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Schweitzer Luxury and Comfort

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,833 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

ondo, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths: 2 full with full size Tubs

Beautiful, newer (9 years) 3 story, 1,800 ft2 condo at Schweitzer Mountain. 3+ Bedrooms (plus additional queen sofa bed in den), 2.5 baths. Additional den is great for keeping kids entertained. Comfortably sleeps 8 - 12. Large, king bed in master suite with walk-in closet, Beautiful Queen guest room, and two sets of single-over-twin bunk beds in 'bunk room'. We are original owners and provided all furnishings and amenities for ourselves and 4 children including: Granite countertops throughout, pre-wired sound system throughout condo, 3 flat screen TV's, stereo, DVD player, CD changer, CD video library, Bar, Gas fireplace, 2 car-heated garage with ski/board racks, private deck. The kitchen has gas range, quality owner-type cookware (as opposed to rental) including waffle iron, coffee maker, crock pot, blender, etc.

This has been our family ski condo and have spent the last 6 Christmases all together here. Now that all 4 our children have left home, we made the decision to let others start building their memories as we have (plus my wife wants to go somewhere warm!), so as of Nov. 8, it is still available for Christmas, New Year's and all other holidays.

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Dan Baker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2017

About Dan Baker


My wife and I moved our family to Hayden Lake, ID from San Diego almost 22 years. Hayden Lake is just a little over an hour South of Schweitzer Mountain and we fell in love with Schweitzer Mountain and Sandpoint. We have 4 children that are all active skiers/snowboarders and Schweitzer has always been our favorite mountain, anywhere! We wanted a true second home and this condo was perfect. We chose this condo while it was still being framed and, in terms of creating great family memories, it was the best investment we ever could have made. Since the first year we purchased it, we've spent every Thanksgiving and Christmas together with our children, and now 7 grandchildren.

We've never rented to the public before, but since our children are all out of the house now, my wife and I decided that we'd like to spend some of the winter in warmer climates. We'd love to have you start to build the memories that we have!

Dan Baker purchased this condo in 2006

Why Dan Baker chose Lake Pend Oreille

Our home is close enough to the runs that we can choose to ski all day, just take a few runs here and there, stop back in for lunch or watch a movie with the grandkids. The Village is within walking distance with the Resort, shops and restaurants. The Village has a great Activity Center for children and adults, with Hermit's Hollow Tubing, Zip Line, ski-school, free afternoon matinees during ski-season, sledding, horseback riding and more. Santa even visits our Condo on Christmas Eve on the mountain's Firetruck!


Sandpoint Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1833 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor Powder Room - toilet , Under-lit Glass Counter Top
    Guest Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite Countertops
    Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Granite Countertops
  • 2.5 Baths: 2 full with full size Tubs, Granite Counters: Powder has under-lit Glass Counter Top
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , Beautiful view of mountain from bed! Walk-in closet, Tub
    Queen Guest Room - 1 queen , Ceiling light/fan, 'Closet Tailors' custom closet.
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa bed in Den/Bonus Room
    Bunk Room - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , (Two) Twin over Full Bunk Beds, 'Closet Tailors' closet
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Schweitzer Luxury and Comfort
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

The Baker Condo was wonderful. We used it over a long week-end, and it was great for our family.

  • 4 of 5

We use this Condo over Martin Luther King Week-end 2017. It was clean, comfortable, and well maintained. It was perfect for 8 of us, and we still had room for a few more. The bunk room is excellent for kids. Two queen/full lower bunks with a twin upper bunk. Ski storage in the garage was great, and den downstairs with a pullout hide a bed was nice. There was not wifi, which would have been nice, but good to be "unconnected" for little while. The only reason I did not give it a 5 was that I would not say that it is ski in / ski out. We could not find a good way down, to Music chair without hiking up first. We talked with others around the Condo and they said there was not a good way. We just drove to the bottom of Music Chair and it was fine. I am spoiled and have been used to ski out. We had a great time, the kitchen was great with all one needed. Beautiful Condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easy to find, challenging ski in ski out but free shuttle service helped a lot

  • 4 of 5

Condo was beautiful, nice accommodations. Quite and spacious. Slept 8 comfortably nice beds, bring your own pillows. Had trouble with wifi connection. But overall our family loved it, we recommend this place 👍🏻

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Christmas at Schweitzer

  • 5 of 5

The condo was everything we hoped for and more. Clean, comfortable and we got fresh snow during our stay. The free shuttle took us to and from the mountain each day we skied. Definitely would recommend to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was once, and will again be very nice, however we had issues.

  • 2 of 5

It was clear when we arrived, and owner later confirmed, that nobody had been there in a while. There was some sort of leak in the basement, possibly caused by a failed sump pump causing mold growth on the walls of the garage and a very musty smell, luckily isolated to the basement and bonus room adjacent to the garage. Garage floor and carpet in that bonus room was wet, and there was some kind of animal droppings in the corner. Owner was apologetic when we called to notify him of these issues, obviously with a short stay there is nothing that could be done in the mean time. There was also a baseball sized wasp nest in the doorway to the front deck, which we were able to take care of ourselves (glad we noticed before the kids did). The lack of window screens was really more an annoyance than anything, being that there is no AC, having the windows open is a must in the summer... But w/o screens, some bugs get in... I was surprised not that many, but especially after the wasp nest incident, we were on high alert.

On to the positive. Very comfortable accommodations, well appointed large kitchen, and plenty of space. The kitchen has plenty of dishes, pots and pans for large groups. Gorgeous area in the summertime, and very quiet.

With the above issues fixed, which I'm sure they will be, this will once again be a nice, comfortable place to stay, just not the weekend we were there.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect stay on the mountain in this incredibly cozy, comfortable home. It was very quick and easy to access the ski area so we had days filled with skiing, coming back to the house for lunch then back to the slopes. Evenings well spent watching Gonzaga win. This lovely home lacks for nothing and we can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a nice preChristmas stay! We enjoyed watching movies and playing games after a day on the slopes! The kitchen was well set up with all we needed to prepare home cooked meals! The only problem was the incline to get to the condo. Because of snow and ice so we went to town for chains which allowed us to get up the slope. . .sometimes! Even with chains, there was slipping on the ice. All in all this just added to the adventure and, once inside, everything was fine. I would highly recommend this property!!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
89 Miles
Spokane International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Walking distance to Ski Village Restaurants
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
The Idaho Club (Jack Nicklaus design)
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Walking distance to lifts
Nearest Beach
13 Miles
Sandpoint City Beach on Lake Pend Oreille
Car: recommended

Schweitzer Mountain Resort - Ranked 'Best Kept Secret' Powder Magazine. Just 13 miles from from Sandpoint, Idaho and Lake Pend O'reille (World Record Rainbow Trout at 37 lbs.). 41 highway miles to Silverwood Theme Park - largest theme park in Northwest. Just 60 miles to Canadian border and beautiful British Columbia.


Rates & Availability

Sandpoint Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Easter Weekend (4nights/5days)
Apr 13 2017 - Apr 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $100

Rates are subject to change until confirmation. Rates do not include 7% sales tax or cleaning fee of $50 - $140 depending on occupancy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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