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Country Gem-Bring Your Family and Your Pets

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The living room with a gas fireplace, including a piano and futon


Last updated: 12/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kalispell house description

This home has room for the entire family, both indoors and out, and also offers a full hook-up RV space, available to rent separately or with the home. Whether your are heading to Glacier National Park or any of the many other things to do in the Flathead Valley, you'll love to come home to the peacefulness of the Country Gem and relax on the deck with your favorite cold beverage while enjoying the quiet views of the surrounding mountains. Just 7 minutes from town, 20 minutes from Flathead Lake, 30 minutes from Glacier National Park and Whitefish Mountain, and only 5-30 minutes from several golf courses, you are conveniently located to whatever you would like to do. There are outdoor concerts, art festivals, and 2 summer theatres in the area.

This custom home has cherry cabinets, tile and laminate floors, lots of light and an open feel with great views and an inviting fireplace, a piano and a guitar. The kitchen is fully stocked with all appliances and cooking needs (food not included). Enjoy the 55' HD LED flat screen TV to watch movies from the DVD library, Netflix or listen to music inside or outside on the deck. Bring your laptop and take advantage of the high-speed wireless internet. The bedroom has skylights above the queen bed and there are large walk-in closets with enough space for all. A futon (double) and a queen luxury air-mattress are available in addition to the queen bed in the master bedroom and a single bed in a separate bedroom downstairs. There are 2 separate bathrooms, I full bath and 1 half bath, upstairs with sinks and large mirrors for your needs.

The home has a total of 5 skylights to let in all the Montana sunshine, a large deck facing south with a smaller deck off the bedroom and a 6 person hot tub to relax in while enjoying the stars at night. There are 2 tree farms lining 2 sides of the property and a long row of poplar trees to relax under in the afternoons. There's plenty of room for the entire family to play outdoors, whether it is croquet, volleyball, horseshoes, yard games or sitting in the shade or around a campfire.

Because pets are welcome in this Country Gem, there is a 'doggy' door upstairs with a custom area for 'little' dogs to go out and 2 large outdoor chain-link kennels for your use as well. The yard, almost an acre, is newly fenced so dogs and little children can't get into the pasture with the horses accidentally. The owner is a certified professional dog trainer, so if your dog has any annoying behaviors or just needs a little friendly reminder on it's manners, these can be addressed, with an appointment, while you are out 'playing' in Montana. Dog bathing/grooming and doggy daycare are also available if scheduled.

Cleanliness is a priority in this immaculate Country Gem and non-toxic or natural products are used as much as possible making the home safe for your entire family, including your pets. Attention has been paid to every detail to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome, decks are child safe and friendly, lots of room to run and play...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking outside only allowed away from building and vegetation...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets welcome, doggy daycare available, grooming or training also available while you vacation and play...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            2nd floor, where living space is, not accessible to wheelchair but there is a single bedroom downstairs...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 5-7

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

            This is a separate room downstairs, fully furnished...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Queen with large walk-in closets for all to use...moreless

          • New queen size pillow-top mattress, huge walk-in closets enough for all guests, skylights. There is also a futon in the LR and and air mattress with all bedding. More on floor can be added if desired....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            there is a large counter, mirror, a sink and good lighting...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            electrical outlets, mirror, shelf area, sink...moreless

          • The main bath sink is separate from the shower area; tub/shower with beautiful tile and moveable hand-held shower head, skylight. Large mirror, counter-space...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • I have a full hook-up RV space available for separate rent. Owner is certified professional dog trainer and can assist with your pet needs including day care, grooming, or training. Two miniature horses are available for petting with owner's supervision only....moreless


              • Books:

                Children, Dog, Horse, Misc topics...moreless

              • DVD Player:

                DVD, Blue-Ray, VHS machines available...moreless

              • Games:

                board games and outdoor yard games, incl volleyball, horseshoes, yard darts...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Pandora available thru TV...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                55' HD LED flat screen with surround-sound...moreless

              • Video Library:

                DVD movies, cartoons, horse training, dog training...moreless


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


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                360* panoramic views of the mountains...moreless

              • Rural:

                5 acres snuggled next to 2 tree farms with 360* views and quiet end of the road privacy...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • 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
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining:

                casual dining area seats 5 with room for more seating if needed...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 5 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Built-in propane gas fireplace heats home...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                yoga mat...moreless

              • Heating:

                propane fireplace, additional electric available...moreless

              • Internet:

                Wireless internet, bring your laptop!...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                sheets, pillows, blankets, extra bedding...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Sofa, love seat, futon, piano, guitar. There are children's, educational and misc books available...moreless

              • Parking:

                Full RV hook-up available, parking for multiple vehicles, RV hook-up available, lots of room available, away from roads...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                kitchen, bath ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Front load, cleaning products supplied...moreless


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                service for 8 available at all times , more if needed, dishes, cutlery, stemware, glasses...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Very quiet...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Fully furnished, 2 separate sinks, lots of space, all cooking needs (excluding food), mixer, blender, food processor, toaster, pots/pans, baking dishes...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Over the range with vent...moreless

              • Oven:


              • Pantry Items:

                spices and condiments available...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Large double door with freezer on the bottom, cold water dispenser...moreless

              • Stove:

                Smooth top electric...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Balcony:

                There is a small quiet deck/balcony off the bedroom with stairs to yard, window boxes of fragrant flowers...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                480sq foot main deck/patio upstairs for cooking/dining/ hot-tub/relaxing, amazing views, quiet, includes deck furniture and lots of flowers...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large yard, shade trees, sitting areas, fire-ring, chairs, horse-shoes, volley-ball and other games available...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane 4 burner grill with side burner...moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    6 person hot-tub with LED lights, outdoor speakers mounted behind tub No Children under 12 are allowed in the hot tub without the expressed consent of the owner....moreless



                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 8 traveler reviews
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                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay

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                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Pet Fee/ night/pet $10
                  • Property Damage Protection $69
                  • Cleaning Fee $100
                  • Pet Fee $10
                  • Tax Rate 7%


                  There is a pet fee of $10/night/pet. This pet fee will not charge per pet per night accurately for multiple pets on the "book it" feature on the automated web site, so I will need to manually adjust this for you if you are bringing pets and using the "book it now" feature. Until confirmed with a deposit, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                  Last updated: 12/23/2014
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Glacier International Airport
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Mountain Crossroads Golf Course
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Whitefish, MT
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 35
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Town of Kalispell
                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  The Big Mountain, Whitefish, MT
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Flathead Lake

                  Car: Necessary

                  Because this is Montana, we have everything but the ocean. If you want to do it out of doors, we probably have it. Petting zoos with farm animals, drive-in to see bears available, horse-back riding in Glacier Natl Park


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: I grew up in the Bitterroot Valley, south of Missoula, MT on a cattle ranch and was always on the back of a horse. After marrying, I was a mom of 3 children, including a set of twins, all of whom I home-schooled for several years. As a younger woman I trained horses and I've owned to breeding stallions and mares in the past. I've ridden jumping horses, done dressage, and currently do 'natural horsemanship'. As my children grew up I began showing dogs in conformation. I raise and show Shih Tzu and am a Karen Pryor Certified Positive Reinforcement Dog Trainer. I use all postiive methods and teach as well as train. Animals have always been a focal point of my life for as long as I can remember. I love Montana, the outdoors and all that there is to do here. Glacier Park never fails to take my breath away, and tho I've been other places, there's no place like Montana.

                  Why the Owner Chose Kalispell:
                  I moved to Kalispell in 2003 and after looking at property all over the valley, finally found this piece of land. It is in the farming area of Creston. It has amazing views, is private, yet close to everything there is to do. I absolutely love being next to the tree farms. I can have trees without having to look straight up to see the sun. The home was originally built to be a guest house upstairs above a horse barn, but life circumstances changed those plans, so now it's where I choose to be, and I love it!

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This home is built to follow the sun throughout the day and to enjoy all the views and their beauty. It is secluded yet close, has decks, privacy, and a full RV hook-up. There is room for all to play and your pets are welcome. Everything is very clean and I'll provide you with all the information and guidance that I can for a wonderful stay in Montana.

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                  Speaks: english



                  • The living room with a gas fireplace, including a piano and futon

                    The living room with a gas fireplace, including a piano and futon

                  • The living room looking towards the kitchen

                    The living room looking towards the kitchen

                  • The queen bed in the main bedroom

                    The queen bed in the main bedroom

                  • Main bath sink area, laundry area behind curtains

                    Main bath sink area, laundry area behind curtains

                  • 1/2 bath (potty not shown)

                    1/2 bath (potty not shown)

                  • The front of the home

                    The front of the home

                  • The back of the house

                    The back of the house

                  • The garden area

                    The garden area

                  • What a great place to site and enjoy the early morning sun!

                    What a great place to site and enjoy the early morning sun!

                  • The main deck with a 6 person hot tub

                    The main deck with a 6 person hot tub

                  • 4 burner gas grill with side burner

                    4 burner gas grill with side burner

                  • Samantha and Cinnabon today

                    Samantha and Cinnabon today

                  • The living room, including a 55' flat screen, bedroom-left main deck-right

                    The living room, including a 55' flat screen, bedroom-left main deck-right

                  • The kitchen has lots of counterspace

                    The kitchen has lots of counterspace

                  • The bedroom, walk-in closets, deck and skylights

                    The bedroom, walk-in closets, deck and skylights

                  • Shower area in a speparate room

                    Shower area in a speparate room

                  • The 2nd bedroom with a twin bed

                    The 2nd bedroom with a twin bed

                  • One of the sitting areas

                    One of the sitting areas

                  • The back of the home

                    The back of the home

                  • Start your day off on the deck, off the bedroom, with the morning sun

                    Start your day off on the deck, off the bedroom, with the morning sun

                  • E of the back yard

                    E of the back yard

                  • The main deck with grill, hot tub is behind where I took the photo

                    The main deck with grill, hot tub is behind where I took the photo

                  • Come and meet Cinnabon and her mom Samantha

                    Come and meet Cinnabon and her mom Samantha

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                  $175 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 12/23/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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