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Spectacular Warm Springs Estate at Base of Baldy-Walk to Lifts

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Front view of home facing Warm Springs ski runs on lower part of Bald Mt.

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Last updated: 09/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Ketchum estate description

SPECIAL DISCOUNT 2014 WINTER RATES FOR REMAINING AVAILABILITY. $1,000/NIGHT THROUGH 3/31/14, AND $750/NIGHT THEREAFTER UNTIL 4/20/14 WHEN BALD MT. CLOSES AT END OF SEASON.
FOUR NIGHT MINIMUM APPLIES TO ALL RENTALS EXCEPT FOR RENTALS DURING TIME WINDOWS LESS THAN A WEEK. IN ADDITION, ALL RENTAL RATE INFORMATION AND OTHER PROVISIONS ARE CURRENT AND NON-NEGOTIABLE.

8 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms, 1 powder room, sleeps 18

Spectacular luxury resort home located at the Base of Bald Mt. in the Warm Springs area of Ketchum (Sun Valley, ID). Home is only a short ten minute drive from downtown Ketchum. Main living spaces and decks look up at the Warm Springs, Greyhawk, Hemingway, and Cozy ski runs. Three minute walk to the Warm Spring Day Lodge and lifts. Unobstructed panoramic views in all four directions. Professionally equipped kitchen that can easily prepare meals for a total of 20 guests who can easily be seated in the spacious dining area. Eight person hot tub and covered kitchen patio area with great views, a fireplace, infrared gas heaters, and both a natural gas and charcoal grill. Home also located at the northwest terminus of the Wood River paved trail system, and across the street from a KART regional commuter (free) bus stop.

Other Key Features of Our Home: The house construction is wood and steel framed with a stucco exterior and shake shingle roof. The rock inside and outside of the house is moonlight quartzite from a quarry near Challis, Idaho. The home has been designed utilizing half levels throughout the house as opposed to full stories which optimizes the flow and utilization of space. The main living area is comprised of the living room, kitchen, and dining area (including the wet bar) with spectacular views of Bald Mt. through the very large unpaned windows. Various doors in each space open out onto the upper deck, and door in the kitchen leads out to the kitchen patio where there is a fireplace, two overhead infrared gas heaters, and natural gas and charcoal Weber grills. The mud room is expansive with six different entrances/exits, and the washer/dryer is located off of this area. Just outside the kitchen is the mud room landing and pantry with many provisions for the house, a second refrigerator, and ice maker.

Professionally-equipped kitchen: The kitchen is well-equipped and designed for the production and service of meals to as many as 20 guests. In addition to the Sub-Zero refrigerator and six-burner range, there are two Whirlpool dishwashers, two Dacor ovens, one Dacor microwave, and two compactors. The kitchen is equipped with ample cooking ware and implements, herbs and seasonings, various basic food condiments, and plentiful quantities of dishware and glassware for large gatherings.

Study/offices and multiple wood-burning fireplaces: Two study/offices are located in the master bedroom suite. The first study is also a well-equipped office with scenic northwestern views of Guyer Ridge and the distance slopes of Warm Springs canyon through expansive panoramic windows. The office has a spacious desk which is well-outfitted with all of the necessary desk accessories and office supplies. In addition to the broadband Internet connection, there is an HP All-in-One Printer, Canon Copier, two-line business telephone with remote and separate two-line main house phone, bar refrigerator with ice maker, TV, VCR, and digital cable receiver. The other study is smaller but comfortable and airy with a desk, HP Printer, and TV. Our home has a total of five wood-burning fireplaces for your enjoyment, comfort, and ambiance located in the living room, master bedroom and family room, common area of the guest quarter, and outdoors on the kitchen patio.

Our home is heated with floor-based radiant heat throughout the main house. The Guest Quarters above the garage is heated with forced air heat. Like most homes in the Wood River Valley, our home does not require or have air conditioning available since it is naturally cooled during the summer months by cross ventilation created by the many windows throughout our home.

Ski: Our home is a short three minute walk away from the Warm Springs Day Lodge and lifts that take you to mid-mountain and all the way to the top of Bald Mt.
Golf: Several public and private golf courses are located within 10-20 minutes of our home including the Bigwood Golf Course, Sun Valley Golf Course, Elkhorn Golf Club, and the Valley Club (private) down near Hailey.

Other Activities: skiing (walk to lifts)


Keywords: Estate

Property Type

      • Estate

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Absolutely NO SMOKING is allowed under any circumstances....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Absolutely NO PETS allowed under any circumstances....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 17-19

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Bedroom 5

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          • Bedroom 6

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          • Bedroom 7

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          • Bedroom 8

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          • Den

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          • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has one (1) king size bed. Two bedrooms with two (2) twin beds each can be converted in a king bed rooms with a king size mattress on top of the twin bed bottoms., Queen size Beds (2) Two bedrooms, Pioneer Room and Elk Room, have one (1) queen size bed each., Twin or Single Beds (7) Seven twin beds--three bedrooms with two each; one bedroom with one + bunk bed (see below). Two of the bedrooms with twin beds can be converted into king bed setups if desired., Child Beds (2) Kid's Space in Guest Quarters has two (2) twin size aerobeds on carpeted floor for use generally by children., Bunk Beds (1) One bunk bed in single twin bed room (see above)....moreless

          Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Infrared gas heaters outdoors above main entrance and kitchen patio area. Kitchen has two dishwashers, two ovens, two trash compactors, two coffee makers, six burner range, two refrigerators, toaster oven, toaster, blender, Cuisinart, food mixer. Steam showers. Bicycles and pool toys available for use. Home is heated with floor-based radiant heat throughout the main house. The Guest Quarters above the garage is heated with forced air heat. Like most homes in the Wood River Valley, our home does not require or have air conditioning available since it is naturally cooled during the summer months by cross ventilation created by the many windows throughout our home. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                CD Player/Stereo System in pantry for main living area, in guest quarters common area, in master bedroom, and in office/study....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Both cable and satellite TV reception available. Both Satellite TV DVR and Cable DVR in living room....moreless

              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Multiple VCRs/DVD players in living room, guest quarters common area, master bedroom, study/office. Video selection available....moreless

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Home is located at corner of Gates Road and Picabo Street at base of Bald Mt. with spectacular view of all lower Warm Springs ski runs. Umimpeded views in all four directions. Less than five minute walk to Warm Spring Lodge and lifts to top of mountain....moreless

                  • Ski-In:

                    Not ski-in or ski-out, but less than five minute walk to Warm Springs Lodge and lifts to top of mountain....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  General

                  • Broadband Access:

                    Broadband Internet throughout house through Cox Cable. Hard-wired ethernet connections available....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    (2) Both dryers are in home. Main dryer is off mud room; other is part of stacked washer/dryer unit in guest quarters above garage....moreless

                  • Free Long Distance:

                    Unlimited long distance plan on both telephone lines....moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Heated three car garage....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Extra linens are in house for mid-stay housekeeping and linen change services if included and/or desired....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Courtyard/driveway that can accomodate up to ten vehicles....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    (6) Telephones throughout home. Two lines....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    (2) Both washers are in home. Main washing machine is off mud room; other is part of stacked washer/dryer unit in guest quarters above garage....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Wireless Internet connection available in main living area....moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    (5) Four wood burning fireplaces inside house; one wood burning fireplace outside on kitchen patio. All fireplaces equipped with natural gas fire starters....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    Catering services can be arranged upon request at your expense....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Kitchen fully outfitted in professional manner with variety of cookware and cooking utensils....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    (2) Two Whirlpool dishwashers....moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Kitchen has two refrigerators, two Dacor ovens, two Whirlpool dishwashers, two Kitchen-Aide compactors, one Viking gas range with six burners and vent, two coffeemakers, one blender, one Cuisinart, one toaster oven, one toaster, one food mixer, one Dacor microwave....moreless

                  • Microwave:

                    (2) One Dacor microwave in kitchen and another in guest quarters kitchenette....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    (2) Sub-Zero refrigerator in kitchen. Amana refrigerator in pantry....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Covered kitchen patio area with infrared natural gas heaters and firepalce just outside kitchen. Deck wraps around main living area. Deck off of Pioneer Room and Master Bedroom....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Outdoor private hot tub that holds eight just outside of mudroom....moreless

                  • Sauna:

                    (3) One steam shower each in following locations: master bath, guest quarters master bath, and mud room bathroom....moreless

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    (2) Jacuzzi tub in Master Bath and Pioneer Room bathroom in guest quarters....moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  2014 Fall Slack
                  Sep 2 - Oct 31, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,000
                  $6,500 $24,500
                  2014 Fall Slack
                  Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $750
                  $5,250 $20,000
                  2014 Low Winter
                  Dec 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                  4 night min stay
                  $1,250
                  $8,000 $27,500
                  2014 Christmas/New Years
                  Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                  7 night min stay
                  $3,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  Travel agent/rental agent commissions available. Weekly/monthly rates already include additional discounts. Owner will approve all rentals after contact with responsible party. For cancellations, full refund if cancelled 90 days before stay; within 90 days, refund if replacement rental is secured. Mid-stay housekeeping available. Concierge services not included, but help arrange if requested.

                  Reservations confirmed after payment of 25% rental deposit, $1,000 refundable security deposit, $89 renter's insurance premium, and return of signed rental agreement. Balance of rental expense and 11% state and local taxes due ninety days prior to start of rental. Payments by PayPal preferred payment method; also take Visa/MasterCard/Discover credit cards, and AMEX (1% additional fee if AMEX).


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                  Last updated: 09/28/2014
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                  Location

                  Cross country skiing. Snowshoeing. Ice skating. Fly fishing. Trap/skeet shooting. Summer symphony. Local community events such as wine auctions, car shows, book festivals, antique and handicraft shows.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: Private investor. Manage rentals for two second homes to generate additional income from these assets.

                  Why the Owner Chose Ketchum:
                  Have been visiting Sun Valley area since 1986. Used to rent condominiums in Warm Springs area, then purchased one in 1993. Purchased property our home is on in 1995. Started construction in 1999, and completed house in 2002. Started renting home in late 2007 at Christmas.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                  Very relaxed and comfortable setting with spectacular mountain views in all four directions.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Front view of home facing Warm Springs ski runs on lower part of Bald Mt.

                    Front view of home facing Warm Springs ski runs on lower part of Bald Mt.

                  • Front entrance steps up to Main Living Area with Dining Area/Kitchen in distance

                    Front entrance steps up to Main Living Area with Dining Area/Kitchen in distance

                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Dining Area looking out to Bald Mt. ski runs

                    Dining Area looking out to Bald Mt. ski runs

                  • Swimming Pool adjacent to our home is unfortunately not available to renters.

                    Swimming Pool adjacent to our home is unfortunately not available to renters.

                  • View of sage moiuntain and ridge from front door of our home

                    View of sage moiuntain and ridge from front door of our home

                  • View down Picabo St. in front of our home with lodge/ski lifts at end of street.

                    View down Picabo St. in front of our home with lodge/ski lifts at end of street.

                  • View of lower ski runs on Bald Mt. from our front deck

                    View of lower ski runs on Bald Mt. from our front deck

                  • Back view of home with main entrance off courtyard and Bald Mt. in background

                    Back view of home with main entrance off courtyard and Bald Mt. in background

                  • Main Living area looking back through Dining Area to Living Room

                    Main Living area looking back through Dining Area to Living Room

                  • Family Room

                    Family Room

                  • View of Lower Ski Runs on Bald Mt. from Dining Room

                    View of Lower Ski Runs on Bald Mt. from Dining Room

                  • View up driveway towards Warm Springs canyonj

                    View up driveway towards Warm Springs canyonj

                  • Looking down Gates Road with house on left and Bald Mt. in backgroun

                    Looking down Gates Road with house on left and Bald Mt. in backgroun

                  • View of lower ski runs on Bald Mt. from Kitchen Patio deck.

                    View of lower ski runs on Bald Mt. from Kitchen Patio deck.

                  • Entrance to driveway/courtyard from Gates Road.

                    Entrance to driveway/courtyard from Gates Road.

                  VRBO #234688

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

                  $750 - $3,500 per night (USD)
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                  8 Bedroom / 8.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 19

                  View calendar: Updated 09/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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                  Member since: 2009
                  Speaks: english
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