FANTASTIC VIEW + 2 PERSON IN-ROOM JACUZZI TUB 5 MIN. FROM LIFT

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Gary C Fisher

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights
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FANTASTIC VIEW + 2 PERSON IN-ROOM JACUZZI TUB 5 MIN. FROM LIFT

Keystone Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

It's mid March and while the winter ski season is coming to a close, we still have a few dates left on our calendar before the ski slopes are closed until next fall. We will all soon be planning for the spring and summer at Keystone and the events that will be taking place, there and in our lives. We would like to thank all of our guests, and those who made inquiries, during these past months. Please keep us in mind as you start to plan for your next trip to Colorado’s High Country, including the fall and next ski season. It’s never too early to start making those plans. Check our calendar as you do so. We’ll ‘hold’ your dates as long as we possibly can while you firm up your family and travel plans. If you procrastinate the opportunity to book may be completely lost.

In July 2013 we completed a significant remodeling project and have posted many new photos of our condo showing the results. The old wallpaper has been removed, and the walls have been painted & texturized. The ceiling has been painted throughout. The new carpet, is a “plush” commercial grade, looks great and adds to the warmth of the unit. The new Queen-sized bed and new Simmons Beauty Rest mattress set, night stand, table lamp, and floor lamp are a perfect upgrade for the bedroom. The new Cabela’s bedspread and pillow covers top off the entire bedroom remake to enhance the “Western Mountains” feeling and decor. We’ve got new drapes for the bedroom being installed soon and the new privacy curtain for the Jacuzzi shower matches the bedroom bedding. The woodwork throughout the condo has been re-stained and we’ve installed new drawer pulls in the kitchen. The new ‘dorm sized’ refrigerator has been installed. The sofa and the dining room table have exchanged places from those shown in old photos you may have seen. The fireplace mantle has been removed, and a new ceiling light fixture has been installed over the sofa. Other changes have also been completed, so please come check them out.

Keystone Resorts is busy planning events and activities for the coming spring and summer months and the associated holidays, to enhance your stay. Other area activities are always being scheduled and I can't keep up with them all so we’ll leave most of that research up to you. Check out the Keystone 'links' for more information on those local events and activities. Make your plans early for your vacation lodging. You will find our available dates on our 'AVAILABILITY CALENDAR' next to this introduction. Checking it will save everyone time and effort as you explore lodging options.

Be sure to view the gallery of photos of our condo and Dercum Mountain. Know that what you see is what you'll get. You're assured of a great view and amenities as shown, not something you're assigned at check-in from the available 'pool' of remaining units in a lodging inventory. We've seen fox, ducks, geese, crows, and trout (15+ inches) from our picture windows during our previous stays. We'll guess that you'll see wetlands wildlife as well. You'll want to consider the 'WOW Factor' when making your lodging choice. The photos and memories that you'll take home with you will last well beyond your departure and that's what we're doing on vacation, isn't it -- building memories?

Please call or write for additional details. If our unit is booked we can sometimes help with referrals to other Riverbank Lodge owners which might earn you the coveted 'Hero' status with your family.

If you are interested in booking and your dates are showing 'Available' contact us ASAP. I do my best to keep the calendar current for your convenience. Keystone frequently sells out of River Bank Lodge 1-BR units like ours. Contact us ASAP and we can probably 'hold' them for you while you firm up your plans. If you wait, that opportunity may be lost. We know you are 'shopping' for good deals. Please understand that while it's 'First Come -- First Served', we try to reply to all inquiries promptly. If your dates get reserved by another guest before we receive a positive response, there's little we can do. A response to our “Offer Email” is always much appreciated and may avoid a lost opportunity as inquiries often come in bunches for the same dates. It’s very helpful to know what to tell each inquiry as soon as possible.

Don't be fooled by other listings advertising really low rates. They may throw in extra fees (e.g., $100 cleaning fees, Key fee, etc.) or be a distance from the shops/activities/lifts & slopes requiring shuttle bus or auto travel. Our rates specify exactly what you're lodging expense will be. Nothing is hidden or added later.

My wife and I've installed two NEW 'Flat Panel' LCD HD TVs in our unit. The one in the living room is a 32 in. Panasonic, and the bedroom has a 24 in. Vizio. Our HD satellite television service provider is now Comcast, and FREE, High Speed Wireless Internet service is also provided.

We purchased and installed a new glass dining room table and six chairs in the 'southwest' style in April 2010. The next July we added a rustic hutch for the kitchenette area, providing more storage and adding to our unit's 'southwest' theme. It has now been moved into the new ‘entry-way’ niche to make more room in the kitchen.

Our condo, Unit # 2906, is located in the River Bank Lodge, which is in the River Run Village area of Keystone. A short 5 – 8 minute, 400 yard walk will have you at the Keystone Gondola loading station. In less than half that distance you can be in the heart of Keystone's River Run Village shopping, restaurants, and night life. To make your stay a bit more enjoyable you won’t have to put up with a time consuming ‘check-in’ process. Our Property Management Company, “Book By Owner”, has installed a lock-box beside our condo door for access to the electronic swipe card key for entry. Additional cards are located inside, along with a parking Hang-Tag for your vehicle.

During the summer/fall of 2009, our Condo Association made a number of upgrades to the interior and exterior of the building to enhance your vacation experience. They include new carpet in the halls and stairways, a new enlarged deck on the rear of the building overlooking the wetlands, new paint on the exterior of the building, installed a new roof, and a new water heating system providing for nearly instantaneously available HOT Water, and re-sealed/stripped the parking lot. In April 2011 they opened our new workout area. More recently we’ve remodeled all ‘common area’ bathrooms. Parking is free, open-air, and off-street. There is one parking space for each unit for your car. Additional parking is available nearby, if needed.

My wife and I purchased this condo in the fall of 2005. We looked at many condos in the Keystone Resort area before deciding on the River Bank Lodge for the incredible view, the Jacuzzi, and the serenity. Unit #2906 is on the first floor and second from the center of the building to the right, when viewed from the parking lot. Several of the pictures you'll see on this site were taken from our 'wall of windows'. When you book with us, what you'll get is what you can see for yourself before you book. It's almost like owning our unit as your personal 'Time Share', without the tax, maintenance, and upkeep expenses.

The vista from our living room gives you the feeling that you are in the middle of the wilderness, yet you are but a 5-8 minute walk, less than 400 yards, from all the shops and the River Run gondola. The Village has several fine restaurants, coffee shops, and sports bars. For a truly remarkable dining experience, make a reservation at the 5 Star “Alpenglow Stube”. You’ll ride the gondola up Dercum Mt. and a second lift to the top of North Peak at 11,444’ above sea level where you’ll start your dining experience near a fireplace wearing warm slippers. After dinner and the gondola ride to the base, spend a romantic evening in our condo with its fireplace and Jacuzzi. You’ll have to provide the sparks!!!!!

One of the best kept secrets of the Rocky Mountains is Keystone in the summer. Keystone has two championship golf courses. For the more adventuresome guest, the gondola will take you and your mountain bike to the top so that you can enjoy an easy ride down on groomed roads or, a thrill ride down via the bike trails. Check out all of the other activities in the surrounding area to enhance your summer vacation experience.

We'd like to extend an apology to any of our guest's whose inquiries during July and August, 2010, went unanswered. Our family experienced the tragic loss of our oldest daughter and we had family business which took precedence. We’d like to extend a special thanks to those who wrote expressing sympathy, consolation, and offers of assistance. Kandace will be missed, but will be forever in our hearts, as she was our “Santa Fe Connection”.

Keywords: Condo, Jacuzzi, ski, snowboard, bike, golf, sight-see.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm

Gary C Fisher

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 1997
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My wife, Bonita, and I have retired and moved to our new home in rural Kansas, south of Overland Park in 2007. We are both originally Nebraska Cornhuskers and had been living in Sparta, NJ for the last 25 years. I flew out of Newark as a Continental Airlines Capt during those years. Retired by the mandatory 'Age 60' rule, my wife, a Dental Hygienist, and I looked back west. We are enjoying the peaceful lifestyle in our Midwest home near our families and our new friends.

Gary C Fisher purchased this condo in 2005

We chose the River Bank Lodge, River Run Village, Keystone for several reasons, including the view from our picture window, which is spectacular. The peace and tranquility of the mountains in the distance with the Snake River wetlands and all of nature's wildlife on display at our wall-of-windows, make for a wonderfully relaxing vacation experience, no matter the season. The shopping and dining available in the 'Village' are but a five minute walk from our door.

The River Bank Lodge is ideally situated for year-round vacation enjoyment due to its LOCATION and proximity to Keystone Resorts facilities. The view from the heart shaped indoor Jacuzzi overlooking the wetlands & Dercum Mountain in the distance, is unique. Easily accommodating four adults, our unit is but a short walk to/from the ski slopes, lift, village activities, & night-life. Only a 1.5 hr drive from DIA, west on I-70, and you can be nestled in Colorado's High Country. The Keystone Conference Center is only 2 miles away, making it very handy for our corporate guests.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Property Reviews

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Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 24 reviews
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Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p525vb
(973) 202-2703 (New Jersey, USA)
Keystone Summit County Colorado
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
Nicely decorated, efficent. Great views. Close to ammenities, walk to Gondola. We are looking forward to the next stay. Owner was available for questions and very pleasant to work with.
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p525vb
(973) 202-2703 (New Jersey, USA)
Keystone Summit County Colorado
Arlington, VA
5

Great Experience

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
Working with Gary was a phenomenal experience. My wife and I couldn't have asked for a better or more accommodating owner. We had a great weekend.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Major, it was our pleasure to offer our condo for your get-a-way with your wife and son. Welcome home. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice for all of us. Stay safe.
business
Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p525vb
(973) 202-2703 (New Jersey, USA)
Keystone Summit County Colorado
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
My son and I stayed 3 nights for a quick ski trip. The condo is in great shape, very clean, with recently updated decor. It has a great view of the slopes, looking across the frozen wetlands. It is very convenient to the River Run area of Keystone- an easy 5 minute walk to the gondola lift. We stored our skis at the rental shop so we did not have to carry them back and forth. The ski area also has wagons you can use to haul your equipment if you have too much to carry. The price seemed very reasonable for the location and great condition of the condo.

The condo has some great features. The bed was very comfortable. There are flat screen tvs in the living room and the bedroom. The jacuzzi tub was great after skiing all day. The separate tub and sink and toilet and sink areas make it very convenient for multiple guests. We used the small kitchen to prepare breakfast and lunch. Everything worked perfectly.

Gary was great to work with. He provided plenty of information and kept me informed along the way.

I highly recommend this place.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your nice comments on our condo's appearance and amenities after our remodeling and upgrading this last July. It was our pleasure to host you and your son.
business
Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p525vb
(973) 202-2703 (New Jersey, USA)
Keystone Summit County Colorado
4

Convenience at it's best

Convenience at it's best
  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
This little unit is all about the view and the convenience. Nothing beats sitting in front of the fire and having a wall of windows that look out to the mountain. No one is going to walk in front of the windows and you have complete privacy AND view. Who wants to look at another condo building or parking lot?? We saw a red fox walking across the frozen pond and within 20 feet of the condo - that was special. The unit is tastefully decorated with some new furniture, new carpeting, and very clean. It was plenty for two but might be a little tight for 4 adults. The location couldn't be any more convenient - it's a short walk to the village and the shuttle is right across the street. We took the Peru lift at Mountain Base to Montezuma every day and was in the middle of the action. At the end of the day, went back to Mountain Base were the crowds are much thinner. The owners are very easy to work with.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments about our condo and it's location, amenities, and view. It was our pleasure to host our friends from Michigan.
business
Fantastic View + 2 Person in-Room Jacuzzi Tub 5 Min. from Lift
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p525vb
(973) 202-2703 (New Jersey, USA)
Keystone Summit County Colorado
5

perfect!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
What a wonderful condo! The owners were very pleasant and prompt during the reservation process and everything was exactly as described when we got there. We LOVED the jacuzzi as well as the fantastic view of the pond and wildlife behind the building. It was perfect for the two of us.
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Denver International, DEN
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I-70
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Lake Dillon -- No Swimming
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Kickapoo Lounge
Nearest Ski
400 Metres
Keystone Gondola
Nearest Golf
2 Metres
Keystone
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Several
Nearest Point of Interest
River Bank Lodge, Unit #2906

Feed the ducks & trout from the Sun Deck

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Availability & Rates

Keystone Condo Rental Rates

Notes

  • $95-$250/nt
  • US Dollars
  • The rates for our condo vary (depending on season).
  • They are typically up to 25 - 40% less than what the resort would charge.
  • Spring, Summer & Fall .. $ 95-$125/night (includes all fees & addnl cgs)
  • Winter ................. $125-$185/night (includes all fees & addnl cgs)
  • Christmas Week ......... $225-$265/night (includes all fees & addnl cgs)
  • See our web page for any last minute specials we might be running.

Amenities

Keystone Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 543 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Family
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Heating
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
Kitchen:
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Size
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Radio
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • coin laundry
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • rafting
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Fireplace (gas), Phone (2, one in living room and one in bedroom), 2 TVs (with cable), 2 VCRs, 2 person Jacuzzi in room, Convection Microwave, Very Private Setting, Walking distance to Lifts, Shops, Dining, Nightlife, Unobstructed Views, FREE High Speed Internet Access is now available. Ask about lift ticket pricing/resort applicability with a Keystone confirmation number providing discounts over walk-up rate.