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A Huge House that Sleeps up to 10 Within Walking Distance of the Best of Boise

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The front of the house -- shady, tree-lined streets.

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boise house description

“Big Blue” is a large house – over 4,200 square feet – located in the beautiful and historic Hyde Park district of the city, literally steps away from some of Boise’s best dining and parks, within walking distance of downtown, and a short bike ride from the best that Boise has to offer.

The house has four bedrooms, a very large living room with bar, formal dining room, finished basement/entertainment area, backyard deck w/BBQ, office, and is stocked with everything you need to enjoy your stay – we even provide mountain bikes, tennis rackets, and all kinds of toys.

Big Blue is perfect for larger groups and families. There are two master suites, a kids’ room (with a bunk bed), and a forth room that serves as either an office (it’s equipped with a desk, printer, and everything you’ll need to get work done) or as a guest room (there’s a queen-sized futon). Eight people can sleep comfortably in the bedrooms.

The best part of the house is its location: in historic Hyde Park, you are literally within a block of Goody’s candy shop, Java Coffee Shop, Hyde Park Bar & Grill, numerous restaurants, antique shops, book stores, spas, and many boutique shops. You’re also a short 5-minute walk to Camel’s Back Park, with hiking and running trails, tennis courts, and playgrounds.

Although you’re close to everything, you’ll enjoy the peace and quiet of the leisurely neighborhood and the seclusion of the backyard deck with all the BBQ supplies provided.

Other amenities include large screen plasma TVs with cable hook-ups and DVD players, Wi-Fi, and a property manager that lives in the neighborhood and can help you with everything you need.

A great house for executives, families or large groups. You'll find that you don't even need a car when you stay here, as the wide tree-lined streets are very pedestrian and bicycle friendly.

Within one mile of the house: grocery shopping, numerous restaurants and bars, yoga studios and spas, hospitals and clinics, theaters and cinemas, and much, much more.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4240 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Car Available

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome:

                A great place for kids and families. Kids' room with bunk beds, big fenced yard, safe neighborhood with lots of kids, parks nearby and even a candy store and ice cream shop in the neighborhood....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Vehicle available for rental from September to June. Visit https://relayrides.com/suv-rental/boise/toyota-rav4/54988...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Foosball
                  • Game Room:

                    Rec room with foosball and dartboard...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                      • Downtown:

                        Boise's historic Hyde Park district, within easy walking distance of downtown Boise and steps away from restaurants, bars, shops and parks....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sailing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Spelunking
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace:

                        Gas fireplace...moreless

                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

                        Wi-fi...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking:

                        Street and back of house parking ...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Tennis:

                        Rackets and balls provided...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 15 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Holiday
                      Dec 1 - Jan 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $299
                      $1,500 $4,000

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Off Season
                      Feb 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      6 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,500 $3,400

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,350 $3,500

                      Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $150
                      • Tax Rate 6%

                      Notes:

                      Rates are for up to six guests. Larger groups require additional $25/person/night rate.

                      Rates are subject to change until reservations have been made. Rates may also vary based on peak and off-peak seasons. Please email for rates during your stay.


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                      Last updated: 10/19/2014
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                      Location

                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Boise
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Crane Creek Golf Resort
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Lucky Peak

                      Car: Not Necessary

                      The beautiful, serene and historic Hyde Park area of Boise's North End, less than a mile from downtown Boise, St. Luke's Hospital and the Capitol Building, and steps from boutique shops, restaurants, spas and yoga studios, Camel's Back Park and more.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About: A third-generation Idahoan, I bought this house but live out of state with my family now. We couldn’t bear to sell it, and we would like others to have the opportunity to enjoy it as much as we have.

                      Why Boise:
                      The size and location: big enough for large groups, close to everything but quiet and peaceful, wonderful neighbors and close to everything.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love the fact that we never have to plan anything here: you can wake up and decide to bike to the Boise River and enjoy the zoo or museums there, or walk to the park for a game of tennis or some hiking, or stroll downtown for the Farmer's Market or to spend the day shopping and dining. You can do nearly anything you like and be close enough to home to easily come back for a snack, nap or to get some work done in the home office, or entertain friends or family in the big living room or in the backyard.


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                      Photos

                      • The front of the house -- shady, tree-lined streets.

                        The front of the house -- shady, tree-lined streets.

                      • Another view of the backyard.

                        Another view of the backyard.

                      • A large living room with bar, gas fireplace, 60' plasma TV and Blu-Ray DVD

                        A large living room with bar, gas fireplace, 60' plasma TV and Blu-Ray DVD

                      • Bedroom on 1st floor with attached full bath

                        Bedroom on 1st floor with attached full bath

                      • 2F bedroom

                        2F bedroom

                      • The bathroom in the 2F master suite, with skylight

                        The bathroom in the 2F master suite, with skylight

                      • Basement recreation room:  TV with DVD, foosball and darts

                        Basement recreation room: TV with DVD, foosball and darts

                      • Another view of the office.  Windows looking out on the back yard.

                        Another view of the office. Windows looking out on the back yard.

                      • Book stores, coffee shops, art galleries, and antique stores line the streets.

                        Book stores, coffee shops, art galleries, and antique stores line the streets.

                      • Boise's nice weather allows for great al fresco dining.

                        Boise's nice weather allows for great al fresco dining.

                      • Camel's Back Park -- one of Boise's best known parks.

                        Camel's Back Park -- one of Boise's best known parks.

                      • The back of the house -- a large yard great for entertaining and for kids.

                        The back of the house -- a large yard great for entertaining and for kids.

                      • The formal dining room.  Seating for eight.

                        The formal dining room. Seating for eight.

                      • Newly-remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                        Newly-remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                      • 1F master bedroom bathroom

                        1F master bedroom bathroom

                      • 2F bedroom with writing desk and bathroom

                        2F bedroom with writing desk and bathroom

                      • Kids' room downstairs -- bunk bed with a full bed on top and twin on the bottom.

                        Kids' room downstairs -- bunk bed with a full bed on top and twin on the bottom.

                      • 2F office with Wifi, printer/scanner/fax and queen size futon

                        2F office with Wifi, printer/scanner/fax and queen size futon

                      • Goody's candy shop -- three doors away and the entry to the historic Hyde Park.

                        Goody's candy shop -- three doors away and the entry to the historic Hyde Park.

                      • Lots of dining options within a five-minute walk of the house.

                        Lots of dining options within a five-minute walk of the house.

                      • Shopping on the west end of the street.  Everything is within a five-minute walk

                        Shopping on the west end of the street. Everything is within a five-minute walk

                      • Playground at Camel's Back Park. Hiking, biking, tennis and more.

                        Playground at Camel's Back Park. Hiking, biking, tennis and more.

                      VRBO #488554

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, October 19, 2014

                      $250 - $299 per night (USD)
                      15

                      4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 10/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 10/19/2014
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