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Large 3 Story Home in the Heart of Town

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Last updated: 11/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crested Butte house description

Take a step back in time. Back when Jokerville, Teocali and Peanut were mines instead of ski runs. Back when the Company Store was actually owned by the mine company. Back when a single gas stove on each side provided the only heat for the large two-story duplex on Elk Avenue. And the cooking was done on a cast iron wood stove.

By the mid-1950s, the mines were closing and the outlook for Crested Butte looked grim. D.A. and Altha Hunt (affectionately known by family and friends as Poncho and Blossom) came to the area to do some uranium prospecting and fell in love with the beauty of the area, the cool summertime temperatures, and the opportunity to indulge in a land time forgot and decided to buy the big yellow duplex. They added bathrooms in former closets on both sides of the duplex and a tradition began.

Soon their whole family was coming to escape the Texas heat. They discovered autumn afforded spectacular beauty as the aspen leaves shook in vivid yellows. The trout fishing in the mountain streams and lakes is second to none. Then came the ski area and they were back for skiing at the premiere ski resort in the Rockies.

Now, you and your family can create one of a kind memories that will last a lifetime as well. Partial remodeling has enlarged the house to six full bedrooms and three and a half baths. The kitchen features a full-size oven and two dishwashers. You will appreciate many things about the house like its proximity to shuttle service, washer and dryer availability, two water heaters so the hot water keeps on coming, satellite television with the latest flat screen LCD, and many beautiful antique furnishings, some of which are original to the house when purchased back in the mid-1950s.

Each bed has an electric blanket and a furnace heats the downstairs allowing that warmth to rise to the second and third floors above. Open windows on the upper floors keep you cool in the summertime.

Hiking, biking, and jeep trails surround Crested Butte. You will relish the quaint shopping experience along Elk Avenue and beyond and some of the best nationally recognized restaurants anywhere. Book your vacation now in a true Victorian home that has become an icon of the town and is over 100 years old. It is one of the only residential houses left on Elk Ave. So winter, summer or fall you are in the heart of all the fun in historic downtown Crested Butte!

Why not start your own family tradition today?
3rd Foor BR 1 - 2 twin beds
3rd Foor BR 2 - 1 full bed
2nd Floor East Back BR - 2 twin beds
2nd Floor East Front BR - 1 full bed and 1 twin bed.
2nd Floor West Back BR - 1 full bed
2nd Floor West Front BR - 3 twin beds
1st Floor West Den area - 2 twin beds and sleeper sofa.

These are a lot of sleeping areas, but keep in mind you may have to schedule baths. There are two bathrooms downstairs, both with showers. There is a half bath on the second floor. The third floor has a full bath between the bedrooms and one of the bedrooms has a sink and vanity.

The house is perfect for two families who enjoy vacationing together and will appreciate the quaint quirks of a genuine Victorian home.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 13-16

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Hunting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Tennis

                      Dining

                      • Dining
                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Toaster

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Years
                      Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $550
                      $3,300
                      Winter
                      Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,100
                      Spring Break
                      Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $500
                      $3,000
                      Spring
                      Apr 1 - Apr 12, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,100
                      Late Spring
                      Apr 13 - Jun 1, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $1,800
                      Summer
                      Jun 2 - Sep 30, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,400
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $350
                      $2,100

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                      • Tax Rate 12.5%

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                      Year Purchased: 1955

                      About: The Hunt Family has owned and enjoyed this home since the mid 1950s traveling on a regular basis from their homes in Texas to enjoy the cool mountain air and activities of Gunnison County.

                      Why Crested Butte:
                      By the mid-1950s, the mines were closing and the outlook for Crested Butte looked grim. D.A. and Altha Hunt (affectionately known by family and friends as Poncho and Blossom) came to the area to do some uranium prospecting and fell in love with the beauty of the area, the cool summertime temperatures, and the opportunity to indulge in a land time forgot and decided to buy the big yellow duplex. They added bathrooms in former closets on both sides of the duplex and a tradition began. Soon their whole family was coming to escape the Texas heat. They discovered autumn afforded spectacular beauty as the aspen leaves shook in vivid yellows. The trout fishing in the mountain streams and lakes is second to none. Then came the ski area and they were back for skiing at the premiere ski resort in the Rockies.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Hiking, biking, and jeep trails surround Crested Butte. You will relish the quaint shopping experience along Elk Avenue and beyond and some of the best nationally recognized restaurants anywhere. Book your vacation now in a true Victorian home that has become an icon of the town and is over 100 years old. It is one of the only residential houses left on Elk Ave. So winter, summer or fall you are in the heart of all the fun in historic downtown Crested Butte! The Hunt's house is located right in the middle of town at 4th and Elk Ave. next to the 'License Plate Plaza' and across the street from Donita's Cantina. Just around the corner is Camp 4 Coffee for that early morning latte. Summer or winter you can walk to all the restaurants and shopping in town. During the winter, the bus to the Mt. Crested Butte area is just a short walk down 4th street. Why not start your own family tradition today?


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                      Photos

                      • 406 Elk in the Winter

                        406 Elk in the Winter

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Bed Room on Second Floor - Full Bed and Twin Bed in this room

                        Bed Room on Second Floor - Full Bed and Twin Bed in this room

                      • 2nd Floor Bedroom - 3 twin beds

                        2nd Floor Bedroom - 3 twin beds

                      • Breakfast nook and partial view of kitchen

                        Breakfast nook and partial view of kitchen

                      • Mt. Crested Butte from the Front Porch

                        Mt. Crested Butte from the Front Porch

                      • Downtown Crested Butte

                        Downtown Crested Butte

                      • Dining room

                        Dining room

                      • 2nd Floor Bedroom - 2 twin beds

                        2nd Floor Bedroom - 2 twin beds

                      • 3rd Floor Bedroom - 2 beds

                        3rd Floor Bedroom - 2 beds

                      • View from the front Porch

                        View from the front Porch

                      • Emerald Lake

                        Emerald Lake

                      VRBO #257247

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, November 26, 2014

                      $350 - $550 per night (USD)
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                      6 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 16

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                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Large 3 Story Home in the Heart of Town

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                      6 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 16

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