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Private Modern Cabin, Eternal Sunset, 360 Degree Views, Horses/Dogs Welcome

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Carbondale cabin description

We are situated on 5 acres along the famed Missouri
Heights bike loop, with a 360 degree view. This newly constructed modern cabin is the ideal Carbondale vacation rental. Come bike, bring friends and family, horses and dogs, for a fun getaway. This property is perfect for a romantic mountain retreat, girls getaway, writers haven, family or trip....easy to settle in and move about.

Enjoy an unforgettable stay in a gorgeous and unique home, just 10 minutes to downtown Carbondale, 8 minutes to Whole Foods and about 30 minutes to downtown Aspen, 25 minutes to Glenwood Springs.

2 Bedrooms: Lofted Master open to below with a Queen bed and another queen bedroom downstairs.

1 Large Bathroom with double sinks and travertine shower/bathtub.

Brand new kitchen with eat-in island, stainless appliances and fully equipped to accommodate any cooking adventure.

Kick your feet up in the open floor plan and walk out the sliding glass door to enjoy the summer sunsets on the slate patio with perennial garden. Watch the 2 TV/Direct TVs from either the living room/while you cook in the kitchen or upstairs in the Master bedroom.

The property is a mini ranch and has plenty of parking for large vehicles, horse trailers and all of your toys. Have friends with a fully appointed RV? They are welcome to come as well, with approval and small fee from the owner. Pets are welcome, including your for our hay or bring your own. There is a securely fenced 1 acre pasture for horses as well as 200sf fenced kennel with dog house and dog-couch for your well behaved dogs. Request availability at the time of your reservation.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            We allow socialable, well behaved dogs, that won't chase horses or kill cats. If you think they'll scratch up the interior, we ask that you not bring them. Please call so we can discuss whether you need pasture or kennel....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking indoors ever. Our environment is tinder dry so we ask smokers to use a jar with water in it as an ashtray, if someone must smoke....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have a pair of swings, but children must be supervised when roaming the property....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Lofted Bedroom: 1 queen


          • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen


          • The lofted bedroom has a built in desk area, bureau and walk in closet. The W/D is in the closet. There is a flat screen TV with Direct TV. The downstairs bedroom has a bureau, uses the hall closet and has double French doors to the outside....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • The bathroom is roomy and has double sinks and a 5.5' tub/shower with travertine tile ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Enough china/flatware for 8, totally stocked with cookware/serving dishes/utensils as well as paper products for picnicking....moreless

          • Dining:

            The dining area is the kitchen island with barstools to seat 6....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Essential spices and condiments provided....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stainless steel with ice maker...moreless


          • Living Room:

            The living room is open to the loft. The couches are not sleepers, but are quite comfy for an afternoon nap. Ideally the loft would be more private without people sleeping below....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            We have no need for our elevation, people come here to cool off. There is a ceiling fan for air circulation....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of outdoor parking....remote operated gate at entrance to driveway...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            The W/D is on the second floor, in the master closet....moreless

          • Heating:

            Radiant heat concrete floors....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            High quality linens. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • Books:

            There is a lending library for all ages...take a book/leave a book....moreless

          • Television:

            Flat screen in living room and master bedroom....moreless


          • Internet:

            Wi-Fi via satellite...also a new HP Wi-Fi printer....moreless

          Outdoor Features

          • Lawn / Garden:

            The patio is surrounded by a perennial garden...the immediate yard is mowed....moreless

          • Ski & Snowboard:

            Supreme skiing is 30+ minutes away in Aspen/Snowmass or Glenwood Springs...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill
          • Deck / Patio


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

          Location & View

          • Mountain View
          • Resort


          • Churches
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fly Fishing
          • Ice Skating
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Tennis
          • Groceries
          • Kayaking
          • Cycling
          • Mountain Biking
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Hiking
          • Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Rock Climbing
          • ATM/Bank
          • Miniature Golf
          • Library
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Hospital
          • Bird Watching
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Walking
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Horseback Riding
          • Paddle Boating
          • Hot Air Ballooning


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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          May 15 - Sep 15, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $1,500 $5,500
          Sep 16 - Nov 30, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $1,350 $4,200
          Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $1,150 $3,400
          Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $950 $2,600
          My Standard Rate
          2 night min stay
          $1,500 $5,500
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
          • Tax Rate 3.9%


          Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Damage deposits are due at the time of the second payment. The money is refunded to you within 7 days of your last day of occupancy. We understand a broken glass, but won't understand abused property....ex: towels used as rags to clean your bike. We can supply you with rags. We have a very nice, quality home to share ~!

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          Last updated: 08/21/2014
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          26 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Aspen Airport, Sardy Field, Hwy 82 Aspen
          20 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Glenwood Springs, CO
          3.5 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Highway 82
          3.4 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          Downvalley Tavern, El Jebel CO
          25 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Snowmass, Buttermilk
          7.5 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          Ranch at Roaring Fork, Carbondale
          3.4 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Downvalley Tavern, El Jebel, CO

          Car: Necessary

          Our home is on the quintessential biking route....from the minute March hits you find road / mtn bikers pumping up and down the hill, riding one of many loops. Stay at our cabin and you start near the top and you end with the uphill.


          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2000

          About the owner: Nina and Jess are creative outdoor people. Jess is an architect...Nina is a papermaker....we both are hands on builders....we both teach skiing and are very involved parents. We have 2 kids, 3 dogs, 3 horses, 3 (or maybe) 4 cats and lots of projects. We love our property and are happy to share it with you.

          Why the Owner Chose Carbondale:
          Before we had kids, we looked for a forever home, someplace where we could enjoy all of our passions, that had a restfulness and soul. We saw an ad in the paper and everything else stopped.....we knew the property and knew we wanted it. When we bought it, there were 2 cabins from the early 1900's, very rustic and old. Now the main home has a modern addition surrounding the original old cabin and the second cabin recently burned in an unexplained fire...hence the new cabin. We are surrounded by neighboring hay pastures, fields of sagebrush and 360 degree mountain views. We are always working on our property, gardening and making improvements. Seems the DIY style of living is our destiny.

          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
          We call this rental home 'The Cabin' as it replaced an old cow barn that had been modified to be a residential cabin before we bought the property. Missouri Heights can be windy in the spring so Jess designed this building to have no eaves on the west face, in corten steel. As you walk around the cabin, it changes to slats of cedar with gaps meant to resemble the old chinked log design. As the cedar ages, it will go driftwood grey. The interior layout is very similar to the original cabin, with a lofted bedroom over the kitchen area and an open-to-below view of the living room. The design is spare, simple and highly functional. For a small 2 bedroom cabin, everyone who walks in says 'I could live here!'

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          Speaks: english


          • Cabin as seen from the east

            Cabin as seen from the east

          • Kitchen Island is the dining table, seating for 6, ideally 3 chairs per side

            Kitchen Island is the dining table, seating for 6, ideally 3 chairs per side

          • Desk area next to bed, overlooking living room below.

            Desk area next to bed, overlooking living room below.

          • Downstairs bedroom closet cupboard and desk area

            Downstairs bedroom closet cupboard and desk area

          • Swings attached to the kid's fort/tool shed

            Swings attached to the kid's fort/tool shed

          • Winter sunset from patio

            Winter sunset from patio

          • Riding in the pasture

            Riding in the pasture

          • East face.

            East face.

          • Patio with Belize Clam Chairs and views to the west.

            Patio with Belize Clam Chairs and views to the west.

          • LR viewed from loft

            LR viewed from loft

          • 6 barstools...counter to the left can act as the buffet or desk area

            6 barstools...counter to the left can act as the buffet or desk area

          • Upstairs Qn bed in the loft, with closet and W/D behind the bed area

            Upstairs Qn bed in the loft, with closet and W/D behind the bed area

          • Qn bedrm downstairs with French doors to the east

            Qn bedrm downstairs with French doors to the east

          • Bathroom with twin sinks, travertine tub/shower.

            Bathroom with twin sinks, travertine tub/shower.

          • Sagebrush drama

            Sagebrush drama

          • Mt. Sopris with glorious fresh snow and low clouds.

            Mt. Sopris with glorious fresh snow and low clouds.

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          This listing was first published here in 2014.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

          $160 - $225 per night (USD)

          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 4

          View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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