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Beautiful Home; Breathtaking Views; Centrally Located to Aspen Snowmass & Basalt

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Last updated: 06/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This 8,000 sq ft three level log home sits on top of a high ridge line with 360 degree views overlooking the beautiful Snowmass Creek valley, the Snowmass ski area and surrounding mountain ranges and peaks. Centrally located within one of the world’s most sought after destination vacation areas (Aspen, Colorado) with short drives (20-25 minutes) to some of the world’s best skiing, rafting, fishing, hiking, biking, golfing, galleries, restaurants and much more - Aspen Mtn. (Ajax to the locals), Snowmass Mtn. (the 2nd largest ski resort in the United States and offers unique experience of dog sledding and mountain biking), 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. A second study and seating area between the three bedrooms on the top level. The property has extensive south east facing outdoor deck areas overlooking the valley below and surrounding mountains including multiple outdoor dining areas, a large outdoor Jacuzzi hot tub area, Sunbaking area, outdoor lounge area. 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.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 8000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

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

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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 2: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    Large with walkin robe and ensuite...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 3 bunk bed

    Bunk Room...moreless

  • The home can comfortably accommodate multiple families (comfortably 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, en-suite with steam shower and Jacuzzi tub and adjacent office with printing facilities) and a bunk room with high quality bedding....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

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

  • Stereo:

    Full system speaker throughout home...moreless

  • Television:

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

  • Video Library:

    small selection...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Property located on a high ridge line with stunning 360 degree views overlooking the beautiful Snowmass Creek Valley, the Snowmass ski area and surrounding mountain ranges and peaks...moreless

  • Rural:

    A true country Colorado setting (different to being in the ski resorts) surrounded by ranches, creeks and plenty of wildlife....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    2 cloths dryers...moreless

  • Fireplace:

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

  • Garage:

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

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Floor heating throughout...moreless

  • Internet:

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

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    3 living rooms...moreless

  • Parking:

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

  • Telephone:

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

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towel provided for each guest Please bring your own towels for Jaccuzi...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    2 washing machines...moreless

Kitchen

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Small flat lawns by house Great sleding hill/drive - over 600ft straight and long on 10% grade and good selection of sleds available to use at your own risk....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • 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

  • Tennis:

    Local options...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

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

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Summer Fall 2015
Apr 1 - Dec 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,100
$6,930 $23,100
Winter H1 15-16
Dec 13 - Feb 8, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
$6,930 $23,100
Winter H2 16
Feb 9 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
$6,930 $23,100
Spring Summer Fall 2016
Apr 1 - Dec 11, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,100
$6,930 $23,100
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,100
$6,930 $23,100
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Add beds (per bed>8) $50 + tax
  • Gen Clean (up to 8 beds) $500 + tax
  • BBQ Clean (If dirty) $100 + tax
  • Oven Clean (if dirty) $100 + 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 90 days prior

Final 50% payment due 30 days prior

100% refund if cancelled >90 days prior to Check-in Date

50% refund if cancelled >60 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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Location

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

Car: Necessary

In addition to being located on a high ridge line 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. Former CEO of a large 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 occasion when time permits.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
This is a beautiful three level log home situated on top of a high ridge line overlooking the beautiful Snowmass Creek Valley and Snowmass ski area and is a short drive to some of the world’s best skiing, rafting, fishing, hiking, biking, golfing, galleries, restaurants and much more. The home is large enough to enjoy with extended family and friends with 5 bedrooms and a bunk room (most comfortable with 12 or less people so everyone can dine together)


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Home in winter

    Home in winter

  • Outdoor lounge and sunbaking decks

    Outdoor lounge and sunbaking decks

  • Main Kitchen

    Main Kitchen

  • Grand Room

    Grand Room

  • Upper Level Access Area

    Upper Level Access Area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Study off master bedroom

    Study off master bedroom

  • Typical Bedroom

    Typical Bedroom

  • 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

  • Home in summer

    Home in summer

  • Outdoor decks with dining, hot tub, sunbaking and lounge areas

    Outdoor decks with dining, hot tub, sunbaking and lounge areas

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • 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

  • 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

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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