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Absolutely Private 300 Acre Mountain Playground

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Wild roses line our PRIVATE stocked fishing pond --- everybody catches dinner

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Last updated: 04/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Tomcat Ranch's private vacation rental guest home located in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies. WE HAVE DIRECT ACCESS TO THE SAN ISABEL NATIONAL FOREST, with its network of trails and roads. This mountain retreat is situated on 300+ acres of private land, forested with Aspen and Ponderosa. THERE ARE PRIVATE LAKES ON THE PROPERTY. CATCH YOUR DINNER! This vast mountain retreat, shared only with the owner's home, provides guests with the ultimate in privacy. Enjoy the solitude of the many alpine trails as you hike or snowshoe past a bubbling creek. Recreate and recharge your body and soul while relaxing in a chair on the front lawn and enjoying the spectacular views of Mt. Harvard and Mt. Columbia. Or head in to historic Buena Vista, Colorado, about 8 miles away, to visit the many galleries, shops, and restaurants the area affords. The Arkansas River is just a mile away for those looking for world-class fishing, rafting, or kayaking. The Tomcat Ranch is also central to Aspen, Vail, and Summit County, and is two hours from Denver and Colorado Springs.

The vacation home features THREE bedrooms with 2 king beds in two bedrooms and 2 twin beds in the third bedroom, a sofa-sleeper in the living room, and two twins in a basement. The house has one full and one half bathroom, a well-stocked kitchen, an adjacent dining room, and an ample yet cozy great room. The home is equiped with Satellite TV, WiFi, and a woodburning fireplace. WE ARE PET FRIENDLY, but you must receive prior approval before bringing your pet! We provide an outdoor kennel for dogs. No unattended pets are to be left in the house.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Water View

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
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Gazebo
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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$250
$1,600 $6,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $15 + tax
  • Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.8%

Notes:

The property is not reserved until we receive your deposit. This rate is only good for less then 7 guests, please contact us for parties of 7 or more. The pet fee is $15 per night, please contact us if you have more then one pet, damage deposit increases to $350 if you bring your pet.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: My husband and I live on the Tomcat Ranch with our three children, 3 dogs, and more cats than we can count! We agree that it's been a beautiful place to raise a family and love the connection we feel to the mountains and the wildlife. We love watching the hummingbirds swarm the feeder in the summer. The kids have grown up fishing in the lakes. We've hiked all over the property and into the mountains. We've watched herds of elk roam the ranch in the winter, with their calves. We've admired the beauty of the mountains -- from the snow-covered peaks of winter to the wildflower-filled valleys of summer. This is a beautiful spot!

Why the Owner Chose Buena Vista:
In 1995, we visited this part of Colorado on a vacation and fell in love with the beauty of the area and the friendly people who live here. We bought a home and moved here the following year.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love to go out for a hike around the ranch in the evening. The kids have used this as an opportunity to look for wildlife. In the summer, we'll pick wild raspberries or maybe the kids will spend some time fishing in the lakes. We've also done many, many hikes into the National Forest and up Mt. Harvard and Mt. Columbia. It's wonderful to be able to head out our back gate and be right in the National Forest.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Wild roses line our PRIVATE stocked fishing pond --- everybody catches dinner

    Wild roses line our PRIVATE stocked fishing pond --- everybody catches dinner

  • Winter in the Rockies

    Winter in the Rockies

  • Fall color on the ranch

    Fall color on the ranch

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Water polo

    Water polo

  • Unobstructed views of multiple 14,000 foot peaks out your window

    Unobstructed views of multiple 14,000 foot peaks out your window

  • First kiss

    First kiss

  • Relax by a warm fire on cool nights

    Relax by a warm fire on cool nights

  • The neighbors

    The neighbors

  • Great fishing on the property

    Great fishing on the property

  • Early season snow reflecting on the ranch pond

    Early season snow reflecting on the ranch pond

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • Beautiful mountain views

    Beautiful mountain views

  • Mountain trails for hiking

    Mountain trails for hiking

  • View of the guesthouse, with its spectacular views

    View of the guesthouse, with its spectacular views

  • Great hiking

    Great hiking

  • More neighbors

    More neighbors

  • Wide open spaces -- bag this 14er -- Mount Harvard -- your backyard

    Wide open spaces -- bag this 14er -- Mount Harvard -- your backyard

VRBO #34698

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/19/2015
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