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Casa Del Sol - Private serene surroundings with spectacular mountain views

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Spacious Studio with Vaulted Ceilings and loft, one full bathroom, sleeps 2-4

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Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Casa del Sol is the perfect place to experience all the Roaring Fork Valley has to offer. This spacious, sunny cottage hidden away among six private acres is available for weekend, weekly or monthly rentals. If you are looking for a quiet retreat amidst beautiful surroundings – you can wake up every morning to a breathtaking view of Mt. Sopris. If you are hoping to experience the mountain town life - Casa del Sol is uniquely located between Glenwood Springs and Sunlight Mountain Resort – each a five mile drive away along Four Mile Creek. Casa del Sol is fully furnished complete with a private balcony and covered parking.

Casa Del Sol is great for couples, but can accommodate up to 4 guests. Please note, that Casa Del Sol has a studio style layout, thus privacy is limit if the group is more than a couple.

***Note - due to our location outside of town, we are only subject to 3.9% state and county sales tax vs. the 11% tax required at in town properties.***

Casa Del Sol is located along Four Mile Creek, five miles from Glenwood Springs. As you continue up the road, Ski Sunlight is another five miles away. In the winter this is an ideal family ski resort, with surrounding cross country and snow shoe trails. You can enter into BLM land, and drive to Four Mile Park- offering snowmobile trails and sledding hills.

In the summer, the hike up Ski Sunlight is beautiful and quiet - you will often find yourself the only one there. Four Mile Park offers countless dirt roads to explore by foot, jeep or bike.

Ski Resorts: Ski Sunlight is a short ten minute drive up the road. Sunlight offers a wide variety of terrain, with a friendly local charm.

Aspen is forty miles away - and boasts four world class resorts - Snowmass, Highlands, Buttermilk and Ajax. The crowds in Aspen are minimal compared to the resorts closer to the front range.

For more world class skiing, Vail and Beaver Creek are an hour away to the east.

Approximate Distances to Local Attractions:

Sunlight Ski Area & Nordic Trails 6 miles / 12 minutes

Glenwood Hot Springs Resort 6.5 miles / 12 minutes

Spring Gulch Nordic Area 10 miles / 20 minutes

Downtown Glenwood Springs 6 miles / 12 minutes

Carbondale 10 miles / 20 minutes

Snowmass 30 miles / 40 minutes

Aspen 40 miles / 1 hour

Eagle County Airport 34 miles / 50 minutes

Vail 65 miles / 1 hour 15 minutes

Rifle / Rifle Falls 33 miles / 40 minutes

Palisade (Colorado’s Wine Country) 80 miles / 1 hour 30 minutes

Here are the links to the other listings if you are interested in having a larger group:

Alpen Haus - Sleeps 8 to 10

Alpen Den - Sleeps 5

Bear's Den - Sleeps 4

***Special Note for winter guests - All wheel drive or four wheel drive autos are required when staying in December, January, and February. Difficult conditions may also exist in November and March. We have the driveway professionally plowed and generally do not have problems. However, inappropriate cars can and do get stuck as elevation changes exist on the driveway as well as the possibility of slick ice and deep snow. Stuck cars do cause problems as the driveway services three separate properties. You are required to provide information about the cars that will be driven during the winter. Guests that become stuck are responsible for all associated costs.***

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More Details

Mark Spidell
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Mark Spidell

Mark and his family are experienced VRBO hosts with multiple properties in the area. Providing a great guest experience is something we take very seriously.

We respond to guest inquiries 7 days a week. Please feel free to contact us for information by phone, 970-948-9474, or email.

Liz and Mark enjoy providing guests with the locals' prospective. Liz grew up in Glenwood Springs and has fond memories participating in ski races at Sunlight. Mark and Liz met while attending the University of Denver.

Mark Spidell purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Mark Spidell chose Northwest Colorado

This house is just a short walk from our home. This allows us to be nearby if the need arises, but far enough away to provide privacy. With great views, the peaceful sound of the creek and the proximity to the great outdoor adventure, this property is truly special.

What makes this cabin unique

Casa Del Sol is unique in that it offers plenty of natural light and great views. It is perfect for a couple's get away or for small families.

This property is special because of its location and unique design. It is close to town but also feels rural. You can adjust your plans easily as it is near many different activities. Awesome snow at Sunlight...10 minutes away. Want to go river rafting...10 minutes away. Awesome snow in Aspen...45 minutes away. Want to going for a bike ride...leave from the house or drive a short distance to some awesome trails and paths.


Glenwood Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Casa Del Sol has a unique lay out - a spacious room with vaulted ceilings with a bedroom nook, living area and fully equipped kitchen. There is also a loft with a double bed. The loft does involve a ladder that is not appropriate for young children.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Casa Del Sol - Private serene surroundings with spectacular mountain views
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Amazing place to stay. Feels like the wilderness but close to modern conveniences

  • 5 of 5

A great owner with a great property and plenty of choices to stay. Will stay again next time we are in the area

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place! Very Homey and clean. Lots of sunlight and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Great value. Has everything we needed. It was private and quiet. Lots of sunlight and very cozy.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was perfect...

  • 5 of 5

Though I only ended up staying for a single evening, Casa del Sol was the perfect spot to unwind. I will be back very soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful little spot to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came to Casa del Sol for a weekend get away. The accommodations were exactly what we were looking for! The place was clean, and the bed was so comfortable. We enjoyed sitting on the porch in the evening and watching the sun set while drinking a glass of wine. We met the owner, Mark, as we were packing up to leave and he was very pleasant and wanted to be sure we had enjoyed our stay. I would absolutely visit Casa del Sol again when I am in Glenwood!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved everything about it!

  • 5 of 5

Beginning with Mark's directions were very accurate so we didn't get lost. To the place looks just like the pictures so you can't be disappointed. Mark was an excellent host and accommodating in everything we needed. The view is beautiful! There isn't enough to be said. I'd highly recommend this place to anyone going to Glenwood Springs. Thank you Mark for helping make our honeymoon perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay. Love the homey feel

  • 5 of 5

We cant say enough good things about this vacation rental. 5 stars are not enough for Casa Del Sol. Mark thought of everthing someone might need while renting his home. The decor is warm and welcoming. The views were phenomenal. We looked forward to sitting on the deck in evenings, watching the deer or other wild life that happened by. We enjoyed looking at the stars, which were so clear since the home is not near the city lights. The atmosphere was very peaceful and calming. Mark was very helpful providing information. He had a collection of books and brochures showing hikes and things to do in the area in the home. The bed was comfortable. We also had our dogs, who loved walking around the property. We would definitely recommend this home. Thank you Mark for renting us this truely memorable vacation home. Kelly and Mike Adkins

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Eagle/Vail Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Iron Bridge
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Glenwood Springs Train Station - Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-70 Glenwood Springs exit
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Sunlight Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

Summer: For the outdoors enthusiast, this is paradise. Hiking, mountain biking, road biking, fly fishing, white water rafting are all within a few miles. You can explore the mountain towns of Glenwood Springs (ten minutes away) and Carbondale (twenty minutes) or meander up valley to Redstone and Aspen (40 minutes).

Autumn: Colorado puts on a breathtaking display of Fall Colors each year, and the Roaring Fork Valley is a destination for watching the Aspen leaves turn. Venture as near as your balcony or to the famous Maroon Bells to enjoy the beauty.

Winter: Choose your adventure: downhill or cross country skiing, snow shoeing, or relaxing in the healing waters of the Hot Springs Pool - all within easy reach of Casa Del Sol. Ski Sunlight is just five miles up the road, Vail and Aspen are less then an hour away.

Other Activities: cross country skiing, sledding, hiking, backpacking, rafting, kayaking


Rates & Availability

Glenwood Springs Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 3 2017 - May 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
May 19 2017 - Oct 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Oct 9 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $0
Tax Rate 3.9%

Payment via check is preferred; $5 per night additional if paypal or VRBO payment option is used. Extended stay discounts available. Pet fee waived if staying for one week or longer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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