Aspen Valley Riverfront Luxury Home Special Monthly Rates

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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Property description

LOCATED ON THE ROARING FORK RIVER, IN A GATED COMMUNITY in Carbondale, CO, this exquisitely furnished 5,400 sq ft home has beautiful European antiques and artwork. Gold Medal valley, Gold Medal fly fishing from property, outdoor Jacuzzi for 8, patio with BBQ, table and chairs, lower peaceful reading/lounging area adjacent to the river, ALL OVERLOOKING 13,000' MOUNT SOPRIS and the wetlands area for bird and animal watching.

IN ANY SEASON, FOR ANY REASON this is a vacation spot for multi-generational family, 'boys' fishing or ski trips, two family or wedding party groups. Situated in the valley between the many options in Aspen (skiing, hiking, festivals of classical music, jazz, food & wine, the intellectual programs of the Aspen Institute, fabulous restaurants and shopping) and Glenwood Springs (with it's Glenwood Caverns and Adventure Park, Colorado river rafting and canyon bike path, The famous Hot Springs Pool and water slide, the old Indian Vapor Caves and Spa, more good restaurants), this home is central to it all. Within 5 minutes are two excellent public golf courses and a skateboard park in the charming town of Carbondale. Whoops--more wonderful restaurants here and in Basalt, too! The home is adjacent to a new macadam bike path that goes from Aspen, through Basalt and Carbondale, to hook up with the Glenwood Colorado River bike path. A roundtrip bicycle ride of more than 50 miles is possible.



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Property Type

  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30's. As my personal residence, this home necessitates responsible adults who will enjoy, but protect it. Thanks for your understanding....moreless

  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    While this is NOT a senior community, respect for neighbors is essential for all to enjoy this property....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    As long as children can navigate stairs, this is an amazing house in which my grandkids play hide and seek! WONDERFUL MEDIA/CARD/GAME ROOM!...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    There is an ensuite bedroom on the main floor. One step up is all that is required to access the house....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 10-11

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Maid service included if stay longer than one week & "outclean" fee of $250 is extra....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    100 albums from classical to pop to jazz...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (9) In every bedroom, kitchen,media room, master bath & office....moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View:

    Home is south-facing towards 13,000' Mount Sopris--Spectacular!!!...moreless

  • Resort:

    The Roaring Fork Vallley is one big resort, from Aspen, Carbondale to Glenwood Springs. Lots to enjoy in all four seasons....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Property directly on river, walk right down to the Roaing Fork River, innertube from house, watch fishermen float past....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Air Conditioning:

    Throughout home....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Upon request, a wifi computer may be left....moreless

  • Telephone:

    (8) Home has one phone/fax line, with free use nationwide within reason....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In mudroom, with laundry sink...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    throughout home....moreless


  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Huge, gourmet kitchen, granite counters, completely equipped....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side plus 3 bar refrigerators in home...moreless


  • Balcony:

    (2) Off both Master and 2nd Master Suites...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    In master, adjacent to steam shower...moreless



Write a review 5
from 12 traveler reviews
Really great stay at vacation home between Aspen and Glenwood Springs! 08/05/2010

VRBO Bear stayed here:

My family and I found this home away from home to be absolutely stunning. From the spacious floor plan to the gorgeous kitchen and million dollar views of Mt. Sopris, we were as close to heaven as we could get.

The beautiful architectural and decorating details in every room made us feel like we were in a home fitting a king. No detail was left out of this home that has special touches in every room. The beds and quality bedding were so comfortable; hibernating was a piece of cake! Each bedroom has its own private bathroom and cozy robes were available for everyone - a nice touch of luxury for every member of the family.

The backyard was nothing short of spectacular. The patio with ample seating for everyone was very comfortable. The owner obviously enjoys gardening and the fruits of her labor were lovely. We enjoyed waving at the fishermen going by on the river, a few even had fish! The Jacuzzi provided a relaxing oasis in the evening. We did not want to leave!

The home’s location was very convenient and close to shopping in both Glenwood Springs and Aspen. There are so many activities all year round, you will surely find plenty to do - not that you are going to want to leave this fantastic home!

The VRBO Bear

The VRBO Bear
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Ski Season
Dec 15 - Jan 4, 2016
7 night min stay

Jan 5 - Jan 28, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning $300
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 10/12/2015
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Onsite Gold Medal fly fishing, Onsite Inner tubing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Having lived many places in the US and Europe, I have found this valley to be a place like none other. My spirit soars in the beauty of the surrounding nature, my brain is enlightened by the amazing Aspen Music Festival and Aspen Institute, my body is toned by the hiking, skiing, golfing and bicycling and my family and friends love the warmth of my home. Although coming here because of a dream, it has been beyond any dream I could have envisioned.

Why the Owner Chose Carbondale:
I lovingly built this home for myself, my family, friends and visiting guests on double bends of the river and across from a nature preserve, facing south to look at the beautiful Mt Sopris. This valley is exceptional and I am told my others, so is the house. Having lived in some world class cities, I have found world class opportunities here in this paradise called the Roaring Fork Valley. Like others, I love the local restaurants, farmer's markets and all things 'Nature' one can do here. Unique to this spot are the World Class music and lectures, skiing, hiking and biking that people from throughout the world seek out.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
I hang out in the yard, sometimes gardening, sometimes reading, daily in the hot tub watching the sunset, the night sky or boaters coming down the river. In the summer, I love taking family and friends inner tubing down river from my house or hopping on my bike for a jaunt on the bike path. Golf is a favorite past time in summer and oft times I love a good hike into the high country. There is simply not enough time in the day for it all!

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Speaks: english, french

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    Master Bedroom Suite

  • Living and Dining Rooms

    Living and Dining Rooms

  • Second Master Suite

    Second Master Suite

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 01, 2015

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