ROMANTIC RIVER FRONT GUESTHOUSE ON 5 ACRES (SLEEPS 4)

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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ROMANTIC RIVER FRONT GUESTHOUSE ON 5 ACRES (SLEEPS 4)

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Sleeps 4 (1 king and 1 queen sleeper sofa), 1.5 baths

HUNTING/FISHING GROUPS.....FALL DISCOUNTS UP TO 30% FOR YOUR HUNTING AND FISHING FRIENDS. OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER ARE OUR PRIME HUNTING AND FISHING SEASONS. ELK, DEER AND BEAR ARE NEARBY.

FALL AND WINTER BENEFITS!

PRIVATE FISHING - September thru November is awesome. Green drakes, hoppers and all kinds of mayflies. Always hatches of PMD's and Blue Wing Olives on the Frying Pan River which is only 3 miles away. There is always good fishing year round. A private tributary of the Roaring Fork runs in front of the house and the river is about 100 yards away. The tributary averages 40 feet in width with 9 separate pools. Hundreds of catch and release trout. We are across from a nature conservancy with a path leading across the island in front of the house to the Roaring Fork River. We have an exclusive fishing easement which opens up over A MILE of fishing in both directions with no access allowed from the conservancy side of the river.

BIKING - We are in the middle of the Roaring Fork Valley and just 1/2 mile from the 45 mile long bike path from Glenwood Springs to Aspen. There is easy access to all levels of biking from our homes. The Missouri Heights are close by for the more adventuresome and the Frying Pan River road outside of Basalt is one of the most scenic rides in the country.

GOLF - Four public courses within 10-30 minute drive; River Valley Ranch Golf Course, Iron Bridge, Aspen Municipal and Lakota.

CROWN MOUNTAIN PARK - Just up Valley Road a quarter of mile with walking, biking, tennis, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, horseshoes, and a dog park. Beautiful views and a lovely walk to the river.

ASPEN/BASALT/CARBONDALE - Music and art festivals, shopping and dining, museums and lots of local culture. Golf, hiking, biking, fishing, birding, horseback riding,site seeing--there's lots to do.

WILLITS SHOPPING - Just 1 mile up valley enjoy WHOLE FOODS, Starbucks, 9 upscale restaurants, movie theaters, specialty food stores and bakery, grocery, apparel, kitchen and other shops. Carry out food is available, too.

WINTER BENEFITS! We only get about 25% of the snow that is received in Aspen which means you almost never have to worry about getting out of your driveway to go skiing. Our south facing home overlooks a deer and elk migration corridor. This means that you will watch the animals cross the river and feed on our south facing river banks almost on a daily basis. We live close to Highway 82 which is the four lane road leading to the ski slopes. This road is usually the first cleared and ready for full operation by 8 am in the morning. In addition, we also offer heated sidewalk and garage aprons for easy access for your guests and car. The fishing is also excellent in the winter. One of the deepest holes on the Roaring Fork is located in front of the property. Go deep with small nymphs and a big brown will be the reward. It is easy to cross and wade both sides as the water is low and slower.

Aspen/Snowmass/Buttermilk/Highlands ski areas are an easy 25 minute drive up valley. Sunlight ski resort is 20 minutes down valley and Beaver Creek and Vail just an hour away. The climate is warmer and sleeping is more comfortable at the lower elevation (6500 ft).

If you need more room, see the main house listing at 208552.

The guest house is expensively decorated and yet has an ease of living to it. The sound of the river and changing lights through the Aspen trees create an atmosphere that cannot be purchased.

It fronts 1,200 feet at the confluence of the Roaring Fork River.

The 1100 square foot guesthouse provides privacy and has its own garage, upstairs bedroom, kitchen, bath and TV. Downstairs there is another TV, pool table, half bath and pull out queen sofa bed. An outside deck has incredible views!.

We have a homebook with all the information you will need.

Overlooks river and nature conservancy, private fishing, easy access to ski slopes, 200 yards from main highway 82 to Aspen and Snowmass. The valley's largest grocery store, 9 outstanding restaurants,10 theater movieplex and a 10 lane bowling alley within 1 mile. Hot Springs and worlds largest outdoor pool within 20 minute drive in Glenwood Springs.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
David (Owner)
Advertiser since 2011
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About David

I have traveled all over the world and enjoy an active life style of snow boarding, golfing, bike riding, fishing and hiking.

David purchased this house in 2003

Why David chose Basalt

When I saw the views from this property I was compelled to buy it. It is in a spectacular location and I can enjoy all my activities.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 4 traveler reviews

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Romantic River Front Guesthouse on 5 acres (sleeps 4)
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
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Romantic River Front Guesthouse on 5 acres (sleeps 4)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p910314
+1 9703662878
Basalt Northwest Colorado
Boulder, Colorado
5

Beautiful and Stress Free

  • 5 of 5
What a fantastic place to go to relax and unwind! My daughter and I decided to go on a 'retreat' to get away from the city for a few days, and boy did we find the right place. Right by the river and isolated if you want, or close enough to go and sight see, shop, or eat if you want. There's a hide a bed downstairs, and a half bath, making this gem really a 2 bedroom guesthouse. Open your windows and you can relax to the river as you listen to the birds and other wildlife. Coffee on the porch in the mornings, or wine at night...the choice is yours.
Thank you, David for being a great host and a true' Southern Gentleman'!!
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic River Front Guesthouse on 5 acres (sleeps 4)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p910314
+1 9703662878
Basalt Northwest Colorado
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5
Guest house was beautiful on a beautiful property, quiet location, but very close to grocery store (brand new Whole Foods and very nice City Market) to stock the refrigerator. Greatly appreciated being able to bring the four legged members of the family along. House very clean and very well maintained. Took several driving trips to view the surrounding area. Would recommend to anyone!
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Romantic River Front Guesthouse on 5 acres (sleeps 4)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p910314
+1 9703662878
Basalt Northwest Colorado
Charleston,SC
5

Great stay on the river!!!

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at this great guest house was easy, beautiful and very relaxing. We visited for one week and had a great time! Our favorite thing about the house was hearing the Roaring Fork River, we keep the windows and sliding glass door open the whole time. The 2nd floor deck always had an interesting view, we saw deer, beavers, ducks, and a wide assortment of other birds. We had a good time staying in at night, cooking on the grill and shooting some pool!
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic River Front Guesthouse on 5 acres (sleeps 4)
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p910314
+1 9703662878
Basalt Northwest Colorado
Boulder
4

Beautiful and easy

  • 4 of 5
Enjoyed two night stay at this beautiful location. Easy to get to and easy access to Roaring Fork for great fishing. El Jebel location is also good for access to Frying Pan and Aspen skiing. I will do this again.
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car
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Map

Map

Russets
"Love to sit at the bar and enjoy the local's company or have lunch on the patio or a great d..."
Crystal Theatre
"Stroll Main Street and enjoy a movie at the original cinema. Then, perhaps, a nice dinner i..."
Phat Thai
"Great Thai food--love the red curry shrimp!"
Bella Mia
"Excellent northern Italian food--salmon specials every Thursday! "
Red Rock Diner
"Blue collar breakfast and lunch--local's hangout!"
City Market Food & Pharmacy
"Best grocery store in the Roaring Fork Valley and just 2 minutes away!"
Whole Foods Market
Smoke Modern BBQ
"Wow! Great food and music, too. Get there early!"
Zheng Asian Bistro
"Very good and you can take out!"
River Valley Ranch Golf Club
"Best public golf course in the Valley and located in Carbondale."
Tempranillo Restaurant
"Tapas Bar and wonderful food!"
Movieland 7
White House Pizza
"Good food and music."
VILLAGE SMITHY RESTAURANT
"Very popular breakfast/lunch. Good food. "
Zheng Pan Asian Bistro
"Excellent asian food--take out, too! Located in City Market shopping center, just 1 mile up..."
Rock Creek Grill
"A favorite breakfast place for locals. "
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Glenwood Springs
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 82
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
7...sports,locals hangouts
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Snowmass
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
River Valley Ranch
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
9 oustanding ..biggest grocery in valley
Car: recommended

Spring skiing is fabulous, warm temperatures, soft snow!

Fishing...the trout are waking up and hungry, pale morning duns are hatching, and the days are beautiful. Some people ski in the morning and fish in the afternoons!

Guest house for rent located on 4.9 acres above a tributary of the Roaring Fork River. Sleeps 4, 1.5 baths. See VRBO 208552 for additional information on the main house. Incomparable views are protected by a perpetual wildlife conservation easement. Private fishing with 9 separate pools for rainbows and browns. Perfect area for horses. Two story guest house with one car garage contains full kitchen, pool table and sleeps four. Just 22 minutes to airport and skiing and a half mile to Crown Mountain Park. We are just 10 minutes below Basalt and 10 minutes above Carbondale. There are 9 excellent restaurants within 1 mile and a new Whole Foods. There is a fabulous grocery store and movie complex just five minutes away up valley. Glenwood Springs is just 20 minutes down valley where you will find the hot springs spa and shopping. Aspen is 25 minutes up valley where you can enjoy all it has to offer--music, art, etc.

WINTER BENEFITS! Elk and deer sitings almost daily. Level driveways with limited snowfall, easy access to four lane road that leads to ski slopes. NEW...park and ride transit stop a half mile from this property...will offer rides on new hybrid vehicles every 30 minutes to the ski slopes for $3.00/round trip...the vehicles will have their own lane for fast traffic free travel..GARAGE...the guesthouse offers a warm garage for easy access to the guesthouse without having to go outside to get to car

Golf: River Valley Ranch, Ranch at Roaring Fork (par 3), Aspen Golf Club, Dakota Golf

Ski: Aspen/Snowmass, Buttermilk, Highlands, Sunlight 22-25 minutes to all ski slopes via a four land road which is the first to be cleared of snow in the morning.

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Amenities

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Basalt House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Mountain
  • River
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Linens Provided
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Gas Heating
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • This 2 story guest house has an upstairs that includes a king bed, full bath, kitchen and TV/living area and balcony with chairs that overlooks the river and wildlife area. Downstairs contains an entertainment center, pool table and queen sofa bed and half bath.
Entertainment:
  • Pool Table
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Wood Deck
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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