About the property
Perched on Lake Pend Oreille, The Newport Plums Estate is a landmark estate home which is walking distance from Sandpoint’s downtown shops, restaurants and the beach. Lodging at this remarkable lake-side and pool house enables families and groups of friends to make remarkable memories in amazing Sandpoint, Idaho. We are one of the premier lodging options for groups or families coming to ski or snowboard Schweitzer Mountain.
Both the main and carriage houses are available for short-term vacation rentals. The main house can accommodate up to 18 overnight guests, and the carriage house will be able to accommodate up to 4 overnight guests. The main house has 5 bedrooms, a loft, 5 full baths, and 2 half baths and is approximately 7,500 square feet. The two homes sit on a huge 3.5-acre lot which spans approximately five regular city blocks.
Enclosed behind 100-foot plus tall American Arborvitae trees, guests enjoy a completely private setting once they pass through the front gate. You will know you have arrived at an extraordinary home right as you pass through the opening gates on Pacific Street and pull up to the dramatic porte-cochere entranceway. The front doors lead to an equally impressive marble entrance way with
fifty-plus feet soaring ceilings.
There is a ‘50s themed diner and game room that includes a vintage Brunswick pool table, dining booths, antique Pepsi and Coca-Cola
machines and coolers, with a serving counter . This is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy sodas, root beer floats, and burgers with family and friends.
There is a media room that has a surround sound system and a 4K
projector and screen. The house includes several 4k TVs on the first floor including a 75” in the game room all of which are on the Dish
Network that includes, among other channels, NHL and NFL
The Kitchen is designed for entertaining. It features a large serving island, stainless-steel appliances including a Viking range, wine cooler, and a Keurig coffee machine. The kitchen is loaded with kitchenware and other supplies needed for food preparation and service.
There is a spacious living and dining room for groups to gather and enjoy one another’s company. The living room has a marble fire place, six reclining leather chairs and a matching sofa. With soaring ceilings throughout the living and dining room and multiple French doors opening to the pool area, this area of the house will make you feel as if you are staying at a 5-star hotel.
The main bedroom suite is 1,000 square feet with a sitting room (with a Keurig coffee machine, of course, to start your morning) a double-sided gas fireplace, and private balcony overlooking the pool.
There are washers and dryers on both the first and second floors of the main house. The second floor includes a spacious laundry room with a slop sink.
There is a two-story pantry off the kitchen where you can store food and other supplies. There is also a desktop computer in the pantry area, so guests can get online if needed.
Convenient “smart home” features include the ability to play music throughout the home as well as on the pool deck and kitchen-side patio. There is a state-of-the-art Savant control system that can be
accessed by guests through an iPad off of the kitchen area. The
house includes a wireless network that is designed for heavy Internet usage by multiple guests at once.