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Superbly Located Central Vail Village Condo

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 BR + Den (2 bunk beds), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

VILLA VALHALLA UNIT #11 - extensive renovations have been made to both the building and our condominium unit. (Elevator, new stairways, exterior finish and in our unit we have redone the kitchen, living and dining room as well as installing a beautiful corner gas fireplace.) Our unit also has a dedicated private parking space located less than 20 yards from the entrance to our unit.

LOCATION - LOCATION - LOCATION...We are located in the center of Vail Village, less than 5 minutes walking to the new gondola replacing the Vista Bahn in 2014! Also the shuttle stop is just at the corner of the street should you want to head over to Lionshead or other areas in the Vail area.

Our unit is just below the historic Christiania Inn. They conveniently provide a front office for check-in, daily maid service, and assistance during your stay in Vail. You will have a kitchen stocked with various spices, condiments, and other essential items to cook your own meals - or you can walk to multiple excellent restaurants in the core of Vail Village.

The ground-floor unit also has a sleeping den with a set of bunk beds. This is accessible through the unit as well as through an outside sliding door that also leads directly to the swimming pool and parking lot.The pool is heated to 100 degrees in the winter and 88 degrees in the summer.

We have exclusive discounts (20%) with Christy Sports for your ski rental needs. They are located a short walk on your way to the lifts or you can also arrange for them to be delivered to the unit with door-to-door service also at a discount.

In addition to the discounts at Christy Sports, your stay at the Villa Valhalla entitles you to utilize without charge the facilities at the Vail Athletic Club. This is located 2 blocks from our unit. Get your free pass at the front desk of the Christiania. Check out this excellent club that has a spa, weight lifting, exercise machines, a climbing wall, and many other amenities.

Very few VRBO units provide all the amenities listed above - at a very reasonable price.

This is the ideal vacation rental for a couple with two children.

We wish you a wonderful visit to Vail.

More Details

Property Manager
Weston Sands
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Weston Sands

My wife and I are the owners of the property. Our son, Weston is managing the rentals. We live in Fort Collins which is an hour north of Denver. I am a practicing family physician.

We enjoy using the condo year round when not rented.

Art & Pam Sands


Weston Sands purchased this condo in 1968

Why Weston Sands chose Vail Village

My wife and I were married in Vail. We have always loved the location!

What makes this condo unique

Best location in Vail - a short walk to Gondola One!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The location is great. Just a block from Vail Village, but there were problems. I have given the owner a week to respond to me, and since none was received, I feel compelled to comment.

There were no paper products, including toilet paper (believe it or not), paper towels, napkins, Kleenex, etc. There were no face towels, and only 2 wash cloths(one of them was for a baby). Also, the hair dryer did not work. The remote for the TV in the Living Room only turned the TV on & off and changed channels. It did not allow DVD or VCR to be operated. There was no remote for the TV in the Bedroom. We have never rented from an Owner before, but these would appear to be "basics"
Aug 2006
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Vail Village Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 -newly remodeled
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size Bed (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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Superbly Located Central Vail Village Condo
average rating of 4.677419 based on 41 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, perfect amount of space for family of four. Loved being on the first floor. Pool was heated to 90 degrees - perfect for late summer swimming. Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Omaha, Nebraska

Conveniently located and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this very comfortable condo. It is close to everything. Close enough to walk to all of the restaurants and shops but far enough away from all of the hustle and bustle to be quiet and relaxing. Check in at the Christiana is easy and daily housekeeping and parking at the door are very nice. I would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nicely decorated, super clean, centrally located--a great place for the two of us.

  • 5 of 5

Great place for the two of us to spend a weekend without the kids.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SanBruno CA

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I had a great time. The location is perfect. You can walk to everything in the village. Shuttle stop is at the corner The unit is very nice. The kitchen & bathroom are newly remodeled. You get a parking space with the unit The staff at Christiana couldn't have been nicer. We used the bunk bed room for our clothes. Might be a little tight for four but absolutely perfect for two. You also can get day passes at the athletic club. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great price great location!

  • 4 of 5

For the price, you couldn't beat the location of this condo. We stayed Wednesday afternoon to Saturday morning, and we definitely noticed the noise level increase on Friday night (needed to keep the windows open to keep it cool inside the condo). However, the other nights were fantastic and the size was perfect for our small family of three. Keep in mind that the "bunk room" is more of a pass-through than an actual room, but it does have a door and is perfectly functional as a tiny second bedroom. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Well located, updated, garden-level condo 250 steps to Gondola One

  • 5 of 5

Smaller, garden-level condo great for a couple, or couple and two children.

Excellent location, just one block off the main pedestrian street (Bridge Street) in the heart of Vail. While the unit is small (some might say tight), the owner has done an excellent job of updating the kitchen, bath and main living area, and has done an excellent job maximizing the space and layout. For example, there are no closets in the condo, but there are dozens of coat hooks everywhere in the unit, making space for your coats, ski pants, backpacks to find a spot. There is a small bar-top cabinet between the entry door and main couch, which looks sort of odd, but is strategically positioned to drop keys, grocery bags, and other items onto when walking in. It also serves as a strategic spot to set your drink when sitting on the couch. I love it. In short, the condo unit works well.

The "room" for the bunk beds is very small, 7x7 foot "room" that has the bunk beds wedged in, and leaves a 3 foot wide aisle to walk thru to access a sliding glass door, that exits onto a small patio, that connects to a larger patio area around a nice outdoor pool, that was heated to hot tub temps while we were there for Easter weekend (April 13-17). Many would be shocked at the size of the bunkbed room, as you really cannot even change clothes in it, and certainly is no room for luggage (it does have lots of coathooks!). But it works well as a sleeping room, or a "cave" for teens to retreat (escape) to and indulge in their screen time (it does have a small tv mounted at the foot of the lower bunk bed). All in all a great seperate room for the kids, and much better than sleeping on a sofa bed that would mess up the main living space.

The pool area is 20 steps from the sliding glass door, and is located between the Valhalla condo building, and the next door building, the Galatyn Lodge. Its a very nice pool area, with comfortable chairs, a lot of tall pine and aspen trees, making it a perfect spot for an afternoon or evening drink. You can enter the Galatyn lodge from the pool area, and ask to have the pool cover removed if its on, management there was very responsive and accommodating (there is some sort of agreement between the two buildings to effectively share the pool - very smart).

The unit is somewhat unique in that it has daily maid service, and you have access to the Christiana Lodge front desk for check-in/out. Kitchen is well-stocked, with quality cookware.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris - thank you for the very nice review that gives a very accurate, detailed account of our unit. Please come stay with us again ! Art S. - owner
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Car: not necessary

World-Class Skiing (downhill and cross country), Fly Fishing, Serious Shopping


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 15.8%

All billing transactions and check-in and check-out is provided by the Christiania Hotel at Vail. Included in your stay is a free guest passes to the Vail Vitality Center and the use of the Christiania and the Villa Valhalla heated pools.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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