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Awesome Spacious Condo, Spectacular Views, Nice Clubhouse

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Spacious 2 story, 4 BR --3 BA, Luxury Condo

This spacious, beautiful condo is nestled in the Wildernest area of Silverthorne, CO. Plenty of room for two families, you have ample room to spread out and relax. There's even a 'Kids Hideaway' upstairs with a TV and VCR! While the kids are watching their favorite movie, grab the binoculars from the mantle, and search Ryan Gulch for Moose and other wildlife frequently seen behind our property. Relax, and enjoy the view of the Ten Mile Range and Buffalo Mtn. as the sun is setting, or kick off your shoes and revitalize on your own thermal massage bed. Need some action, walk across the parking lot to the clubhouse to swim, relax in the hot tub, play foos ball or ping pong. For the skiers in the group, it is a short drive to 6 ski areas. In the warmer seasons, there are several hiking trails within walking distance.

At the Smiling Moose, kickback and strum a few notes on the guitar, listen to CD's, or watch a DVD....all provided. Of course, you are in the wilderness, so why not cross country ski, snowshoe, hike or bike, then start a fire in the fireplace and relax. You'll enjoy the 'Moosey' surroundings along with all the comforts of home. The kitchen is fully stocked, and there is even a barbeque grill. The Master bedroom has a queen bed with it's own private bathroom. The second bedroom on the first floor also has a queen bed with a bathroom. Upstairs there are two more queen beds, and a full bathroom. In addition, the 'Hideway' room has two full size futons, so you can sleep 10 comfortably.

Six world-class ski areas (Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, Vail, Loveland and Arapahoe Basin) are minutes from our door. In addition, Lake Dillon, the Blue River, and numerous National Forest trails are in close proximity.

Amenities: Migun Thermal Massage Bed, Wood burning Fireplace, Phone, Cable TV, guitar, DVD, VCR, & Movie Library. Nearby activities include: Fishing, Hunting, Wildlife Viewing, Horseback Riding, Shopping at the Outlets, Restaurants, Live Theater, Cinemas, Museums , Historic Mines, Sightseeing, Swimming, Paddle Boats, Sailing, Windsurfing, Jet Skiing, Rafting, Snowmobiling, Sledding.

Area: Keystone, Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, A-Basin, & Vail just minutes away!

Silverthorne Outlet Stores at the bottom of the hill.

Numerous Moose Sightings! We have a guest book in our condo full of rave reviews!!!

More Details

Sharon McNeil
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Sharon McNeil

We've owned the 'Smiling Moose' since July 2001. We wanted a place that was in the mountains yet easy to get to on the weekends. Our place is perfect. Its far enough away from the city that your in the wilderness yet only about an hour from Denver.

Sharon McNeil purchased this condo in 2001

Why Sharon McNeil chose Silverthorne

We absolutely love all the outdoor opportunities that abound in this area. Avid skiers, hikers, bikers, etc. will always find something to do to burn off a few extra calories. We would enjoy having you come and stay. As long time Colorado residents, we believe its a blessing to be able to live and play here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for such great accomodations. Your place is very nice and we had everything we needed. We love visiting CO. The hiking is gorgeous in the summer. Some of our family members climbed their first 14'er - Mt. Quandry. We hope to do many more and would love to stay here again! We saw a huge moose our last night. It was so cool.
Jul 2009
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Silverthorne Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
  • Bathroom 3 is upstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , (Upstairs-2 Futons)
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Upstairs loft area with one of the beds curtained off.
  • We have a very roomy upstairs. There is a curtained off area that has a queen bed and there is a queen bed in the main part of the upstairs plus a separate room that has two full size futons available for sleeping. There is also a full bathroom upstairs.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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Awesome Spacious Condo, Spectacular Views, Nice Clubhouse
average rating of 4.8157897 based on 71 reviews

Another fabulous vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time to The Smiling Moose Condo. Let's just say I can see this as an annual event. The condo is the perfect location to visit a variety of ski resorts. It has everything you could possibly need to feel comfortable and right at home. You won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice comments. You are great guests. Hope to have you back next year.
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Very well maintained and comfortable stay on the mountain. The view is spectacular

  • 5 of 5

Very clean condo and well stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna, thank you so much for your review. Our top priority is cleanliness and offering everything a renter would need to enhance their stay. Hope to have you back in the future.
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Awesome, cozy, clean and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Awesome! Loved it and will definitely come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our three week

  • 5 of 5

Everything met our expectations. We enjoyed our three weeks at the Smiling Moose.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review and also for leaving the condo so clean! Hope you can stay again in the future.
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Nice location, comfortable, great clubhouse

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space, as advertised. We enjoyed our stay and were very comfortable in this condo. The clubhouse is great--the kids loved swimming there and the hot tub and sauna were great. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great relaxing vacation!

  • 4 of 5

Always looked forward to coming in from a busy day of hiking, sightseeing, shopping to see the view from the balcony/living room. Loved cooking out. The kitchen was well stocked. The overall place was very clean with updated bathrooms and kitchen. Would highly recommend to anyone. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoy this community within Silverthorne, Colorado nestled high in the trees on Buffalo Mountain.

The Wildernest Neighborhood is one-of-a kind Colorado experience. Centrally located between Dillon and Silverthorne. All the mountains** of Summit County are nearby, as are the conveniences of town such as dining and shopping, yet at Wildernest you’ll enjoy a secluded, quiet mountain vacation. National Forest land is in your backyard, with cross-country and snowshoe trails to enjoy. Views of the spectacular Gore Range and evergreens replace parking lots and traffic. Plus, you'll never be bored with all the fun family events in town!

**Copper Mtn, Keystone, Breckenridge, Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and don't forget Vail and Beaver Creek!




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.38%

$125 to $290 per night
Cleaning Fee-$100
2 Night Minimum Unless Otherwise Noted
50% Required to book condo, balance due 30 days prior to check-in.

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.

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