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Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Sunshine. Starbucks. Gondola. Riverfront. Designers Home by the Westin. Bliss!

43 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay nights


Northwest Colorado Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

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* A five minute stroll to the Gondola along the river (No need to cross any streets).

* Kitty corner from Starbucks and the Avon Artisan Bakery.

* Idyllic location on the Eagle River at the head of the bike path and in the heart of Avon. No street noise.

* Participate in the Avon Recreation Center--multi exercise programs and impressive water park!

* Best floor plan with several spacious common areas for group gatherings and yet offers uncommon privacy in all three master suites.

* To welcome baby-- both a top of the line Chico Pak N Play and high chair available upon request at the time of reservation.

* A much sought after spacious south facing, outside corner unit town home. Natural light and sunshine streaming everywhere through multiple large windows and bay windows.

* THREE private master bedroom suites-- all with blissfull broad views of the Eagle River and Beaver Creek. No parking lot views.

* Bright, light and cheerful environment -- soothing custom paint colors and nine foot ceilings.

* Free parking. Bring two cars! Park one in attached garage and the other outside the door.

* Free shuttle a few yards away to all destination locations in Avon including the Avon Center. Shuttle service with ECO Transit to Beaver Creek and Vail.

* Attached garage with wall mounted ski/board, bike racks, and 9' designer storage bench for sport preparation/storage.

* Balcony off the family room overlooking the river. Very comfortable new patio furniture & Infrared Charboil grill.

* Master bedroom with walkout onto the deck at river level.

* Attention to detail throughout from the four new flat screens with Blu-Ray DVDs, high speed Wi-Fi, and free long distance phone to the professional designer touches in every room and the best stocked kitchen and laundry for any rental home.

* 'Our hosts made us feel as if we were friends visiting their home during their absence. It just couldn't have been better. We'll reprise as quickly as we possibly can!!! A complete delight!' A quote from a guest. It is our goal that you will always feel that you are our friends visiting our home in our absence!

To Our Past & Returning Guests,

Thank you for being so thoughtful, complimentary, interesting, considerate, fun and nice. You are simply the best! We have sincerely appreciated your kindness, willingness to give suggestions, and the meticulous manner in which you have cared for the property. All our gratitude to you.

Best wishes always,

Sally & Tom

To Our Future Guests,

This is an uncommon property in terms of aesthetics, comfort, and simple elegance. Consider this your homeaway retreat in the Rocky Mountains.

Throughout the home are items not expected--a reclaimed barn wood floor (wood was transported from upstate NY), handmade reclaimed wood furniture, an assortment of wool hand knotted oriental rugs & Karastan wool accent rugs, hand crafted and/or carved furniture, floral arrangements, fine linens--duvets, shams, throws, quilts--and one of a kind decorator items collected over a period of years. It is not a cookie cutter platinum rated rental.

We, in part, express our artistic talents through our home environment.

Our best regards always,

Sally & Tom

Keywords: Avon, Beaver Creek, River Front, Town Home, Condo

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

***Always Reach for Life's Brass Ring--It Just May Be There for You***

We bought in the Avon area because our family (now numbering 14 including children, spouses, and grandchildren) loves outdoor activities in the summer and winter. The females of our family find the shopping in Vail and Beaver Creek always entertaining and we all find the selection of local watering holes or upscale restaurants on special occasions unparalleled anywhere. For us it is a place for the family to relax, follow their own individual pursuits during the day and enjoy each others company in the time after.

The Owner purchased this townhome in 2003

Why The Owner chose Northwest Colorado

Avon and Canyon Run in particular offers beautiful mountain views, the rush of the Eagle river, and convenient amenities without the high prices associated with Vail and Beaver Creek. The activities of these higher priced areas are however easily and quickly accessible if one so desires.

Our grandchildren really enjoy the waterpark in summer and the BC magic carpet in winter.

What makes this townhome unique

You will feel as though you are guests--friends of the owners of this deluxe and rare town home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay at your beautiful Avon home – thank you for everything! We were a bit nervous bringing our 2 and 4 year old daughters to such an upscale home but were pleased to find the home very child friendly and also extravagantly decorated with a distinct mountain-home feel. We felt pampered yet comfortable – we look forward to coming back in the summer to spend more time shopping, biking, hiking, fishing and kayaking! I also just have to share that this was an especially memorable trip for us because it was our 4 year olds first time skiing! Getting her to the magic carpet learning area at Bachelor Gulch was so easy and scenic; it was a perfect introduction to alpine skiing. The girls were also tickled to have a large flat screen television in their room and loved all the animal prints around the home – the care you took in choosing a location, furnishing, decorating, and stocking this home did not go unnoticed. We’re already planning our next stay!"
Feb 2010
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based on 43 traveler reviews

Sunshine. Starbucks. Gondola. Riverfront. Designers Home by the Westin. Bliss!
average rating of 5.0 based on 47 reviews
Byron Bay NSW Australia

Outstanding high quality accommodation in great location

  • 5 of 5

This accommodation is wonderful. As soon as you enter, the warmth and care of this condo is apparent. Everything in the property is good quality with nice touches that make you feel right at home. Its location beside the river adds to its appeal. Sally, the owner is very keen to ensure all visitors have the best visit possible.The condo is beautifully furnished. The 3 bedrooms are very comfortable and well appointed certainly accommodating our party of 6 adults very well.The kitchen is stocked with all the essentials to get you started. The outside bbq is perfect for cooking meat. Its location is perfect within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Getting to the ski fields is easy- either catching a bus out the front of walking to to the gondola. The quality of this accommodation ensured we had a very special holiday. We highly recommend this accommodation in Avon.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Australian Travelers, I have so enjoyed corresponding with you to coordinate your visit to Vail Valley and Beaver Creek. Thank you so much for coming so far!!! Yes, I am so keen on making everyone's holiday as special as possible. I realize that the comfort, aesthetic appeal, tranquility, convenience, and great location are all essential for the perfect vacation. I truly appreciate your enthusiasm in reviewing my designer home on the Eagle River!!! My very best wishes always, Sally
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

This condo is beautiful and perfectly located close to everything! From the moment we arrived we felt right at home. The kitchen is well stocked with everything you could possibly need to entertain. We walked to the gondola at the Westin to ski every day. The City Market is close as well as many restaurants. We loved Montanas for dinner and there is a great bakery across the street. We did not have a car so we relied on the public shuttle that ran every 15 minutes at the Westin. Catching the shuttle to return from the mountain was crowded but doable. We would definitely return to Canton Run and highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Laurie, Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy that your whole family was together and each member enjoyed the winter adventure so much! So nice when everyone has his own space and can truly stretch out! Likewise how healthy to walk to and explore such a variety of shops, restaurants, Starbucks, the Artisan Bakery, the library, the recreation center and so on --something for everyone. Thank you for your emails during your stay regarding how delighted you were with our home. Best regards, Sally
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Austin, Texas

Amazing Getaway - Quiet and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

My family of four had the pleasure of staying at this property this summer. The location of the property is extremely convenient. We were able to ride bikes everywhere, fly fish right outside the door, walk to the Rodeo and nearby restaurants. The home is beautifully furnished with extremely comfortable furniture and beds. The kitchen provides all of the necessities for preparing food at home and the outdoor grill is awesome! I so appreciate Sally's personal touches that she adds to make the stay extra special. We will certainly be back and thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are welcome, Emily. Can't wait for your return. I enjoyed hearing from you about all the delightful adventures and activities your family enjoyed. In particular, I loved your hearing about your fly fishing adventures and catching so many fish. Yes, you are right--the fishing right out the door is some of the best in the area! You and your family are a marvelous and considerate guests! I am eager for your return! My best wishes always, Sally
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Magnolia, TX

Look no further

  • 5 of 5

It is very easy to see why Sally has 100% 5 star reviews on her condo.

She started off by communicating very well with us and helping us with questions about the area. We were there because our daughter was getting married and the condo made the perfect weekend even better.

We were greeted by her beautiful home which was decorated impeccably. There was the most thoughtful gift awaiting us which made me totally start crying (remember, my daughter was getting married... I suppose it wouldn't have taken much!) along with the sweetest personalized letter. Sally made us feel as if she truly was glad we were there.

The set up was perfect for us because we were traveling with our 4 grandchildren and they had a separate area downstairs so that we could stay up late, visiting and playing cards without bothering them. I spent so much time on the back patio with coffee overlooking Eagle River. Heaven!!

The location is perfect. You are 5 minutes walk from the Westin (wedding location!) with all it's shops and restaurants and the gondola that will take you up to Beaver Creek resort during ski season. You are also 500 feet from a Starbucks and delicious bakery. There's also a massage place there, which I am still regretting that I did not partake in. Like I said... perfect!

We are already making plans to return to Vail Valley and will definitely ask for this property again. Loved it. Thank you so much, Sally!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Katie, Your kindness in writing a review is deeply appreciated. It touched my heart! Yes, I really cared that your stay was as perfect as I could make it--your comfort, aesthetic enjoyment of the home, convenience, and whatever you needed. I couldn't wait until your arrival and had my fingers crossed for you every day that your vision of your daughter's beautiful wedding would be a dream come true! Great job Katie and Keith! All your hard work and careful, detailed planning turned a dream into a gorgeous picture book reality to hold forever as a cherished memory. Looking forward to your family's return over the coming years. My best wishes always, Sally
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Loveland, CO, USA

Awesome place indeed!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spacious condo provides first class accomodations and is beautifully decorated with reclaimed barnwood floors and leather furniture. Two Balconys over look the river - one off the living room with comfortable chairs and gas grill and one off the downstairs master. Three large bedrooms with attached baths - 2 with queens, 1 with King and all with very comfortable beds. Nice kitchen with everything and more. The owner, Sally, was wonderful to work with and really knows how to make her guest feel welcome. Walking distance to shops, resturants and stores. Be sure to check out the bike/walking path along the river. I can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Kent. Thank you and your guests for being so considerate and so caring! Summer is just a great fun adventure on the Eagle River in Avon! One just never runs out of things to do nearby. I can hardly wait until your return! My very best regards always, Sally
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Atlanta, Georgia

Luxurious-Convenient-Immaculate!!! Sally has thought of Everything.

  • 5 of 5

It was an absolute delight making the arrangements with Sally. We had high hopes and they were met. A very convenient location, everything you'd ever need(games, batteries, groceries, maps, office supplies, unlimited linens, toiletries, pots, pans, dishes, all kitchen needs-even wine openers!) I thought I was organized - Sally takes it to another level. So much more than you get with a hotel stay. Each room(very private) could be the Master Suite. We are well travelled and would highly recommend this property. If all VRBO properties were like this we'd never stay at another hotel.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Polly, Thank you so much Polly. I loved our email conversations. Your family is so optimistic and fun loving and caring. Thank you for being so very respectful of my property and for being immaculate. Nothing makes me happier than seeing families be all together. How wonderful to have your children with you! I strive to have everything organized and the basic supplies handy so that my guests have more time to enjoy the short amount of time that they have. No matter if the stay of my guests is four days or two weeks, the time just flies by. :) All my best wishes to you and yours always, Sally
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Pazzos & The Irish Pub. Less than 1/2 mile.
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Arrowhead & Eagle/Vail. Approximately four miles.
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I70 & Avon Rd. Approximately one mile.
Nearest Restaurant
Avon Bakery & Deli & Starbucks. Across the road.
Nearest Ski
Beaver Creek Resort to Gondola. One block.
Car: not necessary

The Westin and the Gondola is a leisurely five minute stroll along the scenic river bike path. The meandering path continues for miles along the river to Edwards with its quaint Victorian Style shops. Walk directly out your door to the river to fish or raft. Kayak park also just a short walk downstream or launch out your back door. Zip lining is close and golfing is everywhere. Sailing and water skiing is an hour away. Define your adventures!


Rates & Availability

Avon Townhome Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Fee $250
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.4%

Please read Invoice and Rental Agreement thoroughly before signing. Please contact owner with any assistance you may require. Housekeeping is required every two weeks on long term rental in addition to a security deposit of $1,000.

Standard Payments Terms are: One half total is required at time of reservation. Remaining balance is required 60 days in advance of short term rental and 90 days in advance of long term rental. Personal check is preferred. PayPal payment is available for an extra 3% of total amount due.

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Northwest Colorado Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1995 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1) One King Master Bedroom. Spacious room with large closet, massive chest of drawers, deck, and private bath featuring double vanity, large soaking tub, and shower. Tile floor., Queen size Beds (2) Two Queen Master Suites: 1) The Lower Level Master Bedroom-Queen features a custom made Aspen wood queen bed, two closets, a decorator settee, and private bathroom; and 2) The Upper Level Queen Master Suite features a custom made barn wood queen bed and night stand, a rustic chest, closet, French doors, & 3/4 bathroom with Colorado decor., Baby Cribs (1) Top of the line Chicco brand pack and play and highchair available upon request at the time reservations are made. Also you may request a Fischer Price infant seat and Fischer Price Deluxe Baby Swing. Baby's comfort is a priority.. :)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
BRING BABY--Both top of the line Chico Pak n Play and high chair available upon request at time of reservations. Decorator 9' bench for easy preparations for skiing/boarding and boot storage. You will certainly enjoy the bench when unloading and loading your vehicle. Great stylish ski/board fittings for safe and efficient storage. Summer Season--bike racks.

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