Riverfront Farmhouse on 30 Acres Bordering the Stillwater River(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-12)
If floating, fishing and swimming are your preference you can stroll down to the river from the house to the Stillwater River on the back of the property. There is a great 2 - 3 hour (depending on water levels) float to an easy take out spot down the road. There are no rapids on this portion of the Stillwater River, it moves at a nice floating pace, ideal for children and fishing. Stop for a picnic on one of the many sandbars or try your luck on the mud sliding bank (you won't miss this, it is a popular feature).
For motorcyclists there is access to State lands and Forest Service roads for miles of riding right off the property.
If mountain biking is more your speed, you can head over the highway and ride onto the Lupfer Loop section of the Whitefish Trail system. There are also three rock climbing areas near by.
Spend the day at Glacier Park and the evening at the Whitefish Farmers Market (tuesday nights on central avenue) and then home to relax in the quiet surroundings of the property.
The property sits 13 miles North of downtown Whitefish. The Stillwater Lake and Bar are 3 miles further North from the property for fishing and jet skiing.
Keywords: Serene, private, horses, horse, riverfront, motorcycles, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, near state land access, pet friendly, great for families with children or a romantic getaway, Glacier National Park, Whitefish, Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish Lake, Tally Lake, Stillwater Lake.
** August 2013 - We have an AT&T cell service booster at the house which we can add your phone number too if you have a smart phone (flip phones do not work with the booster) and are an AT&T customer. This will provide full service in the house. Unfortunately if you use Verizon they recently lost a tower agreement and do not have service anymore at our property. This is very recent and I would call your provider before visiting if cell service is imperative to your visit. We do have a laptop for use at the house but do not have a land line.
** SUMMER BOOKINGS - JULY AND AUGUST **
We have a 7 night minimum stay required, 5 nights will be considered based on current reserved dates
We ask that you book either for Xmas or New Years or both but there is a 7 day minimum over each holiday so both holidays would require a 14 night stay.
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Member since: 2011
- 3400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
- King size beds (1) In master bedroom, Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) There are two twin bedrooms that are loft bedrooms that do not have full height ceilings, they are great for kids with a passageway between the rooms as well as a secret passage way to each of the Queen bedrooms...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Stillwater riverfront access for floating, fishing and swimming, extensive lawn area and meadows, walking, relaxing, borders state land for horses or bikes or just walking. Great mountain biking trails across the highway and very close to rock climbing areas. Glacier National Park is a 38 mile drive from the house, takes about 40-45 minutes....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Computer Available:
- Covered Parking
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Wood Stove:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee $0
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning Fee $150 refundable if left in order $300
- Tax Rate 7%
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Skiing, hiking and mountain biking at Whitefish Mountain Resort, boating, jet skiing and kayaking at Stillwater Lake, Tally Lake or Whitefish Lake. The property is a short drive from Glacier National Park and the Lupfer Loop of the Whitefish Trail System for biking and horses is across the highway from the property. Floating, swimming, kayaking and fishing off the back of the property is available on the Stillwater River.
Year Purchased: 2000
Why Whitefish, MT, USA:
This property had the space, the privacy and proximity to both town, the river, biking and rock climbing that appealed to David. He developed it originally as his main residence before turning it into a retreat.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
The Stillwater River floats across the back of the property but is only 200 yards from the house. It is great for floating, the meadows and wooded area are the perfect setting to relax after a day of playing outdoors. The house has an open plan with high ceilings that give a great sense of space and is very comfortable.
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We just added a covered wagon that holds a single bed in the game room.
Open floor plan, great for entertaining family reunions or mult- family groups
Rear of the house -
1 of 2 Queen Bedrooms
Both bathrooms have double sinks and granite counter tops
View from the back of the house.
The winter view from the master balcony
Drinks on the deck off of the upstairs master suite
Stillwater River access right in back of the house, 100 yards from the door
Master bedroom with California King bed, beautiful oak furnishings
800 sq ft game room with pool table, foos ball and 55' flat screen for movies
Snowmobile off the property, we border acres of accessible state forest
Master bath with dual shower heads, jet tub, granite counter tops, double sinks
Loft bedrooms, there are two with a small passage between them great for kids
Main approach to the house
the Stillwater River behind the house during winter -
Our guests playing horse shoes in the front meadow
The Stillwater River behind the house
Snow mobile off the property
Downtown Whitefish, Montana
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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