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Wonderful times on Moyie river and surrounding areas, great playground, all ages

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 1 bath, sleeps 7

The house has wonderful views of the Moyie River, just 50 feet from the double porches [upstairs and main floor]. Big windows and glass doors keep the feel of the wilderness that is evident across the river and around the house. Viewing of wildlife is a normal state of affairs at River Haven, from nesting Merganser Ducks to turkey, many birds, elk, moose, bear, and of course deer! The kitchen is fully equipped w/ dishwasher and all other conveniences as well as all cooking and baking needs. Washer and dryer are available as well as satellite T.V. The clean bathroom is large w/ tub/shower, fluffy large towels, clean shower curtains [changed for each stay]. Upstairs large bedroom has a new Queen Englander mattress w/ sitting area and deck facing river. The main floor has a room that can be made private with a new plush double futon. The great views of the river continue here. The comfortable living room has a wood stove and opens to the porch over-looking the river. No grill, fire pit w/ lots of wood.

Outside is a new beautiful small cabin w/ double bed complete with a small wood stove. The house does not have cell service, does have a landline, but no long distance ( best to bring a calling card for out of area calls)

There is easy rafting / tubing accessibility. Makes the floating / fishing fun from the start. One can just float down to the bridge and walk back to cabin [3/4 mile] or to Copper Creek Campground and walk back [1.5 miles] or take a many mile float.

Fish the river out front for native trout and whitefish waiting for dinner whiles away the time. Fishing lakes are as close at Robinson Lake, 4 miles, it is also a productive ice fishing spot. Sinclair Lake {6 miles] is small but well stocked. Brush Lake, about 10 miles, is great fishing! The list goes on for fishing lakes and water fun.

Hunting here is prime for bear, elk, moose, deer, turkey, foul, and wolves during their seasons. Hunting is out the back door, or a short 1/4 mile to National Forest. There are many open roads in the National Forests and State lands that are close to the property. Great accessibility to areas hunters might want to hike into.

Copper Falls is a fun state park for a short day hike, 3 miles or a challenging winter ice climb.

Come have a relaxing visit or an exciting time in pursuit of the outdoor adventures at River Haven!

Supplies and Great Food just 5 miles away at Wild Horse Mercantile.

More Details

Property Manager
Lee Harris/ manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About Lee Harris/ manager

We both love the out doors. Charlie is a Fisheries Biologist and a successful hunter and fisherman. He is an avid gardener ( will share his organic produce) on request, he will guide fishing or certain types of hunting. Lee is a stone sculptor and oil painter, as in evidenced in her rock garden. They both ask that the wild flowers be enjoyed in their natural state and most not be picked ( wild Tiger Lilies, Trilliums, Lady Slippers). The River is a wonderful peaceful playground. We are happy to share it with you.

Lee Harris/ manager purchased this house in 2002

Why Lee Harris/ manager chose Idaho

Situated one-half mile from Canadian Border on the Moyie River with incredible views. Excellent rafting in season, great fishing year round ( ice fishing too!) hunting is prime moose, elk, deer, bear, turkey small game.

What makes this house unique

We are offering very clean beds ( all changed from mattress up with each new guest as well as the shower curtain is clean for each reservation)

Horse accommodations available including 2 stalls, water and corral. Excellent horseback riding.

Amenities

Eastport House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Lots of Room to move, tub w/ shower. Shower curtain washed for every new reservation.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , large spacious room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , located out in separate cabin close to river, great feeling
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , closing accordion doors to separate from rest of living area
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , top of stairs, great view, safe for older child on up
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
garden off limits but fresh fruit will be gifted during season.

Reviews

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Wonderful times on Moyie river and surrounding areas, great playground, all ages
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Deep Forest Tranquility .....and....the Comforts of Home

  • 5 of 5

First impression is the excellence of accommodations. You look around the tidy woods house and want for nothing. Check out the yard and you'll discover the river just beyond the lovely old trees. The river just invites rafting or fly fishing.

One happy moment for me was after inventorying the many types of wildflowers blooming and retiring to front deck , hearing and then seeing a young moose try to sneak across the front yard.

The light changes drastically from moment to moment due to the tree plantings. A photographer can't put his camera down.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and we certainly enjoyed you and interacting with you.
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5

Rustic Getaway on the Moyie River

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place to escape from cell phones and e-mail and enjoy a stay in the woods! There was a love seat swing to sit and listen to the river, we watched the sun rise and heard the birds from the upstairs master bedroom, we made a fire every night and roasted marshmallows for s'mores, and our kids tubed down the river a zillion times! Our teen son claimed the yurt cabin room for himself and our daughters enjoyed the separate bedroom on the main floor. We all sat on the back deck and played cards every afternoon and Lee and Charlie supplied plenty of firewood to sit and talk around a fire every night. This was "glamping" at its finest! We drove 2 miles across the hiway and hiked 1/2 mile to the Copper Creek waterfall - it was beautiful! We also drove through the border and explored Creston in Alberta, Canada. The cabin is less than 1 mile from the border and the views are spectacular!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Beautiful location and great house.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The house was very clean and had everything we could possibly need. The property was beautiful and very private, yet so close to hiking areas and having the river right in the front yard was awesome.

I would reccommend this rental to anyone.

The only minor issues we had were:

There was no barbeque grill on the property (as is listed in the available amenities)

The fire pit was in an awkward area, on a path in between high weeds and very unlevel ground. ( very difficult to have more tha 2 chairs around the fire).

Other than that, everything was wonderful!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the heads up on the BBQ (neglected to take off site. A past renter used charcoal in if and we needed to remove it for safety (glad they were safe as BBQ was hooked to propane at time, but off! ! Taken under advisement, location of fire pit. Was actually used years ago as outdoor cooking at little cabin We'll build another in a more convenient location. For group fire enjoyment The compliment on house and river access to us that is most important! .thanks!
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5

Great place to disconnect

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to disconnect from the hustle and bustle of life. The river is less than 100 yards away and just the sound of it is wonderful.

We will be staying here again very soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Family left the place exceptionally clean! ! We will be more than happy to host again , thank you for being so considerate.
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5

Perfect size, clean, peaceful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

My family, which included 2 teen boys, stayed at River Haven for a week. It was a long drive from the Spokane airport, but well worth it. River Haven is a clean, safe cabin style house right on the river. It is very spacious and included everything we needed. I was worried about it only having one bathroom, (the focus being again on my 2 teen boys) but it wasn't a problem at all. The bathroom is quite large with updated fixtures. The property and surroundings are well maintained. We had a very relaxing vacation. If we're ever up around that part of Idaho again, we will definitely stay here. we had a wonderful, wonderful, stay. Thanks Lee!

If anyone is staying close to Bonners Ferry, I recommend staying here. It's a little further drive north, (a mile from the Canadian border), but you'll have a confortable relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

This place is a great place to get away from it all especially from cell phomes and internet. We slept in during the entire stay. Very rustic and simple. Enjoyed the river and tried our hand at fishing, which I havent done since I was a boy. The serenity and peace at night gave especially me a chance to relax. The wildlife was great to see especially the doe with her young fawn, which my daughter was thrilled to see. Got to see the 4th of July parade close by. They literally closed both sides of the highway at Eastport near the border. We went to see the fireworks at Feist Creek Falls Resort which were better than I had seen in a long time. The echoing off the mountains made it even more spectacular. Great rental.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Spokane, WA commercial Bonners Ferry for private
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Kootenay Ferry Canada
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Spokane WA or Whitefish MT
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Feast Creek, Wild Horse Mercantile
Car: necessary

RH points of interest

- Smith Lake, South on Hwy 95 to Moyie Road up about 4 miles to right before railroad tracks (can see from road) great dock with ladder for swimming and stocked w fish

- continue past Smith Lake about a mile, on left is Feast Creek restaurant and bar. They have a pretty water fall and a large pond w/ huge trout in it (they allow fish to be fed, always a thrill)

- across highway from Border lane onto Forest Service road, about 4 miles us Copper falls (well marked) can go under falls at this time of year. Trails to view and back into falls.

- Robinson Lake 5 miles South on 95, turn in at campground, to day use area take trail to lake, 2 docks (fishing and swimming) many nice trails around lake and along stream.

- other lakes up the forest service road like Spruce lake easy mile hike in with Huckleberries along the way, board walks where marshy and small dock there. Copper lake longer hike and more difficult. Good to get forest service map for these lakes.

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Rates & Availability

Eastport House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $150

NEW INCENTIVE: Stay 6 consecutive nights and get 7 th FREE
or....... 9 non consecutive and the 10 this free!!!!

Manager'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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