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L.B.H. - Sleeps 6, 2-Car Garage, 7 Miles from Colorado Trail and Quaking Aspen

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View of LBH from County Road 140 with Mt. Shavano in background


Last updated: 09/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our Little Brown House (LBH) has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a bonus sun room with futon. Two bedrooms are located on the west side of house and the master bedroom is located on the east side of the house. The sun room connects the house and the garage. This arrangement provides privacy for all in your party.

Two queen beds, one full size, and a queen size inner spring futon - sleeps 6 with comfort. Our attached 2 car garage makes for secure and weather tight access to and from the house. Full kitchen, large dining table accommodates 6, living room with picture window view of nearby Mt. Shavano.


Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    high chair and pack-and-play are stored in the closet of the Master Bedroom for your convenience....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Feel free to smoke on any of the decks. Please do not smoke inside the house or sun room or garage...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1 - Master : 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Sunroom: 1 queen

    Futon unfolds to make a queen size bed...moreless

  • Two queen size beds are located in bedroom #1 and #2. A double bed is located in bedroom #3, and a queen-size, inner-spring futon is located in the TV Room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Serves Bedroom #1...moreless

  • Hallway Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Serves Bedroom #2 and #3....moreless


  • Books:

    Small library of paper backs is available....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Several board games and puzzles are available....moreless

  • Music Library:

    IPOD playback amplification is available in the living room and the kitchen. Bring your IPOD....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Net provides television entertainment...moreless

  • Television:

    New 42' LCD Smart TV with dish net, internet and computer connectivity...moreless

  • Toys:

    Tavern Puzzles and brain teaser puzzles are available. Lots of board games are available....moreless

  • Video Library:

    A few DVDs are available....moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We have a 360 degree view of the Sawatch Range, including Mt. Ouray (13,971') & Mt. Shavano (14229'). This area is known for excellent hiking, skiing, and mountain biking trails....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The house does not have an air conditioner, however the bedrooms and living room have ceiling fans and there are portable humidifiers stored in the master bedroom closet....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    2 - car garage...moreless

  • Heating:

    Forced air heating. ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens are stored in the hallway linen closet...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spectacular views are provided by living room picture window facing Mt. Shavano....moreless

  • Parking:

    South side of house...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Available 24/7 Open Access Limited Data to 10 Gigabytes anytime data per month and 10 Gigabytes of night time use (2:00 AM - 8:00 AM)....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Includes all common cooking utensils such as: pots and pans, spatulas, spoons, openers, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Gas Stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, garbage disposal, coffee maker, blender, and electric frying pan....moreless

  • Microwave


  • Deck / Patio:

    There are 3 decks: Front door entry deck (8x8), Bedroom deck (8x8), and Backside deck (with view of Mt. Shavano) (16x16). Adirondak Chairs on backside deck in spring, summer and fall....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal BBQ grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    4 pairs of snow shoes are available....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas & New Year Weeks
Dec 15 - Jan 11
2 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
Jun 1 - Sep 7
2 night min stay
$200 $220
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$180 $200
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 09/16/2015
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103 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Amica's Pizza and Pub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Salida, Colorado
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 50
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
11.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Monarch Ski Resort

Car: Necessary

The Little Brown House (LBH), located 6 miles west of Salida, 7 miles from the Mt. Shavano Trailhead, and 12 miles from Monarch Pass and the Monarch Crest Trailhead (great hiking/biking on the Continental Divide).

Salida is a community of 5,500 people. We are surrounded by the greatest concentration of 14 thousand foot peaks in Colorado (15 of 54). The town is a haven for hikers, bikers, campers, and skiers. The Arkansas River winds its way along the edge of downtown, inviting rafters, kayakers, fishers, and “beach lovers” alike. Known for a mild climate, Salida is a perfect setting for your outdoor adventure.

The Monarch Ski Resort offers downhill skiing & snowboarding, and the surrounding ski area offers cross-country skiing and snowshoeing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I'm a retired Professor from the University of Missouri-Columbia. My family has been coming to Colorado for the past 15 years, renting vacation properties for a week at a time during summer and winter. Our love of the outdoors (hiking & skiing) took us to several Rocky Mountain locations, including the Collegiate Peaks that surround Salida, Colorado.

Why the Owner Chose Salida:
About 8 years ago, I decided to purchase a gathering place for my adult and growing family. I wanted to create a place to spend summer vacations and winter breaks. I considered several of the locations we had stayed in the past, but finally settled on Salida. I purchased the Little Brown House (LBH) because of its spectacular setting and its proximity to all the things my family loves about the west - skiing, hiking, biking and more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
What my family loves about the LBH is its privacy on the one hand and its closeness to Salida, hiking, biking, and skiing on the other.

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  • View of LBH from County Road 140 with Mt. Shavano in background

    View of LBH from County Road 140 with Mt. Shavano in background

  • Living Room (view 2)

    Living Room (view 2)

  • Dining Table + Kitchen

    Dining Table + Kitchen

  • Laundry - Hallway leading to Sun Room and Garage

    Laundry - Hallway leading to Sun Room and Garage

  • Master Bathroom - 3/4 bath

    Master Bathroom - 3/4 bath

  • Bedroom #3 (Full Size)

    Bedroom #3 (Full Size)

  • Sun Room - a quiet and warm spot for a good book and a cup of tea

    Sun Room - a quiet and warm spot for a good book and a cup of tea

  • Pond view of LBH

    Pond view of LBH

  • Exterior view of Sun Room

    Exterior view of Sun Room

  • Road View of LBH with Mt. Shavano in background

    Road View of LBH with Mt. Shavano in background

  • Living Room (view 1)

    Living Room (view 1)

  • Dining Table with Living Room in background

    Dining Table with Living Room in background

  • Kitchen


  • Master Bedroom (Queen Size)

    Master Bedroom (Queen Size)

  • Bedroom #2 (Queen Size)

    Bedroom #2 (Queen Size)

  • Full Bath shared by bedroom #2 & #3

    Full Bath shared by bedroom #2 & #3

  • Study/TV Room - Includes Futon w/queen size inner spring mattress

    Study/TV Room - Includes Futon w/queen size inner spring mattress

  • 2-car garage

    2-car garage

  • Deck view of Mt. Shavano

    Deck view of Mt. Shavano

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