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Conveniently Located Spacious Home w/ Majestic Views! Discounted Fall Rates!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Conveniently located between the ski area and the historic town of Crested Butte, this beautiful, custom-built, spacious home will provide you, your family, and friends a wonderful vacation experience. Occupying 1.58-acres with unobstructed 360-degree views of the surrounding peaks and valleys, The multiple living areas allow the rare opportunity to accommodate a large assemblage of family and friends in one place.The comfort continues with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace and gourmet kitchen. The great room offers floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the views of Whetstone, Axtel and Mt. Crested Butte Peaks, and these unobstructed mountain views continue from every room. The property borders 6+ acres of dedicated Open/Green Space, and is across the street from the recreation path that connects the ski area and the historic town of Crested Butte. This location makes it easy for bikers and hikers to enjoy the adjoining single-track trails that lead into the National Forest.

Two separate eating areas accommodate the kids and grown-ups. The kitchen has a center island, gas cook top, granite counter surfaces, high end appliances, and newly updated cabinets. We have a full office including a printer, fax, complimentary Notary and free WiFi. Just bring your laptop and you can finish up those loose ends while visiting Paradise.

During the daytime, the passive solar design allows for wonderful heat gain throughout the home. As the sun sets, your family and friends will enjoy the in-floor radiant heat (main level) on those chilly nights.

The great room has a large, L-shaped sofa where the family can snuggle to watch the 52-inch Samsung , high definition LCD TV next to the gas-log fireplace. For added convenience the kid's room has an LCD TV and DVD player.

The bedrooms each have high-quality mattresses and box springs, so everyone can get a good night's sleep after a full day of fun. Bedroom 1 (Master Queen ) has a private bath ****Bedroom 2 queen with direct access to the shared bath ****Bedroom 3 queen with shared bath. Kid's room/4th Bedroom has *2 QUEEN and *1 KING high quality Futons.

The kitchen and laundry room are fully equipped. Extra electric appliances, plenty of tableware, kitchen necessities, cleaners and a fresh sponge are all included. You need not buy all those extras that you normally would. Just come with groceries, or have us stock them and enjoy!

Once here and comfortably settled in, a scenic walk, bicycle ride or short drive will allow you to quickly access the National Forest or either town. You may also call Dolly's Mountain Shuttle for service to many of the hiking trailheads and the local airports.

More Details

Marc J. Solari
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2018

About Marc J. Solari


My name is Marc J. Solari and I have lived in Crested Butte for 25 years. I just love this place. Everything I like to do in the mountains, on the rivers and in the lakes is in close proximity and easily accessible.

Living in a small resort town, I have had an opportunity to work in several different fields. I have been a construction worker, landscaper, bartender, waiter, teacher, guide and I even worked as a distributor for wine, beer and spirits. Recently I was very fortunate to find my home located in Glacier Lily Estates. Now I am guiding and trying my hand at vacation rentals. So far it has worked out exceptionally well. Everyone that has stayed at my home has had nothing but wonderful comments and moments of disbelief as to how incredible their stay has been.

I am considering these results an immediate success, but I am not stopping there. I am constantly upgrading my home, its amenities and my abilities as a caretaker to offer the most comfortable vacation rental experience in Crested Butte.

Marc J. Solari purchased this house in 2008

Why Marc J. Solari chose Crested Butte

Crested Butte offers so much for the outdoor enthusiast. There is an incredible amount of National Forest and Wilderness within close proximity to Crested Butte. In fact, trailheads to many mountain bike and hiking trails are right out the front door of my home.

In the winter, the ski area is within view and only 3 short minutes drive from my home. You can just peek out the windows, see which lifts are running, what the skier traffic is like and hit the slopes. If you are not in the mood for lift serviced skiing, there are snowmobile trailheads nearby and a groomed cross country trail less than 300 meters away.

In the summer, several different mountain biking options are right out the door and the garage is a great place to throw a quick tune on your bike. If you are a hiker, you can walk across the street and access the recreation path that links the two towns with several hiking trails. If a scenic drive is what you are craving, take a left out of Glacier Lily Estates and drive the Gothic loop over Paradise Divide and back to the house. This is a beautiful drive and a great way to spend a day. Tennis anyone? There is a private tennis court 50 meters from the home.

There is good fishing within a mile of the house and larger rivers are less than 3 miles away. If the group is interested in rafting or kayaking, drive to Almont and enjoy a day floating the Taylor or Gunnison River. The local outfitters and guides are professional and well trained. Whether you are into whitewater, flat water or float fishing, the guides of the Gunnison Country will hook you up!

What makes this house unique

One of the most special events of the day begins when you wake up and look out one of the enormous picture windows and see the colors of the sunrise lighting the magnificent mountain peaks. The timer on the automatic coffee pot has started and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee fills the home calling you to the kitchen. As you curl up in a leather recliner with a fresh cup, reading one of the local papers, a fox strolls across the open field and you know that no matter what activities you choose for your day you won't have to fight traffic or go far to enjoy them!


Crested Butte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , The half bath is on the first floor near the living room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , The Master Bath is located upstairs.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This is a shared bathroom for the three lower bedrooms
  • The Lily has 2.5 bathrooms. The Master is upstairs. There is another 3/4 bath located on the first floor that is shared between the three lower bedrooms. There's also a half bath adjacent to the living room.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , The Master is on the second floor. It has a private bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , On the first floor, Queen Bed and shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , On the first floor. Has a Queen Bed and Shared Bath.
    Bedroom 4 - 3 queen , 3 sleep sofa /futon , Family Room has 3 Quality Futons, Doubles as 4th Bedroom
  • (1) Each Bedroom is Equipped with High Quality, Queen Size Beds. There are also 3 High Quality, Queen Size Futons in the Family Room/ 4th Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There are 3 High Quality Futons in the Family Room/ 4th Bedroom
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
SORRY NO PETS, 'The Lily' is Fully Equipped with High Quality Linens, A Fully Equipped Kitchen, 2 LARGE SCREEN LCD TELEVISIONS and HIGH SPEED INTERNET WIFI


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Conveniently Located Spacious Home w/ Majestic Views! Discounted Fall Rates!
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews

A very large place with an awesome view

  • 5 of 5

A very large place with all the accommodations you could ask for. The owner was very cordial at introducing you to the the place and explaining all the amenities. A great location between town and the ski lifts, very easy access to the property.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mark, Thank you for the spectacular review! I’m happy that you and the boys enjoyed visiting Crested Butte and staying in my home. Hopefully you’ll be back soon to do some more fishing.
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Quiet location for summer

  • 5 of 5

We shared this home with another family (5 kids under 12 total) and the House was exactly as pictured. The location is very convenient if you want more space and a break from the bustling town atmosphere. We rode our bikes down the bike path to town (6 min) and easily loaded the bikes on the bus to get back up hill. This is a great loacation for a summer trip!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this perfectly located, amazing home for three nights recently. There was nothing that we "wished" was there, as all the conveniences and things we needed were so thoughtfully available. The location is close to the mountains and to town. Mark, the owner, has been very thoughtful and considerate while setting up his home for visitors. We will most definitely look to staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome property, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

Myself and some family and friends stayed at Marc's property for the weekend and we couldn't have had a better time! Marc went above and beyond to ensure that our group had a great weekend, and I could not recommend Marc and this property more! The pictures do not adequately show just how beautiful the house and the view are. If you are looking to enjoy Crested Butte and are looking for an incredible place to stay with a great owner, this is the spot for you.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, CO

Spectacular views from a beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

My family of four had a wonderful stay. The home is very comfortable, is equipped with anything you might need, and has beautiful views of the mountains from every window. The owner is accommodating and responsive to every need. The location is excellent, too — two minutes from skiing and about five from town. We have stayed in many VRBOs over the years and this one makes the top of our list. Thank you, Marc!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie, Thank you very much for your wonderful remarks about my home, its location and the incredible views. I’m happy that you mentioned my accommodating demeanor and my professionalism toward my rental home. I’m constantly maintaining and upgrading my home to offer a better rental experience. I hope that all guests enjoy their stay as much as your family did. Thank you for leaving my home very clean, dishes done, the laundry separated and neatly piled. Your cleaning efforts and respect for the home were glaringly obvious and very much appreciated. Thank you and I hope to see you again soon. Marc
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Boulder, CO

Large well appointed, stunning views but needs a couple vital updates to improve the home for guests

  • 4 of 5

We just checked out of the Lily and all of us felt this was overall a really lovely place in a terrific location with amazing views. It is a large, rambling space that easily accommodated our 4 couples for a ski weekend. The kitchen was well appointed and the furniture, while a bit dated, was comfortable and inviting. The best space was the large living room and we enjoyed it every night. The Lily had some quirks and omissions that, if corrected, would make this a truly 5 star place. For example, it only had 1 full bath and that was in the private en suite upstairs. The other three bedrooms (in our case 6 people) had to share a single bathroom with only a shower between us and a powder room. For such a large place, it would be good to have at least 1 more bath with a shower/tub in place of the powder room. The upstairs master has absolutely stunning views across the valley to the mountains out of a huge picture window, but, there are no window coverings at all so it got very hot in the middle of the day and one could not darken the room without blinds or curtains. The 4th bedroom is a actually a family room between the garage and kitchen. The door between this room and the kitchen is glass and so those sleeping there has no privacy at all.

The owner was very prompt getting back to us when we had questions and was gracious and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Kathy, Thank you for all of your positive comments about my home. I’m happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. I’m constantly updating my home and I’m always interested to hear what will improve my home and enhance the guest experience. My home is advertised as a 2.5 bath and the website clearly describes the layout of the home and their location. There are also photos of the master bath and downstairs shared bathroom. The family room / 4th bedroom is listed as such and makes for a great kid’s room or another bedroom for larger groups. Your input about some blinds to offer some additional privacy and darken the master is very helpful and I will have some installed by summer. I’m glad you enjoyed participating in the Alley Loop Cross Country Ski Race and hope that you’ll make it an annual occurrence. Thanks and Take Care. Marc J. Solari
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Gunnison (GUC) Commercial Flights, Buckhorn is 3 m
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
There are several bars in both CB and MT. CB
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Club at Crested Butte is within sight
Nearest Train
30 Miles
RIO Grande is in Gunnison, but it's in a Museum!
Nearest Motorway
Highway 135
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
There are several restaurants in CB and MT. CB
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Crested Butte Mountain Resort is within sight
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Long Lake and Gunsight Bridge on Slate River
Car: recommended

Crested Butte and Mt. Crested Butte offer incredible vacation opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers of all ages. Deemed 'Wild Flower Capital' of Colorado, our summers are bright and full of colors. Listed as one of North America's 'Top Ski Resorts' we are a world class destination ski area.

There are so many activities available in this area, it is tough to list them all. The winters offer skiing, snowmobiling, skating, ice fishing and other activities all surrounded by a beautiful, mountainous setting.

The summers offer mountain biking, hiking, fishing, golfing, wildflower viewing, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, again, set in a magnificent alpine environment.

If you want to experience the true peace and tranquility of the Crested Butte area, come visit during our 'Shoulder Seasons.'

April and May offer great snowmobiling and back country skiing options. These months can be really good fishing as well.

In September and early October, the mountains glow with the golden fall colors of Aspens.

November is extremely quiet and peaceful. The ski area opens over Thanksgiving weekend. 'The Lily' is a wonderful home to prepare a Thanksgiving feast!

January and early February are pretty quiet as well and often offer some of the best skiing with the smallest crowds.

Whether you come for our Holiday Seasons or visit during our less busy Shoulder Seasons, come and enjoy the Crested Butte area and see why our visitors continue to come back year after year.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
cleaning $300 + Tax

Glacier Lily Estates is one of Crested Butte's premier small subdivisions. Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 8 am. Please let me know if you plan to bring ATV's, Snowmobiles or Trailers so arrangements can be made per the HOA covenants. Rates are subject to change and are often negotiable. Please contact me for pricing and last minute deals. Thanks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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