Lodge Like Log Home on the Flathead River(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Mountain retreat on the river, adjacent to Glacier Park
Only minutes from Glacier Park, and Glacier International airport, this spacious home is steps away from the Middle Fork of the Flathead River. You will be transported back to the early days of ranchers and settlers in Montana while enjoying the comfort and modern conveniences of today. Secluded and quiet with only the birds and the sound of the river to break the silence. Your days can be filled with hiking the miles of trails in Glacier, visiting the historic Lodges, fishing the lakes, rivers, and steams or just relaxing on the deck overlooking the river. Bicycles, picnic supplies, fishing gear. games, books, DVD's, TV, WIFI, Direct TV, Netflix and phone service are available. There are many golf courses to choose from in Columbia Falls, West Glacier, or Kalispell, as well as rafting, fishing, camping and an abundant variety of wildlife. Only a few miles from the west entrance to Glacier Park. There are three bedrooms and a loft. The master bedroom on the ground floor has a queen size bed; upstairs there is also a queen size bed; the third bedroom upstairs has two twin beds. The loft has a full sofa bed. The master bath and the bath upstairs are equipped with showers. The powder room is on the ground floor,adjacent to the office. All electric kitchen includes stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator and is fully stocked with dishes, silver, pots and pans. Loft area has a game table for cards, games, and puzzles. The extensive library is filled with Montana history, including early settlers, cowboys, ranchers and miners, along with books for children. The river that runs in back of the property provides fishing, boating, rafting, and bird watching. Eagles and Osprey can be seen from the porch fishing for trout. Glacier Park is minutes away with the Going To The Sun Highway, a national source of pride, transporting you through the mountains, ending on the East side of the Park, where the great plains begin. Visitors can stop at all of the lodges, some offering boating, golf, swimming and hundreds of miles of hiking. The nearby towns of Kalispell Whitefish and Bigfork offer great shopping and gourmet restaurants. The town of Browning on the East side of the Park has an extensive Indians of the Plains Museum as well as a casino. The North American Indian Days Pow Wow is held in Browning the second weekend in July.
Member since: 2014
- 2021 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- Loft area has a full size sofa bed
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Third bathroom is a powder room, downstairs with toilet and sink.
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
No smoking inside or out, No pets. Open burning ban in County, in fire pit only
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Glacier Park offers all summer outdoor sports; nearby towns offer antique fairs, festivals, art shows,and horse shows. Fishing contests, parades, rafting and horseback riding is readily available .Mountain bike races. zip lining, bobsled rides on Big Mountain in Whitefish is always a must. Just down the street is a whiskey tasting venue. The Maze has basketball courts, water bumper boats and miniature golf. Hungry Horse Dam on the south fork of the Flathead river is know for its fishing, boating and Huckleberry harvest.
The small western town of Whitefish is bordered by the Whitefish Lake and the summer and winter resort of Big Mountain. In winter the ski runs are some of the best the West has to offer. In Summer the mountain is host to mountain bike races and hiking. A bobsled run and zip line are some of the other activities that attract visitors and locals alike.
Located on the Swan river, Bigfork is a major market for Montana art, featuring original works of art, jewelry and crafts. The clothes reflect the high quality and design that is unexpected in a small Western town. The Civic Theater,started many years ago with the authors reading and presenting there own works, has turned into one of the best small town Civic Theaters with sell out shows. To enjoy this part of Montana and experience the best that Glacier has to offer, six or seven days is best.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Being a native Montanan, I return every summer to the homestead my grandparents built in the early 1900's. I spent my early summer years learning the ways not only of the west but also of their European roots. I built the cabin 4 years ago because I wanted to be closer to the river. The original log cabin of my grandparents is where I spent the last 15 summers until I could build my own with all of todays conveniences. I can't think of any place I would rather be during the summer than in this cabin, including the Central Coast of California where I live the rest of the year.
Why the Owner Chose Columbia Falls, Montana, United States of America:
The cabin is on the same property as the original log cabin that my mom and her 6 siblings grew up in. It's just a short walk from one to the other but they still remain a world apart.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This cabin is a long way from my permanent home, taking 3 days of driving time. There just isn't any place like Montana or the strong spirit of the offspring of the settlers that came before them. There isn't much bravado shown or horn blowing when it comes to the pride the people show in where they live. It shows in the way they treat the land, their families and visitors. You're never a stranger when you visit Montana. They are very proud of where they live, proud of how they live and are eager for visitors to feel the same way when they leave. The weather is ever changing in the spring, summer and fall. We have glorious thunderstorms that shake the ground, hot dry days made for hiking, cool nights when the mountain inhabitants become silent, waiting for yet another great day in Montana.
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living room and dining room
game table in loft
Guest bath, upstairs
seating area on deck
View from High line Trail
Fireplace and TV. seen from the loft
front entrance seen from loft
Sofa bed in loft.Sleeps 2
Queen bedroom, upstairs
shower stall overlooking the forest
Haystack Falls on Going to the Sun Hiway
The Garden Wall along Going to the Sun Hiway
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, January 14, 2017
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