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Flathead Valley Working Farm on Flathead River

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We also offer this property as a wedding and event venue and have reserved all summer weekends for weddings and special events. All weekdays are open for traditional traveler stays. Please go to or call Sherry Toavs at 406-471-6622 for open weekends for your wedding or special event.
This home sits on a 160 acre farm with 60 acres of Forest land along 1/2 mile of Flathead River frontage. Great for family relaxation. Fishing, floating, swimming and boating are just a short walk through the woods. The uplands consist of an active farm with livestock and daily activities that make farm life so special. Centrally located in Flathead Valley, this Home is convenient to all activities offered in the Valley, including Glacier National Park, Flathead Lake, 10 Golf Courses, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Blacktail Ski Resort and much, much more!


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Responsible party must be over 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    A great place for the whole family...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking must be outside...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Bedroom on main floor next to bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Second floor bedroom with south facing window...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Second floor bedroom with south facing window...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 queen

    Second floor bedroom with north facing windows...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    This is a large open room for several options. ...moreless

  • Bedrooms offer queen size beds with 4 being on the second floor.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Next to laundry room...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Next to bedroom on main floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • For those wanting to enjoy nature and the country lifestyle 'The Homestead' offers a great place to sit back and relax or hit the road and explore all that the Flathead Valley has to offer, knowing you will have a restful home to return to in the evening. If you are interested in having your meals catered or a special gathering we also offer this property as a wedding and event venue, please go to for more information on these services....moreless


  • Books:

    Nice selection of books both old and new....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Basic DVD...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Very nice room for the children to have to themselves....moreless

  • Toys:

    Toys for children....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Some videos available. Rental store in town 3 miles away....moreless


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


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Flathead Valley has many Lakes that offer great recreation....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains to the east and north....moreless

  • Rural:

    This farm is an active working farm in a rural setting, yet sits on a paved county road for easy, quick access to all of Flathead Valleys activities....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Flathead River is just a short walk/drive from the Farm House. This property offers 1/2 mile of frontage and access to miles of fishing, floating and swimming....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • 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
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    There is a breakfast nook area off kitchen that seats 8 and a dining room that can seat 16 easily. There is also a rec room that can seat up to 24 people easily....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Basic clothes dryer provided. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Single car garage....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Home is heated with wood/oil. Owner will help with those that want to use the wood heat. (very toasty)...moreless

  • Internet:

    Basic WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Basic linens provided. Guests should bring special pillows or linens if they have sensitive allergies....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room and rec room provide lots of room for entertaining....moreless

  • Parking:

    Lots of room for parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    No phone provided. Cell service is available and dependable....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels are provide but guests may have to launder them for longer stays....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Basic Washer provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Basic Coffee Maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils provided, but sometimes it is easier to use disposable items. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Basic dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    This home offers a very functional country kitchen that has had thousands of family and holiday meals prepared from it....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Basic microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric range...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic condiments available, guests should provide special products....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric range...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Basic Toaster...moreless


  • Lawn / Garden:

    Very nice, large, shaded lawn and flower beds. Plus a 60 acre woods to explore along the Flathead River....moreless



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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$240 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 7%


Check-out is Tuesday by 10:00 AM

Check-in is Wednesday after 4:00 PM

We also offer this property as a wedding and event venue, go to for rates and applicable terms.

Some concessions may be given to special dates in the shoulder seasons.

1/2 payment as a reservation confirmation.

Remaining balance due 60 days from reserved dates.

1/2 payment will be non refundable if cancelled between 30 and 45 days of reserved dates.

Entire payment will be nonrefundable if cancelled within 30 days of reserved dates.

We also offer this property as a wedding and event venue, go to for rates and applicable terms.

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Last updated: 05/19/2015
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier Park International Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bandit/Backroom/Blue Moon
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Meadow Lake Country Club
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Whitefish Train Depot
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Hwy 2
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain/Big Mountain
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Flathead River

Car: Recommended

We are also offering this property as a wedding and event venue and have reserved all summer weekends for weddings and events. Please go to or call Sherry Toavs at 406-471-6622 for available weekends for you wedding. All weekdays are available for traditional travel stays.

This home is in the heart of the Flathead Valley which offers year round recreation activities. 7 Golf courses within 30 minutes and 3 more within 60 minutes. Whitefish Mountain resort within 30 minutes. Glacier Park is only 20 minutes away on a very scenic drive. Flathead Lake is 30 minutes away and offers every type of water activity you can imagine. Flathead River borders the property and there are many guides for fishing and floating fun. There are many lakes, rivers and streams for the fisherman to enjoy.

Of course there are rodeos and western type activities with some Nationally ranked events occurring regularly.

Winter time is not an 'off season' in the Flathead. The snow brings snowmobiling, skiing, exploring and just relaxing at a somewhat slower pace.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1943

About the owner: My Grandparents moved to the Flathead Valley in 1913 and in 1943 purchased this property. My parents purchased it in 1953 and now I along with my wife, nephew & his family and cousin & his family operate it as a Livestock and Grain Farm. Making this home for 5 generations of my family. We also have enjoyed a tradition of hospitality and are offering this property as a wedding and event venue, go to for more info on that service.

Why the Owner Chose Columbia Falls:
The 'Homestead' has always enjoyed much lively activities from our large family and we want to continue this tradition by offering an escape for anyone wanting to sit back and enjoy what the Flathead Valley has to offer. There is farm fields, a conifer forest and 1/2 mile of Flathead River frontage to enjoy. Bring your walking shoes, camera and binoculars for morning and evening sightseeing walks. If you enjoy fishing there is some exceptional opportunity for fly fishing and leisurely bobber fishing along the river. We are also centrally located to all the activities in Flathead Valley.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
We are located just off a paved main county road just south of Columbia Falls so for those that want to hit the road it is very convenient. For those that want to relax the house offers a very shaded yard and of course there is the woods and river to explore. We also offer this property as a wedding and events venue, please go to for more info.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • The Homestead at Lapp's Farms

    The Homestead at Lapp's Farms

  • Landscaping Island

    Landscaping Island

  • Picnic area along Flathead River

    Picnic area along Flathead River

  • Breakfast Nook

    Breakfast Nook

  • Kitchen 3

    Kitchen 3

  • Kitchen


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Main Bathroom

    Main Bathroom

  • Old Times remembered

    Old Times remembered

  • Man Cave

    Man Cave

  • Bedroom


  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Large shaded back yard

    Large shaded back yard

  • Backyard


  • Flathead River front

    Flathead River front

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen 2

    Kitchen 2

  • Living Room 2

    Living Room 2

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Rec Room

    Rec Room

  • Laundry Area

    Laundry Area

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Second bed in Bedroom 2

    Second bed in Bedroom 2

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