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Cute Hope Cabin/House: Great Location with Southern Lake, Mtns. and Island Views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Den (See Description), 1.5 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Quaint, cute cabin/house in quiet neighborhood overlooking Lake Pend Oreille with southern views of Cottage, Pearl, Warren Islands, Ellisport Bay, Green Monarch mountains/cliffs. Sandpoint and Baldy Mountain. All can be viewed from the decks off to the SSW...wonderful sunsets to enjoy your evening by.

Short Minutes walk to three of the nicest deep water marinas on the lake complete with small grocery store, great restaurants, guest slips/boat rentals or bring your own vessel and rent a slip for the week... 3 mins. from the house. Enjoy scenic bike rides along mellow Hope back roads with full views of Lake Pend Oreille and Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

We would like to introduce you to the area by giving a free half day sail/instruction (Summer Only) on our Crealock 34 sailboat if you decide to rent for a week or more.

Our vessel is located within a 9 min walk from the cabin. The ski area is Approx. 45 mins. W. along a scenic drive where you can rent mtn. bikes, horse back trail rides, hike, tennis, zip line, chair lift rides or just enjoy life in the high Alpine surroundings. Maybe a Theme Park day at Silverwood for the kids. big fun roller coasters etc.

We know the area well and can help make your vacation to this special area fun and comfortable. Our rates are reasonable and our cabin is a place you can call home. Please review 'Other Amenities' and 'Activities'

Keywords: Sailing/Skiing

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About The Owner

My wife and I enjoy meeting fellow travelers. My wife is a nurse and I have worked in Land Surveying. We also own a tractor contracting business and I teach Aikido and sailing. We have lived in this area since 1977 after moving inland from Friday Harbor, WA. Our children were born in Sandpoint and have completed their higher education with Masters. They travel the world and absorb it's greater viewpoints. We enjoy skiing and are avid Ocean and Lake sailors. Our Homeport is Anacortes, WA and Hope, ID. We love the Pacific NW, the Puget Sound, Inland lakes/ Mountains and our Canadian neighbors just north of us.

Why The Owner chose Hope

We were married in Hope and love the feeling of its lifestyle. We plan on retiring there.

What makes this house unique

Quality of Life. Reflection time with loved ones and nature. Come and we will show you. It may be hard to leave as it was for we stayed 40 years and counting.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The folks above stayed with us at separate times during the Summers of 08 and 09. Some have returned each year. We have many others that we would like to list. All their comments are in our guestbook. All have been very positive since we opened our rental in the Spring of 08. The reviews read very similar in following examples; " Loved the views off the deck, Home was very clean and felt like Grandma'a house, Hate to leave,look froward to coming back. Loved the sail, enjoyed watching our children interact on the boat, Great Hospitality, See you next year. What a wonderful place to stay. Colors of the area were refreshing-deep hues of the lake contrasted with tall evergreens and maples. Thanks for the bikes. Had a great time exploring." If you would like references please let us know. We want you to enjoy your stay.
Jul 2009
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Hope House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , adjoining 1/2 bath
    Other (See Description)Den - 1 bunk bed , Comfortable Den/Small Bedroom. Queen sleeper in Living Room
  • Queen size Bed (1) Twin or Single Beds (2) Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Bunk Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Nicely wood finished daylight basement room looking towards the Lake with half bath and extra thick Futon Double-privacy.IMPORTANT: The upstairs sleeping accommodations include one bedroom w/ 2 singles adjoining full bath, den w/bunkbed, living room with Queen sleeper sofa. Home is priced and sized for 6 persons. House has beautiful open and covered decks looking out towards Cottage and Pearl Islands on Lake Pend Oreille ( Sunset direction and the prettiest portions of LPO.) Our vacation home is located within short walking distances to 3 Marinas with Boat Rentals. Floating Restaurant/marina close by. Slip rental for your own boat. 3 min. walk to Holiday Shores Marina/Store/Cafe/Sweet Lou's Restaurant/bar. Lovely Bike Rides with Lake views, Two Mountain Bikes Provided, Free Half Day Sail on a Crealock 34 Foot Sailboat includes instruction offered to Week/Monthly Rental Guests. Strong Creek mountain hiking trail nearby. Home has Awesome Views of Lake Pend Oreille. See photos.


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Cute Hope Cabin/House: Great Location with Southern Lake, Mtns. and Island Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

An incredible week in Hope

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I brought our two kids to stay at the Hope Cabin. It was like stepping back in time, such a great little house, refinished, well stocked and decorated like you were borrowing your cool aunt and uncle's lake place.

We had a great time, convenient to lots of parks and SandPoint if you choose to go into town.... we preferred to stay closer in. The highlight of the stay for my daughter (as well as myself) was sailing on Lenny's boat, the NEN. Truly an amazing time gliding silently across the lake.

Thank you for such a great place, we plan on coming back next summer!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Coeur d'alene Idaho area

Fabulous view of the lake! Location is the Best!

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my adult daughter & my 85 year old aunt stayed in this wonderful cabin for the week. We fell in love with it instantly! We were taken by the vintage feel, the antique furnishings & its spaciousness!

The bedroom on the main floor is very large with 2 twin beds & an adjoining bathroom. The second bedroom is furnished with a bunkbed & has ample closet & dresser space.

Finally, the 3rd bedroom is downstairs with a half bath. It offered a quiet, cool place to dwell for my daughter.

The kitchen is large. We were all able to work together in meal prep & it wasnt crowded. The barbecue out on the deck was very useful. The deck is the best feature! We spent more time there than anywhere. One of the best views of the lake from Hope!

Full laundry set in the basement came in very handy for our beach towels, & clothes. I was glad to only have to pack half a week's clothes because of this feature.

Lenny took us for a tour of the lake on his sailboat. We had such a nice time as he told us many facts about the lakes formation & history of the area. Thank you, Lenny.

The cabin is spotlessly clean & lots of storage. We've already booked for next year & we just left yesterday!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Torrance, CA USA

The perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time in this cabin. The lake view from the large deck is breathtaking, we couldn't get enough of it! The air conditioning in the bedroom was a savior as it was very hot during our stay. This was much appreciated. We enjoyed riding the bikes that were available for us to use at the cabin. The bikes were in great condition. We swam in the lake on different occasions and access to the lake was very easy at many different spots near by. The owner was very accommodating and took time to talk to us about the area and things to do. He recommended a few hikes that we enjoyed doing. We used the grill on the desk every night and enjoyed the beautiful sunsets. The area is very peaceful. The house was well stocked and clean, we had everything we could possibly need. We've been to many VRBOs throughout the US and this cabin is one of the best we've experienced. It was great! If we come back to this area, we will stay there again...

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Norman, OK

Great Location and View

  • 5 of 5

My 86 year old mother, my sister, and I stayed in this quaint cabin the first week of July. The instant we walked in we felt like we were home. My sister and I walked daily in the area admiring the beautiful landscapes and enjoyed sitting on the deck eating or drinking a bottle of wine. My mother loved how comfortable it was and how easy she was able to get around. If you rent for a week, the owner will take you on a sailboat ride which he also uses as a teaching experience. We each had a chance to take the wheel and steer the boat and we also helped with the lines and sheets. There is a cover over it so my mother was able to stay out of the heat. The owner is so nice and has lots of great stories to tell. You can never go wrong in selecting this property. I hope we can make it back next year and do it all over again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spokane, wa

cute Hope House

  • 5 of 5

For years I have had a special connection to Hope, Id. We came up often to fish. Hours spent on this lake with my dad are my most treasured memories. I'm now 75 years old.

The house provided a cozy respite from normal life. The options to explore at close hand are endless depending upon your life style and physical abilities.

The house is a welcoming presence, decorated to enhance the surroundings and stir the soul.

There are fine dining places close by, bike and hiking trails, huckleberry picking in season. There are several marinas. The owners are native to the area and can guide you to the exact experience you are looking for.

If you stay once, my feeling is that you will go back! This place and location is a gem!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If you are visiting to ski at Schweitzer this Winter, Mtn. Bike there in the Summer or to visit our Canadian friends/ Ainsworth Hot Springs and others, Kootenay Lake, Nelson, Kaslo BC with Selkirk Mountain beauty. Driving times approx. 3 hrs North of Sandpoint or Baniff, Lake Louise area approx. 6 hours North (Approx 1.5 hrs to B.C./U.S. Customs). Please keep our warm home in mind. Ask us for interesting details on areas to explore perhaps boating/sailing on Lake Pend Oreille, hike our mountain trails or soft energetic training available thru the peaceful Art Of Aikido both in Sandpoint and with Kootenay Aikido Kenkyukai in Nelson B.C. or stop in for a little Yoga at Downtown Yoga in Sandpoint. We are available to make your stay in the Hope and Sandpoint area as enjoyable as possible.



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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 8.0%

Please call if interested. Our year round flat rate is very reasonable but we do offer some specials on our pricing and We'll always have the home cozy and ready with lights (and heat) on for you ;).Please see our guest reviews and If you would like more guest reviews please let us know. Our home has a very private feel on a quiet street and you can access Holiday Shores store/cafe/marina and Sweet Lou's restaurant just down the hill only a 5min walk. Other restaurant/ marina/ health club choices are very close by.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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