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Flathead Valley Montana Mountain Lake Retreat. Best lake in the Flathead valley

Bedrooms 2
Property type house


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This amazing mountain retreat is available all year long. Spend Thanksgiving or Christmas in a winter retreat or rent it for a summer vacation you will never forget! Ashley Lake is a very private mountain lake with incredible blue color due to its clay bottom. Huge trout and salmon inhabit its deep waters. Elk, moose, wolves, and deer are all found in this area. This quiet lake is the perfect spot for a family vacation, romantic getaway, or adventurous trip to Montana. Pet's love a vacation here as well.

The cabin has a large master suite with a king-sized bed with views overlooking the lake and its own full bathroom. An additional bath with a shower is located on the main floor. The entire group can eat around the large dining table. Couch with a hide-a-bed is perfect for afternoon naps after a long hike in the mountains. Twin sized bed off of the living area is perfect for kids.

Downstairs with its own entrance is another bedroom, with connecting full bath, full-sized bed, and washer and dryer.

The deck with its amazing views is equipped with a outdoor table and barbecue. You will want to eat our here every night and enjoy the loons song and sunsets.

Enjoy incredible sunsets off the large deck. The master bedroom has glass doors which allow you to wake up to the lake views. In the evening roast marshmallows beside a large campfire or enjoy a glass of wine on the deck listening to the loons.

Ashley lake is only 12 miles west of Kalispell. A quiet lake with very few boats on it. You feel like you have it all to yourself yet restaurants, shopping, Glacier National Park, Flathead lake, Kalispell, and many other activities are only a short drive away. If you are looking for some peace and quiet in a very scenic mountain getaway than this is the place for you.

If you love to golf then get ready! Golf Digest named the Flathead valley a top 50 golf course destination. With nine championship courses all within a 45-minute drive.

The cabin is only a 45-minute drive from Glacier International Airport and an hour from Glacier National Park, Big Mountain Ski Resort, Black Tail Ski Resort, Flathead Lake, and Big Fork. It would take an entire summer for you to experience all that the Flathead valley has to offer!

Boat rentals and jet ski rentals are available in Kalispell. There is public launch site on Ashley Lake. For more information, please call us.

A vacation at the Ashley Lake Hideaway will be your best vacation ever!

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More Details

Kiersten and Jack Alton
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Kiersten and Jack Alton

We are montana natives who purchased this property as an investment while we were living in Texas. We are now living back in our hometown of Kalispell, Montana.

Kiersten and Jack Alton purchased this house in 2002

Why Kiersten and Jack Alton chose Kalispell

We have spent a lot of time on this lake and own a family cabin across from our rental. This lake is the perfect place for us to get away and relax with our children. Fishing, hunting and boating are all activities we love to do and can all be done while staying at Ashley Lake.

What makes this house unique

The peace and quiet. Watching and listening to the loons and other wildlife. Fishing is great! There are very few boats on this lake so you usually feel like you have it all to yourself. This lake is only one of several in Montana that have the unique and beautiful Loons on it plus lots of other wonderful wildlife.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for the great time at the Ashley Lake. We loved canoeing around the lake, jumping off the dock and fishing. A little squirrel ran up and down the tree every morning. Thank you, Niamh age 12
Aug 2013
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Kalispell House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Also has a private bathroom with Tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Downstairs, separate entrance, private bath with tub
    Living area - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin bed with twin trundle under, full sized pull-out couch
  • King size beds (1), Full sized bed(1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Pull out Couch, (1), A Playpen is available for babies and toddlers, Toys and Other Supplies for small children can be made available apon request
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Large Fire Pit for Campfires with seating around it, great for roasting marshmallows, Boat Dock for fun in the sun, Scenic Trails for Hiking, Ashley Lake is home to Several Different Species of Montana Record-sized Trout, the cabin also has a Pair of Rare Nesting Common Loons which can be seen most mornings off the deck


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Flathead Valley Montana Mountain Lake Retreat. Best lake in the Flathead valley
average rating of 4.75 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful Quiet Time

  • 5 of 5

Awesome hideaway!! It is a drive to get there but more than worth it. If you are looking for escape and have found it. The water is clear and beautiful. On the way to and from the cabin we seen plenty of deer, rabbits and squirrels. We loved our time there. If we go again, we are just going to hang out at the cabin...not going sight seeing...everything we want to see is there!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Great views awesome lake!

  • 4 of 5

Nice property with a great deck to relax and enjoy the views! Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome experience

  • 4 of 5

Cute little cabin, with amazing views, on a spectacular lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Comfortable and relaxing lake house

  • 5 of 5

The lake house was clean and comfortable. We would definitely rent there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

As described on web site. Beautiful views. Nice quiet area, great for relaxed stay which coming from a high density area was much desired and delivered. Cabin well supplied. Would book it again, should opportunity ever occur.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was in a beautiful setting. House worked well for our family.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the property, lake and views. It as very nice and fit our family well. We did go into town and to the park almost every day and had two vehicles for our family each time. The distance of the winding dusty roads each day when the shadows would cause the road to disapear with the dust at times got old fast. But we did enjoy the property. Had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Glacier International Airport FCA
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Buffalo Hills
Nearest Train
36 Miles
Whitefish Train Depot
Nearest Ski
36 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

Ashley lake is a hunting/fishing paradise. Fish for salmon, trout and perch. Hunt for elk, wolves, moose, deer, and grouse. Glacier National Park is a 45-minute drive, Incredible Bird Watching from the Cabin and wooded areas surrounding it. Miles and miles of 4-wheeling and hiking adventures.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Turnover/Cabin cleaning $150

Deposit is non-refundable unless we are able to rent the cabin then we will refund your deposit. Cancellations made less than 30 days before rental are non-refundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.