Coal Creek Mountain Lodge(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Main cabin: 2/2. Private Guest cabin 1/1, Bunk house 2/1
March through November you'll see fly fishermen along the West Fork River and the many creeks that flow that flow into the river trying to coax five different species of trout
Summer nights are frequently in the mid 40's with days in the dry 70's at this elevation of 4,800. The road is well kept in winter, allowing easy driving access to Lost Trail Ski Resort on the MT/ID border where you'll discover great skiing and snowboarding. It's locally owned, so come prepared with equipment or stop in Hamilton and get stocked up at Bob Ward's Outdoor store that carries everything for the year round avid outdoors sports person.
Our favorite activities are fly fishing the West Fork River and Overwich Creek, hiking, and riding ATV's. There is nearly 3,000 miles of Forest Service trails plus the 101mi Magruder Road Corridor which separates the 1.1mm acre Bitterroot-Selway Wilderness from the 2.3mm acre Frank Church River - River of No Return Wilderness.
Or, simply enjoy the front porch swing and read a good book. Afternoon naps are wonderful, especially with the refreshing mountain air, snuggled under a wonderful down comforter. There's also plenty of sightseeing to do from Glacier National Park to historic battle sights, and Hamilton's famous Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.
'A beautiful flower, a beautiful river, a valley, a magnificent range - such is the Bitter Root'
- Wheeler, 1898 -
Keywords: Log cabin, West Fork River, Bitterroot mountains, fly fishing, trail riding, hunting, remote, wildlife, 55+, relaxation, peaceful, solitude, R&R, fishing, hiking. nature, family reunions.
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Member since: 2010
- 1560 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Game Console:
- Video Games:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
Fully stocked kitchen, everything you need is here, even a 6 qt new crockpot, large griddle, waffle maker, 4 slot toaster, 2 sets of cookware, 12 place setting dishes & flatware. 3 coffee makers in main cabin, a 32 cup auto drip coffee maker, 10 cup regular coffee maker, and new Keurig single cup maker. Bring your favorite singles for the Keurig. ...moreless
- Ice Maker
Oversized fully stocked kitchen with Jenn-Aire down draft stove in island and new counter tops. 10 seat custom log wood dining table right next to two large picture windows. Pantry is stocked with seasonings, flour, sugar, coffee, etc... ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
Peaceful wrap around deck with custom wood porch swing for nature watching. Hummingbirds race back and forth in summer to two feeders hanging outside kitchen large picture windows. Excellent wildlife viewing at dusk....moreless
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning - main cabin $199
- Cleaning - guest cabin $60
- Cleaning - bunk house $75
- Pet Fee $350
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Tax Rate 7%
A bunkhouse is also on the property that sleeps 6 with a full bath. This is a private cabin with a king size bed in the master bedroom, two sets of bunk beds in the living area area, kitchen with under counter refrigerator, two burner gas range, convection microwave and sink. The bunkhouse can only be rented as part of the main cabin and is $150/night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amazing fly fishing on the West Fork of the Bitterroot River; great cut throat, rainbows, cut bows and brown trout all around in the creeks and rivers. Guide trips available from numerous professionals. Gym, gas, hunting supplies in Darby; grocery stores, salon/tanning beds, shopping, golf in Hamilton. Swimming and water activities in Painted Rocks Lake near cabin and Lake Como in Hamilton.
The Bitterroot Chamber:
has a very good video that gives you an idea of what there is to see and do in the area
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I have been exploring Montana, Colorado and Idaho since 1966. When we found the Bitterroot Valley, we fell in love with the land and the people of Ravalli County. Home is Florida for us, but our hearts are in the Bitterroot Valley.
Why the Owner Chose Darby, MT, USA:
The West Fork area is full of treasures just waiting to be discovered. There are over 3,000 miles of trails to ride, and we haven't even discovered the winter activities yet! All the locals tell us how great the local ski slopes at Lost Trail are for snowboarding and downhill skiing. Plus, there are thousands of miles to ride snowmobiles that await our exploration this winter.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I love exploring the high mountain lakes, trails, and creeks that surround the West Fork area. Sleeping is so refreshing with the fresh mountain air under the down comforters and memory foam topped beds, so I love taking naps at 4,800 altitude.
- Primary: 941-725-1990
Links to more information:
Elk herd in the fall
main cabin kitchen and dining
Living room with wood burning fireplace, leather sofas, and flat screen TV.
main cabin guest bdrm
Guest Cabin bedroom
Guest Cabin wet bar
bunkhouse master bedroom
Horse Creek Hot Springs
fly fishing West Fork River
view from West Fork Road
front of main cabin
main cabin living room
main cabin master bdrm
Guest Cabin Living area
Guest Cabin bathroom
Painted Rocks Lake driving in
Road to Baker Lake
West Fork River
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017
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