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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 […]

55+ Housing Market Remains Strong

As we enter the final days of 2014, we can look back on a year that has been kinder to the real estate market than many prior. With steady surges in home values, a rising demand and sharp increases in builder confidence, 2014 was full of encouraging highlights that point to better days ahead.

While the industry as a whole is on the right track, it’s the 55+ market that continues to catch experts’ attention. According to Steve Bomberger, chairman of the National Association of Home Builder’s 50+ Housing Council, demand for 55+ housing has […]

By |December 10th, 2014|Real Estate|0 Comments|

Winter in McCall

As the holidays approach and the year swiftly comes to a close, we are again reminded that winter in McCall is nothing short of breathtaking. With shimmering fields of white anchored to mountains of ice-kissed pines, McCall truly is a winter wonderland. But the beauty is only half the story.

At Whitetail Club, we have exclusive access to a world of amenities and an endless array of adventure that await just beyond our doorsteps. So, whether you’re an extreme sports enthusiast or a first-time trailblazer, you don’t have to look far to find the […]

By |December 5th, 2014|Lifestyle|0 Comments|

Shore Lodge Showcases Highly-Anticipated Warren Miller Film

Those of us who spend the winter months in the mountains of McCall have another reason to celebrate. Yes, ski season is officially here! And, just as our neighboring Brundage Mountain is priming the slopes for another exhilarating winter of powder-packed glades and well-groomed runs, our friends over at Shore Lodge are welcoming everyone to start the season on the edge of their seat, literally!

This week only, Shore Lodge invites locals and visitors alike to come out to the resort’s Ford Theatre on either December 3, 4 or 5 to enjoy the highly-anticipated […]