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Carriage House on 150 Feet of Lake Front

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Dock, Floating Dock and Crystal Clear Water


Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Carriage House on the lake w/ year-round access

This immaculate 1 bedroom Carriage House offers you the best of all vacation spots – 150 feet of lake frontage with crystal clear water (you can count the rocks and fish swimming below you!), fantastic views, southwestern exposure for sunny days & sunsets that will stun you, eagles flying past your windows, loons and ducks swimming by, great fishing, hiking and wilderness areas close by, Flathead Lake within 45 minutes and only 1 1/4 hour's drive (50 miles) from Glacier National Park. The local gathering and eating spot is 5 minutes away. Amazing golfing, all varieties of sports, antiquing and art galleries are available throughout the Flathead Valley. Rock climbing is nearby, as is sky diving, hiking, and fishing.

Located above the owner’s garage with private entrance, this getaway sleeps 2/3 and comes completely furnished. (The living area has a fold out sleeper, but it is really too small for 4 people. It is best for a couple (2 adults) or a couple with a small child or one adult with 2 small children.) It includes a full kitchen, bath, living room, all linens, full appliances, cooking equipment, Wi-Fi access, TV for only VCR & DVD player, HDMI cable for using your computer, totally private views, your own BBQ & seating area overlooking the lake, separate sloping path to the lake ( bring water shoes for the rocky shore), dock & swim dock, canoe, kayak and life vests and fire pit. (Beach area is shared with owner only!) Perfect for that private vacation or for visiting family or friends in the area.

In winter, play in the snow, ice skate, cross country ski or ice fish on the lake! Year-round enjoy the neighboring towns, a variety of restaurants and ski at the world-class Whitefish Mountain Resort.

Super convenient for visiting family at 2 nearby treatment facilities.

(Contact owner for holiday minimum stay & rates.)


Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 565 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    Although the Carriage House has a fold down sofa bed, it is more suitable for younger (and therefore smaller) children. We do have a baby gate for the top of the stairs. It is best for a couple with 1 small child or one adult with 2 small children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The accommodations are up stairs above a garage...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double


  • One double bed, end tables w/ drawers, full closet

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Lav in Cabinet, WC, Shower, Storage. Hair Dryer available.


  • Books:

    Selection of fiction - take or replace...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Flat screen for use with VCR and DVD Player only. No cable or satellite connections....moreless

  • Video Library:

    VCR Tapes, many for children...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Just a few steps down a gravel path to an unparalleled crystal clear lake,...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Living Room:

    Sofa makes into double bed, panoramic views of lake...moreless

  • Parking:

    Off road...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Extra Beach towels also provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Also Espresso machine!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full complement of cooking and baking utensils, dishes, flatware, and blender....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Pantry Items:

    Dish Soap, Dishwasher Soap, basic seasonings & cooking oil. Starter coffee and tea provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size with separate freezer and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Private patio outside your front door with lake views...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Sit-upon Kayak, Coleman Canoe and Sunfish Sailboat (for those who know how to sail) for use. Paddles and life jackets available. Some floaties....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Fire pit at lake, dock for jumping off of, lawn to play catch on....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber BBQ with bistro set for eating w/ great views of lake!...moreless



from 21 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$850 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200


Terms may vary depending on length of stay. Email for particulars. If number of guests may exceed 2/3, please contact owner. There will be an extra charge of $5.00 per night if accepted.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • The Lodge at McGregor Lake - Restaurant & Bar

    "Great prime rib on Friday and Saturday. Local color abounds!"

  • Marion Grille

    "Great for a beer and friendly wait staff. Sandwiches are great."

  • Whitefish Mountain Resort Lodging

    "One of the best "hills" in the country - if not the best. And there are summer activities ga..."

  • Scotty's Bar

    "Best burgers around - bar none! (Map is wrong - it is on Hwy 93 S)"

  • Horseshoe Lake

    "Beautiful clear lake, good fishing, nice walking, running trail around the lake"

  • Lost Trail National Wildlife Refuge

    "14 miles north of Bitterroot Lake is a 7,885-acre migratory birds and wildlife refuge with a..."

  • Roger's Lake

    "Great place for float-tube or pontoon boat fly fishing - artic grayling, and native cutthroa..."

  • Lupine Lake

    "Head east on Griffin Creek Road north of Little Bitterroot Lake. It is a 3 mile hike down in..."

  • Glacier National Park

    "What can we say? The absolute best place around - Going to the Sun Road is a MUST. Any hikin..."

32 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier Park International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rail Line Tavern, Marion
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
Buffalo Hills Golf
37 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Whitefish, MT
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 2 West
2.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Marion Grille
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Whitefish Mountain Resort

Car: Necessary

Little Bitterroot Lake is one of the clearest, cleanest lakes in Montana. It is a family-oriented lake with no public marinas and only 2 boat launches, keeping it fairly private and quiet. Trees, mountains, and wilderness surround our piece of heaven! Close year-round access to Hwy 2.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: My husband and I raised our children here during summers and all holidays before finally making the jump to living here full-time. And wondered why we did not do it sooner! I am born and raised in Montana and have found that this is the most perfect place to be!

Why the Owner Chose Marion, MT, USA:
The lake is literally picture-perfect! We have year-round easy access, clean water, great fishing, swimming, boating, wilderness around the corner, yet are only 20 miles from town. We watch the fawns come eat our flowers in the summer, the eagles fly by in the fall, the moose amble by in the winter, and the bunnies come out in the spring. What else could you want?

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love to sit out and look at the lake. It never fails to uplift our spirits and give us a new lease on life. We light a fire down by the lake summer or winter and can talk into the night with friends and family.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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  • Dock, Floating Dock and Crystal Clear Water

    Dock, Floating Dock and Crystal Clear Water

  • View of our lakeshore from the lake

    View of our lakeshore from the lake

  • Dock - see the clarity of the water - count the rocks and fish below

    Dock - see the clarity of the water - count the rocks and fish below

  • Just Jump in!!!

    Just Jump in!!!

  • Path to Lake

    Path to Lake

  • Living Area

    Living Area

  • View fromk Living Room

    View fromk Living Room

  • Fully Stocked Kitchen and breakfast bar

    Fully Stocked Kitchen and breakfast bar

  • Bathroom Vanity

    Bathroom Vanity

  • Private BBQ area overlooking lake

    Private BBQ area overlooking lake

  • TV for DVR & VHS

    TV for DVR & VHS

  • Lake Shore and View across Lake

    Lake Shore and View across Lake

  • Lake front

    Lake front

  • Clarity of our water!

    Clarity of our water!

  • Picnic Area by the Lake

    Picnic Area by the Lake

  • Entry


  • Sofa Bed in Living Area

    Sofa Bed in Living Area

  • View from Living Room

    View from Living Room

  • Bedroom


  • Shower


  • Cooking Utensils

    Cooking Utensils

  • Kayak


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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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