5 Bdrm Country Home on 8 Acres, Riverfront, Convenient Location
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
This large 5 bedroom country home is situated right on the Stillwater River in the Flathead Valley and is accessed through its own private gate. The property has over 2,000 feet of river frontage on 8 acres and is located at the very end of a private dirt road. The Stillwater River wraps around this piece and creates a very unique peninsula which offers a private and peaceful setting. The property has plenty of trees, meadows and fenced pasture for horses, along with the river winding through on 3 sides. The Stillwater River is a slow moving river, very peaceful and is an attraction to a lot of wildlife in the area.
The deck encompasses quite a view of the river! The river creates a special mood on the property, it has a calming effect on one's soul. It speaks of nature, the simple joys of life and a constant reminder of what is real in life. I will also be leaving a few horses out in the pastures to graze and I have to say, I never get tired of watching them. The horses, the river, the setting it all creates is just plain nice.
The double doors from the living area of the house lead right out on to the deck which offers comfortable seating arrangements. The kitchen offers all stainless steel appliances along with granite counter tops, a 5 burner gas stove and a built in deep fryer for the cooking enthusiasts. It also has a detached coffee bar with a commercial Bunn coffeemaker and an additional sink. The dining table can seat 10 comfortably with 2 additional chairs for 12. There are also 2 log stools for additional seating at the breakfast bar.
The 5 bedrooms offer Montana made rustic log beds and consist of:
1 King bedroom/main level with attached full bath
1 King bedroom/upstairs with attached full bath
1 King bedroom upstairs w/ full bath adjacent
1 Queen bedroom upstairs w/ full bath adjacent
1 Queen bedroom/downstairs with 3/4 bath adjacent
There is also a queen hide-a-bed in the TV room and a
single twin mattress that can be pulled out for use.
Pac-n-plays are available.
The TV room offers a 60” TV, DVD player, Dish satellite channels and Netflix. There is a large laundry room for your use with all supplies provided, ample room for parking and a large circular driveway for any trailers or motor homes that come through. This would make a very nice location for a family gathering. I also manage my brother's vacation home, vrbo # 352040, which is 2 minutes away and when you combine the two homes, it is a great place for a family gathering, sleeping a combination of 20+ people.
We are located about 20 minutes from Glacier International Airport and right between Kalispell and Whitefish, 12 miles in either direction. Big Mountain is just 10 minutes outside of Whitefish and offers many hiking/nature trails. Glacier National Park (west entrance) is approx. 34 miles from here.
We are quite conveniently located, right in the center of the Valley, here in the rural Whitefish area.
Major Attractions within a 45 minute drive:
There are many lakes to recreate at: Whitefish Lake, Tally Lake, and Flathead Lake - all within 30 minutes. Tally Lake (which is off the beaten track) is a beautiful pristine mountain lake which is rarely crowded. It has a family atmosphere with swimming, hiking, wildlife viewing, lake and stream fishing, established fire pits, restrooms, a grassy beach area and campsites.
Glacier National Park - West Entrance
Big Mountain - zip line tours, alpine slide, scenic gondola rides, nature hikes, bike trails, mountain village.
Whitewater River Rafting Trips
Majestic Valley Arena, a multi-event center, which offers rodeos, motor cross events, car shows, and a variety of equestrian events.
Farmers' Markets - locally grown foods, local crafts, music.
Rebecca Farm puts on an annual international equestrian event in July of each year.
Bar W Ranch offers guided horseback riding for the day with experienced wranglers.
Shopping: Costco, Ross, TJ Max, Bed Bath and Beyond and other major retailers and restaurants is about 12 minutes away.
There are plenty of hiking trails, mountain bike trails and scenic paths in and around the Valley. Ask for details.
I have a caterer named Suzanne who is available if any groups would like to have some meals cooked for them here at the house. She is local and is a very diversified wonderful cook! She is separate and independent from the vacation rental.
There is a lot to experience out here in Big Sky Country and we would like to introduce you to just a little piece of heaven.
Keywords: Waterfront, large country house, end of the road privacy but very conveniently located with 2,000+ feet of river frontage.
Sleeps up to 20-24 when combined with
VRBO # 352040, which is adjacent to this home.
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- 3500 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 10-13
- King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra single mattress stored separately, Baby Cribs (3) pack and plays available, two high chairs, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Hide-a-bed in TV room. Full sized crib that converts into a toddler bed also available upon request....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 19 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 7, 2016
4 night min stay
Jun 10 - Sep 9, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 7%
My prices include the cleaning fee and a well stocked home when booking for one full week. I do have to adjust a bit when I pro-rate a booking of less than one week. I have lots of supplies on hand for your use; bathroom and laundry room supplies, kitchen staples including a nice spice selection, coffee, tea, towels, bedding and lots of misc. items that come in handy to help your vacation run smoothly. My "per person" rates range from $47. to $57. per day based on 10 people occupying the home. The home can occupy up to 12-13.
Summer Rates: In certain situations I am willing to do less than a 7 night minimum.
Initial one-third deposit to ensure dates and remainder due 45 days prior to arrival.
My rates include the cleaning fee and a well stocked home. The Montana Bed Tax of 7%
is the only additional fee added on. Property damage protection can be bought through VRBO
if desired. I am satisfied with a credit card on file
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Very conveniently located in the Flathead Valley between
Kalispell and Whitefish, MT. The home and location on the
Stillwater River reflect Montana living!
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Dan and Jen O'Neill - Owners and Managers. We have lived out in the country for over 20 years, we are in our fifties now. Danny is originally from Ireland and myself, Seattle, WA. We both love the outdoor life. I enjoy horseback riding on the country trails and Danny is an avid fisherman. We have lived in the Flathead Valley for 11 years now. We are offering this vacation rental with the hopes that you can and will make yourselves at home here while you experience the beautiful Flathead Valley in Montana.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
We purchased this property for it was one of the most unique settings we found in the Flathead Valley being that the Stillwater River has such a special influence as it winds around the property. We are private but still very conveniently located; 10-15 minutes from town.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoying the river, wildlife/bird viewing, the horses grazing and just the perfect amount of privacy down our little dirt road. There is no traffic here at the end of our road and no immediate neighbors to disturb. But yet, town is only 10-15 minutes away.
- Primary: (406) 261-9109 (Montana, USA)
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Front yard with river in the background.
Overview of home, deck area, river atmosphere on a nice cool summer evening
Dining Table Sits 10, 2 additional stools at breakfast bar in same room
Master Bedroom on Main Level, King sized log bed, en suite.
TV area, upstairs.
Tile work in master bathroom.
Canoe the Stillwater River
General vicinity of neighborhood in background, Glacier Park area in distance.
View of Big Mountain Ski Resort from neighborhood.
View from deck of horse area.
Guests enjoying the canoes on the river in front of home.
View of home from around the corner.
Stillwater River from deck of house.
Kitchen with granite counter tops, built in deep fryer and a separate coffee bar
Sitting area around fireplace, main level.
King size log bed, en suite, upstairs.
Access to river is easy!
View of backyard area, horses in pasture, circular driveway.
Wildlife on river during winter, looking for a water hole. Right behind home.
Area behind home, circular driveway.
A winter evening!
Plenty of shaded seating on deck, 1 umbrella includes solar lights for evening.!
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, November 19, 2015
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