Eco-modern home, 360° Scenery & Trails Available May-Nov
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Younger children should be supervised outdoorsYounger children should be supervised outdoors
No pets - Coyotes prefer the place to themselves.Coyotes prefer the place to themselves.
Max guests: 7
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
- All bookings made on or after 3/16/2020 will be subject to the normal refund policy as disclosed during the booking process.
Cleaned with disinfectant
Enhanced cleaning practices
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
A fantastic house in an amazing area!
incredible location and house
What a great place to escape - really great house and the access to local trails and the Colorado Monument could not be better.
Michelle was also great to work with - great communications
Wonderful as always!
Echo Canyon Retreat is a treat!
Luxury in Grand Junction
Our stay was fantastic over the. Christmas Holiday.
Beverly, thank you for allowing us to host a Christmas holiday for you and your family. These gatherings are so important and we were honored to be a part of it. Please come see us again soon! Michelle
Great stay for our extended family!
This house is great and the owner, Michelle, was super flexible and accommodating with us! The location is fabulous and was less than 1 mile from our current house so for our extended family to stay here for Thanksgiving it was absolutely perfect.
Half of us were in Moab in a hike and Michelle was so nice to bring an additional key and take my mother in law to the grocery store! Wow- exceptional service.
Thanks for a great stay!
Ressie! Thank you for your kind review! We hope to host your wonderful family again next year! Michelle
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About Michelle Melgares
My name is Michelle and I own CrashPad - a vacation rental management company serving Grand Junction, Fruita and Palisade, Colorado. I grew up in the area and feel very fortunate to get to call it home. I love cycling and want to share the great things our valley has to offer with the world. If you can do it outdoors, you can do it within 45 minutes of any home we manage. Skiing and wine country tourism too! A few notes about the owner: Charlie grew up in Western Colorado, his wife on the Great Lakes. When it came time to retire they loved both regions too much to choose just one, so they built this house as a winter getaway. It reflects their active interests (biking, golf, hiking) and contemplative pursuits (reading and writing). The landscape here inspired Charlie's recent novel, MONUMENT ROAD.
Michelle Melgares purchased this House in 2006
Why Michelle Melgares chose Grand Junction
In 1999 with another family member, the owners bought a sizable stretch of property that abuts the Bangs Canyon Recreation Area with its extensive trail system. They worked with a local architect to take advantage of the site's scenic prospects while respecting others' views and leaving a modest footprint in the fragile desert. The adjoining public lands and large private lots create a feeling of privacy. We can be off by ourselves on trails within a minute, reach the grocery store in five and get downtown on a bike in 25. Of all the great views we could have highlighted with the name, we chose Echo Canyon, visible out our south windows and reachable in 45 minutes on foot or by an intermediate mountain biker. It represents the many other parts of the landscape accessible here but also off the beaten path.
What makes this House unique
The house was designed and built from scratch and it reflects the owners lifestyle and love for this remarkable landscape. (Their brother-in-law calls its architectural style 'Frank Lloyd Left.') They have decided to share it with others who share a love for the outdoors and the indoors, and for peace and quiet. (They lived here for years before deciding to bring in the TVs!)