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Custom Southwestern Home: Mountain Views, Hot Tub, Kiva Fireplace.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom plus 2 Bathroom Home Minutes From Downtown Salida

This beautiful, custom Southwestern home is situated minutes from downtown Salida on over two acres of land. Every window boasts beautiful views of the surrounding Sangre de Christo Range and Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range. Steps from the front door are the mountain biking and hiking trails of Methodist Mountain Trail System, a series of classic high mountain desert trails through beautiful Pinon trees.

This custom home has an open floor plan with the master and living areas on the top floor making it easily accessible (there is one step from the driveway throughout the top floor). There are two decks off the main living area -- one off the living room for dining and one off the kitchen for barbecuing. Custom details include punched tin cabinets in the kitchen, terra cotta tile, rustic pine railings, and unique window frames.

Downstairs there are two bedrooms (one with two twin beds and one with a king bed) along with a full bathroom. In addition, a rec room includes a wet bar with a old time popcorn maker, a 55" flat screen tv, and a bunk bed that is full on bottom and twin on top. There is also a pull out sectional for additional sleeping. Finally, the lower level opens on to a huge flagstone patio that features a six-person hot tub and a gas outdoor firepit. Outside is also a huge flat field for playing capture the flag, exploring, or searching for arrowheads. Please note that check in time is 3:00 pm and check out time is 10:00 am.

More Details

Paul Ramsey
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Paul Ramsey

We are a family of five from Denver who love the outdoors and the historic town of Salida. We are looking forward to sharing our beautiful home with you and hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Paul Ramsey purchased this house in 2015

Why Paul Ramsey chose South Central

The solitude here is unmatched. The house is perched on a ridge just minutes from downtown Salida, and every room and window offers beautiful views. Perhaps the most relaxing part of the house is being able to wake in the morning and see views from any room. As you drink your morning coffee, keep a lookout for deer making their way across the property.


Car: recommended

Salida and the Arkansas River Valley are an outdoor enthusiasts' heaven in any season. According to The Boston Globe, "Salida Colorado, near Monarch Mountain, is the real deal for ski towns. Surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest, Salida has old-fashioned store fronts filled with ski and rafting gear, and earthy restaurants to fuel the outdoorsy set that lives and plays here. There’s a reason you have never heard of Salida -- or Monarch for that matter - it's because the locals want to keep their cool stash a secret." Monarch is a quick 25 minute drive from Salida and offers great skiing and snowboarding for beginners to experts. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing is also a favorite activity with limitless options within a quick drive. In the summer, the Arkansas offers some of the the best fishing, rafting, and kayaking to be found anywhere. Extensive hiking and mountain biking trails in and around Salida could occupy enthusiasts for weeks without seeing the same trail twice.

For those seeking a more cultural experience, Salida does not disappoint. Throughout the summer, there are music and art festivals nearly every weekend. Numerous art galleries dot downtown as well.

Finally, there is no shortage of great restaurnts in downtown Salida; The Fritz, Laughing Ladies, Poco, and Amica's are some of our favorites.


Salida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4/Rec Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Queen fold down sectional and queen pillow top inflatable.
  • Master bedroom with king and en suite; Second bedroom with king; Third bedroom with two twin beds; Fourth bedroom/Rec Room has comfortable fold down sectional and along with a bunk bed (full on bottom, twin on top). There is also a pack and play stored in a closet downstairs.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Custom Southwestern Home: Mountain Views, Hot Tub, Kiva Fireplace.
average rating of 4.9210525 based on 38 reviews

Great Stay in Salida

  • 5 of 5

What a nice town and I'm so happy to have found VRBO, more specifically this lovely home. Its in a great location, easy access to downtown, well appointed, clean and roomy. All 6 of the guys in our group were all very please with the accommodations.

I would like to thank the home owners for allowing us to use your lovely vacation home.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

We brought our extended family for our annual trip and this property was perfect for us. We had a few rainy cool days and the hot tub was great. The proximity to Salida was perfect. And we even did some easy hikes from the house. Great for our aging crew that still wanted to get out. It was also a quick drive to more challenging trail heads. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay near Salida

  • 4 of 5

Close to town, but still had wildlife wandering through the yard, perfect for jeeping in the surrounding mountains and beautiful views. House had everything we needed to enjoy our vacation

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location with perfect amenities!

  • 5 of 5

We are from Colorado Springs and wanted a place to stay with some visiting friends from Texas. The location was perfect and the home was very clean and accommodating. Plenty of space for the four adults and 6 children we had with us. The kitchen had all the necessities possible and there were plenty of towels and blankets. The owners thought of everything. Internet was constant which allowed for the occasional work to be done. The view was also fantastic. The kids enjoyed playing around the spacious lot. We look forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a beautiful home in a gorgeous location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 were very comfortable and enjoyed all the accommodations as well as the local activities available to us.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and convenient location and home.

  • 4 of 5

I loved the southwestern decor and the location to town was both convenient and privately tucked away. We enjoyed the MTB trails on Methodist Mountain and access to Salida.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $300

Cancellations 30 days or more in advance get full refund minus $75 cancellation fee. Please note that check in time is 3:00 pm and check out time is 10:00 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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