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Gorgeous Private 5800 Sq Ft Home on the Bigwood River Just 7 Mins N of Ketchum

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View of the home from the Big Wood River in winter, 460 feet of river frontage

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Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ketchum estate description

Pastoral riverfront estate situated on a pristine, private stretch of the Big Wood River with 460 feet of river frontage in a truly spectacular 5.84 acre natural setting. The 5,800 square foot lodge style home offers wonderful privacy and windows oriented for light and views with an abundance of outdoor deck space designed to provide exposure and shelter to match the seasons. Amenities include: four bedroom, four bath home with three river rock fireplaces, onsite caretaker in separate guest dwelling, Three-car garage parking and a one acre recreation pond.

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          • Downstairs bedroom 1: 1 king

            Own ensuite bath with shower, tub, toilet - view of pond...moreless

          • Master: 1 king

            TV, his/hers baths + walk-in closets, shower, bath, toilet....moreless

          • Downstairs bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Own ensuite bath with shower, tub, toilet - view of pond...moreless

          • End of hall second level, views galore: 2 twin/ single

            Views! End of hall, has toilet and sink, but no shower....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Master Bath

            His/hers sinks/counters + walk-in closets. Toilet private....moreless

          • Ensuite with Bedroom downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Ensuite with second bedroom downstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Guest / entry bath: toilet, shower

            In entry area, next to den so can use den as guest room....moreless

          • Bathroom w twin bedroom: toilet

            ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 10 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove:

            Between living and dining - Danish Kachelofen style river rock. Keeps the room toasty! (So does the radiant floor heating)...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            3 river rock fire places, one in living, one kachelofen wood stove between living and dining, one in den....moreless

          • Heating:

            Radiant floor heating throughout the home....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of parking...moreless

          • Garage:

            Three-car garage...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • In the beautiful community of the Wood River Valley, home to Sun Valley, we are just 7 minutes north of Ketchum and the ski mountains, yet pure peace and quiet and cozy warmth in the winter, cool beauty in the heat of summer!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                One in living, one in den, one in master. ...moreless

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Telephone; cell signal not ideal but cell booster provided and usually fine....moreless

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Spa hot tub on the deck overlooking the river, under the trees, pure heaven!...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Kayak / Canoe

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Rural
                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Parasailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Basketball Court
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer 2014
                  Jun 15 - Aug 31, 2014
                  6 night min stay
                  $800
                  $5,600 $15,000
                  Early Fall 2014
                  Sep 1 - Oct 15, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  $700
                  Standard pricing
                  6 night min stay
                  $500
                  $3,000 $10,000
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning $250 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  50% upon booking, remainder 45 days in advance.


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                  Last updated: 07/02/2014
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Sun Valley
                  0.01 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 75
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Grumpy's
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Bald Mountain, Sun Valley Resort
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Big Wood Golf Course
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Knob Hill Grill

                  Car: Necessary

                  Fly fishing on the Big Wood River right on the property and just 1 minute to cross-country skiing on the Boulder Mountain trail system! The Sawtooth National Recreation Headquarters at the North Fork of the Big Wood River is a 2 minute drive away, and Galena Lodge about 15 minutes north. Hike Oregon Gulch and Chocolate Gulch trails across the highway, and enjoy mountain biking out the door! A special place so private and yet so close to the restaurants and shops of Sun Valley. Enjoy a quiet evening in the hot tub on the deck overlooking the river, or out on the town just a short drive away. The home is large but warm, and literally warm thanks to the radiant floor heating throughout, and 3 fireplaces. Large windows, trees surround you, for privacy and nature to enjoy.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: Our family is originally from the San Francisco, Bay Area and we moved to Sun Valley in 1983 when Doug and Ann retired, and Aimee entered high school at The Community School in Ketchum. Doug was a builder and developer in the Bay Area from the 1950s through the 1980s when they fell in love with central Idaho. Ann is an educator, helping children learn about and love nature. Doug has passed away, but the family still lives in Ketchum.

                  Why the Owner Chose Ketchum:
                  We had lived in Sun Valley since 1983 when in 1989 our builder-developer father purchased this 6-acre parcel for our family home and added even more aspen trees, built the pond, and custom-built the gorgeous barn-wood with log and river rock home. Its setting is unparalleled with the river frontage and privacy and beautiful natural setting. The top insulated windows and radiant-floor heating make the home cozy all winter long, with light streaming in from the many large windows including floor to ceiling windows in the living area and floor to ceiling including overhead windows in the downstairs bedrooms. Views abound from all rooms, and yet pure privacy.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • View of the home from the Big Wood River in winter, 460 feet of river frontage

                    View of the home from the Big Wood River in winter, 460 feet of river frontage

                  • View from foyer out front door

                    View from foyer out front door

                  • Living room with big screen tv and river rock fireplace

                    Living room with big screen tv and river rock fireplace

                  • Dining room

                    Dining room

                  • Sun room off of dining room, walk out to deck

                    Sun room off of dining room, walk out to deck

                  • Kitchen view toward dining area

                    Kitchen view toward dining area

                  • Kitchen view to pond

                    Kitchen view to pond

                  • One of two downstairs bedrooms, each with own full bath.

                    One of two downstairs bedrooms, each with own full bath.

                  • Den out to deck and pond

                    Den out to deck and pond

                  • Twin beds in fourth bedroom on second level, at end of hall above garage

                    Twin beds in fourth bedroom on second level, at end of hall above garage

                  • Front entrance

                    Front entrance

                  • Dining + living room: Danish kachelofen river stone stove makes it even cozier!

                    Dining + living room: Danish kachelofen river stone stove makes it even cozier!

                  • Living room and view to river

                    Living room and view to river

                  • View from dining room down river

                    View from dining room down river

                  • View from deck down the Big Wood river

                    View from deck down the Big Wood river

                  • Kitchen view

                    Kitchen view

                  • Master bedroom on second level, gorgeous views to tree tops, pond

                    Master bedroom on second level, gorgeous views to tree tops, pond

                  • Loft overlooks the dining area

                    Loft overlooks the dining area

                  • View from den to pond

                    View from den to pond

                  • View of home from the river - 300+ Feet of river frontage!

                    View of home from the river - 300+ Feet of river frontage!

                  VRBO #452530

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                  $500 - $800 per night (USD)
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                  4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 07/02/14
                  Minimum stay: 5-6 nights
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