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Great for Family Reunions - Spacious Lodge Bordering Natl Forest.

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Last updated: 03/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This is a great house in a magical location: perfect for hikers in the fall, skiers or snowshoes in the winter, and vacationers anytime of year. Ideal for family reunions, we have bedding for over 20 people, 3 laundry rooms, 5.5 bathrooms and plenty of entertainment space. There is a cozy cabin on the property which is available for extra privacy for an additional fee. It includes 2 of the 7 bedrooms.

We bought this home for our two families (and 5 young sons, ages 11 - 17) to enjoy all that the great outdoors have to offer. We moved to Jackson after college, returned to the East Coast to raise our families, and have been visiting Jackson every year since 1992.

For over 5 years we searched the area for the perfect vacation home: spacious (with at least 4 bedrooms, high ceilings), first class kitchen & amenities, a large garage, close to Jackson but not too close, bordering national forest with at least 5 acres and beautiful views. We scored! Our two families are excited, and we know you will be, too!

In 2012, we finished the decor of the house, cabin, and decks, completed the movie theater, study, and installed a new, larger fire pit. When you arrive, you will be greeted by a great house, our comprehensive house book and welcome package, and hopefully great weather. Most of that is on us. What you do with it is on you.

Our families look forward to having you stay.

Keywords: house, lodge, chalet, hunting retreat, manor, get away

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Property Type

  • House
  • 8000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    4 Wheel Drive Needed in the Winter ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 15-20

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • fenced corral, horse pasture

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Direct TV - Satellite TV...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View Gros Ventre (to Northeast) and Teton (to North) mountain ranges...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    cross country skiiing, snow shoeing directly out the back lot, which borders National Forest. Trails are maintained by neighbors....moreless

  • Water View:

    View Snake river down below from the hill behind the house...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Long table made with refurbished pine planks seats 12-16. Additional seating on outdoor decks....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    (2) 2 dryers...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Adequate signals on Verizon and ATT...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    (2) 2 washing machines...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free Wireless Broadband...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two Coffee Makers...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen Completely Outfitted...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Place settings for 20...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen with Viking, Bosch and Sub Zero appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Braun Convection Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3)...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 miles from Snake River; public access 10 miles from Wilson Beach...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    cross country trails in back of house...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master Suite includes a large Jacuzzi....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Season
May 1 - Oct 2, 2015
30 night min stay

$35,000
Fall/Winter Season
Oct 3 - Apr 30, 2016
30 night min stay

$20,000
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$25,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee minimum $400
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 8%

Notes:

Private cabin available for an additional fee. Please email for more information.

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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jackson Hole Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Stage Coach
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Jackson Hole Golf Resort
17 Miles
Nearest Ski
JH Ski Resort
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Wilson / Snake River Beach

Car: Necessary

Rodeo, Chuck-wagon, Mountain Tram

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: Both families live on the East Coast (Pennsylvania, Virginia). We have been friends and dated since college. We travel to Jackson every year to visit other friends. At home, our boys keep us busy with sports. When we stay at the house, our kids love to play paintball, shoot BB guns, explore the woods, hike up the mountain behind us, fish on the Snake (2 miles away). In the evening, our kids play pool or retire to the basement theater (8 foot screen) to watch movies or play video games.

Why the Owner Chose Wilson:
Beginning in 2005, we looked all over western Wyoming and Eastern Idaho for potential homes. It became clear that we wanted proximity to Jackson, but also privacy. We also wanted immediate access to national forest. And since we were not going to live at the house during the year, we needed the house to be in great shape. We also wanted neighbors who shared the same values. And we are big family people. We love having extended family of over 20 people stay with us, and never feel cramped. The community we found was perfect, so we asked our real estate agent to focus on houses in this community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Some of the highlights: * We are just south of downtown Wilson, and a 15 mile drive to Jackson. They call this area Wet Bank South; * Wilson is very quaint (general store, hardware store, several restaurants (including Nora's, Calico's, Q Roadhouse, Stage Coach). * We are 2 miles from the Snake River, great for fishing. * We are on top of a plateau (elevation approximately 7,200 feet), so we have gorgeous views of the Jackson Hole valley and stunning views of the stars at night; * We have our well for water (delicious); * Cell phone reception is adequate and we offer free wifi, a land line and satellite television * We border on 2 sides to Teton National Forest. We are on the edge of over 300,000 acres of public land; * The land is teeming with animals of all species. We hear Elk bugling, have a family of Moose living in the back of our property, hear coyote and wolf, see signs of bear and mountain lion, and have several mule deer graze our property most mornings; We have three hummingbirds that greet us and are lucky enough to have several great gray owls perching in our trees sometimes - pretty cool! * We have miles of numerous trails into the forest radiating from our house. We hike them in the summer and use them for for cross country skiing and snow shoes in the winter. Due West is a 45 minute hike, up a small mountain, that gives views of the whole valley and the magnificent Tetons. * Our road is plowed all winter-long, and there are guard rails on the sides of the road. In fact the neighborhood plow is parked on our property at the top of the hill so we are plowed out first thing every morning.


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Photos

  • The Elk Ridge Retreat (aka our house).

    The Elk Ridge Retreat (aka our house).

  • We also own a quaint, historic cabin; sits 50 yards from main house. 2 Bedrooms

    We also own a quaint, historic cabin; sits 50 yards from main house. 2 Bedrooms

  • Open kitchen and dining area with tall ceilings and wrap around views.

    Open kitchen and dining area with tall ceilings and wrap around views.

  • The great room - sit by the fire, read, and relax. Surrounded by windows/views

    The great room - sit by the fire, read, and relax. Surrounded by windows/views

  • Master bedroom / suite.  We also have a King on the third floor.

    Master bedroom / suite. We also have a King on the third floor.

  • Bunk room next to Theatre.Your kids will love b/c it has a kitchen and bath.

    Bunk room next to Theatre.Your kids will love b/c it has a kitchen and bath.

  • The Tavern. Complete with vintage pool table, stereo, TV and views!

    The Tavern. Complete with vintage pool table, stereo, TV and views!

  • A view from one of our decks out to the fire pit and corral

    A view from one of our decks out to the fire pit and corral

  • Looking north, view of Gros Ventre from the pasture. Corral is on the right.

    Looking north, view of Gros Ventre from the pasture. Corral is on the right.

  • Our very own grey owl! A rare bird, this fellow comes most evenings to hunt.

    Our very own grey owl! A rare bird, this fellow comes most evenings to hunt.

  • Stocked Trout/Bass pond in our development (short walk); feeds into Snake River

    Stocked Trout/Bass pond in our development (short walk); feeds into Snake River

  • A shot of the house we took as we came back from a great snow shoe hike.

    A shot of the house we took as we came back from a great snow shoe hike.

  • View from side of the house. We have a lot of grass.  Perfect for playing...

    View from side of the house. We have a lot of grass. Perfect for playing...

  • Stacked kitchen (Bosch). 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, ovens, granite).Table seats 14

    Stacked kitchen (Bosch). 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, ovens, granite).Table seats 14

  • Where we break the bread.  Dining table seats 12, plus deck table and picnic tbl

    Where we break the bread. Dining table seats 12, plus deck table and picnic tbl

  • The perfect study-complete with TV, game table, sofa-bed, books, and foozball.

    The perfect study-complete with TV, game table, sofa-bed, books, and foozball.

  • Queen guestroom (1 of 4) that looks out at the mountains and meadows.

    Queen guestroom (1 of 4) that looks out at the mountains and meadows.

  • Movie theatre on 1st floor. Seats 8+. 8 foot screen. Next to kid's bunk room.

    Movie theatre on 1st floor. Seats 8+. 8 foot screen. Next to kid's bunk room.

  • The cabin. Updated historic 2-story log cabin. Cozy and quiet. Sleeps 5.

    The cabin. Updated historic 2-story log cabin. Cozy and quiet. Sleeps 5.

  • Our Pasteur and corral (in the distance).  Great for riding into the mountains.

    Our Pasteur and corral (in the distance). Great for riding into the mountains.

  • Mama-oose dozing in the backyard. She and her calf are regular visitors.

    Mama-oose dozing in the backyard. She and her calf are regular visitors.

  • Two baby mule deer, just off the side porch.

    Two baby mule deer, just off the side porch.

  • A shot of Yellowstone Canyon. The park is about an hour away from the house.

    A shot of Yellowstone Canyon. The park is about an hour away from the house.

  • A little snow anyone? Luckily the neighborhood snow plow parks in our yard!

    A little snow anyone? Luckily the neighborhood snow plow parks in our yard!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 03/21/2015
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