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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: 08/18/2014
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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

          Suitability

          • 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
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

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

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Large formal dining room....moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Street and back of house parking ...moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

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

              Entertainment

              • Game Room:

                Rec room with foosball and dartboard...moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball

              Communications

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

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

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Rafting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Racquetball
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Basketball Court
                   

                  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
                  Peak Season
                  May 2 - Sep 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $299
                  $1,500 $4,000

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

                  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: 08/18/2014
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                  Location

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

                  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 - Thursday, August 07, 2014

                  $250 - $299 per night (USD)
                  15

                  4 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

                  View calendar: Updated 08/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-6 nights
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