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Roomy Loft Condo in the Heart of Bigfork Sleeps 6

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,263 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom, 1.5 bath sleeps 6 w/ a view of the 'Wild Mile' part of the Swan Riv

This 1,263 square foot, 1 bed and 1.5 bath condo is located in the heart of Bigfork. Its two-level loft design means more room for you. This unit will comfortably sleep 6 adults.

This condo has a living room, kitchen and a dining area. It also has rear deck with a BBQ. There is a large loft ensuite bedroom with a comfortable queen size bed, full bath and a sitting area. There is a queen size sleeper sofa in the living room and a double sofa sleeper in the loft bedroom for additional sleeping space. The condo includes a fully equipped kitchen with a stove, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher and laundry center. Dogs are welcome, but there is a small pet fee and you must let us know in advance

Flathead Lake, which Bigfork Bay empties into, offers boating, fishing and many other water sports. There is also rafting, tubing, kayaking, swimming and world class fly fishing in the local rivers. In the winter enjoy snow shoeing and cross country skiing in and around Glacier National Park. There's skiing and snowboarding at Big Mountain in Whitefish and at Blacktail Mountain in Lakeside. Don't miss the 4th of July fireworks on the lake, and the free summer concerts in Sliter Park.

In the summer hike the Swan River Trail, Glacier National Park, the Bob Marshall and Jewel Basin Wilderness Areas, or enjoy excellent golf courses, including Eagle Bend Golf Course in Bigfork. The Flathead Lake Lodge in Bigfork has horses for rent while the Majestic Valley Arena in Kalispell and the Blue Moon Cafe in Columbia Falls have rodeos to attend during the summer months. Enjoy Glacier National Park and its sister, Canada's Waterton Lakes Park, and all they have to offer. You can immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the wilderness they are both known for. Millions of acres of untamed wilderness surround you. If you are into hiking, Jewel Basin is a great area to explore, but keep your eye out for Grizzly bears!

More Details

Owner
Steve Shapero
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Steve Shapero

My wife and I both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and after many years of working in the high tech industry started thinking about where we wanted to retire. After a long search we settled on Northwest Montana, and after buying some property we built our dream home overlooking Swan Lake about 10 miles outside of the village of Bigfork. We chose Montana because it had everything we wanted, boating, hiking, horses, camping, and was within an hour's drive of Glacier National Park, one of our favorite places to visit. We wanted a small town atmosphere where we could get to know everyone and Bigfork was just the right size for us. We love living here, even during the harsh winter months, and we have been able to do certain things, such as dog sledding, that we could never do in California. Even though we have only lived here for a few years, we can't imagine living anywhere else!

Steve Shapero purchased this condo in 2014

Why Steve Shapero chose Flathead Lake

We started looking for a vacation rental property in 2013. Bigfork is a very popular resort area, and there were a number of rental properties for sale, but we wanted to buy in the best location,which meant as close to downtown as possible. We didn't want a large unit that would cost a lot to maintain and that we would have to charge a lot for. A 1 bedroom, 1 bath condo was the perfect size for us and would complement our original vacation rental which happens to be right next door. C

What makes this condo unique

The best thing about this condo is that you can walk out the front door, cross the street, and be in downtown Bigfork. Just stroll down Electric Avenue and enjoy the shops, bars, restaurants and live theater available throughout the year. You can walk south on Electric Avenue, across the steel bridge, and spend some time either listening to a band in Sliter Park or letting your kids enjoy the playground area. Head north on Electric Avenue, turn right on Grand Avenue and walk up the hill to the trail head for the 2 mile Swan River Nature Trail. It's a leisurely hike that takes you along the beautiful Swan River. After you're done hiking you can head back into town and have an adult beverage at one of the two local bars, or grab something to eat at one of the many local eateries. You can wander through the shops and art galleries looking the the perfect gift for that special someone. Being located so close to downtown means you can walk to anywhere you want without having to get in your car.

Amenities

Bigfork Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1263 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Upstairs bathroom with dual sinks and shower over tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , with ensuite bathroom
  • Spacious loft bedroom with queen size bed and pull out sofa sleeper that sleeps 2.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Roomy Loft Condo in the Heart of Bigfork Sleeps 6
average rating of 4.84375 based on 32 reviews
5

Perfect for theatre goers.

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable, great location. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in Bigfork

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation. Spacious, well appointed, lovely outlook to river yet in centre of town. Loved the loft bedroom and sitting area.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Great location!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

As described only better!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed this vacation rental. We found everything as described, only better! Convenient location yet very private and quiet. We found everything to be very tidy and comfortable. We travel with a small dog and this condo is very pet friendly. We really appreciate that. The only thing we needed was garbage bags, but shopping is close by so was not a problem. The owners were quick to respond to any questions and Steve even stopped by with some treats for us. That was super nice! We would definitely recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and nice touches

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in an idea location in downtown Bigfork, close to all of the restaurants and shops. I liked that they provided a basket with local treats to welcome us. Nice touch! The owner was also very responsive, and answered questions within an hour.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great place to rest and/or be active

  • 5 of 5

The condo itself was everything you could ask for - spacious, with a beautiful loft bedroom and a large deck overlooking the beautiful Swan River. The condo is only a block off downtown Bigfork, which is a great place to stroll, shop, eat and take in art galleries. The bonus of our one-week stay was learning about a two-mile trail along the Swan River that begins about three blocks from the condo. We used the trail almost every morning for a jog and/or walk, and it was truly scenic, sitting high above the Swan River and overlooking, in the distance, Flathead Lake. Doesn't get any better than that. Bottom line is you will find everything you want during a stay at this condo. Only danger is the condo is so nice it's sometimes hard to leave to participate in the abundant recreational opportunities nearby.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Garden Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Eagle Bend Golf Courses
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Amtrak Empire Builder
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Montana Hwy 35
Nearest Restaurant
Grill 459
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Blacktail Mountain Ski Area
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Wayfarers State Park
Car: recommended

The Village of Bigfork has many avenues for adventure throughout the year.

During the summer months there are the rivers and lakes in the area, including Flathead Lake (the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River), Swan Lake and Echo Lake. Boating, Sailing, fishing, kayaking, swimming, and tubing are very popular activities for both visitors and locals. Surrounding Flathead Lake are many cherry orchards which means fresh sweet cherries during the summer.

Bigfork Village has many quaint shops for purchasing one-of-a-kind souvenirs and gifts. There is a fudge shop as well as coffee shops and full menu restaurants.

In the evening there are concerts in Sliter Park, and the Bigfork Summer Playhouse provides musicals and dramas throughout the summer months.

During the day there is plenty to do away from the water. There are hiking trails throughout the area and horses can be rented from one of the local dude ranches. There are also some challenging peaks in the area for anyone interested in mountain climbing.

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Rates & Availability

Bigfork Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$245
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 
 
Fall Season 2017
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$169
Fri,Sat
$1,000
 
 
Post Fall Season 2017
Sep 23 2017 - Oct 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$129
From
$149
Fri,Sat
$800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$169
Fri,Sat
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 7.0%

Daily housekeeping is not included, however dishwasher and dish soap is provided for your use. For reservations greater than one week, a linen and towel service is provided. Use of the washer and dryer is included, however laundry soap is not provided.

Coffee, and tea supplies are included, and refreshed for reservations greater than one week.

There is $25 lost key charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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