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Wildlife Preserve Bed&Breakfast&BBQ. Just Few Miles Fr Downtown Boise - Stunning

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

Wildlife Preserve 30 Min. From Downtown Boise - Optional Bed&Bkfast&Bbq

BREATHTAKING VIEWS from every room.

You might want to call it a lodge.

*Something for every season

We can even marry you. Small weddings welcome (15 ppl max)

NOTE: Additional for two adults: $149.00

3rd: $49.00

Kayaks: $40.00 per 2 hours

This site will add 2nd rooms, paddle board rentals, and other costs. Please make sure you delete them before booking (unless you want to book them).

Great for:

*Girls getaway weekends

*Romantic Getaways

*Checking out Boise for possible moves

*To be close but not to close to family for events

*Spring Time Hiking

*Summer Boating, Kayaking, and Paddle bordiing 15 minutes away (hosted by owners)

*Fall leaves changing, elk growing, and hiking at it's best

*Masseuse available (additional charge applies)

Located just 30 minutes from downtown Boise, this scenic property offers breathtaking views from every bedroom, free WiFi for all guests, and a professional chef available for BBQ dinners and breakfasts (Thursdays through Sundays; availability may vary). In addition to a workout room, this peaceful property also features a hot yoga room and a hot tub to help ensure the comfort and well-being of all guests.


* Free WiFi (in all rooms and throughout the house)

* Free parking on site

* Free BBQ for two; additional fee for additional guests (Friday's through Sundays) availability may vary; additional days available upon request.

* Free breakfast for two; additional fee for additional guests (Friday's through Sundays) availability may vary; additional days available upon request

Boating excursions (cabin cruiser) are available. 3 hour minimum.

Pricing is for two guest. Additional guests are $129.00 for additional bedroom.


* Hot yoga room

* Workout room

*PELOTON BIKE live with shoes

* 2 Hot tubs (serenity tub and full power large Jacuzzi)

* Sunrise view in bedrooms

* Amazon and Apple TVs

*Elk and Deer frequent grounds

*Licensed Masseuse on call for your stay (additional charge)


* Madmen Room: 1 queen bed

* Butterfly Room: 1 queen bed

* Common Space: 1 twin day bed


* Kitchenette with appliances, drinks and snacks

* Marriage officiant

* Paddle Board rentals

* Hiking within feet of front door

* Event and vacation planning

In addition to offering a relaxing stay for up to 6 guests, this property is also an excellent location for traditional or same-sex marriages. Commitment ceremonies also welcome! The onsite officiant, plus the planning support services (extra fee applies) make your scenic country wedding a breeze.

Summer time? Paddle boarding, fishing, kayaking right here (10 minutes away) with equipment available here, for you to rent at a reasonable price. We can discuss.

Winter time? Snowshoeing right here, and Bogus Basin ski resort less than an hour door to door.

Spring and Fall, enjoy the 6 mile hiking trail and all the beauty and wildlife.

Enjoy the quiet and time away from the City. Boise is close (30 minutes) and there are two stores 20 minutes away. 15 miles from Historic Idaho City and 12 miles from the famous Hilltop restaurant off Hwy 21.

More Details

Maria and Carl
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Maria and Carl

Carl is a retired professional chef that specializes in BBQ/Rustic meals.

We love to entertain and have set up our downstairs for a home away from home.

Hot yoga room, workout area, private sun room with cooking area against a beautiful landscape of this Wildlife Preserve.

Enjoy our hospitality or fly solo. Up to you. Just come and let us share this wonderful place with you.

Maria and Carl purchased this house in 2003

Why Maria and Carl chose Idaho

This area is so close to Boise (16 miles) but in the literal wildlife. It is the best of all worlds. We are 4,500 feet above sea level so we enjoy amazing views and seasonal weather.

What makes this house unique

The view is one in a million


Boise House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:30 AM / Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • There is two bathrooms downstairs for two bedrooms. The only in-suite bathroom is in the kitechette/sunroom. The downstairs can be locked from the upstairs where we live for full privacy. There is typically only one rental family/friends per rental time unless previously coordinated.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 murphy bed , Daybed in Sunroom Pvt kitchette w/ Private bathroom add bed
  • one bedroom is a "madmen" themed room queen bed and a fridge and coffee maker and great view. Electric heater/fireplace. other bedroom is a queen as well. Butterfly room with great view and an electric heater and fireplace. $189.00 for couple. $45.00 for one additional guest. 2nd couple is $129.00 per night. Includes breakfast and dinner on weekend. Week-day rates and rates without meals will be quoted. There is two futons available for a crowd. Arrangements must be made as they are in other areas of the house. Additional pricing applies
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Bed and BBQ is part of our offering . Cost for more than 2 PPL for BBQ and Breakfast is $45.00 per additional (3rd) person per day for adults. Additional couple is $149.00 per night includes breakfast and dinner on weekends.


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Wildlife Preserve Bed&Breakfast&BBQ. Just Few Miles Fr Downtown Boise - Stunning
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Incredible, beautiful, Best stay iv ever had!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this bed and breakfast and I can't explain enough how incredible it was. We were on our 3rd day of a 4 day stretch and it gave us the extra energy for the extra push. We had a wonderful dinner, loved spending time with the two of them! Enjoyed great drinks and a ton of laughs, watched a great movie and enjoyed the amazing hot tub. We had a blast and can't wait to go back! The breakfast on the balcony was so georgeous and he breakfast was delicious. I can't express enough how great of a time we had! I recommend this to Anyone who just needs a break for a little while! Or for a romantic get away!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Views, BBQ, Relaxation and More

  • 5 of 5

Once you arrive at C&M Bunkhouse, you won't want to leave. While the drive up the mountain is adventurous, the view from the top is exquisite! Arrive at the right time and it's still lush and green or covered in snow. The Bunkhouse offers 3 different bedrooms each with their own unique personality and all the extras you could need. There are 2 jacuzzis, a workout room, Vikram Yoga studio and plenty of outdoor seating. The food, whether prepared by Maria or Carl is fantastic, coupled with any drink you'd like. Equally accomodating to children and pets as much as adults. With games, movies, incredible scenario and great company, C&M Bunkhouse is worth the detour from downtown Boise.

The next time you are in Idaho, this is the place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Eagle, Idaho

Total relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two nights at the Wildlife Preserve Bed and Breakfast and WOW....we LOVED it! The location was stunning and serene. It was so nice to get away from noise and phones and enjoy the sounds of birds, wind, and the views from the house. The home was so comfortable and inviting. Lots of snacks and goodies to eat. The food was divine! Fine dining in the mountains! The beds were incredibly comfortable, we slept like logs. The exercise and yoga room were a blast and provided great workouts each day. Enjoyable and scenic hikes right out the front door. Maria was wonderful and hospitable. A truly relaxing vacation! We loved it!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you an your husband visit! You two were great. We look forward to your next visit.
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Hospitable hosts, picturesque scenery and fabulous decor and home-made food!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I ,and our two friends ,spent a day/evening with Carl and Maria at their picturesque home and upon walking in we felt welcomed. This gorgeous cabin is definitely a treasure nestled in the beautiful mountains outside of Boise. The charming decor of the home has large windows and natures beauty lit up the place, with the warm and inviting sunlight, that seemed to hug the rolling hills and pin point the roaming herd of elk outside.

Now for the best part..THE FOOD! Absolutely wonderful!!! Chef Carl and Maria designed amazing menus for us and we enjoyed every bite. Chef Carl made steak and Lobster tail (cooked perfectly) for dinner and for breakfast the darling Maria lovingly made a homemade quiche paired with seasonal fruit and thick sliced bacon.

I highly recommend a trip to see these two adoring people--(btw: Maria makes a mean Lemon drop martini)

Thank you Chef Carl and Maria for a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent the long Easter weekend here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay with Carl and Maria in their lovely home. They were so welcoming and accommodating and made us feel very at ease. The space was comfortable and thoughtfully equipped, views fabulous, food excellent and hot tub relaxing. We were able to explore the stunning Sawtooth scenery, hot springs, volcanic landscape of Idaho. Thank you Carl and Maria for a lovely weekend!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Place to Getaway for Awhile!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our anniversary weekend at the bunkhouse. The rooms were well-kept and had fun themes. We loved the giant hot tub on the ground floor, and the view of the mountains was fantastic. Carl and Maria are great, friendly hosts and the meals they cooked for us were really tasty. Our only regret is that we weren't able to stay longer. Thanks again for an enjoyable weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We look forward to the next time. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review - We know you have busy schedules.
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Rates & Availability

Boise House Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.0%

We enjoy company and would love to host your next getaway. If we are home, BBQ dinner and breakfast is included for two people, and $20.00 per additional person per day. If you want to stay private, that's fine, you can have complete privacy without that option -- Maybe you just want dinner one night or just breakfast; that is fine too. Just let us know what we can do to make your stay more pleasant.

If we are here, and you are inclined, you will be treated to meals compliments of a professional BBQ Chef. Breakfast available, as well. Privacy options available without BBQ or Breakfast Breakfast and BBQ dinner is included for 2 PPL as part of offering. More folks, only $20.00 per day per person. Kids under 10 eat free. Kids 10-13 are $10.00.

We have a lake 15 minutes from our front door and a dock for relaxing or boating, or paddlboarding/kayacking. All these toys are available to rent for a reasonable price.

Hiking trail one minute walk from our front door.

Kids, we can provide cooking classes, smores, visiting the horse next door, croquet, etc. Some items will be a fee.

There are critters around for your viewing pleasure (birds, wild turkeys, deer, elk) but there is NO hunting.

Come relax and enjoy yourself.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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