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Whitefish Lake Front House, Private Dock, & Spectacular Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Lake Front House, sleeps 4 adults and up to 4 children or the young at heart

This lake shore home is designed for people that enjoy making memories. It is a multiple family home with a long term, quiet tenant currently in the lower unit. The main house is the top two stories, two bedrooms with queen beds,

two bathrooms and a sleeping loft. Kitchen is user friendly with stainless steel appliances, including a gas stove and a breakfast bar. You can access the lakeside porch from the kitchen and the gathering room. There are two convertible sofa beds which are comfortable for kids and the young at heart in the upstairs loft. The living room, dining room, and kitchen have an open layout where families and friends can be together. The cozy gas fireplace warms the cool mornings.

The house has two covered decks for dining, relaxing, wildlife viewing and for visiting with friends and family. The ambiance is comfortable and the memories you make will last for generations. Enjoy the beautiful private yard. You are surrounded by beauty of the trees native to the Pacific Northwest. The grass is well landscaped and the property is set up for family fun and relaxation. Enjoy horseshoes, croquet, barbecuing, picnics, bird watching, and any other outdoor activities you choose. The private dock is just a stone throw from the house. We have a canoe, rowboat, kayaks (3) and paddle boards (2) to share with our guests for fun on the lake. Bring your own watercraft or jet ski's if you choose. You can grab a beach towel and just lay on the dock. Soak up the sun, enjoy some music or even float around on your tubes or rafts.

If you like a sandy beach and a hotdog, head for City Beach located right down the lake. We are so close you can boat, kayak, walk, drive or bike. This beach offers rental tubes, swim buoys, a large floating dock for cannonballs/jumping/diving, lifeguards and a great snack shop.

If you are looking for a nice lunch with a great view or have friends looking for accommodations close by the Whitefish Lodge is less then a mile away. Its a quick boat ride and an easy place to fill up on gas and ice to keep your cooler full.

We are surrounded by beautiful Golf courses that are consistently rated in the top 5 by Golf Digest. The Summer temperatures allow you to play all day long with Day light extending up to 16 hours during the peak of summer.

The exciting City of Whitefish has an eclectic blend of coffee shops, art galleries, restaurants, bars, ice cream and candy shops for an afternoon stroll through downtown. If you are looking for Night life we have some great places for dinner or a night in a bar.. You will feel a contagious energy here.

SUMMER DOESN'T LAST FOREVER, BUT WHILE YOU ARE HERE, YOU WILL WISH IT COULD.

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More Details

Owner
Linda
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Linda

I always knew that someday I would live on Whitefish Lake. My grand parents used to run a cabin resort named 'Win-na-kee Cottages' during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. Most of the grand kids came every summer to spend weeks making beds, renting boats, cleaning cabins, mowing lawns and just enjoying being around the lake. I dreamed of some day having my own home on the Lake and now I do.My home was built in 2006. I love to share it with families so they can also create the same kind of memories that last for generations. I love it here ! All seasons are wonderful. I will do everything I can to make your stay the best vacation you ever had.

Linda purchased this house in 2006

Why Linda chose Montana

The memories from my childhood lured me here my entire life. When you arrive in Whitefish you are engaged with energy from the beautiful surroundings and all of the water that surrounds you. The Whitefish River is just across the bay and is so fun to canoe or tube down. The ducks and geese and even an occasional river otter, are all along the banks. Use your imagination and explore all the rivers, streams, creeks, and especially all the lakes in the area. The eclectic town of Whitefish appears small but is large in what it has to offer. The privacy of the property lends itself to relaxing, picture taking and sharing experiences with your family in a spectacular setting.

What makes this house unique

This cottage is on the East end of the Lake. It is withing walking distance to town and City Beach. It has a private driveway. The cottage is almost sitting on the lake shore.It is very private and the wildlife is everywhere. The furnishings and the things this house has to offer will help make your experience almost perfect. The large covered decks that surround the house, give you many ways to spend your vacation time. There are two picnic tables on the lawn. Move them around between the sun and shade. They are so fun to have for family use. Enjoy a game of horseshoes or even soccer. Just relax, and enjoy. Lay on the dock, listen to the water and nature noises. Take pictures of all the animals that wonder on and off the property. When you leave Whitefish, you will not have to take a vacation from your vacation. You will feel rested and renewed with all that you have experienced here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your place is the epitome of what a house on the Lake should be. We had a great time, the only regret was the we did not stay for another week. With Glacier Park so close and Big Mountain, with all its adventures, and your beautiful cottage on the Lake, we had the best vacation ever. The August weather was so warm and the cool Lake and all the activity it provides could have kept us busy for the entire summer. The kids enjoyed all the water activities so much, I am sure we will come back. Our vacation at your gorgeous spot was everything we had hoped for.
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Whitefish House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathrooms are complete with a full tub, shower, toilet, fan, and windows that open to the outside. Each bathroom has two sinks to provide you extra space. All linens, toilet paper, paper towels and soap are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 ( Queen size bed), Bedroom 2 ( Queen size bed). Loft ( There are two fold down futon beds). Great for small children or 2 young adults. I have a New pack and play with bedding for your use.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Private, beautiful setting for Lake House, abundant wildlife, private dock and spectacular views, walking distance to town, city beach and 25 miles to Glacier Park. Just 7 miles to Whitefish Mountain Winter and Summer Resort, Mountain Bike courses, Aerial Walk through the tree's park and Zip lining is just a few of the summer activities available at Whitefish mountain. Surrounded by Renowned golf courses, many lakes and rivers for fishing, hiking, huckleberry picking and endless possibilities on the water.

Reviews

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Whitefish Lake Front House, Private Dock, & Spectacular Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Bexley, OH
5

The perfect porch on the perfect lake with the perfect host.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our week on Whitefish Lake. We couldn't have asked for a more comfortable and clean lake house for our stay in Montana. It was close to everything and very accommodating. Did I mention the most well-equipped kitchen in all of our HomeAway/VRBO travels. You will be very happy on this porch.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gregory and Jen for your great review. It was nice to meet you both, and I was happy to see you enjoy the canoe, and the other water toys. Keep up with your travels and your photography.
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5

An absolutely perfect location and very well appointed

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic location and beautiful property with absolutely nothing missing. This was easily the best appointed rental we have ever stayed in and we will be back for sure. The property is beautiful with all the lake toys you need to make sure your kids are asleep early and you can enjoy your wine and amazing lake views at sunset. Thanks once again Linda and we'll see you again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house and lawn were beautiful, comfortable and fun!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great vacation at this wonderful home. Linda has thought of everything. The proximity to Glacier was appreciated.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect lakeside home! Owner has thought of everything. It is like staying at your best friend's home. It is warm and inviting and has everything you need for a great week on the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceptional Whitefish Lake

  • 5 of 5

We've rented from Linda for many years and can't imagine staying anywhere else. The location is extraordinary, the landscaping is stunning, the dock is always clean and inviting, and the views are amazing. As my kids have gotten older, it's be great to see them be able to walk into town without a grownup in tow. If you want a great experience for you and your family, this is the place.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego Ca
5

Beautiful property and house

  • 5 of 5

Whitefish Montana is magical and this house and property has it all to make it a relaxing and fun vacation. From the comfortable beds to the stocked kitchen and Kureg for coffee Linda hasn't missed a thing! The views are like a post card moment from every window and especially off the porches. I visited with another couple and we can't wait to go back! The house is be very accommodating for families too!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Glacier Internation Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Whitefish Downtown
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Whitefish Golf Course
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Whitefish Train Depot
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 93
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Whitefish
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Big Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
City Beach on Whitefish Lake
Car: not necessary

This location is 30 miles from Glacier Park, 10 miles to Big Mountain Summer and Winter Resort, 1/4 mile to City Beach, or swim over from the dock on the property. You can rent boats, sea doo's, jet skis, snow mobiles, over the phone and have them delivered to City Beach for your pickup. Downtown Whitefish is less than a mile and is filled with a great variety of Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Gift Shops, Bars and a Community Theater. In town there is a bowling alley, a movie 4 plex, ice cream stores, bakeries, and a good selection of groceries and State owned liquor stores. There are hiking trails and biking and walking trails through out the city of whitefish. The Whitefish River is less than 1/2 mile from the cottage for your pleasure in exploring. You can take a canoe, kayak, rowboat, raft or even a float tube down to several pick up points. Great for scenery, fishing, exploring and just good family fun. Whitefish offers all season adventures. Whitefish Mountain Resort is only 10 miles away with over3,000 acres of mountain activities for all seasons. There are 9 championship golf courses within short driving distance from the cottage. The Crown Jewel of the area is Glacier National Park and is only 25 miles from Whitefish.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $500

There is a No refund cancellation policy within a 30 day window of your reservation. I will be happy to switch your week upon availability in the case of an emergency.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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