White Pine Lodge Announces Sales of Phase II Vacation Homes

SANDPOINT, Idaho, March 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- White Pine Lodge, located in Schweitzer Village just steps from 2,900 acres of mountain terrain, is pleased to announce that it has sold three of 20 new whole ownership units within one month of going on the market, totaling more than $1.4 million in sales. Phase II of this signature Schweitzer Mountain Resort property will open in 2014 with fully-furnished two and three bedroom homes.

"It is exciting to see such great interest in the White Pine Lodge project in such a short period of time," said Patrick Werry of Century 21 Riverstone. "The location, amenities and pricing provide an attractive option for a vacation home, and the ambiance and view at Schweitzer truly is unmatched."

Phase I of White Pine Lodge, open since 2002, includes 50 homes located in the center of Schweitzer Village. The lodge features 5,000 square feet of commercial space and a variety of amenities including fitness center, owners lounge, owner and guest ski storage and terrace with several hot tubs that overlook Lake Pend Oreille. The four-story addition, opening in 2014, will create 16 new two-bedroom/two-bath homes and four three-bedroom/three-bath homes.

Situated in the center of Schweitzer Village, White Pine Lodge offers fully-furnished residences, providing owners with a "turn-key" mountain home. Each home includes living space, distinctive furnishings and rich, natural materials for a relaxed and cozy atmosphere, while large windows provide views of the mountain and lake. Homes range from 835 to 1,279 square feet of interior space and range in price from $434,900 to $699,900.

The expansion of White Pine Lodge is the fourth major real estate development project at Schweitzer in the past 14 years. Construction is scheduled to begin in spring 2013 and will be headed by Lydig Construction of Spokane, Wash., which built the original White Pine Lodge, and Seattle-based CollinsWoerman Architecture designed the addition.

For more information about White Pine Lodge, visit www.SchweitzerRealEstate.com or call 208-255-7300.

About White Pine Lodge:

White Pine Lodge, a true mountain getaway, combines luxury and convenience at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. With slopeside-access and fully-furnished condo-style units, White Pine Lodge provides a comfortable and convenient base camp for skiers and snowboarders alike. Amenities include full kitchen and living area, access to an outdoor heated pool, two large outdoor hot tubs and underground parking in the center of Schweitzer Village. In 2014, White Pine Lodge will expand with 20 additional fully-furnished units, ranging from 835-1,279 square feet and priced from $435,900-699,900. For more information about White Pine Lodge, visit www.SchweitzerRealEstate.com.

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