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A Road Less Traveled High in the Colorado Rockies

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View of White House Mountain from deck in early summer.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 or 3) in queen bed and twin bed

Meek's Hill Cabin in Marble, Colorado is located at an altitude of 8000 feet in the midst of cool, towering pines, with views of 13,000 ft. peaks. Deer frequently wander through the property and bears have even been known to knock on the door. Feisty hummingbirds compete for their share of nectar from the feeder. Nature is literally on your doorstep! Since there is no light pollution in this small community, the starry skies will amaze you! In addition to this, you have all the comforts of a luxury condo. Our cabin is easily accessible but away from trains, planes and highways. Four-wheel drive is not necessary.

Marble, a very small community, is a great central location for exploring the beautiful places of western Colorado. Within a two hour drive you can visit the orchards and vineyards of Paonia, the stunning Black Canyon of the Gunnison River, Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, the Roaring Fork River valley and Aspen, Independence Pass and the Snowmass Wilderness. Best of all, our own Crystal River Valley.

If you are looking for the perfect place to experience nature at its best, Meek's Hill Cabin IS the perfect place! Please call 520-575-0128 for further information and accurate cost information.



Keywords: hiking, fly-fishing, photography, Wi-fi, flat-screen TV
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well-behaved dogs may be allowed . $20 charge per dog, per night, plus refundable $100 security deposit. Max of 2. Ask to see our Pet Policy. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin bed can be set up in area outside of master bedroom for a child or additional adult., Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Packnplay available at no additional cost upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Five minute walk to the Crystal River and the historic marble mill site ruins. The marble finishing mill was the largest in the world before closing in 1941. Easy access to 4-wheel drive road to ghost town of Crystal City, Lead King Basin, Scofield Pass, and Crested Butte, back country hiking trails in Snowmass Wilderness. One hour drive south to Paonia for cherry season in July and peach season in August/September. Twelve miles to Cleveholm Manor in Redstone. Thirty minutes to Carbondale for lots of fine dining. One hour north to Glenwood Springs for white-water rafting on the Colorado River and the Hot Springs where Doc Holiday took the cure and is buried. One hour, fifteen minutes to Snowmass and Aspen for shopping, dining and people watching....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    32' flat screen with DVD player. Direct TV with all premium channels....moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Museums

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Lovely views of White House Mountain and other peaks from deck....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Shady RV parking space with electrical and water. No dump station. $20 for two campers. $5.00 for each additional camper over age 12. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    We provide free long distance service to our guests. No cell phone coverage in this area....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped kitchen....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Newly remodeled with small table and counter eating space....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Front deck with gorgeous views of White House Mountain and surrounding mountains....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Security deposit for pet $100
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Nightly pet fee, per dog $20
  • Tax Rate 9.7%

Notes:

Rates are for two people. Additional adult $25.00 per night. Child 12 and under free.

4-wheel drive vehicle may be required in winter months.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

  • Cook Shack Woody's Rolling Smk

    "Great BBQ and hamburgers. Fun place to sit on the deck and meet the locals."

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Nearest Airport
Pitkin County Airport in Aspen

Car: Necessary

Four wheel drive tours are available from vendor in Marble for visitors who want to visit Crystal City and Lead King Basin. Mid-July to mid-August is wildflower season in Lead King Basin.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Our love of Marble and the area around it goes back to the 1980's when we purchased our first property here. At the time, we believed this was the perfect getaway from our busy Denver lives. We have enjoyed our travels to Europe, South America, Mexico and throughout the U.S., but still appreciate Marble's beautiful and unique setting. Tom's career as an enrollment management consultant has taken him to colleges and universities across the country. Kay enjoyed a career as an elementary teacher. We now call Tucson 'home', but spend summers in Marble working in the gardens, playing with our two small dogs, reading and enjoying the great outdoors. We also enjoy hosting family gatherings at our Marble home.

Why the Owner Chose Marble, CO, USA:
After moving to Denver in the mid-1980's we bought a pop-up camper and set out with our young son to explore Colorado on weekend camping trips. Eventually, we discovered the Crystal River valley and Marble. We sold the camper, built our home and have never regretted it. The Crystal River valley is some of the the most beautiful, pristine country you will ever see. Fly-fishermen love the river. Hikers and horsemen love the trails. The back roads to Crystal City and Lead King Basin are a feast for the senses. Photographers can't get enough of the scenery, wildflowers and wildlife. We love it for the views, fresh air, great water and the occasional bear that wanders through the yard. Marble is special.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
One RV camping spot next to the cabin enables friends, parents or in-laws to share your time in Marble. $20.00 camping fee for 2 people per night. Each additional person over age 12 is $5.00. Check out for RV is also 11:00 am. Electric and water, no dump station.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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Photos

  • View of White House Mountain from deck in early summer.

    View of White House Mountain from deck in early summer.

  • Enjoy views of White House Mtn. from the dining nook.

    Enjoy views of White House Mtn. from the dining nook.

  • Breakfast bar, kitchen with dishwasher and gas stove

    Breakfast bar, kitchen with dishwasher and gas stove

  • Enjoy views from the front deck.

    Enjoy views from the front deck.

  • Beaver Lake and the Town of Marble - view from Sheep Mountain

    Beaver Lake and the Town of Marble - view from Sheep Mountain

  • Dead Horse Mill is in Crystal City, 6 miles from Marble on 4 wheel drive road

    Dead Horse Mill is in Crystal City, 6 miles from Marble on 4 wheel drive road

  • Street view through trees of Meek's Hill Cabin

    Street view through trees of Meek's Hill Cabin

  • Crystal River Valley looking toward White House Mountain

    Crystal River Valley looking toward White House Mountain

  • White House Mountain from the deck in August

    White House Mountain from the deck in August

  • White House Mountain in August

    White House Mountain in August

  • Kitchen and dining nook

    Kitchen and dining nook

  • Queen-size bed with luxury linens

    Queen-size bed with luxury linens

  • Comfortable living area

    Comfortable living area

  • Breakfast bar, gas fireplace and flat screen TV.

    Breakfast bar, gas fireplace and flat screen TV.

  • Summer at Meek's Hill Cabin

    Summer at Meek's Hill Cabin

  • Fresh snow on Meek's Hill Cabin

    Fresh snow on Meek's Hill Cabin

  • Mother bear with two cubs in Marble

    Mother bear with two cubs in Marble

  • Marble blocks ready to be loaded.

    Marble blocks ready to be loaded.

  • Hummingbirds feeding off the deck

    Hummingbirds feeding off the deck

  • Driveway entrance to cabin in summer

    Driveway entrance to cabin in summer

  • White House Mountain from the Cabin deck in August

    White House Mountain from the Cabin deck in August

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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