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Quiet Residential Neighborhood Near Downtown

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This spacious, quiet and affordable townhouse gives you easy access to everything else that makes Whitefish and northwestern Montana so special.

City zoning prohibits vacation rentals in most neighborhoods in Whitefish, so this beautiful townhouse is one of the few vacation rentals within the city limits; most are miles from downtown and its famous restaurants and shopping.

Located in a peaceful neighborhood away from noisy railroad tracks and arterial streets, you can walk to our historic downtown (0.8 mile) or to City Beach on famous Whitefish Lake (0.9 mile) or take short drives (2 miles) to the golf course. In addition, it's only 25 miles to Glacier Park and even less to Flathead Lake and the airport.

With a nice view of Big Mountain, the townhouse (1,683 sq. ft.) has been recently re-furnished. We set it up with family vacations in mind with one master bedroom (queen) downstairs and two bedrooms (queen and two twins) upstairs. The attached two-car garage (rare for vacation rentals) prevents parking hassles--and no frost scrapping or snow shoveling on winter mornings.

In winter, it's a short drive (6 miles) to Whitefish Mountain Resort and the world-famous skiing on Big Mountain. Instead staying up on the mountain or driving the often icy Big Mountain Road and fighting for a parking spot when you stay in our townhouse and take the free Snow bus, which leaves from the Stumptown Ice Den (2 blocks from our back door) up to the resort. Or if you like traditional Nordic or skate skiing, you can enjoy the beautifully groomed trails right in Whitefish at the golf course, about two miles from our place.

We also set up our vacation home for travelers who have a little business to do along the way or business people on an extended trip who prefer a pleasant alternative to hotel rooms. The loft has a fully equipped computer station with WiFi along with a 40-inch, flat-screen with satellite TV and DVD player. Montana has cell phone dead zones, but not in this townhouse. With the skyrocketing hotel rates in the Whitefish area, a family, two or three couples, or business travelers can stay here in comfort, quietly, for half the price--or less.

Additional charges: A refundable security deposit of $250, non-refundable cleaning deposit of $90, and taxes (7 percent Montana accommodations tax and 3 percent local resort tax).

Important note on terms: Many vacation rentals require full payment upfront, but we find that unreasonable. Our terms are 25 percent upon signing with the remainder (including security deposit, cleaning fee and taxes) due 30 days in advance of arrival, all refundable with the exception of a $100 cancellation fee. We prefer personal checks or money orders in US dollars, but we can accept Canadian dollars at the current exchange rate and we can arrange for payment via credit cards.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON ONLINE BOOKING. You can conveniently book online, but I am an active traveler, sometimes traveling to places with no cell or online service, so in some cases, I might not be able to respond (accept your booking) your online booking within the required 24-hour period, even though I’d welcome your booking. If VRBO declines because of non-response by me, please give me a few more days to get online and accept your booking. I will call or email immediately and accept your booking if I see VRBO declined it.

CHEAPER THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY. If you would like to avoid, the VRBO online booking fee (about 6 percent), you can email me and I will do the booking directly and avoid that fee.

Keywords: A private townhouse in quiet residential area with attached two-car garage
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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Pack n' Play for small kids. Basic materials (detergent, paper towels, garbage bags, dishwater soap, etc.) provided....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library:

    Selection of kids DVDs...moreless


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Outdoor Grill


from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 26 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,350 $4,000
Oct 1 - Dec 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,050 $3,500
Dec 22 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
Jan 3 - Apr 8, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,350 $4,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,350 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning fee $90
  • Tax Rate 10%


For online bookings, please pay the entire rental fee, including taxes and cleaning fee and security deposit, upon booking. Renters can also book directly and pay a 25 percent holding deposit; contact the owner for details at

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/29/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whitefish Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Train
Whitefish Depot
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. 93
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
City Beach

Ice skating, hockey and curling. A wonderful indoor ice rink, the Stumptown Ice Den, is right next door.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Our family has lived in Montana for 45 years, and we recently purchased and completely furnished this townhouse, mainly to spend more time with our son and daughter-in-law who live and work in Whitefish and our two beautiful grandchildren.

Why the Owner Chose Whitefish, MT, USA:
We find it so much nicer to stay right in town instead of in outlying areas. We can walk or bicycle conveniently around town instead of driving, and when we want to ski, we take the free Snow Bus up to the resort. We also enjoy the quiet residential neighborhood. Having rented vacation homes a lot in our travels, we find most of them are in fairly busy, noisy areas, but not our townhouse. In any case, we stay here a lot and enjoy every minute of it. You will, too.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/29/2017

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  • Double, Attached Garage

    Double, Attached Garage

  • Winter view

    Winter view

  • Front porch

    Front porch

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room from loft

    Living room from loft

  • Fully stocked utility room

    Fully stocked utility room

  • Office/TV room

    Office/TV room

  • Second upstairs bedroom, two twin beds, just right for children

    Second upstairs bedroom, two twin beds, just right for children

  • Two full baths, one upstairs, one downstairs

    Two full baths, one upstairs, one downstairs

  • Summer view

    Summer view

  • Enjoying the front porch

    Enjoying the front porch

  • Full, newly furnished kitchen

    Full, newly furnished kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master bedroom downstairs

    Master bedroom downstairs

  • Stairs to loft office, TV room, 2 bedrooms and full bath

    Stairs to loft office, TV room, 2 bedrooms and full bath

  • First upstairs bedroom, queen bed

    First upstairs bedroom, queen bed

VRBO #165109

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017

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