Waterfront Retreat/Beautiful Custom Built Home
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
St Maries house description
Your own private luxury retreat is this beautiful 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.
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
- 3800 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 13
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Child's Highchair
- Living Room seats 10:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Washing Machine
- Air Conditioning
- Gas Fireplace
- Linens Provided
- Iron & Board
- Clothes Dryer
- 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. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- CD Player
- Video Library
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Hunting Big Game
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hunting Small Game
- Mountain Biking
- Fly Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Cross Country Skiing
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- 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...moreless
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Spacious & Beautiful
Spacious & Beautiful
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!
- Guest MB (St. Maries, ID)
- Date of stay 06/08/12
- Review Submitted 04/29/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, adventure seekers, age 55+, families with teenagers, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
Relaxing and Roomy
Relaxing and Roomy
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!
- Guest Rachel (Coeur d'Alene)
- Date of stay 07/17/12
- Review Submitted 08/21/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, tourists without a car, age 55+, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway.
|Dates||Nightly||Wknd Night||Weekend||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
3 night min stay
|Peak Summer Rate
Jun 1 - Sep 30
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
The refundable security damage deposit will be refunded within 3-5 business days of departure if no damage or excessive cleaning is involved.
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
Additional Fees and Taxes:
$200.00 Cleaning fee 8% Idaho Sales Tax
Preferred payment by check. Credit cards add 4% merchant fee.
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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- Nearest Airport: Spokane WA at 55 Miles
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: 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'.
Why the Owner Chose St Maries:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.
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View of home from the boat while having fun on the river
The Great Room offering awesome views and great space for entertaining
One of 2 master suites with private balcony, sitting area a great bathroom
Bright and sunny room with doors opening onto deck
Just some of the patios, stone walkways and lush grass to the river
St Joe River flowing into the Coeur d' Alene Lake just minutes from our home
Now THIS is gourmet dining. Hot dogs and marsh mellows along the river
Solarium dining area with outdoor brought inside
Formal dining area with plenty of seating
Very large Parisian style king bedded room, vaulted ceiling and claw foot tub
Vineyard room decorated in rich burgandy and greens, old world finish on walls
View of the St. Joe River
Fantastic kitchen with lots of counter space, eating bar and everything needed
Boat along the Shadowy St Joe
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