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Oakley's Majestic Aspen/Snowmass Ski In/Out Home- Year Round

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights


Snowmass Village House Rental Photos and Description

House- 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 10 in Beds)

Enjoy this beautiful seven level home year round! This home is an expression of peace and love in every season. The home includes a beautiful new hot tub outside, a gourmet kitchen and cozy breakfast nook. This house has internet access, so bring your computer with WiFi. The dinning area and living room, including the deck outside are simply majestic; especially when viewing the ski area and skiers below!

The upstairs features two beautiful master suites, with a sitting area and fireplace in each suite. The king suite has a single futon and the upper queen suite has a single futon. This upper queen suite connects from the bathroom to a smaller queen room with a single futon. There is one exit for these rooms (ideal for families!)The upper hallway has a single futon as well.

Downstairs there are two twin bedrooms with 2 twin beds in each room and a large bathroom with a tub/shower close by. The downstairs also includes a relaxing entertainment center (on the same level as the outside hot tub), with a TV (newly installed 60' flat screen TV!) wet bar and small pool/game table and game closet. This level also has a queen and two single futons (yes, this home is perfect for large groups!)

The huge deck features ample seating and check out the chair lift seat! The views in every season are absolutely incredible!

In the fall we have Balloon and Wine Festivals and Rugby Tournaments, among many other activities and summer welcomes a variety of Music Festivals in addition to gorgeous hikes, biking and shopping! The reservoir where the Mastedon discovery was found is now visible from the large front window during the summer! Also during the summer there is the Elk Camp gondola ride with dinner, playground in Snowmass, rock climbing wall, strider bikes, lawn games, nature hikes and more. Many of these activities are free!

Snowmass Recreation Center at the base of the hill by the rodeo grounds includes a pool, basketball courts, weights, salt water hot tub for the daily rate of $15/adults and $10/children ages 2-17! Call for updated information.

The home is near the top of a steep winding road and not directly on the slope. This ski in/out home has many trails connected to the major ski runs and is only about 100 yards from the runs, which you may view from the rear deck of the house. The lift visible from the house is Coney Glade.

The Guggenheim trail, leading to the slopes is only about 120' from the house-2 houses down.*Some access trails to the lifts for ski in/ski out can be considered challenging relative to your personal skiing ability. Some are very easy. *During low snowpack you may need to take your skis off and walk*

To Ski Out From the House:

Take the Guggenhill Trail. It is on your left at the end of Little Lane. This is the more challenging trail.

or Walk/Ski (or have someone drive) 2/10 of a mile to the underpass and climb to the left side of the underpass (there is an embankment there.) This is Adams Ave. Take this run to the Village below. This is the easy way to ski out. Walking to this bridge below is about 200 yards.

To Ski In From the Ski Slope:

Take the Green Cabin run and near the lower portion of the run stay to the right. Look for the round 'target' sign. Take the 'cat walk' to Wood Road (it is 2/10 of a mile to the house.) Follow the trail down to the left (it parallels Wood Road) and follow this trail to the house. Gorgeous 4,500 sq. foot mountain vacation home overlooking the ski slope. Stunning architecture, ski-in-ski out (short walk to trails), summer hiking and mountain biking, rodeo, unbelievable aspen and fall colors, music, dining and entertainment in both the upper and lower villages. The directions are available.

This home is perfect for large family gatherings and retreats as well as for a romantic 'getaway', and the unique design of the home ensures privacy on all levels.

There is a 2 car garage and parking spaces around the house for 6 vehicles.

* If you book for 30 days or longer the 12.8% lodging tax is exempt and there is a discount! We thank Veterans for their service and honor that with a 10% discount and give our loyalty guests a 10% discount as well!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Property Manager
Susan Oakley/Property Administrator
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2016

About Susan Oakley/Property Administrator

Married for over 60 years with four children, twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren! Gary is the former business owner (currently consultant) of an international manufacturing company operating in Denver and Chicago.

His hobbies include flying, working with inner city 'at risk' youth, philosophy and history. Both Gary and Jo Ann graduated from the University of Colorado and are true Buff fans, and both continue to play tennis and golf!

Jo Ann is a graduate of CU with a Masters Degree from the University of Chicago in Diatetics. Her hobbies include painting, traveling, geneology and enjoying her grand and great grand children and she doesn't miss any of their activities!

Susan Oakley/Property Administrator purchased this house in 1999

Why Susan Oakley/Property Administrator chose Northwest Colorado

We 'fell in love' with Snowmass in 1969 and decided to purchase condo units at the Crestwood Condominium complex. Then we found the perfect property and decided to build our family vacation home on this property.

Our home is in the Ridge Run 2 sub division with access to tennis courts! The house was completed in 1999 and features breathtaking views from any of the decks and is still only minutes away from world class dining, shopping and so many activities!

Aspen (famous for being Aspen and it is fun to see a celebrity or two!) along with the gorgeous Maroon Bells close by), and Glenwood Springs (famous for the hot springs pool and vapor caves, and recently acquired roller coaster, along with the zip line with spectacular views of the mountains ) is only 45 minutes away.

What makes this house unique

This southwestern style home is a gem! It sits atop the mountain with incredible views, and a short 15 minute drive will take you to world famous Aspen. The snow is superb from around November through April, and oftentimes beyond.

This home is absolutely gorgeous year round! The Aspen trees literally light up the mountain with fall colors, and the summer is green and lush! The perfect place to mountain bike, hike, sight see and relax!

It is approx. 2 miles from the house to the upper/lower malls. An extra bonus is the free bus shuttle service from the Aspen Airport to the Snowmass Village Mall. From there you can get a shuttle to the house (during the ski season)(Dial a Ride is $1.00 (paid for by the town of Snowmass!) or take a taxi (very reasonable/

/competitive rate!) The public transportation is available from the rodeo grounds on down. Call the public transportation system at 1-970-923-3500 for more information.

Check out the X Games (in Aspen for free!) in January, Film and Music Festivals throughout the year as well as rodeos in the summer. Another exciting event is the Bike Pro World Cup that goes through Aspen and Snowmass on to Denver.

Also of interest is the site of the internationally acclaimed Mastodon unearthing, one of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries! Check out the latest events online!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The view is breath taking. I could have sat in the huge, comfy red chairs all day, but you can't help but get out and play, whether it be with the leaves or snow. You also can't help but love the hot tub. Great for cooler nights or just to relax. Loved the size of the house. Enough to have adventures but not too big you get lost. And most importantly the owners are so wonderful, who wouldn't want to visit this relaxing vacation home in any season... and I've seen it through every season.
May 2009
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Oakley's Majestic Aspen/Snowmass Ski In/Out Home- Year Round
average rating of 4.964286 based on 30 reviews
Denver, Colorado


  • 5 of 5

Our large running team enjoyed this home after a grueling 200 mile race. The home was absolutely perfect!!! We were able to all relax, enjoy the fresh air, rest our muscles in the hot tub. There was plenty of room for all of us to eat. The property manager was an absolute joy to work with. She was kind, attentive, and accommodating. This home is beautiful, even more so than shown in the photos. Impossible to say enough how wonderful this home was! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you.This is so true! This home is relaxing with gorgeous views and can accommodate groups of all sizes! Many running groups have enjoyed this home over the years and appreciate the beautiful hot tub (nestled at the edge of the mountain with the view of the ski runs) at the end of a long day. Come and visit again!
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Littleton, CO

Peace, Comfort And Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Oakley's vacation home is top notch with everything you could imagine and more!

Our beautiful drive from Denver up Independence Pass with the leaves glistening gold was absolutely breathtaking and full of photo opportunities! Driving though Aspen is always a treat and fun if you have time to stop for a bite to eat at one of the many wonderful and eclectic restaurants. We continued the drive up the slightly curvy but breathtaking road to Snowmass Village past beautiful homes, golf course and reflecting ponds. We always get anxious and excited when we get to that point as we know we are getting close.

Upon arrival at the Oakley house, you see the beautiful exterior as well as impeccable landscaping and lots of aspen trees.

Once inside you immediately feel welcome and right at home due to the warm, cozy and relaxing ambiance.

The decor is so detailed that it takes more than a few visits to see all of the amazing photography and little trinkets here and there.

The living room area has a stone fireplace that says "Peace". This is exactly how you feel during your stay at the Oakley home.

Can't forget the awesome hot tub! Stars were bright and beautiful as we kicked back and relaxed after a long mountain bike ride.

We highly recommend the Oakley home for anyone and especially those who are ready to escape the rat race!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peaceful and relaxing describe this home perfectly, especially during the fall with the golden Aspen leaves changing. It is true that Aspen is a quick 15 minute drive from the house and there are many restaurants and shops. We have found some amazing sales during the "off season". Mountain biking is popular during the summer and fall with many races going on. I am so glad that you enjoyed your vacation!
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Colorado Springs

Making Christmas Memories

  • 5 of 5

No doubt you'll find the Oakley family's vacation house to be the perfect home-away-from-home for multiple generations of skiers making family Christmas memories together. (I've also stayed here in the spring for a reunion with girlfriends. It's wonderful any time of year!) Most warm and welcoming, with full amenities. Well-appointed, including unique and tasteful artistic touches that bring the "feel" and history of the region to light. Cozy atmosphere yet fully spacious at the same time. Floor plan provides plenty of areas on different levels for groups to gather while suites and bedrooms are arranged in a way that offers privacy, peace and quiet. Large windows offered breath-taking views without making the house feel cold. Pink-crystal snow glistened at sunrise. After dark we were treated to some of the brightest stars you've ever seen in the night sky. A vacation home created by people who truly value family time together and inspire their guests to do the same. Something to please every age group in every season. This year our family lucked-out with lots of fresh new snow on Boxing Day, the perfect gift for our Canadian son-in-law who regularly skis Whistler. Way to go, Snowmass!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is true, that each season is beautiful in Snowmass, and this home definitely embrasses the beauty of each season. Winter is absoultely gorgeous and breathtaking, especially with fresh snow. This has been another amazing snow year for us. The unique design of this home offers that cozy feel and at the same time it is spacious and perfect for groups of all sizes. This comment expresses this home perfectly!
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Milwaukee, WI

Bird's Eye View

  • 5 of 5

The Oakley's home is beautiful inside and out. From the living room window, we relished each morning and night the routine of the mountain activities. The multiple snow cats operate all night, the cross country skiers and people on snow shoes parade by early in the morning, the staff get up early to operate the lifts and ride the snow mobiles to their jobs. During the day, we could see paraglider and skiers. Best of all, the Mardi Gras fireworks ignited within our view. The large windows incorporated the natural scene into the interior.

The three large tables on the main floor allowed for kids' activities and sit down space for everyone at the same time. The multi-level floor plan gave privacy and quiet. The description of the house is accurate for all that is available to the guests. The informal Southwestern decor made for a luxurious, comfortable stay. Susan Oakley was most kind and accommodating to work with. I highly recommend this home for large groups. Our three generations of family had a terrific time here.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The view from the large window (and all of the windows) offers amazing views from every direction and being close to the top of the hill allows for spectacular views! It is true that the house is comfortable and cozy, while at the same time it can accommodate large groups. There is so much going on all year long in Snowmass and this comment "sums it up" nicely.
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Baton Rouge, LA

First Class Mountain Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Three generations of my family enjoyed an outstanding week in this beautiful home. The accommodations made us feel very welcome. A maintenance item was promptly taken care of. We enjoyed all the summer activities the Snowmass/Aspen area has to offer, including a break from Gulf Coast heat and humidity. Stargazing from the deck was spectacular every night.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, this sums it up perfectly! Summer in Snowmass/Aspen really is spectacular, from the views to the various activities and we have an efficient and prompt property manager as well. Many multi-genetational families have enjoyed this home and have special memories to share. Thanks again!
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Vicki Nielsen

  • 5 of 5

What an outstanding home, the view is so awesome. Snowmass Village is so cool. I will for sure come back up here.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This has been an incredible year for snow in the winter and rain and snow in the spring, with warm days in between making this year exceptionally green and beautiful! This upcoming summer we have bike races, music festivals, rodeos, the Ice Age exhibit, fantastic restaurants, hiking, fishing and more. Come back and visit again.
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Aspen Airport 15 minutes
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Snowmass Village
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Snowmass Village
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Glenwood Springs 45 minutes
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Highway 82
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Snowmass Village
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Snowmass Village
Car: recommended

The Mastadon Dig Discovery Information Center on the Upper Level Mall, located in a new facility

Chair lift and gondola rides in the summer

For shopping, dinning, site seeing, entertainment without a car there is RFTA (Roaring Fork Transit Authority) is a free shuttle service running every 15 minutes and goes to the Upper Snowmass Mall and stops at parking lot #6 where taxi's are available via a phone call (Mountain High Express) during the winter season the Town of Snowmass offers 'Dial a Ride' taxi's for $1.00!

call 970-923-3030. Public transportation 1-970-923-3500

Check out the various music, wine, balloon festivals during the summer and fall. The X Games in Aspen in January are a hightlight of the year!


Rates & Availability

Snowmass Village House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
Pre Holiday 2016
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 18 2016
5 night minimum stay
Holiday 2016
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
Value 2017
Jan 6 2017 - Jan 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Regular 2017
Feb 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer 2016
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

*Rates Subject to Change*
Cleaning fee $300 and 12.8% Lodging Tax is due with the final payment
30 nights or more 20% discount and no Lodging Tax
Damage Deposit: $1,000 check or credit card no processing unless needed (check returned or shredded unless needed)
Major credit cards accepted 2.5%-3.75% fee, check, echeck, PayPal (fee-2.2-2.9%) for credit card, not echeck or transfer) New VRBO "Book With Confidence" credit card fee 4-6%.

Loyalty- 10% discount. Veterans-10% discount.

Cancellation Policy: Up to 60 days 75% 30-60 50% 10-30 25% less than 10 days forfeit the entire deposit

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Snowmass Village House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , bathroom connecting the 2 queen bedrooms with 1 sink
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , next to 2 twin sleigh bedrooms-2 sinks and enclosed toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , 'powder room' off of the kitchen-sink
    Bathroom 3 - shower , sink and shower-in the 'mud room' at house entrance
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , in king bedroom-2 sinks
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , one of two sleigh bedrooms
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , fireplace and deck
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , fireplace and deck
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , connects to the queen suite through the bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , one of two sleigh bedrooms
  • King Sized (1) With Single Futon in Master King Suite Bedroom, Queen Size Beds (2) 1 Single Futon in Connecting Queen Room and 1 Single Futons in the Main Queen Bedroom. Single Futon (1) in Upper Hallway. Twin or Single Beds (4) 3 Sleeper Sofa or Futons in Lower Level Entertainment Area (1 queen and 2 Single Futons) *These futons are available for your sleeping bags*
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Mark and Deb Erickson are the property managers. The living room is about 600 square feet. The entire house is 4,500 square feet. The lower entertainment area has a mini refrigerator (unstocked) in the wet bar area. There is a recycle bin in the kitchen closet where the extra cleaning supplies and brooms are kept. There are three vacuums throughout the house: one in the front hall closet, one in the lower laundry room and one in the upper queen bedroom closet.

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