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Waterfront Retreat/2 Master Suites/Views Galore

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

Your own private luxury retreat is this beautiful custom built home situated on the shores of the St Joe River with 135' of private shoreline, surrounded by mountains and beauty, yet just 20 minutes by boat to the southern end of Coeur d'Alene Lake. This newer built home offers all the amenities wanted along with the peacefulness that only the river can give.

After a day on the water, relax with a drink on one of the expansive decks while soaking up the sunshine and endless array of beauty and nature, Gods gift to us. There will be plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor dining and BBQ under the pergalo or on the stone patios.

Each room has been meticulously decorated with unique furnishings, enhanced with artistic plasters offering an Old World Tuscan experience. Family and friends will enjoy gathering in the Great Room surrounded by rich woods, vaulted ceiling and a large stone encased gas fireplace. The adjoining family room and kitchen with center-island will make any chef happy. No futons, hide-a-beds here, all TRUE king or queen beds.

There will be no need to flip a coin as to who gets the king-bedded Master Suite as there are two of them, along with several bedrooms with water view balconies and other bedrooms with sliding glass doors opening onto the decks. Check your casting ability as you just might catch a fish from your doorway!

Although every room has a gorgeous view of the river and/or mountains with abundant trees and wildlife, the river is where the action is and will be your playground for swimming, boating, skiing, kayaking and fishing. Bring your own toys and have a blast! Relax, rejuvenate, get on river-time with your loved ones and creat your memory making vacation here.

Evenings will bring a special treat with the sky offering great star gazing as they are brilliant without the interruption of lights. The moonlight streaming on the water will entice a kayak ride for sure. What else could anyone want in this picture perfect home and location.

Although you will feel millions of miles away from the hustle and bustle, we are just a short hour and 20 minutes from the Spokane,WA airport and 55 minutes from Coeur d'Alene, ID. The small logging community of St. Maries is just up the road about 2 miles and they offer grocery stores, pharmacy, brand new hospital and clinic, liquor store, several resturants, community pool and park, churches and friendly people.

Keywords: Right on the water to enjoy activities, peaceful, St Joe River flows into the Coeur d'Alene Lake, outdoor paradise, magnificent mountain views, perfect for family and friends, Dream Home for Dream Vacation

More Details

Cary & Val Day
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2016

About Cary & Val Day

After years in the business world and living in a large city we decided to slow down our pace of life. The St Joe River held wonderful memories for us and our 4 children so this seemed to be the best place to enjoy our grown family, grandkids and friends. This is why we fondly refer to living life on 'river-time'.

Cary & Val Day purchased this house in 2002

Why Cary & Val Day chose Idaho

Because of the natural beauty, slow pace of life, friendly small town atmosphere and looking for a new challenge, we decided to build a bed and breakfast along the St Joe River. We have loved our guests but constantly hear how they would love to return with their families and enjoy our home. Thus, we decided to offer our home just for this purpose and now people can enjoy what we have been enjoying.

What makes this house unique

This custom built home, decorated by the artist/owner has drawn compliments from many. This beautiful home in a picturesque rural setting offers the ability to slow down your pace, enjoy mother nature at its best and have the water to play in are the makings of a perfect vacation for couples or a family. Our home is beautiful yet comfortable offering plenty of things for everyone to enjoy. The deck chairs will be just the right place to read that book you have been wanting to get to, sunbathe in privacy while watching boaters and skiers go by, take time to have FUN again while roasting marshmellows in the firepit right beside the river. Biking trails and scenic byways offer endless beauty.


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Retreat/2 Master Suites/Views Galore
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
St. Maries, ID

Spacious & Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

With five out-of-town families joining us for our son's graduation, we needed plenty of room to accommodate the celebration. This home was a perfect solution with plenty of bathrooms, a convenient kitchen, and a beautiful setting. Everything was very clean and just as described in this listing. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family. Thank you for making your home available to us!

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coeur d'Alene

Relaxing and Roomy

  • 5 of 5

We were so lucky to find this home. We were traveling with four families and had a bedroom to spare. This is a beautiful house with plenty of space to spread out. Everything was clean and the owners were more than willing to help answer all of our questions through the week. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Spokane WA
Car: necessary

Private dock for personal watercraft, close to public boat launch, 73 mile Trail of the Coeur d'Alene Biking Path, Hiawatha Bike Trail, mountains full of huckleberries and morel mushrooms, White Pine Drive, fabulous motorcycle roads,famous catch and release fishing on the Upper Joe, river floating, Coeur d'Alene Casino close by, wildlife will include deer, lots of birds such as Bald Eagles and Osprey, possibly even a moose crossing the river, Southern end of the Coeur d'Alene Lake is just a beautiful 20 minutes boat ride away


Rates & Availability

St. Maries House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

The refundable security damage deposit will be refunded within 3-5 business days of departure if no damage or excessive cleaning is involved. Refer to rental contract for further information.

Refundable Security/Damage deposit $1,000.00 due to confirm
50% of total due 60 days prior to arrival
Balance due 30 days prior to arrival

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St. Maries House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Double sinks, separate toilet area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Personality plus, claw foot tub, pedestal sink, Italian tile
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Unique sink, 5' double headed shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Great main level bath with sink and toilet
  • The bathrooms are attached to 4 of the rooms and convenient for access of other 2 rooms. Offers total privacy.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Overly large room with children's play area too.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , Well appointed bedroom with private balcony river view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Lovely room fantastic view and access to deck on river side
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , South location with slider to expansive sundeck
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Very large Master bedroom, private balcony overlooking river
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Beautiful large 2nd Master bedroom, awesome views
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play for for baby All true beds, no sofa sleepers here.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Full Kitchen: An awesome kitchen for cooking whatever pleases your palate. Fully stocked with pots, pans, gadgets, gas stove top, Kid Friendly: Kids love the sweeping lawn, sandbox and playing in the water. We even have a children's kitchen and play area in the bear bedroom. with lots of toys and books.

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