Sleeps 16+, Family Reunions, Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Skiing, Snowboarding(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Acres, Family Reunions, Large Groups, Sleeps 16+, Mountain Views,
THE SWAN VALLEY FAMILY RETREAT is a 60 year old Country Family Home Estate that was remodeled to accommodate large groups of 16+. Upstairs includes Three Bedrooms, two with queen beds and two sets of bunk beds, and one with Queen Bed, that comfortably sleep 10. There is a 'Cooks Kitchen' with two refrigerators, two microwaves and plenty of pots/pans and dishes/utensils. A large dining room sits 20 comfortably. There is a large Family room with a cozy wood stove,and large screen TV. Lots of couches for extra sleepers, and plenty of floor space for air mattresses. Downstairs sleeps 6 comfortably, and also has extra couches and floor space for air mattresses. It includes two Bedrooms - one with a Queen Bed, and Bunk Bed, and one with a Queen Bed. The basement has a smaller TV Room, Game Room (table and chairs for puzzles/games/coloring books & crayons), Sitting Room with a couch, chair and rocking Chair, and a separate Outside Entrance. It also includes over 100 books for all ages, a variety of Games and DVD Family Movies.
FOR SUMMER FAMILY REUNIONS, there are two acres of ground to park RV's, trailers, pitch tents, as well as a beautiful large front lawn to have activities. There is a outdoor yard light that stays on all night in the back of the home around the big parking area by the buildings. There is a small road around the big outdoor shed for younger bicycle riders. A rustic red grainery is perfect for outdoor family photos. There is also an outdoor Fire Pit that seats 20+. The best part is that all of this is within a short walking distance to the corner world-famous square ice cream cone Rainy Creek Country Store. For larger groups you can rent a Porta-Potty for $75 (four days, three night stay).
RESERVE YOUR FAMILY REUNION NOW.
PET FEE: Pets are charged $50.00.
GREEN CLEANED: This home is cleaned with natural bio-degradable products that are safe for children, and people of all ages.
SUMMER - FAMILY REUNION GROUPS INCLUDING UP TO 12 PEOPLE ARE INCLUDED IN THE PRICE OF $275 PER NIGHT. AN ADDITIONAL $10 WILL BE CHARGED PER PERSON PER NIGHT OVER GROUP SIZE OF 12.
FALL/WINTER/SPRING RATES: $185.00 per night for up to 8 people. Over 8 guests will have an additional fee of $10 per guest.
HOLIDAY RATE- Dec 19-Jan 4, 2015. $275.00 per night for Groups up to 8. $10 per person over group of 8.
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Member since: 2013
- 2575 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
This place is perfect for children! There is enough space outdoors to run and roam. There are children's books, Family DVD's, Coloring books, crayons, and children's puzzles and card games....moreless
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 40, Beds for 16-40
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Anything that can be done outdoors, except for surfing, can be found within 45 minutes from our Swan Valley Family Retreat. Our new outdoor fire pit seats 20+ for wonderful night time stories and toasted marshmallows. This is an amazing place, and you will want to come back year after year....moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 18 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 6%
Rates change for Holidays and Seasonal outdoor activities: Skiing, Hunting, Open Fishing Day Weekend. Security Deposit of $250.00 is required and deposit will be refunded within three weeks of checkout if no incidentals. Pets are charged $50.00. Outdoor Porta Potty Rental: $75.00. Please request these items on email.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Swan Valley Family Retreat vacation rental is located about 150 feet from the world famous - square icecream cone at the corner Rainy Creek Country Store. It is located 45 minutes (right in the middle) from two famous ski/snowboarding resorts - Jackson Hole and Grand Targhee. Fly fishing is world-famous on the snake river, and the gorgeous Fall Creek Falls, is one of nature's must see. There is a wonderful hot springs - Heise Hot Springs that is only 25 minutes away, with 3 pools and a large slide. Heise also has an exciting zip line and 9 hole golf course. There is a Dinner Show at Mountain River Ranch just minutes from Heise. There is also a wonderful Bar J Wranglers - Dinner show by Jackson Hole. Both are great to attend!
Year Purchased: 1954
About the owner: Hi! My name is John Campbell and our Swan Valley Family Retreat is the home my father 'Bill' built in 1954. I was only 1 year old. My two sister's Linda and Francelle and I lived in the most beautiful valley in Idaho and were fortunate to have so much of mother nature's pleasantries around. We decided to share this beauty and serenity with you and your friend's and family. The home was recently remodeled (2013) to accommodate 16-20 comfortably in this 5 bedroom 2 bath home. We designed it to keep the taste of the old fashioned charm, yet have the technology of today. The home is on over two acres which can accommodate large RV's, trailers and tents for large family reunions. The 'Cook's Kitchen' includes new appliances (including dishwasher) and plenty of everything for large meals. The large dining room has two tables that seats 16-20. You will absolutely feel much at home here at the Swan Valley Family Retreat! Swan Valley is world famous for fishing on the incredible snake river! But you must see the breathtaking Fall Creek Falls!
Why the Owner Chose Swan Valley, ID, USA:
I grew up here and loved every minute of it! The Swan Valley Family Retreat...is just that! An escape from the regular world into serenity, beauty and relaxation so family can be the main focus! My dad built a large red grainery, and with it's rustic charm, creates the best backdrop for outdoor family photos. The huge front lawn is wonderful to relax and view the mountains, and the open area behind the house is perfect for parking, games, and more! This is a family home and the nostalgia of what Bill and Rose Campbell (my parents) created here is meant to be shared. Their favorite color is RED, and you will see a lot of red throughout the house. Bill was a farmer and a mechanic. If anyone wanted anything fixed, they would bring it to Bill. His famous fix-it shop is still around just the way he left it. He was also an artist and along with a grandson, painted the side of his shop a beautiful mountain view. The house is known for it's four large picture windows where the views are incredible. Deer frequent the property in the wintertime. A big apple tree brings terrific apples every year. You will love vacationing here and making it your yearly vacation home. It is charming every day of the year!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Every outdoor amenity is within 45 minutes of the property. Some are only less then 1/2 mile. Come and stay at our Swan Valley Family Retreat and make it your yearly vacation destination! Give us a call! We will be glad to meet you!
- Primary: 208-357-8679
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Swan Valley is one of the most beautiful valley's in Idaho! Photo by Mathew Hale
Fall Creek Falls is a MUST SEE when you come to Swan Valley!
Large Dining Room - seats 16 comfortably. Large window. (Photo taken at night)
Breakfast bar included. Spice racks on each side of stove. Large vent overhead.
Comfortable Family Media Room with 55' TV, includes Dish Satellite.
Bedroom 2 - Queen w/Bunkbeds, Big closet w/drawers. New Pillow-top Mattresses.
Bedroom 4 - Queen bed. Sleeps 2. New pillow top mattress.
Bedroom 5 - Queen bed and bunk bed. Sleeps 4+. New pillow-top mattresses.
Downstairs - cozy corner nook for board games, puzzles and more.
Bathroom #1, All new tile. Porcelain Floor. Large Mirror behind the door.
Swans across the field from Swan Valley Family Retreat. Photo taken from window.
Family sled rides on the Swan Valley Family Retreat 2 acres. Fun FUN! Beautiful!
Palisades Lake is only minutes from the Swan Valley Family Retreat.
Fire pit includes gorgeous view of Baldy Mountain - Seats 24
Cooks Kitchen - 2 refrigerators, 2 microwaves, dishwasher, dishes for 16+ guests
Large picture window at breakfast nook. Picturesque!
Bedroom 1 - queen bed, new pillow top mattress. Sleeps 2.
Bedroom 3 - Queen Bed with Bunk beds. New Pillow-top Mattresses. Large Mirror.
Very large front lawn with beautiful views include shade trees and an apple tree
Downstairs small TV room for Family DVD's. (20 to choose from.)
Downstairs sitting room with rocking chair. Door to outside.
Rustic Grainery is a perfect back drop for family photos!
Your family can enjoy the holidays at our home complete tree and outdoor lights!
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 18, 2017
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