Tranquil, cabin loft-style condo located on Big Mountain in Whitefish, Montana just minutes from the lake and downtown. Two bedrooms plus a spacious loft bedroom and a scenic deck with new gas grill on the edge of the Ptarmigan Village overlooking the bordering creek: see nothing but the nearby forest and bridge over the creek from the all windows. Located in a prime location for travel to nearby Glacier National Park with Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort right next door (just minutes from the base lifts). Featuring free high speed wifi, HDMI-ready LED TV, DVD player, Roku (free Netflix, Amazon Video and many other streaming channels), phone, vaulted ceilings, fireplace with unlimited wood and large deck where you can relax to the sounds of the creek. Ski locker for storage of skis or golf clubs. Fully stocked kitchen with dishes, pots and pans, cutting boards, stemware, d/w, microwave, stove/oven, toaster, coffeemaker, crock pot, flatware, and extensive cooking utensils including tools for grilling. Parking for two cars in front of the unit as well as parking for RV/Boat/Trailer in the village. Linens and towels provided. Village Amenities: Brand new indoor heated saltwater lap swimming pool and sauna with heated stoneset path to large outdoor hot tub with bbq . Outdoor heated swimming pool and sauna that overlooks Whitefish Lake, situated on an alpine mountainside. Coin-op laundry facility. Tennis courts. Basketball court. Children's Playground. Children's troutstocked fishing pond. Walking and hiking paths around the village over 52 forested acres. Free unlimited wood for fireplace. Private beach on Whitefish Lake 5 min away with private day dock, outhouses and picnic area. â€˘ Other popular activities in surrounding area include white water rafting and horseback riding. In addition to the Ptarmigan amenities, there's also a City Beach with lifeguards and concession stand on the south side of Whitefish Lake as well as rentals for boats, canoes, water skiing, surfing and jet skis. Ski Hill has cross country and downhill trails. In summertime have traversing, aerial, hiking, ziplining, gondola, mountain biking, alpine slides, etc. Area has Live Theatre, Sailing, Skiing, Racquetball, waterpark, Waterskiing, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Snowmobiling, Dog Sledding, Fishing, Hunting, Museums, Health/Beauty Spa, Cinemas, Zoo, Restaurants, Miniature Golf, Jet Skiing, Boating, Sight Seeing, Shopping, Horseback Riding, Antiquing, Fitness Center, Rafting Snowboarding, Skiing, Hot Air Ballooning , Cross Country Skiing , Cycling , Kayaking, Fresh and Flyfishing, parasailing, mountaineering, rollerblading, watertubing, hiking, windsurfing, fitness center, medical services, library, health and beauty spas, marina, recreation centre, paddleboarding, paddleboating, photography, bird watching, massage, miniature golf, scenic drives, walking, abundance of wildlife viewing, basketball court, etc. Distances: The lake is 5 minutes away. Shopping and dining downtown are just 10 minutes away. Whitefish Mountain Resort (formerly known as Big Mountain Ski and Summer Resort) is just two miles up the mountain road, a 5 minute drive. Glacier National Park is 40 minutes away by car. Flathead Lake (largest natural lake west of the Mississippi, 28 miles long) is 40 minutes. There are 9 worldclass golf courses nearby with the closest just 15 minutes away. The Amtrack train is a 10 minute drive. FCA Glacier National Park Airport is within a 20 minute drive.
This is a town built on the personalities, charm and wisdom of its local residents who work hard and play harder. Every winter the hearty residents band together to welcome visitors with celebrations like the Whitefish Winter Carnival, complete with a home-town parade, penguin plunge, yetis, vikings, snow sculptures, and non-stop parties. Horses and skiers unite in the Ski Joring races that illustrate the cross-over of the Old West with modern-day adventures.
While Glacier National Park is open year-round, summer in Whitefish offers close access to the hanging valleys and emerald peaks of this World Heritage Site, just 25 miles from town. Fish a clear mountain stream, hike an alpine trail, or embark on a historic driving tour of the famed Going-to-the-Sun Road. More than 700 miles of well-marked trails provide an incredible variety of hiking to explore mountain lakes, glaciers, plant life, and glimpses of the full-time residents such as grizzly and black bears, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, moose, deer, and more.