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Last updated: 11/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Bigfork estate description

Located in Bigfork, in the middle of Flathead Valley, Cougar Trail Ranch is the ideal site for large gatherings. It is perfectly designed for family reunions, weddings, and corporate retreats. Nestled in fourteen acres of paradise, The Ranch is surrounded by the magnificent Montana wilderness. The view of the Rockies is simply breathtaking. We are close to both Whitefish Mountain Resort and Blacktail Mountain Resort for those who want to have reunions in the winter, the skiing is unreal here as well as the snowmobiling. We have the perfect lodging for your large ski group and the off season pricing makes it all perfect.

The Ranch House

This beautiful vacation home is cozy though very spacious (5,000 sq. ft). The Old World style woodwork and the earthy colors give it a true feeling of a home away from home. With its fully equipped kitchen and adjacent living room with fireplace, your family and friends will be able to create complete and/or fancy meals while enjoying the amazing view of the mountains.

It was built by the owner himself and his two sons. As a general contractor and carpenter, Arlan designed his dream home for his family. Now that his family is all grown up, you have the privilege of enjoying great moments in this superb home too. Each bedroom has its own style and personality. They are all named after his children and grandchildren.

The Ranch House is equipped and set up as a fully furnished property that includes bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and five-burner range top. The 8 bedrooms include 2 king, 7 queen, 2 full and 7 twin beds, as well as 2 sofa beds. There are 3 full bathrooms and a powder room. The master bathroom has a separate shower, and Jacuzzi tub. The living room has a gas fireplace, and the kitchen area a wood stove. There is a gym and a theater room that has state of the art projection system. It includes a wireless system that is connected to Wi-Fi and has TV, Netflix, hulu plus, Pandora, vudu, and other movie channels free of charge as well as all hook ups for tablets and portable computers. A speaker system is set to play music in all the main rooms of the first floor and outdoors on both the front and back decks.

The Ranch House features two large decks. On the front deck you will find a gas grill, tables and chairs for relaxing and dining. It is surrounded by gardens, a pond with a fountain, a beautiful lawn and an outstanding view of the mountains. Not to mention the fire pit for roasting marshmallows! On the back deck you will find a table and chairs for relaxing or dining. Wind down the day in the spa and have fun playing a game of foosball. On demand, we can set up our volleyball net on the side lawn.

The Cabin

A perfect place for a romantic getaway or a fun trip with the kids. Enjoy the beautiful Flathead valley and Glacier National Park. Offering space and solitude, yet close to the Ranch House, this is the ultimate private getaway that can sleep 6 people. From its front deck, you can also enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains.

The Cabin is equipped and set up as a fully furnished property that includes bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels and a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, 3 bar stools, a table and 6 chairs. It features a small living room, a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a full bathroom, and a loft with a king size bed and a sofa bed that sleeps 2. We have to mention that to access the loft you'll need to climb a ladder (see photos). On the front deck you will find chairs, a small table and a gas grill for BBQs.

Information on the area

Located right in the middle of the Flathead Valley, Cougar Trail Ranch is surrounded by nature. It gives you access to amazing lakes, rivers and streams, mountains and wildlife. It is the perfect spot for outdoor activities and sports. From the Ranch, you can get to most activities within a few minutes.

Summer activities: Golf, fishing, canoeing, white water kayaking, rafting, hiking, mountain biking, and swimming.
Winter activities: Cross-country skiing, skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing.

Cougar Trail Ranch is also close to cultural centers such as Kalispell, Whitefish (city), Whitefish Mountain Resort, Blacktail Ski Resort, Glacier National Park. Nearby lakes are: Swan, Flathead, Echo, Loon and Horseshoe.


Concierge services

On demand, we can offer your group house cleaning and gourmet meal preparation as well as catering for special events. We can coordinate your fishing trips, snowmobile excursions and other special activities you might want to book in the area during your stay. Please call us today so we can help you plan your perfect vacation and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Private Chef

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

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              • Wheelchair Accessible

              Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 40

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters. Pet Friendly: Must be determined in advance no cats!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Water Parks
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Lake
                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace
                      • Firewood
                      • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      • Garage
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Gas Heating
                      • Grey Water System
                      • Gym
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Area
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Shampoo
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Water Cooler
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Wood Fireplace
                      • Wood Stove

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Grinder
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Mini Refrigerator
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator:

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                      • Stove
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Fully Fenced Property
                      • Motorboat
                      • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                      • Jacuzzi
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Whirlpool
                      • Jetted Tub

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay
                          $375
                          $2,495
                          Summer 2015
                          May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $795
                          $5,495
                          Winter 2015
                          Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
                          2 night min stay
                          $425
                          $2,900
                          Summer 2016
                          May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
                          5 night min stay
                          $795
                          $5,495

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $250 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 7.8%

                          Notes:

                          All holidays and weddings are charged peak rates.

                          Cancellations will be refunded on re-booking.

                          Additional charge for renting The Cabin:

                          Seasonal: Oct-Apr: $175/night, $1200/week

                          Peak: Jun-Sept: $225/night, $1475/week

                          Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.

                          *Credit Cards Accepted:

                          * Visa

                          * MasterCard

                          * PayPal

                          Dates available: Year Round

                          50% deposit and balance due within 60 days of booking date.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/06/2014
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                          Location

                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Glacier International
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          The Roadhouse
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Eagle Bend
                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrack
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          The Terrace
                          35 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Whitefish Mountain Resort

                          Car: Necessary

                          Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Racquetball, Kayaking, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Basketball Court, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2002


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english, french

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                          Photos

                          • The Ranch House

                            The Ranch House

                          • The Ranch House and cabin

                            The Ranch House and cabin

                          • The Kitchen

                            The Kitchen

                          • The Main floor

                            The Main floor

                          • The Front Deck

                            The Front Deck

                          • The Serafina Master Bedroom

                            The Serafina Master Bedroom

                          • The Master bathroom

                            The Master bathroom

                          • The Kristina Bedroom

                            The Kristina Bedroom

                          • The Brandon Family Bedroom

                            The Brandon Family Bedroom

                          • The Madix Bedroom

                            The Madix Bedroom

                          • The Cabin: The Kitchen

                            The Cabin: The Kitchen

                          • The Cabin: The Loft

                            The Cabin: The Loft

                          • The Entrance

                            The Entrance

                          • The Ranch House (back view)

                            The Ranch House (back view)

                          • The Main floor

                            The Main floor

                          • The Main floor

                            The Main floor

                          • The Theatre

                            The Theatre

                          • The Master bathroom

                            The Master bathroom

                          • The Austin Bedroom

                            The Austin Bedroom

                          • The Olivia Bedroom

                            The Olivia Bedroom

                          • The Onika Bedroom

                            The Onika Bedroom

                          • The Cabin: Front Deck

                            The Cabin: Front Deck

                          • The Cabin: Main floor

                            The Cabin: Main floor

                          • The Cabin: The Bathroom

                            The Cabin: The Bathroom

                          VRBO #360058

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                          $375 - $795 per night (USD)
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                          9 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 40

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                          Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english, french
                          • Response time: Within 24 hours
                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/06/2014
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