*Please note the homeowner lives on-site in a completely separate unit*
‘Best of the West’ is a handcrafted 2-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental cabin bordering Glacier National Park and the Bob Marshall Wilderness area. This spacious hideaway is the perfect base for 6 guests embarking on an Glacier Park/Essex getaway. Raft down the Middle Fork Flathead River, cross-country ski the Izaak Walton trails and experience the best that northwest Montana has to offer in the beautiful scenic Flathead Valley!
Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Loft: Queen Bed, Full-over-Twin Bunk Bed
Nestled in the mountains surrounded by Montana's vast wilderness, this log cabin is an ideal space for enjoying the great outdoors. Ten years of craftsmanship went into building this cozy abode, ensuring that your stay is as comfortable and memorable as possible.
Upon arrival, gracious hosts will come to warmly welcome you in with a bottle of wine. Stroll the property and pick fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from the strawberry patches, apple trees, 3 vegetable gardens and greenhouse. For a sweet treat, break into the provided s'mores fixings and gather around the fire pit!
Inside 1,875 square feet of well-appointed living space, you'll find plush furniture and homey amenities. Sit back on the couch and relax with a show on the flat-screen cable TV, or simply admire the handcrafted fixtures showcased in every room of the cabin.
Prepare delicious home-cooked meals in the fully equipped kitchen and serve right at the counter. If you'd like to host a family barbecue, there's a gas grill and picnic table right outside on the deck.
For rest and relaxation, the master bedroom features a queen bed and flat-screen cable TV. The kids can climb the log stairs up to the loft where a queen bed, full-over-twin bunk bed, and a flat-screen TV awaits them. In the morning, freshen up in 1 of 2 full bathrooms before heading out to explore the great Glacier National Park!
This cozy cabin is an outdoorsman's paradise. Surrounded by wilderness and outdoor recreation, there is something for everyone all season long. From horseback riding to skiing and star gazing, your days spent here are sure to be as adventurous as they are breathtaking.
Raft and fish at Paola Creek, float down the Middle Fork Flathead River under the warmth of the sun or boat on the iconic Lake Mcdonald. Take a short drive then hike to the top of Walton Goat Lick Overlook to see mountain goats that frequent the area!
Drive roughly 26 miles east or west to arrive at an entrance to Glacier National Park. There you can hike over 700 miles of trailheads, bike down scenic roads, photograph the wildflowers or plan for a chance at seeing the northern lights.
The historic Izaak Walton Inn is less than 10 minutes away, attracting both rail enthusiasts and cross-country skiers alike! For an exciting day trip into new territory, bring your passports along and visit Waterton Lakes National Park under 2 hours away in Alberta, Canada!
THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE
Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, 3 flat-screen cable TVs, free WiFi, gas grill, picnic table, a bottle of wine, complimentary toiletries, a garden with strawberry patches, apple trees, 3 vegetable gardens and an herb greenhouse, s'mores fixings, washer and dryer, linens and towels, a wood-burning stove, driveway parking for 2 cars, RV hook up and more
- Beautiful Essex location - Stunning star gazing and mountain views, surrounded by vast wilderness and offering plenty of peace and privacy. Easy access to outdoor recreation, including rafting, fishing, hiking and more!
- No smoking
- No pets allowed
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in
- Events, parties and large gatherings considered with prior homeowner approval (please contact Evolve for additional information)