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Ouray Vacation Penthouse Suite New & Private with Best 360 Views! Squeaky Clean!

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Penthouse is on the top floor of the beautiful new building

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Last updated: 08/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This brand new penthouse suite 1000 sq ft + is located on the top third floor of the newly-built Ouray Alchemist building in the heart of town. Bi-directional pleated shades offer the right combination of breathtaking 360 degree surrounding mountain views with just the right amount of privacy desired. It is the perfect romantic haven for enjoying the numerous activities in the adventurous Ouray area.

There is a 400 sq ft deck that gives you private views of the Chief Ouray Mine, Cascade Falls, the Amphitheatre and Twin Peaks. In addition there is a small breakfast balcony facing Main Street with a giant Douglas fir just to the south providing shade and privacy to those who want to see what is going on around town.

The Ouray Alchemist is a long-time project for Curtis and Nancy. Curt has been collecting pharmacy artifacts for many years. The commercial space features a historical collection of pharmacy memorabilia dating back to 350 BC. The collection is a tribute to the history of pharmacy, containing many hand-blown label-under-glass bottles with the original drugs (herbs and roots) with an emphasis toward mining and Colorado pharmacy history (such as the oldest written prescription in Colorado). It is a memorable tribute to pharmacy worth seeing during your stay. Pharmacists Curt and Nancy will do the best to make your visit well worth it. The Ouray Alchemist, what we call our retail area and museum, has just been featured on the cover of Bottles and Extras - Jan/Feb issue along with an article. We are also having an article written about us in GV Magazine. This stands for Grand Valley and is mainly distributed around the Grand Junction area. Grand Junction is just a two hour drive from Ouray.

The Ouray Alchemist building is unique to the Ouray area. Enjoy the whimsical finial portraying the sun, moon and stars. The gargoyles positioned on the four corners of the copper-domed tower by tradition offer protection and happiness to those who enjoy this incredible suite.



Keywords: penthouse, luxury, ski, suite, mountains, privacy, best views in town, centrally located, quiet, clean, new, large private deck, fully furnished, perfect for honeymoon, romantic

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 1050 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least 21 years of age...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Posturepedic king bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Declared comfortable by our renters. It is a new type without the dreaded 'bar'. Extra charge for a third person....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Gorgeous two sink bathroom with granite countertops and marble floor. Squeaky clean! Soap and bodywash, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, bandaids and other toiletries provided...moreless

Other Amenities

  • bi-directional private blinds, view of Ampitheatre from Posturepedic king bed, high ceilings, antiques, granite two bathroom sinks and marble bathroom floor, in-floor heating, copper domed viewing area with gargoyles on corners, second tv in bedroom,...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 40 inch HD flatscreen tv in living room and 32 inch tv in bedroom...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    An assortment of DVDs are on the premise. Others available upon request...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    In the heart of town yet very private...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    dramatic volcano and glacier-formed narrow bowl of a valley...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    antique Eastlake style diningroom table and chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    private in the unit...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    In the garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    Just built! The back of the lot is level with the second floor, so it is just one floor walkup...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor heating keeps your tootsies nice and cozy...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    pool towels for hot springs pool nearby provided as well as extra towels and sheets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Recliner chair and couch with big screen tv...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    private in the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free. Bring your own computer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    programable...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    pots and pans, cookie sheet, baking pan...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    crystal glassware...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    custom cabinets, coffee maker, marble countertops, fully furnished. Cuttingboard for all cutting...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    napkins, baggies, foil, wax paper, saran wrap, tea, coffee, variety of spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    view of main street with large Douglas fir tree just south of the balcony...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    400 square feet private deck with patio set...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    cooks several different ways...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 - Oct 4, 2015
2 night min stay
$255
$1,530

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $219 Nightly

Fall Season
Oct 5 - Nov 1, 2015
2 night min stay
$215
$1,290

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $184 Nightly

Off season
Nov 2 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$185
$1,110

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $159 Nightly

Christmas Season
Dec 20 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$255
$1,530

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $219 Nightly

Winter/Spring Season
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$185
$1,110

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $159 Nightly

Spring Season Special
May 1 - May 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$190
$1,140

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $163 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$255
$1,530

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $219 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 7.9%

Notes:

There is a $500 totally refundable damage deposit-most people put on their credit card upon arrival so it can be easily refunded upon departure. There is a simple contract to sign which I would mail to you upon booking. Ouray has a $3.00/night lodging fee for all its short-term rentals, motels and hotels. There is an extra charge for a 3rd person. 4th of July time frame requires a 6 day min. stay.

Half down to book. We take Visa/MC/Discover and checks.

Balance due 3 days in advance for checks and upon arrival for credit cards

Special rates may be available in November and April.

Ask for possible discounts if booking eleven days or longer.

Rates may be negotiable.


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Location

38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Montrose
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ouray Brew Pub
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Divide
23 Miles
Nearest Train
Silverton
Ouray
Nearest Motorway
US 550
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Buen Tiempo
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Telluride
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Ridgway reservoir

Car: Recommended

mine tours, Silverton-Durango narrow gauge scenic train, mountain climbing, world class ice climbing, outdoor hot springs pool, bighorn sheep viewing, deer roaming about town, two excellent microbreweries

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Originally from the Midwest Curt and Nancy took different paths to Colorado before meeting in 2002 at Aspen Drug in Aspen CO. Pursuing his long-term dream of having a historic pharmacy collection exhibit led Curt to purchase fixtures to restore from Aspen Drug which was closing. Since all fixtures were for sale Nancy having worked there eleven years was thrown in the deal...well, not really, but it makes a good story. We share a common passion for the history of pharmacy so it made sense that we would get better acquainted as time went by, marrying in 2006.

Why the Owner Chose Ouray:
Ouray is called the Little Switzerland of America because of its unique dramatic alpine beauty. Surrounded by mountains it is the gem of the Rockies. We have never been to a more beautiful place. Curt was already living in Ouray when he met Nancy. There are outdoor activities here and nearby for every season. Skiing is close in Telluride and Silverton as well as Purgatory near Durango. Skiing is one of Nancy's passions. Ouray has inspired us to build this building and live out our dream. On the first floor is our commercial business that we call the Ouray Alchemist. Designed after an 1890's pharmacy with hickory hardwood floors and a tin ceiling we feature antiques, jewelry and candy. The historic pharmacy collection is completed for viewing and receiving rave reviews. With time there will be other fun things to come, like an old-fashioned soda fountain.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
This clean comfortable and cozy suite in the heart of town is furnished with modern amenities intermingled with beautiful antiques and art. Make yourself at home. There is not a better view of the mountains anywhere else. Despite being right in the thick of things the large curved windows with the adjustable up or down shades, the large deck and separate balcony give optimum privacy. Snuggle up and sleep with a view of the moon coming up over the Amphitheatre.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Penthouse is on the top floor of the beautiful new building

    Penthouse is on the top floor of the beautiful new building

  • View from dome window

    View from dome window

  • Eastlake style antique table and chairs

    Eastlake style antique table and chairs

  • Lots of room to move

    Lots of room to move

  • Comfy posturepedic king bed with restored antique quartersaw oak dresser

    Comfy posturepedic king bed with restored antique quartersaw oak dresser

  • Looking at the ampitheatre and closer reddish cliffs. Blinds close for privacy

    Looking at the ampitheatre and closer reddish cliffs. Blinds close for privacy

  • Looking out the bedroom window northeast. See Cascade Falls and Chief Ouray mine

    Looking out the bedroom window northeast. See Cascade Falls and Chief Ouray mine

  • As is custom, four gargoyles sitting on dome corners benignly protect visitors

    As is custom, four gargoyles sitting on dome corners benignly protect visitors

  • Reflection of the ampitheatre through the large arched bedroom window

    Reflection of the ampitheatre through the large arched bedroom window

  • Looking across Main St towards the southwest

    Looking across Main St towards the southwest

  • 1st half of the view of the ampitheatre from the bedroom and back deck

    1st half of the view of the ampitheatre from the bedroom and back deck

  • Whimsical benevolent gargoyles are on corners of the 3rd floor penthouse dome

    Whimsical benevolent gargoyles are on corners of the 3rd floor penthouse dome

  • Mountain view from the living and kitchen area and breakfast balcony

    Mountain view from the living and kitchen area and breakfast balcony

  • Custom cabinets and new appliances with Eastlake style antique dining set

    Custom cabinets and new appliances with Eastlake style antique dining set

  • Livingroom area. HD flatscreen tv is out of the picture to the right

    Livingroom area. HD flatscreen tv is out of the picture to the right

  • View of the back of the penthouse suite with 400 sq foot deck

    View of the back of the penthouse suite with 400 sq foot deck

  • King sleigh bed is placed to see the mountains, moon & stars from your pillow

    King sleigh bed is placed to see the mountains, moon & stars from your pillow

  • The height of the window is perfect for viewing the ampitheatre from bed

    The height of the window is perfect for viewing the ampitheatre from bed

  • Artwork in the bedroom

    Artwork in the bedroom

  • View of Ouray looking east.  Our building is in the left bottom corner

    View of Ouray looking east. Our building is in the left bottom corner

  • Taken from the southwest so you see mountains to the northeast of building

    Taken from the southwest so you see mountains to the northeast of building

  • View across main street looking southwest

    View across main street looking southwest

  • View of the ampitheatre from the bedroom and deck

    View of the ampitheatre from the bedroom and deck

  • Great people watching views from the balcony that faces Main Street

    Great people watching views from the balcony that faces Main Street

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