We love the abundant options for hikes. Our dogs enjoy a sniffing safari without the burden of a leash!
Country/City Mouse Dream House

Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed
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Ages 2 - 12
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Under 2
2 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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True Bed and Breakfast with friends lol bed, private bathroom & kitchen.
Across street from 25 acres of trails
5 min. drive to 130 mile trail system
5 min. drive to downtown
5 min. walk to bus
25 min. drive to Mountain Snow Resort

The space

Our cozy, elegant home is situated in a family-friendly, quiet neighborhood which feels like you're living in the country. Although we're just 10 minutes from downtown Boise, we're walking distance from 25 acres of off-leash trails for hiking or cycling in high-dessert splendor.

We operate short and long-term furnished bedroom rentals which include a healthy breakfast for short-term guests. Longterm renters become housemates; laundering their own linens and supplying their own groceries.

We have one large guest room in a 1,500 sq. foot sunny walk-out basement which includes a kitchen, 3 person sauna in the massage room, fitness room and large home theatre equipped living room. Outdoor areas offer a large front-yard with a relaxing shaded patio. The fenced back-yard has a deck, large patio, and an organic garden with berry bushes and several fruit trees.

This Bedroom for 1 - 2 guests offers a queen bed, desk, dresser, dual night stands with lamps. Slippers for your use in closet. Large private bathroom has separate bath, sink areas.

To book the larger 4 person bedroom, go to "Fabulous Find for your Family". Message us if you would like to book both bedrooms at a discount, the entire lower level or the entire 3,000 sq. foot house. This home is perfect for a family reunion or other special event! Includes 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Please note that only 12 guests are permitted overnight. If you will have more guests for your event during the day, please inform us prior to booking.

Guest access

The comfortable bright guest suite features:
• Kitchen to prep your meals. Generously stocked with snacks, drinks & a vast array of breakfast items
• Living Room Home Theater system offers 7 feet of movie viewing, Bluray access to Movie/TV sites, several board games, 12 foot leather sectional sofa with 2 recliners & sofa bed. Spare chairs for more friends. Cozy sofa pillows & blankets.
• Business center - printer, paper, office supplies
• Weight room with Elliptical machine & Bowflex, yoga mats & dvd's, free weights & bench, swiss ball
• Spa room with 3 person sauna & massage space

Outdoor areas include:
• Tranquil front patio with cozy furniture, large shade trees and calming water fountain
• Covered back patio with in-table fire pit, comfy chairs, side tables & sunbathing loungers
• Spacious Deck has large table seating 8 and side tables for outdoor dining with a view of trees, hills and amazing sunsets!
• Dog play area with toys, water & food dishes
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2 car garage
Ample closet space
Large upstairs laundry

• Recreation equipment for rent with $100 damage
deposit held on your credit card:
> 2 mountain, 1 road bike & helmets $20/day each
> 2 snowboards with full gear $20/day
> Complete golf club set $15/ day
> Inflatable raft & floating tube $20/day
> 2 Backpacks @ $20/day each
> Extensive backpacking and car camping
equipment available upon request

Interaction with guests

Space - We live upstairs but go downstairs occasionally to watch a movie (guest have first option) and put dogs to bed in their kennel. Please let us know about your privacy preferences.

Meals - You are welcome to join us upstairs for breakfast or enjoy the privacy of the kitchen downstairs for your morning meal. You may also join us for occasional meals for $10 if you let us know ahead of time. We eat a mostly organic, vegan, international diet with occasional fish & organic turkey. Let us know about any special dietary preferences and needs in advance and we will do our best to accommodate!

Help - We love sharing our favorite city in the world with our guests! Having lived her for 16 years we have substantial knowledge of Boise & surrounding areas. We are at your service to find whatever you may need during your stay in our home. If we're not at home, we will usually be phone/text available to you as your personal concierge.

Other things to note

*Travel Lite Service* - Bathrooms are both stocked with everything you usually buy in miniature to get through airport security! Shampoo, conditioner, body wash, face wash, shaving cream, hair spray, toothpaste and even contact solution. Bring your own hard goods & leave the liquids to us!

Custom Cooking - Experienced home chef can prepare custom vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free breakfasts upon request for a small additional fee.

Parties/Events - Limited availability to cook for dinners, parties, special events. Larger events require 1 month notice to discuss size, budget, etc.

Convenience Services:
Airport Pick-up $20/one-way
Errands $20/hour
Laundry $15/bag
Meals with family $10/meal
Dog Walk $5/20 minute walk
In-home massage $75/hour

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room

Wireless Internet

Security Deposit $100
Weekly Discount: 14%
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House Rules

House Protocols - Please frank with us about any of your questions & concerns about anything.
Quiet time from 10pm - 8am.
No recreational drugs, smoking or heavy drinking.
No unattended children at any time.
Children under 14 must have adult present to use sauna, stove, theater system and play with dogs.
Don't enter private spaces without invitation.
Don't use our personal things without asking.

Dogs - People-friendly, dog-friendly dogs only.
$50 pet deposit refunded after damage inspection.
Must sign dog safety waiver.
Limit two guest dogs total for all guests.
Unattended dogs must be kenneled.
Dogs sleep in kennel in your room.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

1 night minimum stay

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Susan User ProfileSusan is a superhost.
June 2014
My sister Julie and I had a short, but lovely stay with Jennifer. We ended up arriving really late. Jennifer was so gracious. She made sure we had everything we needed. We ended up last minute deciding to leave really early the next morning, so my sister could make a meeting with her son in Salt Lake City. Jennifer got up early, made sure we had food, and sent us on our way. Jennifer's home is lovely. We'll have to come back another time to really appreciate all that Jennifer's house offers. If I travel through town again, especially with our dog, I will come back.

What a great place to stay! Jennifer has a keen eye for the needs of travellers and Dan is just as flex as your best neighbour. The house is spacious and comfortable, the garden a tranquil place to recharge your batteries. Breakfast has a personal touch and was always a great start of the day.

Juliana User ProfileJuliana is a superhost.
February 2014
Staying at Jennifer's house truly was home away from home...but, even better!!! ...did I mention that there is a sauna at her house??? Well, there is AND IT IS AMAZING!!! We used it every single night and slept like babies in our comfy bed. My mom & I stayed at Jennifer's for a few days during a family visit & our time there was absolutely just what we needed to stay relaxed, well rested, & feeling super-dooper pampered before & after busy days 'playing auntie & grandma' at my brother's house nearby :). We really appreciated that Jennifer went out of her way to make us feel welcome, comfy...and went WAY out of her way to accommodate our dietary needs (we are gluten & dairy free girls). She had tons of variety of yummy & nutritious snacks & beverages. Honestly, if we hadn't been so busy visiting family, we would have been tempted to just hang out to chit chat with Jennifer (who has traveled & lived all over the world, speaks multiple languages, + is super fun), lounge around in our pajamas while watching movies in her pimped out entertainment area, eating tons of delicious nutritious goodies, & cuddling with her two adorable dogs (obviously doing all of those things at the same time!). Jennifer's home comes highly recommended...we will definitely be back!

Nicole User Profile
January 2014
I think we may have been Jennifer and Dan's first guests, but if they hadn't told us, we'd never have known. We didn't get to meet Jennifer this trip, but her husband, Dan, was a wonderful host and answered all of our questions about Boise and the surrounding areas. He even offered to make us breakfast! The place itself was fantastic, Jennifer even asked beforehand what kind of snacks we'd like her to leave for us. There was a great little basket of toiletries for those "oops - I forgot the..." items. And the sauna...oh, the sauna. Such a relaxing way to end an evening. I've used Airbnb a lot, and this is definitely one of the best places I've stayed to date. If you're in Boise, this is really the place to be.

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Jennifer User Profile

Dan & Jennifer are playful, friendly people. We love to hike, bike, dance, white water raft, rock climb and camp. We also enjoy the eclectic lifestyle offered by Boise downtown. We appreciate Idaho Opera, Boise philharmonic Orchestra, Idaho Dance Theatre, fine dining, the art galleries, thrifting, local vineyards, and book groups. We enjoy travel and have visited 10 states and 5 countries during our 10 years together. We appreciate the rich diversity of our human family and welcome interaction with people from other cultures and spiritual paths. Favorite food - Thai, Italian, cookies and ice cream. Favorite music - jazz, gospel & classic rock.
If you're new to town and feel like company we'd welcome you to join us on outings, at our parties and other activities you may enjoy. We're super social but will leave you to yourself if you prefer.
Jennifer has lived in Europe and can have a basic conversation in Italian, French, German and American Sign-language. She is fairly comfortable with Spanish and will enjoy speaking Español with you exclusively while you are here if you're willing or prefer.

Languages: English, Español

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