    Duck at Plum Cottage

                  • Fawn at Plum Cottage

                    Fawn at Plum Cottage

                  • View of Plum Cottage from Lone Pine

                    View of Plum Cottage from Lone Pine

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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