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Flathead Lake House Family Retreat Near Bigfork, Montana

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bigfork house description

The First and Last Best Place for a Family retreat.

The interior of this home has been master crafted with log beams, vaulted ceilings, a stunning Montana river rock fire place and soothing paint colors. It has been redesigned to ensure that families can gather with ease and enjoy privacy. As shown here on our Accessibility Page the main bedroom of the Lodge is Wheel Chair Accessible.

The interior highlights the exterior surroundings with large windows to enjoy both the views of the lake and forest. It has the true feel of a Montana experience that adds to the memories of the last best place.

We have strived our The Flathead Lake House the “first and last best place” for everyone by making the lodge accessible to those with disabilities by incorporating barrier free design. The main floor master bed room and en-suite bath are equipped with a patient lift system that travels from the bed to the toilet, to the large jetted tub. The shower is large enough to accommodate a person in a commode chair, which we have available on site, if needed. Please take a moment to read this article from Spinal Columns and page 2 of the publication of the Alberta Paraplegic Assoc. The main floor of the Lodge also features wide doors and grade level access to the large deck, and outside.

Main House

Cedar sided
Log beams
3 bedrooms
2 1/2 Bathrooms
2 levels
2800 square feet
3 miles from Bigfork
Complies with the Americans with disabilities act

Main Level

Stainless steel and gas appliances
Portable Kitchen Island
Wide door ways and spaces have been provide for guests in wheel chairs
Cork flooring has been installed throughout main level
ADA friendly handles are located in every room

Living Room
Cozy living area
Gorgeous rock fireplace
High ceilings
French doors overlooking lake
Ceiling fans located throughout the House

Master bedroom
Main floor
Queen size bed
Large picture windows with view of the lake
Bathroom with 2 sinks
Jacuzzi tub
Open double shower with shower stool
Grab bars ADA height toilets and sinks
Remote body lift for guests to move from bed to wheelchair virtually unassisted

Upper Level
Loft style sitting room with views of the lake
2 guest bedrooms One with queen size bed overlooking the lake
One with 2 sets of bunk beds
Bathroom with sink and shower
Additional loft area has full size futon
Maximum sleeping capacity: 10 Outside grounds

Natural landscape
Manicured lawn with lilacs and evergreens perfect for summer games
Propane BDock
200 feet of pristine pebble beach shoreline
2 slit boat dock
Gravel pathway to access

We do not Allow:
Tents or camping, Smoking, Pets, Out door fires or fires on the beach

Please see our VRBO listing: 320751
For our guest house that can be rented in conjunction with the main house Guest House During high season, July and Aug.

Keywords: lake house

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The main level has a wheel in shower, floors are cork for easy wheeling, and the deck is accessable by wheelchair....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            There are two tables in the great room...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Some spices, oils, condiments.......moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Microwave
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Dishwasher
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Covered Parking
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Parking Off Street


          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Games


          • Wireless Internet
          • Telephone
          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Sports & Activities

          Location & View

          • Lake View
          • Water View
          • Mountain View
          • Lakefront


          • Live Theater
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Parasailing
          • Water Skiing
          • Rafting
          • Skiing
          • Tennis
          • Hiking
          • Sailing
          • Golf
          • Cycling
          • Swimming
          • Jet Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Fishing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • ATM/Bank
          • Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Restaurants
          • Pier Fishing
          • Water Tubing


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          Jun 20 - Sep 5, 2015
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          5 night min stay

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          • Property Damage Protection $89
          • Tax Rate 7%

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          Last updated: 07/26/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 1990

          About the owner: In 1989 our family came to Flathead Lake for our first reunion. The impact of this event was so profound that six months later our father bought property on the lake and built The Last Best Place. Our father’s dream was to have a place where his family would want to come together every year near Bigfork, Montana, U.S.A.

          Why the Owner Chose Bigfork:
          Our family has been blessed to have this opportunity come true. In 1997 our father sustained a stroke, which limited his ability to enjoy The Last Best Place. It brought to our attention the importance of barrier free design and accessing the beautiful outdoors. Our family wants to make a difference to the lives of others with disabilities that visitthe Flathead Lake area by accommodating their needs.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          “It is our vision and mission to make this place available to other families, particularly those who may have a physical impairment, and to provide an opportunity to share the magic our family experiences each and every year.” The Idler Family

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          Speaks: english



          • Family Jump

            Family Jump

          • Queen master bedroom

            Queen master bedroom

          • Wheelchair heighth sink

            Wheelchair heighth sink

          • Bunk Room--- 4 bunk beds

            Bunk Room--- 4 bunk beds

          • Upstairs queen bedroom with window seat facing the lake

            Upstairs queen bedroom with window seat facing the lake

          • View of lake from deck

            View of lake from deck

          • Deck facing lake

            Deck facing lake

          • Walk in shower

            Walk in shower

          • Wheelchair accessable shower

            Wheelchair accessable shower

          • loft area with queen futon

            loft area with queen futon

          VRBO #320738

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          This listing was first published here in 2010.

          Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

          $675 per night (USD)

          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

          View calendar: Updated 07/26/14
          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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