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USA Idaho Lake Pend Oreille Sandpoint Listing #23235

Oden Bay Log Home - Sandpoint, ID

27 reviews
Max occupancy: 8 2 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms No pets 
237 W Shore Lane, Sandpoint, ID 83864

Worry-free booking

Enjoy peace of mind with flexible travel options:

  • At least 7 days before check-in: You can reschedule your trip, or cancel and receive 100% of the cost as a Future Stay Credit.
  • At least 30 days before check-in: You also have the option to cancel for a refund (minus the booking fee).

Expert cleaning

Professional housekeepers clean and stock each home, using an EPA-approved disinfectant.

Local support

Each trip is backed by 24/7 customer support and local teams everywhere we operate.

Self-service

Many Vacasa homes use smart locks or lockboxes for a smooth, contactless check-in.

Lakefront true log home w/ private hot tub, dock & heated floors!

This rare find is a true log home, offering incredible craftsmanship right on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille's Oden Bay. The private hot tub and the back porch offer beautiful views of the lake and nearby mountains, and the private dock is an ideal home base for all of your adventures on the water. Whether you choose to spend your days boating, fishing, or water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille, you can cozy up by the fire each evening - and you won't even need slippers, thanks to wonderful heated floors!

What's nearby:
This home is a lake enthusiast's delight, as Lake Pend Oreille awaits right outside the back door. Take a boat ride over to downtown Sandpoint (six miles west) to enjoy a variety of restaurants and fun nighttime entertainment. The surrounding mountains are full of beautiful hiking trails and horseback riding routes, which are easily accessed with Mountain Horse Adventures. When the lake freezes over, it's just a 15-mile drive to the ski lifts at Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen
*Dear guest, please note that this home does not provide firewood for the wood fireplace. Wood can be purchased at the local Safeway. Thank you!

A damage waiver, covering up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the property or its contents, is included in the cost of your reservation.

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Features

Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Fireplace

Space heater

Wood-burning fireplace

Wood stove

Kitchen & dining

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Location

Water view

Waterfront

Media

Internet

TV

Cable : Dish Network

DVD player

Wireless router

Nearby activities & attractions

Dock

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private

Board games

Outdoor

Gas grill : Private

Balcony

Patio

Deck

Firepit

27 reviews

Kelsi D. Oct 2020
Beautiful location, spacious home, could use some minor repairs which would make this home 5 stars, but nothing drastic.
joe g. Oct 2020
close to sand point down town. very quite!
nice interior.
Josh H. Sep 2020
Great house in great location...
Jason C. Sep 2020
Stayed with a few friends and everyone’s kids ages 1-1/2 to 10. House was much bigger than expected and all the rooms were HUGE! Plenty of space for family with young kids to share rooms.
Hot tub was awesome overlooking the lake, and for after dipping in to warm up after an early morning ski. Grass right from the cabin to the lake was perfect for games and hanging out. The dock worked great for us and our ski boat. The dock sits pretty high off the water (about 5 ft.) and there’s a lift for your boat. The water is shallow around the dock, so not that great for swimming around or jumping off the dock. But great for fishing off of and hanging out.
Also the actual beach area for kids to play is really small, still nice and soft sand, but just a very narrow patch of sand going into the water next to the dock. The grassy area makes up for the lack of beach. Will be booking again for next summer and possibly this winter since it has the hot tub!
Noah M. Aug 2020
The structure of the home itself is pretty impressive, and great for playing hide and seek. The location was amazing with access to put our kayaks on the lake from the back yard. Kitchen had everything we needed and bathrooms and bedrooms were stocked and cleaned.

The whole place does feel like it needs some TLC in the cleaning of windows, door frames, outside areas, dock, etc. It's on the lake, so bugs are expected but the buildup of dead bugs was a little gross. The outside areas have great potential, but without a resident on site, it's starting to look a little neglected.

Overall, we had a great stay and thoroughly enjoyed our time!
Amy J. Aug 2020
Hi-we had a great trip and there are a few things we want you to know.

2 wine glasses in the dishwasher were cracked when we arrived

It would be helpful to let people know the correct lockbox is on a pillar opposite the front door.

The hot tub was green and smelled mildewy. We are hot tub owners and found shock chemicals and used those. It would be helpful to have instructions for how the owners would like the tub cared for, particularly when it is out of balance.

There appear to be snakes living under the hot tub.

The boat lift has a piece that is bent and loose and it was that way when we arrived. More instructions on how they’d like the lift used would also be helpful.

There are quite a few mice. One was in a trap when we arrived but there was also mouse poop on the kitchen counters every morning and also in boxes of food we put in the pantry, along with holes where they had gotten into food. While we did our best to put all food away, they still seemed to find a way in. Again, it would have saved us throwing out food if we had known it needed to be stored in closed hard plastic containers.

jennifer s. Jul 2020
The location is great and lake view is beautiful. There is a private dock and boat lift. We made outdoor fires and enjoyed the hot tub. Beds are comfortable plenty of room for our two families in the log home. It does need updating inside and outside to make it 5 stars. The dishwasher does not work well and dishes are not fully cleaned.
Manager response:
Hi, Jennifer! Thank you for telling us about your Oden Bay Log Home experience. The hard water does make the dishes look dirty even though they are clean; we will be switching detergents to see if this helps. We hope to see you again soon!
Janet Z. Feb 2020
The house is gorgeous, well built, and has everything you would want in a vacation home. The hot tub was great with a beautiful view of the lake and mountains, the fireplace made the common space very cozy, and the kitchen was well appointed. Beds were comfortable and the house is convenient to the ski resort for both alpine and nordic skiing. Also, there are some great waterfalls and other sights to see in the area. We'd stay here again if we came back to the area.
Michelle F. Feb 2020
We loved the public spaces and the view. The location was also very nice. Just 20 minutes to Schweitzer.
John S. Jan 2020
We were a group of seven, looking to stay in a nice place near Schweitzer for a reasonable price during Christmas break.

This place was perfect. It is a true log-cabin, giving the whole crew a VERY vibe from the first 10 seconds we walked in.

The living room and the lake are the biggest selling features, but there's a lot more. The bedrooms are well-sized, the kitchen was highly functional (we cooked EVERY meal here), the hot tub is the right size and location for warm soaks after skiing.

In addition, the Vacasa team was incredibly responsive to our needs ("Help! We're out of firewood!") and the location was PERFECT. Close enough to town to make groceries easy, and far enough from town to hear ABSOLUTE silence at night.

Very nice place.
adam c. Dec 2019
A group of 7 stayed here in early Dec. The home was spacious and very unique, and well stocked. Our son really loved the kids room with all the toys. Could probably use some updates to bedding/mattresses, and some of the furnishings. Vacasa property manager was awesome, did a great job of answering any questions, getting things we needed/wanted and taking care of small issues quickly. Hot tub was nice, we would return.
Manager response:
Thank you for your feedback, Adam. We are happy you had a good stay. We will be sure to pass your suggestions regarding the bedding/mattresses and furnishing along to our local manager for consideration. We look forward to hosting you again!
John L. Aug 2019
Location is very good with lakefront dock and a short drive to Sandpoint. Mold in both showers was a turn off.
Scott P. Jul 2019
We, the grandparents, rented the cabin for a reunion with our kids and grandkids. It's a fantastic location and a great house for a group our size. The house is showing a little wear and tear from its age and probably its popularity, but it was very comfortable and we had a great time. Because it's in a relatively calm bay, I would suggest either renting a boat or having kayaks. Some days we felt a little landlocked, but that would be the case with any rental where you're lakeside without a boat. Would definitely rent this again if the opportunity arises.
Bill E. Jul 2019
Beautiful home, well appointed yet rustic! Amazing views with easy access to water and large grass yard. The only regret was that we could not book it longer!
Sadie G. Jul 2019
This house provided privacy and a sense of seclusion while still being close to town and activities. We loved having access to the hot tub and even a boat lift! The house was clean and we loved the eclectic decor.
hilary a. Jun 2019
This was our second year in a row at this house. It’s a great space, with an amazing location, all the amenities you would need. From our youngest (4 years old) to our oldest (80 years old) it accommodates everyone beautifully.
Matt T. May 2019
Really enjoyed the house. Very comfortable. Great views. Would definitely stay there again. Property manager was extremely responsive as well.
. Feb 2019
Perfect experience for our team!
Debbie R. Nov 2017
We had a wonderful family Thanksgiving dinner in this beautiful log cabin home. Hope to visit again!
Pam H. Aug 2017
Great set up for our family. Beautiful home, well kept and amazing waterfront.
Grace W. May 2015
We had a very enjoyable stay in Sandpoint at this home. There were 9 of us and we all fit very comfortably in beds, It was perfect for us! Everything from booking to instructions on how to gain access to the property were very streamlined and easy. I can't wait to make a trip back!
The Fiorentino, Savage and Sinclair Families . Sep 2014
Had a wonderful family weekend here, and the weather was beautiful. We rented a boat, had a fire every night . . .Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us! We had 5 small ones with us who loved your toy room . . great addition. Thanks again
The Bliss Family . Sep 2013
We enjoyed your beautiful lakeside cabin . . . . It provided the perfect starting and ending spot for our days spent alpine and Nordic skiing.
The Hutchings Family . May 2013
Thank you so much for allowing our family to stay at your beautiful cabin It has been an awesome time. We will definitely be returning. One of the most beautiful places on Earth . . . absolutely breathtaking. Thanks in abundance.