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1 Bedroom, 1 Bath House In The Woods, Sleeps Up to 4

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Apartment Style Home Above a 2 Car Garage in Serene Setting.

Located just 2 miles from downtown Sandpoint and 11.5 miles to Schweitzer mountain resort. Open floor plan with exposed beams makes space feel larger and welcoming. 1 bedroom with new queen mattress, 1 bath, also has walk-in closet. Full kitchen. Comfy queen sofa sleeper in living room can sleep 2 additional guests. New flat screen TV with Blu-Ray player. Recently updated with all new fixtures, flooring, and appliances yet retains its rustic feel.

Rachel Seitz
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 June, 2017

About Rachel Seitz

I am a small town girl at heart, raised in Sandpoint but now living in Bend, OR and loving the sunshine and everything the area has to offer. I am a professional and work in healthcare. Five things I wouldn't want to live without are my husband, sunshine, red wine, yummy food, and the occasional very sweaty workout. I have listed on VRBO for the last couple years and also frequently use it to rent vacation homes and have had many great experiences. I often travel with friends or family and enjoy staying together and experiencing new places. I hope you enjoy my precious little gem (at least in my opinion) of an escape in Sandpoint.

Rachel Seitz purchased this house in 1996

Why Rachel Seitz chose Lake Pend Oreille

It is a beautiful piece of property and I wish I could give it the attention it needs. I decided to update it and share it with others as a vacation home so it does not sit neglected and so I can still use it myself on occasion. Sandpoint is the best small town in the country in my opinion, however I will try not to oversell it and let you experience it for yourself.

What makes this house unique

The large pine trees, serene view from the living room, and peaceful environment are just a few of the reasons I enjoy it here.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house on Sandpoint on Bonner County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full size tub with shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size bed with new mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bath House In The Woods, Sleeps Up to 4
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

Had some problems but it was CLEAN!

  • 4 of 5

It was very clean and comfortable and we appreciated that. We were glad we arrived during the daytime because it would have been VERY difficult to find it in the evening hours. The signage for the number for the house was hidden by tall grass and weeds. As it was, it took us a while to find it.

We were there for our son's wedding and on the morning of the wedding at 8:00 a.m. the power went out...as we were getting ready for the wedding. At first we were told it must be just us and to check the switches in the house; however, it also happened to at least one other person, so I'm not sure what was going on. NOT the most opportune time for this to happen. We were told it should be back on by around 12:30 but there was no way we could wait that long. We had to try to make other arrangements to get ready.

Other than that, it seemed a nice enough place. There were problems with hornet/wasps outside on the stairway though.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you found the place clean - that is something that is very important to me. The power was out in the area - Avista Utilities is the local power provider and it was a problem somewhere in the system and yes others in the area were affected. This was very unfortunate given the timing of your son's wedding but completely out of my control. It is rural Idaho! I responded promptly to your husband's phone call and immediately called the power company to find out the status and called back within a couple minutes with the update on when power should be resumed. I actually helped him troubleshoot by explaining that it was not the breakers if all the power in the house was out - he insisted on checking the breakers anyway so I directed him to locate the breaker box. I will make sure to take care of the wasps and tall grass in front of the sign, thanks for the feedback - the property is listed as "cabin in the woods" and fighting back nature is a constant battle. Sounds like next time a hotel might be a better fit for your expectations.
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Peaceful escape, close to the everything

  • 5 of 5

Cozy home my family and I stayed while I was doing school practicum with a local doctor. Feeling of a home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful - very quiet week in cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Had a great week in this cabin. Its pretty frontier rustic from the outside but inside is all new and neat and clean. Very quiet - we enjoyed being in the woods and about 2 miles from town. Small Kitchen was very well stocked and all the towels and bedding were brand new and fresh. Great view across field, lovely sunsets and nice to have access to the garage. Bottled water was provided since its well water there - the hot water did have a sulfur smell to it but the shower was great and there was lots of hot water! We would rent again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location! Great size. Comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

So nice to have a clean ,cute cabin to come back after a day out ! Perfect size! Rachel was quick to get back to me. Win-win!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for around 3 months. Rachel is very helpful and a great host. If we ever end up in sandpoint again we'll definitely stay here

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cabin close to town and mountain

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the cabin! My family of four stayed there for 4 nights after Christmas to go skiing up at Schweitzer. The drive to Schweitzer is easy (maybe 20 minutes). After debating staying up at the mountain, I'm glad we choose to stay down in Sand Point at this cabin. Being able to make our own meals for breakfast, go out to charming Sand Point for dinner, and enjoy the cabin for such a reasonable price far outweighed staying up at the resort. The cabin itself in cleaner and better kept than any VRBO I have stayed in with little details to make you feel at home. Usually we stay in larger rentals so I was worried. I shouldn't have been as my children said it was one of their favorites. Thank you for making our ski vacation to Sand Point a delight.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Sandpoint Train Depot (Amtrak)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 95
Nearest Ski
11.5 Miles
Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Sandpoint City Beach
Car: necessary

Sandpoint lies on the shores of Idaho's largest lake, 43-mile-long Lake Pend Oreille, and is surrounded by three major mountain ranges, the Selkirk, Cabinet and Bitterroot ranges. It is home to Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Idaho's largest ski resort, and is on the International Selkirk Loop and two National Scenic Byways (Wild Horse Trail and Pend Oreille Scenic Byway). Among other distinctions awarded by national media in the past decade, in 2011 Sandpoint was named the nation's 'Most Beautiful Small Town' by Rand McNally and USA Today.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house on Sandpoint, Northern Idaho

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £19.33
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91

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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