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Charming 30's Bungalow Within Walking Distance Of Town

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Step back in time and relax. James Croft is a 1930's bungalow that retains much of it's original charm - hardwood floors, clawfoot bathtub, large country kitchen, front and back porches to capture the sun. Two bedrooms include queen sized beds each, making it comfortable for 2 couples. The open floor plan connects the bright kitchen, with the living room and dining areas. Enter through the back porch that is large enough to drop all your outdoor gear. The house is comfortably decorated to reflect it's charm and character and supplied with all the necessities of home. Newly added air conditioning unit makes it comfortable in summer.


Owner
Rita James
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 10, 2018

About Rita James

We are Mike & Rita. We live at the gateway to the San Juan Islands in the seaside community of Anacortes north of Seattle - but we both grew up in the Rocky Mountains. We are busy professionals with an extended family nearby - we love travel, books, art, good food and wine and experiencing the world around us.

Rita James purchased this house in 1998

Why Rita James chose Philipsburg

Our fist visit to Philipsburg was like stepping back in time. We fell in love with the mountain setting, the amazing friendliness of the folks in town and all of the activities available around this community. It didn't take us long to decide that this is a place where we could see ourselves spending more time as we moved toward and into retirement. We found this little comfortable house filled with original charm, that was the perfect size for our needs. Just recently we decided since we have this great place that we are not yet able to utilize all that often, maybe we should share it with others who are looking for a similar experience. We decided to call our house James Croft to reflect our Scottish love and heritage.

What makes this house unique

Coming from the soggy northwest, we always rave about the light in our house. The glassed-in front porch and paned windows get the first rays of morning sun - add in a good cup of coffee and it's a perfect start to a day. The enclosed back porch similarly captures the evening light & sunset. We love the authentic Craftsman touches throughout the house - the glass french doors into the main bedroom - the built in closets and bookshevles - the wood trim throughout the house. While it's not fancy, we've done our best to make James Croft cozy and comfortable!

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Philipsburg

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom has an original claw foot metal tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Built in closet, east facing window
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , closet/built in space
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling

Reviews

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average rating of 4.5581393 based on 43 reviews
4

great p-burg stay

  • 4 of 5

loved my stay and I will def rent this house again

  • Submitted: 10-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming House

  • 5 of 5

Once again, we enjoyed our stay in this charming, comfortable and clean home! It was the perfect weekend getaway with easy access to Discovery.

  • Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Had everything we needed for a family of 4 for a weekend ski getaway

  • Submitted: 18-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very comfy and relaxing.

  • 4 of 5

Pburg is a fun destination for outdoor recreation and just to step back in time. Wish the candy store had been open on Saturday.

  • Submitted: 4-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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it was a great stay

  • 3 of 5

Wasn't happy that it didn't have a washer & dryer but the rest of the place was great

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is a dryer on the back porch & clothesline outside - but since the vast majority of our renters are weekend visitors, we have opted out of remodeling and installing a washer. We're sorry for any inconvenience.
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Perfect cottage

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here. Warm, welcoming cottage, with everything needed available. Clean, comfortable and convenient. I can't think of one thing I would change. We loved this little snug home. It fit our needs perfectly. Rita was very helpful and extremely accommodating. The cottage is so affordable too.

A real treat to stay here.

We hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: 6-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Missoula
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Old Course in Anaconda (Jack Nicolas Course)
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 90
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Discovery Ski Area
Car: necessary

Philipsburg is an idyllic town tucked up against the Flint Mountain Range abounding in outdoor activities and friendly western hospitality. Lining a historic downtown Main Street you’ll find a brew pub, incredible Sweet Shop candy store (not to be missed), Saphire Gallery with locally mined stones, restaurants, unique gift shops, a fly fishing store, antiques and one of the best thrift stores around. Within 15 minutes is the Discovery Ski Resort with a range of skiing options, Georgetown Lake Recreation Area and Granite (ghost mining town). Just outside of town you can enjoy world class fly fishing, hike, mountain bike or picnic within sight of the continental. A visit will not be complete without spotting moose, elk, mountain goats or deer. There's even a Jack Nicolas designed golf course (with black sand) only a half hour away in Anaconda.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Philipsburg

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$155
C$902
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$32.21
Refundable Damage Deposit C$64.43

For monthly stays, please contact owner. Pets are considered, but owner must be notified ahead, and there will be a $25 non-refundable fee for pets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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