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Driftwood Lodge-Luxury on Lake Coeur D'Alene

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Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.


Last updated: 10/05/2016

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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths (Sleeps 6) Lakefront

Enjoy the colorful sunsets and lake views from almost anywhere in this lovely, CLEAN, 3000 square feet contemporary home with 100 feet of waterfront. You'll love the blended exterior landscaping and the lodge-style decorator touches and furniture inside! The home features hickory and tile flooring, skylights, abundant windows, a loft, and three well-appointed bedroom suites, each with a theme. It is just a few steps from the water, complete with wrap-around covered decks, private boat dock with mooring, and a panoramic view toward the west. No long staircase to the water--just a few steps off lawn or deck onto the dock for weed free swimming. The spiral staircase connects the upper and lower decks for relaxation and sunning. Away from the sunny, open waterfront you'll find a shady lawn, a little garden, and large firs and pines. You might see a bear, deer, turkey or moose, or catch a fish from the dock. Inside and out, you'll love this vacation getaway!

Your beautiful, vacation home radiates brightness, warmth and a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere inside and out. It features all the modern amenities including bright kitchen and breakfast bar, wood floors, large rock fireplace with entertainment center, large window and deck views, exposed beams, tiled baths, three bedroom suites, comfortable beds, and garaged parking. All the bedroom suites feature massive, custom log, Mexican alder, or Chilean wood furniture. All three suites have high end mattresses, and custom closets and baths. The house is full of log, leather and custom-carved pine furniture and is comfortable and very clean. You are furnished with all of the kitchen utensils and necessities that you will need. Whether you're a serious cook or just want to microwave, you should enjoy the kitchen with its lake and yard views, and the herb garden outside. And if you have to do some work or on-line research, we have wireless internet at your disposal. The satellite service features HD packages and local stations. This is our favorite spot, and we manage it ourselves to make sure you and your guests feel it's yours, too.

Lake Coeur d'Alene is one of Idaho's largest lakes - from the dock you can cruise up the lake with your boat 15-20 minutes to downtown, or take the 25-minute scenic drive by car on paved Highway 97. You can spend your whole vacation exploring this magnificent lake. Swimming is great from early or late June until the end of September; water temperatures normally peak just above 25C (75F). Our dock and beach are good for kids because there is a concrete ramp that goes part way out to about 3.5 foot depth. You can watch them close by from the dock or the decks, and the water is invitingly clear.

You can plan your day over morning coffee on the deck, even listen to music from the deck speakers. Many of our guests enjoy the area golfing at a dozen local courses ranging from lavish to pitch-and-putt. Others come to fish and boat. We have a great central location for fishing and there are many lovely, quiet mornings for water skiing. Some of you come to relax and soak up the views, the gentle sound of the waves, the shade of the lawn, or late Fall sunshine. Our main deck is built around a 100-year old pine, and there are sitting areas there and on the slate patio and upper deck for both sun and shade as the long summer days change. Winter and Spring are wonderful times here when there is a lot of game and few people and boats. It's a four seasons vacation area with four major downhill ski resorts within a one to two hour radius of the house.

Check-in/check- out day is Friday, with the exception of Ironman week. No smokers or pets. Shorter stays and lower rates available off-season.

Keywords: Lake Home
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(208) 659-7862 (Idaho, USA)


Member since: 2003

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/05/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30. Proof of age required....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Toddlers cannot wander to lakefront since entire front is fenced and gated. High chair and play 'n pack available. Please be aware that the loft may not be suitable for young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets allowed....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Main floor bedroom with full private bath; lake views...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Upstairs bedroom with private bathroom and double shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upstairs bedroom with bath and private deck; lake view ...moreless

  • Bedrooms are Queen suites with private baths, Pack-n-Play, high chair available...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Main floor, tiled floor, antique vanity...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Two person shower, granite countertop, tile floor and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Main floor, additional deep laundry sink, tiled floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Double sinks, shower, tile & stone throughout...moreless

  • All bathrooms are nicely tiled, and three of the bathrooms are recently constructed or remodeled (2008, 2015) with premium materials and fixtures. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Central Air/Heat, Custom BR furniture, Entertainment Centers, Cooking Utensils, Soaps, Detergents, Private Swim Area & Dock for up to 21' boat. Covered & Open Decks, Games, Library, baby items, 3 automobile parking spaces, including garage bay....moreless


  • Books:

    Built in bookshelves with topics including nature, history, classics, mysteries, novels, biographies, religious and children's favorites....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray player....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Life, Monopoly, Scrabble, Uncle Wiggly, Hungry Hippos, Checkers, Chess, Parcheesi, Backgammon, Boggle and other games and puzzles for all ages....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Limited assorted CD's....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 2 home entertainment centers and central sound system with HD picture, HDMI and USB plug-ins....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    New 50' LCD TV with surround sound....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Limited selection of family DVD titles....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Scenic Drives

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Nice dock with 100 feet of lakefront for swimming and boating....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Beautiful custom log table with pine benches and 3 lakeview windows....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new Duet extra capacity dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace with glass doors....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage with foosball table...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump with auxiliary propane furnace....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free 5mb wireless and T-mobile Cellspot--can stream....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Oversized windows and doors bring the lake to you! Beautiful sweeping views of the lake to the north, west and south....moreless

  • Parking:

    2-3 cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Boat trailers under 22 feet can be parked on our adjacent lot....moreless

  • Telephone:

    All major cell providers have coverage--T-mobile service within range of house and closer to Coeur d'Alene....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Shampoo, soap and toothpaste also included....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new Duet front load washing machine....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee filters provided with coffee maker. Please bring your own coffee. Insta Hot water dispenser for tea....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete set from large to small for serious cooking. We provide selected condiments and limited staples and supplies in case you forgot something at the store....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinnerware for 10, 3 serving bowls, large platter, glasses, mugs, silverware, crock pot, roaster, skillets, and stew pot....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Bosch super quiet dishwasher....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Generous kitchen with dw, disposal, 6 burner commercial range/oven, microwave, Insta Hot water dispenser w/ bar sink, sink, granite counters, breakfast bar with bar stools and a view. You'll love it!...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    GE Monogram 36' electric convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Flour, sugar, br. sugar, miscellaneous spices, ketchup, mayo and mustard, provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New refrigerator with ice maker and water dispenser. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    GE Monogram LP Gas 6-burner rangetop. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice toaster with bagel setting....moreless


  • Balcony:

    Upper deck has gabled roof, skylights, plush seating and full iron railing around it. Perfect for sunsets....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    1200 sq. ft. upper and lower covered decking with tongue-in-groove pine soffiting, wrought-iron railing and connecting spiral staircase. Comfortable, new deck furniture. Slate patio with seating....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe- two person...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Herb garden with chives, oregano, sage, peppermint, spearmint, thyme for your gourmet cooking....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane grill, fuel provided...moreless



Write a review 5
from 11 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Summer
Jul 15 - Aug 17, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $225 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 8%


All cancelled reservations will incur a minimum cancellation fee of $250. See lease terms for conditions and amounts of refunds available for cancellation.

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed; All payments including damage deposit and cleaning fee are due 60 days in advance of stay. Refunds/cancellations are limited. See lease agreement for terms.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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61 Miles
Nearest Airport
Spokane, WA
22 Miles
Nearest Golf
Coeur d'Alene Resort
13.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 90
42 Miles
Nearest Ski
Silver Mountain

Close to all facilities and recreation in Coeur d'Alene, Kellogg, and Harrison. Outdoor sports and water sports. Near Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes 85 mile-long bike trail.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We have been living in the beautiful Northwest since 1990. We love the outdoors, especially the biking trails, lakes and national forest areas. Driftwood Lodge is our favorite, and only guest house. Our goal is to facilitate pleasant, relaxing and unforgettable family experiences in a beautiful setting.

Why the Owner Chose Harrison, ID, USA:
Lake Coeur d'Alene is a beautiful lake, surrounded by large forested areas, relatively undiscovered compared to other lakes of comparable size. We really enjoy maintaining this setting during the off-season when the lake changes rapidly.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We chose this property because it's in a beautiful treed setting right next to the water. The house has many beautiful features, including high ceilings, tall windows, a beautiful rock fireplace and built-in bookcases. Most guests really like the open floor plan of the house and all the windows which look over the water. Some magnificent sunsets have been photographed from our decks. We maintain the grounds without commercial fertilizersand herbicides; our drainfield is off-site and recently constructed and permitted. Our heating and cooling systems are designed for maximum efficiency.

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Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 10/05/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.

    Lakeside view--includes dock with whips for boat mooring, ramp for wading.

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Kitchen with 6 burner gas stove top and electric convection oven

    Kitchen with 6 burner gas stove top and electric convection oven

  • Entry


  • Adjoining master Bath

    Adjoining master Bath

  • Guest bath

    Guest bath

  • Large sectional for relaxing

    Large sectional for relaxing

  • Exploring the lake

    Exploring the lake

  • Spectacular winter sunset

    Spectacular winter sunset

  • Waterfront- dock and swim area

    Waterfront- dock and swim area

  • Breakfast Bar

    Breakfast Bar

  • Lakeside Windows

    Lakeside Windows

  • Log Dining Table

    Log Dining Table

  • Master Bedroom upstairs

    Master Bedroom upstairs

  • Second Master Bedroom upstairs

    Second Master Bedroom upstairs

  • Full Size Washer and Dryer

    Full Size Washer and Dryer

  • Outdoor Dining

    Outdoor Dining

  • Large sunny deck looking over the lake

    Large sunny deck looking over the lake

  • You might learn to ski!

    You might learn to ski!

  • ...another sunset

    ...another sunset

VRBO #26187

This listing was first published here in 2003.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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