This enchanting Montana lodge was custom built in 2004. It has a true Montana feel and is located in a private wooded setting, surrounded by larch, pine and birch trees. There are many areas where the native plants have been allowed to thrive. It is surrounded by a flower garden that guarantees flowers, no matter what time of the summer you visit. The grounds are landscaped with a large lawn and a large crystal blue, rock lined pond complete with its flowing fountain. There is a deck that overlooks the pond for the perfect place to enjoy the long Montana summer evenings as you sit at the picnic table and grill on the Weber propane grill. The Black Bear Lodge is just a short stroll through the woods from the Brand new log and timber Walking Bear Lodge for those with larger families. Together they sleep up to 30 guests. (see #224622)
The Black Bear lodge is 2200 square feet with five bedrooms, and sleeping up to ten. The two family rooms have pullout queen sleepers that can sleep an additional 4 people bring the total sleeping capacity to fourteen. There are two bathrooms; one has a Jacuzzi tub and double steam shower.
The kitchen is designed with rustic blue pine cabinets and complimented with granite and soap-stone counter tops. The gleaming full-size, stainless steel appliances, microwave with convection oven, full-size dishwasher, and garbage disposal make preparing and clearing meals a breeze. All of the cooking tools, utensils, and dishes that you and your guests will need are provided. The large kitchen is complete with silverware, serving & cooking dishes. There is a separate laundry room with full sized front loading washer/dryer. The two family rooms each have a large Flat Screen TV. There is a DVD player, selection of movies and WIFI throughout. The TV’s have full programming and TiVo to record your shows while you are out and about.
The main level has a cathedral ceiling with tongue & groove blue pine and log accents. It is tastefully furnished with custom, handmade furniture. It is thoughtfully decorated to feel cozy not commercial. The family room on this level has a queen pull out sleeper. There is a King bedroom and a Queen bedroom on this level.
The lower level sleeps up to eight, with 3 large queen bedrooms. There is a queen futon in the living area. It has a game area, desk, and local Montana books for you to explore. There is a small refrigerator and bar sink so you can play and snack without having to run up stairs. It makes a great kids room.
In all the there are:
- 4 Queen Bedrooms
- 1 King Bedroom
- 1 Queen sofa bed
- 1 Queen Futon
This lodge is centrally located to all that Montana’s Flathead Valley has to offer and is a mere 4 miles from both downtown Whitefish and Whitefish Lake. Just 10 minutes more and you and your companions can enjoy hiking and a gondola chair ride at Whitefish’s own “Big Mountain” in the summer and you can enjoy skiing there all winter. Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness are only 25 minutes away, so whatever your pleasure - whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, or boating – this vacation spot has it all. Additionally, multiple shopping areas are only 15 minutes from your doorstep. There are many restaurants, art galleries, spas, golf courses and local shops for you to enjoy on your perfect Montana vacation.
The Majestic Arena is 4 minutes away and features many fun rodeos and events all year. There are 7 golf courses three of them are 10-15 minutes from the door. They are the Meadow Lake Golf Course, Buffalo Hills Golf Course and Whitefish Golf Course.