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In the midst of Glacier.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath, 1100 sf house

Beautiful mountain views, colorful sunsets and starry moon-lit skies are yours to enjoy when you stay at my cozy country cabin. There are 13 windows that offer views in every direction. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the sunroom has a couch that turns into a double bed. It has a large bathroom with a tub and a fully stocked kitchen. The front room has a twin bed and piano and the pantry has a washer & dryer.


Owner
James Latyszewski
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2017

About James Latyszewski

I was born and raised in Michigan. When I was young I traveled to Yosemite, California and was blown away by the mountains, waterfalls and wildlife. Ever since, I have spent all of my summers near national parks like Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier, Arches, Acadia and Mesa Verde. In the wintertime I enjoy living in exotic tropical locations.

James Latyszewski purchased this house in 2006

Why James Latyszewski chose Star

This property has an amazing view of the mountains and is centrally located to all four east side entrances into Glacier National Park. It is also conveniently located between St. Mary, Browning and East Glacier. Out of all the places I've lived and visited, this is the most tranquil, peaceful and relaxing.

What makes this house unique

Some benefits for staying here are:

You will not hear the trains in town or vehicles on the road.

You will hear great horned owls and coyote.

You will not see trash and roaming dogs.

You will see the mountains during sunrise, sunset, moonlit nights and dark starry skies.

If you are lucky, you may see the northern lights, bears or even a mountain lion.

Moose, deer, rabbit and squirrel are commonly seen in the yard and eagles, great horned owls, swallows and humming birds are usually around.

There is great drinking water from the tap.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Star in Glacier County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • I provide towels, toilet paper, hair dryer, sunscreen, bug spray, first aid kit, soap and shampoo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Front room - 1 Single Bed
    Sunroom - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • You can comfortably sleep 6 people in the house and more are welcome if you are willing to use a provided inflatable mattress or bring a tent, RV or camper.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
If anyone is interested in doing a hike that requires a car being spotted, I may be able to help you drop off your car and give you a ride to the trailhead.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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In the midst of Glacier.
average rating of 4.820513 based on 39 reviews
5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed October 23-27, 2017. Very secluded and beautiful area. The driveway is rough, but it is part of the charm of arriving on the meadow with mountain views. The cabin has everything you need, and is very comfortable. We liked the location, easy drives to both sides of GNP. This time of year, we felt like we had the park all to ourselves. We will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location and the interior. Very nice with everything provided. Loved getting away from other people to our own little oasis. Beautiful views.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The best pace we have ever stayed

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is a real home from home. It is cosy yet spacious with the most amazing wildlife viewing room. On our last night we had a Moose run through the meadow about 60 yards from us - we couldn't believe our luck! The cabin has everything you could possibly need and is clean and very welcoming, the outdoors is quiet and beautiful. It's an easy 40 minute drive to St Mary's and Many Glacier and even quicker to Two Medicine. As wildfires stopped us from going beyond Logan Pass we have decided to come back for another holiday and will definitely be staying at this cabin. I miss it already. Thanks for an amazing stay James

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Little house in the midst of a prairie - Seriously peaceful

  • 5 of 5

First do not let the driveway deter you, it is bumpy yes and thankful we had a four wheel drive vehicle. The house is located in the middle of a prairie with beautiful views of mountain peaks in the distance. It was so quiet there, so peaceful ...very therapeutic. The house is well appointed and we enjoyed having multiple rooms to spend time. The house was clean and in good shape and not far from Two medicines or East Glacier. St Mary is about 30 minutes away. Many Glacier about an hour away. We stayed in 5 different places in and around GNP, and this was our favorite because of its location...out in the middle of no where. James had some bear spray and binoculars there to borrow. Enjoyed walking around the prairie just taking it all in. Would stay here again. Thanks James!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place. Only changes I'd make is to cut the meadow! At least an 8 foot perimeter around the cabin. A $20 box fan for the kitchen window would do wonders on cross venalation throughout the cabin. I absolutely burned up every night. We saw zero wildlife. We did go into Browning for initial groceries but never went back, I did not like it. We picked up supplies at St Mary's and East Glacier. Grill at St. Mary's lodge was great! Ate there alot. Cabin was everything we needed besides a cool nights sleep. A $200 window unit would make it heaven. Loved having the washer and dryer! Great cabin, loved the private space and proximity to the park!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

This is a great property- well located for access to the East side of Glacier NP but away from the tourist hubs of East Glacier and St Mary. We particularly liked the well-equipped kitchen and the wildlife- moose, coyote, hummingbirds, and deer all viewed from the living room window. The owner was very helpful in providing advice, directions and responding to email. Note that there is a 'farm road' to get to the property from the main highway. It's passable in a saloon but requires some careful driving in a rental!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Glacier International Airport (FCA)
Nearest Train
15 Miles
East Glacier Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Aspenwood Cafe
Car: recommended

The house is nestled in the foothills of the northern Rockies. You can see nine summits in Glacier National Park from the windows. It is located between three entrances of Glacier; Two Medicine, Cut Bank Creek and St. Mary. The Many Glacier entrance is a one hour drive. In the yard you can frequently spot moose, deer, coyote and occasionally some bears. The house is in the middle of a small field that provides an ever changing 360 degree panoramic view. You can enjoy the sunrises and sunsets, which offer great photo opportunities of the surrounding area.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Star, USA

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
23 Oct 2017 - 30 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
£152
for 1 night
From
£104
£607
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
on season
1 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
£180
for 1 night
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
30 May 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
on season
3 Jun 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
1 night minimum stay
£180
for 1 night
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
12 Aug 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£312
for 2 nights
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
on season
19 Aug 2018 - 1 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
£180
for 1 night
From
£132
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£152
for 1 night
From
£104
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £37.28
cleaning fee £48.47
Tax Rate 7.0%

The driveway is a little hairy. Four wheel drive is recommended but not essential. The rental is located 3/4 mile from the highway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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