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River Front House on 5 Acres - Sleeps 10 Plus Guest Hse Sleeps 4

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Basalt house description


Main House: 4 bedrooms/3 baths/hottub (1King:2Queens:1Queen:2Twins)
Queen Rollaway and:2 kids sleeping bags also available.
(1 king upstairs and queen sleeper sofa downstairs.

PRIVATE FISHING - September thru November is awesome. Green drakes, hoppers and all kinds of mayflies. Always hatches of PMD's and Blue Wing Olives on the Frying Pan River which is only 3 miles away. There is always good fishing year round. A private tributary of the Roaring Fork runs in front of the house and the river is about 100 yards away. The tributary averages 40 feet in width with 9 separate pools. Hundreds of catch and release trout. We are across from a nature conservancy with a path leading across the island in front of the house to the Roaring Fork River. We have an exclusive fishing easement which opens up over A MILE of fishing in both directions with no access allowed from the conservancy side of the river.

BIKING - We are in the middle of the Roaring Fork Valley and just 1/2 mile from the 45 mile long bike path from Glenwood Springs to Aspen. There is easy access to all levels of biking from our homes. The Missouri Heights are close by for the more adventuresome and the Frying Pan River road outside of Basalt is one of the most scenic rides in the country.

GOLF - Four public courses within 10-30 minute drive; River Valley Ranch Golf Course, Iron Bridge, Aspen Municipal and Lakota.

CROWN MOUNTAIN PARK - Just up Valley Road a quarter of mile with walking, biking, tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, horseshoes, and a dog park. Beautiful views and a lovely walk to the river.

ASPEN/BASALT/CARBONDALE - Music and art festivals, shopping and dining, museums and lots of local culture. Golf, hiking, biking, fishing, birding, horseback riding,site seeing--there's lots to do.

WILLITS SHOPPING - Just 1 mile up valley enjoy WHOLE FOODS, Starbucks, 9 upscale restaurants, movie theaters, specialty food stores and bakery, grocery, apparel, kitchen and other shops. Carry out food is available, too.

WINTER BENEFITS! We only get about 25% of the snow that is received in Aspen which means you almost never have to worry about getting out of your driveway to go skiing. Our south facing home overlooks a deer and elk migration corridor. This means that you will watch the animals cross the river and feed on our south facing river banks almost on a daily basis. We live close to Highway 82 which is the four lane road leading to the ski slopes. This road is usually the first cleared and ready for full operation by 8 am in the morning. In addition, we also offer heated sidewalk and garage aprons for easy access for your guests and car. NEW...RFTA..( The Roaring Fork Transit Authority) has just opened a new park and ride site a half a mile from this property ...You will be able to park your car and ride to the ski slopes for only $3.00 per round trip...these will be brand new hybrid vehicles that will have their own lane to avoid traffic jams..the mid valley site will offer travel every 30 minutes from this location which is more than any other location The fishing is also excellent in the winter. One of the deepest holes on the Roaring Fork is located in front of the property. Go deep with small nymphs and a big brown will be the reward. It is easy to cross and wade both sides as the water is low and slower.

Aspen/Snowmass/Buttermilk/Highlands ski areas are an easy 25 minute drive up valley. Sunlight ski resort is 20 minutes down valley and Beaver Creek and Vail just an hour away. The climate is warmer and sleeping is more comfortable at the lower elevation (6500 ft).

Our home is expensively decorated and yet have an ease of living to it. The sound of the river and changing lights through the Aspen trees create an atmosphere that cannot be purchased.

The house fronts 1,200 feet at the confluence of the Roaring Fork River. The main house has four bedrooms and three baths and sleeps 10. We also have a queen rollaway and two children's sleeping bags. You can relax in the hot tub on the patio or give your muscles a rest on the electric massage table in the master bedroom.
The guesthouse sleeps 4 and has 1.5 baths.
We have a homebook with all the information you will need. A guesthouse that sleeps four is also available. Please see listing 910314 for details.

Overlooks river and nature conservancy, private fishing, easy access to ski slopes, 200 yards from main highway 82 to Aspen and Snowmass. The valley's largest grocery store, 9 outstanding restaurants,10 theater movieplex and a 10 lane bowling alley within 1 mile. Hot Springs and worlds largest outdoor pool within 20 minute drive in Glenwood Springs.

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Car Optional
          • Housekeeper


          • Pets Considered:

            Two fenced in patios and a doggie door for up to medium dogs....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            with bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

            with bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 4 - Upstairs Guest house: 1 king

            with bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 5 - Guest house: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Half bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 1 Master: 1 king

            with large bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


          • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (3), Twin Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Roll out blow up queen bed (1), two sleeping bags...moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            A good variety of pots, pans and skillets and utensils...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            (2) Appliances recently updated - KitchenAid...moreless

          • Microwave:

            One in main house and one in guest house...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            One in main house and one in guesthouse...moreless

          • Oven:

            One in main house and one in guest house...moreless

          • Stove:

            One in mainhouse and one in guesthouse...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            One main house and one in guesthouse....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Coffee and creamer, limited spices...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            All that you will need and more...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Ice Maker
          • Catering Available
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Freezer
          • Seating for 14 people


          • Garage:

            Two car garage at main house, one car garage at guesthouse, plenty of parking available...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Swamp cooler in main house and ceiling fan in guest house....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Kitchen towels, bedroom sheets and towels...moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of parking is available...moreless

          • Heating:

            Radiant floor heating...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Swing overlooking the confluence of Rainbow Creek and the Roaring Fork River which flows into one of the deepest pools for trout on the Roaring Fork River. Fruit trees for fresh pies, 1500 plants and flowers, magical southern exposure with incredible light coming down the valley for photos and your enjoyment....moreless


              • Television
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                There is a lovely public pool in Carbondale, about 6 miles, and the largest hot springs pool in Glenwood Springs, about 25 minutes...moreless

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a deck on the guesthouse overlooking the river and two patios on either side of the mainhouse overlooking the river....moreless

              • Golf:

                Four public golf courses within 10-30 minutes. River Valley Ranch, Iron Bridge, Aspen, Lakota...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Extensive lawn and garden areas--perfect for outdoor games...moreless

              • Balcony:

                A balcony on the guesthouse overlooks the river. ...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Four ski resorts within 20-25 minutes...moreless

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Porch / Veranda


              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

              • Waterfront:

                Lovely five acre river front property on the Roaring Fork across from the Rock Bottom nature conservancy....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Extensive views of river valley and mountains includes an island crossing for deer and elk....moreless


              • Caves
              • Fitness Center
              • Rock Climbing
              • Kayaking
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Basketball Court
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Tennis
              • Equestrian Events
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Rafting
              • Hunting
              • Fly Fishing
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Hospital
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Horseshoes
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Horseback Riding
              • Freshwater Fishing


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              Last updated: 07/23/2014
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              22 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Aspen or Eagle Airports
              20 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Glenwood Springs
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 82
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Over five bars and distillery
              15 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              River Valley Ranch
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              9 outstanding...Whole Foods and large grocery, too

              Car: Recommended

              Fishing...the trout are waking up and hungry, pale morning duns are hatching, and the days are beautiful. Some people ski in the morning and fish in the afternoons!

              House and guest house for rent located on 4.9 acres above a tributary of the Roaring Fork River. Incomparable views are protected by a conservation easement owned and maintained by the Aspen Environmental Center and known as Rock Bottom Ranch. Private fishing with 9 separate pools for rainbows and browns. Perfect area for horses. Main house has hardwood floors, granite counter tops, walk-in closets, vegetable beds, hot tub, two car garage and heated sidewalks. Two story guest house with one car garage contains full kitchen, pool table and sleeps four. Just 22 minutes to airport and skiing and a half mile to Crown Mountain Park. We are just 10 minutes below Basalt and 10 minutes above Carbondale. There are 9 excellent restaurants within 1 mile and a Whole Foods. There is a fabulous grocery store and movie complex just two minutes away up valley. Glenwood Springs is just 20 minutes down valley where you will find the hot springs spa and shopping. Aspen is 25 minutes up valley where you can enjoy all it has to offer--music, art, etc.

              Golf: River Valley Ranch, Aspen Golf Course, Lakota Golf Course

              Ski: Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, Buttermilk, Highlands, Sunlight


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Great Room Main House

                Great Room Main House

              • Patio View of Elk Crossing River

                Patio View of Elk Crossing River

              • Guest house

                Guest house

              • Garden between houses

                Garden between houses

              • Guest House Upstairs

                Guest House Upstairs

              • View of main house from guest house

                View of main house from guest house

              • Fall evening light from patio

                Fall evening light from patio

              • Lettuce garden

                Lettuce garden

              • Apples in fruit orchard

                Apples in fruit orchard

              • Tributary in front of house

                Tributary in front of house

              • Gardens between houses

                Gardens between houses

              • Wedding


              • Living Room Main House

                Living Room Main House

              • Main House in Aspen Grove

                Main House in Aspen Grove

              • Guest House Downstairs

                Guest House Downstairs

              • Having fun!

                Having fun!

              • Winter view of guest house

                Winter view of guest house

              • Winter views from patio

                Winter views from patio

              • Swing over looking confluence of tributary and river

                Swing over looking confluence of tributary and river

              • Front Gardens

                Front Gardens

              • Two deer on drive

                Two deer on drive

              • 'Catching in February' just below the house near sunset.

                'Catching in February' just below the house near sunset.

              VRBO #208552

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              This listing was first published here in 2008.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, August 20, 2014

              $360 per night (USD)

              6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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