This home has two large decks with an unimpeded view of Lake Coeur d' Alene. It is located on a bluff overlooking the lake, below which is a frontage road between the bluff and the lake. This allows access to our private dock. You can rent or bring your own boat... This house is a five minute drive from central downtown Coeur d' Alene. Lake Coeur d' Alene is 27 miles long and has l09 miles of shoreline. We are locatead on the North end of the lake.
Leather furniture, down blankets for all, lovely patio furniture and all cooking necessities right down to the cookie sheets tastefully makes this home a place for relaxation. It has a ''nature'' theme which instantly relaxes you when you walk in. There is a queen sized bed in one bedroom and a double in the other. Two twin sized, 3 inch foam, fold- out mattresses are also available. Due to the steepness of the cliff below our home we have decided not to allow children under 5 years of age.
The house is spotlessly clean and very comfortable. It is beautifully landscaped with a very relaxing lawn overlooking the lake which has a different feeling than the deck view. The lawn is large enough for croquet(furnished)or simply relaxing.
From the deck you can see The Lake Coeur d' Alene Resort Golf Course with it's ''famous floating golf green''. There are l9 public golf courses near by.
The ''Centennial Trail'' a 26 mile, paved hiking or biking trail, is adjacent to this property as it traverses along the lake heading toward Spokane, Washington. There is also a newly completed Rails to Trails 83 miles circuit through the Coeur d'Alene Mountains within 30 minutes from this home. The Hiawatha Trail is another popular Rails to Trails path designed for mountain bikers. This trail is famous for its numerous trestles and tunnels. You can reach this fun activity within one hour.
Some of the community activities include Bald Eagle watching during the months of December and January. (We furnished the binoculars!!) This year over 200 eagles were spotted and one of the prime viewing areas is only 5 minutes drive from the house. Some of the eagles frequent our pine trees right off our deck each winter! We have a huge ponderosa pine tree in the back yard with a platform that we are hoping an osprey will take over this year!
Other area activities include the Bloomsday Race in Spokane in May, Ironman Race in June, Antique Wooden Boat show in July, outstanding Fourth of July Fire Works over the lake, several car shows, Art on the Green Festival the lst weekend in Aug, Coeur d' Alene Marathon, Indian Pow Wow in July, Summer Theater, several Music Festivals nearby, and many other unscheduled activities.
In the fall months of September and October, it is beautiful here as there are many deciduous trees changing color.
The entire mountainside is painted with swaths of yellow tamarack (larch) trees, and the weather can't be better! Four major ski resorts are located within 50 miles of Coeur d'Alene, there are many miles of snowmobile trails as well as designated cross country ski trails close by. The end of December brings the bald eagles annually and our famous New Year's Day plunge into Lake Coeur d Alene.