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Frankie Mcferon-Crumb

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Blossom Mountain Retreat

42 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Post Falls Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This cozy retreat has a remote quality but is actually only three miles from I-90. You can be downtown Spokane in less than thirty minutes and Coeur d'Alene in fifteen minutes. The Centennial Trail that runs from Spokane to Coeur d'Alene, fun for running or biking is less than ten minutes away. The Spokane River Park with boat launch and swimming is less than three miles away. Scenic day trips and activities make this cabin a perfect and peaceful place to stay.

There are three bedrooms, all with new queen beds and down comforters. One bedroom is on the main floor, one in the daylight basement (master bedroom) and one in the loft (my favorite).

The open living room/kitchen area has bamboo floors and outstanding views. A Viking Range and KitchenAid stand mixer may entice you to cook. If you prefer to dine out there are two or three now famous restaurants in Post Falls, minutes down the hill as well as several great places to eat in Coeur d'Alene and Spokane.

There are two bathrooms. The bath on the main floor has an antique clawfoot tub and the other bath, downstairs, has a new tile shower.

Two gas fireplaces will keep you toasty warm on cool evenings, and a window A/C unit will cool the house if the days get too warm, which happens only a few days a year.

We have decorated the cabin with comfortable furniture, hoping you will want to keep coming back.

The view from the cedar deck is breathtaking and at any time you may see moose, elk or deer wandering by the front of the house. A birdwatcher's delight, there are Stellar Jays, Juncos, Chickadees, Robins, Woodpeckers...birds than I can list and even the occasional Bald Eagle!

Due to the massive rock wall and open loft area, this cabin may not be suitable for young children.

The half mile driveway is gravel and steep in places but well maintained in the summer.

This was our primary residence for thirty years and still our little slice of heaven. We hope you will enjoy the same peace on the mountain as we do.

PLEASE NOTE: In the guest comment section a hot tub is mentioned. The hot tub is no longer available....it was 20 years old and finally stopped working. Because of liability and upkeep we have opted against replacing it. We hope this does not stop you from visiting our peaceful retreat.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Cabin

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Frankie Mcferon-Crumb (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

About Frankie Mcferon-Crumb

We built this log home, beginning in 1980, with the help of family and friends. This was our permanent residence until last year. Our wish is to keep the furnishings simple but at the same time warm and inviting. We hope others get the opportunity to see why we love our mountain home and visit us often.

Frankie Mcferon-Crumb purchased this cabin in 1980

Why Frankie Mcferon-Crumb chose Northern Idaho

We moved here from Oregon in 1980 to live in beautiful North Idaho and haven't had even a moment's regret.

What makes this cabin unique

Bird and wildlife watching, hiking and dirt biking over miles of old logging roads. Solitude and silent nights. Star filled sky for nighttime deck sitting, prefect for a glass of wine and good conversation. Lots of DVDs and games for your entertainment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Love the cabin...our trip was short and busy so this wonderful place was lovely to come back to at the end of each day. We look forward to a longer stay next time! Thanks for the flowers, s'mores fixins and comfy beds.
Jun 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 42 traveler reviews

Blossom Mountain Retreat
average rating of 4.904762 based on 62 reviews
5

All I can say is Wow! And Wow one more time!!!

  • 5 of 5

I simply can't believe we had the opportunity to stay in such an extraordinary place. It was perfect in every imaginable way. The cabin was a real gem inside and out with surreal views. We have every intention of coming back really soon to enjoy yet another wonderful and one of a kind experience. I would like to thank the owners for being first rate professionals. Their cabin is tastefully decorated, incredibly spotless and cozy beyond belief. It's location couldn't have been better. Thanks, Frankie and Brian for providing us with memories that will be treasured for a lifetime.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I can also say WOW!. You guys left the place spotless! Thank you for washing and drying the towels and folding them so nicely! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and please know you are welcome to return any time. Thank you for leaving the great review!! Frankie and Brian
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5

Couldn't have been better.

  • 5 of 5

Being from Texas I may never visit Idaho again. Glad my experience was here. Deer passing by while cooking hot dogs in the open pit fire was a once in a lifetime experience (hot dog/marshmallow skewers were ready and waiting for us). Places to hike were nearby and exhilarating. If I ever find my way back to Idaho, I will stay here. The listing description was very accurate. We needed to call Frankie a couple of times, especially how to work the hose and she answered right away and stayed on the phone until we got it right. I would recommend this place, and even already did to a man who works at the airport. Thank you for the peace and quiet and the thousand of stars you can see at night. We did a lot of cooking and the kitchen was stocked well with all kinds of kitchen wares. Look under the bowl that looks like an apple and you will find a recipe that looked great. Thanks again for a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Terilyn, Thank you for the great review and the sweet blessing in the guestbook. My husband had a good laugh when I told him about your garden hose issue...thinking it was an old fashioned pump;). I'm glad you took advantage of the camp fire with marshmallows...we are going back this evening for a camp fire of our own. PS Loved talking to you when you first arrived...your Texas accent is priceless! You are welcome back any time!!
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5

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at the cabin and once again, it was a wonderful experience. As soon as you open the door there is a sense of calm and a true feeling of a home away from home. The cabin itself accommodated all five of us very comfortably and the large deck overlooking the wooded areas is a great place to relax and unwind. My morning coffee never taste better up there. Over all it is an amazing place to stay and my definition of "glamping." (glamorous camping!)

Frankie, the host, is very accommodating, receptive and always approachable. She thinks of everything to make your stay even better. Home baked scones await you on the kitchen table, soft calming scents resonate throughout the house, there is amazing "tingly" shampoo in the shower, there are great movies to watch and games to play...and the list goes on and on. Her attention to detail is incredible, living in a log cabin is amazing and the experience she provides is unprecedented.

We look forward to returning again.....I would recommend staying here with no hesitation.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, Sylvia! I love that you had your grown children along this trip and now have memories to last until next time. You seem more like a friend now, with all our emails back and forth, from your first inquiry until your actual trip. I truly hope you can return again. Thank you for leaving the cabin so nice and neat, making my cleaning routine easier than ever! See you next time, Frankie
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5

Wonderful mountain cabin

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need to enjoy the area. The beds are great and the rooms are good sized. My brother in law and I stayed here for the Ironman in August. If you don't want to fight the crowds this place is wonderful, but still only minutes away from everywhere. The road is steep but nothing anyone used to the mountains should mind. The owners were great to work with. I was injured during the race and they were extremely kind. I would highly recommend staying.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Trent, Thank you for the great review. I always look forward to my annual Ironman guests and am sorry for your race injury. I hope your recovery is swift and that you'll be training soon for next year. You are welcome back any time. Thanks for choosing our place and leaving the cabin nice and neat.
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4

CLASSIC MOUNTAIN LOG CABIN

  • 4 of 5

If you've read the glowing reviews for this property, believe them. This is the quintessential secluded, beautiful mountain log cabin. Met and exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Morris, I'm going to get a 'big head' with all these great reviews. I have good memories of building the cabin 30 years ago...and totally enjoy sharing with it others. Thank you for enjoying your stay! Frankie
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Great log cabin in the woods

  • 4 of 5

Blossom Mountain Retreat is a very nice log cabin in a quite setting and still just minutes from Post Falls and Coeur d'Alene.

It was perfect for our family of 4 with everyone having their own space and a nice open area kitchen/family room to hang out in. We did experience some bees outside the cabin in our early August visit, but the owners were very response and came out early the next morning to deal with them. Great place to relax for a couple days or a week.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Spokane International
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Oval Office
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Post Falls
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 90
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
White House Grille
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Silver Mountain, Kellogg
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Q'emlin
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Post Falls Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$115
$775
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $90
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Cleaning fee $90.00
Check in 3Pm. Check out 11am. No early arrivals unless prior arrangements made with owners.
No overnight guests, or more than five registered guests, due to private well and septic.

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Amenities

Post Falls Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Gourmet Viking Range, KitchenAid Stand Mixer. Clawfoot tub in upstairs bath, downstairs bath newly remodeled with tile shower. No overnight guests without prior owner approval, due to private well and septic.

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