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Beautiful Riverfront Property With Panoramic Sawtooth Views

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Sleeps 7. 3 Bedrooms. 2 Baths.

Let our beautiful guest cabin be your home-base for a perfect escape to the Sawtooths! Located on 1.4 acres of tree-edged pasture directly on Valley Creek, The property looks across the community of Stanley to the epic panorama of the Sawtooth Mountain Range. From this quite neighborhood, you can enjoy easy access to all the valley offers. Walk to town in less than 15 minutes or head north on foot or by mountain bike to explore the seemingly endless miles of back country road and trial possibilities. Redfish and Stanley Lake are just 5 minute drives from the property. This well appointed guest house offers both a private entrance and deck with barbecue and outdoor dining accessed ?through the main floor living area. All 3 bedrooms have queen, log beds and are located upstairs on the second floor along with 2 bathrooms. The third , half bath is on the main floor. There are 2 separate sitting-areas, one in the balcony bedroom (comfortably sleeps a small child) and the other is between the two north bedrooms. Amenities include: WiFi, TV w/DVD's (no cable service), full-size washer and dryer, propane free-standing fireplace, microwave, coffee maker, paper goods and fully stocked kitchen (no dishwasher) with all you will need to prepare meals at home, including a gas BBQ on the large deck. After adventuring in the sun all day, enjoy a glass of wine in the hammock before watching the sunset over the Sawtooths.

Rain McDonald
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017


Stanley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Log beds with custom linens in each room. Bedroom 1 has a chair-and-a-half with large ottoman that can easily sleep a small child (under 6).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Riverfront Property With Panoramic Sawtooth Views
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews
Dallas, TX

It is a well built home situated in a picturesque valley. Very responsive owner.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time sharing the beautiful guesthouse with our old friends from college. The kitchen is well stocked. The patio allows us to relax with stunning views. I love the bonus living area between upstairs bedrooms. With two crates set up downstairs for my dogs, we still have plenty space to enjoy cooking, eating, and chatting as a group.

Owner was super responsive to all my questions before the trip, and our requests after checkin were all quickly resolved from housekeeping.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Riverside eclipse 8/21/17

  • 4 of 5

As in previous reviews, our accommodations were nice but it was very warm inside due to lack of opening windows. The owners did provide portable fans but it would be nice if they would install ceiling fans. We did bring a few extra people which made it even hotter inside. Also, the loft bedroom made you feel as if you were in the kitchen if anyone was awake before you. The McDonald's were very accommodating and friendly as their own house is attached to the guest house where we stayed. It would be nice to have a blender and electric hand mixer but we made due with what was available. The nearby foothills made it a spectacular viewing spot for the Great American Eclipse. Only complaint ( other then the fans) is that there are some electrical issues that weren't addressed as promised. No big deal in the grand scheme of things.we had a great time. Thanks Rain.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bloomington, MN

Outstanding place to stay in Stanley!

  • 5 of 5

This place is even better than it appears. It is very private with easy access to all the outdoor activities the Stanley area has to offer. With Valley Creek right in the backyard, it is an awesome place for fly fishing enthusiasts. The home is in good condition with lots of room to spread out. We spent a lot of evening time on the back deck enjoying cocktails while viewing the beautiful Sawtooths'. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Great for our family

  • 5 of 5

Very nice location and comfortable accomodations for our family. Beautiful view from the sitting patio. The only possible issue is limited airflow to the upstairs, but the mild temps kept that from being much of a problem. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow, this home is beautiful! What a great view of the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

This home is so cozy and just the right size for my family of six. We spent the weekend in Stanley and we're so happy with our overall experience. I would highly recommend this home to anyone who enjoys the outdoors and the mountains.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay again

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with 6 Adults and 1 child. Was plenty of room. We spent most of our time while at the house on the back deck in the shade of the pines and aspens gazing at the Sawtooths.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Walk into Stanley (less than 1 mile) or head right out your door for both single and double track trails. Located on Valley Creek and less than .5 miles from the convergence to the Salmon river, river sports are just a stone's throw away. Epic views of the Sawtooth Mountains if staying close to home is more your style.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $25
Damage Insurance $59

CHECK-IN TIME: After 3:00pm, SMT
SPEED LIMIT: 15mph on private road
PETS: One dog is permitted with prior approval. A pet fee of $25/day will be added to your rental amount along with an additional $100 pet damage deposit.
PROHIBITED USE: No campers, tents or recreational fires
NOISE: Quite period enforced between 10pm and 8am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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