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Time for a getaway? Ski Time? Relax in our GORGEOUS 3BR LOG HOME! Perfect Spot!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10+), heated floors throughout!

Our home is a spacious log home located in gorgeous Granby, Colorado, a short drive from Winter Park. The home sits atop a ridge overlooking Granby, Sol Vista ski resort, Grand Elk Ranch & Golf Club, as well as Rocky Mountain National Park. It is a wonderful gathering place for you family and friends. The three story design creates multiple quiet, private spaces. The great room layout of the kitchen, dining room and living room also provides a wonderful gathering place for socializing and spending quality family time. The home has a comfortable, relaxing, luxury log cabin feel.

Log home has large grand room with romantic gas fireplace, heated hardwood floors, granite counter tops and stainless appliances. Decks surrounding house provide beautiful views. The den is a great place for the whole gang to watch TV, have drinks or hot chocolate from the bar and relax after enjoying the hot tub. We also have a pool table, ping-pong table, and sleds for the kids. The back yard has world class sledding and the deck is a great place to watch the sledders.

The master bedroom is large with king size bed and its own private bathroom. The master bath boasts an over-sized jetted tub for two and walk-in shower. Downstairs are two bedrooms with adjoining bathroom and living room complete with bar which opens to large patio and hot tub.

One bedroom has a full size bed and double bunk beds. The other has full sized bed. The third floor is a loft with a Queen bed, and stunning views. The kitchen is perfect for entertaining. It is fully equipped and has a dining table with room for 10. There is space in the garage for your vehicle and all your winter sports equipment. This home has a comfortable Colorado cabin feel with a taste of luxury. You won't want to leave.

Bring your skis and boards! The skiing at Winter Park and Granby Ranch are world class and just minutes away. We receive tons of snow and you'll be sure to leave with your fill of winter activities. In addition to downhill skiing the cross-country skiing at Granby Ranch is fabulous. Devil's Thumb has fantastic groomed classic and skate ski trails. Hot Sulphur Springs is a lovely place to enjoy the night sky.

When the ice melts, bring a boat! The largest lake in Colorado, Grand Lake, is nearby and is an excellent recreational place for fishing, swimming, paddle boarding, waterskiing, and boating. The Grand Elk golf clubhouse is 100 yards away. This club has unprecedented amenities and a Craig Stadler designed course.

The Grand Elk Clubhouse has a fabulous restaurant and bar; A perfect place to wind up you day of recreation. Then head on home to the hot tub and a night cap overlooking a star studded rocky mountain sky.

Cross country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, snowmobiling, horse back riding, skeet shooting, fly fishing, downhill skiing, inner tubing, hunting, mountaineering, and rock climbing are all just minutes away.

Pets are OK.

More Details

Owner
Hunter Allen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Hunter Allen

We are avid skiers, cyclists, kayakers, who love fishing, hiking and getting away from the fast paced lives we lead. We fell in love with this beautiful home in this quiet neighborhood perched at the top of a ridge overlooking the serene Granby Valley. Our kids love sledding in the back yard, challenging each other to a game of ping pong in the rec area, and water activities in the lake. This home offers us an ideal location for spending time with friends and family with its perfect central location for access to activities for family members of all ages and interests.

Hunter Allen purchased this house in 2008

Why Hunter Allen chose Granby

The Granby Getaway is ideally located for enjoying all of our favorite outdoor activities year round. It a beautiful home with amazing views.

What makes this house unique

You have Sol Vista just 5 miles down the road and Winter Park 13 miles down the road. You can see the Grand Elk Ranch & Golf Club right from the house. The Rocky Mountain National Park is also easily accessible.

There is never a lack of anything to do and yet if you chose to relax in the hot tub or just sit on the deck, you are far enough from the 'city' life that you can do so in complete peace. The views are not only outstanding during the day, but at night you can get caught up in star gazing and just sink away from the chaos of the real world.

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Gorgeous modern log home boasts drop dead views of the Colorado Rockies from a deck spanning the entire back of the house. Step out the door into a great day of sledding and cross country skiing in the winter, barbequing and soaking in the views from the hot tub in the spring, golfing, birding and mountain biking in the summer, and cycling back road canyon passes in the autumn. This home also makes a great base camp for year round outdoor activities. The extensive list of opportunities includes skiing and boarding at Winter Park in the winter. Springtime favorites include soaking in the nearby hot sulphur springs, fly fishing the numerous streams bursting with trophy trout and wandering through the wild flowers at Rocky Mountain National Park. Summer highlights include mountain biking fantastic high alpine single track, water sprorts (boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing, etc) at nearby Grand Lake, experiencing the jazz and blues festivals at Winter Park, wildlife viewing and bird watching along the streams in the adjacent national forest. Autumn boasts sub alpine forests filled with the dazzling golden fall colors of Aspen, hiking the Rockies, hunting big game(pronghorn, elk, deer, etc) and road cycling 12,000ft passes.

Amenities

Grand Elk Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double sinks as well.
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs living room bath - toilet
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Downstairs Bedroom #1 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Note: the Bunkbed is a DOUBLE, so 4 kids in here easy.
    Downstairs Bedroom #2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom, 2 Queen size Beds (1) One in second bedroom downstairs, (1) in Loft. Double Beds (1) One in second bedroom with the double bunkbeds. Bunk Beds (1) made up of two double beds in the third bedroom downstairs. It's a double bunk bed! The den also contains a 7' long couch that is very comfortable to sleep on for one person.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We provide sleds for both young and the old. Great sledding hill right out the back door.

Reviews

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Time for a getaway? Ski Time? Relax in our GORGEOUS 3BR LOG HOME! Perfect Spot!
average rating of 4.519231 based on 52 reviews
5

Wonderful location right in the middle of all our favorite Rocky Mountain places.

  • 5 of 5

We took a family of 12 to this beautiful mountain home. There was more than enough room and plenty for the kids to do with to hot tub and pool table. Great location just out of town with a wonderful view of the mountains from the upper deck.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that we could share our home with you and your family! Sounds like you had a great trip and the memories you made will last a lifetime! Hope you'll come back and stay another time! Hunter
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4

It’s was good

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I came to Granby for our honeymoon, we had a great time and the cabin was nice but there is a lot of things I would change. We had a bat in our room one night there are cobwebs everywhere and between the couches and beds there is dog hair and food and it’s gross. But I can understand the dog hair because that is hard to get out. If it was my cabin I would take better care of it. But you can’t always get a perfect place so other than that we had a great honeymoon!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your husband were able to enjoy our home! So sorry about the bat! Craziness! I have had the exterminator come and inspect to see if this was a one time strange thing or there is a problem. Right now, no other bats around, so many apologies. Thanks for letting me know about the couches as well, the previous renters before you had dogs (we are a dog friendly home), and our cleaning crew just missed those spots. They will make sure that doesn't happen again! Hunter
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4

Wonderful place!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location with ample space between the other beautiful homes all with majestic views. For this wedding stay it was nice to be close to the Grand Elks golf course and lodge and grille where we shared lunch with our son's new in-law family. The home is very nice and was the venue for the wedding rehearsal dinner. The guests enjoyed visiting on the deck with such a gorgeous sunset. Hot tubbing the day after the wedding was a wonderful way to relax and visit with our family. Thank you for allowing our chocolate lab to enjoy the indoor and outdoor space as well. Hunter Allen graciously answered all of my questions as well as Jo and Silvia, his local staff. There is a brand new grill on the deck that we unfortunately had no extra time to utilize!, along with the ping pong/pool table in the loft! There is ample space with plenty of sleeping choices for a large family to enjoy. For those who visit during cooler weather, the fireplace would be awesome as well as hot tubbing surrounded by snow!! We enjoyed our stay with 5 grown children/spouse and toddler grandson. It would have been handy to have a gate to place on stairs with a toddler. The walkway up to the front door was a little steep for our visiting older guests. Oh, and having a City Market/Starbucks was a nice plus!!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful luxury log home with large deck and hot tub

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our extended stay after our family reunion at Estes Park. Our family of 6 adults and 4 teens enjoyed the hot tub and grilling out on the deck while enjoying the view. The teens loved having their own space in the basement. We had fun with a family ping pong tournament in the loft. The beds are comfortable and the house is furnished with anything you may need. The owner Hunter was great to work with. Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your beautiful Granby getaway!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed our home! That is awesome and I know memories of a lifetime were made! -Hunter
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4

Nice house with lots of potential

  • 4 of 5

I had a family get together here. People came from 4 different states. It was great having this house to come back to at the end of a long day outdoors. The neighborhood was quiet. There was easy access to groceries.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family had a memorable vacation! Great to read and glad we could share our vacation home with you! -Hunter
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Nice big space for 12 adults to stay and not feel cramped. Awesome views! Weather didn't cooperate for getting out to do many outdoor activities so I guess we'll have to come back!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a blast! You are welcome anytime! Hunter
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150
Pet Fee $50

Owner'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.