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Our house is located on 60+ acres along Trout Creek. Nestled into the hill above the Creek valley, wildlife watching – deer, elk, fox, raccoons, ducks, sandhill cranes, etc. – makes mornings and evenings such a pleasure! You can sit on the deck, enjoying the view of the Trout Creek Valley with your favorite drink, before making dinner in the well equipped kitchen. Saddle Mountain and the Sleeping Giant landmarks are right out back! There are 4 bedrooms, the big loft, the living room, and a really big family room to accommodate sleeping for 15 people in beds (more floor space for the big groups). A computer desk, game table, and TV in the family room are the perfect setup for fun with satellite television and high speed internet. There is room for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right down below. We are right down the road (less than 5 minutes) from Saddleback Ranch activities, only 10-15 minutes away from downtown Steamboat, and 15-20 minutes away from the ski hill where there is free parking and shuttle. So easy to get where you want during the day or for an evening out, yet enjoy the seclusion and quiet of the country life. Trout Creek Lodge has three levels and over 3000 square feet of expansive, log and exposed beam ceilings. This classic mountain architecture can accommodate your big gathering of family and friends, or you can take the option of securing one or two levels for smaller groups and romantic get-aways on special occasions! The upstairs has a beautiful bedroom with TV armoire, full bath, and a loft with a single bed and bunkbeds, a game table and TV. The main floor has the kitchen, dining, powder room, and living area with fireplace and great picture windows overlooking the Trout Creek Valley. The master bedroom and bath are also on the main floor with a jacuzzi tub big enough for two, and a big spa shower with endless hot water for after all your daily activities. The downstairs has a large living area with a computer desk, game table, TV, comfy furniture, and a set of tucked away bunkbeds. There are two bedrooms with bunks and single beds that sleep 3 each, a full bath and wash room with additional vanity and sink. Plenty of room for large groups! In the Summer, it is the perfect place! Relaxing on the deck or by the bay window for wildlife watching. Enjoying a party down on the lawn by the rock garden or your special event can be set up down by the pond, with BBQs and catering available. The days are warm, seldom hot, the nights are cool and our view of the stars can’t be beat! Just down the road, Saddleback Ranch offers horseback riding, cattle drives, wagon dinners, ATV rides and fishing. Hiking and scenic drives in the Forest along the Continental Divide are a short drive away and make for wonderful vacation. The Fall offers unique opportunities with migrating wildlife, beautiful Fall days and big game hunting and fishing through our partners. Those looking for some time with nature with all the comfort of home Outdoor enthusiasts and outdoor sportsman will love a stay at the Lodge with fly fishing, and big game hunting available through our partners, we’ll get you set up for a wonderful time, with lasting memories! Winter is a great stay at Trout Creek, with cross-country skiing and snowshoeing in the fields below, our international ski area only minutes away, and Saddleback ranch just down the road offering sleigh rides, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and the famous YeeHaw tubing hill! In floor heat, a pellet stove and a gas fireplace keep the lodge warm and cozy, and the fireplace and pellet stove provide just the right ambience for your favorite hot drink, with a round of cards with family and friends! Four wheel drive vehicles recommended in winter. Spring is a great time to visit as the mountains are so lush green with the new vegetation, migrating birds are coming back and snow continues to melt in the high country, making rivers, and waterfalls roar! Spring is a great time for discounts too – at the Lodge and all over town! Horse enthusiasts will love a stay at Trout Creek Lodge. Five separate pastures, and a round pin provide the perfect accommodations for those equestrians travelling with their stock for hunting and trail riding. Beautiful trail rides on public and private lands are close and abound. See the Rocky Mountains while riding trails in the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and two state park areas provide numerous opportunities for horseback rides. Riders can enjoy time west of us in California Park and east in the Mt. Zirkel Wilderness. Hay and feed available. We have the perfect place for you! We can put you in touch with our many partners to arrange all your activities and even have additional accommodations located in town for your special events and BIG get togethers!
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Access to 60 acres, including pastures, creek fishing, wildlife viewing, hunting and fishing nearby, Spa master bath with jacuzzi tub and extra large shower with multiple water heads, copper and marble, available for events (reunions, large gatherings), horse sheds, hay and grass for horses, trailer space for snowmobile and horse trailers...moreless
Memorial Day Weekend May 22 - May 26, 2015 3 night min stay
July 4 weekend Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2015 4 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend Sep 3 - Sep 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Holiday Nov 20 - Nov 30, 2015 4 night min stay
Christmas/New Years 2015/2016 Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016 5 night min stay
President's Day Weekend Feb 12 - Feb 15, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Pets Dogs and Horses only) are allowed with prior approval and permission only, and require a cleaning fee to remove allergens for subsequent guests. There is a 2% discount for those who wish to book using payments rather than with credit card.
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Access to dude ranch experience, guest ranch experience, catered meals available, western BBQ available, pond and creek run through property, abundant wildlife, wildlife viewing through picture/bay window and from deck
About the owner: The Vogels have been in the hospitality business for 20 years, hosting and accommodating large groups in various venues. Their Vogel Haus vacation rental and soon-to-be Bed and Breakfast is located in Steamboat Springs and sleeps 19 people in 6 bedrooms and 2 living areas.
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Unspecified: We love NW Colorado! The ranching community combined with the destination Rocky Mountain experience make it a great place to live and play.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The queit, the sounds of birds and other wildlife, and the history of the area are so unique.