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Special! Private Hot Tub on Upper Deck- Walk to Town-Soul Pad

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living room - stream your iPod to surround sound, wifi, cozy pellet stove..

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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Escape to Sun Valley and this soul pad retreat with character. Nestled away near a park so it's quiet (birds sing even in the winter!), yet walking distance to town. Beautiful new maple hardwood floors, granite counter tops, accented with art and treasures from over 20 years of globetrotting.

There is nothing better than your own private hot tub on the upper deck, right off the master bedroom. Your white robes are waiting. You can see the milky way and the Sun Valley firework shows. When was the last time you slept in a waterbed? This ain't your college waterbed, though, as this has waveless baffles and a support floatation mattress on top, and Egyptian cotton 500 ct sheets. Warm and snuggly in the winter, and so comfortable, you won't be able to get out in the morning.

Ok, for a hot tub and morning coffee maybe? There is grass cloth on the ceiling to give the feeling of being in a tropical jungle treehouse. Watch the snow fall on the trees without getting out of bed.

The downstairs bedroom has a private patio for snow entry and covered gear storage if you like. I hope you enjoy my home as much as I do.


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Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • 960 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Master: 1 queen

    waveless waterbed, with baffles/support/memory foam ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Waterbed with waveless baffles, support floatation mattress, Egyptian 400 ct cotton sheets, and down comforter, Double Beds (1) Nice firm mattress (no springs!) with quilt topper, bed bug protector, and thick down comforter. New down pillows....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Read anything on the shelves, and take one/leave on from the exchange shelf...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Scrabble, Hoopla, Apples to Apples, cards, Pictionary...moreless

  • Music Library:

    peruse some classics, relics and obscurities....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Extended cable...moreless

  • Stereo:

    surround sound - adapter for your own iPod...moreless

  • Television:

    old school - but I think the picture quality is better than those cheesy flat screens...moreless

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Grab the patio chairs to make 5 chairs around the round table....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the unit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    baseboard electric supplemented with the pellet stove...moreless

  • Internet:

    password given in house directions...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    cozy - plug your iPod into the surround sound - listen to my cd collection or read a new book from the book exchange....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking right outside condo in private parking lot...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    In the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    password given at checkin...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Pellet stove - snuggle up to a fire, but turn down the electric heat or you will bake yourself out....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee maker, french press, espresso maker - whole bean or ground... whatever you desire!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    more sharp knives in utensil drawer...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Spice drawer just to right of stove. Blender. Rice cooker. Juicer. Coffee. Espresso. Etc. Granite counter tops. Nice deep double sink. Toaster oven. Microwave. Pantry of baking supplies....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Help yourself to my spices, olive oil, Himalayan salt, bread crumbs, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    electric...moreless

  • Toaster:

    toaster oven - great for melting cheese and sandwiches, too!...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    upstairs off master bedroom. It's lined with bamboo to carry the theme of the bedroom 'jungle tropical treehouse', and has a private hot tub, table and chair (room for two if you want to bring the chair from the downstairs patio up and enjoy coffee in the morning sun for two)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    downstairs patio off second bedroom - lined with bamboo with a buddha in the corner - a sactuary grotto. Can also be used as a gear place for all your toys - skis, bikes, sleds, whatever you play with....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    walk 2 minutes and take the free shuttle that dropps you off at the Warm Springs Day Lodge - only 2 miles away!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    On private deck off the master bedroom...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Ski Season 2017
Jan 3 - Apr 15, 2017
4 night min stay
$195
$1,170 $3,500
Spring 2017
Apr 16 - May 25, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $3,500
Spring/Summer 2017
May 26 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$185
$1,110 $3,500
4th of July 2017
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2017
4 night min stay
$220
Summer/Fall 2017
Jul 6 - Oct 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$185
$1,110 $3,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$175
$1,050 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 02/22/2017
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hailey (SUN)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Grumpy's
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Big Wood
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Globus
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Warm Springs Day Lodge

Car: Not Necessary

Paraglide off Baldy and land in your backyard! That's right, the park adjacent to the condo is the alternative landing zone for flights of Baldy. The nationals were here last summer, and coming up are the world campionships!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I grew up in California, but I fell in love with Ketchum 18 years ago. Living in a place where there are more stars in the sky than city lights, and you can walk/bike everywhere feeds my soul. I live to snowboard and now ski in powder, and in between enjoy hiking, cross country skiing, paragliding, mountain biking, and rollerblading. I'm a world traveling artist/photographer, and have a photography studio/gallery in town where I show my personal work, called Photos Do Not Bend. I also shoot weddings, kids, and family portraits. I love hot springs and hot tubs (who doesn't?), live music, and laughing with friends.

Why the Owner Chose Ketchum, ID, USA:
The biggest patch of wilderness right out the back door! So many things I can do without ever getting in a car..... mountain biking, snowboarding, hiking, rollerblading on the bike path, summer symphonies & jazz picnics, walk to town, and even close down the bars on a blue moon. Not too many places you can land a para-glider in your back yard. Ketchum has the most amazing sense of community, too. It just takes one person getting hurt, for the whole town to pull together and hold a concert/bake sale/auction to help. I've never seen anything like it.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Enjoy your own private hot tub on the upper deck after skiing! (or maybe with a cup of coffee in the morning?) Great location! Walk to town, but right next door to the large park and the flagship YMCA. Even though it's a condo complex this is a very private unit. Great front yard for the kids to play in the snow, and a private patio on the lower floor for snow entry/gear storage if you like. Beautiful new hardwood floors, granite counter tops, sharp knives, fluffy towels, 600 ct cotton linens, and oversized down comforters. When was the last time you slept in a waterbed? This ain't no college waterbed, as this has waveless baffles and a support flotation mattress on top, with Egyptian cotton linens. Warm and snuggly in the winter - so comfy you won't be able to get out of bed. Ok, maybe for coffee in the hot tub 20 ft away. Plenty of closets, dressers, shelves and hooks for all your things. Hook your computer or ipod up to the surround sound, or go wireless and stream with my Aiport. Free internet and extended cable. My home has treasures from over 20 years of globetrotting - not your run-of-the-mill sun valley rental. I hope you enjoy my home as much as I do.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/22/2017

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Photos

  • living room - stream your iPod to surround sound, wifi, cozy pellet stove..

    living room - stream your iPod to surround sound, wifi, cozy pellet stove..

  • Your fluffy white robes for the hot tub just off the master bedroom..

    Your fluffy white robes for the hot tub just off the master bedroom..

  • Morning sun or afternoon shade - ahhhhh

    Morning sun or afternoon shade - ahhhhh

  • private patio off downstairs bedroom- store bikes/skiis/toys to play with...

    private patio off downstairs bedroom- store bikes/skiis/toys to play with...

  • dining area and kitchen

    dining area and kitchen

  • Enjoy the unique cobalt blue glassware.

    Enjoy the unique cobalt blue glassware.

  • Convenient parking

    Convenient parking

  • sky chair on front porch - great shade in the day but enjoy evening dappled sun

    sky chair on front porch - great shade in the day but enjoy evening dappled sun

  • upper left is master deck with hot tub - lower left is covered patio -

    upper left is master deck with hot tub - lower left is covered patio -

  • I plant flowers 2nd or 3rd week of June

    I plant flowers 2nd or 3rd week of June

  • Textiles from Rajesthan, Loas, and Africa - all lighting on dimmers...

    Textiles from Rajesthan, Loas, and Africa - all lighting on dimmers...

  • your kids (and the kid in you) will love the lava lamps...

    your kids (and the kid in you) will love the lava lamps...

  • master bedroom with private deck and hot tub - escape to the tropics

    master bedroom with private deck and hot tub - escape to the tropics

  • Enjoy a cold beer after skiing, or a romantic glass of champagne under the stars

    Enjoy a cold beer after skiing, or a romantic glass of champagne under the stars

  • the maharaja/rock star room with private patio downstairs

    the maharaja/rock star room with private patio downstairs

  • towards dining area & kitchen

    towards dining area & kitchen

  • granite countertops, spice drawer, sharp knives, dish washer, microwave, coffee

    granite countertops, spice drawer, sharp knives, dish washer, microwave, coffee

  • a cool, shady respite

    a cool, shady respite

  • Looking towards Atkinson's Park - just steps away!!! (just beyond those trees..)

    Looking towards Atkinson's Park - just steps away!!! (just beyond those trees..)

  • a nice big boy bbq

    a nice big boy bbq

  • I love stained glass...

    I love stained glass...

  • Displaying local artists - this is looking from the kitchen to the living room

    Displaying local artists - this is looking from the kitchen to the living room

  • 40ft from the park, so it's quiet - birds sing - yet only 10 min walk to town

    40ft from the park, so it's quiet - birds sing - yet only 10 min walk to town

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, March 19, 2017

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