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A Peaceful Getaway for Animal Lovers

Bedrooms Studio
Space 768 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Loft Apartment above the horse barn with endless views

Please note: only VRBO.Com will let your message to me get through. Other sites like and have some bugs... find me on VRBO.Com —- Located on 35 Acres of horse property with 360 degree views! A very short distance to everything important, 10 min grocery, 8 minutes theatre, 8 minutes to restaurants.

Our Affinity Ranch Loft apartment is a peaceful retreat for families, couples or singles who love animals and the great outdoors. Our horses, alpacas, and dogs make your stay even more fulfilling. We are a short distance to the best skiing and hiking in the country.

Kevin Layton
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Kevin Layton

Kevin Layton is the owner of Affinity Ranch. Kevin is a US citizen who has lived in Australia, Germany and the Czech Republic and has done business in over 37 countries around the world. Raised in Central PA with 8 years in the dairy business, this amazing property reflects the adventurer and nature lover in him. He enjoys his herd of alpacas and horses. Kevin is CEO of a Digital Marketing Company, has 4 kids and enjoys meeting new people. This is truly a property that Kevin cherishes and enjoys sharing with people.

Kevin Layton purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Kevin Layton chose The Meadows

Our beautiful property is blessed with calming, majestic views in every direction. The west showcases some of the Rocky’s highest peaks including Longs Peak, Mount Evans, Grays Peak to name a few. To the north we have the views of Castle Pines Canyon, to the east you can see the town of Castle Rock and to the south Pikes Peak. We are so fortunate to have an array of wildlife that inhabits our land such as Elk, Deer, coyotes, owls and daily appearance of Red-tailed Hawks and Bald Eagles soaring in the bright blue Colorado sky. Along with our wonderful herd of horses we have our small herd of simply sweet Alpacas and a few of man’s best friends.

What makes this apartment unique

The location of this property is one of the many wonderful benefits. It resides on the top of the rolling meadows of Castle Rock in a gated community offering privacy and yet driving convenience to Denver, Mountain destinations, shopping and local landmarks.


The Meadows Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 768 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Spacious full bathroom with large vanity sink and private toilet room.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


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A Peaceful Getaway for Animal Lovers
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Absolutely Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four picked this location together and couldn't have been happier with our stay. Everything was exactly how it was described and the seclusion and nature all around was just what we were looking for. The views were amazing and the loft was a perfect place to call home for the week. The location was great for us as we spent some days in Denver and some days in Colorado Springs (as well as the Epic Sky Challenge right there in Castle Rock!!) We would suggest this ranch to anyone who is traveling to the area, and we hope to be back again someday. Thank You!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I am so glad you liked it! In Gratitude, Kevin
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It was clean, comfortable, and had everything one needed including a good bed!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Kevin's loft. He was a gracious host, the mountain view was spectacular, it was quiet and peaceful, and our dog could run free because it was fenced. The rural setting and animals added to the charm. We will stay there in the future

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome and restful experience. Kevin has a beautiful place and our dogs loved it! Very convenient to shopping and great walking/running areas. And easy access to roads leading to Denver area. We would love to return one day and would highly recommend this place for anyone, especially if you have dogs. Thanks Kevin!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place with spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

We have spent three nights at this place with our teenage daughters and really loved it. The apartment is spacious and clean and offers a well equipped kitchen and a good size bathroom. We enjoyed the great views, the most beautiful sunset and the alpacas that graze on the fields around the house. Kevin is a very nice host. We would definitely recommend to stay at this unique place.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Kevin was a great host! Our flight was delayed the night of our arrival, and Kevin stayed up late to welcome us. The location is perfect! So quiet and peaceful. Thank you Kevin!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

So peaceful! We very much enjoyed our anniversary stay. The loft was clean, and bright and cheery. So quiet, and the sunsets were amazing!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Red Hawk
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I 25
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Car: necessary

Located on 35 Acres of horse property with 360 degree views! A very short distance to everything important, 10 min grocery, 8 minutes theatre, 8 minutes to restaurants, 40 minutes to downtown Denver, 20 minutes to Rampart Range, 10 minutes to downtown Castle Rock.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $500

50% down 50% on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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