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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:14
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath - Sleeps 14.

With A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 9 FEET IN JANUARY and voted the #1 Ski Town in North America by Powder Magazine readers, Crested Butte fills all of your mountain vacation fantasies. With incredible skiing and Alp-like views, summer wildflowers as far as the eye can see, it is difficult to find a year round resort that can compete with our charming and beautiful Historic Mining Town.

Our home was newly completed in December 2013 with eco-friendly, green construction such as high efficiency, low cost in floor radiant heating, fresh air circulation, instant hot water and of course the repurposing of the OLDEST, Historic 1880's home in Crested Butte. This combination creates the best of Historic CB with the luxury of new construction. The original 1880's cabin was newly renovated and remodeled, added onto with new and amazing open living spaces.

The completely stocked kitchen features Viking appliances, custom cabinets and a beautiful Colorado beetle kill wood ceiling. (Repurposing of vast amounts of trees killed in Colorado by beetles. The wood is beautiful with different hues of blue and gray.) Also included is the large reclaimed dining table that seats 10 with an antique French chandelier. The 2 1/2 inch thick granite counter island has additional seating for 5. A casual breakfast, lunch or dinner is delightful at the counter. Because ours is a family home you will find every item needed to create a gourmet meal. (A full compliment of the finest spices, oils, vinegars, condiments and staples ease your shopping time and meal preparation. A Caphalon panini/grill, Cuisinart food processor, Cuisinart mixer, blender, toaster and Cuisinart coffee maker round out a dream rental.) If your preference is dining out, our desirable in-town location puts you one block away from Historic Elk Avenue and incredible dining choices ranging from cool casual to incredible 5 star meals. A wide array of interesting shopping from quirky to elegant is also within steps.

The kitchen opens to the sunny family room featuring custom built furniture with designer fabrics, leather and antique textiles. The floors are warmed by radiant heat, Ralph Lauren wool and antique rugs. The original art, sculpture, antique Murano glass sconces and garage sale sourced framed deer head make for a luxurious, playful and comfortable family gathering area. The furniture was made to sink into and relax. The area also has a custom built fireplace with an antique reclaimed mantle, large gas fireplace and a 50' HD flat screen tv with a Sonos sound system, Blu-Ray DVD player, cable and Netflix to provide entertainment. Numerous family games are located under the coffee table. (We are obsessed with playing games when we are in the mountains with our family!)

Our 4 bedroom (which includes the Pendleton National Park blanket bunk room) home features two separate bedroom areas reached by their own staircases. This thoughtful design is perfect for couples or families traveling together and desiring their privacy. The Historic [the oldest home in CB] and renovated 1880's cabin's staircase leads to two bedrooms. The first bedroom features a beautiful upholstered king sized bed with Italian monogramed linen bedding. The memory foam mattress with heated mattress pad and luxurious down bedding creates a sleeping experience to rival any 5 star hotel. The fresh and fluffy bathrobes complement the fine resort feeling. The second bedroom features a twin bed with a trundle bed. The beds are dressed in Bavarian styled plaid Designer Guild bedding with the softest sheets and dreamy down bedding both with top of the line memory foam mattresses. The smaller bathroom has endless hot water, a subway tile and white Carrera marble shower with a thick custom built glass shower door. The bath is stocked with hand soap, shampoo & conditioner, body wash, hairspray, Q-tips, hairspray, hair dryer, body lotion, and a variety of medicines if needed.

The Historic part of the home also features a lovely entryway with a french door, antique table, bench and baskets of slippers to warm your feet on snowy days. The antique desk with Kilim designer chair, antique armoire (filled with books), antique chest, original commissioned art, antique rugs, gas stove and club chair with a light, wool throw and huge picture window with a view of Mt. Crested Butte make this an area you may cozy up in and never leave. A bathroom with endless hot water, antique art, antique mirror, shower, tub and custom vanity topped with granite is perfectly located in the center of the home. It too, has all of the amenities listed above and is next to the state of the art laundry room with all laundry essentials.

The third bedroom located in the newly constructed portion of the home is a large, airy, light and delightful master suite. It too rivals any 5 star hotel with an amazing king sized bed, Italian linen bedding, an Italian Pratesi Duvet with shams and fluffy robes. The two down comforters, pillows and featherbed transport you to a sleeping place you may never want to leave. An antique French dresser, original art, a reading nook with an arm chair, light and luxurious throw complement the space. The master bath features wide views of the Elk Mountain Range and Mt. Crested Butte. The marble and granite shower is large enough for two, has a marble bench and steam that melts away any cares and stiff muscles. The chandelier, twin sink granite vanity and separate toilet round out the beautiful bath.

The huge basement level (unusual in Crested Butte) is a kid's paradise. With four sets of bunk beds (6 full and 2 twin beds,) German flannel bedding, Pendleton Blankets and down comforters make this room so cozy your kids may never surface. A foosball table, 55' flatscreen HDTV, Xbox 360, Wii, Blu-ray DVD player and Netflix compliment the entertainment area.

Our home has a comfortable fenced in yard with a historic guest cabin in the back that is not available for rent. An outdoor teak table, 8 chairs and umbrella sit comfortably on a brick patio with a NEW, HAND FORGED IRON FIREPIT and 4 surrounding adirondack chairs to warm chilly summer evenings. A new, large Saber infrared natural gas grill is perfect for fun backyard gatherings and cookouts. There are two beautiful perennial mountain flower gardens that explode during the summer. An official horseshoe pit and a cornhole (Baggo) game for compliment an outdoor oasis. The front features beautiful flower beds along with two brick patios, table & chairs, an umbrella and adirondack chairs to sit out front and watch the characters of CB go by. There are also 4 cruiser bikes for your use while in CB. A long driveway and 1 car garage provide convenient off street parking for several cars.

Our home is located in an outdoor mecca. It is thought that CB is the original home and creator of mountain biking and features the Mountain Biking Hall of Fame. The hiking, biking, camping, fishing on world class waters, hunting, horse back riding, kayaking, canoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, ice climbing, mountain climbing, skating and running trails are some of the finest in North America. The outdoor beauty is awe inspiring and will create a permanent picture of beauty in your mind. The numerous year round festivals are great fun for the whole family. And as in gentler days, kids play in the streets and ride their bikes everywhere. Whether you are strolling wildflower populated trails with your kids or climbing 14,000 foot peaks there is something for everyone here.

Other Amenities:

-20% Discount on all ski and snowboard rentals at Butte & Company - The finest ski shop located at the base of the Mt. Crested Butte Ski Resort.

-We may have limited two for one ski tickets available after January 1st.

-Free shuttle to the ski mountain two blocks away.

-Wireless Internet
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 14
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Because of the nature of our home being new and with custom furnishings we would like to keep the age limit to 30. Thank you for respecting this age limit!...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, but with all new designer furniture and antique rugs we are not comfortable with pets in our home....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Twin with a trundle bed underneath....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 6 double, 2 twin/ single

    A bunk room downstairs is designated as the 4th bedroom...moreless

  • The master suite with a high ceiling, antique French dresser, reading nook with a cozy chair, designer European throw & wood floors covered in a leather rug the room rivals a 5 star hotel. The king bed features a memory foam bed, featherbed, down pillows & two down comforters. The first is covered in a Pratesi duvet with matching king shams & the second is covered in gray Italian linen. The monogramed sheets & down pillows are pure luxury. Original art, antique map & linen window coverings round out the beautiful suite. Bedroom 2 also features a king bed, with a linen upholstered bed, memory foam mattress & blue Italian linen duvet & down comforter.. It too has a memory foam mattress with a heated mattress pad 7 monogramed linen sheets. The natural light pours into the room creating a light and airy space. Bedroom 3 features a French daybed with a trundle underneath. It is covered in Designer Guild pastel plaid bedding. Bunk room: 6 full beds, 2 twins. all w/ cozy down comforters....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Large steam shower for 2 with granite bench....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Custom glass shower door....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a variety of books in the armoire and the upstairs master.....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blu-ray players for both HD tv's and a book filled with DVD movies for your enjoyment. ...moreless

  • Game Room:

    We have a full sized Foosball table in the bunk room. ...moreless

  • Games:

    We love playing games when we are in the mountains so we have a variety of games for your family and friends. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have cable tv with Netflix connectivity....moreless

  • Stereo:

    We have a SONOS wifi sound system in the kitchen/living room, study and basement that is controlled from any smart phone. ...moreless

  • Television:

    Two flatscreen HD tv's. The tv in the family room is 50' and the tv in the basement/bunk/entertainment area is 55'. The tv's have netflix for movie and series watching. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    Our outside toys consist of a corn hole game and built in horse shoe pits on the side of the house. Very fun for kids and adults!...moreless

  • Video Games:

    XBox 360 and a Wii with some fun games....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a few movies for use....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Our large reclaimed dining table seats 12 and the granite island has 5 stools for a casual breakfast, snack, lunch or dinner. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The dryer is also new and high efficiency and dries very quickly. ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Custom built fireplace with an antique salvaged surround. The fireplace is very warm and heats the room in minutes. The entry, study area features a gas stove that also heats the room quickly. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    A small one car garage keeps your car dry and warm in the winter months. The garage will fit a midsize to small car. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Eco-friendly In-floor radiant heating throughout the entire house. The warm floors are wonderful for your feet on a snowy or cold day. It keeps the house always feeling warm and comfortable. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless high speed internet. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Designer bedding, sheets, down comforters, pillows & down alternative on every bed in the house. Top of the line memory foam mattresses are also on every bed creating a dreamy sleeping experience. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living/family room. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Desirable off street parking for 3 cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All new fluffy towels, hand towels and wash clothes. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    New high efficiency front loading washing machine holds large loads with laundry soap for your use. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils for 16, a full compliment of cocktail & wine glasses. A Caphalon panini & grill, Cuisinart mixer, blender and Cuisinart food processor & coffee maker are available for your use....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Top of the line quiet dishwasher for the kitchen opening into the family room....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Convection oven for faster cooking in the high altitude....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    As we love to cook, a full compliment of condiments, spices, oils, vinegars and staples available for use. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas stove with burner for griddle cooking....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    There are 4 adult town cruisers available for use. Everyone cruises around town and our bikes will make you feel like a local. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    We have a beautiful brick patio surround by high altitude flower gardens. There is a teak table w/umbrella that seats 8. We also have two chaise lounge chairs w/ a table and umbrella....moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a beautiful semi-private Trent Jones course in Crested Butte and a public course in Gunnison....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There are flower beds, a table w/ an umbrella and 2 adirondack chairs in the front of the house for morning coffee, lunch or evening cocktails. It is a funs spot to watch the locals go by!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a natural gas Saber 500 grill on the patio. ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    We have two pairs of cross country skis and poles for your use....moreless

  • Tennis:

    There is outdoor tennis available in the warmer months. ...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break 2017
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,100
Last Turns
Apr 1 - Apr 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$700
Early Summer 2017
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
$800
Summer 2017
Jul 24 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
$850
Fall 2017
Sep 5 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$750
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$700

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We are empty nesters with two adult, professional children. We met while attending the University of Colorado in Boulder and were married in 1986. We have raised our kids here and they too are huge outdoor enthusiasts. From their earliest days they have skied, biked, run, camped and fished in the beautiful mountains of Colorado. We make a trek to the mountains most weeks and feel truly blessed to enjoy all that our state has to offer. We hope you feel the same way when you visit our home in Crested Butte.

Why the Owner Chose Crested Butte, CO, USA:
After owning a property in Summit County for 18 years we became disenchanted with the touristy, year round crowds, local traffic and crazy commute times on I-70. We decided to explore the abundant resort towns in Colorado looking for a more authentic feel and down to earth ski town experience. After spending a summer week in CB and falling in love with the natural surrounding area, we rented long term to see if we loved the area year round. With a resounding yes, we knew this was where we wanted to vacation and retire. It took us 9 months to find a perfect mix of a Historical property with eco-friendly construction, green materials and with high efficiency HVAC systems. (Thoughtful construction leaving a minimal footprint on the environment was very important to us!) The Historical section of the home gave us a piece of the mining history of CB we were drawn to with new open spaces to fit all of our families needs. The new, empty home provided a palette to create our dream mountain home. We wanted to design the home to be airy, light , comfortable and fun. The stodgy and overdone design of the typical mountain home featuring antler chandeliers, browns, dark reds, dark greens and heavy curtains were a look we wanted to avoid. We opted for a take on a Bavarian 5 star hotel with greens, pinks and comfortable down furnishing and bedding to sink into. The old and new sections of the home delight the eye and allow the occupants to feel a part of history of CB while luxuriating in the newest and best of comfortable living. In my design I always look for a few key pieces to delight and surprise the visitor. I hope you will easily spot my whimsical pieces and smile at the humor intended. Enjoy!!!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Aside from the design aspects of our home both inside and out, the proximity of our in-town home to everything CB has to offer makes your stay fun and easy. Once you are here a car is not needed. (A shuttle from the Gunnison Airport is an easy 20 minute ride.) The grocery store and the shuttle to Mt Crested Butte and are two easy blocks away. Historic Elk Avenue, where you find the action is one block away. We wanted to be able to walk and ride everywhere with our family, friends and future generations.


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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/20/2017

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Photos

  • Kitchen area with counter seating and a table that seats 10 is to the right.

    Kitchen area with counter seating and a table that seats 10 is to the right.

  • Lg seating area in family room with custom made furniture and amazing area rugs.

    Lg seating area in family room with custom made furniture and amazing area rugs.

  • Great seating areas and bikes for your use to cruise downtown Crested Butte.

    Great seating areas and bikes for your use to cruise downtown Crested Butte.

  • Exterior of our lovely guest cabin. It has it;s own entrance and parking spot.

    Exterior of our lovely guest cabin. It has it;s own entrance and parking spot.

  • Original 1880's section of the home with antique armoire, desk, & warm gas stove

    Original 1880's section of the home with antique armoire, desk, & warm gas stove

  • Antique French dresser, original art and a reading spot create an amazing master

    Antique French dresser, original art and a reading spot create an amazing master

  • Twin caned french bed with trundle & Designer Guild linens and down bedding.

    Twin caned french bed with trundle & Designer Guild linens and down bedding.

  • Top of stairs in Historic cabin with an antique storage chest and original art.

    Top of stairs in Historic cabin with an antique storage chest and original art.

  • Main floor bathroom with a shower/tub combination. Lovely art &  bath amenities.

    Main floor bathroom with a shower/tub combination. Lovely art & bath amenities.

  • Another view of the large kitchen table with original art and hand carved chairs

    Another view of the large kitchen table with original art and hand carved chairs

  • Family room with original art and custom made designer furniture.

    Family room with original art and custom made designer furniture.

  • The oldest Historic CB home with the large new addition in the back.

    The oldest Historic CB home with the large new addition in the back.

  • Beautiful original art and antique map in the foyer and office area.

    Beautiful original art and antique map in the foyer and office area.

  • Master bed with Pratesi duvet/shams& Italian linen and antique alabaster lamps.

    Master bed with Pratesi duvet/shams& Italian linen and antique alabaster lamps.

  • King bed in original 1880's section of home w/ Italian linen monogramed bedding.

    King bed in original 1880's section of home w/ Italian linen monogramed bedding.

  • Large open kitchen and family room with doors to the back yard and brick patio.

    Large open kitchen and family room with doors to the back yard and brick patio.

  • View of bunkroom with seating areas, 55' TV, games & top of the line bedding.

    View of bunkroom with seating areas, 55' TV, games & top of the line bedding.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, March 20, 2017

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