By Linde Hyder
Destined to be the ultimate summer retreat or year-round getaway, this rare offering presents a lifestyle like no other. Enviably situated on the pristine shores of Hayden Lake, the home is surrounded by nearly six acres of rolling green lawns and capitalizes on lakefront vistas with more than 420 feet of level sandy beach. A scenic private road leads to the gated property where a setting of supreme serenity awaits.
Reflecting a classic lodge design, the five-bedroom, five-bath layout offers timeless interiors amid 8,600 square feet of masterfully executed living space. Crafted with tall ceilings, exposed beams, white oak and walnut floors, wood-burning fireplaces and a generous display of natural materials, the home ensures comfortable family living as well as stylish entertaining. An abundance of windows highlight the view-inspired open concept design, which includes a spacious family room, dining space, billiards room and library. The chef’s kitchen is outfitted with ample work and storage space as well as a center island, breakfast bar and top-of-the-line appliances.
An elevator leads to the lower level featuring direct lake access as well as a media room, fitness center and wine cellar. Outside, an expansive terrace with covered deck living area overlooks timbered mountains and crystal-clear water, creating the perfect space for gatherings with family and friends.
Tucked away in a private cove is a covered two-slip boat dock, which facilitates an array of water sports. Cozy up to the lakeside firepit or relax in the hot tub and enjoy quiet nights gazing at the stars.
Augmenting the main house are a detached three-car garage suitable for RV or boat storage, sport court and separate 884-square-foot guest apartment with kitchen and laundry. Quality furnishings are also included with this resort-like offering.
Hayden Lake offers a pleasant four-season climate with endless opportunities for the pursuit of outdoor activities any time of year. The area is located in northern Idaho, just minutes to private and regional airports, Kootenai Health and the Coeur d’Alene National Forest and is a short boat ride to the prestigious Hayden Lake Country Club. Offered at $4,195,000
Century 21 Beutler & Associates