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Lakefront Vacation House, Steamboat Colorado -National Forest

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Colorado blue sky, big trees, and a private lake = Vacation and relaxation

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Last updated: 12/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes, Unspecified house description

One guest commented, “It is like living in a private national park.”
ON THE LAKE for summer fun - IN THE FOREST
for back country paradise. Please contact Owner for rates.

This Log Home on 35-acres of trees, ponds, meadows is surrounded by miles of National Forest that provides privacy in a stunning natural setting for your vacation, yet only 26 highway miles gives you access to all of the resort amenities of Stamboat Springs (shopping, dining, concerts, rodeo....)

JUNE-AUGUST lakeside during the summer in the Rockies - this is a vacation! Come escape the city heat and enjoy mountain lakes, streams, waterfall and meadows. More than a vacation rental, this secluded lakefront log cabin inside of the forest boundary will become a mountain recreation favorite. Biking, boating, swimming, hiking, trout fishing or relaxing next to the private alpine lake. Include a few trips into Steamboat for the rodeo, free concerts, Art walks, hot springs, golf, shopping and many other activities the world class town provides, and you have the a classic Northwest Colorado outdoor adventure.

SEPTEMBER - it is our favorite month. Watch the aspen change color and wildlife prepare for winter. Warm days, changing leaves and a sparkling lake are all a part of September. The hiking, fly-fishing, & landscape are terrific. The truout entertain daily.

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER in the Mountains --November is the month to do it all! Late season trout fishing, relaxing in front of a wood fireplace at a cozy lakeside log cabin. Be lakeside when the lake turns to ice, usually around Thanksgiving and Steamboat Ski area opens for downhill skiing.

DECEMBER & JANUARY winter is here. Winter is a great time to hit the slopes at Steamboat Ski Resort or if you prefer an outing direct from your door Cross-country ski or snow shoe the powder at the lake. You can find an assortment of maintained snow trails at Rabbit Ears Pass, 10 miles up the road. Winter brings an assortment of warm fires, snow, and sun. Enjoy watching the big storms cross the divide from the comfort of your cabin, and then be the first to make tracks in the fresh powder.

FEBRUARY & MARCH in the mountains snow is still great, and the days are getting longer. Enjoy Steamboat's Winter Carnival in early February, Ski Area Torch Parades, or a romantic Valentines Day in front of the log cabin’s fireplace.

APRIL - Warm days, or un-expected snow storms, the events are still winter, but the weather is feeling like spring. April’s discounted rate makes this a great time for a Rocky Mountain get-away.

Runners & bikers are sure to check out the many competitions hosted in Steamboat.

Miles of open hills and meadows to hike or ski from the cabin door, or minutes from summer or winter trails on Rabbit Ears pass. This is the place to play in the snow or in the lake---We will even provide some seasonal toys: snow shoes, track skis, and a few other snow toys in the winter; bikes and boats for summer fun!

CHECK OUR WEB LINK LISTED BELOW THE RATE INFORMATION -- TO SEE MORE PICTURES and begin a Colorado Lake & mountain adventure.

The log house is decorated for western lodge luxury with a fully stocked kitchen, dining for 8, master bath including jetted tub, river rock wood-burning fireplace, west facing lakeside wall of windows and deck. Pack your clothes and food and your vacation home is ready.

Lower level: Two bedrooms walkout to hot tub. Master has (1) queen bed and private bath. The 2nd bedroom has (2) twin beds and shares the hallway full bath.

Main level: Great room, with wood fireplace, lakeside deck, dining, kitchen, large entry hall and 1/2 bath.

Cabin Loft: (1) Queen futon, card table, and storage cabinet with plenty of board games to keep the family entertained and bring everyone together at night.

Additional suite: For larger groups ask about the detached garage loft with 3/4 bath, queen futon, and bunk beds. Usually closed in winter.

The home is located 30 miles east of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and is surrounded by national forest. Park your car in the garage, then enjoy hours of snow country fun or lake and forest summer activity. Relax as the mountains light up at sunrise; watch the moon reflect off the lake or stars shoot across the sky. A nature photographers paradise as vistas, wildflowers and wildlife are plentiful (a great place for peepers when the colors of the aspen change). Boating, fishing, swimming and hiking are at your door. A lake-kayak, row boat, and wind surfer bases with paddles are waiting on the beach. There are a few fat tire bikes waiting when you want to do a little land cruising.

The cabin’s location at waters edge of a private and secluded 110-acre lake makes this a rare find for a Colorado vacation. Great for families that want to escape the crowds (pet friendly). Children love to wade and swim in the water or sled in the winter. A small pond near the community entrance is a great place to learn to fly fish and for the more experienced fishing enthusiasts the well stocked catch & release lake is at your door. Once you have named the fish in the lake try a day on one of the gold-medal stretches at a nearby river. Perhaps the family would enjoy a day long raft trip guided by one of the many raft companies or to rent inner tubes and float a stretch of water near Steamboat.

When civilization calls, head 26 highway miles to Steamboat for everything you expect from a resort community, golfing, spas, hot springs, restaurants, concerts, parades, rafting, skiing, golfing tubing and shopping to name a few.

The property is 5 miles from Rabbit Ears pass, 26 miles from Steamboat Ski Area, about 70 miles to Summit and Winter Park Ski areas. Denver International Airport (DEN) is 170 miles SE, and commercial flights are also available from Hayden (HDN) about 50 miles to the West. This location is private, but not remote.

Other extras: If you need some extra space or privacy, a detached loft suite can be negotiated (this space is necessary for more than 6). Typically unavailable in winter.



Keywords: Private lake front, log Cabin, house, lakeside with dock, beach, mountain log cabin, fishing retreat, family vacation, horse property, National forest, boating, hiking, biking, swimming, cross country skiing, boats, snow fun, sledding, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Scenic views, photography, fall Aspen, Trout, wildlife

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on property--inside and out...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Dog upon approval of Owner. Some breeds are restricted. Sorry, cats are not allowed....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Loft + Den

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 bunk bed

            This is optional detached space, with addition of 3/4 bath ...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Portable, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 1 queen futon in cabin loft and 1 queen futon available in the extra garage suite, Bunk Beds (1) Available in the extra garage suite (garage suite necessary when occupancy is more than 6. Garage suite is typically closed in winter)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Off of Master Bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            This full bath located near bedrooms...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            This 1/2 bath is Powder Room for main level...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

            This 3/4 bath is available when the detached suite is rented...moreless

          • 2 full baths and 1/2 bath inside of home. A 3/4 bath in optional detached space (detached space is typically closed in winter). ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Private Lakefront hot tub available during summer months at additional cost upon request. Detached Garage loft - available as additional space 3/4 bath, Queen futon, bunk beds. (sleeps maximum 4)...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Television:

                Basic network and PBS channels available...moreless

              • Toys:

                Some inside toys, but most of the focus is outdoor fun -- Access to Pickle ball court...moreless

              • Video Game Console:

                wii available as an extra feature upon request...moreless

              Theme

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beachfront:

                Shallow beach area is pebble/sand - a great place for small children to wade and catch crawdads in the lake....moreless

              • Lake View:

                The lakeside cabin in the woods over looks natural mountain lake...moreless

              • Lakefront:

                Beach area, with private dock, chairs & picnic table, and water toys. Lake is private access for the development. Deep natural 110 acre fishing, swimming boating lake. (No gasoline engines=quiet)...moreless

              • Monument View:

                Rabbit Ears and Baker Mountain views from private development road...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Long vistas as you enjoy a walk around the lake or head to the entrance pond for to perfect your cast...moreless

              • Rural:

                Peaceful setting within the Routt National Forest. A short highway drive to the resort community of Steamboat Springs, CO. You will love returning to the natural setting after a busy day in town. ...moreless

              • Ski-Out:

                Backcountry skiing from your door. Resort-downhill skiing is 27 miles in Steamboat Springs, CO....moreless

              • Water View:

                Lake...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Lake...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Free Long Distance
              • Garage
              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet:

                DSL - no additional charge. Not quite as fast as the big city....but better than prior years...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone:

                Free long distance on land line included...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace:

                Not available during hot dry weather...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Full size electric...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full size - side by side refrigerator freezer (family size)...moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric glass 4 burner cooktop...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                Various, older fat tire bikes for use around the lake and can be taken to town for use on Steamboat Bike path. Hi-Tech rental bikes are available in Steamboat....moreless

              • Boat:

                Row boat...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Upper deck provides great sunset views over the lake, walks out from great room. Lower patio with hot tub is walk-out from bedrooms....moreless

              • Golf:

                Courses in Steamboat...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe
              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill on deck overlooking the lake...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Suitable are for back-country skiers. House rents on a monthly basis. AWD/ 4WD automobile required in the winter...moreless

              • Tennis:

                Tennis in Steamboat. Pickleball available at the lake (like Tennis, but easier to learn)...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Paddles and boards.....old windsurf bases that are great fun for the family....moreless

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Lakeside outdoor hot tub available in the summer...moreless

               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Nov 25 - Apr 10, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,000 $4,000
              June
              Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,000 $4,000
              Fall
              Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $4,000 $4,000
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $6,000 $6,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              This rental is booked on a monthly basis. Many find its location and toys, make it comparably priced to shorter stays elsewhere, so they book their month, then work out details with flights and family.

              The maximum occupancy in the house is 6, if the garage suite is negotiated, occupancy can increase to 8 in the summer.

              Winter storms can be intense - AWD or 4-WD vehicles are required in winter

              50% of base rental fee is required to confirm reservation. Final rental and fees are due on 1st day of rental term.

              Rental rates quoted are starting rates for up to 4 occupants. Additional guests, pets, rooms, and hot tub are quotable through the Owner.


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              Location

              • Ciao Gelato

                "A good stop after any downtown outing or adventure. Friendly service and a community orient..."

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              • Rex's American Grill & Bar

                "Fun and popular place for a family meal or happy hour. Outside seating and large tables are..."

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              • Yampa River Core Trail

              • Bud Werner Memorial Library

                "A special library with many free events and movies. Located next to the Yampa River and the..."

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              • Backcountry Provisions

                "One of Steamboat's favorite sandwhich shops. Great box lunches for those days when you plan..."

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              • Colorado Bagel CO & Deli

                "Located next to City Market. It is the only place in town for real bagels."

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              • Fish Creek Falls

                "This is an easy drive from town and a nice place to stretch your legs and walk near this won..."

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              • Rabbit Ears Pass

                "Beautiful landscapes for hiking, biking, or cross country skiing."

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              • Steamboat Flyfisher

                "The spot for fly fishing advice and gear. A great staff to help you have a good day on the ..."

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              • Winona's Restaurant

                "Go early for breakfast or lunch. One of the busiest cafes in town because it is the best!"

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              • Old Town Hot Springs

                "Old Town Hot Springs is downtown, with pools and slide. A favorite in the winter or summer...."

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              • Steamboat Ski Resort

                "Skip the front range crowds and head to Steamboat where the lift lines are short and the run..."

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              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hayden/Steamboat
              27 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Steamboat
              27 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Three public Steamboat Courses
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US Hwy 40
              27 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Steamboat Springs
              29 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Steamboat Restort
              Private Homes, Unspecified
              Nearest Beach
              On Property

              Some lake boats, lake toys, and fat tire bikes are provided in summer, snow shoes in winter. Check with owner to see what toys are on site or where you can easily rent others. Besides the excellent on site fishing, this Mountain location is central to trout streams including Muddy Creek, Blue, Colorado, and Yampa Rivers. In the winter we provide a few pair of snow-shoes to help you venture your way through the POWDER and untracked cross country skiing is provided at your door or drive 7-10 miles to the designated forest trails. Be sure to find us in the future on Lakehouse.com

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: We love the Colorado blue sky. We moved to Steamboat to be surrounded by mountains, streams, forests and snow ski. Imports from Wisconsin we needed to find a lake for summer activities. We spent many hours searching for a lake to go with our semi-arid Colorado climate. After years of looking a Steamboat native introduced to this amazing private lake just 26 miles from Steamboat and we have enjoyed playing in and discovering the area ever since.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Unspecified:
              When we first bought our vacant land at the Lake in 1994 we had only a few hours a weekend to get away and play. The lake provided us with an escape just a short drive from our Steamboat home. In 1998 we built our dream house overlooking the lake and made Lake Agnes at Lichen Ranch our full time residence. We purchased this lakefront rental log home and its 35-acre property from a neighbor and used it as a private guest house for our family and friends. We recently began renting this property on a limited basis. This is a very special place to us. If you enjoy nature and playing outside with kids of all ages, this is a good place to be. With the help of many friends and families we continue to invent new events that entertain young and old. We play in the snow, rain, sun, and water....we just like to play and this seems to be a great place for it. We have added a pickle-ball court to increase the fun. Relaxing and lake watching is quite a good event too.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              After 18 years we still find find, the tall trees, bright stars, crystal clear lake and big snow enchanting! We love to share our piece of nature with others.


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              • Colorado blue sky, big trees, and a private lake = Vacation and relaxation

                Colorado blue sky, big trees, and a private lake = Vacation and relaxation

              • Lakeside vacation cabin - Colorado backcountry ski, hike or swim

                Lakeside vacation cabin - Colorado backcountry ski, hike or swim

              • Lakeside patio with grill - watch the lake while you cook - family vacation!

                Lakeside patio with grill - watch the lake while you cook - family vacation!

              • Seating for 4 around the kitchen

                Seating for 4 around the kitchen

              • Cabin Loft - view of the lake

                Cabin Loft - view of the lake

              • Cabin loft queen futon

                Cabin loft queen futon

              • Master bath includes jetted tub, double sink vanity and glass enclosed shower

                Master bath includes jetted tub, double sink vanity and glass enclosed shower

              • Backcountry skiing from vaction rental door -- make fresh tracks no crowds

                Backcountry skiing from vaction rental door -- make fresh tracks no crowds

              • Enjoy the powder on your terms

                Enjoy the powder on your terms

              • Discover your favorite beach activity. Boat, splash, fish, crawdad, yoga...

                Discover your favorite beach activity. Boat, splash, fish, crawdad, yoga...

              • A private cabin on a private lake with a private dock and beach...Lake Time!

                A private cabin on a private lake with a private dock and beach...Lake Time!

              • Lots of boats and lake toys on site. Fish, float, splash, or enjoy the view

                Lots of boats and lake toys on site. Fish, float, splash, or enjoy the view

              • Colorado back country skiing and sledding from vacation cabin

                Colorado back country skiing and sledding from vacation cabin

              • Lakeside / forest log home
near Steamboat Springs, CO

                Lakeside / forest log home near Steamboat Springs, CO

              • A great room for gathering after a day of activity

                A great room for gathering after a day of activity

              • Lakeside log home with vaulted ceiling, loft, great room, and 2story lake view

                Lakeside log home with vaulted ceiling, loft, great room, and 2story lake view

              • Cabin Loft above main living area - art, game or sleeping room with futon

                Cabin Loft above main living area - art, game or sleeping room with futon

              • Vacation rental master with lakeside hot tub. Plus jetted tub in Mbathroom.

                Vacation rental master with lakeside hot tub. Plus jetted tub in Mbathroom.

              • Lakeside twin room great for family vacation or friends gathering

                Lakeside twin room great for family vacation or friends gathering

              • Big snow, big fun

                Big snow, big fun

              • Landscapes from lakeside vacation cabin Fall photos, hikes & bike rides - Sept.

                Landscapes from lakeside vacation cabin Fall photos, hikes & bike rides - Sept.

              • Mountain lakeside dock with this log vacation home - enjoy the sun & lake

                Mountain lakeside dock with this log vacation home - enjoy the sun & lake

              • Trout fishing on private Colorado water with lakeside cabin. Flies & Lures only

                Trout fishing on private Colorado water with lakeside cabin. Flies & Lures only

              • Aspen line the proad to private lake vacation rental near Steamboat & Walden CO

                Aspen line the proad to private lake vacation rental near Steamboat & Walden CO

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              2 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/09/2014
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