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Cocolalla Lakefront:Private Beach,Dock.Ideal Family/Romantic Retreat.Many Extras

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Relaxing on your own private dock, or shall I go kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boat


Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Where charm meets elegance... Come enjoy the perfect family retreat. Our newly remodeled, tastefully decorated, private two story cottage is nestled on the western shore of peaceful Lake Cocolalla. Home features quality amenities throughout.

Located on the first floor is the richly appointed, spacious master suite. It features an elegant Queen four poster bed, with new pillow-top mattress. The infrared fireplace provides the perfect ambiance to enjoy views of the lake. French doors lead to the lake-side yard. It also boasts flat screen TV, cable, sound bar system, DVD (optional Clearplay filter unit), walk in closet with ample storage and an additional private entrance .The second bedroom is located around the corner and down the hall. Its charming décor and comfy new pillow-top bunkbeds, along with a DVD/VHS player, is sure to please the youngsters. Out in the sitting area is a cozy twin sleeper couch. The custom bathroom boasts a beautiful 4ft sit-down shower with large rainfall shower head.

Located upstairs are two delightful bedrooms newly furnished with Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, fine linens and tasteful furnishings. Only the finest complimentary soaps and thick quality linens await your pleasure as you experience the charm of our deep-soak claw tub bathroom. Enjoy the open floor plan as the living-room, kitchen and dining room overlook the lake. The generously stocked, newly- remodeled kitchen with all new appliances, high-end accessories and linens, makes meal time a joy. Gather in the quaint family room which seats 8 adults comfortably. Relax and enjoy a movie or perhaps your favorite program. We've provided Cable with sound bar, DVD player, (optional clear-play filtering unit), and WiFi. Also provided is a large selection of favorite board games and a multifunction Foosball table for the entire family’s enjoyment. Sit in front of the fireplace or exit through the French doors onto the spacious 2nd story covered deck. Watch the sunrise or enjoy lake-view dining as you overlook our warm beachfront, 100 ft of shoreline and beautifully landscaped yard. Spend your day swimming, boating, relaxing or fishing from our 60 ft dock with attached swim platform and detached floating island.

For your evening Barbecue, choose from a gas grill, charcoal grill,or gather around the outside fire-pit to chase away the evening chill. But don’t let this relaxing environment fool you, there’s plenty of high energy excitement to be had. Lake Cocolalla is exceptional for watersports of all kind. In the summer: skiing, canoeing, kayaking, wind sailing and not to forget, fishing. It is a local fisherman’s favorite, with Bass, Crappie, Catfish, Perch and several varieties of Trout. A free boat launch is conveniently located on the north end of the lake, just 5 minutes away. Ice fishing and skating are unique winter features on this lake.

Feel like taking a drive? Just 12 miles north is the quaint town of Sandpoint, voted the most beautiful small town in America,( in 2011 by Rand McNally and USA Today). Sandpoint is buzzing with numerous year round activities, ranging from music festivals, art exhibits, The Long-Bridge Swim, Lost in the 50's Classic Car Show, antique boat event, competitive mountain biking, not to mention shopping, antiquing, farmers market, fine dining and much more. All this is located at the base of Schweitzer Mountain, home of 4 STAR Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho's largest.

An easy scenic 37 mile drive down Hwy 95 will have you in beautiful Coeur d’ Alene, where you can golf at either the Coeur d’ Alene Resort Golf Course (Home of the World's Only Floating Green), or Hayden Lake Country Club. For the kids, Silverwood Theme Park the largest theme/ water-park in the Northwest. There are many more exciting points of interest in our local North-West.


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    Sandy lake front play area. Very gradual slope of lake....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Tobacco free zone, no e-cigarettes, vaporizers, marijuana, cigars, cigarettes, etc....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    High quality linens, walk-in closet, lakeview, private entry...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk bed

    High quality linens...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    High quality linens...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    High quality linens...moreless

  • All bedrooms have new pillow-top mattresses. Twin size sleeper sofa on first floor sitting area (lake views)....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

    4 ft. sit-down shower with large rain-fall head....moreless

  • Bathroom 2

    Deep soak claw-foot tub and shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Please do not bring any bb-guns, paint ball guns, or air-soft guns. Dock should be available around the 1st of June, depending on lake conditions....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Toys upon request, call us ahead of time....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural:

    For our winter guests, the last 1/8 mile is a down hill slope. Snow tires with front wheel drive is usually sufficient to safely arrive to/depart from, Johnnie's Cottage. 4-wheel drive is recommended....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Infrared radiant heat fireplace (cool to touch, safe for kids), charming flames. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Two covered parking areas. One fits 2 vehicles; the other 4 vehicles, 2 cars wide, 2 cars deep. Boat trailer parking available, call about details....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    In addition to bath towels, beach towels are provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    French press and grinder....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well appointed utensils. Commercial grade cookware/bake-ware. Griddle, popcorn maker....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, condiments, coffee, tea, cocoa, pancake mix, syrup, flour, sugar, oil, wrap and foil....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Water and ice in door....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    One tandem kayak, one single kayak, 17 ft 2-man canoe, 5-person paddle boat. Life jackets supplied. A 4-person inflatable pontoon raft with 6 hp outboard is available for $250 a week....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Fun noodles, sand toys....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2015
May 2 - Jun 5, 2015
3 night min stay
Summer 2015
Jun 6 - Sep 11, 2015
3 night min stay

Fall 2015
Sep 12 - Oct 30, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Security Dep. $500
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%


* off peak rates reflect, stay 6 days, get 7th day free.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Rates are for up to 9 people in beds. 2 additional guests are allowed, at $8/day/each.

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100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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73 Miles
Nearest Airport
Spokane International
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elks Golf Club Of Sandpoint
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Single train track across lake. Amtrak Sandpoint.
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 95
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The View Cafe
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
15 Metres
Nearest Beach
Johnnies Cottage

Keywords: IRONMAN Coeur d'Alene, Lost in the 50's, Long Bridge Swim, Wooden Boat Festival, Festival at Sandpoint, Schweitzer Mountain, Wedding Showers


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Whatever your plans, North Idaho, and more specifically, “Johnnie’s Cottage”(in honor of Teresa's father), has a lot to offer .We have lived in Cocolalla for 17 years and Lake Cocolalla has been a favorite water sports location for our whole family. We appreciate you considering our accommodations and are excited about sharing our home with you. We will strive to make your stay a pleasant, memorable experience. Family is very important to us and we trust your stay with us will bring you closer to the ones you love. 'Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.' Psalms 16:11

Why the Owner Chose Sandpoint:
There's just no better place on earth to relax, unwind and spend precious time together, than at the water. When my father passed, my dream became to turn his cottage into a place where families, (ours included), could be together and have the time of their lives, in a beautiful wholesome setting with very little effort. We feel we have accomplished this. My father would be pleased.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Johnnie's Cottage is the perfect balance between a private secluded getaway and a sightseers paradise. Conveniently located just 1.5 paved miles from hwy#95.

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Speaks: english

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  • Relaxing on your own private dock, or shall I go kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boat

    Relaxing on your own private dock, or shall I go kayaking, canoeing, paddle-boat

  • Bass caught off our shore-line in kayak

    Bass caught off our shore-line in kayak

  • View from yard; can;t wait to roast marshmallows on the fire-pit.

    View from yard; can;t wait to roast marshmallows on the fire-pit.

  • Our shoreline

    Our shoreline

  • Upper-deck off living room & kitchen; can't wait to sip my morning cup of coffee

    Upper-deck off living room & kitchen; can't wait to sip my morning cup of coffee

  • Kids love the playset!

    Kids love the playset!

  • Relax by the living room fireplace

    Relax by the living room fireplace

  • Spacious open floor plan

    Spacious open floor plan

  • Beautifully appointed kitchen

    Beautifully appointed kitchen

  • The upstairs queen room

    The upstairs queen room

  • Twin sleeper sofa

    Twin sleeper sofa

  • Master fire place

    Master fire place

  • Looking out on 60 ft. dock, with Mr. Owl

    Looking out on 60 ft. dock, with Mr. Owl

  • Wake boarding on Cocolalla Lake

    Wake boarding on Cocolalla Lake

  • Left, no right, just who is in charge here?

    Left, no right, just who is in charge here?

  • Well equipped patio, overlooking the water.

    Well equipped patio, overlooking the water.

  • Upper lawn

    Upper lawn

  • Shady path to beach, south side.

    Shady path to beach, south side.

  • Upper bedrooms conveniently located off the living room

    Upper bedrooms conveniently located off the living room

  • Ample dining room

    Ample dining room

  • The upstairs double room

    The upstairs double room

  • Romantic upstairs bathroom

    Romantic upstairs bathroom

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • The bunk room

    The bunk room

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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