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Strawbale Mountain Retreat Home in Alternative Energy Mecca

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Crestone house description

A warm, romantic multi-level strawbale home on a creek.

Located more than half way up the west side of the Sangre de Chriso mountains in the San Luis Valley of south central Colorado. With six 14,000 ft peaks as the back drop, this home beckons the outdoorsman or the contemplative. It's location on Willow Creek is just down the road from several spiritual centers and ashrams making the neighborhood quiet, private and tranquil.

Roadless wilderness adventures, hotsprings, skiing, hiking trails, the Great Sand Dunes National Park are all within minutes.

The Willow Creek Retreat House is a comfortable multi-level strawbale home with plenty of private space as well as a spacious kitchen for sharing meals or entertaining.
Gardens and the creek lend to the natural beauty of the property.
The views are 360 degrees, encompassing the San Luis Valley and the Sangre de Christo mountains.

Keywords: Mountain Retreat, spiritual center, 360 degree view, peace and quiet, wildlife refuge, creek

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7-8

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR

          Attractions

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Nude Beach
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Horseback Riding
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Swimming

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wood Fireplace

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Year Round High Season
              May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $125

              Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              Winter
              Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $100

              Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $10
              • Housekeeping $50
              • Taxes Not included

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              Year Purchased: 2005

              About: Tim and I are custom boot makers from AZ. We take orders all over the country for our handmade shoes and boots. We are the parents of 5 daughters, and grandparents to 2 grand daughters and 1 grandson. Our interests include alternative energy, (our boots are made in our solar and wind powered studio)gardening, drumming, skiing, hiking , and making music.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Some of our favorite things to do: 1. walk out the back door to the creek 2. walk East on Willow Creek Road about 1/2 mi to the end, follow the old trail till it meets with the Willow Lake trail. 3. have dinner at the Harvest Restaurant (this is a real treat) 4. visit the Crestone Artists Gallery in town 5. shop at Curt's Natural Food store 6. hike up the North Crestone trail 7. drive around the Baca checking out unique and beautiful architecture 8. visit the Great Sand Dunes National Park 9. swim at the Sand Dunes hotsprings swimming pool 719 378 2807 10. walk the labyrinth at the Temple of Conciousness Ashram 719 256 4176 11. visit the Shumei International Institue 12. eat at the Desert Sage 13. visit one of the two Bhuddist Stupas ,(you will drive right by one on the way to the house) 14. visit the Ziggurat 15. shop at the Haidakhandi Universal Ashram store (Maha Lakshmi Shop) it's a close drive south of the house 16. visit Valley View or Joyful Journeys for a soak. These suggestions should help. Enjoy!


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              • Sunroom and Greenhouse

                Sunroom and Greenhouse

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Large bedroom with a queen size bed and double futon sofa

                Large bedroom with a queen size bed and double futon sofa

              • Back Deck

                Back Deck

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Sunday, December 14, 2014

              $100 - $125 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 11/17/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2010
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/17/2014
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