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Cozy, CLEAN Ski-in Ski-Out 5TH Floor Penthouse at Iron Horse

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 2 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

COMFY studio on the MOST DESIRABLE 5th floor with DIRECT ski-in ski out access: Iron Horse is built into a steep ridge where 5th floor units have the easiest possible access to the Corridor ski run - just down the hall, no need to climb stairs inside or use the elevators. A secured storage room for skis and boots is located inside the 5th floor door so you won't need to take them back to the room every time you ski. Our location is perfect for taking a break from skiing for a snack or lunch, avoiding the high costs, lines, steps, and other hassles at the base areas. Ski out directly to the Zephyr lift at the Winter park base area; ski in from the base of Mary Jane.

We have two new twin-sized Lazyboy hide-a-beds in the unit along with the queen-sized Murphy bed, for sleeping four people. The decor is warm, comfortable, always PERFECTLY clean, and fun, including a clean, thermostatically-controlled gas fireplace. The kitchen is fully-equipped, with premium-quality cookware, utensils, knives, dishes and glassware, a full-sized refrigerator/freezer, a glass-topped range/oven, and dishwasher. The flat-screen TV receives Comcast cable and has an easy-to-use Blu-Ray DVD player connected. The unit features a full bath with a shower tub. Several games, a deck of cards, a poker book and a few puzzles are available in the room for your stay. The balcony and windows are directly over the pool and hot tubs, with a great southeastern view of the beautiful pines covering the mountainsides nearby, all the way up to treeline and a view of the Continental Divide - just look at the pictures! The building has free wi-fi Internet access. We also have Winter Park and Colorado travel guides for your stay. There is a big wall-mounted map of the Winter Park and Mary Jane ski areas in the condo, and the map includes a QR code you can scan to download the ski area map to a smartphone before you ski.


Location and Skiing Access: The Iron Horse Resort's ski bridge to the Corridor Run is located outside the 5th floor, half way between the base of Mary Jane ski area and the base of Winter Park. Skiers ski out, down the Corridor Run to the main Zephyr lift at the base of Winter Park and ski in from the base of Mary Jane. In the Spring, Summer, and early Fall the Corridor is usually a dry walking path, with easy access to the Winter Park base area.

The Iron Horse Resort is actually IN the Arapahoe National Forest! The property is surrounded by tall pines - which can be seen in the pictures posted for this unit. The location offers seclusion from traffic and the base area - with the Winter Park base area just one-third of a mile (one-half a kilometer) away.

The Iron Horse is a true resort offering a fully-enclosed, secure parking garage, an indoor-outdoor pool, two oversized outdoor hot tubs, spa facilities, a complete fitness center with TV, adjacent, fully-equipped locker rooms with HOT, clean steam rooms, garage parking, and an on-site ski shop - including equipment rentals and all kinds of Winter gear and clothing.


Colorado is famous for its its amazing array of skiing options. Winter Park offers three main peaks, with a total skiable area of 3,060 acres for downhill skiing, snowboarding, and even some runs available for ski-biking at night! There are 143 trails available to skiers of all ability levels. Winter Park usually gets much more snow than most other ski areas in the state.

The Mary Jane ski area - which is connected to the Winter Park area - has some of the best mogul skiing in North America, and terrain that is perfect for intermediate to advanced skiers.

Winter Park is a town that has very comfortable, relaxed, authentic feel. A wide variety of restaurants are available, ranging from the basics, like McDonalds and Subway, to mid-scale bistros and brewpubs, to fine dining. Great barbecue, handcrafted pizzas, gourmet hot dogs, steaks, seafood, and Asian foods can all be found in downtown Winter Park. Iron Horse also has a restaurant on-site - open during the Winter ski season.


Surrounded by the Arapahoe Forest, Iron Horse has a very pleasing setting for summertime visits. Gas grills and outdoor chairs and tables are available for Iron Horse guests. There is an attractive gazebo adjacent to a pond, with a brook running through the property.

The Winter Park area is a great place to escape the heat of the summer, while engaging in a range of casual to extreme outdoor activities. Great hiking, biking, and running trails abound, for all levels of personal fitness - with easy access from Iron Horse. The area offers opportunities for nature hikes, bike rides, wildlife viewing, and photography. The base area of Winter Park offers chair lift rides and chair lifts for exciting, hair-raising mountain biking, as well as miniature golf, disc golf, climbing walls, and the longest Alpine Slide in the state. Several excellent golf courses are nearby, giving golfers a chance to hit the longest drives in their lives, since the altitude is over 9,000 feet! Water-related sports and activities include boating, sailing, river rafting, kayaking, fresh water fishing, ice fishing, fly fishing, and hot springs pools. Hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing are available. A new bowling alley and 2-plex movie theater - The Foundry - opened in Winter Park in July 2012. Rocky Mountain National Park is nearby offering additional hiking, sightseeing, stream and lake fishing, nature and wildlife viewing, picnics, and other outdoor activities. At an elevation of almost two miles, Winter Park is a great summertime destination for activities ranging from EXTREME relaxation to EXTREME workouts - which could include training at high altitude in order to achieve a personal best in a 10K run, biking events, a triathlon, half marathon, marathon or ultramarathon - especially for events that are held at lower altitudes!

Keywords: Iron Horse Studio Condominium fireplace Murphy bed sleeps 4 ski-in ski-out 5th floor penthouse

More Details

Marc Miller
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Marc Miller

Owners are Marc & Laurie Miller, of Louisville, Colorado. Marc owns CORE Insights, a Boulder-based market research firm, Laurie is Dean of Instruction at Front Range Community College. We are active Coloradans who enjoy running, hiking, motorcycling, playing in the mountains, and trying new foods and restaurants. We will always have great recommendations for travelers visiting our condo.

Marc Miller purchased this condo in 2011

Why Marc Miller chose Winter Park

Living in metro Denver for many years, we've visited vacation destinations all over the state. We prefer Winter Park for its easy access - with no need to drive through the busy Interstate 70 tunnels, but also because it is casual, comfortable, and laid-back. The scenery is spectacular and we always feel far-removed from metro Denver at Winter Park. We chose the Iron Horse Resort because it is the ultimate SKI-IN SKI-OUT property - but also wonderful to visit year-round. Within Iron Horse, our treetop, east-facing unit on the 5th floor is the ideal location - just a walk down the hall takes you directly to the ski Corridor run, for the best possible ski-in ski-out access, as well as starting a walk, run or hike in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Iron Horse is nestled in the Arapahoe forest, but the Winter Park base area and all its amenities - including Starbucks and several nice dining choices - is just a short walk away.

What makes this condo unique

Iron Horse visitors can relax completely, in pleasing surroundings - secluded from the busy Mary Jane and Winter Park base areas and the town of Winter Park. Peacefulness and relaxation are main benefits of the Iron Horse, but visitors can play hard and work out hard. What better way to reward a day on the slopes, a 20-mile bike ride, or a 5-mile high altitude training run, than to have a spa treatment on-site, jump into the steam rooms or outdoor hot tubs? At the Iron Horse visitors can prepare a home-cooked meal in the full-service kitchen in their condo, or dine in the Iron Horse's full-service LaCollina restaurant (open during the ski season). The 5th floor at the Iron Horse is absolutely perfect for skiers- but also anyone wishing to take advantage of the many outdoor activities and resort facilities available at the Iron Horse Resort.


Winter Park Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Full-sized bathroom, separate sink and shower tub areas, installed hair dryer included
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Queen Murphy bed and two new twin-sized Lazyboy hide-a-beds; comfortable sleeping for four
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Indoor-outdoor pool, newly-remodeled locker room with saunas adjacent to fitness center, restaurant on site, on-site ski rentals, food and soft drinking vending on site, parking garage, free wireless internet, business center (easy for printing out maps, boarding passes, etc.).


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Cozy, CLEAN Ski-in Ski-Out 5TH Floor Penthouse at Iron Horse
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
Knoxville TN

Very nice and comfortable; owner is great

  • 5 of 5

I truly enjoyed staying in this unit. Marc is very responsive to my messages. If I am lucky, I will get to stay in this unit again when I visit Winter Park.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Winter Park Condo

  • 5 of 5

We are repeat visitors to this wonderful property, we just enjoyed our fourth stay at this particular property. The reason why we keep returning is that Marc is a great host and the location is stellar, simply walk down the hall strap on your skis or snowboard and off you go. The condo itself is very clean and comfortable and also has thoughtful touches like coffee and basic cooking supplies. I can't say enough good things about Marc as a host, he is very responsive if you need to get in touch with him he'll be there to help. Also we enjoy taking trips to hot sulfur Springs which is about a half hour away from Winter Park any great place to soak after a day on the slopes.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Helotes, Texas

nice host and great condo

  • 5 of 5

Marc, the owner, was very nice and communicated with me promptly. The condor is well maintained, with necessary supplies stocked like lotion, shampoo and soaps. He even placed some first aid stuff in the cabinet, which was a big help to us during our stay. The condor is on 5th floor and you may go out to or come in from the ski trail directly. Very convenient. A great experience for us. Thanks Marc.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Iron Horse Condo

  • 5 of 5

We are five time repeat visitors to this great property, it is just how it is described as very clean and cozy. Marc is just a great host and wonderful to work with, always ready and able to help with any inquiries and has great information available before and after arrival. We love the location it is just awesome to be able to ski up to the building head in for lunch and then hit the slopes again later. We were here early season this year and will be back in again soon to enjoyed the accommodations. I really can't say enough good things about Marc and his very comfortable condominium.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and cozy

  • 4 of 5

Communication with owner was very good. He was very helpful. The condo was clean and comfortable. Just what we needed it to be.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to stay. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Denver International DIA
Nearest Barpub
Downstairs, Bistro at Winter Park (seasonal)
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Pole Creek Tabernash
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Frazer CO Amtrack Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 40
Nearest Restaurant
Downstairs, Bistro at Winter Park (seasonal)
Nearest Ski
Corridor Trail outside 5th Floor at Iron Horse!
Car: recommended

ice skating, hockey, ski biking, railroading, tubing hill; also steam rooms, exercise equipment, hot tubs, indoor/outdoor pool at the resort!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

One-time cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.3%

Please feel free to contact me if you need any additional information or have any questions whatsoever. Marc Miller

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.