2 Miles to West Glacier Park Entrance Gate!(14 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedroom/2 Bath (sleeps 4) Home Just Steps Away From Glacier National Park!
PLEASE NOTE* The internet speed at the home is .785 MB and all that is available in the West Glacier area for anyone. This speed allows you to watch the Netflix provided and use your devices. However, if you are in need of high speed internet you will find it the farther you get from the park. Hungry Horse, 10 miles away, offers 10MB internet speed. So, you have a trade off as with all things in life. If you want the convenience to be 2 miles from West Glacier Park entrance gate please do not have the expectation of rapid fast internet. This is a remote area, some of the highest peaks of the Continental Divide, and we even have a waiting list for phone/internet lines, so we are very happy to have what we have! The cell phone service works great at the home, but you will not have any cell service in the park.
Geothermal air conditioning or heat is available for your comfort, whatever the season. Plush wine colored leather sofa and love seat provide comfort in the great room. Custom made locally crafted log night stands, with drawers for your personal items, are next to each side of the king size beds. This home is designed with your convenience and privacy in mind - basically two separate suites with their own entrances and baths to accommodate up to four guests in your traveling group. The home is all one level so there are no stairs to traverse, or lofts. Each bedroom has it's own entrance so you can come and go as you please. A hallway door closes off one bedroom and bath from the rest of the home. Your luxury baths include 6 foot tubs with grab bars if you need some extra balance. Premium king size Sealy Posturepedic beds await, ready to provide the rest and comfort you'll need for your exploration of paradise! Bedrooms offer extra deep closets with sliding mirror doors. Each room of the home has a view of the woods and the privacy that surround the home.
There are many restaurants in the area or just cook your own meals in your new kitchen. The large pantry will give you extra space. Enjoy the morning sun from your breakfast table in the separate dining room. When you return from your day of adventure, dine or barbecue with a view of the sunset, relax in the great room, plan your next day from the library showcasing the area, or just kick back and watch the local news or a great movie. Glacier Park is so close you can even return home to prepare lunch or return for a beautiful evening at Lake McDonald after dinner. Take a swim in warm Lake Five nearby or a whitewater trip with any of the raft companies who will give you an unforgettable experience on the river wild! Historic Belton Chalet, the first lodge built near Glacier Park in 1910, is 1 1/2 miles from the home and has incredible fine dining, a great cozy pub, an a warm fireplace to take care of any of those chilly evenings.
CANCELLATIONS AFTER BOOKING COMPLETION
Cancellations must be received in writing for property and dates on page 3 of this agreement. If you cancel, the homeowner will make every attempt to re-book your reservation. If the reservation is re-booked at the same rate, and same days, you will be refunded all monies paid. If the reservation cannot be rebooked for the same rate and same days, you will be charged the difference between the amount of money for which it is rented to the rebooked renter and the full amount you actually paid for the rental reservation, with the balance being returned to you within two weeks after the re-booked renter’s reservation money is received by the homeowner. If the property cannot be rebooked or rented in any way, there will be no refund. If you cancel on or after the first day of the rental period, there will be no refunds for any reason. No credit will be given for shortened stays due to late arrival or early departure for any reason. Regardless of reason or events, if the property cannot be re-booked or re-rented following the above stated process, there will be no refund. Travel insurance protection is available from the same company as the damage protection insurance.
When you arrive, the home will be clean and set up with bed linens and bath towels. Garbage bags, coffee filters, bacterial hand soap, dish/dishwasher/laundry soaps are provided. Guests are to provide any paper products such as paper towels, toilet paper, tissues, and personal care items such as body soap, shampoo, lotions, etc. Kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, pans, utensils, salt and pepper. Bring your favorite spices.
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Member since: 2007
- 1 story
- 1328 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct 1 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Jun 1 - Jun 17, 2017
1 night min stay
Jun 18 - Sep 12, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 13 - Sep 30, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $59
- Tax Rate 7%
YOU ARE RENTING ENTIRE HOUSE, but one bed/bath can be locked off if you do not need both beds/baths and cleaning fee can be lowered in that case. Cleaning fee $90 for 1 bed/1 bath; $125 for 2 bed/2 bath. Check in 5pm; check out 10 am. $59 VRBO NON-REFUNDABLE Damage Protection Insurance purchase required to hold booking. Payment by personal or business check. No credit cards accepted.
Contract will be e-mailed. Weekly stays given priority during peak season; shorter stays will be accepted to fill in between weekly stays once gaps between weekly stays are established.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Your cabin in the woods is located in a private area 1 1/2 miles from West Glacier, entrance to Glacier National Park. You can depart your mountain retreat and walk to restaurants, a bistro, or fine dining at the historic Belton Chalet and Pub. West Glacier offers raft companies, a grocery store, gas stations, and even a post office to send those post cards home. Isaac Walton, sitting on the Continental Divide, is a worthwhile trip on the south side of Glacier Park, featuring a railroad stop, complete with boxcars and a theme pub and restaurant with photos of the rich history surrounding the area. Hungry Horse Dam is only 10 miles from the home; this is the 11th largest dam in the world and is worth seeing. You can actually ride up and down in an elevator inside of the dam itself! Drive over the dam and enter the Bob Marshall Wilderness and the 50 mile long reservoir that holds the snow melt and moisture eventually flowing into the Pacific Ocean. The San Suz Ed is a mile from the cabin, a mainstay in the area, featuring mouthwatering specialties that you will just have to try for yourself. Lake McDonald Lodge is minutes away, so you can listen to the piano bar or take a cruise on the lake that is offered at the Lodge. An easy boardwalk adventure awaits at the Trail of the Cedars. Ask the owner any questions you may have.
About the owner: I was born in Whitefish, Montana. My family owned and operated the Hungry Horse Motel for 30 years, so I grew up 10 miles from Glacier National Park. What a playground! I purchased this never lived on, densely wooded property in West Glacier in 1994, always having the dream to build a vacation home. Finally! In 2013, West Glacier Vacation Home opened. I hope my dream will be part of your dream!
Why the Owner Chose West Glacier, MT, USA:
I chose this location to build a home on because of it's proximity to Glacier Park. There are so many things to enjoy here seasonally. Ride bikes, walk, or hike on the Going to the Sun Highway in the spring before it is open to vehicles. Spring ski at Logan Pass and be mesmerized. X-C Going to the Sun in the winter and see unbelievable views and quiet that is unsurpassed. I want to share it with you - this area has so much to offer. It is spectacular!
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view 1 (one!) minute from your West Glacier National Park vacation home
Big Sky Country and mountains right outside your door!
Dining area; bookcase filled with guides and literature for the area
Kitchen convenient to dining area and entry door making unloading groceries easy
Bedroom #1; king bed
Hall door; outside entrance
Bathroom #1 with 6' tubshower and sun window
Bedroom #2; king bed, knotty alder doors; extra large mirror/closet
Bathroom #2 with 6' tub/shower
Bambi and mom photo taken from doorway
Winter at your cozy home in the woods!
You are renting ENTIRE home - your two bedrooms have their own entrances
Dining area; great room
Kitchen with pantry
Bedroom #1, king bed with it's own outside entrance
Hall door off of bedroom #1 creates private suite; extra large mirror/closet
Bathroom #1 with handicap bars, hickory cabinets, and custom countertops
King bedroom #2 with private entrance
Bathroom #2 with handicap bars, hickory cabinets, custom countertops
large laundry room with sink
A bald eagle soars outside the front door of the home
Sunset view out of one of the great room windows.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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