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Bella Vista - Private Oasis Minutes from Ski Mtn including 14 passenger shuttle

Bedrooms 12
Half Baths2
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

Bella Vista- a private estate for large groups with the BEST views in Steamboat

At Bella Vista Estate, we specialize in groups who want an authentic Colorado vacation experience without sharing this beautiful destination with thousands of other tourists. Bella Vista is a 7-acre estate that is rented exclusively to one group at a time so it is your private retreat and personal paradise.

With accommodations for up to 28 guests between 3 different homes, there is ample room for lounging, cooking, entertaining, and personal space. Relax and enjoy all the amenities and activities at Bella Vista – an outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal), regulation size tennis court, basketball, outdoor fire pit, game room with pool table, Foosball table and video games, huge indoor natural rock grotto, 3 large balconies and a west facing patio with large gas grill with unbelievable lake and mountain views. Spend evenings by one of four wood burning fireplaces, gathered together in the Great Room with its full wet bar, big screen TV and whole house audio system. Although you will never get bored at Bella Vista- we do recommend exploring all that Steamboat Springs has to offer. We will chauffeur your group to the airport, ski area or downtown Steamboat Springs in our 14 person shuttle. Consistently ranked in the top 3 vacation rentals in all of Steamboat Springs, families love coming back year after year. We welcome all family reunions, ski vacations, corporate retreats, yoga retreats, destination weddings, wellness gatherings and more. Please join us at this one-of-a-kind private estate in Steamboat Springs for an unforgettable vacation!

Rates vary from $2,500-$4,500 per night depending on the time of year. Please email today for full availability.

More Details

Property Manager
Abby Schissler
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2018

About Abby Schissler

Bella Vista is an oasis to be shared! Our heart beat is "bringing it back to Eden"- back to simplicity and connecting with ourselves, one another, and nature/beauty/God- whatever you want to call it! To have the chance to re-connect with what really matters in life is a gift that we don't often give ourselves. The Bella Vista team is full of hospitable, loving people where our #1 goal is to provide your group with an unforgettable experience!

Abby Schissler purchased this estate in 2016

Why Abby Schissler chose Steamboat Springs

When we dreamed of owning a retreat center, our dreams weren't even as great as the Bella Vista. I have traveled all over the world and never been to a destination as serene, peaceful and beautiful. This awe inspiring land boasts the most incredible sunsets, wonderful amenities, and a private atmosphere that is unparalleled. Come experience the magic for yourself!

What makes this estate unique

Being at a gated estate provides complete freedom to make the vacation of a lifetime come alive! The options of what to do each day are endless! Most of our guests plan excursions into Steamboat but are most happy just staying on site, enjoying and being with the people who matter most.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for having us. The Bella Vista is truly a magical place but most important is the special time spent with the family. Thank you for your generosity, thoughfulness and kindness. We will be back! We love you all.
Aug 2009
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Steamboat Springs Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 28
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Sleeping Giant Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Walk in closet, large vanity
    Strawberry Park - toilet , shower
    Yampa River - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Howelsen Hill - toilet , shower , Has 2 separate entrances
    Mt. Werner - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Game Room Bath - toilet , High Efficiency washer and dryer available
    Lake Catamount - toilet
    Elk River - toilet , shower
    Fish Creek Falls - toilet , shower
    Rabbit Ears - toilet , shower
    Hahn's Peak - toilet , shower
    Flat Tops & Emerald Mountain - toilet , shower
  • 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28
  • Sleeping Giant Master - 1 king , We can add a spare twin to this room at no extra charge
    Strawberry Park - 1 queen
    Fish Creek Falls - 1 queen
    Rabbit Ears - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 3 sleep sofa /futon
    Howelsen Hill - 2 queen
    Buffalo Pass - 1 queen
    Hahn’s Peak - 1 queen , 1 double
    Mt. Werner - 1 king , Can be configured into 2 twins
    Lake Catamount - 1 king , Can be configured into 2 twins
    Elk River - 1 king , Can be configured into 2 twins
    Flat Tops - 1 king , Can be configured into 2 twins
    Yampa River - 1 king , Can be configured into 2 twins
  • Please see our website for more information and pictures.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
On-site property managers provide vacation planning, concierge and complimentary shuttle services, maintenance and light housekeeping. Please visit the Bella Vista Website, or contact us for more information.


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Bella Vista - Private Oasis Minutes from Ski Mtn including 14 passenger shuttle
average rating of 4.821429 based on 37 reviews
Stamford, CT

Heaven on Earth!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely worth the trip! In addition to the breathtaking views and amazing property, it's the perfect place to escape for a true weekend of fun and relaxation. The perfect place for a corporate retreat or a bachelor/bachelorette weekend!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado's best kept secret

  • 5 of 5

I am in love! This estate is outrageous!? Beautiful grounds and luxurious indoor environments. Tons of space for hosting any kind of event. A totally private and remote location with a breath-taking view. Wonderful staff and a huge kitchen/dining area. Once you are on the BV grounds there is no need to venture out, unless you want to ski:)

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our Incredible Adventure to the Bella Vista

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to everyone at the Bella Vista! Our visit the other weekend was incredible. This estate was absolutely ideal and we can't wait to return. The location was perfect - completely remote and incredibly scenic overlooking the beautiful mountains. Plus, the the accommodations and crew at the estate were fantastic! They were helpful, fun and made our visit welcoming! The estate was also nicely maintained and extremely clean. Again, we can not express enough how awesome our trip to the Bella Vista was and how excited we are to return. Thank you, Bella Vista!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal Reunion Setting

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a better getaway. The scenery was gorgeous and easy to enjoy on the wonderful decks of the houses or at the fire pit or by the pool. There were board games suitable for a range of ages, a billiards table, arcade game, and foosball table, which (along with the swimming pool) kept kids ranging from ages 3 to 12 entertained for the week. There is easy access to Steamboat Springs, and Jeff and Sal were able to offer excellent advice about different activities that were available there. The Estate provided a pack-n-play for our infant, and the layout of the Estate made it easy for everyone to hang out together or retreat for some privacy.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Corporate Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Jeff and Sal were excellent hosts! We had a group of 22 and had the perfect amount of space for everyone. They were so gracious to even help us book lunches and provide transportation to and from dinner one night! Located a little outside of Steamboat's main street, the views were unbelievable and it was quiet and peaceful for our group to really be in our own world. I would recommend this to anyone coming to town and will hopefully we back next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been celebrating New years in Steamboat for 15 years running. During that time we have stayed at many properties in and around Steamboat. We are a large group and it is hard to find adequate accommodations without splitting up the group. Bella Vista is a unique property since it can house a lot of people comfortably and it has an amazing vibe to it. Everyone agreed that this was overall the best property we had been to. The views were incredible, great privacy, and plenty of room to relax. The caretakers (Sal and Jeff) were kind, caring and went above and beyond to guarantee we had a great experience. We intend to return to Bella Vista in the coming years!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Hayden Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Rex's Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Haymaker Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Rex's Bar and Grill
Nearest Ski
7.5 Miles
Steamboat Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Yampa River
Car: not necessary

Located just outside of the historical town of Steamboat Springs, the Bella Vista is close to everything that makes our town unique. In addition to world-class fly fishing, we have some of the best biking, hiking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and white water rafting in the country. We were just rated the eighth top resort town in North America with wonderful nightlife, hot-springs and endless activities such as the Alpine slide, tubing, nature walking and horseback riding. Our property has a regulation size tennis court with night lighting and a heated outdoor pool in addition to our beautiful indoor grotto.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $250
Tax Rate 10.0%

Please see Bella Vista's personal website for the BEST pictures, rates, and information!!!

Our pricing is set up to give you better discounts the more nights you stay, which is NOT reflected on VRBO's model.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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