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Spacious Home Central to Glacier Country and it's Countless Activities

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Private Setting in a Quiet Neighborhood.

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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

In a quiet neighborhood in the northeast corner of Columbia Falls you will be central to all the activities the Flathead County has to offer. At the head of the North Fork Road you are only a few minutes from The North Fork River, Flathead National Forest and Glacier National Park.
Enjoy a very private, forested environment 150yds up the hill from the Flathead River which supports abundant wildlife. Expect visits by wild animals such as white tail deer, turkeys, many different birds, we've even had raccoons on the deck and a moose ate our Bing cherry tree! The top story of the house is street level where you enter from the west and north then opens up to 2nd story living to the east and the south where you leave the neighborhood behind. Many windows in the home let the outside in with lots of natural light. Opening the glass French doors from the main living area onto the 2nd story log railed deck that wraps around the east and south sides of the house expands the living space to the outdoors. You'll feel as though you live in a tree house. The lower level of the house daylights out to the east and south with glass French doors leading from the downstairs family room to a patio covered by the 2nd story deck. The moonlight, the outdoor lighting and many trees and shrubs cast shadows that play beautifully throughout the house and property at night. When the snow settles on the tree bows and the deck railing you are wrapped in winter wonderland. The knotty hickory cabinetry and knotty pine trim with the log accents add to the warmth of this in-floor radiant heated home. An indoor sauna will help you sink into comfort after a hard day at play.
With an open floor plan and a well stocked kitchen we hope to make cooking/baking and entertaining as convenient and easy as possible. There will be many herbs growing in the planters/flower beds when in season, for your use. We will also stock herbs and spices, flour, sugar and any other basic staples we can think of for your convenience. Bathrooms will also have some emergency toiletry supplies.

Area Activities:
-Glacier National Park (15 min), Wilderness, Forest Service (5 min) and State Lands (over 3 million acres) for: Hiking, Hunting, Fishing, Snowmobiling, Rock Climbing, Skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Huckleberry Picking. Snowmobiling is as close as 5 min. to Flathead National Forests Canyon Creek parking/trail head. Go a few more miles and access any kind of terrain you desire. Hunting is even closer.

-Many Beautiful Lakes and Rivers: Fishing, Rafting, Kayaking, Sailing, Jet Skiing, Swimming, Water Skiing, Para-sailing, Snorkeling/Diving, Wind-Surfing, Boating. Flathead Lake (45 min) is the largest natural fresh water lake west of the Mississippi. At almost 30 miles long it is a spectacular beauty with a view of the Rocky Mountains alongside so you can book a tour on one of the large tour boats or rent your own watercraft for a fantastic day on the water. Surrounded by mountains and forest, Whitefish Lake and the public beaches are only 20 min. from the house and 2 min. from downtown Whitefish.

-Whitefish Mountain (formerly Big Mountain) (30 min) and Blacktail Mountain (60+ min) for: Skiing, Snowboarding, X-country Skiing, Sledding, Mountain Biking, and much more! Ride mountain top to mountain top on Whitefish Mountains Zip Line and pick Huckleberries, use the 20 miles of Mountain Biking Trails in the summer or Ski the best Moguls or Powder or Trails in the Northwest in the winter.

-Meadow Lake Golf Course (5 min) is 18 holes of 4 star golfing amongst streams, lakes and mountains. A par 72 course only 5 minutes from the house. The valley sports many beautiful championship golf courses such as: Big Mountain Golf Club, Buffalo Hill Golf Club or Village Greens in Kalispell (25 min), Play golf on Flathead Lake at Bigforks Eagle Bend Golf Club (30 min) or Polson Bay Golf Course on the south end of the Flathead Lake (60+ min) Take that opportunity to drive there and back along both sides of Flathead Lake. Whitefish Lake Golf Club in Whitefish (15 min) ... or surrounded by nature at Glacier Golf in West Glacier (20 min), the entrance to Glacier National Park, and along the Middle Fork of the Flathead River will surely have a Bald Eagle soaring over and deer browsing and perhaps even an elk or a bear, wolf or coyote wander through.

-Cultural Activities
Museums
Play Houses: Whitefish Theater Co. and the Bigfork Summer Playhouse
Numerous Art Fairs and Flee Markets

-Other Activities:
Theme Parks (Water Slides (2 min), Miniature Golf, Fun Zone)
Athletic Clubs (close to house)
Tennis Courts (2 min)
Health/Beauty Spas
Shopping
Art galleries
Antiquing
Cinemas
Rodeos and other Horse Events
Cycling
Hot Air Ballooning

-Many Restaurants: The Flathead Valley is jam packed with a variety of fine restaurants.

Lots of brochures, maps and information on activities will be provided to you, let us know what you are interested in, perhaps we can get you additional information.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed Outside, Ashtrays will be Provided...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    Samsung 'Smart' Blue Ray with Netflix...moreless

  • Games:

    Folding table/chairs and several games available...moreless

  • Music Library:

    48 Music channels available on cable....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded Basic HD Cable...moreless

  • Television:

    40' Samsung, 2nd TV in Downstairs Family Room...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Some DVDs but Netflix available for broad movie selection....moreless

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Surrounded by Firs and Pines with views of Mountains between...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Can be installed if needed...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Iron/ironing board and laundry detergents/supplies provided...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    In the US and Cananda...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor radient heat is very cozy....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We have provided the softest, comfiest linens we could find. Please let us know if you have any special needs/wants....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Livingroom upstairs seats at least 6. There is also a downstairs living/TV room....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All sizes Pots and Pans, many baking pans and small utensils, coffee grinder, Ninja, Kitchenaid mixer...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    All new stainless steal appliances have been installed recently....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Herbs, spices, flour, sugar and more will be available for your convenience....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With 2 Ice Makers...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    2nd Story Deck on Main Floor and Private Patio Downstairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    Meadow Lake golf Course is only 5 minutes from the house....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Herbs in garden/planters for your use when in season...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    4 burner gas grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Whitefish Mountain 30 minutes...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nice Public Tennis courts 3/4 miles away...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 7%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/14/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Downtown Columbia Falls
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Meadowlake Golf Course
13 Miles
Nearest Train
Whitefish Amtrack Station
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 2
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Glacier Grill
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain (Big Mountain)
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Whitefish City Beach

Car: Necessary

Our central location in the Flathead Valley gives you more time to play. We are 15 min. from Glacier International Airport, Glacier National Park, 30 min. to Whitefish Mountain and 5 min. to 4+ star Golfing.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My name is Valerie , I was born and raised here and my husbands name is Denny and he has lived here most of his life. Our children are gone now and we would like to go spend some of our semi-retirement years with our horses and other critters on some small acreage we have out of town ... in a smaller house. We want to keep this house and we could use extra retirement income so vacation rental is an excellent option for us. We hope you enjoy this home as much as we have.

Why the Owner Chose Columbia Falls:
We love the beauty and majesty of this country, it has been a constant reminder to us of Gods Creation and His Love for Us. This home has been a Blessing for us as we will try to make it a Blessing for you.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home is in a neighborhood on the edge of town, within only a minute of downtown Columbia Falls and all of its amenities and yet central and close to all of the activities in the Flathead Valley. On this special little property we are surrounded by the trees and mountains we love. As soon as you enter the property, the neighborhood seems to disappear as you are wrapped in nature and a very relaxing setting. You can occasionally hear the train whistle 1/4 mile away when outside or when the windows or doors are open.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Private Setting in a Quiet Neighborhood.

    Private Setting in a Quiet Neighborhood.

  • Covered Walkway/Patio from driveway to Main Entrance

    Covered Walkway/Patio from driveway to Main Entrance

  • Natural Landscape

    Natural Landscape

  • Sun in the Morning or on South Side or Wonderful Cool Shade on Hot Afternoons

    Sun in the Morning or on South Side or Wonderful Cool Shade on Hot Afternoons

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  • Downstairs Family Room with Queen Hide-a-bed

    Downstairs Family Room with Queen Hide-a-bed

  • Downstairs Full Bathroom

    Downstairs Full Bathroom

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  • Herbs will be grown in Gardens and Planters during summer months.

    Herbs will be grown in Gardens and Planters during summer months.

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  • Lots of Light Floods the House

    Lots of Light Floods the House

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Upstairs Half Bath

    Upstairs Half Bath

  • Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed

    Downstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed

  • 2 Person Wet/Dry Sauna

    2 Person Wet/Dry Sauna

  • Full service Laundry Room with iron and ironing board. Detergents supplied

    Full service Laundry Room with iron and ironing board. Detergents supplied

VRBO #437959

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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/14/2015
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