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Garfield Bay House with Fantastic Views of Lake and Mountains

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Why not spend your summer vacation in one of the most scenic areas of North America? Welcome to Garfield Bay on Lake Pend Oreille, Northern Idaho.

This 1900 sq ft. 2 bedroom, 2 bath fully furnished home has a wrap around deck with gorgeous views. Unobstructed views of lake and mountains.

The house is situated up a well maintained road leading up the west side of Garfield Bay. It overlooks the lake and is surrounded by forest land. Lots of wildlife to enjoy from the comfort of your armchair and the deck including Deer, Moose, Bald Eagles and Osprey. The house was designed to afford maximum views.

Easy lake access from the public jetty in Garfield Bay half a mile down the road. There are a number of boat, kayak and watersport rental companies in the area. Odie's Grocery store in Garfield Bay has kayaks for rental. There is a nice beach for lake swimming in Garfield Bay. Lots of hiking and mountain bike trails.

Satellite TVs in the main room and master bedroom. DVD Player and collection of DVD movies.

A small grocery store and The Captains Table bar/restaurant are located in Garfield Bay. Sandpoint, the cultural and commercial hub of the area is only 14 miles away. Sandpoint has all the usual stores, amenities and some great restaurants.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About The Owner

Hi, my name is Steve. I am a travel photographer amongst other things, and I have to say that the views from my house in Garfield Bay are among the most amazing views I have photographed anywhere on my world travels. That is why I moved here from England.

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

Why The Owner chose Idaho

I chose Garfield Bay because of the peace, nature, and scenery and yet it is not too far away from the culture and great restaurants in Sandpoint

What makes this house unique

Enjoying the wildlife, the sun coming up over the mountains, the views across the lake.

Amenities

Sagle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Garfield Bay House with Fantastic Views of Lake and Mountains
average rating of 4.5 based on 10 reviews
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Beautiful view - affordable, but house could use a little work

  • 3 of 5

We loved the trip to Garfield Bay. We would definitely recommend going there - fantastic area, with easy access to the lake. We loved the view off the deck - the cover photo is very realistic about what you can see. The house was generally clean, but a few things need some work. There is a problem with debris (?) falling from the rafters and the beams, which is why someone (owner) has placed duct-tape on the ceiling. Debris was literally falling in small quantities onto our daughter's bed in the second bedroom. Not a ton, but small flakes and specks of material that would appear in a period of an hour or two. The carpet could use a little cleaning in the bedrooms and had dead ants in the corners. We wish there was a little love an landscaping going on in the front or back yard ( there is none), but the view of the lake makes up for that. We unfortunately picked a unseasonably hot week, so the lack of air conditioning was unfortunate, but we get it - that is expensive and the price was right for the rental. Note that there is no WiFi in the house, but the owner did provide a cellular signal booster that helped with data (slow) on our phones. Over all we had a good time and recommend the house, but wish there was a little more TLC going on.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your trip to Garfield Bay Keith. Sorry you experienced the ant problem during your stay. We always have the insects and ants under control in the house but they got into the roof this time where it was a little more difficult to locate and control. Hence the little specs you saw in the 2nd bedroom. That has now been taken care of. Hope you can visit again Keith and get to enjoy that fabulous view from the deck .
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4

Quiet and Peaceful

  • 4 of 5

The view you see is from the back deck which extends the length of the house. Garfield Bay is gorgeous. This is a quiet area. Lots of wildlife. Master bedroom phenomenal, second bedroom small but bed comfy. No A/C but lots of fans!! Kitchen well equipped. Good for 2 couples.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked the house and had a nice vacation and relaxing time in Garfield Bay Judi. Hope you can visit again soon!
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Bishop Ca
4

Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

House is very cute! View is totally awesome! We had a very nice five days and can't wait to do it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful! Very roomy and accommodating!

  • 5 of 5

Majestic views of the most breath taking land in the US in my opinion!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great view and spacious

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, spacious and comfortable. We loved having our coffee out on the deck overlooking the bay. It was an incredible stay. Thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria Canada
5

Great Lakehouse

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week at this property and the minute we walked in the door we all said WOW. We have camped at Garfield Bay on and off for over 20 years and decided we would like the comforts of a house. It did not disappoint. It truly feels like you are staying at a friends house as there are books,games and movies, a note telling us to help ourselves to the fridge contents( we tried to leave a few cold ones for the next group) and as a bonus we had the pleasure to meet Steve. He is a great and interesting guy! I have always loved this area and getting to enjoy it knowing there was a king size bed waiting made it ideal. The views are truly beautiful and the house is designed to maximize them.It is a half mile to the beach/park/marina and a short slow drive to Green Bay which is a must to see.The Cap'ns Table is awesome and a picture of Guy from Diner's Drive in and Dives is on the wall. The in house smoked brisket is amazing and is served pure(no sauce) as a french dip it sells out fast,the pastrami is amazing(have the pastrami burger) and the people are awesome. Of all the places I have rented this one made me want to come back...next month. We had a group of six and it was plenty of room..Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
78 Miles
Spokane
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Captains Table
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Sandpoint
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Sandpoint
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Captains Table
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Schweitzer
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Garfield Bay
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Pet Fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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