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Fall & Winter Savings: Luxury Estate, Minutes to Everything

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Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Sun Valley House Rental Photos and Description

Estate House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8-16)

This unique private retreat is nestled in the woods next to a stream.

The views from the 25' floor-to-ceiling glass walls look over the extensive natural gardens and patios.

The 900 square foot master suite has a king bed, interior balcony, exterior balcony, fireplace, jetted soaking tub, and steam shower.

The remaining four bedrooms have queen beds.

The house is fully equipped including a grand piano, new luxurious linens and beautifully appointed leather furniture. A dramatic floor-ceiling cut rock fireplace in the living room is available for cozy evenings. The dining area has a long table that can seat 12.

The house is very comfortable with lots of space and privacy. It is great for families or friends that want to enjoy a wonderful holiday together.

The great room and patios are easily converted for large functions and gatherings, easily seating 40 to 70 (depending on the season contact the owner for info) for your event. There are additional charges for events depending on the event and the number of people.

Sometimes we offer weather guarantees. For winter, usually it involves a combination of the weather and lift operations. Ask the owner for details.

Keywords: House, Estate

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Edwin Lynt
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016
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About Edwin Lynt

Ed has over 20 years of experience creating, financing, advising and managing start-ups in a diverse set of industries including land use planning, commercial real estate investment, the music industry and hi-tech. Truly a jack of all trades, his accomplishments range from pioneering GIS applications in ecology to innovations in contemporary architecture. Ed brings a particular knack and fondness for early adoption of emerging technology to every project he starts, and his innovations have received international recognition including an award from Netexplo in 2012 for his work at H2020. He is simultaneously well versed in resolving field trial glitches and smoothing adverse policy conditions.

Ed has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Environmental Studies from St. Lawrence University and achieved NCAA All-American status in skiing in addition to his studies. Ed is an avid sailor and lives with his wife, and two children in the Berkeley Marina.

Erika is an entrepreneur, attorney and consultant originally from Tahoe City, California. She provides strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries, including climate change, California cap-and-trade, sustainable fisheries, micro-finance and micro-agriculture. Erika is serving as the CEO for Renewable Exploration/H2020, which was an early-mover in crowdsourcing information about water resources, including watershed management and water poverty. She has been internationally recognized, including receiving the 2012 Netexplo Award, for this work in tapping the “intelligence of crowds” to improve public understanding of water resources. She speaks frequently on the subject at national and international forums such as UNESCO.

Erika has worked extensively in the areas of climate change, land use and water management. She graduated with honors from Cornell Law School and has dual degrees in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science and Music from MIT.

Edwin Lynt purchased this house in 2000

Why Edwin Lynt chose Central Idaho

Designed specifically for entertaining, our property has fast and easy access to the lifts and local amenities while allowing exceptional privacy in a natural setting.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed our visit so much. Your home is so very beautiful and the weather was fantastic. We wish we could stay!
May 2008
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Fall & Winter Savings: Luxury Estate, Minutes to Everything
average rating of 4.864865 based on 38 reviews

We didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun in this beautiful home with our ten friends. It offered everything we could ask for and more! We just wished we had a piano player in our group. The accommodations were excellent, the grounds were private and some of our group even saw moose in the driveway one afternoon. We are thinking of making this a new destination for our annual Idaho fishing trips. Thank you for offering up your home.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Steven! We enjoyed hosting your wonderful group. Hopefully the fishing was great and we can entice you back for years to come. The piano acoustics are fantastic in the great room and many musicians who visit have returned again and again to enjoy that rare treat . My wife will be thrilled if you could find someone to enjoy her piano in her absence. Don't forget to bring a guitar player for the acoustic six string as well... Please visit again, -Edwin
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fall getaway, wood river valley

  • 5 of 5

this is the first time we used VRBO for a fall getaway to the valley. previously, we had stayed at the sun valley lodge but wanted to bring our small dog with us this time. we stayed in the guest house which is about 1500 sq feet and has two well appointed bedrooms and two baths. Edwin's place is excellent for getting around the valley, both to Ketchum and to Hailey--it is halfway between. we enjoyed the quiet and the accommodations. it is right off the highway and though that may sound not good, it is well protected by a large berm and set back far enough that the highway never becomes an issue. the dog loved it and we loved getting around. the wifi went off early on in the trip and Edwin came to fix it. He also gave us great tips for restaurants which we used. the easy access from the parking space to the front door meant that we were in and out without problem. We would definitely rent again from Ed.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect home for large groups or family

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful home. Very spacious, comfortable, and full of light. There were 7 of us in town for the Trailing of the Sheep Festival. Central location between Hailey and Kechum allows for travel to so many places of interest, including Galena Pass. We would

Recommend this home to anyone who likes privacy within and without, and would definitely come here again. Pricing is very reasonable considering all you get in this magnificent home.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrea. Please visit again sometime. Our fall colors are magnificent this year. It isn't too late to enjoy the leaves and it is shaping up to be a great snow year too. Everyone is enjoying this fall and winter is going to be amazing too!
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Fantastic house for our large group

  • 5 of 5

Great kitchen, hot tub, central location in the valley. No hesitation recommending this place.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking such great care of my home. The mountain biking is fantastic this fall and guests can take advantage of our convenient location to access all the great local trails.
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This place is so amazing!!! It was beyond our expectations and I would reccomendations

  • 5 of 5

Incredible. So clean and beautiful.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, beatiful location

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed staying that this house. We had a group of 15 at the house and everyone felt comfortable and we had enough space. The kitchen was a good size for a few people to be in. The kids loved the hot tub and playing outside in the yard. The beds were very comfortable. The additional suite behind the garage was great if someone needs more privacy. The place was kept clean. The check-in and out instructions were clear. They had everything we needed (except for food and consumables of course).

Good access to the highway. Although it is a few miles north of Hailey, it was easy to drive into town or to go to Ketchum/Sun Valley.

We had some issues with the internet, however they were resolved. The owner took care of us well, even calling on his own vacation to take care of it.

There is a canal that runs just a few feet from the house. This was a little stressful with small children

Overall, we had an excellent stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Fun for kids of all ages, our beautiful meandering stream is diverted from the refreshing waters of the Bigwood to create a picturesque landscape throughout our property. My two boys grew up as toddlers enjoying playing and fishing together with us on summer days, and we all have fond memories. Visitng little ones and their caregivers can take advantage of that too. Playing at our property in any season is great opportunity for outdoor participation together and can be fun for everyone.
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Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Golf Course
Nearest Ski
400 Metres
Free groomed ski trail/ North Valley Trail

Other Activities: Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing.

Minutes to Everything! We are 10 minutes to the south of the ski lifts and downtown area. The map on the advertising site is generated by the advertising site and doesn't accurately portray the exact location.


Rates & Availability

Sun Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October Last Minute
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 27 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
Jazz Fest
Oct 20 2016 - Oct 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Late October
Oct 28 2016 - Oct 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
November 2016 special
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
Fall Specials 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 12 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Early Dec. 2016
Dec 13 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Early Snow Dec 2016 #1
Dec 16 2016 - Dec 19 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $6 per night, per additional guest
Christmas Holiday 2016
Dec 20 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
Chistmas Eve, Day 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years 16'-17'
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
Winter Ski 2017 Pre Book Sale!
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Boulder Mountain Tour 2017
Feb 3 2017 - Feb 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
July 4th 2017
Jul 4 2017 - Jul 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Onsite Maint. & Comms. $195
Pet Fee $90
Required Supplemental damage protection $79
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed with a payment.
In the upper right hand column of this ad, you can input your dates and receive a quote. Stays over 10 days: please contact the owner for a custom quote to have the correct charges emailed to you. Feel free to click the email the owner button with further questions or to find a special rate for your event. Multiple pets? Ask owner for correct pet fee quote. Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Service fees are per week. To review all of our policies including cancellation, click " book now" in at the top of this page. You can review the rental agreement links on the next page without making any obligation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Sun Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Steam shower. Flat sink : watch the water disappear...
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Additional Suite Bath - toilet , shower
    Garden Suite Bath - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Suite + Interior Balcony - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , A giant room w/fireplace, balcony, steam shower, jacquzzi
    Additional Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , in addition to a bed, there's a pullout sofa in this room
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , There's a secret loft in this room as well. Fun!
    Garden Room - 1 queen , Private and beautiful. Enjoy the garden view!
    Portable beds in M. Suite - 1 king , 1 queen , portables placed anywhere. I suggest the interior balcony..
    Optional upgrade: Guest House (2 bed 2 bath) - 1 king , 1 queen , Add Guest House for an additional fee if availabile
  • There are 5 Bedrooms. The master is fantastic and occupies the entire second floor, but don't overlook the Additional Suite with it's own private entrance or the very private Garden Room. Sleeping 16: 5 bedrooms x 2 guests in the standard king or queen bed =+10. 1 queen sized , 1 full sized pullout in master+ additional suites= +3 2 queen sized plus portable beds= +3 Total of above =16. Note: The "sleeps 16 " designation is an upper limit based on the services we feel we can provide at the prices stated. Larger groups may be interested in adding the beautiful and private 2 bed 2 bath guest house on the same estate. Inquire with the owner.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Private trout stream (seasonal), walk to world class fly fishing, bike path, walk to groomed cross country ski trails, 10 minutes to ski lifts.

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