COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH - HOME OF THE FAMOUS YULE MARBLE QUARRY

Gary Bascom or Kimberley Perrin

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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COLORADO ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH - HOME OF THE FAMOUS YULE MARBLE QUARRY

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2 Bedroom, 1 bath + Large Gazebo w/Queen bed

Nestled in the small town of Marble, surrounded by towering pines, and 13,000 ft peaks, this completely remodeled 1905 home is updated with all the amenities of comfort and joy! Deer are daily visitors, and the bears have been known to visit occasionally as well -- nature surrounds you! Full living room and kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath + detached Gazebo for overflow guests, sleeps 6 comfortably with room for additional sleeping bags, Satellite Flat-screen TV, free long distance. If you want to experience this quaint mining town in the hub of activity, outdoor recreation, the magnificent Marble quarry, experience the night skies, and live immersed in history, this is your opportunity. Step back in time, while enjoying all the comforts of home...The Larkin House is awaiting your arrival, and we are looking forward to meeting you! Remember to bring your libation and groceries with you...full kitchen to create dinners for family and friends...nearest groceries and gas are 28 miles away!

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gary Bascom or Kimberley Perrin (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Gary Bascom or Kimberley Perrin

I was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. After discharge from the Marines, looking for adventure I ventured West. I came to Marble in 1988, and was offered a job working in the historic Colorado Yule Marble quarry in 1990. The quarry was just re-opening after being closed for 50 years...I saw it as a challenge, just outside my front door. In 1997, I moved to this property to rent because of the awesome location to meet and great visitors from all over the world that wanted to learn about the quarry, and perhaps wanted a piece of the 'rock'. I opened my small side-job business, Abstract Marble, to be able to create gifts, and sell marble to sculptors, those who wanted a garden stone, a memorial stone, or just wanted to chat. Employed with quarry operations for 23 years, and served as Mine Superintendent until 2013. The quarry is an awesome place to work, the stone is one of the finest marbles in the world -- and home of marble that built the Lincoln Memorial, and serves as the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington. In 2013 the opportunity to assist one of the previous owners open a new white marble quarry, and I now am involved in a new operation.

Gary Bascom or Kimberley Perrin purchased this house in 2011

Why Gary Bascom or Kimberley Perrin chose Glenwood Springs

In 2011 the Kansas owner of the property decided to sell, and the property included their little vacation home...a 1905 structure that had been left from the days of the old Larkin Hotel. After the hotel was torn down, only the little house remained. Starting February 2012, I completely remodeled and updated inside and out. The house still has enchanting charm...little quirks that make it memorable and a true treasure in this awesome Crystal River Valley. I raised 3 boys and 2 girls in the Marble area -- hiking, fishing, hunting...wandering the woods, and enjoying the ever-changing scenery. I never get tired of waking to see what Mother Nature has accomplished each time the sun rises. This is the place people dream of visiting, some never get to see it...and I live here! I never take for granted the beauty of the Rocky Mountains, the fresh air, the peace of a very small town...maybe 85 locals year-round, maybe 300-400 during the summer.

What makes this house unique

Two minute walk to the Crystal River (excellent fishing) and the marble mill site ruins. The Marble/marble Symposium begins July 4 thru mid-August, watch artists create fine sculptures out of one of the world's finest marbles. Slow Groov'n BBQ is the only restaurant in town 2 blocks away...and is fun and fabulous! 4-Wheel drive tours available from vendor in Marble for visitors that want to visit Crystal city and Lead King Basin. Enjoy a 15 minute walk to Beaver Lake (more fishing), and easy access to 4-wheel drive road to ghost town of Crystal City, Lead King Basin, Schofield Pass, and Crested Butte, and back country hiking trails in Snowmass Wilderness. 12 min. to the Cleveholm Manor, and restaurants/shops in Redstone. 30 min. to Carbondale for lots of fine dining. 1 hr. north to Glenwood Springs for white-water rafting on the Colorado River and Hot Springs. 1 hr-15min to Snowmass Village and Aspen for shopping, dining, and a lift ride to the top of Aspen Ski area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Adorble little house and gazebo. We had plenty of overflow room with the extra gazebo for surprise guests. The house and amenities are lovely and sparkling clean. Enjoyed the cool evenings, lots of outdoor time, and wine by candle and fire light. Thank you for a great stay.
Jul 2012
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Colorado Rocky Mountain High - Home of the Famous Yule Marble Quarry
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Colorado Rocky Mountain High - Home of the Famous Yule Marble Quarry
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970-963-1318
Glenwood Springs Northwest Colorado
Grand Junction, CO
5

GREAT HOSPITALITY!

  • 5 of 5
We just spent 3 nights at the Larkin house. It was very quiet and peaceful there. The little house has full amenities including some extras. We were even gifted a bottle of wine. The owners were wonderful hosts. We learned a lot about the history of the area and the good places to fish. The local BBQ restaurant has good food. We will definitely go back to the Larkin House again. PS Don't miss the great walk into the old marble mining factory. It's one block south by the bridge. If you love stone architecture, a big surprise awaits you on that trail.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
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Colorado Rocky Mountain High - Home of the Famous Yule Marble Quarry
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p420323vb
970-963-1318
Glenwood Springs Northwest Colorado
Enid, Oklahoma, USA
5

Perfect! Enitre family loved it!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I plus our large family had a wonderful stay. Beautifully furnished with everything you need. We will be back again and this is where we will stay, without a doubt. The kids had a blast.
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Ron and Mary...we are pleased that the house accommodated the family, and you all had a great time. Look forward to seeing you again!
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Map

Map

Nearest Motorway
45 Miles
I-70
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
B-B-Q restaurant
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
B-B-Que

Four Wheel drive tours available from vendor in Marble for visitors who want to visit Crystal City and Lead King Basin. July/August is wildflower season in Lead King Basin. Sculptors symposium July 4 thru mid-August -- watch professionals sculpt the famous Colorado Yule marble into beautiful works of art.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Glenwood Springs House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall
May 16 2014 - Oct 20 2014
3 night minimum stay
$150
$920
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning Fee $50
Notes Rate is for 2 people per night or per week. Additonal guests will be charged $25/person per night. Dogs are accepted on an individual request, and must not be left alone in the house, or in the yard.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Glenwood Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Parking Off Street
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Telephone
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2): Queen bed in Gazebo and queen bed in master bedroom, double bed in 2nd bedrrom., Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra air twin bed available. Plenty of space for sleeping bags for children.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • museums
  • playground
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • snowmobiling
  • rock climbing
  • cross country skiing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
Notes:
Artists love this location...with my small business, Abstract Marble right outside the door, it is like strolling thru the 'candy store' looking over the new pieces of marble that change daily. Enjoy the escape to the mountains, the ambiance of a a small mountain town, live the history, enjoy many activities, or simply relax, take a nap in cool mountain air.
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