The Benson House

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The Benson House is a centennial home built in 1907. It has been completely restored, keeping many of the original features. It has been updated with all the modern amenities to fit your needs. The house is located just a few blocks from the heart of downtown Couer D' Alene, The City Park and the beach. It is a perfect place to stay for all the summer activities that Coeur D' Alene offers.

porchThe Benson House features an especially charming wrap around porch complete with cushioned wicker furniture and a porch swing to create that relaxing "step back in time" feeling. The huge fenced backyard has a large new deck with a gas grill, table and chairs. This large yard provides plenty of room for games. Horse shoes, Volleyball, Badminton, and Croquet equipment are all provided. This park like setting makes the Benson House a perfect location for a large group.

bedroomThe main floor of the house itself offers a full size living room with optional additional sleeping possibilities. The dining room seats up to 10. The kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities. There is one bedroom on the main floor with a double bed and an adjoining bathroom. The second floor offers a large bedroom with a king-size bed. A second bedroom with a queen-size bed has wonderful morning light and a beautiful bay window. The third bedroom has lots of character and has a twin-size bed. The bathroom on the second story features a clawfoot tub and combination shower.

lakeLOCATION IS EVERYTHING: From the Benson House, you can walk to any number of coffee shops, resturants, clubs, art galleries, antique stores and shopping boutiques. Not to mention the lake! The beach and pier is just 7 blocks from the house. Boat rental and water sport activities are all at you fingertips. You are also only minutes away from world famous golf courses, great fishing, bike and hiking trails, and horseback riding. Within a short distance you can ride the world's longest gondola at Silver Mountain, enjoy your day with the kids at Silverwood Theme Park, visit the Coeur D 'Alene Casino, or go white water rafting.

THINKING OF A WINTER GET-AWAY? You'll find The Benson House a cozy winter retreat. Silver Mountain Ski Resort is less that an hours drive. The THANKSGIVING FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS IS SPECTACULAR, drawing people from all over the Northwest. Downtown Coeur D' Alene has all the beauty and charm of a scene from Currier & Ives over the Christmas Holiday Season.


dining room
  • Air conditioning
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen:
    microwave, dishwasher, gas range,
    toaster,coffee pot and grinder,
    all utensils and dishware
  • Cable TV, DVD, VCR and CD Player
  • Gas grill and outdoor seating in back
  • Lawn games:
    Horse shoes, Volleyball, Badminton,
    and Croquet