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Mountain View Home - Spectacular Sawtooth Mountain Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This log home is situated at the base of the Sawtooth Mountains just outside the rustic town of Stanley in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. It has one of the most spectacular views of the Sawtooth Mountains as any property in the area and offers guests luxury, privacy and affordability. The living room, dining room, master bedroom and bunk room each have large picture windows looking out toward the Sawtooth's so they can be enjoyed from sunrise to sunset. The master bathroom has a jetted tub with barn doors that open to the master bedroom and look out toward the mountains as well. It is tastefully furnished with hand-made log beds and a 680 sq. ft. iron wood deck with picnic table and benches.

The property is a mecca for white water river rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing, blue ribbon fly-fishing, steelhead fishing, hunting, hiking and horseback riding. There are over 60 miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the winter and countless areas for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. It is 10 minutes from Redfish Lake Lodge offering boating, water skiing, canoing and swimming. This property is perfect for anyone who wants to get-away from the city to relax and enjoy the outdoors and yet is an easy one-hour drive over beautiful Galena Pass to all the amenities and activities of Sun Valley.

We accept minimum 5-night stays for summer reservations booked prior to April 1st. After April 1st we being accepting minimum 3-night stays for the summer season.

Keywords: Stanley Idaho Vacation Rentals, Mountain View Log Home, Stanley Rental House, Sawtooth Vista Rentals

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Property Manager
Scott & Sari O'Malley
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 4, 2017

About Scott & Sari O'Malley

Sawtooth Vista Rentals is a family business run by a mother and her son who love the beauty of the Sawtooth Valley and wish to share that love with others. We have vacationed in Stanley every summer for over twenty years and have been property owners for the last ten. It is our own positive experience with offering our home in Stanley as a vacation rental which provides us with the experience to understand what is important to homeowners and renters alike.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you, Thank You! Very nice accommodations and extremely nice people to rent from.
Oct 2009
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Mountain View Home - Spectacular Sawtooth Mountain Views
average rating of 4.5 based on 9 reviews

Lovely place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful trip to Stanley and the Sawtooths and enjoyed immensely our stay at this gorgeous VRBO. The pictures do not do the view justice - the view from the backyard is incredible, and probably the best view you can find for a rental in the area. The home itself was comfortable and perfect for a family or really anyone trying to enjoy the area. You are right in town, but still relatively isolated from other homes, and this is a convenient gateway to the area. Make sure to check out the stars at night! The only reason we didn't give it a 5 was some of the surfaces could have been a tad bit cleaner when we arrived (nothing too glaring and not a big deal or reason not to book this home). The manager was responsive and helpful and also made this a good experience. We appreciate how quickly they followed up with us when planning the trip and afterward. We would definitely recommend this as a place to stay and would book again if coming to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The home was clean and well decorated with comfortable furniture. We had a wonderful stay. We will definitely return. The only thing that would substantially improve the property is the addition of a hot tub!

Overall, could not have done much better than this place in Stanley.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning View and Excellent Accomidations

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here and loved it. The setting is perfect and few places in Stanley offer a view like this place. With only a short drive into Stanley, and easy access to everything there is to do in the area, this home was perfect for us to enjoy the beautiful area. We highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stunning Views of the Sawtooth Mountains

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully designed and constructed log home has stunning views of the Sawtooth Mountains! The expansiveness of the glass in the living and dining areas provides a feeling of enormous spaciousness, plus it’s fabulous to eat meals out on the deck and take in the most beautiful views imaginable, including incredible sunsets and lightning storms. The master bedroom and upstairs bunk room also have lovely views.

The house is extremely comfortable, and everything is first rate from the linens to the pots and pans. One of our favorite vacation rentals ever – and we’ve stayed in over 12 beautiful homes in the US, Europe and Asia.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
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Three and no more....

  • 3 of 5

The cabin is as beautiful as discribed and the pictures are true. This is a wonderful back drop for any occassion. However, it is better to only have one family stay. Due to the vehicle restiction, the owners kept half our deposit, because we had four vehicles on the property. Our children and relatives where able to gather there only by carpool or drop offs. No unannouced guests!!! The neighbor would come over threatening and warning to get the extra cars off the driveway. We didn't invite the brides mom to come over with the flowers asking for fridge space, nor did we expect our nieces to come to see us. We enjoyed all the towels on site and the gathering space for our loved ones. The view is awesome. (There was no damage done. We left it cleaner than we found it.)

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

I love this house! It's absolutely charming, clean, cozy and so peaceful! It has a spectacular view of the Sawtooths and the deck is perfect for evening sunset gazing. It's a short walk into town and just a few miles from all of the hiking, fishing, and kayaking you could dream of. It was perfect for our family vacation; we'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
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Nearest Airport
72 Miles
Hailey, Idaho
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Golf
60 Miles
Challis, ID
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 75 & Hwy 21
Nearest Restaurant
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Park Creek Ski Area
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Redfish Lake

This quality, custom built log home has majestic, unobstructed views of the Sawtooth Mountains, is tastefully and comfortably furnished with hand-made log beds, rustic decorator touches, large picture windows, views from every room and a 680 SF private deck. The master bathrooms jetted tub opens to the master bedroom and the Sawtooth views through barn wood doors. The open floor plan, convenient location, and unforgettable views make this the perfect get-a-way!


Rates & Availability

Stanley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 1 2016 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

The $500 flat payment taken at the time of booking is a non-refundable security deposit. This deposit is applied to the rental amount. If you need to cancel your reservation contact us and we will discuss with you which alternate dates are available to change your reservation to a different time.

A signed rental agreement needs to be received before the reservation is finalized.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Stanley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Jetted tub has barn doors that open to the master bedroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths, each with a tub/shower combination. Master bathtub is jetted and opens into the master bedroom through barn wood doors.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Jetted tub in master bathroom opens up to this room.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 4 bunk bed , There is ample floor space for an extra inflatable mattress.
  • 2 private bedrooms together with a large bunkroom. The master bedroom is on the main level; the second bedroom and bunkroom are upstairs.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Hand-made log beds throughout, bunk room with 4 large log bunk beds doubles as the DVD room and/or play room and could easily accommodate additional sleeping space for children with sleeping bags, 680 sq. ft. iron wood deck with picnic table and benches, barn doors in master bath open to master bedroom and out to the view, a view from every room, tastefully decorated throughout, excellent for a family or a couple families traveling together. This home has an unobstructed view of the Sawtooth Mountains and plenty of privacy.

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