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The Conifer Lodge- Reunions & Retreats -10+ Bedrooms, 7 Bath

Sleeps35
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
35
Bedrooms
10
Bathrooms
7
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

House, 10 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 7 Baths, (Sleeps 35)

This beautiful and unique custom home features beautiful hand crafted woodwork throughout and beautifully tiled bathrooms. Trees cover the property. There is a deep driveway with lots of parking space on and off the road. The two story great room houses the large kitchen, a wood burning fireplace and 2 seating areas.

The kitchen has a 12 foot long island with a granite countertop, 5 burner gas cooktop, 2 dishwashers and seating for 6. The dining room table seats twelve and additional folding tables are available. A projector in the great room for movie watching or presentations and two seating areas makes it the perfect setting for large gatherings.

There is a laundry room on each floor and a Master Suite on each floor. The main floor has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths including a Master Suite with a private bath. The other two bedrooms are across the hall from a bath. The other main floor bath is off the main floor laundry.

The second floor has two wings. The east wing has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, including a second Master Suite. The other two bedrooms are across the hall from a bathroom. The north wing has four bedrooms and 2 baths. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom on each side of the hall. There is also a laundry room in the north wing.

The 3rd floor contains a bunk room that contains 7 bunk beds. There is also an unfinished (sheetrocked only) game room with Fooseball and air hockey on the 3rd floor. In addition there is a new TV room with flat screen TV, couches and DVD player.

Portable cribs and cots are available for children.

A large covered porch and 30 ft by 30 ft cement patio and gas BBQ can accommodate large gatherings. The patio can fit up to 9 5' round tables and the covered porch can fit several buffet tables or up to 3 5' round tables.

This property is located just off Lick Creek Road 2 blocks from Ponderosa State Park Beach.

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Keywords: Conifer Lodge-Custom 11 Bedroom 7 bath Home--water skiing, boating, fishing, river running, golf, family reunions, business retreats, women's retreats, professional retreats, short walk to lake beach, water craft, sailing

More Details

Property Manager
Frank and Kitty Tuft
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Frank and Kitty Tuft

Recently retired from Ski Vacation Business in Utah. Parents of 9 children and grandparents of 13. We literally built this home ourselves!

Frank and Kitty Tuft purchased this house in 2009

Why Frank and Kitty Tuft chose Idaho

Owner's grandfather ran sheep and cattle in the mountains around McCall and his descendents still gather in McCall every year to enjoy its beauty, their heritage and each other.

What makes this house unique

We love that our entire extended family can be together while still allowing everyone to have their space. We ride our bikes around the lake, down to the beach, and up to Loon Lake to see the downed WWII B23 Bomber. We walk down to Davis Beach and Lakeview Beach and play in the water and lie on the beach.

We watch family movies on the projected screen and make huge meals in the kitchen. We gather around the big kitchen table to play games, eat and talk. Lots of talking when the kids are in bed.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dear Frank and Kitty,



We are so grateful to you for opening up the Conifer Lodge to other families! We absolutely loved it! My family had the best experience there and everyone was overwhelmed by its beauty, coziness and space! My nieces and nephews had the time of their lives...they loved the bunk room and play room! A memory they will keep forever! My parents and siblings were so comfortable staying there as well. The kitchen was amazing to use and had every supply and utensil imaginable.



THANK YOU for a wonderful experience and for all the accommodations you made for us. Our wedding dinner and celebration there was perfect! Thank you so much for giving other families, like ours, the experience of staying in the Conifer Lodge!



See you again on our next vacation!
Oct 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

The Conifer Lodge- Reunions & Retreats -10+ Bedrooms, 7 Bath
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 49 reviews
5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't even do this place justice! This place was incredible. Family reunion was a success largely because this lodge impressed everyone! We hope to come back year after year. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Christmas break at Conifer Lodge with the Pocock family

  • 5 of 5

It is difficult to find a lodge/cabin that fits a family of our size! Conifer Lodge was all that we hoped for and needed! The kitchen was amazing...we had beds for everyone, thank you for providing lovely and clean towels and bedding, having little samples of shampoo, lotion and body wash was so handy for some of the family. The play area was a dream for the kids of all ages. We shared home videos of our skiing, skating and tubing experiences on your large screen TV...seriously, every need was met!!! Everyone said over and over again, "We are living the dream...all together and room to enjoy one another!" There isn't a lot of area for the kids to play outside, but we took advantage of the big pile of snow to try out our Christmas present...the igloo maker! Thank you for the beautiful tree, the lights outside...it all added to the magic. The only real concern we had was that the wifi would keep going off. Some of our sons in law were doing work away from home and needed the wifi. Also in the first bedroom to the right on the second floor, there was a previous stain on the comforter...FYI! Thank you again for making this incredible experience a reality for our whole family!!! We loved every minute!!!! The Kent Pocock family

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Perfect Girls Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd year of using the Conifer Lodge for our ladies retreat. We have approximately 30 ladies and it is extremely roomy and comfortable. The cabin is clean and comfortable. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen is stocked very well. The open great room is perfect for our big gatherings. Everyone has a place to sit. The lodge has tons of charm which include hardwood floors that have been repurposed from and old building. The floors squeak so it is hard to get around in the middle of the night without making some noise. Maybe encourage ladies to bring fans for some background noise. The first year I went I was thinking that this large home would be isolated but it is in a subdivision with homes right next to the property but when you are in the lodge you don't even notice. It is a great place with positive energy. Very happy we have such a fabulous place to getaway to.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Business Meetings and Team Building

  • 5 of 5

Our group of international business colleagues spent three nights in the Conifer Lodge where we cooked every meal and held our meeting. Internet was surprising very good! Each person had their laptops and cell phones on the internet with no issues. The lodge comes with everything that you might need. From appropriate table services, cooking wear and spices are all available. There are plenty of towels, bedding and pillows. The floor boards creek quite a bit, which is nice for nostalgia, but a bit difficult to deal with during meeting presentations.

We would definitely book the Conifer Lodge again. We also enjoyed the domesticated fox that greeted us at the back door looking for food. :)

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Great place for a family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house. It was accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities, etc and was really well cleaned.

We loved the proximity to the beach and town. We love the patio and the amount of room. The quiet hours between 10 PM and 8 AM were not an issue. We moved inside and it was quite sound resistant. We are a big family and tend to get loud just talking and laughing. It was not an issue.

We just had a blast. Thanks so much.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Great house for reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a reunion of friends - eight families - and had a great stay! Plenty of beds and bathrooms for everyone and a kitchen that allowed for easy meal prep and cleanup. The great room was large enough for our entire group to sit and visit well into the night. In fact the room is larger than the it looks in the pictures. The home was clean and well maintained. The owners even provided a basket of cookies for everyone. We also had a great raft trip one day with Cascade Raft and Kayak. I would highly recommend this home for a large gathering of friends or family.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Ponderosa Park Beach

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Rates & Availability

McCall House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Value
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Winter
Feb 2 2017 - Feb 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Spring Value
Feb 28 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Fall Value
Sep 5 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Winter Value
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Winter
Feb 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
Spring Value
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$800
 
 
Summer
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Rates do not include tax or cleaning fee, unless specified in quote details.

Cancellations will receive no refund.

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Amenities

McCall House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 35
  • Queen size Beds (1) 10 queen beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) 14 Twin/Single Bed , Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
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
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
fire pit for out side gatherings

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