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Stunning log home on Flathead River, 8 acres outdoor jacuzzi, firepit, sauna!!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, upscale log home on the Flathead River Licensed by State of Montana!

Beautiful 17 inch lodgepole pine cabin on the Flathead River with 8 acres and private island complete with swimming hole.. Lots of wildlife and stunning sunsets! Located just minutes from Glacier International Airport (FCA) as well as Glacier Park! Scenic points to enjoy are Glacier National Park where you can see wildlife such as elk, deer, bear, eagles and the famous mountain goats, Whitefish Mountain Resort for winter skiing and summer hiking, the artisan village of Bigfork and of course pristine Flathead Lake. Flathead Lake is the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi and gives Tahoe a run for the money! Private 8 acre parcel is nestled among working wheat, potato, canola fields as near Firefly, a therapeutic equine therapy program. Beware of Pierre the ornery pheasant who's been known to look in windows.

This home is great for family or group vacations as the upstairs has the master suite, kitchen, and gas fireplace along with hardwood floors and colorful handmade wool rugs. The entire cabin just underwent renovation and is elegant yet cozy too.The downstairs has a wood burning fireplace, large living room and two bedrooms with full bathroom. There is also a king leather couch which serves as another bed if needed. For the adventurous, there is a loft for kids to sleep in over the garage complete w a wood burning cast iron stove for those chilly nights! There is a boathouse complete w wind chimes, hammock and chairs. The back has a large covered deck, patio furniture, picnic table , fire bowl and grill located near the new firepit. The front porch faces the Swan mountains which light up at sunset. Comes complete with lawn chairs and fireplace warmers and a beaver lodge on the island banks. This place is decked out and ready for that perfect vacation! When my children were young and we traveled they loved nests, closets, special rooms etc. so our log cabin has this cozy safe nest downstairs right under the staircase... Check it out! It's fun with quilts and blankets and a lantern! It is worth noting that we have 5 recent guests who have booked returning vacations and one has referred a friend who loved the place. After a long day of Glacier National Park expeditions you can come home to your private resort with riverfront Jacuzzi, Sauna and adjacent fire pit! Shhhh and the pheasants, wild turkey, Canadian geese and deer will be by. Just may see the local blackbear and cubs passing through.

More Details

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

About The Owner

This log cabin is my dream home and I negotiated on it over the course of a year. I relocated to the area from Tampa, FL and moved in December 2014. As an artist, I had a blast renovating and updating with, granite, faux painting, tile and landscaping. I also recently purchased a large Rainier cherry orchard on the east shore of Flathead Lake and where not only do we grow cherries, but also have Sunny Slopes Organic Farm there where we grow wheatgrass, sprouts and microgreens. We will be so happy to share wild flowers for you on your stay, our crop samples and order forms for our well known rainier and lambert cherries! We will ship from mid July to late August depending on weather. The 2015 crop is very promising. Great gift idea too.?wWe wish for you the peace, serenity and joy that this place has given us! Carpe Diem!

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2014

Why The Owner chose Glacier Country

Location...location... Just outside West Glacier, minutes from the airport and Kalispell and a short drive south to beautiful, historic downtown Bigfork which sits on the Swan River attaching to Flathead Lake! Great restaurants, live theatre, galleries etc. Think pristine, safe and fresh air. Or you can drive NW to Whitefish which is like a mini-Tahoe. We are pleased to announce that as of 11/11/15 This home is one of very few rentals in Flathead County....officially licensed by the State of Montana as a tourist home! April 2016, New state of the art stone firepit complete with adirondak chairs facing the river adjacent to your private jacuzzi and new infrared cedar sauna imported from a manufacturer in Norway!!!..

What makes this cabin unique

Immaculate log Cabin with vaulted yet cozy living room, home has both gas and log fireplaces, nestled on 8 acres with river and mountain views, private island, hiking trails and swimming hole. Great birding! Claw foot tub in master bathroom is great after a long hike in the park. For the adventurous or teens, loft in garage w queen mattress for glamping! There is even an old fashioned wood burning fireplace in there! Just make sure to latch the door!

Amenities

Columbia Falls Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 total. Master w claw foot tub and shower. Basement has shower tub combo. Guest bath in laundry room upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • 3 bedroom with a king pullout and 2 king beds. Log bunk beds in basement bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • 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
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We hope that you'll love it as much as we do! Please treat it like it's yours.

Reviews

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Stunning log home on Flathead River, 8 acres outdoor jacuzzi, firepit, sauna!!
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Gorgeous home with superb hospitality in a setting relatively close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Stunning house and property!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was beyond wonderful, and our hosts went way above and beyond to make sure our vacation worked out great for everyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house. Very well kept. Great stay for our family of six.

  • 5 of 5

Close to Glacier National Park. Great property with access to a beautiful river.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Montana cabin

  • 5 of 5

This property is in the perfect location for experiencing Glacier National Park and surrounding areas. The cabin and property itself make you not want to leave home though! It was a wonderful retreat for our family of 5 to relax in the mornings and evenings. It only needs more bedroom fans for nighttime during a heatwave.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. Installing ceiling fans this fall!
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful! I loved all the outdoor areas.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Warm, friendly and charming

  • 5 of 5

House was beautiful and as described. The fresh flowers that Pamela brought in on a regular basis was a very nice touch! We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Glacier International Kalispell, MT
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Woody's in Creston
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Flathead Lake Bigfork to Wild Horse Island
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Northern Pines Golf - Kalispell
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Amtrack in Whitefish, MT
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
MT Highway 35
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Applebys in Evergreen, MT
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Wayfarer's State Park - Bigfork, MT
Car: recommended

Columbia Falls is on the outskirts of Kalispell and Bigfork which are fully functioning tourist destinations with any amenity desired. Just 15 minutes from the driveway lies the entrance To West Glacier! Whitefish Ski Resort is just north about 20 minutes drive. SPECIAL BONUS ON BOOKING....complimentary gift certificate for drinks and dinner at Whitefishes new 5 star restaurant/tapas bar/distillery. Whitefish Handcrafted Spirits. See you there and happy travels.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

Reservations are non refundable barring a family emergency which can be documented. Owner holds right to decision regarding refunds. We prefer payment by check vs online booking as the fees are getting too expensive and we do not want to raise our rates to cover them and the new "service" fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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