About the property
- Condo1756 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
Largest, best located unit in deluxe complex. Walk to Baldy and town.
Perfectly located, this beautiful Snow Star condo is the premium unit in the complex. It is the largest (1,756 ft.), and best located - on the southwest corner of the top floor, closest to the bike/ski path and Mt. Baldy. The wrap-around windows and deck afford 270 degree views: to the west Baldy and Frenchmans Gulch, north to Griffins Butte, south and east. Windows on the south and west walls in addition to the vaulted ceilings allow for abundant light even on the darkest winter day.
The condo features 3 attractively decorated bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed, opens on to the south-facing deck, and a small office desk/work-station. The master bath has double vanity sinks, a separate jetted tub, shower and walk-in closet. The west corner bedroom boasts views to the north and west. It features a queen bed plus a trundle bed (sleeps 2), a double closet and a 32 in. flatscreen tv. The en suite bathroom has a large shower/tub combo. The third bedroom contains 2 twin beds, a double closet, and a 27 in. flatscreen tv. There is a 3rd bathroom off the hallway, with a shower/tub combo and a large storage closet. The laundry closet off the hallway is equipped with full sized side-by-side washer and dryer.
The deluxe kitchen is fully equipped to satisfy any gourmet cook! It has a new GE Profile gas range, new stainless Kohler sink, stainless Kitchen Aid refrigerator with ice maker, dish washer, granite counter tops and a walk-in pantry. The wooden dining table can seat 8.
The Great Room features hardwood floors, a gas fire place, and a 43 in. flatscreen HDTV with extended channels so that you won't miss your favorite sporting event, etc. Free high-speed WiFi is included. The south deck extends the length of the condo and includes a newer barbecue. The deck wraps around the corner of the unit and extends along the west wall, facing Baldy. This part of the deck is stuccoed so that you enjoy morning coffee or evening cocktails and dinner outside in privacy.
The Snow Star condominium complex offers deluxe accommodations in a prime location for both winter and summer. There are 27 units in all, and the complex includes a fantastic 12-person year-round hot tub, a well-equipped gym, and ample parking in the underground garage. It consists of 2 residential floors above an underground garage. There is an elevator. The free Mountain Rides bus stops in front of the complex.
Our condo is just a couple of steps from the 20-mile Wood River bike/ski path. It is a 5-minute walk (1 1/2 blocks) to the River Run Lodge, the gondola and the Big Wood River, and a 10-minute walk 6 blocks) to town. No need to drive for fly fishing on the Big Wood River, or hiking up Baldy (you can ride the lifts down for free). We have a private ski/bike storage locker in the underground garage, its southwest location is convenient for grabbing your skis or bike and heading out for the day's adventure.
*New in summer 2018 - Portable air conditioning unit in the great room.
Anne and David
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- within a few hours
- english, italian
- Calendar last updated:
- May 18, 2018
About Anne and David
We met in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and lived the dream, teaching skiing there in the 1970's. We then lived in San Francisco, Lake Oswego, OR, and Encinitas/La Jolla, CA, where we raised our 3 children. 22 years ago we first came to Sun Valley to ski with our children and so fell in love with the area that we bought a condo in West Ketchum. In 2004 we upgraded to the Snow Star and have enjoyed Christmas, skiing, and winter, as well as summer hiking and biking here ever since. We recently moved to Sun Valley full time, and decided that it makes sense to rent our beautiful condo so guests can enjoy it and the area as much as we have! Since we are local, we are easy to reach and offer assistance as needed.
Anne and David purchased this Condo in 2004
Why Anne and David chose Ketchum
We were familiar with this location, as our first condo was nearby. We knew we wanted to be near Baldy and town. We were sold the first time we saw the condo! It's views, light and space were perfect. We particularly like the gym feature, which not many complexes in this location have.
What makes this Condo unique
Ski, hike, bike and fish out the front door! So convenient. When our kids were young, they loved the freedom to walk into town on their own. So nice to stroll home on a summer evening after a sumptuous dinner at one of Sun Valley's fabulous restaurants.
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Enjoyed our Stay
We stayed here in late March of 2018 for some spring skiing. The Condo shown and described by the owners is accurately represented. It is large and bright, lots of room for the seven of us, everyone had a bed. The condo is well equipped with everything we needed in the kitchen especially. The master BR is nice with a large bathroom, double sinks and walk in closet. The Owners put a lot of thought into the place, small example, a single key to open the Condo and Ski Locker. The location is simply a 10 minute walk to town or to the River Run lift. We didn't use the shuttle bus that stopped every 30 minutes right out front, but that is another option to the lifts. There was a National Ski Race going on that weekend with lots to do in town. We enjoyed our stay and would book here again!
The condo is an excellent location right up the road from the river trail.
The location was excellent walking distance to river run lodge and to town. The condo was stocked with everything needed to be able to cook all your meals at home. The hosts were very responsive. The common areas were very spacious and provided plenty of seating. The beds were very comfortable. Overall an excellent experience. I would highly recommend this condo.
Excellent location very comfortable
We had our family of 6 stay at this location for a ski vacation. The location is a 5 to 7 minute easy level walk via the river walk path. Realistically, it's not much further than Sun Valley River Run Plaza parking lot. If you can't make the walk you maybe should reconsider skiing as a hobby. Close enough to walk into town, although we drove. Its a two minute drive to town. The 3rd floor unit itself is very comfortable. Kitchen, family room and bedrooms are all as pictured. Jacuzzi tub in the master was a big plus to warm your bones after a day of skiing. Ski locker in the garage was huge for storing skis and snowboards. Views are great. Owner and property management company was great on communication prior our arrival, no surprises.
Great condo, better location!
8 minute walk to the lift and not much further to town. Had a great stay and the condo was nice and clean.
This is our second year at this condo and we look forward to returning. It has everything we needed for a ski getaway for 6 people. Clean, comfortable and walking distance to town and to the lifts. The hot tub, parking spot and ski locker are all a bonus. Really appreciate the high level of natural light and great views. Highly recommend.
Perfect Place to Stay
My daughters and I loved this condo. It was perfectly located and had everything we needed to have a comfortable stay. We did not want to leave! Thanks for making everything so great.
Sun Valley is one of the world's top ski resorts. It is home to the first chair lift, numerous Olympic medal winners, and a thriving cultural scene. Mt. Baldy's long runs and perfectly groomed snow are legendary. Lift lines are rare, and Sun Valley's snow-making is regarded as the best in the business. Nearby Dollar Mt. is considered one of the nation's best teaching mountains, and also boasts a world-class terrain park for snow boarders. Sun Valley also offers excellent Nordic skiing in a variety of different areas. Round out winter activities with snowshoeing, ice skating, sleigh rides, sledding, etc. Summer in Sun Valley offers amazing hiking, mountain biking and road biking, world-class golf and tennis, fly fishing, sport shooting, horseback riding, and even summer ice skating. There are several art festivals throughout the year, as well as numerous concerts, free summer symphony at the Pavilion, conferences, and festivals. Sun Valley has numerous fabulous restaurants, and a lively nightlife scene. There is so much to see and do in Sun Valley!