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Gather at the Blue House. Perfect for a Family Style Vacation

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
4 nights

About the property

House 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Our spacious home is situated one block from Main Street on the sunny side of town, less then a five-minute walk to the Gondola, Town Park, restaurants, stores and trails. It and has views on all sides of the box canyon.

This historic home was built in 1898. The interior has been recently remodeled with Green Building Materials to accommodate the most modern amenities. The spacious kitchen is equipped with a Wolf stove and a large stainless-steel refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, and other electrical appliances used in gourmet kitchens. A butcher-block island in the center of the kitchen is great for cooperative cooking or bar-style dining. There is also a custom wooden family style dinner table that seats 8. A Kimball upright piano circa 1900 is located in the dining room and can be played as you await your meal as it is being prepared.

A comfortable and modern sunken living room is two steps down form the kitchen area, where cozy couches and relax-your-back recliners and a love seat that surround a cozy gas fired stove. The south facing bay window looks out into Bear Creek with views of multiple mountain peaks.

Upstairs there are two bedrooms. The Skylight room has a comfortable queen bed from which you can star gaze from or just watch the snow fall. A Private bathroom with an very deep bath tub and large trough concrete sink is unattached to the Skylake room. The master Bedroom, with native american rugs, and quilted bedding and good reading lights looks out onto Wasash Peak. The recently remodeled bathroom addition has an oversized bathtub that could comfortably fit two, a large glass surrounded shower, twin sinks that sit atop a unique countertop made from recyled glass and is stunning and spa like. Reclaimed hickory wood floors are throughout the top floor.

Downstairs you’ll find a TV/ game room with a 46' flat screen tv, an elliptical glider and exercise bike, exciting wall to wall carpeting makes this room come alive. Leaded glass doors lead into the downstairs 3rd bedroom that can sleep 2 on the single bunk beds, and 2 on a pull our futon. The downstairs bathroom has also been recently remodeled with stunning green building materials that you will be impressed with. This bathroom includes a steam shower.

From the outdoor private hot tub you can hear clear live music coming from festivals in the park, or relax after a day of skiing.

East Columbia Avenue is a tree-lined street with majestic mountain views from every window. It’s an easy walk to Main Street and it’s many restaurants, concerts, art galleries and shopping. We have one parking space and a street pass, but cars are unnecessary when gondolas and your feet provide easy access. The free galloping goose passes by every 10 minutes just one block away. Main street and Town park are literally 50 steps away.

Keywords: House, single family, home, private home, Colorado, Ski, Mountains

More Details

Property Manager
Joanna Kanow
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Joanna Kanow

This is a family owned home of grandparents who live in California who enjoy coming to Telluride to visit their two grandchildren. When they are not enjoying their family in Telluride, the beautiful home is available for short term rentals for other families to gather in Telluride and enjoy the mountains together.

Joanna Kanow purchased this house in 2007

Why Joanna Kanow chose Telluride Area

Charming Victorian home in quiet downtown residential neighborhood, live like a local! Steps from Main Street, you won't need a car! Tons of natural light, south facing, so splashed in sunshine most of the day. Hot tub and BBQ in the private back yard.

What makes this house unique

Updated kitchen, gorgeous bathrooms, front porch, TONS of natural light

Property Highlights

• Convenient downtown location in quiet residential area, located one street off of Main

• Front porch is ideal enjoying for the warmer months

• Gorgeous remodeled bathrooms with eco friendly materials

• Updated kitchen with expansive center island, gas stove

• Two living areas, one is adjacent to ground floor bunk room for younger guests

Main Level

- Open floor plan with kitchen, dining and living all situated on the main floor

- Large center island in kitchen with 5 barstools situated around the island

- Formal dining area is adjacent to the kitchen with seating for 6 guests

- Main level living room has built-in shelving, flat screen TV, gas stove

Upper Level

- Two bedrooms each with their own private en suite bathrooms

- Both upstairs bathrooms have just been remodeled with the highest quality eco friendly materials for a truly luxurious feel

Lower Level

- Bunk room with two twin bunks plus an additional twin size bed

- Full bathroom with shower, double vanities

- Additional living space with flat screen TV

- Half bathroom


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Gather at the Blue House. Perfect for a Family Style Vacation
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

A wonderful ski get away at The Blue House

  • 5 of 5

The Blue House is on a quiet street just a block or two from the main shopping and nightlife of Telluride. It is near the quick shuttle line to the ski gondola but also close enough to walk. The house is cozy and well furnished. The large kitchen counter is the heart of the house where you will gather after skiing to discuss the days adventures. The hot tub is a delight. The bathrooms are modern and well appointed. The master bedroom is large and pleasant although the bed in the master bedroom was a bit too firm for my taste. There are enough other comfortable beds in the house that we had more than enough options for our family. It is a lovely comfortable house and well located. If we return to Telluride we would certainly enjoy staying at The Blue House again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for festivals

  • 5 of 5

After staying here twice for Bluegrass, the Blue House is starting to feel like my home away from home - if only I could afford a fabulous 3 bedroom home with a hot tub in Telluride! The house is two blocks from the exit of all of the town festivals, and you can hear the music from the hot tub in the side yard. The house is set up very well for a group of people, with a huge great kitchen that is a joy to cook in. The bathrooms and bedrooms are beautiful, and the new-in-2015 hot tub is amazing.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent family home in great location!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just returned from a fantastic trip to Telluride and stayed in this wonderful house. There were quite a few of us, including 4 very small children and it worked for us perfectly, especially because we were all coming and going during the day. There is so much to do so close by, even for the non skiers of the group (shopping, library, park, sledding hill, etc...) The house is just as it is described in the VRBO listing and then some... the kitchen is stocked with great cooking supplies, the hot tub is fantastic and easy to use, and the large playroom is excellent for children to have there own space. I cannot say more about this wonderfully cozy family home. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Telluride Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Main Street Telluride
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Telluride Ski Resort
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.05 Miles
CO HWY 145
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Main Street
Nearest Ski
0.05 Miles
Telluride Ski Resort
Car: not necessary

Located steps from Town Park, hiking trails out the back door like Jud Weibe, Bear Creek and Tomboy. Walk to ski lifts, bars, food, entertainment. Free bus picks up every 10 minutes half block from the house. No car needed when renting this location.


Rates & Availability

Telluride House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter Ski Season
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 15 2017
4 night minimum stay
Off season
Apr 16 2018 - Jun 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200
cleaning fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.4%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Telluride House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-Out
  • Village ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All have been newly remodeled with green building materials.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) California King, Queen size Beds (1) Memory Foam brand new mattress, Double Beds (1) Futon located in bunk bed room as well, Child Beds (1) Roll out bed available upon request, Baby Cribs (1) 1 pack and play available and 1 high chair, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) couch bed in TV room converts into king size, Bunk Beds (1) Great for kids
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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