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Log Home Surrounded by Colorado Wildlife Refuge! 20% Discount/nt, 3/10 to 5/26

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Located on 23 acres, the Colorado experience you are looking for!

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft with futon and fold out couch, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Located at the base of Mt. Elbert, Colorado's highest peak near the village of Twin Lakes, this home is the place to bring a large family or group to enjoy all the best of Colorado. There are many 14ers within 1/2 hour. We are your 14er central. The home is adjacent to a Colorado Wildlife Refuge which is home to a large elk herd. You will see many creatures just outside the door and across the valley. It is a short walk to the ghost town of Derry. 5 night minimum Jan 1 to May 30

In the summer there is fishing a quarter mile away at Forebay Lake. Great boating can be had ten minutes away on the Twin Lakes. Golf, white water rafting, zip lines, hot springs and lots of shopping in the surrounding towns of Leadville and Buena Vista make for variety and excitement. All around us are historic mining sites, creeks and rivers and endless virgin forests.

We are also within a half hour of Ski Cooper or an hour of the major resorts of Breckenridge (where you can see International Snow Sculpting), Copper Mtn, Keystone, Vail, Beaver Creek and Monarch if you need the world class experience to round out your summer or winter vacation. If you come in winter we can offer a discounted snowmobile tour for the ride of a lifetime.

This home itself is a work of art with massive log beams, a towering rock fireplace and huge windows facing Mt. Elbert and the sunset. There are several separate gathering areas for the group to break up into special interests. The second kitchen down by the pool table means party food is readily at hand. A wrap around deck is big enough for everyone to enjoy the amazing views, the sunshine and the wildlife. The kids can frolic over the acreage without disturbing the neighbors-their aren't any.

My favorite part is the peace and quiet. If you can get everyone to settle down after the exciting day then listen to the birds and the wind as the sun goes down. You will be amazed as the stars then begin to appear or the full moon rises and lights up the area till flashlights are unnecessary.

Once in a lifetime a home of this quality, complimenting an irreplaceable piece of land in a unique setting comes available for vacationers. Built by a master craftsman this log home is The Rocky Mountains the way it should be lived in. Located at the base of Colorado's highest peaks and backing to National Forest and a wildlife refuge- you couldn't ask for more privacy and serenity than you will find at this estate. Over 5000 square feet and located on 22 acres.
STR No. 2016-17
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

  • Master: 1 queen

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  • Upper Level En Suite: 1 queen

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  • Lower Level En Suite: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

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  • Lower Level En Suite: 2 twin/ single

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  • Loft: 2 double

    Futon and Fold Out Couch...moreless

  • Main Level: 1 twin/ single

    Trundle beds share bathroom...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Master En suite: toilet, shower, jetted tub

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  • Upper Level En Suite: toilet, shower

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  • Lower Level Queen: toilet, shower

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  • Lower Level Twin En Suite: toilet, shower

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  • Main Level Shared: toilet, shower

    Has separate shower room and powder room shared...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    2 tables seat 12 and 3 seats at the breakfast bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Limited access via satellite, no downloading of movies or streaming videos allowed. No refunds if Internet is not accessible....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Leadville 100 2017
Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
$3,150
Leadville 100 2017
Aug 16 - Aug 22, 2017
5 night min stay
$500
$3,150
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$500
$3,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 8.8%

Notes:

Because there are some weekends that are special*** for many reasons there may be more restrictions on canceling. We strive to give the best service and make reservations on first come first booked basis, at times there may be some confusion as to policies on booking and cancellations. We recommend getting travel insurance through your current agent.


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  • Located on 23 acres, the Colorado experience you are looking for!

    Located on 23 acres, the Colorado experience you are looking for!

  • Views of Mt Massive Colorado's 'biggest' mountain and Mt Elbert the highest!

    Views of Mt Massive Colorado's 'biggest' mountain and Mt Elbert the highest!

  • Kitchen with room for more than one chef plus a cheering seating for 4

    Kitchen with room for more than one chef plus a cheering seating for 4

  • Bedroom on upper floor with queen bed and private bathroom

    Bedroom on upper floor with queen bed and private bathroom

  • Main level bedroom with trundle (twin) beds

    Main level bedroom with trundle (twin) beds

  • Sleeping loft with futon and fold out couch

    Sleeping loft with futon and fold out couch

  • Dining room with access to main deck, additonal seating at second table

    Dining room with access to main deck, additonal seating at second table

  • Second dining table seats 4.

    Second dining table seats 4.

  • Views from dining area

    Views from dining area

  • Moonrise in the high country

    Moonrise in the high country

  • Fall colors

    Fall colors

  • Dinner for the locals

    Dinner for the locals

  • Main floor great room with lots of room to relax

    Main floor great room with lots of room to relax

  • Main floor master bedroom with queen bed and access to deck and large bathroom

    Main floor master bedroom with queen bed and access to deck and large bathroom

  • Bedroom on lower floor with queen bed 7 crib own bath and access to lower deck

    Bedroom on lower floor with queen bed 7 crib own bath and access to lower deck

  • Lower Level bedroom with twin beds and private bathroom

    Lower Level bedroom with twin beds and private bathroom

  • View of great room and fireplace from open balcony on second floor

    View of great room and fireplace from open balcony on second floor

  • Main dining table seats 8 con=mfortably

    Main dining table seats 8 con=mfortably

  • Pool Table on lower floor

    Pool Table on lower floor

  • Ponds in the area

    Ponds in the area

  • Local fisherman with catch in Twin Lakes

    Local fisherman with catch in Twin Lakes

  • Summer visitors

    Summer visitors

  • One sunset, come see more!

    One sunset, come see more!

VRBO #414676

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017

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