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Picturesque Echo Lake Home, 2 Docks, Swim, Kayak

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Lakefront Property With Mountain Views

Stunning views and great fun awaits you at this three bedroom home on Echo Lake located in the beautiful Flathead Valley. This property is so unique - on one side you will enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and on the other side you will enjoy beautiful sunsets from the dock. This lakehome is perfect for a romantic couples retreat or a fun family get away. The two story home has multiple docks, 2 levels of decks with plenty of outdoor seating with a hammock on the lower deck Wake up to the beautiful sunrise and swim in the warm spring-fed lake. Sunbathe, take the kayaks or canoes out, or do some fishing for Large Mouth Bass and Northern Pike.

You're sure to sleep beautifully with the fresh mountain air, premium sheets and feather duvets.

The proximity to the Village of Bigfork (just a 10 minute drive) makes for a great day or evening out, with world class restaurants, art galleries, shopping and live theater. If you're a golfer, Eagle Bend Golf Course (designed by Jack Nicklaus, Jr.) is 15 minutes away. Take a day trip to Glacier National Park - only 35 miles away, or head up to Whitefish Mountain for a gondola ride, zip lining, or ride the alpine slide. You're also only minutes away from incredible hiking amidst the alpine lakes of Jewel Basin.

Experience the beauty, relaxation and joy that this home has to offer as we have done for many years.

More Details

Candus Suppelsa
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 8, 2017

Why Candus Suppelsa chose Flathead Lake

We searched all over the state of Montana for property but when we saw the view of this home on the cover of Home Seekers magazine in 1994 we were awestruck. We have loved every minute of every season in this beautiful home while we vacationed with our two children.

What makes this house unique

The Echo Lake Retreat is very unique as it is situated on a peninsula with water (and swimming docks) on either side of the property. If you are looking for shade or sun you can find it. The view of the mountains constantly changes throughout the day which is spectacular.


Bigfork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No fireworks allowed anywhere on the property
  • Quiet outdoor hours: after 11 pm on weekdays after 12 am on weekends
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Master bedroom with king bed and large closet, bedroom with queen bed, bedroom with one bunk bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Public boat launch available, large boat dock and swim platform for sunbathing or fishing. Ladder golf available. Two swimming docks available - one with mountain views and one with a sunset view which is in a private bay.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Picturesque Echo Lake Home, 2 Docks, Swim, Kayak
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Perfect view. Quiet location. Wonderful place to relax.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week-long stay on Echo Lake!! Candus was very helpful and provided a smooth rental process. The location and view are super - even better than the photos! The home was very comfortable, well cared for , and all the essentials were well-stocked. We enjoyed fishing from the dock, paddling around the lake with kayaks and canoes and exploring the Glacier National Park area. On the deck, we had many meals and hours of relaxing and soaking in the view. We also enjoyed daily games of lake-fetching with the neighbor dog, Max. If we return to the area, we will definitely look into renting this home again!!

We visited in late May, during the 'off-season' and had perfect weather, and little crowds/traffic.

Side note, unrelated to the home - a number of the roads we wanted to travel (in GNP, to Jewel Basin, etc.) are unpaved - and specifically prohibited by some rental car companies. A detail I didn't consider before making plans.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing place, amazing views, amazing time.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent the first week of May, 2017 here and I cannot say enough what a wonderful time we had staying here. The place was incredibly clean, well maintained, organized, and just amazingly beautiful. If you are thinking of coming to Northern Montana and need one of the best places to stay, look no further than this gem on Echo Lake. I cannot say enough how wonderful our stay here had been.

From the minute we drove up to the day we left, my family couldn't stop talking about the beautiful views, the beautiful lake, and a house full of everything you could imagine for a week on the lake. Candus has thought of everything for a family adventure at the lake - kayaks, a canoe, water toys, beach chairs, life jackets, games, you name it, Candus had it available.

Every day the family woke up to coffee and breakfast on the deck overlooking the lake and mountains and ended the day playing games (they even provide a gaming table) watching the sunsets. The house is perfectly located for all sorts of day trips to Glacier, Whitefish, Flathead Lake, and Swan Lake where we went horse back riding. With this perfect location, you can easily complete your day adventures hiking in Glacier and still have time to end the day floating around the lake in Kayaks, BBQing on the deck, or just sitting on the docks enjoying the views. It doesn't get any better for a relaxing vacation than Echo Lake.

My family cannot wait to come back and do this again! It truly was an amazing place and with all the love and attention Candus has put into this house, you will have an amazing time and never want to leave.

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

Perfect home to escape and relax!

  • 5 of 5

Working with Candus on renting her beautiful home has been wonderful. Her communications and attention to details made this a stress free vacation rental. As the weather was not cooperative during our stay, we were very grateful for a home that is very comfortable and fully equipped with everything we needed. The view while relaxing at the house is beautiful.

The little welcome gift bag, was such a special little touch. The binder full of all local info and maps were very useful.

The location is great. Easy, beautiful drive to Glacier National Park. We did enjoy the cute town of Big Fork and enjoyed some shopping in Whitefish.

Thank you Candus for sharing your special home with us.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Special House on Echo Lake

  • 5 of 5

I loved touring the lake from the kayaks and canoe. Took kayak out almost everyday during visit, and got amazing photos. Went to Glacier NP several days and it did not disappoint. Spectacular scenery in park. Wish we had more time there. Encountered mountain goats and bighorn sheep (thankfully, no bears). Bigfork is a nice little town. The grocery store is close and well equipped.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellingham, WA

This is the ultimate family getaway - the bigger the family the better - summer or winter

  • 5 of 5

The location is outstanding. Lots of places to eat good food. Many options for play and shopping in the area.

The view is beautiful. Location is private. Owner is great. Lots of deck/patio and lots of toys to play with... I use the word lots here by accident. But there is lots of positives here.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a very relaxing time with good weather.

  • 4 of 5

A very relaxing stay in a very comfortable home. Echo Lake, being a warm lake, offers a lot of activities. Since we live in Montana, we had a good idea of what to expect and we were not disappointed.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Car: necessary

Glacier National Park is only 35 miles away, it's a short drive to the Jewel Basin hiking range, and there are 2 ski resorts nearby. The charming town of Bigfork is a 10 minute drive where you will find wonderful restaurants and shops as well as live theater at The Bigfork Summer Playhouse.


Rates & Availability

Bigfork House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 7.0%

1/2 of total rental amount due upon receipt of contract. Remaining balance plus refundable damage deposit due 60 days prior to arrival. Full refund if canceled 90 days prior to arrival. No transfers. 6 people maximum occupancy at any given time during the stay. No pets. No parties. No fireworks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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