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Zen Sunsets-Waterfront-Walk to Bigfork-Boat Slip-Family Fun-Amazing Location!!!

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Every Sunset is a masterpiece!


Last updated: 03/11/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy your family vacation away from home feeling “at home” in this property! And don’t waste one second more than necessary driving or walking. You’ll enjoy fabulous sunsets, ample waterfront, proximity to Bigfork and your own boat slip! This two-level home boasts three bathrooms, three bedrooms and one large “bunk style” open room. The home can easily accommodate 8 to 10 people and pets are optional upon consultation with the owner. But hopefully you didn’t come to Bigfork to enjoy the air-conditioning and you’ll take advantage of the long summer days outside on the lake or perusing the galleries and restaurants of downtown Bigfork. So many possibilities and so little time! Make this home your home away from home for your next family vacation! Some of our home’s highlights below should tempt you!!

Zen Sunsets- Find your inner peace on vacation with the sunset view back-dropped against the lake and mountains of Flathead valley. And trust an old cowboy when I say that in the 40+ years of seeing them, they always astound me! Both levels have large windows and large open style floor plans facing west allowing unobstructed views of the fabulous Flathead Sunsets. But since most of you will be outside for the sunsets; let the purple, red, and orange hues mesmerize you along the 100+ft of waterfront!

Waterfront- The lower level of the home opens up to the lake only 10 steps from the cool crisp water of Flathead Lake! Bask in the tranquil sounds of waves along the 100 ft of developed shoreline. The water is deep enough to jump right off into the water! Your vacation will be perfect enjoying the mountain melt-off and the long sunny days of the Flathead valley; but if you get the itch to do some shopping, take a stroll to the Village of downtown Bigfork.

Walk to Bigfork-This house is situated the perfect distance to downtown Bigfork. Close enough to walk with loaded bags or small children but just far enough to avoid the noise of downtown nightlife! It’s about (not exaggerating) a 10 minute walk with children (or your heavy shopping bags!). We’ve timed it many, many times! Downtown Bigfork boasts award winning restaurants, galleries and shops while still maintaining the charm and serenity of small town USA. Location, location, location!!!

Boat Slip- Bringing a boat? Park it at the house (yes, in the water!). There are two boat launches within walking distance to launch your craft, but park it in front of the house in the private boat slip. As this was one of the original properties on the Flathead’s “gold coast,” you won’t have to share the boat slip (more like an open-walled boat house) with anyone else!

Bring your boat, bring your family, maybe your dog, and heck, even bring your in-laws, and have the experience of a lifetime close to downtown and right on the lake! Don’t wait to book your memories, I mean your vacation, today! (If you don’t someone else will!)


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    *PLEASE NOTE*Please do not consider this a 'party House' to gather with school chums of any age you will void the rental agreement. This is a family friendly neighborhood. We care about our neighbors. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, jetted tub

    Master bedroom is large with double sinks and jetted tub....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Lower level full bathroom...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    This property sits on the lake shore....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    Bathroom towels provided. Bring your own beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen ware for cooking and eating is provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer season 6/15 to 9/7 2015
Jun 7 - Sep 6, 2016
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $175 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%


*Canceling reservation up to 60 days before stay- you will receive a refund minus $500 of deposit.

*Due to the number of guests we have to turn down the - DEPOSIT IS NON REFUNDABLE 45 days from booking- unless we can re-book. If we can rebook your dates the original deposit minus $500 will be refunded.

**We suggest traveler's insurance which is reasonable and can be purchased through VRBO.

Cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/11/2015
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26 Miles
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Kalispell Montana

The Bigfork Chamber has this to say about our lovely area-

“The town of Bigfork is a picturesque and charming place. World class art galleries, fine restaurants, a 27-hole golf course, live theatre and unique shops can all be found within a quaint Western setting. Located near by, Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall and the Swan Wilderness areas are full of wildlife and offer endless recreational opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Chosen as 'One of the 50 Great Towns of the West' and designated as 'One of the 100 Best Small Art Towns of the Nation,' Bigfork offers you and your family a part of the West that you will never forget.”

We can't say it any better than that!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1970

About the owner: We are Bruce and Lana Nelson and we are Native Montanans. We have an awesome family of 12 children and 33 grandchildren. This family property resonates with all the fun we have had raising our family here. We know that you will have a great time in this gorgeous setting also! Owner lives next door to help with any of your needs during your stay. Our guests have loved this advantage.

Why the Owner Chose Bigfork:
Bruce is a Chiropractor and chose to set up his practice in an area that he would like to retire in. He could think of no better place on earth to retire than Bigfork Montana. We consider this place 'Heaven on Earth'.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We think the views of the sunsets here are as close to heaven as we can get.

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  • Every Sunset is a masterpiece!

    Every Sunset is a masterpiece!

  • Master King Bedroom

    Master King Bedroom

  • Lower Level

    Lower Level

  • Home is at waters edge!

    Home is at waters edge!

  • Great Flathead Lake fishing.

    Great Flathead Lake fishing.

  • Fish in Bigfork Bay close by.

    Fish in Bigfork Bay close by.

  • Swan River. Fly Fisherman or anglers. Fish the many surrounding lakes & rivers.

    Swan River. Fly Fisherman or anglers. Fish the many surrounding lakes & rivers.

  • Kitchen Dining Area

    Kitchen Dining Area

  • Open Living Room

    Open Living Room

  • Boat House Slip

    Boat House Slip

  • Jump in and out of the lake All Day!

    Jump in and out of the lake All Day!

  • Fish from the 'front yard'.

    Fish from the 'front yard'.

  • Zen Sunsets! This property is ALL ABOUT THE LAKE!!!

    Zen Sunsets! This property is ALL ABOUT THE LAKE!!!

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