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Colorado Cabin Escape with Great Mountain Views Near Aspen

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Private Homes, Unspecified cabin description

This is a life-long dream of mine to build a cabin in one of the prettiest places in Colorado!
Marble is a very historic town located 60 miles from Aspen in the Crystal River Valley. It is a beautiful 1 hour and 15 minute drive from Aspen to the cabin in the summerbut can be much longer in the winter.
It is a place that offers backcountry skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, etc. and the best panoramic mountain views Colorado has to offer!
I own a fly fishing guide service in Aspen and have brought many of my clients to my cabin over the years.
Most people really enjoy the quiet nature of of the valley and how relaxing it is to spend time in the mountains.There is a hiking trail, Carbonate Creek trail at the bottom of the driveway that takes you up a beautiful valley full of wildflowers and fabulous views.
If you have a 4WD vehichle you can go up Lead King Basin and take the Geneva Lake trail to a beautiful lake. I have two canoes at Beaver Lake which is 2.5 miles from the cabin and it offers some great fishing. There is a nice restaurant in Marble called the Slow Groovin Cafe which is open in the summer. You can also visit the artsy, historic town of Redstone which has some nice art galleries and a few restaurants. Carbondale is a 30 mile drive from the cabin and offers some fine dining and shopping. I suggest shopping for food at Whole Foods which is 10 minutes from Carbondale in El Jebel.

There is not a bad season to visit although the winter adds another component which requires a 4WD vehicle and a person who knows how to use a wood burning stove as it is the only source of heat for the cabin.
My wife owns Bonnie's Restaurant and is a private chef.

We often take our fishing/ horse back riding guests to the cabin and she will prepare meals for the outing.
My permit in the White River National Forest allows me to take clients to some high lakes where we do overnight camping trips.
My favorite is Geneva Lake which is a one hour four-wheel drive ride from the cabin along with a hour hike to the lake.
It is fabulous in the summer for people who enjoy hiking for the scenery and looking for wildlife and the flowers are incredible!


Keywords: Located 60 miles from Aspen in the Crystal River Valley. Furnished by Barbara Walters' former Aspen home furnishings.
280 degree fabulous mountain views with skiing, hiking , fishing, cycling,mountain biking, hunting and climbing.
Antique claw foot tub and shower, gas stove, fridge/freezer, pool/ ping pong table, wood burning stove upstairs and pellet stove downstairs.

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Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

              • Massage
              • Private Chef

              Suitability

                  • Pets Considered

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

                  • Bedroom 1

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                  • Bedroom 2

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                  • Convertible bed(s)

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                  • King size beds (1) located in the loft, Queen size Beds (1) located in the bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) there are two large down-filled couches that will sleep two adults or thee children comfortably, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) located in the recreational room...moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • back country skiing, horse back trips, hiking, biking, hunting, river and lake fishing, jeeping, fabulous well fed-drinking and bathing water,...moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Books
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Music Library:

                        lots of DVD'S and CD's along with a great FM station www.kvnf.org...moreless

                      • Ping Pong Table
                      • Pool Table
                      • Stereo
                      • Television

                      Theme

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

                      Attractions

                      • Cinemas
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Boating
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain View
                      • Ski-In
                      • Ski-Out

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 7 people

                      General

                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        2 huge down-filled couches...moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Wood Stove:

                        Vermont Castings~Defiant stove which provides a great source of heat and ambience...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Catering Available
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        2 canoes at Beaver Lake...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                       

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                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $250
                      $1,650

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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Pet Fee $0
                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      The cabin is fairly rural and remote and is off the grid meaning it runs on a solar and generator chargable battery bank. The water is from the well and is delicious. The generator, stove, oven, water heater and fridge and freezer all are fueled by propane. The heat is suppled by a wood stove upstairs and a wood pellet stove downstairs. Winter renters need to be able to start and maintain a fire.

                      I prefer a cashiers check for 50% prior to arrival and the other 50% upon arrival


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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1994

                      About the owner: I am the Director of Racing for the Aspen Skiing Co. since 1981 and also own a fly fishing company called Aspen Trout Guides. My wife, Brigittte grew up on top of Aspen Mountain at the Sundeck Restaurant which was owned by her father, Peter. We have a daughter, Annika whos is 8 years old. We all love to ski, bike eat great food and travel.

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Unspecified:
                      I chose this property due to the beauty of the area and liked the idea of having a cabin escape from Aspen!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      It is the most relaxing environment I have been able to find in in all my travels! You have the ability to go for a strenouous ski, hike, bike etc. in one moment and then come back to the cabin and relax and read a book in front of the fire the next!


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • view from the south side of the cabin

                        view from the south side of the cabin

                      • living room view from loft stairs

                        living room view from loft stairs

                      • loft with king bed, great views and TV, DVD, and great local FM station!

                        loft with king bed, great views and TV, DVD, and great local FM station!

                      • view of couches wood burning stove and deck

                        view of couches wood burning stove and deck

                      • Bathroom with sink

                        Bathroom with sink

                      • view from deck toward the cabin

                        view from deck toward the cabin

                      • view from the deck of Chair Mountain and McClure Pass

                        view from the deck of Chair Mountain and McClure Pass

                      • Colorado Columbine

                        Colorado Columbine

                      • view from deck of Whitehouse Mountain in the fall

                        view from deck of Whitehouse Mountain in the fall

                      • Geneva Lake which is 1 1/2 hour 4WD drive from the cabin

                        Geneva Lake which is 1 1/2 hour 4WD drive from the cabin

                      • There are two canoes for your use on Beaver Lake

                        There are two canoes for your use on Beaver Lake

                      • Sunset on the deck

                        Sunset on the deck

                      • view from wood burning stove

                        view from wood burning stove

                      • bedroom with queen bed and sliding door to the outside

                        bedroom with queen bed and sliding door to the outside

                      • view from loft of living room

                        view from loft of living room

                      • couches and wood burning stove

                        couches and wood burning stove

                      • bathroom with claw foot tub, shower and sink

                        bathroom with claw foot tub, shower and sink

                      • Marble cabin deck that seats six for some great views and dining

                        Marble cabin deck that seats six for some great views and dining

                      • sunset on the deck

                        sunset on the deck

                      • view from private road

                        view from private road

                      • view from kitchen

                        view from kitchen

                      • Historic Crystal Mill which is an hour 4WD drive from the cabin

                        Historic Crystal Mill which is an hour 4WD drive from the cabin

                      • view of Chair Mountain from Lead King Basin which is 6 miles by 4WD vehicle

                        view of Chair Mountain from Lead King Basin which is 6 miles by 4WD vehicle

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 13, 2014

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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 09/12/2014
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