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Ski-In, Ski-Out Luxury, Corner Unit. Sleeps 6. Hot Tubs, Pool, 55" TV. Near Base

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 720 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Our Winter Park, Colorado condo has all the amenities:

* Largest one-bedroom layout--6 adults can sleep and socialize comfortably

* Corner unit offers additional light, air, back-door entrance for convenience.

* Full-size kitchen with granite countertops and new appliances

* 55' LED TV with Blu Ray

* Living room is comfortable and spacious with gas fireplace

* Pool and hot tub right down the hall

* Back door connects to large shared patio with mountain views (patio not shoveled in winter)

* Comfortable queen-size bed, plus a Murphy bed and pull-out couch with upgraded memory foam mattress for comfort

* Ski Depot just outside our door--rent your skis here or store them overnight for no charge

* Shuttle stop just outside--one stop to the base area (or just ski there)

Six people sleep here comfortably. Some large groups staying in multiple locations have used our condo as a main gathering area, meeting for a group breakfast before a day of skiing, or for drinks after.

We have a great location and have put a lot of care and expense into upgrading the unit but there are some things you should know about Iron Horse that fall outside of our control yet may affect your decision to rent:

* The unit is warm when all windows are closed. The source of the heat is unclear (we've researched it with the HOA board and apparently it's just a fact of Iron Horse). We installed all new windows in the summer of 2016 to ensure that every window (five total) can be opened, as can the back door. We installed a ceiling fan in the bedroom and provide a floor fan in the living room. When we stay, we keep at least one window open all night, summer or winter, even in subzero weather. A few inches is usually enough in cold weather, and we love the mountain air. Fortunately, nights are cool winter and summer at 9,200 feet. If you are uncomfortable having windows open, you may be unhappy in our unit.

* Because the unit is ground level near the driveway, you may hear buses or snow-removal equipment when they are operating. The snow-removal machines start early in the morning and beep while backing up (although only on days with new snow). We've raised it with the Iron Horse board and they insist they cannot adjust the time the machines operate, so be aware that if it snows, you will hear beeping noises early morning for ten or twenty minutes. We've provided earplugs if you are a light sleeper--please check under the bathroom sink.

Iron Horse has a lot of fans (including us), and we book fully during the high seasons, with many happy repeat guests. We want you to be aware of these quirks of Iron Horse so that you can decide for yourself whether it's the right place for you.

THE RESORT:

The Iron Horse is located at the base of the mountain between the Winter Park and Mary Jane sides of the ski area. We're a short walk or shuttle bus ride to the main base area, which features many shops and restaurants. Be sure to visit Vertical Bistro & Tap, the best full-service restaurant in the area. Say hi to the owner, Tim Hubbard, a longtime friend (he's the guy in the photo at the top of a chute on a powder day).

The Iron Horse has two hot tubs onsite, an indoor/outdoor heated pool, and a steam room, with luxury locker rooms included for your use. There's also a fully outfitted exercise room with weights and cardio machines. For meals, visit La Collina, a terrific Italian restaurant featuring a great by-the-glass wine list.

THE SKIING:

Winter Park is the third largest ski resort in Colorado and one of only 10 U.S. ski resorts highlighted in the New York Times' 2010 Ski Guide. It's known internationally as a mountain for serious skiers, with plenty of good runs for beginners and novices too. There is a massive terrain park with half pipe, rails and jumps. There are also separate beginner and intermediate terrain parks. If you're renting equipment, ask about our Ski Depot discounts!

Note that we ask a refundable $50 deposit to cover the replacement cost of the parking pass, fully refundable when you leave the pass in the unit for the next guest and the unit undamaged.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Kirsten Liston
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Kirsten Liston

Ned fell in love with skiing as an adult and moved to Colorado in 1999. Although he owns another ski condo in Breckenridge, he spends most of his time at Winter Park. Kirsten arrived in Colorado a few years ago after a lifetime in the Midwest and on the East Coast. She is an enthusiastic beginning skier.

Kirsten Liston purchased this condo in 2009

Why Kirsten Liston chose Winter Park

We looked at new construction at the base, and instead decided to find a great floor plan with a great location and improve it to match the new decor elements. A slight remove from the base means more of a mountain feel (no view of parking lot or commercial buildings). Short indoor walk to the ski corridor, and everything you need onsite, yet a short walk or shuttle to the base.

What makes this condo unique

The end unit provides more light and a back door for easy access when the snow isn't too deep. We remodeled the unit entirely so it has many design features not found in any other Iron Horse unit.

Amenities

Winter Park Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Remodeled bathroom with Italian tile and granite
  • Granite counter, Italian tile, lots of towel space, toilet with pump doesn't clog.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Pull-out Sofa - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Full-sized bedroom with window, fan, closet, desk, chair
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Memory foam mattress, Murphy Beds (1).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
Notes:
Luxury locker rooms for guests using pool and hot tubs, extensive exercise facility, lots of comfortable common space. Walk to ski depot, on shuttle bus to town and base.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Ski-In, Ski-Out Luxury, Corner Unit. Sleeps 6. Hot Tubs, Pool, 55" TV. Near Base
average rating of 4.6949153 based on 59 reviews
4

Negatives are few

  • 4 of 5

Here are the negatives as others have said: The unit is dark. So we turned on the lights and opened the windows. One of the ceiling lights was broken. We reported it to Kirsten and it wasn't fixed by the time we left. Big deal! The toilet flushing mechanism broke. The view is of a construction site and the cement mixer starts at 6:a.m. Closing the Windows helps a lot.

Every thing else is great. Spacious for two. Everything works. Great TV. Great shower with hot water and hard spray. Well furnished with kitchen stuff. Great kitchen. Comfy leather couch. Toilet is like an airplane whoosh. We were here to hike and we had to travel a bit to the trails. But it would be perfect for shining.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a review, Marvin, and I'm glad that your stay was largely positive! We're not sure what was happening with the light during your stay, but the housekeeper was able to fix it by replacing the bulbs (which I know you tried also). We have tested it ourselves and it's definitely working now -- and we appreciated the heads up, as we don't always hear if something isn't working. Thank you also for letting us know about the toilet -- we are checking that out as I type this. And yes, there is a nearby construction project that's not linked to the Iron Horse -- it's another building going up on an adjacent parcel. We are all eager for that to be wrapped up so we can go back to looking out on the woods and ski corridor -- a much more peaceful view. Thanks again for taking the time to write.
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Fort Collins, CO
5

Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed at Ned and Kirsten's condo at Iron Horse many times and it never disappoints. Thank you for having such a nice place!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for the first two days of our honeymoon road trip through Colorado. We loved Winter Park and this condo is the perfect location for a summertime getaway. We felt lucky to be there.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cedar Springd
5

Clean, welcoming a very pleasant to stay in!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the condo!! It was clean and very comfortable! The kitchen was perfect for what I needed to cook for my crew. The beds were very comfortable. I'd highly recommend this condo for families with teenagers who enjoy hiking and seeing the mountains. You won't be sorry!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location! Lots to do and see!

  • 4 of 5

Great location. Quiet in the summer. Most resort amentaties closed as it's off season. Plus for us!

Condo was clean and overall good experience. Need to replace couch as it was very uncomfortable and pullout was wore out. Bed in bedroom also quite uncomfortable and well used.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your response, and glad you enjoyed the location! And thanks for letting us know about the bed -- we will contact you privately to get more details. We've occasionally gotten similar comments about the bed, and each time we've investigated as soon as there was a break between guests. Recently, we've replaced the mattress, tightened the connections on the frame, etc. We've also slept in the bed ourselves, and we haven't found it to be uncomfortable. (In fact, the mattress is one that we've received compliments on in other units.) Anyway, we will do some further troubleshooting to see if we can resolve this -- thanks for bringing it to our attention.
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5

Great Time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The condo is neat, clean and well kept. Will definitely check to see if we can book next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
La Collina (seasonal), many more at ski base
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Pole Creek (Tabernash)
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrak, sometimes ski train
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
State Highway 40
Nearest Restaurant
La Collina (seasonal), many more at ski base
Nearest Ski
0.1 Miles
Winter Park, Mary Jane
Nearest Point of Interest
Ski Depot Sports
Nearest Point of Interest
Winter Park Base
Nearest Point of Interest
Mary Jane Base
Nearest Point of Interest
Rudi's Deli
Nearest Point of Interest
Winter Park Winery
Car: not necessary

The only full-service resort in Winter Park, with exercise room, lockers, sauna, outdoor pool and hot tubs, restaurant (seasonal) on-site, ski rentals, ski storage, ski-in/out.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
Cleaning $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.9%

We collect a $50 damage deposit to cover the replacement cost of the parking pass. Please leave the pass for the next guest and your deposit will be returned one week after your departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.