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Flathead Lake Icon, Exquisite Views of the Entire Length of the Lake

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Last updated: 04/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3-4 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6-8 persons


The Flathead Lake Lighthouse is located on beautiful Flathead Lake, about 7 mile south of Bigfork, Montana.
 
Flathead Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the West.  It is approximately 35 miles long and 10-15 miles wide and provides unsurpassed sailing, boating, fishing and entertainment opportunities.

 
The Lighthouse (All Photos courtesy of Trevor Baker Photography @ www.trevonbaker.com)
The Lighthouse is an iconic home on Flathead Lake that has views from Whitefish Mountain in the north all the way to Polson on the south end of Flathead Lake.  It sleeps up to 8 people.  It has three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, a media room, kitchen, dining room, living room, loft and a three story lighthouse with a 'widow's walk' around the highest floor of the lighthouse itself.  The master bedroom suite has a queen bed and the other two bedrooms have a queen and a twin trundle bed.  Additionally, the media room has a queen pull out sofa bed that sleeps two. Two adjoining decks, of about 500 square feet, project from the west side of the house to provide areas for lounging, sunning, dining, and observing water front activities that go past on the lake below.  The lake is accessed by a electric tram that takes you effortlessly to the 100' dock below.  The dock provides boating, swimming, kayaking, and fishing access right on the property.

 
Bigfork, Montana is a year round resort community on the north shore of Flathead Lake, about 20 miles south of Glacier International Airport and 45 minutes south of Glacier National Park.  Bigfork sits at the base of the front range of the Rocky Mountains and world famous hiking destination, Jewel Basin.  Jewel Basin provides easy access to spectacular views of 100+ miles of Rocky Mountain peaks and excellent hiking trails.
 
Bigfork's many summer activities include:
a.)  Golf - Eagle Bend Golf Club is a spectacular 27 hole course in Bigfork and is supplemented with 10 additional resort courses within 45 minutes drive.
b.)  Summer Theater - The Bigfork Summer Playhouse offers a nationally acclaimed professional theater, with musical performances 6 nights a week during the summer season.
c.)  Restaurants - Bigfork offers a full range of casual to fine dining experiences for visitors and residences alike.  From sushi to Mexican, Italian and Montana steaks and freshly caught local trout, Bigfork offers dining to satisfy every member of your family
d.) Flathead Lake - America's largest western fresh water lake is a boating, sailing and fishing paradise.  It has 160 miles of shoreline and over 200 square mile of surface with fresh, clean pure Rocky Mountain spring and river fed water.
e.)  Wilderness access - Glacier Park, arguably America's wildest and most spectacular National Park, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, America's largest wilderness area combine to offer unparalleled wilderness experiences.  Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife observation combine to provide daily personal discovery of America's Last Best Place!
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Lighthouse-Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom, second level...moreless

  • Lighthouse-Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    First floor bedroom...moreless

  • Lighthouse-Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Trundle Bed- first floor...moreless

  • Lighthouse-TV Room/sofa bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    TV Room queen sleeper sofa, 2nd floor...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Lighthouse-Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Master Bath ensuite...moreless

  • Lighthouse-Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    First floor, shared with queen bedroom and trundle bedroom...moreless

  • Lighthouse-Bathroom 3: toilet

    2nd floor half bath...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Chess, checkers, and some board games...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library:

    Some children/family videos...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    From the Lighthouse decks and dock, you can see the entire length of the 35 mile long Flathead Lake....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The Lighthouse is located on the clear freshwaters of Flathead Lake, which is 35 miles long and 10-15 miles wide. It is surrounded by spectacular Rocky Mountains...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Miles of mountain hiking trails are just outside your front door....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Plus 3 counter height bar stools at kitchen island. Also, patio dining table seats 6-8...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Yes. Lighthouse-Downstairs and Upstairs have built in wall unit high efficiency air conditioners. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Off Master Bedroom. Also, Widows Walk in Lighthouse tower....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat and watercraft rentals available 2 miles away in Woods Bay. Ask owner....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered area of deck over patio dining table ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Eagle Bend Golf Club in Bigfork, 8 miles. Several other golf courses in Polson, Kalispell, Whitefish, and Columbia Falls....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 10 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,850
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$486
$3,402

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee-Lighthouse $250
  • Tax Rate 7%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier Park International airport, Kalispell, MT
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Raven, Woods Bay, MT
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eagle Bend Golf Club, Bigfork, MT
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Whitefish, MT
Bigfork, MT, USA
Nearest Motorway
Highway 35
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Raven, Woods Bay, MT
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain Resort, Whitefish, MT
Bigfork, MT, USA
Nearest Beach
Dock and rocky lake beach at house

Car: Necessary

Flathead Lake is the largest fresh water lake in the West.  It is approximately 45 miles long and 10-15 miles wide and provides unsurpassed sailing, boating, fishing and entertainment opportunities.

 

Bigfork, Montana is a year round resort community on the north shore of Flathead Lake, about 20 miles south of Glacier International Airport and 45 minutes south of Glacier National Park.  Bigfork sits at the base of the front range of the Rocky Mountains and world famous hiking destination, Jewel Basin.  Jewel Basin provides easy access to spectacular views of 100+ miles of Rocky Mountain peaks and excellent hiking trails.

 

Bigfork's many summer activities include:

a.)  Golf - Eagle Bend Golf Club is a spectacular 27 hole course in Bigfork and is supplemented with 10 additional resort courses within 45 minutes drive.

b.)  Summer Theater - The Bigfork Summer Playhouse offers a nationally acclaimed professional theater, with musical performances 6 nights a week during the summer season.

c.)  Restaurants - Bigfork offers a full range of casual to fine dining experiences for visitors and residences alike.  From sushi to Mexican, Italian and Montana steaks and freshly caught local trout, Bigfork offers dining to satisfy every member of your family

d.) Flathead Lake - America's largest western fresh water lake is a boating, sailing and fishing paradise.  It has 160 miles of shoreline and over 200 square mile of surface with fresh, clean pure Rocky Mountain spring and river fed water.

e.)  Wilderness access - Glacier Park, arguably America's wildest and most spectacular National Park, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, America's largest wilderness area combine to offer unparalleled wilderness experiences.  Hiking, fishing, horseback riding, wildlife observation combine to provide daily personal discovery of America's Last Best Place!

 

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Denny and Monica Sabo are long time residents of the quaint mountain village of Bigfork, where we chose to retire, raise our youngest son, and enjoy all that Montana offers for hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, skiing, and all other year round outdoor activities. While the kids are grown and gone, we now love spending time playing at the lake and in the mountains with our grandkids.

Why the Owner Chose Bigfork, MT, USA:
We transformed a lake cabin into the Flathead Lake Lighthouse, because of our love of sailing. It has been a labor of love, that we love sharing with our many guests and renters over the years. We have included many nautical details in the home, which can transport you to any favorite beach through it's relaxing lakeside ambiance. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind from your busy work lives and make memories with your families and friends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Lighthouse is situated close to Bigfork for fine dining and shopping experiences in it's many galleries and shops. Yet the quiet of the lake will beckon you to sit back and enjoy the beautiful mountain sunsets, while sipping a favorite beverage on the deck overlooking the lake.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/21/2017

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Photos

  •  (All Photos courtesy of Trevon Baker Photography)

    (All Photos courtesy of Trevon Baker Photography)

  • Lighthouse Living Room main floor

    Lighthouse Living Room main floor

  • Lighthouse Queen Bedroom, main floor

    Lighthouse Queen Bedroom, main floor

  • Lighthouse, Guest Bath

    Lighthouse, Guest Bath

  • Lighthouse Master Bath Ensuite, 2nd Floor

    Lighthouse Master Bath Ensuite, 2nd Floor

  • Lighthouse Media Room, Queen Sofabed, 2nd floor

    Lighthouse Media Room, Queen Sofabed, 2nd floor

  • Lighthouse with Guesthouse above

    Lighthouse with Guesthouse above

  • Lighthouse Kitchen

    Lighthouse Kitchen

  • Lighthouse Trundle Twin Beds, main floor

    Lighthouse Trundle Twin Beds, main floor

  • Lighthouse Master Bedroom Queen bed, 2nd Floor

    Lighthouse Master Bedroom Queen bed, 2nd Floor

  • 2nd Floor Lighthouse Tower Gameroom

    2nd Floor Lighthouse Tower Gameroom

  • Lighthouse Tram to dock

    Lighthouse Tram to dock

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, April 21, 2017

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