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The Point on Echo Lake

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Situated on a 1.5 acre penisula, this 5-bedroom house has breathtaking views from every window. With glass walls on each end of the house, you will be awestruck by the spectacular sunrise over the Swan Mountains from the east, and the majestic sunset from the west. The architecture of this home enables you to be a participant in nature, not a spectator.

Newly remodeled with reclaimed barn wood and hand-picked stones, you will not want to leave the property. The kitchen is equipped with custom cabinets, stone counter tops and the latest appliances. Everyone will enjoy family meals around the hand-made, 9-foot kitchen table complete with tree knots still intact. Every bedroom is complete with down-filled pillows, cotton blankets from Germany, and flannel duvets. After a restful sleep in the master bedroom, wake to wondrous views of the Swan Mountains and a heated floor in the master bathroom. And, in case of a rain, the family room on the first floor is equipped with a 42' flat-screen TV.

Although the amenities will comfort you, this natural backdrop will create memories and experiences of a life time. As the eagles search for their morning breakfast, take the kayaks out and explore the wonders of this gorgeous alpine lake. Afterwards, set your chairs on the dock and swim in the warm, clean, spring-fed waters---no wetsuits required. Bike to Bigfork with the horse farms along the Swan River as your guide. As the sun begins to set, start your grill and let the kids try their hands at ping pong or badminton on the grassy green yard. And if you're here to fish, Echo Lake is known for its Large-Mouth Bass and Northern Pike.

This home can be enjoyed during the winter season too. Ice fishing, cross-country skiing, and dog sledding can be enjoyed by all. And if you're here to downhill ski, Whitefish and Blacktail Mountains are only 45 minutes away.

This house has been a gift to our family and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Thanks for taking a look. We hope to hear from you.

Keywords: Montana retreat, newly renovated rustic cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About The Owner

It was love at first site. The moment we saw this property (which was in February 2004), there was no turning back. It is a unique location with views of nature that we have not experienced anywhere else. Living on the East Coast with four children, we are not able to spend our summers here like we did in the past. We hope to share the magic of this property with like-minded people who want their families to re-conncet with each other while experiencing the gift of nature.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

You get the beauty of the mountains and the warm alpine lake with the comforts of fine dining, art and theater 3 miles away. Bigfork is home to the Bigfork Theater and many fine dining establishment. We also enjoy walking 1.5 miles to Echo Lake Cafe for breakfast along a biking path. And just down the street (less than a mile) is Swan Mountain Yoga located in a remodeled barn. This place really has it all.

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Grass Lawn

Amenities

Bigfork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) premium 500-thread count sheets, down pillows, feather duvets., Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (4) one room has a pair of bunk beds. the other two rooms have one bunk bed each.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
12-foot stone fire pit, 1 Acre lawn for Badmitton, football , Large dock for tying up the 3 kayaks and sunbathing.

Reviews

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The Point on Echo Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Beautiful Montana lake vacation for family of 6

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house located on inlet of Echo Lake. Many water activities for the kids including jumping off dock into lake, kayaking, and fishing. Fantastic fire pit for some late night s'mores. Lakeview decks on both sides of the house. Favorite part is probably the "Great Room" that enables the entire family to come together, enjoy family dinners and take in the surrounding views at same time. Great week spent for this active family of 6 to unplug and reconnect as a family.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Idyllic retreat on breathtaking property

  • 5 of 5

We will thrilled to stay at the Point on Echo Lake with our 12 and 10 year old children. The house is beautifully positioned and has spectacular views from both porches. It was hard to decide on which porch to enjoy breakfast or dinner! The home is lovely on the inside as well, attractively decorated, and well furnished. We were happy just to be at the house but also spent time fly fishing, hiking, and enjoying the local food and culture. The owners provided a list of attractions that was very helpful. We absolutely will go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This beautiful home is in a perfect location on beautiful Echo Lake.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great views, great lake, great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING PROPERTY, VIEWS AND LAKE

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd year in a row that we have rented this property and have really enjoyed this home. The home is very spacious and the location is PERFECT. Mr. Gilday has been very pleasant and easy to work with. The house has all the amenities that you could ask for in a rental property. We have been renting for the past 30 years in the Flathead Valley and find this property exceptional. Thank you for sharing your lovely home with our family, Mr. Gilday. We are looking forward to staying here again next year!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't ask for more!

  • 5 of 5

This property exceeded our expectations and provided an ideal setting for our family vacation. The house is exquisite and well-appointed with everything you could possibly need. The property and views are simply amazing! We took full advantage of the kayaks, dock, fire pit, bikes and outdoor living spaces. You don't need to leave this comfortable oasis, but it is worth the short drive to Big Fork or to explore Glacier National Park. Everything we needed (gas, grocery, restaurants) was minutes away. We had a wonderful time and hope to return to this beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Margaret

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful! Comfortable! Perfect spacious layout for a great vacation. Close to Bigfork and short drive to Glacier National Park. A day off from driving for my family of seven offered activities of kayaking, fishing, swimming and beautiful views from the decks. The owners offer great recommendations and check to make sure all is perfect for your vacation upon your arrival. Perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $325
Damage Deposit $500

Cleaning Fee 300.00
Security Deposit 500.00

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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