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Sha Bear Cabin~Quiet, Romantic Cabin Sleeps up to 4 on Yaak River

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1 King Bed {upstairs in loft}, 1 Queen bed downstairs, 1 bath, sleeps up to 4.

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Troy cabin description

The Sha Bear Retreat is nestled in the mountains along the Yaak River of the NW corner of Montana. From Libby, follow Hwy 2 West until you see the Yaak River Road [or Hwy 508]. Go 9.2 miles then turn Right on 'SHABEAR WAY'. Follow the long driveway down and around [1/4 mile] until you pull up in front of a large Log Home sitting up on a slight hill.

The retreat, sits at 2600’ elevation, aver. temp. during the spring through fall is a pleasant 70 degrees, with the hottest months of late July and August {averages about 85-89*} yielding to the coldest months in Jan - Feb. It is truly a delight to splash around in the Yaak River or to hike in the spring and fall, or to snow shoe, snowmobile, or ski during the winter in the annual 7‘+ average snowfall..The Yaak and the Kootenai Rivers are filled with breathtaking views and an abundance of history.

On the other hand, some simply enjoy the peace and serenity that only God and Mother Nature can bring.

Go for a drive to Kalispell where you are at the West entrance to Glacier International Park. Go see the Bear Park! Go see the wonderful ancient glaciers in the park. Driving up “Going to the Sun Road”, you can stop and take pictures of park slopes and wildlife that lives there.

Or you can drive down river to the Yaak Falls just 2 miles away! The Kootenai Falls with a suspended Bridge is where the movie “A River Wild “ was filmed; starring Kevin Bacon and Meryl Streep { I was sitting in the river fishing when they filmed the movie with helicopters flying above, it was fun to watch}. The movie “Always” was also filmed here with Holly Hunter and Richard Dreyfus at Bad Medicine Mt /Bull Lake. You never know whose path you will cross!!!

You will never experience anything more peaceful than sitting under the stars at night, with a campfire watching Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in Aug-Sep.

Relax on the Yaak River in back of our log home and watch the Golden and Bald Eagles fly above your head! You will never want to leave !


Keywords: Log Cabin sleeps 4, King bed, Queen bed and futon. (2 Consecutive Night Minimum Booking)

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                No cabins rented to anyone under 21...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Children have to be under supervision due to wildlife in the area....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Except for OUTSIDE near butt cans!...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                'Dogs Only' accepted on a case by case basis, Requires a PET DEPOSIT of $100.00 of which $50.00 is non-refundable (hypo-allergenic cleaning). Remainder of deposit returned upon inspection of cabin after checkout. NO DOGS ON FURNITURE, DOGS ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES! Pets are to be left in the cabin unattended....moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1

                ...moreless

              • King size beds (1) Upstairs in the loft, Queen Bed downstairs! Plus we have a beautiful futon with an excellent 5' thick mattress for a child or another adult. This is an open floor plan, does not have formal bedrooms....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Cell phone availability in Troy.

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library:

                    We have an extensive DVD library at the main house upon request @ $2.00 per DVD rental....moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Mountain view & River within 100 yds. of the Cabin! Biking/Hiking/Hunting trails within 200 yrd. Drive up to the town of Yaak, MT. WATERFALLS, WALKING ACROSS BRIDGES OVER THE MULTIPLE RIVERS!...moreless

                  • Ski-In:

                    Cross Country skiing ! SNOWSHOEING ! SNOWMOBILING!...moreless

                  • Waterfront:

                    The Yaak River is fully accessible 100 yards from the cabin. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Parking:

                        Large parking area under the sun or in the shade, your choice...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Keurig single cup, generic coffee provided, or bring you favorite coffee grounds....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Kitchen:

                        Cabin has a stove top and a convection microwave oven in lieu of a full size oven....moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        It is a microwave/convection oven !!!...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        Full Sized Refrigerator...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 9 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall/Winter
                      Oct 1 - Apr 15, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $124
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $107

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Pet Fee $50
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Rental fee's do not include maid, bedding changing or laundry service. Laundry service is not available on the property.


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                      Last updated: 08/10/2014
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                      Owner info

                      About the owner: We are retired Military and currently run a business out of our home. We counsel people on their relationships & we are Life Coaches. We love living in the National Forest & to walk out on our balcony and hear the river rushing by is amazing to us. We try to have our coffee on the deck as much as possible.

                      Why the Owner Chose Troy:
                      Living high in the mountains of the extreme North West corner of Montana has always been our dream place. We have always lived in the mountains but always wanted to be remote. My husband RunningBear and I bought our log home in 2002 and then built the Amish Log Cabin rental 2 years later. We wanted to be able to have extra space for family and friends to come and visit and have their own privacy. Every once in awhile we go into Sandpoint, Idaho to have a 'people fix' and then are sooo glad to go back home. It's kinda funny actually. We have never wanted to live anywhere else. The beauty of the Yaak Valley is one of the most beautiful places we have ever been & we have lived all over the country.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      We love the sound of the river streaming by everyday. We love the sound of all the Eagles screetching flying above looking for food. We love walking out amongst the tall pines, hiking the trails, fishing, riding horses or ATV's.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

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                      • 1 King Bed {upstairs in loft}, 1 Queen bed downstairs, 1 bath, sleeps up to 4.

                        1 King Bed {upstairs in loft}, 1 Queen bed downstairs, 1 bath, sleeps up to 4.

                      • Cabin  Loft Bedroom- sleeps 5 in Yaak River Valley

                        Cabin Loft Bedroom- sleeps 5 in Yaak River Valley

                      • Cabin  Dining area - sit on the porch & watch Northern Lights or animals!!!

                        Cabin Dining area - sit on the porch & watch Northern Lights or animals!!!

                      • Cabin in Winter ~ PERFECT for HUNTING Season or Skiing !!!

                        Cabin in Winter ~ PERFECT for HUNTING Season or Skiing !!!

                      • Ave. temps. here are 70* - 80*  Yaak River Valley

                        Ave. temps. here are 70* - 80* Yaak River Valley

                      • Snowbound in winter~hey perfect !  Ya wanna go cross country skiing? No problem!

                        Snowbound in winter~hey perfect ! Ya wanna go cross country skiing? No problem!

                      • Cabin in Winter~front view of cabin in Yaak River Valley

                        Cabin in Winter~front view of cabin in Yaak River Valley

                      • Cabin  Living area with flat  T.V., satellite & stereo- Yaak River Valley

                        Cabin Living area with flat T.V., satellite & stereo- Yaak River Valley

                      • View of  kitchen- Sha Bear Retreat, Yaak River Valley, TROY, Montana

                        View of kitchen- Sha Bear Retreat, Yaak River Valley, TROY, Montana

                      • Just one of our beautiful bucks coming in to say 'hello'  !!!

                        Just one of our beautiful bucks coming in to say 'hello' !!!

                      • These Deer are part of our pets~ We named them Fred & Barney

                        These Deer are part of our pets~ We named them Fred & Barney

                      • The Yaak River during spring ice breakup. Rises approx. 5-10 ft.

                        The Yaak River during spring ice breakup. Rises approx. 5-10 ft.

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                      $107 - $124 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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