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Charming Lakefront Cabin

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Cozy living area with gas stove


Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath, with sofa sleeper. Sleeps 5

Just minutes from bustling downtown Sandpoint, our cabin offers a quiet retreat with spectacular views of the lake and mountains. Whether you spend your days exploring all 111 miles of Lake Pend Oreille's shoreline or skiing the 92 runs on Schweitzer Mountain, you’ll come home to picturesque comfort.
The cabin is located on a quiet road at the south end of the 2-mile Long Bridge that crosses the lake and takes you into Sandpoint. In town, you will find a wide variety of restaurants, art galleries, wine bars, and shopping. During the summer months, you can pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade bread and treats, and a great selection of locally made crafts at our Farmers’ Market. Bring your bikes and hop on the bike trail at the end of the road to connect with hundreds of miles of road and mountain bike trails. During the winter, Schweitzer Mountain is an easy 12-mile drive away.
There is always something fun going on in town, but if you just want to kick back and relax, the cabin has a big deck on the lakeside for lounging and enjoying the view. You’ll see osprey, bald eagles, quail and a great variety of waterfowl. Our private dock is perfect for fishing and sunbathing. There is a kayak and rowboat available for exploring Fry Creek and the lake. We provide a gas grill for outdoor cooking and a small fire pit for toasting marshmallows or just enjoying an evening campfire.
The cabin has two bedrooms. The larger bedroom has a queen bed and private full bath. The smaller bedroom has a twin bed and private half bath.
The kitchen has everything you need to create your own meals, or visit one of the three restaurants within walking distance of the cabin.
Come explore all that our area has to offer, and then relax in cozy comfort.
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


  • Master bed is a queen pillow top. Two closets and chest of drawers in this room as well as the full bath. Bed #2 has a twin bed with 1 closet and chest of drawers as well as the half bath. A queen sofa sleeper is available in the living room for those extra guests....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • Master bath has shower and tub with single sink basin and toilet. Half bath has single sink basin and toilet....moreless


  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV and Internet....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo includes CD and tape player as well as radio....moreless

  • Television:

    The television room has access to the lakeside deck through sliding patio door....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    1 car detached garage....moreless

  • Heating:

    Blaze King LPG Stove and electric baseboard in every room....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed DSL is available....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens are provided including sheets, pillow cases, blankets , comforters and towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Carpeted living room includes several comfortable chairs, sofa sleeper and a desk. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    A very large parking area by the garage....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    There is laundry soap provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a coffee grinder and tea ball available....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    There are place settings for 6 and as well as pots, pans and cooking utensils. A blender is also provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper and spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Electric stovetop and electric wall oven...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Two each 1-person kayaks with paddle and life jacket. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn area is average and accessible for playing bocce ball, croquet and other lawn games....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,400 $6,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,190 $5,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 6%


Reservations made less than 30 days in advance - full payment required. Over 30 days - a deposit of half down required.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Spokane International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Forty One South
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Elks Country Club
2.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak terminal Sandpoint Idaho
0.16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 95
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Forty One South
16 Miles
Nearest Ski
Schwietzer Mtn Resort
2.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sandpoint City Beach

Car: Recommended

Please note our cabin is located on a dead end dirt road and we have year round resident neighbors who would appreciate your attention to the dust from your vehicles. So we request you drive between 10-15 mph.

Thank you.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1968

About the owner: Our Dad's family moved to Sandpoint in 1919 when he was 4 years old, and Mom's family arrived in 1924 when she was just 2 years old. Mom and Dad were married in 1939 and built their first home in Sandpoint on St. Clair Ave. They continued to live there until retirement from the family business in 1973. All three of us children grew up in Sandpoint where we enjoyed the best childhood anyone could wish for in a clean, safe,friendly community with all the recreational opportunities this area had to offer. As adults, we have all returned to this paradise in Bonner County to raise our families.

Why the Owner Chose Sagle, ID, USA:
Our parents purchased the cabin in 1968 as their retirement dream home from a long-time family friend, J.R. Adam. Mr. Adam bought the waterfront lots and built the original cabin in 1912 for his family's summer retreat. J.R. Adam was also the first owner of the Economy Grocery and that building still stands on the corner of Pine St. and Second Ave. in Sandpoint. Our mother spent many happy summers on this property as a young girl with her family, so it was a natural for our parents to eventually become the owners of this beautiful lake retreat. The cabin was quite simple in design in the beginning, so Dad, with help from family and friends spent 4-5 years remodeling the old cabin into a comfortable home. He added the half bath and another bedroom and reinvented the kitchen, as well building a large deck and the present dock. Our parents have both passed away now so we have decided to share our special place with others and let you experience all that we have enjoyed these many years. Five generations of our family have enjoyed countless happy times at this cabin. We have been a part of this community for many years and hope to be here for years to come. We take deep pride in where we live and enjoy meeting new people who visit our town. We're pleased to be able to share the charm of our cabin and the experience of our wonderful community with others.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The cabin is a short distance from Sandpoint, whether you choose to drive the 2 miles, ride your bike, boat or walk and the scenery is beautiful no matter how you get there. The views from the deck, beach and dock are abundant and the cabin is quite cozy with it's gas stove in winter and the cool breezes in summer.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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  • Cozy living area with gas stove

    Cozy living area with gas stove

  • Master bath includes tub/shower, toilet, and sink

    Master bath includes tub/shower, toilet, and sink

  • August sunset from the dock.

    August sunset from the dock.

  • View from the deck in the fall

    View from the deck in the fall

  • Master Bedroom with pillow-top queen bed adjacent to full bath

    Master Bedroom with pillow-top queen bed adjacent to full bath

  • Another view of the kitchen

    Another view of the kitchen

  • Living room with view of kitchen and swinging doors to bedroom #2 and half bath

    Living room with view of kitchen and swinging doors to bedroom #2 and half bath

  • Living room with view of the lake

    Living room with view of the lake

  • View from the dock showing the private pebbly beach

    View from the dock showing the private pebbly beach

  • 155 Lakewood - roadside view

    155 Lakewood - roadside view

  • Media room with sliding door access to a large, open deck

    Media room with sliding door access to a large, open deck

  • Fully equipped kitchen with a great view of the lake

    Fully equipped kitchen with a great view of the lake

  • Two-car garage with large parking area

    Two-car garage with large parking area

  • Bedroom #2 and half bath

    Bedroom #2 and half bath

VRBO #443401

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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