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Waterfront Home & Cabin

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Waterfront home with 1 Bedroom, sleeping loft, guest cabin, and private dock

This newly constructed waterfront home and guest cabin is located on the Angel Island channel of Bull Lake, in Northwest Montana. We are located two and a half hours northeast of Spokane, WA, one hour east of Sandpoint, ID, and two hours west of Kalispell, MT.

With your own private dock, you have access from the channel to 5 mile long Bull Lake, which rests between the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness Area and the Scotchman peaks on the border of Montana and Idaho. The Channel is 50 foot wide and allows access from your private dock to the lake. Besides the unmatched scenery, the main lake is perfect for swimming, water skiing, kayaking, canoeing, and offers some of the best variety of fishing in Montana.

Hike the nearby Ross Creek Cedars and experience an old growth forest firsthand, or head up into the Cabinet Mountains where Alpine Lakes, glaciers and wildlife abound. 18 miles away the Kootenai Falls are a must see for everyone.

The nearby Yaak River and the Kootenai Falls are both destinations for milder site-seeing trips, or extreme whitewater Rafting & Kayaking.

For those who are hunters,we are surrounded by some of the most accessible public lands in Montana. Elk, Bear, And Deer abound, and we are located in a premier location for all outdoor enthusiasts.

As winter arrives we are only an hour from Schweitzer Mountain, near Sandpoint, ID, Two and a half hours from Whitefish Mountain, in Whitefish, MT, And just over an hour to Turner Mountain, near Libby, MT. There are numerous snowmobile trails in the area, including the Keeler, Spar Lake, and Spruce Lake Trails. Deep powder and wide open basins await at the end of the trails for the more advanced riders.

This home, is situated at the top of a large lawn, that gently slopes down to the Channel on Bull Lake. Beyond the channel is a view of Cabinet Mountains. The home includes 2 bedrooms, one of which is a very large loft that sleeps 6 as couples, and the other is the master bedroom. The Living Room has a sofa sleeper for 2 as a couple. 3 bathrooms, one with a double vanity & Tub/Shower, 1 with a shower, & 1 Outdoors (Summer Only) that is fully plumbed. A Living Room, Dining Area, and fully furnished Kitchen, open to a Cathedral Ceiling highlighted with logs and natural wood trim. The laundry room includes Washer, & Dryer. Off the Kitchen is a cedar deck with unmatched views and below is a covered patio surrounded by a wall of river rock. The guest cabin includes a day bed, which is 2 singles, and a loft that will sleep 2 kids or 1 adult comfortably.

The channel offers access to the lake and includes a private dock. Later in the summer it can get shallow (down to about 18"). Power Boats can always get in and out but as the water gets lower care must be taken. Most years the water stays high until the 4th of July and then starts to recede. Outboard motors have no problem all year. IO's still work all year with more care needed to be taken. True inboards, as on many wakeboard boats, may want to keep their boat at the marina at no cost, or trailer at night once the water gets lower.

More Details

Marc and Debbie Zahner
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Marc and Debbie Zahner

Marc and Debbie Zahner work and have lived in the area for a long time. They built the house and cabin in 2012. They landscaped around the property and sloped the lawn with new trees, a fire pit and a private dock

Marc and Debbie Zahner purchased this house in 2012

Why Marc and Debbie Zahner chose Troy

We both have lived and worked in western Montana for Thirty years, so we know the people in the area and on the island and are familiar what the northwest has to offer vacationers for recreation, comfort and relazation.

What makes this house unique

We chose this property because of the access to the entire lake, the view of the beautiful Cabinet Mountains, and the northwest areas with its waterfalls, hiking, fishing and ski areas.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Troy in Lincoln County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No parking on the main driveway that runs beyond the west side of the house to the adjacent property to the north. Access must be maintained.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • 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 ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Outhouse with Plumbing - Toilet , Convenient outdoor toilet and sink
    Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Main Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Double Vanity
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • House Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest Cabin - 2 Single Bed , Plus a loft that sleeps 1 or 2
    Sleeping Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Double Bed
  • The living room also has a sofa bed that pulls out, which will sleep 2 people as a couple and 1 single. Not private. The loft bedroom has 3 beds, 2 doubles and a queen. Sleeps 6 as couples or 3 as singles. Not very private. The Master bedroom has a queen. Sleeps 2 as a couple and 1 as a single. Private. The cabin includes a daybed which is 2 singles when the bottom one is pulled out. The loft in the cabin would sleep 2 kids and 1 adult comfortably. The cabin does not have plumbing but has a bathroom nearby outside.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Waterfront Home & Cabin
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Beautiful location and well appointed home.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and exactly as advertised regarding space and furnishings. The owners were welcoming and hospitable; we had a small issue with the WIFI router at one point during our stay and the owner came over immediately to rectify the situation. Beautiful location! The house was perched on a grassy hill overlooking a tributary off of Bull Lake. The kids had fun playing horseshoes and had we been there during a warmer time of year we would have loved to take advantage of the canoes and fire pit.

The response time from the owners via communication about the property was also excellent.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a blessing

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience in renting a property for vacation. We gathered for a reunion and it was more than I ever hoped. I was amazed at the amount of extra's provided. I was impressed to say the least. I hope we don't have to wait to long to experience this again. I don't know if anything else will come close. This worked for us and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coeur d'Alene, ID

Great House and Wonderful People

  • 5 of 5

This house & cabin are awesome and Marc and Debbie are to be commended for the thoughtfulness! This was our annual "Girl Trip" and we had a very relaxing and peaceful time at the house and at the beach. Everything was well stocked and thought out in advance. We've been doing this trip for over 30 years and this is the first time we have not had to call the owners for some little (or big) thing that was needed. I would recommend this property to all - groups and families alike!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space for a staff retreat

  • 5 of 5

My staff and I headed to this great space for a working retreat, and it worked out really well. Marc was great to work with and made sure we had everything we needed. He even had purchased a gas fire pit because of the burn ban that was in place.

We had all the space we needed and the access to the water toys made for some great breaks in the day. I would recommend this hands down!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! The house had everything we needed and luckily for us it was pet friendly. The house met all of our needs and the hosts even offered to bring us out on their house boat, they were amazingly friendly to work with. We wouldn't hesitate to rent this place again. For those of you who bring dogs just be aware that the water access on the property is Mucky for dogs and we had to hose them off a few times that they snuck in. The place has an amazing view and we lovedthat we had access to the beach on the island to go swimming. Thanks for having us!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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really enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house. Great location. Definetely would return.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
Glacier International
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Halfway House
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Libby, Montana
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Libby, Montana
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Halfway House
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Schweitzer, Sandpoint, Idaho
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Angel Island Public Beach
Car: necessary

We are located on Angel Island on Bull Lake about 15 miles south of Troy, Montana. Recreation on Bull Lake includes swimming, boating, fishing, and exploring. It is one of the warmer lakes in Montana. Great for water-skiing, wake-boarding, etc. The fish in Bull Lake include, Cutthroat, Kokanee Salmon, Large Mouth Bass, and Northern Pike. We have a tennis/basketball court available to all guests, along with a public beach. We have numerous Hiking Trails nearby including the Scotchman Peaks, Cabinet Mountain Wilderness, and the Ross Creek Cedars (Old Growth Cedar Grove). Fly-fishing and floating nearby on the blue ribbon Kootenai River, Bull River, and Lake Creek. Snowmobiling nearby offering both groomed trails and back-country. Hunting everywhere on the Kootenai National Forest. Nearby ski resorts are Turner Mountain in Libby (1 1/2 hrs), Schweitzer in Sandpoint, ID (1 1/2 hrs), and Whitefish Mountain in Whitefish, MT (2 1/2 hrs). Glacier Park is 3 hours. The Kootenai Falls are 20 miles to the North.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £56.03
Damage Deposit £186.77

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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