Colorado Yurt Living

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is a fully functional, fully equipped yurt located in the magnificent Unaweeep Canyon. It offers all the amenities of home while still allowing a strong connection with the outdoors. The origin of the "yurt" or "ger" can be traced back to nomadic tribes of Mongolia. While the modern yurt offers a few extra creature comforts, the essence of living in a round structure has remained the same!!!!

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • 760 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 10, Beds for 2-10

  • Bedroom 1


  • The bedroom is not located in a separate room. This is a studio setup with some privacy....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • There is a full bathroom, private bathroom. Conventional toilet and sink and tub/shower. ...moreless


  • Stereo:

    YES!! Bose stereo. Wifi, Bluetooth enabled. Stream music while you prepare dinner or dance under the stars. ...moreless


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


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Spectacular views looking west toward Thimble Rock in the Unaweep Canyon....moreless

  • Resort:

    For a resort experience the Gateway Canyons Resort is 22 Miles away. The resort boosts a private collection of cars at the auto museum. It is open to the public. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Modest dining room table and patio table. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Evap. cooler if needed...moreless

  • Heating:

    wood burner, pellet stove, electric baseboard (in bathroom)...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cellular booster...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    To accommodate the number of guests....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    French press. (bring your own ground coffee)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils for (4) guests...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Modest kitchen stocked with only the necessities for cooking. Pots, pans, can opener, wine key etc. ...moreless

  • Microwave


Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,092 $3,557
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Tax Rate 7.6%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 07/27/2016
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Junction- Walker Field Airport
22 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Gateway Canyons Resort
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
Grand junction
50 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bin 707- Grand Junction
130 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Recommended

In a sense the yurt is isolated and that's a huge part of its appeal. But because hwy 141 is nearby guests are not cut-off from the world. Rather the Unaweep Canyon drive offers spectacular views and provides good access to a whole range of destinations and activities.

While the destination is remote it is also easy to find so long as you pay attention. From Grand Junction you will travel southeast along Hwy 50 until you reach Whitewater. From there turn right onto Hwy 141 (there is a sign and a billboard at the turn off) heading southwest for approx. 20 miles. The yurt is located on the north-side (right side) of the hwy. It is between mile marker 132 & 133. There is a mailbox and a gate at the end of the driveway. The yurt is at the top of the drive. Please follow the road as it veers to the right and park behind the yurt.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Colorado is home and it's where I want to be! I grew up in the mountains and canyons of this great state. I don't plan to leave anytime soon. I respect all people and all points of view (mostly!). I thrive on fresh air, the outdoors and l love a good sweat. Traveling is a passion, at home or abroad. I have trekked through the Rockies, Andes and in between. I have gotten lost more than once. I like beaches, tides and gritty little towns. For me it's all about people and the places they live. How they survive and how they enjoy!

Why the Owner Chose Whitewater, CO, USA:
If you've never experienced staying in a yurt, now is your chance. Staying in a yurt means staying connected with the outdoor environment. The breeze, the smell, the sounds and of course the VIEWS!! This is truly a unique experience. Come experience it for yourself!

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Speaks: english



VRBO #651087

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Whitewater, CO, USA #651087

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