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100 Yds to Gunny Loop Trail/10 Mins to Town & Monument

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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This charming 70's A-frame sits on 2.5 acres of high desert that borders Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land. It has fantastic views of the Grand Mesa, the Bookcliffs, the Colorado National Monument and the lights of downtown Grand Junction at night!

The Gunny Loop trail is within 100 yards of the house and provides access to the Tabeguache trail system for miles of mountain biking or hiking right out the door! The west entrance to the Colorado National Monument is about 10 minutes from the house. Downtown Grand Junction with all it's shops, restaurants, and activities is about 10 minutes in the other direction! The Colorado and Gunnison Rivers are within 2 miles and two rafting companies are headquartered in the Grand Valley. Wineries, museums, theaters and golf courses are nearby.

While the house sits in a high desert, high alpine environments are as close as an hour away. The Grand Mesa provides beautiful scenary and access to many activities including hiking, fishing, downhill and nordic skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. Telluride, Aspen/Snowmass, and Beaver Creek are all about 2 1/2 hours away.

Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park are within a 2 1/2 hour dirve to the west in Utah. The Black Canyon National Park is about an hour and a half drive to the south. There is literally something for everyone!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be at least 25 years old....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for young children (steps)...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Queen size Beds (1) Bedroom #2, Twin or Single Beds (1) Bedroom #3, Full (1) in Bedroom #3...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    The Colorado National Monument...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    View of the Grand Mesa, the Bookcliffs, the Colorado National Monument and the lights of Grand Junction in the valley....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Evaporative Cooler...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    In USA...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    No garage access...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$980

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Tax Rate 4.9%

Notes:

No Smoking Allowed--No Pets Allowed--No Garage Access.

Not suitable for small children (open stairs).

Renter must be at least 25 years of age.

An additional $25 will be added to the cleaning fee for 6 or 7 people.

Full refund if cancelled 30 days ahead of reservation. Refund after 30 days if it is rebooked.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1976

About the owner: My late husband had this house built in 1976. He loved living here while teaching in the local school system. I'm from Tennessee and this house has been our vacation home. It has served as our base for a wide variety of activities in the area while also serving as a peaceful retreat. I hope you find it to be the same for you.

Why the Owner Chose Grand Junction:
My husband chose to live and teach in the Grand Valley because of the beauty of the area and the wide variety of activities available from this location. I chose to continue to enjoy this area for the same reasons. I love this place and have found that the kindness and friendliness of the people in the area is equivalent to what we call 'southern hospitality' in Tennessee!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The trails in the canyons behind and across the street from the house make it easy to just go out and take a walk or ride a mountain bike. It is so special to start and end each day with these awesome views as the lighting changes across the valley. At night the moon rises over the Grand Mesa and the stars are so bright! We've gone up the road a few miles to parking areas for trail heads and watched meteor showers and other astronomical events in complete darkness. At bedtime the lights in the town in the valley sparkle amid the silhouettes of the mountains all around.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • 236 1/2 Little Park Rd.

    236 1/2 Little Park Rd.

  • Living area

    Living area

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom, King Bed

    Master Bedroom, King Bed

  • Master bathroom through the mirror...

    Master bathroom through the mirror...

  • Second Bedroom, Queen Bed (new mattress and box springs in 2014)

    Second Bedroom, Queen Bed (new mattress and box springs in 2014)

  • Bedroom #3--Full and Twin beds with new mattresses in 2014.

    Bedroom #3--Full and Twin beds with new mattresses in 2014.

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Daytime view from house

    Daytime view from house

  • The view--the Bookcliffs and the Grand Mesa.

    The view--the Bookcliffs and the Grand Mesa.

  • Entrance and dining area

    Entrance and dining area

  • Fireplace from balcony

    Fireplace from balcony

  • View toward Colorado National Monument from master bedroom

    View toward Colorado National Monument from master bedroom

  • Master bathroom--shower to right

    Master bathroom--shower to right

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • The view toward the back--The Colorado National Monument and the Gunny Loop trai

    The view toward the back--The Colorado National Monument and the Gunny Loop trai

  • View of town at night

    View of town at night

  • Winter view from house

    Winter view from house

VRBO #350540

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  • Sleeps
    7
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/26/2015
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(865) 310-1002 (Tennessee, USA)

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Grand Junction #350540

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