Get Away from it All! Play on 38 Acres on the Gunnison River!!
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Listen to the rushing waters of the Gunnison River as you relax on the wraparound porch and watch the horses in the meadows at Eagle River Ranch. 500 feet of private fishing on gold medal waters is just down the bank, and exploring the 38 acre ranch and the sustainable greenhouse is on the “to do” list but you are here to RELAX! You slowly rock in your custom handmade porch swing as you decide that your next adventure will be the short but challenging hike to 'Forgiveness Rock'. Your dog eagerly awaits your next move!
Come for the hikes, the horse watching, the fishing, the birding and the exploring but know you will be undisturbed by “civilization” at our exclusive end-of-the-road getaway. Our chefs kitchen opens onto the living room and the dining area so you can enjoy your family as you prepare meals and picnics for the great picnic table on the back deck or in one of our chairs down by the river. As you wander into the house, you take in the rustic-chic furnishings and the sense of comfort and attention given to your “best vacation experience ever” in every room. Your master bedroom, with a king bed as well as a separate twin, overlooks the river from it's own private covered porch as well as a master bath with a separate jacuzzi bathtub and shower. You are amazed at the space to spread out in! The two bedrooms upstairs share their well appointed bathroom with a combined shower/tub. The large den downstairs has a queen sleeper sofa and the lovely 'guest' half bath just inside the large formal entryway is nearby. Even in a large group, there are so many private places to get away all by yourself! You notice the native American artifacts in the entry and it reminds you that you are on an ancient native american camping sight. You know you can plan a private session with one of the owners who is a Spiritual Psychologist and will take visitors on their own 'Spirit Quests' on horseback or can provide a family 'horse experience' for your whole group. You decide to take advantage of these options later in the week. The possibilities are endless. You want to take that hike, but you decide to settle back into one of those comfortable 'Mountain Time Chairs on the porch and take in the beautiful 'dragon hills' that surround your own private valley.
Keywords: Working Ranch, River home, Fishing lodge, Ski Getaway
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+1 970 641 4383
Member since: 2011
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Private Chef
We love kids! We have many 'vintage' Disney and other children's videos and a player in the Sleigh Bed room upstairs. We caution families that with the river and horses on the property they must have rules and boundaries....moreless
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
- King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a king and a twin in the bedroom, with a bonus twin bed in the closet! Queen size Beds (2) One 'sleigh bed' queen in one upstairs room which has a fold out futon on the floor for kids. A Queen bed is in the 3rd bedroom. Bonus bed on the porch, for day naps ;)!! Baby Cribs (1) Grayco Pack n' Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Downstairs den/TV room has queen sofa bed; ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Private fishing on 500 ft of the Gunnison River, hiking on 38 acres and the bordering BLM and National Forest lands. Owner has horses and private riding arena and may arrange for horse adventures or you can bring your own horses. Guided hiking, and wilderness therapy available from owner, who has an M.A. in Spiritual Psychology. Individual sessions and group sessions can be arranged. Equine Somatic Psychotherapy is and experience not to be missed! Advance arrangements needed for activities beyond unguided hiking and fishing. Individual charges will vary by your needs....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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3 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $200
- Pet Fee $15
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 5.5%
We require a $200 pet deposit (in addition to the $250 booking/security deposit) and $15 per day per pet, along with a separate pet agreement to be completed and sent with the rental contract. If you are booking for a month, my damage deposit increases to $500.
We offer discounts to elders and service people. Please ask about these when booking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Thousands of acres of public land are accessible from Eagle River Ranch. If you are a hiker or a birdwatcher you will love it! Bring your own horses if you want. Private healing sessions may be arranged, with equine assistance or without!
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: I am Nancy Gex Jones, mother of two great daughters who live in Crested Butte. I'm also a grandmother of three! I love the back country and have wonderful access here at Eagle River Ranch. My passion is horses and animals in general. I have a masters degree in Spiritual Psychology and studied Body centered Psychotherapy as well. I use my animals in my work as a psychotherapist. I have three horses, two dogs, 7 chickens and hundreds of friends!
Why the Owner Chose Almont, CO, USA:
My first visit to this area was in the early 60's with my mother and father. I find the Gunnison Valley breathtaking every day. My 'hideaway' was chosen because of it's end of the road location, on the Gunnison river, 10 minutes from Gunnison and 20 minutes from Crested Butte. People who love to fish think I am in heaven! I love to ride horses and I can ride hundreds of miles on public lands out my back gate!. When you are here you feel removed from the everyday world. Because we border the national forest we are the 'buffer' for the animals that live there. The land here feels sacred and simply magnificent.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Eagle River Ranch is a large home at the end of a bumpy road. No-one just 'stops by'. There is a nice fishing-camp resort as you turn off of highway 135 (Lost Canyon Resort) that can accommodate more family or friends if you need additional room. We have two restaurants within two miles of us that are open in the summers, one that is open in the winter. You can launch a raft on the bank below our house or arrange to be picked up for a private raft adventure. We are a working 'gentlemans' ranch with horses and chickens but little else going on to disturb the peace and quiet here. I live onsite, above the garage, and am available to help in any way, my aim is for my guests to have the BEST VACATION EVER!
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Breathtaking Eagle River Ranch, fish, hike, relax!
The back of Eagle River Ranch from the deck overlooking the river.
From Living Room looking towards dining area.
Dining/Kitchen looking into Living Room
Looking down on living room from upstairs gallery
Downstairs powder room
Another photo of the master...
Queen Sleigh Bed room upstairs
This room now has a Queen bed! *overlooks horse pasture
Front view of Eagle River Ranch House
Early spring view of a small part of Eagle River Ranch
The Living Room at Eagle River Ranch
Kitchen/Dining Room from Living Room, laundry room in background.
another Living Room shot
The 'den' where the TV is. Sofa folds out to a Queen size bed.
Master Bedroom (downstairs off living room)
Master, looking toward bath (we now have a twin bed on the wall on the right).
Another shot of the master bath.
another shot of the sleigh bed room, notice the wonderful windows.
Fire Circle by the River
Seating on one side of the front porch, see the horses?
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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