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Glacier Edge Retreat-Cozy mountain home just minutes to Glacier National Park

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom clean and cozy home conveniently located near Glacier National Park.

Glacier Edge Retreat is the perfect location if you’re looking to explore Montana’s Glacier National Park or enjoy all that the scenic Flathead Valley has to offer. This home is very conveniently located just less than 10 minutes from the west entrance to Glacier National Park and only a few minutes to the Hungry Horse Dam and Reservoir, which makes it an ideal spot. Whether you’re traveling from the east coast, Canada, or right here in the great state of Montana, this cozy and comfortable home is in close proximity to all the activities you won’t want to miss, no matter what time of year you plan to vacation!

Glacier Edge Retreat is located in a quiet neighborhood. The home is well equipped with everything you need for an enjoyable stay. This one level, very well maintained home has a floor plan that makes entertaining easy. This home features all new furnishings and décor, which makes for a fresh and inviting atmosphere. The living/dining/kitchen area is an open concept with vaulted ceilings. Guests will surely sleep well in one of the three bedrooms, each with a brand new mattress, in which 2 beds feature comfortable memory foam. There is one large bathroom as well as a sink/vanity in the master bedroom. There is a large flat screen tv with cable, as well as a bbq on the deck that is perfect for grilling outside on those warm summer evenings. After a long day of fun, come relax and put up your feet as you prepare for your next adventure. In the morning, treat yourself to a warm cup of coffee and a piece of huckleberry pie at the famous Huckleberry Patch just a short walk from the home, or visit Hungry Horse Espresso on your way out the door just a block from the home!

Estimated driving times to local attractions:

• 10 minutes to Glacier National Park

• 24 minutes to the resort town of Whitefish

• 30 minutes to shopping and restaurants in Kalispell

• 7 minutes to Columbia Falls, the Gateway to Glacier National Park

• 35 minutes to the top of Whitefish Mountain Resort

• 20 minutes to the airport

Check out our riverfront vacation home listing on VRBO #643198 (Glacier Riverside Lodge) if your dates are not available at Glacier Edge Retreat.

More Details

Property Manager
Geri
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 August, 2017

About Geri

We enjoy an active lifestyle with our twins daughters and son, and love the variety of outdoor opportunities all within close proximity of our homes. We fell in love with Glacier National Park and the Flathead Valley on our one year anniversary, and decided to make the Flathead Valley our place to one day raise our children. Whether hiking in Glacier National Park or rafting the Flathead River there is no shortage of fun activities. We are pleased to be able to share our home with guests looking to explore the outdoors, or who are just coming for some rest and relaxation.

Geri purchased this house in 2015

Why Geri chose Glacier Park

We love the small town atmosphere of Hungry Horse, and being close to Glacier National Park.

What makes this house unique

Close to all the adventurous activities we enjoy doing as a family, and only 10 minutes to Glacier National Park!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hungry Horse in Flathead County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Please be certain to put the key back in the lock box upon your departure.
  • Please do not move or rearrange furniture or electronics.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • One full bathroom. All towels provided. In addition, the master bedroom has a bathroom sink/vanity in the room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The leather couch converts to a hide-a-bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , pack and play available for toddlers/infants
  • Three bedrooms, each with brand new queen size beds with memory foam mattress topper.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Glacier Edge Retreat-Cozy mountain home just minutes to Glacier National Park
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews
5

Very clean, organized, and roomy at a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay especially how close we were to the entrance to Glacier National Park and within walking distance to The Huckleberry Patch (great souvenirs and breakfast and huckleberry dessert)!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Glacier Edge Retreat

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect, everything was clean, we'll stocked with all the things travelers may need. Excellent location for our group!! Really appreciated all the support from Geri, she was great! Will definately consider renting again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, clean and cozy cabin. Good place for visiting Glacier NP.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 days exploring GNP with a family of 6. Out host, Geri, was very responsive, helped us to get whatever we wanted. She even dropped by to have a chat in person before we left.

The cabin was just like advertised on the property page. Clean, well equipped and spacy.

We came thru Kalispell and bought our food there but there are supermarkets close to the cabin for the daily shoppings. A gas station is just on the corner.

We want to thank for everything, we had a nice stay in Glacier Edge Retreat.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A great retreat for our family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed here for our summer vacation to Glacier National Park! The house was very clean and definitely served as a nice retreat for a home away from home! Geri is an incredible manager and was so helpful towards assisting us with any questions we had! We highly recommend going to the Huckleberry Patch for delicious ice cream! The proximity to grocery stores, restaurants, and Glacier National Park made this a perfect location for our trip! Thanks Geri for all of your assistance in making wonderful, lifelong memories for our family!! Sincerely, Linda, John, Ryan and Betty

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you all had a wonderful trip! The Huckleberry Patch is such a treat and it's conveniently located just a couple of blocks away. Glacier Edge Retreat is the perfect spot for a home base for guests that are looking to spend time exploring Glacier National Park, and Geri is a superb manager! She has lived in the Flathead Valley for many years and knows the local secrets!
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Glacier launch-pad

  • 4 of 5

Glacier Edge Retreat was indeed a convenient launching-off point for explorations in the park. The house was well-appointed and clean. Only concern was that some areas could get a bit warm in the summer, but I understand there are plans to install a fan in the back room. A few hiccups with wifi and security deposit, but the management (Geri) tried to be very responsive.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Clean comfortable near enough to west gate

  • 4 of 5

Good experience for 3 adults, could be small for more. Good wifi. Leaving time 10am was earlier than expected

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback! The rental agreement that is sent to guests in advance lists the check out time as 10am. This is to ensure that our cleaning crew has enough time to clean the home for the arrival of the next guests which are set to check in at 4pm. We take pride in ensuring that our home is in excellent condition for our guest's arrival. Glad the internet was fast and reliable! Thank you for choosing to stay at Glacier Edge Retreat.
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Meadow Lake Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak Station West Glacier
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Multiple Restaurants Nearby
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

Treat yourself to comfort and privacy while enjoying a convenient distance to all the Flathead area has to offer! Glacier Edge Retreat is situated in a prime location just minutes to the west entrance to Glacier National Park, 16 miles to Whitefish at the base of Whitefish Mountain Resort and just 14 miles to Glacier Park International Airport.

Columbia Falls is the “Gateway to Glacier National Park.” Known to Native Americans as the 'Shining Mountains' and the 'Backbone of the World', Glacier National Park preserves more than a million acres of forests, alpine meadows, lakes, rugged peaks & glacial-carved valleys in the Northern Rocky Mountains. Its diverse habitats are home to over 70 species of mammals including the grizzly bear, wolverine, gray wolf & lynx. Common to see elk, deer, moose, sheep and goats. Come & experience Glacier's pristine forests, alpine meadows, rugged mountains & spectacular lakes. With over 700 miles of trails, Glacier is a hiker's paradise for adventurous visitors seeking wilderness & solitude.

Meadow Lake Golf Course, at the Meadow Lake Golf Resort in Montana's Flathead Valley, is 18 holes of the finest golf in the Rocky Mountains. At par 72, with majestic views of the Rockies and 7 holes bordering streams and lakes, Meadow Lake is a championship course rated by Golf Digest as one of the best 6 courses to play in Montana. Golf Magazine says it’s a 'must play' course has rated it as a 4 ½ Star Course.

Whitefish Mountain Resort (Formerly known as Big Mountain Ski Resort)

Wintertime fun at it's finest:

Average Snowfall: 300 inches annually

Vertical Drop: 2,353ft/717 meters

Average High Temperature: 32 degrees F

Average Low Temperature: 17 degrees F

Longest Run: 3.3 miles (Hellfire)

Terrain: 3000 acres, 94 marked trails with vast amounts of bowl and tree skiing

Terrain Difficulty: 20% Beginner, 50% Intermediate, 30% Advanced/Expert

Summit Elevation: 6817 ft/2078 meters

Base Elevation: 4464 ft/1361 meters

Lift System:

3 High-speed quads

2 Quad chairlifts

4 Triple chairs

1 Magic Carpet conveyor

2 T-bars

Summertime fun at it's finest:

Biking, Zipline tours, Alpine Slide, Aerial Adventure Park, Spider Monkey Mountain, Walk In the Tree Tops, Hiking, Scenic Lift Rides, Summit Nature Center, Day Spa, Horseback Riding, Wagon Rides.

Snowcat Adventures - Nestled right in the snow belt of the scenic Whitefish Range, where light fluffy snow blankets our mountains. If what you're looking for is deep powder with open glades and enough terrain to match your ability, you've found it in approximately 35 square miles of the Stillwater State Forest in the Whitefish Range and you need to try this backcountry Snowcat adventure.

Mountain Biking - Soak in the amazing vistas while getting a little exercise. One of the best ways to experience the beauty of Montana's natural setting is cruising along some of the 20+ miles of biking trails at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

Hiking - Leaving directly from Whitefish Mountain Resort Village is the popular hiking experience of the Danny On Trail, which meanders up the slopes of Big Mountain through blooming wildflowers to the 6,817 ft summit, passing through forests and fields. Epic vistas look out over the valley and the mountains from various points along the trail. Where you could find wild huckleberry’s for an added treat. Known as our “Purple Gold.”

Flathead Lake offers you plenty of room to play – in, on, and by the water. Flathead Lake is home to trophy-size trout, yellow perch and whitefish. Located just south of Kalispell, the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi is 28 miles long and up to 15 miles wide. That’s 188 square miles of pure enjoyment! The lake’s sparkling waters and miles of tree-lined shore offer unlimited recreational opportunities and wildlife habitat. Overlooking it all are the magnificent Swan and Mission mountain ranges.

White Water Rafting- explore the North Fork, Middle Fork or the South Fork of the Flathead River.

If shopping is what you desire, from clothing to antiques to novelties; Whitefish, Kalispell, Bigfork and Columbia Falls offers it all.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hungry Horse, Montana

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer Peak
23 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£537
for 2 nights
From
£220
£1,549
 
 
Late Summer
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£421
for 2 nights
From
£162
£1,172
 
 
Early Summer
24 May 2018 - 21 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£421
for 2 nights
From
£162
£1,172
 
 
Summer Peak
22 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£537
for 2 nights
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£220
£1,549
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£344
for 2 nights
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£124
£885
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £96.95
Pet Fee £38.78
Damage Deposit £387.8

Cancellation Policy is available by contacting property manager upon booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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