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Carriage House - Quiet Setting on 5 Acres of Heaven, Great Views, Pets Welcome

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom/ 1.5 Bath with Monument Views, Surrounded by Ranch Lands, Pets Welcome

Come enjoy the wide open spaces of Western Colorado! Leave behind the hustle and bustle of typical tourist traps - Fruita offers no waiting, friendly locals with tons of adventure. From River Rafting, Horseback Riding Guides, Hiking in the beauty of the Colorado National Monument, hundreds of epic mountain biking trails, Jeeping, genuine local festivals, eateries with homemade goodness and small uncrowded breweries.

The Carriage House sits on 5 acres, surrounded by beautiful Colorado ranch land and cattle fields. The property is very quiet, private and the ultimate in peaceful. If you want to get away from it all - this is the home to make your vacation epic.

Whole House Comforts:

:-) High Speed Wi-fi

:-) Efficient Refrigerated Air Conditioning and Baseboard Heating System

Living and Dining Rooms:

:-) The bright and cheerful living room has full size sectional sofa with queen size sofa sleeper.

:-) There is a 55" flat screen TV with full cable channel line up plus a DVD player and a few movies.

:-) The large dining room table has seating for 4. Great for dinners or a work area.

:-) Full size front loading washing machine and efficient dryer

Bedroom:

:-) There is a queen size bed in the bedroom with full size closet. We have fresh quality, high tread count bedding, down alternative comforters, pillows, and soft towels - all provided as a our high standard of service to our guests.

Bathrooms:

:-) The large master bathroom has 2 sinks and a walk-in shower. There is a convenient 1/2 bath off of the living room. Bathrooms are stocked with fluffy fresh towels, small soaps and shampoos.

Kitchen:

:-) The fully equipped kitchen has top end appliances including super quiet dishwasher, side by side refrigerator with ice and water dispenser, microwave, ceramic stove top and large oven.

:-) Lots of counter top and cabinet space for cooking and storing you goodies.

:-) The home has all brand new dishes, crock pot, cups, wine glasses, pots, pans, silverware, utensils, coffee maker, toaster and more - Everything you should need!

:-) Some spices and starter items in the cabinet for you when you arrive plus paper towels, trash bags, dish detergents, scrubbing pads an more

Exterior:

:-) This is a dog friendly home and property - so bring all the family with you on your vacation! There are other large friendly dogs on the property and an occasional raccoon, coyote, and skunks that pass through at night. Please keep them safe since this property is not 100% fenced.

:-) Built in 2008 and is 800 SF and is all on the ground level.

:-) The back patio has a dining table for 6

:-) Large gas BBQ grill that is attached to the home so propane tanks are not needed.

:-) There is plenty of parking is just outside the front door for vehicles and trailers (no camping please).

:-) There is a bike washing station in the back yard.

Location:

It's just 1.5 miles to downtown Fruita that has small town shopping, summer concerts, farmers markets, festivals, restaurants, pubs, breweries, large chain grocery store, and a new recreation center with pool and hot tubs. If that is not enough for you... It's only 6 miles to the iconic Fruita mountain biking area of North Fruita Desert Area (aka 18 Road) and just 8 miles to the famous Kokopelli Trailheads. The Carriage House is situated on the far west side of the property with amazing views of the Colorado Nation Monument and the owner's main home is located on the east side with a large pond in the middle.

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Amenities

Fruita House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The master bathroom has a over sized walk-in shower large enough for wheelchair access, 2 full sinks and a toilet. There is a linen closet and under sink cabinets for storage. We provide a couple of bar soaps and small bottles of shampoo and lotion to get your started during your stay.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Living Room Sofa Sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The bedroom has queen size Bed (1) with pillow top mattress with fresh linens The living room has a full size Sofa Sleeper (1) with additional bedding and linens in the closet.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Carriage House - Quiet Setting on 5 Acres of Heaven, Great Views, Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 72 reviews
5

Bringing in the New Year

  • 5 of 5

Very quite and relaxing stay. Enjoyed watching the fireworks from the patio. Beautiful accommodations. Loved the stove.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful comfortable place to stay close to the biking trails and Co Natl Monument. Our dogs were very happy in the yard and enjoyed meeting the resident pups!

I would recommed this place to anyone staying in fruita or junction area!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

A lovely place to stay

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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bend oregon
5

Peaceful and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Mike and Kristen's place. Very peaceful with amazing views. Lots of room to spread out. Very comfortable with all the amenities you would need. If you're a Mt biker their house is just a few miles from some of the best trails in the area. Our dog Luna loved sitting out in the manicured grass enjoying the breeze and checking out the neighboring cows.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really did love our stay, the home was so perfect. Fruita was quiet, just what we needed, took a great hike in the recommended Devil's Canyon and found a few pumpkin patches while venturing out in the area. Definitely would want to come back again. Our dogs love it too, although we didn't let them loose as they aren't fully trained and our older dog is a bit skittish but they had a good time too. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Crested Butte, Colorado
5

We Keep Coming Back

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this property on multiple occasions. We keep coming back for the following reasons:

1) central location

2) very clean and comfortable

3) allows our dog and she loves the large lawn

4) private and on a spacious lot

5) has everything we need and want (fully equipped kitchen, television for sports)

You can't go wrong in renting this place or any of the other properties owned and managed by the Drivers!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Kristy and Mike Driver
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 16, 2018

About Kristy and Mike Driver

Kristy and Mike have been providing property management services for luxury properties for the past 30 years. Developing our skills while servicing distinctive properties in Aspen, Breckenridge and Vail. We fell in love with the Fruita area because of it's year round sunshine and abundance of outdoor activities. Moving to Fruita in 2002, we began restoring properties and enjoying every moment!

Our goal is to make every stay in our homes memorable.

Kristy and Mike Driver purchased this house in 2008

Why Kristy and Mike Driver chose Fruita

We built the Guest House in 2008 on 5 acres of property just outside of the Fruita City limits. The home is perfectly situated to maximize the views of the Colorado National Monument.

We enjoy the wide open space, no neighbors and yet just 5 minute drive to town.

What makes this house unique

The houses are surrounded by green grass all summer and makes the hot summers feel cooler. The extraordinary views of the Colorado National Monument remind us to take in the beauty every day.

Map

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Grand Junction Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several local pubs & breweries downtown Fruita!
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Adobe Creek National Golf Course
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Amtrak Train station
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lots of Yummy Local eateries in downtown Fruita!
Nearest Ski
47 Miles
Powderhorn Ski Area
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Highline State Park
Car: recommended

Enjoy the local activities, festivals, atmosphere and mountain biking mecca of Fruita! There is no fighting crowds, full parking lots and long wait lines in Fruita - Come Visit and Discover all there is to love about Fruita before the masses do! The charm of the small festivals, weekly free concerts in the park, farmers markets to enjoy the fresh foods from the area and with an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, you just can't go wrong when you stay with us.

Breakfast and Coffee in Fruita!

- Bestslope Coffee Company 129 N Peach Street (970) 639-8622

- Camilla's Kaffe 206 East Aspen Ave (970) 858-7950

- Judy's Family Restaurant 435 Highway 6 & 50(970) 858-8351

- Morning Mission Coffee 502 Hwy 6 & 50 (970) 858-5233

- Aspen Street Coffee: 136 East Aspen Ave (970) 858-8888

Finer Dining in Fruita!

- Suds Brothers Brewery 127 E. Aspen Ave(970) 858-9400

- Dragon Restaurant 576 Kokopelli Blvd (970) 858-8655

- El Tapatio Restaurant 402 Jurassic Avenue (970) 858-1011

- Rib City Grill 455 Kokopelli Drive, Suite 5 (970) 858-6566

- Fiesta Guadalajara 103 Highway 6 & 50 (970) 858-1228

- Pablo's Pizza 456 Kokopelli Drive (970) 858-8300

- Hot Tomato Pizza 124 N Mulberry (970) 858-1117

- Munchies Pizza & Deli 319 West Aspen Ave(970) 858-0953

Fast Food in Fruita!

- Domino's Pizza 225 East Aspen Avenue, Suite B (970) 858-2302

- Pizza Hut 1041 Hwy 6 & 50 (970) 858-1234

- Subway 401 Jurassic Ave. Unit A (970) 242-2485

- Starvin Arvin's Restaurant 555 Raptor Rd. (970) 858-8444

- Taco Bell 599 Kokopelli Blvd. (970) 858-9846

- Wendy's 403 Jurassic Ave (970) 858-1899

- McDonald's 55 Jurassic Court(970) 858-3843

Cocktails and Entertainment in Fruita!

- Copper Club Brewing 233 East Aspen Ave (970) 858-8318

- JD's Bar and Catering (BBQ)155 N. Mulberry St(970) 858-3995

- Suds Brothers Brewery 127 E. Aspen Ave(970) 858-9400

- Kannah Creek Brewing Co. 456 Kokopelli Blvd (970) 639-8296

Grocery and Liquor Stores in Fruita!

- City Market 135 S. Plum Street (970) 858-9506

- Center Town Liquors 136 South Mesa Ave (970) 858-7901

- Fruita Liquor Mart 423 E. Hwy 6&50 (970) 858-9842

- In The Middle Liquors 303 Highway 6 & 50(970) 858-7791

- Jackalope Liquors 404 Jurassic Ave. #B (970) 858-2071

Desserts and More in Fruita!

- Enstrom Candies 01 Kokopelli Blvd, Suite C (970) 858-4518

- Gears Frozen Yogurt 211 E Aspen Ave (970) 208-7555

- Dairy Queen and Grill 598 Kokopelli Drive (970) 639-8610

Things to do in Fruita!

- Colorado National Monument (970) 858-3617 (Hiking, Sightseeing, Cycling. Fee assessed at the gate)

- Museums of Western Colorado Dinosaur Journey 550 Jurassic Ct (970) 858-7282

- Fruita Community Center 324 N Coulson St (970) 858-036 (Workout Equipment, Basketball Court, Library, Indoor/ Outdoor Pool, Hot Tubs.)

- Highline Lake State Park 1800 11 8/10 Rd, Loma (970) 858-7208

- Rimrock Adventures 927 Highway 340, Fruita, CO 81521 (970) 858-9555 (Horseback guides, Rafting Guides and Self Guided, Kayaks, Canoes and Stand Up Paddle Boards, Summer Rodeo Shows on Tuesdays)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $90
Tax Rate 5.27%

Please notify the owner of any additional people or pets that will be staying with you. This may change the nightly rate. Rates are subject to change without notification. Directions and check in instructions will be sent to your email when the final payment has been made for your reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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