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Incredible Mountain, Lake, and Golf Course Views and Star-Filled Nights

Sleeps26
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful mountain retreat! Golf, swim, fish, hike, sight-see or just relax!

Located just 45 minutes out of Jackson Hole, WY, this spectacular vacation home sits on prime property as part of the Star Valley Ranch community in western Wyoming. This spacious home is nestled in the woods and overlooks a beautiful fishing pond which is part of the eighth hole of the Aspen Hills Golf Course.

Within walking distance of this luxurious family mountain retreat are facilities that include two tennis courts, a children's playground and the clubhouse for the 9-hole PGA style Aspen Hills Golf Course. Explore the mountainside community using the golf carts. Find your way to the community swimming pool or grab your golf clubs and hit balls at the driving range. Reserve a tee time at the 18-hole PGA golf course known as Cedar Creek also located on Star Valley Ranch property.

Take the short 55 minute scenic drive to Jackson Hole for some site-seeing adventures. Ride the rapids on guided tours down the famous Snake River. Hike up nearby canyons for spectacular waterfalls and get to know the nature around you.

This vacation retreat offers stunning daytime views, opportunities to see wildlife up close and a star-filled sky unrivaled by anywhere else on the planet!

Each room in this fully furnished, resort-style vacation home is represented by a different theme. Enjoy your slumber surrounded by mythical Norwegian trolls. Dream of the Wild West while sleeping in the Cowboy Room or float in the safe harbor of the Lighthouse Room. Get snug and comfortable in the Love Nest. Enjoy the view of the valley from the Loft! The kids will love the Disney room and the main floor Master Suite is perfect for relaxation.

This property will comfortably sleep 25 people, making it the perfect place for a large family gathering. There are five bathrooms, two stoves and a breakfast bar that seats a dozen people at one time. The kitchen table has room enough for 18 people.

There are puzzles to assemble, games to play, books to read and board games to conquer...Plenty to do, even after the sun goes down.

More Details

Owner
Steve Affleck
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Steve Affleck

Karin and I have loved having this home as a gathering place for our family of nine children and 40+ grandchildren. Reunions, Thanksgiving, Christmas, honeymoons, anniversaries... are just a few memories that have come to mean so much to us. We are retired from the automotive parts distribution business. I am a serious fly-tier and fly fisherman. Some of the finest 'Blue Ribbon Fishing' is close by. We built this home as a gathering place for our family. It can be just that for you.

Steve Affleck purchased this house in 1997

Why Steve Affleck chose Star Valley

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! This family retreat is in a beautiful location, close to places like Jackson Hole. The Cabin @ Star Valley is designed to accommodate large groups...like family reunions or business retreats. You may want to go to Jackson Hole to do some shopping, visit an art gallery, see a movie, ride the white water rapids of the Snake River, go to dinner, listen to cowboy poetry or a see live play. You can hike local canyons to beautiful waterfalls.

The surrounding communities are full of western culture, hosting fairs real western rodeos and more. You won't want to miss a thing while staying at The Cabin @ Star Valley.

What makes this house unique

In my humble opinion, the Cabin @ Star Valley is on the very best lot on Star Valley Ranch. The large bay windows reveal a stocked fishing pond only 100 yards from the back porch. The spectacular view of the pond, golf course, fairways, towering aspen trees and lodge-pole pines is a sight to behold. The large bay windows bring the wonders of nature's beauty almost right inside with you.

You can have access to golf carts and all-terrain vehicles to help you get around and explore the wonders of nature around you! This is the view for anyone sitting at the 18 place dining table.

The gourmet kitchen has two of everything...ovens, stove (one gas, the other electric). A dozen people can sit around the large kitchen island.

Each bedroom on the lower level has a decorative theme. The Cowboy Room, the Lighthouse room, the Lovebird's Nest, the Norwegian room and the Disney room. There are two laundry rooms; one on the main level, the other downstairs.

Amenities

Star Valley Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 23 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master En Suite - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Beautifully tiled with a jetted bath tub and separate shower
    Entry Half Bath - toilet , Just off the mud/laundry room & entry way.
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large jetted tub, closed area for toilet, dual vanity sinks.
    Downstairs Bathroom #1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Between Lighthouse and Cowboy themed bedrooms.
    Downstairs Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Conveniently located near Disney, Spring and Norway rooms.
  • The towels and washcloths made available to you are hotel grade materials.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • The Loft - 1 king , Master-sized Loft w/ private bathroom. King bed. Great view!
    The Master Suite - 1 king , Large Master Suite, king bed, own bathroom & walk-in closet.
    The Cowboy Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Cowboy Themed - Great view of woods, lake and golf course!
    The Lighthouse Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Lighthouse theme - Quietest room in the house. Peaceful.
    Spring Room - 1 queen , Spring Theme - Beautiful view of the lake & golf course.
    The Norwegian Room - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , Norwegian theme. View of the lake and golf course.
    The Disney Room - 1 king , 2 bunk bed , Sleeps up to 8 kids! This is where kids will want to sleep!
  • Each of the rooms is set with a different fun theme. The sheets are fresh, clean and hotel grade so you can expect them to be comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This vacation property is great for family outings, reunions, or business retreats. We can recommend some fun dinner catering. Jackson Hole is a 50 mile drive up the Snake River Canyon. The Grand Tetons are just a few miles out of Jackson. Many activities are available, including nighttime rodeos, plays, whitewater rafting, fishing, golf, hiking, dining, horseback riding or just plain relaxing. Please feel free to talk to the owners about their favorite "off the path" places to go!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(43 traveler reviews)

Incredible Mountain, Lake, and Golf Course Views and Star-Filled Nights
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews
5

Best Family Reunion Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion at Star Valley Ranch in June 2017 to celebrate my in-law's 50th Anniversary. There are 23 people in our family, ranging in age from 2 to 70, and this house was the perfect location. This house is huge! We did not feel cramped at all; there was more than enough space (kitchen space, fridge space, laundry space, bathroom space, etc) for all of us!

This house has it all: impressive views, great location, an amazing dining room that can seat your entire family, and most importantly - awesome owners who are friendly, helpful, available if needed, and who add amazing touches of hospitality that immediately make you feel at home.

WHAT'S IT NEAR?

- If weather and traffic are in your favor, Jackson, Teton Village, and Teton National Park (Jenny Lake, Rockefeller Preserve, Craig Thomas Discovery Center, etc) are about an hour drive.

- The house is just under a 4-hour drive to Old Faithful, making it a doable day trip if your family wants to see the famous geyser and not linger too long within the park to view other wonders.

- A favorite of our family was the hour-and-a-half drive to Lava Hot Springs, Idaho where there is a fabulous Olympic-size swimming complex with speed water slides, rock walls over the pool, high dives (including a 10-meter platform), and a great kiddie pool area. Additionally, Lava Hot Springs has natural hot springs pools and OUR FAVORITE tubing on the Portneuf River! Rent tubes and have hours of fun "miniature white water rafting" a 1/4 to 1/2 mile route down the river and run back and repeat.

- The rental house is also only a mile away from a local community swimming pool that is a very nice facility.

- Only a 20-30 minute drive away is the trailhead to hike to Intermittent Spring. It is one of only three springs that naturally turns on and off. It's a very easy hike, and GORGEOUS. We went during the time of year that there was too much water from snow melt and spring rains that the spring never ceased flowing; however, it was still beautiful and worth it!

- Be sure to check for local events. Alpine Mountain Days was going on when we were staying in Star Valley Ranch, and it was a fun little festival.

- There's an awesome little ice cream shop about 2 miles or so from the house. It was awesome! Who doesn't love ice cream?

Thanks for an amazing family reunion! We loved every minute in Star Valley Ranch!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mendota Heights, MN
5

Wonderful home. Well stocked with everything needed for a weks stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a sibling reunion for 14 people. Everyone had a great time. Lots to do in the area for everyone. Golf courses wre very good. Poor fishing in the pond--2 fish for 3 expert fishermen. Scenic raft tour down the Snake River was well worth the money. Thanks Steve and family for sharing your mountain home.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful get away

  • 5 of 5

Everything was has we had hoped for. The place was very nice and well taken care. Owners are wonderful to work with. Our grandchildren had a wonderful time and many memories were created. Looking foreword to going there again sometime.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upstate New York
5

Perfect large family venue

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as advertised and met all our needs. Kitchen was great for preparing food for all 21 of us. A decent grocery store is about 15 minutes away. Our winter get together was fun and memorable. Four wheel drive is a must in the winter with any kind snow in order to get up the short but steep road leading to the driveway. We were thankful for the warning and had no problems getting around. Jackson is a little over an hour away. We went Jackson to ski one day and took the sleigh ride through the Elk preserve another. The kids played out in the snow everyday around the house. Owners are great and a pleasure to communicate with. I am thankful to have found this property to get together with my brother and sisters and all our kids. A thousand thanks!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Star Valley Ranch A+++

  • 5 of 5

this is the second time we have rented the house. obviously we love it since we returned. the house is HUGE. we especially love the kitchen/dining room area. being on vacation we want to socialize,hang out, have fun and tell stories about the days adventures ( because surviving skiing in -19 degrees is an adventure) the layout allows all of us to be together around the food. ( we love food too ) Steve called and checked on us a couple times making sure we were enjoying his place, that was nice. the views are absolutely amazing from the front of the house. the kids love the down stairs den area because they can escape from the parents and have their own time. they pile up in the adult size bean nags and watch movies play games etc. if i had to list any complaints there would be 2. 1 my At& T phones dont work at the cabin.... still debating if that was a blessing in disguise the second it is that we have not been able to master how to regulate the temperature in the house. we are either hot or too cold. the master bedroom was always cold once you shut the door. still not a deal breaker. we will be booking our 2018 winter vacation with the Afflecks in march. Love it and highly recommend it

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Beautiful property as well as surrounding area.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful vacation experience at this property. Accommodations were as described. The cabin was well stocked from the kitchen to the linens.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Jackson Hole, WY
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cowboy Bar, Thayne, WY
Nearest Golf
0.01 Miles
Aspen Hill and Cedar Creek
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 89
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Thayne, WY
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Jackson Hole and Teton Village

This spectacular vacation property is located on the Star Valley Ranch in Western Wyoming. The home overlooks a beautiful fishing pond that separates the tee box and green of the eighth hole on the Aspen Hills golf course. Enjoy two tennis courts that are just a short walk from the house,or use one of the two golf carts to navigate to the swimming pool adjacent to the 18- hole Cedar Hills golf course.

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Rates & Availability

Star Valley Ranch House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,975
$10,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 20 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $200
Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 5.0%

We ask our guests to let us know of any repair needed or problems they may have experienced. Our goal is to see that you are 100% satisfied with your rental experience. Thank you. Steve and Karin Affleck

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