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Affordable Big Mountain View — Snowmass Village

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Snowmass Village house description

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=== Affordable
You don't have to pay Aspen Extreme prices to spend a week in Aspen-Snowmass. Sure, you could rent one of the other homes on our street for almost twice as much, or save by renting a dilapidated shack down the hill for about the same price as ours — but you've lucked out and stumbled upon our killer big mountain view, so save those bucks for a new pair of ski boots and spend a minute reading our affordable tale.

A Snowmass Pioneer, my grandfather paid cash for a small plot of land at the end of a jeep road back in 1966 and built himself a cabin overlooking the future town of Snowmass Village. In the 1980s, concerned that those working in the valley were no longer able to afford to live in the valley, he dedicated the entirety of his retirement to organizing what is now the crown jewel of the Aspen/Snowmass community: the Affordable Employee Housing Program.

In 2005, with the roof leaking, the single-pane windows drafty, and the property taxes mounting on our grandfather's lucky strike, we sold the homestead and set our sights on a seldom-used, modern, comfortable home with a remarkable view just one ridge west.

In 2010, after five years of my family allowing a property management company to hawk our home at $800-$1200/night (and somehow still owing money at the end of the month), I decided to move out to the mountains and try my hand at it myself.

It turns out that cutting cutting out the commission, upgrading the amenities, and flashing a friendly smile works wonders — We now sell out each winter, pulling in just enough to ensure that this view will be enjoyed by my family (and yours) for generations to come.

This fall, we will be digging out the grass turf and revegetating with native plants, doing our part to keep the valley as it was in 1966 when my grandfather took a jeep ride in search of paradise.

I hope you are able to make it out this winter. Think snow, and I'll see you on the slopes!


Master Suite
— king bed with direct mountain view
— private balcony looking towards mountain
— walk in closet
— jacuzzi bath
— stand up shower
— dual sinks
— single toilet
— reading chair
— if an in-room TV is important, let me know and I'll add one to this room


Queen Suite
— queen bed with mountain view to the left
— room-width windows
— combo tub/shower
— single sink
— single toilet
— TV with basic cable
— couch
— desk


Twin Suite
— two extra-long twin beds with mountain view to left
— convertible to king bed with 3' memory foam topper
— combo tub/shower
— single sink
— single toilet
— reading chair


Bunk Room
— twin bed top
— full bed bottom
— bathroom is 8 steps down the hall

Sleeping Loft
— twin bed (currently inflatable, likely to be murphy upon interest level this season)
— curtain privacy curtain
— a favorite of children/teenagers
— bathroom is at the base of a half set of stairs

Kitchen
— Cooktop/Oven/Sink/Refrigerator/Freezer
— Water boiler/french press/toaster/blender
— Sink Disposal
— Beastly Dish Washer (detergent paks provided)
— Pots, pans, knives, many little kitchen gadgets
— Stainers, measuring cups, cooking utensils, etc, etc
— Ceramic tableware & serving platters
— Wine Glasses, coffee cups, drinking glasses
— Cheese stones/slicers/etc
— Spice Cabinet
— propane outdoor grill


Other
— fireplace with cozy couches
— two balconies
— four person hot tub with mountain view
— dining table with killer mountain view
— reading nook
— slope-side parking pass
— plenty of towels


Technology
— High-Speed Cable Internet + Whole House secured WiFi
— 1080p LED TV + AppleTV, Hulu, Blu-ray/DVD in living room
— Stereo + wireless audio streaming from iTunes/iPhone/iPad/etc
— Record Player with classical music collection
— Motion activated lights for key hallways and pantry (no fumbling for switches)


Laundry Room
— Washer/Dryer
— Iron & Board
— Scent free detergents, Woolite, fabric softener provided


=== Transportation
Included with your stay is a parking pass to a 'secret' lot that puts you 50 feet from the slopes.

A Shuttle bus stop 300 meters away that will whisk you to an escalator to the slopes.

Dial A Ride - Taxi Service provided at $1/person. Will take you anywhere in Snowmass.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              • Master Suite: 1 king

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              • Queen Suite: 1 queen

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              • Twin-Twin Suite: 2 twin/ single

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              • Bunk Room: 1 bunk bed

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              • Sleeping Loft: 2 twin/ single

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              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) Extra-Long Twins.
 Two inflatable twin beds by request — surprisingly comfortable., Bunk Beds (1) Top bunk is a twin.
 Bottom bunk is a double....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                10...moreless

              • Ice Maker
              • Pantry Items
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street
              • Living Room
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Parking
              • Garage
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace

              Entertainment

              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • Video Game Console
              • Video Games
              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Mobile Phone:

                Coverage from all major US providers saturates the house....moreless

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub
              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony
              • Bicycles
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Ski & Snowboard
              • Deck / Patio

              Location & View

              • Golf Course View
              • Mountain View

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Hunting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Golf
              • Skiing
              • Hiking
              • Rafting
              • Snowmobiling
              • Snowboarding
              • Rock Climbing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Fitness Center
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer 2014 (July & August)
              Jul 6 - Aug 15
              7 night min stay

              $2,275
              Thanksgiving & Early December
              Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $595
              $2,950
              Christmas 2014
              Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $1,150
              $5,950
              New Year 2015
              Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $1,150
              $5,950
              Deep January
              Jan 3 - Jan 18, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $650
              $3,250
              X-Games 2015
              Jan 19 - Jan 27, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,450
              $5,950
              Presidents Week
              Feb 13 - Feb 21, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $950
              $5,950
              Springderland
              Mar 29 - Apr 4
              7 night min stay

              $3,675
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $4,550

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Cleaning $250
              • Taxes Included

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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              Year Purchased: 2005


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              • Welcome to your vacation home! Do come back next year.

                Welcome to your vacation home! Do come back next year.

              • Master/King Bedroom

                Master/King Bedroom

              • Extra Long Twin Twin Room

                Extra Long Twin Twin Room

              • Queen Room. Super Comfy!! Keep the blinds open for moonlit snowmass views.

                Queen Room. Super Comfy!! Keep the blinds open for moonlit snowmass views.

              • Bunk Room. Twin Top. Double Below.

                Bunk Room. Twin Top. Double Below.

              • From the reading nook.

                From the reading nook.

              • Reading nook.

                Reading nook.

              • Breakfast time — try not to gawk too long, you've got skiing to do!

                Breakfast time — try not to gawk too long, you've got skiing to do!

              • Kitchen. Smartly organized, fully stocked.

                Kitchen. Smartly organized, fully stocked.

              • Sunset view from the master bedroom.

                Sunset view from the master bedroom.

              • Twin Bathroom

                Twin Bathroom

              • Peek-A-View from the queen room bath.

                Peek-A-View from the queen room bath.

              • Big View. Big Couch. Cuddle up with some cocoa.

                Big View. Big Couch. Cuddle up with some cocoa.

              • Fireside wine.

                Fireside wine.

              • Great selection of classical vinyl. Do you remember how to drop a needle?

                Great selection of classical vinyl. Do you remember how to drop a needle?

              VRBO #327001

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, July 08, 2014

              $325 - $1,450 per night (USD)
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              4 Bedroom / 3.5+ Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
              Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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