Idaho Cabins You’ll Want to Retreat to
By Veronica LeMaster
Photos provided from Vacasa PR team
As summer quickly approaches, we can’t help but think about going on vacation. There’s nothing like getting away from the heat of the city and heading to cool mountains. Luckily, our dreams can come true thanks to Vacasa. Vacasa is an international vacation rental management company based in Portland, Oregon, and is home to some of the most unique mountain vacation homes in the nation. Founded in 2009, Vacasa manages over 13,000 vacation homes around the world. From that impressive number, we gathered a list of the most unique mountain vacation rentals found here in Idaho.
Bottle Bay Waterfront Cabin
130 Cedar Shoals, Sagle, ID 83860
Our first vacation home is located in Sagle, Idaho, just north of Eagle. The stunning waterfront cabin has a max occupancy of ten, and offers five bedrooms, four of those with a king bed and one with two twin beds. Enjoy the private dock slip on Lake Pend Oreille that wraps around to a grassy yard perfect for soaking up the summer sun. The lake is your backdoor. This spot is perfect for any family who loves to fish, swim, paddle board, or go boating! This home gives you an open-air cabin feel that will make you wish you could stay here forever! Rent this breathtaking lakefront cabin for only $350-$697 a night.
Lake Coeur d’Alene Lakeside Cottage
28154 South Highway 97, Harrison, ID 83833
If you’re looking for something private with breathtaking views, look no further. This lakeside cottage sits across the street from Lake Coeur d’Alene, offering one-of-a-kind mountain and lake views. Completely remodeled, this home comes with brand new appliances and a contemporary design that will make you fall in love with its charm. This rental can hold six guests in its two bedrooms plus loft space. Enjoy the views on the private, covered deck and take advantage of the public dock right across the road! Enjoy this lakeside cottage for $225-$499 a night.
Lake Fork Lodge
14163 Franklin Road, McCall, ID 83638
It’s not much of a surprise that McCall made it on our list of most unique mountain vacation homes! Lake Fork Lodge, a custom-built luxury log cabin provides a view that can’t be beat with scenic aspen trees and countryside landmarks. The spacious house can fit up to eight guests in the two bedrooms plus loft. The town of McCall is only a short trip away along with the resort at Brundage Mountain along with several national forests and state parks. You will always be entertained at this lodge! Rent this vacation home for $205-$445 a night.
Mogul Hill Cabin
422 Mogul Hill Road, Sandpoint, ID 83864
Our next destination takes us to Sandpoint, just north of Eagle. Here is home to the Mogul Hill Cabin, a beautiful tri-level log cabin that sits atop Schweitzer Mountain. The vaulted ceilings and custom woodwork make for the coziest interior, while the outdoors offer gorgeous views of the surrounding woodlands. Enjoy a private hot tub, spacious deck, and the chance to bring your family dog for an additional fee. Best of all, this home is only half-a-mile from the base of the ski area, and 12 miles from Sandpoint, where you’ll find great local shopping and access to City Beach Park. Rent this one-of-a-kind log cabin for $153-$807 per night.
The Silver Beach House
2233 S Silver Beach Rd, Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
Spend your vacation relaxing in this cliff-side Coeur d’Alene mountain rental that will have you gazing at the million-dollar views of the lake! This lakefront home has a max occupancy of nine and offers three spacious bedrooms. The two-story home offers panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene and is surrounded by nature – offering hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and even cliff jumping from the surrounding coastline. Enjoy the sunshine outside on the wrap-around deck and cabana, or relax inside on the cozy chaise lounge surrounded by vintage accents. Most importantly, you can enjoy the breathtaking views with your family dog as this rental is dog friendly. Rent this beach house for $105-$911 a night.
3933 Camas Drive, New Meadows, ID 83654
We head New Meadows, Idaho for our last unique mountain vacation home. This spacious family cabin is nestled in a quiet neighborhood, about 14 miles from the Brundage Mountain Idaho Ski Resort. It’s a short drive from hiking and world-renowned fly fishing. This rental has a max occupancy of twelve and offers four bedrooms along with all the amenities of a home. Spread out with all the room this house has to offer, or sit with the family by the cozy fireplace. Don’t forget about the shared pool, tennis courts, and access to a golf course, you’ll never be bored at this location! This house rents at $114-$422 per night.
To learn more, or book a vacation home this summer, visit www.vacasa.com.