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Bedrooms 5
Space 2,630 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property


Excellent location!! Located across from City Park and just a short walk to the City Beach, Coeur d'Alene Resort and Downtown. Excellent location for Ironman participants and fans as our home is located across from the park where the Ironman festivities take place. Beautiful 5 bedroom, 2 bath remodeled home located in one of the most desirable areas in Coeur d"Alene, the historic Fort Grounds, with completely remodeled main floor. (Sleeps 10-12) comfortably. Only 1 1/2 blocks to city park/beach and downtown activities. 3 stories w/ large upstairs bonus room and full basement. Living room, formal dining room, and eat in kitchen. New bamboo hardwood floors, new paint, new all-stainless steel kitchen appliances, walk-in shower on main floor and shower/tub combination with jacuzzi tub in basement. Covered front and enclosed back porch/mud room with gas BBQ grill and patio set for your backyard enjoyment. Wireless internet, cable TV, DVD and all the amenities of home. 2 parking spaces in driveway, 1 behind the house. and 2 parking permits for street parking and parking for boat in enclosed back yard. Walk to everything downtown. Stroll Sherman Avenue for great restaurants, bars, art galleries, unique boutiques and shopping. Make sure to visit some of our favorite shops, "All Things Irish", "Christmas at the Lake", "Figpickles Toy Store" for those unique souvenirs and gifts and stop by Hudson's, a Coeur d'Alene must, for award winning burgers. For those who love winter sports, our home is close to Schweitzer Basin, Silver Mountain and Lookout Pass ski resorts. During your stay enjoy the many indoor and outdoor activities Coeur d'Alene is known for events like Art on the Green, Taste of Coeur d'Alene, Car d'Lane, 4th of July fireworks over the lake, lake cruises/tours, parasailing, paddle boats, canoes, boat rentals, Christmas Parade and amazing Holiday Light Show. Visit Silverwood Theme Park & Boulder Beach Waterpark just a short drive north on Hwy 95. For all of you Ironman participants and fans this home is the IDEAL location for you. Just step out the front door and Ironman festivities are just a few steps away in the park across the street. Walk or bike the Centennial Trail just a few steps away. Great place to bring your family of all ages and enjoy year round. You will love it here, Many families have come to Coeur d'Alene on vacation and have fallen in love with our beautiful little town.

Keywords: New, beaches, Remodeled, Unique, vacation, lake, parks, downtown, resort, snow ski, jet ski, boating, Ironman, outdoors, hiking

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Danilo & Jo-Dee Gancayco welcome you to our lovely home in beautiful Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Jo-Dee grew up in Coeur d'Alene and after moving to California at the ripe age of 12, vacationed here with family almost every year. After marrying Danilo, he also fell in love with the area and the people and we knew we wanted a home here. In 2010 we purchased this home in the historic Fort Grounds as a vacation home for others to enjoy all that Coeur d'Alene has to offer as much as we do. Many people have referred to the area as "God's Country". If you are fortunate to visit the area, you will understand why. We hope you enjoy are home and beautiful town as much as we do.

JO-DEE GANCAYCO purchased this house in 2010


Fort Grounds House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2630 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellations 90+ days prior to reservation arrival date will receive 100% refund, but cancellations less than 90 days will receive no refund.
  • Family gatherings for guests only are acceptable as long as they are contained within the property and respectful to neighbors as far a noise levels
  • No smoking, vaping or illegal drugs allowed of any kind.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 2 Bathrooms Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower- Main Floor Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower - Basement
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 queen
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12 bedroom 1 - master bedroom, 1 queen with 60" TV Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , plus attached room with 2 Bunk Beds Bedroom 3 - 1 queen Bedroom 4 - 1 queen Bedroom 5 - 1 queen Queen size Beds (5), Bunk Bed (2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

A great location and a lovely home.

  • 5 of 5

Don't let the modest exterior put you off. This home, and I say home instead of house, because that is what it felt like, fit 10 of us very comfortably. I can not think of any amenities we lacked. We were visiting the area for a family reunion, and a mistake booking for one of our family dinners (I had booked for a week too early) had caused a little bit of crisis. The property has a versatile and large back patio and with Jo-Dee's (the owner) approval we threw a lovely dinner for 50 people on the patio. I will always be grateful to Jo-Dee for letting us do that.

Don't miss this home away from home, if you are in need of lodging in the Coeur D'Alene area.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What an amazing spot! Brilliant house with everything you could possibly need. Fantastic location next to parks and shopping/dining. Perfect for multiple families, groups and kids. Lovely hosts who even had a stroller for our toddler. Thank you, Jo-Dee and Danny!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Felt like being at home!

  • 5 of 5

5 queen beds, each in a private room, one with a bunk bed room attached, 4 fully furnished gathering places within.....perfect accommodations for our family reunion. There were toys & books for the littles even. Bonus was all the kitchen accoutrements & laundry room. House is clean & modern. The location is superb for staying downtown and near the lake & park. Would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We very much enjoyed our experience

  • 5 of 5

The house met our needs perfectly. We spent a lot of time at the nearby park.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A surprisingly roomy, comfortable and entirely updated property that is superbly located.

  • 4 of 5

We rented this property for a family vacation between Christmas and New Year's. It is a very roomy home that has a completely updated interior. There was more than enough room to sleep all eight of us comfortably and two large, modern bathrooms. We also enjoyed the upstairs "bonus" room that has several large couches and a big screen TV. Off street parking is more than adequate. The kitchen is very functional and well-equipped. This property is well located in C d' A close to the beach, the city parks, the bike path as well as N. Idaho College's campus. It would be an excellent choice for rental in any season. It is an easy walk to downtown restaurants and shops as well, weather permitting. We would certainly consider renting this property again when visiting C d' A.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place for Family Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

My family lives in Montana, Washington and Idaho so CDA was a perfect meeting place for our Thanksgiving vacation together. The home was very welcoming, complete with beautiful fall decor. The kitchen was very well equipped and the appliances were outstanding. All of the beds were very comfortable as well. The bonus room upstairs was perfect for watching football and playing board games. The outside porch was appreciated so we had a place for our pups to hang out after they had played outside. We were able to walk to the lake from the house and even play some basketball on the nearby courts. JoDee made herself available by phone for our few questions. I would highly recommend this house for anyone wanting to spend time in CDA!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
45 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Pet Fee $99
Damage Insurance $99
Damage Deposit $250

Cancellations made 90 days+ prior to scheduled arrival will be issued a full refund of their deposit. Cancellations made less than 90 days prior to the arrival date, will not be issued a refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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