The Gordon Ranch is situated in the beautiful Swan Valley of western Montana, conveniently located approximately halfway between Kalispell to the north and Missoula to the south, just off State Highway 83.
Consisting of about 1,200 acres, the property is surrounded by National Forest lands and is between the Bob Marshall Wilderness and Mission Mountain Wilderness areas. Just a few miles down the road is Holland Lake, a true Alpine lake, ideal for summer boating and swimming.
The ranch has been under the same ownership for over eighty years. It is a working cattle property as well as a vacation spot for family and friends.
The lodge, with five and one-half bathrooms, comfortably sleeps fourteen people, and functions as the center of ranch activity.
The living room, screened porch and large stone patio are a natural setting for weddings, retreats, informal business meetings or small conferences. The ranch is also perfect for a family get-together or reunion.
Supporting the lodge is a fully appointed, commercial-grade kitchen, complete with a restaurant-sized gas stove, two sinks, two dishwashers, a refrigerator and microwave.
The building also has four satellite TVs, wireless internet, and a rec room complete with pool table.
Four rustic cabins are clustered near the lodge, sleeping an additional 15 guests. Made of rough-hewn logs, the cabins have one, two or three bedrooms each, as well as complete bathroom facilities.
In all, thirty-three adults can be accomodated at the ranch using an additional four beds in an area once used for staff.
With the ranch as home-base, a wide variety of activities are available: hiking, fishing on the surrounding lakes and rivers, boating or horseback riding using the facilities of the Holland Lake Lodge. Golf is also available in the surrounding communities of Seeley Lake, Big Fork and Kalispell. One can also enjoy the splendors of Glacier National Park, an easy one-day jaunt away. For those who want a relaxing time, the ranch is the perfect place.
No services, food or recreational facilities are provided. The ranch is rented as a large condominium, although all condiments are on hand. Staff may be hired for cleaning and/or cooking.
For more information, contact Tony Koessler at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (406)252-8228 (office) or (406)252-4202 (home).
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