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Hogie

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, Indonesian

Mountain Retreat W/ Spectacular Lake/Mountain View

33 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Flathead Lake House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8+)

Peaceful wooded environment and relaxing Montana decorated home with inspirational views of lake and mountains. Recreational activities abound: hiking, hunting, fishing (river, lake and ice), skiing (snow and water), jet skiing, boating (sail & power), ATVing, river rafting, kayaking and much, much more. Just 20 minutes to Blacktail Ski Hill and 45 minutes to Big Mountain. Less than 1 hour to Glacier National Park.

Our son, Chris, has a paddleboard rental business. If you would like to reserve a board for any or all of your stay with us you can make a reservation at www.paddleboardoutfitters.org/rentals/

Relax: This a wonderful place to come for a relaxing, peaceful stay in the woods with inspirational views of the lake and mountains. Located 2 miles from the highway gives it a very quiet, but yet easy access to travel in any direction of a variety of recreational and shopping adventures. Artists and adventurers of all types flock to this area for fulfilling their vacation and vocational dreams away from the hubbub of busy life in the city.

Keywords: Cabin, wooded, lake & mountain views, quiet

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Hogie (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english, Indonesian

About Hogie

Hogie and Connie just celebrated their 42nd wedding anniversary and are blessed with 4 children and 15 grand children. Hogie works as a builder with his own company called HISBIZ and Connie as a realtor with TrailsWest Realty in Bigfork, MT. We love our family and feel so blessed to live in the most beautiful place on this planet.

Hogie purchased this house in 2004

Why Hogie chose Flathead Lake

We loved this property from the minute we first set foot on it. Being situated 800 feet above lake level it gives one the feel of being airborne, which is Hogie's passion. The mountain and lake views capped with breathtaking sunrises are an added bonus every time you look out the windows.

What makes this house unique

Besides being centrally located to countless recreational activities in the Flathead Valley, the home is less than an hour from the pristine Glacier National Park and Big Mountain and Blacktail Ski resorts.

Reviews

5
based on 33 traveler reviews

Mountain Retreat W/ Spectacular Lake/Mountain View
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
5

Perfect perfect perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family came to stay for 8 nights in the middle of February. We came for some RnR and he home was more than perfect. It was close to blacktail and whitefish big mountain for skiing - which we did and loved! The home has a spectacular view of flathead lake and the mountains. We enjoyed all the windows for the view. The cabin was very clean, very open and perfect for us!! We would stay there again for sure! Hogie lived just up the hill and was easy to get ahold of and very helpful

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

fantastic! Can't think of a better place to stay in the area! Read carefully, though: no internet.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here 5 days over Christmas. Peaceful, lots of deer and a wonderful host! Would return in a second!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Although we do not have WIFI internet, we do have 4G cell reception with Verizon which is satisfactory for most of our guests.
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with a beautiful view. Loved every thing about the house. Cant wait to come back and stay again. Hogie was very kind and helpful. Wouldn't even look for another place to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation and house is great!

  • 5 of 5

The house was great! Super clean and had just about everything we needed. Beautiful views, quiet, scenic, and lots of wildlife visit daily. We were there for glacier and visited frequently. No fire while we were there due to the high level of danger. But the fire pit looked perfect! Hogie was great and gave us a wonderful day trip reco- holland lake- Great Lake, beautiful views and we rented kayaks. We would for sure come back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This home was amazing. Very clean. The views were fantastic and the location ideal. Our week of fun included Glacier National Park, Whitefish Resort, fishing on Flathead and exploring the towns around the lake. We loved how central this home was. Will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time visiting Montana and we couldn't have picked a better location and home for our family of 5. Plenty of room for all of us, especially when our 3 boys (2 high schoolers, and 1 middle school) needed a little space from the parents! Plenty of competitive air hockey games in the evening. The home was perfectly set up with everything needed for the stay. Very close to local restaurants and shopping without being too close. We were able to easily explore Glacier National Park (45 minutes away) as a day trip and Flathead Lake has tons of recreational activities for an active family. It felt a lot like a home away from home, which says it all!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Glacier International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Tamarack Brewery
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Eagle Bend Bigfork
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Whitefish Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Higway 93
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Somers Bay Cafe
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Blacktail Mountain
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Somers Bay
Car: necessary

2 miles from best boat launch on Flathead Lake. 20 minutes from Blacktail Mountain for great family skiiing. Less than 1 hour to Glacier National Park. 45 minutes from Big Mountain Skiing. Recreational activities abound: Hiking, water & snow skiing, fishing (river, lake, ice), wave running, sailing, zip lining, kayaking, river rafting, hunting and much much more.

Also, our son, Chris, has a paddleboard rental business. If you would like to reserve a board for any or all of your stay with us you can make a reservation at www.paddleboardoutfitters.org/rentals/

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Rates & Availability

Somers House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Summer 2016
May 27 2016 - Sep 16 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$1,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Peak Winter 2016/17
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 6 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
$1,550
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$200
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

Weekly rental from Friday to Friday only.
Check-in: 4pm, Check-out: 10am. Exceptions considered.
Rates listed are for 8 people, for additional people add $20/person/night.
50% deposit to confirm reservations. Balance due upon arrival.
$500 refundable security deposit upon arrival.
$100 cancellation fee prior to 90 days out, 50% thereafter.
Visa, MasterCard and Discover cards accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Flathead Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Large walk in Master bath shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Porta Cribs (1)
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
If you happen to visit us in the winter months, be aware that the home is on a mountain and 4 wheel drive vehicles are required to access the home as the driveway can be snow packed and occasionally icy. We do our best to keep it plowed and sanded, but sometimes perfect storms happen :-(

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