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Snowriding in Private Luxury Steps from the Slopes and Amenities

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 4,136 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4+ Bedrooms + Convertible beds, 4.5 Baths (Sleeps 10)

Enjoy everything Solitude has to offer from this four+ bedroom, four+ bath luxury home nestled among pine trees and a snowball's throw from everything you need for a perfect vacation. The closest single-family home to the lifts available in the Solitude resort area, the Spring Branch house is adjacent to Solitude Village amenities and a few steps from the lifts. Ski back to the front door after a day of enjoying Solitude's finest powder or take a break for lunch, it's that easy.

Relax in front of a roaring fire in the cozy great room and watch the snow pile up outside the two-story windows. Prepare your own meals in the gourmet-equipped kitchen or stroll over to Solitude's selection of restaurants.

Solitude Village: Solitude Mountain Village is right outside the door and offers:

Honeycomb Grill: family friendly with a focus on local produce, including Weekend brunch.

The StoneHaus: home-made pizza, soups, ice cream and other casual fare.

St Bernard's: fine dining in the Inn at Solitude.

The Yurt: unique dining experience accessed by showshoe.

The Thirsty Squirrel: beverages and snacks. (No membership required.)

Snowsports equipment rental.

Lift ticket sales.

Canyon Fever: clothing and souvenir shop.

Nearby: The Silver Fork Lodge (2 miles): serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a rustic setting.

Brighton Ski Resort: (1 mile): accessible on skis.

Solitude Nordic Center: (1 mile). Cross country and snowshoe trails and rental.

Cottonwood Heights (11 miles): numerous restaurants and bars.

Park City/Deer Valley (5 miles) not accessible by vehicle in winter.

Downtown Salt Lake (15 miles).

More Details

Owner
Angus Robertson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Angus Robertson

Moose photographed from our house. with Solitude Village in the background.

Angus Robertson purchased this house in 2006

Why Angus Robertson chose Salt Lake City

We boughtSpring Branch in 2006 while it was under construction after coming to the area with our family for many years and falling in love with the awesome skiing terrain and the tranquil atmosphere of Big Cottonwood Canyon and the Solitude village.

What makes this house unique

The perfect family retreat close to the slopes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

All ten (8 adults/2 kids) of us agreed that our winter vacation in this wonderful, accommodating home was the best family vacation we’ve had. We all cooked, ate, skied, hot-tubbed, snowshoed, laughed, played in the snow and slept like babies. Did I mention privacy for everyone? A really first-rate home. We’ll definitely return!
Feb 2011
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Solitude Mountain Resort
"The hidden gem of the Wasatch resorts, with extensive and varied terrain to suit all levels ..."
Silver Fork Lodge & Dining Rm
"The only restaurant in Big Cottonwood Canyon outside the ski areas, serving hearty and tasty..."
Red Iguana
"Some of the best Mexican food anywhere, especially the several types of mole dishes. Worth t..."
Brighton Ski Resort
"Adjoining Solitude Mountain Resort, Brighton offers a change of pace, especially welcoming t..."
Silver Lake
"Nestled between Solitude and Brighton, Silver Lake is surrounded by a boardwalk nature trail..."
Solitude Nordic Center
"The place to go for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Actually located adjacent to Brigh..."
Car: recommended

Situated just a short 40-minute drive from Salt Lake City Airport and receiving an average of 500 inches of snow each year, Solitude offers a world-class skiing experience in an easy-to-reach location. With the same snow and mountains as high-profile neighbors Alta and Snowbird, a stay at Solitude is significantly more economical. True to its name, lift lines and crowds are a rarity at Solitude, allowing you to truly enjoy the 1200 acres of ski terrain and the charming ambiance of a European-style ski village.

Ski: Take advantage of 10% discount on Solitude lift tickets and special rates for longer stays.

Amenities

Salt Lake City House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4136 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Floorboards
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Workshop
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Two vanities with sinks, toilet room, walk-in closet.
    Upstairs Shared Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjacent to Upstairs Twin Bedroom.
    Powder Room - toilet
    Upstairs Queen Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Queen Bathroom - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Downstairs Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private bathroom, HDTV. Plus queen Aerobed.
    Upstairs Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , With private bathroom, HDTV, large beanbag.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , + Gas fire, private deck. HDTV for DVDs only.
    Upstairs Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Deluxe queen sofabed. Access to full bathroom. No TV.
    Landing Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Deluxe queen, access to full bathroom. HDTV with BluRay.
  • Studio is a landing area with TV and direct access to full bathroom. Queen Aerobed and two large beanbags can be moved from room to room. Baby crib available by request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
4 pairs of snowshoes available.

Reviews

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Snowriding in Private Luxury Steps from the Slopes and Amenities
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Cayman Islands
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perfect house, perfect resort, perfect snow

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5 of us stayed at Spring Branch House in Solitude, Utah for a week and had the perfect winter holiday. The famed Utah powder appeared and after a lesson on handling it from the awesome Eric at the ski school we made the most of it. We were aided in getting maximum time on the slopes by there being literally no lift lines ! The house is close enough to the lift base to go home for lunch and we did that many days to take full advantage of the gourmet kitchen and fire place (wood supplied) in the spacious and comfy great room. After a full day on the slopes a soak in the hot tub eased tired muscles and the underfloor heating kept everything toasty. The house is perfectly set up with ski rack in the garage, boot room inside the door from the garage and laundry right next to that. Bedrooms are roomy and comfortable and furnishings throughout the house are gorgeous. With two televisions showing Direct TV, house DVD library and board games there is no shortage of entertainment. The Solitude Lodging Service will promptly take care of anything you need from more firelighters to sweeping the snow off the satelitte dish.

Solitude resort is attractive with European style architecture and very good eating and drinking options including the not to be missed dinner at the Yurt experience. There is also spa services at the Inn with excellent and freindly therapists. Also check out the nordic sports area for snowshoeing and cross country skiing... you may be lucky enough to see the resident Moose family !

45 minutes form the airport and 15-20 mins to grocery stores and a big REI, Solitude and Spring Branch House could not be more convenient. We can't wait to go back next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2012
  • Stayed: February 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.5%

Payment is made through Solitude Resort Lodging.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.