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At the Willows: Relax and Enjoy the Quiet Beauty of God's Creation!

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Leadville house description

Located just a few miles south of Leadville and close to Twin Lakes and the Historic Hayden Ranch, THE WILLOWS has a peaceful setting while giving easy access to Highway 24 for quick trips to mountain trails, ski resorts, or simply Colorado sight-seeing. Backing to BLM open space, the Cabin has Huge Views of Mt. Elbert (Colorado's Highest Peak) and the Mt. Massive range. This is a fisherman's paradise with only a few minutes walk to the Arkansas River and a short drive to multiple fishing lakes.

The rustic external appearance of the cabin is deceiving. The open ranch style floor plan of this ~1,800 sq. ft. three bedroom, two bath home away from home has been updated with all the modern conveniences while keeping a true Colorado Mountain Cabin feel. The reclaimed barn wood floors, massive timber architectural features, rustic furniture and resort cabin decorating all will add to your Colorado vacation experience.

For extended stays (once you visit for a weekend, you may want to spend month or more…), guests can leverage the full size washer and dryer to ensure they never run out of fresh clothes.

Colorado 14’ers are all around you; Mt. Elbert is the highest in Colorado at 14,433 and it’s directly outside the back door. A short distance up highway 82 toward Aspen is the trailhead to LaPlata Peak. The trailhead for Mt. Elbert is right around the corner. Hiking, snowshoeing, snow-mobiling on the multitude of trails in Lake County are among the leading outdoor activities in central Colorado. (There are some very good maps showing all the area trail-head, hiking & ATV trails at the shops in Leadville)

Little known but highly recommended is to spend a half-day (at least) on the Leadville “Route of the Silver Kings” just east of Leadville. . Becky and I have been going to Leadville for years and just discovered this last Summer. VERY interesting. We'll be doing it again...slower...this Summer.

Fishing access is plentiful in our surrounding lakes and rivers: ForeBay lake, Twin lakes, Turquoise, and the Arkansas River just across the road.

ATV trails are plentiful and Lake County has a local ordinance allowing the use of ATVs/UTVs on all county roads (Paved or dirt).

Several ski resorts are located within an hour and a half; Monarch Mountain, Ski Cooper (Family Friendly - just about 20 minutes NW of Leadville), Copper Mountain, Beaver Creek, Vail, Keystone, Breckenridge.

Taylor Park, west of Buena Vista, is one of the most beautiful locations in the world; simply cross Cottonwood Pass (in the summer) and enjoy the scenery.

Aspen is located 34 miles west on Highway 82 across Independence Pass (but is generally closed in winter due to snowpack and travel restrictions).

The Colorado Trail has several trailheads just to the South.

4-Wheel Drive trails are abundant and the trip through Mosquito Pass is unrivalled; Weston Pass offers breathtaking scenery and a little less fear...travel both with caution!

Summer time rafting can be quite exhilarating; several rafting companies headquarter out of Buena Vista and can be found quite easily.

Salida offers a wide variety of outdoor activities and even has a zip line course for the daring! There is also now a new public zip-line north of Leadville just before you climb the hill to the Climax mine.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Music Library:

            Sirius / XM Radio...moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Games
          • Video Library

          Theme

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

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Laundromat

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Property backs to BLM Land with HUGE Views of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Whitewater Rafting

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                2 Gas Fireplaces + 1 Gas Stove...moreless

              • Heating:

                Gas Fireplace (2) & Stove plus Electric Baseboard Heat...moreless

              • Internet:

                Yes, via good cell phone coverage....moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas / New Year
              Dec 21 - Jan 5
              3 night min stay
              $350
              $2,100
              Leadville 100
              Aug 5 - Aug 25
              4 night min stay
              $350
              $2,100
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $240 $275
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $1,575 $4,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Tax Rate 8.8%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/15/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Leadville

              Secluded Location but with 1 minute access to Highway 24. Backs to BLM and Mount Elbert. Very short walk to Arkansas River and Historic Hayden Ranch.

               

              Owner info

              About the owner: We live in Denver and are blessed to often be able to enjoy this beautiful place. You will be also.

              Why the Owner Chose Leadville:
              Summer or Winter, this is a place you can escape, rejuvenate, and be in awe of the wonder of God's creation. The views are incredible, both of the mountains in the day and stars at night. Enjoy!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Shopping in Leadville, Skiing in Ski Cooper, fly-fishing on the Arkansas, fishing on Twin Lakes, exploring the many historic ghost towns up the many ravines off Highway 24, hiking up Mount Elbert, a quick drive over to Aspen (in the Summer months), or a Fall-Colors Tour. All are quickly accessible from this private cabin that backs to BLM (Bureau of Land Managment) property. Some links to some activities in the Leadville area:


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Kitchen with Bar and Table can easily seat 7-8.

                Kitchen with Bar and Table can easily seat 7-8.

              • Enjoy the Rustic (but gas) Fireplace in Large Den with Sleeping Sofa

                Enjoy the Rustic (but gas) Fireplace in Large Den with Sleeping Sofa

              • View out West Den Windows

                View out West Den Windows

              • 2nd Bedroom

                2nd Bedroom

              • Large Parking area

                Large Parking area

              • Master Bedroom has Fireplace and Private Full Bathroom

                Master Bedroom has Fireplace and Private Full Bathroom

              • Large Den has Huge Windows Highlighting the Mountains Views to West and South

                Large Den has Huge Windows Highlighting the Mountains Views to West and South

              • View out South Den Window

                View out South Den Window

              • Kids Bedroom

                Kids Bedroom

              VRBO #457013

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $240 - $350 per night (USD)
              6

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              Minimum stay: 3-4 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within a few days
              • Response rate: 71%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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