Billion $ View, Luxury Lakefront Home/Equipped! 2 Fireplaces-Canoes & Wood Incl(27 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
2700' Canoes incl. Lake & River front Home-floor to ceiling windows and fireplac
Gorgeous LAKEFRONT, and riverfront too, home on Shadow Mountain lake where the Colo River enters the lake. Sleeps up to 8 in beds ( plus tons of extra space) with 2 huge executive bedrooms, twin bunk beds in separate expanded hall area with a window to the lake, window seat in master bedroom--and a new high-end sofa bed ( double) in the sunken living room and an air mattress, if you need it too--and 2 and 1/4 bathrooms , one w/ sunken tub and bidet, floor to ceiling windows and rock fireplaces. Fully equipped in luxury furnishings, antiques, Egyptian linens, top flight mattresses, antique furniture, aspen wood bed, Persian rugs, etc. Free firewood included, hi-end kitchen, fully equipped and supplied, sunken L.R. w/ floor to ceiling rock fireplace. Family room also has floor to ceiling moss rock fireplace and floor to ceiling windows to lake and river view. Huge deck ( about 900 sq ft)--BBQ--more, more, more! FULLY WI-FI AND CABLE READY. Lots of T.V's and channels. Caretaker lives in basement apt--No common entrance between caretaker apt. and home. Canoes included--paddle boat too. Brand new hardwood floor, new carpet, new paint, luxury, home, well stocked, and the best lake and river front wildlife viewing and canoeing location in Grand County.
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Member since: 2013
- 2700 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
- 3rd bedroom is an Aspen wood twin bunk set, gorgeous, new, and really nice linens, set by a window in hall. There is also a toilet room in this area. The bunks both have a view right to the lake and RMNP. The 4th place to sleep is the sofa couch in living room--brand new ( double) in the living room. We also have a high-end air mattress, and lots of space/square footage....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 3 - May 18, 2017
2 night min stay
Low Summer 2017
May 19 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
4th of July
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
3 night min stay
High Summer 2017
Jul 6 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Fall Colors 2017
Sep 6 - Oct 16, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $149
- Pet Fee $35
- Tax Rate 6%
Home is part of 8 acre property with 3 rental cabins on the river, in addition to the family home. On-site manager resides in downstairs apt.
Rates subject to change. If you get lost, or want to rent a canoe or kayak or paddle boat, or have on site questions, call Caitie at 970-531-7057.
Check-in 3:00 p. and check-out 10:30 a.m.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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This home is the first luxury home built in the area. it is older, but has been totally renovated in top end finishings, and the location and view are unbeatable. You sit at the edge of Shadow Mtn. Lake where the river enters the lake and look across the lake to undeveloped National Park and the Continental Divide. it is truly a Billion Dollar view. It also has a 900 sq foot deck, where you can sit and regularly watch moose walk by and deer and elk and Osprey and Eagles, too. It is totally loaded and equipped. It is 2700', plus a 900sq. ft. deck, plus lawn to the lake, where we offer FREE canoes, etc.
Year Purchased: 1970
About the owner: I am the Great-granddaughter of Gus and Anna Spitzmiller, who arrived in Grand Lake in the early 1900's. Gus first mined gold and silver with the famous Squeaky Bob Wheeler, at Lulu City, and then became a Master plumber for the village of Grand Lake. His wife, Anna, was the 1st to have running water in Grand County. I was raised here--at 8400+ feet-- and educated at Kent-Denver Country Day in Denver. I am now a retired attorney, rebuilding and renovating my family property in G.L., and fishing in Baja in the Winters.
Why the Owner Chose Grand Lake, CO, USA:
My Grandmother Barbara Spitzmiller, who married Gordon Spitzmiller ( Gus and Anna's son) used to own a dairy farm that covered this property and stretched across what is now Shadow Mountain Lake. When they made Shadow Mountain Reservoir, all of a sudden, Grandma owned the most beautiful lake and river front property around. It didn't really ever make up for the fact that they took her land to build a lake, but we love it, as the generations pass! She gave the double lot this house sits on to my Dad, as a kid, because it was his favorite spot for fishing, and it constituted the best 2 lots around. The home faces the Colo. river where it enters Shadow Mountain lake, that connects to Grand Lake, via a channel. After he married, he built this house. As kids we helped gather every stone on all 3 floor- to- ceiling rock fireplaces. The upstairs, i.e. the main section, is what is available for rent. It is divided now with a wood floor over the staircase for privacy--and on-site managers in an apt. downstairs. Looking out the floor to ceiling picture windows on the entire lake side of the house ( but especially the picture windows from the Master bed), makes you forget it still needs exterior paint, back-side ( non-lake-side) some landscaping and some new flooring ( under those Persian rugs, etc.). This place is truly special and incomparable in view or location. Come take advantage of the 1/2 price rates until next year when all the 'Pretty-up' is done.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The view, the floor to ceiling windows, the floor to ceiling rock fireplaces, the huge deck--and the view!!! fully remodeled--new floor coverings--hardwood, really fine carpets, antiques, etc. The free firewood, and canoes. NEW WOOD FLOORS, CARPET, PAINT, ROOF, and more. The wildlife viewing, and canoeing, fishing, boating, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, etc. Did I mention the view? ha. Ha.
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back of house 2016--deck to Billion $ view.
The living room with leather high-end sofa-bed.
view of river from deck--view of lake to other direction.
Master bedroom--or about 1/2 of it.
dining room, used as TV game room
the rest of the deck--looking up the river.
sunrise from the deck.
View in the Winter
partial view from the 800 sq ft deck! The rest is over the lake to RMNP!!
canoeing out front of the house--and fishing from the canoe.
The view from your deck, and your master bedroom!
View up Colorado river from deck.
kitchen and dining area--view is from floor-to-ceilings windows over lake.
fishing out front on the lake.
Looking from entry way to Family room, deck, and dining area.
view from your 800 sq foot deck!
View from the deck and home in Winter.
view from one corner of the huge deck.
fly fishing the river in front of the home.
The exterior of the home shot from across the river-June 2015.
canoeing in front of the house--canoes included in rate..
View to the lake and Rocky Mtn. Ntl. Park from deck.
view from deck.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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