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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Crested Butte chateau / country house description

This luxurious new home is located on Spring Creek frontage with views of the only Colorado covered wooden timber framed bridge. This 3000+ square foot home is built from three cabins that were reclaimed from the famous Spring Creek Resort as well as other reclaimed wood structures. World class fishing and hunting is this area is its legacy. Other mountain activities are at their finest as well. With Harmels Ranch Resort within walking distance, makes for a fine dining experience on the banks of the Taylor River. White water rafting is top notch on the Taylor River with many options to choose from. Other activities include horse back rides, Mtn. Biking on Dr. Park trail or other famous trails nearby, rock climbing, zip lines, fishing on rivers and lakes, hiking, biking, golfing, mountain climbing, 4 wheel driving tours, mine tours, wildlife and bird watching, boating, and more. Adventure awaits so come and live it up!


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                $25 per pet per night fee. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Kids Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Upstairs washroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

                includes a stacked washer/dryer and large wash bin sink...moreless

              • Bathroom 4

                double sinks, luxury steam shower, jet tub, natural tile...moreless

              • Guest Bath: toilet, shower

                unique rustic shower design in slate tile w/copper sink...moreless

              • 4 bathrooms in main house and a bathroom in the studio apartment.


              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television


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


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Internet
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking
              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                two laundry rooms one on each level...moreless

              • Wood Stove



              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Outdoor Grill

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  from 1 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Jan 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $4,000 $12,500
                  * 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 $600
                  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
                  • cleaning fee $250 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 4.9%


                  Complete payment due on total rental fee is required 15 days before check in, unless other arrangements have been made. Someone will meet you at the property for your check in time that must be made in advance.

                  Groups larger than 10 are required to rent the apartment additional.

                  The Apartment is available upon request and an extra charge of $150 per night. Please contact us for more information.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Harmel Ranch Resort
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Skyland or Gunnison
                  150 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Grand Junction
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 135
                  0.25 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Harmels Ranch Resort
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. Crested Butte
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Blue Mesa Reservior

                  This scenic and remote home is unique due to its short drive to Crested Butte or Gunnison. Most amenities can be located within a 10 minute drive with all others within a 30 minute drive. Lots of great restaurants nearby and mountain activities just out your backdoor. This home includes private fishing on Spring Creek. Also, motorbike, ATV, 4-wheel drive, or OHV enthusiasts have the privilege of accessing a variety of rides from the driveway of this home. One can go to Aspen, Almont, or Crested Butte all on 4 wheel drive roads and/or single track. Park and ride! Privacy is the main attraction to this luxurious home. Wildlife is often just a look out the window. Full access year round can make this rental the type of vacation one wants to return to for all seasons.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: Courtney Scales is the designer and builder of this unique and historical home that was completed in 2003. The construction was inspired by the log cabins that were once part of the Spring Creek Resort founded in the early 1900's. A mostly reclaimed lumber home was built green and includes a Geo Thermal heat/cooling system. This home holds special value due to its creek frontage and historical nature along with the many activities that the Rocky Mountains hold.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crested Butte:
                  The privacy in a desireable mountain location, which has many activities to enjoy, makes this home a place to return to. Close to both Gunnison and Crested Butte also makes it a very unique experience. This large home also has a separate apartment above the garage with a big deck to add to the large and comfortable accommodations. Private fishing and creek access with viewing, camping, or grilling at creekside are a great benefit for our guests.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                  Private creek access with world class trout fishing. Also, backcountry access is straight out the front door. This is a private creek hangout with grill, fire pit, and views in a location that is remote but also a short drive to Crested Butte, Almont, or Gunnison. The nearby ranch resort adds extra activities and a great restaurant/bar. Lots of sun, fun, and Mountain views.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Stairway


                  • front view

                    front view

                  • creek view of house

                    creek view of house

                  • creek side view with bridge

                    creek side view with bridge

                  • relax on front porch

                    relax on front porch

                  • Entry way

                    Entry way

                  • custom entry matching door

                    custom entry matching door

                  • master deck in winter

                    master deck in winter

                  • kids bedroom

                    kids bedroom

                  • master bed from bathroom/closet area

                    master bed from bathroom/closet area

                  • kitchen


                  • living rm into kitchen

                    living rm into kitchen

                  • master bedrm w/upper deck

                    master bedrm w/upper deck

                  • guest room upper

                    guest room upper

                  • deck view toward creek. landscape was unfinished.

                    deck view toward creek. landscape was unfinished.

                  • play in the creek

                    play in the creek

                  • drive way obelisk view

                    drive way obelisk view

                  • spring time view

                    spring time view

                  • custom entry door

                    custom entry door

                  • Guest bedroom

                    Guest bedroom

                  • master deck creek view

                    master deck creek view

                  • kitchen to back deck

                    kitchen to back deck

                  • kitchen into living rm

                    kitchen into living rm

                  VRBO #458533

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

                  $600 per night (USD)

                  5 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 16

                  View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 30%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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