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West Ketchum Sun Valley French Cottage - 5 Blocks to Main Street

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Cottage, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 11)

Welcome to West Ketchum.

Our French chateau inspired cottage is close to everything and far from nothing.

Imagine being walking distance to downtown Ketchum yet peacefully removed from the bustle and noise of Main street...all in the same spot. 

Step inside our Sun Valley cottage to find sandstone floors, fine hardwood details and hand plastered walls throughout the custom handmade 2 structure property. 

The large backyard and garden are an oasis of foliage in the Summer and a stunning backdrop of snow covered aspen trees come Winter time. Bald mountain hovers directly behind the property. 

Every corner will surprise you with quality, detail, fit and finish. 

The large living room has two couches and contains an HDTV gathering area, wood fireplace and wet bar that allows everyone to spend time together and relax.

The Bose sound system pumps out rich musical backdrops while the dramatic above cabinetry lighting sets the mood for a sensational evening. 

Everyone stays in the mix with kitchen, dining and living room all connected and opening directly onto the expansive back patio and side BBQ and hot tub area. 

Whether enjoying the aroma of wild thyme over a glass of wine on the slate patio or a cool cocktail in the hot tub with snow falling, the seasons will delight you at our one of a kind home. 

Nothing else in Sun Valley is like it!

More Details

Richard Lomas
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018

About Richard Lomas

Originally purchased in 1997, our family continues to enjoy visiting the Wood River Valley for holidays, get together, skiing, snowmobiling, hiking and more. We're very excited to be able to share our wonderfully unique home with visitors!

Richard Lomas purchased this house in 1997

Why Richard Lomas chose Ketchum

Our family has been visiting Sun Valley since the 1960's as there's just nothing else like it. The combination of small town charm along with world class amenities and superb skiing make Ketchum & Sun Valley unbeatable!

In terms of our property in particular...Simply put, there's nothing else like our house in the Ketchum area. It's a made by hand French styled chateau/cottage with tremendous craftsmanship throughout. Beautiful natural woods & stones adorn the inside and out.

What makes this house unique

Being so close to town as well as having 2 structures on the property allows all visitors to enjoy time together as well as maintaining multiple daily itineraries. People can walk to and from town and the adjacent outdoor activities all throughout the day as they see fit.

Additionally, our home in particular is unique with its French inspiration and superb level of hand craftsmanship.

West Ketchum truly is the best of both worlds. We have full outdoor enjoyment areas yet are walking distance to Main Street. It's a real treat!


Ketchum House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath (Lower) - toilet , tub , shower
    Master Bath (Upper) - toilet , shower , Large space that opens onto a private upstairs balcony
    Apartment Bath - toilet , shower
    Main House Day Bath - Adjacent to Main House living spaces. Great for day use.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Main House Twin Room - 2 twin/ single , Connects to Cubby Room 1
    Apartment Master - 1 queen , Located in above garage suite
    Main House Cubby 1 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Accessed through Twin Room - Futon Bed
    Main House Cubby 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Has own entrance from upstairs foyer
    Apartment Pull-Out Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Single mattress pulls out from couch in living space
    Main House Master (Lower) - 1 king , A stunningly comfortable Dux brand king bed
    Main House Master (Upper) - 1 queen , Elevated four poster bed with dramatic mountain views
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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West Ketchum Sun Valley French Cottage - 5 Blocks to Main Street
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

8 of our family came together for a Birthday celebration and had a great time! Beautiful house, lovely patio and easy access to hiking and town! The description of the home and pictures were right on target. Wonderful for all. Thank you for opening your house to us!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words Cathie and for staying with us. We really hope you and your family will be back again sometime! -Richard
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and garage apartment on Rocking Horse were exactly what we needed. Both are tastily decorated and are more than adequately furnished with everything one might need. We also appreciate the quick responses from the owner to our questions. Being near the Hemingway school and its large play areas were a big plus for us and our grandchildren.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James for the nice words. We very much enjoyed having your family stay at the house and hope you'll come back and join us again some time. Cheers -Richard
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House was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Great house beautifully stocked kitchen, great location close to town easy access to mountain and Ketchum activities.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at the house and your kind words Roy! Please come stay again some time! Cheers -Richard
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Pleasant, convenient

  • 5 of 5

Great location close to town and skiing, well-appointed kitchen for big family dinners. Easy in and out. The only thing that would make it better is blinds in the bedrooms - the view is lovely but the early morning sun is bright.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kinds words and for staying with us! Window coverings are indeed on our Spring additions list! Please come back again in the future! Cheers - Richard
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Incredible property in the heart of Ketchum!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property with more than enough beds for our group of 9. Kids had their space and loved the hot tub! Double ovens made cooking big meals a breeze! Home and kitchen is extremely well appointed. Definitely will be staying here again!!! Loved the view and the experience.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda thank you so much for staying with us and taking such wonderful care of our home. Please come and stay again in the future! -Richard
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Charming, well equipped house.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this house. It is just lovely and super well-equipped. Owner is exceedingly responsive. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for joining us again this year Bob - We look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Sun Valley Airport (Hailey, Idaho) KSUN
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Lefty's Bar & Grill (Washington & 6th Street)
Nearest Golf
1.4 Miles
Bigwood Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 75 (Main Street in Ketchum)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Rickshaw (Washington & 8th Street)
Nearest Ski
1.1 Miles
Sun Valley Ski Resort (Bald Mountain)
Car: necessary

Just 1/4 mile behind the house is wonderful fly fishing in the Big Wood River. A trail head that's 100 yards from our driveway leads right to the river.

Additionally, there is a magnificent public tennis court (2 courts) just a few hundred yards from the house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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