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Beautiful Slopeside Cottage #85 on Buttercup chair

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 116 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Here is a place where you can play hard, or just hang out and relax. This beautiful cabin will make you feel right at home. With top-notch beautiful furnishings throughout and with 1,250 sf of space, it is a great place from which to enjoy the resort. You are right on the slopes by the Buttercup Chair, with great views of the mountain on one side, and views of the forest, with Lake Cascade and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in the distance, on the other. It is a wonderful place to read, relax, or enjoy some movies, with a DVD library that will keep the adults and kids happy. There is even a private outdoor hot tub with views of the slopes for additional relaxation! The fully equipped kitchen allows you to fix any of your favorite meals.

The master bedroom has a king bed with a memory foam mattress that may be one of the most comfortable mattresses you will ever sleep on. From the master bedroom there is access to the covered deck as well as a soaker tub in the bathroom. Upstairs there is a bunk bed with a double bed on the bottom and a single on top, plus a pullout single trundle bed underneath. The upstairs bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with a shower.

Tamarack is one of Idaho's treasures, with great alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, biking, hiking, boating, and nature viewing. Beautifully designed, the resort has an ambience that immediately brings a sense of relaxation and being a part of nature.

The resort has won multiple awards and accolades including Ski magazine's Best of the Blues, Rookie of the Year for the West Bliss run, an article in the New York Post entitled, 'Five Slopes You Have Never Skied (But Probably Should)', an article in USA Today entitled 'Ten Great Places to Pursue Your Halfpipe Dreams', as well as a ranking of #3 in the nation for its cross-country skiing by USA Today. More Summer fun is available on Tamarack's IMBA-designed trails. There are 30 miles of trails across open meadows and down forested slopes, as well as a technical skills park. More adventure is available on the nearby Payette River with world-famous Class IV runs for the experts, and more family-friendly rapids ranging from Class I floats to Class III rapids.

The keyless entry system allows direct access to our place without having to check in or pick up a key. You should be aware that there is a long stairway from the parking area up to the cottage. It is not appropriate for guests with significant mobility issues. Downstairs there is an additional half-bath off the kitchen. The cottage now also features high speed internet via wifi. The great room has a 42 flat screen TV as well as a DVD player that allows connecting to multiple online streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon, and many DVDs for viewing, in addition. CDs are also available to play on the Bose CD/radio player.

Our place is right on the ski run during the winter and bike and hiking tails in the summer. So, you'll never be far from the fun anytime of year. We also have plenty of games, books, videos and music to keep the whole family entertained after a day of playing outside.

The keyless entry system allows direct access to our place without having to check in or pick up a key.

The pool, exercise room and outdoor spa at the Osprey Lodge are available. The zip line, half day rafting adventures and mountain bike rentals are also available at the sports dome. Also, there is a marina with all kinds of water toy and boat rentals at lake Cascade.

Off season Spring and Fall

All restaurants and resort amenities close during the shoulder seasons. You are truly in a cabin in the woods with the main activities being those that you create: hiking, biking, board games and hot tubbing.

Keywords: beautiful, tranquil, luxurious, ski-in, ski-out

More Details

Mitch and Margit
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
12 March, 2018

Why Mitch and Margit chose Donnelly

The ambience at this resort is wonderful. You arrive and feel relaxed right away. We fell in love with this place the first time we visited, for its forested mountain setting, uncrowded family-friendly skiing, and miles of great trails.

What makes this cottage unique

ski-in, ski-out -- you can put your skis on after stepping off the porch and take off; uncrowded resort skiing; miles of groomed skate-skiing; walk to nearby restaurants, miles of forested biking trails on and off mountain.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Donnelly, Idaho

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 116 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sofa bed/futon , 3 bunk bed , The bunk bed could sleep 5, but recommended for children
  • King size beds (1) luxurious memory foam mattress-- sink away! The upstairs bunk is actually 3 beds; single on top, double below, with a third bed that pulls out from below the double.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Spa and massage are available at Osprey Lodge.


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Beautiful Slopeside Cottage #85 on Buttercup chair
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 52 reviews

beautiful setting, comfortable space, clean hot tub!

  • 5 of 5

we very much enjoyed our stay at this property! we had everything we needed to be able to relax and unwind for a few days.

  • Review Submitted: 11/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway. A winter beauty!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the end of January. The Cottage is beautiful and so comfortable. We had everything we needed.

It snowed 10" while we were there. It was great to have the car tucked away in the garage, a crew come and plow/shovel the walk, driveway & deck while we enjoyed the fireplace inside and the hot tub on the deck.

We took a nearby Wagon Elk Feed ride, took the short drive to McCall to see the sculptures, but pretty much stayed in the Cottage.

I have to say, the best part? Everything was great, but the bed was amazing! The best bed ever. We wanted to take it home!

We go about 5 times per year, going different places booked with VRBO, and this is by far our favorite. We are already making plans to come back.

Thank you so much. You have a wonderful place!

Rhonda & Lee

  • Review Submitted: 08/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place, Worth the cost!

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time, this cabin was in the perfect location. The hot tub was just right and the cabin itself was clean and spacious. Loved it! Thanks for the great weekend getaway. :)

  • Review Submitted: 05/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage getaway

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our Thanksgiving getaway to this Tamarack cottage. Master bed was comfortable, living space was cozy, hot tub was relaxing, and kitchen had what we needed as far as amenities. Since we stayed for 5 days, we brought a couple coolers and with snowfall uncertain, we packed extra clothes. Only drawback was packing everything up to the cottage upon our arrival and when we left. **Would not recommend this property for those with mobility issues because of this. But overall, a very enjoyable stay and a place we would definitely visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 08/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a couple of quiet days; we hiked, watched movies, slept, sat in the hot tub, and drank copious amounts of wine in the cottage, would definitely recommend and stay again! The cottage is wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Me and my wife had this cottage booked for 4 nights July 18th, of coarse all 4 days rained and snowed but we got lucky to have 1 day of fishing, and the fishing was no good. It took us a day before we called the owner because the heat would not work but on a dime she had someone there and got fixed. I will totally stay again thank you.

Jim and Joyce Bruegeman

  • Review Submitted: 29/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Please note: This property is located at 85 Clearwater Court, on the Buttercup Chair. Lake Cacade borders the resort with a full-service marina that rents SUPs, kayaks, sailboats and more. There is a zip line on the mountain covering 4,475 ft with a 1,700 ft elevation drop; as well as lift served mountain biking with many trails for hiking on the mountain. For those who enjoy the adrenaline rush of whitewater, guided rafting trips are available through the resort. Additionally, there is a whitewater kayak park located in nearby in Cascade. Enjoy relaxing in natural hot springs? Gold Fork Hot Springs are located 14 miles from Tamarack.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$114.69
Additional Guest Fee AU$0 - 19.11 per person per night
Damage Deposit AU$127.43

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.