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Stunning Vacation Home Within the Charming Town of Grand Lake

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths (Sleeps 8-10)

Moose Ponds is an exquisite vacation home located within the town of Grand Lake. Guests can drive or walk to gourmet cuisine or down home cooking in local restaurants, and shopping in town is always a delight. Moose Ponds is right around the corner from both. Built in 2006, the home offers an abundance of amenities and discriminating designs, including an open, airy floor plan with cathedral ceilings - perfect for socializing. All rates include sales tax and cleaning fees! Seven night minimum.

After a day of mountain activities, guests can gather in front of the stone fireplace to relax in comfort. The hot tub, and the large shower with a double shower head available in the master bath, offer a peaceful respite. The home also features a gourmet kitchen perfect for preparing a meal for a large group. Guests will also enjoy a generous living room, dining area and a great room on the lower level that includes surround sound and a game area.

The home is tastefully decorated with fashionable furnishings, luxurious mattresses, beautifully appointed wood floors and ceilings, copper sinks and appeasing art.

Your family and friends will make special memories during their vacation at Moose Ponds that can be remembered while relaxing on one of the two decks. The views from the decks of the two small ponds where wildlife frequently linger are spectacular.

Take just a short drive, and guests will encounter extraordinary Rocky Mountain National Park, one of the most beautiful places in the world. Featuring over 150 small lakes and 450 miles of streams, first-time visitors and local guests will be enchanted. Adam Falls, a magnificent waterfall, is also within camera range with just a 10 minutes hike.

Grand Lake is special any season. In the summer, it offers the best boating in Colorado on the state's largest natural lake, and Shadow Mountain and Lake Granby are only minutes away.

Guests may bring their own boat or rent from one of several facilities.

When the snow flies, the snowmobile trails are just steps away from the door at Moose Ponds. For a true Colorado skiing experience, Winter Park Ski Resort is an easy 40-minute drive. Sol Vista Ski area is 20 minutes away and is one of the best family resorts around.

Please enjoy your stay at Moose Ponds in beautiful Grand Lake, Colorado.

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Owner
Gerard Healey
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Stunning Vacation Home Within the Charming Town of Grand Lake
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Great House! Enjoyed our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Moose Ponds was the perfect fit for our family! The location was great for the wedding we were attending at the Winding River Ranch. Grand Lake is a beautiful town rich with history..which was fun to explore! Although the house was great for entertaining we enjoyed some meals at The Sage Brush, The Rapids, and Daven Haven!! Thank you for opening your house to our family..the memories will last forever!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. I didn't know the Winding River Ranch did weddings. That is a great spot for a wedding. Hope to host you again in the future.
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5

Perfect vacation home in beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

The home is spotless, beds are comfortable, setting is breathtaking and owner was very easy to work with. This is a beautiful home with a well equipped kitchen, washer and dryer on site, gas fireplace, games for the family and a hot tub. We could not have had a better week. The home is an easy walk into town plus very, very close to the national park. After exploring the area for a week, we think Moose Ponds is the best location in all of Grand Lake. We were grateful for the restaurant and shopping suggestions sent by the owner, and advice about how to handle altitude sickness was appreciated (we're from flat Ohio). Could not have asked for anything better. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed Moose Ponds so much. And thank you for your great review.
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5

Beautiful property in Grand Lake, CO

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent the week in July to visit Rocky Mountain National Park. The house is situated close to Grand Lake which is a beautiful lakefront town with several very good restaurants and shops. Location to Rocky Mountain National Park is excellent and is just a short drive up the highway to the park entrance.

The house is clean, well maintained and had very good amenities. It was perfect for the week. Wildlife is in abundance at the property with hummingbirds, deer, Yellow Bellied Marmots and we were visited twice by the local moose. My daughter especially enjoyed the baby Chipmunks living next to the driveway.

Jerry is very organized and everything was in place for the property.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. Glad you had such a good time.
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4

Moose Ponds stay delightful!!

  • 4 of 5

Our week (June 23-July 2, 2016) at Moose Ponds was totally enjoyable, unseasonable rain in the mountains around Grand Lake notwithstanding. Saw lots of elk and moose in RMNP, which starts less than a mile north, but even saw moose (bull, cow, calf) right beside one of the moose ponds just below our lodging. Also saw a fox by the ponds and lots of rainbow trout; but, our favorite was the marmot family which resides in the log pile beside the nearby hiking trail...Papa Marmot's urgent chirp everytime we walked by reminded us not to get too close. Brunch & supper in a magnificent setting are literally 3 minutes away at the Grand Lake Lodge porch dining room. Great place for a family gathering of 3 generations. ATVing, horseback riding, Colorado River wading are just a couple of minutes away from Moose Ponds.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your insightful review. Glad you had a great time. Those Marmots have been their now for two years. Would you mind emailing or call me to let me know what we could have done to earn a 5 star review instead of a 4? Jerry Healey
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5

Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

This property was absolutely amazing. Our kids and grandkids enjoyed everything about this home. We saw moose almost every night in the pond which we nicknamed "Splash". It was spotless and well-maintained. The owner is great to work with. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

The house was the perfect match for our group of 8 snowmobilers. Easy access to town & right on the trail. Very clean and cozy!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I am glad you enjoyed Moose Ponds.
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Map

Nearest Airport
127 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Grand Lake Golf Course
Nearest Ski
21 Miles
Ski Granby Ranch

One of the best locations in Grand Lake. Within town limits but still very private.

Other Activities: shopping, boating, kayaking, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Miniature golf, Rock Climbing, Basketball

Golf: Several Golf courses within 25 minutes. Grand Lake Golf Course is less than a 10 minutes drive.

Ski: Sol Vista is about 20 minutes drive, Winter Park about 35 minutes and Steamboat Springs about 90 minutes drive.

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Rates & Availability

Grand Lake House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Dec 24 2016 - May 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
Summer
May 28 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Charge $150
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 8.9%

$2250/wk US Dollars during Summer. $1995 balance of year. Must also purchase $49 accidental damage insurance from HomeAway.

1/2 of rental fee due at time of booking . Balance due 30 days prior to rental.

Summer Season. Generally, June 1 to Labor Day.
Higher 4th of July and Christmas.
Seven Night Minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Grand Lake House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Town
  • Village
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower , Two showers heads and custom etched shower door
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Full 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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