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360 Deg Views Overlooking Snowmass Valley and Ski Area

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Home with Snowmass ski area in background

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Last updated: 07/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Snowmass chateau / country house description

This 8,000 sq ft three level log pole home sits on top of a mesa on 6 acres with 360 degree views overlooking the stunning Snowmass Creek valley and the Snowmass ski area. Centrally located within one of the world’s most sought after destination vacation areas (Aspen, Colorado) with short drives (~25 minutes) to some of the world’s best skiing, Aspen Mtn. (Ajax to the locals), Snowmass Mtn. (the 2nd largest ski resort in the United States and offers unique experience of dog sledding), Aspen Highlands (home of the Highlands Bowl) and Buttermilk Mountain (home of the ESPN Winter X Games). The home is ~20 minute drive to the Aspen Airport which has direct flights from Los Angles, San Francisco, Denver, Dallas, and many other cities.

The home can comfortably accommodate multiple families (sleeps 12 very comfortably, best with 10 or less adults) with over 6,000 square feet of living space including 5 large bedrooms (one with gas fireplace, flat screen TV, walk-in robe, ensuite with steam shower and Jacuzzi tub and adjacent office with printing facilities) and a large bunk room with high quality bedding. The property has a large Jacuzzi hot tub overlooking the valley to enjoy after a long day. The home has 4.5 bathrooms, 2 laundry’s (1 laundry room, 2 ironing boards), 2 kitchens (1 large gourmet), a grand room with log fireplace, 2 lounge areas with gas fireplaces and large flat screen TV’s, a 1 car heated garage and parking for 5 more cars outside. The large gourmet kitchen is well equipped for entertaining big groups. It has a large fridge, an 6 burner gas stove and plate grill, two large ovens, a microwave, a large dishwasher, a walk in pantry and it is stocked with utensils, crockery, pots and pans and has a gas grill located on the adjacent deck. The small kitchen has a large fridge, a four burner electric stove, an oven, a microwave and a dishwasher. The home has been set up for skiing with a large ski racking system in the heated garage and a ski room with a bench and storage space for large numbers of boots, jackets and helmets. The home also has free wireless internet throughout.

The property also has one of the best private sledding hills/driveways in the area. It is over 600 ft long and is straight on a steady 10% grade which provides a great activity for everyone.

Local Area:
In addition to being located on a mesa above a beautiful valley and ski area the home is located a short drive to many historic and famous country towns. Downtown Aspen is ~25 minute drive and offers an amazing range of interest including historic buildings, world renowned galleries, designer shops, restaurants and cultural, musical and intellectual events. It is also a set off point for skiing, snowmobiling, rafting, kayaking, hiking, biking and golf. Downtown Basalt is ~15 minute drive and is best for general supplies whilst also being a hub point for fly fishing and boating in the area. Downtown Carbondale is ~25 minute drive and is known for its country rodeo’s, arts and crafts, restaurants and is also the set off point for trips to remote country towns of Redstone and Marble (a famous remote marble quarry). Glenwood Springs is ~45 minute drive and is home to the world’s largest natural hot springs, spa, caves, the famous Hotel Colorado, a theme park, an adventure park, a dude ranch with horses and AWDs, the beautiful Glenwood Canyon and Hanging Falls, and large chain stores for when you need them. All the towns have regular festivals and events throughout the year.

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 8000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking inside, can smoke outside....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Master with fireplace, LED TV, ensuite, walkin robe, office...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Large with walkin robe and shared ensuite...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

            Medium size, ensuite shares, adjoining deck...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

            integrated appartment kitchen, lounge, bath, laundry...moreless

          • Bedroom 6: 9 bunk bed

            Large bunk room with log beds and adjasent lounge TV...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

            Large with walkin robe and ensuite...moreless

          • The home can comfortably accommodate multiple families (comfortabley sleeps 12, 10 or less adults recommended), with over 6,000 square feet of living space including 5 large bedrooms (one with gas fireplace, flat screen TV, walk-in robe, ensuite with steam shower and Jacuzzi tub and adjacent office with printing facilities) and a large bunk room with high quality bedding....moreless

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Main dining table seats upto 10 Adjasent kitchen dining table seats upto 4 Only 12 dining chairs shared across two tables, additional folding chairs if more seats required...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            2 kitchens - 1 large gourmet for entertaining...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            2 large refrigerators (1 in each kitchen)...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            2 dishwashers ( 1 in each litchen)...moreless

          • Microwave:

            2 microwaves (1 in each kitchen)...moreless

          Amenities

          • Fireplace:

            4 fireplaces - 1 wood and 3 gas - good supply of wood available...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath towels provided Please bring your own towels for Jaccuzi...moreless

          • Parking:

            Heated garage for 1 car and parking for 5 other cars outside...moreless

          • Garage:

            Heated garage for 1 car and parking for 5 other cars outside...moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Best with 12 or less people. Cleaning/housekeeping services during your stay can be arranged if requested and agreed a few weeks in advance of your stay....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                3 LED TVs - 1x 52', 2x 26' - all with DVD/CD players and DirectTV service...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Full system speaker throughout home...moreless

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Free wireless throughout (Low speed - 1.5 Mbps download and 2.5 Mbps Upload)...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Free local calls, use your own for long distance...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Large Jacuzzi hot tub outside overlooking the valley and a small hot tub in the master suite...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Aspen Mtn. (Ajax to the locals), Snowmass Mtn. (the 2nd largest ski resort in the United States), Aspen Highlands (home of the Highlands Bowl) and Buttermilk Mtn (home of Winter X-Games)...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Small flat lawns by house Great sleding hill/drive - over 600ft strainght and long on 10% grade and good selection of sleds available...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Spa
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Historic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Sits on top of a mesa on 6 acres with 360 degree views overlooking the Snowmass Creek Valley and the Snowmass ski area...moreless

                      Activities

                      • Recreation Center
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Golf
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Tennis
                      • Kayaking
                      • Cycling
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Hiking
                      • Fishing
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Restaurants
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Cinemas
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Playground
                      • Live Theater
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Medical Services
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Boating
                      • Sledding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Walking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Spring Summer Fall 2014
                      Apr 1 - Dec 13, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,000
                      $6,300 $21,000
                      Winter H1 14-15
                      Dec 14 - Feb 7, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,500
                      $9,450 $31,500
                      Winter H2 15
                      Feb 8 - Mar 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,500
                      $9,450 $31,500
                      Spring Summer Fall 2015
                      Apr 1 - Dec 12, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,000
                      $6,300 $21,000
                      Winter H1 15-16
                      Dec 13 - Feb 5, 2016
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,500
                      $9,450 $31,500
                      Winter H2 16
                      Feb 6 - Mar 31, 2016
                      3 night min stay
                      $1,500
                      $9,450 $31,500
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $2,000
                      $12,600 $42,000
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • BBQ Clean (if dirty) $100 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                      • Oven Clean (if dirty) $100 + tax
                      • Gen Clean (<10 people) $500 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      Greater damage protection may be requested based on renting group, this will be advised by the owner at time of booking.

                      Before making any payments contact the owner

                      $1,000 security deposit required on booking

                      First 50% payment due 60 days prior

                      Final 50% payment due 30 days prior

                      100% refund if cancelled >60 days prior to Check-in Date

                      50% refund if cancelled >30 days prior to Check-in Date

                      20% refund if cancelled prior to Check-in Date

                      No refunds for early departure

                      Deposit refunded within 7 days after inspection


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                      Last updated: 07/27/2014
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                      Location

                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Aspen Airport
                      32 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Glenwood Springs
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Colorado State Highway 82
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Riverside Bar and Grill
                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Aspen (Ajax), Snowmass, Highlands, Buttermilk
                      16 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Aspen Golf Course
                      12 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Tempranillo

                      Car: Necessary

                      In addition to being located on a mesa above a beautiful valley and ski area the home is located a short drive to many historic and famous country towns. Downtown Aspen is ~25 minute drive and offers an amazing range of interest including historic buildings, world renowned galleries, designer shops, restaurants and cultural, musical and intellectual events. It is also a set off point for skiing, snowmobiling, rafting, kayaking, hiking, biking and golf. Downtown Basalt is a 15 minute drive and is best for general supplies whilst also being a hub point for fly fishing and boating in the area. Downtown Carbondale is ~25 minute drive and is known for its country rodeo’s, arts and crafts, restaurants and is also the set off point for trips to remote country towns of Redstone and Marble (a famous remote marble quarry). Glenwood Springs is ~45 minute drive and is home to the world’s largest natural hot springs, spa, caves, the famous Hotel Colorado, a theme park, an adventure park, a dude ranch with horses and AWDs, the beautiful Glenwood Canyon and Hanging Falls, and large chain stores for when you need them. All the towns have regular festivals and events throughout the year.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: Australian, living in Brisbane Australia with wife and two adult boys. CEO of an energy company

                      Why the Owner Chose Snowmass:
                      The family lived in USA for three years and fell in love with the people, the Rocky Mountains and skiing and bought this home to visit on occassion when time permits.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                      This is a beautiful three level log home situated on top of a mesa overlooking the stunning Snowmass Creek Valley and Snowmass ski area and is a short drive to some of the world's best ski destinations. The home is large enought to enjoy with our extended family and friends with 5 bedrooms and a bunk room (most comfortable with 16 or less people so everyone can dine together)


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                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Home with Snowmass ski area in background

                        Home with Snowmass ski area in background

                      • Home in summer

                        Home in summer

                      • Large gourmet kitchen for entertaining

                        Large gourmet kitchen for entertaining

                      • Upper level access area

                        Upper level access area

                      • Master bedroom

                        Master bedroom

                      • Study off master bedroom

                        Study off master bedroom

                      • Typical Bedroom

                        Typical Bedroom

                      • Sledding Hill - Driveway

                        Sledding Hill - Driveway

                      • Access road includes a half mile hill climb hence 4WD required

                        Access road includes a half mile hill climb hence 4WD required

                      • Snowmass Creek Valley view in fall

                        Snowmass Creek Valley view in fall

                      • Guided horseriding in Snowmass Creek Valley

                        Guided horseriding in Snowmass Creek Valley

                      • Home in summer with Snowmass Mountain in background

                        Home in summer with Snowmass Mountain in background

                      • Deck in summer overlooking Snowmass Creek Valley

                        Deck in summer overlooking Snowmass Creek Valley

                      • Dining areas

                        Dining areas

                      • Passage way

                        Passage way

                      • Powder room

                        Powder room

                      • Master ensuite with steam shower and hot tub

                        Master ensuite with steam shower and hot tub

                      • Typical Bedroom with ensuite

                        Typical Bedroom with ensuite

                      • Bunk room for 9 people

                        Bunk room for 9 people

                      • Access road includes a half mile hill climb hence 4WD required

                        Access road includes a half mile hill climb hence 4WD required

                      • Mesa medow opposite

                        Mesa medow opposite

                      • Local Deer

                        Local Deer

                      • Hanging Lake Trail - one of 100's of hikes in the area

                        Hanging Lake Trail - one of 100's of hikes in the area

                      VRBO #449598

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                      Date last modified - Sunday, July 06, 2014

                      $1,000 - $2,000 per night (USD)
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                      6 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

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