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3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!

Ernie Kent

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Ernie Kent

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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
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3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Steamboat Springs Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

JVT is a group of nine, connected, two-story houses built of cedar and brick, of which ours is the largest. It is located on the mountain and it is a shorter walk (about 100 yards) to our ski-in/out point than the walk from any public parking to the gondola; check out the comparison in photo 21. We employ a local concierge service to assist our guests and to deal immediately with any problems. We accept all major credit cards.

Our unit is a two-story, end-unit with three bedrooms with queen beds, including a loft bedroom with a folding wall for privacy. On three sides of the living room, two-story, floor-to-ceiling windows rise to a beamed, cathedral ceiling. There is a glass-front, wood-burning stove in the fireplace, a full kitchen with tile floor and counter tops, and upstairs and downstairs bathrooms, one with a tub and powder room, and one with a shower stall. A spiral staircase beside the 'wet room' entrance foyer leads up to the second floor. The entrance foyer has a rack for your skis.

The ambience is spacious, bright and comfortable. The furniture is upholstery and oak. There is HDTV with cable, a DVD player, a stereo Ipod docking station and free wireless internet. The three bedrooms with queen beds and a sofa bed in the living room make it ideal for one or two couples with kids or three couples. It can sleep six comfortably, or eight using the sofa bed.

The nine homes of JVT are occupied by full-time resident owners, with a few such as ours being rented when we are not in residence. We have owned it since 1975 and plan to retire there one day.

It was one of the first dwellings on this part of the mountain, and was originally ski-in, ski-out from the front door. Construction of roads and buildings on the land we used to ski now requires a walk of about three minutes down the road to a ski-in, ski-out point.

Steamboat is one of the finest all-round ski areas in the US, with terrain for all abilities and wonderful for families. Excellent tree and powder skiing and large areas for intermediates and beginners. Come and enjoy it!

Keywords: economy, value, fireplace, two-story, full kitchen, loft, cathedral ceiling

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Ernie Kent (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2015

About Ernie Kent

Ernie and Jamie Kent live in Maryland but plan to retire to Steamboat one day. At present they run a family website development business. Between them they have six children.

Ernie Kent purchased this condo in 1975

Why Ernie Kent chose Steamboat Springs

Ernie discovered Steamboat while attending a conference in 1974, and fell in love with the ski mountain. The next year he began looking for a place to buy at Steamboat and discovered JVT. Over the years JVT and Steamboat have become home while his 'real' location moved around the country.

What makes this condo unique

JVT is a three minute walk down a road to the second gondola tower, where we can ski down the beginner's slope to the gondola, and where we can ski back at the end of the day to walk 3 minutes back to the condo. This spot is accessible to all levels from the beginner's slope. It's actually a shorter walk to our ski-in/out point than the walk from any public parking to the gondola - check the comparison in photo 21.

It's also a short walk from JVT to the end of our road where a free bus stops every 20 minutes. JVT has free off-street parking, and Longthong Road is heated concrete for safe, easy access in all weather.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Ernie,

Just wanted to thank you for the weekend in your wonderful condo. We really had a great time and every time we head out to Steamboat I will see if yours is available first!!
Feb 2011
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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Reviews

4.3
based on 15 traveler reviews

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3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 16 reviews
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great place in a fun town. The condo was cozy, clean, and had everything we needed. Close walk to Gondola.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey, Paul, it was great to have you, and good to hear you had a great time and enjoyed JVT! I hope you'll be able to make it back next season. Ernie
Denver, Colorado
4

Great condo in steamboat

  • 4 of 5

We had a group of 5 stay here for a ski trip in steamboat. Great easy access to the gondola (a few minute walk), easy drive or bus ride to downtown. Good space in living room and kitchen for hanging out downstairs, with bedrooms upstairs. The main living room with tall windows is very cool! Owner/manager were very responsive and easy to work with ahead of time. No problems during our stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Aaron, we're really pleased you had a good time at our place! We'd love to have you come back again! Best, Ernie
4

Great Condo!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great weekend at this condo! The place is just as pictured with a great open floor plan. The fire place is a nice addition to stay warm & cozy, and the convenience of the location was perfect. So nice to walk just a few minutes to and from the Gondola plaza. Thanks for a great stay in Steamboat!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Alison! We're so happy you and your friends enjoyed our place! I heard the snow was good too - I'm envious! Hope to see you next year. Ernie
Florida
5

Our exceptional family ski vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family had one of our best vacations ever in this fabulous Steamboat Springs condo! From the cozy fires at night, to the spectacular views of the winter wonderland surrounding us from floor to ceiling, to the spacious kitchen and ample room for all of us to spread out or gather together, our "ski lodge" was all we hoped for and more. Of course, we couldn't have asked for better snow for our skiers and snowboarders. It was a slice of heaven! The owner provided excellent instructions and promptly responded to any questions.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for letting us know about your great time. I'm very glad you enjoyed our place and hope to see you back again soon! Ernie
3

Christmas 2013 at Steamboat (first visit)

  • 3 of 5

Our family decided to spend Christmas in Steamboat skiing and enjoying the snow. We live in a warmer climate so this was a real treat to have snow at Christmas. The location was great. Just as advertised, a quick walk to the slopes. Definitely no ski-in, ski-out but within a 10 minute walk (when lugging ski gear). The condo itself had enough space for all of us (2 adults and 3 children). The living room space and windows provided gorgeous views of the snow and outdoors. The only real negative was that the condo itself was fairly dated and master bed was not comfortable. There were lamps that were broken and tables that were wobbly. It really needing some updating. Pictures in the ad were quite a bit nicer than what we experienced in person. But, overall, location was good and it served our needs.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the heads up on the lamps. I'll get those looked at.
Duluth MN
5

Clean, quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the accommodations. Bright, spacious and well maintained. Photos give an accurate impression. Ample parking, large kitchen and comfortable beds. Ernie's maps and notes were very helpful. Couldn't have been better! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris! I'm glad you enjoyed it and had a good trip. Please visit us again! Ernie

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hayden CO
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
1
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 40
Nearest Point of Interest
Ski-in/out point
Nearest Point of Interest
Bus stop
Car: not necessary

Although famous as a ski resort, Steamboat has a full complement of year-round activities, including golf, water sports on the Yampa River and Steamboat Lake, fishing and hunting and mountain biking.

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Rates & Availability

From $180 Per night

Steamboat Springs Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 16 2015 - Nov 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
$180
$2,200
 
 
Early Season
Nov 20 2015 - Dec 11 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Pre-Holiday Season
Dec 12 2015 - Dec 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 2 2016
4 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Value Season
Jan 3 2016 - Feb 10 2016
2 night minimum stay
$215
 
 
Regular Season
Feb 11 2016 - Mar 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Late Season
Mar 28 2016 - Apr 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$185
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning/Laundry (waived on 7 nights) $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.65%
Notes Cleaning fee waived on stays of 7 nights or more. 100% refund on nights subsequently rented after cancellations.

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Amenities

Steamboat Springs Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs, outer vanity/sinks, inner toilet/bathing area
  • Downstairs bath has toilet, shower and sink. Upstairs bath has an outer room with vanity and two sinks. Inner bath area has toilet and bathing area with tub/shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 double , Living room sofa is a sleeper that accomodates two.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom with balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Small niddle bedroom - great for kids
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Large loft bedroom with folding privacy wall
  • Queen size Beds (3) One Queen per bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
We provide hair dryer, basic toiletries, shampoo, soap, toilet paper, etc.

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