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Lakeshore Cottage - Flathead Lake Montana

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 180 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

This charming Lake cottage shares 100 feet of small pebble beach on Flathead Lake with the owner who lives next door. From the living room and outside patio is a spectacular view of the lake and mountains.

Easy one hour drive to Glacier National Park on mostly four lane US Highways 93 and 2. Located at the North West corner of Flathead Lake, this cottage is only minutes away from world class fishing and hunting. Eight golf courses are within an hours drive. Visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of water sports including boating, fishing, kayaking, sailing and jet skiing (Commercial charters and/or rentals are available in Somers, Lakeside and Bigfork. On Tuesday and Friday evenings you can sit back on the beach with a campfire and watch the local North Flathead Lake Yacht club races directly offshore.

The kitchen is equipped with the usual appliances except a dishwasher (My wife thinks that washing and drying dishes together is a great family activity). Cooking pots and pans; silverware, dishes and glassware are all included. There are several excellent restaurants nearby. Bonus amenities include a washer and dryer in the entry area. A TV with DVD is found in the living room.

The bathroom was remodeled in 2006 with tile floor, pedestal sink and combination tub/shower. The kitchen range and microwave and the clothes washer were replaced in 2005. The

refrigerator was replaced in 2008

Flathead Lake provides excellent fishing for Lake Trout, Bull Trout, West Slope cutthroat trout, whitefish and perch.

Please call Bruce @ 406-270-8851 if you have any questions or need further information.

Keywords: Cottage, water,beach,cabin,lake,sleeps 4, cable TV, DVD player

More Details

Bruce Jellison
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Bruce Jellison

Retired from ownership of a computer sales and service business in 2002.

Bruce Jellison purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Bruce Jellison chose Flathead Lake

We bought this property in 1970 while we were working in California. We were both raised in the Flathead, so this was to be our retirement home. We bought a business in Somers and moved 'home' in 1971, built a new house in '77 and raised our 2 children here.

What makes this cottage unique

We live here year round and love the lake. The cottage is located next door to the house we built in 1977. Great place to raise our kids as the lake provided year round entertainment and recreation. Sailing, fishing, boating, water skiing, tubing, swimming are some of the recreation our guests (and grandkids) enjoy. Full kitchen for money saving eating or eat-out at several near by restaurants. Easy drive to Glacier National Part for day trips. .


Flathead Lake Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathtub with shower, pedestal sink, toilet, tile floor, in wall heater, exhaust fan, medicine cabinet, towel storage.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size hide-a-bed sofa
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Lakeshore Cottage - Flathead Lake Montana
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews

A fantastic spot for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is situated in a perfect spot on Flathead Lake - we loved it! The cottage is older, and had a rustic feel to it, and it was immaculate! Bruce and Betty made us feel so welcome, and were such gracious hosts. I'd highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a bit of solitude on this beautiful lake; the Flathead Valley is one of the most beautiful places in the world, in my opinion!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. You are welcome to come down anytime for another stay.
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Just What We Were Looking For

  • 5 of 5

The location of this quaint cottage is perfect. We are kayak enthusiasts, and the proximity of the cottage to the lake couldn't be better. Everything we needed was included in the cottage, and Bruce was an excellent host. Though we pretty much stayed put, the location of the cottage would be great if you wanted to go to Glacier or explore the Kalispell/Whitefish area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time at our lakeshore cottage and enjoyed the water toys (Kayaks, Stand-up Paddle Boards, Canoe and pedal boat).
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  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the cottage on Juniper Bay in Somers Montana on Flathead Lake. The cottage met all my needs. The owner, who lives next door, was very accommodating. The location of the cottage is central to activities such as Glacier National Park, horseback riding AND boating activities on Flathead Lake. I highly recommend staying at this rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for staying with us.
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Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was clean, private and quiet. Lots to do and see in the area including white water rafting, Glacier national park, and White Mountain Resort with a 7 zip line tour. We loved being able to BBQ in the evening at the cabin, eat s'mores over the fire right on the lake and kayak during the day. Fun time had by all.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad your family enjoyed your visit. Looking forward to your visit again next year.
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Perfect Rental

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I absolutely loved this rental. It is a perfect location and being right on the lake was spectacular. It was ideal for my husband and I as a child free getaway, but would also be great if you have one or two small children. The cottage is pristine. I've never stayed in a cleaner rental, it is well taken care of by the owners. The owners are the nicest, most friendly people. You will not regret staying here for your trip, we will be back year after year as long we can!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Amanda. Glad you enjoyed your trip.
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Didn't stay------ had to cancel ..

  • 3 of 5

Already left a review.. Awaiting cleaning deposit-- hopefully will be returned being we did not stay at rental. Hopefully last request for review!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kalispell, MT-Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Dels Bar
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Eagle Bend, Bigfork
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Whitefish Montana
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US 93
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Vist Linda - Mexican
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Blacktail Mountain, Lakeside MT
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
75 feet from lakeside door
Car: necessary

100 feet of private beach allows room to store your watercraft on the pebble beach , be it a PWC, kayak, canoe, small sailboat, fishing boat or whatever.




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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