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Big Wood River Chateau

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Have you ever dreamed of fly-fishing the famous Big Wood River from your backyard? Or swishing through the evergreen timberline on the frosted slopes of the world-renowned Sun Valley Ski Resort's Bald Mountain?

Your Big Wood River Chateau is nestled into the mountainside, only steps from the Big Wood River, yet well within walking distance to numerous boutiques, delectable restaurants, cinema and live theaters..

The Chateau boasts a luxuriously-rustic vacation getaway for you and your family or friends with pampered sleeping accommodations for up to six persons. The extensively remodeled interior features brand new 'Old Hickory' furnishings, fresh, gleaming stainless steel kitchen appliances, complete with stunning polished granite counter tops.

An ornate wrap-around staircase is accented by a massive lava rock wood-burning fireplace that lavishly extends toward the vaulted ceiling. The hearth is the perfect place for a cozy party to comfortably sit while sipping spiced cider after a gratifying day on the slopes or skating on the Sun Valley Ice Rink.

The ground floor hosts a comfortable TV room with overstuffed leather recliners to ensure your relaxation and reprieve. The first guest room is complete with two rustic Log Twin Beds that can easily be constructed to King Size. This guest room also features an adjacent bathroom with radiant heated floors, a large arched travertine-tiled rain shower, and a large vanity-style counter space with ample storage.

Up the cascading staircase you'll discover the second large guest bedroom with a King Sized Log Bed, and a new ensuite bathroom complete with rain shower. The upstairs master suite also boasts a King Sized Log Bed, ensuite rustic travertine tiled bathroom with radiant heated floors, rain shower, and an adjacent balcony, which upon opening releases the tranquil rushing sound of the Big Wood River while overlooking a fluttering aspen and cottonwood grove.

Past the living room's sliding glass doors, you'll find a huge deck framing the mountain scene, complete with patio furniture, an outdoor gas barbeque, and a wood-burning lava rock fire pit, perfect for entertaining, family cook-outs, and roasting fireside s'mores.

Beyond the deck outside you'll also find a charming riverside gazebo tucked along the bank. This is an ideal spot to sip steaming morning coffee or evening cocktails while inhaling the beauty of the roaring Big Wood River, trout rising, and the accompanying vertical mountainscape on the opposite bank. Deer, elk, moose, eagles, squirrels, and fox are your welcomed guests.

The Chateau's exterior is complete with a single-car garage, an attached carport, and additional recreational vehicle parking.

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum 21 yrs...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Riverfront property may not be suited for some young children. No fence between house and river....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • King size beds (2) Rustic King Size Log Beds with new Sealy mattress and box springs., Twin or Single Beds (2) Easily converts to a King Size Bed if needed. New Sealy mattress....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor Lava Rock Fire Pit


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Inspiring vertical Mountain Views (talus rocky slope and forest) on opposite side of river....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Riverfront. Steps away from Blue Ribbon Trout Fishing on the Big Wood River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer:

    New large capacity Whirlpool in the unit....moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine:

    New Whirlpool large capacity in the unit....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High-speed secure wireless network, even works in the riverside gazebo!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large Lava Rock fireplace with hearth....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Many local catering establishments. We can assist....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New stainless steel Bosch....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    New stainless steel Bosch....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New stainless steel Kitchen Aid....moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large Redwood Deck only steps from the Big Wood River....moreless



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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 8%


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Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Entry Drive To Big Wood River Chateau

    Entry Drive To Big Wood River Chateau

  • Watch Trout Rise From The  Riverside Gazebo

    Watch Trout Rise From The Riverside Gazebo

  • "Old Hickory" Dining Area

    "Old Hickory" Dining Area

  • Fly Fish The Big Wood In Your Backyard

    Fly Fish The Big Wood In Your Backyard

  • Comfy Living Room with Massive Fireplace

    Comfy Living Room with Massive Fireplace

  • Rustic Log King Size Beds

    Rustic Log King Size Beds

VRBO #211139

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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