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Spectacular Views & Country Living, Yet Close to Boise

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

Custom Lindal home built in 2006, located on 18 pristine acres in the mountain residential community of Wilderness Ranch, just northeast of Boise off of Highway 21 on the way to historic Idaho City. Spectacular views of the entire river valley and unparalleled opportunities to see a wide variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, fox and black bears. A redwood deck running along the entire back of the house offers views of the surrounding wilderness from a variety of vantage points.

Inside enjoy central air conditioning or a wood-burning fireplace (depending on the season, of course!), a 42-inch plasma television with basic DirecTV subscription, a VCR/DVD player, a radio/CD stereo with I-pod dock and a collection of board games. Bring your laptop -- wireless internet is available as well as a printer.

The kitchen is out-fitted with top-of-the-line GE appliances, including a Monogram double oven, a Profile gas stove and a side-by-side refrigerator with ice and water in the door. It is also fully stocked with all the dishes, flatware, pots, pans, appliances and cooking utensils needed to prepare and serve any meal. A counter-high hard-wood dining table provides seating for up to six.

Sleeping accommodation includes a cathedral ceiling master bedroom with access to the deck and a brand-new King-size Simmons ComforPedic bed. The master bath has a soaking bath tub with a large picture window providing a great view of the wilderness as well as a separate large shower made from rock slate. The second bedroom features two high-quality twin beds and a full-size futon bed with ensuite bathroom. The third bedroom doubles as an office, with a twin-size day bed. A light-weight twin-size roll-away bed is also available, allowing a total of seven to be accommodated comfortably.

Keywords: Lindal home, new, mountains, country, wilderness, quiet, private property, views, swimming, hiking, wildlife, boating,

More Details

Property Manager
Bill and Nancy Moeller
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Bill and Nancy Moeller

We're a Foreign Service family of five, having spent most of the last 20 years working and living overseas. But our favorite place in the world -- where we always come back between tours -- is beautiful Idaho. After many years of looking, we were finally able to find and buy our dream home outside of Boise in 2010. Unfortunately, we won't be able to live in Idaho full-time for a while, so in the meantime, the house will be available as a vacation rental. We're sure you'll enjoy it as much as we do! Bill and Nancy

Bill and Nancy Moeller purchased this house in 2010

Why Bill and Nancy Moeller chose Boise

The location just outside of Boise offers the perfect mix of wilderness and country living with close access to all the conveniences and amenities of one of the nicest and most liveable state capitals.

What makes this house unique

We and the kids love all the wonderful things there are to do here year-round, including swimming in the swimming hole in nearby Moore's Creek, tubing down the Boise River, white water rafting on the Payette River, boating at Lucky Peak Reservoir, snow skiing at Bogus Basin, hiking in the nearby mountains and taking day trips to nearby attractions like historic Idaho City. And when we need a taste of civilization, Boise is just a 40-minute drive away. If you like outdoor activities, wide open spaces and breath-taking scenery, you're going to love this part of the country as much as we do!


Boise House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master suite (with King bed)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite with Bedroom 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Day bed
    Convertible bed(s) - Light roll-away
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


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Spectacular Views & Country Living, Yet Close to Boise
average rating of 4.9375 based on 64 reviews

Amazing views

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and wished we could have stayed longer. It was very nice to get away and enjoy the wonderful views without having to go too far.

Thank you for sharing your home with us. We loved watching all of the elk.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Meridian, ID

Amazing getaway! Thankful for my time there!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a few days away to turn 50!. Great place to put things in perspective, pray, and just "be"! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McCall Idaho

Amazing view and beautiful home too!

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect place to unwind and relax! The kitchen was so well stocked it felt like home! Loved the gas stove too! It was everything and more from what the photos showed. The views were breathe taking! Can't wait until we stay here again. Thank you Bill and Nancy!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage, Alaska

We loved this home! The view is spectacular and the home is well appointed.

  • 4 of 5

Be prepared, when you walk through the front door expletives may flow! You are welcomed with a view through floor to ceiling windows of the entire valley and mountains on both sides! We took pictures and it looks like we green screened in the view behind people. The house is beyond comfortable, three bedrooms, a great kitchen, and comfortable living room area with a fireplace. But you probably won't spend much time in the house if you can help it. The great deck and area around the house begs you to get out. We saw a herd of Elk a short distance from the house right along the road and deer crossing right in front of us. If you go to this home you may be unnerved by the road going up to it, but trust me when I say it looks worse than it is and is well worth the trip!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property! Great views! Well kept! Well appointed!

  • 5 of 5

The property was well kept with Great views of the valley! The road to get up there was a bit of a challenge, but well worth it! We seen a lot of elk and deer. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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If you are looking for views and wildlife

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and well equipped. The wrap around deck in the back is where we stayed most of the time. We were able to view many elk, deer and saw a bear with 3 cubs. The road up and down is a little much but if you are very careful, it's fine. The scenery everywhere around this home is just beautiful. We were able to catch fish and drive around to just enjoy the scenery. Being able to watch the elk in their natural habitat was just the most amazing experience I have ever had. Would definitely rent this home again and recommend it to friends. Didn't even miss no cell phone service.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Entrance to Wilderness Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Swimming Hole




Additional information about rental rates

Post-Rental Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are based on double occupancy. There is a $25 charge per night for each additional adult.

Kids under 18 stay free with parents or grandparents.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.