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Yellowstone Lakefront Luxury Log Home - 20 Min. from Yellowstone Park

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  • Minimum stay:4-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Island Park house description

Lakefront Log Home on Henry's Lake is a waterfront, 2352 sq.ft. 2-story vacation home located in Island Park, Idaho, only 20 minutes from Yellowstone Park and West Yellowstone, MT. It has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and sleeps 10 people comfortably in 4 queen beds and 2 twins. The home is situated on a 1.24 acre property in a quiet neighborhood of half a dozen homes. It is constructed of 14 inch diameter hand-peeled logs, creating a cozy and rustic lodge atmosphere. The deck offers a 220 degree view of the lake, unobstructed by houses and framed with attractive hand-peeled log railings. It has a BBQ grill and outdoor seating, where you'll enjoy quality time with friends and family as you gaze upon ponds frequented by wild ducks and geese, and the vast lake beyond. The beautiful mountains of the Grand Tetons loom in the distance, completing a panoramic view of Rocky Mountain splendor.

The home is at a perfect location, as it is close to Yellowstone National Park (West Yellowstone, MT) and Teton National Park.

Having the lake off the backyard makes it great for a fishing vacation since it is situated on one of the finest trophy still water fisheries in North America. Locals catch and release over 40 trout a day using wet fly techniques. Fishing is excellent because Henry's Lake has abundant populations of Cutthroat, Brook, and trophy hybrid Cutbow trout. The largest fish in Henry's Lake are the rainbow/cutthroat hybrids that tip the scales up to 16 pounds. The state record for brook trout weighs in at 7.2 pounds and was caught in Henry’s Lake. The home has a private marina nearby with boat launch available for your use. A boat rental company, Wild Rose Ranch, is five minutes away. Within a 30 minute drive, you can fish the nearby blue ribbon Madison river, Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Hebgen Lake, and Quake Lake. Yellowstone Lake is 1.5 hours away where there are no limits on Lake trout. The fishing off the backyard is excellent in the Fall (September and October). A recent guest caught and released 3 fish an hour (many over 20') with a float tube and caught an 8 pound cuttbow in October 2011, just in front of the house.

You'll enjoy returning to this lovely quiet log home after a day of fishing or exploring Yellowstone National Park.

The home is situated on a 1.24 acre property in a quiet neighborhood of half a dozen homes. The large lawn is well maintained and the owner provides sport equipment for outside activities. The back deck has a BBQ grill and outdoor seating. You'll enjoy quality time with friends and family as you gaze upon ponds and the vast lake beyond. Gorgeous views of Henry's Lake and the mountains will encourage you to relax and unwind as you take in the peace and quiet. The lakeside firepit will make beautiful memories on a starry night.

Surrounded by Targhee National Forest, the property is visited by elk, deer, moose, and a red fox. Ducks and geese frequent the property's ponds, while local osprey cruise the shoreline, providing excellent bird watching opportunities. Coyotes and owls can often be heard at night outside the house. The latest hatch of goslings and ducklings are fun to watch as the eat they backyard grass in the spring. In the fall, we have seen muskrats chase ducks around the property ponds. A glimpse of a short tailed weasel can be seen in the spring, controlling the local mouse population.

You will love the custom western decor with its attractive hand-peeled log furniture, dining table, chairs, and rustic aspen beds. The great room has a beautiful new oak floor with three comfortable leather couches with seating for 9, situated around a 46' LCD flat screen TV with satellite service, Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and DVD player and Ipod entertainment system with surround sound. The white tail deer on the walls add to the rustic charm. The adjoining kitchen features a new large stainless steel refrigerator, new microwave, new gas stove, and new dishwasher. It is fully equipped with anything you might need to cook a meal, from a Thanksgiving turkey dinner to a crock pot meal.

The large dining room offers magnificent views of Henry's Lake. It features a wagon wheel chandelier with antique lanterns and a 10 person - 3 foot by 7 foot cedar dining room table. You'll enter the Trout Room (the master bedroom) from the dining room. It has a queen size bed and fantastic views of Henry's Lake and the distant mountains. The adjoining bathroom shared with the Elk Room features two sinks, a shower and an attractive claw foot bathtub.

The Elk Room has a queen size bed and a view of Saddle Mountain where herds of elk can be seen in the fall. Exquisite elk antler light sconces grace this room.

The Yellowstone Room has a queen size bed and is located just off the great room under the loft. It has an adjoining full bathroom with a sink, tub and shower.

The log staircase in the great room leads to the Bear Room in the loft where a queen size bed and two twin beds are located. The adjoining bathroom has a sink and shower.

In West Yellowstone visit the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, where you can view grizzlies and wolves in a natural habitat. Or visit the IMAX theater with several nature oriented films offered daily.
In Island Park you'll enjoy visiting Big Springs, which is the major head water spring for the Henry's Fork River. The Upper and Lower Mesa Falls in Island Park are also well worth a visit.

For more information about the home visit:
www.yellowstoneloghome.us

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2352 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Groups
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            Pack-and-play with sheets and highchair provided....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 10-13

          • Trout Room: 1 queen, 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            20 foot ceiling, Lake view, Walk-in closet...moreless

          • Elk Room: 1 queen

            Elk antler wall sconces, Mountain views, closet...moreless

          • Yellowstone Room: 1 queen

            Mountain Views, Closet, Dresser...moreless

          • Bear Room: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            Second floor, loft, Mountain views, Dresser...moreless

          • There are also two baby cribs and two folding twin mats available for your use....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

            two sinks...moreless

          • Yellowstone Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bear Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Second floor...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We provide parking for Boat/Trailer. RVs are not allowed. There are two wood pellet stoves in the cabin. Wood pellets are supplied for your use. Propane or electric heaters provide heat in other areas of the home. The well water is safe to drink and tastes great. Filtered to 5 microns and sterilized, as a precaution to meet the highest drinking water standards. The yard features a fire pit where you can gather in the evenings for a campfire. Wood is provided. The deck box contains sports equipment for use on the large property lawn: soccer ball, football, Frisbee, slip-n-slide, and orange cones....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                With 5 speaker surround sound....moreless

              • DVR
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • MP3 Dock
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Direct TV with DVR recorder...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                46 inch LCD HD TV...moreless

              • Toys:

                Big stuffed bear in loft. Board games. Chess, Battleship, Taboo, cards, football, soccer ball, slip-n-slide, etc....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Children's movies also available....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Coin Laundry
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Restaurants
              • Volcano
              • Waterfalls
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Lake:

                Boat ramp access to Henrys Lake one house away....moreless

              • Lakefront:

                220 degree view of the lake, not obstructed by trees. Great animal sightings!...moreless

              • Mountain:

                The house is at 6500 ft, with mountain views....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                At the continental divide, mountain views are seen from every window. The Tetons can be seen on a clear day....moreless

              • Rural:

                In a neighborhood of 8 other homes on this side of the lake. Great privacy. 15 minutes from a store....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                This home has the feel of an exclusive resort. Six homes are on the point....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Our home is 50 feet from the lake....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                10 seats around a solid wood table, with lake view. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Baby Gate
              • Basic Soaps
              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Two Dryers...moreless

              • Filtered Water
              • Firewood
              • Free Local Calls
              • Free Long Distance
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Additional thermostat controlled propane and electric heaters available....moreless

              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                With 3 leather sofas, seating for nine....moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels
              • Parking:

                Four cars only plus a boat trailer....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Long driveway...moreless

              • Shampoo
              • Telephone
              • Toilet Paper
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Two washing machines...moreless

              • Water Cooler
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Stove:

                Two wood pellet stoves. ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Blender
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Freezer
              • Garbage Disposal
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen:

                Capability to cook an entire turkey dinner. Crock pot and electric grill available. Stove vent removes smoke outside home....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:

                Very large capacity french door ...moreless

              • Stove:

                Gas stove...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Boat:

                Available for rental 5 minutes away for lake use, or 15 minutes away for Snake river use....moreless

              • Boat Dock
              • Deck / Patio:

                Large 800 sq. ft. deck with unobstructed lake view. Deck has propane 3 burner barbeque....moreless

              • Deck Furniture
              • Large Cooler
              • Lawn / Garden:

                Very large private mowed lawn between the house and the lake....moreless

              • Outdoor Furniture
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Lake view large fire pit with 10 person stump and bench seating, firewood provided....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Small Cooler
              • Water Sports Gear:

                Two Zebco fishing poles available. Ask about excellent fishing for children under 12....moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Yard

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    Many locations for swimming, lake or geothermal heated river. Swimming is not best at house....moreless

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      April 15th - 30th
                      Apr 15 - Apr 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $275
                      $1,925
                      May 1st - 21st
                      May 1 - May 21, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $300
                      $2,100
                      May 22nd - 31st
                      May 22 - May 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,765
                      Summer
                      Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,765
                      September 2015
                      Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $360
                      $2,520
                      October
                      Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $300
                      $2,100
                      November
                      Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $275
                      $1,925
                      My Standard Rate
                      6 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,765

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • *Cleaning Fee $150
                      • Damage Insurance $70
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $70
                      • Tax Rate 8%

                      Notes:

                      Rental Property Damage Insurance Coverage is not optional. It can only be refunded if the entire stay is cancelled.

                      Half of the rental rate is required at the time of booking, and $70 for the coverage of an accidental property damage policy in the amount of $3,000. The remainder of the rental rate, the 8% Idaho state lodging tax, a $300* cleaning fee, is required two calendar months prior to the stay. *Cleaning fees vary depending upon the condition the house is returned, up to $150 is usually refunded.


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                      Location

                      18 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      West Yellowstone MT-18; Idaho Falls-92; Salt LCity
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Island Park Lodge
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Golf course at Island Park Village
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Intersection of Highway 87 and Highway 20
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Island Park Lodge
                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Big Sky Ski Resort

                      Car: Necessary

                      Located just 20 minutes from the West entrance of Yellowstone National Park. Our address is Island Park, Idaho. If you like to fish and want to bring your boat or rent one, this is the place for you, because there is a private marina with boat launch nearby for your use. This home is perfect for a mix of interests from shopping and sightseeing to outdoor adventures of many kinds.

                      Distance from Madison River: 12.6 miles/14 minutes

                      Distance from Hebgen Lake: 15.4 miles/27 minutes

                      Distance from Quake Lake: 16.1 miles/20 minutes

                      Distance from Henry's Fork 25.4 miles/35 minutes

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: We are a family of avid fishermen that enjoy the outdoors. We visited the area to see Yellowstone National Park and fish. While fishing at Henrys Lake, we discovered this home for sale. We have enjoyed working on the home, designing the remodel, and creating many of the custom furnishings.

                      Why the Owner Chose Island Park:
                      Being fishermen, we have rented many lakefront properties. This home and its location took our breath away. Initially the home had a floor plan problem that was remodeled in the winter of 2010. We loved sitting on the steps, facing the lake and purchased a custom log bench to enjoy that view. We feel privileged to own such a beautiful home.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We have loved and guests tell us that the bench on the deck is one of the most peaceful places. Months later, they tell us that they still think about the moments spent there. The fire pit is also a time where groups enjoy closeness that is rarely found in our busy lives. The home is close enough to supermarkets to get needed supplies, yet far enough away to feel secluded, with only the sounds of nature. With no outside lights in the area, the light from the stars and moon are breathtaking. Many of the furnishings are custom made using antique components, providing a level of quality that is rarely found in a vacation rental. The animal life still surprises us. One day the deck light turned on to reveal a red fox. Another day looking out a widow early one morning, we noticed a herd of elk walking though the property grounds. I keep trying to get a picture of the quick short tailed weasel, keeping the mice under control in the spring. The latest hatch of goslings and ducklings are fun to watch as they eat the backyard grass in the spring. In the fall, we have seen muskrats chase ducks around the property ponds.


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                      Photos

                      • Great Room with gorgeous views of Henry's Lake.

                        Great Room with gorgeous views of Henry's Lake.

                      • Dining room seats 10 and has attractive western art on the walls, with lake view

                        Dining room seats 10 and has attractive western art on the walls, with lake view

                      • Lakeside fire pit with bench seating for four, stump seating for seven.

                        Lakeside fire pit with bench seating for four, stump seating for seven.

                      • A wonderfully romantic spot to sip coffee in the morning.  A favorite guest spot

                        A wonderfully romantic spot to sip coffee in the morning. A favorite guest spot

                      • Trout master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, seven-foot lake view, bathroom.

                        Trout master bedroom with vaulted ceiling, seven-foot lake view, bathroom.

                      • Master bathroom with his and her sinks, shower and clawfoot tub.

                        Master bathroom with his and her sinks, shower and clawfoot tub.

                      • Elk room, seven foot window, mountain view. Shares bathroom with master bedroom.

                        Elk room, seven foot window, mountain view. Shares bathroom with master bedroom.

                      • Bear loft with one queen and two twins, adjoining bathroom. New quilts in 2013.

                        Bear loft with one queen and two twins, adjoining bathroom. New quilts in 2013.

                      • Night time visitor, shy red fox. Has visited the deck.

                        Night time visitor, shy red fox. Has visited the deck.

                      • Moose bathroom adjoins moose room and kitchen.  Has full shower, and toilet.

                        Moose bathroom adjoins moose room and kitchen. Has full shower, and toilet.

                      • Private boat launch with one post tie-up, only one house away.

                        Private boat launch with one post tie-up, only one house away.

                      • View off the corner off the deck, showing property pond and Henrys Lake.

                        View off the corner off the deck, showing property pond and Henrys Lake.

                      • Bull moose seen in September 2012, walked between home and lake.

                        Bull moose seen in September 2012, walked between home and lake.

                      • Common sight from home; geese, ducks, and muskrat.

                        Common sight from home; geese, ducks, and muskrat.

                      • View of Henry's Lake from Great Room. Grand Tetons seen on clear days.

                        View of Henry's Lake from Great Room. Grand Tetons seen on clear days.

                      • Kitchen furnished with new stainless steel appliances, spices, and olive oil.

                        Kitchen furnished with new stainless steel appliances, spices, and olive oil.

                      • Trout master bedroom lake view. New quilt in 2013.  Shares bathroom with Elk Rm.

                        Trout master bedroom lake view. New quilt in 2013. Shares bathroom with Elk Rm.

                      • Master bathroom with attractive clawfoot tub.

                        Master bathroom with attractive clawfoot tub.

                      • House Lake view mood: Misty Morning

                        House Lake view mood: Misty Morning

                      • Bear Bathroom has a sink and a shower.

                        Bear Bathroom has a sink and a shower.

                      • Moose room has a queen bed and new quilt in 2013.  Mountain views.

                        Moose room has a queen bed and new quilt in 2013. Mountain views.

                      • New three burner Ducane BBQ on deck.

                        New three burner Ducane BBQ on deck.

                      • Two sets of washing machines, soap provided.  The second machine is in bathroom.

                        Two sets of washing machines, soap provided. The second machine is in bathroom.

                      $275 - $395 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 13

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