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Scenic & Private Log Cabin Luxury - Ketchum + Sun Valley, Idaho Vacation Rental

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Quality Private Home 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12) Close to trails-river

Log Cabin Luxury in the Sun Valley/Ketchum area

Consider this beautifully crafted, spacious log home for your vacation rental in the Sun Valley and Ketchum area. Located in Chocolate Gulch, six miles north of Ketchum/Sun Valley, this getaway offers hiking, mountain biking, skiing of all kinds, running, fishing or simple relaxation just out your back door on the trails of the Sawtooth National Forest. You'll also enjoy the small, easy-going neighborhood of gracious homes and the wonderful views in all directions.

After entering through the spacious foyer of this dramatic two-story home, you'll walk into the sunny living and dining areas centered by a beautiful Finnish Tulikivi fireplace. The large open kitchen is modern and well equipped, including espresso maker. Included downstairs is a guest half bath and laundry room.

Upstairs in the main house are two large bedrooms each with their own tile bathroom, desks, TVs and luxury linens. The upstairs bedrooms have handmade queen log beds and covered porches for reading and viewing the yard and mountains.

There is also an attached but completely private apartment off of the main house. The apartment offers kitchen and living area with Italian wood stove, South facing deck and one bedroom and one bath. Windows surround you viewing mountains in all directions. Ideal for some separation within a group for either children, parents, or house guests.

On the east end of the home is a another large new suite with a gorgeous marble bathroom. This space gets wonderful winter sun & has 2 queen beds. This suite has it's own outside double entry & 2 large south facing French doors.

The home comes complete with quality furnishings, including digital cable TVs, DVD player, ,stereo center, copy and fax machine. High speed wireless internet access is available throughout the house. Enjoy the Barbeque on wrap-around covered decks overlooking the spacious yard with aspens, spruce, and occasional wildlife. In the Summer enjoy my vegetable garden. Ski tuning bench for the serious cross country skier also is provided.

This is an environmentally conscious home with recycling, composting, and organic products to complement the wonderful Idaho well water. Other luxuries include radiant heat throughout (including large two-car heated garage) and an outdoor wood fired hot tub.

Staying North of Ketchum/Sun Valley and out of the hustle of the tourist areas makes your holiday special. Feel like a local and enjoy Idaho and the wonderful recreational opportunities that are literally out the back door. Come see for yourself! Let my years of Idaho experience help you with any special plans. No smoking please. Seasonable rates apply, 12 person maximum.

Please visit our site (listed below 'Links to more information') to take a Virtual Tour.

Keywords: Log Home

More Details

Tom Pomeroy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Tom Pomeroy

I built my home myself & take a lot of pride in it. I've lived in Ketchum for many years and am active in the environmental community & many community non profits.

Ketchum Sun Valley is one of the best places in North America & i'm lucky to call this community my home.

Why Tom Pomeroy chose Sun Valley Area

Living at the north end of the Wood River Valley is incredibly nice. Our end end of our valley has the least traffic, the darkest sky & the best access to the wilderness & wild country to the north. It's only a short drive into he Sawtooth Valley for hiking, skiing & solitude.

What makes this house unique

Private & scenic with incredibly trail access right off the west porch. The Chocolate Gulch, Oregon Gulch & Fox Creek trail system are all accessed just off my west porch. In the summer the catch & release fly fishing on the Big Wood River is excellent & just a short walk away.

In the winter the Harriman Trail for cross country skiing is also just a short 1/2 mile drive away. One can hike in the newly created Hemingway Boulder Wilderness area by just a short hop from my garage. It's so close you can even ride your bike to one of the trail heads!


Ketchum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5 Tile bathrooms, opening windows, fans, impeccably clean!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Apartment above the garage - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Comes with a complete kitchen, Italian wood stove & south fa
    Bedroom 4 East Ground Floor Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private double entry, gorgeous marble & glass bath, & high c
    Bedroom 2 Upstairs North Side - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Great views & a nice covered porch.
    Bedroom 3 Upstairs South Side - 1 queen , Nice light, views, warm & sunny in the winter! Balcony porc
  • King size beds (1) The upstairs apartment has 1 king bed, 1 twin bed; & 1 good quality queen sleeper sofa. In the main house the upstaris bedrooms each have 1 queen hand made bed in them. The north upstairs bedroom also has 1 twin bed in the room. The "Kagen Suite" east suite has 1 log queen bed & 1 queen sleeper sofa in it's living room. This suite has it's own outside double entry & 2 sets of south facing French doors. It's a beautiful warm sunny space in the winter! All of the bedrooms are very separate from one another & have lots of noise privacy. Every room-suite has it's own nice bathroom.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Scenic & Private Log Cabin Luxury - Ketchum + Sun Valley, Idaho Vacation Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 55 reviews

Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Tom's house has been fantastic. It is warm, cozy and fits a large amount of people very comfortably (4 couples + twins!). The location is a bit further from downtown but that made it such a perfect getaway. The drive was short (12 min) and it was nice to be in a more wilderness type area away from the holiday craziness and at the foot of hiking and snowshoeing trails. The stars are bright and the wildlife is abundant.

The house is very eclectic. There is a large stove that literally heats up the entire house and you can find plenty of games, puzzles, hiking recommendations and general Sun Valley trivia and memorabilia all over the place (really cool!). Every bedroom has it's own bathroom and there are 2 suites which include their own kitchen at different wings of the house. There was also plenty of parking for all of our cars.

Tom is the best. He's lived in Sun Valley for years and is an expert in the area. He built the house himself and takes great pride in it (as he should!!). He is extremely accommodating and will make sure you have everything you need to make your stay comfortable and memorable. We arrived to fresh flowers and wonderful local baked goodies. He even offered to put up a decorated Christmas tree for us when we arrived!

If you want a true Sun Valley experience this is the place to be and Tom is your guy.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Waitsfield, VT

Spectacular Home in Chocolate Gulch, Ketchum ID.

  • 5 of 5

Tom's home is the perfect quiet mountain getaway! There is trail access right out the door, swimming in the nearby Big Wood River and spectacular 360 degree views! If you are considering renting a vacation home in Sun Valley, Idaho you don't need to look any further. Tom's place is magnificent and his hospitality is unmatched.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Four very comfortable bedrooms each with its own bathroom. A fully equipped kitchen, easy access to local fishing, hiking and mountain biking. Tom is terrific. He wants you to know he is there if there are any issues and keeps the place in excellent condition.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Time in Chocolate Gulch!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week at this lovely Cabin with a great group of friends. The house has wrap around decks and gorgeous views in all directions. The proximity to town, the trails, the hot springs was just perfect. We mountain biked, fished, played in the sprinklers, cooked and laughed the whole week! The owner was very thoughtful and accommodating and we all wished that we could stay longer and never return to reality!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Beautiful Mountain House

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfect for large groups! It has a beautiful backyard to grill in and looks directly out on the mountains. It is steps away from the chocolate gulch hiking trail and river. A great location for outdoor activities. The owner had fresh cut flowers and organic fruit for our group when we arrived. This place has everything you will need to accommodate any guest. Thank you for the wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Spectacular Mountain Home

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect spot for a summer time vacation in Sun Valley. It was minutes away from downtown Ketchum, and the Galena Lodge. Not to mention exceptional trails and wonderful adventures were footsteps away from the front door of this magnificent home. Tom, the property owner went out of his way to make sure we had everything we needed for our stay. The amenities in this home were wonderful and even included special touches such as fresh cut flowers and vegetables in the planter boxes. This house easily accommodates a large, extended family. This home had all the elements for a perfect stay in the mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Sun Valley in Hailey
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Big Wood Grill, Knob Hill Inn, Sawtooth Brewery
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Big Wood @Zenergy
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Big Wood Grill, Knobb Hill Inn, Globus
Car: recommended

Incredible outdoor access literally out the door!


Rates & Availability

Ketchum House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 17 2017
5 night minimum stay
Solar Eclipse
Aug 18 2017 - Aug 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75

* $150 per night for the luxury suite, which sleeps up to 4, private entry
* $250 per night for the upstairs apartment/ a full kitchen, deck and three beds
* $500 per night for main house only/ 2 large bedrooms & 3 bathrooms, lots of decks
* $650 per night for the entire house & property up to 8 guests
* $750 per night 8 or more guests. $800 per 10 guests & over

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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