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Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Two bed, 2 bath in charming, tree lined, reidential neighborhoo. special!


* Weekly rate

*Complimentary bath toiletries

* Complimentary coffee and tea

* wireless internet

* no stairs!

* pack n play/highchair available

* 2 carbon monoxide detectors in addition to 4 fire alarms


*We prefer personal checks if time allows

* During Christmas vacation ( Dec. 19- Jan. 2) we require a minimum stay of 7 days

'Our Contented Home'

Congratulations on a very smart choice!

With a perfect location, across a picturesque one way bridge and over the meandering Big Wood River, we are a short 2 minute walk to the beautiful YMCA, bike path, the top-notch Guy Coles skate park, Bigwood Presbyterian Church, and the local bus system, Mountain Rides, which can take you anywhere in the valley, including, of course, near-by River Run or Warm Springs ski lifts!

Full of tall aspen and old evergreen trees, our single home residential neighborhood is as pretty as a postcard, with a lovely walking trail right to Hemingway's beloved Big Wood for fresh water fishing, tubing or just a summer-time cool off!

Downtown Ketchum, with all of its attractions, and fabulous restaurants, is only a half mile away and World Famous Sun Valley is just 1 mile from our home.

As you can see from the photos, you will enjoy a lovely private peaceful home, (as opposed to a 'unit' or trudging up a flight of stairs!) with a large beautiful living room which includes a new 55” flat screen Smart TV. Besides cable channels you can watch Netflix.

For you additional convenience we have a wonderful docking station for your I-Pod and of course wireless internet to keep you connected! In addition, we have just installed a lovely gas fireplace to keep you warm and toasty on those cold Idaho nights!

Our dining area boasts a lovely new marble dining table overlooking our picturesque back deck.. complete with gas barbeque for cool summer evenings~

You will love our fabulous new kitchen with all the nifty stainless steel appliances~ Additionally, a large laundry room with washer and dryer is right off of the kitchen.

The bedrooms are wonderful! Each one has cozy down comforters with professionally laundered and ironed crisp cotton duvet covers and soft cuddly cotton sheets...guaranteed for a good night's sleep!

So, come, be our guests at our home. You will save some money to spend on all the outstanding restaurants and the myriad of activities this magical area has to offer... all adding up to a memorable vacation for you!

**rates reflect 1or 2 guests using master bedroom. Please read notes under "rates" section.

More Details

Jessica Wieduwilt
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Jessica Wieduwilt

My husband and I have lived in Ketchum for 44 years! We met during a summer vacation and ended up making this our permanent home! There is a saying in this area.. 'You come for the summer, but stay for the winter.'.... That certainly proved to be true for us! We have had a wonderful life here raising our family and a myriad of animals.I had the good fortune to be an

elementary school here for 18 years, while my husband built luxury homes all over this valley. So a big wonderful WELCOME to you. Please enjoy this home and have an enchanting stay in this magical place!

Why Jessica Wieduwilt chose Ketchum


Close to everything both in Ketchum and Sun Valley yet tucked away in a charming neighborhood.

Walk across the street and fish in the Big Wood River, stroll over to the YMCA and take a swim, or go skateboarding in our state of the art skate park. Perfect for the kids!! Both Warm Springs

and River Run ski lifts are a 3-4 minute car ride away..or take a 2 minute walk to the free Bus system and let them do the driving! It simply does not get any better than this!

What makes this house unique

Living in a beautiful residential neighborhood, close to the town center can't be beat! Hearing the Big Wood River as you fall asleep on cool summer nights is akin to heaven on earth!

Our Contented home is just that...whether barbequeing on the lovely deck, or sipping cocoa and watching a movie on a cold winter's night, you will always feel comfortable and content in 'your home away from home!'


Ketchum 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: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Sec. dep. will be promptly refunded provided: 1. Nothing has been removed from house including towels and linens. 2. House is left in good condition
  • Absolutely no large parties
  • This is not only a rental, but also our home, as we live here half of the year! Please treat our home as you would your own.. with upmost respect!
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , single bowl vanity
    bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , single bowl vanity
  • Although on the small side, bathroom#2 is completely brand new..from the travertine flooring to the beautiful marble will appreciate the quality of our little addition!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Duvet covers are professionally laundered and ironed after each stay. Important to me and not always done in rentals! As guest safety is our upmost concern we have added carbon monoxide detectors in both bedrooms in addition to smoke detectors.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
* a Pack 'n Play for infants through age 2 High chair *complimentary coffee and tea * complimentary bath toiletries


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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Miami, FL

Fine lodging for a Sun Valley ski

  • 5 of 5

Just the two of us who enjoyed .this lovely, comfortable, well-lit and spacious home in a quiet neighborhood, very accessible to the Warm Springs lift and the Sun Valley Resort, for a 10 day ski vacation. Kitchen was wonderful - nice appliances. Our bed provided us sleep-filled nights. Ketchum provided an excellent supermarket, movies, and an outstanding dinner at Vintage. We highly recommend Formula Sports for ski rentals - fine service and equipment at perhaps the best prices in town. A special thanks to Marcie, the owner, who assisted our unexpected delayed departure because of weather.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying at our home! You were conscientious and considerate guests and we hope we can be of service to you again on another Sun Valley ski vacation! Kind regards, Marcie Tompkins
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Seattle, WA USA

Perfect Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The two of us just spent an idyllic month-long stay in Sun Valley. The valley was experiencing its best snowfall in decades, and we had a ball skiing the mountain as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing on the beautifully groomed trails. Our home was perfectly located for our activities. The local YMCA is just a 5-minute walk away for yoga, swimming, and working out to unwind apres-ski; and the town offers plentiful dining opportunities and cultural diversions. Most of the time, though, we enjoyed cooking and relaxing in our cozy, well appointed home. We look forward to a return trip!

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for the wonderful review. We are just thrilled that your vacation went smoothly and would love to have you back any time! You were terrific renters! Kind regards, Marcie and Bill
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Loved staying at Our Contented Home

  • 5 of 5

Location on a quiet residential street made us feel like true locals. Being halfway between downtown and Warm Springs lift area is fantastic, the best of both worlds. The house was bright, full of light, really comfortable and very nicely appointed. We felt very lucky to be there.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dina, for the wonderful review. Like you, one of the things we like best about our home is the superb location! You were ideal renters and left our home in pristine condition. We certainly look forward to hosting you again in the future! Kind regards, Bill and Marcie
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Henderson, NV

Sweet wintertime home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this sweet home in Ketchum, Idaho to spend our Christmas holiday. Everything about our stay was just lovely. The home was so comfy and provided plenty of space and cozy, extremely nice bedrooms. The sheets were heaven and the beds were so comfortable. I was 8 months pregnant at the time and couldn't have felt more at home. We all think back on our time in this home fondly and look forward to our next stay. If this house sleeps enough for your needs, you would be making a mistake not to make it your temporary home for your visit to Ketchum. It doesn't get much better.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for that great review, Taylor. We were so happy to have you and your husband stay at our home! If you loved your comfy bed then you will really love it the next time you stay!! We have a brand new super luxury mattress which is unbelievably comfortable...and I have a little bed for baby boy!! Thank you for taking such good care of our home during your stay. You were wonderful renters. We hope to have you back soon!! Kind regards, Marcie Tompkins
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Boise, Idaho USA

Best VRBO in Ketchum

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in several other VRBOS over the years in Ketchum, but none compare to this immaculate, wonderfully located home. This home is very tastefully decorated, but not cluttered as so many rentals are. Plenty of space for skis, boots, fishing gear, etc in the spacious entryway. The 2 Master bedrooms have large closets. It is a short drive (or bike ride!) to either downtown Ketchum or the Sun Valley Lodge. Other rentals pale in comparison. It is SO nice to have the privacy and peace of your own home verses a condo or hotel room. The quiet neighborhood is a huge plus, and the Big Wood River is so close you can hear it from the front deck and the bedrooms with the windows open. It is a pleasure to cook in the kitchen, so much nicer than eating every meal out. We have stayed in this lovely home three times, and plan to visit again and again. Thank you Bill and Marcie for an exceptional rental experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Mary, for the fantastic review! It is always a pleasure to have you and your husband as our guests. Yes, we agree that although we are only 1 mile from town center, it is quite private and quiet. We continually strive to meet our guests needs in any way possible, and are happy to do what we can to make your stay a memorable, stress free experience! Thank you for always leaving our home in excellent condition and being such considerate renters. We look forward to hosting you again and again! Kind regards, Marcie and Bill
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Fantastic Place

  • 5 of 5

There's not much that needs to be said. The house is beautiful both in and out. A 2 bedroom home with a large living room and dining area, and a great little back patio where you can bbq and eat dinner outside. It's close enough to town that you can walk, but separated by lush forrest and a river which makes it feel a lot more remote than it actually is. The area is quiet with a nice view of the mountain. We loved our stay and would definitely rent here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Chris for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed both the ambience and location of our home. You were both ideal renters and we would love to have you stay with us anytime! Kind regards, Bill and Marcie
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Hailey, Idaho
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Town Center
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Bigwood Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Town Center
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
River Run, Warm Springs..bus is recommended
Car: not necessary

World famous Sun valley is a short 2 minute drive away..or take the local free bus right up to the resort! Sun Valley activities include restaurants, shopping, movie theater, bowling alley, bars, ice skating, entertainment, sleigh rides, horse back riding, tennis, and the list goes on and on!!

The new beautiful YMCA is a short 2 minute walk from our home and is a must do for any vacationer!

The 'Y' offers a state of the art fitness gym, magnificent indoor swimming pool,( kids LOVE it!!) and an incredible indoor climbing rock, not to mention yoga, zumba, pilates, dance classes and much more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night

Check in: 3:00 pm. Check out: 11:00 a.m.
Large parties or gatherings are not allowed!
Cancellation policy is as follows:
* 100% of payment refunded if cancelled 30 or more days prior to scheduled arrival
* 50% of payment is refunded if cancelled 29 days or less before scheduled arrival
* No refund if cancelled 15 days or less prior to scheduled arrival
Preferred methods of payment:
Personal checks if time allows check to clear. You will save a VRBO fee paying this way!
e-checks through VRBO
cashiers check
Pay Pal

Owner'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.

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