|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
Wow: Location, Location, Location!!!
Ideally situated just below Snowbird and Alta in the Wasatch National Forest.
This secluded and serene cabin has Little Cottonwood Creek in its backyard with granite cliffs, rocky crags, pristine forest and even valley views from the three decks, five skylights and many windows.
Approximately eight minutes from world class Snowbird and Alta ski resorts you never get stuck in hours of traffic at the mouth of the canyon because you are already in the canyon-yet grocery stores, nightlife and restaurants are only ten minutes down Little Cottonwood road. (On snowy days, take advantage of owners resident pass which grants you access in and out of closed canyon).
This one of a kind three story hundred year old pioneer cabin has more than doubled in size with a 1000 square foot addition. The original section has been beautifully restored and the rest of the home totally renovated throughout.
No detail has been overlooked and every amenity has been thoughtfully provided for your care-free stay.
Cabin still has original outside stone cooking stove but now features totally decked out gourmet twenty foot long indoor kitchen with fireplace and gathering area! The all granite counters, top of the line stainless steel appliances and a built-in eight foot granite eating island give real meaning to the joy of cooking!
After a great day on the slopes or playing outdoors relax in the two person jacuzzi or the soaking tub upstairs. Then enjoy dinner and a crackling fire. Finally, take in a movie before bed (over fifty new title dvd's to choose from) in the spacious living room (seriously, the couch is 17 feet long) with the 60 inch TV and surround sound theater system.
Wood floors and wood ceilings abound in this gorgeous cabin and the bedrooms are huge and meticulously decorated. One of the bedrooms upstairs even has a built in 'mini cabin' for the kids to play in while adults enjoy free time!
It is a unique and memorable experience to stay in a forest, breathe fresh mountain air, drink pure Rocky Mountain spring water, relax in complete luxury with all the comforts of home AND ski the greatest snow on earth all in one vacation! Hope to see you here!
Keywords: Ski cabin, Snowbird ski rental, Alta ski rental, Utah vacation rentals, ski vacation home,
We are a husband/wife construction team and the parents of five beautiful children ages five to eighteen..
My husband (general contractor) and I (historic renovator and design specialist) have been building and restoring properties together for thirteen years. We have property on the National Historic Register and take a great deal of pride in our work. Please see VRBO #271573 for our last project. Our work together is top-notch as we are both perfectionists and artists at our craft. This is our life-love and we hope to share it with you!
debbie purchased this cabin in 2011
We are entirely smitten by this canyon and its pristine and total beauty during all four seasons. We are avid skiers (all seven of us ski together weekly) and Snowbird and Alta Resorts provide the best skiing we have ever experienced. We will most certainly retire here when our children grow up. Thus, when this renovation project came up, we just couldn't say no!
Best of both worlds!
We love being in nature and yet being close to everything the city has to offer too!
This is a great get away and a peaceful respite from the hectic bustle of everyday life. Our children laugh, play, swing, catch lizards and we go on walks and investigate nature up here. We cook great meals and spend quality family time together playing games, watching movies and just hanging out. What more could you ask for!?!
We stayed here over the Christmas holiday. The cabin is beautiful and the kitchen has everything you could want to cook all your meals.
The beds are very comfortable and there are many. There is a play house in the upstairs room that is adorable. The drives to the ski areas were short. As other reviews mentioned you will need 4 wheel drive when the snow is heavy. Salt Lake City is only 10-15 min away.
We had a wonderful time playing in the snow.
The only negatives we found are the TV and Net. The channels are few and there is no Netflix. The owner did try to get Netflix to work but was unable. The internet has no security so when my son had to do any work he had to drive to town to get a signal. I did see that the internet had previously had a password so maybe it had been changed and that was the problem ….
The owners were very nice and answered all of our questions.
Overall it is a beautiful property. It is a perfect place to totally get away from it all.
Our family of six, including four tough-to-impress, older/grown kids spent mid-March at the cabin and EVERYONE had a wonderful experience!
We had great communication with the owners from the beginning and, once there, they quickly answered every single (silly) question we asked.
We landed at SLC late at night and were able to find the cabin and get in within 25-30 minutes.
DO heed the 4x4 rental warning. We needed it on the last two days when we went overnight from highs of 66F to 12" of snow!
The cabin itself is spacious; The owners threw in many nice details - different coffees, teas, soaps, bath salts, etc. The kitchen has every possible small appliance and cooking tool you could need - rice cooker, griddle, great pans, baking sheets, pyrex-es, etc.
The long, beautiful kitchen counter and huge sofa allowed us to enjoy dinners and the ensuing lazy evenings together, after our tiring ski days. There's a nice fireplace inside and a great firepit area outside the front door. There's also a really nice creek not 50 steps from the cabin, which kept the kids entertained for hours with trout sightings and cool pools to wade into (yes, in March! :).
Within a mile's walk, there is a popular rock climbing area (The Gate, The Thumb, etc.) that can keep you busy in good weather. Also, on our day off from skiing, we visited Lisa Falls and Hidden Falls - both are mild, short hikes for kids (or lazy/sore-legged teenagers ;)
For other Utah first-timers - There are two main roads that lead you to the skiing areas - One to Snowbird and Alta (6 miles from cabin!). The other to Solitude and Brighton (about 20 minutes).
Being that close to the ski areas not only made it quick and convenient to ski but also kept you in the mountain environment as opposed to a hotel in the nearby town. (~11 miles to the 24-hour WalMart)
Additional random info:
Although I am partial to Google Maps, use Apple Maps to map the cabin address. G-Maps did NOT find the address!
For ski lift tickets, we went for a Super Pass which let us ski any of the four ski areas mentioned.
We rented from Creekside Sports Rental (8a-5p) at the base of Snowbird's Entry #1. (again, just 6 miles away!).
Creekside gave us a 40% discount with the SuperPass. Try to get the SuperPasses first - Creekside needs the actual pass (not your printed proof) to give you the discount.
Brighton has night skiing. (not Wednesdays, I think.)
The SuperPass lets you ski Brighton and Solitude on the same day.
From the day we arrived until the day we left we had such a great time staying at this property. The house was so gorgeous and had everything that we needed. Sufficient beds for everyone to sleep in, the beds were so comfortable that I couldn't wait to go back to sleep when I woke up.
The kitchen was fully stocked, big stove range and oven which was great for cooking for multiple people. We even grilled out one night with the grill on the back porch. The house is stocked with plenty of board games, TV, and Netflix.
We had such a great stay, we really hope to come back soon!
We loved the cabin!! It was so beautiful. Everything from the full kitchen, to the comfy beds in every room, to the foot mas-sager we found in the kitchen lol. We will definitely be coming back next year!
The cabin was well stocked and maintained. From the beds to the kitchen to the living room all was in order and very nicely laid out. We had everything we needed no trouble at all.
First time using vrbo and first time at Snowbird canyon. Exceeded our expectations by far. What a beautiful place that is set up perfectly. Perfect location. Owner was way easy to work with. Went very easy and we had a blast!!
Mountain and Road biking, cross country skiing, hiking, fishing and snowshoing right out front door. Two world class ski resorts (Alta and Snowbird) just minutes up the road!
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£244|
|Cleaning/Linen||£122 + Tax|
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.