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Secluded Lakefront Log Cabin - Fishing & Wildlife Paradise!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Secluded log cabin (water on three sides- 50 feet from the lake) on private forested lake (aspen, cottonwood, cedar), approximately one mile long with connecting water-lily pond with sand dunes on the west, only 15 miles NE of St. Anthony, 14 miles NW of Ashton, at the base of the Island Park area, 55 miles from the Idaho Falls Airport. Yellowstone National Park west entrance less than 50 miles, (West Yellowstone is 70 miles), and Teton National Park south entrance only 70 miles.

No motorboats on the lake, but canoes, kayaks, float tubes, small sailboats and paddleboats allowed. Swimming with rope swings. Minimal mosquitoes in the summer and abundant wildlife - bald eagles, trumpeter swans, turtles, frogs, beaver, muskrats, deer, migration path of moose and elk, spectacular fall colors, spring wildflowers. Hundreds of miles of groomed snowmobile trails to everywhere, (8 miles south of High Point), 4 wheeler trails and horseback trails in forest and sand dunes.

Lake is stocked with abundant trout, ecology for fish similar to Henry's Lake. World famous Henry's Fork of the Snake River and Ashton Reservoir (motorboats) only 10 miles away.

Keywords: Lakefront Log Cabin

More Details

Owner
Burt Butler
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Burt Butler

Having grown up on a lake in northern Minnesota, when Burt Butler moved from North Carolina to Idaho in 1993 to work for the state court system, one of his dreams was to find secluded lakefront property that his four children could enjoy, and ultimately build a cabin that the family could consider a comfortable second home. That dream came true in 1998 when Burt Butler found a unique secluded lakefront property on a peninsula with a gentle shoreline and spectacular fishing with no motor boats allowed on the lake. In the Fall of 2001 the elegant and rustic cabin was started and finished in June 2002.

Burt Butler purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Burt Butler chose Idaho

Our secluded vacation property, with close proximity to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, is only a 75 minute drive from our home in Idaho Falls, and offered year round recreation opportunity for our family. Swimming, canoeing, fishing and outdoor fires under the stars in the summer, Fall colors and 4 wheeling in the sand dunes adjacent to the lake, and early winter ice skating, and when the snow gets deep great cross country skiing and snow mobiling and the enjoyment of a wood stove.

What makes this cabin unique

Peace, quiet, fires outside and inside, barbecue on the deck and dutch oven cooking, great fishing, wildlife variety from frogs, beavers, trumpeteer swans, birds of all varieties including bald eagles, moose, deer, to a sighting of a wolf.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We came up for a relaxing, long weekend over Father's Day Weekend. The kids loved the kayaks, rope swing and campfire. A lot of marshmallows were and have been roasted there. We enjoyed our meals on the beautiful deck. The cabin was/is a perfect getaway, big enough, but not too big. We wished we had been able to catch more fish- our fish dinner consisted of one fish- it was a nice rainbow though! It was gorgeous weather- not too hot with awesome cool nights. Thank you for providing a great cabin for many people. We hope to enjoy it years into the future! Thank you again!
Jun 2010
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Amenities

Ashton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (4) all log beds
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
Fireplace (river rock hearth with wood stove), leather couches, log beds, Pets with consent of the owner and security deposit

Reviews

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Secluded Lakefront Log Cabin - Fishing & Wildlife Paradise!
average rating of 4.885714 based on 42 reviews
5

Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, quiet, clean. Perfect night time retreat after a fairly quick drive to the Yellowstone. Will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Quinta, CA
5

Your Perfect "Get Away From it All" Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Butler's Lakefront Cabin is the perfect spot to get away from it all. Nestled on the edge of the Upper Arcadia Reservoir, the cabin has everything you need to relax and enjoy life. The cabin is in great condition offering all the creature comforts you can imagine. The views from the cabin are phenomenal especially the sunsets. Although the cabin is a bit remote and you have to travel over miles of unpaved dirt roads to get there, it is well worth the effort. I would stay here again. Definitely recommend this cabin to anyone looking to visit eastern Idaho.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and secluded

  • 5 of 5

Something for everyone, good fishing and fun watching the hummingbirds, chipmunks and birds

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Weekend ever!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect! Charming, clean, private, and the owner is so nice and helpful! The lake was beautiful and the cabin has a huge private lake access! We rowed around and were on the lake all by ourselves the entire weekend. We saw a moose, a bald eagle, a skunk, plenty of deer and birds and the most beautiful sunsets ever! A short 30 min drive took us to the Upper Mesa Falls which were incredible. The cabin was well furnished, had plenty of beds, and had such a peaceful feel to it! We hope to come back next year! Thank you, Burt for such a great weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

best of times

  • 5 of 5

As always the cabin was in great shape. We have been going to the cabin for years and have never been disappointed. Burt has always been gracious and easy to work with.So once again we had a wonderful time.Thanks Burt.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rigby, ID
5

Family Friendly Cabin

  • 5 of 5

The kids spent all their free time in the lake--on the kayaks & paddle boats, swimming, fishing or catching frogs. All of their fishing trips with their dad were successful! The trout like worms. Cabin had lots of room, a well-stocked kitchen & cooking/eating dishes/pans, plenty of towels, lake gear (kayaks, canoes, row boats, and paddle boats), charcoal grill, campfire & roasting sticks. We brought a 4-wheeler and had fun in the sandy trails, as well. My kids want to come back to this cabin next year!!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Idaho Falls
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
State Highway 20
Nearest Point of Interest
Butler's Lake Front Cabin

Fishing (all season), Wildlife Viewing (Elk & Moose Migration), Bald eagles, Trumpeter Swans, Downhill Skiing - Grand Targhee 70 miles, 4 Wheeler Trails, No Motorboats on the Lake, free shuttle for snow shoe or cross-counrty skiers

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable pet deposit is $200.00. Two canoes, 2 kayaks, a rowboat, and fishing are complimentary for guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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