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Glacier Chalet at Mountain Cleft Retreat by Glacier National Park

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Entrance to the Enchanting Glacier Chalet

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Last updated: 04/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Glacier Chalet looks like something out of a charming storybook. (For larger groups, also check our other units located on the same property—Alpine House: Listing 134160, and Alpine Cottage: Listing 451633). The 1000 square foot, wood sided, red roofed, two story chalet with white painted balconies is a dream come true. Located at the edge of the woods, the quiet here is soothing and tranquil. Two cozy upstairs bedrooms, one with two twin beds, and the other with one queen bed, have down comforters. Each room is in European cottage decor and has its own private balcony with views of the mountains and woods and a place to sit and relax. A full bathroom is shared between the two bedrooms.

The downstairs has a full kitchen, dining room, living room with full sofa bed couch, reading chairs and a gas fireplace, a bathroom, entry room, and front porch. The living room opens out onto a large balcony deck with deck chairs and barbecue grill. The deck overlooks the meadow below and the mountains above.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chalet
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Queen Bedroom: 1 queen

    Has balcony overlooking mountain meadow...moreless

  • Second Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Has balcony facing woods...moreless

  • The second bedroom has a sizeable alcove that can accommodate another person if needed. The retreat has two portable cribs that are available to guests, and we also have a baby gate if you need it....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Main Level Bathroom: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Upper Level Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Down near the 'barn' (consult the facilities diagram in the photos section) you will find a campfire area with supplied wood. It's a great place to gather the family or to enjoy some quiet time watching the flames jump and listen to the fire crackle....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Located in the Alpine House common entrance....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Glacier Chalet has great views of a mountain meadow and mountains in the distance....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Safabed in living room makes into full bed....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Telephone with free long distance to 50 states is available in the Alpine House common entrance....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    The living room 'wood' stove is gas-fired....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
May 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$146
$973
Summer Shoulder
Jun 1 - Jun 9, 2015
3 night min stay
$176
$1,167
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195
$1,297

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

We accept American Express, Discovery, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards. We also take money orders or cashiers checks. Sorry, no personal checks.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/12/2015
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International Airport (Kalispell)
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Glacier View Golf Club (near West Glacier)
8 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station at West Glacier
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several in Columbia Falls

Car: Necessary

Mountain Cleft Retreat is surrounded by national forest. Wildlife is abundant, especially in the Spring. Two forks of the Flathead River merge nearby where you can find a locally favorite fishing spot. Glacier National Park property is about 3/4 of a mile away as the crow flies. The West Entrance to the park is just 8 miles by road.

 

Owner info

About the owner: Melissa and I (Clyde) take pleasure in providing a wilderness retreat where people can unwind, enjoy nature, and come closer together. The Alpine Cottage is a quality place where this can happen.

Why the Owner Chose West Glacier:
Melissa lived in this area for about 20 years and loves the mountain wilderness. Her favorite spot is Lake McDonald, by Apgar Village, a short drive from the retreat.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
When you stay in the Glacier Chalet you are nestled in the woods where birds sing. Yet, you have the comforts and conveniences of home. Each bedroom has a walkout balcony from which you can view the surrounding natural beauty. If you're looking for romantic setting, the queen bedroom with its balcony view of the mountain meadow is very enchanting.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Entrance to the Enchanting Glacier Chalet

    Entrance to the Enchanting Glacier Chalet

  • Chalet is nestled in the woods

    Chalet is nestled in the woods

  • Sofa in living room makes into full bed

    Sofa in living room makes into full bed

  • Views of the woods from dining table

    Views of the woods from dining table

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Young moose photographed in the meadow

    Young moose photographed in the meadow

  • Second bedroom balcony faces the woods

    Second bedroom balcony faces the woods

  • Black bear photographed on retreat grounds

    Black bear photographed on retreat grounds

  • Sign identifies retreat as you approach on the driveway.

    Sign identifies retreat as you approach on the driveway.

  • Deck and queen bedroom balcony face mountain meadow

    Deck and queen bedroom balcony face mountain meadow

  • Living room area with gas-fired "wood" stove

    Living room area with gas-fired "wood" stove

  • Door leads to deck. Dining area in view.

    Door leads to deck. Dining area in view.

  • Glacier Chalet has fully equipped kitchen including a dishwasher

    Glacier Chalet has fully equipped kitchen including a dishwasher

  • View from queen bedroom to balcony and meadow beyond

    View from queen bedroom to balcony and meadow beyond

  • Second bedroom has twin beds

    Second bedroom has twin beds

  • Deck has BBQ and seating facing the meadow

    Deck has BBQ and seating facing the meadow

  • Campfire area is a great place to gather. Wood is supplied.

    Campfire area is a great place to gather. Wood is supplied.

  • Facilities diagram of the retreat. Retreat is on 20 acres, with forest around.

    Facilities diagram of the retreat. Retreat is on 20 acres, with forest around.

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Chalet
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/12/2015
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