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Driftwood Lodge-Luxury on Lake Coeur D'Alene

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Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.

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Last updated: 12/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Driftwood Bay house description

HOUSE CURRENTLY IN REMODEL!! CHECK BACK IN FEB FOR NEW PICTURES and RESERVATION CALENDAR!! Enjoy the colorful sunsets and lake views from almost anywhere in this lovely, CLEAN, 3000 square feet contemporary home with 100 feet of waterfront. You'll love the blended exterior landscaping and the lodge-style decorator touches and furniture inside! The home features wood and tile flooring, skylights, abundant windows, a loft, and three well-appointed bedroom suites, each with a theme. It is right on the water, complete with wrap-around covered decks, private boat dock with mooring, and a panoramic view toward the west. No long staircase to the water--just a few steps off lawn or deck onto the dock for weed free swimming. The spiral staircase connects the upper and lower decks for strategic sunning. Away from the sunny, open waterfront you'll find a shady lawn, a little garden, and large firs and pines. You might see a bear, deer, turkey or moose, or catch a fish from the dock. Inside and out, you'll love this vacation getaway!

Your beautiful, vacation home radiates brightness, warmth and a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere inside and out. It features all the modern amenities including bright kitchen and breakfast bar, wood floors, large rock fireplace, with entertainment center, large window and deck views, exposed wooden beams, tiled baths, three bedroom suites- 2 with deck access- comfortable beds, and garaged parking. All the bedroom suites feature massive, custom log, Mexican alder, or Chilean wood furniture. All three queen suites have high end mattresses, and custom closets and baths. The loft has one twin-size bed and dresser. The house is full of log and custom-carved pine furniture and is comfortable and very clean. You are furnished with all of the kitchen utensils and necessities that you will need. Whether you're a serious cook or just want to microwave, you should enjoy the kitchen with its lake and yard views, and the herb garden outside. And if you have to do some work or on-line research, we have wireless internet at your disposal. The satellite service features HD packages and local stations. This is our favorite spot, and we manage it ourselves to make sure you and your guests feel it's yours, too. See the link to our personal website and Picasa 'Driftwood' photo gallery below for additional pictures and information.

Lake Coeur d'Alene is one of Idaho's largest lakes - from the dock you can cruise up the lake with your boat 15-20 minutes to downtown, or take the 25-minute scenic drive by car on paved Highway 97. You can spend your whole vacation exploring this magnificent lake. Swimming is great from late June until the end of September when water temperatures reach 75F. Our dock and beach are good for kids because there is a concrete ramp that goes part way out to about 3.5 foot depth. You can watch them close by from the dock or the decks, and the water is invitingly clear.

You can plan your day over morning coffee on the deck, even listen to music from the deck speakers. Many of our guests enjoy the area golfing at a dozen local courses ranging from lavish to pitch-and-putt. Others come to fish and boat. We have a great central location for fishing and there are many lovely, quiet mornings for water skiing. Some of you come to relax and soak up the views, the gentle sound of the waves, the shade of the lawn, or late Fall sunshine. Our main deck is built around a 100-year old pine, and there are sitting areas there and on the slate patio and upper deck for both sun and shade as the long summer days change. Winter and Spring are wonderful times here when there is a lot of game and few people and boats. It's a four seasons vacation area with four major downhill ski resorts within a one to two hour radius of the house. The satellite service features HD packages and local stations.

Check-in/check- out day is Friday, with the exception of Ironman week. No smokers or pets. Shorter stays and lower rates available off-season.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            30...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Toddlers cannot wander to lakefront since entire front is fenced and gated. High chair and play 'n pack available. Please be aware that the loft may not be suitable for young children....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            No pets allowed....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Main floor bedroom with full private bath; lake views...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Upstairs bedroom with adjoining upper deck; lake views...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Upstairs bedroom with private bathroom and double shower...moreless

          • Bedrooms are Queen suites with private baths, (1) Pack-n-Play, 1 high chair...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Two person shower, granite countertop, tile floor and shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Tile floor, antique vanity...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            Wash basin, laundry sink, shower enclosure, tile floor...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Double sinks, tile floor, tile and glass shower...moreless

          • All bathrooms are nicely tiled, and three of the bathrooms have been recently remodelled....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Central Air/Heat, Custom BR furniture, Entertainment Centers, Cooking Utensils, Soaps, Detergents, Private Swim Area & Dock for up to 21' boat. Covered & Open Decks, Games, Library, baby items, 2 automobile parking spaces, including garage bay....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Games:

                Popular family board games and puzzles for all ages....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Assorted CD's....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) 2 home entertainment centers and central sound system with HD TV....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Video Library:

                Limited selection of family DVD titles....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

                  • Scenic Drives

                  Location Type

                  • Lakefront:

                    You have 100 feet of lakefront and dock for swimming and boating....moreless

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining:

                    Beautiful custom log table with pine benches....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Brand new Duet extra capacity dryer...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Wood burning fireplace with glass doors....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Two car garage with foosball table...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Wireless...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Oversized windows and doors bring the lake to your door! Beautiful sweeping views of the lake to the north, west and south....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    2-3 cars...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Boat trailers under 22 feet can be parked on our adjacent lot....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    All major cell providers have coverage. Wireless go phone included....moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Brand new Duet front load washing machine...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee filters provided with coffee maker. Please bring your own coffee....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    All the pots, pans,utensils, soaps, etc. for serious cooking and cleaning. We provide selected condiments and limited staples and supplies in case you forgot something at the store....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Plates, glasses, mugs, silverware, pots and pans, crock pot, roaster, skillets...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Bosch super quiet dishwasher....moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Generous kitchen with dw, disposal, 6 burner commercial range/oven, microwave, counter with barstools and a view. You'll love it!...moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    1...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    GE Monogram 36' electric convection oven....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Flour, sugar, br. sugar, miscellaneous spices, ketchup, mayo and mustard, baking powder, baking soda provided....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. Icemaker disconnected so bring xtra ice if you need large amounts....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    GE Monogram LP Gas 6-burner rangetop. ...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    2 slice toaster with bagel setting....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    Upper deck has gabled roof, skylights and full iron railing around it. Perfect for sunsets....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    1200 sq. ft. upper and lower covered decking with tongue-in-groove pine soffiting, wrought-iron railing and connecting spiral staircase. Comfortable, new deck furniture....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Canoe- two person...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Herb garden with chives, oregano, sage, peppermint, spearmint, thyme for gourmet cooking....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall/Winter
                  Sep 6 - May 14, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $358
                  $2,500
                  Summer
                  May 15 - Sep 8, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $4,000

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $225 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
                  • Tax Rate 8%

                  Notes:

                  Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed; All payments including damage deposit and cleaning fee are due 60 days in advance of stay. Refunds/cancellations are limited. See lease agreement for terms.


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                  Last updated: 12/06/2014
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                  Location

                  61 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Spokane, WA
                  22 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Coeur d'Alene Resort
                  13.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 90
                  42 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Silver Mountain

                  Close to all facilities and recreation in Coeur d'Alene, Kellogg, and Harrison. Outdoor sports and water sports. Near Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes 85 mile-long bike trail.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: We have been living in the beautiful Northwest for over 20 years. We love the outdoors, especially the biking trails, lakes and national forest areas.

                  Why the Owner Chose Driftwood Bay:
                  Lake Coeur d'Alene is a beautiful lake, surrounded by large forested areas, relatively undiscovered compared to other lakes of comparable size.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We chose this property because it's in a beautiful, park-like setting right next to the water. The house has many beautiful wood features, including a huge built-in bookcase. Most guests really like the open floor plan of the house and all the windows which look over the water. Some magnificent sunsets have been photographed from our decks.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.

                    Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.

                  • Shady lawn and covered decks complement the sunny waterfront

                    Shady lawn and covered decks complement the sunny waterfront

                  • Greatroom w/ leather furniture, deck surround, and open to dining, kitchen.

                    Greatroom w/ leather furniture, deck surround, and open to dining, kitchen.

                  • Pamper yourself in 4 full bathrooms: this one offers 2-person shower.

                    Pamper yourself in 4 full bathrooms: this one offers 2-person shower.

                  • 3 Bedroom Suites, fine furnishings, bathrooms, and deck access

                    3 Bedroom Suites, fine furnishings, bathrooms, and deck access

                  VRBO #26187

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                  This listing was first published here in 2003.

                  Date last modified - Saturday, December 06, 2014

                  $358 - $571 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2003
                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 12/06/2014
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