A Delightful Sailor's Home(23 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)
Right on the water, what more can you ask!
Our sailing and ocean background has heavily influenced the design and construction of our 3061 square foot home. It has a very coastal and nautical feel with painted open beam ceilings, painted tongue and groove wood plank walls, and Brazilian cherry wood floors. Almost every room has a gorgeous view of the lake and the home is decorated with our mementos from around the world. The kitchen has custom knotty pine cabinets plus granite countertops and a lovely viewing area that is perfect for your first cup of coffee. The master suite and elegant travertine tiled bathroom are on the main floor next to a smaller bedroom and bath perfect for children. The living room has a hand crafted tile gas fireplace. Upstairs are two more bedrooms and a striking bathroom with a large soaking tub and tiled shower. There is a very spacious family room where you can play games or watch a movie. The fifth bed room is on the third floor, aptly named, “The Crow's Nest”, where the view is spectacular. The deck has two levels, one for barbequing and outside dining, the other for lounging and soaking in the hot tub. We have a nice dock for your boat and two stable kayaks to tour the lake.
Our home was designed and built by us, Robin and Patti Graham, home builders and author of the books “Dove” and “Home is the Sailor”. We are now offering our home as a weekly rental while we do some more traveling and enjoy our grandkids.
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Member since: 2008
- 3061 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Boat Dock
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 17 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- One time cleaning fee $300 + tax
- Tax Rate 7%
Only available June, July, and August, of every year.
Changeover Day; Saturday to Saturday
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: After a 5 year epic voyage of sailing a small boat around the world and writing the books “Dove” and “The Boy Who Sailed Around The World Alone”, Patti and I left the west coast of California forty two years ago to ride the wave of the “Back to the Land Movement” in Montana. We bought a quarter section of mountain top for $95 dollars an acre, built our log home, grew our own food and raised the gamut of farm critters. We also wrote about our struggles of growing in the Christian faith and our experiences of trying to live simply in “Home is the Sailor”. After 32 years we were missing the water so in 2003 we bought an older cabin on Flathead Lake. After spending our first night there we never spent another at the ranch and have never once looked back. We had come home. Two years later we built and moved into our dream home next door to our lovely historic cabin. After we had a couple of wonderful family “VRBO” vacations in Mexico we decided to list our lake cabin as a VRBO rental. It was a great experience. But as time goes on the wanderlust was creeping back and we wanted to do some more traveling. We sold our lake cabin, built nearby a wonderful 3750 sq. ft. “VRBO” yearly rental, 'Bella Vista', on the hillside overlooking Somers Bay and now are offering our personal home, 'A Delightful Sailor's Home', as a VRBO summer rental, as we come and go. We hope you will enjoy the Flathead Valley as much as we do.
Why the Owner Chose Somers, MT, USA:
Our home in Somers is nestled on the north shore of beautiful Flathead Lake and Blacktail Mountain. Flathead Lake is 28 miles long and up to 15 miles wide. The lake’s sparkling waters and miles of tree-lined shore offer unlimited recreational opportunities and wildlife habitat. Overlooking it all are the magnificent Swan and Mission mountain ranges. A 5 minute drive will also get you to Tamarack Brewing Company. The “rack” is the best spot to relax with great food and handcrafted ales. Located 8 miles south of Kalispell, our community is the destination spot for locals as well as tourists. All four seasons in Somers offers something for everyone, from skiing the slopes of Blacktail Mountain (only 30 minutes away with spectacular scenery) to sailing and boating majestic Flathead Lake. We are 30 minutes from Glacier Park International Airport and 45 minutes from the majestic Glacier National park and Whitefish Mountain resort. Whether you are looking to relax or to play we have it all. Stay inside and catch a movie in our comfy home or take a soak in the hot tub overlooking the lake. In the winter and spring go ski, snowboard, snowshoe, cross country ski or snowmobile. In the summer enjoy water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, kayaking, swimming or fish right from our private dock. Just a quick 10 minute drive away you will also find Eagle Bend Golf Club that has 27 holes of exquisite golf. One of the best courses in the Northwest, Eagle Bend has held #1 in Montana Six consecutive years. Other areas of interest include the Bigfork Playhouse, Glacier Symphony and Chorale, Hockaday Museum of Art, the Conrad Mansion, and the Central School Museum.
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Our lake home with 103 feet of water frontage
Our living room with a custom tile gas fireplace
The Royal Bathroom on the upper floor
Our roomy kitchen is a delight to cook in
A corner of the spacious family room
Patti kayaking to one of our many lake islands.
Our warm and inviting entry
The Power Room mirror is made from shells we collected from around the world.
Kids love tubing in front of our home
Fall colors from the Master Bedroom
Checking the beach out!
Sunrise from our hot tub
Dining area with kitchen in back ground. All have great lake views.
The Master Bedroom
Kids love this room with their own boat bed that has a lower single pull out.
Children feel secure on our kid friendly beach.
Guests enjoying our hot tub .
The 'Crows Nest' with 180 degree lake view from the 3rd floor
The Beach bathroom
A peek into the laundry room
Picking the famous Flathead Lake cherries
Our lake home with 103 feet of water frontage and a new hefty crib dock
An osprey fishing off our beach
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016
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