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Lakeshore Home with Stunning Views of Warm Water Echo Lake + Boat Dock

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Large picture windows looking out to Echo Lake and Rocky Mountains

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Last updated: 05/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bigfork house description

Spacious, 2-level, 2400 sq. ft. home sleeping 8 persons. Located right on Echo Lake with 100 ft. of private lake frontage. Huge picture windows frame stunning views of Echo Lake, islands dotting the lake, and the towering Swan Mountain Range.

Fully and comfortably furnished, beautifully appointed, with Wi-Fi, Dish Satellite, 2 big screen TVs, DVD/CD players and stereo/CD/cassette player.

Private dock located right in front of the home for your boats, jet skis, and other watercraft (rentals available at nearby marina). Sitting and lounging out on the lake and diving in for a swim is highly recommended! Echo Lake is highly swimmable as it is largely fed by warm water aquifers, making for a quite comfortable time in the water. Paddle boat, banana boat, and canoe located on property.

Kitchen is fully equipped and accessorized to meet all of your cooking needs. Complete laundry facilities on site. Master bedroom with a private full bath on main floor. 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the lower level.

Main floor includes deck overlooking the lake, large living room with fireplace, dining area, kitchen, master bedroom, bath, and utility room. Huge windows in living room frame breathtaking views. Lower level includes large family room with wood stove, 2 bedrooms, bath and direct access to lake. Family room includes large windows for lake and mountain views.

Large wrap-around deck and lower level patio for outside lounging, barbecuing, dining and enjoying the surrounding views.

Attached 2-car garage, as well as additional parking and storage areas.

Located on over half an acre of private wooded land, frequented by deer, wild turkeys, and other wildlife.

Winter sports and activities are nearby the home, including downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. Year-round access over paved roads that are regularly maintained and plowed.

Family get-away, to strengthen bonds and have a really fun time!

Writer's retreat. Quiet reflection, with ever-changing infinity views.

Honeymoon spot (first, second, third!), romantic escape.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Master Bedroom - main floor: 1 king

            w/large screen TV...moreless

          • Bedroom 2 - lower level: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 3 - lower level: 1 queen

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          • Family Room - lower level: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Pull out bed from sofa - sleeps 2...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom - main floor: toilet, tub, shower

            Double sinks. ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2 - lower level: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Entertainment

          • Books
          • Television:

            2 big screen TVs - one in master bedroom and one in family room...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Autumn Foliage
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Forests
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Waterfalls

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Lakefront
          • Mountain View

          sports and adventure activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Rafting
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Snorkeling

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Dining
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Fireplace:

                Wood fireplace in the living room....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Large wood stove in the family room....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Large comfortable living room with huge picture windows framing stunning views....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Landline phone is present in home....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Window unit. Cools home on occasional hot days during summer....moreless

              • Heating:

                Central heating on main level. Baseboard heating on lower level. Home gets as warm as you would like it in the winter!...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                All linens provided....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Washing machine in home, for your private use. All supplies provided....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Clothes dryer in home, for your private use....moreless

              • Parking:

                Attached two-car garage, and additional parking on property....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped and accessorized to meet all of your cooking needs....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full sets of dishes, utensils, and other kitchenware. You are equipped!...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Home located on over half an acre of private wooded land, frequented by wildlife (deer, wild turkeys, occasional fox)....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Paddle boat, banana boat, and canoe, with paddles and life-jackets provided....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Main floor wrap-around deck and lower level patio, for dining, sitting and relaxing, conversation, with breathtaking views....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 20 - Sep 2, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,505
              Fall, Winter and Spring
              Sep 3 - Jun 19, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,760

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Rental rate for Thanksgiving, Christmas through New Years Day same as Summer Rates except 14 night minimum stay required.

              Booking deposit or 1/2 of total rental amount due upon receipt of contract . Remaining balance plus refundable damage deposit due 14 days prior to arrival.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 05/20/2014
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              Location

              • Echo Lake Cafe

                "Off the charts breakfast -- be sure to try all of the varieties of eggs benedict they serve...."

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              • Showthyme Restaurant

                "Unique, creative and very tasty cuisine. Highly, highly recommended, especially after seeing..."

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              • Kehoe's Agate Shop

                "Beautiful semi-precious stones and gems local to the area. Fun!"

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              • Grill at Eagle Bend

                "Excellent American cuisine, perfect after a day on the links. "

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              • Swan River Inn

                "Truly interesting dining room, sincere service, delicious food. "

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              29 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Glacier Park International Airport (FCA)
              36 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak, Whitefish Depot
              7.4 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 35
              8 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Garden Bar
              43 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Big Mountain Ski Resort
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Eagle Bend Golf Club
              2.6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Echo Lake Cafe

              Car: Necessary

              Paddle boat/Banana boat/Canoe (located on property)

              Barbecuing

              Fishing

              Swimming

              Hiking

              Golfing

              Boating/Water tubing/Water skiing/Jet skiing/Kayaking

              Antiquing

              Horseback riding

              Whitewater rafting

              Wildlife viewing/Bird watching

              Scenic drives/Sightseeing

              Glacier National Park

              Shopping/Galleries/Fine Cuisine/Playhouse (in Bigfork, especially)

              Downhill and cross-country skiing

              Snowboarding

              Snowmobiling

              Snowshoeing

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: I purchased this home many years ago with my mother, and we enjoyed it very much over the years. My wife (Cynthia) and I (Bob) hope that you and your family experience it as a fun and inspiring family retreat. In the photo are my wife and I after an invigorating round of cross-country skiing! Highly recommended!! Our very best! Bob & Cynthia

              Why the Owner Chose Bigfork:
              As a youngster, I dreamed of owning a million acre ranch with millions of cattle, next to mountains as high as the sky, and crossed by rivers with all sorts of monsters in it. Okay, I was a kid with an active imagination. But through the years, I have wanted to own land and a home in a special and lovely place. I was fortunate to get that opportunity in the summer of 1995 when I traveled with my mother to Montana to see if that special and lovely place could be found. The thing about Montana is that just about everywhere you look has an amazing and eye-capturing quality, so even on a limited budget we were not short of homes to consider. Nice people, charming towns, and beautiful views abounded. But at the first moment I walked into my Echo Lake home, that was it. You will know what I mean the first moment you walk into the home, as well. A sparkling island dotted lake sprawled out in front of me with a mountain range draped in patches of white clouds and orange reflections of sunlight as an immediate backdrop. That was it, I knew I had found that lovely and special place which I would keep in my life and with my family forever. Our affection for this attractive and comfortable home, and its compelling surroundings, has grown even stronger over the years. And, for me, is a dream come true.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Warm water lake (most lakes in Montana are quite cold!), stunningly beautiful setting, quite abundant in largemouth bass (for viewing from dock and fishing), wildlife visitors of all sorts come by the home (fox, goose, squirrel, deer, turkeys), recreational lake...lots of fun!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Large picture windows looking out to Echo Lake and Rocky Mountains

                Large picture windows looking out to Echo Lake and Rocky Mountains

              • Echo Lake just 15 minutes from downtown Bigfork.

                Echo Lake just 15 minutes from downtown Bigfork.

              • Rent or bring your own ski boat.  House includes canoe, kayak and peddle boat.

                Rent or bring your own ski boat. House includes canoe, kayak and peddle boat.

              • Comfortable dining with large kitchen space

                Comfortable dining with large kitchen space

              • High ceilings, comfortable seating and large picture windows.

                High ceilings, comfortable seating and large picture windows.

              • Utility room includes comfortable bench for removing shoes and washer/drye

                Utility room includes comfortable bench for removing shoes and washer/drye

              • Master bedroom on main level includes king sized bed and flat screen TV/DVD

                Master bedroom on main level includes king sized bed and flat screen TV/DVD

              • Downstairs family room also includes pull out sofa bed and large wood stove

                Downstairs family room also includes pull out sofa bed and large wood stove

              • Downstairs guest bedroom with queen sized bed

                Downstairs guest bedroom with queen sized bed

              • Echo Lake known for warm calm water for best skiing. Famous for large mouth bass

                Echo Lake known for warm calm water for best skiing. Famous for large mouth bass

              • Winter on Echo Lake!

                Winter on Echo Lake!

              • Rocky Mountains in golden splendor! View from deck.

                Rocky Mountains in golden splendor! View from deck.

              • Echo Lake home in Bigfork has it all with nice dock and best views around!

                Echo Lake home in Bigfork has it all with nice dock and best views around!

              • Large deck includes plenty of seating with outdoor dining tables & large gas BBQ

                Large deck includes plenty of seating with outdoor dining tables & large gas BBQ

              • Indoor dining for 8 with magical views of lake

                Indoor dining for 8 with magical views of lake

              • Large comfortable living room with gorgeous views and wood burning fireplace

                Large comfortable living room with gorgeous views and wood burning fireplace

              • Plenty of counter space and well stocked kitchen for large family gathering

                Plenty of counter space and well stocked kitchen for large family gathering

              • Main level bathroom off master bedroom includes large bathtub and stall shower

                Main level bathroom off master bedroom includes large bathtub and stall shower

              • Downstairs family room with flat screen TV/DVD and sliding door to waterfront

                Downstairs family room with flat screen TV/DVD and sliding door to waterfront

              • Downstairs bathroom with bathtub/shower combo

                Downstairs bathroom with bathtub/shower combo

              • 3rd bedroom located downstairs with King sized bed

                3rd bedroom located downstairs with King sized bed

              • Calm waters and wildlife abound.  Morning coffee and meditation on private dock.

                Calm waters and wildlife abound. Morning coffee and meditation on private dock.

              • Alpenglow on Rocky Mountains with winter in full swing on Echo Lake.

                Alpenglow on Rocky Mountains with winter in full swing on Echo Lake.

              • Winter is great time to visit Echo Lake.  XC skiing and hockey are common sports

                Winter is great time to visit Echo Lake. XC skiing and hockey are common sports

              $1,760 - $2,505 per week (USD)
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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 05/20/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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