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Beautiful Modern Home with Stunning Mountain Views, 20 Minutes From Glacier

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Home That Comfortably Sleeps 10

Experience all the beauty and hospitality of Montana, in this beautifully maintained 2700 square foot 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home, with a modern art deco style. This home sits high on the mountain about 15 minutes North of Columbia Falls, Montana. The home is only three miles from access to the North Fork River (a popular river for swimming, floating, fishing, and rafting) and is also conveniently located only twelve miles from the West entrance of Glacier National Park.

When you are not out and about, spend time relaxing on the wrap around deck taking in the scenery of this 5 acre, beautifully wooded property, with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, and the Great Northern. There is plenty to explore in and around this home! Take a few minutes to jaunt up the hill behind the house, onto neighboring Forest Service land, where a cliff offers amazing panoramic views of the mountains, Bailey Lake, and Spoon Lake. Prefer to take it slower? Spend a peaceful morning in the canoe on Spoon Lake watching and listening to the Loon. If you are lucky, you might even see an eagle grab a fish out of the water. No kidding!

The home is an easy two minute walk from the Spoon Lake public access (where the canoe is stored), or if you are interested in an easy and beautiful hike, there is a trail just a little further down the road that goes through the woods, over the creek and down to a little beach, that is also public access (The owners prefer this access for swimming). The trail continues on around most of Spoon Lake, and up into the woods, to connect with the Canyon Creek trail system.

You can quickly get to Whitefish and spend the day at Whitefish Mountain Resort hiking, zip lining, mountain biking and much more. Spend the day shopping and end it with some fine dining. Glacier National Park is a totally amazing all day(s) adventure, and only a 20-minute drive from the house. Take the kids to the water slide park in Columbia Falls or go to the Family Fun Center and race around on the go-carts. If you are still up for even more fun go on a guided float down the scenic North Fork River and learn to fly-fish. Visit the Hungry Horse Dam and learn it's history. You can spend the morning picking huckleberries on the property and bake yourself a pie! Huckleberries can be hard to come by but not here. There is so much to do it's hard to list it all.

End your day at one of the properties multiple fire pits, relax in the hot tub, or shoot a game of pool. Gather your friends and family for a game of backyard volley ball, or horse shoes and enjoy breathing in some fresh Montana air!

Keywords: Lake Views, Mountain Views,

More Details

Property Manager
Peter & Shannon McNamee
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017

About Peter & Shannon McNamee

We enjoy hiking and sightseeing with our family, as well as continually working to make our property the best place to stay in our corner of the woods! Peter has built and designed three homes in the area: lodge style, contemporary, and modern. In addition to our vacation rental home, we also own a hair studio in Whitefish.

Peter & Shannon McNamee purchased this house in 2007

Why Peter & Shannon McNamee chose Columbia Falls

We chose this property because for its forest setting, spectacular views, nearby lake, and huckleberries!

What makes this house unique

Everyone falls in love with our property for the same reasons: incredible views, awe inspiring sunrises, and amazing sunsets. If you are looking for a beautiful home and property to be your home base while exploring the area, then this property will not disappoint!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We, the Littlejohns, Melgaards, & Cyr families arrived about 3 hours ago. Soooo very much excitement going with the house and all the surroundings. As parents it is one of our joys in life to be a part of their lives and being with them. (Guestbook: I'll be back later...dinner to help with, Mother Littlejohn)

Saturday following Aug 1 =)

Our journey has come to an end =( Most were tired, some of us are home in Cleveland already - all have mixed feeling about going (but I could stay 7 more days at least) The world called Montana is absolutely wonderful, please take care of her. Thank you for making our trip comfortable, relaxing, and able to be enjoyed in the style we are accustomed. The world and the people therein are all to be enjoyed and loved.

Thank you!

The Cyrs, Melgaards, and Littlejohns
Jul 2015
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Columbia Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 4 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , 2 bunk beds, twin, sleeps four
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) There is a king bed in the master bedroom, and 2nd bedroom upstairs. Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen bed in the 3rd upstairs bedroom, Bunk Beds (1) There are 2 separate bunk beds in the lower bedroom, able to sleep 4 total. 2 twin pull-out sleepers are available for use as well.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Beautiful Modern Home with Stunning Mountain Views, 20 Minutes From Glacier
average rating of 4.85 based on 65 reviews
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Terrific home

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful with great views of Glacier National Park. (Sadly because of the fires the western portion of the Road to the Sun was closed, so it was quite a drive around to get to the open east side of the parks road to the sun.) The hiking trails you can access directly from the home are fun. The home and furnishings are exactly as advertised

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain side peaceful vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay with my sister and brother with their spouse.

Nice environment located at mountain side location.

Everything was ready for cooking and picnic lunch pack.

Shannon was kind enough to come to the house and gives us all the

information we need.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dallas, Tx

Beautiful home with amazing views.

  • 4 of 5

I recently booked this property and had a great time celebrating my birthday with family. The views from the porch are amazing and the stars are breath taking at night. Overall, the home was clean and well maintained. We really enjoyed our time here.

The only thing that could have been improved is the lack of window treatments/blinds in the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom. Two of the upstairs rooms have no blinds which makes it impossible to sleep past sunrise. In addition, there is a window in the master bathroom that looks directly into the shower that does not have any blinds. This window directly faces what appears to be a deer blind further up the hill. Needless to say this made some guests feel uncomfortable.

Lastly, this property boasts several fire pits which was a huge selling point. However, there was a burn ban in effect during our trip. Apparently this is pretty common for this area around August. So, if you want to use the fire pits I would just be aware there may be a burn ban in effect during this time frame.

While we were not able to use the fire pits, the stars were gorgeous and we had a blast playing volleyball, canoeing on spoon lake, and relaxing on the hammock with beautiful views. Overall, I would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate it and put it to good use! We have added window treatments to each of the bedroom windows, and the window in the bathroom. We are glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Georgetown, KY

Spacious home with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Shannon's property in Columbia Falls was a perfect retreat for our group trip. The property is spacious, has wonderful views of the mountains, and is in a convenient location. We found the property was 30 minutes from GNP, 25 minutes from Whitefish, and only 20 minutes from the Kalispell airport.

Each morning and evening our group enjoyed relaxing on the wraparound porch, and the kitchen amenities made it easy for us to prepare and enjoy delicious meals.

I would have liked to enjoy the horseshoe pits,pool table, hot tub, and badminton courts; however, the convenient access to GNP and the beautiful rivers nearby was a draw away from the house.

Overall, we had a great experience with Shannon. She was prompt in answering our questions, polite, and courteous. I highly recommend staying at this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

Property has great proximity to Glacier and other surrounding communities. We spent most of the time in the park but it was nice to come back in the evening and wind down on the balcony. Modern house in a serene setting! The house worked well for us and we wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful in so many regards

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful home has a number of important assets. It's close to Glacier National Park, Columbia Falls and Whitefish. The house is spacious and really well equipped. The property lies seemingly alone in the forest. Spoon Lake offers a quick and relaxing break just a 5 minute walk away. And the owners are super responsive. A perfect getaway for anyone wanting to explore the beauty of Montana.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Glacier international airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
The Columbia
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Meadow lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Three Forks Grille
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Whitefish City Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 7.0%

Please feel free to contact us with any questions you may have.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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