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Shore Lodge Spring Culinary Festival Returns to McCall


The ‘must-do’ event for Idaho foodies is soon to return. And thankfully for Whitetail Club members, it’s right in our backyard. After a highly successful first year, the Shore Lodge Spring Culinary Festival is set to take place April 10-12, 2015.

Guests will experience high-end cuisine firsthand, learning from some of our state’s top chefs. The festival kicks off Friday evening with Meet The Chefs reception and cooking demonstration. Four simultaneous cooking classes will allow attendees to get up close with the featured chefs and […]

McCall Idaho May Be The Best Adventure Town

From heart-pumping snowmobiling and lift-served mountain biking, to white water rafting and world-class fishing, McCall, Idaho, packs more adventure into 10 square miles than most places could ever measure up to. We pride ourselves on a four season lifestyle, heading from snow packs to river rapids with increased enthusiasm year after year. For outdoor junkies, there is no better place to be, in our opinion and, perhaps soon, in Sunset magazine’s too.

Whitetail Club’s home town of McCall, Idaho was nominated as finalist for the Best Adventure Town in the inaugural Sunset magazine Travel Awards. Recognizing achievement in lodging, […]

By |February 19th, 2015|Lifestyle|0 Comments|

Featured Listing: New Selway Cabin

A crackling fireplace. Snow falling softly outside the window. Sipping a great glass of wine while plotting the next day’s skiing adventures with friends. If this sounds like an idyllic situation, you have likely dreamed of owning a mountain cabin, before.  Why not make that fantasy a reality?

Whitetail Club is are proud to unveil the newest addition to our Cabin Collection, a nearly completed Selway Cabin. This very popular flooplan features three bedrooms, four bathrooms across 2,694 square feet of living space. The two story cabin plan is a perfect size for families […]

Chef Topple Teams With Charles Krug Winery

At Whitetail Club, we pride ourselves in bringing world-class amenities to our members, right here in McCall, Idaho. On Saturday, February 7, the trend continues as we welcome one of the globe’s finest experts on one of our most favorite topics: wine.

Charles Krug Winery is Napa Valley’s very first winery. Steeped in more than 150 years of knowledge, craftsmanship and unparalleled history, the now iconic brand brings more to every table than just a delicious glass of vino.

The Charles Krug Winery was founded in 1861 by the then 27-year-old Prussian immigrant. Known as an innovator, he introduced […]

Exclusively at Whitetail: Custom Home Plans by Jerry Locati

Designing a custom home is often a dream come true for many buyers. The opportunity to personally tailor your property brings a whole new level of pride and investment beyond the production home experience. The details are seemingly endless, which is certainly exciting, but can simultaneously be quite daunting. To alleviate some of the stress, luxury custom home buyers can turn to the experts and here at Whitetail Club, we have one of the best on our side.

Jerry Locati, of Locati Associates, is one of the most celebrated architects of today. His […]

Good Times and Growth in 2014

Happy New Year! With the first few days of 2015 under our belt we are happily reflecting on what a fantastic 2014 we had here in McCall, Idaho. The past year proved to be both an exciting and expansive one for Whitetail Club. We saw more new members than ever in a single calendar year, sales of our Idaho luxury homes noted an enthusiastic upswing and member events grew to be even bigger and better.

Nineteen new members joined Whitetail Club in 2014 with a number of families upgrading their memberships as well. An […]

Featured Listing: Clearwater Cabin

With 2015 on the horizon, people across the globe are actively planning their annual resolutions. Perhaps the goal is to travel more, spend time with family, get out and exercise, or simply enjoy more personal time relaxing with a good book. Any and all of these great aims can be achieved with the purchase of a second home in McCall, Idaho, such as the highly-coveted Clearwater Cabin.

At just over 3,200 square feet, this turnkey cabin offers an ideal size for the vacation home buyer. The home is spacious yet manageable, boasting three […]

Brundage Mountain Completes Major Lodge Expansion

Owning a home in McCall, Idaho is all about enjoying the four-season lifestyle. In the spring we hike, in the fall, we bike, and you can bet that long summer days are spent on the lake from dawn until dusk. So now that it is winter there is only one thing on our minds: snow and all the fun we can have in it.

McCall is an ideal destination for winter sport enthusiasts. Lauded by National Geographic as one of the best secret ski towns in North […]

By |December 24th, 2014|Lifestyle|0 Comments|

2015 Home Design Trends

As 2014 comes to a close, we are happy to reflect on a year that was more kind than many to the homebuilding industry and real estate market. An uptick in sales, starts, builder and consumer confidences leave us optimistic for the year ahead and anxious to see what innovations will lead the way next when it comes to luxury home design. Whether considering a purchase of an Idaho luxury home, or revamping a current residence, buyers and owners should look forward to these exciting trends:

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The Cove Earns Four-Star Rating from Forbes Travel Guide

This holiday season, we are both ecstatic and proud to announce that The Cove, an acclaimed full-service luxury spa located alongside McCall’s iconic Shore Lodge resort, has earned a prestigious four-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide, the leader in luxury travel ratings since 1958.

Just three years after its birth in 2011, The Cove joins Forbes’ exclusive list of star rating winners worldwide, and we couldn’t imagine a better holiday gift to receive. With this accolade, Forbes acknowledges The Cove for its authentic McCall spirit, luxurious environment and its dedication to “the ultimate private […]

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