THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HOUSE ON FLATHEAD LAKE SPRING~SUMMER~FALL

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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THE MOST BEAUTIFUL HOUSE ON FLATHEAD LAKE SPRING~SUMMER~FALL

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House, 4 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 11-12)

Our home resides on Finley Point facing Skidoo Bay with views of the beautiful Mission Mountains. Just a few steps beyond the stone steps of the house is the lake shore, you’ll see the sun rise each morning over the mountains.

Our home is a newly constructed craftsman style home with architectural inspiration from Greene and Greene. Rock and stone prevail inside and out.

In the winter, radiant heat throughout the house keeps the wood and stone floors warm to the touch. The great room features a 20’ rock fireplace and there is an outdoor courtyard with a fireplace for year round use.

Autumn, described lovingly by the locals, brings incredible beauty and solitude. Picture yourself sitting on the Adirondack chair with a steaming cup of coffee watching the loons skim the lake. Or take your kayak out for a scenic view on the calm lake.

Winter on the lake is surprisingly mild yet offers two ski areas to choose from. Winter is the perfect time to enjoy the snow recreation options or to just get a fire going, curl up on the leather sofa in the library and read one of the 1,000+ books offered in the house. Or enjoy a fire in the outdoor fireplace, bring your hot chocolate outside and watch the stars.

The house is configured for privacy with the master wing separated from the guest wing by the kitchen, dining, great room, and library. The master suite has a queen size bed. French doors swing open to the outdoor courtyard and fireplace. The master suite bathroom amenities include a double walk-in shower, Japanese soaker tub, double sinks, and a washer and dryer. The guest wing has three bedrooms and a laundry room. A large bedroom faces the lake with a queen bed. There are two additional bedrooms, one with 4 bunks and one with two bunks and a double bed. These guest bedrooms share a large bathroom with a double shower stall and two vanities. The bathrooms are both nicely appointed with travertine stone floor and granite vanity.

There is an additional half bath off the dining room with a pine cone sink pedestal, pine cone light sconces and rock trim behind the vanity.

The kitchen is well equipped for the gourmet chef with a five burner cooktop and double ovens. You’ll find every small appliance and utensil imaginable in the kitchen. There is a large walk-in pantry fully stocked with a wide array of spices and has plenty of room for your groceries. With a slab granite island, and richly stained alder cabinets, you’ll find the kitchen an inviting place to gather. The beauty of the kitchen is heightened by the 20’ceilings, trusses that are an extension of the great room and sweeping views of both the lake and cherry orchard behind the house.

You may dine in the large dining room (table with extensions seats 12) overlooking the outdoor fireplace courtyard and lake, or make yourself comfortable outside under the covered patio overlooking the lake. The covered patio boasts an oversized Weber gas grill with a side burner for full meal preparation al fresco!

We also offer a spacious loft above the garage as a separate rental unit or as an addition to your house rental. The loft has a queen bed, bathroom and sweeping views of the lake.

You’ll find everything you desire in a vacation here: rest, relaxation, outdoor activity and great family time. Please contact us soon and book your vacation week.

NEW: Our neighbors on Skidoo Bay recently posted a really wonderful video depicting fun on the lake. Ask us about it.

FALL: Fall brings a brilliant blue sky and quiet to the lake. The weather has been particularly nice in September over the past several years. It's a big, northern state, so there are no guarantees, but lately it seems like we've had longer summers up there. October can often be sunny and crisp and beautiful, even if you lose your warm lake water for swimming. More often than not, I've enjoyed nice Indian Summers into October, with those blue skies in the day, wood smoke and the smell of the orchards at night, and sometimes snow across the bay on the top of the Mission Mountains. Glacier Park is usually open well into the fall. At Apgar campground, far south in Glacier Park, you can walk out onto a bridge in the fall and watch a dozen or more bald eagles gather to feed on salmon. I'm biased, and it's probably because I rarely get there in the fall anymore, but it's one of my favorite times to be at Flathead Lake. Winter brings skiing through the snow-covered trees of Whitefish Mountain, and the good camaraderie of (other!) Canadian bargain-hunters. And spring brings the blossoming of cherry trees above our house and throughout the Flathead valley.

WINTER: Because we have deep roots there, and because it’s where we built a house near water that laps upon the shore like words of Yeats, we spend our winter holidays in Montana. In the easy seasons it is a reliable heaven on earth. In the winter it is either snow-covered peaks against bright skies - or grey isolation.

This Christmas, the strain of travel weighed a little heaver on eye and muscle when the first morning hours arrived, enveloped by low clouds and the dark of the longest night of the year. The world was in harmony only with the lure of another hour in a feather bed. One querulous goose flapped and honked over a hundred of its kind, all floating on the cold lake with a caking of snow on their heads and backs. They ignored him, and we all claimed a little more sleep.

And then, when the world was right, the inevitable call of one bird to some willing other began again, and the day could unfold toward coffee and breakfast. It’s in that moment that the vacation begins, and you are no longer tempted to begrudge the forsaken comforts of Christmas enchiladas and the twinkling lights of the village we leave behind here.

Nowhere in the city do you get that call and response, and such a reliable ordering of things.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
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The family is comprised of 5th and 6th generation Montanans. The lake house represents a long-time dream of having a place on Flathead Lake.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

We built this home, with the help of one of Montana's best architects, to fit as perfectly as possible with the beauty of Skidoo Bay and Flathead Lake. We hope that it will bring meaning and happiness to our family and friends and guests for many generations.

Rare new lake front luxury house on Skidoo Bay. Peace. Tranquility. The joy of being on this great lake in any season.

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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The Most Beautiful House on Flathead Lake Spring~Summer~Fall
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
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The Most Beautiful House on Flathead Lake Spring~Summer~Fall
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Skidoo Bay Flathead Lake
Calgary
5

Great Place at Flathead

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2008
  • Stayed: Apr 2008
The house was perfectly laided out. The location and setting beautiful and the owners effortlessly easy to work with. It is the most beautiful house on the lake.
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 3/3
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The Most Beautiful House on Flathead Lake Spring~Summer~Fall
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Skidoo Bay Flathead Lake
5

A getaway like no other!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
My family and I stayed here over Thanksgiving and it is a trip we will not soon forget! Dennis was incredibly helpful and generous from the moment we booked our reservation with him. We stayed during a very cold time of year and Dennis made certain everything was taken care of from the inviting temperature of the home upon our arrival to sending out the housekeeper to help us work the master bedroom fireplace. The home is lovely and feels comfortable to be in. It felt as though I was staying in the home of a good friend. The comfortable, lived-in quality of the home did not leave me with the sterile sensation of other vacation rentals I have stayed in. The quality of the amenities are first rate. The craftsmanship used to build this home is seen in every detail including the solid wood doors, beautiful hardwood floors, and most of all the incredible view of the lake and mountains. My family has already decided that this is a place we must come back to in the summer. You will not be disappointed by this home!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Skidoo Bay Flathead Lake
Minot, ND
5

Excellent family vacation

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
Excellent, well maintained property! 5 people in our party, ranging in ages from 2 to 70+! Everyone enjoyed themselves. The owner was very helpful and responsive. Would rent again, without any hesitation!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Skidoo Bay Flathead Lake
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL,
5

Beautiful house with a beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
My family and I had a wonderful time staying in this house, located on the shores of Flathead lake.
It offers a stunning view of the lake and mountains surrounding it. It is a big spacious house with everything you could possibly need on a vacation away from home. The house is beautifully build with lots of wood and stone and big windows everywhere. We enjoyed the feeling of being outside all the time. Every night we would sit on the patio and watch the sunset over the lake. It was truly magnificent.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Skidoo Bay Flathead Lake
Colorado
5

Amazing Place on Flathead

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
My family and I had a wonderful stay at this home and got to experience the complete Montana vacation. This house works for both sedentary vacationers and adventurers as well. It is about 90 minutes to Glacier Park for hiking and sightseeing yet there is plenty to do without having to venture out. The property has a dock for water skiing, tubing or just just looking out at the mountains. There is a firepit on the shore as well as a fireplace on the patio and one in the living room. There is plenty of spices and kitchen supplies as well as high end appliances and a gas grill on the patio. Polson is only about 10 minutes away and has a Safeway, Wal Mart, two golf courses and a variety of fast food restaurants. Flathead Lake is a true gem and this locale is more calm that houses on the main part of the lake. Overall an amazing experience full of unforgettable family times.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Four seasons of recreation in the heart of the old West. 1 hour and 15 minutes to Glacier National Park.

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Availability & Rates

Skidoo Bay House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring Shoulder
Mar 16 2014 - Jun 14 2014
$4,250
7 nights
 
 
Summer Peak & Major Holidays
Jun 15 2014 - Sep 14 2014
$7,250
7 nights
 
 
Fall Shoulder
Sep 15 2014 - Nov 16 2014
$4,250
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49.00
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Cleaning fee is normally $250, required weekly when stay is for more than one week.
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Amenities

Skidoo Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3208 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Waterfront
  • Water View
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Laundry Soap
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Garage ...
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Stove ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Loft has bathroom with shower. May not be available for use in winter.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master has 1 Queen size Bed, Guest Room has 1 queen size bed, two additional bedrooms have 1 Double Bed and 6 Twins (bunks), Sleeper Sofa in Library. Loft has queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Ping Pong Table
  • VCR
  • Television
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Music Library ...
  • CD Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • library
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • museums
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • wildlife viewing
  • shopping
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting big game
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • snowboarding
  • rafting
  • golf
  • rock climbing
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • skiing
  • parasailing
  • basketball court
Notes:
Indoor & Outdoor Fireplaces. Inspired by Greene & Greene, this house is full of custom arts & craft and bungalow themes, inside and out. Built for the ages.
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