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Luxury Mountain Cabin. Minutes from East Glacier and Essex

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Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Luxury Mountain cabin completely remodeled minutes from East Glacier and Essex.

Location Halfway between East Glacier to Essex on the southern tip of Glacier Park.

Accommodations: 1 Bed, Loft and 1 bath. Sleeps 6.

Our mountain cabin has been completely remodeled- new beds, furniture, appliances, cabinets, flooring, bathroom, TV, BBQ, and deck furniture.

The cabin is located 18 minutes West of East Glacier and 10 minutes East of Essex. Property is 1/2 mile off of U.S. #2. The Southern border of the lot is the Great Bear Wilderness. With a view of Glacier Park out the front window.

The cabin is very private with a creek running thru the back and Deer, Elk, and Moose often visible from the back deck. Although Private, the cabin has all the comforts: Satellite TV and cell service. The Snow Slip Restaurant is only 2 miles away with Wi-Fi, excellent food and ale. Grocery, Golfing, Shopping, Amtrak and Glacier Park Entrance are only 15 miles away at East Glacier. Or you can travel 10 miles West and visit the historic Issak Walton Inn. If you are a horse person you have access to a barn and corrals within walking distance of the cabin, or we can set you up with our neighbor down the road who is a licensed wilderness Guide for Hunting, Fishing, Riding or Pack Trips.

During the winter months, the road is kept plowed with 100 yards of the cabin so it becomes a great retreat for skiers and snowmobilers. With private runs behind the cabin and Mt. Sheels, Elk Mt. and Snow Slip Mt. right out the front window.

This is a very exclusive, private cabin, one of a kind with all Glacier Park has to offer, within minutes of the front porch.

Keywords: Luxury Mountain Cabin Completely Remodeled. Minutes from East Glacier and Essex.

More Details

Robert Winkowitsch
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2017

About Robert Winkowitsch

Robert Winkowitsch was born and raised in Montana. He and his wife Sahm and twin boys Jed and Kenny, enjoy all that the mountains have to offer. Although Robert is carpenter by trade, he is also an avid: Pilot, Guide, Hunter, snowmobiler and snowboarder, who has hiked, hunted, and explored the area for 35 years. We would love to share our experiences with you.


Essex Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Loft: queen ; sleep sofa /futon.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
*deck/patio *minimum age limit for renters *cell phone reception from cabin*


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Luxury Mountain Cabin. Minutes from East Glacier and Essex
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Troy, Illinois

Beautiful Secluded Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was absolutely amazing! Secluded, but close enough to drive to experience all of the beauty of Glacier National Park. The second morning there a bear ran past the deck and we watched it play in the wild flowers. Thanks Sahm and Robert for sharing your beautiful cabin!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin, moose cow & 2 calves greeted us

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin, quiet, clean. Everything we needed for a great week.

Highly recommend this cabin. It's a drive to get to hiking trails but worth it.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Who wouldn't love it?

  • 5 of 5

You will love this cabin unless you don't love the following: Warm and friendly people, a cabin that is an architectural masterpiece and proximity to the most beautiful county in the continental U.S. For you city dwellers who don't like to get wet or dirty, there are endless no-blisters tourist treasures from Glacier National Park to a few fine dining opportunities. You can see amazing things without ever leaving pagement. For those of us who came here for the best of what Montana truly has to offer, you are within walking distance of National Park backcountry trails. the Great Bear Wilderness and the Wild and Scenic Middle Fork of the Flathead River. The owners, Gary and Theresa are unforgettable folks who obviously live here because this is where they want to be. Spend some time with them here and they may infect you with their warmth and their enthusiasm for this last best place.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review sounds great and sounds like our cabin. BUt.... we did not have guests during this time and our names are not Gary and Theresa. Hope this review gets put on for their cabin. Thanks
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Saint Paul, MN

A fantastic location to vacation and relax!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin’s spectacular nature is only matched by the surrounding beauty of the mountains. My wife and I stayed here with our two daughters recently, and we were completely sad to have to say goodbye and head back home. The cabin is supremely private, well-constructed and has every comfort any person could ask for in a home away from home.

The location is perfectly situated between East and West Glacier, which makes day trips into either region an absolute breeze. There are plenty of nearby quaint shops to pick up snacks or catch a quick bite to eat. The sound of the stream running behind the cabin is so relaxing, and the views are absolutely amazing.

Sahm and Robert were fantastic, and their recommendations were spot on. THANK YOU!

We had so many great adventures each day with hiking, horseback riding, visiting the lodges and so on, but we always were excited to get back to the cabin and enjoy some quality family time in the warmth of the fire and the rustic cabin setting. The cabin itself is much larger than what a person may think by looking at the pictures. I can’t imagine anyone being disappointed with the elbow room.

We are already looking at our next Glacier vacation, and we will be sure to stay here again in the near future.

Thanks again Sahm and Robert!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Knoxville, Tennessee

GNP Base Camp w/out the crowds.

  • 5 of 5

This cabin in the woods, just a few miles west of the continental divide, was the perfect base camp location to explore Glacier. The home accommodated our family of four very well and lived larger than it appeared in photographs. Our daughters shared the large loft that overlooks the forest. This is a very private home that is secluded. The cabin offered most everything we needed, the large porch host a nice propane grill & dining table. Behind that was a fire pit and small stream at the rear of the property. The W&D was great, however, it was fun for the kids to dry our clothes on the provided clothes lines. It was good for our daughters to be without internet and cell service. We spent several late afternoons playing cards and working puzzles under the shadow of the surrounding mountains - perfect! Sahm and Robert, the owners, were responsive to our questions and helpful in their answers. We are strong supporters of VRBO; we rent out our own emerald coast beach home via VRBO 565955. We love going to the mountains every summer to cool off and explore. When we do, we always use VRBO and rent directly from owners whenever possible for the best service and experience. This years experience was no different - thank you Sahm and Robert for making your Montana home available to us in 2014.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brighton, MO


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this cabin for our belated honeymoon in the spring of this year. IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!! I cannot stress that enough! This was the first time that we had been to Glacier National Park, and we both fell in love with the area. Around every corner there is a different majestic view and so much to see! The cabin was very cozy and clean, and had everything we needed for our stay and more -- it is stocked with all of the pots and pans you need for cooking, even spices and condiments. Laundry detergent, towels, T.P., etc. and really everything you will need is provided. The first morning of our stay, we were lucky enough to see a momma grizzly bear and her cub walk right by the cabin and on up into the woods! A few days later, we spotted them again a little further away after we had grilled and were eating dinner on the back porch. I thought that the location of the cabin was perfect; it is far enough away from crowds, but it didn't take very long to get to the East entrance or the Two Medicine entrance of GNP. Sahm was very nice and helpful and easy to work with, and answered all of my silly questions:) I highly recommend this cabin if you are thinking about a vacation to GNP! We would definitely stay there again if we ever get a chance to go back.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Essex Cabin Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%

Winter ............ $175/night;
Summer (Jun-Sep) .. $225/night;
Based on dual occupancy. 3 night minimum;
$20 per additional person.;
1/2 down at time of booking.;
Balance due upon arrival.;
$400 refundable deposit required.;
Subject to 7% Montana bed tax.
Dates available : Year Round
Cancellation policy: If you cancel prior to 2 months of your stay, we will refund your deposit minus $50.00.
If you cancel less than 2 months prior to your stay, you will not receive your deposit back.

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