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Fabulous Scenic Mountain Home - Sleeps 12!

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Mt. Ralphmore mountain home - front view in summer

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Mt. Ralphmore!

Absolutely the best in every way...location, scenic views & price. This mountain retreat is built in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies(more 14,000' mountains here than anywhere else in North America), breath-taking mountain views in every direction, best view of the famous Chalk Cliffs.

Overlooks & constructed on the banks of the beautiful Chalk Creek w/ floor to ceiling windows.. Enjoy the beauty (magnificent) & sounds of nature (bubbling creek below), watch the wildlife (deer, elk, fox) fish, hike or sit out on the 40' plus wrap around porch. The large screened in porch is great for outdoor eating and relaxing as well.

This is a warm & wonderfully built abode w/ all the comforts & amenities (maybe more) of home. With 3 full baths and 6 separate vanities, everyone gets accommodated.

Mt. Ralphmore is located just 15 min. & 23 min. respectively from the historic towns of Buena Vista & Salida, where charm, dining, shopping & galleries abound!

The San Isabel National Forest, St. Elmo (famous ghost town & great place to feed the chipmunks or rent jeeps/snowmobiles), Mt Princeton Hot Springs (Colorado's #1 hot springs)& the Arkansas River (great rafting or fly fishing) are all right here.

Monarch, Ski Cooper & Copper Ski Resorts are all 35-45 min. away, as is Leadville (lots of history there). Breckenridge is just a bit over an hour & Vail is 1 hr. & 30 min. Located 90 miles from Colorado Springs, flying in & out is easy.

Plenty of activities to enjoy year round. The best place to take a family, take a friend, take a break & take a vacation!




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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yrs....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children will love this, but adults need to watch as loft with railing and fast running creek...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    No ramp, but doorways are wide enough to accomadate most wheelchairs...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 12-13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Loft + Den: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • 1 King size in Master room # 1, 2 queens in guest room # 2, 3 Twin or Single Beds room # 3, 1 queen in loft # 4 and 1 Sleep Sofa Chair that converts to twin in loft # 4...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    upstairs & also has three separate sink and dressing areas...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Downstairs...moreless

  • 3 separate bathrooms makes for large groups to still get ready with ease....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large screen in family, tv on wall in triple twin bedrm, and tv on wall in master. Note... Tv in master can only watch DVD's....moreless

  • Video Library:

    On bookshelf...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    At the base of Mt Princeton and views of surrounding 14er's...moreless

  • Resort:

    Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort is just a mile up the road, a full spa and kid pool with slide....moreless

  • Rural:

    Relaxed and laid back country...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

    Fabulous with huge island...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Buena Vista and Salida have golfing...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The Arkansas River is min away....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    This is really more a firepit that can also be used to cook over grate....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Approx 40 min drive to Monarch, 1 hr & 10 min to Breckenridge and 1 hr. to Copper and or Cooper. About 1 1/2 hrs to Vail....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Mt. Princeton Hot Springs is the place to go and only one mile away....moreless

  • Heated Pool
 

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$450
$11,250
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Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $225
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Refundable Sec/damages $500
  • Tax Rate 6.8%

Notes:

The cleaning fee is in addition to rental fee. The security/damages fee is fully refundable per rental agreement terms, i.e. when property is left in good condition and checklist followed.

Best Way to Pay is via Paypal. To Book; elizbkr@aol.com or 214-244-7475.


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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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Location

90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Eddyline's Brewery in BV
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Buena Vista
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
HWY 285
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Eddyline's on South Main
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Monarch

Car: Necessary

Mt. home is just one mile from natural hot springs and all that has to offer. Kids and adults enjoy the year round pools and springs and spa. Another wonderful short and beautiful drive is on up the road to St. Elmo, old historic ghost town with seasonal offroading vehicles, feeding the chipmunks and antiquing. Great spots to sled in the winter months. Agnes Falls, another short drive up the road, one can hike up and see gorgeous sights all in under an hour.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We live in Dallas, have a career in real estate and a passion for design. We enjoy sharing what we have been blessed with!

Why the Owner Chose Buena Vista:
We have been coming to this area for over 40 yrs. We built in this particular area because it is in such close proximity to all that Colorado has to offer. The view is tremendous and the location fabulous. It just does not get any better than this!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The best home in the area w/ the finest views. A very warm inviting home that sits on three+ acres overlooking Chalk Creek, the Chalk Cliffs, Mt Princeton & Mt Antero. Hearing the bubbling of the creek or viewing the Chalk Cliffs at sunrise, walking down Bunny Lane or driving up to St. Elmo, memories for a lifetime will be made.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Mt. Ralphmore mountain home - front view in summer

    Mt. Ralphmore mountain home - front view in summer

  • Hand feeding the deer

    Hand feeding the deer

  • Large family room with large TV, gorgeous views

    Large family room with large TV, gorgeous views

  • 40 ft. long deck overlooking Chalk Creek

    40 ft. long deck overlooking Chalk Creek

  • Fabulous Kitchen!

    Fabulous Kitchen!

  • Cozy Screened in Porch.  Great spot to take a nap or read a book!

    Cozy Screened in Porch. Great spot to take a nap or read a book!

  • Master Bath, also has separate shower

    Master Bath, also has separate shower

  • Bedrm with 3 super comfy twin beds

    Bedrm with 3 super comfy twin beds

  • Oh yes, the laundry room!

    Oh yes, the laundry room!

  • Master bath with 2 sinks and separate tub and shower

    Master bath with 2 sinks and separate tub and shower

  • laundry room

    laundry room

  • Winter view from the deck

    Winter view from the deck

  • Beautiful Chalk Creek and yes, you can fish right out your door!

    Beautiful Chalk Creek and yes, you can fish right out your door!

  • Dine with a view!

    Dine with a view!

  • Cozy, beautiful family room

    Cozy, beautiful family room

  • Huge island makes for lots of group fun!

    Huge island makes for lots of group fun!

  • Even rinsing the dishes is a beautiful experience.

    Even rinsing the dishes is a beautiful experience.

  • Romantic Master bedroom, downstairs

    Romantic Master bedroom, downstairs

  • Upstairs bedrm with 2 extra comfy queen beds

    Upstairs bedrm with 2 extra comfy queen beds

  • Loft with romantic Queen bed

    Loft with romantic Queen bed

  • Bath with shower downstairs off of laundry room

    Bath with shower downstairs off of laundry room

  • Upstairs bath with three separate sink areas

    Upstairs bath with three separate sink areas

  • Fabulous scenic views of Collegiate Peaks

    Fabulous scenic views of Collegiate Peaks

  • A view of the back deck that overlooks the creek

    A view of the back deck that overlooks the creek

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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