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Flathead Valley's Premier Family Reunion and Ski Destination!

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Last updated: 11/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:42
  • Bedrooms:9
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 7 Bedrooms + Optional Cabin w/ 2 bedrooms (Sleeps 39 total)

Located in Bigfork, in the middle of Flathead Valley, Cougar Trail Ranch is the ideal site for large gatherings. It is perfectly designed for family reunions, weddings, and corporate retreats. Nestled in acres of paradise, Cougar Trail Ranch is surrounded by the magnificent Montana wilderness. The view of the Rockies is simply breathtaking. Close to both Whitefish Mountain Resort and Blacktail Mountain Resort for those who want to have reunions in the winter. The skiing and snowmobiling options in the area are unreal! We have the perfect lodging for your large group and the off season pricing makes it a perfect winter destination.

The Ranch Lodge

This beautiful vacation home is cozy, though very spacious (5,000 sq. ft). The Old World style woodwork and the earthy colors give it a true feeling of a home away from home. With its fully equipped kitchen and adjacent living room with fireplace, your family and friends will be able to create complete gourmet meals while enjoying the amazing view of the mountains.


It was built by the owner himself and his family. As a general contractor and carpenter, Arlan designed his dream home for his family. Now that his family is all grown up, you have the privilege of enjoying great moments in this superb home too. Each bedroom has its own style and personality. They are all named after his children and grandchildren.

The Lodge is equipped and set up as a fully furnished property that includes bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and five-burner range. The 8 bedrooms include 2 King, 7 Queen, 2 Full and 7 Twin beds, as well as a sofa bed. There are 3 full bathrooms and a powder room. The Master Suite has a separate shower, and jacuzzi tub. The living room has a gas fireplace, and the kitchen area a wood stove. There is a fitness room and a theater room that has a state of the art Full 3D projection system. It includes a wireless system that is connected to Wi-Fi and has TV, Netflix, Hulu plus, Pandora, Vudu, and other movie channels free of charge as well as all hook ups for portable devices. The speaker system is set to play music in all the main rooms of the first floor and outdoors on both the front and back decks.

The Lodge features two large decks. On the front deck you will find a gas grill, tables and chairs for relaxing and dining. It is surrounded by gardens, a small pond with a fountain, a beautiful lawn and an outstanding view of the mountains. Not to mention the fire pit for roasting marshmallows! On the back deck you will find tables and chairs for relaxing or dining. Wind down the day in the spa and have fun playing a game of foosball. On demand, we can set up our volleyball net on the side lawn.

The Cabin

A perfect place for a romantic getaway or a fun trip with the kids. Enjoy the beautiful Flathead valley and Glacier National Park. Offering space and solitude, yet close to The Lodge, this is the ultimate private getaway that sleeps up to 6 people. From its front deck, you can also enjoy the spectacular view of the mountains.

The Cabin is equipped and set up as a fully furnished property that includes bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels and a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops, 3 bar stools, a table and 3 chairs. It features a small living room, a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a full bathroom, and a loft with a king size bed and a futon bed that sleeps 2. We have to mention that to access the loft you'll need to climb a ladder (see photos). On the front deck you will find a custom wood bench and a gas grill for BBQs.

Additional charge for renting The Cabin:
Seasonal: Oct-Apr: $175/night, $1200/week
Peak: Jun-Sept: $225/night, $1475/week

Information on the area

Located right in the middle of the Flathead Valley, Cougar Trail Ranch is surrounded by nature. You'll have access to amazing lakes, rivers and streams, mountains and wildlife. It is the perfect spot for outdoor activities and sports. From the Ranch, you can get to most activities within a few minutes.

Summer Area Activities: Golf, fishing, boating, canoeing, white water kayaking, paddle boarding, rafting, river floats, zip-lining, hiking, mountain biking, and swimming.
Winter Area Activities: Cross-country skiing, skiing and snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and dog-sledding.

Cougar Trail Ranch is also close to cultural centers such as Kalispell, Polson, Whitefish (city), Whitefish Mountain Resort, Blacktail Ski Resort, Glacier National Park and Hot Springs. Nearby lakes are: Swan, Flathead, Echo, Loon and Horseshoe.


Concierge services

We can offer your group house cleaning and gourmet meal preparation as well as catering for special events. We can coordinate your fishing trips, snowmobile excursions and other special activities you might want to book in the area during your stay. Please call us today so we can help you plan your perfect vacation and create memories that will last a lifetime!
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+1 4062603058
Montana, USA

Manager

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/07/2016

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 42, Beds for 39-42

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet

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  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • "Bathroom 5" is a description of the Cabin Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters. Pet Friendly: Must be determined in advance - absolutely no cats....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Via Pandora...moreless

  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Small Video Library...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Grey Water System
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    See Owner/Caretaker for Instructions for Operation...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Total Between Lodge and Cabin...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    (2) Total between Lodge and Cabin...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) in Lodge (1) in Cabin...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Lodge (1) Cabin...moreless

  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf:

    Eagle Bend Golf Course, minutes away...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    (1) Canoe...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Perfectly Manicured...moreless

  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Whitefish Mountain Resort Blacktail Mountain Resort...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Nearby courts in Bigfork...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Tubes for floating the river...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$425
$2,925
Summer 2017
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
5 night min stay
$859
$5,995
Summer 2018
May 1 - Sep 30, 2018
5 night min stay
$899
$6,195
Winter 2018
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2019
2 night min stay
$475
$3,295
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$859
$5,995

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $250 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.2%

Notes:

All holidays and weddings are charged peak rates.

Cancellations will be refunded on re-booking.

Additional charge for renting The Cabin:

Seasonal: Oct-Apr: $175/night, $1200/week

Peak: Jun-Sept: $225/night, $1475/week

Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.

*Credit Cards Accepted:

* Visa

* MasterCard

* PayPal

Dates available: Year Round

We reserve the right to cancel a booking.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 11/07/2016
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Rocky Mountain Roadhouse
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eagle Bend
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Terrace
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain Resort

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Cross Country Skiing, Snowmobiling, Racquetball, Kayaking, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Basketball Court, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/07/2016

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Photos

  • Entrance to Property

    Entrance to Property

  • The Ranch Lodge and Cabin

    The Ranch Lodge and Cabin

  • Main Level View

    Main Level View

  • Main Level View

    Main Level View

  • Theatre Room

    Theatre Room

  • Master Suite Bathroom

    Master Suite Bathroom

  • Master Suite
Sleeps 2

    Master Suite Sleeps 2

  • "Kristina" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 4

    "Kristina" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 4

  • "Olivia" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 4

    "Olivia" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 4

  • "Maddix" Bedroom - Main Level, North End of Lodge.  Sleeps 4

    "Maddix" Bedroom - Main Level, North End of Lodge. Sleeps 4

  • The Cabin Master Bedroom - Lower Level Sleeps 2

    The Cabin Master Bedroom - Lower Level Sleeps 2

  • Cabin Lower Level View from Loft

    Cabin Lower Level View from Loft

  • Exterior Lodge View

    Exterior Lodge View

  • Gourmet Kitchen

    Gourmet Kitchen

  • Main Level View

    Main Level View

  • Lodge Front Deck

    Lodge Front Deck

  • Master Suite Bathroom

    Master Suite Bathroom

  • Powder Room

    Powder Room

  • "Austin" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 5

    "Austin" Bedroom - Upper Level Sleeps 5

  • Full Bathroom on Upper Level

    Full Bathroom on Upper Level

  • "Brandon" Bedroom - Upper Level - Sleeps 8

    "Brandon" Bedroom - Upper Level - Sleeps 8

  • "Onika" Bedroom - Main Level, North-End of Lodge. Sleeps 4

    "Onika" Bedroom - Main Level, North-End of Lodge. Sleeps 4

  • The Cabin Loft - Sleeps 4

    The Cabin Loft - Sleeps 4

  • Cabin Kitchen

    Cabin Kitchen

VRBO #360058

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, December 09, 2016

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