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Deluxe River House - Ski In/Out, Walk to Gondola, Restaurants, Shops & Festivals

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Telluride Condo Rental Photos and Description

Charming, Well Appointed Condo, 2 Bed/2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Whether you're in Telluride for skiing, hiking, festivals, biking, shopping, or just sight-seeing the Manitou River house’s location and value make this vacation condo hard to beat. This newly renovated home features breathtaking views of Historic Telluride and the San Sophia Mountain Range, Our Manitou River house will surely exceed your vacation expectations.

Situated along the San Miguel River, but in the middle of town, you can park your car and never use it again until going home. Our home is less than a 5 minute walk to the town's gondola up to Mountain Village, chair #8 for skiing, town park for the festivals and Telluride’s historic downtown for shops and restaurants. Hikes, fishing and kayaking can start from your doorstep! You couldn’t ask for a better location.

With all the amenities you'd expect from Fireplaces to Hot tubs to spectacular views to a well appointed and newly renovated condo, our Manitou Riverhouse 103/104 offers a truly unique Telluride experience.

Business License - 12868

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Dan Young
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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About Dan Young

Being an outdoor enthusiast all my life and having explored the country for the best hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, biking and fishing possible, I found it all in one place; right here in Telluride.

Dan Young purchased this condo in 2006

Why Dan Young chose Southwestern Colorado

I consider this town to be a secret gem lost in the mountains of the highest concentration of 14ers in all of Colorado. They surround this restored mining town like a cathedral and every time I venture out, I find myself. In this place, there is everything to keep you connected with the past, yet with all the amenities of today. The restaurants, unique stores and festivals with all of the other sports activities available make this town perfect for anyone who wants to breath fresh air and relax. I think it is a great destination place.

What makes this condo unique

My condo is in the most unique settings in all of the town. Located in the very center of the historic part of Telluride, but just across a footbridge adjacent to the San Miguel River. The sound of the glacier water rolling over its rocky bed will lull you to sleep every night. Literally a five minute walk to the Gondola, Town Park, Festivals, Chair 8 and Restaurants you never need to get in your car until leaving; you can walk everywhere! This condo is directly adjacent to a redwood hot tub over looking the river, great for long days on the slopes. The master bedroom and living room look out towards Telluride Peak and Ajax. The interior has been remodeled in classic Telluride style with a fire place in the living room and both bedrooms. A truly ideal place in a truly perfect part of the world.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dan, the stay was incredible. Up to now I believed that Glacier National Park and its confines were my favorite place in the lower 48 but I must say Telluride is at the very least its equal! Your condo made it perfect, I hope it was left in the condition we arrived, except with a few used sheets (I was a girl scout, try to always leave where I stay better than when I arrive, but couldn't do that with your place because it was immaculate). You were right about the location! After a thorough exploration of the town I couldn’t imagine a better spot… smack in the middle of everything. The stairs were no problem for my dad. I could go on and on, but I won’t bore you. One amusing thing however: as you know, the laws about marijuana are quite strict in most places but Colorado. When I told my children (5, the youngest 18) that I could see “The Green Store” from the balcony they cracked up. I don’t suppose that is a selling point for the condo, but it’s quite intriguing when you come from Texas. I actually went in and bought one of my sons a t-shirt. I felt a little shifty coming out but the staff was quite friendly. In fact, everyone there was friendly! One night I was in the liquor store buying, I am ashamed to admit, a box of wine and the salesman teased me about my high class taste. The next morning my sister and I ran into him, almost literally, on the Jud Wiebe trail where he recognized me and told me he was glad to see me after my box of wine. I assured him I had not consumed the entire box the previous night. Hah!

Thanks again, I know I will make it back to Telluride and if your condo is available that will be my only choice!!

Jun 2014
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Deluxe River House - Ski In/Out, Walk to Gondola, Restaurants, Shops & Festivals
average rating of 4.8 based on 32 reviews

Clean, cozy and awesome location.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. Traveling with a gentleman that is 80 and the spiral staircase was not a problem at all. Best pizza at Brown Dog Pizza, gondola ride up to Mountain Village, shopping and dodging a few rain showers. Perfect in every way.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

The condo is well kept. The owner was great to work with. The location is wonderful, very quiet and on the river. It is very close to the middle of town and to the Grocery store. The spiral staircase was a bit much for my elderly father in law. Plenty of places for sleeping.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location

  • 4 of 5

So pleasant alongside the stream. Telluride cool, green and friendly.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and value for money!!

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks in this beautiful condo with our two teenage boys on a snowboarding trip and it was perfect for our needs. The location could not be better! One block and we were at the Gondola! One block to the supermarket and bakery! Two blocks to the restaurants and shops! I loved waking in the morning to the sound of the river running alongside the building. The condo was extremely comfortable and Dan was happy to help with any info we required before and during our stay. It really did feel like home for us!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: ahhh, thanks so much Cathryn! So nice of you to say. We love our home and we love sharing it with folks who appreciate it as we do. It really is an oasis right in the middle of everything! Please do come back again! You are always welcome!
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Another great visit

  • 4 of 5

This is my second time staying in this condo. You can't beat the location and the views!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Great location, very clean.

  • 4 of 5

Property was in a great location, easy walk to slopes and downtown.

Unit was very clean and owner was very accommodating, can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Car: not necessary

My home is arguably, located in the most perfect spot in all of Telluride. Uniquely situated on the San Miguel River but in the center of the historic district, it also is a hike in and out AND ski in and out. Located within a 3 minute walk or glide to chair 8 or the Gondola, access to town or the village is pretty darn convenient. The river only enhances the whole experience because you really feel like you are in your own world. In the evening, dinner is only a five minute walk to ALL restaurants! We bought the home because of the location, but the interior has as much charm as the exterior. We love it here in Telluride, I think you will too. Dan


Rates & Availability

Telluride Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Dec 1 2016 - Apr 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Blue Grass
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Film Festival
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 7.0%

Deposits are accepted using Credit Card or Personal Check.

The Damage Protection Deposit is ONLY needed if Personal Check is used for Deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Telluride Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Large Log Bunk Bed - Queen and Twin on Top, Twin on Trundle
  • Bedrooms both have Fireplaces with views of the mountains and town. One additional person could sleep on the sofa or air mattress downstairs.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Redwood hot tub adjacent to condo under open roof - awesome!

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