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Magnificent Views of Vail Valley and Gore Range

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Last updated: 09/13/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Other Vail Properties house description

Bordering the National Forest in sunny West Vail, Alpine View is a three bedroom, three and a half bath European-style home, custom built in 1980 with Old World craftsmanship. The great room has a cathedral ceiling and large expanses of glass for viewing the spectacular scenery, a gas fireplace and comfortable seating for reading, listening to stereo and watching movies on the 50' HDTV or DVD. An I-pod docking station is available.

Off the great room is a cozy octagonal room with a table for dining or playing cards. The glass walls and ceiling offer fantastic views of the Gore Range and the south side of the Vail Valley. Sliding doors open from the Great Room to extensive outdoor space that includes a veranda with a gas grill and a gazebo, along with another area that seats eight to ten people. These are perfect places for sipping a favorite beverage and enjoying the dramatic views that surround this idyllic site.

The home has a dining room that seats six, the octagonal room that seats five and a breakfast bar that seats three. A wet bar is well-placed for entertaining.

The fully equipped kitchen includes both gas and electric stoves, oven, microwave and dishwasher. A breakfast bar overlooks the kitchen, and a wet bar is available in the hall for entertaining. Off the hallway is the game room with exercise equipment and a ping pong table, along with seating so people can watch the game.

Downstairs in a private office are a PC computer with internet service, wireless, FAX, scanner and printer. Next to office is the laundry room with washer and dryer.

The master bedroom has a king bed, a gas fireplace, HDTV and a large en-suite bath that also includes an indoor hot tub to enjoy after a long day of skiing. (The hot tub will be unavailable in summer, because it heats up the house too much.) On the same level is a second bedroom with a queen bed, HDTV and wet bar with refrigerator. The bath has a tub/shower combination.
The sunroom is off this bedroom and connects to a sauna.

A third floor suite includes a third bedroom with a queen bed and HDTV and opens onto a deck that overlooks the National Forest. The bath has a tub/shower combination. This bedroom is next to a loft sitting room with a queen sleep sofa and a cubby area owith a kingsize mattress that children like very much.

The attached garage on the left side of the driveway has room for one car, and a second car may be parked behind it and will be mostly sheltered from falling snow. In the winter, four-wheel drive vehicles are necessary to handle the snow, as Alpine View is high on the hill.

This fabulous mountain escape is half to three quarters of a mile to the bus stop on Chamonix Lane. The hike back up the hill from the bus is difficult for people who have been living at sea level, especially in winter.

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Property Type

  • 4 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children:

            This property is extremely unsafe for small children because of numerous hazards, but it should be fine for responsible older children and teenagers....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            This bedroom has a gas fireplace and HDTV....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Bedroom has HDTV....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Has HDTV...moreless

          • Den: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen sleep sofa and king-size mattress in cubby...moreless

          • King size beds (1) We have a new high quality mattress on the king bed in the master bedroom and a very comfortable king mattress in a cubby with a low ceiling off the third floor loft sitting room. Children love to sleep there., Queen size Beds (2) The other two bedrooms have queen beds. The third floor loft sitting room has a queen sleep sofa., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleep sofa in the loft sitting room off the third floor bedroom....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Extensive outdoor space includes a patio with a gas grill and a gazebo, along with a fire pit that seats eight to ten people....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (5) 50' HDTV in great room, smaller flat screen TV's in all three bedrooms and in the downstairs office with computer....moreless

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of the Gore Range and the Vail Valley are spectacular, and the home borders the National Forest, so that it is often possible to see wildlife. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Broadband Access:

                        A PC computer with high speed internet is available with a printer in a private office with a small TV....moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Computer Available:

                        PC computer, fax, copier, scanner, printer in private office with TV...moreless

                      • Garage:

                        Garage for one car....moreless

                      • Gas Fireplace:

                        (2) Fireplaces in Great Room and Master Bedroom....moreless

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Telephone:

                        (7) There are phones in the great room, kitchen, all three bedrooms, office/computer room and garage....moreless

                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Wireless router available and CDs with printer drivers for both PC and Mac....moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        The fully equipped kitchen includes both gas and electric stoves, oven, microwave, and dishwasher....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Extensive outdoor patio with a gazebo and gas grill....moreless

                      • Gazebo:

                        The gazebo seats six and offers fantastic views of the Gore Range and the south side of the Vail Valley....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        The indoor hot tub is in a large en-suite bath that is off the master bedroom. It can seat six to eight....moreless

                      • Sauna
                       

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                      Jan., Feb, March ... $2500/wk.
                      Apr 01-Apr 17 .. $2000/wk.
                      Apr 15-Nov 17 .. $1200/wk.
                      Nov 17-Dec 15 .. $2000/wk.
                      Weekly rentals Winter and Summer.  Weekends also Spring and Fall.
                      1 nt $500, 2 nts $800, 3 nts $1000 Spring and Fall
                      Holiday weeks December and January    $3000/wk.
                      

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                      Location

                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Eagle Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Holiday Inn
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      East Vail
                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Route 70
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Nozawa at Holiday Inn
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Gondola at Lionshead, Vista Bahn at Vail Village
                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: Neil is a retired space scientist, with special expertise in satellites. He is currently enrolled in a master's degree program at Atlantic Univeristy in transpersonal psychology. Fonya is a psychologist and psychoanalyst in private practice, offering therapy both in person and using the telephone or Skype. Our permanent home is in Virginia Beach, VA. We enjoy the view of the mountains and skiing on warm sunny days in winter and spring. In the summer, we play golf and relax with long evenings outside dining on the patio. We also have found a number of restaurants in Vail and the surrounding area in all price ranges and have compiled a list of our favorites for our guests.

                      Why the Owner Chose Other Vail Properties:
                      We have been coming to the Vail Valley for more than twenty-five years to ski, and we were finally able to buy a place in Vail. We chose an unusual house that was constructed over time by a European craftsman, starting in the 1980's. The house has many interesting and fanciful spaces, and we were captivated by its charm. The skylights and large windows make it light throughout the house, and we're able to see views of the mountains from every room.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The views of the surrounding mountains are special. In the winter, the view from the living room and octagonal room of the Gore Range fifty miles away is spectacular. In the summer, the spaces on the patio, with the gazebo, gas grill and the extra seating area for eight make outdoor living a pleasure. Even on hot days in the summer, the evenings in the mountains are cool. Sunsets are beautiful winter and summer.


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                      Photos

                      • Alpine View

                        Alpine View

                      • Dining Room

                        Dining Room

                      • Breakfast Bar

                        Breakfast Bar

                      • Patio off Great Room and Gazebo in Winter

                        Patio off Great Room and Gazebo in Winter

                      • Sofa in Game Room

                        Sofa in Game Room

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Second Bedroom near Indoor Hot Tub

                        Second Bedroom near Indoor Hot Tub

                      • View

                        View

                      • Third Floor Bedroom

                        Third Floor Bedroom

                      • Stairs up to Meadow from Deck off Third Floor Bedroom

                        Stairs up to Meadow from Deck off Third Floor Bedroom

                      • Sunflowers at Alpine View

                        Sunflowers at Alpine View

                      • View of Gore Range at Sunset from Octagonal Room

                        View of Gore Range at Sunset from Octagonal Room

                      • Great Room at Alpine View

                        Great Room at Alpine View

                      • Kitchen

                        Kitchen

                      • Glass Octagonal Room for Dining or Card Playing off Great Room in Winter

                        Glass Octagonal Room for Dining or Card Playing off Great Room in Winter

                      • Patio off Great Room with Gazebo in Summer

                        Patio off Great Room with Gazebo in Summer

                      • Ping Pong Table in Game Room

                        Ping Pong Table in Game Room

                      • Indoor Hot Tub off Master Bedroom

                        Indoor Hot Tub off Master Bedroom

                      • Sunroom off Second Bedroom

                        Sunroom off Second Bedroom

                      • Third Floor Loft Sitting Room

                        Third Floor Loft Sitting Room

                      • Deck off the Third Floor Bedroom

                        Deck off the Third Floor Bedroom

                      • View

                        View

                      • View of Evergreens and Driveway

                        View of Evergreens and Driveway

                      • Gazebo at Dusk

                        Gazebo at Dusk

                      VRBO #119049

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, January 07, 2015

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                      Member since: 2003
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 09/13/2014
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                      3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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