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The grand room with plenty of space and a 100" drop down screen television

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crested Butte lodge description

The Crested Butte Retreat is a luxury vacation home located on the mountain in Mt. Crested Butte, CO. The Retreat sleeps 26 guests and can be used for small weddings, corporate getaways, reunions, and other group stays. You will feel right at home in this 11,500sf Rocky Mountain getaway. With its timber beam interior, wood floors, granite counter kitchen, private decks, private hot tubs, projection screen TV, fireplaces, and spa room - you are sure to find something for everyone.

In the winter the shuttle stop is very close to the retreat providing easy access to the ski area and the rest of the town. Guests who are somewhat adventurous may also find ways to ski out from the property in the morning. In the summer time the retreat is surrounded by wildflowers and pure nature. The shuttle stop is a short hike away, although not as convenient as in the winter.


Property Type

  • 6 story
  • Lodge
  • 11500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        This property is accessed by stairs and has different flights of stairs inside the lodge. For this reason groups with children should be aware of this danger. In addition there are some breakable items/antiques throughout the home. ...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only:

        While smoking is not allowed inside, guests are welcome to smoke outdoors using an ashtray and keeping doors to the inside of the property closed. A charge will be assessed if the smell of smoke is detected in the house....moreless

      • Pets Not Allowed:

        We do not allow pets in the house. We recommend 'Oh Be Dogful' boarding which is located down in the town of Crested Butte if you would like to bring your dog(s) with you for hiking or hunting....moreless

      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Guest signing the contract and making the payment must be 25 years of age or older and must be staying at the house....moreless

      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Events Allowed

      Bedrooms: 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26, Beds for 20-26

      • Castle Master Suite: 1 king

        gas fireplace; hot tub on private deck...moreless

      • Treasury Master Suite: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

        sleeps 4; gas stove; hot tub on deck...moreless

      • Maroon Bells Master Suite: 1 king

        gas fireplace; hot tub on deck...moreless

      • Pearl Master Suite: 1 king

        gas stove; sunken indoor hot tub; 'honeymoon suite'...moreless

      • The Butte Condo Suite: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

        sleeps 6; hot tub on deck; gas stove...moreless

      • Teocalli king suite: 1 king

        ...moreless

      • Red Lady king suite: 1 king

        ...moreless

      • Anthracite queen suite: 1 queen

        ...moreless

      • Whetstone queen suite: 1 queen

        ...moreless

      • Axtel queen suite: 1 queen

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      • 2 Pack 'n Play portable cribs for use in any of the bedrooms. All guests must sleep in beds or sofabeds provided. There are no airbeds allowed or sleeping on couches or the floors. 26 guest maximum in the house, exception made for infants sleeping in portable cribs....moreless

      Bathrooms: 10 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

      • Castle Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

        double vanity...moreless

      • Treasury Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        double vanity...moreless

      • Maroon Bells Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

        double vanity...moreless

      • Pearl Bathroom: toilet, shower

        double vanity, no tub...moreless

      • The Butte Bathroom: toilet, shower

        double vanity, no tub...moreless

      • Teocalli Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Red Lady Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Anthracite Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Whetstone Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Axtel Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • The Butte Powder Room: toilet

        toilet and sink, on main floor of condo suite...moreless

      • Living Room Powder Room: toilet

        toilet and sink, located off living room...moreless

      • Library Bathroom: toilet

        toilet and sink; shower is not for guest use...moreless

      • Bathrooms are finished in travertine or slate.

      Kitchen & Dining

      • Dishwasher:

        (3) There are 4 dishwashers, 2 in the main kitchen, 1 in the condo suite kitchen, and 1 in the grand room...moreless

      • Catering Available:

        Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and other catering is available through our chef by contacting our concierge....moreless

      • Kitchen:

        One kitchen is located in the main house and the other in the condo suite....moreless

      • Dining:

        Main dining table seats 16, two additional tables nearby seat another 8....moreless

      • Coffee Maker
      • Toaster
      • Ice Maker
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Seating for 24 people

      Amenities

      • Washing Machine:

        (2) We have two washer facilities for guest use. One in the main house and the other in the condo suite....moreless

      • Clothes Dryer:

        (2) We have two dryer facilities for guest use. One in the main house and the other in the condo suite....moreless

      • Parking Off Street:

        We can accommodate a maximum of 6 vehicles in our parking lot. No parking is allowed on city streets....moreless

      • Gas Fireplace:

        (9) All 5 master suites have gas fireplaces/stoves and two additional in common areas....moreless

      • Wood Stove:

        This is located in the grand room with the 100 inch projection screen tv....moreless

      • Heating:

        Each room has baseboard heating that is individually controlled....moreless

      • Wood Fireplace:

        This is located in the kitchen/dining area....moreless

      • Linens Provided:

        Upgraded linens and towels are standard...moreless

      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

        weights and treadmill...moreless

      • Babysitter
      • Towels Provided
      • Living Room seats 14
      • Hair Dryer
      • Iron & Board

      Other Amenities

          • Spa room for in-house massage services that can be arranged by our concierge for an additional charge....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            (9) There are 12 televisions in the house all hooked up with satellite and DVD. In the living room there is a 100 inch drop down projection screen that has satellite and a video library....moreless

          • Video Library:

            There is a DVD carousel that allows guests to easily access our video library in the grand room. DVDs are not available to be watched in any other room....moreless

          • Games:

            selection of board games...moreless

          • CD Player
          • Books
          • Television
          • DVD Player
          • VCR
          • Stereo

          Communications

          • Telephone:

            (10) Each guest room has a telephone in addition to phones in the office, kitchen, and living room....moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Broadband cable in every bedroom in addition to wi-fi throughout the house....moreless

          • Free Long Distance:

            Free long distance is available from any phone in the house....moreless

          • Computer Available:

            There is a computer available for guest use in the library....moreless

          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Pool & Spa

          • Hot Tub:

            (6) There is a hot tub on the private deck of each Master Suite, on the private deck of the condo suite, and on one of the common decks...moreless

          • Sauna:

            1 Finnish sauna, located outside by the fitness room...moreless

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            (7) All master suites have private decks with hot tubs. There are also 2 common decks, one large one off the dining room and lounge and the other off the grand room....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Theme

              • Family

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    We are located on the mountain, just above the base area. We are a 150m walk to the slopes. Every room in the house has beautiful mountain views....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hiking
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Golf
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Tennis
                  • Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Hunting
                  • Cycling
                  • Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Medical Services
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Sledding
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.2
                  from 5 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Prime Summer
                  Jul 3 - Aug 10, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,600
                  $16,380 $62,400
                  Late Summer
                  Aug 11 - Sep 5, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,100
                  $13,230 $50,400
                  Fall
                  Sep 6 - Nov 20, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,700
                  $10,710 $40,800
                  Early Ski
                  Nov 21 - Dec 19, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,100
                  $13,230 $50,400
                  Winter Holidays
                  Dec 20 - Jan 4
                  4 night min stay
                  $3,000
                  $18,900
                  Ski Season
                  Jan 5 - Feb 14, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,100
                  $13,230 $50,400
                  Prime Ski Season
                  Feb 15 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $2,600
                  $16,380 $62,400
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,700
                  $9,520 $40,800
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $1,000
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                  • Tax Rate 13.5%

                  Notes:

                  Rental agreement must be signed and returned within 10 days. Rental agreement is non-negotiable. Cancellation Policy: more than 90 days before arrival = $2000 cancellation fee. Less than 90 days = loss of deposit.

                  Event fee of $1500 will be charged if add'l guests (more than 26) are at the house for a reunion, wedding, retreat, etc. Guest must also show proof of insurance for event.

                  50% deposit to reserve. Remaining 50%, plus $1000 damage deposit, due 1 month prior to arrival. Damage deposit will be refunded within 10 business days after checkout. All payments will be made through a secure, online payment center which accepts all major credit cards and personal checks.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Gunnison Airport (GUC)
                  150 Metres
                  Nearest Ski
                  Crested Butte Mountain Resort
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Club at Crested Butte
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Django's

                  Car: Recommended

                  We are not a ski-in/out property, but we are a short walk down the road to the slopes. During the ski season, there is a free shuttle that will pick you up in front of the house and bring you to the base area. You can also transfer to another shuttle at the base area which will take you down to the town of Mt. Crested Butte where there are many restaurants and shops to enjoy.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: The Crested Butte Retreat is owned by Fred and Tina Studier. Fred is from Long Island, NY and is a graduate of Pomona College and Harvard Business School, was a partner with Bain & Company management consultants, and is currently President and CEO of Learner's Digest International, a medical education and multimedia company. Tina is from Minneapolis, MN and owns her own interior design and professional organization firm. Her design skills are showcased throughout the interiors of The Retreat. Fred and Tina currently live in California with their 3 daughters, but are in Crested Butte often and love to ski, snowboard, hike, mountain bike, and have fun in town.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crested Butte:
                  We feel Crested Butte is a wonderful combination of extraordinary natural beauty, historic architectural charm, and an inviting, open-minded local culture. They hope you have a wonderful stay at their favorite place in the Rocky Mountains!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                  Our favorite thing to do is enjoy a meal down at the base at Django's then return to the house and sit by the fire with friends and family enjoying a glass of wine. The Retreat is such a wonderfully relaxing place to be!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • The grand room with plenty of space and a 100" drop down screen television

                    The grand room with plenty of space and a 100" drop down screen television

                  • Our dining room can seat 16 just at the main table. Kitchen in the background

                    Our dining room can seat 16 just at the main table. Kitchen in the background

                  • Maroon Bells Master Suite with private hot tub, gas fireplace, king bed

                    Maroon Bells Master Suite with private hot tub, gas fireplace, king bed

                  • Pearl master suite

                    Pearl master suite

                  • The kitchen set up with a quick lunch prepared by chef Ian

                    The kitchen set up with a quick lunch prepared by chef Ian

                  • The Retreat with the ski area in the background

                    The Retreat with the ski area in the background

                  • Enjoy a glass of wine by the fireplace in the dining room.

                    Enjoy a glass of wine by the fireplace in the dining room.

                  • The Treasury Master Suite with king bed, queen sofabed & hot tub

                    The Treasury Master Suite with king bed, queen sofabed & hot tub

                  • Red Lady suite with king bed.

                    Red Lady suite with king bed.

                  • Even the bathrooms have great views!

                    Even the bathrooms have great views!

                  • The common area hot tub looking down at the base area of the resort

                    The common area hot tub looking down at the base area of the resort

                  • The Retreat is decorated with many pieces of art by local artists

                    The Retreat is decorated with many pieces of art by local artists

                  • Looking at the property with Mt. Crested Butte behind

                    Looking at the property with Mt. Crested Butte behind

                  • Castle Master Suite with private hot tub, gas fireplace and king bed

                    Castle Master Suite with private hot tub, gas fireplace and king bed

                  • Maroon Bells master suite bathroom with soaker tub, shower, and double vanity

                    Maroon Bells master suite bathroom with soaker tub, shower, and double vanity

                  • Pearl suite's private hot tub inside a 4-season porch with mountain views

                    Pearl suite's private hot tub inside a 4-season porch with mountain views

                  • The grand room with the 100" drop down screen theater system

                    The grand room with the 100" drop down screen theater system

                  • The Crested Butte Retreat - the best rental property option for large groups

                    The Crested Butte Retreat - the best rental property option for large groups

                  • The grand room set up for a wedding ceremony

                    The grand room set up for a wedding ceremony

                  • "Axtel" bathroom. All bedrooms are "suites" with their own bathrooms.

                    "Axtel" bathroom. All bedrooms are "suites" with their own bathrooms.

                  • Teocalli suite with king bed.

                    Teocalli suite with king bed.

                  • The Butte condo suite sleeps 6, is two levels, and separate from the main house

                    The Butte condo suite sleeps 6, is two levels, and separate from the main house

                  • The house is VERY private!This is all you see from the street.Parking for 6 cars

                    The house is VERY private!This is all you see from the street.Parking for 6 cars

                  • View from the Castle room hot tub, one of 6!

                    View from the Castle room hot tub, one of 6!

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

                  $1,700 - $3,000 per night (USD)
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                  9 Bedroom / 10.5+ Bathroom
                  Sleeps 26

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                  Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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