Lovely Private Home in Charming Neighborhood..So Much Nicer Than a Condo!(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Two bed, 2 bath in charming, tree lined, residential neighborhood. Very special!
* Weekly rate
*A yummy "goody " basket awaits your arrival
*Complimentary bath toiletries,
* Complimentary coffee and tea
* A delightful "Sun Valley" souvenir
WHY WOULDN'T YOU STAY HERE?!
*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 5 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 condo..no trudging up a flight of stairs!) with a large beautiful living room which includes a 48' flat screen TV complete with Blu- ray player!
For you additional convenience we have a wonderful docking station for your I-Pod and wireless internet to keep you connected~
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.
Member since: 2012
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning fee $125
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 10%
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
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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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!
About the owner: 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 the Owner Chose Ketchum, ID, USA:
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 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!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
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!'
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Welcoming entry way!
48" TV with Blu ray player!
That elephant painted the picture!
Bright new kitchen!
A cook's dream!
Lovely master bedroom w/ NEW luxury king mattress! You'll sleep like a baby!!
Pretty bedroom #2 with queen bed!
Your dresser and mirror....
Marble tiled shower & travertine floor!!Small, but the quality shows!
Welcome to your vacation home!
Ski Sun Valley!
Lovely spacious living room!
Pretty lit bookcase. Includes I-Pod docking station in bottom right..
Pretty dining area overlooking deck with beautiful marble table!
All new stainless steel appliances!
Full size washer and dryer off kitchen...How convenient!!
Lots of natural light!
Lots of windows and trees...very relaxing!!
New marble topped vanity in bathroom #2
Dine on our pretty little private deck!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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