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A Beautiful Cabin Nestled in the Mountains

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedrooms and loft w/ beds, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Come and relax in this beautiful 1600 sq. ft. log home, which is located on the edge of the Challis Chipmunk Ski Hill. This home is located just 5 minutes above Challis and has easy access to hunting, fishing and ATV trails! The cabin is very secluded and peaceful.

We also have a bungalow just outside the rental cabin that can also be rented. The bungalow has a queen bed and sitting area with a bathroom. If you would like to rent this along with the rental cabin, mention this to the owners.

The cabin is located in the middle of hundreds of miles of roads and ATV trails. You can ride to Bayhorse Lake from the cabin. Buster Lake is also only 7 miles up the canyon. You can drive a 4 wheel drive outfit to this lake. Custer Way is down at the bottom of the hill. This drive will take you to several old cabins and ultimately to Yankee Fork. There is also Mosquito Flat Reservoir 11 miles away. You can drive to all these. Keystone Mine is also just a few miles up the canyon.

Fishing is also all around you. The Salmon River is 8 miles down the canyon, There are also numerous lakes and streams that have abundant fish.

Winter Conditions: During the months of November - March, a four-wheel drive vehicle is a must to drive 3/4 of a mile up to the cabin. With proper notice, this type of transportation can be arranged for you by the owners.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018


Challis Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Loft Area - 2 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Games for Kids
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Daily Maid Service is optional @ an extra cost of $25 per day


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A Beautiful Cabin Nestled in the Mountains
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Meridian, ID

The Best Place for us!

  • 5 of 5

Love the remoteness.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this beautiful cabin! This was a wonderful cabin to come back to after a long day of trail riding. The cabin and views were so beautiful, I almost hated to leave.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Michael, MN


  • 5 of 5

This place is absolutely beautiful, peaceful, relaxing..... we had an amazing time exploring the endless nearby trails on a 4-wheeler we rented from Mackay (Top of Idaho). The cabin is very clean and well maintained. It was a pleasure working with the owners - very friendly and helpful! Thank you for the best vacation place ever!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb, We are so thankful that your time was good. We enjoyed working with you also. Thanks again, Barb
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Livingston, Montana

Sister Trip

  • 5 of 5

This cabin and it's accomodations made our annual sister trip even more special. Lot's of room, and the kitchen is very well equipped. It was perfect for us, and if possible, we will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sheila, Thanks for the great review. Our goal is for our guests to have a wonderful time. Blessings, Barb
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Orland, CA

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our father passed away last year and because Challis was his favorite place, spending many years hunting fishing, and just enjoying the outdoors, we decided it only fitting to gather together there in his memory. We had a wonderful time and the location and property turned out to be more comfortable and appropriate than we could have ever imagined. The owners could not have been more warm and friendly and so helpful with anything we needed. It was like gathering in our own home. The bungalow, besides giving us extra space, provided a perfect quiet get away for my mother from all of the busy great grandchildren. We highly recommend this cabin for any reason, be it a weekend getaway or summer/winter vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Linda, Thank you for your kind words. Blessings, Barb
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Emmett, ID


  • 5 of 5

This cabin was truely a cabin nestled in the mountains! Secluded, quiet, relaxing and comfortable. It was clean and beautifully decorated. Roomy and maintained with desired amenities. The owners are very informative and accommodating. Any questions were answered and any concerns were addressed with truthful answers. That being said, the desciption of 2 bedrooms plus loft is a bit deceiving. The bed room down stairs is a beauiful large well equipt private room. The second bedroom is acually part of the loft with no privacy from the futon and hidabed. It is a great area and worked out wonderfully for us however shouldn't be confused as a 2 private bedroom unit. All in all I rate this cabin very very nice and hope to return. I would recommend it to anyone who required the needs it has to offer. Great memories were had!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I will edit our page and say that the 2nd room is a loft. We appreciate your input and hope you can stay again.
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Nearest Airport
185 Miles
Boise, Idaho
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 93
Car: necessary

There are multiple lakes within minutes of the cabin. There are numerous ATV trails right out the back door. Challis Hot Springs is a great place to relax. The majestic Twin Peaks and Mount Borah are in the surrounding area. Hunting for big and small game are easily accessible. The Challis Chipmunk Ski Hill is right in front of the property. There are many historic mining towns that you can explore. There is awesome fishing and white water rafting on the Salmon River, which is minutes away. You are very secluded for a time to enjoy nature and rest.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75


Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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