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Killer Views -&- 2005 Prices -&- 2017 Updates -&- 6 Minutes to Slope

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + 2 extra sleeping areas, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 5 - 14+)

** Call or txt (206) 275-4878 or Email before booking — I'll usually reply within an hour. Unless I'm sleeping. =)

Have Couples? 3 King beds + 1 Queen.

Ski group wanting single beds? We have 14.

We are the most booked house in the roaring fork valley because I work hard to make it a dang great place to stay.

For real, call or txt before booking to confirm we are going to be a cozy fit for your group. =)

Not slope side, but a much better value and nearly as convenient.

Our free parking pass gets you to within 50 feet of the snow after a 6-10 minute drive, or take the shuttle after short five minute walk.

Compared to a cramped condo, there is plenty of space and well built walls for everyone to spread out when you need some me time, yet our large dining and living room accommodates the whole group with a fire, a movie, or one of our ample board games and puzzles.

New for 2016 are three renovated bedrooms — the results are spectacular and I can't wait to get some new photos up. With reconfigurable bedrooms, we can now accommodate any type of group. Everyone wants their own? We have 10 real beds + several high-end inflatables. Couples? We have three kings and a queen. Little ones? Newish Pack'n'Play Crib is ready to go.

No one else puts as much thought into the details of making the vacation experience a breeze for their renters as I do — much to the sometimes consternation of the owners (my parents and aunt/uncle).

The little touches and amenities thru-out the house are all oriented towards making your visit comfortable. Go ahead and try to use up all the hot water, toiletries, soaps/detergents/spices — bet you can't! &We are the only home in the area to change the hot tub water for each group.

Give me a Call or txt (206) 275-4878 — it's much faster than emailing questions back and forth and I'll probably give you some great info on how to save a bit of cash on your visit even if we decide that our home isn't the best fit for you!

=== Affordable

You don't have to pay Aspen Extreme prices to spend a week in Aspen-Snowmass. Sure, you could rent one of the other homes on our street for almost twice as much, or save by renting a dilapidated shack down the hill for about the same price as ours — but you've lucked out and stumbled upon our killer big mountain view, so save those bucks for a new pair of ski boots and spend a minute reading our affordable tale.

A Snowmass Pioneer, my grandfather paid cash for a small plot of land at the end of a jeep road back in 1966 and built himself a cabin overlooking the future town of Snowmass Village. In the 1980s, concerned that those working in the valley were no longer able to afford to live in the valley, he dedicated the entirety of his retirement to organizing what is now the crown jewel of the Aspen/Snowmass community: the Affordable Employee Housing Program.

In 2005, with the roof leaking, the single-pane windows drafty, and the property taxes mounting on our grandfather's lucky strike, we sold the homestead and set our sights on a seldom-used, modern, comfortable home with a remarkable view just one ridge west.

In 2010, after five years of my family allowing a property management company to hawk our home at $800-$1200/night (and somehow still owing money at the end of the month), I decided to move out to the mountains and try my hand at it myself.

It turns out that cutting cutting out the commission, upgrading the amenities, and flashing a friendly smile works wonders — We now sell out each winter, pulling in just enough to ensure that this view will be enjoyed by my family (and yours) for generations to come.

Two year's ago we will be dug out the grass turf and revegetated with native plants, doing our part to keep the valley as it was in 1966 when my grandfather took a jeep ride in search of paradise.

I hope you are able to make it out this winter. Think snow, and I'll see you on the slopes!

Master Suite

— King Bed with massive mountain view

— Private Balcony looking towards mountain

— Ensuite Bathroom

jacuzzi bath

stand up shower

double sink

single toilet

— walk in closet

— Two Reading Chairs

(if an in-room TV is important, let me know and I'll add one to this room)

Nestled Suite (1-2 Beds)

Serves as a 'secondary master suite' and offers the most privacy amongst the bedrooms

— King bed with mountain view

— or Two XL-Twin Beds by request

— Ensuite Bathroom

combo tub/shower

single sink

single toilet

— Reading Chair

— Work Desk

Mountain Suite (1-3 Beds)

Serves as a 'secondary living room' and offers a large entertainment center, couch, and extra seating.

— Two XL-Twin Beds

— or King bed by request

— Couch or Twin Sleeper Sofa

— Room-width windows

— Ensuite Bathroom

combo tub/shower

single sink

single toilet

— 43" HDTV

Cable

Blu-Ray

Apple TV

xBox

Queen Bunk Room

— Queen Bed with plenty of headroom

— Lofted Twin Bed

— Reading Area

— Bathroom is 8 steps down the hall

Sleeping Loft

— Two Twin Beds

— Heavy Duty Privacy Curtain

— Bathroom is at the base of a half flight of stairs

Kitchen

— Cooktop/Oven/Sink/Refrigerator/Freezer

— Water boiler/french press/toaster/blender

— Sink Disposal

— Beastly Dish Washer (detergent paks provided)

— Pots, pans, knives, many little kitchen gadgets

— Stainers, measuring cups, cooking utensils, etc, etc

— Ceramic tableware & serving platters

— Wine Glasses, coffee cups, drinking glasses

— Cheese stones/slicers/etc

— Spice Cabinet

— Propane outdoor grill

Other

— fireplace with cozy couches

— two balconies

— four person hot tub with mountain view

— dining table with killer mountain view

— reading nook

— slope-side parking pass

— plenty of towels

Technology

— High-Speed Cable Internet + Whole House secured WiFi

— 1080p LED TV + AppleTV, Blu-ray/DVD in living room (and mountain room)

— Stereo + wireless audio streaming from iTunes/iPhone/iPad/etc

— Record Player with classical music collection

— Motion activated lights for key hallways and pantry (no fumbling for switches)

Laundry Room

— Washer/Dryer

— Iron & Board

— Scent free detergents & fabric softener provided

=== Transportation

Included with your stay is a parking pass to a 'secret' lot that puts you 50 feet from the slopes.

A Shuttle bus stop 300 meters away that will whisk you to an escalator to the slopes.

Dial A Ride - Taxi Service provided at $1/person. Will take you anywhere in Snowmass.

More Details

Owner
Cody Truscott
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, russian, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at Cody`s place was just perfect.....at bargain price! nice house,clean rooms,million $view from window,hot tub with mountain view it was like dream.Cody let us use everything we need so we fell like at home. Cody was very friendly to our family. Thanks again Cody
Dec 2010
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Amenities

Snowmass Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • 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 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Upper Hall - toilet
    Master Bedroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    King Suite - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Mountain Room - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Lower Hall - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Mountain Suite - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Two XL Twins by default, King by request.
    Queen Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Lofted Twin
    Loft Room - 2 twin/ single , Privacy Curtain
    Master Suite - 1 king , 3 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , King Bed by default — 2 xl-twin beds +1 twin by request
    King Suite - 1 king , 3 twin/ single , King by default 2xl-twins + 1 twin by request
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.935484 based on 41 reviews
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As Advertised

  • 5 of 5

To start, we rent houses fairly often, and I've come to apply a fair amount of skepticism to houses that get consistent 5 star ratings and raving reviews, simply because I've been burned before. However, that was not the case with this house! I don't want to repeat what other reviewers have said, but I will point out a few things that stood out. First, Cody went way above and beyond any other owner that I have dealt with. We had a few minor issues and he more than took the time and effort to get them resolved. Second, the house was clean and exceptionally well stocked. Laundry detergent, fabric softener, paper towels, bath towels, shampoo, body wash, etc., etc. were all in unbelievably ample supply, and the kitchen was exceptionally well equipped with cookware, silverware, utensils, etc. Now, to balance out my review a bit, there are some things that might not be appealing to everyone. First, the home is not new--If you usually stay in a cookie cutter condo and have come to expect same, that could be an issue. I, however, found it unique and charming. For example, though, the kitchen appliances are from the 1970s. They worked just fine, but if you are looking for a modern cook's kitchen, this isn't it. Second, it is not ski in, ski out. It is close (6-7 minutes) to Snowmass and also has easy access to Aspen, and there are plenty of shuttles so getting around was never a problem. We rented a Suburban and it would not fit in the garage, though a mid size SUV certainly would. Cody has a parking pass for Snowmass which came in handy but I do have a friendly tip. If you are the type that is OK carrying your skis and equipment every day, and putting your boots and gear on in your car, then Cody's recommended Lot 12 works like a charm. If you like someplace indoors to put on your gear, and you like storing it at the hill (if you are going to ski multiple days, etc.) you are much better off parking in Lot 5 and using the base or mall area as your staging spot. We left our boots and skis there and it worked out great, and they also can transfer your skis to one of the other 3 mountains, which also came in handy. At Cody's suggestion we were also able to save quite a bit of money on ski passes.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cozy homes with everything we needed. Very close to slopes and Cody was always available.

  • 5 of 5

This Snowmass home was perfect! We had 10 people (3 couples and 4 single adults). Home was very clean upon arrival. Everything is well thought out - plenty of supplies for us such as toilet paper, paper towels, bathroom towels, etc. Even small details that were helpful such as every room having cell phone chargers (Apple and android), humidifiers in every room, games/cards, and plenty of blankets. Cody responded very quickly with any questions and was very helpful in getting us lift tickets. The drive to the house is easy and close to town and the slopes. Overall we had a blast and would definitely stay there again! Lastly, GREAT views.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cycling Camp

  • 5 of 5

Snowmass/Aspen is a road/MTB cycling , trail running/hiking mecca . Foodie's will enjoy a plethora of dining options locally. But if your thing is to stay in , the house comes with everything you need. Ton's of wildlife spottings from fox, deer, to elk all enjoyed within the week. Would highly recommend it and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, beautiful views, very clean & organized.

  • 4 of 5

The place was very clean and organized. The views were amazing. It is a great place for families!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place in an amazing location with awesome views!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed a week in Cody's home in Snowmass. Leading up to our visit Cody kept on close contact with me and was very accommodating. He was a pleasure to talk with and it was quite clear that he cared about our stay and making things as easy as possible for us.

His home is perfectly located close to snowmass village and a short ride to Aspen. The views are heavenly from each balcony. My wife and I loved waking up each morning and enjoying the amazing views. At night, the stars light up the sky and you can breathe in the awesome mountain air.

The house has carpet throughout which we actually enjoyed. The BBQ and jacuzzi were great for late night eating and relaxation. We also enjoyed playing some of the board games that are in the family room.

We have stayed in many properties over the years with VRBO and AirBnB and this home truly stands out as one of the best.

We could never ask for more and would love to return again sometime. It was a "10+" experience!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible home at a great value!

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our family trip. Cody was so accommodating and thorough- any questions we had he answered immediately! The house was so well stocked and perfect for our large group. The location couldn't have been better, either. I hope it's available next year for our next trip back to Aspen: we loved it!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Aspen
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Snowmass
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Glenwood Springs
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
All of Snowmass
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Snowmass
Car: not necessary

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $275
Tax Rate 12.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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