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Modern Lakefront 'Cabin in the Woods' by Glacier National Park

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Full lake in late spring. View from deck.

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Last updated: 09/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Now accepting 2017 reservations!
Looking for a waterfront cabin in the woods with modern amenities located just minutes to a town and major National Park? You've found it at this home on Duck Lake, just 8 miles north of Columbia Falls & minutes to the West Glacier and Camas Creek entrances of Glacier National Park.

Situated on an acre overlooking Duck Lake (a small, shallow lake on the *west* side of Glacier Park) and Forest Service land, the Duck Lake Vacation Rental by Glacier National Park has everything you need to get away from it all yet stay connected to civilization. This modern cabin the woods, built in 2002, has WiFi, washer/dryer, microwave, home theater system, iPod dock, gas grill & satellite TV, yet feels far and away from your busy, everyday world.

Enjoy quiet evenings by a crackling fire in the chiminea on the deck watching ducks, osprey, eagles & blue herons as the sun sets over the lake. Spend the rainy evening indoors with the warmth of the propane stove watching TV or DVDs & eating popcorn.

Drive the back roads to Glacier Park, seeing beautiful forest & river views typical Glacier Park visitors never see!

Suitability: Ideal for one or two couples, this home sleeps 2-4 quite comfortably and can accommodate up to 6 people utilizing the queen sized futon located in the ''office'' area.

Questions? Please send us a message via owner contact section, or call us directly at 801-230-3945.

*** INCLUDE THE AGES OF ANY CHILDREN IN YOUR PARTY WHEN SUBMITTING INQUIRIES. CONTACT OWNER REGARDING POLICIES FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SEVEN. ***

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    CONTACT OWNER REGARDING POLICIES AND RESTRICTIONS FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SEVEN....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Upstairs: 1 king

    Extra thick plush mattress...moreless

  • Downstairs: 1 queen

    Extra thick mattress...moreless

  • Queen size futon located in the 'office' area downstairs.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Main floor bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Full size clothes washer and dryer located in the downstairs bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • CONTACT OWNER REGARDING POLICIES FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF SEVEN. Unlimited long distance calls to anywhere in the U.S.A! Call all your friends and family living in the United States from the home phone & tell them what a great time you are having at Glacier National Park! . Satellite TV, all-in-one color printer (fax, scan, copy, print), iPod dock, iron with table top ironing board, hair dryer. Full kitchen with quality, non-stick cookware/bakeware, cutting boards, cooking utensils and serving dishes, coffee maker with filters, coffee grinder, blender & toaster oven. Side by side refrigerator/freezer with external ice/water dispenser. Paper products, shampoo, conditioner, dish soap, bath soap and laundry detergent provided. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Area guide books and maps are available for your use....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    32' flat screen in living area...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size dryer...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance:

    Unlimited long distance calls to anywhere in the U.S.A. This is an important amenity as cell service is spotty outside of city limits in this area of Montana....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    The propane stove in the living area provides heat for the majority of the home....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane stove heats the majority of the house. Baseboard heating in the downstairs bedroom. Wall heaters in both baths....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets provided, with extras available for use if needed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Downstairs living area has a 32' flat screen TV, DVD player & surround sound....moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Kitchen and bath towels provided, with extras available for use if needed....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full size washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic drip coffee maker with filters. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully stocked kitchen with quality, non-stick cookware/bakeware, cutting boards, cooking utensils and serving dishes....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Quality stoneware dishes & durable flatware....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher detergent included....moreless

  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Including coffee maker with filters, coffee grinder, blender & toaster oven...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper and sugar provided. Other items may be available, but are not guaranteed....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refrigerator/freezer with external ice/water dispenser...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Watch the wildlife activity on the lake from the large covered deck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Fall
Sep 11 - Oct 24, 2016
3 night min stay
$215
$1,330
2017 Spring
May 20 - Jun 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$225
$1,400
2017 Peak
Jun 17 - Sep 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$300
$1,890
2017 Fall
Sep 17 - Oct 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$225
$1,400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$300
$1,890

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Exit Cleaning $130 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

3 night min. If only 2 nights are open on the calendar, minimum is 2 nights. No single night rentals allowed.

7 nights = week

10% discount for return guests

HOUSE RULES:

* Maximum occupancy is 6 guests. No exceptions.

* No children under age 7 without owner approval.

* No smoking.

* No pets.

* Be respectful of area residents and wildlife. If we we receive reports of obnoxious behavior towards area residents or harassment of area wildlife, your security deposit will not be refunded and you may be evicted with no refunds whatsoever.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

16 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier Park International Airport (FCA)
8.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bandit Saloon, Columbia Falls, MT
9.75 Miles
Nearest Golf
Meadow Lake Resort, Columbia Falls, MT
18.25 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, West Glacier, MT
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several located in Columbia Falls

Car: Necessary

On the *west* side of Glacier National Park. 8 Miles North of Columbia Falls, Just off the North Fork Rd.

Near the west border of Glacier National Park; House is located in mountains 8 miles north of Columbia Falls; 20 minutes to Whitefish and Kalispell, 10 minutes to Camas Creek entrance of Glacier National Park, 15 - 20 minutes to West Glacier entrance of Glacier National Park via Blankenship Road.

Other Activities: Glacier National Park, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Shopping

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We've loved the Mountain West since we were introduced to it in the early 1980's and finally moved into the Rocky Mountain Region in 1995. We love to spend time in the National Parks located in the Western US and just generally explore this fabulous area of the country. When we aren't dreaming of being independently wealthy, we are working hard at our jobs to earn 'play' money so we can continue exploring the Western US and beyond.

Why the Owner Chose Columbia Falls, MT, USA:
We bought our home near Glacier National Park because it was the quintessential 'cabin in the woods' on a small lake, yet close enough to civilization to give us all the comforts of life we have become accustomed to. The house's proximity to Glacier National Park, Kalispell, Whitefish and Bigfork (Flathead Lake) is fabulous! It's essentially 20 minutes away from everything.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
We have thoroughly enjoyed watching the wildlife from our deck overlooking Duck Lake (moose, bear, beaver, heron, eagles, osprey and, of course, ducks) including the little squirrels and chipmunks around the house, and love the wonderful 'back road' access to Glacier National Park. The house is centrally located to virtually anything one would want to do while visiting the area -- Glacier Park, Flathead Lake, Polebridge, Whitefish & more. Secluded, yet still quite close to everything. Even Glacier International Airport is only about a 20 minute drive from the house!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Full lake in late spring. View from deck.

    Full lake in late spring. View from deck.

  • Driveway leading to front of house

    Driveway leading to front of house

  • Dining and kitchen.

    Dining and kitchen.

  • View from living area towards downstairs bath and "office" area with futon

    View from living area towards downstairs bath and "office" area with futon

  • Office with queen futon & lake views

    Office with queen futon & lake views

  • Downstairs bath with bathtub and full size washer/dryer

    Downstairs bath with bathtub and full size washer/dryer

  • Loft bedroom king bed

    Loft bedroom king bed

  • Loft area bath with tub

    Loft area bath with tub

  • Deck overlooking lake in late spring. Gas BBQ, chiminea, table & chairs.

    Deck overlooking lake in late spring. Gas BBQ, chiminea, table & chairs.

  • Early evening on the deck with a fire in the chiminea

    Early evening on the deck with a fire in the chiminea

  • Back of home as seen from the trail on Forest Service land along Duck Lake

    Back of home as seen from the trail on Forest Service land along Duck Lake

  • Hummingbird protecting its property

    Hummingbird protecting its property

  • Front of home

    Front of home

  • View of dining, kitchen and living area from loft.

    View of dining, kitchen and living area from loft.

  • Living and Office area with views of lake.

    Living and Office area with views of lake.

  • Living room, Office area and loft bedroom. Photo taken prior to adding loft bath

    Living room, Office area and loft bedroom. Photo taken prior to adding loft bath

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Loft bedroom with king bed and full bath

    Loft bedroom with king bed and full bath

  • Loft bedroom sitting area

    Loft bedroom sitting area

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • Sunset on Duck Lake in late summer. Photo taken from deck

    Sunset on Duck Lake in late summer. Photo taken from deck

  • Moose on Duck Lake, late summer. Photo taken from deck.

    Moose on Duck Lake, late summer. Photo taken from deck.

  • Resident squirrel

    Resident squirrel

  • Lake in August during drought year (2015)

    Lake in August during drought year (2015)

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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  • Bathrooms
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