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4th Night Free Feb, April & May - Perfect Location, Luxury, Fabulous View

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Summertime - lovely outdoor living space and BBQ area

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to THE CARRIAGE HOUSE!

Come and experience ... PURE LUXURY, ECO-FRIENDLY BUILDING, SUPBERB IN-TOWN LOCATION, GREAT CRAFTSMANSHIP & the BEST VIEWS IN THE BUTTE!!! The Carriage House is so special that many couples have stayed here for their wedding, honeymoon and even proposed marriage here!

GREAT IN-TOWN LOCATION on the coveted western, historic side of town. Being only 2 blocks from west Elk Avenue (the historic main street with boutique shops and wonderful restaurants), steps away from the free bus shuttle to Mt. Crested Butte, and a few blocks from multiple trails, the Arts Center and playground, no car is required when you stay in this perfect location! It is in the middle of it all, yet very quiet, surrounded by horse pasture and across from the last bit of open space on the western side of town!

Being our guests you will be dazzled by SPECTACULAR, UNCOMPROMISED VIEWS of towering Mt. Crested Butte, Paradise Divide, Mt. Emmons, Whetstone, and Maroon Bells as well as the historic Kupushion barns.

LUXURIOUS LIVING ... Two bedrooms and two baths with beautiful furnishings, luxurious-high quality bedding and linens, and many other cozy comforts make The Carriage House perfect for a small family or two couples (max 4). There is an open living space on the upper floor with vaulted ceilings over the GOURMET KITCHEN with steel island table with 4 stools (see stocking details in ammenities) and cozy living room where you can relax while taking in the amazing mountain views. (Guests do not have access to the garage.)

The living room is outfitted with the latest home theatre system, flat screen TV, cable television, FAST WIRELESS INTERNET, and a cozy fireplace. Off the living room is the deck for catching some rays and admiring the beautiful views. The upper floor also has a bedroom with 2 twin beds (can be made into a King) and a custom slate tiled bathroom with shower.

The lower floor has a beautifully furnished and inviting queen bedroom with a pillow top mattress, 600 thread Egyptian linens, down comforter and pillows, and an exquisite Asian influenced travertine bathroom with big-fluffy towels and a STEAM SHOWER.

Facing the amazing view of 180 degrees of mountains you can dine and relax on the outdoor patio complete with a Weber BBQ perfect for summer grilling, log double bench, teak wood table and chairs, and a big red market umbrella.

*****+ The Carriage House received the highest ENERGY STAR AWARD, 5 STARS PLUS, and is built with sustainability in mind, making every effort to use non-toxic products, reclaimed and certified wood, energy efficient appliances, solar panels, and many other eco-friendly materials to minimize our impact on the earth. The house (900 sq ft) uses every inch of space in an eco-friendly well-planned architectural design.

ROMANTIC GETAWAY PACKAGES AVAILABLE: Champagne, chocolate and rose pedals ... or anything else you would like.

The house was completed in late Feb 2008. Here are comments from a couple of our recent guests:

Guests # 1
'We are at the Carriage House and it is fabulous! Everything is exactly as you described, including the cleanliness. We ski'd a half day today and are completely exhausted ( in a good way). Snow was incredible.'

Guests # 2
The home was absolutely beautiful! It was very comfortable and in an excellent location. We were able to mill around town and go hiking and snowshoeing. Our dog loved all the open space and nature! Thank you for allowing us to stay there. I know it must be tough letting people stay in your home, but we took care of it as if it were our's. Thanks again.

Guest #3
'The Carriage House is fabulous! We loved it! You have fitted it out beautifully, which we really appreciated. It was wonderful to come back to somewhere homely after a hard day of skiing, and the kids loved playing in the snow around the house...

So often, booking any kind of vacation feels like doing business. It is a real pleasure when it feels like there is a real person on the other side of the transaction who is genuinely interested in the vacationer enjoying themseves...

Congratulations on what you have done with the house. It's clear that you have tried hard to incorporate the atmosphere of Crested Butte - historical, laid back and a responsible eye to a sustainable future, You have accomplished it very well.'

Guest #4
'Dear Paula,
As usual, Crested Butte did not disappoint! We had a great week hiking, biking, enjoying the scenery, etc. We love your house! Several of the features of the house make it very special. And I would love to know the stories behind many of the decorative items!
Thank you very much for sharing your house with us.'


Keywords: House, cottage, cabin, view, luxury, star, ski, skiing, mountains, hike, hiking, biking, white water rafting, quality, antiques, art, special, discount, bike, wild flowers, snow, eco-friendly, solar, beautiful, intown, in-town, in town.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Games, toys and sleds for kids. Port-a-crib available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well-mannered dogs welcome = $20 fee per day plus deposit...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Down pillows and comforter, Twin or Single Beds (1) can be made into a KING bed with down pillows and comforter, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play available...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Luxurious steam Travertine shower, beautiful collectables, art, antiques and Persian and Ethiopian carpets from around the world; and in the living area a comfy couch, big lounging pillows, flat screen TV, home theatre with surround sound, high speed internet and a cozy fireplace. Hair dryers in each bathroom. Iron/ironing board....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Play your own music on your I Pod...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Music: Surround sound stereo system with IPOD port - Bring your IPOD and play your own music....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located in the coveted west side of town only steps from the mountain shuttle and 2 blocks from Elk Avenue (main street with all the shops and restaurants)....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The most beautiful views you can imagine - 180 degrees of mountians views uncompromised!!!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In the house...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant in floor heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Down comforters and pillows, Luxury 600 & 400 thread count linens, lots of fluffy towels, and cozy throws; Iron and ironing board; hair dryers in each bathroom...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Luxury Pottery Barn fluffy towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In the house...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and lots of extras - paper stone countertops, espresso machine, French press coffee maker, juicer, Belgian waffle maker, fondue set, café white dinnerware, wok, pewter serving dishes and more ......moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor patio with BBQ and teak furniture - brilliant views of the Mountains while grilling your steaks!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SPRING
Apr 7 - Jun 11, 2015
3 night min stay
$250
SUMMER EARLY
Jun 12 - Jul 2, 2015
5 night min stay
$295
JULY 4th
Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2015
5 night min stay
$395
Arts Festival
Jul 8 - Aug 2, 2015
7 night min stay
$395
SUMMER
Aug 3 - Sep 8, 2015
6 night min stay
$350
FALL
Sep 9 - Nov 24, 2015
3 night min stay
$295
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Dec 17, 2015
4 night min stay
$295
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY
Dec 18 - Dec 26, 2015
7 night min stay
$450
NEW YEARS HOLIDAY
Dec 27 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay
$550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Notes:

20% Discounts during low season for any rental 7 days or more

10% Discounts during mid-season for any rental 7 days or more

Sorry, no discounts in peak seasons - Christmas/New Year's, March, June - September holidays

Prefer weekly rentals. Monthly rates available upon request.

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100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Gunnison Airport (GUC)
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Crested Butte - Elk Ave - lots!!!
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Crested Butte Country Club
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Gunnison
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crested Butt - Elk Ave - lots!!!
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crested Butte

2 blocks from Elk Ave (main street) and 1/2 block to the FREE Mountain Shuttle Bus (NO CAR NEEDED). Other activities: skiing, XCC skiing, snow mobiling, ice fishing, dog sledding, snow shoeing, ice skating, sleigh rides, sled ride hill, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, skate board park, white water rafting, hang gliding, four wheeling, and bird watching.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Kurt, Paula, Luca and Keifer at home in Kenya ... the best of both worlds!

Why the Owner Chose Crested Butte:
Crested Butte is the most incredible place to call home in the USA! And The Carriage House is just perfect for a special honeymoon or small family holiday - luxurious, romantic, beautifully decorated, FABULOUS VIEWS, and ultra convenient!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fabulous views, pure luxury, eco-friendly, less than 100 yards to the free shuttle, two blocks to boutique shops and restaurants, and lots of room to run and play!


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Summertime - lovely outdoor living space and BBQ area

    Summertime - lovely outdoor living space and BBQ area

  • Quaint as a gingerbread house! Christmas 2012

    Quaint as a gingerbread house! Christmas 2012

  • Mstr Bedroom - pillow top mattress, Egyptian sheets, and down pillows &comforter

    Mstr Bedroom - pillow top mattress, Egyptian sheets, and down pillows &comforter

  • 1800's Sliding Barn door to master bath

    1800's Sliding Barn door to master bath

  • Master STEAM Shower - travertine tiling and 'massaging' pebble flloor

    Master STEAM Shower - travertine tiling and 'massaging' pebble flloor

  • Persian carpet, camel bag table and beautiful, studded  Colorado leather couch

    Persian carpet, camel bag table and beautiful, studded Colorado leather couch

  • Gourmet kitchen - stainless steel appliances & slate black paperstone counters

    Gourmet kitchen - stainless steel appliances & slate black paperstone counters

  • Sunrise on Marroon Bells Christmas 2008 taken from The Carriage House

    Sunrise on Marroon Bells Christmas 2008 taken from The Carriage House

  • Paradise Divide from The Carriage House with horse pasture in the forefront

    Paradise Divide from The Carriage House with horse pasture in the forefront

  • Open view of the Kuphusion Farm looking west from The Carriage House

    Open view of the Kuphusion Farm looking west from The Carriage House

  • View of Mt. Crested Butte from the deck

    View of Mt. Crested Butte from the deck

  • Only 2 blocks to Elk Avenue and Pooh's Corner - every kids' favorite store!

    Only 2 blocks to Elk Avenue and Pooh's Corner - every kids' favorite store!

  • Mt. Crested Butte from the patio (same view from deck and living room)

    Mt. Crested Butte from the patio (same view from deck and living room)

  • The Carriage House with a beautiful view of Mt. Crested Butte

    The Carriage House with a beautiful view of Mt. Crested Butte

  • Imagine waking to this view from mstr bed - daisies, old farm and Red Lady

    Imagine waking to this view from mstr bed - daisies, old farm and Red Lady

  • Master bath - STEAM SHOWER, toasty heated floors, fluffy towels, Bedouin vanity

    Master bath - STEAM SHOWER, toasty heated floors, fluffy towels, Bedouin vanity

  • Cowboy bedroom (twins or KING) - Grandma's antique spindle beds and G'pa's trunk

    Cowboy bedroom (twins or KING) - Grandma's antique spindle beds and G'pa's trunk

  • Living room, cozy fireplace and views of Mt. CB, Maroon Bells & Paradise Divide

    Living room, cozy fireplace and views of Mt. CB, Maroon Bells & Paradise Divide

  • Great shot of Mt. Crested Butte from The Carriage House deck

    Great shot of Mt. Crested Butte from The Carriage House deck

  • Morning sunshine on The Carriage House

    Morning sunshine on The Carriage House

  • Sunset view from outdoor BBQ area! Can't beat the greenspace, views and locale!

    Sunset view from outdoor BBQ area! Can't beat the greenspace, views and locale!

  • Beautiful views from the house looking northwest towards Paradise Divide

    Beautiful views from the house looking northwest towards Paradise Divide

  • Only 2 blocks to Elk Avenue -- filled with great restaurants & quaint boutiques

    Only 2 blocks to Elk Avenue -- filled with great restaurants & quaint boutiques

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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