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Charming Stone Cottage in Canyon Near Alta & Snowbird

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Nestled in Little Cottonwood Canyon just below Alta & Snowbird, this cozy stone cottage offers both privacy and convenience. Ideal for family getaways, it's near resorts but away from the noise and bustle. With the charm of a two-story New England country house, it huddles beneath the tall canyon cliffs, surrounded by the woods, on a half acre. Views from its many windows afford scenic glimpses of the glacier-carved granite cliffs on all sides. Just far enough from the city to feel sequestered in another world but close enough to be shopping in less than ten minutes, you can enjoy the library of classics and best-sellers, Internet, TV-DVD, CD stereo, and a variety of board games, enough to let you leave the world behind. This 90-year-old cottage is built with the gray granite stone from the surrounding canyon and will be a place you'll want to escape to again.

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Giles and Annie Florence
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sandy in Salt Lake County

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
Notes:
Library & board games

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Charming Stone Cottage in Canyon Near Alta & Snowbird
average rating of 4.8 based on 10 reviews
5

Awesome dads' ski weekend

  • 5 of 5

Early March 2017, ski weekend with several old friends. House was great-- perfect spot between Alta/Snowbird uphill and Sandy (supermarket, restaurants, etc.) downhill. Even Solitude was only about 1/2 hour away. Snow was great.

House is very comfortable and well equipped We cooked some great meals there. This is a great spot for a group ski vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Little Cottonwood House

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time in this cottage. It was very well supplied with everything we needed for cooking and relaxing. Plus, great views of the cliffs from the windows and very secluded. It is very close to the Alta and Snowbird ski resorts. We enjoyed relaxing in the mornings and evenings before and after skiing. We would definitely come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming and cozy with lots of light

  • 5 of 5

I would stay here again. The Owner's were very nice and the location is great for enjoying access to Little Cottonwood Canyon and the resorts.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great location.

  • 4 of 5

Will probably look for this property again for future trips.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming cottage close to skiing

  • 4 of 5

We stayed over President's weekend with another family of three. Loved the feel of the house, very cozy (but not small), so homey, perfect for relaxing and conversation. The living room with fireplace and huge windows was the perfect gathering spot. The kitchen is small but we still cooked a turkey dinner and ate at the large dining room table.

Beds were good and bathrooms clean with great showers. An easy 10 minute drive up the canyons to Snowbird or Alta. Quick 15 minute drive down the canyon to Whole Foods. Loved the hospitality of the owners. Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So perfect

  • 5 of 5

I'm reluctant to say much as I don't want this place to get to popular. It's a true home in every sense of the word and the history of the place just adds to how special it is. We are still talking about it and the location to the slopes doesn't hurt either. Annie and Gilles where the best..

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sandy, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
9 Jul 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£742
for 3 nights
From
£247
 
 
Christmas/New Years
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,648
for 5 nights
From
£330
 
 
Martin Luther King Weekend
12 Jan 2018 - 16 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£989
for 3 nights
From
£330
 
 
Presidents Weekend
16 Feb 2018 - 20 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£989
for 3 nights
From
£330
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£927
for 3 nights
From
£309
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £779.9

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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