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5 Bdrm 4.5 Bath on Private Golf Course & Easily Accessible Bike Trails w/ Hottub

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Ensuites, Family-Friendly room w/ bunkbeds & a 5th bdrm. Great Mountain Views!

We are ideally situated minutes from #2 Ski Resort in North America according to Ski Magazine, Sun Valley Ski Resort. This Prime location let's you have quick and easy access (5 min) to the spectacular River Run Lifts where you can ride the Gondola to the famous Roundhouse Restaurant. Just down the road from the Dollar Mountain & Carol Lodge with its new terrain park and youth ski-school.

PAVED LARGE LEVEL 3-point turnaround driveway, allows you to drive up to the front door & garage. Also, on the MOUNTAIN RIDES red line bus route (seasonal operation) only minutes away, w/ free transportation to/from KETCHUM, ski slopes/lodges, dining and shopping. Located on the 15th fairway of Elkhorn Private Golf Course with tee times for guests. We provide two touring bikes/helmets/ ($75/day value).

The property includes a Central Air-Conditioning System, and a Sundance Spas Hot tub that overlooks the golf course and has breathtaking mountain views, long daytime sun, and star-filled night skies.

Wake up to a morning walk or bike ride on the 32 mi. paved Wood River Trail System right out the front door. Don't miss the riparian zone where you will experience the free-flowing interface between plant habitats and mountains. There you will see the bio-diversity of the local aquatic ecosystems first hand.

Experience the abundant natural beauty of Elkhorn Meadows, a refuge for fish and wildlife. Cool evenings will beckon you across the golf course to the many bridges that cross the brooks and lead to the base of Elkhorn Mountain. Observe the elk, mule deer, and winter fox activity.

Discover star-filled nights from your private patio off the master suite overlooking the falling waters of our lighted rustic waterfall. Listen to your favorite tunes on our outdoor speakers and integrated soundsystem, drinking your favorite beverage, see shooting stars and satellites crossing overhead.

Warm, inviting, and sunny home has room for the whole family, with unlimited possibilities for your vacation rest and relaxation. BBQ is excellent for year-round outdoor dining and entertaining.

This vacation home is just minutes from the Harker Center pools, large outdoor hot tub, 12 tennis courts, volleyball courts, and family picnic and playground areas. (Floatation devices are not permitted) Also, only one mile (with walking paved path) to the Elkhorn Village Pool Center which offers another Olympic pool, outdoor hot tub, tennis courts, and a world-class 18 hole golf course ( with owner/guests discount). There are Olympic-size pools at both the Village Pool Rec Center, and also at the Harker Spa and Sports Center.

We are ideally located right across the street from the Sun Valley Wood River walking/jogging paved trail system. Perfect for a sunny bike ride around Elkhorn meadows and surrounding natural habitats. Quick & easy access to Baldy and Dollar MT, Ketchum and Sun Valley Resort attractions.

More Details

Anne & Tom Tawoda
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Anne & Tom Tawoda

We were both born, raised, educated, & married in the Midwest,and moved to Idaho to start our lives together. Both our children were born in Idaho. Both of our children have since taken jobs out West. Recently, we found our way back to Idaho once again!

Anne & Tom Tawoda purchased this house in 1987

Why Anne & Tom Tawoda chose Sun Valley

This property is PRIME location in the center of the Wood River Valley with the Sun Valley walk/bike/jogging trails out front and the world-class Elkhorn golf course out back, and both the Baldy and Dollar ski mountains just down the road, it is ideally located....

What makes this house unique

The night time is extremely special out back. Whether it be watching the elk coming down the mountain in the evening or watching the stars of the milky-way and shooting stars from the warmth and comfort of the private spa--it doesn't get better....


Sun Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • CANCELLATION > 60 days prior to arrival you receive 100% of your deposit LESS a $300 office fee. < 60 days you receive 50% of TOTAL payments.
  • CANCELLATION < 60 days you receive 50% of TOTAL payments. CANCELLATION < 30 days you receive 50% of TOTAL payments LESS a $300 office fee.
  • TRAILERS MOTORHOMES & RV's are NOT PERMITTED on the property.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , granite countertop, double showers, radiant floor heat
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , very private
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , double sinks vanity
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Bedrooms 4 & 5 on the second floor share this bathroom.
    POWDER room - toilet , Toilet / sink room off living room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 4 sloped ceiling - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bdrm 4 on the 2nd floor has a sloped ceiling
    Bedroom 1 MASTER 1st floor - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , ensuite bath with dual showers sleep sofa is child size
    Bedroom 2 on the First floor - 1 queen , Bedroom 2 on the 1st floor very private bathroom with tub
    Bedroom 3 Second floor - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Bedroom 3 SEcond floor, ensuite double sinks, shower
    Bedroom 5 2nd floor - 1 queen , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1BUNK BED twin over double , & 1 QUEEN BED
  • Bedroom 1 MASTER first floor has one King and a child size sleep sofa, includes double shower with radiant heat floor, sliding door leads directly to outdoor hot tub. Bedroom 2 first floor has one Queen with very private bathroom & tub. Bedroom 3 second floor has one Queen with private bathroom, shower and double sink vanity. Bedroom 4 second floor has a full & twin bed with sloped ceiling. Bedroom 5 2nd floor has a Queen bed & a bunk-bed twin over full, tv game system... is a fun room for kids. :)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Cable TVs including 6 flat panel LCD TVs, Direct TV HD with NFL Package, office area with COX high-speed wireless Internet & wireless printer, A L E X A - dot ! CD, DVD players fully-equipped kitchen with raised counter-top and bar stool area, dining table area for 8, two refrigerators, new range top, all cooking & B B Q utensils, NEW appliances, double garage.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.8974357 based on 39 reviews

Just what I was looking for!! Perfect for a large group or family! SUPER CUTE!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property to celebrate my parents 25th wedding anniversary. It was perfect!! Very well kept and clean. So much room inside! There are multiple bedrooms and bathrooms spread throughout the house which is super convenient with a large group. There was plenty of room for everyone and we never felt like we were invading each other's space. The hot tub was a huge hit and the large deck was the popular gathering spot for everyone. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking and baking supplies which we used during our stay. The house was very cozy and inviting. The homeowner Anne was super nice, helpful, very informative and willing to answer any questions we had. Our favorite part was sitting on the deck drinking coffee and watching all the wildlife each morning. We saw multiple deer run right through the back yard, a trout in the pond, multiple fox and even heard an elk bugle right outside our window!!! The house had frisbees, bikes, golf clubs and with a bucket of balls and even some board games. Every single one of us LOVED our stay! We all wished we could have stayed even longer than we did. Perfect house for the holidays!! We hope to stay again! Thank you Anne!!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your experience exemplifies everything the home has to offer! We are thrilled you had such a great family reunion!
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Easy Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 women together for a weekend retreat for a non-profit and the space was perfect. I live in the area, but needed a large space to host. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen that was stocked with dishes, cooking tools, and some basics like salt, pepper, and hot sauce. The hot tub was perfect in the snow. The living area seated us all comfortably for our all-day meeting and we ate our meals at the large table. Everyone had their own bed and plenty of bathrooms. We were also just a few minutes from Ketchum for a Saturday night on the town. I would highly recommend this house for large groups.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your positive comments. We agree wholeheartedly!
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Perfect Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5

Eight very old friends gathered here for a most comfortable, pleasant reunion. The couples' bedrooms are separated enough to enhance privacy. The large living room accommodates a big group comfortably. The kitchen is well equipped and stocked with staples -- a very nice touch for short-term visitors. The hot tub is a luxury. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Reunions are especially welcome here!! We agree! Privacy & pleasant gathering places are here to accommodate all! Thank You
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Loved this place

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for our family's vacation. We had lots of room and liked the unique way every inch of space is utilized. The place was clean and a great location. The deck and hot tub was my favorite. There was plenty of parking.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 9 adults stayed here for a week. The house was perfect for a group with multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. The living area had comfortable seating for all. The kitchen has all the supplies one needs for making great meals and we enjoyed grilling on the deck.We also enjoyed some great dinners in Ketchum. It was great to be able to walk on the bike path and we also enjoyed some great day hikes, a day trip to Stanle and rafting and tennis at the nearby Harper center. The stars at night were amazing.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're right! It was great to have you visit this wonderful area. And yes, we are most happy to provide comfortable accommodation for all to relax and enjoy.
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in August and am so grateful I found this house. I couldn't have asked for a better place.

The rooms are fabulous and the back patio is amazing. Watching the golfers or the deer everyday while listening to music was so relaxing.

Book their home. You won't be disappointed. We hope to stay here again the next time we're in Sun Valley.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that this home worked so well for your vacation! Visitors love the experience here! Visit us again! Anne
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sun Valley Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US 75
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
The Pioneer
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Dollar Mt & Baldy Mtn.
Car: recommended

Ideal location for quick and easy access(less than 5 minute drive with free parking at Mt. base) to both the fabulous River Run SKI Lodge (new gondola lift 2010) and Dollar SKI Lodge (new world-class snow board super terrain park and US largest super-pike.)

Located on the free MOUNTAIN RIDES bus R E D route (pickup/drop-off ~100 yards from front door) with service to and from the slopes operates during the SKI SEASON.

approx. 10K X country skiing right out back door on Golf course.

Other Activities: walking, hiking, biking, fishing, skating, snow-shoeing, Sled Riding, explore & adventure!

Golf: We are located right on the 15th fairway of The Sun Valley Elkhorn Golf Course.

Elkhorn Golf Course is a private world-class G.C., rated one of the top 50 resort courses in the country, and one of the top in Idaho!

As an Elkhorn guest, enjoy tee times and discounts!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night

Rates are based on occupancy and specified as specific number guest occupancy.
All taxes, amenities, and local property management included!
BOOK your rental via VRBO or HOMEAWAY or VACATION send an email request to the owner.
You will receive a response from the owner VIA VRBO or HOMEAWAY with answers to your questions and a "pay now" button to click-use your credit card if you wish. CANCELLATION POLICY: $500. After confirmation,changes of dates, must be agreed to, by the Property Mgr.
Cancellations > 60 days prior to arrival, you will be refunded your full rental deposit less $500.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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