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Unique Telluride carriage house with private deck & stunning views

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Queen Sofabed,1 Bathrm, sleeps 2 well, 4 if w/kids or good friends!

Welcome to our little slice of heaven. This cozy carriage house is in a great location, walking distance to both Lifts # 7 & 8 (Gondola), on a quiet back alley close to Main St, Telluride. On entering the house, you'll find a compact and tastefully decorated kitchen and living room. With hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances, the spaces blend form & function, & include a gas fireplace and flat-screen TV w/DVD. The deck has great views of the ski area, Box Canyon and surrounding ridges, and is perfect for catching both winter and summer rays & enjoying BBQs. Downstairs is the queen bedroom, with plenty of cupboard space, and the bathroom with large steam shower (no bath). A washer & dryer allows complete self-sufficiency, and underfloor heating keeps it warm in the winter. The classic queen sofa-sleeper upstairs makes this a great vacation home for singles, couples or a small family. If you are looking for a distinctive place to enjoy your time in Telluride, you've found it.

Unique: One of the few free-standing carriage houses in Telluride, this little gem is lovely and unique. Unlike condos where you have to worry about what's going on in the next unit, or from people ' walking' over your head, you are completely separate from your neighbours in this compact little house. Whilst similar in price to these condos, you have more room to move around with it's unique design. The deck is the icing on the cake, with a small gas grill, two chairs and a bench plus cushion that allow for hours just relaxing in the sunshine, while taking in the spectacular mountains around you. If you are looking for a unique 'home' for your time in Telluride, this is it.

Light and airy: Although it's small, the number of windows in the house gives a feeling of open space, with plenty of light and cross-breezes in the summer, and the warmth of the sun in the winter. The light wood panelling enhances that feeling of warmth, and gives you a sense of belonging for however long your stay may be. Downstairs in the bedroom, you have privacy with the up/down blind, which also allows light to filter through, so it's open and airy (and at street level, so not a 'basement' feel). In the winter, the underfloor heating means you'll never be cold, even in the marble floor bathroom.

Location: Right near the River Trail that winds it's way along the San Miguel River in and out of town, the house is located on a quiet back alley, halfway between Lifts 7 & 8 - and the free Gondola to Mountain Village. And only three blocks to the top end of town (the Court House), and all that has to offer in terms of restaurants, nightlife and day time shopping.

For more details on this home, please visit our website:

Our house is also listed by our Property Managers with HomeAway (Listing 911480) & VRBO (376353).

Town of Telluride Business License # 12476.

More Details

Melissa Wood
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything went well. We are THRILLED with the Wood House. No detail went unnoticed in this space.

Thank you.
Dec 2013
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Telluride House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom is compact with separate toilet, heated tiled floors, and a lovely steam room combined with shower. Not much room on the top of the vanity, but a large storage space underneath, and further bathroom storage in the cupboard above the toilet. The medium sized washing machine and dryer (stacked) are at the entrance to the bathroom, with an ironing board tucked in the small space either side of these (iron is usually in the vanity unit).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofabed upstairs doubles as daytime sofa
  • The bedroom is not huge, but amply big enough for two side tables, and to walk around each side of the queen size bed easily. The closet (with three sliding doors) is along the side wall of the bedroom and runs the length of the room. It has a top shelf (which usually stores spare pillows/blankets etc.) to put larger clothing items on, or to stack away suitcases. There is no inbuilt shelving, but there are two, 4 tier hanging shelving units on each side of the closet space. There's plenty of hangers and hanging space for long or short clothing. There is a laundry basket on the floor of the closet in the middle cupboard. The two sets of golf clubs (ladies and mens) for guest's use are usually stored on the left side of the closet next to the hanging shelving units. There is high quality carpet in the bedroom, and a large window with up/down blind. Designer side-table lamps allow for reading, and a large floor lamp gives extra light as needed. Bedroom linen has just been upgraded.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Steam Shower
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
This small carriage house is best suited to a couple, however, it can definitely cater to a couple with children, or two couples who don't mind the slight lack of privacy, as there is a good queen size sofa bed in the living room that is easily set up at night. The large dining table caters for 6-8, and there is crockery, cutlery and cookware for a small dinner party! The kitchen cupboards are mostly taken up with these (usually two to three cupboards are left empty for non-perishables), but there is space for storage on the counter, and of course in the large fridge. A lovely and full-size oven/range with four hobs means cooking is a pleasure, and the full-size dishwasher complements that! Parking is NOT provided, however, a Pacific Ave street parking permit is available from the property managers on checkin. The parking pad next to the house is not for our home. This house will not disappoint if you are looking for a home away from home.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Unique Telluride carriage house with private deck & stunning views
average rating of 4.882353 based on 31 reviews

Great find in Telluride!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended. It is located right in the middle of town, literally a block away from skiing, shopping, dining. Michael and Melissa make sure nothing is missing before you get there. It is a home away from home, really clean and so comfy, the right amount of space for a family of four, amazing views and a great location. What else could you ask for? I would come back to this place any time I am back in Telluride.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Karla, always lovely hosting such appreciative guests!! Glad you enjoyed your stay, look forward to seeing you back in T'ride soon! Melissa
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Eugene, OR, USA

Perfect spot in downtown, close to everything, and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were here for a few days to relax and unwind. The views from the balcony are incredible. The kitchen has everything one would need and it was great to cook a few meals for ourselves. Jen-Air gas stove, huge and impeccably clean refrigerator, and beautiful cabinetry. The lighting is warm and the table is perfect. The steam shower is a fantastic touch when it's 30 degrees outside! We walked everywhere and we're impressed at the proximity to everything. Ideal for a couples getaway in a picturesque town.

Also, the owner is super responsive, timely, and truly wants the renters to have an incredible time. Their attention to detail did not go unnoticed! We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Christy! So happy you were happy with your short stay ... thanks for being such appreciative guests and for enjoying our little slice of heaven as much as we do! Look forward to welcoming you back next time. Melissa
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Perfect Telluride vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with everything about the carriage house. The views are incredible. The location is ideal. Close to town, but private. The Gondola is a convenient walk. The property is very clean and well maintained. The kitchen is beautiful. The bathroom is equipped with a steam shower which was a great feature. We will definitely recommend to family and friends. Actually, we can't wait to return ourselves.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always a pleasure having you stay, Lisa - sorry the weather wasn't so cooperative! Thanks for the review, see you again soon, hopefully! Melissa
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Perfect place and location.

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place!! The carriage house is very charming and cozy, everything is brand new inside and the views from the deck (stared at the waterfall all weekend) are exactly what we wanted. It's right in town soMelissa was extremely easy to work with and everything went without a hitch. She even left us two bottles of wine as we were celebrating a birthday and engagement. I highly recommend staying here. It's location is steps to the gondola so would be perfect for a ski trip as well. After working with Melissa this first time I hope to do it again and try her places in the Caymans and Australia one day as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Alex, so pleased we could accommodate you for your celebratory weekend, and glad the lovely Fall weather held for you. Would love to welcome you to the Caymans or Australia, and absolutely back to T'ride again! Cheers, Melissa
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A Lovely Stay in Telluride

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 weeks in the Woods carriage house with our beloved dog, Clouseau. We had visited the property the summer before, so we were familiar with it. It is well maintained. Our favorite feature was the convenience of the location. The heart of Telluride was easily accessible on foot, as were our favorite restaurants (The Chop House, Oak, 221 Oak, Baked in Tellutide). We attended several of the Chamber Music Festival Concerts and did some breathtaking hikes. We played golf on the Telluride course and in nearby Montrose and Delta. The kitchen and living area were perfect for preparing meals and enjoying the Olympics. We loved the heated floor in the bathroom! All in all, we had a great experience in the property, and would recommend it to friends and family. We look forward to staying there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for this fab review Richard - you are great guests (including Clouseau!), and we look forward to welcoming you again in the summer next year. Cheers, Melissa
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Great Place - well equipped kitchen - great location

  • 4 of 5

The carriage house is a great alternative to renting a condo. The well equipped kitchen was great and there is plenty of living space on the upper level, even a sunny deck. Enjoyed my stay and planning on coming back.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bill! Look forward to your next visit! Melissa
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Telluride Regional Airport (TEX)
Car: not necessary

Named for the 90-mile-long San Miguel River, San Miguel County is home to some of southwest Colorado’s most amazing natural sites, including Bridal Veil Falls—the longest free-falling waterfall in Colorado—and the Old Spanish Trail—a 1,200-mile historic route that started in Santa Fe, touched the Telluride region and continued on to Los Angeles.

At the heart of San Miguel County are two unique communities: Telluride and Mountain Village. Each with its own charms, the two towns are connected by a free gondola, the only transportation system of its kind in North America. Rooted in history, Telluride is both a bustling ski town and historic jewel. Clapboard storefronts house independent art galleries, old-time bars and delectable eateries. Neighboring Mountain Village offers a modern take on nature and features expansive views and world-class accommodations. During winter, Mountain Village features convenient access to the slopes of Telluride Ski Resort.


Rates & Availability

Telluride House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mountain Film Festival
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 30 2017 - Jun 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Bluegrass Festival
Jun 14 2017 - Jun 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 19 2017 - Jul 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th July / Ride Festival
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Telluride Film Festival
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
Blues & Brews Festival
Sep 14 2017 - Sep 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Sep 18 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Winter
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $100

Rates are subject to change & negotiable, please check with owner.

Summer Festival rates cover: Mountain Film; Bluegrass; The Ride; Telluride Film; Blues & Brews.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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