THE ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT 'HOME AWAY FROM HOME!'

Peter Dolan

Speaks english
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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THE ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT 'HOME AWAY FROM HOME!'

Basalt House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 7.5 Baths (Sleeps 12-14)

With 8,612 sq. ft of fully furnished living space, this house is fit for Kings and Queens (and all their loyal subjects!!!). The home has 5 bedrooms (three are considered master bedrooms all with their own private bathrooms, one with steam shower and jacuzzi tub), plus an office/bedroom combo with pullout couch. Sleeps 14 comfortably. It has 7.5 baths and features exquisite finishes including African mahogany floors, granite countertops, custom cabinetry and built-ins throughout. 7 person hot tub off master deck.

The ultimate entertainment house with a game room (ping-pong, Foosball, and large sized air hockey table), media room and two great rooms. The Kitchen is a chef's dream complete with a Series 642 Sub-Zero Frig., 8 burner, double oven Wolf gas range, 2 Asko dishwashers, Wolf microwave, Sub Zero wine cooler at built-in kitchen bar, Insta-Heat hot water (and cold filtered water) feature, old fashioned country range top pot filler, and all the utensils, pot and pans, crock pot, toaster oven, coffee makers... that one needs! There is a gas grill located on the deck off the kitchen. Two more wet bars with mini frigs. are located in the game room and second great room.

Home to 4 flat screen TV's (2- 55 inch and 2 - 37 inch), with two surround sound DVD players and three independent CD/music players. Comcast Cable and wireless internet.

The home is complete with two laundry rooms (three ironing boards and irons), a 3 car heated 928 sq. ft garage, a 1000 bottle custom built wine room (sorry you have to bring your own...). Two large stone gas fired fireplaces, expansive vaulted ceilings with open beams, radiant and baseboard heat, air conditioning with great views all around! The house sits majestically up on a hillside in a private estate setting.

There is a common clubhouse and pool facility that houses a small exercise room, a play area/tree house/swing set for kids and a regulation sized volley ball court. A pretty lake is found past the hay fields near the pool/clubhouse. The pool is seasonal.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Peter Dolan

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2012
Speaks english
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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.

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5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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The Ultimate Entertainment 'Home Away From Home!'
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
5

BEST VACATION HOUSE I'VE EVER STAYED

Best vacation house I've ever stayed
  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful vacation thanks to the owner Peter! It’s not easy to find a big house near Aspen area in the peak ski season with an affordable price and I’m glad that we found Peter’s house. The house was very luxury, huge, immaculate, way beyond what we expected, and a great location for our visit to Aspen ski resorts. In fact, we wish we could have stayed longer and spend more time at this house. The owner Peter was incredible, he was very patient answering all my email inquiries, when I told him that we will arrive late, he turned on all the lights for us when we arrived at night. All the facilities in the house were in excellent condition, very spacious bedrooms, kitchen, living room and entertainment area. After one day’s skiing, we soaked in the hot tub and also used the steam room. The house was perfect and the price was very affordable. Next time when we come back to Aspen, I will definitely pick this house again!
  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
5

AMAZING PLACE

  • 5 of 5
I looked long and hard for a place that would sleep this many people at a price we could afford. Peter was amazing to work with. He bent over backwards to make sure the trip could happen and that we were comfortable and happy.
The place is beyond what anyone would expect. Every ammenity you could want and more. We really felt silly that we brought so much with us, but sometimes you get disappointed. Not this time. Girls, don't worry about a blow dryer. I swear, there are plenty to go around! Don't worry about platters, bowls, cheese graters, even tupperware. They had it all 5 times over! We cooked some gourmet meals for 12, and never even felt crowded or like we couldn't cook it all at the same time.
You will love the privacy you'll feel in your own sleeping quarters and bathrooms. We had some shy bathroom users, and even they felt completely comfortable.
Wish we had more time to stay, because 3 nights wasn't enough to even use all the house had to offer. We did make it into the hot tub the last night. Amazing! We are soooo picky about cleanliness, so we were thinking about skipping it, but you could tell this has been well cleaned and maintained.
Everybody loved the wildlife you could view daily out the back windows. My Mom actually looked forward to that everyday. There are so many nooks to have privacy to just read, do work, or have some romantic time away from the rest of the house. This place ia amazing! You will not be disappointed. Short drive to Glenwood Springs, and Aspen. So much to do in a very short car ride. We got our deposit back in a few days, too. Can't wait to stay again. Thanks Peter!
  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
5

THE PERFECT PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5
I rented this incredible home to surprise my Husband for his 27th birthday. 13 of us spent two nights in this home and had the absolute best weekend! The home owner, Peter, was incredible accommodating, helping us with every little detail. He was always available by email for questions and ready to lend a hand when he could. I cannot say it enough, the house is PERFECT. Every little detail in the home is made perfect for your vacation. There are loads of board games, TVs, and a beautiful kitchen to keep you busy. We had 7 of us cooking different things in the kitchen at once, and it never felt crowded. There is no doubt in my mind that we will be staying there again. It is the perfect place to stay!
  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
GreenvIlle, SC
5

AMAZING STAY FOR A FAMILY WEDDING WEEKEND!

  • 5 of 5
This house is absolutely perfect for multiple families to stay and enjoy a vacation together and at the same time have more than plenty of room to have your own space. My wife and I stayed at this house with our 3 young children, my parents, aunt, brother, long-time family friends, and their daughter. All 3 master bedrooms are extremely large and offer privacy. The other bedrooms are of good size and can comfortably accomodate many people. Our group was extremely comfortable with the living arrangements.

There is a saying that people live in the kitchen. I think it was this house in which that was originally said. The kitchen is not only large but well laid out to allow you to entertain while preparing/cooking food. The 2 islands in the kitchen serve as eating or sitting areas for easily 8-10 people. The lower Iiving area just off the kitchen keeps the chefs engaged with those not involved with kitchen duties. The kitchen is well equipped with all sorts of cookware, cutlery, glassware, etc. The outdoor BBQ grill is well-suited for grilling for a large crowd. All proper grill tools are provided.

The upstairs loft is a great escape to read a book or work on a laptop or iPad but not be isolated from others. Down the hall, the living room above the garage played host to a nice evening of drinks and conversation after dinner. There is plenty of seating and a nice fireplace and plenty of windows for a create comforfortable atmosphere.

The downstairs play room is also large and with food ball, ping pong, and air hockey, there is gaming entertainment for those of all ages. The media are adjacent completes this ultimate man cave.

The owner of the house is very accommodating and communication is excellent before, during and after the stay.

I would not second guess staying at this property. If you like the photos, you will be pleasantly surprised to see the house even better in person than it appears online.
  • Submitted: May 21, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
Indiana
5

A BARGAIN AT TWICE THE PRICE

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a week in this beautiful house. There were 9 of us, including 5 children, and we never felt a bit cramped. The kids spent most of their time in the basement playing foosball, ping pong, and air hockey. The adults loved the kitchen and everyone loved the hot tub.

The location was great for us, right between Aspen, Carbondale, and Glenwood Springs. Groceries and restaurants were less than five minutes away in El Jebel.

The owner was very easy to communicate with and very helpful, always willing to recommend local restaurants and even ensured we had good snow in early April (thanks for that Peter).

With several master bedrooms and more than enough space, this is the perfect house for two or three families vacationing together. Nothing about this house will disappoint, and the price is very reasonable for what you get. The only problem we had was that the house was so nice, we found ourselves less motivated to go out do some of the activites we had planned.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Basalt Northwest Colorado
Rochester, Minnesota
5

BASALT, COLORADO VACATION HOME

  • 5 of 5
We had an excellent stay and found the lodgings to be fabulous. The owner was easy to communicate with and very responsive to all of our needs. We would definitely recommend a stay at this VRBO property.
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Aspen Airport
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Glenwood Springs
Nearest Motorway
0.07 Miles
Colorado State Highway 82
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Down Valley Tavern
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk Mtns
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ranch at Roaring Fork
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sushi A Go Go, Bella Mia, Highline Pizza, Zheng
Car: necessary

This 8,600 sq. ft custom home is centrally located in the private community of Cerise Ranch, which sits halfway between one of the worlds most sought after destination vacation areas, Aspen, Colorado, and the World's largest natural hot springs, found in Glenwood Springs. Conveniently located less than 3 minutes from the new Willits Town Center in Basalt, the home of the new Whole Foods Market, and less than 8 minutes to downtown Basalt and 10 minutes to historical downtown Carbondale, you have access to great restaurants, retail shopping, a multiplex movie theater, bowling, yoga, massage, boating access on Reudi Reservoir, the 128 acre public Crown Mt. Park, City Market grocery, multiple liquor stores, boutique delis, Starbucks, golfing, Gold Medal fly fishing on the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan Rivers, the new Woody Creek Distillers, hiking, big mt. climbing access (as in 14,000 ft peaks and Mt.Sopris, the single largest land mass in all of Colorado), road and mountain biking, dirt biking, winter ice climbing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, white water rafting, multiple equestrian facilities, summer rodeos, shooting range, and on and on and on...! Want to be near the Roaring Fork Club while attending a wedding, a golf tournament of just going fishing, but can't get housing on site? Come stay with us as other members recently have. The list of fun local activities is endless and at your fingertips!

Just a 'straight shot', 15 minutes to the west on Hwy. 82, is beautiful Glenwood Springs which spans the Colorado River. Apart from the World renowned Hot Springs and 'Spa of the Rockies', you have the Historic Hotel Colorado which has housed the likes of President Teddy Roosevelt and Al Capone, the Glenwood Kayak Park on the Colorado River, the Glenwood Adventure Park (amusement park with altitude), Fairy Caves, the Glenwood Rec. Center, Ski Sunlight, Brew Pub, access to fishing, rafting, and whatever else it is you may want to do on the mighty Colodaro River. There is also paragliding, mini golf, the Glenwood Meadows Mall (Target, Lowes, Pier One, Bed Bath and Beyond, Sports Authority...), Doc Holiday's grave and many, many other amazing things to see and do in this old Wild West town once known as 'Defiance Colorado!'

And now for the good news if you can believe it can get any better!!!

The towns of Aspen and Snowmass Village Colorado are roughly a quick and easy 20-25 minute drive straight east on scenic Hwy. 82. If you would like to experience some of the worlds best skiing, Aspen Mtn. (Ajax to the locals), Snowmass Mtn. (the 2nd largest ski resort in the United States), Aspen Highlands (home of the Highlands Bowl) and Buttermilk Mountain (Home of the ESPN Winter X Games) all are graciously awaiting your arrival! With some of the best snowfall, terrain, views, and grooming capabilities in the industry, these mountains offer something for everyone of all skiing abilities. Don't know how to ski? Take a lesson with some of the most respected Ski Pros in the business with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of the Aspen Skiing Company! Ever wanted to go for a dog sled ride? Visit Krabloonicks Dog Kennel in Snowmass, it's the real deal! Want a snowmobile tour? Visit T Lazy 7 ranch as you head up to the world famous Maroon Bells!

Aspen/Snowmass offers some of the best year round cultural activities and events to be found anywhere on the planet! Chose from the Aspen Ideas Fest, (where the world brightest and most influential people come to hash out solutions to world affairs) to the Snowmass Jazzfest, the Leadville 100 or the USA Pro Cycling Tour! No matter your tastes, Aspen offers a multitude of high level, mentally stimulating, physically renewing activities to either participate in or enjoy as a spectator. Internationally know dignities frequently speak at the Aspen Institute, world famous musicians routinely perform at the Aspen Music Festival, The Wheeler Opera House, The Benedict Music Tent, and yes, also out in the open air at the base of Aspen Mountain! Have you ever seen fireworks in the winter? Come enjoy Aspen's Winterskol Festival. Like professional level rugby, volleyball, the ESPN Winter X-Games, World Cup Skiing? Aspen has them all! Want to attend some intimate 'Theater in the the Park?' Aspen has that to! Do you enjoy eating at some of the finest restaurants anywhere, taking a cooking class, visiting historical sites like the Smuggler Mine, (a working silver mine where the worlds largest single piece of silver Orr was found). Do you want to para-glide off Aspen Mt., bike on Snowmass Mt...? No need to look any further, it is all right here in the Aspen Valley.

While there is much more to do than listed here, we know that no matter when you visit, you will enjoy all the time you spend in the historical Aspen/Roaring Fork Valley, the ancestral lands of the proud Ute Indians, (Aspen was previously named Ute City). Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall, the Aspen/Roaring Fork Valley has it all!!!

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Basalt House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer season
Jun 16 - Sep 29
2 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
Fall Season
Oct 1 2014 - Dec 13 2014
2 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
High Winter Season
Dec 15 - Jan 5
3 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
High Winter Season
Feb 16 - Mar 31
3 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
Cleaning Fee $250.00
Tax Rate 3.9%
Notes Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Rates do not include 3.9% state/local lodging taxes.
Rates do not include $200.00 cleaning fee.
$1000.00 Security deposit required.
Discounts available for long term rentals.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Basalt House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8600 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
  • 7.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , There is a Queen sized, 20 inch inflatable mattress.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , Dbl. bunk bed set, 4 twins beds total!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) 3 King beds., Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen beds., Baby Cribs (2) One Pack and Play., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out couch in office/6th bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) Two sets of twin bunks beds (for a total of four beds) found in kids bunk room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Air Hockey
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • CD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 14 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • paddle boating
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • rock climbing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • hunting
  • equestrian events
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • whitewater rafting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The office room, which has a closet in it, has a pull out couch that can act as a 6th bedroom. There is a Hammacher Schlemmer 20 inch, Queen sized inflatable matrees with linens, pillows, comforter....A full bathroom and shower is just outside the room.
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