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Magic on Lake San Cristobal

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Townhome
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Location, Location, Location! Many people feel this property is similar to being on a houseboat. The spacious deck is directly over the water of Lake San Cristobal. You can hear the lapping of waves as you read or eat on the lovely front deck. The majestic mountains surrounding the lake are green in summer, aspen covered in fall, and snow covered in winter.

The area is well know for its five fourteen thousand foot mountain peaks. Hiking on the many surrounding trails will follow streams, waterfalls, and valleys filled with wildflowers. There is also the wonderful Alpine Loop that takes jeeps and four-wheelers across the continental divide to the high country land of mountain Shepherds and tundra. Silverton and ghost towns such as Animas Forks are also along this route.

Of course fishermen think this is paradise. The lake and all the surrounding streams provide wonderful fishing. In September Lake City has a Wine and Music Festival. In winter there is abundant snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and ice climbing. The beauty and serenity of the forests at this time offer experiences to be remembered. This is the time of year that captures the quiet of the season. Relaxing with a book by the fire is also a welcome treat. This home provides a respite from the usual business of the world.

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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) We also have a baby crib that can be put in one of two large closets in the Master Bedroom...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    wood burning stove...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    very small...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
quiet time
Jan 10 - Jun 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
7 night min stay
fall quiet time
Sep 24 - Jan 9, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • house cleaning $75 $75
  • Tax Rate 9.8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/16/2017
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62 Miles
Nearest Airport
gunnison co.
62 Miles
Nearest Golf
gunnison co
100 Miles
Nearest Ski
Crested butte

Car: Recommended

ice climbing

visiting near by mountain towns- creede, ouray ,crested butte


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My husband and I live in Colorado Springs ,Co. We live in the foothills with views of the city and the mountains. So why did we buy property in the mountains when we already live in the mountains? Because of the lake! Not many spots in CO. where you can have MOUNTAINS AND LAKE! JUST TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!

Why the Owner Chose Lake City, CO, USA:
Again , we bought it because our deck is literally right over the water. The serenity of water and mountains is a powerful combination. We were also attracted to a REAL western small town. It is NOT a hectic commercial .mountain town. You can still experience a by gone era here . Something that's fun to share with our grandchildren.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
This is an end property . That says a lot! It is quiet and is your own! i do interior design work ,so it was a natural for me to see the possibilities of this unique property and I ran with it! I have had a wonderful time decorating my mountain home. It is fun western - log beds, antler light fixtures, deer wallpaper, western real art but not cutesy. It makes me feel good to be in joyful surroundings, and paying attention to detail is my thing.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/16/2017

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  • front deck over lake

    front deck over lake

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen- new tile floor

    kitchen- new tile floor

  • Master Bedroom with Lake Deck queen size log bed

    Master Bedroom with Lake Deck queen size log bed

  • master bedroom adjoining bath

    master bedroom adjoining bath

  • alpine gulch trail

    alpine gulch trail

  • trail


  • deer lakes area

    deer lakes area

  • uncompagrhe  14,000 ft peak

    uncompagrhe 14,000 ft peak

  • sheep on alpine loop

    sheep on alpine loop

  • herd of elk

    herd of elk

  • living room

    living room

  • Great Room-showing dining room table behind couch

    Great Room-showing dining room table behind couch

  • kitchen and bar view-new granite counters

    kitchen and bar view-new granite counters

  • half bath downstairs

    half bath downstairs

  • Master Bedroom sitting area

    Master Bedroom sitting area

  • Second Bedroom with private bath

    Second Bedroom with private bath

  • lake city fall

    lake city fall

  • lake city trail

    lake city trail

  • close in water fall

    close in water fall

  • view from top of 14,000 feet Handies

    view from top of 14,000 feet Handies

  • lake deck in winter -cross country skiing on lake

    lake deck in winter -cross country skiing on lake

VRBO #237338

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Sunday, May 21, 2017

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