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Picturesque Lakefront Property for Your Next Mountain Escape

Bedrooms 8
Space 8,400 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lodge, 8 Bedrooms, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 24)

Jefferson View Lodge is named for the majestic mountain view enjoyed by many while relaxing on the patio with family and friends. Jefferson View is a great place for families & friends to kick back, relax and enjoy the lake! With jet skiing, boating and snowmobiling always an option, you will never become bored. Idaho is home to some of the greatest fishing in the country. With rivers and lakes within driving distance, the only thing better than relaxing on the deck at the lodge, is touring the riverbanks looking for the next big catch!

Keywords: Gated Community, Yellowstone, Island Park Reservoir, Bills Island, Lakefront, Three-story

More Details

Property Manager
Julie Wilcox
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2017

About Julie Wilcox

The Wilcox family is native to Rexburg, ID and has enjoyed the Island Park area for many years. We love coming to Island Park for the great getaway that it is, offering lakeside enjoyment with the comforts of home. When we come to the cabin, some of our favorite things to do are boating, hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, and just spending time with the family!

Julie Wilcox purchased this lodge in 2010

Why Julie Wilcox chose Yellowstone

Island Park (Bills Island in particular) is a great vacation spot, which is why we bought these properties when we did. They are remote enough to help us feel as though we are getting away from the world. However, we are close enough to other larger areas, so that shopping and emergencies are taken care of!

What makes this lodge unique

The lodge is a great place to get away for the weekend or to plan as an extended stay. With all the comforts of home and the magnificent kitchen, large groups can be accomodated easily. We know it's nice having some peace and quiet as well as play areas for the kids, so we love that the lodge has multiple entertainment rooms and sitting areas on each floor.


Island Park Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shared bathroom on top floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Main bathroom on main floor.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Access from bedroom and hallway on main floor.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Private bath in master bedroom on main floor.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower , Shared bathroom on bottom floor; access from bedroom.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , Double sinks; 1 of 2 laundry rooms; shared, on bottom floor.
  • All have showers, 2 have jetted bathtubs. 1 private master bath; 1 with double sinks and laundry room.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , bunk bed has double and twin; bedroom on top floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , bedroom on main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , bedroom on main floor with private bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , bedroom on main floor with access to shared bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , bedroom on bottom floor
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , bedroom on bottom floor
    Bedroom 8 - 2 queen , 1 bunk bed , bunk bed is double and twin; access to shared bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , bedroom on top floor
  • King size beds 4; Queen size Beds (5) 4 Queen rooms total, with 1 double queen room; Double Beds ;, Twin Beds 2; (double and twin on 2 bunk beds); Baby Cribs 1; pack and play available.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
-Large Auditorium style theater room w/ Blu-ray player and surround sound -Beautiful private lot with trees and a lake-front view - Large driveway -Fully stocked kitchen with dishes, utensils, pots and pans, etc. -All linens are provided, including bath towels and outside towels -Gated Community - Shared Dock w/1 other cabin (family owned) Picture on web site map is inaccurate showing lodge in the middle of the island. On satellite view it is the 2nd green roof on right after crossing the causeway on lakefront. Internet is not available in the cabin. Bring your own hot spots or visit one of several wifi hot spots in the surrounding area.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Picturesque Lakefront Property for Your Next Mountain Escape
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

family reunion

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place even better than the pictures We had our family come from multiple states to meet here. Everyone had their own space. You don't have to think of anything except clothes, sunscreen, and groceries. The place is fully stocked and ready to cook for an army- spices and all. Moms, there is a play room, high chairs, crib and playpen so travel just got lighter. Just enjoy and replenish what you use up.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best house for large family gathering. Best kitchen. Best views. Best location.

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home yesterday from our stay here. Loved it! We will definitely be returning. We had 12 adults and 10 children and we had plenty, plenty room. One thing that helped is that there are five different group areas: large family room, theater room, large game room, play room and upstairs TV area with large sectional. With teenagers down to toddlers, this set up was fantastic. There was a place for everyone when kids needed a break from each other by the end of the day. A few of the the bedrooms are very large and easily fit a porta-crib. NOTE: the large lakeside basement bedroom has the most amazing view; we were fighting over it.

But the thing that really made this place so perfect and workable for our large group was the kitchen. It is THE best, most practical kitchen we have seen in all the times we have rented large houses/cabins. Two of every large appliance. Two sinks. Large island that easily seats 9 -- the kids loved that. is the best stocked kitchen of any rental we have had. Honestly, they have thought of everything from multiple aprons, to multiple cookie sheets, to numerous cooking and serving utensils. Even supplies to make cupcakes. Hello! They have gone above and beyond in stocking the kitchen. All of the furniture is quality and in great condition. The location on Bill's Island is perfect. Being right on the lake with our own dock was great because we could go out on the lake with our rental kayaks and float tubes several times a day. We also liked using the fire pit by the lake in the evenings. For activities we went to Yellowstone, floated the Snake river in rafts.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodland, CA USA

Fun Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family recently had a family reunion at this fun place. We were 10 adults and 9 children. We really enjoyed the home and dock/lake. We had plenty of amenities and loved that there were two of almost everything important like dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and washer and dryer. The bedrooms were spacious and the family rooms were perfect for a large group. The homeowner was nice to work with and tried to help us in every way which was just great.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eastern Idaho

Love it

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at this cabin for a big family reunion. We love it. It is amazingly big, comfortable, and in a beautiful setting. Great for all ages. The teens enjoyed renting boats and jet skiis, and all the rest of us could visit nearby and be involved. The little kids enjoyed puddling in the lake and playing pool and ping pong. Something for everyone. Just loved it.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheridan, Mt.

New Years Bunch from Montana

  • 4 of 5

In one word "Amazing"! The only thing we could not find in the house in 4 days was a cork screw. Not to say there wasn't one but we couldn't find if there was. The place had everything and lots of it. Eevrything worked great and was so comfortable.

The craftsmanship of the home was exceptional-probably some of the best I have seen in Idaho.

The owner was very helpful and showed us what we needed to make our stay even better.

I would highly recomend this property to anyone. It may seem kind of pricey but it was worth every penny.

The privacy and ease of access was great too.

I am hoping we can come back in the summer too.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay & great management to work with!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place for our family reunion! We had 25 family members stay with us. Adults got to sleep in the beds and all the kids had a slumber party on the floor with sleeping bags we brought. The kitchen was more than enough for our large group. The view from the deck is phenomenal. We stayed at the Jefferson View Lodge at the first of December. We can only imagine how beautiful the view is during the summer months. There isn't a hot tub...YET! (hint, hint management!) The property managers, Dave & Zach, were easy to work with and filled all of our requests! Thank you so much! Looking forward to our next stay in Island Park!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad y'all enjoyed your time at the Jefferson View Lodge! We are working on getting a hot tub put in the home. It's been brought up to the owners, and we will continue to push until they put it in or we put it in ourselves! Thanks again!
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Idaho Falls (regional); Rexburg, St. Anthony
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lakeside Lodge
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lakeside Lodge
Nearest Point of Interest
Bill's Island Gate
Nearest Point of Interest
Bill's Island Access Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Buttermilk Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Phillips 66 Gas Station
Car: necessary

Yellowstone National Park, Mesa Falls, Cave Falls, St. Anthony Sand Dunes, Jackson Hole, International Folk Dance Festival (Rexburg, ID), West Yellowstone (shopping, old west amenities, dining, live theatre, imax, grizzly and wolf discovery center), Harriman State Park (hiking, biking, cross country skiing, horseback riding), Henry's Lake (fishing, boating), wild west rodeos, world class fly fishing on Henry's Fork of the Snake River, snowmobile and 4-wheeler trails straight from lodge


Rates & Availability

Island Park Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 2 2017 - May 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Cleaning fee $450 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Holiday rates are $1000 per night. No more than 3 nights are charged at holiday rates, (the night prior, the day of holiday, and the night after). Includes all national holidays and Valentines Day. Please include a $450 cleaning fee with taxes. IF YOU RENT FOR 1 WEEK OR MORE, YOU GET 1 NIGHT FREE!

Payment of half of total at booking and the other half at least 60 days before arrival. Credit card payments will show as coming from the AmericInn of Rexburg. Taxes are 6% Idaho state tax and 2% lodging tax also charged on $450 cleaning fee.

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