Private 1 Acre Hillside Hacienda
You sent a message to this owner.
- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Basalt house description
Come feel the ambiance of Old Mexico in this spacious hacienda-style home with large, arched windows capturing 180 degree views of Mt. Sopris & the Frying Pan & Roaring Fork River Valley. Marble, granite, tile, limestone & large, log vigas enhance the interior design. Enjoy the amenities of the dramatic Great Room with the spacious high ceilings, fully equipped kitchen, dining room & inviting, sunken living room with the Natural Boulder fireplace & Indoor Atrium. Relax in the large, comfortable family room that host a TV, DVD & Stereo system with surround sound installed in both living areas as well as the outside veranda. Three, large bedrooms with queen beds await you at days end. The master bed & bath hosts a marble jacuzzi tub, skylight & access to the back veranda & gardens.
Breathe the clean, fresh mountain air as you meander among multi-tiered gardens with elaborate stone walkways & viewing platforms totally surrounded by open space. Dine on one of three enchanting patios to the serenade of a tranquil stream & waterfall. Glimpse the occasional wildlife as they traverse through this park like setting.
While surrounded by all this nature, the town of Basalt rests within walking distance & offers unique boutiques, art galleries & a sumptuous variety of exceptional restaurants. Aspen & it's sister resort, Snowmass Village, with their world renowned ski slopes & shops are 20 miles south while Glenwood Springs & it's Olympic size natural, hot springs pool & vapor caves lies 22 miles north of Basalt.
Whether you enjoy the activities of winter or summer, this home will welcome you at the end of the day & you will return home from your vacation refreshed & rejuvenated. Come, experience the magic of Basalt's HILLSIDE HACIENDA.
- 3000 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Not Suitable For Children
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Iron & Board
- Clothes Dryer
- Parking Off Street
- Hair Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Fireplace
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Music Library
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Equestrian Events
- Rock Climbing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Basketball Court
- Ice Skating
- Hunting Small Game
- Hunting Big Game
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Whitewater Rafting
- Mountain Climbing
- Horseback Riding
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- Theme Parks
- Live Theater
- Fitness Center
- Fly Fishing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Miniature Golf
ReviewsWrite a review
Chicago, ILGuest comment entered by owner
Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your amazing home! It is just so comfortable & so beautiful!! Thanks, too, for being such wonderful hosts! You were so sweet to Abby & so gracious to all of us! We hope to get back soon! We loved it!
- Guest Marilyn, Mike, Kim & Abby
- Date of stay 08/17/13
- Review Submitted 09/02/13
Dallas, TXGuest comment entered by owner
Sandy & John, Thank you for sharing your home. We all had a relaxing stay here; so quiet and peaceful....The boys enjoyed the local golf courses. Stephanie and myself enjoyed the hiking and sights of the area. One week is not long enough, next time two weeks will be perfect. All the best,
- Guest Nicole, Brandon, Stephanie and Brandon
- Date of stay 07/13/13
- Review Submitted 08/12/13
Maitland, FLGuest comment entered by owner
Sandy & John, We had a fantastic week with our family. Loved feeding the turkeys. The home is a gift and we enjoyed unwrapping it's many layers. Thank you! We went rafting in Glenwood, horseback riding in Snowmass, hiking the Maroon Bells and Hanging Lake, Glenwood Adventure Park, and lots of new adventures daily (including the rodeo, Le Creperie in Aspen, 4th of July parade, daily picnics, church and the Basalt Farmer's Market. A wonderful week. Thank you and Bless you.
- Guest Dave, Melissa, Brett, Kristen and Sarah
- Date of stay 06/29/13
- Review Submitted 07/20/13
Abingdon, VAGuest comment entered by owner
We have spent a month here and enjoyed your lovely home and the Most Beautiful Views. Loved all the indoor plants. Basalt is a Great little town; can't wait to come back to this area. Thanks for letting us stay here.
- Guest G.C.
- Date of stay 02/03/13
- Review Submitted 04/02/13
MinnesotaGuest comment entered by owner
Many thanks Sandy & John for sharing your wonderful home with us! We love the location - Basalt, Carbondale & Aspen were a big hit.
- Guest Michael, Linda & the girls
- Date of stay 12/22/12
- Review Submitted 03/06/13
White Plains, NYGuest comment entered by owner
White Plains, NY
Thank you for such a wonderful week at Hillside Hacienda. Your home is a treasure, filled with beautiful artwork, pottery & kachina dolls. We took 6 terrific hikes exploring the Frying Pan, Roaring Fork & Crystal River Valleys. We saw countless turkeys & had two bear sightings-one just off the side patio! A final treat was the group of hot air balloons drifting past our view of Mt. Sopris on Friday morning. It's been one of our most memorable vacations! Yours truly
- Guest Joe & Colleen
- Date of stay 09/08/12
- Review Submitted 11/02/12
Sugar Land, TXGuest comment entered by owner
Sugar Land, TX
Sandra, Thank you for the opportunity to stay in your beautiful and very unique home. I found the peace and tranquillity here that was just what I needed. Your flowers and plants here reflect your nurturing and green 'hands'. The rubber plant will soon take over the tub! I hope the rest of your summer goes well. We would like to visit again.
- Guest Joan
- Date of stay 06/27/12
- Review Submitted 09/01/12
PennsylvaniaGuest comment entered by owner
"Thank You" for allowing us to stay in your lovely home! We all enjoyed ourselves and will add this "adventure" to the many we have enjoyed in the past! Everything was as described and more !! Thanks Again,
- Guest Jill, Scott, Pat, Gary, Dakota
- Date of stay 02/25/12
- Review Submitted 04/02/12
Houston, TXGuest comment entered by owner
We have fallen in love with the Aspen Valley, Basalt and your lovely home. The weather has been exquisite and we spent every possible moment either on the back patio or overlooking the town. Thanks for making your home available.
- Guest Richard, Lee Ann, Douglas, Patrick and Michael
- Date of stay 07/23/11
- Review Submitted 11/19/11
Enchanting, restful...did I mention the view!
Enchanting, restful...did I mention the view!
My wife and I spent a month in this warm, rustic, very comfortable home, from August 15 - Sept. 15. Everything was perfect when we arrived; towels, linen, TP etc...fully equipped kitchen, DirecTV and spacious living. But the best part is the incredible views from the front lawn and the restful waterfall in the back. Gas BBQ is easy to operate and the quiet stillness at night is wonderful. Close to fishing and hiking. We enjoyed ourselves immensely, even though we were attending to business interests in the Valley. We would definitely come again.
- Guest Jim (Santa Barbara, CA)
- Date of stay 08/15/11
- Review Submitted 09/26/11
Recommended for: Romantic getaway, age 55+, girls getaway.
1 week minimum stay/security deposit & cleaning fee required Dec. thru Mar. & June thru Sept. $2100.00 wk. / Apr.,May, Oct.,Nov. $1750.00 wk. Holiday Weeks: Christmas/New Years $3500.00 Monthly rates upon request/Long term lease avail.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Always make sure to call the number on the listing to confirm payment details.
Only pay using credit card, PayPal, check or direct bank transfer. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Learn more
Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Year Purchased: 1976
About the owner: John & I have lived here for 35 years. We had a stone company specializing in marble, granite, tile & masonry. John designed & remodeled the home in 1998. We retired a year ago & now spend most of our time visiting our children & grandchildren who are scattered from Washington state to New Mexico. We also enjoy volunteering with Habitat for Humanity & traveling.
Why the Owner Chose Basalt:
As a child, I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area & fell in love with the mountains when visiting family in Lake Tahoe. When the opportunity arose to move to Colorado, I jumped at it. Going from the fast pace of the city to the snail pace of the country took quite an adjustment. The population of Basalt was about 500 people; the perfect place to raise a family.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Even though the population has increased, Basalt still remains a small, peaceful, mountain town. I love waking up in the morning & looking out at the majestic, snowcapped mountain across the valley. You can't help but breathe a deep sigh of relief at the peace & quiet that surrounds you. As you walk outside, you may be greeted by two or three deer grazing on the grass or the gobble of a flock of wild turkeys sharing the hillside with you. Mother Nature never fails to amaze me. I love it here & I'd love to share what this property has to offer with others.
- Primary: 970-379-1105
- Click Here to see All My Rental Listings
Back Patio Dining Area
Master bath with Jacuzzi tub
Wild Turkeys on Front Lawn
Guest bath with walk-in shower
Lower Back Hillside
There have been visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, November 04, 2013
3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.