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Great Location! Ski-in Charming Mountain Home

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Last updated: 03/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Come stay at your home away from home in Vail, Colorado!

Ski to the house from 'Born Free', the ski run leading to the gondola. The house is 120 yards from the ski run and overlooks the magnificent Gore Range Mountains. Named 'Chalet du Soleil', this charming four bedroom home is within easy walking distance of fine restaurants and shops. The house is on a large lot. Sledding and playing in the snow can be enjoyed by those with excess energy after skiing. We provide the sleds. The house is equipped with all the amenities you are accustomed to in your own home.

The house comfortably accommodates up to ten people. The master suite features a queen-size bed plus whirlpool tub for two (jacuzzi type) and separate shower room. The other main floor bedroom includes a queen-size bed, bath/shower, and an expansive bay window. The third bedroom on the upper floor has a queen-size bed, two twin-size beds, plenty of closet space, and a large vanity sink area.

The fourth bedroom is, in fact, an adjoining studio-apartment with king-size bed, queen-size hide-a-bed, compact kitchen, full bath, and large walk-in closet. All beds are made up in the Swiss-style with comforters, extra pillows, and ironed sheets. Smoking is not permitted.

The owners, Fred and Thea, live in the house next door and will be happy to make your stay a pleasant one! Their daughter, Heather Kehoe, lives in Eagle and manages the property.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) pack-'n-play portable crib available upon request infant high chair and/or booster seat also available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    47' screen in living room...moreless

  • VCR

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    view of Gore range with ski run in the foreground...moreless

  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out:

    sometimes a walk of 120 yards is required...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    4 large outside spaces in front of Chalet...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    plus a kitchenette in the studio apartment...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Season
Jan 31 - Apr 3, 2015
4 night min stay
$1,050
End of Ski Season
Apr 4 - Apr 20, 2015
4 night min stay
$695
Off Season/Summer
Apr 21 - Nov 13, 2015
4 night min stay
$695
Early Season
Nov 14 - Dec 11, 2015
4 night min stay
$695
Christmas-New Year
Dec 12 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay
$1,200
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$695

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9.8%

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 03/03/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eagle
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-70

Car: Recommended

Across Gore Creek from the gondola.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1966

About the owner: Thea says, 'The character of Chalet du Soleil is incomparable and is sure to please.' Fred and Thea Rumford have owned this charming mountain home since 1966 when it was built as a weekend getaway for their family. Skiing is a large part of their lives. They have raised their children to grow up with a tremendous appreciation for the alpine lifestyle and they take great joy in now seeing their grandchildren follow in the ski tracks of their parents. The Rumfords also take pride in upgrading and maintaining their beautiful home each year. Last year the kitchen was completely remodeled...it's lovely...

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
It's the little things that the owners/manager do to make this place special.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Prime Lionshead location. Specular views of the Gore Range Mountains. Very family friendly accommodations.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Chalet In Winter

    Chalet In Winter

  • Living area -- comfortable and cozy while skiing in the Rocky Mountains!

    Living area -- comfortable and cozy while skiing in the Rocky Mountains!

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • indoor ski storage

    indoor ski storage

  • Oven and stove, microwave and toaster. Fully equipped kitchen.

    Oven and stove, microwave and toaster. Fully equipped kitchen.

  • Queen bed and two twins in loft -- great for kids!

    Queen bed and two twins in loft -- great for kids!

  • Granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms

    Granite countertops in kitchen and bathrooms

  • Jacuzzi bathtub off master bedroom

    Jacuzzi bathtub off master bedroom

  • Laundry room: washer, dryer, iron and ironing board

    Laundry room: washer, dryer, iron and ironing board

  • King bed in lower level studio apartment

    King bed in lower level studio apartment

  • Studio kitchenette

    Studio kitchenette

  • Skiing home!

    Skiing home!

  • Gondola view from living/dining area

    Gondola view from living/dining area

  • Living/dining area

    Living/dining area

  • Living/dining room and loft

    Living/dining room and loft

  • Newly remodeled kitchen

    Newly remodeled kitchen

  • Coffee grinder and maker

    Coffee grinder and maker

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Second bedroom on main floor

    Second bedroom on main floor

  • Lower level studio full bathroom

    Lower level studio full bathroom

  • Studio living room and bedroom

    Studio living room and bedroom

  • We provide sleds for your enjoyment!

    We provide sleds for your enjoyment!

  • Please share your wonderful memories in our guest book.

    Please share your wonderful memories in our guest book.

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  • Sleeps
    10
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    14
Owner
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/03/2015
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