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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Luxurious Secluded Log Home, Close to Lake & Skiing

9 Reviews
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house

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Overview

Sandpoint House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7-11)

Relax, and enjoy yourself in the breathtaking surroundings of Sandpoint, Idaho. Escape from the chaos of every day life in this stunning 5,000 sq ft craftsman style log home, that sits on a secluded 5 acres.

This lakeside home is tastefully decorated and furished to match the home's rustic elegance, with exquisite stone countertops and all new furniture and flooring.

Pick your own home grown fruits and vegetables in the property's exclusive garden and orchard. The property is nestled between mature cedars and tamaraks, creating a secluded park like setting.

This lakeside retreat is convienently located only a short distance to a wide variety of activities, sure to make your trip the perfect getaway. Nearby attractions include Lake Ponde Oreille (1/2 mile), Schweitzer Ski Resort (15 miles), Silver Mountain Ski ARea, Silverwood Theme park, Lake Couer D' Alene.

Within the town of Sandpoint enjoy numerous Summer and Winter events, music, art, antique boat event, mountain biking, shopping and much more!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Fell in love with Sandpoint first time we visited. Reminded us of Lake Tahoe!

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

What makes this house unique

We are close to the lake and sking. Perfect for summer activities as well as winter.

Reviews

4.4
based on 9 traveler reviews

Luxurious Secluded Log Home, Close to Lake & Skiing
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews
4

Great home and location. Could use a few tweaks.

  • 4 of 5

This lovely home is not on the water, but in a beautiful secluded spot nearby. The home is large and has several beds. The master bed and bath are grand, as are the living/dining area and deck. The downstairs has one large BR with two queens plus an additional BR with bunks. The downstairs bath is basic and a bit of a walk from the bedrooms. The kitchen is large and reasonably well equipped. When we arrived on a cool evening the main floor heated up well but the downstairs was very slow to warm. There is a nice pellet stove centrally located downstairs but there were no instructions and we couldn't be sure how to get the pellet feeder to work. When we tried turning on the fan for the pellet stove the switch shorted out so we gave up. The master bath is impressive but only one of the two shower heads in the large shower would function and neither the shower lights nor the lights over the jacuzzi would work. We also found that lights on the deck didn't work. Water pressure was spotty: the kitchen sink was the worst - only the spray hose had decent pressure. With these fixes this home would be excellent.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Roomy and Remote - Wildlife Included

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at this secluded log home. Indeed, it is secluded, in that it requires driving on somewhat lengthy gravel roads to reach the home. But, once we found it, the home was very accommodating and wonderful. Plenty of room in the common areas and bedrooms to handle the 11 folks we had staying there. The construction of the home with the large log walls and stone chimney certainly added to the remote feel of being away from the hustle of normal life. We had mule deer visit every morning as well as some wild turkeys. The large mud/drying room was great to store skiing gear and let it dry out at the end of each day we skied at Schweitzer. It is not a long distance to Schweitzer but it does take about 45 minutes to drive there from this log home. The owners were very helpful and cooperative in making sure the place was ready for our arrival and with input we gave them afterwards. We had a great time and would recommend staying here to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was the star attraction

  • 5 of 5

This house was just as advertised, lots of room for a big family with kids of all ages. We enjoyed our entire time and tended to stay in the house a lot more than outside. Deer in the mornings were fun to watch and the people that we came across in the area were very friendly. The location was within reasonable distance of Sandpoint which has it's own attractiveness with the beach and downtown district. The lakefront property reference is a bit of a stretch but we were not disappointed at all. We're looking forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We would come back!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of grandparents, kids and their little kids totaling 12 were thrilled with this rental house! The amount of space of the house and yard was perfect for running around. Our first day there it rained but because there was lots of room we didn't get cabin fever. We were glad for the washer and dryer!! The distance to Sandpoint was a bit far, but once there we found the park and beach which were not at all crowded. Pie at Panhandler was a must of course!! We got to see a number of deer run across the yard which was a plus!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lewiston, Id
5

Great place for families!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean and had everything that was mentioned. It was very private and was very lovely. The house is located 10 miles from Sandpoint, so, it took about20 mins. to commute back and forth from there. It is about 1 hour to Silverwood.

We had a little trouble with the fridge, but, it was handled very quickly by the owner!

The house does not have air conditioning. So, the evenings were warm on the main floor. But, the basement was nice and cool!

Would love to rent this place again next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Salmon Arm BC Canada
3

Log Home

  • 3 of 5

Nice house with a great yard. Lots of room in the house for large amount of people. Very private location. Internet didnt work, no propane to use BBQ, no furnture on deck to use. House was well stocked except there wasnt any extra toliet paper. Overall I think it was good for the amount they charge.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good news is we added a huge new beautiful deck out of the family room. Bad news it was finished just two days before this renter got there...hence no furniture, internet disk had to be removed for new deck and not replaced in time. More good news..new furniture in on its way, internet back installed and running, BBQ back on deck full of propane: )
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Map

Lake Pend Oreille is only a half of a mile away, Schweitzer ski resort is only 15 miles away, brand new Jack Nicholas golf course is 5 miles away.

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Rates & Availability

Sandpoint House Rental Rates

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Amenities

Sandpoint House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size futon bed in Den, Bunk Beds (1) Full size below and twin on top
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
The property is on 5 acres, fully fenced in garden and fruit orchard.

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