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Beautiful home close to the lake

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Five Bedroom Home Close to the Lake

5 bedroom 4 bath house 15 miles from Beaver Mountain Ski Resort. AMAZING snowmobiling and ATV trails in Garden City and up into Idaho! 3 flat screen TVs. Awesome river rock gas fireplace that comes on with the flip of a switch! Large flat yard for the kids to play soccer and football. Fantastic six-man hot tub out on the back porch under the stars! Basketball stand in the front yard. Garage has a ping pong table and air hockey table. Plenty of room in the driveway to park your toys and cars. Fire pit for roasting marshmallows and hot dogs. Large barbecue on back patio. Sit on the front porch and look at the beautiful stars. This home is very close to the beach and the Pickleville Playhouse. Wonderful home to spend quality family time. Fully stocked kitchen to cook all of your favorite meals. The Snowmeadows Retreat at Bear Lake is sure to guarantee a great time, both in summer and winter!!! Large variety of games and movies! Great way to make amazing memories!!!


Owner
Jamie Poulsen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Jamie Poulsen

We love spending time together as a family! We have two amazing kids and they LOVE to go to Bear Lake.

Jamie Poulsen purchased this house in 2017

Why Jamie Poulsen chose Garden City

We love to travel, but one of our best family trips was to Garden City. Our children love to go to the lake and swim and collect shells. It is a great place to spend time together! The Paris Ice Caves are a favorite and Beaver Mountain for ski season! But the best is to go hang out on the beach in the summertime! North Beach is our favorite! There are so many trails for ATVs and snowmobiles!!!

What makes this house unique

We love this home! It is comfortable and gives everyone their own space, yet keeps us close together at the same time. The children love to play together out in the yard and we love to barbecue and roast marshmallows together. We love playing air hockey and ping pong out in the garage and it's always fun to shoots hoops on the driveway!

Amenities

Snow Meadows House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • Four Showers. Three bathtubs.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • All bedrooms are upstairs! Master bedroom has a large walk-in closet. We have one pack-n-play at the house. There are two extra mattresses in the master closet. There is a Queen sized sofa sleeper downstairs in the living area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful home close to the lake
average rating of 4.740741 based on 27 reviews
5

House was fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and updated. Perfect for our large group. We didn't utilize the air hockey or ping pong table in the garage. We didn't even watch TV. The hot tub was fabulous though. Only hard part was the house was so hot at night. Even the fans couldn't cool it down (nor did closing the blinds during the day). We tried leaving windows opened all day and night to no avail. Other than that, the house was perfectly stocked with the supplies we needed to enjoy our stay. Especially the washer and dryer (with laundry soap) to wash our towels each night! PERFECT location to the lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house does have central air that works great! Next time you book a stay with us we will make sure you know how to use the thermostat. Thank you for the positive review!
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Nice house, not so nice A/C

  • 3 of 5

The owner checked in with me to see what I might still want after renting and this is what I sent to her. Never heard back from her but thought I would post here for others to read. She did text me back with answers to questions but the house is really hot and the A/C just can't keep up or it's locked at 76 all the time.

The cleaning service clearly isn't vacuuming. At least they didn't before us. There was a band aid, Cheetto and water bottle cap on the carpet that were there when we arrived and the bathroom mats/rugs were very dirty. Kitchen counters weren't wiped off and the couches were covered with chip crumbs. On the plus side the bathrooms were clean other than the floors and rugs.

I couldn't tell if the thermostat has been locked at a certain temperature but we couldn't get the house cooled below 76 and that was a problem for us. I really wonder if the A/C unit simply isn't large enough to deal with the large square footage of the house. Thank you for having the large fans but we wouldn't stay there again based on the temperature in the summer. It's hard to open windows in the evening because of bugs (the property is next to a swampy bit of land) and smoke smells from both wild fires and camp fire so the A/C working well is pretty important. One other person commented on the heat/lack of good A/C on VRBO and I should have listened.

There wasn't any dish soap at all in the kitchen and the pantry is full of food that expired years ago (not that we would have eaten it anyway). The kitchen table is sticky to the touch and was not fun to even sit at. If it's not an option to refinish the top then a table cloth (even vinyl) would be excellent.

It was awesome to have the hot tub, my boys loved that. The access in and out of the garage was great!!

Thanks for all the great towels!! The master bedroom bed is like sleeping in two troughs, so that was hard especially for my husband but he's always having a hard time sleeping in a soft bed. The other king and the one queen bed are pretty hard. It really is a great property but wouldn't stay again unless the A/C was working to cool much much better and I would bring a table cloth and blow up mattresses to sleep on in the master bedroom.

It is a quiet neighborhood and close to Garden City.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay, close to Garden City, Pickleville, Rendezvous Beach, or anything else on the West side of Bear Lake you are looking to do. The home has plenty of parking, and easy access. My adult children really liked the hot tub after a long day of wake boarding and surfing. The home has great accommodations, comfortable beds and anything you need to make your stay the best. We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

First class and close to the marina

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Bear Lake for the past 6 years. This year with a larger group we needed more space. This house was the perfect fit. Beds were comfortable, furnishings were nice and the kitchen was big enough to get our food prep done with being crowded. Space in the garage allowed us to put the boat inside overnight.

It's a great location, the house is comfortable and within a mile of ice cream! We plan to return next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our fav family retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time at this rental and loved every min even more than the last time! Super clean home with everything you need to feel at home and walking distance to the gorgeous lake. Local eateries are a less then 5 min drive. We really enjoyed hot tubbing after a long day of water sports. Owners were so accommodating to our needs...cant say enough nice things about this place and will def be coming back!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home - perfect for large families

  • 5 of 5

Have rented this home two years in a row and have made such happy memories there. Large enough for 7 adults and 5 grandchildren - and all were comfortable. Large kitchen, jetted bath tubs, big beautiful master suite, hot tub on the back deck with spectacular views and these are just a few of the highlights. Very private and close to everything. Highly recommend this property. The owners are wonderful and want nothing more than to make your stay spectacular.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bear Lake Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cafe Sabor, Firehouse, Subway, Bear Trapper Steak
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Beaver Mountain
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bear Lake

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Hot Tub Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
House Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

Check in time is 4:00 pm and check out is 11:00 am.
No smoking permitted. No pets. No shoes worn inside our home.
Occupancy is limited to maximum amount listed for the property.



Cancellation Policy:

Early departure does not warrant any refund.
Any cancellation within two weeks of occupancy-full deposit forfeited.

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.

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