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The Retreat on Badger 5BR/3.5BA

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 3,300 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Loft, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 15-17)

'The Retreat on Badger' completed in the fall of 2011 is fully furnished with leather reclining sofas, granite counter tops and a breathtaking view of Bear Lake and the valley.

Perfect for family reunions or for a couple seeking a quiet getaway in Garden City. Cabin offers amenities such as a 47' 3D TV with glasses and surround sound speakers, and pool table on site. Cabin is equipped with sheets, bath towels, and bedding with washer and dryer onsite.

Property features include:

• MAIN LEVEL offers a spacious open floor plan with wall-to-wall windows offering a breath-taking panoramic view of Bear lake, access to fully wrap-around covered trex deck, picnic and barbecue; a fully equipped kitchen with solid wood floors, 9’ center island with bar stools, granite counters, open dining and family room with vaulted ceiling, open exposed log beams, and gas-log fireplace; family room includes leather reclining couch, sofa and recliner, 3D TV with 3D DVD player, Direct TV satellite and surround sound speakers with ipod/iphone adapter; half bath; laundry room with washer/dryer; and, master bedroom suite with double sinks, jetted tub and spacious shower.

• UPSTAIRS LEVEL is accessed by an open staircase to a loft overlooking the living room. A futon sofa (Full bed) and panoramic views of Bear Lake make it perfect for relaxing, reading, or enjoying games and conversation; two large bedrooms: queen log beds and full bath

• DOWNSTAIRS LEVEL provides access via staircase to the game room with t.v. for gaming, extra refrigerator, and pool table; two bedrooms: 1 queen log bed, 1 twin over full bunk and 1 twin over twin bunk.

* Kitchen includes dishes, knives and utensils, cookware and bake-ware, coffee-maker, dishwasher, microwave, side-by-side refrigerator, ice maker. Bathrooms and bedrooms include all bedding, linens and towels.

• This establishment is a NO smoking and NO pets allowed property. No exceptions made.

• AMPLE PARKING for vehicles, boats, trailers; minimum grade to parking, easy 2-3 steps to access main living area.

With year round access this recently completed cabin offers accommodations for skiing at Beaver Mtn, snow mobiling or summer actives at the lake.

Get it all at 'The Retreat on Badger'

Keywords: Home, Bear Lake, Cabin

More Details

Member since: 2012
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Sweetwater in Garden

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Basement Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Main floor Bathroom - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Main Floor
    Loft - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Downstairs Bedroom - 2 Bunk Bed , twin over twin and twin over full bunk beds
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

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The Retreat on Badger 5BR/3.5BA
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews

excellent family getaway

  • 5 of 5

Owners very responsive, this was out second visit. This cabin works well for our family.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was wonderful. Had a great time with the entire family. Clean, well cared for property.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corvallis, OR

Perfect for our small family reunion

  • 4 of 5

The Retreat on Badger was perfect for our family reunion of 17. The view of the lake is fantastic, and the proximity to Rendezvous Beach and Garden City was perfect. The cabin is beautiful and well-maintained. We enjoyed the games and puzzles, and the kids loved the play structure outside. There were enough beds to comfortably sleep 13 people and then an additional two futons which accommodated 3 more. The futon in the game room is not very comfortable, but we had kids sleeping on it, and they didn't seem to mind. There are linens for the futons, one comforter and a few light blankets. We could have used one more larger comforter for the second futon. The cabin is well-stocked with regular towels, but we could have used some extra hand towels, wash clothes, and bar soap. One of the showers wasn't functioning properly while we we there. When I contacted the owner she promptly offered to have someone come out and fix it. We managed fine with one less shower, but I appreciated her offer and responsiveness. Overall it was a fantastic stay, and we would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Accomidations were even better than we expected. Great Value

  • 5 of 5

We have rented 3 different Cabins at Bear Lake. All had different pluses and minuses. This cabin is a wonderful setup for family gathering. Rec Room in the garage has pool table that was in use much of the time. The pingpong table had been recently broken, may want to confirm if it has been replaced if pingpong is an important consideration. VRBO writeup stated that access to the Ideal Beach resort was included, we called to confirm prior to visit and learned that resort access is not normally included. However, the owner was happy to leave entry passes. The Web site should be updated if resort access is not included. We found that everyone stayed entertained at the cabin and we ended up not going down to the resort. During the winter only the hot tub at is open anyway. If resort access is important I would recommend you call ahead and request that passes be left at the cabin. Great value for the price. Would highly recommend. We would love to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Happy mom

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful and amazing cabin!! We loved the views! Mostly we loved how beautiful and very clean the cabin was!

We will stay here again!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property with amazing views of the lake. Great parking if you have boats and toys. We had 4 vehicles with boats and jetskis and had plenty of room for more. There were linens and blankets for the beds but if you need to use the futons, there were none. A few extra linens and blankets would be nice. There were nice little extra touches like little soaps and Febreeze in all the bathrooms. We had 15 of us ranging from 6 mo to 88 and we were very comfortable! The beds are very tall so if you are short like granny (4' 11"), getting in and out of bed was an adventure. We found folding chairs and used them as step stools. However, my 6' 6" son loved them. Game room was fun and everything is furnished beautifully! Nice and clean. Beyond our expectations for a rental. Did I mention the amazing views? Overall excellent property and we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sweet Water Golf Course


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £116.7
Damage Deposit £301.16

Winter Holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years) $355./night.
Summer Holiday weekends (listed below) $519./night.
(Memorial day, July 4th & 24th, Raspberry days, Labor day).
Weekly discounts can be provided by contacting the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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