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Extraordinary Colorado Mountain Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Mountain views, 4 Bedrooms + 2 xl twins, 2 sofa sleepers & 4 1/2 baths

We fell in love with Colorado's crisp clean air, crystal blue skies, wildlife and laid back pace as children. Our dream mountain get-a-way was realized in 2006 capturing the grandeur, nature and comfort of Colorado. The lot is 1 acre with glorious views of the ski area and the surrounding Rocky Mountains. We have seen foxes sleeping in our back yard and moose grazing on our landscaping. We believe that you will be delighted by our accommodations and appointments. Spacious and open are the finished 4000+ square feet of living area. We are located an easy 15 minutes from the ski area, and just 100 yards from miles of wilderness trails. You will find games, 62' Plasma TV, a distributed sound system, movies, hot tubbing and books to help you wind down from your custom tailored day.

Ed Villanyi
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, hungarian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Ed Villanyi

Our family loves the mountains with all of the beauty and sports they have to offer year round. Our children started skiing when they were 5 and now as college students they ski like their daredevil father. The variety of activities with summer boating on Grand Lake, white water rafting, hot sulfur springs, hiking, biking fishing, just scratches the surface of summer then on to winter where limitations are self imposed. We have found the mountains a perfect place to un-wind our whirl wind schedules and spend quality time with family and friends.

Ed Villanyi purchased this house in 2006

Why Ed Villanyi chose Winter Park

My husband is an avid skier and has tackled the toughest terrain in the USA. We chose Winter Park as our skiing home base for the consistent quality of their ski conditions, the variety of trails, the excellent ski school for family and friends, and the close proximity to the Denver airport. It is less than a 2 hour drive from terminal to our front door.

What makes this house unique

This home is spacious and warm. Thirty foot great room ceiling with extensive beam and timber framework, connects with dinner area and gourmet kitchen to provide premier entertainment environment. Through the southern facing wall of glass is a million dollar view of Winter Park Ski area and surrounding mountain range. Home has ten foot ceilings on first floor and are vaulted even higher on the second floor. Outside is a oversize deck providing front row access to endless views. Watching the sun come over the mountains in morning with coffee in the Hot tub is my favorite. Everything is this home was designed on a grand and elegant scale.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! What a special gem you have! Your house is the "Tops"- from the layout (love the mudroom), to the decor, to the amenities (rubes + slippers for the jacuzzi!), to the amazing view, we had an amazing time and are sad to leave. There were 10 of us here from Maryland (5 former Coloradoans) and we had a blast skiing. We also took a snow mobile tour up the Continental Divide, saw a mama moose and her baby along the way. We lucked out with the awesome weather and are leaving with wonderful memories in out hears and minds. Thank you for the privaledge of staying here. We hope to be back someday.
Mar 2013
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Winter Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Shoes off inside please
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Full 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
    Full 4 - toilet , shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Basement - 2 twin/ single , 2 x long twin beds in the basement, bathroom access upstairs
  • All beds are highest quality Denver Mattresses with premium sheets.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Driveway plowed every morning with snowfalls of 3 inches or more.


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(37 traveler reviews)

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Extraordinary Colorado Mountain Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews

WOW!!! WOW!!! WOW!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you pay for the rental, you are in good hands. Ed is very attentive and responds very quickly to any questions or concerns. Let's be clear, this is not your typical rental property. It is easy to see that this house is only rented out a hand full of times a year. There is not one thing that my family didn't enjoy about this beautifully appointed house. There are condiments in the fridge, towels in the bathrooms, robes in the closets, laundry detergent in the cabinet, hot tub cleaned and already on, chocolates and waters on the end tables...........

Prepare to be stunned when you walk into this gorgeous abode! The view from the front door overlooking the back patio will take your breath away. The beds are extremely comfortable and linens felt great. We vacationed with another family that rented a "comparable" house and could see the other side of the spectrum. Uncomfortable beds, shortage of towels, shower that didn't work etc.

Don't let a subpar rental choice ruin your vacation! There were several cheaper options when we looked for a house but I felt good after reading Ed's reviews. They are well deserved! This rental home will add to your vacation experience and in my opinion, that's priceless! After hitting the slopes the second day, we were so happy to jump in the hot tub and stare at the starry sky and just enjoy each others company. This home is the icing on the cake. We complemented Ed on the furnishings and he said they actually spend a lot of time there. Makes perfect sense now as to why you feel at home here. It really is a second home, not just a rental property!

They have a dart board, foosball table, numerous tvs, and a load of board games. If you are on the fence about which property to rent, put your mind at ease and choose this elegant and well appointed home. You will not regret it!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with spectacular views!

  • 5 of 5

The property is stunning and very comfortable. We had a great stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing home in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful drive through national forest and mountains from Denver airport. Home was roomy, comfortable, neat, very clean, stocked with movies and games for families. We ate in every night and cooked. Our kids loved the hot tub in the snow. We had beautiful views of the mountains. Only 10 minutes from ski resort. Overall, it was a perfect mountain home for our first family ski trip. Thank you Ed & Laura!!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The. Views!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Two families from North Carolina...we had a wonderful time! Not a lot of snow, as in years past, but we worked around it. House was perfect and really appreciated blow up mattresses. Went on hikes through red gate, skied, and snow mobiled. Great vacation house and well stocked! Our second Christmas/New Year’s here and couldn’t find a more perfect setting/view! Perfect spot for watching fireworks! Thanks Ed

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is even better than the description

  • 5 of 5

The home had everything we needed for a great vacation with family and friends. The home is comfortable and luxurious. Easy access to grocery, slopes and Village shopping. Perfect for larger groups.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The owners though of everything and the place was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We had the opportunity to travel to Winter Park with extended family the 1st week of march this year and it was awesome! We will be coming back to Winter Park again next year.

The owners were responsive and had an answer for everything. The house was beautiful, clean, well equipped, and just perfect for the whole family.

This house has it all. Games, movies, an amazing view, great kitchen, comfortable beds, soft towels etc. The day we had to leave, a very bad snow storm rolled in. Our rental company didn't provide us with a very good car, and we made one phone call and the plow service was there in a minute to clear the drive so we could get out of town on time. The fire place in the living room was great and we used it every night.

We had fun in the hot tub and the robes provided were a really necessary touch.

Make sure to ask the owner about having a personal chef come in and cook for your group. Jordan came to the house 2x and I can still taste the yummy food he cooked! Even if you love to cook, this is worth doing!

I manage rental properties at the beach, so I had high expectations and they were all exceeded. From the extra trash bags, and toilet paper, to the lotion in all the bathrooms, these owners thought of everything. We would come back again in an instant if we have a large group again.

Thanks again for letting us enjoy your home!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
76 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Crooked Creek Saloon
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Pole Creek
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cantina & Grill
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Winter Park
Car: recommended

Winter Park / Fraser is Located 90 minutes west of Denver;

Snow Shoeing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700
Cleaning $350
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 5.7%

We assure every renter that we provide a smoke free, animal free environment.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.