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Luxury & Location ~ Big Mountain/Whitefish Resort or Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Always contact me for current availability as Calendar may not be current.

*B&B concept also available while property owner is in residence. Ask for details.

It is a log home high-bred build by nationally recognized contractor Tom LaChance, Whitefish MT. This home has been featured in numerous Log Home magazines and international magazine in Japan and Europe.

This up-scale Whitefish home in Carver Bay which is on the East side of Whitefish Lake. When you walk through the front door of this log-structured home, you will immediately notice the beautiful view of Whitefish Lake. Instantly you'll know you made the right choice. From the rich hardwood floors, randomly covered by oriental rugs, to the soaring river rock fireplace, this warm and inviting home may make it difficult to leave. Understated elegance is a theme throughout this 4,000 square foot home situated overlooking Carver Bay on Whitefish Lake. This home features an open concept floor plan with high ceilings both upstairs and in the daylight (walk-out) downstairs.

Thanksgiving dinner, or a long weekend with someone special, you will not be disappointed in this stunningly beautiful Whitefish home. Are you planning a holiday vacation that includes wrapped presents under a Christmas tree,

Whether you want to eat at one of the many fine restaurants in town or throw a steak on the grill, you will enjoy this beautifully designed home with its state-of-the-art kitchen, which has been featured in several magazines and one international magazine. And, oh yes... if you want us to put you in contact with a concierge service or an Outfitter, we can do that as well. With the right amount of notice, they can plan a dinner party, decorate your Christmas tree, organize a dog sled ride, or just stock the refrigerator with your favorite beverages. (Concierge services are billed separately.) And yes, we will provide plenty of firewood. You don't have to be a boy scout to get the fireplace going because there is a gas starter for your convenience.

If you are fortunate to travel with your own Nanny; the entire downstairs could be set-up for her and the children thus leaving you to the upstairs for your own private get away. Works equally as well with grandparents. Privacy is important for all the guests, so to enhance your solitude, this home features a large deck off the master bedroom suite and a patio off the two lower en suite bedrooms. The large deck off the kitchen and breakfast room features a spacious, open-air stone patio with an in-ground fire pit, fun for when you want to make smores or just sit around the fire pit and snuggle...

I have been in contact with private chefs that are willing to work with my guests on a day to day basis. In other words if you want to hike all day and come home to a gourmet meal, that can be arranged.

Further, with a little planning I can arrange a private cooking classes with another private chef. You can sharpen up your knife skills, learn about wine pairings and prepare a meal together with a trained chef or you can sit back and watch.

And if you want a private guide for fly fishing I can arrange that as well. We have a wealth of local knowledge to share that can turn this into the trip of a lifetime.

Corporate Retreats:

Cooking Classes and Wine Tastings have all taken place here and have been met with enormous enthusiasm. Whether you are getting the team together to have a fierce conversation about next year’s budget, or you just want to put a log on the fire and give some well-deserved “Atta boys” to the crew, this beautiful home overlooking Whitefish Lake is the answer.


Begin thinking about the special anniversary for the love of your life or maybe you just need time to rekindle a romance that has been neglected by your busy schedule. We can arrange to have an in-house chef, special floral arrangement deliveries, and messages; if you can think of it, we can probably do it.

Valentine’s Day:

Book now Valentine’s Day 2016! Arrive Valentine’s Day and let us do the rest. If you want to be original, maybe this is the weekend you want to pop the question to that special someone; maybe on a chair lift or the top of Big Mountain. We can arrange a candle light dinner with your own private chef.

Plastic Surgery Recovery:

Whether you are traveling with your own nurse or by yourself; Whitefish could be a perfect destination to rest and recuperate after a surgical procedure. If this is something that you are interested in you should call for details as each situation is different and requires thoughtful preparation.

If rented as a B&B (in which case the property owner may be in residence) the entire downstairs is self-contained. It includes a large great room with high ceilings and breathtaking views of the lake.

Furnishings include sofa and love seat, 60" television, tables and chairs, and a kitchenette with an island. It also has a microwave oven, coffee maker, under counter refrigerator, bar stools, toaster/broiler oven, powder room, and a covered patio. The en suite queen bedrooms each have full bathrooms. This arrangement would be perfect for the person who is frequently in and out of town, a house hunter/buyer, or one who is building in Whitefish and often needs to be on-site. We might be the answer for you. Fishermen, skiers, and adventurers, keep this in mind! (Not suitable for “20-somethings” looking for a place to have a party.) Contact us for more details and rates.

We have a brand new Facebook page with loads of additional pictures of the house and the surrounding area. Please 'Like' us on Facebook. Check us out at, The Lodge at Mountain Shadows.

FYI: We have a strict cancelation policy.

WHITEFISH - The City of Whitefish has been receiving a lot of attention lately. First, National Geographic Magazine called Whitefish Winter Carnival one of the Top 10 in the World. Then, Harper's says Whitefish is one of the Top 25 Best Ski Towns in the World. Now, Vogue Magazine has something to say about Whitefish, comparing it to Aspen, Colorado.

Vogue Magazine has included Whitefish in a Travel article called: Destinations of the Month: Ski Towns, USA. Whitefish is the last town mentioned out of the 6 towns featured. The article compares Whitefish to Aspen. They wrote that the Vibe in Whitefish is like Aspen.

Whitefish residents are reacting in a mixed way, either they're upset that the article was even written, because they don't want the secret to be given away, and others say that Aspen is better than Whitefish...

The Whitefish Winter Carnival and several restaurants were also mentioned in the Vogue article. Other towns like Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Telluride, Colorado were also mentioned in the article.

Keywords: ~ The Lodge at Mountain Shadows ~ Lake View, Secluded, Acreage, Plenty of Off-Road Parking. Heated Garage. Large Master Bedroom Suite and Bath. Two Person Jetted Tub and Two Person Master Shower. Plus two en suite Bedrooms and Second Great Room. Cozy, Radiant Floor Heating throughout.

More Details

Joanna King
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 18, 2017

About Joanna King

I have had several careers and I never expected to be an Inn Keeper of sorts, however, it has been enormously rewarding. I love preparing this home for guests. I particularly like the positive comments from guest about the extra touches my team and I include.

Joanna King purchased this house in 1994

Why Joanna King chose Montana

My late husband and I escaped from California in 1994. We were looking for something we weren't sure what but the place had to be more spectacular than California with high mountains and wide valleys with lots of rivers and lakes. And the people had to be the best! We got lucky to found Whitefish Montana and this has been my home for the last eighteen wonderful years.

What makes this house unique

I love the fact that I'm so close to town, to the top of Big Mountain and so near the airport.

I have the names of a few world-class babysitter, however, you need to book well in advance.

In the house, I love that every lake facing window has a lake view... and it's very hard to see anybodies else's house.

Don't over look the fine people of this great little town. You will find the locals are always willing to help.


Whitefish House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Upstairs Powder Room off Greatroom - toilet , Toilet and Sink
    Powder Room off Lower Greatroom - toilet , Toilet and Sink
    Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , 2 person shower and 2 person jetted tub and a private toilet
    #1 Down Stairs On Suite Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    #2 Down Stairs On Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) One King Bed in Master Suite, Downstairs Bedroom (1) Queen Mattress set in each of the two En Suites bedrooms. 1 Deluxe Aerobed Queen, Child Beds (1), No crib but I have child's bed that can placed in any bedroom and is especially handy when traveling with a Nanny.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
'Gaggenau Oven With/Pizza Stone', 'Warming Drawer', 'Indoor BBQ', 'Trash Compactor', 'Heated Garages', 'Hot Water Tap' 'Down Stair Great Room includes Kitchenette', 'Mud Room/ Pantry/ Laundry Room'


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Luxury & Location ~ Big Mountain/Whitefish Resort or Downtown
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
La Canada Flintridge

Great property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The location and views from for each room in the house are fantastic. My wife and I stayed at this property with one of my partners and his wife. It was a fun way to all be together, but it was easy to have our own space. When we were downstairs it was like having our own rental. The downstairs family room, three bathrooms, and small kitchen area were a great place to be on our own. Each of the three bedrooms has it own bathroom and there are also two guest bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. The decks provided three different areas to relax. When we wanted to all be together, it was easy, when we need our own space it was easy. The kitchen was fantastic and a fun place to hang out. The proprty manager did a great job making sure we had everything we needed. We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Novato, California

Amazing property and location!

  • 5 of 5

This property is in an ideal location, close to everything you could possibly want. The house is beautifully appointed and makes you feel like a pampered guest. All the amenities are exquisite! We sat outside by the fire and roasted marshmellows looking up at more stars than I've ever seen in my life. The kitchen is incredible! It is very large making it easy for many people to help out with the meal preparation, not to mention that every type of utensil you could ever need is there! Joanna really went the extra mile to be sure we had everything we needed. Being a long time Whitefish resident, she knows all the ins and outs that make staying here an extra special experience. We will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House!

  • 5 of 5

We are pleased to write a review of your place Joanna. Sally and I were very fortunate to pick this house. The kitchen was great to cook in especially since we are both "Foodies" we really appreciated a well put together kitchen. Everything was as promised. I liked Not being on the top of the mountain because we were less than 15 min to the top and we were so close to town and all the great restaurants. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Barbara, CA

Best Ever Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most delightful vacation ever! The house was spectacular in ever way. We asked to have certain wines and food for our arrival, and it was just as we asked. Mike particularly liked the extra added touch of having the fireplace crackling when we walk through the front door. It was a long trip for us but so worthwhile. We have fallen in love with Whitefish and now I know what you mean when you say ,"shh... don't tell anybody". Therefore, I am reluctant to say too many good things about your wonderful home and Whitefish; we want to keep it small and private and for ourselves.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, you are too kind! It's easy to be a good host when you have great guests! Again thank you
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Bainbridge Is. WA.

Perfect House for relaxation and fun.

  • 5 of 5

What I liked best about this place, is that at night I can see every star in the Milky Way. No ambiant light from anyother house filters into my view. Quite secluesion with bucks, eagles and the occasional bear gracing the property. I stayed here when playing golf at the WF Lake GC, less than 10min. drive and that's with stopping at Cowgirl Coffee. This last winter, I was boarding chair 6 within 15min. after leaving the garage. Will be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, you are too kind! It's easy to be a good host when you have great guests! Again thank you
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Wasabi Sushi Bar
Cafe Kandahar
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
"Consistently the best food in town or anywhere around. From the Main Dinning Room to the De..."
Cowgirl Coffee
"The Best!"
Tupelo Grille
"Shrimp and Grits is my favorite."
Pescado Blanco
"I love their Taco Soup, I just wished they a dinner size portion."
Great Northern Brewing Company
MacKenzie River Pizza Co.
The Boat Club
"Fabulous venue but I don't like their menu"
The Great Northern Bar and Grill
"Crazy wild fun a local watering hole for sure. After 9:30 the younger set arrives."
Whitefish Lake Restaurant
"Consistently the best food in town or anywhere around. From the Main Dinning Room to the De..."
Mc Garry's Roadhouse
"I haven't been in a while so I'm not going to give it more than 3 stars, but I know I lot of..."
Buffalo Cafe & Nightly Grill
"Good food!"
Grouse Mountain Lodge Dining
"Beautiful venue horrible service and bad food"
Montana Coffee Traders
Bulldog Saloon and Grill
"Great Burgers!"
Mambo Italiano
The UPS Store
"Very helpful."
Whitefish Theatre Company
"The Best!"
Reecia's Salon
"Reecia and her staff are very well qualified to take care beautification needs check out her..."
Massage Therapist
"She is one of the best massage therapists I've been to. Call Glacier Medical at 406 862 2515..."
Casey's Bar
"This is a fun place to go!"
Latitude 48
Whitefish Amtrak Station (WFH)
"It's something you need to do just once in your life... and more if you like it."
Piggyback Barbeque
"A great place to pick up food when you are on the go. Also, very kid friendly."
Cowgirl Coffee
"The absolute best coffee anywhere!"
Alpine Village Market
Nearest Airport
14.8 Miles
Glacier International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Too many to mention
Nearest Golf
4.4 Miles
Whitefish Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
3.2 Miles
Amtrak, Whitefish, MT
Nearest Motorway
3.3 Miles
Highway 93
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Too many to mention
Nearest Ski
2.5 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
2.1 Miles
Les Mason Beach
Car: recommended

'Morel Mushroom Hunting', Huckleberry Hunting', 'Ice Skating'


Rates & Availability

Whitefish House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

House Keeping $400 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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