|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Cottage on Swan River
Private cottage with outdoor kitchen shares riverfront with main residence on the Swan River. Spacious lawns and gardens along with spectacular mountain views and trout pond, an ideal setting for fly fishers, river floaters, artists, thinkers and dreamers seeking a bucolic private setting with easy access to the Bigfork environs.
Comfortable and peaceful, yet easy access to Glacier National Park, hiking, fishing, floating and the beautiful town of Bigfork with art and sculpture galleries, great restaurants and the Bigfork Summer Playhouse.
24/7 private access with hosts living on property to assist in whatever is required.
Interaction with Guests
Hosts will assist in arranging the pleasures of your delightful stay on the Swan River.
The setting on the Swan River is private, offering views of the Swan Mountain Range, towering pines and mystical flowing water.
Your vehicle will be necessary to enjoy the pleasures of the area, however you can arrange for shuttle service from the hosts to float the river to fly fish or tube.
Other Things to Note
Your host can provide fly fishing equipment to fish for trout on the river or in our private trout pond.
No accommodations for extra guests.
Internet access provided by WiFi
Twin beds can be joined to create a double bed, simply advise
No Pets allowed
A retired fly fishing enthusiast living the summer on the beautiful Swan River in northwest Montana. In addition to caring for our riverfront home, tending our vegetable garden and nurturing our perennials, as a certified fly fishing instructor and fly tier, I enjoy teaching fly casting and all the intricate nuances of the sport. I relish the food of my heritage and am blessed with my wife, Virginia, who as an accomplished chef, teaches cooking, enjoys knitting and painting landscape scenes. I love to float the 5 miles from Swan Lake to the takeout on our property, catching rainbow trout along the way. Leisure is reading mystery novels. Fly fishing floats, fly casting lessons, river tube floating and other outdoor activities can be easily arranged. I can also supply all fly fishing equipment. Just let me know your desires. The cottage is available from May 1st to October 31st.
I stayed at the cottage for a long weekend while I was in Bigfork for a wedding. Vince and Virginia were so welcoming and flexible. The property is breathtakingly beautiful and the accommodations are clean and comfortable. I loved enjoying my morning coffee and delicious homemade baked good (courtesy of Virginia) on reclining chairs on the banks of the Swan River. I highly recommend staying here and will do so myself if I'm ever back in the area.
We had a fantastic time at the cottage on the Swan. It was so peaceful and relaxing. We also had great hosts! Thanks for everything, Vince & Virginia!!!
What a beautiful and cozy retreat! Our hosts were extremely hospitable...we feel a kinship to them now. This provides a fabulous view of the river and if you float the river then you are able to get out right at the cottage. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. I highly recommend booking this cottage if you are headed to Glacier or simply want a place to let your cares melt away.
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Apr 20 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Owner will send further details upon request as well as detailed map to Cottage.