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Delightful Rustic Home 10 minutes from the Historic Town of Telluride CO

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

2 acre mountain lot, San Juan vista, 3 bdrm, 3 bath, sleeps 7

Our 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom cabin style home offers very affordable accommodations, only minutes from Telluride. Secluded 2 acre lot at 9500 feet, with fabulous views of the San Juans Mountains, towering aspens and spectacular sunsets enjoyed through the wall-to-wall windows. All the amenities, including a gas and wood fireplace, large high-def TV, high-speed wireless internet, wifi and plenty of parking. At half the price of in-town facilities, you will appreciate easy access to Telluride's festivals and fabulous dining yet relax in peace and quite at the end of the day. The world class Telluride Golf and Ski Resort is just five minutes away. Bike, hike or just hang out at one the world's most historic resort towns. This is your home away from home.

Location: Our home is in the Ski Ranches, one mile from the entrance to Mountain Village Ski & Golf Resort. We are five miles from the town of Telluride with access to Hwy #145. The town is accessible by road or by Gondola. We often drive to the parking in Mtn. Village (free) and ride the Gondola (free) to the ski area or into town for shopping or dining. Most everything from the Gondola is within walking distance and there is no hassle with parking.

More Details

Mike & Lynn Gardner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2017

About Mike & Lynn Gardner

We built our home in Telluride Ski Ranches in 1978. Lived there for many years before moving to Montana where we now live. We continue to maintain a strong connection to Telluride and our home there and visit 4-5 times a year. Hopefully more once we retire. The family is spread out now but we all find time to get back and enjoy the unique beauty and adventure that this place offers.

Mike & Lynn Gardner purchased this house in 1978

Why Mike & Lynn Gardner chose Southwestern Colorado

We hope our guests will appreciate the love that we have for this amazing place. Two acres of secluded aspen forest at 9500' next to the National forest and only a few minutes to town and the Mountain Village.

What makes this house unique

It is truly a great mountain cabin, with wood stove, gas fireplace and gas furnace (of course) and mountain views through continuous south-west glass walls. The National forest is the backyard. Yet it has all the amenities. Plenty of fire wood. Two south decks. Three comfortable bed rooms and three bath rooms. Utility room and fully stocked kitchen.


Mountain Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Sunshine Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower , lava rock vanity
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , glass door shower w/travertine tile
    Aspen Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , marble tile and soaking tub
  • Beautiful updated bathrooms with full amenities.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Aspen Main Floor Master - 1 king
    Sunshine View 2nd Master - 1 queen
    Cozy Bunk Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin XL over Queen Bunk Beds
  • Aspen and Sunshine View bedrooms enjoy private bathrooms both with exquisite views of Mt. Wilson. The Cozy Bunk Room has a lava rock wall and rustic log twin xl over queen bunk beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Delightful Rustic Home 10 minutes from the Historic Town of Telluride CO
average rating of 4.8 based on 35 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! It just so happened to be the second snowiest January in forty years while we were there. The property was fantastic. Perfect distance to town with our two-year-old. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Bill and Cyndy - Elgin, TX

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome place to stay, my husband and I took our two dogs Sidd (Lab) and Shiner (Golden)with us. It is a very warm welcome and dog friendly place to stay and the view of the mountains was breathtaking and the woods are just out the front door so we did allot of hiking. Highly recommend this to everyone!!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge


  • 5 of 5

This upstairs home is exactly as described on the VRBO site. It's in a grove of tall Aspens and easy to get to. Two walls are full length windows allowing plenty of light to enter and there is a great unobstructed view of Mt. Wilson. The kitchen was stocked with many food items. There are 2 TV sets but one only gets Netflix. The rates are reasonable and we will definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and unique property near Telluride

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic extended vacation at this property in August 2016. It is a unique, clean and comfortable home nestled in a mature grove of aspen trees. The views from the deck are beautiful and it is a very quiet location in the Telluride Ski Ranches area. The home is convenient to Telluride and Mountain Village and all the activities, dining and shopping offered in both locations.

The home is well decorated and maintained and has all the conveniences you would expect in a vacation home. The homeowners, Mike and Lynn, provided good information about home and the Telluride area and were very responsive to our questions.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clearwater, FL

Great multi-room property near Mountain Village!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a place to stay with pillow-soft beds, separate bedroom areas and plenty of bathrooms this is your place. Pleasantly appointed with couches and pillows to relax in all over the house; in an alcove for t.v., in the living room to watch a fire or the wind through the trees outside. We were greeted by the far off calls of coyotes the first night and saw a buck on our last night at sunset. A great place to relax after a busy day in town. Everything you can think of in the kitchen and a great outside deck to stargaze when the weather is right. Mike and Lynn are great communicators and can answer any questions. Highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in great area.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home in great location. Close to Telluride and Mountain Village yet out of the hustle and bustle. We did not want to leave!!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Mountain Village
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Mountain Village
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Mountain Village
Car: necessary

Telluride is an exquisite mountain village town located at 8600' elevation, nestled in the San Juan mountains, the highest concentration of 14,000' mountains in the United States. Born in the 1880's, Telluride has shed it's mining legacy and transformed itself into a modern jewel of restaurants, shops and galleries. Offering world class skiing, a fabulous 18 hole public golf course, hiking, biking and mountaineering- Telluride has all the adventure you can handle. Numerous art and music festivals bloom throughout the summer, bringing quality entertainment to this very hospitable town. The jazz, blue grass and film festivals are national attractions. This is a place of energy and beauty that is still in touch with it's raw historical past. A rare gem that blends sophistication and exuberance with a town that still appreciates the magnificence these mountains have to offer. Come visit.

Golf: Mountain Village Golf and Ski Resort offers one of the most picturesque 18 hole public golf courses I have ever played. The back drop of the Snuffles mountain range is stunning. The par 71 course is well maintained and at 9500' elevation you will hit the longest drives of your life.

Ski: Telluride ski resort offers 1700 acres of skiable terrain, 16 lifts, 84 trails with a vertical drop of 3500 feet and over 300' of annual snowfall. Trail difficulty is balanced and the children care and learning to ski facilities are exceptional.


Rates & Availability

Mountain Village House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Winter
Feb 22 2017 - Apr 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 4 2017 - Jun 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Blue Grass Festival
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jun 19 2017 - Sep 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
Blues & Brews
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Early winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
Spring mid season
Apr 9 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.9%

Typically, the deposit holds the property until 45 days prior- when full payment is due,Rates apply for most dates except special occasions and festivals, then the rates are slightly more.

any unused portion of the cleaning fee is returned to the guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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