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Rustic Cedar Home Near Glacier National Park

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

As seen on HD TV off the grid edition. Unplug and get into nature. Conveniently located in the middle of nowhere Teakettel Mountain Ranch has 40 perfect acres to 'get away'. This off-the-grid home is your true get away from the big city life. Leave your computers and hair dryers at home and come enjoy breath taking views of Glacier National Park while relaxing on the deck. Listen to the birds sing and the coyotes call as you enjoy your morning coffee. You might even get a chance to see some 'locals' (deer, elk, moose, bear, mountain lion or an eagle flying above the trees). This home is solar powered with a generator, and is your true Montana Experience. There are 2 fire pits to sit around and reflect on the days events. Master bedroom has a log queen bed, fireplace for the romantic nights and floor to ceiling bay windows to catch the morning sunrise and views. Kitchen is fully furnished with propane stove and refrigerator with all the things needed for a mountain dinner. There is a 47' flat screen TV with total surround sound and DVD player to watch your favorite movies. The deck has breath taking views, BBQ grill and a fire pit for ambience. Rustic Cedar home with knotty pine. Solar and generator. Unplug, get into nature and enjoy life!

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Owner
Ty Tinkey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2017

About Ty Tinkey

Hi my name is Ty and I will be your host. I look forward to meeting you and making your Montana Exprience the most enjoyable and relaxing fun time ever! Bring your cameras!

Ty Tinkey purchased this house in 2007

What makes this house unique

Located near Glacier National Park and 5 miles from the Northfork, Southfork and Middlefork rivers fishing and rafting are at your fingertips. Snowmobile, skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, mountain biking, boating, horse back riding and sight seeing are only the beginning of things to do.

Amenities

Columbia Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Queen size Beds (2) master bedroom has 1 queen log bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa pulls out to a queen size bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Rustic Cedar Home Near Glacier National Park
average rating of 4.6551723 based on 29 reviews
Minneapolis, Mn
5

Great Location for visiting Glacier National Park

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Teakettle Ranch. The view from the deck was outstanding. Having the propane fire pit on the deck was nice, as under the dry conditions we wanted to stay away for making a fire in the fire pit in the back yard, The cabin is comfortable, well maintained, and well furnished. A short easy drive from the cabin to the West Glacier entrance was nice convience. Ty was was very flexible and accommodating when it was decided to extend our stay by a day.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying
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5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin and owner was super nice and helpful!!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying you guys are awesome
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Worcester, MA
5

Second time, good as the first

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed at Ty's place twice now, and both experiences were great. The cabin is cozy, private and clean. It's located close enough to Columbia Falls to make it convenient to shop for groceries or even take in a high end dinner at one of the local restaurants. If you love hiking, as we do, Glacier is minutes away. We will definitely be back. Thanks Ty!

Patrick and Lynn Keating

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, love having you stay at your home away from home in Montana. Let me know when you want to come back, your always welcome. Thanks for the review.
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Nashville, Tennessee
4

Nice secluded cabin

  • 4 of 5

Nice getaway in a pretty setting. Farther from Glacier Park (20+ minutes) than we would have liked. Good place for more than two people. Ty was courteous and responsive.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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basement bedrooms "damp"

  • 2 of 5

The good- kitchen had plenty of pots, pans etc... decent living room size, no issue with lack of power or hot water. Only spoke with owner over the phone and he seemed like a nice guy.

The not so good- The bedrooms in the house are located in a walk out basement and they had a damp musty oder. My kids, all who have allergies, could not sleep in the basement bedrooms and used the sofas and recliner chairs upstairs. the master bedroom only has one small window that opens which we put a fan in so my wife and I could sleep in there. The other bedroom had 1 window that opened but no screen so we could not air out the room without letting all the bugs in. Most windows in the house either do not open or do not have screens. Outside deck has a very steep staircase (they must not have building codes in this part of the state) with no railing and it was roped off so no way to access the yard unless you went through house and around. Pictures do not show that directly to your left as you approach the home the owner has a large metal building and in the yard and driveway piles of wood, old machinery etc...

Nothing to screen your view from all the stuff. I saw in other reviews the owners said he cleans the place himself but lots of dead flies and dust in window sills. Given it cost 1K for 3 nights it should have been spotless.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: First off thank you for your review. Sorry that your kids have bad allergies and I wasn't able to wash the sheets and linens in special detergent as you requested. I have never had anybody complain about a musty smell or dampness it is a cool basement. The stairs from the deck going down to the ground are clearly marked do not use because they are still under construction. This past winter my slop collapsed under a heavy snow load so I am under construction and that is why there are boards and Machinery in the side yard that does not affect any mountain View. I do most of the cleaning and take pride in it. However, sometimes flies can die in between cleanings. Once again I do not feel my house is kid friendly and $225 a night is a steel for what you get try to rent a nice hotel room for that.
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Hamilton, Bermuda
5

Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Teakettle Ranch cabin was the perfect place to relax at the end of a busy day. So close and convenient to Glacier National Park and the surrounding area. The cabin was charming, spacious, private, peaceful and very comfortable. I didn't know being 'off grid' could be so comfortable, no inconvenience at all. We spent all our evenings on the back deck watching the sun set and roasting marshmallows.

Enjoyed meeting our host, Ty and he kindly made recommendations for the area. He even pointed out the cabin was surrounded with huckleberries which we enjoyed picking to add to our morning pancakes.

I would happily recommend this cabin to all my friends. A great Montana experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I'm glad everyone had a Fun Relaxing time. Hope to see you again sometime. Great meeting you. Ty
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Map

Car: necessary

glacier national park, 50 mile long hungry horse dam, go cart tracks, waterslide, maze, bumper boats, mini golf, heli tours, 18 hole golf course, bear park, house of mystery, whitewater rafting, museums

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $250

$225.00 per night is based on 4 people. There will an additional $25 per person per night up to 6 people

I except cash, check or paypal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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