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Comfortable Guest House with Excellent Teton Views

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Thistle Dew Guest House under the Big Hole mountaiins

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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Driggs apartment description

Enjoy the quiet side of the Tetons in a lovely guest house with a huge deck overlooking the Grand Tetons and the Big Hole Mountains. Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone are just a short drive. Nothing can compare to the full moon rising over the Tetons or being able to hike or snowshoe out the front door into the scenic rolling hills. Thistle Dew Guest House is the perfect base for enjoying this beautiful area.
You will have all the comforts of home in the fully furnished apartment. Built in 2009, Thistle Dew Guest House is a post and beam beauty with wood floors, large windows, comfortable beds and a huge deck for enjoying life. The kitchen is fully outfitted right down to the spices. The master bedroom has a queen bed and the other bedroom has two twin beds. The comfortable couch in the living room folds down into a bed. The living room has a TV with DVD's and videos. There is wi-fi throughout the guest house. Parking is in the garage downstairs.
The sauna was built in the Swedish style with interior rock walls and steaming stove.
Thistle Dew Guest House sits in the middle of 45 secluded acres surrounded by gorgeous mountain views. Access is from a good county road. The guest house is available all year round so our guests can enjoy all the seasons of this spectacular area. Thistle Dew Cabin #473319 VRBO shares the property. The cabin is not part of the guest house but both can be rented together for weddings or family gatherings. Both properties are unique and separate but share the same gorgeous view.
In the summer be adventurous and hike (or horse back ride) the many trails connecting the foothills to Grand Teton National Park or go fishing on some of the West's premier fishing rivers. All are within a few miles of Thistle Dew Guest House. You can easily explore the wonders of Yellowstone National Park (only 90 miles north) or Grand Teton National Park (50 minutes East in Wyoming). Jackson Hole, Wyoming is 45 minutes away with some great shopping, excellent music from the Summer Music Festival and diverse restaurants.
In winter, after a day of powder skiing Grand Targhee Ski area, come home to your comfortable apartment and enjoy a barbecue. Or appreciate the convenience of a day of cross country skiing the trails of Jedediah Smith Wilderness within a couple of miles from your mountain retreat. Snowmobiling is offered in the Big Hole mountains to the west of the guest house.
Thistle dew Guest House is located 5 miles from the cute town of Driggs, Idaho. Driggs has all the conveniences you will need; huge grocery store, coffee shops, post office, shopping, outdoor shops, back country and fishing guides and great restaurants.

Keywords: guest house, apartment, condo, vacation home
Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, seclusion, adventure, hiking, fishing

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

                ...moreless

              • Large bathroom with 2 sinks, tub shower and tile floors.

              Other Amenities

                  • 45 acres, surrounded by farm land, located convienently off paved road, 5 miles to town, Swedish sauna, fire pit, tipi, cross country ski on the property, 15 minutes to Grand Targhee Ski area, 45 minutes to Jackson Hole Ski area, 90 minutes south of Yellowstone National Park....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Whitewater Rafting

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Large, wooden table with 2 benches...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 6 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        electric forced air...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Fully outfitted...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        All dishes and utensils...moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items:

                        sugar, flour, spices, coffee filters, some pantry items...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Included
                               

                              Reviews

                              Write a review 4.8
                              from 5 traveler reviews
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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Winter and Spring
                              Jan 5 - May 22, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $150
                              $1,000
                              summer
                              May 23 - Sep 27, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $185
                              $1,200

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                              • Tax Rate 6%

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                              Last updated: 01/23/2015
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                              Location

                              55 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Idaho Falls, idaho
                              1 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Highway Route 33
                              5 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              City of Driggs
                              15 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Grand Targhee Ski

                              Car: Necessary

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2008

                              About the owner: Don and Leslie Roth live in Laramie, Wyoming. Don is a professor and administrator at University of Wyoming. Leslie also works at UW and is a former junior high Reading teacher. They are avid hikers and skiers who have explored most of the back country in the area. They have 3 children and 6 grand children who love Thistle Dew.

                              Why the Owner Chose Driggs:
                              Don and Leslie Roth have lived in Wyoming since 1978. They purchased the 45 acres of land in Tetonia in 1996 to build a family vacation home. Thistle Dew Cabin was built by the Roths after 10 years of hard work. Thistle Dew Guest House was begun in 2008 and completed in 2009. It was built to accommodate a growing family of grandchildren who all love the area. Summer vacations and every other Christmas are now spent at Thistle Dew.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                              The property is surrounded by beauty and tranquility. It shares the 45 acres with Thistle Dew Cabin but it is totally unique. When the moon comes up behind the Tetons or the snow geese fly over head in the fall it is magical.


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Thistle Dew Guest House under the Big Hole mountaiins

                                Thistle Dew Guest House under the Big Hole mountaiins

                              • Thistle Dew Guest House in winter.

                                Thistle Dew Guest House in winter.

                              • Dining area

                                Dining area

                              • Master Bedroom with queen bed.

                                Master Bedroom with queen bed.

                              • Dining table looking out onto the large deck

                                Dining table looking out onto the large deck

                              • Inside the Swedish style Sauna

                                Inside the Swedish style Sauna

                              • The view from the balcony in early spring

                                The view from the balcony in early spring

                              • Thistle Dew Guest house from the driveway

                                Thistle Dew Guest house from the driveway

                              • Tetons in early spring

                                Tetons in early spring

                              • Guest house and sauna with view between

                                Guest house and sauna with view between

                              • View of the Tetons from the deck

                                View of the Tetons from the deck

                              • View of the Tetons from the large deck.
Winter sunset

                                View of the Tetons from the large deck. Winter sunset

                              • A comfortable home away from home

                                A comfortable home away from home

                              • kitchen

                                kitchen

                              • The Swedish style Sauna from the outside.

                                The Swedish style Sauna from the outside.

                              • Relax on the balcony and enjoy the view.

                                Relax on the balcony and enjoy the view.

                              • Thistle Dew Guest house entry

                                Thistle Dew Guest house entry

                              • Winter diamonds

                                Winter diamonds

                              • Thistle Dew Guest House and Thistle Dew Cabin.  Big Hole Mountains to the west.

                                Thistle Dew Guest House and Thistle Dew Cabin. Big Hole Mountains to the west.

                              • Hiking in the Grand Teton National Park

                                Hiking in the Grand Teton National Park

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                              This listing was first published here in 2012.

                              Date last modified - Friday, January 23, 2015

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                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                              • Sleeps
                                6
                              • Bedrooms
                                2
                              • Bathrooms
                                1
                              • Property type
                                Apartment
                              • Reviews
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                              Member since: 2012
                              Speaks: english
                              • Response time: Within a few hours
                              • Response rate: 90%
                              • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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                              Comfortable Guest House with Excellent Teton Views

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