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A Cozy Somers Hideaway

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

1 Bedroom (open lay-out), 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2+

Spruce Cottage is a charming and cozy apartment located in historic downtown Somers at the heart of the Flathead Valley; a perfect place to come home to at the end of a long day enjoying the great outdoors in any season! It is an attached studio apartment with a separate driveway and entrance and an enclosed, private yard. Spruce Cottage has a full kitchen, a newly remodeled bathroom with bath and shower and a cozy bed-nook. A futon sofa provides extra sleeping space and a bar and small table create ample seating. Relax in the hammock outside, enjoy the mountain views, walk down to the Somers Bay Cafe for breakfast, or hop on your bike to explore the nearby 'Rails to Trails' bike path. Coming to the valley for skiing this winter? Our central location and cheap winter rates makes us a perfect and affordable base for exploring both Whitefish and Blacktail Ski Resorts!

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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 475 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Children Welcome:

    Families with children are welcome! Pull out the Futon sofa to sleep two, and a travel crib and highchair are available on request for baby...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Please ask us about your pets, we welcome most pets but do ask refundable pet deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • A quality, comfortable queen sized bed in a partitioned sleeping nook maintains the open lay-out of the apartment while creating a cozy, separate sleeping area. A futon couch provides extra sleeping space for two, and a travel crib is also available for babies upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Newly remodeled!...moreless

  • The Bathroom was fully remodeled in 2013


  • Books:

    Pick from a lovely selection of books for your vacation reading. Finished with a book you brought from home? Feel free to trade it in for one of ours as you travel further!...moreless

  • Games:

    A few classic game are available to help pass a cozy evening...moreless

  • Toys:

    A few simple toys for young children are available....moreless


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    The old Somers Catholic Church, now well maintained as apartments, is situated directly across the street. To the West, the historic Somers Mansion peeks out through the trees on its hilltop perch....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The apartment looks out over the Swan Range of the Rocky Mountains to the Northeast....moreless

  • Village:

    Located in cozy, historic downtown Somers, stroll to the cafe for breakfast or make use of the bike path connecting you to a public beach just minutes to the South, and Kalispell 9 miles to the North....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    A small table by the window with two chairs and a bar with two stools provide plenty of seating, highchair available upon request!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:

    You will have access to our WiFi for your personal internet use...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:

    A french press and a filter coffee maker. Tea and coffee are provided!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is set up to provide you with everything you need to enjoy cooking for yourself during your stay!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic spices and pantry items are provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    We have a lovely rock patio with a picnic table under the shade of a giant pine tree....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The small, private fenced garden is a perfect place to spend a Summer evening; grill on the barbeque and lounge in the hammock!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    A charcoal barbecue is available, charcoal provided...moreless



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from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$400 $1,200
Spring Season
May 1 - May 31, 2017
1 night min stay
High Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$600 $2,400
Fall Season
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
1 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7%


The pet deposit of $50 is refundable at the end of the stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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19 Miles
Nearest Airport
Glacier International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Del's Bar
7.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eagle Bend, Bigfork
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack Station Whitefish
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 93
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Somers Bay Cafe
19 Miles
Nearest Ski
Blacktail Mountain (Whitefish Mountain Resort-32)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Somers Public Beach (Flathead Lake)

Car: Necessary

Somers is centrally located in the Flathead Valley on the North Shores of Flathead Lake. Countless lakes and rugged mountains are within easy reach, making this a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy boating, kayaking, white water rafting, swimming, hiking, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, mountain biking, golfing and shopping. Glacier National Park is just under an hour's drive away, and both local ski resorts are only a 45 minute drive. Or park your car for the day and head out on the nearby historic 'Rails to Trails' bike path or walk down to the Somers Bay Cafe for breakfast before continuing on to the public beach just 1/2 mile away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Hi, welcome! My name is Ida and my husband Maarten and I are the owners of Spruce Cottage; an apartment attached to our 1910 Bungalow in Somers, Montana. I'm a Flathead Valley native, married to a Dutchman. We moved back to the area in May of 2012 after 9 years in the Netherlands. We have three kids, all born over there, and we've been enjoying reacquainting ourselves with my family and all the natural beauty the Flathead. When we purchased the home, we immediately saw the potential for the studio apartment, and it has been a fun project for us. We are excited to open it up to you and welcome you to the lovely village of Somers, we think you'll love it here!

Why the Owner Chose Somers, MT, USA:
I grew up West of Kalispell, and always thought Somers would be a great place to live, so when the chance came up to purchase this home directly from family friends, we jumped on it, even though we weren't planning to move back to the States for a number of years. We love not only the location but also all the original details of the old home. The fact that it had a studio apartment as well was a wonderful bonus!

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The studio apartment is small, but open and well laid out on the inside. It has a calm, peaceful feel to it, and I enjoy quiet moments spent there cleaning or fixing it up away from the hustle and bustle of our house with three young children. Apart from the coziness of the apartment itself, its location really does make it a hidden gem. Somers is a unique community worth exploring by foot or bike, and Lake access is just minutes away.

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Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Welcome!


  • The open kitchen

    The open kitchen

  • The cozy bed nook

    The cozy bed nook

  • Enjoy a varied selection of books!

    Enjoy a varied selection of books!

  • The view out the front door

    The view out the front door

  • Spruce Cottage's yard

    Spruce Cottage's yard

  • Summer flowers

    Summer flowers

  • Our new trim color, a red door and a new screen door to keep the bugs out!

    Our new trim color, a red door and a new screen door to keep the bugs out!

  • The living area, with a window through to the bed nook

    The living area, with a window through to the bed nook

  • Bar seating

    Bar seating

  • Newly remodeled bathroom with bath and shower

    Newly remodeled bathroom with bath and shower

  • The historic Somers church (now apartments) just across the road

    The historic Somers church (now apartments) just across the road

  • Relax in the hammock after a hard day of playing

    Relax in the hammock after a hard day of playing

  • Our newly finished rock patio

    Our newly finished rock patio

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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