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Luxury Log House with Snowbasin Ski Resort and Lake View....November Special

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 6,800 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Estate, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 6 Baths, (Sleeps 10-22)

CAUTION: DO NOT BOOK VIA BANK WIRE TO ANYONE!

A 6800 sq ft Neville log home with 25' hi Cathedral ceilings of 50' log perloins compares to the Lodges at Sun Valley resort. Spectacular views of the resort and lakes makes every morning breathtaking.

Large spa, Stone bar, steam room, Pool table, foosball, darts, and an exercise room, add amenities rarely found in other homes.

4 Fireplaces with 2 master bedrooms, and in floor radiant heat make this large home very cozy.

Accompanying beds for 14, extra room is available for the kids on inflatable beds and futons

On a hillside, plenty of off street parking is there with a 3 car garage and a 2 car covered

entrance.

Steam room is available in ...the upper master bedroom. 4 TV's, One being a 58' flat screen. Dish TV, surround sound, streaming netflix through a WII system. Plus a DVD library provide for apre ski entertainment.

Winter amenitties

Snowbasin ski resort is 10 minutes away, Wolf Mountain is 15 minutes, and Powder is 20 minutes away.

There are 3 Nordic ski areas nearby.

There is a tremendous snowmobiling

Summer amenities

There is a beautiful lake called Pineview Reservior 10 minutes away. Waterskiing, jet skiing and windsurfing are available

Bike trails and hiking trails are close. The neighborhood has private trails and a fishing pond

There is also fishing in streams and the lake.

Snowbasin is open for gondola hiking, biking, and concerts, and other events

Autumn foliage

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times. Red, yellow and gold abounds in the valley

Keywords: estate, Large log home, Ski house, ski lodge,

Luxury, Rustic, fireplaces, Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, Wolf Mountain, Pineview Reservior, Wasatch mountains

More Details

Owner
John Jensen
Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About John Jensen

UPS pilot . Enjoys winter and summer sports in Utah and the Gulf Coast.

John Jensen purchased this estate in 2000

Why John Jensen chose Utah

I wanted a mountain home that resembled the Snowbasin/Sun Valley lodges, didn't find it so I built it

What makes this estate unique

Wild life viewing is incredible, from, Deer, Moose, Foxes, Wiid Turkeys, etc.

Wake up in the morning to see what new snow has fallen on Snowbasin.

Views are spectacular from the morning Alpen glow to the lights of Ogden silhouetting

the mountain ridges at night.

Amenities

Huntsville Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gym
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Heating
  • Study Room
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Workshop
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Steam room in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , off studio room
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , off Great room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , adjacent to spa
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , downstair master with fireplace
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , upstair master bedroom with fireplace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , downstair bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , futon bedroom with workout gear
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double , 4 twin/ single , Bunk Studio, 2 double beds are inflatable with pumps
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2) Futon Double , Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 Queens sofa sleepers
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Shed
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Steam room available, spa available, Workout room available Game room with Pool table, Foosball, and electronic darts Bar with sink and refrigerator

Reviews

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Luxury Log House with Snowbasin Ski Resort and Lake View....November Special
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 19 reviews
4

Beautiful home and view

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed at several VRBO locations and have been treated well by all of the owners/managers, but Mr. Jensen was especially accommodating and available. All of our meals for a week were homemade and we were able to find all necessary cooking equipment. This "log cabin" was beautiful inside and the view was spectacular. Our stay coincided with unusually hot temperatures for this location and since the home does not have central air some evenings were uncomfortable. Mr. Jensen provided us with a large portable swamp cooler and several fans. As we have several young grandchildren, I was worried about the lack of outdoor play area, but they seemed to make up for it by finding unique places to play inside. One granddaughter planned an extensive, often messy, game that we were able to play outside the front of the house with no problems. There was not enough space or tables for all of us so we brought tables and chairs from home. There is a covered area right off of the kitchen which worked most evenings as there was a nice breeze. As I initially walked through the house, I wished we had come in the winter as the coziness and fireplace in the main living area were so inviting. This would be a great place for adults looking for a relaxing place to stay after a day of skiing, but we made it work for us.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin was beautiful inside and out.

  • 4 of 5

We had 14 adults and 10 small children and had plenty of room. The kids rode their little scooters and bikes on the large deck. The view off the deck was beautiful. The bunk room over the garage was pretty warm, but we were having very hot weather.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved renting this beautiful log home and will be renting it again!

  • 5 of 5

This sure is an amazing log house to rent! We rented it for a family ski trip and it worked out perfect. The house was very well maintained and clean. It had plenty of towels, blankets, pillows, and beds. There was plenty of rooms to sleep in and space for everyone to relax and enjoy themselves. The kitchen was well stocked with plates, silverware, pots, pans, and everything else you would need to cook. The game room was a family favorite of the house where we played hours of pool and foosball and also enjoyed watching movies on the big screen TV. The indoor hot tub was great to have after a long day of skiing and it was nice that we didn't have to walk outside to hot tub. The heated floors were amazing and also very nice to have during the winter. The views were specular and it was fun to see some wildlife roaming around in the hills. We would definitely rent this house again the next time we come to Utah.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Views. Beautiful House. Excellent Vacation.

  • 5 of 5

This house was a dream to return to each day after venturing to the local mountains. With incredible sunsets over Snowbasin from the balcony, a hot tub to ease the muscles, and space for all 12 of us to spread out and relax, you couldn't ask for much more! The owner was easy to communicate with and always responsive. Highly recommended if visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Finally, a reasonably priced cabin with enough beds and parking for our whole family. The space was fabulous, and with 10 kids running around you could go to another part of the house to get away from the noise. John had turned on the heat for us because the weather report said cool and rainy, but the house was too hot because the weather was nice. We just called and John told us how to turn the boiler off. It was so nice to have some grass so the kids could go out and play. The kitchen was a great size for multiple cooks. We did have a problem with LOTS of box elder bugs in the house, but we get that you can't always control bug population. John apologized and said he did have a company that sprayed regularly. Fortunately, box elder bugs are very benign. We just kept sucking them up with the shop vac. The adults all agreed we would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing cabin!

  • 5 of 5

John is very sweet & made sure we had everything we needed. The cabin was ready for us when we got there and we had no problems with it. It is the prettiest cabin I've been to & has an AMAZING view. Plenty of room for everyone and very cozy. Would recommend this cabin to anyone!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
SLC
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Shooting Star
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Wolf Creek
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Ogden Frontrunner
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy39
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Jackson Fork
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Snowbasin
Car: necessary

Windsurfing, wakeboarding, jetskiing

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Rates & Availability

Huntsville Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer/Fall
Apr 12 2017 - Nov 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
$5,000
 
 
Early ski
Nov 24 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
$6,000
 
 
Holiday high
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
$10,000
 
 
Regular ski season
Jan 8 2018 - Apr 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$550
$3,300
$10,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
utility fee $100
cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 10.0%

more than 20 people, add $20 to $35 pppn.
Must bring extra bedding

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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