Pend Oreille River Million Dollar Experience

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Location: Near Sandpoint, Idaho, USA. Neighboring town is Laclede, Idaho.
Custom Home and Dock

Nearest Airport: Spokane, WA -90 minute drive
4 bedrooms and sleeps 10 comfortably.
2 full baths
Central heating and air conditioning with additional gas fireplace.
Stainless steel appliances, gas stove, refrigerator with ice and water built into the door, dishwasher, and microwave.
Stainless steel barbecue and deck gas heater
Central vacuum system.
Enclosed deck.
Stainless steel beverage cooler.
West side deck includes a pergola and soft white lights.
Hot tub.
Circular fireplace for evening entertaining.
Water feature and beautiful landscaping.
Personal landscaping, gorgeous scenic views, and Riley Creek Campground just down the road make this location a beautiful site full of opportunities.
This home was built to accommodate my family year round. The summer is filled with water activities including boating, skiing, swimming, kayaking, while the winter offers a full list of activities ranging from hunting to snowshoeing. Our private dock includes custom flags, remote control boat lift (enclosed), and dock whips to secure your friend’s boat while they visit and protect it from harm.

Summer Season:
The water level will typically be up sometime between Memorial Day and mid to late June depending upon expected snow melt run-off. 30 foot dock with approximately 20 feet of moorage and will fit boats up to 22 feet in length. When the water level rises there is no dry beach, but it is only steps from dock into water, with a nice sandy bottom. Approximately 3 to 3.5 feet deep at shallowest portion of dock and 15 feet deep at end of dock. Great water ski area.

Fall Season:
The Tamarack, Quaking Aspen, Birch, and other trees turn color in the fall. This is one of our favorite times of the year to enjoy the cooler weather, pick apples, and utilize the gas fireplace in the evening. There is an outside fire pit and sitting area that we love as well. Late fall is a great time of year to watch the waterfowl, hawks, eagles, and migratory birds along the river. Bring your binoculars and camera.

Winter Season:
Enjoy the gas fireplace after a good day of skiing at Schweitzer Mountain, large trees, and views over the water as the snow falls. Property is 20 minutes from base of Schweitzer Mountain. 2-car garage is available so you can park inside. My kids love the cabin for a trip to the mountain, followed by the hot tub when they return home for the evening.

Spring Season:
Spring has a lot of surprises and is another great season to visit. You can tell that spring has arrived when you begin to hear the eagles, hawks, cranes, and other birds begin to chirp in the mornings while the weather gets steadily warmer. As the ice drips and the woods become alive with wildlife, wake up and enjoy it with a warm cup of coffee or tea. You’ll enjoy watching the nesting activities of many birds in the area, especially the geese and eagles. We’ve seen as many as five eagles at one time going after their food, which you can watch from the porch or the warm comfort of the living room. This time of year, since the water level is down, the sandy beach is exposed. On hot days the kids will enjoy playing in the shallow water, while parents can stay on the dry beach and enjoy some of the first sun of the year.
We have a professional property manager, and the property is professionally cleaned.
For reservations and rates, please contact us at the phone number below.
Live music is available.
Watercraft rentals are available in Sandpoint, Idaho. Power boats, kayaks, paddle-boards, fishing boats skis, wakeboards, tow tubes, and other safety equipment are available.
Reservation agreements will be sent to our travelers.

Thank you,
Raymond Harding

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Adult at least 25 or older needs to be on the premises....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Campground nearby with roped off swim area and playground. This campground offers a tremendous variety of activities. Please see description details....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Access to main floor Gazebo Deck....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king

    Private deck-scenic view...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

    Stair stepper for cardio...moreless

  • All bedding provided.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Towels, soap, toilet paper and blow dryer available.

Other Amenities

  • Iron man special rates. Private music is available if reservation are made early enough. Sandpoint offers a beautiful Mountain for skiing, a whole host of dining and shops for everyone. You should also visit the Laughing Dog Brewery in Sandpoint for a sampler of beer and a 'dog bowl' of chips, popcorn, and pretzels....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Some CDs exist, recommend bringing your own MP3 player or use Pandora...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Surround sound indoors and out with MP3 player hookup...moreless

  • Television:

    Available in the the living room and the bedroom leading out to the Gazebo deck....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Nintendo 64 including Mario Kart and Goldeneye 007...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Several shops, restaurants, and events in Sandpoint, just fifteen minutes away....moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Several courses in Sandpoint, Elk, and Priest River....moreless

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking views of the Selkirk mountains....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and various other activities....moreless

  • Water View:

    Beautiful views from our dock, or relax from the enclosed deck with barbecue....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Located on the gorgeous Pend Oreille River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Living Room:

    High end stereo system, surround sound T.V. Beautiful view....moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking. We own two properties for any run overs....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cell phone service only....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All washcloths, towels etc....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stacking washer and dryer....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Electric coffee pot provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, eating, and cooking utensils provided. Steak knives as well as barbecuing tools available....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Electric fry pans, pots, and microwave pyrex dishes provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Fantastic refrigerator and freezer with ice and water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel gas, convection oven....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster provided...moreless


  • Balcony:

    Drink your morning coffee and admire the majestic views....moreless

  • Bicycles:


  • Boat:

    I've been told we have the nicest dock on the river. Boat is not included. BYOB&B (Bring your own boat and beer)....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Multiple decks....moreless

  • Golf:

    In Sandpoint about 10-15 miles away....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Fantastic gazebo for entertaining along with deck furniture...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Incredible landscaping...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stainless steel barbecue...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    20 minutes away from the base of Schweitzer mountain, with a 9 mile drive up the mountain from there. One of the best ski resorts in the PNW....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Fishing gear and tubes available by request. You will need your own boat....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pend Oreille River and Lake...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Beautiful tub and a gorgeous view....moreless



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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
  • Tax Rate 8%


Live music is available for that special event. Please ask! Special events range from Birthdays, Anniversaries, Wedding and Dinners, Holiday Celebrations, Graduations or any other event that you would consider significant.

General clean up charges of $250.00 dollars, (two hundred fifty dollars) for administrative responsibilities will be deducted from your damage deposit.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Spokane International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sandpoint, Idaho
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Riley Creek Campground

Car: Recommended

The campground offers evening stories by the Idaho Forest Service during the summer months which is really a nice attraction. This area is full of activities, amenities, and opportunities for a wonderful vacation.


Owner info

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Speaks: english



  • House view from South East

    House view from South East

  • Music fishing tanning swimming romance star counting

    Music fishing tanning swimming romance star counting

  • Kitchen, all stainless steel appliances and hard wood floors

    Kitchen, all stainless steel appliances and hard wood floors

  • View from dock looking East

    View from dock looking East

  • Court sports at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

    Court sports at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

  • Riley Creek Campground playground, 0.5 miles away

    Riley Creek Campground playground, 0.5 miles away

  • The top ridge at Schweitzer

    The top ridge at Schweitzer

  • The view of Lake Pend Oreille from the Schweitzer summit

    The view of Lake Pend Oreille from the Schweitzer summit

  • House, gazebo, and outdoor dining.

    House, gazebo, and outdoor dining.

  • Hot tub and master bedroom balcony

    Hot tub and master bedroom balcony

  • Master bedroom with attached balcony

    Master bedroom with attached balcony

  • Boat launch at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

    Boat launch at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

  • Horseshoes at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

    Horseshoes at Riley Creek Campground, 0.5 miles away

  • Shooting clay pigeons off the dock.

    Shooting clay pigeons off the dock.

  • Several great summer activities at Schweitzer from biking to hiking and more.

    Several great summer activities at Schweitzer from biking to hiking and more.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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Laclede, ID, USA #515480

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