EXQUISITE HOME, STUNNING VIEWS, BOAT DOCK ON FLATHEAD LAKE (JUNE DISCOUNT - 10%)

Bert Herndon

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights

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EXQUISITE HOME, STUNNING VIEWS, BOAT DOCK ON FLATHEAD LAKE (JUNE DISCOUNT - 10%)

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House, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This exquisite “Sunset Place” home has its own boat dock and is in a premier location on the northeast lakeshore of Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana. You have magnificent views both south and west on Flathead Lake and views of westerly mountains. Flathead Lake is the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi, covers over 191 square miles and is one of the cleanest in the world. Plus this home is located within a short walking distance from downtown Bigfork (shopping, five-star restaurants, art galleries and playhouse theater), has a nearby public boat ramp and golf course (with numerous other golf courses in the Flathead Valley) and within an hour from Glacier National Park or Whitefish Mountain and Blacktail Mountain hiking and ski areas. Glacier International Airport is located within 45 minutes of this home.

“Sunset Place” is a new, two-level 4,000 square foot, Montana-style home. There are stunning views of Flathead Lake and nearby mountains. Massive, “hand-scraped” Montana logs have been used in the vaulted ceiling and pillars, along with custom wood railings throughout the main living and stairway area.

This home is located in very serene neighborhood where the homes are very close in proximity to the lake and each other. Sunset place is a wonderful home to unplug, relax and enjoy the best this area has to offer. Respecting the quaintness of the neighborhood this should not be considered a party house or location. This home will wonderfully accommodate 6 adults and perhaps 2-3 children. We ask and the rental agreement strongly disallows large groups. Due to covenants, we cannot rent for less than two weeks.

The main floor includes an open, light entryway, kitchen, wet bar, dining area, living area, guest bathroom, laundry room, master bedroom and bathroom suite, two outdoor patios, natural gas barbecue and two single-car garages. The second level includes an open den/office area and two master bedroom/bathroom suites both with outdoor access to upper balcony patios.

The custom interior is elegantly furnished in Montana style and includes:

• Beautiful, over-sized soft leather and upholstered furniture in the living area where you can sit to enjoy the views, watch evening sunsets, watch a large variety of migrating birds, visit with friends, or curl up to watch TV or read a novel.

• Floor-to-ceiling natural stone gas fireplaces both in the living room and in the main level master bedroom suite.

• Alder wood floors on the main level with area carpets in the living and dining areas, plush carpet in the bedrooms and throughout the second floor.

• Three plush master bedroom suites each with king-size beds and direct access to outdoor patios.

• Tiled-floor bathrooms adjacent to each of the three master bedroom suites, each with granite countertops, double sinks, walk-in closets, over-sized tile showers that have custom European glass doors. Two of the bathrooms have deep soaking tubs.

• Granite countertops in the kitchen with tiled backsplashes, full size island/breakfast bar with built-in microwave, high-grade alder wood cabinets with under and over cabinet lighting, side-by-side Viking refrigerator/freezer doors, 6 burner Viking gas stainless steel stove, dishwasher, stainless double sink with instant-hot water, and pantry. The kitchen is fully stocked with small appliances, dishes, cookware, utensils, silverware; everything except the food.

• 42” plasma TV, along with DVD/stereo with CD player in the living area entertainment center, built-in stereo intercom (main level) and 32” plasma TV with DVD player in the main level master bedroom suite.

This home also has its own private boat dock that is only 20 steps from the patio.

Top tourist attractions include: Bigfork Village with boutique shops, art galleries, Bigfork Playhouse and restaurants, Flathead Lake, Glacier National Park, Kalispell, Whitefish, Bob Marshall Wilderness (many types of outfitters and guides in these areas), National Bison Reserve, Jewell Basin hiking area with mountain-top views, and many small area lakes are nearby for day trips.

Area activities include:

• Boating and watercraft activities, swimming, sunbathing

• Bigfork Playhouse and Theater, Art galleries and museums, Shopping, fine dining

• Sightseeing, wildlife, photography

• Rafting, kayaking, canoeing

• Blue-ribbon fishing and hunting; horseback riding and back-country trips

• Biking, mountain biking and hiking

• Art Show, Antique car show, 4th of July parade and festivities, Bigfork Whitewater Festival Days, NW Montana Fair and Rodeo

• Downhill and cross-country skiing; sledding and tubing; skijoring

This “Sunset Place” home is available by the month at the rate of $15,000/month and is available by the week at the rate of $5,500 plus security deposit, and applicable taxes. This is a no-smoking and pet considered home.

Make this wonderful home your destination for a serene get-away that captivates your senses and is a destination where you can proudly entertain your family and friends…all making unforgettable, life-time memories of your stay in Montana. Enjoy the “last best place” in Montana any time of the year!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only

Bert Herndon

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Carl and Bert Herndon are long time residents of Bigfork. This wonderful town is where we chose to raise our family. Since the kids are grown, we now 'winter' in a warmer climate but will always come back to Bigfork for the Summer and Fall. Bigfork is a magical village with outdoor activities for everyone and stunning views everywhere you look.

Bert Herndon purchased this house in 2012

This stunning property is so close to Bigfork, you can walk downtown in a matter of minutes, yet far enough way to be quiet.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 14 nights
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Exquisite Home, Stunning Views, Boat Dock on Flathead Lake (June discount - 10%)
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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Bigfork Flathead Lake
Las Vegas
5

FABULOUS FLATHEAD VACATION

  • 5 of 5
We recently spent 2 weeks on Flathead at this incredible lake house! The house is located within walking distance of Bigfork yet peaceful. It's setup wonderfully with comfortable beds, a full featured kitchen, wireless internet, and more. The view from the living room, patio, and dock are stunning as the sunsets. Everyone also have a great time catching some fish right from the dock! When we had a few questions, the owner was very responsive and accommodating. I highly recommend this home for your vacation needs!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice words. I'm glad you had a relaxing time in the Flathead Valley.
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Exquisite Home, Stunning Views, Boat Dock on Flathead Lake (June discount - 10%)
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Bigfork Flathead Lake
Manalapan, NJ
5

SPECTACULAR SUNSETS

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here after 4 days of hiking. It was a nice way to wind down our trip. The house is off the charts. Beautifully designed. This house is immaculate and very comfortable. No expense was spared when it came to building this home. The locations is awesome too. You are right near town and some great restaurants. You absolutely must rent a paddle board from Montana Adventure Sports. The owner..Renny dropped off and picked up the paddle board himself. I would highly recommend this property to anyone traveling to the area. Our favorite stop in town was Sweet Peaks. Great ice cream.
  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Exquisite Home, Stunning Views, Boat Dock on Flathead Lake (June discount - 10%)
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Bigfork Flathead Lake
Seattle, Washington
5

PARADISE ON FLATHEAD LAKE

  • 5 of 5
This lakefront home was an amazing property and house. The listing pictures do not do this property justice. The place is BETTER than the pictures. It's large and spacious. The owner has thoughtfully stocked the house with so many extras - besides just the basics. The decor is unbelievable and it makes you feel right at home the minute you walk through the door.

The bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, and all of the rooms were clean, clean, clean.... and newly decorated and stocked. It felt like we had just moved into a brand new home.

The beds were amazingly comfortable and the bedding for the kids on the floor, including mattress pads and blow up air mattresses were clean and high quality.

Everything about this house was HIGH quality. The owner provided superior service and communication. The house was full of amentities - from the well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, plates, cups, bowls, utensils, and gadgets) to the bathrooms with soap, shampoo, and lotions. Lots of closest space with hangars.

And that is just the inside. Outside landscaping is beautiful and well maintained. The backyard facing the lake was a perfect place with high quality outdoor table and chairs. Perfect for sunning, bbq, and sunset watching. We saw quite the shows every day of the eagles, ospreys, and swallows. It was amazing. And the sunsets were spectacular. No wonder the street is called "Sunset Place".

There is a large gas bbq grill and fireplace on the side of the house. The two separate garages were spacious and secure..

Overall, our experience was excellent and far exceeded our expectations. It was definitely one of the nicest places we have ever vacationed in - plus felt "homey". Our experience was almost perfect. There is new home construction during the weekdays nearby and loud saws and pounding were ongoing from morning through the afternoon and very loud when we sat outside. Inside, the noise wasn't too bad - demonstrating how well insulated it was.

The location of the house is SO close to Big Fork. We walked there every day. We also found nearby trails to hike and run in beautiful settings - by either foot or drive-to. Some of our parties fished the North and Middle Fork Rivers - and were very successful. We hiked the nearby Jewel Basin and Glacier National Park is a relatively short drive away.

We would highly recommend this vacation home to anyone-summer, fall, winter, or spring. It has it all!

Thank you to our wonderful host
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed yourself! Sorry about the noise next door.
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Bigfork Flathead Lake
Edina, Minnesota
5

RECENT GUEST

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful house in a great location. The house is close to new with nice amenities and is large and comfortable. The location is also great with convenient access to Bigfork and any of the activities on the north side of the lake. I would highly recommend the house!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words!
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Nearest Point of Interest
Public boat launch
Nearest Point of Interest
Village of Bigfork: restaurants, art galleries, shops, playh
Nearest Point of Interest
Eagle Bend Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Montana Athletic Club

The West entrance to Glacier National Park is located within approximately 45 minutes of our home.

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Availability & Rates

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Bigfork House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
prime summer
Jul 12 2014 - Aug 15 2014
14 night minimum stay
$5,500
 
 
late summer
Aug 16 2014 - Sep 12 2014
14 night minimum stay
$5,000
 
 
fall
Sep 13 2014 - Oct 18 2014
14 night minimum stay
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
$4,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Bigfork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Golf ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • churches
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sledding
  • gambling casinos
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sailing
  • racquetball
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • parasailing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
  • basketball court
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • golf
  • whitewater rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • snowboarding
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • water tubing
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