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This home is what makes Colorado spectacular. Thought has been given to every detail. From the rustic hardwood floors and beautifully designed kitchen, to the see-through fireplace, Bristlecone Ranch offers five-star luxuries in one of the area’s largest rental homes. It has an open floor plan with large living room; dining room and kitchen perfect for large gatherings yet cozy enough for just a few. Sit by the flames from a fireplace that soars 25 feet to the ceiling of the great room with incomparable mountain views. The master suite features large private bath with shower for 2 and a Jacuzzi tub. The 2nd bedroom also has an attached bathroom. Off the grand foyer and a few steps up are sleeping quarters for more guests in an over-sized bedroom with abundant windows. Views from the lower level of the home are equally picturesque. It features two more bedrooms, a game room with ping pong table, kitchen, living room, bath and fireplace.
This property offers something for everyone. The home is perfect for weddings. It has a large outdoor area ready for a wedding tent with breathtaking views of the valley and mountains. Golf courses are minutes away in La Veta and Walsenburg. The home has 600-acres of pastures, rolling hills, mountainside and plateau to serve as your private hunting paradise (call for details). Or you can explore the terrain on your ATV, enjoy an afternoon hike or have a romantic picnic overlooking the valley.
Bristlecone Ranch has it all. Relax and drink in the beauty!
2015 RATES Please also see 'RATES' section -
RATES FOR THE WHOLE YEAR OF 2015
1) 1/1/2015-1/5/2015; Season: New Years Day Holiday (H); Minimum Stay - 4-nights; Rates - $539/night, 5+ nights - $511/night, $3,486/week, $7,500/month.
GENERAL RATES AND FEES NOTES A) 'Holiday Stays' (H): 4-day minimum; B) All 'Peak' (P) Seasons: 2-day minimum - $682.00/night, 3-4 nights - $577.00/night, 5+ nights - $539.00; C) All 'Off Peak' (OP) Seasons: 2-day minimum - $577.00/night, 3-4 nights - $539.00/night, 5+ nights - $511.00; D) Peak Monthly - $9,000.00 (April - October); Off Peak Monthly - $7,500.00 (November - March); E) Seasonal Hunting on Property - $600.00/night; Trespass Fee - $1,500.00/gun; F) Event (i. e. weddings) Facility Fee - $350.00, Call for guidelines and charges, G) Housekeeping Fee - $300.00; Additional Mid-Stay Cleanings Upon Request - $300.00/cleaning; Additional Cleaning Fee for over 13 guests - $100.00; Pet Fee (Dogs Only) - $75.00/pet; H) Security Deposit: Greater of $750.00 or 40% of nightly rent. Maximum security deposit maximum - $1,000.00 (excluding events); Event Security Deposit: 49 or less Guests - $500.00; 50 or more Guests: Additional $250.00; I) All Pay Per View (PPV) features on TV are charged to guests J) Call for Specials; K) Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
1. Main Kitchen has 2 dishwashers.
2. Second full kitchen in lower level.
3. Elliptical cross-trainer in game room.
4. Extra queen-size beds are full height auto-inflatable beds. Your sleep will be as restful on these beds as any other. They can be placed in any room.
5. All long distance and international calls are charged to guests.
6. All PPV features on TV are charged to guests.
7. Events allowed – call for guidelines and charges.
8. Winter Visits - Can have snowfall - Recommend 4-wheel drive or all wheel drive vehicles.
9. Mountain air is thinner – This accommodation is suitable for all healthy children, adults and elderly. Guests with respiratory conditions should consult their physicians first before booking....moreless
Ping Pong Table
Satellite / Cable:
Dish Network TV is available. Enjoy Pay-Per-View stations at the Guest's cost....moreless
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Local Services & Businesses
Beautiful 360 degree views. Perched on a mountain ridge this property has a beautiful view of the Spanish Peaks, Mount Mestas and the valley down Middle Creek Road....moreless
6)Hskpg Fee-$250; Mid-Stay Upon Req.-$250; Dogs-$75/pet
7)Sec Dep Grtr of $750 or 40% rnt; Event Sec Dep Req
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Rio Grande Scenic Railroad seasonal, La Veta (18m)
State Highway 160 (3 min.)
The La Veta Inn (18 mins.)
Taos Ski Valley, Taos, NM (2 1/4 hours)
Things To Do In / Near La Veta:.......... DOWNTOWN LA VETA.....This small, laid-back town at the base of the majestic Spanish Peaks is located along the Scenic Highway of Legends, La Veta, the vein, served as a vital lifeline a century ago; the town was originally a busy trading center, supplying the nearby area with goods. It is now home to a diverse population of artists and ranchers. Nine buildings on the site of an adobe trading post make up the Fort Francisco Museum. In addition to a schoolhouse and re-created general store, the fort contains collections of furniture, clothing, tools and more. While in town, visit the Spanish Peaks Arts Council and other local galleries for exhibits of local artists' works. Enjoy dinner at the historic La Veta Inn in the heart of town. Just down the street is the Ryus Avenue Bakery. The town offers numerous antique and gift shops for you to peruse. (19 min, 14 mi.).............HIGHWAY OF LEGENDS SCENIC BYWAY.....The Scenic Byway follows the Cucharas River north of the pass then leads into the Purgatory River Valley. It provides beautiful views of the Spanish Peaks as it leads southward through the San Isabel National Forest. The Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range lies to the west. (23 min., 16 mi.).............ASPEN VIEWING.....The beautiful aspen is the quintessential Colorado tree. In the summer, the aspen provide shade for the state flower, the columbine; and when fall foliage comes on the scene, Coloradans rejoice as the aspens’’ quaking leaves turn their vibrant shade of gold. A trip on the Highway of Legends or virtually any other road offers some of the most beautiful aspen viewing you will ever see.............LATHROP STATE PARK..... Nestled in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks, this park offers a gentle climate, 103 campsites, fishing, water-skiing, golf, hiking and great views of the nearby mountain ranges. Lathrop offers two distinctive fishing and boating opportunities. Marin Lake is a great fishing lake which can also be enjoyed by boating enthusiasts throughout the summer. Horseshoe Lake is a no wake lake which provides ample fishing opportunity and also a beautiful serene experience for kayakers. (31 min., 24 mi.).............RIO GRAND SCENIC RAILROAD ...... Originally, these workaday trains brought supplies to inaccessible mining settlements. Today, three routes run along the edge of the San Isabel National Forest and take riders past historic places still virtually inaccessible any other way. In the warmer months, riders can often see bears along the route to La Veta. Start and End Points are 1) La Veta to Alamosa, and 2) Alamos/Antonito or Alamosa to Monte Vista. (26 min., 14 mi.)...........GRANDOTE PEAKS GOLF CLUB .....Experience Grandote Peaks Golf Club one of the finest and most affordable golf courses in Colorado. You’ll find this beautiful Weiskopf/Morrish layout at the base of the majestic Spanish Peaks with spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Championship tees play over 7,000 yards, but with 4 sets of tees to choose from men and women of all skill levels can challenge themselves to an exhilarating round of golf. At the end of the day, relax on the clubhouse deck and take in a gorgeous mountain sunset. Experience Colorado golf at its finest. (28 min., 15 mi.)...............CUCHARA, COLORADO.......Cuchara is situated on the eastern slopes of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in the heart of the Cucharas River Valley. The town is surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest with all its' lakes, mountains and wilderness. On the east side of town is the West Spanish Peak. The Cuchara River flows along the edge of town. About 8 miles south of Cuchara Pass is North Lake State Wildlife Area, a trophy fishing area. A little further south is Monument Lake Park, a full service facility on the shores of Monument Lake. (48 min., 28 mi.)............... GREAT SAND DUNES......The Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve features the tallest dunes in North America and is just 35 miles northeast of Alamosa. It is an easy drive by U.S. 160. Against the backdrop of rugged 14,000-foot peaks in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the 30-square mile dune field, with no designated trails, invites you to explore freely. The natural system of the Park ranges from sand dunes to forests, from cottonwood groves to majestic mountain peaks and tundra. The highest elevation in the park is 13,604'. Play in intermittent Medano Creek, hike forest trails, or camp in the back country (1 hr. 8 min., 57 mi.)............... TAOS, NM.....Take a moment to explore Taos and discover the beauty, the culture, the people that make Taos and Northern New Mexico the Land of Enchantment. Seated on the high-desert mesa at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Taos is rich with art and steeped in history. Home to Taos Pueblo, the Village of Taos Ski Valley and a colorful array of surrounding communities, Taos County has something for everyone. (2 hrs., 8 min., 107 mi.)