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Private 1 acre wooded lot; peaceful retreat for large family of travelers - full sleeping loft upstairs, 20'x44' - warm bedding - balcony - forested acre, wild flowers, wildlife - river and beach 100 yards thru forest - Nestled between Glacier Park and Great Bear Wilderness on E/W, West and East Glacier Park entrances to N/S. Natural gas kitchen and heating - Gas grill - Satelite TV, VCR/VHS/DVD, WiFi internet - local phone only - Water supply is wonderful mountain well water, no additives. The community of Pinnacle has many mountain cabins with historic village of Essex 6 miles, and Amtrak Station - Fishing Access 100 yards - Paola Creek boat landing is 1/2 mile south, hiway 2, kayaking, rafting, exploring. Creeks, lakes and rivers abound. Golf course 20 miles north. Flathead and Whitefish Lakes 60+ miles. My Glacier House is perfect for families to truly explore the wilderness.
Full sleeping loft with room dividers for privacy.
2 queen sofas fold out downstairs....moreless
Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower
antique claw foot tub and pill box toilet;marble vessel sink...moreless
Towels, toilet paper, paper towels supplied.
Glacier National Park; Flathead Lake; Whitefish summer and winter resort(60 miles away), golfing in West Glacier(20 miles away) or East Glacier (36 miles away), Bob Marshall Wilderness, Great Bear Wilderness, Middle Fork Flathead River with river beach 100 yards, fishing, kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, exploring. ...moreless
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Housekeeping$100 + tax
Property Damage Protection$79
Booking 3, 4, 5, nights or weekend stay Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights, rates are 250.00 a night. If you book for 6 nights or more including the weekend, the daily fees are $200.00 a night.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Glacier Park; Great Bear Wilderness; Jewel Basin; Bob Marshal Wilderness; wilderness backpacking, Guided Fishing, hiking trails, Rocky Mountain scenic experiences; Flathead River Drainage; River and Lake Beaches; Blackfoot Nation Pow-Wow; Rock Climbing; Whitewater Rafting/Kayaking; Nature Trails; Stargazing supreme; Trail Rides; Lake Kayaking; Big Fork Summer Playhouse; Whitefish Ski Resort; Whitefish Lake fishing and boating; Cross Country Ski Isaak Walton Inn; Golfing West Glacier; Bison Viewing; Elk, Deer, Moose, Linx, Mountain Lion, Grizzly Bear, Black and Brown Bear, Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, Loons, birds, birds, humming birds.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Your Hostess is a great lover of the wilderness, its animals, its weather, its preservation. I am a retired speech therapist of the Blackfoot Nation. I learned to skii and love the snow and adventures in Montana, 1970s. I'm an avid hiker, cross-country skiier, snowshoer, traveler. The trees, animals, mountains, rivers are my guardian.
I have lived in 17 countries teaching English as a Second Language, Speech Therapy. I have a daughter who is horse crazy, a whitewater raft guide, and an artist of wire and water color.
I hope travelers who wish to experience the wonders of nature, take adventures of self discovery, will make an inquiry with me.
Why the Owner Chose Essex: This rustic home is nestled between the forests of the Great Bear Wilderness and Glacier Park. My community is called Pinnacle, 6 miles from the village of Essex. MyGlacierHouse lies 20 miles south of W. Glacier, 36 miles south and west of E. Glacier, perfect for the adventurer. Easy access to dining and spirits of all flavors, on the East or West. Crystal clear sky viewing-milkyway! Solar yard lights only.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The home is a two story log house, warm wood heat of winters and cool mountain breezes of summers. The house is naturally air conditioned by the chilly nights of the summer which last all thru the 90 degrees of the summer day.
Wild strawberries, june berries and infamous huckleberry picking is available. Stars,planets and milkyway viewing; dazzling moonlit nights. Wildlife come to visit frequently viewed through 4 southern exposure windows, with caution and respect due to them by all visitors/occupants.
The hostess lives on the property in the apartment above the barn. Your privacy is greatly respected and undisturbed.