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Great views, perfect Mtn get-away central location! Hot tub & Pool Table

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 7) with hot tub & pool table, very pritave

This vacation property offers a comfortable 2500 Sq ft home with newly remodled kitchen and two master suites. One master bath has an open, double headed shower with glass block. The other master has a shower and updated single vanity. Both have Queen beds and beautiful views out the windows. There is a third room with 1 single bed and a queen size, perfect pressure aero bed with headboard, and the fourth room has a double.

Living area hosts a great view through the french doors to the mountains behind, a large 55' flat screen, and a wood burning stove for the winter. It has a new couch, love seat and chair. There is also a pool table for additional entertainment!

The kitchen is BRAND NEW! Just completed it is spacious with lots of counter space and an island. Granite counters with glass backsplash. Beautiful new cabinetry, touchless faucet, new appliances, induction stove top and double ovens. It is bright and open. There is a custom built in banquette that seats up to 10. Nice little bar area with wine cooler. Great lighting! In floor heating!

Back deck with BBQ and views and large conversation seating and outdoor fire pit along with patio table. Front porch with wooden swing for shade.

View of S Mountain from the living room. The home provides a comfortable, casual mountain feel. The location is a beautiful, secluded, mountain retreat only minutes from historic downtown Salida, 10 minutes from the Arkansas River and 20 min from Monarch Ski Mountain! It is Located on 3 private acres surrounded by BLM and National Forest.

It offers panoramic view of the Arkansas River Valley, S Mountain and the spectacular fourteen thousand foot peaks of the Sawatch Range.

Relax with your morning coffee or tea while sitting on the back deck listening to elk, watching the deer or in the evening a few sounds of coyotes!

In the summer have an exciting day of white water rafting, kayaking, or fishing on the Arkansas River which features the exciting Royal Gorge or Brown's Canyon. There is also ATV trail riding, hiking, or mountain biking.

Looking for outdoor adventure? Direct access to the Rainbow Trail head 2 miles away for hiking in summer and snowshoeing in winter. The Crest Trail is near by by biking enthusiast. And miles of hiking trails are out the back door. You are just minutes from Salida Hot Springs Pool and Salida's public nine-hole golf course and you are surrounded by the awesome sight of 14 thousand foot peaks and you've got a vacation to remember!

Winter you are minutes from Monarch Ski Resort yet still close to town for dining. Snow Mobile rentals available nearby for some more outdoor fun. 2 for 1 ski passes available when you fill up with gas at the front range area at Shell stations!!!!!!!

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LaDonna Rankin
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
August 7, 2017

About LaDonna Rankin

This is our home away from home. We have been forced to relocate for work, and don't want to let our little piece of paradise go! We visit it monthly and hope to retire here! We would like to share it for others to enjoy!

LaDonna Rankin purchased this house in 2006

Why LaDonna Rankin chose South Central

Our property feels like you are miles away, but restaurants, shops, art galleries, etc are just 5 minutes to down town. Salida is in the heart of the Rockies and has so many small town parades, county fairs, art walks and is an outdoor mecca of entertainment! June is ArtWalk and FIBARK, July is Brewfest, 4th of July fireworks!

What makes this house unique

This is a retreat atmosphere for relaxation, great views, comfortable place to be with family and friends. We love to sit in the hot tub early morning while it is peaceful out, or later to watch the moon rise. Easy to stay entertained with the pool table and hiking trails.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We rented your house from Dec 26th to Jan 1 2011 and wanted to let you

know how much we enjoyed it. It is a beautiful home. We loved the

layout. and it has been taken care of so well and is so clean. The

location was great for us and the views were beautiful. And very

reasonably priced. Everything about it was perfect for us. Also I have

to comment on the little thing that were available for our use like oil,

salt pepper paper towels and those things. That was also very helpful

and makes the home feel even more loving. Thank you so much for letting

us rent this house it made our trip outstanding.


Dec 2010
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Salida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Hall full bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 2nd master bath attached to bedroom, new vanity and lights
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master ensuite with double sinks, dual headed tile shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd master with attached smaller bath, good views.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Room front side of house, good views, shared bath.
    Main Master - 1 queen , spacious room, closet for guests, ensuite with double shower
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , This room now has a single & queen size aero bed w headboard
  • Queen size Beds (2) Two rooms may be masters, have queens and private bath., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) w/queen size aero bed with headboard if needed.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Great family, or group gathering home. Casual and comfortable with lots of space and privacy, yet close to town. Have had retreats held here as well. Views from all rooms and off the deck, mountains, wildlife, spa to relax in, woodstove for the winter, all very private. Pool table for entertainment. New carpets. New outdoor patio group seating. Just finished NEW KITCHEN with infloor heat, induction cook top, double ovens and large custom dining. Along with cute bar area and wine fridge near pool table. Please feel free to use, but please provide your own wine.


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Great views, perfect Mtn get-away central location! Hot tub & Pool Table
average rating of 4.821429 based on 29 reviews

Did Not Want To Leave

  • 5 of 5

This home is a hidden gem tucked away in the hills outside Salida. The kids especially enjoyed exploring the expansive hiking area right out the back door, and adults and kids alike enjoyed the large hot tub. The night sky was amazing, as were the mountain views from the backyard. The home was clean, cozy, and well- stocked. Not too far from Monarch and downtown Salida. At the end of our visit, nobody wanted to leave! Would most definitely return.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. It warms our heart as that is exactly what we are striving for. We do try each year to update and improve some area for ourselves and guest to enjoy. The hot tub and kitchen are my favorite. We don't like to leave when we get there either. Happy to have you back.
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  • 5 of 5

Great location as close to town but secluded and private. Beautiful house. Pool table and hot tub were a big hit with our teen boys. This place was fantastic. We absolutely loved everything about it

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property in the foothills

  • 3 of 5

This was a spacious house with all the amenities listed.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Colorado getaway

  • 5 of 5

We visited Salida for a family reunion, and this home was the envy of all our friends and relatives who rented other properties for the week. The back patio, with a beautiful view of the mountains, was the perfect setting for family meals, and the hot tub was a welcome luxury after a day of whitewater rafting. A lot of contemporary features in the house, including a great master suite, made this home a perfect place to relax after a day of hiking, rafting, etc. The only suggestion I would make is an upgrade of the beds in the other three bedrooms, but that's a very minor quibble. We would gladly return to stay here to get to all the outdoor activities we didn't get to this time.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rental home

  • 5 of 5

This is a great home with lots of space and beautiful views. It is quiet and private yet close to town. We had everything we needed and room to spread out. Highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ladies Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here 2 nights, a group of 6 ladies on a weekend getaway. We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery and home overall. We had to leave Spike roam around outdoors as a couple of us were allergic. Very clean home in a safe area, we enjoyed the hot tub and pool table. Definitely would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Gunnison - 1 hour away
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
right down town 2 miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Lots on hwy and in historic downtown
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
18 minutes to Monarch

You can do EVERYTHING from here. Hiking, biking out the back door, fishing near by, skiing just up the hill. Close to town.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $20

Pets on approval 1 time fee of $20.00 Credit Card info to be held in case of damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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