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3 Minute Walk to Ski-in/Out! Two Story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!

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Last updated: 11/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

JVT is a group of nine, connected, two-story houses built of cedar and brick, of which ours is the largest. It is located on the mountain and it is a shorter walk to our ski-in/out point than the walk from any public parking to the gondola; check out the comparison in the photos. We employ a local concierge service to assist our guests and to deal immediately with any problems. We accept all major credit cards.

Our unit is a two-story, end-unit with three bedrooms with queen beds, including a loft bedroom with a folding wall for privacy. On three sides of the living room, two-story, floor-to-ceiling windows rise to a beamed, cathedral ceiling. There is a glass-front, wood-burning stove in the fireplace, a full kitchen with tile floor and counter tops, and upstairs and downstairs bathrooms, one with a tub and powder room, and one with a shower stall. A spiral staircase beside the 'wet room' entrance foyer leads up to the second floor. The entrance foyer has a rack for your skis.


The ambience is spacious, bright and comfortable. The furniture is upholstery and oak. There is HDTV with cable, a DVD player, a stereo Ipod docking station and free wireless internet. The three bedrooms with queen beds and a sofa bed in the living room make it ideal for one or two couples with kids or three couples. It can sleep six comfortably, or eight using the sofa bed.

The nine homes of JVT are occupied by full-time resident owners, with a few such as ours being rented when we are not in residence. We have owned it since 1975 and plan to retire there one day.

It was one of the first dwellings on this part of the mountain, and was originally ski-in, ski-out from the front door. Construction of roads and buildings on the land we used to ski now requires a walk of about three minutes down the road to a ski-in, ski-out point.

Steamboat is one of the finest all-round ski areas in the US, with terrain for all abilities and wonderful for families. Excellent tree and powder skiing and large areas for intermediates and beginners. Come and enjoy it!



Keywords: economy, value, fireplace, two-story, full kitchen, loft, three-bedroom
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Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Families with children are welcome but renter must be 25 or over....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Older kids will love it. Infants and toddlers might be at risk of falls though railings of spiral staircase and loft....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We're serious about this....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry. Condo association rules prohibit dogs and cats...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

    Living room sofa is a sleeper that accomodates two....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom with balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Small middle bedroom - great for kids...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Large loft bedroom with retractable privacy wall...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) One Queen per bedroom.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Downstairs bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs, outer vanity/sinks, inner toilet/bathing area...moreless

  • Downstairs bath has toilet, shower and sink. Upstairs bath has an outer room with vanity and two sinks. Inner bath area has toilet and bathing area with tub/shower....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We provide hair dryer, basic toiletries, shampoo, soap, toilet paper, towels, etc....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo:

    Stereo iPod docking station and FM radio....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ski-In:

    Walk about 150 yards up a road from the ski-in point at the second gondola tower....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Walk about 150 yards down a road to the ski-out point at the second gondola tower....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Separate dining area with oak table that seats eight. Small circular table in kitchen breakfast area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Free internet access....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer/dryer in kitchen utility closet....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat with individual thermostats for bedrooms, baths and main areas....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Our concierge service replaces the linens and towels before each arrival....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large living room with two story cathedral ceiling and floor to ceiling windows on three sides, overlooked by loft....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of free parking in our lot....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/dryer in kitchen utility closet....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi router covers entire unit and grounds...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Brick fireplace and hearth with a built-in, glass-front wood stove to provide good heat and a pleasant fireside....moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully-stocked with utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils supplied...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large, full kitchen,, stove, oven, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster, etc. Tile counter tops and floor....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    On 2nd floor, opens off master bedroom...moreless

  • Golf:

    Steamboat features a major golf course for summer visitors...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    On the Yampa river...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Building Type

  • Building
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Season
Nov 20 - Dec 11, 2016
2 night min stay
$195
Pre-Holiday
Dec 12 - Dec 17, 2016
2 night min stay
$245
Holiday
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2017
4 night min stay
$450
Value Season
Jan 3 - Feb 10, 2017
2 night min stay
$225
Regular Season
Feb 11 - Mar 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$270
Late Season
Mar 28 - Apr 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning/Laundry (waived on 7 nights) $100 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 11.65%

Notes:

Cleaning fee waived on stays of 7 nights or more. 100% refund on nights subsequently rented after cancellations.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hayden CO
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 40

Car: Not Necessary

Although famous as a ski resort, Steamboat has a full complement of year-round activities, including golf, water sports on the Yampa River and Steamboat Lake, fishing and hunting and mountain biking.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1975

About the owner: Ernie and Jamie Kent live in Maryland but plan to retire to Steamboat one day. At present they run a family website development business. Between them they have six children.

Why the Owner Chose Steamboat Springs, CO, USA:
Ernie discovered Steamboat while attending a conference in 1974, and fell in love with the ski mountain. The next year he began looking for a place to buy at Steamboat and discovered JVT. Over the years JVT and Steamboat have become home while his 'real' location moved around the country.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
JVT is a three minute walk down a road to the second gondola tower, where we can ski down about ten seconds beside the beginner's slope to the gondola, and where we can ski back at the end of the day to walk 3 minutes back to the condo. This spot is accessible to all levels from the beginner's slope. It's actually a shorter walk to our ski-in/out point than the walk from any public parking to the gondola - check the comparison in the photos. It's also a short walk from JVT to the end of our road where a free bus stops every 20 minutes. JVT has free off-street parking, and Longthong Road is heated concrete for safe, easy access in all weather.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

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Photos

  • The large, airy living room space

    The large, airy living room space

  • Apres-ski by the fire in the evening

    Apres-ski by the fire in the evening

  • Exterior view

    Exterior view

  • Dining Room with oak table

    Dining Room with oak table

  • Entrance from the brick and tile wet-room foyer and the spiral staircase.

    Entrance from the brick and tile wet-room foyer and the spiral staircase.

  • Middle bedroom. A smaller room with a queen bed. Great for the kids!

    Middle bedroom. A smaller room with a queen bed. Great for the kids!

  • Sliding glass doors to the second-floor balcony off the Master Bedroom.

    Sliding glass doors to the second-floor balcony off the Master Bedroom.

  • HDTV and DVD with free cable.

    HDTV and DVD with free cable.

  • From the Dining Room window on a powder day.

    From the Dining Room window on a powder day.

  • Summer View from The Loft

    Summer View from The Loft

  • The walk to the ski-in/out point is shorter than from the lots to the gondola.

    The walk to the ski-in/out point is shorter than from the lots to the gondola.

  • Fishermen in the Yampa, right in downtown Steamboat. Bicycle along the river.

    Fishermen in the Yampa, right in downtown Steamboat. Bicycle along the river.

  • Another View of the Living Room

    Another View of the Living Room

  • Windows and Ceiling Fan

    Windows and Ceiling Fan

  • General Downstairs View

    General Downstairs View

  • The spacious, fully-equipped kitchen

    The spacious, fully-equipped kitchen

  • The Loft Bedroom. A folding wall can close it to the space below.

    The Loft Bedroom. A folding wall can close it to the space below.

  • The Master Bedroom

    The Master Bedroom

  • The Powder room of the Upstairs Bathroom leads into a separate, tiled bath.

    The Powder room of the Upstairs Bathroom leads into a separate, tiled bath.

  • Docking station for your iPod with hi fi speakers and FM radio.

    Docking station for your iPod with hi fi speakers and FM radio.

  • A view from the Master Bedroom balcony.

    A view from the Master Bedroom balcony.

  • The view from the Middle Bedroom window.

    The view from the Middle Bedroom window.

  • Fish Creek Canyon and Falls, a few minutes drive away.. Great hiking.

    Fish Creek Canyon and Falls, a few minutes drive away.. Great hiking.

  • Snow Ghosts near Sunshine Peak.

    Snow Ghosts near Sunshine Peak.

VRBO #302250

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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