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Summer Family Fun/ Winter Hunter's Paradise

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

5 BR/ 3 BA-- sleeps 10+

Master queen top floor with private bath

main floor: br 1 two singles br 2 a queen 1 bath

seperate access to lower level: br 1 queen bed br 2 queen bed. full bath. living area with VHS player (large movie selection)

fully equipped kitchen, dining table, bar area

living area, flat screen tv, dvd player, dish network, stereo

land line phone service for local use. * limited cell phone service; no internet. Please provide your own life vests.

BBQ, laundry area, extra refrigerator and freezer, ice maker, lawn chairs, 4 kayaks, 1 canoe

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Jeanie Vanderham
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Jeanie Vanderham

We grew up in southern California which is where we met, married and began to raise our five children. We moved to Idaho in 1992. We own and operate a dairy farm here.

Jeanie Vanderham purchased this house in 2008

Why Jeanie Vanderham chose Idaho

We have always enjoyed water sports with our children and had always dreamed of having a vacation home. This property fit that dream. We all live about 15 miles from the property so it is easy for our family to come and go. We always feel we are on vacation!

What makes this house unique

The view here is amazing with the canyon walls, waterfalls, and river flowing. There is enough activity on the water from boaters to keep things interesting but never disturbing.


Good! 3.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Summer Family Fun/ Winter Hunter's Paradise
average rating of 3.857143 based on 7 reviews

Amazing Home on the River

  • 5 of 5

This house is amazing. The set up is perfect for a large group. Plenty of parking. Every amenity you could ask for. Even an ice maker! The kitchen is amazing, the beds are comfy, decks on every level. My family just cannot brag enough. The deck and boat slip, the view, the waterfalls. All breathtaking. We plan to make this a yearly get away. Super nice owners and easy to work with on every level. Clean, cool, amazing time!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just right for our quilter's retreat!

  • 4 of 5

7 of us came down for a quilt retreat weekend. We used the dining room table and 3 of our own tables in the dining room and with the big sliding glass doors to the river it was wonderful. We loved the natural light and the view! We didn't use the downstairs apartment because it didn't appear to lock but we were all happy and able to fit upstairs. (One of us slept on couch cushions made into a bed upstairs.)

Overall, we had a wonderful time and would do it again!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, comfortable home near Ritter Island

  • 4 of 5

I just spent 3 nights in this comfortable home with my group of 6. The beds were very comfortable - so important! Lots of towels and pillows. The kitchen was well equipped and also had a BBQ for cook outs. We ate most meals at the outdoor patio table and enjoyed the views and the birding. Home is well equipped with sun umbrellas, many different sitting spots, kayaks and canoes. Box Canyon and Thousands Springs are nearby and provided great hiking trips. Can't go wrong with this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Suitable for groups

  • 3 of 5

The house is situated on the Snake River with excellent views of the river and wonderful morning and evening light. It is well furnished with tasteful furniture, comfortable beds, and the kitchen has the essentials. However, our first step into the house revealed an obviously uncleaned kitchen counter, littered with food residue. The floor was sticky, and most rooms had cobwebs, debris, and dead flies scattered about. Once we did some cleaning, we could enjoy the house, but aren't happy about paying a hefty cleaning fee.

The other disturbing thing about our visit was the frequent nuisance of the noxious odor from area feedlots and dairies. These large scale concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) are ruining an area that has much to recommend it - lovely state parks, a national monument, thousands of springs (now almost entirely robbed of their natural flows), steep canyon walls, and the meandering Snake River. I worry because the water quality in the area has rising nitrogen levels from both the animal waste and fertilizers, as well as pesticides, pathogens, and pharmaceuticals (think of all the antibiotics given to cattle and then excreted onto the ground then seeping into the groundwater) according to DEQ reports. The headache produced by the odor is enough to insure that I will not return.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time

  • 4 of 5

We had a family reunion here the week after the 4th. It was a bit hot and air conditioning didn't work well but we figured out what was wrong and were just fine. Wonderful location on the river. We had an incredible time and the owners were so nice and easy to work with. WE will be back next summer

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time. This is our second time staying at this vacation home and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Magic Valley Regional, Twin Falls
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Clear lakes Country, Buhl
Nearest Motorway
Highway 30
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Snake River Grill, Hagerman
Car: necessary

Located in the beautiful Hagerman Valley on the winding Upper Snake River. Awaken to the peace and quiet while watching the colorful sunrise reflecting on the river. Four kayaks and a canoe are ready for your enjoyment as you explore the beauty of the river. Paddle across the way to discover amazing sights and Thousands Springs Park. Bring your personal ski or fishing boats for additional fun and dock them on the property.

Nearby Attractions and Activities:

Book a scenic cruise with Thousand Springs Dinner Cruises. Enjoy the natural hot springs at a variety of places. Thousand Springs Resort is a 1/2 mile south offering family swimming and private hot tubs. Miracle Hot Springs is approximately 2 miles south and has private hot baths, swimming, and various spa treatments. The Hagerman Fossil Beds are an interesting sight with historic dinosaur findings. The town of Hagerman is five miles north and meets all your daily needs.

Fish and play on the water during the summer months and enjoy fowl hunting during the winter.


Rates & Availability

Hagerman House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,500
cleaning fee $100

If using VRBO you can make a payment using a credit card. Payments can also be made directly to us with a check or money order. We require a security deposit of 1500.00 along with your payment that will cover any unforseen damages that may have happened during your stay. This will be returned upon inspection after your stay.

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Hagerman House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upper Level Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Lower Level Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upper Level Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Main Level Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Main Level Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Lower Level Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • health/beauty spa
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

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