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Spacious Lodge, Nearby Ski Hill and snowmobiling. Glorious view.

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, No more than 14 guests may stay overnight.

Spacious lake view log home on 5 acres with private boat dock. Maximum 2 boats allowed at this dock (use your own boats or rent some close by). Awe inspiring, 280 degree view of Georgetown Lake, Continental Divide Mountain Range and the surrounding forests. Ideal for peace and quiet. Neighboring homes all around, but far enough away to allow privacy. Walk 100 yards to the lake for summer or winter sports activities. Discovery Ski hill is a 15 minute drive from this home. It's the best kept skiing secret in Montana and is often praised as the best skiing, most reasonable prices. Use your own snowmobiles to ride over 120 miles of nearby groomed mountain trails directly out the front door. Old Works golf course is 1/2 hour drive to Anaconda. It is a Jack Nicklaus signature course, and a challenge to the best golfers. The lake offers boating, swimming, outstanding fishing both summer and winter. Para-skiing tournaments are held each February. Ice fishing is popular here. Two restaurants close by serve burgers, sandwiches, steaks and breakfast. The small community of Philipsburg is 20 minutes to the west and has shops, restaurants and entertainment. This is the most beautiful home on the lake with by far the best view. Come and enjoy! Please be aware that this is a log house in the woods in the country. There will be bugs occasionally. If you don't like bugs and the outdoors, this house is not for you. This is a smoke free home. Smoking is permitted outside the house. Please dispose of cigarette butts properly as fire danger is always high in western forests. Check in is at 5:00 PM and check out is at 10:00 AM. No tents or campers are allowed on the property. Day events (weddings, family reunions, etc) are limited to 40 people and there will be an extra charge of $500 per event. If the tenant's guest list exceeds 30 people, the tenant is required to rent a portable toilet to accommodate guests during the event. Tenant may do this by requesting a number from the property manager. The tenant is liable for any damage to or loss of property caused by the tenant or the tenant's guests. Therefore purchase of damage protection is recommended. There is a fee per pet per day, added at the time of reservation.


Property Manager
Cora Wyant
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Cora Wyant

We will give you information about the owners, but you will mostly be dealing with the on-site manager, Cora Wyant, who lives near the property. Cora is a friendly, capable manager and cleaner and will do what she can to make your stay the best vacation you've ever had.

I, Bob Morris, grew up in Anaconda and after college I spent my career in Mexico and in Southern California working in the aerospace & electronic industries. I returned to the community of my birth after retirement. Home again! My wife, Joan grew up outside Chicago and has lived in Montana for the past 40 years. She was Director of the Western Montana Metal Health Center. We are currently retired and reside in Anaconda, although we love to travel and stay in VRBO homes all over the world!

Cora Wyant purchased this lodge in 1993

Why Cora Wyant chose Montana

We built this house after selling our electronics business in San Diego. We first owned a smaller house nearby but I always envisioned spending my final years on a mountaintop to see the sun come up in the morning and go down in the evening to fish, ski, hike and snowmobile right out my door. It's a dream come true.

What makes this lodge unique

We built this house in 1993 and we never get tired of the magnificent view over the lake. To see the wonderful mountains, forests and animals and experience the beauty and craftsmanship of a log house is beyond description. if I had it to do over again I would not change a thing, neither the location or the house itself, there is nothing to compare it with. Western Montana is in a class all of its own and luckily this part of it is still relatively undiscovered. We are so pleased to be able to share it with you.

Amenities

Anaconda Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Powder room off Great room, decorator sink & toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bath, main floor. Large, walk in shower
  • 3 full baths, 1 half bath. Master bath jacuzzi with a view, 2 sinks and large shower. Spacious upstairs bath with shower and a claw foot tub with a view. Lower level has one bath with a tub shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Downstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Downstairs (The twin beds are really a trundle bed)
  • 5 bedrooms. Spacious master bedroom: king bed, fireplace, TV, and lake view. Upper level: 2 bedrooms each with queen beds, one with crib. Daylight basement: 2 bedrooms, one double bed each and one trundle bed. One roll-away bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No Mail delivery except through a P.O. Box in either Anaconda or Philipsburg

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Spacious Lodge, Nearby Ski Hill and snowmobiling. Glorious view.
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 48 reviews
St. Paul, MN
5

very nice home

  • 5 of 5

The home was clean. Nicely decorated (cabin style). The wild life around the area was amazing. We had moose siting every day! One evening a bald Eagle was on the tree boughs. The only draw back is that the dock is a bit of a distance from the home so fairly unusable.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missoula, MT
5

Great Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Spacious cabin, great views, and close proximity to a ski resort. You simple cannot beat waking up in this place with a cup of coffee and that spectacular view of the lake and mountains. I would recommend this place anyone who loves fishing, skiing, weekend getaways or the great outdoors.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Missoula MT
5

Luxurious but homey getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin wasnt just beautiful inside and out, it had such a comfortable feel to it. The spacious interior was great and the rooms/bathrooms on each level were just as nice. waking up to the view of snowy mountains and a lake right from the living room windows with a morning coffee on the couch was my favorite part. Having a mountain to ski at just a few miles away wasn't too bad either. Going ice fishing for the first time (just steps from the front door) was a blast. I would recommend this cabin to all ages! Loved my time there.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Greatest Holiday Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

We had a two-week family vacation at this exquisite Montana Mountain Lake lodge this 2016 winter. This completely furnished home is one of the most amazing places we have ever stayed. There is so much to do and the lake views are so spectacular. The lodge is on the top of the peninsula, with the continental divide set as the background. I’ve stayed here in years past and loved it. The recent property management changes are a welcome change. The service, cleanliness and dedication are once again great. Anything you need – they were there for us, it was really nice.

Winter or summer activities and sports are plentiful in the Montana Mountains. Hunting, skiing, fishing, photography, sledding, hiking, boating and reading books under a tree are some of the favorites. Discovery Ski hill is 10 minutes on the other side of the lake. We did some ice-fishing while we were there and ended up with about 12 pounds of fresh rainbow trout. The airport and Costco are only an hour away as well. There are some really great things to see and do, both in Anaconda and nearby Phillipsburg. Some of our favorites are the world famous Sweet Palace candy shop and jewelry / sapphire shopping in Philipsburg. Washoe Park in Anaconda always has wild deer wandering around. The Old Works golf course, was designed by Jack Nicklaus. The lodge is huge and has a 30’ tall wood-burning fireplace. It can sleep a dozen guests comfortably. The country kitchen is designed to cook for large families by way of a 36” electric cook top/oven and a Sub Zero frig. The breakfast table view is very special. We saw wild animals like deer, elk, bighorn sheep and even a moose. The décor is “western log cabin” if that’s even a style? From the wagon wheels laying around to the art-work. The hardwood floors, shelves and walls are enhanced with beautiful rugs, tapestries and ornate decorations. Someone with a real passion spent a lot of time and effort to design this place. We stocked up before we headed out to the lodge. There is a spice cupboard in the kitchen with a fair amount of the common needs. We dined at the Barkley II in Anaconda, it’s not fancy but the 12-course steak dinner was amazing. Seven Gables Bar has broasted chicken and JoJo Fries to die for! The Haufbrau has outstanding pizza and beer. We’ve found that the people in Anaconda, and Montana in general, are some of the warmest and most hospitable people there are. We already planning our next Georgertown Lake / Anaconda Montana get-away.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Mike for your enthusiastic review. We hope you will enjoy the home another time soon.
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5

Nice ski trip

  • 5 of 5

This is a great spot for a large group to stay while skiing at Discovery. The views are amazing, and the house is huge and had everything we needed. The manager was very responsive and helpful. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful place for family to gather

  • 4 of 5

Large, clean 5 bdroom home with the wide world outside and the mountains on the horizon. Common areas are comfy yet large enough to have the whole gang around the fireplace or dining room table. The kitchen is lovely, but if you're a cook, be prepared for some challenges. The ample kitchen presents the problems of having so many places to store things... and the location of just what you're looking for can be frustrating. The oven heats slowly and probably not to temperature. Once you learn the stove top, it's manageable, but does take a time or 2. Cora is wonderful to work with. We found that there were quite a few times where there wasn't enough hot water... even with staggering times and taking very short showers.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
7 Gables Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Old Works, Challenging Jack Nicholas course
Nearest Train
300 Miles
Amtrak Whitefish, MT
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
MT Hwy 1,
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Seven Gables Resort, Diner
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Discovery Basin, 6 chair lifts: skidiscovery.com
Nearest Beach
Private beach at the lake, 100 yards from house
Car: necessary

Most of the activities mentioned above are within an hours drive. Visit the historic museums in Anaconda, Butte and Philipsburg. Granite and Garnet ghost towns. Smoke jumper center in Missoula. Chief Joseph's battleground museum in Wisdom. Two hour drive to Yellowstone Park and 4 hours to Glacier Park.

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Rates & Availability

Anaconda Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
May 1 2017 - Jun 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
$2,800
$9,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$590
$3,900
$12,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
$2,800
$9,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
$9,500
 
 
Spring
May 1 2018 - Jun 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$450
$2,800
$9,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 16 2018 - Sep 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
$590
$3,900
$12,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2018 - Nov 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$470
$2,900
$9,200
 
 
Winter
Nov 16 2018 - Apr 30 2019
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,200
$12,000
 
 
Spring
May 1 2019 - Jun 15 2019
2 night minimum stay
$470
$3,000
$10,000
 
 
Summer
Jun 16 2019 - Sep 9 2019
3 night minimum stay
$600
$3,000
$12,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2019 - Nov 15 2019
2 night minimum stay
$470
$2,900
$9,200
 
 
Winter
Nov 16 2019 - Apr 30 2020
2 night minimum stay
$520
$3,400
$13,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$550
$3,500
$10,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

daily fee per pet $10
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 7.0%

Cancellation Policy: A cancellation made 60 days or more before the scheduled arrival date will receive a refund of reservation deposit, less a $200 cancellation fee.
CHECK IN TIME: 5:00 PM
CHECK OUT TIME: 10:00 AM
There will be a pet fee $10.00 per day per pet.
This house sleeps 14 people, added fee of $50 pp/pday for extra people max 20 people. $500 event fee.
No campers or tents allowed.

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