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Luxurious Handcrafted Log Home Minutes to Solitude or Brighton

Bedrooms 5
Space 325 m²
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

The Big Cottonwood Cabin, minutes from Solitude and Brighton ski resorts in the heart of the famous Wasatch Range, and a short drive to Alta and Snowbird, is a unique hand-crafted log home built in 1997 by a Master Craftsman. Furnishings include many original rustic log creations, each one a piece of art. Four bedrooms have queen beds, and the fifth has a bunk bed with full bed on bottom and twin bed on top.

The 3500 square foot cabin is carefully and tastefully decorated with each room having its own special ambiance. Enjoy the great room with its massive riverstone wood burning fireplace, or the game room with its own massive wood burning fireplace and attached full bar, or just relax in the private outdoor six person Jacuzzi.

The Smoke-Free Cabin has magnificent views of Solitude, Silver Fork and Big Cottonwood, and with it's southerly exposure, sunny afternoons will draw you to the exterior deck after a long day of hiking, skiing or just playing in the snow, where, if not careful, you can get sunburned even in the middle of winter.

No expense has been spared in the creation of this magnificent view log home, less than one mile to Solitude, two miles to Brighton and 45 minutes to Alta and Snowbird. Enjoy a vacation you will never forget in first class accomodations.

Keywords: Log Cabin Home

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
9 March, 2018

About The Owner

Taking a break during a bike ride arount Antelope Island

The Owner purchased this chalet in 2005

Why The Owner chose Salt Lake City

We've been coming to the Wasatch Range for over 40 years and finally found the perfect cabin in the perfect spot. World class skiing, incredible mountain biking, hiking, wild flowers, moose, deer and all sorts of forest and mountain creatures, plus just feeling like you're in heaven on earth. We get to experience mountain living from a luxurious 5 bedroom, 4 bath authentic log cabin with every possible amenity.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Salt Lake City

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Queen size Beds (4), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jacuzzi ...
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Two Woodburning Fireplaces, CD/DVD Player, Wireless DSL, Foosball table, Fully Equipped Kitchen, All Cooking Utensils provided, Jetted Tubs in 2 Bathrooms, 4x4 SUV required November 1-May 15


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(39 traveller reviews)

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Luxurious Handcrafted Log Home Minutes to Solitude or Brighton
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, amazing nearby rental just down the street. Hosts were incredibly responsive, helpful and lovely to coordinate with. Couldn’t have been nicer of easier. Definitely need a 4WD vehicle! Will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roswell, GA

Wonderful winter wonderland

  • 5 of 5

The Disman's home is everything you could want in a winter experience. The log cabin has such a great "feel" and the giant fireplaces are perfect. Lots of space for everyone with all you need throughout the home and in the kitchen. Each walk in and around the cabin revealed something new and exciting. We got almost 2 feet of snow the 5 days we were there so had to break out the snowblower, which worked perfectly. The Views are spectacular and you feel as if you're in a snowbound wonderland. Skied 3 mountains and did some snowshoeing. Having a ski rental shop within walking distance was great. We loved the outdoor hot tub and sauna - - - steamy and comforting!! We went to Park City one day to check it out, and were glad to get back to the solitude and beauty of Big Cottonwood. We stayed over Christmas 2017 - - - The Smith's from Roswell, GA

  • Review Submitted: 05/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you! My family and I had a great time during our stay at your cabin! The cabin itself is so beautiful and unique. The surrounding area was great, including the hiking trail right out the front door. Everything was clean and in tip-top shape. We wished we could have stayed longer!

  • Review Submitted: 15/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a mini family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We rented this 5 bedroom chalet for a family get together. The rooms were clean and spacious and the beds were comfortable. The kitchen was well-equipted and easy to work in. All the rooms were comfortable and well decorated especially the family room which had a beautiful view across the canyon to the Solitude ski area.We visited in the early summer so skiing was over but we used this home for sightseeing in the Salt Lake City area and hiking up out of the canyons into the mountains and this was a great location to do this. Mark was kind, accommodating and easy to work with. We would definitely recommend staying at this home. We'd come back in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 19/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tom S

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful log home is a skier's dream come true. Across the street from Solitude and minutes to Brighton–a short drive to Alta and Snowbird. Very comfortable with all the amenities you expect. Homey and spacious–perfect for family reunions and large groups. The five bedrooms were a big plus. Beautiful views of the mountains. Definitely need a 4-wheel drive vehicle to reach it in the winter. We will book it again next time we ski Utah.

  • Review Submitted: 20/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was an absolutely beautiful cabin overlooking the mountain, though is snowed almost the entire time we were there so we couldn't see it much. The furnishings and decorations were wonderful. We made a game out of finding additional little animals hidden in nooks around the home. It was a real treat to have a fully functioning kitchen complete with multiple sets of things, containers for leftovers, etc. It was incredibly clean and well stocked. Friday night over a foot of snow fell. The Canyon road was closed due to so many accidents with the snow so only those who were saying in the canyon could make it to the slopes. We were still getting first tracks at noon!! We particularly enjoyed the enormous fireplace! They aren't kidding when they say that all wheel or 4-wheel drive vehicles are required. The hills up to the home were a bit tricky. The hottub wasn't clean so perhaps call ahead and make sure it has been serviced recently.

  • Review Submitted: 26/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review. The hot tub is serviced weekly, which is recommended for a private residence, by a professional crew. Sometimes it does get dirty through heavy continuous use. Sorry to hear that it did not meet your expectations. I hope that in the future you will let our caretaker know so we can schedule an extra service to keep it clean through your stay. Thanks for staying with us.
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Snowshoe or ski in the national forest out the front door. Solitude and Brighton ski areas are minutes away. Snowfall averages over 500 inches of the lightest champagne powder in the U.S. Summertime is hiking and mountain biking at its finest and wildflower season is July/August.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Salt Lake City

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Ski Season
25 Feb 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
Wildflower/Fall Leaves/Snow
16 Jul 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest
Winter Break
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$637.15
Housekeeping AU$344.06
Tax Rate 11.92%

The property is also available for wedding parties (rehearsal dinner and/or wedding), corporate events and social or business gatherings for an additional fee. Occupancy is limited to registered guests and not more than 11 people in total unless advance arrangements have been made with the owner or the owner's agent. Credit card fees are for the account of the tenant. There is no fee for bank transfer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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