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Slopeside Log Home Amazing Views Hot Tub Under the Stars

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Welcome to our real log home located in the middle of Powder Mountain Resort’s 5,500 acres of Utah powder snow. We built this home because we love the solitude and friendliness of Powder Mountain, not to mention the incredible powder! Ski out the door to Sundown lift or take a short walk to Timberline Lift. Either way there are no lockers, no buses, and no parking spots to fight for. Enjoy the groomed trails, which are not overcrowded or the fresh powder of the back country. Powder Mountain was voted #1 in snow by Ski Magazine's readers in 2005. If you want to hit more than one resort while in Utah, Snow Basin is 30 min. away, renowned for its verticals and home of the 2002 men’s Olympic downhill.

We’ve built a dream log home, hand crafted inside and out of huge lodge pole pine logs. Inside we have made comfort and beauty our prerogative. After a great day of skiing, curl up with a book in front of the fire and enjoy the panoramic mountain view of the sunset, sky and ski slopes through the vast windows from the great room and master loft suite. Or relax in the hot tub while watching the sun set and the moon rise. At night, enjoy the view of the resort’s night skiing, a favorite with locals and visitors alike. The basement has a mudroom equipped with a washer and drier and a boot drier to make sure everything is ready for the next days run. There is a two car garage for parking and stowing your gear.

If you love to cook the kitchen is well equipped with quality cookware, fine appliances, granite counter tops and a breakfast bar. Whip up a great breakfast before you hit the slopes and a dinner to celebrate a day of skiing and riding. A BBQ grill is available for those who enjoy cooking outdoors. Take a break in the middle of the day and warm your toes by the fire for lunch at home or at one of the restaurants on the mountain. If you choose not to shop, our mountain hosts will shop for you, before and during your stay. The Valley Market is 20 minutes away and five miles down the road is Wolf Creek Lodge and the town of Eden with a variety of dining, from casual to gourmet.

Quality beds from Simmons Beauty Rest and cozy furniture throughout the house are provided for your comfort. Feather duvets are provided for each bed as well as a choice of medium or firm pillows. The master bedroom suite bath has a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The French doors open to the loft for a spectacular morning view of the mountain right from your king size bed. Downstairs has a fourth bedroom, which can be utilized for the privacy of a couple, or a family room for the kids, complete with its own bathroom, TV, and pool table. A supply of games, books and puzzles for every age are provided.

In the summer you can enjoy the cool crisp mountain air and the quiet solitude of a mountain home. Enjoy views of the flora and fauna from every room in the house. We've seen deer wander by the kitchen window. Just minutes down the mountain, golf, fishing, hiking and boating are available in the beautiful upper Ogden valley. The deep blue Pineview Reservoir is a favorite summer recreation area. What a combination, the beauty of a lake with the snow-capped mountains in the background.

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Donna Nelson
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
1 April, 2018

About Donna Nelson

Hi, we are Donna and Joel Nelson. Donna is a toy store owner and Joel is a musician living in Key West, Florida. We have 3 grown children who we raised skiing at Pow Mow, a dog, a cat, and a bird. We've been married 30 years.

Except for hurricanes, we love living in the keys and enjoying all the outdoor water activities.

Donna Nelson purchased this house in 2006

Why Donna Nelson chose Eden

We fell in love with Powder Mountain for it's natural beauty, deep powdery snow, friendly people and lack of crowds. We were fortunate enough to build our dream log home right on the mountain

What makes this house unique

In the middle of the resort, ski- in ski out. Very nicely furnished and appointed. Tremendous views of the slopes through giant windows. The beauty of a hand crafted log home. Private Hot Tub in the warmth of the sun during the day and under the stars at night. Watch the sun set and the moon rise from the deck. Drive to on a plowed road.

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thanks so much for letting us use your place at Powder Mountain.

My husband and I grew up in snowy places, Cheyenne, WY and Chicago, so we have to make a trip every year from sunny Southern California. Although we are not skiers, we try to get our annual fix in Utah, Colorado, or the Tetons.

We have stayed at numerous places, but yours was by far the best!

Where else can you sit in your own front room with the fireplace and watch the skiers--both day and night?

And waking up in the master bedroom to look out at an all white mountain--heaven.

Your caretaker was fantastic. Anyone who stays there will know they have a great go-to local person.

Looking forward to our next visit,

Mar 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Eden

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No firepits or open fire of any kind, including candles.
  • No over occupying house
  • 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle required during Snow Season.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) Downstairs bedroom/game room has a Queen Log Bed., Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Log frame futon in loft and downstairs
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Boot drier


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Slopeside Log Home Amazing Views Hot Tub Under the Stars
average rating of 4.969697 based on 40 reviews

really terrific!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many different large, nice homes, but never one we liked better!! The views and location was amazing. All the small details, people extra helpful to any needs, faboulous cookwear, extra bedding, just a few things making this place unique. We definitely plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: 22/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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By far, my best vacation to date!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely gorgeous!!!!! I love to cook, and the kitchen was updated and had everything I needed to prepare all our meals. The view was incredible and overlooked the ski lift. Household accommodations couldn't have been any better...bedding, towels, games, books, and OMG, the HOT TUB!! Nothing better than sitting in a hot tub while it is snowing and looking up at the stars (just bring a hat)! :) The owners even helped us with our shuttle reservations and arranged for ski lessons for me!! Will definitely be returning!!

  • Review Submitted: 29/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Debra for your wonderful review. We are so happy you enjoyed the house and that the kitchen had everything you needed to cook. The hot tub under the stars or with snow flakes on your eyelashes is always one of my happy places. Your right though you do need a hat!! Glad that we could help with arrangements. We look forward to your next visit. Donna
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Mancation 13

  • 5 of 5

This was our thirteenth year of getting the boys - uncles, dads and sons - together for skiing. The home is perfect for access to one of the best skiing locales we have experienced. Restaurants are not an option here, so we cooked and celebrated the annual trip. Perfect for all the amenities.

  • Review Submitted: 10/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tom, we were so happy you picked our home and Powder Mountain for Lucky 13 Mancation. We try and provide our guests with everything they need to enjoy their stay at our home. It seems like your group feels the same way we do about the feel of Powder Mountain. It's all about the time you spend with family and friends, cooking and just hanging out. I hope to see you back next year for number 14. Cheers Donna & Joel
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Grasonville, Maryland

Head to the Summit for Sunset

  • 5 of 5

We meet friends of ours for the Eden Balloon Fest and stayed at Log Heaven on Powder Mountain. The views are spectacular! The beautifully decorated house is set up to accommodate both small and large groups, with a fully equipped kitchen and spacious comfortable bedrooms. One of the things we highly recommend is to drive/hike up to the summit for sunset. Absolutely stunning! There are plenty of trails to hike and bike, a hot tub to relax in after a day of activity on the mountain, and a well stocked grocery story just 10 minutes down the mountain. Also 10 minutes down the road is a nice golf course with tremendous views. The owners, Joel and Donna Nelson, were just great -- accommodating and responsive to our every need. We would highly recommend this lovely mountain home! PS The new artwork looked fabulous!

  • Review Submitted: 05/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crescent City, FL

Perfect August Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful August visit to Log Heaven in Powder Mountain!! Rode in a hot air balloon @ Ogden Valley Balloon & Artist Festival. Enjoyed hiking on the new Powder Mountain Biking & Hiking Trails and the gorgeous sunsets. The weather was perfect - warm, sunny days and cool nights. We did all of our cooking and entertaining in the well equipped kitchen and dining area. Played games, watched the scenery through the huge front windows, sat on the deck, watched movies and relaxed in the hot tub under the stars.

Log Heaven is perfect for families and groups - space to spread out or all be together. It is very easy to find, well centered for skiing, hiking or biking, and only a few minutes away from the well stocked Valley Market (grocery store).

The owners are very responsive to all of the family / group needs.

Can't wait to go back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 01/09/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy, We are so happy yu enjoyed the house and the mountain. Summer is a beautiful time up there. One of the hidden gems of Utah. I agree the weather is perfect and the views are amazing. Glad you got ti ride in a balloon, even if you don't watching the balloons fill up and launch is something for the bucket list. Hope to see you next year Cheers D
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Haymarket, Va

Gem across from Powder Country

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to drop you a line and tell you, yet again, how much we love renting your place at Powder. The house was fantastic and the views were even better. I think we spent the entire 5 days on the mountain hiking and boarding or on the front deck of the house. It could not have gone any better. Truly a gem in the mountains that everyone loved.

  • Review Submitted: 29/02/2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: John thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. It is always a pleasure to share our home with guests who truly love our home and the mountain Sitting on the deck after a day of skiing, soaking up the rays or watching the sunset over the mountain is one of my favorite parts of the day. Thank you as well for taking such good care of our home. We are happy to have your group back year after year and hope to see you next year as well.
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Salt Lake City
Nearest Ski
Powder Mountain


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$262.06
Damage Deposit AU$335.97

Cancellation Policy: Within 3 days of signing the contract a full refund will be given. From 3 days to 60 days prior to arrival penalty is one half the total rental amount, plus a $100.00 processing fee. Less than 60 days prior to arrival no refund will be given. Only security deposit and cleaning fee will be refunded. No refunds given for early departure of property, road closure or weather.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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