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Peter Dolan

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

The Ultimate Entertainment 'Home Away From Home!'

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Carbondale House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Office, 7.5 Baths (Sleeps 12-14)

With 8,612 sq. ft of fully furnished living space, this house is fit for Kings and Queens (and all their loyal subjects!!!). The home has 5 bedrooms (three are considered master bedrooms all with their own private bathrooms, one with steam shower and jacuzzi tub), plus an office/bedroom combo with pullout couch. Sleeps 14 comfortably. It has 7.5 baths and features exquisite finishes including African mahogany floors, granite countertops, custom cabinetry and built-ins throughout. 7 person hot tub off master deck.

The ultimate entertainment house with a game room (ping-pong, Foosball, and large sized air hockey table), media room and two great rooms. The Kitchen is a chef's dream complete with a Series 642 Sub-Zero Frig., 8 burner, double oven Wolf gas range, 2 Asko dishwashers, Wolf microwave, Sub Zero wine cooler at built-in kitchen bar, Insta-Heat hot water (and cold filtered water) feature, old fashioned country range top pot filler, and all the utensils, pot and pans, crock pot, toaster oven, coffee makers... that one needs! There is a gas grill located on the deck off the kitchen. Two more wet bars with mini frigs. are located in the game room and second great room.

Home to 4 flat screen TV's (2- 55 inch and 2 - 37 inch), with two surround sound DVD players and three independent CD/music players. Comcast Cable and wireless internet.

The home is complete with two laundry rooms (three ironing boards and irons), a 3 car heated 928 sq. ft garage, a 1000 bottle custom built wine room (sorry you have to bring your own...). Two large stone gas fired fireplaces, expansive vaulted ceilings with open beams, radiant and baseboard heat, air conditioning with great views all around! The house sits majestically up on a hillside in a private estate setting.

There is a common clubhouse and pool facility that houses a small exercise room, a play area/tree house/swing set for kids and a regulation sized volley ball court. A pretty lake is found past the hay fields near the pool/clubhouse. The pool is seasonal.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Peter Dolan (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english


based on 14 traveler reviews

The Ultimate Entertainment 'Home Away From Home!'
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Incredible Weekend Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely incredible home. Our stay included myself and 13 other guests who each had plenty of room within the home. As others have said, the pictures do not do it justice. Unfortunately due to the time of our arrival we were unable to meet Peter, but his help and wealth of information both before and throughout the stay was spectacular. Had we run into any issues he was only a phone call away, and was always prompt when we had a question. The home was perfect upon arrival and was even better than we expected. It took a little while to explore the house as it is much larger than it seems. The location was perfect for our memorial day getaway as it is fairly close to some scenic Colorado hikes such as Maroon Bells and Hanging lake which are absolutely breathtaking. There are plenty of restaurants and stores near the home to include a whole foods which made cooking/eating at the home even easier. The neighborhood that the house lies within is quiet, absolutely gorgeous, and filled with many friendly people as well. We were able to use every amenity in the home such as the hot-tub with ease as it was all easily accessible and preset to our stay. Our entire group was able to grill on the back porch and lounge around the fire pit in the evenings. If you are looking for a place to stay in the Carbondale area, then this is the perfect home for larger groups. We are looking forward to another stay (hopefully in the near future). Thanks again Peter!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patrick, It is wonderful comments like these that motivate us to keep the house in great shape and to work hard to make sure our guest experience is a memorable one. Thank you for you kind words. We are so glad you had a great time and hope to see you and your crew again sometime!!! Peter
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Better than the pictures!

  • 5 of 5

When planning a trip for 14 people, finding somewhere to stay is by far the most difficult part. We were so fortunate to find this amazing home that fit all of us with out a problem! We were a group of 14 friends, all adults, and we had no problem with sleeping arrangements or privacy. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. The house is centrally located to just about anything we wanted to do. It was about 40 minutes from Aspen/Snowmass- we used the public bus system that picked up about 5 minutes from the house so we didn't get stuck in any traffic (our visit was during the Xgames). While the bus system was overworked during our visit, on a normal weekend this would be a fantastic option. The hot springs are extremely close as well- which is an amazing experience that I highly recommend. The house itself exceeded all expectations and was very difficult to leave. We arrived to detailed welcome letter, a couple bottles of wine, and an extremely clean (and warm) house, it was perfect! We are already planning our stay for next year!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice words. Your response is exactly what we aim for and hearing these words motivates us to keep on improving the house and our guests experience. We hope you do come back! Cheers! Peter
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Gorgeous Property

  • 5 of 5

Immaculate. Well-appointed. Palatial. From the game room for every type of family competition to the Great Room with a roaring fireplace, this house is designed for a family holiday filled with tradition. My family spent Christmas week here and, although I lost every game of ping pong, foosball, air hockey, and Saboteur, we still had a fabulous time. Peter was always available - even offered to shovel the snow off the walk way for us. But imposing on him was never a necessity - everything we needed was right there. Great host and lovely home.

Really convenient having Whole Foods nearby as well as a small market for last minute needs. Just 30 minutes from Aspen/Snowmass it was very convenient to skiing/snowboarding as well as to the Yampah and Iron Mountain Hot Springs in Glenwood.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ideal for a large family

  • 5 of 5

Every single member of our family enjoyed this house, which is a first. The pictures don't do this house justice. The location was ideal for the activities (fishing, shopping, swimming, hot springs) that we enjoy. Not enough can be said about the layout and space (and cleanliness) of the house. Never once did we feel crammed, and there were games/TVs for every one to enjoy. Peter was very responsive with the couple of questions we had. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place For Family Fun and Making Memories

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 adults and 3 children gathered in Basalt from Texas and Colorado for a fun family fishing trip and this home was perfect for all of our needs. The kitchen had everything we needed to prepare delicious meals. The game room was perfect for all ages. The fire pit and hot tub were a wonderful way to end the day. This home was very neat and clean and exceeded all of our expectations. The owner responded immediately to any questions we had before the trip. We would highly recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent home and amenities

  • 5 of 5

I've rented several homes using VRBO, and this by far has to be top 3! What I appreciated most was that I didn't have to contact the owners for anything!! Everything was simple to use, properly labeled, and was just as the description indicated! There was so much space, it made the home feel empty, even with the 13 adults we had. The property had so many amenities, we didn't even get a chance to use them all. We were in town for a ski conference, and not 1 member of our party had issues with distance to skiing, grocery shopping, and everything the area has to offer. Really look forward to coming again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Aspen Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Down Valley Tavern
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ranch at Roaring Fork
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Glenwood Springs
Nearest Motorway
0.07 Miles
Colorado State Highway 82
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sushi A Go Go, Bella Mia, Highline Pizza, Zheng
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Aspen, Snowmass, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk Mtns
Car: necessary

This 8,600 sq. ft custom home is centrally located in the private community of Cerise Ranch, which sits halfway between one of the worlds most sought after destination vacation areas, Aspen, Colorado, and the World's largest natural hot springs, found in Glenwood Springs. Conveniently located less than 3 minutes from the new Willits Town Center in Basalt, the home of the new Whole Foods Market, and less than 8 minutes to downtown Basalt and 10 minutes to historical downtown Carbondale, you have access to great restaurants, retail shopping, a multiplex movie theater, bowling, yoga, massage, boating access on Reudi Reservoir, the 128 acre public Crown Mt. Park, City Market grocery, multiple liquor stores, boutique delis, Starbucks, golfing, Gold Medal fly fishing on the Roaring Fork and Frying Pan Rivers, the new Woody Creek Distillers, hiking, big mt. climbing access (as in 14,000 ft peaks and Mt.Sopris, the single largest land mass in all of Colorado), road and mountain biking, dirt biking, winter ice climbing, snowmobiling, rock climbing, white water rafting, multiple equestrian facilities, summer rodeos, shooting range, and on and on and on...! Want to be near the Roaring Fork Club while attending a wedding, a golf tournament of just going fishing, but can't get housing on site? Come stay with us as other members recently have. The list of fun local activities is endless and at your fingertips!

Just a 'straight shot', 15 minutes to the west on Hwy. 82, is beautiful Glenwood Springs which spans the Colorado River. Apart from the World renowned Hot Springs and 'Spa of the Rockies', you have the Historic Hotel Colorado which has housed the likes of President Teddy Roosevelt and Al Capone, the Glenwood Kayak Park on the Colorado River, the Glenwood Adventure Park (amusement park with altitude), Fairy Caves, the Glenwood Rec. Center, Ski Sunlight, Brew Pub, access to fishing, rafting, and whatever else it is you may want to do on the mighty Colodaro River. There is also paragliding, mini golf, the Glenwood Meadows Mall (Target, Lowes, Pier One, Bed Bath and Beyond, Sports Authority...), Doc Holiday's grave and many, many other amazing things to see and do in this old Wild West town once known as 'Defiance Colorado!'

And now for the good news if you can believe it can get any better!!!

The towns of Aspen and Snowmass Village Colorado are roughly a quick and easy 20-25 minute drive straight east on scenic Hwy. 82. If you would like to experience some of the worlds best skiing, Aspen Mtn. (Ajax to the locals), Snowmass Mtn. (the 2nd largest ski resort in the United States), Aspen Highlands (home of the Highlands Bowl) and Buttermilk Mountain (Home of the ESPN Winter X Games) all are graciously awaiting your arrival! With some of the best snowfall, terrain, views, and grooming capabilities in the industry, these mountains offer something for everyone of all skiing abilities. Don't know how to ski? Take a lesson with some of the most respected Ski Pros in the business with the Ski and Snowboard Schools of the Aspen Skiing Company! Ever wanted to go for a dog sled ride? Visit Krabloonicks Dog Kennel in Snowmass, it's the real deal! Want a snowmobile tour? Visit T Lazy 7 ranch as you head up to the world famous Maroon Bells!

Aspen/Snowmass offers some of the best year round cultural activities and events to be found anywhere on the planet! Chose from the Aspen Ideas Fest, (where the world brightest and most influential people come to hash out solutions to world affairs) to the Snowmass Jazzfest, the Leadville 100 or the USA Pro Cycling Tour! No matter your tastes, Aspen offers a multitude of high level, mentally stimulating, physically renewing activities to either participate in or enjoy as a spectator. Internationally know dignities frequently speak at the Aspen Institute, world famous musicians routinely perform at the Aspen Music Festival, The Wheeler Opera House, The Benedict Music Tent, and yes, also out in the open air at the base of Aspen Mountain! Have you ever seen fireworks in the winter? Come enjoy Aspen's Winterskol Festival. Like professional level rugby, volleyball, the ESPN Winter X-Games, World Cup Skiing? Aspen has them all! Want to attend some intimate 'Theater in the the Park?' Aspen has that to! Do you enjoy eating at some of the finest restaurants anywhere, taking a cooking class, visiting historical sites like the Smuggler Mine, (a working silver mine where the worlds largest single piece of silver Orr was found). Do you want to para-glide off Aspen Mt., bike on Snowmass Mt...? No need to look any further, it is all right here in the Aspen Valley.

While there is much more to do than listed here, we know that no matter when you visit, you will enjoy all the time you spend in the historical Aspen/Roaring Fork Valley, the ancestral lands of the proud Ute Indians, (Aspen was previously named Ute City). Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall, the Aspen/Roaring Fork Valley has it all!!!


Rates & Availability

Carbondale House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Season
Jun 16 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Fall Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
High Winter Season
Dec 14 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Winter Season
Jan 7 2017 - Jan 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $400
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 3.9%

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Rates do not include 3.9% state/local lodging taxes.
Rates do not include $200.00 cleaning fee.
$1000.00 Security deposit required.
Discounts available for long term rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Carbondale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8600 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
  • 7.5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , There is a Queen sized, 20 inch inflatable mattress.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , Dbl. bunk bed set, 4 twins beds total!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • King size beds (1) 3 King beds., Queen size Beds (1) 1 Queen beds., Baby Cribs (2) One Pack and Play., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull out couch in office/6th bedroom., Bunk Beds (1) Two sets of twin bunks beds (for a total of four beds) found in kids bunk room.
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 14 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
The office room, which has a closet in it, has a pull out couch that can act as a 6th bedroom. There is a Hammacher Schlemmer 20 inch, Queen sized inflatable matrees with linens, pillows, comforter....A full bathroom and shower is just outside the room.

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