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Romantic Glacier Getaway in Polebridge

Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Half Baths1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, Studio + Loft, Portable Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Hiking! Biking! River rafting! Wilderness Lovers! Off the grid and away from it all near the North Fork of the Flathead River in Polebridge, Montana. The cabin is a wonderful spot for a relaxing vacation whether you want to visit Glacier Park, read, write, fish, raft or kayak. Located near the remote back country Polebridge entrance to Glacier National Park. Cross country ski for miles through the pristine wilderness. Excellent wildlife viewing. Although only 1/4 mile from the historic Polebridge Mercantile and Northern Lights Saloon, the cabin is located at the end of the road by the river in a private location, away from the touristy busy-ness in downtown Polebridge.

From the "North Fork" side of Glacier Park, a less touristy park entrance, visit Bowman, Kintla, Quartz and Logging Lakes or hike on the west side in the wild and pristine Whitefish Range.

The newly refurbished 450 square-foot cabin provides the following:

There is a pitcher pump in the kitchen which provides fresh, delicious water.

Fully stocked kitchen includes full size propane fridge and stove and plenty of storage space.

Living area has a full size couch and two comfy chairs, a coffee table, an excellent wood stove, and plenty of light.

The bedroom area has a full size bed and a dresser.

A small loft has extra sleeping space and extra blankets.

A bathtub is available that drains so that indoor bathing is possible. One can use a solar shower or heat water on the stove and bathe "bird-bath" style :-)

A very cute outhouse is located just outside the cabin.

Beautiful deck and nice deck chairs

One acre in a serene and beautiful meadow where one can view the wildlife and the bald eagles or just sit and read and listen to the roar of the river in the background!

Located only 1/4 mile from the Northern Lights Saloon and Polebridge Mercantile, it's a 5 minute walk but you feel as if you're in another world.

The cabin is located about a mile from the Polebridge ranger station, or entrance to Glacier Park. This backcountry entrance gives visitors access to one of the more beautiful and remote regions of the park, an area called the "North Fork". Visit Bowman or Kintla lakes and hike in some of the more rugged regions. Backpack to Hole in the Wall campground or Boulder Pass and see mountain goats, marmots, and even bears. (The cabin provides bear spray!)

More Details

Owner
Bridget Priest
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Bridget Priest

In the year 2000, I bought a brand new Subaru and followed my friend to this small mountain town she was visiting. It turned out to be Polebridge and I spent a week here falling in love with the area. I returned each summer and ended up buying this cabin four years later. The cabin has been a labor of love! It's been completely gutted and refurbished. I can only spend a few months in Glacier each summer as I teach school in California the rest of the year, but the cabin is my favorite place in the world!

Bridget Priest purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Bridget Priest chose Glacier Country

I chose to buy a cabin in Polebridge because I love the surrounding wilderness, and even though it's right in the town, being at the end of the road makes it very quiet and private, the best of both worlds!

What makes this cabin unique

Glacier Park base camp!

Double rainbow views in the meadow!

Enjoy one of the cleanest and most pristine river basins in the world!

Excellent cross country skiing

Mountain biking

Wildlife

Solitude

Rafting, kayaking and fishing on the wild and scenic North Fork River.

Just a short walk to the Polebridge Mercantile and Bakery or Northern Lights Saloon where you can enjoy a morning cup of coffee and pastry, and exchange wildlife sightings with the locals.

Amenities

Polebridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Portable Bathroom -
  • The outhouse is located near the cabin and has been newly painted and refurbished.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) a tri-fold futon is available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
It's all about visiting Glacier Park, the Whitefish Range, or getting away from it all and enjoying one of the cleanest and most pristine river corridors and wilderness areas in our nation!

Reviews

4/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

Romantic Glacier Getaway in Polebridge
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews
4

Pole bridge Beauty.

  • 4 of 5

This cabin is absolutely adorable. Set just back from the river with a short jaunt to the bakery, this cabin offers a peaceful stay with incredible accommodations. Battery operated electricity and pump water keep you conscious of the off grid accommodations while still allowing you to enjoy the ease of switching on a light if need be. This is a wonderful place to be at ease with only the sound of the river in the background.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Northern Lights Saloon
Nearest Train
30 Miles
West Glacier or Whitefish
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Northern Lights Saloon
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Big Mountain in Whitefish
Car: recommended

The cabin is situated in a peaceful and serene meadow a half-acre away from the river. This is a great base camp for all of your fishing, boating, and kayaking river adventures. Also a great place to stay if you want to visit Glacier Park or the Whitefish range where there is plenty of hiking, biking, and other wilderness activities.

Visit beautiful Bowman Lake, rent a canoe, or bike the "Inside Road" just inside the park! More detailed activities will be provided once you book...

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Rates & Availability

Polebridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$145
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $60

If any of the terms of this agreement are violated by the renter, then the damage deposit will be forfeited.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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