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Skiing!15 mins to Vail-5 to BC right on Eagle River! Bring the Family & Relax!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 7 Baths, (Sleeps up to 12)

Rates include all cleaning fees, etc. Only VRBO fees are applicable and additional.

River Ranch is a single family home with nearly 4500 square feet of beautiful living nestled next to the Eagle River! Located in the 'Ultimate Mountain Playground' of the Vail Valley!

Imagine fly fishing right out your back door! The slopes of Arrowhead can be seen while enjoying the view from your huge deck. Beaver Creek is within five minutes, Vail 15 minutes, and Arrowhead 3 minutes. You will need a car.

You will want to sleep with the doors open at night to hear the river in the summertime. Summer visitors will find yourselves at the heart of biking trails and close to Beaver Creek and Vail's many summertime festivals and events. The lovely town of Edwards is within 5 minutes and has many restaurants and upscale shopping.

Our smoke-free home was built in 2000 and includes two gas fireplaces, carpet in all the bedrooms and lower level. Hard wood floors line the entire main level. 4 bedrooms are upstairs and 1 in lower level. Main level is all for living.

There is an additional partial kitchen on the lower level with sink, cabinets and kitchen table. The pool table and hot tub will entertain everyone after a tough day on the slopes, bike path or river!

Perfect setting for family reunions, scrapbooking parties, and ski get-aways! The Avon rec center is nearby which includes an indoor pool and workout facility!


More Details

Kathy Humphrey, Homeowner
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

About Kathy Humphrey, Homeowner

Our family loves to spend time in the Vail Valley every season of the year. Initially the winter skiing was the huge draw. Now we have learned to love all 4 seasons. Summertime fly fishing and biking are family favorites along with shopping and dining out. Art festivals and farmers markets scatter the valley all year long. We have traveled throughout the US and always love returning to Colorado. My husband grew up in southern Minnesota and I grew up in northern Ohio in a small town called Vermilion, right on Lake Erie. Our midwestern roots make us all the more appreciative of the moderate Colorado weather.

Kathy Humphrey, Homeowner purchased this house in 2005

Why Kathy Humphrey, Homeowner chose Edwards

We love the town of Edwards. There is so much to offer,world class skiing, golfing and world class shopping and dining! What more could one ask for? The Eagle River allows for kayaking and white water rafting and fly fishing, not to mention the sound of the river that lulls you to sleep in the spring and summertime.

What makes this house unique

We love the river of course and we also love the layout of our home. We have 2 separate living areas on 2 different levels. This is ideal for groups with teenagers that want to play pool or ping pong on the lower level while the adults can entertain on the main level. All our bedrooms have their own baths along with 2 extra half baths! This is key in maintaining some privacy amongst family/friends gatherings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was great! It was one of the most comfortable houses we have stayed and have been doing this group for years. We had kids from a college junior to two kindergartners so the mix and spread of living areas was very advantageous for us.

We had the master room and the weather was so nice we were even able to enjoy the river. The little ones like your path and after skiing wanted to go down and skip rocks.
Aug 2009
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Edwards House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath w/2 sinks & 1 walk-in closet & make-up mirror.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Make up mirror & hair dryer!
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Hair dryer
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , This is for upper queen bdrm & has access off hallway.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , This bath on main level.
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is for lower level king bedroom.
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , This is separate half bath for lower level game/TV room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large Master w/deck overlooking River, 5 pc bath-2 walk ins
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upper level w/River View, walk-in closet & full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Upper Level w/mountain view, walk-in, full bath & TV!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upper Level, mountain view & 3/4 bath.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Lower Level w/full bath.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull-out sleeper sofa in lower level & porta-crib if needed.
  • King size beds (4) 4 king beds, Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 pull out queen sleeper in lower level, Bunk Beds (1) 1 king bedroom also has a bunk bed w/twin on top and double on the bottom.
  • Books
  • CD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 9 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Skiing!15 mins to Vail-5 to BC right on Eagle River! Bring the Family & Relax!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 44 reviews
Englewood, CO

Lovely home; we loved it.

  • 5 of 5


Thank you for allowing us to rent your lovely home this past weekend.

Your home is beautiful, large, spacious, and very well stocked with everything.

The pool table was awesome. Our two teenaged grandsons (12, 13) spent hours there.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the setting, the home and the pool table! It is nice there are different areas within the home for everyone to hang out together or enjoy their own separate space! I like to stock the home with everything I look for on a vacation!
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Minneapolis, MN

Everything was Great

  • 5 of 5

Property exactly as pictured, worked great for Minneapolis Rotary Club #9

Landlord very responsive leading up to our stay, no issues once we were there

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient to everything. Spacious home with all basic necessities. Great communication.

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Convenient to Vail and BC and plenty of shopping. Quiet location with beautiful view of the Eagle river. Spacious home with big kitchen and fully equipped. Big sitting areas around gas fireplaces. Hot tub and outdoor gas grill were both in great working order. Great xommmcoation from owner with tips on places to eat and anything else you need. Highly recommend. Thanks for the hospitality.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

I've been coming to this house for quite a few years and always enjoy my stay. Very comfortable and convenient to the restaurants in Edwards and skiing in Vail and Beaver Creek.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain getaway.

  • 5 of 5

This is a large spacious house that allowed our large family to spread out and everyone have the space that they needed. It's a great location on the eagle river, with a nice shaded backyard.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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superb location and amenities

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at 278 River Ranch Rd. The sound of the river lulled us to sleep every night, the spacious hot tub was a huge hit, and the seven bathrooms came in handy. We just wish we had booked more time to do everything on our list. If the opportunity presents, we will return.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Our Vail Valley Home
Car: recommended

World class Hiking, Outdoor Laser tag, ice skating & tubing are located within minutes at Vail, Avon, Arrowhead and Beaver Creek. Family fun for all ages! Spas are located within minutes. New alpine slide/coaster at the top of Lionshead in Vail is a blast! Adventure Ridge is new in 2016 with zip lining, ropes course tubing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.0%

Cleaning fee is included in rental rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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