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Riverside Ranch - The Most Beautiful View in Idaho

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
estate
People
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday estate in McCall - Riverside Ranch

A luxury ranch home that fits perfectly into Idaho

A one of a kind property only 5 miles from McCall, Idaho perched on a ridge overlooking Jug Handle Mountain and your own private stretch of Lake Fork Creek.

This estate features a luxury ranch home that fits perfectly into the local Idaho environment as well as numerous outbuildings that complement the property.

From the house’s massive hand-crafted Amish beams, huge rock fireplaces, reclaimed wood flooring and towering windows…. to the majestic Payette River mountains and wide open meadow just out the door…. this is the Idaho of your dreams.

This one of a kind venue is set on 43 acres with magnificent mountain, river and meadow views. Lake Fork Creek and high mountain lakes and streams create some of the best trout fishing in the west.

In the winter, Valley County presents miles of groomed snowmobile trails and proximity to some of the best skiing in Idaho (Brundage Mountain, Tamarack Resort), making this truly a year round playground.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Cheryl Meinzer
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
5 December, 2016
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About Cheryl Meinzer

We sold our 65 year family farm in Colorado in 2014, and bought Riverside Ranch. It has become our passion to have a wonderful Idaho home that can be shared with others who will love it and respect it as we do. We live in San Diego, so McCall is a perfect get away. We look forward to meeting our guests and welcoming them to our serene country resort.

Cheryl Meinzer purchased this estate in 2014

Why Cheryl Meinzer chose Southwestern Idaho

We were intrigued by the home, the view of the creek, forest and Jug Handle Mountain. Coming from eastern CO, this is a pretty magnificent place to land. The fact that we are only the 2nd owner since the land was homesteaded in 1907 by a Finnish family, John and Johanna Johnson, is an interesting piece of history. Art Johnson, who was born on Riverside Ranch and lived there all of this life until 2002. He is a legend in the area.

What makes this estate unique

Most of the historic buildings on our property were built in 1906. The original log cabin was moved to Roseberry, a Finnish village on Farm to Market Road. It was dismantled and recreated log by log. The home was built in 2007, new made to look old. It is a very high end, well built home.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Riverside Ranch - The Most Beautiful View in Idaho
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
5

Beautiful property, fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 12 thoroughly enjoyed our stay at River Ranch. The children especially loved the creek, the media room and the horses. We all enjoyed the beautiful views from the decks. The house is gorgeous with a fully stocked kitchen and a large eating area. Owner Cheryl was fantastic to work with, very responsive to every inquiry and request.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great for families and friends - relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Riverside Ranch is heaven - a peaceful and beautiful location with all the amenities. The house is truly perfect. The town of McCall is quaint and has everything you might need while away. We came with our little girl who loved being out in the country! Go bike riding, hiking, boating or just sit on the porch with a glass of wine and enjoy the view. Book RR - you won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego
5

Ideal corporate retreat location!

  • 5 of 5

Riverside Ranch served as a perfect location to bring staff together for our annual planning retreat. The atmosphere is serene and relaxed providing an environment free of distractions and full of positive energy. Plenty of break out space as well as a central room that comfortably accommodated 18 people for group meetings. Lots of snow activities nearby (including sledding on the property) and restaurants within a few miles, but we enjoyed being able to fix most of our own meals at the ranch! Can't imagine a better spot for staff to bond, plan and re-energize!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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the South
5

Beautiful is an understatement

  • 5 of 5

As I drove deeper into the mountains from Boise, I knew that I would be staying in a special place. I had no idea HOW special and exceptional Riverside Ranch would be! I couldn't be happier with the lodging, amenities, atmosphere and view of this location! We were able to easily get into town and find our way back without having to drive for a very long time. The house itself is in immaculate condition complete with a great kitchen, living area, entertainment area (the recliners are SO comfortable), several bedrooms, and what very easily could be the best view I've seen from the porch - a great place for a morning cup of coffee.

This is a great property when you want to stay in the mountains that offers the perfect balance between isolation, relaxation, and adventure while still being able to visit town. Would definitely recommend this property and hope to be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lodge like house in magical setting

  • 5 of 5

Our organization had a retreat at Riverside Ranch and it was the perfect location for bonding, deep thinking and fun. The house has a very lodge like feel, it's warm and cozy while overlooking the beautiful snow covered meadow and mountains. We slept 12 comfortably (we could have slept more because blow up beds are provided) and we had 19 attend the retreat (the cottage was being remodeled, so some staff stayed at another house close by). We had enough room in the living room to meet and then we had several areas to break out into small groups. The theater room was perfect for viewing company videos - we were even able to Facetime on the big screen TV with an employee who couldn't make the trip. We cooked all of our meals in the well equipped kitchen. For fun, we sledded down the perfect hill from the house to the meadow. I can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, WV
5

Lovely, Beautiful, and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place. Came here for a staff retreat and enjoyed the ranch so, so much. VERY beautiful scenery, lovely and comfortable furnishings, very spacious... There was so much snow and it was so much fun to sled on the property and walk down to the creek bridge. The mountains behind the house are so beautiful with the sunrise and again with the sunset. All around a fantastic place. Would be great for a vacation!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Boise, ID
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Shore Lodge, Southwest Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
McCall Municipal Golf course, Jug Ranch
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
55
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Southcoast Grill, Rupert's, Steamer's, Shore Lodge
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Tamarack Resort and Brundage Mountain
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Payette Lake
Car: necessary

Located halfway between Tamarack and Brundage Mountain, both are an easy drive from Riverside Ranch, (18 miles) and boast some of the best powder skiing in Idaho! Also, only 7 miles from Payette Lake and located on the banks of Lake Fork Creek.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in McCall, Southwestern Idaho

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Holiday Season
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£7,514
for 7 nights
From
£1,062
 
 
Ski Season
7 Jan 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£3,477
for 4 nights
From
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£3,477
for 4 nights
From
£850
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £78
Refundable Damage Deposit £2,754
Tax Rate 8.0%

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in McCall in Idaho

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 5653 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main Level Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink Vanity With Great Storage
    Ground Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sink Vanity and Walk In Shower
    Large Upstairs Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Southeast Bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Powder Room / Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Located on Main Level Near Living Room
  • 4.5 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Ground Floor Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Main Level Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sitting Room Sofa Bed
    Large Upstairs Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Day Bed
    Southeast Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Magnificent East and South Views With Private Deck
  • 4 Bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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