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The Swan River in the front yard

The Swan River in the front yard Shelby fly fishing Young Elk grazing in the yard Sunshine, a good book, and the sound of the river. Bon-fire pit There's fish in there! Front yard A day hike for some great trout fishing. Aspen trees in January on the Swan River. Sneak peak of our project Old fire look-out close by Bunk house and private patio. Bunk house sun room looking to the mountains, river, and front yard. Bunk house bedroom with queen size beds Welcome to River Keep! We have 10 private acres on the Swan River & Glacier Crk. Patio looking into the great room and kitchen. Log cabin cozy. A day hike on the Glacier Lake trail. Lots of front yard to play in. A day hike into Cold Lake. Cozy up to the rock fireplace! Rope swinging at Lindbergh 12 miles away. Robi & Greg cooling in the river

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Last updated: 01/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Swan Valley cabin description

10 private acres on the Swan River with easy access to hiking, boating, fishing, horse back riding, guided big game hunting, wilderness mountain biking, cross country skiing.

Large kitchen and breakfast bar, gas cook top, huge windows looking to the river and mountains, adjoining great room with a river rock faced wood burning fireplace, WiFi, and surround sound for movies. Open up the cabinet to find cards, poker chips, back gammon, cribbage and who knows what else will draw everyone around the table to play after a big day outdoors.

Large master suite with a king size bed on the main floor. Enjoy the double heads in the shower or maybe a relaxing steam shower. Double sinks and a private toilet room. Conveniently located laundry and powder room also on the main floor.

Upstairs are 2 bedrooms that each have a queen and a twin size bed. The bathroom has a 6 foot heated air tub.

Enjoy marshmallows and review the days past events around the huge bonfire pit in the front yard. Maybe a cold drink and quiet conversation on the patio that looks toward the bonfire pit and the rumbling Swan river.

At River Keep you are surrounded by public lands with miles and miles of roads, trails, lakes, streams and rivers gushing with fish, and forests full of huckleberries. You decide if you want to hike, bike, snowmobile or ride your atv, it's all right outside the door.

At the end of the day fire up the bar-bq and spread all the dinner goodies out on 2 picnic tables that seat 10 people each.

Several churches within 6 miles either direction. Also the Historical Museum is only 1 mile from the cabin.

Just 5 minutes to the north is the Mercantile grocery store where you can get fresh meats and vegetables or bakery goods.Day trips to Seeley Lake just 25 minutes to the south where there is snowmobile or atv riding, boat rentals, ice fishing and shopping. A 45 minute trip north to Bigfork where you can enjoy western art galleries, Bigfork Summer Playhouse, or boat tours on Flathead Lake. Also 90 minutes north of River Keep is Glacier National Park.

Property Type

  • 2248 sq. ft.
  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Lots of room to run in the forest and play in the gentle summer creek....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • East Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • West Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • Bunk House: 2 queen

            Complete with microwave refigerator and coffee maker....moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            The master suite is tucked away behind insulated walls...moreless

          • The master suite is on the main floor, the walls and ceilings are insulated to create a very private environment. Watch some TV or just cuddle up with a book in the king size bed after your steam bath. The steam shower has 2 shower heads and a bench big enough for two people to enjoy a steamer. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms. Each bedroom has tons of windows and feels a bit like escaping into a tree fort. Watch the sun rise over the Swan's or set behind the towering Mission Mountains. From this perch you will have quiet, privacy and maybe even a chance to watch a storm rolling through the valley, or the elk grazing in the back yard. Crawl into the queen size bed and cozy up to a good book....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Steam shower...moreless

          • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

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          • The master bathroom has a two shower heads, a bench big enough for two people to enjoy a steamer, and double sinks. The upstairs bathroom has a 6' heated air tub and shower....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Big windows looking to the river & Bob Marshall. Sit at the island and enjoy a fresh cinnamon roll and a cup of coffee. Fully equipped appliances, waffles anyone? How about a stir fry?...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Lots of room to put left overs or prepared burgers and salads ready to eat after the busy day outside....moreless

          • Stove:

            Dual fuel gas cooktop with an electric oven. Great for cooking those cinnamon rolls....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            The Great room is open to the kitchen, has 5.1 surround sound and a 60' high definition tv with a satellite feed to easily select a movie after a big day....moreless

          • Heating:

            State of the art forced air propane furnace with energy smart heat recovery ventilator to keep inside air fresh....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Wood burning rock fireplace with a rustic mantle....moreless

          • Parking:

            Lots of parking for family and friends...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Towels Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            60' in the Great Room and a flat screen in the master bedroom....moreless

          • Games:

            Board games, back gammon, cribbage, poker chips and cards....moreless

          • Books
          • Music Library
          • Video Library

          Communications

              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Bring your own gear. Downhill skiing at Whitefish Mountain 90 minutes north. Or cross country skiing right outside the door....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rent kayak or canoes 8 miles south at Holland Lake...moreless

              • Golf:

                30 minutes to the south in Seeley Lake...moreless

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Family

              Location & View

              • Rural:

                Nestled into 10 acres with Forest Service property to the north, riparian area to the east. Watch moose, elk, sandhill cranes, deer, and maybe bear while sipping a morning coffee at the breakfast bar....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The kitchen and Great room have expansive views of the Swan Range and the Bob Marshall Wilderness on the east. From the upstairs bedrooms view the Mission Mountain Wilderness to the west....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                River Keep is on the confluence of Glacier Creek and the Swan River. Walk 50 yards into the front yard for great fly fishing, your only competition is the Bald Eagles....moreless

              • Water View:

                Enjoy the view and the sound of the Swan river from the front patio....moreless

              Car

                  • Necessary

                  Activities

                  • Mountaineering
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Museums
                  • Churches
                  • Walking
                  • Restaurants
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Laundromat
                  • Groceries

                  Other Activities

                      • River Keep sits between the Swan Range and Bob Marshall Wilderness and the Mission Mountain Wilderness. Our front yard is the confluence of Glacier Creek and the Swan River. River Keep gives you a great place to start any adventure, central to everything wild outdoors. Start the early morning with one of our complimentary fly rods and a 2 minute walk to the river to fish for Trout- Rainbow - Bulltrout & Cutthroat. Enjoy standing knee deep in the gentle river current while the sunshine bounces off the Swan's. The geese cackle and the Eagles screech while you mend your line into some riffling pools of water teaming with fish. Watch the deer and elk along the bank as they start their day. Then the short walk back to the cabin for the best breakfast and coffee you've ever had. That's my favorite way to start the day! Maybe you'd rather start your day with a mountain bike ride into the Mission Mountains, the ride starts at River Keep. And the kitchen is big enough to feed a whole bunch of hungry trail riders. There are over 30 lakes close by that can be hiked into or recreated on. Holland Lake and Lindbergh Lake are within 12 miles, bring your own boat, there is fantastic flat water to ski on, or canoe or kayak. If you want to rent a ski boat go to Seeley Lake just 30 minutes away. If you are looking for a back country experience gentle enough for the kids, there are lots of 2 to 5 mile hikes into mountain lakes. A family favorite is to grab the bear spray and fishing pole and hike 1 mile through the Mission Mountain Wilderness to Glacier Lake. If you want some white water fun bring a raft and put in the Swan River at Piper Creek. Keep an eye out for the moose. I'd also bring my fishing rod. Head 8 miles south of River Keep to the Holland Lake Lodge to rent a canoe, kayak or sign up for a guided horse back riding trip into the Swan Range or Bob Marshall Wilderness. At the end of the day enjoy a world class dinner and drinks at the Lodge or get a steak dinner at the Hugry Bear Steakhouse. Our brand new cabin is decked out for cooking your own steaks or fish on the patio gas grill. Arrange the patio chairs for relaxed conversation and have the kids slide into 2 over sized picnic tables that seat 10 people each. After a big dinner it's time for yard games, some evening fishing, a bon fire or maybe a walk on the road. Don't forget the hot dogs and marshmallows. When it's time to slow it down go check out the cabinet next to the stone fireplace for board games, poker chips or a deck of cards. A fun way to bunch up the family for some laughs one last time for this day. Glacier National Park is only 1 1/2 hours drive north. It's a beautiful drive through the Swan Valley past Swan Lake, through Big Fork, on to Columbia Falls and into the Park. Getting there is as fun as being there. There are many outfitters available to guide you into the Bob Marshall for white water rafting, fishing for massive trout, or big game hunting in the Fall. Winter in the Swan Valley is a wonderland. Cross country skiing or snowmobiling right from River Keep. There are miles of un-groomed trails right outside the door. Also if you go south 25 miles there are miles and miles of groomed and expert snowmobile trails. Year round activities and year round quiet. Our log cabin on 10 acres will be the respite you're looking for. Bring the book you've been meaning to read and see if you can sit still or stay awake long enough to finish it. ...moreless
                       

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                      Last updated: 01/19/2014
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                      Location

                      • Nearest Airport: Glacier Park International - Kalispell at 65 Miles
                      • Nearest Train: Whitefish Montana at 80 Miles
                      • Nearest Motorway: Highway 83 at 0.7 Miles
                      • Nearest Barpub: Liquid Louie's at 1 Miles
                      • Nearest Ski: Whitefish Mountain at 80 Miles
                      • Nearest Golf: Seeley Lake at 25 Miles
                      • Nearest Restaurant: Hungry Bear at 3.8 Miles
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2009

                      About the owner: Greg is a second generation Montana builder who grew up going to the family cabin at Lindbergh Lake, just 14 miles away. Robi is a third generation Kalispell native and works as an RN at Providence Hospital. Greg designed and built this cabin for their family of three boys, a daughter in law, and our grand daughter. Robi and Greg have spent their last 30 years together recreating both summer and winter in the Swan valley. Water skiing, tubing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, hiking into various lakes and fishing the waters of the valley. The more we spend time here the more we realize this is really is, 'The Last Best Place' for us and our family. We are excited to be able to share what we love with you.

                      Why the Owner Chose Swan Valley:
                      When we saw this property we instantly realized the wonderful potential for family and privacy. As we have uncovered the immense beauty of this property and the outdoors we continue to be wowed by the peace and happiness River Keep has blessed us with. We love the close proximity to groceries, dining, church, fresh produce, the Community Center and Rodeo grounds, the Library, Lindbergh Lake, Holland Lake, and all the wilderness trails and lakes.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      We have built a modern state of the art cabin with all the things to make roughing it so easy. With the privacy we have and the room to entertain it is always easy to have friends drop in, even if it gets loud. Being able to help one of the kids learn how to fly fish is as much fun as early mornings alone on the river. The Forest Service office is a mile away if you need maps, advice, or you just want to go through their animal museum. Check out the Grizzly Bear mount on display.


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                      Photos

                      • The Swan River in the front yard

                        The Swan River in the front yard

                      • Young Elk grazing in the yard

                        Young Elk grazing in the yard

                      • Bon-fire pit

                        Bon-fire pit

                      • A day hike for some great trout fishing.

                        A day hike for some great trout fishing.

                      • Sneak peak of our project

                        Sneak peak of our project

                      • Bunk house and private patio.

                        Bunk house and private patio.

                      • Bunk house bedroom with queen size beds

                        Bunk house bedroom with queen size beds

                      • Patio looking into the great room and kitchen. Log cabin cozy.

                        Patio looking into the great room and kitchen. Log cabin cozy.

                      • Lots of front yard to play in.

                        Lots of front yard to play in.

                      • Cozy up to the rock fireplace!

                        Cozy up to the rock fireplace!

                      • Robi & Greg cooling in the river

                        Robi & Greg cooling in the river

                      • Shelby fly fishing

                        Shelby fly fishing

                      • Sunshine, a good book, and the sound of the river.

                        Sunshine, a good book, and the sound of the river.

                      • There's fish in there! Front yard

                        There's fish in there! Front yard

                      • Aspen trees in January on the Swan River.

                        Aspen trees in January on the Swan River.

                      • Old fire look-out close by

                        Old fire look-out close by

                      • Bunk house sun room looking to the mountains, river, and front yard.

                        Bunk house sun room looking to the mountains, river, and front yard.

                      • Welcome to River Keep! We have 10 private acres on the Swan River & Glacier Crk.

                        Welcome to River Keep! We have 10 private acres on the Swan River & Glacier Crk.

                      • A day hike on the Glacier Lake trail.

                        A day hike on the Glacier Lake trail.

                      • A day hike into Cold Lake.

                        A day hike into Cold Lake.

                      • Rope swinging at Lindbergh 12 miles away.

                        Rope swinging at Lindbergh 12 miles away.

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                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

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