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Family friendly home on Spoon Lake.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

This home is new construction with furnishings being completed now.

Spacious new home with four large bedrooms, four bathrooms and spectacular views. Bedrooms include a loft (2 twin beds) with private deck and bathroom, master (king bed) with private bath with tiled shower and dual shower heads, daylight basement bedrooms- 1st (queen), 2nd (queen bed and trundle bed. Bathroom in lower level with deep soaking tub. Great room has rock gas fireplace and french doors open to deck that overlooks the lake. Kitchen is finished in granite, with stainless steel appliances, gas stove and custom cabinets. Wood floors are throughout on main level with a gas BBQ on main level deck. Lower rec room has wet bar and french doors that open to lower deck which overlooks the lake.

Joe and Cheri Hoff
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Joe and Cheri Hoff

We have been owners of the Glacier Highland, a restaurant and motel in West Glacier for 23 years. Our business has been run by ourselves and our children, with the help of some fabulous employees.

Joe and Cheri Hoff purchased this house in 1995

Why Joe and Cheri Hoff chose Glacier Country

We have owned the land this home was built for just over 19 years and have always wanted to build a beautiful home on it. Our family enjoys swimming and picnics and Spoon Lake every summer, a special getaway for us from our business in West Glacier. The Forest Service owns a large portion of the land that surrounds Spoon Lake, which keeps the lake very private and quiet. Spoon Lake is a very special treasure!!

What makes this house unique

A large fire pit by the lake will be available for roasting marshmallows and hot dogs!

Another unique attraction about Spoon Lake are the loons calling back and forth to each other in the evening. So many of the contractors and people helping us build our home at Spoon Lake have commented on this property as "priceless". I truly can attest to that! Quiet, serene and a magical place on earth.


Columbia Falls House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , master bath, dual shower heads
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Family friendly home on Spoon Lake.
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Well-appointed home on the water near Glacier NP

  • 4 of 5

We loved the open floor plan on the first floor of this quiet, lake-side home! The kitchen, with plenty of island and table seating, was perfect for our family of 5 adults. It was well-appointed and had everything that I needed to cook dinner a few times during our stay and the outdoor grill came in handy as well. The first floor living room was also comfortable and media-free. We definitely used the gas fireplace when the mornings were cool! We also used the paddle boards and canoe to enjoy Spoon Lake from the water, made a bonfire in the fire pit, and generally loved the absolute quiet of this lovely house.

We used the home as a base to explore Glacier NP, Kalispell, Bigfork, and Whitefish. We did the classic Red Bus Crown of the Continent Tour, saw Glacier from above with Glacier Heli Tours, had a family portrait taken in Bigfork with Marianne Wiest Photography (highly recommend!), rented bikes in Kalispell and rode the Rails-to-trails Great Northern trail, AND just hung around the house, sitting by the lake with a good book.

The ONLY negative to this property and the reason I withheld one star was the lack of a landline telephone and the lack of cell reception and weak internet (we have AT&T---maybe Verizon has better coverage?). We needed to use the phone to make inquiries and dinner reservations, and we had to walk up to the road in order to do that. Additionally, a stronger/faster WiFi connection would have been helpful to research trails and the many activities available in the area---the internet is very slow in the home, even if just web-browsing. I also think it would be nice if the hosts would provide a bit more information about the house and surrounding area---some favorite restaurants, directions to the dock, label switches, etc---this information would have helped us settle in more quickly.

All-in-all, this home is stunning and extremely comfortable and we had a fabulous family vacation there--and I am sure you will too!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and I am happy you enjoyed the property. It is a beautiful home. Because of the location of this home, being on a lake way from major cities, we do not have all of the conveniences that people are accustomed to. AT&T cell service does not work in the Glacier Park area. Verizon cell service, however, does work i this area. The wifi is supplied by Hughes Satellite. It is not as reliable as most cable company's service, but satellite internet is the only option at this time for the Spoon Lake area. We will be working on a folder to keep in the house with information about the surrounding area, such as restaurant and shopping areas, as well as, important information regarding our property. Thank you for that feedback.
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Beautiful spot to use as a basecamp

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 days at this house and found it to be well equipped to handle our group of 9 people. Beautifully built home with plenty of room and the lake is an added bonus. The hoff's also supplied paddle boards, a row boat and a canoe, which were a lot of fun. We spent our days in Glacier National Park doing various day hikes. It's about a 20 minute drive to the gate of the park from the house. The only suggestion I have for Joe and Cheri is to include a book with some information on the house and area (wifi code, your favorite hikes in Glacier, restaurants etc..). Thanks for a wonderful time in Montana!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking experience on Spoon Lake!

  • 5 of 5

This lake house on Spoon Lake was incredible in every way...

The lake is surrounded by a handful of homes, most of which were empty at the time of our stay (End of June). So it made for a nice, peaceful, and serene outdoor experience.

The best part: when we met locals throughout the week, none of them even knew where Spoon Lake was... that's how private this estate is!

Accommodations were amazing- the owners were available at all times, and there were also paddle boards, a canoe, and a row boat available for the lake.

I would STRONGLY recommend this destination for everyone. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Headley, Hampshire UK

Wonderful cabin in a great location

  • 5 of 5

A beautfiful house situated on Spoon Lake, quiet and serene, with an ever changing view with the light on the lake and forest. Remote but near enough for parks and lots of things to do. We spent time in Glacier, and toured the area, very much enjoyed Whitefish and the summer alpine set up -zip lining, alpine slide and then visiting the Bonsai micro brewery. Shops in Kalispell were good for some retail therapy. Such a Beautiful diverse State. The house is awesome, well appointed and extremely well equipped. Very comfortable and cosy. We were three (myself husband and 21 year old son). We spent a lot of time on the lake in the canoe, on the paddleboards, fishing and swimming and generally chilling on the deck. Excellent before, during and after rental service from Cheri and Joe. Perfect vacation, we had an amazing time, thank you.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ball Ground, GA

Beautiful Home with a Scenic Landscape!

  • 5 of 5

The home itself is such a gem. It sits perfectly on Spoon Lake. The view is priceless and the location is wonderful, especially trips to the parks. It was just the 3 of us (myself, husband and 2 year old son), but the space was perfect. Paddle boards and boat was a bonus. We really enjoyed our stay and will definitely be back. Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home with Beautiful Surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, new, luxury home with all of the amenities. The view from the home is spectacular! Perfect location for daily trips to Glacier National Park. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Homeowners were always available and very easy to deal with. I would recommend this property to anyone. Thank you Cheri & Joe for opening your home to us and helping us enjoy a trip of a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
West Glacier Bar
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Glacier View Golfcourse
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Northfork Road
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Glacier Highland, West Glacier
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Whitefish Ski Resort
Car: necessary

House on Spoon Lake which borders Glacier National Park. Great swimming lake. Lake motor restricted. Canoe, row boat and paddle boards provided. Fishing gear can be arranged also. Quiet lake with about 20 houses on it. Forrest Service surrounds large portion of lake. Loons are abundant and can be heard from property. The North Fork River is four miles away for fishing, swimming or rafting. We are nine miles from West Glacier and the entrance to Glacier Park. Glacier Park has horseback riding, jammer bus park tours, swimming in pristine lakes, and hikes for both novice and experienced hikers. The Amazing Fun Center, in Coram, nine miles from property features mini golf and bumper boats. Big Sky Waterpark, in Columbia Falls, features 10 waterslides, mini golf, an arcade and bumper cars. Kalispell is 25 miles away with shopping available. Big Fork, 40 miles from property, is a quaint small village with shops and also their Big Fork Summer Playhouse.. The Playhouse, open only in the summer, features college age talents performing in popular Broadway musicals. Make reservations early if you are interested in taking in a show at the Playhouse. Flathead Lake is one of the larger lakes in Northwest Montana. This beautiful lake is great for fishing and boating. Whitefish, a beautiful town 25 miles from us, also has great shopping in quaint shops and is home of Whitefish Lake. A beautiful lake also great for swimming.


Rates & Availability

Columbia Falls House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 7.0%

Tax ID for J & C Landholding is 52-2441649

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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