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Last Minute Summer and Fall Savings: Luxury Estate, Minutes to Everything

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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

Owner
Edwin Lynt
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

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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Amenities

Sun Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Note: 89 to 60 day cancellation refund is only valid if you buy "cancel-for-any-reason insurance" .See Renter Agreement below for full cancel details
  • Note that "Maximum Occupancy" is not the suggested number of guests.
  • We love pets but do not allow puppies. Charges are per pet. Multiple pets- The shopping cart doesn't show the correct pet rate.: ask for a quote.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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!
    Optional upgrade: Guest House (2 bed 2 bath) - 1 king , 1 queen , Add Guest House for an additional fee if availabile
    Portable floor beds in M. Suite - 4 twin/ single , portables placed anywhere. I suggest the interior balcony..
  • 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 guests in standard beds. 1 queen sized futon couch for 2 guests and 4 twin sized plus portable beds= another 4 accommodations. 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.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Private trout stream (seasonal), walk to world class fly fishing, bike path, walk to groomed cross country ski trails, 10 minutes to ski lifts.

Reviews

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5

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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Wonderful stay thanks

  • 4 of 5

Very nice accommodation

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful retreat, helpful host

  • 5 of 5

Our group enjoyed this spacious home as a team retreat. The place was beautiful and peaceful. When there was a minor issue, the host was absolutely helpful. Definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful !

  • 5 of 5

This house was our first stop on a three state fly fishing trip through Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. There were only four of us and the house accommodates 16! We had everything we needed to cook meals in the gourmet kitchen, plenty of room to settle into evenings of relaxation and even a bike bath across the road for early morning jogs before our fishing adventures. Beds were super comfy, and the design of the house made it cozy and restful even though it's a large estate. The owner was even available to walk us through television remote operation so we could watch our beloved WARRIORS in the playoff games. Just a short drive to Silver Creek where you'll find amazing fly fishing.

We hope to stay again with more friends in tow!

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

Great spot, friendly and helpful manager.

  • 5 of 5

Very large-- great for big groups. Just down the road from ketchum. Clean, nice, and new. I'd stay again!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice home

  • 4 of 5

Not bad for a rental home near Sun Valley. We considered this home just to be away from noise. Although, we could hear the highway in our bedroom in the morning, it would quiet out at night. Overall - we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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.

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Rates & Availability

Sun Valley House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Specials #3
Aug 9 2017 - Aug 22 2017
1 night minimum stay
$179
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Specials # 4 2017
Aug 23 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$259
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 3 2017
1 night minimum stay
$1,200
Flat fee
 
 
Summer End 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$199
$690
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Save 30% Fall Special #1 2017
Sep 7 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$298
From
$398
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest
 
Save 30% Fall Special #2
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$298
From
$379
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,945
$7,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Jazz Fest
Oct 19 2017 - Oct 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,389
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$590
Thu,Fri
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Holiday 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$690
From
$1,200
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Chistmas Eve, Day 2017
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$2,400
Flat fee
 
 
New Years 17'-18'
Dec 27 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$590
From
$995
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Jan 5 2018 - Feb 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$545
From
$690
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Boulder Tour
Feb 2 2018 - Feb 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
$900
Flat fee
 
 
Nightly Rate
Feb 17 2018 - Feb 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
$890
From
$890
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2018
Feb 18 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$545
From
$690
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,998
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$659
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,495
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$419
From
$590
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,798
$12,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $195
Additional Guest Fee $7 per person per night
Pet Fee $90

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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