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Elizabeth Baker

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Fabulous Scenic Mountain Home - Sleeps 12!

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-13)

Welcome to Mt. Ralphmore!

Absolutely the best in every way...location, scenic views & price. This mountain retreat is built in the Heart of the Colorado Rockies(more 14,000' mountains here than anywhere else in North America), breath-taking mountain views in every direction, best view of the famous Chalk Cliffs.

Overlooks & constructed on the banks of the beautiful Chalk Creek w/ floor to ceiling windows.. Enjoy the beauty (magnificent) & sounds of nature (bubbling creek below), watch the wildlife (deer, elk, fox) fish, hike or sit out on the 40' plus wrap around porch. The large screened in porch is great for outdoor eating and relaxing as well.

This is a warm & wonderfully built abode w/ all the comforts & amenities (maybe more) of home. With 3 full baths and 6 separate vanities, everyone gets accommodated.

Mt. Ralphmore is located just 15 min. & 23 min. respectively from the historic towns of Buena Vista & Salida, where charm, dining, shopping & galleries abound!

The San Isabel National Forest, St. Elmo (famous ghost town & great place to feed the chipmunks or rent jeeps/snowmobiles), Mt Princeton Hot Springs (Colorado's #1 hot springs)& the Arkansas River (great rafting or fly fishing) are all right here.

Monarch, Ski Cooper & Copper Ski Resorts are all 35-45 min. away, as is Leadville (lots of history there). Breckenridge is just a bit over an hour & Vail is 1 hr. & 30 min. Located 90 miles from Colorado Springs, flying in & out is easy.

Plenty of activities to enjoy year round. The best place to take a family, take a friend, take a break & take a vacation!

Keywords: Mountain Home

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  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Elizabeth Baker (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Elizabeth Baker

We live in Dallas, have a career in real estate and a passion for design. We enjoy sharing what we have been blessed with!

Elizabeth Baker purchased this house in 2008

Why Elizabeth Baker chose South Central Colorado

We have been coming to this area for over 40 yrs. We built in this particular area because it is in such close proximity to all that Colorado has to offer. The view is tremendous and the location fabulous. It just does not get any better than this!

What makes this house unique

The best home in the area w/ the finest views. A very warm inviting home that sits on three+ acres overlooking Chalk Creek, the Chalk Cliffs, Mt Princeton & Mt Antero. Hearing the bubbling of the creek or viewing the Chalk Cliffs at sunrise, walking down Bunny Lane or driving up to St. Elmo, memories for a lifetime will be made.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I spent Thanksgiving here. It is majestic. We took walks down Bunny Lane, took pictures on the bridge and just enjoyed the surroundings. Mt. Ralphmore is very beautiful and very inviting. Wish I could be here more. We really love the deck that surrounds the entire place, oh, and the screened in porch, gotta love that.
Nov 2009
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based on 11 traveler reviews

Fabulous Scenic Mountain Home - Sleeps 12!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Mt. Ralphmore!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is beautiful! Our family of 10 stayed here very comfortably. The owners where very easy to work with. The location is perfect for just about anything you could imagine doing while in Colorado. I would highly recommend this cabin to anyone and plan on returning next year with our family again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Midland, Tx

Mt Ralphmore

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent property. The pictures are good but reality is better. The views are wonderful as you are surrounded by 14000+ foot mountains and the river is right in front of you. There is excellent fishing in a small lake an easy 7-8 minute walk down the road. My entire family loved the house and location. There were 6 of us and plenty of room for more. The owner was professional and easy to deal with!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evergreen, Co USA

Mt. Rushmore house

  • 5 of 5

House was immaculate! Location and views were spectacular. Have recommended the house to our friends. The owners were so pleasant to work with. We went in spring but each season would be wonderful. Even with 12 people we had space to move and relax without stepping on each other. Tons of activities to do nearby.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Have repeatedly been to this gorgeous vacation home - summer, fall, and spring! Will continue to go back and relax...the home, the décor, the surroundings with the beautiful creek and mountains, the walking along Bunny Trail, the hiking, the neighbors, the little nearly towns of Salida and Buena Vista, not to mention Colorado Springs, the skiing for the kids, and just reading and eating and having fun!!!

Clean, spacious, inviting - the screened in porch is fabulous!

Highly recommend it for anyone thinking of having a great time!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you many times for the sweet review. We strive to provide an enjoyable visit and great lasting memories.
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Dallas Texas

Absolutely perfect vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This home is simply magnificent. Everything is top notch. From the beds to the linens to the furnishings to the views it is perfect. I have been to this property three times and it is by far my favorite vacation spot in the world. Relaxing, breathtaking and renewing!

I recommend this property without reservation.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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plano, tx.

Best vacation place ever!

  • 5 of 5

What a perfectly beautiful home for a vacation. This cabin is comfortable, cozy, & roomy. Loved the beds, loved the views, loved the kitchen, loved the deck, loved the atmosphere of the whole place. Had a wonderful week and didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Eddyline's Brewery in BV
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Buena Vista
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
HWY 285
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Eddyline's on South Main
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Car: necessary

Mt. home is just one mile from natural hot springs and all that has to offer. Kids and adults enjoy the year round pools and springs and spa. Another wonderful short and beautiful drive is on up the road to St. Elmo, old historic ghost town with seasonal offroading vehicles, feeding the chipmunks and antiquing. Great spots to sled in the winter months. Agnes Falls, another short drive up the road, one can hike up and see gorgeous sights all in under an hour.


Rates & Availability

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Rental Basis:
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Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.8%

The cleaning fee is in addition to rental fee. The security/damages fee is fully refundable per rental agreement terms, i.e. when property is left in good condition and checklist followed.
Best Way to Pay is via Paypal. To Book; or 214-244-7475.

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South Central Colorado House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , upstairs & also has three separate sink and dressing areas
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
  • 3 separate bathrooms makes for large groups to still get ready with ease.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single
    Loft + Den - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 1 King size in Master room # 1,2 queens in guest room # 2,3 Twin or Single Beds room # 3,1 queen in loft # 4 and1 Sleep Sofa Chair that converts to twin in loft # 4
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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