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Island Ranch Vacation Retreat: Solitude Amid Unlimited Recreation

View out Retreat's Great Room Window
2 reviews
View out Retreat's Great Room Window
Ranch House with Retreat on the Right
Wapiti in the Payette River
View of West Mountain
Retreat's Kitchen
Retreat's Great Room
TV Area in Great Room
Homestead Room
Blue Bedroom
Blue Room  Twin Beds
Homestead Room with Sink Area
Payette River in the Summer
The Meadow in Early Spring
Big Creek
The Meadow in Summer
Elk in The Meadow
Fall Color
Big Creek Fall
The Meadow in Fall
View from the Retreat--Winter
Payette River Winter
Ranch House in Winter
On the Way to the Warming Hut
Payette View Cross Country Trail
Big Creek in Winter
Big Creek Trail
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Cascade, Idaho
$200 of the owners fees are a refundable security deposit which is refunded by TripAdvisor after 7 days if everything is OK.

Regenerate and connect with family and friends in this idyllic setting!

Be totally surrounded by nature at Island Ranch Retreat.

Relish the privacy peace, and, solitude as the only guests of a 730 acre working cattle ranch in the middle of a high mountain valley in central Idaho.

Explore the 500 acre 'informal wildlife preserve' located on an Island in the Payette River and just out the back door of the Retreat. Seek out your perfect picnic, swimming or reading spot by investigating the many trails on the Island.

Relax and float the calm waters of the Payette River from town--Cascade--to the Island --about 2-3 hours-- or from the Island to the start of a popular white...
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About the Owner, Lynette A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Usually we will have someone to meet you and answer any questions you might have. We are in and out, but one of the partners lives on the property and is available to help or answer questions. If we happen to be away, our cell phone numbers or in a notebook in the Retreat.
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 for a stay in October 2016

We wanted to visit Cascade and see what this part of Idaho was like, after visiting biannually the area of Meridian and the wine country of the Sunny Slope. We had been driving in the Sawtooth Mountains and approached Cascade from the south on the most beautiful drive along a gorgeous river. As we climbed to the plateau where Cascade is located, we could not believe this immense, open area full of lovely ponderosa and spruce trees. The entrance to Island Ranch from the main highway is hidden, but because of excellent instructions from our hosts, we found it, and as we drove down the little road to the house, we became more and more enchanted with this beautiful property.The accommodation is so lovely - incredible windows on both sides of the huge living area. Unbelievably well-stocked kitchen with utensils and cooking ware galore! We had a lovely stay here - I was just recovering from a broken ankle, so I could not partake in hiking, or walking on the immense grounds, but all 4 of...

Management response:

We are always excited when someone enjoys the Retreat and Island Ranch as much as we do whether this is taking advantage of the relaxation or exploring the whole ranch. To us it is a very special place that we throughly enjoy sharing. We do hope you will come back and partake in the rest of the Ranch; we look...


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Brad Autu...
Nampa, Idaho
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

We had a wonderful weekend relaxing and enjoying the outdoors. The kids loved being able to run around and not worry about disturbing others. Nice and quiet. The views are amazing. The kids loved watching the Elk come down into the fields, play in the sandy beaches, and roasting s'mores. It was nice to get away from the busy life and slow down and enjoy one another. Far enough to be away from everyone and close enough to run into town or Cascade Lake.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:30 AM
No parties or special events held without the approval of the hosts.
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 King
    2 Sofas
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  • Damage Deposit: $289 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning: $123 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The Island Ranch Retreat is in the middle of Long Valley in Central Idaho. It is about 70 miles north of Boise and just off of Highway 55. We are in the middle of the Lake Cascade Recreation area with an abundance of activities available both summer and winter.
72 miles north of Boise on Highway 55
5 miles south of Cascade
6 miles to Cascade Lake
34 miles to Payette Lake
34 miles south of McCall
25 miles to Tamarack Golf and Ski Resort
41 miles to Brundage Ski Resort
31 miles to Jug Mountain Golf Course
6 miles to Cascade Golf Course
35 miles to Whitetail Golf Course
35 miles to McCall Golf Course
12 minutes to the start of the Carbarton whitewater run on the Payette River

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