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PET Friendly Home with Great View of Ski Slopes & Yampa Valley

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,780 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 8+, KID & PET FRIENDLY

Accommodations: Secluded private home (2780 SF) abutting Emerald Mtn. conservancy, Under 1 mile to Ski Area free parking & shuttle, Great views, Excellent early AM/good afternoon sun, Open floor plan with 2 wood burning fireplaces, Large windows on 3 sides, Newer near-gourmet kitchen for enjoyable food prep and socializing, Newer master-bath with jetted soaking tub, separate shower and heated stone floor; Big (1400 SF) gated decks with shade in Summer; Heated 1 car garage, KID/PET friendly

Activities: Numerous and varied. Visit Steamboat websites for details and calendar of events.

Amenities: Gourmet Kitchen, Open pantry to minimize shopping for basics+, Fireplaces (2), Washer & Dryer, Dog door & gated upper deck

Electronics: 65' HD Cable TV with "smart" DVD , Flat HDTVs & "smart" DVDs in 3 bedrooms, Stereo w/MP3 connection, Nintendo Wii system, Telephone, Comcast cable Internet w/WiFi (100mbps), Color Printer/Copier/Fax, Alarm system

View/Location: View of Steamboat Ski Area and Yampa River valley 300 ft below, Surrounded by pines & aspen, Abutting Emerald Mountain Conservation Area Wilderness, Back country hiking/skiing/snow shoeing from back door, Regular visits from elk, deer, & fox, 1 1/2 mile (5-10 minute) drive East through the woods and across the river past shopping & free ski parking w/shuttle to ski lifts, Two mile drive North along Yampa River to downtown.

Value Priced: Owners seek to surprise & delight to obtain repeat customer.

More Details

Mike Lower
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2017

About Mike Lower

Married 50+ years; Grandchildren in Washington, DC and Vancouver, Washington; Retired from Ford; Sold home of 40+ years in Birmingham, MI; Permanent home now in Delray Beach, FL;. Summer home on Prudence Island, RI; Still using season ski pass as much as possible

Mike Lower purchased this cabin in 1989

Why Mike Lower chose Steamboat Springs

The home is on the high side of the upper loop road in the Tree Haus neighborhood with vacant undeveloped lots on both sides and the Emerald Mountain Wilderness area behind. Tree Haus has a collection of attractive/unique designed single family homes ranging in size from the original 2500+/- SF homes to newer and expanded 5000+SF homes. The area is fairly hilly with winding roads and under ground utilities. Most homes are permanent residences with only a few of the 2nd homes available (when not used by owner/family/friends) for weekly/monthly rental.

The location provides direct access to Emerald Mountain for snowshoeing in winter and hiking in summer. Some of the local elk herd passes below our large deck on their way to/from the river for water.

What makes this cabin unique

We have attempted to create a home that is comfortable for personal use and one that feels like staying at a friends vacation 'cabin' for renters. The area/house/furniture is PET/KID FRIENDLY. The newer kitchen is very well equipped for enjoyable food prep with plenty of space for socializing. We have an 'open pantry' stocked with basics++ to minimize the need for trips to the market. The new master bath with jetted soaking tub, separate multi-head shower and heated stone floor is designed to comfort tired bodies after a hard day on the slopes or trails.

We have priced a little under the market in an effort to attract & retain multi-week repeat renters. Further we encourage owner/renter/local property manager communications in an effort to respond promptly to renter requests and to exceed expectations, thereby further increasing the number of repeat renters that treat the house as if it were their own.


Steamboat Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2780 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Heated Tile Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Heated Tile Floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Heated stone tile floor
  • Baths: Master bath fully remodeled Spring 2011 with jetted soaking tub, separate shower with multiple shower heads, and heated tile floor. Guest with tub/shower and heated tile floor. Half bath with heated tile floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Roll-Away singles, Aerobeds, crib & PacknPlay for children
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Roll Away Singles, Aerobeds, Crib and PacknPlay for children
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Roll Away Singles, Aerobeds, crib & PacknPlay for Children.
    Main Floor - 1 queen , Fold out queen sofa bed
  • Beds: King (1), Queen (2), Convertible Queen (1), Rollaway Singles (2), AreoBed Singles (2), crib (1), Pack'nPlay (1) Sleeps 6-12 depending on size and familiarity, Linens provided
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Open (well stocked) Pantry Policy minimizes need for grocery eakshopping. Gourmet Kitchen: Table for 8, Breakfast peninsula seats 4, Heated tile floor, Granite counter tops, Gas range, Electric convection oven, Jenn-Air inside grill, Advantium microwave/oven, Refrigerator/freezer/ice maker, Dishwasher, Compactor, Disposal, Cooking utensils, China, Flatware, Coffee, Flour, Sugar, Oils, Spices, Etc. provided Outdoor Features: Wrap-around deck (1400 SF), Gas grill, outdoors table & chairs, great views. Bush-wack hiking/snow shoe trail from back door up Emerald Mountain. Regular visits from small local elk herd. Vacant lots on both sides, Emerald Mountain Conservancy for miles behind, ski area across valley in front of house.


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PET Friendly Home with Great View of Ski Slopes & Yampa Valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 28 reviews

Lovely home with beautiful views and comfortable. We have been here a before and we will c u next yr

  • 5 of 5

The home is lovely and open and beautiful views. We used to come here when my kids were little and we just did a trip here again and still love it. The house has had quality updates over the years and the host is attentive to what we need. They even have a basket of gloves and goggles to borrow- very thoughtful. We're coming back next year. My wife loved the heated bathroom floors! Thx, peter

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space, perfect view.

  • 5 of 5

Three couples, 2 babes, 2 dogs (Great Dane and a Lab), and still had room for more! Open living room with lots of room to spread out and chill out. We loved looking at the view of the mountain from living room and deck. The kitchen was big enough for us all to prepare dinners which was equipped with good knives and my favorite, the vitamix for morning smoothies! We will all be back for sure next ski season and probably a summer girls trip before that. The only thing it's missing is a hot tub ;)

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 5 nights this winter and it was great! Amazing views of Steamboat mountain, very private, close to everything and very comfortable. Owner was accommodating, helpful and had the house well stocked. We had a lot of fun and definitely plan to stay here again. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dwight, IL

Fantastic Get Away Home

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely home! My husband and I along with our two dogs had a great stay here. The home is so roomy and equipped with all you could need. The views from the home are amazing. The owner is so easy to deal with and responds quickly to emails and questions. We enjoyed the large deck very much and so did our dogs. This is a great home away from home. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jody D.

  • 5 of 5

If you want to rent a comfortable, fully-equipped home that's convenient to the ski area and the town of Steamboat Springs, RENT THIS HOME! Close to everything, yet quiet and secluded with absolutely gorgeous views. Watch the hot air balloons float by in the morning, and the herd of elk cut through the yard morning and evening. A true paradise! Fully equipped kitchen made cooking fun, and the owner is very thoughtful and accommodating with great communication. A great place to make wonderful vacation memories!

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2013
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lincoln, Nebraska

Outstanding Vacation Get-A-Way!!!

  • 5 of 5

We are currently here and wrapping up our 10 day stay at this property. It is 100% Outstanding, Awesome, Peaceful, Relaxing and every other wonderful positive experience you can imagine!!! The view is spectacular! The home itself is beautiful, very modern, secluded (yet close to town) and has all the necessities you will need for your stay (and then some!). The appliances are ALL new, top of the line and yet easy to use for any age of guests. The interior design is above and beyond what the listing photos is absolutely breathtaking (inside and outside). No guests would ever leave here disappointed!!! PERFECT vacation get-a-way! The outdoor deck is massive...great for relaxing any time of day or evening. We brought our pet Yorkie along and he loved the deck...great areas of sun and shade any time...and the deck is structured so that your pet cannot run away (safe all the way around the house). The city of Streamboat Springs is beautiful too...great place to visit and shop...plenty of activities for all ages. Grocery store, fast food and shopping just minutes away from the home. All in all there is nothing we (our family of seven) could request to make the stay andy more was ABSOLUTELY PERFECT!!! If you are looking for the perfect vacation home and area to stay...this is the it now!!! The owner is a delight (talked by phone) and nobody will come by the home to check up on you or watch over you...complete peace and quiet. We will DEFINITELY be returning here soon! We are already dreading having to leave and go home...this place is paradise!!! Experience it for yourself and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Yampa Valley
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Burlington-Northern (But they specialize in coal)
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 40
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Steamboat and Howelsen
Car: necessary

Steamboat: In winter: Downhill skiing with lots of powder & trees, back country skiing/snowshoeing, ice climbing of frozen water falls, snowmobiling, etc. ; Year-around ski jump hill, Whitewater kayaking in Spring; Hiking, golf, fly fishing, rodeos, biking, tubing, etc. in Summer; Hiking, fishing & biking with great colors in Fall. Friendly people, good food, small town feel with bigger city services, enjoyable weather and great views year around. Come see why many visitors tend to change their life plans and make Steamboat home for a life time.

This property is a Pet friendly private home value priced to retain a high percentage of multi-week repeat guests that treat property as their second home.

Ski: Steamboat has earned its title of Ski Town USA. House overlooks Steamboat Ski area. Base of lifts less than a short 2 mile drive down the 'hill' and across the Yampa River. Large free parking lot with frequent buses on way to lifts. Steamboat has 2965 acres, 18 lifts, 165 named trails, 350' average annual snow fall and best in world Champagne Powder with lots of tree skiing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Reservation & Cleaning $250

(1) Now accepting instant booking through HomeAway with payments by credit card.
(2) We have NO formal check-in, just go to home and enjoy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.