Lifewater Ranch - a Place of Rest and Healing. Fishing, Hiking, Spa, Pool(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
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We cater to families and those in need of healing and rest.
Prices are geared toward inexpensive yet quality family vacations.
World class fishing, river rafting and hunting is available in the area as well.
We feature a solar heated pool (generally available from June-September) and a nice large hot tub for year-around relaxing and star gazing.
Our grounds occupy 160 acres - lots of room for hiking and exploring. Several ponds are also available for fishing and swimming. We are located about 15 minutes off of Highway 12 about halfway between Lewiston and Missoula. Animals are present as this is a working ranch as well. We have chickens, Scottish Highland cattle, and a few horses.
A more details listing as well as our event calendar and photos can be found at lifewaterranch dot com. (VRBO doesn't like URLs here)
Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 3600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 9-15
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- See our visiting staff and programs pages at http://lifewaterranch.com for details. Guests can make arrangements ahead of time to enlist the many local talents here for such things as housekeeping, cooking, herb instruction, massage, custom healthcare, tours, nature hikes, exercise, hunting, river rafting, etc. Call the owner if you don't see what you want....moreless
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
MP3/PC based. I have a fairly large music collection which can be listened to both on our entertainment center, Digital Music Work Station and out on the pool deck and surrounding the hot tub. BYOUSB...moreless
- Pool Table:
PC based Entertainment Ctr. We also have a digital music workstation complete with mikes, guitars and a synth along with Cakewalk X2 Sonar DAW available with large speakers and its own dedicated PC....moreless
- Video Games:
- Video Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Hot Tub:
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Booking $49
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Pet Fee $20
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
Rates are subject to change until confirmation is received.
See our calendar of events at http://lifewaterranch.com/calender-of-events/ for available times.
Rent is for whole house with owner in master bedroom. For an extra $100/night the owner will move out and use of the Master Bedroom is available.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Lifewater Ranch lies close to the bitterroot mountains of Idaho, some of the most scenic and wild areas of the US. Game hunting and world class fishing and water rafting are available nearby. Ecologically untouched, abundant wildlife and totally healthy.
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: I am an ex-retired homeowner doing my best to keep this ranch by sharing it with others. I used to be a Microsoft Developer, made my fortune and came here for Y2K and to retire only to lose it to professional money managers. I have long had a vision to share this beautiful place with others and at the same time help support the many talented and interesting people that live in this area. I am also a chess coach and love to help kids learn how to think clearly.
Why the Owner Chose Idaho County, ID, USA:
Kooskia is in the Palouse valley and is known as the banana belt of the northwest. It is one of the best kept secrets for a quality lifestyle. My kids have left the house so now we have a large, empty place we want to share. This property has so much water on it and herbs and views and beauty, we just love it. You will experience the feeling of wilderness with the top notch comforts of a fancy home complete with AC and uninterruptable power. Water is in our name because that is what we have with the highest quality and a lot of quantity.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
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Every season is beautiful - here we see a typical fall setting.
An overview of the main house from lookout point.
A spring-fed pond in front of the main house in spring.
The valley in winter from the main house.
If the weather isn't warm enough for the pool, try our hot tub.
The Big Room is hard to capture in a single shot. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms.
Deer are frequent visitors.
Deer will often come very close to the house to snack on our tempting sweet feed
Spring and Fall often give us some spectacular views.
We press our own apples in the fall. If you time it right, you can join us!
A place to reflect on things.
Lots of hiking paths and roads to explore with beauty all around.
This is the island on island pond - our largest of 10 ponds on the property.
Spring from lookout point..
Our bench on lookout point - great spot for sunsets!
Our solar heated swimming pool. Keeps you cool in summer and kids love it.
Our 1912 Brunswick 3-slate pool table is a hit with teens and adults.
We are big with games and have a large collection for your enjoyment.
Summer humming-bird fun and our cat making a wish.
We have had an occasional Moose on our property along with Elk and lots of Deer
There are many places on the ranch where you can meditate on nearby beauty.
Apple season has something for every member of the family.
Our skys are often so blue you wonder what happened to the city.
Fall has its own charms here.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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