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In the midst of Glacier.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1100 sf house

Beautiful mountain views, colorful sunsets and starry moon-lit skies are yours to enjoy when you stay at my cozy country cabin. There are 13 windows that offer views in every direction. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the sunroom has a couch that turns into a double bed. It has a large bathroom with a tub and a fully stocked kitchen. The front room has a twin bed and piano and the pantry has a washer & dryer.


Owner
James Latyszewski
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About James Latyszewski

I was born and raised in Michigan. When I was young I traveled to Yosemite, California and was blown away by the mountains, waterfalls and wildlife. Ever since, I have spent all of my summers near national parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, Arches, Acadia and Mesa Verde. In the wintertime I enjoy living in exotic tropical locations.

James Latyszewski purchased this house in 2006

Why James Latyszewski chose Montana

This property has an amazing view of the mountains and is centrally located to all four east side entrances into Glacier National Park. It is also conveniently located between St. Mary, Browning and East Glacier. Out of all the places I've lived and visited, this is the most tranquil, peaceful and relaxing.

What makes this house unique

Some benefits for staying here are:

You will not hear the trains in town or vehicles on the road.

You will hear great horned owls and coyote.

You will not see trash and roaming dogs.

You will see the mountains during sunrise, sunset, moonlit nights and dark starry skies.

If you are lucky, you may see the northern lights, bears or even a mountain lion.

Moose, deer, rabbit and squirrel are commonly seen in the yard and eagles, great horned owls, swallows and humming birds are usually around.

There is great drinking water from the tap.

Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Glacier International Airport (FCA)
Nearest Train
15 Miles
East Glacier Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Aspenwood Cafe
Car: recommended

The house is nestled in the foothills of the northern Rockies. You can see nine summits in Glacier National Park from the windows. It is located between three entrances of Glacier; Two Medicine, Cut Bank Creek and St. Mary. The Many Glacier entrance is a one hour drive. In the yard you can frequently spot moose, deer, coyote and occasionally some bears. The house is in the middle of a small field that provides an ever changing 360 degree panoramic view. You can enjoy the sunrises and sunsets, which offer great photo opportunities of the surrounding area.

Amenities

Star House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • I provide towels, toilet paper, hair dryer, sunscreen, bug spray, first aid kit, soap and shampoo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front room - 1 twin/ single
    Sunroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • You can comfortably sleep 6 people in the house and more are welcome if you are willing to use a provided inflatable mattress or bring a tent, RV or camper.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
If anyone is interested in doing a hike that requires a car being spotted, I may be able to help you drop off your car and give you a ride to the trailhead.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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In the midst of Glacier.
average rating of 4.8055553 based on 36 reviews
Perkiomenville, PA
5

Little house in the midst of a prairie - Seriously peaceful

  • 5 of 5

First do not let the driveway deter you, it is bumpy yes and thankful we had a four wheel drive vehicle. The house is located in the middle of a prairie with beautiful views of mountain peaks in the distance. It was so quiet there, so peaceful ...very therapeutic. The house is well appointed and we enjoyed having multiple rooms to spend time. The house was clean and in good shape and not far from Two medicines or East Glacier. St Mary is about 30 minutes away. Many Glacier about an hour away. We stayed in 5 different places in and around GNP, and this was our favorite because of its location...out in the middle of no where. James had some bear spray and binoculars there to borrow. Enjoyed walking around the prairie just taking it all in. Would stay here again. Thanks James!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place. Only changes I'd make is to cut the meadow! At least an 8 foot perimeter around the cabin. A $20 box fan for the kitchen window would do wonders on cross venalation throughout the cabin. I absolutely burned up every night. We saw zero wildlife. We did go into Browning for initial groceries but never went back, I did not like it. We picked up supplies at St Mary's and East Glacier. Grill at St. Mary's lodge was great! Ate there alot. Cabin was everything we needed besides a cool nights sleep. A $200 window unit would make it heaven. Loved having the washer and dryer! Great cabin, loved the private space and proximity to the park!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Spacious and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property- well located for access to the East side of Glacier NP but away from the tourist hubs of East Glacier and St Mary. We particularly liked the well-equipped kitchen and the wildlife- moose, coyote, hummingbirds, and deer all viewed from the living room window. The owner was very helpful in providing advice, directions and responding to email. Note that there is a 'farm road' to get to the property from the main highway. It's passable in a saloon but requires some careful driving in a rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin was beautiful, in a beautiful setting, close to Glacier!

  • 5 of 5

Driveway was a little rough, but worth it. Would absolutely stay here again! Spacious, nice kitchen, nice bathroom, laundry machines, newly remodeled cabin. Great value for the price. Property owner was very nice as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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would definitely recommend

  • 4 of 5

The place was great- clean (although it did smell like someone had smoked in it previously), comfortable, attractive, roomy, lots of cooking supplies and having a washer/dryer was a real plus since we could pack more lightly. It was convenient to all three entrances to East Glacier. Not to be redundant, but the driveway was definitely a challenge - it couldn't be done without a car that is pretty high off the ground and as a person with back issues, i literally had to hold my self off the passenger seat to make it. The prairie/lowlands scenery really grew on me and was a nice contrast to being in the mountains every day. I will definitely recommend this place to everyone I know visiting the area. The only things that kept me from giving it five stars was the driveway, the smokey odor and it could use a few more window screens for cross ventilation

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

The views were excellent

  • 4 of 5

Exactly as described in the summary of the property. Would visit again if we were to go to East glacier.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $50

The driveway is a little hairy. Four wheel drive is recommended but not essential. The rental is located 3/4 mile from the highway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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