This lovely private home is in a protected bay with a dock w/slip and swimming area on a beach with a water trampolineJuly and most of August, paddle boat, bon fire pit and Bar B Q. The house is situated ona ¾ Acre lot with 144 feet of frontage. The large Southerly decks attached to the house provide both dream views and exceptional relaxation time out whether the fire pit is on or not. The Bar B. Q. on the dining deck offers great feasting potential with the beauty of Flathead Lake and the Mission Mountains in the background.
Flathead Lake is the largest natural fresh water lake west of the Mississippi with great fishing, restaraunts along the shore, golf courses to choose from, and quaint, friendly
small communities that will enhance your vacation.
The home has beautiful views from the Master bedroom, Living room, and dining area that allows for air conditioned enjoyment in summers and with a digital movie or a game
on dish TV. There is a secondary recreation area downstairs with a retro decorated kitchenette and a family room with fireplace.
This Home is blessed with the Montana magic of both summer and winter. Blacktail Mountain ski area is at the top of the mountain, above us, overlooking the lake and Big Mountain ski area just 40 minutes away. Blacktail Mountain also offers cross country skiing and snowmobiling for all who enjoy those sports.
As my Granddaughter would say " This was the best vacation EVER!". I was skeptical when I read the other reviews for this house, but the house really is perfect. At the end of the week we tried to think of something that was missing or could be improved. There was nothing on the list. We have used VRBO several times before. Every house was very good. This really was the best. I had no expectation of our visit to Montana. However one week was not enough. We came to see Glacier Park which is spectacular but there was so much more to do and see. Even though our visit to Glacier Park was fantastic, everyone just wanted to stay at the house because it was so great. Just to sit on the deck with the fireplace overlooking the lake was great.
This house was perfect for nine of us traveling from San Diego for the Montana Spartan Race. There was plenty of room, beds, linens and areas to hang out. The place was clean and well stocked with blankets, towels, laundry detergent and if I forgot something random (like syrup), the owner, Kari, was able to bring it over. Kari fulfilled any/all requests we had and she even made us homemade cinnamon rolls. The lake view was really peaceful and we had two outside hangout spots: during the day we usually hung out on the patio with the gas fire pit going and then at night, we had a fire down near the dock and there were plenty of chairs/seats for all of us to relax.
We had a wonderful time at this spot. The house was very clean, well-stocked, roomy and comfortable. Kari and Bill were very helpful and made sure we had a great vacation. The view is fantastic, too. The best part of this property is it is just steps away from the lake and they have a great boat dock. How nice to walk out the door and get on the boat and take off!! Each night we enjoyed a wonderful fire down by the lake to top off our relaxing day on the lake. There is even a little spot where our 2 1/2 yr. old grandson could play in the water a bit. He absolutely loved everything about being there, so did his grandparents, parents and baby brother. We lucked out with the weather in September - it was totally beautiful - couldn't have planned a better vacation! We will definitely try to get back there again!!We didn't leave the property much, but it is close to restaurants and shopping and is really one of the best locations on Flathead Lake.
We stayed here over the week of 4th of July with our family (including small children) and had an absolute blast. The location is excellent and the house/property are immaculate. We brought our ski boat and loved having it in the water at the private dock for the week.
The owners are really fantastic people. They were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay.
The fireworks show in Lakeside (and just outside the cabin) were great. We took the boat out at night and had an amazing experience watching the fireworks from the water.
Do not hesitate to rent this property. It is clean, family-friendly and the location can't be beat. I have a feeling we'll be back!!
WOW, what a great spot for a vacation! Pictures just don’t do it justice. No camera can capture the magic of the water, mountains and that Montana sky. It is a superbly equipped house on a postcard beautiful lake in the Big Sky Country of Montana. Not only did we have everything in the house we needed, Kari was just amazing. Get some of her recipes if you can. (stores are close too, so you can try them out). We played on the lake (great dock & boat slip), water trampoline was very cool – kids just loved it - even the big ones. BBQ’s, bonfires, starry nights .….we just didn’t want to leave. We will come back and thanks for a great vacation.
Top Thing to do in City:
* Boating-yours or rentals.
* Fishing with Mac Attack Derby.
* Bigfork Summer Playhouse.
* Somers Cajun Fest.
Top Thing to do in Budget:
* BBQ on the deck.
* Bonfire on the beach.
* Glacier National Park trip.
* Drive around the lake.
* Swim or fish off the dock.
Top Thing to do in Family:
* Big Mountain Ski area Summer/Winter.
* Raft a river.
* Take wave runners to Hungry Horse.
* Glacier Park trip.
* Water Slide Park.
Activities: Golf /Bear Zoo Wildlife
Mountain Biking Cross Country
Climbing Fitness Center/Gym
Antiquing Cinemas/Movie Theaters
Museums Horseback Riding
Top Tourist Attractions Flathead Lake, Glacier National Park,
Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, Flathead River System
Blacktail Ski Area, Big Mountain Ski
Area (summer & winter),
National Bison Range