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View From Front Door -Winter


Last updated: 12/03/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

Looking for a completely private retreat where you can relax with your family, friends, or colleagues away from the crowds - yet be just ten minutes from Olympic venues,fabulous slopes and summer activities, magnificent dining, and great shopping? A place for the perfect family gathering or corporate retreat? Stargazer Ranch is the place to come!

Located on 46 acres above the Jordanelle Reservoir, just minutes east of Deer Valley and Park City, Stargazer Ranch has a four bedroom primary residence with an adjoining two bedroom guest house, so families, friends, and colleagues can enjoy privacy as well as togetherness.

The main house has a cathedral-ceiling living room with a river rock fireplace, a library, a large gourmet kitchen, a game room with surround-sound Home Theatre TV, and a dining room that seats 12. The master bedroom also has a large river rock fireplace. The guest house has its own living room, dining area, and kitchenette. Featured in 'Leading Estates of the World,' and furnished with leather, Turkish rugs, Chinese antiques, and artifacts from around the world, Stargazer Ranch is a comfortable yet elegant setting for your next vacation.

Drive through spectacular scenery on the 10-minute drive to and from the slopes, and when you arrive at the ranch, enjoy a cozy fire, take in the wildlife and panoramic views from the large outdoor hot tub on the deck, or watch the kids sled or build a snowman out back.

Stargazer Ranch is an ideal location from which to access the excitement of the Sundance Film Festival and the Jordanelle Reservoir, as well as miles of great downhill and cross country skiing and snowboarding. In summer, the Jordanelle provides all types of boating, swimming, and water-skiing - and the High Uinta Mountains (a wilderness area of crystal mountain lakes, rushing waterfalls, and meadows full of alpine flowers) are just 35 minutes away. Mountain breezes and low humidity make Stargazer Ranch the perfect summer locale.

Maid service is available (for an additional fee) if requested. All linens, dining and cooking ware, and firewood are included. Just bring yourselves, your clothes and equipment, your groceries... and your expectation that a great time awaits!

WHAT OTHER GUESTS HAVE SAID (be sure to check out the 'Reviews' section here in this VRBO listing): 'The house and the location were just incredible!! The snow, the mountains, the accessibility to Park City -- it was just awesome...' 'This was a sheer delight! We absolutely intend to return to Stargazer many times...' 'Everything was perfect...the setting is beautiful...the house accommodates all of the best vacations our family has had...' 'Freedom & solitude...a great time!'

Keywords: House with Guest House, 50 acres, spacious rooms, river rock fireplaces, private outdoor hot tub,peace and quiet,great for families and groups of friends, gourmet kitchen,


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                Families are always welcome at Stargazer Ranch - the more generations, the better!...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 12-15

              • Attached Unit


              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                river rock fp;jetted tub;lg shower; opens onto back deck...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 king

                loft BR w/ spectacular view...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

                MBR/guest house...moreless

              • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 2 bunk bed

                sleeps 6...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Double Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play, Bunk Beds (2), trundle...moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                large;separate vanities...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 1: toilet


              • MBath is very large; has jacuzzi tub, large shower; large walk-in closet...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Be sure to click on 'MORE PHOTOS, ' Fireplace, Gas BBQ, 2 Garages, Outdoor hot tub, Indoor jacuzzi, Deck, Vaulted ceilings...moreless


                  • Books:

                    both adult and children; guests may take home any book started but not finished....moreless

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room:

                    Extra large room; foosball, children's play area; table for puzzles and games; large sectional sofa...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Cabinet full of board games, puzzles,, etc...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) Dish TV...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    large supply of CDs available to guests;MP3 capable...moreless

                  • Television:

                    flat-screen, HD in Game Room...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Good collection of children's toys; child's play kitchen; 2 small children's tables w/ chairs; also booster chair, umbrella stroller, back pack to carry child; Pack 'n' Play crib...moreless

                  • VCR


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family


                  • Churches
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Marina
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        see nothing but sky and mountains from the house. A view from every window....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Hunting
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Wind-Surfing


                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Dining table seats 12; has 3 leaves...moreless

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 12 people


                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Absolutely not necessary in Utah mountains! : )...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:


                      • Fireplace:

                        2 large river rock fireplaces in living room and MBR...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        2 2-car garages...moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        gas central heating...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Good quality...moreless

                      • Living Room:

                        cathedral ceiling; large river rock fireplace; leather sofas; Indian rugs...moreless


                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Every appliance you could possibly need. 2 coffee pots; 2 ovens, beautiful serving dishes...moreless

                      • Microwave:


                      • Pantry Items:

                        spices and staples available for guests' use...moreless

                      • Refrigerator:

                        1 large, 3-door refrigerator/freezer; small guest house fridge...moreless

                      • Stove:

                        1 stove w/ large oven; 1 wall oven. both electric....moreless

                      • Toaster:



                      • Bicycles:

                        2 mountain bikes available...moreless

                      • Boat:

                        Rentals of sailboats, whalers, catamarans, kayaks, canoes on Jordanelle 5 minutes away...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large, w/ awning for summer. Outdoor tables, lounges, chairs. Perfect for sunset!...moreless

                      • Golf:

                        numerous courses in Park City area...moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        landscaped front garden; 50 acres of natural landscape surrounding...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        mounted stationary gas grill w/ propane feed...moreless

                      • Ski & Snowboard:

                        sleds available for guests...moreless

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The South Summit Fitness Center is 5 minutes away; it has 4 pools; diving boards, a 2-story slide, in-pool jungle gym. Very low fee for guests....moreless

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Private; brand new; accommodates 8 adults; on back deck; fabulous at night!...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


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                          from 1 traveler reviews
                          Low Season ...... (Apr 01-Dec 18) ........... $ 550/night.
                          Regular Season .. (Jan 05-Mar 31) ............. $ 925/night.
                          Holiday Season .. (Dec 18-Jan 02) ............. $1200/night.
                          *** 10% discount off regular rates for previous renters!

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                          Last updated: 12/03/2014
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                          20 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Salt Lake City
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Rt 248

                          Car: Necessary

                          Snowshoeing, Sleigh rides


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About the owner: Home base is Washington, DC - but Bud is often somewhere else in the world, lending his expertise on energy issues, nation-building and peacekeeping. Jonda devotes time and energy to civic activities - and then we also travel for pleasure...

                          Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                          Utah has, of course, 'The Greatest Snow on Earth' - and our home is just 40 minutes from the Salt Lake airport. Many airlines fly here non-stop. Skies are nearly always 'Utah Blue' and the high desert climate (chilly in the morning, delicious during the day, and chilly at night - at every season), with its low humidity, makes it perfect.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          For us, it's all about family! In the winter, of course, we ski - we love the fires and the hot tub - and the grandchildren can play to their hearts' content on our 50 acres, while their parents relax indoors. In the summer, we run a 'Cousins' Camp' for all the grandchildren, who come from all over the country. We don't allow their parents to come! We have the most wonderful time: hiking, biking, swimming at the Kamas Swim Center 5 min away, boating on the Jordanelle, rafting, etc. And there's nothing so wonderful as having the whole place to ourselves - the big sky, the mountains, the crisp air (even on summer mornings and evenings)...and the peacefulness. Ahhhhh...

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                          Speaks: english

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                          • View From Front Door -Winter

                            View From Front Door -Winter

                          • Exterior of House

                            Exterior of House

                          • Kitchen


                          • Game Room

                            Game Room

                          • Guest House Living Room

                            Guest House Living Room

                          • Hot Tub Fun in the Snow

                            Hot Tub Fun in the Snow

                          • Moose - taken by front pond

                            Moose - taken by front pond

                          • Back Deck

                            Back Deck

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Library


                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Guest House Master Bedroom

                            Guest House Master Bedroom

                          • Bunny on the Woodpile

                            Bunny on the Woodpile

                          • "Poet's Corner"

                            "Poet's Corner"

                          • Sunset!


                          VRBO #2479

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                          This listing was first published here in 1999.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 03, 2014


                          6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 15

                          View calendar: Updated 12/03/14
                          Member since: 1999
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/03/2014
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