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Home in country, great mtn views and close to skiing. Hot tub, sauna, fireplace

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

Relax by the pool and take in the great view of mountains and the surrounding farm land. We have finished the sauna house which includes a full bathroom and changing area. The hot tub is brand new this spring. Centrally located to Whitefish, Bigfork, Kalispell and Glacier Park, and many other attractions around the Flathead Valley. The comfortable accommodation this house provides is ample for large groups or small families. All bedrooms have new high quality Egyptian cotton sheets and plush bedding. The kitchen is equipped with cookware, utensils, modern appliances and basic cooking needs. The home was built with hand hewn logs and beautiful rough sawn cedar flooring. Rooms are attractively decorated with new paint and furnishings. *Special services (grocery shopping, experienced hiking information etc.) upon request, and for additional cost.

The house and pool area and privately situated from surrounding neighbors. On our property there is a garage with a small apartment which we currently live in. Our business is run from a shop on the same property on the outer edge. The traffic to the business has slowed dramatically so you will not notice much happening there. If you have further question on the property and its surrounding please don't hesitate to ask.

Keywords: winter activities, downhill skiing, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, Whitefish Mountain Resort,fireplace, sauna, hot tub, log home, country setting, family accommodating, open spaces, quiet surroundings, comfortable, heated in ground pool, close to Glacier Park, close to Flathead Lake

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Linda Walsten
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 April, 2017

About Linda Walsten

We have lived in the Flahead Valley for over 40 years and have raised children and owned a businesses in the area. Hiking, skiing and enjoying Glacier Park and Flathead Lake are just some of the reasons we love this valley. We hike Glacier Park frequently and have many books, maps and pictures to share and help plan your Glacier experience. We hope, in your visit to our home, you will experience some of these amazing adventures.

Linda Walsten purchased this house in 1986

Why Linda Walsten chose Montana

The home is centrally located to the things we love to do. We are so blessed to be close to this impressive area. We couldn't have asked for a better setting to raise a family and enjoy life.

What makes this house unique

Recently we put in an in ground heat pool that many have enjoyed including our children and grandchildren. We have just finished our pool house, Fall 2012,which includes a sauna and changing room. The property is on 20 acres and surrounded by fields. There is privacy and views all around the house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful getaway with our boys. We enjoyed the cozy fire place and awesome new sauna building outside. The hot tub was also nice, many options for warming up after being out in the cold weather. Centrally located between two ski resorts and many other winter actives! Highy recommended for anyone to come and enjoy the Flathead area in the winter!
Mar 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Kalispell in Flathead County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , up stairs bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , main level bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , master bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , basement bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , full bathroom located in the sauna in the pool area
  • 4.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Loft - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , TV is located in this room
    Basement Family Area - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , TV located in this area, family room layout
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Attached bathroom with sink, toilet and walk in shower
    Basement Room 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , basement room
    Basement Room 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , basement room
    Top Floor Room 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , bunk area w/ futon mattress, not recommended for small kids
    Top Floor Room 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , upstairs room. bunk area has futon mattress.
  • King size beds (1) 1 king bed in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (4) 5 queen beds in 4 separate rooms, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) in family area downstairs, Bunk Beds (2) beds are in loft area in two separate rooms that have queen beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Glacier Park hiking information can be provided if needed. Maps, books and pictures to help plan you Glacier experience. Fly fishing guide trips can be booked through our son-in-law.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Home in country, great mtn views and close to skiing. Hot tub, sauna, fireplace
average rating of 4.923077 based on 27 reviews
High River


  • 5 of 5

We came down for a family weekend. The house was perfect for us, lots of room.

Linda and Craig were awesome. We had a small issue with the hottub, but Craig had it fixed in no time. The welcome cookies were really good. Great location for the area. just a short drive to anywhere you want to go. Wish we had come later in the year so we could have used the pool.

Would recommend to anyone looking in the area.

Thanks Linda and Craig!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable for all ages

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this house as 3 generations from 2months to 70+ years and really enjoyed it. The hot tub was great and there was a ton of sleeping space. The loft beds in the upstairs bedrooms are definitely for older kids (maybe ages 5+) but we had no shortage of space for all our families. Only a few minute drive to Kalispell and an easy 45min to whitefish mountain. We usually don't love rentals with owners onsite but Craig and Linda were attentive and helpful without ever being invasive. We had a problem with frozen water lines in the pool house (partly due to our poor family communication and partly to unusually cold temps) and Craig spent the better part of our stay working to get it corrected without ever interrupting our plans. This is a great rental. I do think the photos make it look more dated than it is. We were pleasantly surprised by how lovely this home was.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lazy swim week in Kalispell

  • 5 of 5

We just wanted a lazy week around a private pool with our family and that is what we got!

Warm welcome, clean house, plenty of room and we lucked out with the weather made for an unforgettable family holidays.

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your weekend turned out so well! Looking forward to seeing you here for another relaxing vacation.
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Couldn't ask for more!

  • 5 of 5

We were so happy with our stay! We are Canadian and often visit northern Montana for our May long weekend. This vacation rental in my opinion beat out the others we have stayed at because the hot tub, pool and sauna provided hours of entertainment and relaxation. Even though it rained all weekend, we were never bored. Close proximity to shopping and golf. Also, the house was so unique and charming... better than the photos have captured. Such a spacious property made is a peaceful place to escape the city noise. The house was very clean! We had 9 adults (7 singles, one couple) and there was more than enough sleeping space. They even provided a pack-n-play for our infant daughter to sleep in. Not to mention the homemade cookies Linda left hit the spot. This place is a winner!

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed all the amenities even though we had some rainy weather! Hope to see you back for your next May trip, or sooner! We will have cookies ready for you.
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Great home with lots of amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this home. It's beautiful and welcoming. There were plenty of beds for everyone and the hot tub and sauna were a nice touch. The views were breath taking.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed the views too. Welcome back anytime!
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Wonderful home for large family groups

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this home over the Christmas holiday. The home itself is beautiful and has lots of room for large family groups - including beds for 15 people (plus futons!) and 3 separate living / family rooms - one on each of 3 levels. Add in 3 1/2 baths, plus a large kitchen and dining area....wonderful accommodations. We enjoyed the sauna and hot tub, especially after a day of skiing at Whitefish. The owners are very friendly and helpful without being intrusive or overbearing. Lots of very nice touches - home baked cookies on arrivals, candy canes on the beds, etc. Kitchen is very well stocked as well. We were staying over the Christmas holiday and there were so many lovely decorations - it made it feel like a real home! We had a wonderful time and would definitely stay here again!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Whitefish Train Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 35
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Kalispell, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
21 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £463.82
Tax Rate 7.0%

Due to pool maintenance we ask that if you wish to have guests or visitors over our 16 person limit, that you discuss this arrangement with the owners in advance. Thank you!

US Holidays have an extra charge of $100 a day. Including: New Years Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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