3 MINUTE WALK TO SKI-IN/OUT! TWO STORY, 3BR, ON THE SLOPES. LOW RATES!

Ernie Kent

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

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3 MINUTE WALK TO SKI-IN/OUT! TWO STORY, 3BR, ON THE SLOPES. LOW RATES!

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

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
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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Ernie Kent

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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

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.

JVT is a three minute walk to the second gondola tower where we ski down to the gondola, and where we 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.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
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4.3
based on 12 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 12 reviews
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3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
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
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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
business
3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
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
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed it! Thanks for the heads up on the lamps. I'll get those looked at.
business
3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
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
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Chris! I'm glad you enjoyed it and had a good trip. Please visit us again!

Ernie
business
3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
Castle Rock, Colorado
1

Dirty

  • 1 of 5
This could be a nice property but it was dirty and mold in the bath rooms. I've sent the owner some pictures and hopefully he will take some action, but it is obvious he does visit his property very often by the layers of dirt we found. The circular staircase leading to the second floor is very challenging if not impossible with a normal suitcase.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My sincere thanks for the photos. The property managers were supposed to have done an in-depth summer clean a few weeks ago, and I have arranged for them to be back in to do it over this weekend! We do not want to tolerate this kind of sloppy cleaning and sincerely apologize for the problem.
Ernie Kent
business
3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
The Woodlands, TX
5

Spring Break haven

  • 5 of 5
My family of six thoroughly enjoyed staying at your home for Spring Break. Your kitchen was well equipped and bedrooms very comfortale. We appreciated all your detailed information. The home is so close to the slopes, we enjoyed being able to walk to the gondolas every day and loved the fireplace. Thank you for opening up your home to our family.
  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for letting us know! We're delighted you had a great time and would love to see you back next year.

Ernie
business
3 Minute Walk to Ski-In/Out! Two story, 3BR, on the Slopes. Low Rates!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p302250vb
(301) 916-5702 (Maryland, USA)
Steamboat Springs Northwest Colorado
New York
5

Excellent, Cozy Condo!

  • 5 of 5
I visited with a group of 6 in late January and we had a wonderful stay at this Condo! The description and photos of the property are extremely accurate of the rental. The spacious layout was perfect for our group with lots of space to relax and stretch out after a long day of skiing. The base of the mountain is only a few minutes away to walk or ski down to which was very convenient, and there was a free shuttle that helped when going in and out of downtown Steamboat. Ernie was very helpful with the questions we had during our stay and gave some great suggestions of where to go out to dinner when we weren't in the mood to cook. This was my first trip out to Steamboat and I had such an amazing time, I would love to return someday and stay here again!
Thank you so much for sharing your home with us Ernie!
  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We're really glad you had a great time. We hope you'll visit us again next year!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hayden CO
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 40
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
1
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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Availability & Rates

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Steamboat Springs Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 16 2014 - Nov 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$160
$2,000
 
 
Early Season
Nov 20 2014 - Dec 11 2014
2 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Pre-Holiday
Dec 12 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Value season
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 10 2015
2 night minimum stay
$215
 
 
Late season
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 15 2015
2 night minimum stay
$185
 
 
Regular season
Feb 11 2016 - Mar 27 2016
2 night minimum stay
$265
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning/Laundry (waived on 7 nights) $100
Tax Rate 11.16%
Notes Cleaning fee waived on stays of 7 nights or more. 100% refund on nights subsequently rented after cancellations.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

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:
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hunting
  • cycling
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • hot air ballooning
  • fishing
  • snowboarding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
  • skiing
  • hiking
  • cross country skiing
  • rock climbing
  • tennis
Notes:
We provide hair dryer, basic toiletries, shampoo, soap, toilet paper, etc.
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