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Privacy in the Forest with Spectacular views of Flathead Lake & Mountains

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,272 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Four bedroom home, 3 full baths, sleeps 8, 2 kitchens, can be 2 sep. units

Privacy in Flathead National Forest with Spectacular views of Flathead Lake & Mission & Swan Mtn Ranges. Located 2.5 mi from boating and Flathead Lake. Entrance to Glacier National Park is 50 miles. Three miles to boat launches on the lake. DISH & WiFi included. Blacktail Ski Hill 20 min away. Whitefish Big Mtn Ski 45 min away.

House has 2272 sq ft.

Downstairs 768 sq ft unit containing Queen Bedroom, kitchen, dining and shower bath with TV. Decks on two sides. A large couch can be opened into a full bed if needed. Downstairs has a private entrance and can be separated from the upstairs unit.

Upstairs unit has 1504 sq ft with 3 bedrooms. King Bedroom & Queen Bedroom has full tub and shower bathroom with separate vanity basin on third floor with TV and private deck. This unit has two private entrances and likewise separated from the downstairs unit.

There is a 2 car garage but owner supplies are there. There is ample parking.

Log Gazebo next to house along with a child's playhouse, see saw, and sand box and Hammock. Property has 6.3 acres.

Middle floor has full kitchen & dining with living room & TV and a full shower bathroom with washer & dryer. The bedroom can be two twin beds or converted to a king bed. Middle floor has decks on two sides.

More Details

Claude & Cheryl Hoffmeyer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, American Sign Language
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Claude & Cheryl Hoffmeyer

Twenty year residents in Somers, Montana. Absolutely love it in Montana and think most other people will love it too. We traveled to Montana shortly after retiring and found the people to be friendly and self sufficient. When we traveled to Montana, we noticed that many native Montanans retired to the Flathead Valley. We were fortunate to purchase these homes that had been used as Bed & Breakfast Homes by the previous owner. We like the privacy of a Forest Road off the beaten path. Challenging in the winter but worth it because of the wildlife and spectacular views that still amaze me. My wife likes to say 'The destination is worth the journey!'

Claude & Cheryl Hoffmeyer purchased this house in 1997

Why Claude & Cheryl Hoffmeyer chose Montana

This property appealed to us because of the forest and it's wild life. It has privacy and spectacular views of the lake and mountains as well as forests.


Flathead Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2272 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , washer & dryer
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Three bathrooms one tub and 3 showers. Second floor bathroom has washer & dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Four bedrooms Three in upper unit One in lower unit with couch that can be made to sleep 2
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Privacy in the Forest with Spectacular views of Flathead Lake & Mountains
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

One of our favorite VRBO stays to date

  • 5 of 5

This home is so comfortable and welcoming as are the hosts. Claude was only a quick message away if you need anything or have any questions but they are absolutely not intrusive hosts in any way. The home has everything needed to make your stay perfect. Exceptionally clean! And the views are simply the cherry on top! The lower floor is easily accessible for anyone with moderate mobility issues. Loved every moment and adored our host, just sorry we couldn't stay longer!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review, and we would love having you return
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Beautiful location and view of the lake!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the beauty of this location. We had a great view of the lake and the full moon at night was gorgeous! The house was well maintained. Beds were very comfortable. The only downside was no air conditioning through most of the home.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Johnny, I had intended on air conditioning the house before this season but the estimate came in at $14,000 and I couldn't do it this year
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Can't wait to go again

  • 5 of 5

This was a very beautiful place to stay. Great views of the lake with amazing sunrises and sunsets. We were welcomed with snacks and bottles iif wine and because we had children with us they had provided children's outdoor furniture along with some outdoor games for them. Deer were always in the yard. Very quiet and peaceful. Owners were great and made sure we had what we needed. Would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was really great hearing your children play and use the "playground" and children's furniture. I feel I should apologize for the unfamiliarity I had of the new VRBO Website.. I am trying to correct those areas. Again thank you very much for your kind words.
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Beautiful, peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved this home! Peaceful and quiet. A bit dated, but very clean and in great condition. Beautiful lake view. Claude is available just over the hill if necessary and was very helpful. The three levels gave everyone in our group ( 7 adults including two couples) space and privacy.

We recommend black out curtains in the master since the summer nights are so short in Montana. Also, a DVD player would be great since internet connection is a bit sketchy.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Erika for your kind review. As for the drapes that let in less light, there are two skylights in the bedroom you reviewed, there is no way I can block out those skylights. We have the same situation in our own home bedroom. If it is too bright for me, I use sleep masks. We tried darker drapes to let in less lights and it was still bright. So you have a valid recommendation but I have no workable solution for making bedrooms darker in bedrooms with skylights. As for the internet being "sketchy", I had DISH come out and they had me cut down a tree and they had to move the DISH antenna to another place. They are returning monday July 25th to mount the DISH on a post out in the yard and bury their cable up to the house. I hope this takes care of the "sketchy" internet. I inquired about hooking up a DVR player to the system but DISH had no recommendations.
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Mead, WA

Comfortable home, beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this home! We rented the whole house for a multi-family vacation and it suited everyone's space needs for privacy and togetherness. The rental was in a good location to be able to spend two days exploring Glacier and a couple days exploring Flathead Lake and the surrounding communities. Loved that when it was hot near the lake, the house was still cool due to the higher elevation. Our children loved the playhouse and gazebo and the adults loved visiting on the wrap around decks. We would recommend this house to those looking for a quieter rental but still plenty close to all the attractions of the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice review. Thank you very much. Please consider us if you have a return visit to the Flathead.
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Mesa, AZ

Great, family friendly home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The house was very clean, and had everything we needed. Claude was an excellent host. We especially appreciated the beach towels for our days on the lake. The view was amazing! We hope to return sometime.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Emily Your family was neat to see in the home. Nice children and you treated the rental home as if it was your own and I thank you . Claude
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Nearest Airport
22.7 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Train
28.9 Miles
Whitefish, MT Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
2.3 Miles
US Highway 93
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lakeside, MT
Nearest Ski
18.9 Miles
Blacktail Mountain Ski Area
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Flathead Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Turnover cleaning charge $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

One week minimum if Holiday.
Rates listed are for 8 people, there will be an extra $20 per person per night for guests more than 8.
Winter guests must have studded snow tires on their automobiles

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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