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Accepting Bookings for Extended Stays Only

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath cottage in beautiful Woods Bay.

A spacious home, full of light, with a deck right off the kitchen offering a large yard with fruit trees and views of beautiful Flathead Lake. We are just steps from restaurants and entertainment while maintaining a private, away from the hustle and bustle feeling. This home is located two short blocks from a public boat launch and the summer vacation of your dreams. Downtown Bigfork is only 10 minutes away, as well as Eagle Bend Golf Course.

This home offers 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The main floor bedroom has a King bed, plenty of storage and closet space, and a private bath. The Master bedroom is downstairs and offers a Queen size bed, en-suite bath with shower, and walk-in closet. The second guest bedroom downstairs has twin beds to keep families together with a convenient sink in the room. The living room downstairs has plenty of seating, and entertainment. The washer and dryer are also located in the basement for your convenience. The linens and towels, dishes and cookware are all new, just for you to come and enjoy your summer vacation in the Flathead Valley.

This property will sleep 6 comfortably and is located in a quiet neighborhood where you can enjoy a wonderful stay by the lake! We look forward to making you very comfortable in your Home Away From Home.

Woods Bay Marina is also close by with weekly boat slip rental.

More Details

Property Manager
Lorena Kirby
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2018

About Lorena Kirby

Lorena and her little girls, bought this home, (their 1st home) in 2011. Lorena, at the time she bought the house, was finishing her Business degree through MSU Billings. She graduated in May 2013, and now is busy building her career as an entrepreneur, business owner, and sometimes wacky, out of the box, thinker (or at least her little girls think so).

Lorena was transplanted here by marriage in 2005. She is raising two little Montana girls who love horses, hiking, fishing, camping and exploring Montana - but most of all, Lorena and her girls adore this little piece of Heaven they are lucky enough to call Home. The old-time 'Grandma's House' cottage feel, the proximity to Flathead Lake, Bigfork and the surrounding area makes this the perfect place to call 'home-base' for a short stay, or even an extended stay while you explore all that NW Montana has to offer.

Lorena and the girls work each year to make home improvements and little additions to make everything for your stay as warm, comfortable and inviting as possible. We are so excited for the Summer Season! We welcome you, and we are sure you will fall in love with this special place and want to return year after year.

Welcome to Woods Bay - We are thrilled to host you! Please follow KirbyCottages on Instagram #KirbyCottages

Lorena Kirby purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Lorena Kirby chose Bigfork

Why not Kirby Cottage! The cottage is not lakefront property but it is approximately 450 ft from the waters edge. It's near to everything that makes NW Montana a great place to visit! Public access to the lake in Woods Bay for swimming, and boat launch is about 1.5 miles away. Wayfarers Park to the north (closer to Bigfork) is a great family area with camping, swimming and picnic areas is less than 5 miles away. Yellow Bay to the south is less than 10 miles away with the same swimming, picnic and camping amenities. Glacier National Park is about 45 miles, northeast from the cottage, with lots of great hiking, and there is a terrific water park for the family in Columbia Falls, which is on the way to Glacier. You can rent everything from boats, jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks and even bikes near to the house. You and your family will find tons of outdoor fun here!

What makes this cottage unique

Within walking distance to several restaurants on the lake, and a micro brewery. Woods Bay marina close by. We have a lovely deck just off the kitchen to enjoy your dinner, and a fire pit with plenty of seats to soak up those cool Montana nights.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Bigfork, Montana

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Main floor bedroom has two twin beds. Lower level master bedroom has king size bed. Lower level third bedroom has one queen bed. All beds have high quality linens.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.5 based on 16 reviews
Lafayette colorado

Great communication and very clean and confortable

  • 5 of 5

Lorena is a great host and the house is clean and well stocked.

  • Review Submitted: 01/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tumwater, WA

Good value for the money, great location

  • 5 of 5

The owner was very helpful and responsive. She even had some snacks waiting for us, and eggs in the fridge. The AC unit in the master was great. It is a cute little place, but nothing fancy. We were out and about most of the time, so it was great for us.

  • Review Submitted: 29/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful, felt like we were home!

  • 5 of 5

I am very impressed with this home! We fell in love with it, Everything you need is right there. Perfect vacation. Plenty enough room for six or more people. The beds are so so comfortable. Lorena goes out of her way to make sure you are comfortable. The gas grill broke down and we let her know and she replaced it the very same day. She is very responsive to your every need. Loved playing out in the front yard and sitting on the front porch with the swing. The side porch is so quaint and pretty. We so loved our stay and we did not want to leave. my 8 year old actually cried. We will be back! Thank you Lorena you and your house are a blessing!

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! The cottage was perfect for our family. It was clean and had everything we needed. Lorena is awesome!

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location and cottage was nice. Clean and homey but nothin fancy.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Kirby Cottage. We had an addition person than originally planned but home easily accomodated our 7 people. Lorena was quick to respond to anything of concern. Home was cute but older so you heard anyone move around, especially from the basement. Had pretty much any supplies we needed and more. Large yard was great and we enjoyed a campfire at night. Lorena requested we pull our own linens and garbage at the end of our stay. I wasn't really accustomed to that but it wasn't a big deal.

The location was awesome! Really loved the Raven and they had great live music in the evening. We rented kayaks from the rental place within walking distance and obtained use of their private beach with the rental. Very convenient!

Overall stay was great and would do it again!

  • Review Submitted: 27/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pasco, WA

Such a perfect homey little house.

  • 5 of 5

Lorena knocked herself out to make our experience perfect. We had such a nice time and such a perfect location.

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Glacier International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
The Raven Brew Pub
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Eagle Bend
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 35
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Raven Brew Pub
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Blacktail Mountain
Car: necessary

Heading south from Bigfork on Hwy 35, travel approx. 9 miles arriving at Woods Bay. Watch for The Sitting Duck and The Raven on your right. Shore Acres Drive is on your left right across the street from The Raven at mile marker 26. Go 100 yards on Shore Acres drive and take the bend to the left, 14668 is the first driveway on your right.


Rates & Availability

Contact Manager

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$269.62
Pet Fee AU$202.21
Property Damage Insurance AU$133.46

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.

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