$8.4 Million Lakeside Cottage Brings East Coast Appeal To Rustic Montana

Usually, luxurious properties in Whitefish, Montana, are designed to suit into the spectacularly rugged panorama. Dominant types are conventional mountain and glass-filled mountain fashionable, which depend on utilizing pure supplies with wooden and stone accents.

However there are exceptions.

The up to date lakefront residence on the market at 2802 Rest Haven Drive is one instance. It takes its cues from coastal Carolina cottages hundreds of miles away. Wraparound porches going through Whitefish Lake, ethereal rooms unfold over particular person wings and sugar maple flooring all through create a lightweight and genteel vibe.

“They’ve taken East Coast allure and put it into rustic Montana,” says itemizing agent Mike Anderson of National Parks Realty.

The placement of the home is its most excellent characteristic. It comes with 99 toes of deep lake frontage — supreme for boating, fishing, kayaking or kicking again — and is 10 minutes from downtown Whitefish. Stuffed with a number of species of trout and whitefish, the lake is a mile large and seven miles lengthy, protecting 3,300 acres.

The customized home was in-built 2010 and has three tales, all with lake-facing home windows and views of the encircling mountains. Vaulted ceilings, built-in cabinets and bespoke accents, resembling tiled fireplaces, create a snug setting inside. There’s even a secret passage that leads downstairs to a ship storage space.

4 bedrooms are positioned on higher ranges in separate wings. The open-plan predominant front room and eating room result in the kitchen on the first degree. There’s additionally a big household room, workplace, and a room beneath the home that could possibly be used as a fifth bed room. A screened-in out of doors space can be utilized for entertaining and al fresco eating. It’s a brief stroll down the again stairs to the dock and the water.

Whitefish is surrounded by protected lands, resembling Kootenai and Flathead nationwide forests, a few half hour’s drive from Glacier Nationwide Park, and near the border of British Columbia, Canada. The small city has change into a sought-after vacation spot, significantly for individuals who crave an adventurous reference to the outside.

Who would possibly a possible purchaser be? “The particular person trying to purchase that is going to desire a secondary residence, a trip residence,” Anderson says.

The house is listed for $8.4 million. Mike Anderson is the itemizing agent.


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