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Charming Downtown Cottage - 3 Blocks to Park, Beach, Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible beds, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located on coveted tree lined Government Way. Sit and relax in the rocking chair on the large porch during the warm summer nights.

This air conditioned vacation home is a perfect getaway in Coeur d'Alene. You are close to all city shopping, and walking distance to downtown restaurants, bars, shops, park, and beach.

Please feel free to use the red wagon to haul the house cooler, your kids, or their toys to the beach and park just 3 blocks away. There are plenty of extra towels and beach towels in the house. Take our bike rack and the mountain bikes for him and her to the awesome Hiawatha trail nearby. Removable baby seat and one toddler bike. Skate park 3 blocks away. Baby stroller, 6 beach chairs, crib, and more.

This is a very pleasant, clean, and comfortable home. Recently remodeled and updated. Luxury linens and towels. The mattresses are Natural Sense (R) natural latex and memory foam mattresses for incredible sleep. Fully furnished with all essentials.

Feel free to open all the cabinets and use anything from the games, powerful stereo, tons of movies, to the washer/dryer or barbeque. Basically, we have designed this house to be the comfortable vacation home that has everything you need.

One master bedroom with king size mattress and attached bathroom (pictured). Two bedrooms feature queen size bed and share bathroom. Living room features fold out queen size sleeper sofa. Extra blow up mattress, and foam mattress stored in the basement.

Great for families. Located just 3 blocks from Safeway and up from Safeway is a delicious organic market called Harvest

Plenty of street parking in front and back of the house with one off street parking spot in the fenced rear yard.

Located just 30 miles to awesome Switzer ski resort or Kellog's Silver Mountain.

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Keywords: Lake Coeur d'Alene vacation rental

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Lisa Gorham
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 14, 2018

About Lisa Gorham

When we visited Coeur d'alene in 2005 we instantly fell in love and bought this cute little down town cottage. I want everyone to know some of our favorites of Coeur D'alene.

Favorite Beach-

Pack a lunch and hike out tubbs hill to the point. Very peacful and crystal clear water. We stay there all day, like 7 hours.

Favorite Market

Harvest Organic Market- just around the corner 3 blocks away is Safeway, 3 blocks up from safeway is Harvest.

Favority Restaurant-

Angelo's Ristorante Italiano (a local grown restaurant)

846 N 4th St CDA, Idaho or try Wolf lodge for steak.

Must Do's

If you have young kids, take them to Rider's Ranch for horse back riding. You only have to be 2. Take the kids to Silverwood Park for water slides and roller coasters. Hit the beach. River and creek fly fishing are insane in the area if you like to fish. Check with me for the best fishing spots. I can't disclose them here.

Lisa Gorham purchased this house in 2005

Why Lisa Gorham chose Coeur d'Alene

We are walking distance to everything that downtown CDA has to offer. We have a front porch with comfortable chairs to sit and read or drink a glass of wine on a warm summer night. The house has all the amenities of home. It is clean & comfortable.

What makes this house unique

I like the fishing in the area. Excellent fly fishing on nearby creeks and rivers. Try Lightning Creek up near Sand Point for large trout fishing. Look for WMA access and park there. Use red lid "balls of fire" or spinning lures and flys (purple/white parachute).

You can walk to the lake and rent paddle boards and paddle board around the lake. Its a great place to bike.


Coeur d'Alene House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Deluxe Memory Foam Mattress by Foam Room is large so use the foam mattress or blow up mattress (from the basement) and put your kids on the floor in this room or the upstairs fold out couch., Queen size Beds (2) One springy natural latex bed and one Deluxe Memory Foam bed by Foam, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Slip'n Slide, His/Hers Mountain Bikes, toddler bike, Bike Rack, Red Wagon, New 32' Flat TV, 42' LED Smart TV, George Foreman Large Grill, VCR/DVD player, Washer/Dryer, Hair Dryer, Baking Tins (hidden under oven), Iron, Crib, high chair, hair blow dryer.


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Charming Downtown Cottage - 3 Blocks to Park, Beach, Downtown
average rating of 4.76 based on 25 reviews
Wenatchee, WA

Great home - wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay at this home in CDA. The location was excellent – walkable to all the fun downtown and lake activities. The home was very clean and comfortable for three adult couples, providing us each our own bedroom with a queen or king-sized bed and two bathrooms to share. The house was well equipped with all the necessary amenities, apart from a dishwasher.

During our stay, the temperature approached 100 degrees. It was great to be able to come out of the heat and enjoy the AC - the wall units upstairs kept the home comfortably cool. The front porch was one of our favorite places to hang out; however, it got quite hot out there once the sun came around in the afternoon. It would be nice if the more private, back-yard patio was a bit more developed.

The only small negatives we experienced were that we were required to fill the propane tank for the outdoor grill, and we were asked to do some laundry before we left because there was another tenant coming in later that same day. We felt that these items should have been covered by the rental and cleaning fees.

All in all, this was a very good rental experience, and we would highly recommend it. Thank you, Lisa, for an enjoyable weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, charming home

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful location and perfect during an Ironman event. We were only a few blocks to the start/ transitions and able to easily walk back and forth to cool off, have snacks, etc. while watching the event. Near restaurants, grocery, kayak rental, etc. The owner was extremely responsive and helpful. Great spot!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient location, clean and well stocked

  • 4 of 5

The house was very comfortable for our family (4 adults) and the owners very responsive to our questions. The location was convenient to all the places they listed. The beds were very comfortable too! The main reasons not to give it 5 stars was that the master bedroom downstairs was a bit musty smelling (though the bathroom downstairs had a great shower), the traffic in front busy during most of the days we were there (this was where the lovely porch was) and that we were asked to do some laundry before we left because there was another tenant coming in right after us. None of these were deal breakers and we did very much enjoy our stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

Overall the location was great, very close to downtown and the park. The home was very clean and well kept. Downstairs stays very cool, and upstairs stayed cool as well with the windows and doors open. Take note that it says A/C, but there are only window/wall units upstairs, not central A/C. Only gave 4 stars, because the key wasn't left for us the night we arrived and we couldn't get in touch with the owner, and the internet and cable (channels beyond the local few) didn't work, however we learned after our stay that they do have full cable and internet. Other then those things the house was great for families. We enjoyed being on the porch and watch cars drive by as the kids played. Lastly, the foam beds weren't the best, and the first room upstairs does sag a bit, but other then that, the house pretty much had everything we needed for a comfortable week long stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family home

  • 5 of 5

We had a very positive experience at this CDA home. The owner was very tuned into the needs of children and we had lots of fun things to use like a wagon to go to the beach (which was nearby) as well as sun chairs, umbrella, and a fabulous set of sand toys! Since it was nearly 100 degrees, we were so grateful for AC! The front porch was a really nice place to "hang out" in the mornings and evenings. We were there with our kids and grand children and had a wonderful time! Thanks for sharing your home:)!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Home in Coeur d' Alene Idaho!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at this home in CDA! Perfect location on adorable street!

We enjoyed the front porch and the back yard patio! This place is stocked with everything you need and then some! Very comfy beds-all of us slept great! Very clean and all the comforts of home!! AC was great as well as having lots of fun reading material and games!! We give this place a 10!! Would definitely recommend and go back!! Thank you for providing a great home to rent!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Insurance $59

CHECK IN will be after available by 3pm on the first booked day. Key will be under the front door mat.

CHECK OUT on the date of departure will be by 11:00 am. Leave key in envelope and put in mailbox at 726 Govt Way

FURNISHINGS. All properties are equipped and furnished to the Owner’s taste and are set up for light housekeeping. Mattress pads, pillows, blanket and bedspreads are provided. Mattress protectors must be used at all times. TENANTS MUST PROVIDE PAPER GOODS, and CLEANING PRODUCTS.

APPLIANCE MALFUNCTIONS will be responded to as quickly as possible. There are no rebates or refunds issued to Tenants for any
reason as every good faith effort is made to insure the property is maintained to highest standards.

CARE OF PROPERTY. Tenant is expected to care for the property as if it were their own.
A) All trash removed from the cottage put into trash cans and set out behind the backyard fence.
B) All dishes washed and put away.
C) BBQ must be scrubbed clean.
D) All doors and windows closed and locked.
E) Please put the towels in the wash machine and start the load. If you have time to dry the towels and put a load of linens in that would be really helpful.
F) Place key in envelope (envelopes located below right of kitchen sink) and put into mail box at 726 Government Way. Cottage must be left the same as you found it. Failure to comply will give Owner the right to deduct appropriate sums from the special deposit plus a $25.00 processing fee prior to returning the balance to Tenant. You will be charged for anything on this list that is not completed prior to check out as well as for any damaged or missing items.

WATER is a limited resource, don’t waste it. Do not modify placement of lawn irrigation hoses or adjust water timers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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