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GREAT REVIEWS /HOT TUB!/CLEAN&COZY/WALK TO POOL/PETS OK/WI-FI

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

upper level of House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-8)

Very comfortable, with Modern appliances designed 'modern rustic style' come relax at our perfect location. We are located on the top of a hill on 8th st in Glenwood Spgs. with a spectacular view of the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring fork rivers and beautifull downtown area. KING OF THE HILL HOUSE' is a two bedroom, one bathroom house with Hardwood floors throughout, with marble shower and slate floor in bath. Glass front wood stove in living room provides a romantic atmosphere in the winter months. Very private with fenced back yard for the pets. Covered parking is available on north side.

It is very quiet with sounds of birds chirping and nature in you back door. You can walk to anything including the pool and adventure park within 5 or 10 min. you could always 'stay in' and use our jacuzzi tub with privacy cabana.(sometimes closed for the below zero temps) We are right across the street from the 'boy scout trail' a great and popular hiking and biking trail that has a little for the extreme mountain biker as well as the novice hiker just walking the dog. (great place to let your dog run w/ no vehicle danger.

Outdoor fire pit and stainless steel gas barbecue on back porch. outdoor dining table w/chairs and an umbrella shade. (very nice to relax out here and swing on the lounge chair. Evaporative cooler in back bedroom keeps house very cool in summer. Glass front wood stove keeps it toasty in the winter. If no fire is desired the thermostat controlled furnace will also keep you warm as desired. kitchen is newly remodeled with hardwood floors, two sinks and all new stainless kitchen aid appliances. Bathroom is newly remodeled w/ marble shower and slate floors. Back bedroom has FULL size bunkbeds to accommodate more guests. (kids love bunkbeds!) it also has a stacked washer and dryer. And a Desk with some office supplies. Unit has a working fire pit on back patio so you can have a 'campfire' experience or sit around while barbecuing.

World famous hot springs pool, Yampah vapor caves & massage, Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, ski sunlight, Vail, beaver creek ski areas, roaring fork and Colorado rivers are 'gold metal waters' for fishing. Glenwood was voted '#1 Fishing town in the USA by field and stream magazine! also enjoy the new world class kayaking and riversurfing wave park built 5 min west of Glenwood in the famous Colorado river.

Keywords: house, home, bungalow,cottage,

More Details

Owner
jason d stark
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, none
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Why jason d stark chose Northwest Colorado

we love the location and the rustic/modern feel!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for providing such an awesome place for us to unwind with our family! We loved the"feel", perfect ju-ju, just the right amount of Mountain vibe and privacy. We all had a blast! Here is a little gift for the house.

(left in guestbook at house)
Apr 2015
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Amenities

Glenwood Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , new marble shower and slate floor
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed , 1 set of (FULL) sized bunk beds
    pull out sofa in front room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull out quenn sized sofa in front room
  • There is a 4' foam mattress under the bunkbeds that can be pulled out for an extra sleeping pad, two bunks in back bedroom, not twin size but two FULL size bunks. Fold out or pull out sofa in front room
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Hot tub/jacuzzi/ Brick fire pit / Fenced back yard/ front patio/ plenty of parking/ solar shower by jacuzzi/ Bikes come with house/ modern well stocked kitchen/ Toilet paper,paper towls. spices and oils, shampoo and cond., firewood, all INCLUDED

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

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GREAT REVIEWS /HOT TUB!/CLEAN&COZY/WALK TO POOL/PETS OK/WI-FI
average rating of 4.3636365 based on 105 reviews
Colorado Springs
5

Great stay in Gleenwood!

  • 5 of 5

The "King of the Hill" house was such a treat! Cute little place with all the essentials! Super close to downtown! & the hot tub was a plus!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Perfect trip!

  • 5 of 5

In spite of a couple reviews expressing concerns about the exterior appearance (which was not the case), we booked our Christmas vacation at King of the Hill. We were absolutely not disappointed at any level! Our hosts were beyond accommodating and immediately responsive to questions even though they had their own busy holiday and were trying to get out of town themselves. They were relaxed about us showing up and taking over-with our dog and extra guests who came and went during our stay! They gave us carte blanche to make ourselves at home-and we did! This home was perfect for our needs and we hosted our in-town relatives as the kids came and went to enjoy skiing and running around in a perfect central location. The hot tub was used multiple times daily and the yard was lined with as much wood as we wanted (it's included!) to enjoy a large firepit. We had 3 chefs in our group and made excessive use of the well-equipped kitchen which had lots of counter space and 2 sinks! We also enjoyed the movies they had on hand and the smart TV-you can access multiple apps. The kitchen had everything we needed with quality equipment and plenty of space. We even had friends over on Christmas Eve and Christmas day, cooking all afternoon and even did some holiday baking while we were there-who does that on vacation!? Plenty of towels and blankies and they even provided robes for hot-tubbing. On Christmas day, we hiked up the back side of the Doc Holiday trail and did some sledding while the bigger kids took the shuttle up to Aspen for the day. We enjoyed a white Christmas and they even sent someone to shovel the walk (front & back) which was completely unexpected. The bathroom was nice as well and the house was stocked with plenty of essentials, including laundry detergent, shampoo/conditioner, nice shower oil, band-aids, etc...everything we needed. Organized and clean! We look forward to returning! Thanks Jason and Sarah! Everyone, including our guests, was happy and comfortable-it was truly our home away from home!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, very well furnished. There was plenty of space for 5 people. Beds were comfy.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful night

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for our anniversary recently and had a wonderful evening. It's very close to downtown so everything is within walking distance, Jason and Sarah were very welcoming of our dogs (both huskies, not uncommon for people to be wary of allowing them to stay) which was incredibly refreshing for property owners, and despite being so close to everything, it was actually surprisingly private. The only drawback is the hill it's on is quite steep and could be difficult to get up to in the ice, but our snow tires handled it fine. I also think it's worth mentioning that we didn't have any of the communication problems that other guests have brought up in reviews. Overall, we had a fantastic experience and would absolutely consider staying there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Just Okay

  • 2 of 5

Let me first say that Jason the owner was really nice and I'm glad we were able to stay in your home thank you. If I could rate this 2 1/2 stars above I would have. Not going to lie I was a bit worried the day of check in I had emailed the day before and day of more than once and never heard back. Luckily for me I read the reviews and I knew Jason lived below the house so I went there and he was home for me to get the code to the door. When we pulled up I was worried that the house was going to look like the outside as I was not impressed by the way the outside of the house looked. Needless to say the inside of the house did not reflect the way the outside looked. The inside was very very nice! There was a lot of clutter and stuff outside that made this home not very presentable. We did not cook but if we wanted to we could the kitchen had everything anyone could want. The hot tub and fire pit were great the only thing about the hot tub is there is no lights and on the stairs going up to the tub are some water hoses that we tripped on and for my 70 year old dad he could not see them its kind of a safety hazard. The fire pit was nice disappointed we could not use it in the morning time as water was on each morning at 6-630. Lastly this house was great but my one very big issue was the smell of marijuana coming into the house was not welcome. I'm not sure where it was coming from but it was so strong it caused issues for my 70year old folks and my 2 year old child making them cough real bad. I know marijuana is legal here in CO but it was not something we wanted to smell or have my kids around. Again I'm not even sure if the owner knows this is a problem we were only there 2 days so we just let it go.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson, TN
4

Wonderful Stay

  • 4 of 5

The only reason I'm not giving five stars for this property is because of the outside appearance. When my husband and I first arrived at this property, we were a little worried based on the outside appearance. There is a lot of work equipment sitting around (I think the owner owns a construction business), and the trees, grass, and landscaping desperately need to be trimmed/cleaned up; HOWEVER, the inside of this house and the location are a gem! We absolutely loved our stay in Glenwood Springs and this property. The inside is immaculate- it has a chef's kitchen, countless movies, board games, books, and lots of neat stuff from the owners' travels around the world. The home is a short walk to town and the Boy Scout trail just across the street offers unbelievable views of the city and Glenwood Canyon. We saw a BEAR and a gang of turkeys just outside our door. The bed was comfortable. We did not get in the hot tub, so I cannot comment on it. We did use the gas grill two nights and loved the kitchen. I would most definitely stay here again, and I highly recommend the property.... just don't judge it by the outside appearance.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Glenwood Hot Springs Pool
Glenwood Caverns and Historic Fairy Caves
Glenwood Canyon Brewing Co
Hot Springs Lodge and Pool
The Italian Underground Restaurant
Doc Holliday's Grave
City Market Food & Pharmacy
Bluebird Cafe
Doc Hollidays Saloon
Yampah Spa & Salon
Rosi's Little Bavarian Restaurant
Chomps Deli
Sayre Park
Glenwood Springs Library
Sunlight Ski & Bike Shop
The Pullman
Zheng Asian Bistro
Strawberry Days
River's Restaurant
Glenwood Adventure Company
Whitewater Rafting LLC
FRONTIER HISTORICAL MUSEUM
Chocolate moose
Taipei-Tokyo
19th Street Diner
China Town
Fins Grille & Raw Bar -- CLOSED
Daily Bread Restaurant
Chili's
Fiesta Guadalajara
Movies In the Mall -- CLOSED
Russo's Pizza & Wings
May Palace
Pepponino Dining Room -- CLOSED
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
aspen or vail(eagle) or grand junction (90) miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
5 blocks away down 8th to grand for about a dozen
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
1/ mile to glenwood golf or 5 mile to iron bridge.
Nearest Train
Amtrack station is 3 blocks walking distance.
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-70 east/west Exit is about a 1/4 mile away.
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
sunlight ski area 9 miles- aspen / vail 45 min
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Our beach is the world Famous hot springs pool!
Car: not necessary

We are perched above town with a nice view of the pool, the rivers and the hotel colorado. We have a great trail access to the 'boy scout trail' , a very popular trail for hiking, biking and dog walking.

You can walk to anything downtown in less than 5 min. Its a great location out of town but almost intown closeness. 'world famous' hot springs pool and the 'Glenwood caverns adventure park' Just a short 5-10 min walk and even quicker on a bike. Train station and majority of Glenwoods restaurants and bars just 4 blocks away. Our location rocks!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $25

rates are based on 4 or less people

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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