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End Your Summer Season at Kirby Cottage - Great Rates Available!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath cottage in beautiful Woods Bay.

A spacious home, full of light, with a deck right off the kitchen offering a large yard with fruit trees and views of beautiful Flathead Lake. We are just steps from restaurants and entertainment while maintaining a private, away from the hustle and bustle feeling. This home is located two short blocks from a public boat launch and the summer vacation of your dreams. Downtown Bigfork is only 10 minutes away, as well as Eagle Bend Golf Course.

This home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main floor bedroom has a King bed, plenty of storage and closet space, and a private bath. The Master bedroom is downstairs and offers a Queen size bed, en-suite bath with shower, and walk-in closet. The second guest bedroom downstairs has twin beds to keep families together with a convenient sink in the room. The living room downstairs has plenty of seating, and entertainment. The washer and dryer are also located in the basement for your convenience. The linens and towels, dishes and cookware are all new, just for you to come and enjoy your summer vacation in the Flathead Valley.

This property will sleep 6 comfortably and is located in a quiet neighborhood where you can enjoy a wonderful stay by the lake! We look forward to making you very comfortable in your Home Away From Home.

Woods Bay Marina is also close by with weekly boat slip rental.

More Details

Property Manager
Lorena Kirby
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Lorena Kirby

Lorena and her little girls, bought this home, (their 1st home) in 2011. Lorena, at the time she bought the house, was finishing her Business degree through MSU Billings. She graduated in May 2013, and now is busy building her career as an entrepreneur, business owner, and sometimes wacky, out of the box, thinker (or at least her little girls think so).

Lorena was transplanted here by marriage in 2005. She is raising two little Montana girls who love horses, hiking, fishing, camping and exploring Montana - but most of all, Lorena and her girls adore this little piece of Heaven they are lucky enough to call Home. The old-time 'Grandma's House' cottage feel, the proximity to Flathead Lake, Bigfork and the surrounding area makes this the perfect place to call 'home-base' for a short stay, or even an extended stay while you explore all that NW Montana has to offer.

Lorena and the girls work each year to make home improvements and little additions to make everything for your stay as warm, comfortable and inviting as possible. We are so excited for the Summer Season! We welcome you, and we are sure you will fall in love with this special place and want to return year after year.

Welcome to Woods Bay - We are thrilled to host you! Please follow KirbyCottages on Instagram #KirbyCottages

Lorena Kirby purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Lorena Kirby chose Flathead Lake

Why not Kirby Cottage! The cottage is not lakefront property but it is approximately 450 ft from the waters edge. It's near to everything that makes NW Montana a great place to visit! Public access to the lake in Woods Bay for swimming, and boat launch is about 1.5 miles away. Wayfarers Park to the north (closer to Bigfork) is a great family area with camping, swimming and picnic areas is less than 5 miles away. Yellow Bay to the south is less than 10 miles away with the same swimming, picnic and camping amenities. Glacier National Park is about 45 miles, northeast from the cottage, with lots of great hiking, and there is a terrific water park for the family in Columbia Falls, which is on the way to Glacier. You can rent everything from boats, jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks and even bikes near to the house. You and your family will find tons of outdoor fun here!

What makes this cottage unique

Within walking distance to several restaurants on the lake, and a micro brewery. Woods Bay marina close by. We have a lovely deck just off the kitchen to enjoy your dinner, and a fire pit with plenty of seats to soak up those cool Montana nights.


Bigfork Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Main floor bedroom has two twin beds. Lower level master bedroom has king size bed. Lower level third bedroom has one queen bed. All beds have high quality linens.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.3846154 based on 13 reviews

A wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! The cottage was perfect for our family. It was clean and had everything we needed. Lorena is awesome!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and cottage was nice. Clean and homey but nothin fancy.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Kirby Cottage. We had an addition person than originally planned but home easily accomodated our 7 people. Lorena was quick to respond to anything of concern. Home was cute but older so you heard anyone move around, especially from the basement. Had pretty much any supplies we needed and more. Large yard was great and we enjoyed a campfire at night. Lorena requested we pull our own linens and garbage at the end of our stay. I wasn't really accustomed to that but it wasn't a big deal.

The location was awesome! Really loved the Raven and they had great live music in the evening. We rented kayaks from the rental place within walking distance and obtained use of their private beach with the rental. Very convenient!

Overall stay was great and would do it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Such a perfect homey little house.

  • 5 of 5

Lorena knocked herself out to make our experience perfect. We had such a nice time and such a perfect location.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great for my family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here to visit glacier national park. We felt right at home.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Becky - I'm so glad to know that Kirby Cottage met your needs! I hope you enjoyed Glacier National Park and we hope to host you again in the future! Lorena
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July 2017

  • 4 of 5

Lorena was very helpful and quick to respond with any of my needs. She provided snacks for us when we arrived that was very appreciated. The location of the house was a perfect location, close to everything we needed. The rental was clean. The only downfall was not enough hot water if many guest needed to shower. We certainly would rent this cottage again. Thank-you Lorena.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Marie - and I appreciate you mentioning the hot water. I had the tank checked out just to make sure it was not a maintenance issue. You were lovely guests and it would be my pleasure to host you and your family again. Thank you so much for choosing Kirby Cottage!
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Super nice cozy home with plenty of room with all the amenities and then some!

  • 5 of 5

Quaint older home, super clean, and close to the lake. Would recommend this place to family and friends.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Ron and the Pullman Team! I hope you did well at the Spartan races. Thank you for your excellent review. I'm so happy to know you found Kirby Cottage a comfortable place to rest after a hard day running obstacles. Please come again. Lorena
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Glacier International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Raven Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Eagle Bend
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 35
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Raven Brew Pub
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Blacktail Mountain

Heading south from Bigfork on Hwy 35, travel approx. 9 miles arriving at Woods Bay. Watch for The Sitting Duck and The Raven on your right. Shore Acres Drive is on your left right across the street from The Raven at mile marker 26. Go 100 yards on Shore Acres drive and take the bend to the left, 14668 is the first driveway on your right.


Rates & Availability

Bigfork Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
End of Season Special
Aug 23 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $99

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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