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Gorgeous hand crafted log cabin in Idaho forest/mountain setting

50 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


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3 Year Work of Love, Hand built log cabin in Idaho's forests

StarFire Cabin

Escape the fray and mundane – find nature’s beauty and perhaps yourself in this breathtaking log cabin retreat. Enjoy virgin forests, bountiful gardens and beckoning mountains literally at your doorstep. Spot a wild deer, elk or strawberry? All is possible here.

If you are seeking some peace and quiet and quality time – then look no further. Connect with nature and feel at home in your heart here at StarFire Cabin, a work of Love made reverently over 3 years.

In fact, many of the materials used to hand build this log cabin were conscientiously chosen from our land, including a great deal of the logs that make up the sturdy walls, to the wood that created the dining room table to the handpicked rocks on the fireplace.

Here you can Nurture your body with wholesome organic foods straight from our garden, Give your busy mind a rest and take a deep breathe of fresh air to reground and replenish your spirit with the natural beauty that abounds here – Reconnect, Rebalance and Replenish your Heart here.

Welcome to StarFire Cabin, Welcome Home.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
George Orton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
August 27, 2016
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based on 50 traveler reviews

Gorgeous hand crafted log cabin in Idaho forest/mountain setting
average rating of 4.98 based on 50 reviews

Beautiful retreat in the woods, not far from Sandpoint

  • 5 of 5

This cabin in the woods is the perfect retreat for a romantic getaway. My girlfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our two nights here, in this beautiful hand-crafted cabin. We live in Sandpoint and enjoy vacationing in our own backyard, which this certainly is. You're close enough to Sandpoint to run back into town for anything important you may have forgot, but you're far enough away to feel as if you truly are in another world.

My favorite part of staying at Starfire Cabin was the garden that the owners have cultivated. What an amazing place to stroll in the fading light of day, plucking blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, apples and more while you walked. The owners of the cabin are more than happy to show off their garden to you, or you can stroll the grounds solo and discover it for yourself.

I also really liked the handcrafted nature of the cabin. It was built by the owners and their son, with personal touches like elk tracks stamped into the cement pad at the bottom of the stairs and tables and counters made from the beautifully milled wood.

There is a trail that goes up the hill just outside, and we enjoyed walking it every morning. We also liked heading down to Garfield Bay to rent stand up paddle boards for a couple hours. But honestly, once you arrive, you won't want to leave.

The loft makes a great space for games and relaxing, and I'm sure it would be a great spot for children to sleep. The outdoor area came complete with a bonfire and all the fixings to make it, a table and chairs to dine al fresco, and the front porch is equally as charming a place to watch the day end.

George and Kristina were wonderful hosts who live about 100 yards away. Close enough in case you need them for anything, yet far enough away to have your own space.

I appreciated the fact that there wasn't any television, and very happy that cellular telephone service was spotty at best (you can get a signal if you need one, but honestly, why would you?). It's too beautiful a place to spend watching TV or talking on your phone.

Overall, we're so happy for our weekend at Starfire Cabin and recommend it highly for those wanting to get out in the woods and live the good life for a weekend.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for glowing review.We hope you will come back again !
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Gig Harbor, Washington


  • 5 of 5

First seeing the cabin in it's forest setting, I knew we were in for a special experience. Our gracious hosts, Kristina and George made us feel welcome as they nestled us into our cabin. Beautifully decorated, cozy and comfortable, the cabin interior provided all we needed to relax, prepare meals and have a restful nights sleep. Outside, were trails, peaceful forest and mountain setting with grazing wildlife making great photo opts. Star fire Retreat will be a lasting memory for us and our trip to Idaho. We look forward to returning real soon!! Many thanks George and Kristina

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so enjoyed you staying at the cabin,and were delighted that you had such a relaxing time.Look forward to you returning !
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Anacortes, WA

Restorative Retreat

  • 5 of 5

What a magical little gem tucked away in the beautiful surrounding mountains. The cabin is so well crafted, beautiful with no detail overlooked.Just beautiful!! I feel so rested and refreshed. The gardens, views of the mountains and wildlife viewing are fabulous. There is even a gazebo with picnic table and grill and a fire pit! An absolute retreat for the body, mind and soul. George and Kristina are warm and generous hosts! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that you could spend some time in the cabin, and that you feel rested up.Please come again!
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Nolensville, TN USA

David G.

  • 5 of 5

We have just finished our fourth stay at the cabin and feel like it is our home away from home. The cabin itself is incredibly beautiful and we were lacking for nothing. The owners share fresh fruits and veggies from the garden and every morning we wake to deer or turkey outside our bedroom window. If you are looking for a quiet peaceful place to stay while visiting the Sandpoint area you will not find a better place.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, NY

Serenity and beauty in a mountain setting

  • 5 of 5

We used Starfire cabin as our base camp for adventures in the local area. We hiked Mineral Trail and paddle boarded in Garfield Bay and had a grand time. The town of Sandpoint is just a short drive away and it is tourist friendly with many places to eat and shop.

Starfire cabin was absolutely beautiful and met all our expectations. It was clean and comfortable with everything we needed to unplug and regenerate. If you are addicted to your phone or email, then this may not be the right place for you. There is no wifi or cell service at Starfire cabln, in the immediate area or in Garfield Bay so if you have to be connected to be happy, then find a different place. There is cell service in Sandpoint. From my perspective, it was perfect in every way and I left all my stress at the cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Quiet clean and very comfortable. Enjoyed our stay. Owners are fantastic and everything was as expected. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Spokane International Airport
Nearest Barpub
10.7 Miles
Downtown Crossing, Sandpoint
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Elks Golf Club of Sandpoint
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Highway 95
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Nearest Ski
22.8 Miles
Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
4.5 Miles
Garfield Bay
Car: necessary

Starfire Cabin is a hand built log cabin nestled in the forests of North Idaho. Located 5 minutes from Idaho's largest lake and surrounded by massive cedar trees and organic gardens this cabin is truly one of a kind.

Starfire Cabin is located on 40 acres surrounded by lush organic gardens, hiking and biking trails, ponds, and beautiful aspen and cedar trees.

This cabin is a haven of peace, love, and tranquility. The only sounds you hear are the soft wind rustling through the aspen leaves. 20 years of hard work and love have transformed this property into a sanctuary to reconnect, relax, and enjoy the little things.


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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 8.0%

*Cleaning fee is $50.00
* Additional Fee of $25.00 per person per night for more than two guests staying (i.e. fee applicable from third guest) For additional information; please e-mail us at ( or call us at 208-265-4112. We are happy to answer your questions! George & Kristina

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Sagle Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Ground Floor Bedroom - 1 queen , Snug and Comfortable!
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Located in loft on carpeted floor
  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
hiking and snowshoeing or rest and recouperation

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