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Duck Lake Loft! Waterfront Home. Close to all that Glacier Park has to offer.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 3 full baths, with sauna and unobstructed lake and mt. views

Recently constructed home right on the shores of Duck Lake (known for their record size trout). With an unbelievable view across the lake at Chief Mt. and Glacier Park.

After years of traveling to Glacier Park to enjoy the scenery, fly fish for monster trout, hike to small mountain lakes and waterfalls, and enjoy one of the most beautiful areas in our nation, we were able to purchase property on the far east end of Duck Lake. Located just a few miles from Many Glacier, the entrance to Glacier Park and 'going to the sun road' ( a must drive while here). We started construction of our cabin with a loft in 2008 and just completed some finishing touches. Every Year we try to improve both the home and amenities offered and often these improvements are at suggestions of the guests.

After staying in hotels, motels and friends homes, or often not being able to find a place to stay we wanted to share this beautiful area with like minded travelers by opening up our home for vacation rentals.

We love this area, and have yet to explore all that it has to offer as there is so much history to learn and things to see and do for the outdoor enthusiast.

We have included photos of the house, Which will give you a good idea of what we offer, that will make it comfortable for the traveler.

This area is still wild and woolly, not unusual to see Grizzly Bears, Moose, Buffalo, Big Horn sheep, Mountain goats, fox, and many other wild species that reside in and around the park. We love the natural aspects of this area and remind travelers to leave a small footprint while visiting to keep it pristine.

Montana is open range country, You will brake for a heard of cattle or free ranging horses before You will for a stop light. We embrace the rural feel and slower life style offered with gravel roads and a pot-hole or two.

Our home is a compact 2 full floors with loft. The loft being the master bedroom with Cal. King size log bed, lodge pole armoir and closets for storage. Full bathroom, vaulted blue pine ceilings overlooking the living room and dining room.

Main floor has a full kitchen with electric stove, microwave, blender, refrigerator with Ice maker, tile and granite counter tops, raised bar that will allow guests to be a part of the kitchen without getting in the way of the chef. Kitchen opens to dining room that will seat 8, living room off to the side with couch and easy chair to read books relax and enjoy the river rock fireplace with wood burning stove. Or walk out the French doors to the Large wrap around covered deck and enjoy the view of the lake with a cup of coffee or cocktail.

Down the stairs to the daylight basement with a large cabinet area and small library with a variety of books if You forgot one. Stackable washer and dryer located in the 3rd full bath. Bedroom has 2 double(Queen) log style beds with a trundle that can be rolled out for another single bed. An additional futon acts as a couch downstairs and can be used as an additional bed for guests that do not want to double up in one of the other beds.

After a hike or long day of fishing enjoy a 2-3 person infrared sauna to warm up, detoxify and relax in. A large coffee table that acts as a great place to put together a puzzle and French doors that open out to the lake.

A few short steps and You are lakeside, We have rafts and float tubes along with life jackets for the little ones. The lake deepens gradually in front of the house so no worries about falling in or deep drop offs. Bring booties or wading sneakers as this area is ancient Glacier run off so river style rocks and gravel abound.

Recently installed a big fire pit where you can roast marsh mellows, cook the hot dogs or just sit around the fire and enjoy the view. Picnic table and fire sticks are provided. We supply some wood but is hard to know how much each guest may use.

If you are a fly fisherman bring Your pole and waders, there is good fishing straight off the beach, once You wade out to where you can see deeper water. More than a few fish, Browns and Rainbow, have been caught and released here. We'll keep one for dinner as these trout consume the natural fresh water scuds(shrimp) which turns their meat a bright orange or red just like a Salmon.

For 2016 we purchased a paddle/peddle boat that can seat 4 persons, and cn be used by everyone for some exercise and getting out on the lake.

We supply a water dispenser with both Hot and cold water for a quick quench or cup of tea.

You can sleep 8 -9 comfortably.

There is a out door gas barbeque available and many other stored things for use, snoop around a bit if in need of something as we probably have it there somewhere.

We hope You enjoy your stay and our home as a great base camp for adventure in Glacier Park!

More Details

Property Manager
Joel and Cindy Sutherland
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 July, 2018

About Joel and Cindy Sutherland

The owners Joel and Cindy are originally from the Olympic Peninsula, in Washington State. We are used to the mountains and beautiful outdoors of our home state, But we are awed by the majestic wildness and topography this area has to offer, We feel fortunate to be able to come and enjoy the area with its distinct 4 seasons and sometimes crazy weather that can accommodate the region. We've made great friends in the area and community and look forward to getting caught up with them each time we come.

We are blessed to be able to visit and enjoy the great Blackfeet Nation and Glacier National Park. We hope You will feel the same way.

Joel and Cindy Sutherland purchased this house in 2008

Why Joel and Cindy Sutherland chose Babb

Our Home is very close to the entrance to Many Glacier which offers some of the best hikes and wild life viewing in Glacier Park. The East side is a little bit more remote and not part of a large city, but offers the outdoor enthusiast a perfect retreat to get away and get outside in the beautiful area.

What makes this house unique

We offer a well stocked, comfortable home where You can spread out, go swimming or fishing right in front of the house all the while enjoying the amazing views of Glacier park as a back drop. We know that most travelers will be coming from great distances to spend some time in one of the most beautiful areas of our nation, We want our home to add to the beauty of the area and help to make lasting memories with family and friends. We try to offer a lot more than the typical vacation rental, and really enjoy meeting and greeting people from all over the world that have come to visit. We hope we will see You soon.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Babb

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bath 3, Daylight Basement - toilet , bath with shower , Bathroom also incorporates a stackable washer and dryer
    Bath 2, Main Floor - toilet , bath with shower
    Bath , Master Bedroom Loft - toilet , bath with shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Main floor - 1 large double bed
    daylight basement bedroom - 2 double bed , 1 single bed , 2 log frame double beds with a single roll out trundle bed.
    Daylight basement - 1 sofa bed/futon , Futon used for person not wanting to double up in other beds
  • All bedrooms have hard wired smoke/carbon monoxide detectors and GFI breakers for added safety. Additionally All mattresses and box springs are comfy and brand new with good quality pillows. Extra blankets, pillows and sheets stored for every bed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
Make sure and treat yourself to a great dinner at the Babb Bar, Cattle Barron supper club restaurant. the buffalo rib-eye, & a nice bottle of wine. doesn't matter where You are from, They do it right. Make sure and come hungry as their portions are massive. If you happen to book during the second week of July be sure to attend the Indian Days in the local town of Browning, The Blackfeet Indian Tribe puts on a real show with rodeo and riding and you get to learn a lot about their native heritage.


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average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Great view!

  • 5 of 5

The lake house was wonderful. Just the right size and all the things we needed to enjoy our stay. Bed was comfortable, kitchen worked well and paddle boat was handy. Didn’t catch any fish but had good timing fishing. Lots of ground squirrels that were fun to watch. Thanks for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Review Submitted: 29/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome!!!! 👍🏻😄

  • 5 of 5

Amazing views; very comfy home while away from home! Everything you need and more to enjoy your time exploring all the wonders of Glacier! Thank you Sutherlands for sharing your piece of heaven and for the great wine! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!

  • Review Submitted: 03/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome view and house

  • 5 of 5

This house is literally off the beaten path but worth the bumpy ride. The house is up to date with plenty of room for the 6 people on our trip. It has a beautiful deck overlooking the lake and east glacier! Owners we're amazing with communicating with us about things going on in the area and road closures.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Be sure to take time to watch the sunset here!

  • 5 of 5

Great stay! Everything we needed and then some surprises on top of that! Would definitely stay here again. We got carry out food for dinner two of the three nights so we could sit out on the deck and enjoy the view. Made for our own little escape after hiking all day in East Glacier. Book it, you'll love it!

  • Review Submitted: 18/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and a nice layout.

  • 5 of 5

A great location, views and a great layout.

  • Review Submitted: 18/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for a relaxing family vacation and exploring Glacier National Park

  • 5 of 5

We were part of a group of three families that rented this home for a week in late July. The home was perfectly situated on the lake, allowing for a beautiful sunset every evening. It is close enough to the Many Glacier and St. Mary entrances to GNP (not to mention Watertown National Park in Canada) to allow for daily adventures, but far enough away that we were able to enjoy the peace and quiet that we were seeking. The home was stocked with absolutely everything we needed, and then some. Despite being somewhat remote, we were easily able to find groceries, gas, and anything else we needed.

Joel and Cindy were incredibly responsive prior to our arrival, as I asked them many questions about the house and the area. The property manager, Terry, was available to help answer questions and was also wonderful.

This was by far the best experience my family has ever had renting a home through VRBO or any other service. Highly, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
102 Miles
Glacier Park International airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Duck Lake Lodge, Cattle Barron,
Nearest Train
30 Miles
East Glacier Depot
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Entance to Glacier Park and Goin to the sun road
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Duck Lake Lodge, Cattle Barron, Leaning Tree
Car: necessary

So many things to see and do, Take a drive on the going to the sun road if You are not afraid of winding roads on the edge of cliffs.

Check out the latest edition of Sunset Magazine (March2014) There are some great articles on National Parks and they give info on Glacier Park in Particular.!!

Take a guided horse back tour.

Bring Your passport and do a day trip to Waterton Glacier Peace Park,

Visit Many Glacier hotel and take a scenic boat ride up the river to a great 45 minute hike to Grinell glacier.

Many day hikes to lakes, glaciers and waterfalls, find one that fits Your style.

Or just jump on a open top big red bus tour that takes You through the park for sights and information.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$269.6
Pet Fee AU$67.4
Property Damage Insurance AU$79.53

Property is located On Lake Shore, be advised that there is no life guard, floatation devices, life jackets and blow up rafts available in Home. Guest will swim at their own risk and keep close eye on small children while wading or swimming.
Our home is most comfortable for groups of 9 or less people.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.