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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.
'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.'
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.'
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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
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 7 - Jun 11, 2015
3 night min stay
Jun 12 - Jul 2, 2015
5 night min stay
Jul 3 - Jul 7, 2015
5 night min stay
Jul 8 - Aug 2, 2015
7 night min stay
Aug 3 - Sep 8, 2015
6 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 24, 2015
3 night min stay
Nov 25 - Dec 17, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 18 - Dec 26, 2015
7 night min stay
NEW YEARS HOLIDAY
Dec 27 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
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
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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.
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!
Summertime - lovely outdoor living space and BBQ area
Quaint as a gingerbread house! Christmas 2012
Mstr Bedroom - pillow top mattress, Egyptian sheets, and down pillows &comforter
1800's Sliding Barn door to master bath
Master STEAM Shower - travertine tiling and 'massaging' pebble flloor
Persian carpet, camel bag table and beautiful, studded Colorado leather couch
Gourmet kitchen - stainless steel appliances & slate black paperstone counters
Sunrise on Marroon Bells Christmas 2008 taken from The Carriage House
Paradise Divide from The Carriage House with horse pasture in the forefront
Open view of the Kuphusion Farm looking west from The Carriage House
View of Mt. Crested Butte from the deck
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)
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
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
Living room, cozy fireplace and views of Mt. CB, Maroon Bells & Paradise Divide
Great shot of Mt. Crested Butte from The Carriage House deck
Morning sunshine on The Carriage House
Sunset view from outdoor BBQ area! Can't beat the greenspace, views and locale!
Beautiful views from the house looking northwest towards Paradise Divide
Only 2 blocks to Elk Avenue -- filled with great restaurants & quaint boutiques
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