Exclusive Montana Vacation on 100,000 Acre Historic Ranch

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Last updated: 03/28/2010

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Thompson River Ranch is an unforgettable experience. Gorgeous Log Home with additional cabins, if needed, located on this exclusive, private Montana Ranch. Enjoy your privacy in our spectacular mountain home - 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with stunning panoramic views of Thompson Valley and Thompson River Ranch. Enjoy watching real ranch life from the wrap-around deck.

Thompson River Ranch is one of the few working cattle ranches left in the area and you will have a bird's eye view as the cowboys move cattle across the valley on horseback and work the land. Enjoy full gourmet kitchen and house as many as 15 guests in the log home. Other cabins can be made available if your party is larger for extra fee.

Make it an unforgettable family reunion or a private get-away. The 100,000 acre ranch is nestled between 2 of the more spectacular lakes - Thompson and McGregor Lakes - just off Highway 2. Enjoy hiking, fishing, mountain biking and many more outdoor activities from this spectacular private setting. This ranch was one of the premier dude ranches in the area for over 15 years and has quaint cabins and log home to offer a small, private group of guests. We are now focused on maintaining the ranching heritage and only offer private rentals.

Thompson River Ranch is an excellent location to call home base as you experience Northwest Montana.

Keywords: Gorgeous Custom Log Home


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Wrap around porch, hiking trails out the backdoor, fishing, 2 lakes on either side of ranch. Wondrous views! 1 hour away from almost everything in NW Montana...moreless


  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$3,000 $8,000

Changeover Day: Sunday

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

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Lost Prairie Skydiving, Glacier Park, McGregor Lake, Thompson Lake, Flathead Lake, Bitterroot Lake, Ashley Lake, Libby Dam, Whitefish Resort area, Glacier Park


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Bultman Family has owned the ranch since 2001 and are the third owners of the property since it was homesteaded in the late 1800's. This is truly a working cattle ranch with all the amenities of a commercial dude ranch. We are dedicated to the heritage of the area and are delighted to share this spiritual place. Please, come and visit and 'Live the Legend'.

Why the Owner Chose Kalispell:
Log home is perfectly suited for family vacation. For someone who wants to 'get away', this is the perfect place. Easy to get to but you will feel like you're living in another era. Most people don't want to leave after the week is over! Many families have used the home for family reunions, weddings, or just vacation. There are many outdoor activities moments away and you are 40 minutes from Kalispell and Whitefish area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Experience the legend of Montana life - mountain views, cattle, horses, kittens, goats all are part of the ranch life. Fishing, hiking, skydiving, are minutes away. And are within an hour of every wonderful activity Northwest Montana and the Flathead/Whitefish area can provide you. Truly this home will provide an unforgettable experience.

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  • Summer View of Log Home from the meadow

    Summer View of Log Home from the meadow

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Family Reunion

    Family Reunion

  • Horses in the Meadow

    Horses in the Meadow

  • Winter View of Pine Hill

    Winter View of Pine Hill

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Game Room

    Game Room

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom


  • Ranch Critters

    Ranch Critters

VRBO #294616

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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