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Passive solar, south facing, sunny and warm home.

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Last updated: 11/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Starlight Nights Relax…100 Year Old Trees… Walking Paths... Mountain Views... Hot Springs Nearby -Straw Bale Constructions - 3 Bedrooms - 2 Baths - Sleeps 6-8 or more with round house rental.

Quiet and peace abound on these 3.5 acres and paths lead you to Spanish Creek. The home brings the outside in and views of the old trees and the sculpted Phoenix round house. (Additionally available, sleeps 2)

Comfortable "Green" two story post and beam structure with straw bale insulation making it cool in summer and warm in winter. The two roomy bedrooms upstairs accessed by a wide circular staircase provide magnificent views of the fourteen thousand foot Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Great Sand Dunes National Monument - along with a relaxing jet bath tub to restore your body.

On the first floor you will find a well stocked kitchen, small bedroom, bath with shower and living room with sliding door access to the patio bringing the outside in and a view of the sculpted Phoenix on the owners small private space.

Warm and cozy with radiant floor heating, a wood stove in the sitting/dining room and solar thermal installation keep energy use low. Sip your morning coffee on the downstairs sun watching the birds fly through your backyard. In the evening, enjoy a glass of your favorite beverage watching the sun set over the San Juan mountains. At night step out on the upstairs deck and have your breath taken away as you gaze at an infinity of stars above the mountain peaks.

This Casita has been enjoyed as an incredible meditation retreat space, romantic get-away, writer's workshop and more. If have additional guest and would like to consider renting this home for an extra dwelling please let me know in your message that you are interested.

Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 2330 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double

    There are is a double futon couch/bed in this room also. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    This is the downstairs bedroom. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    This room as a daybed or twin as well as a sitting area....moreless

  • There are 3 bedroom in the house. There is a double in one upstairs room and a twin in the other. The round house can also sleep two. We do charge $20 a night extra per person over 6 people. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    Master bathroom upstairs is shared by the master bedrooms....moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    This is a small downstairs bathroom with a shower. ...moreless

  • The jet tube upstairs is incrediblele in a full moon and with bubble bath. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    View Great Sand Dunes National Monument from upstairs balcony...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    14 thousand ft. mountain views from the windows of the home. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    4.5 mile from down town Crestone on 3.5 cottonwood filled acres. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Small village with several good restaurants and brewry...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    salt and pepper and some spices. Tea. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christman New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2017
4 night min stay
$175
$900 $2,100
Winter Season
Jan 5 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$135
$950 $2,600
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$170 $175
Fri, Sat
$1,055 $3,000

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Pet Fee $60

Notes:

Below you will find some important information on the home.

All linen and beds are fully supplied. If you like your own pillows you should bring those.

The home has a few basic items for your use. It has some spices, plus salt and pepper and a few other condiments, including herbal tea. It does have a microwave, toaster oven, and automatic coffee pot along with all the traditional kitchen items.

There are two great stores in the town of Crestone if you have forgotten anything, including a liquor store and three restaurants.

There are pots and pans and dishes for nine. Please use only wooden or plastic utensils in the pots. All dishes are washed in the sink.

The home is located in the Grants in Crestone. This is the area west of the mountains.

The directions to get to the home are below.

Check in time is at 4:00 and Check out time is at 10:00.

Pet Fee

Additional $55.00 per animal. One time fee.

Cleaning Fee added into home rental cost.

Insurance: We encourage all renters to purchase traveler insurance. This can be done through the link http://www.vacationprotection.com


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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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Alamosa
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bliss cafe
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Crestone Golf and Salida Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Desert sage
90 Miles
Nearest Ski
Monarch Mountain

Car: Necessary

The Crestone area, which includes Baca Grande and Moffat, Colorado, is a hub of spiritual centers with several religions represented. Crestone is easily accessible to visitors via some of the most scenic routes in Colorado. Activities in the area include camping, fishing, hiking, climbing, as well as spiritual exploration.

The Crestone community is shared by a diverse range of spiritual and new age centers, and is also a mecca for alternative, green and sacred architecture. With prolific wildlife and exquisite nature, this is an ideal location for your retreat.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Over 15 years of professional experience in integrative medicine as a licensed Naturopathic Doctor in VT and CO. Helping people to create profitable outcomes for health, spirit and for our environment. Assessing health and lifestyle choices and how that that affects outcome. Supporting education on preventive medicine to first aid and trauma care in the field or the clinic. Helping both people and animals with naturopathic medicine in education, consultations, cranial therapy and medicine work.

Why the Owner Chose Moffat, CO, USA:
Here is an opportunity to find quite and peace. It is a very special place to decompress from the modern world and today constant activity. The home is spacious and a perfect location for traveling to the National Sand Dunes, hot springs, spiritual centers and more.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Unique in construction, one of Colorado's top straw bale builders constructed this home. It is warm and inviting. The views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains, Kit Carson especially, are breath-giving. The house is set on 3 1/2 acres of land, bordered by Green Belt and serenaded by the soothing sounds of Spanish Creek.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 11/17/2016

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Photos

  • Passive solar, south facing, sunny and warm home.

    Passive solar, south facing, sunny and warm home.

  • Nestled in ancient cottonwoods under open skies and majestic mountains.

    Nestled in ancient cottonwoods under open skies and majestic mountains.

  • Living room with plenty of comfortable sitting, lighting, TV/DVD player. views

    Living room with plenty of comfortable sitting, lighting, TV/DVD player. views

  • Dinning room with table that will fit with 8 chairs

    Dinning room with table that will fit with 8 chairs

  • First floor bed room with queen size bed located off kitchen area

    First floor bed room with queen size bed located off kitchen area

  • Beautiful, hand crafted winding stair case leading up to second story

    Beautiful, hand crafted winding stair case leading up to second story

  • Master bedroom facing east with views of sand dunes and mountains, deck outside

    Master bedroom facing east with views of sand dunes and mountains, deck outside

  • Upstairs master bathroom with large jet tub for soaking and bathing

    Upstairs master bathroom with large jet tub for soaking and bathing

  • Master bedroom facing south west and queen bed in light green diamond plaster

    Master bedroom facing south west and queen bed in light green diamond plaster

  • Outside patio off of dinning room for sipping tea, breakfast, listening to birds

    Outside patio off of dinning room for sipping tea, breakfast, listening to birds

  • Open floor design from living room to kitchen. Betel killed wood used throughout

    Open floor design from living room to kitchen. Betel killed wood used throughout

  • Sitting room with wood stove located off of dinning room, single pullout bed

    Sitting room with wood stove located off of dinning room, single pullout bed

  • Open floor kitchen with all the amenities for cooking a great meal. wine glasses

    Open floor kitchen with all the amenities for cooking a great meal. wine glasses

  • Downstairs bathroom with 3/4 bath with shower

    Downstairs bathroom with 3/4 bath with shower

  • Master bedroom facing east with sitting room and view of tree tops and mountains

    Master bedroom facing east with sitting room and view of tree tops and mountains

  • Upstairs master bathroom with  west sunset views and natural golden light

    Upstairs master bathroom with west sunset views and natural golden light

  • Master bedroom facing south west with sitting room and twin bed with views

    Master bedroom facing south west with sitting room and twin bed with views

  • Deck upstairs at the tree top level where the birds fly by, beautiful and quite

    Deck upstairs at the tree top level where the birds fly by, beautiful and quite

  • Round house on land. It can be rented also

    Round house on land. It can be rented also

  • Local bird in the cottonwoods surrounding the home, bird watching paradise

    Local bird in the cottonwoods surrounding the home, bird watching paradise

  • Round house of straw bale infill with phoenix rising, can be rented separately

    Round house of straw bale infill with phoenix rising, can be rented separately

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, December 05, 2016

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