A Mountain Get-Away ... with the Comforts of Home(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Three bedroom / two bath, large kitchen, great family room - no pets, no smoking
A short 4 mile drive to ski the slopes (Monarch Mountain) in winter.
IF YOU ARE AN AIRPLANE OWNER OR AVIATION ENTHUSIAST, PLEASE READ THE END OF THIS DESCRIPTION AREA ...
We are located on Main Street. We have another deck that hangs over the stream from our empty lots next door, down those rocky stairs. A great lunch spot.
Update - 2017 - - we are receiving a LOT of inquiries. While I will respond to the home's availability by email (we maintain an in-house calendar .... not vrbo's), your reservation is NOT confirmed until we receive your deposit and you receive a written confirmation from our reservation manager. Call me directly if needed. Nelson Amen 210-834-1991
UPDATE APRIL 2016 - - we are installing an arctic entry on the side porch. The exterior storage closet is removed, and wall sections are stored on the front porch. Please pardon our "under construction" condition.
UPDATE MARCH 2017 - - the large amounts of heavy snow this winter have collapsed (as in ... destroyed) the rear exterior deck shown in the 3rd photo. Please keep clear of the broken lumber. Another summer project for your gracious host!
IF YOU ARE AN AIRPLANE OWNER OR AVIATION ENTHUSIAST, PLEASE READ BELOW - - -
Those flying into KANK in Salida - - $200 REFUNDED - - This is our family’s 'pilot's cabin' in the national forest, located at an elevation of 10,000 feet in a small mining town. Yes, I support aviation and pilot/owners. If you fly your aircraft into Harriet Alexander Field (ANK) and tie down overnight, I will refund $200 after your first stay. Just give me a call before your stay (210-834-1991) for details. Simple. Good through 2016. Thanks for supporting our small community airport with your fuel purchases.
Beechcraft BAC members and BeechTalk airplane owners - - - $400 REFUNDED for your first stay! (thru 2017). Just give me a call prior to making your reservation.
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Member since: 2013
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- both bathrooms are downstairs
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr & May 2017
Apr 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
June & July 2017
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 6%
Contact owner. A 50% deposit is required.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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4 miles from the Monarch Mountain downhill skiing. Located in the very small mining town of Monarch, CO (formerly Garfield, CO). Elevation approx. 10,000 ft. A 25 minute drive down to Salida, CO. Lots to do there as well.
WE ARE NOT USING THE CALENDAR FUNCTION AS SHOWN AT THIS TIME. THANKS FOR YOUR PATIENCE.
Year Purchased: 1980
About the owner: This home has been in our family for over 30 years. A great escape from the 'rush' of life and the summer heat in August! We have enjoyed many skiing vacations here during snow season. Monarch Mountain day and 1/2 day downhill ski rates are pretty thrifty, and the runs are numerous.
Why the Owner Chose Salida, CO, USA:
Bring a book and relax. Need internet and cell phone service? Do you want 5 star accommodations? Then our mountain home is not for you.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Open kitchen area and large living room welcome your family. Lots of deck outside to enjoy. There is a mountain stream on our south property line. There is a separate secluded deck down at the stream, overhanging the water. Access is through our empty lots next door. A great lunch spot and fun place to cool off.
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Our empty lot next door gives you extra privacy, with a path to the stream deck!
Upper level of bi-level deck on the stream side of the cabin
Our main living room
With new 'select comfort' king bed. Each side can select a firmness. Nice...
This bathroom is located in the utility room area
Main living room looking back at kitchen. 2 dining tables. Loft bedroom above.
2nd upstairs bedroom window overlooks rear deck, lets in stream sounds at night.
Master bath accessible from hallway, a plus for families.
Vaulted living room. Very nice. DO NOT USE FIREPLACE. A REAL FIRE HAZARD.
Kid's resting area on rocky stairs. From our empty lots next door.
These are the rocky stairs leading to the stream
Salida airport (KANK) is only a 20 minute drive. Two "crew cars" (day use only)
plenty of snow for enjoying skiing at Monarch Mountain (check the snow report)
Loft bedroom - one queen and one full
Utility room with coin washer and dryer - bring quarters!
Side porch and driveway entrance door (normally used as main entry door)
With a porch swing - - relax ...
Our kitchen area with plenty of room for creating those family meals.
Our 2nd upstairs bedroom with a bunk bed for the kids.
Living room and stairs to 2nd floor. New carpeting! (Sept 2013)
A large deck overhangs the stream near our home (access from empty lots)
The stream sounds and rushing water are great! Accessed by the secret stairway.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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