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Flathead Lake Icon, Exquisite Views, Boat Dock, **Optional Guest House

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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bigfork house description


The Flathead Lake Lighthouse property includes a three story lighthouse as the main house and optional guest house for large families on beautiful Flathead Lake, about 7 mile south of Bigfork, Montana.
 
Flathead Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the West.  It is approximately 35 miles long and 10-15 miles wide and provides unsurpassed sailing, boating, fishing and entertainment opportunities.

 
The Lighthouse
?The Lighthouse is an iconic home on Flathead Lake that has views from Whitefish Mountain in the north all the way to Polson on the south end of Flathead Lake.  It sleeps up to 8 people.  It has three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, a media room, kitchen, dining room, living room, loft and a three story lighthouse with a 'widow's walk' around the highest floor of the lighthouse itself.  The master bedroom suite has a queen bed and the other two bedrooms have a queen and a twin trundle bed.  Additionally, the media room has a queen pull out sofa bed that sleeps two. Two adjoining decks, of about 500 square feet, project from the west side of the house to provide areas for lounging, sunning, dining, and observing water front activities that go past on the lake below.  The lake is accessed by a electric tram that takes you effortlessly to the 100' dock below.  The dock provides boating, swimming, kayaking, and fishing access right on the property.

 
Bigfork, Montana is a year round resort community on the north shore of Flathead Lake, about 20 miles south of Glacier International Airport and 45 minutes south of Glacier National Park.  Bigfork sits at the base of the front range of the Rocky Mountains and world famous hiking destination, Jewel Basin.  Jewel Basin provides easy access to spectacular views of 100+ miles of Rocky Mountain peaks and excellent hiking trails.
 
Bigfork's many summer activities include:
?a.)  Golf - Eagle Bend Golf Club is a spectacular 27 hole course in Bigfork and is supplemented with 10 additional resort courses within 45 minutes drive.
?b.)  Summer Theater - The Bigfork Summer Playhouse offers a nationally acclaimed professional theater, with musical performances 6 nights a week during the summer season.
?c.)  Restaurants - Bigfork offers a full range of casual to fine dining experiences for visitors and residences alike.  From sushi to Mexican, Italian and Montana steaks and freshly caught local trout, Bigfork offers dining to satisfy every member of your family
?d.) Flathead Lake - America's largest western fresh water lake is a boating, sailing and fishing paradise.  It has 160 miles of shoreline and over 200 square mile of surface with fresh, clean pure Rocky Mountain spring and river fed water.
?e.)  Wilderness access - Glacier Park, arguably America's wildest and most spectacular National Park, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, America's largest wilderness area combine to offer unparalleled wilderness experiences.  Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife observation combine to provide daily personal discovery of America's Last Best Place!



The Cliff House (Optional Guest House)
The Cliff House sits above and behind the Lighthouse.  It sleeps up to 7 people in three bedrooms and two bath rooms.  The Master bedroom suite is on the highest level with a queen bed, and a small private deck for morning coffee.  The two bedrooms on the lowest level share a bath room.  One has a queen bed and the other has a twin/double bunk bed perfect for three children.  The middle floor has a kitchen/living room/dining room space decorated in French Country style.  A large deck from the living room overlooks the Lake and the Lighthouse.  The Cliff House has no direct access to the lake. That access is reserved for the renters occupying the Lighthouse.  It is the one property with a lawn to provide a place for family fun activities.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 6-15

          • Lighthouse-Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Master Bedroom, second level...moreless

          • Lighthouse-Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            First floor bedroom...moreless

          • Lighthouse-Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Trundle Bed- first floor...moreless

          • Lighthouse-TV Room/sofa bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            TV Room queen sleeper sofa, 2nd floor...moreless

          • Optional Guesthouse-Bedrm 1: 1 queen

            Master Bedroom suite- 3rd Level...moreless

          • Optional Guesthouse-Bedrm 2: 1 queen

            optional guesthouse-lower level...moreless

          • Optional Guesthouse-Bedrm 3: 1 bunk bed

            optional Guesthouse, single top bunk, full lower bunk...moreless

          • Optional Separate Guest House available includes 3 bedrooms. Bedroom 1/Master/queen, Bedroom 2/queen, Bedroom 3/ bunk bed-full/twin....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Lighthouse-Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Master Bath ensuite...moreless

          • Lighthouse-Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            First floor, shared with queen bedroom and trundle bedroom...moreless

          • Lighthouse-Bathroom 3: toilet

            2nd floor half bath...moreless

          • Optional Guesthouse-Master: toilet, shower

            Optional Guesthouse Master Bath Ensuite...moreless

          • Optional Guesthouse-Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Guesthouse-lower level...moreless

          • Optional separate guest house includes: master bath/shower, and full bath/tub shower combination...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The Lighthouse is rented either alone or in combination with the guesthouse that sits just above it on same property with easy walking path between for multiple families traveling together or larger groups. Both houses together have 6+ bedrooms and can sleep up to 15 people....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Chess, checkers, and some board games...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library:

                Some children/family videos...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                From the Lighthouse decks and dock, you can see the entire length of the 35 mile long Flathead Lake....moreless

              • Lakefront:

                The Lighthouse is located on the clear freshwaters of Flathead Lake, which is 35 miles long and 10-15 miles wide. It is surrounded by spectacular Rocky Mountains...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Miles of mountain hiking trails are just outside your front door....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • 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
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Plus 3 counter height bar stools at kitchen island. Also, patio dining table seats 6-8...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Master bedroom only. Other bedrooms have portable fans to draw in fresh mountain air....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Electric...moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Stove

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                Off Master Bedroom. Also, Widows Walk in Lighthouse tower....moreless

              • Boat:

                Boat and watercraft rentals available 2 miles away in Woods Bay. Ask owner....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Covered area of deck over patio dining table ...moreless

              • Golf:

                Eagle Bend Golf Club in Bigfork, 8 miles. Several other golf courses in Polson, Kalispell, Whitefish, and Columbia Falls....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer 2015
              Jun 6 - Sep 9, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $3,985
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $486
              $3,402

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Guesthouse Rental 7 days $1,600 + tax
              • Cleaning Fee-Lighthouse $250
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Cleaning Fee-Guesthouse $200
              • Tax Rate 7%

              Notes:

              Optional Guest House (3 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 7) with kitchen, dining room, living room, and deck with view of Flathead Lake. The Guest Houses sits on hill above Lighthouse and is accessed by a walking path to Lighthouse. Separate parking space also available. This guest house can be added to Lighthouse rental for $1500 weekly, plus additional $150 cleaning fee and 7% tax.


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


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              Location

              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Glacier Park International airport, Kalispell, MT
              2 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              The Raven, Woods Bay, MT
              8 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Eagle Bend Golf Club, Bigfork, MT
              40 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak, Whitefish, MT
              Bigfork
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 35
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              The Raven, Woods Bay, MT
              45 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, MT
              Bigfork
              Nearest Beach
              Dock and rocky lake beach at house

              Car: Necessary

              Flathead Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the West.  It is approximately 45 miles long and 10-15 miles wide and provides unsurpassed sailing, boating, fishing and entertainment opportunities.

               

              Bigfork, Montana is a year round resort community on the north shore of Flathead Lake, about 20 miles south of Glacier International Airport and 45 minutes south of Glacier National Park.  Bigfork sits at the base of the front range of the Rocky Mountains and world famous hiking destination, Jewel Basin.  Jewel Basin provides easy access to spectacular views of 100+ miles of Rocky Mountain peaks and excellent hiking trails.

               

              Bigfork's many summer activities include:

              a.)  Golf - Eagle Bend Golf Club is a spectacular 27 hole course in Bigfork and is supplemented with 10 additional resort courses within 45 minutes drive.

              b.)  Summer Theater - The Bigfork Summer Playhouse offers a nationally acclaimed professional theater, with musical performances 6 nights a week during the summer season.

              c.)  Restaurants - Bigfork offers a full range of casual to fine dining experiences for visitors and residences alike.  From sushi to Mexican, Italian and Montana steaks and freshly caught local trout, Bigfork offers dining to satisfy every member of your family

              d.) Flathead Lake - America's largest western fresh water lake is a boating, sailing and fishing paradise.  It has 160 miles of shoreline and over 200 square mile of surface with fresh, clean pure Rocky Mountain spring and river fed water.

              e.)  Wilderness access - Glacier Park, arguably America's wildest and most spectacular National Park, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, America's largest wilderness area combine to offer unparalleled wilderness experiences.  Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife observation combine to provide daily personal discovery of America's Last Best Place!

               

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2004

              About the owner: Denny and Monica Sabo are long time residents of the quaint mountain village of Bigfork, where we chose to retire, raise our youngest son, and enjoy all that Montana offers for hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, skiing, and all other year round outdoor activities. While the kids are grown and gone, we now love spending time playing at the lake and in the mountains with our grandkids.

              Why the Owner Chose Bigfork:
              We transformed a lake cabin into the Flathead Lake Lighthouse, because of our love of sailing. It has been a labor of love, that we love sharing with our many guests and renters over the years. We have included many nautical details in the home, which can transport you to any favorite beach through it's relaxing lakeside ambiance. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind from your busy work lives and make memories with your families and friends.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              The Lighthouse is situated close to Bigfork for fine dining and shopping experiences in it's many galleries and shops. Yet the quiet of the lake will beckon you to sit back and enjoy the beautiful mountain sunsets, while sipping a favorite beverage on the deck overlooking the lake.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Iconic Flathead Lake Lighthouse

                Iconic Flathead Lake Lighthouse

              • Lighthouse Kitchen Breakfast Bar

                Lighthouse Kitchen Breakfast Bar

              • View of the lake from the Family Room

                View of the lake from the Family Room

              • Master Bedroom, Lighthouse

                Master Bedroom, Lighthouse

              • Lighthouse lavender Queen Bedroom

                Lighthouse lavender Queen Bedroom

              • Lighthouse decks(2) with covered eating area

                Lighthouse decks(2) with covered eating area

              • Lighthouse with 3 bedroom Guesthouse in background.

                Lighthouse with 3 bedroom Guesthouse in background.

              • Guesthouse, Living Room

                Guesthouse, Living Room

              • Guesthouse, Living Room

                Guesthouse, Living Room

              • Guesthouse, Queen Bedroom

                Guesthouse, Queen Bedroom

              • Bigfork Bay and Flathead Lake

                Bigfork Bay and Flathead Lake

              • Kitchen, Loft, Family Room

                Kitchen, Loft, Family Room

              • Lighthouse Game Room

                Lighthouse Game Room

              • Master Bath, Lighthouse

                Master Bath, Lighthouse

              • 3rd Bedroom Lighthouse 2 twin beds

                3rd Bedroom Lighthouse 2 twin beds

              • Catch Lake Trout/kayak/canoe from the dock!

                Catch Lake Trout/kayak/canoe from the dock!

              • Guest House

                Guest House

              • Summer Sunsets from the deck

                Summer Sunsets from the deck

              • Guesthouse, Master Bath

                Guesthouse, Master Bath

              • Guesthouse, Master Bedroom

                Guesthouse, Master Bedroom

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              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

              $486 - $569 per night (USD)
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              7 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 15

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