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LAKE FRONT Log Home - Private Beach

People15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
People
15
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Troy - Montana Lake Home

3 stories: 4 Bdrms, 3 Baths + Family Rm Beds & Screen porch bed, Sleeps 13

Our home is located in NW Montana on Angel Island. We are ON THE LAKE (not the canal). Angel Island is 60 miles east of Sandpoint, Idaho and 30 miles southwest of Libby, Montana. The island is situated on 5 mile-long Bull Lake, with bridge access over a canal.

Our beautiful house sits on a pie shaped lot with 150' of beach frontage. It sleeps 13 people comfortably on 3 levels with an open spiral staircases between loft, main floor and lower level. There are lake views from all three levels with loads of light from the many windows.

TOP FLOOR: ~ Large Loft overlooking the lake ~ King bed ~ Full bath with over-sized Jacuzzi tub ~ Convertible couch bed ~ Queen bed cubby ~ Desk, Phone, TV/DVD

MAIN FLOOR: ~ Fully equipped kitchen ~ Laundry room ~ Full bed ~ ¾ Bath ~ Open beam living space with views across Bull Lake ~ opens up to Large log rail deck… take in the views of NW Montana's Big Sky.

LOWER FLOOR: ~ Family room with Queen sofa sleeper ~ Twin daybed ~ Player piano ~ TV/VCR ~ Queen Bedroom with porta-crib ~ Bunk room with adult friendly built-in bunk beds ~ Opens out to a covered screened in porch with a set of bunk beds

The home's private beach includes boat dock and floating swimming dock. Guests have a fire pit area and barbecue. Privileges on Angel Island include 2 public swimming areas, boat launching spot and tennis courts.

Local area offers wildlife and recreational activities that are plentiful and numerous. Take a hike in the Cabinet Mountain wilderness or to the Kootenai River suspension bridge and falls. Fish for perch, bass and fresh water salmon out your front door; bird watchers will delight to see blue heron, woodpeckers, grebes, loons, osprey and a wide variety of other wild birds and waterfowl. Different seasons bring beaver, muskrat, deer and moose.

Keywords: Lake Front, Beach, water ski, Ross Creek Cedars, Cabinet Mountains, Log Home

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Karen McKean Updike
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 December, 2016

About Karen McKean Updike

This is a picture of my family. I was born and raised in Libby, MT. My parents, Les and Shirley McKean, built this home. When they needed to move closer to town, we bought it in order to keep it in our family. Setting up the vacation rental is what makes it possible to keep it.

Greg and I live in SE Alaska and get to MT as often as possible. Our kids are all in Oregon attending college.

Karen McKean Updike purchased this house in 1999

Why Karen McKean Updike chose Montana

This home is an easy 2.5 hours drive from 3 major Airports: Spokane, WA (GEO), Kalispell, MT (FCA) and Missoula, MT (MSO)

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to let you know what an amazing week we had at your beautiful lake home! Your place IS the nicest on the island and we enjoyed every day! Thank you for everything and so glad you get to enjoy it next!
Jul 2014
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

LAKE FRONT Log Home - Private Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Breathtaking fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed here for a week. My family had a cabin on Bull Lake when I was growing up but it's no longer there so I wanted to revisit the lake and share it with an old friend. The cabin had everything anyone could want, had comfy beds with great separation for privacy. It was well stocked for cooking and the views were amazing! Saw bald eagles and deer in the yard every morning. Karen advised us on where to hike and what to see while we were there. I will definitely be renting this cabin again and inviting my family next time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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5

Excellent, Again

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay at this property. Again, everything was as advertised. Love this cabin and how it sit right on the lake but back out of the flow of other boaters and traffic. Already thinking ahead to another visit.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

We love The Montana Lake Cabin so much, that we have returned five times! Karen and her family are the best to work with. Our whole family looks forward to our annual visit each year. The R&R is priceless! The property is gorgeous, the lake pristine, and amenities are perfect for a relaxing and comfortable MT experience. We spend tons of time boating, fishing, hiking (Ross Creek and Kootenai Falls are a must), and enjoying everything outdoors. If you are considering a MT visit, I highly recommend The Montana Lake Cabin!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Outfitted Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Montana Cabin on Bull Lake is one of the best outfitted vacation homes my family have enjoyed staying at. The location on the lake is wonderful on its own and the property is immaculately groomed. However there are many bonus is the amenities. The canoes were top of our family’s list. They came complete with an assortment of life jackets and paddles in the downstairs screened in porch closet.

Also inside the fun closet are other inflatable toys for younger kids and if you come without your fishing pole, there are some basic poles hanging from the ceiling of the porch. There are ample yard furnishings with many places to sit and ways to relax that fits your mood; lounging on the deck, relaxing in a hammock, or a couple sitting together in a lakeside swing chair. The campfire ring has a handy little table for s’mores staging.

The location is the ideal place on the lake. If you are a power boat user, there is open access to the lake. If you are using the canoes, the marshes in the opposite direction are too shallow for the power boats so you get to cruise the waterways without bother (and the small mouth bass are plentiful there).

The house is well furnished. The beds are comfortable, and the rental is ideal. We are already scheming about when we might return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin and lot. Everything you need for a weekend or week.

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a weekend here with some friends in May. Weather wasn't all that great but we still had a great time. Beautiful area, close access to Cabinets for hiking. We hiked into Liegh lake, which I think is a must. We relaxed in the cabin and I'm not sure you could find a better place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Beautiful Setting!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I (in our 60's) & our small dogs & our pontoon boat spent 2 glorious weeks here fishing & swimming & napping & eating. The water was down so we had to swim off the boat but we saw eagles, herons, deer, squirrels, hummingbirds galore off the deck & the water. No luck fishing but the locals said they weren't biting on anything. We went to the Cedar forest nearby. Very cool. The cabin was fully equipped. It was between 90-100 degrees the whole time we were there but it was cooler in the gorgeous log cabin. The workmanship of this cabin is amazing. The lawn & beach were great too. Our dogs had a blast too!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Kalispell, MT
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Halfway House
Nearest Golf
32 Miles
Cabinet View Golf Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Libby, MT
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway MT 56
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Little Joes
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Schweitzer Mountain & (Turner Mountain 40 Miles)
Nearest Beach
ON SITE
Nearest Point of Interest
Ross Creek Cedars
Nearest Point of Interest
Kootenai Falls

The Ross Creek Cedars Scenic Area (5 mi.), Cabinet Mountains Wilderness Area - Hiking, KOOTENAI Falls and Swinging Bridge, Glacier National Park - Day trip

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Troy, Montana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Off Season 16-17
10 Sep 2016 - 8 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
£153
for 1 night
From
£153
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
£977
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
9 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,125
for 7 nights
£2,125
£6,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£637
for 2 nights
From
£319
£2,125
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £159
Pet Fee £60
Tax Rate 7.0%

We have NO hidden CLEANING Fees on our pricing.
Summer rentals are a 7 night minimum from Friday to Friday.
Children 12 and over are included in the 10 person quest count. ONLY add "Children" for the quote who are 12 and older.
We have Beds for 13 plus a set bunk beds in the screen porch (2 Twins).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Troy, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2084 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main Floor Bath is 3/4
    Lower Level Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , New with Heated Tile and lots of storage
    Loft Master Ensuite - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Large Tub on it's own hot water heater
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Main Floor - 1 Single Bed
    Queen Room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Quiet & Cool with Full Bath near by
    Bunk Room - 2 Single Bed , Built-in Sturdy bunks for child or adult
    Lower Level Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Sized heavy duty Sleeper Sofa
    Loft Area - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Overlooks Living area & views with Jetted Tub ensuite
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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