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Charming Private 2 bedroom plus Bunk house in town - $150-$250/night

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 139 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom Including Large Loft, 2 Bath Plus Bunk House Only Steps from back door

1500 square feet in this cute, private cottage in a fantastic neighborhood.

Cozy Master bedroom with queen size bed. Upstairs loft over looks the open beam living room area and has lots of room for the kids to play. The Loft includes 1 single bed and 1 Queen with plenty of separation. The bunk house has a built in queen bunk bed with pull-out double futon below. It's a great spot where the kids or another couple can get away for some added privacy, watch a show on the new LED TV.

The living room has all new furniture including a pull out queen sofa bed, 40' LED television.

The brand new kitchen has expansive views of the backyard, is very clean, functional and includes stainless steel appliances, dishwasher and stone counter tops.

The property is on over half an acre and feels like you are by yourselves in the trees but yet it's right in Whitefish. It has a large deck with a huge fenced backyard that boasts views of Whitefish Mountain Resort. You are only a 5 minute walk to the golf course, 20 minute walk to scenic downtown that has fantastic restaurants, night life and shopping. You can drive to the ski hill in 15 minutes. Two boat launches are only 3 or 10 minutes away. 40+ miles of hiking and mountain biking trails are only half a mile up the road.

We love this place and know that you will too!!

More Details

Owner
Merritt Ranseth
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

About Merritt Ranseth

Our Family lives in Calgary, Canada but grew up in Winnipeg spending all of our summers out at the lake and wanted our kids to enjoy the same experiences we had. We absolutely love Whitefish and have been going there for years, both in the summer for the lake and winter for the skiing. The atmosphere in Whitefish is fantastic anytime of the year.

Merritt Ranseth purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Merritt Ranseth chose Montana

We chose this property after years of searching for 'a cottage' because of the neighborhood, the feel of the house, the privacy and yet how close it is to everything Whitefish has to offer. We love the open ceiling and exposed beams, being in the trees and a short walk to the golf course.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Whitefish

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 139 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Brand new powder room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 large double bed
    Bunk House - 1 large double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Double Futon
    Loft - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming Private 2 bedroom plus Bunk house in town - $150-$250/night
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
4

Cozy cottage in the trees

  • 4 of 5

This home was comfortable and quaint, yet accommodated our family of 7 very well with the loft and bunk house. Somewhat secluded from its neighbors, it sits on the edge of Whitefish in a nice neighborhood with easy access to both downtown and a biking trail. We stayed in it during some of the hottest days of the year, and although it doesn't have air conditioning, ceiling fans, lots of operable windows, shade trees, and cool nights kept us comfortable. Bathroom space is limited, but we made it work. It served as a terrific landing spot for a trip into Glacier Park, boating on Flathead Lake, and our time in Whitefish. We would enjoy staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Homebase for Glacier Country MT Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was an outstanding place to stay for my family of 5 (including 3 teens) during our western Montana vacation. Location is secluded yet within walking distance to town in one direction and hiking trails in the other. We saw more deer than dogs on our excursions from the house.

The deck is the perfect place to sip morning coffee or enjoy a drink in the evening - furniture was very comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare a meal - appliances were first class. My son enjoyed having his own accommodations in the Bunk House with his own television, while the girls loved the loft. It truly felt like home.

We enjoyed hiking down Big Mountain and renting a pontoon on Whitefish Lake. We drove to Glacier National Park 3 days and didn't make a dent in in our list of things we wanted to see.

Merritt's recommendations on restaurants were fabulous - don't miss Ciao Mambo's if you like Italian or Sweat Peaks for ice cream.

Thanks for one of our best family vacations ever - we look forward to coming back someday.

The Troughtons

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a gorgeous cabin and location. The home was warm and inviting, the kitchen was well stocked and the shower had great water pressure! But, most importantly, it was extremely clean. The owner was very responsive and accommodating of my shifting travel schedule. It felt like a home away from home and I can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cottage

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at this home. It had a great location that was near downtown Whitefish but also felt like we had privacy. The home was very clean and met our needs. Air conditioning would have been helpful for the lofts considering it was some of the hottest weather of the summer but opening the windows at night and closing them during the day did the trick.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little cabin for its location and space. The quiet neighborhood was great for walks and close to town. The cabin was great for five adults and we thought it would be plenty of space for kids as well.

We are already planning to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Happy to have found this place!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place! My friends and I spent 3 nights here to ski and celebrate New Year’s Eve. And we had an awesome time!! The property was exactly as described and very clean upon arrival. The cottage is well furnished and nicely decorated and the bed in the bunkhouse is so comfortable!! All the kitchen amenities were there too! The location of the property was perfect for the group I was with; a short drive to the ski hill, to x-country skiing, and to downtown. As well, the owners were quick to respond to any questions I had over email. I would recommend this property without question to anyone travelling to Whitefish whether with a group of friends or for a family getaway. I can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Colleen, I'm glad the place was to your satisfaction. I'm sure the snow conditions helped make your trip enjoyable. Come back anytime.
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Whitefish Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 93
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
City Beach

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$175.38
Damage Deposit A$300.66

Local Whitefish zoning requires 30 night minimum stays

** Contact owner for a quote on your vacation dates**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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