Relax & Enjoy a Beautiful Rural Setting Near Palisade!

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Last updated: 09/12/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

A family farm house recently renovated with fully equipped kitchen, dining room, living room and garden room. Master bedroom with private deck and bathroom. Guest bedroom with access to seperate bathroom. Features mature landscaping with the oldest Oak tree in the valley. The trees and other plants on the property attract many of our region's birds. Nestled at the base of Mt Garfield, our farm provides unique and panoramic views.

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No cigarette smoking on the property please. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Reasons are....Allergy free home....coyotes in the area and gardens....Please don't ask, We love dogs but.......moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    smaller wheelchairs...door size = 2'6'...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Attached Bathroom and private deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Large bedroom w/ sitting room...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Paintings by local artist Mary Moss throughout the home. From May through July the farm is a haven for many bird species and no matter what the farm provides plenty of natrural pleasures. Kim is a native of Western Colorado and is more than happy to provide unique tour information as well as not so well known hiking, walking and picnic areas. ...moreless


  • Books:

    just like the music collection...lot's of books of all types...all of my family were writers in their own right so the collection is eclectic...moreless

  • Music Library:

    lot's and lot's of CD's representing all musical stylings....most of my personal collection is in the family loved music, it was a tradition...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Old component system but works great...good speakers...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Grand Mesa and Mt. Garfield...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Lovely old dining and dad got it before they were married and it was used then.......moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Internet:

    Wi Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    our linens are of good quality...high thread count cotton....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living and Garden Room...spacious rooms featuring original art by Mary Moss and some very comfortable funiture for your relaxation pleasures ...moreless

  • Parking:

    room for two cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    towels of good quality, reasonably large and fluffy...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    large capacity top loading...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    full compliment of kitchen stuff...just like home, plenty of everything....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    farm style kitchen...table seats six...moreless

  • Microwave:

    small but good...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with ice maker and filtered water...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove and a Bar B Q for your out door cooking pleasure...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Rentals available in Palisade...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Plenty of outdoor seating, south side patio, small deck with wheelchair ramp...both have great views and comfortable seating...moreless

  • Golf:

    Many golf courses in Grand Junction...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Mature Landscaping and plenty of comfortable outdoor furniture to kick back and enjoy the scenery from ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Community Pool in Palisade and at CMU....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$900 $2,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 4.2%


Attention rural western slope folks, in the winter come and stay with us while you shop or visit other folks for the holidays...

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Last updated: 09/12/2016
Check availability
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Junction Regional Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Peach Steet Distillery/Palisade Brewery
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Multiple Golf courses
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Grand Junction
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 70
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Multiple Choices
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Powderhorn Ski Area

Car: Necessary

Enjoy the attractions of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. Mountain views, Red Rock canyons, Arches National Park, deserts, two rivers for rafting and kayaking, 250 lakes on top of Grand Mesa that offers Skiing and cross country skiing, infinite amount of trails for Mountain and tour biking and Hiking. Hot Springs in Glenwood Springs and Ouray. The town of Palisade offers wine tasting and tours, fresh peaches in the fall. Check Pailsade Chamber of Commerce for Festivals.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: The farm continues to be family owned with siblings, Kim and Melode, natives of Colorado. Kim is a master carpenter and responsible for the beauty of the farm. He has created the interior of the farm house, and the landscaping surrounding the two homes He lives and works on the property; farming hay and planting for wildlife, especially birds. Melode lives a mile away from the farm, with husband Kevin. Other family members live in the valley, including son, Adam. All share a piece of maintaining the property. You are likely to meet any of the family as each are available for greeting, and providing support for the best experience possible.

Why the Owner Chose Clifton, CO, USA:
The Mariner Family Farm was passed down to Kim and Melode from their parents. The house hosted many happy memories for the family and we wish for you enjoy the home and yard to make your own memories. The farm was much larger before the Mariners bought the property, with acres of peaches, cherries and apples. In the farm house, there are photos of the house and the fruit packing shed as they were at the time of of the Mariner purchase. The oak tree is said to have come from Kansas as an acorn and is over 100 years old. The town of Clifton was once the largest fruit packing shed in the area, located next to the rail road. Fruit was transported all over the country and in to Canada just a mile from this location.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
The view of the Grand Mesa, Mt Garfield and the Old Oak Tree, with no immediate neighbors, creates a peaceful and private setting. Kim prefers to plant favorite herbs and flowers and let them take over. The farm encourages wild life. The front area of the property has been planted to encourage the beautiful bird population. The wildness around the field shelters, quail, fox, and coyote's. Occasionally a blue heron or white egret with forage in the field. With no TV, family games are provided, along with a variety of music, books, and magazines to enjoy. Most guests claim they do not miss the TV.

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Speaks: english



  • Family Farm

    Family Farm

  • Fall colors

    Fall colors

  • The Oak Tree in Winter

    The Oak Tree in Winter

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • Mt Garfield

    Mt Garfield

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View from Main Bedroom

    View from Main Bedroom

  • Appleblossoms


  • Backyard Rainbow

    Backyard Rainbow

  • The view of the Grand Mesa

    The view of the Grand Mesa

  • Mt Garfield

    Mt Garfield

  • Kitchen


  • Snowball Bush

    Snowball Bush

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • Guest Bedroom

    Guest Bedroom

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Sun Room

    Sun Room

  • Dining, Living and Sun Room

    Dining, Living and Sun Room

  • Poppies in Boom

    Poppies in Boom

  • Iris


VRBO #476583

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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