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The Bayview Cottage - Cozy Lakeside Rental For Your Idaho Adventure

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Three Story Lakehouse for an Unforgettable Lake Experience

I tried to write a overview of this lovely property but couldn't say it any better than the note I found on the kitchen table after one vacationer left.

"One week ago when we walked through the front door, I stood in the doorway and was utterly stunned! It was more than even the pictures portrayed. It’s the best house in the bay! I like it that its not cloistered by many trees as some seem to be. Oh how we have enjoyed to the fullest the early morning on our own dock and as the day progressed the sights and sounds of the vast array of boats and people at the bar and grill nearby. Weekends are lively but as the parents of five and the grandparents of nine we felt right at home.

We have gone to Coeur d’Alene twice and Harrison briefly two times and have stayed here totally the rest of the week needing nothing more! This place has it all. It is so cheery- so comfortable and so beautiful. Who needs Hawaii or a cruise- passports and custom hassles and long tiring trips etc., etc…..when this place provides everything and more?

We’re sorry we have to go home (Seattle area) today. We wish this place was our own-we hope to return and would also love for our kids and grand kids to enjoy it here someday too." Thank you! Jan............P.S. my husband concurs!"

Built in 2013, our three floor cottage is right on the lake, giving you access to our private dock and lovely lawn. The cottage is 1500 square feet over its three floors and features a 150 sqft. upper level deck.

The upper floor great room includes living area, kitchen, half bath, and access to deck over looking lake view panorama.

Middle level includes a day room (with sleeping bed and sofa bed), a small bedroom (queen bed), a washer/dryer alcove and complete bathroom, this level also has a lake view panorama from the day room and the bedroom.

The lower level consists of a roomy bedroom(queen bed and sofa) with full bathroom.

The home includes just off Highway parking for 2 (or 3) vehicles with lawn area and overlook of county park and Carlin Bay Resort Marina.

The parking area provides easy, same level access to the main living area at the upper level. The beach area includes 60 feet private lake frontage adjacent to150 feet of public beach, a 10'x30' private dock, together with access to the adjacent county public park.

This cottage is at the heart of Carlin Bay with lots of swimming and boating potential and a complete bar/restaurant 200 feet away. The adjacent Park resources include a fee boat launch ramp, public beach, public dock , fee boat trailer parking area, and a large picnic area. Cabin has access to the public park/picnic area in addition to the public beach. County provided boat trailer parking for a fee is across the highway and is available to service the County's public boat launch. Your kids and dogs will love this place

No smoking on the premises. Wi-fi available.

More Details

Jerry and Mary Hustead
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Jerry and Mary Hustead

Born in Coeur d' Alene 1941, Great-grandparents homesteaded in Carlin Bay in 1903. Acquired lot in 1995. Built cabin by myself in 2008-2013 with a great amount of myself invested here; colors, layout, etc.. Retired Land-surveyor, now live nearby.

Jerry and Mary Hustead purchased this house in 1995

Why Jerry and Mary Hustead chose Harrison

My kids grew up here and we needed a swimming and picnic place.

What makes this house unique

The lake is has many faces and feelings, every encounter is unique and special. It is truly a great experience and I guarantee you will love this spot with the views, the beach and overall ambiance. This property is a part of the unique history of the area.......logging, steamboats, family life.


Harrison House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , includes sink
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , includes sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Includes sink
  • Each of all three floors has a complete bathroom or half bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The first designated bedroom has a queen bed and is on the middle level. This bedroom is in addition to a sleeping area in the day room on this level ( a trundle bed here sleeps two). The second designated bedroom (also with a queen bed) is in the finished lower level and is very roomy. It includes a separate egress to the lawn and beach area as well as its own complete bathroom. The fourth sleeping area is a sofa bed in the upper leves.
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
water activities, sunbathing, rest and relaxation.


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The Bayview Cottage - Cozy Lakeside Rental For Your Idaho Adventure
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews

Great view!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for two nights last week and loved it! Owner was very flexible and worked with us when our flights got delayed. House is in a perfect location with a beautiful view over Lake Coeur d'Alene! Easy to get to Coeur d'Alene where we enjoyed a float plane ride, boat ride over the lake, Father's Day brunch at the resort. Everything about house was as advertised and very nice!! Would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A great guest! Respectful and left the place in great shape.
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Amazing View

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at this place. The view was beautiful and we had a lot of fun hanging out on the private dock. I marked it down a star because the second bedroom is located in a dark, musty basement type area. We all stayed on the second floor instead where there is a front area with a pull out bed. Not the most comfortable but the view and location made up for any inconvenience.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall II was great. Basement bathroom should be finished. The cold did not work well on shower, .

  • 5 of 5

Great. View of the lake was great and next door restaurant and marina was convenient.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome views of Lake Couer d'Alene

  • 5 of 5

Owner Jerry was a huge help, always available for any questions or needs we had. House was clean and as you walk in the door the view takes over! Launch ramp right next to the property was a huge plus.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place. Clean and in a convenient location next to a boat ramp and a restaurant/bar. Wonderful view of the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Community of Harrison (10 Miles) features restaurants, bars, deli, Ice cream shop, marina, paved bike path 70 miles long (w/bike rentals). Boat access to many lake locations including boat access only parks, Coeur d' Alene Resort, and Carlin Bay Resort, in addition to the County Park by our lakehouse cottage, "Harrison Water Sports" rents a variety of equipment


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.