Sandpoint, Idaho Property for sale
Photo of Lake Pend Oreille and the long bridge

Eric Skinner,
Associate Broker

(208) 290-6314
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Julina Skinner,
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Eric Skinner  Email | Phone: (208) 290-6314
2010 - MLS President
2011 - REALTOR® of the Year - Selkirk Association of REALTORS® & Multiple Listing Service
 

Photographs of North Idaho real estate agent Eric Skinner with his family.Happiness starts with loving where you live, life is too short not to wake up to a community that inspires you.  I often tell people, jokingly, that I should work for the Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce.  Selling real estate in Sandpoint, or anywhere for that matter, is easy if you believe in your community and what it has to offer you and your family.  I truly love Sandpoint and North Idaho and feel incredibly lucky to live here.  My goal when working with new buyers that are looking for a home or property is to find them the perfect property for their dream, not mine.  With the beautiful lakes and hundreds of miles of trails on Forest Service and state land, you can easily find a new adventure every weekend to go on.  When playing outside here, you'll find that you feel like you're in a post card from time to time - it just seems too perfect!

   When listing properties for Sellers I have a simple rule.  I just won't list it unless I think it's priced right.  More than once, I've turn down listing a property as I felt the owners were just not realistic in their price for the property.  Why waste the time of the Seller, the potential Buyers, or all the time for the staff to list a property that is simply listed too high.  Don't get me wrong, I don't under price a property, but I'll do my best to be realistic in what it should be listed for.

   When working with Buyers, it's all about listening.  I try to spend a great deal of time before we ever look at the first listing to hear what they're looking for.  There are so many factors that must be considered to making an informed decision when buying a new property that I don't know how you can do this job without building a true understanding, which simply just takes time!

Photos to the right from top to bottom:

Picture 1: My family and I on vacation in Hawaii. (Ryan, Beth, and my wife Julina)

Picture 2:
Flying our plane (Mooney M20F) over Lake Pend Oreille in Sandpoint Idaho.

Picture 3:
Duck hunting up in Canada with friends

Picture 4:
Photo shoot with a co-pilot and friend

Picture 5:
My wife Julina and I on Vacation.

 

BIO


  Eric was born in and raised in Atlanta Georgia, and has been a resident of Sandpoint since 1991. He and his wife of 28 years, Julina moved here from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Eric and Julina have two children, Ryan and Beth (pictured below).  Eric served eight years in the United States Air Force as a Staff Sergeant, where he worked on mainframe computers at a radar installation known as "PavePaws".

   Eric was certified as a Microsoft Systems Engineer in 1999 and started "Sandpoint.com".  The name Sandpoint.com was purchased from a company in the Boston area.  At that time, North Idaho was generally shown in the national media in a negative light.  Eric wanted to show his family and friends, who were questioning his decision to move to North Idaho, just how beautiful Sandpoint was and how friendly it's residents are.

   Eric and his business partner, Brent Stevens, then started a real estate company called "RiverStone Real Estate" in 2003.  RiverStone Real Estate focused on customer service with a high influence of technology to build one of the largest and best known real estate firms in Sandpoint.  In 2008,  RiverStone Real Estate and Century 21 On The Lake decided to merge companies creating a new company "CENTURY 21 RiverStone".  Taking advantage of the CENTURY 21® national presence, RiverStone's strong local presence and technology background, CENTURY 21 RiverStone is Sandpoint's and North Idaho's premiere real estate firm. 

   Eric is a pilot and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Eric is involved with his local church and his other interests are flying, fly fishing, scuba diving, four wheeling and photography.  Most of the aerial photographs on Sandpoint.com were taken by Eric.

Pictures Below:

**Fly fishing with Ryan in Rock Creek, Montana
** Beth in New Orleans on a missions trip Oct 2008
**Ryan four wheeling on Baldy Mountain in Sandpoint August 2008

Eric's Children Ryan & Beth


Eric's Current Listings

 

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$2,450,000.00 Sandpoint
Welcome to an architecturally stunning Sandpoint, Idaho, lifestyle! From the moment you arrive at the 40 foot porte cochère of this residence, the colonnade design of quarter sawn fir beams welcomes you into this unique North Idaho timber-framed home with impressive Sandpoint City and Lake Pend Oreille views. This home is both elegant and livable with Smoked White Oak floors throughout. All bedrooms are en-suite with the Master Suite being located on the main level. This kitchen is truly a gourmet kitchen, not just a marketing phrase. Kitchen has two islands with Minsk Granite Bookend Slabs from Argentina (no seams) with farmhouse sinks, Bosch dishwashers, Thermador warming drawer, Wolf microwave, Sub-Zero refrigerators & Thermador range. Enjoy the Wine Room, Theater, Bar with Sub-Zero clear ice maker, while just minutes from downtown in the foothills of Sandpoint. This home has it all! Call to request a full list of details unable to be added to this listing due to lack of ad space.
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$1,595,000.00 Sandpoint
Enjoy the complete Sandpoint Idaho outdoor lifestyle in this 5,222 Sq Foot 4 bedroom 4 bath home built in 2009 on 5 beautifully fenced acres. You'll appreciate the amazing views of the Cabinet and Selkirk Mountain Ranges with Lake Pend Oreille overlooking the City of Sandpoint. With just a 15 mile drive to Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, and just a couple of minutes drive from downtown Sandpoint, this home is perfectly located in the foothill mountains of town. Home features a 4 Bay attached garage with a hydronic heated floor and indoor Catalina “endless” heated pool and spa, 4 Fireplaces with an open air gas fireplace in the main living room and two en-suite bedrooms, one on each level of home. Wonderful fenced in garden with raised garden beds, a new hunter irrigation system for garden/lawn and rain sensor for water conservation. Custom built cherry wood cabinetry with stainless appliances in both kitchens. California Slate with wood accent floors.
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$1,350,000.00 Sagle
108 acres of pristine mountain and river view property in 5 separate 20 plus acre parcels, ready to build your home on immediately! Keep all 108 acres for an incredible estate parcel or sell any platted and recorded 20+ acre parcels. This great piece of land is about 10 miles from town and is a very usable ground. In this purchase, you would be buying a property that has easy access of a maintained county road, with underground power to 5 different building lot locations. Initially developed to sell as a 5 lot subdivision, the owners have decided to sell it all as one large parcel. You can find multiple locations to build where you can enjoy the great Southern exposure this property offers with some very special views of the Pend Oreille River, Selkirk Mountain, Schweitzer Mountain and Baldy Mountain Ranges. There is also a great pond on the property, and a beautiful gravel road base that has been put in throughout the property. Don't miss an opportunity like this one!
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$1,200,000.00 Hope
Looking for an impressive mountain log home overlooking the most breathtaking lake & scenery in North Idaho? Don't miss this absolutely beautiful & massive Caribou Creek Log Home. Caribou Creek Log Homes are known for their excellence in quality construction and unique structures. This well designed home features an incredible double-sided stone fireplace with cathedral ceilings as a living room & kitchen centerpiece. The kitchen is very spacious with a wonderful center island, Viking appliances and a Wolf stove. The main level master suite will absolutely thrill you when you see the views of the Monarch Mountains and Lake Pend Oreille. Open the french doors to the deck to allow the crisp fresh air in or access your wonderful deck allowing you to take in the unobstructed views. Downstairs you'll find an additional 2 bedrooms, living room double sided fireplace, laundry & bathroom. Need more space, the loft and the bonus room over the 3 bay garage / shop & studio will help.
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$340,000.00 Cocolalla
Don't miss this well maintained 4 bedroom 3 bath home on 10 acres in Cocolalla, because it offers much more than it appears!. You'll love the quiet and private setting this property offers designed to be hidden from the road. Entering the house you'll immediately feel your at home in the spacious living room with cathedral ceilings. The Master suite and 2 additional bedrooms are located on the main level and you'll find an office room downstairs that could easily be made into a 5th non-conforming bedroom or hobby & craft room in the finished daylight basement! Plumbing in the walls off this downstairs room could give you the ability to create a small kitchen for an additional living quarters with proper permitting. The shop has a separate room and a convenient bathroom so you have plenty of space. Quietly tucked into the trees you'll find livestock and poultry pens and did we mention there is a garden area? With so much to offer, you won't be disappointed when visiting this listing!
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$330,000.00 Sagle
Located just 8.5 miles from downtown Sandpoint, this 3 bedroom / 2.5 bathroom 2892 square foot home sits quietly hidden from its neighbors on 5 private acres of ground in Sagle, Idaho. You'll appreciate the cathedral ceilings in the living room giving it a very open feel with a large family room loft overlooking the living room. The main level of this home has 2 bedrooms, an office that could be converted into an additional bedroom, a full bathroom, living room, kitchen & dining room. Upstairs you'll find a large master suite and oversized family room / loft. The lower portion of this home is unfinished, but could easily be finished to add additional rooms as needed. Bring your pets as the back yard is already fenced in and ready for you! There are a lot of great options for using all the great space this home offers, take the time to visit this home and appreciate the privacy it offers while still having easy access to the community!
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$315,000.00 Sagle
This home offers a lot of living space and a great location close to town without covenants, conditions & restrictions (CC&R's). Located approximately 3 miles from downtown Sandpoint, live in the county with all the amenities of living in town such as high speed internet, paved roads and trash pickup. You'll appreciate the large sizes of all the rooms, and enjoy a separate living room and family room. With 4 bedrooms, this almost 3500 square foot home gives you all the elbow room you're looking for. Home has recently had a couple of the bathrooms remodeled giving them a much more modern and clean design look and feel. Don't miss the opportunity to see this home before it gets taken off the market by another bargain buyer!
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$249,000.00 Priest River
Great opportunity to own 48 buildable view acres with approximately 2800 feet of frontage on the beautiful HooDoo Creek near Priest River Idaho. Are you tired of wasting your time on area properties that are too steep to use the land? This great offered parcel has probably 90% usable ground. The building sites can be located on the gentle sloped property above beautiful HooDoo Creek. Enjoy the peaceful views of the mountains and large farms in the distance while appreciating the local waterfowl and other widlife in their natural setting. A portion of the property was selectively logged in 2016 to open up the possible building sites. If you're looking for tranquil peace and quiet with land that you can get the full use out of - please don't miss the chance to see this great listing. Larger parcels are getting harder to find, call and go view this one today!
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$227,000.00 Clark Fork
Great opportunity to own 20 acres of prime view property broken into two 10 acres parcels! Looking due South you'll experience the views of the Green Monarch Mountains and the famed Lake Pend Oreille, turn around to the North and you'll see some of the prettiest views of the Cabinet Mountains and Scotchman's Peak you've ever seen! Two completely different Majestic Mountain views, either well worth showing off on this level building path ready to build your dream home on! While absorbing the breath taking views, that sound you'll hear is the rushing water of Lightning Creek flowing into the Clark Fork River below the property in the distance. Located only a few minutes out of Clark Fork Idaho, this parcel is located in a gated community, and power is to the property line. Property is legally split into two 10 acre parcels, so you could sell off a parcel if desired at a later time. Don't wait to see this property as it is clearly a premiere acreage lot in North Idaho.
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$220,000.00 Clark Fork
It would be hard to find a more panoramic view of Lake Pend Oreille and the beautiful Green Monarch Mountains than this premier lot on Majestic Mountain Road. Power and septic are ready to go, and you'll find there is a building site that makes your jaw drop at the natural beauty that you'll see from your future front windows. Property has approximately 10 acres of nice large growth trees and several acres of flat, open ground, to plan your estate. The two 20 acres adjacent neighboring parcels have incredible homes already built on them. Don't miss the opportunity to go visit one of the most spectacular views that North Idaho can provide!
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$157,000.00 Naples
Don't live someone else's dream, make your own. Enjoy 10 acres with sweeping mountain views in multiple directions and rolling ground with 2 private lakes. Bordering Idaho Fish & Games McArthur Lake refuge area just adds to the magic of this property. Walk right off your property to fish on McArther lake or enjoy other outdoorsman activities without ever leaving the property. This land is ready to build on with power very close by and no need to worry about drilling a well, Cabinet Mountain water lines are running down the road, ready for your home. Located centrally between Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry makes this properties location ideal. Build your dream home with views of your private pond and McArthur Lake and mountain range views while this option still last!
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$120,000.00 Naples
Live the lifestyle of a quiet North Idaho gated community with plenty of room to spread out. The Meadows at Fall Creek is located approximately half way between the towns of Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry Idaho - about a 20 minute drive to each town in the foothills of the Selkirk Mountain Range. You'll love the great mountain views that will provide a different experience for your morning coffee. This lot has several trees on a flat parcel, so carve out your own dream. You won't be disappointed to find you have all the space you need for whatever that dream entails. Meadows At Fall Creek offers paved roads, fire hydrants, a community water system, over 25 acres of common ground for the owners in this development and a great community center for your use. North Idaho is an outdoor enthusiasts' destination area with deep lakes, rivers, thousands of miles of National Forrest and the famed Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort just minutes away! Call to set up an appointment today!
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$109,900.00 Sagle
Beautiful acreage approximately 5 miles from Downtown Sandpoint just waiting for you to build your dream home. The lots in Saddle Ridge Subdivision are all close to 5 acres in size and offer beautiful views of area mountains and rolling pastures, and worth you taking the time to drive by to see them! You'll also appreciate that all of the lots are on a Bonner County maintained road, so the county does all your plowing in the winter time! LOT 10 is located on a slight elevation from some of the other Saddle Ridge Lots, giving it a great opportunity for wonderful views. Lot 10 is heavily treed still, so open up the view to see what you can find! Purchase additional adjacent lots for a great estate type of parcel. The property is close to schools and town and approximately 15 miles to Schweitzer Ski Resort.
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$89,000.00 Naples
Great sloped lot with big mountain and valley views available, just pick the trees you love and remove a few to open up the vast views available. Looking to feel like you are a million miles away while enjoying the amenities and comforts of a Planned Unit Development? This gated community offers that "million miles away" feel while still being close to two great communities... Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry Idaho. Meadows At Fall Creek offers paved roads, fire hydrants, a community water system, over 25 acres of common ground for the owners in this development and a great community center for your use. North Idaho is an outdoor enthusiast destination area, with deep lakes, rivers, thousands of miles of National Forrest and the famed Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort just minutes away! Call to set up an appointment today! This lot was priced to sell, don't miss out on the opportunity to live in a gated community at a great entry level price!
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$85,000.00 Naples
This is a great opportunity to live in a beautiful North Idaho gated community on a large parcel in a peaceful setting. The Meadows at Fall Creek is meticulously maintained and you won't be disappointed in your visit. From the moment you arrive, you'll immediately appreciate the well groomed entrance and private community clubhouse for the owners within this development. This parcel is mostly level and has easy building sites and very manageable ground for developing a home site. You may not find usable 6+ acres in this price range around any where else, and clearly not property of this quality within a gated neighborhood!
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$79,000.00 Naples
Looking to feel like you are a million miles away while enjoying the amenities and comforts of a Planned Unit Development? This gated community offers that "million miles away" feel while still being close to two great communities... Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry Idaho. This lot is ready to build on and has plenty of level ground to put your new home on. Meadows At Fall Creek offers paved roads, fire hydrants, a community water system, over 25 acres of common ground for the owners in this development and a great community center for your use. North Idaho is an outdoor enthusiast destination area, with deep lakes, rivers, thousands of miles of National Forrest and the famed Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort just minutes away! Call to set up an appointment today! This lot was priced to sell, don't miss out on the opportunity to live in a gated community at a great entry level price!
:: This listing courtesy of CENTURY 21 RiverStone Real Estate ::
 
 

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$59,000.00 Naples
Spectacular mountain views and usable land on this end of the road gated community property is what you'll find when visiting this beautiful North Idaho parcel. The building site for this property is very private, with beautiful Cabinet Mountain views. About the only thing you'll hear when visiting this great lot is the sound of the leaves as they blow in the surrounding Aspen and evergreen forest. You'll appreciate the paved roads, community club house, common ground and other amenities this gated community offers. This may be the best deal on the market right now - this lot, for being in this development is priced to sell!
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$55,000.00 Dover
If you are looking for some acreage, close to town, this is a must see. Don't miss this 5.65 acre parcel, only 5 miles from downtown Sandpoint and approximately 2 miles from the Town of Dover. This property has both level and sloped area, with a seasonal pond, trees and open space to build your dream home. Don't buy a parcel somewhere that you have to pay big money for power, until you've had a chance to visit this 5+ acre piece with power and building site ready to start your dream home on!
:: This listing courtesy of CENTURY 21 RiverStone Real Estate ::
 

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