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Welcome to East Glacier! Our/Your home in Glacier National Park

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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This house is perfect for your Glacier Park experience and has no cleaning fees. It was owned by the direct descendant of one of the first train porters in East Glacier. A hundred years ago Myron Chase made the adventurous trip to work for the railroad through this wild land. Decades later, his kids continued to live and raise further generations in this beautiful town. We are proud to take care of the same house that Byron Chase loved so much.
Just read our reviews to know that this is the ideal, affordable home while you visit Glacier National Park. We enjoy offering a chance to explore this amazing landscape and return to a comfortable and inviting home without breaking your bank. Let us help plan your visit with hiking, fishing, exploring advice as you request.
Nestled in the town of East Glacier with unmatched access to all corners of Glacier National Park, as well as thousands of acres of wilderness land to the south. This area offers world class fishing, hiking and photography. The house is located just one block from the famous Seranos Restaurant and minutes from the nearest Glacier Park entrance. We love sharing this area with enthusiastic travelers and are at your disposal for information about the area and help planning your trip. In fact, if your lucky, you might catch Smiles on his way to the local trout hole, I am sure he wouldn't mind if you "tag along". If planned ahead, we would be happy to show you some of our favorite places for fishing, hiking and berry picking in this wild and amazing land. We also offer access to bear spray, walking sticks, fishing poles and bicycles. So, . . . . . . .
Enjoy the view of the mountains while relaxing in a reclined lawn chair after a long day in the park. Bite into bar-b-que grilled burgers and hot dogs while the kids run in the spacious wrap-around yard. Savor the flavor of a Montana cook out with the family gathered around the picnic table.
Once in the house, the living room in your East Glacier home provides ample space and seating to enjoy company, catch a bit of national news on Satellite TV, post pictures from the day by WIFI, or settle in with a movie and/or board game. Else, spend the evening watching the sunset while playing an old fashioned game of horseshoes or strolling around the landscaped gardens.

The master bedroom has a queen sized bed as well as its own television and DirecTV. The second bedroom provides a queen bed and a twin bunk. The living area is roomy with a couch, two swivel chairs, satellite television, and family games. The kitchen is fully stocked with the utensils needed to create fantastic meals and a small WASHER/DRYER is also available to help you keep up on vacation laundry.
It is an excellent location for a family, traveling friends or a couple looking to enjoy the area and come home to a comfortable and well equipped house; to spend the evening chatting over a game of HORSE SHOES, watch the sunset over the mountains from the front yard or make a nice dinner while keeping up on world news. For TRAVELERS LOOKING TO FEEL EMBRACED BY THE ADVENTURE OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, THIS IS THE PLACE.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 20 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    I love that children get to experience Glacier National Park. I think it can be a perspective changer and so beneficial for young people....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside of the house, you are welcome to enjoy a smoke, but please do not smoke in the house!...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    For long term rental of this property, I allow dogs. If you have a small dog or one that is used to staying outside, we can negotiate on this matter....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • there is also a blow up queen mattress with all the bedding provided.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    On demand hot water system provides unlimited hot water...moreless

Other Amenities

  • I think you will really enjoy a vacation to Glacier National Park and this location is perfect for it!...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    There are some family games that I have collected over the years. Yay family game night!...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The majestic Rocky Mountain Front climbs to the sky only 3 miles away and can be seen from the spacious front yard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table is in the kitchen corner. The table seats 4, but the house lends itself to use of the living room as well as the kitchen table for dining purposes...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen for your enjoyment. Nothing beats a nice family dinner after a day of exploration!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Golf:

    East Glacier golf course is just down the street....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    This house is on a double lot with a privacy fence for plenty of space to run around. There is also a fire pit and horseshoes....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
from 15 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2017
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$200
$1,300
Summer 2017
Jul 1 - Oct 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$1,300
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • NO CLEANING FEE! $0
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

I will send specific information to interested travelers via email attachment. Just get in touch and let me know how I can help you plan your trip to Glacier!


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Great Falls, Mt. or Kalispell, Mt.
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Back country or Whitefish Mountain Resort

Car: Recommended

East Glacier is a great little town with nice shops featuring local pottery, art, wood carving and general Glacier Park gifts. Many restaurants are within a mile walking distance of the house and the entire park, east, west, north or south side, are accessible from this centralized location.

The town of East Glacier sits on the southeast corner of the park. Therefore, West Glacier, the west entrance, is only 1 hour west, St. Maries is less than an hour north and Many Glacier is just over an hour north. Waterton, Glacier's sister park in Canada is also a relatively quick trip at just around 2 hours north.

The Canadian Rockies are extremely majestic with shear cliff faces that inspire awe. I have also heard reports, and have myself seen, abundant wildlife in the general Waterton area. Bring your passport.

For more specific information on activities that interest you, just ask!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Hi there. My name is Wendy. My story in Glacier National Park starts in 1990 when I visited my brother working in Many Glacier. 6 years later, during the summer of my freshman year in college, I worked in Many Glacier myself. In 2004, I applied for a teaching position in Browning, Mt., home of the Blackfeet Tribe, border of Glacier National Park. I was a full time classroom teacher for over a decade traveling from India to Mexico as well as spending 5 years of that experience teaching in the locale town of Browning. Raised in northern Idaho, I love this area and the activities available here. I now spend my winters chasing my fisherman boyfriend to the Olympic Peninsula in northwest Washington state where we work as salmon and steelhead fishing and Olympic rainforest river guides and I continue to do work with the school system on a less structured basis. We are both avid outdoorsmen and feel fortunate to have found two remarkable places to split our lives. So, come enjoy the wonders of Glacier National Park! And perhaps, come fishing, floating or mushroom foraging with us on the Olympic peninsula this fall/winter!

Why the Owner Chose East Glacier Park, East Glacier Park Village, MT, USA:
This property is a block from a house that I have owned for 12 years and rented through VRBO for 10 years (listing #173195). When this property came listed on the real estate market, I thought it would be a perfect match to my already established rental. Only a block from Seranos Restaurant, it is comfortable and perfect for a vacation to Glacier National Park. Don't tell my other house, but I am growing quite attached to this "newer" property.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This cute house offers WIFI and Directv. The on-demand hot water system means there is no running out of hot water. (We have had multiple guests vote this "THE BEST SHOWER OF THE TRIP".) It sits on a large lot with a small aspen grove in one corner and plenty of running space for children. The BBQ and PICNIC TABLE are a pleasure in the afternoon and setting sun of the evening, and, it is only ONE BLOCK FROM THE FAMOUS SERANOS RESTAURANT. There are a few nice gardens which I will undoubtedly expand as I love flowers! The feeling one gets from the open space in the yard and the looming mountains not far away is unmatched. Really, Glacier Park is unmatched, and I am lucky to have the opportunity to experience it from this great location, you will be too!


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Welcome to East Glacier!  Our/Your home in Glacier National Park

    Welcome to East Glacier! Our/Your home in Glacier National Park

  • Bed in Master bedroom.  Satellite TV on desk at the foot of bed, not in view

    Bed in Master bedroom. Satellite TV on desk at the foot of bed, not in view

  • bath/shower w/ high pressure on-demand (endless) hot water.  Rated A+ by guests

    bath/shower w/ high pressure on-demand (endless) hot water. Rated A+ by guests

  • washer/dryer for your convenience

    washer/dryer for your convenience

  • horseshoe pit for a good ol' time

    horseshoe pit for a good ol' time

  • Our/Your Aspen grove

    Our/Your Aspen grove

  • Dancing lady mountain from front yard

    Dancing lady mountain from front yard

  • Sunrises can be amazing

    Sunrises can be amazing

  • See what I mean

    See what I mean

  • Our "backyard". Two Medicine Valley 5 minutes away

    Our "backyard". Two Medicine Valley 5 minutes away

  • Another look at the front yard

    Another look at the front yard

  • bbq and picnic area in back yard with privacy fence

    bbq and picnic area in back yard with privacy fence

  • second bedroom with queen bed and twin bunks

    second bedroom with queen bed and twin bunks

  • Small view of Big back yard

    Small view of Big back yard

  • Enjoy a sit down under the Limber Pine in the back yard

    Enjoy a sit down under the Limber Pine in the back yard

  • One of my 25 year old Sorel boots.  I just couldn't part with them.

    One of my 25 year old Sorel boots. I just couldn't part with them.

  • Fishing with some guests

    Fishing with some guests

  • You never know what image you might capture in this wild place

    You never know what image you might capture in this wild place

  • Drive on up to your home in Glacier Park

    Drive on up to your home in Glacier Park

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, September 26, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, spanish
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