Mountain Home Adjoins Rio Grande National Forest(0 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, mountain views
The second bedroom has a queen bed, closet, dresser, and two windows with views of Beaver Mountain. Wake up to some bright mountain sunshine. Across the hall is bedroom #3 with 2 twin beds in a cowboy theme with black painted iron beds. There is a nightstand, a closet and a generous window.
Between the 2 bedrooms is a full bathroom. Both bathrooms have large mirrors and hair dryers.
The dining area has plenty of room for the large table that seats 8. The gas fireplace warms chilly nights and a skylight over the table makes for bright breakfasts.
The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, dishwasher, new refrigerator, a microwave, and a disposal. A new crock pot and a popcorn popper make your stay more enjoyable. There are plenty of pots and pans as well as a full set of white dishes, with nicer glassware and silverware.
Our living room is very large with a vaulted ceiling, sky lights, leather furniture, cable TV, a gas fireplace and a patio door out to a covered deck. The deck has a gas grill, table and chairs and a vintage glider.
Our front porch is perfect for warm months. The vintage wicker furniture beckons you to sit for a while. You have a view of Beaver Mountain or watch the hummingbirds at the feeder.
The sun room is all windows and skylights. Furnished with white painted vintage table and chairs, it is a favorite for breakfasts or quiet reading and wildlife viewing.
The game room has a fooseball table and the laundry room has full sized new washer and dryer.
Wildlife abounds in this area and especially around this spot. Our front yard may be small but our "backyard" is 2million acres of The Rio Grande National Forest. The mule deer make themselves right at home, along with the wild turkeys, We have seen bears and owls and elk and even a mother moose and twin calves took a snooze in our yard. In the spring and fall it is worth the drive to the Monte Vista Wildlife Refuge to view thousands of sandhill cranes as they stop over in their migration.
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Member since: 2007
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
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|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 6 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
March - Spring Break
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring (April - June)
Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
4th of July
Jul 1 - Jul 9, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $125
- Tax Rate 9.4%
Cleaning fee is $125.00.
Preferred payment is by personal check.
A deposit is due within 2 weeks after the rental is made to secure the dates.
The remainder of the rental is due 3 weeks before the first day of the rental.
If payment is other than a personal check, call Mary at 651-430-1239.
If other arrangements are required call Mary at 651 430 1239.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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'Rodeos,' 'Alpine Jeep Touring,', 'ATV Trails', 'Great Birding Areas- stop-over for thousands of greater sandhill cranes,' 'Sand Dunes National Park.' Ghosts Towns, Pagosa Public Hot Springs, Penitente Rock Climbing area, waterfalls, 300+ days of sunshine, unspoiled wilderness
Year Purchased: 2004
About: My husband, Jim, and I are from Minnesota....about 30 miles from the Twin Cities, in Stillwater. This is a river town on the St. Croix River separating MN and WI. We have one son. He and his wife have a little girl, so we are happy to be grandparents. I am a retired middle school teacher and Jim still works in the summer as a chef/manager for local river boats.
Why Ponderosa Pines (South Fork, Colorado, United States of America):
Our family loves the out of doors. We have traveled to Colorado extensively, especially to ski races when our son was in USSA ski program. On a summer trip we were driving through the San Juan Mountains and were amazed at the untouched beauty and rugged, wild terrain. When we heard elk bugle as we inspected the house, we HAD to have this place.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The quiet and the inspiring landscape here have caused us to fall in love with the area. The wildlife we've seen, the trails we've hiked, the breath taking waterfalls, golden aspens and cottonwoods, Colorado the way it is meant to be.....no Starbuck's or shopping malls. The friendly people make it even more inviting to belong here. We love sharing our home with others who love these same things.
- Primary: (651) 430-1239 (Minnesota, USA)
- Secondary: 651 408 5636
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Neat and clean home welcomes visitors.
A good book and a cup of coffee are all that's needed.
Dining room seats 8.
A comfy corner of the living room.
Queen brass bed. Vaulted ceilings. Double closets.
Bathroom in master bedroom.
Bedroom with queen bed. Morning sunshine!
Bathroom #2 between bedrooms 2 and 3.
Kitchen with dishwasher, disposal, stove, new refrigerator, microwave.
Sunroom. A game of cards and a drink.
Laundry room with full size washer and dryer.
Forest View on Aspen Drive.
Gas fireplace for chilly mornings.
Large living room with vaulted ceilings.
Living room with gas fireplace and patio door to deck.
Double sinks in master bathroom.
Tasteful attention to details.
Bedroom with 2 twin beds.
Full Bathroom stocked with lots of towels.
Kitchen work area. New refrigerator, microwave, crock pot, iPod dock.
Game room. Who is the CHAMP of the house?
Sandhill cranes stop over in the San Luis Valley close to South Fork.
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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