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Gorgeous In-Town 5BD/4.5BA House, Wonderful for Entertaining

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


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Crested Butte House Rental Photos and Description

Newly Renovated 4000 sq ft, 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath house in Heart of Crested Butte

Remodeled in 2013, our home is a former bed & breakfast, in the perfect Crested Butte central location.

The house is on the sunny side of town; in a residential neighborhood, two blocks to Elk Street shopping and dining, two blocks to Crested Butte town park/playground and the Performing Arts Center, and one block to Rainbow Park/playground and the Recreation Path. Ride to all lower trails in 5 minutes. The house is located one block to the Visitor Center and the free shuttle bus stop, which circulates through town and runs to the ski resort and three blocks to the town grocery store.

The house is set up as follows:

Downstairs has three bedrooms, all with en suite baths. Two of these bedrooms have queen beds, one has two full over full bunk beds. All have new furniture, mattresses, linens, etc. Also downstairs is a game room with a large screen tv, an x-box 360, many board games and a queen size futon; entryway/mudroom and laundry with oversized machines and sink for outdoor gear. A queen aerobed is also available for additional sleeping space.

Upstairs is the main living space with very large, open concept kitchen, dining, living areas, as well as a pantry and powder room. This is one of the only houses within Crested Butte town with large gathering spaces. Kitchen is fully equipped to cook for a crowd (two refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves and ovens; platters, large pots, etc.) and there is dining space and tableware for 18. The living room has plenty of seating and another large screen tv with a dvd player and surround system for movies or your ipod. A large bedroom (with queen bed and walk-in closet) and smaller office/bedroom are separated from the living space by french doors and share a large master bath. The office comes equipped with a chromebook laptop and a laser printer as well as internet and wifi. The office has a queen bed and large walk-in closet.

The house also has a two-car garage with secure bike storage, a wrap around porch and a large yard.

When we renovated this house, we did it with our own family and visitors in mind. There is lots of space to spread out and enjoy each other or have some privacy. We have kids' toys and dishes, a portacrib, spare twin sized floor mattress, a high chair, 2 townie bikes, a double bike trailer and a dog crate, bowls and leashes. Please note that primary renters must be over 25.

***For rentals for arrival within 48 hours, please contact us for last-minute deals and discounts! ***

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Shannon Callahan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2016
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About Shannon Callahan

We live in Boulder Colorado most of the year and are avid ultra runners, mountain bikers and skiers. We've loved Crested Butte for many years for its amazing outdoor activities and kid-friendly community village attitude.

Shannon Callahan purchased this house in 2013

Why Shannon Callahan chose Southwestern Colorado

For us, this is the perfect house - easy distance to the parks and playgrounds, one block to the ski shuttle, close enough to Elk Ave that's its an easy walk to dinner and ice cream but not noisy and with very little car traffic.

What makes this house unique

This is one of the town's largest homes; while there are other 5 bedroom houses, few of them have the very large gathering spaces we have.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Gorgeous In-Town 5BD/4.5BA House, Wonderful for Entertaining
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Loved the gray lady!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large family group share the house, loved everything. It had more than we knew, two dish washers and refrigerators! We would rent it again!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect summer vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property and perfect location! We had our extended family of 12 and we still had plenty of room. Exceptional setup for kids (bunk beds, Xbox, bikes, etc). Park is 2 blocks away...a quick 5 min walk. Very clean and spacious. We will definitely be back to The Grey Lady!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for family of 15, fantastic location, light and airy. Very comfortable !

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 15 comfortably occupied this lovely, bright and cheery home during our 2016 spring break ski trip. This nicely decorated, modern home had plenty of towels, a fully equipped kitchen, paper goods and supplies, lots of seating and bedding, a clean laundry, and plenty of extras. The location was perfect to catch the free shuttle to the slopes and to walk to downtown crested butte. We enjoyed the decks on sunny days. We cooked dinner in most nights and could all sit together for meals. The kitchen is a hostesses dream, two dishwashers, two microwaves, plenty of dishes and glasses and cook wear. We enjoyed the media upstairs and the teenagers loved the media and gaming systems downstairs. The hosts considerately provided humidifiers for each room and basic soaps and bath products in each bathroom. We lacked for nothing. We plan to book this great home again the next time we visit Created Butte.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Littleton, CO

Perfect Rental in Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I have stayed at the Grey Lady. The first time was with family and many little kids running around and the second with a group of buddies that get together every year for a ski trip. The reason we came back is that the Grey Lady is seriously the perfect rental house... especially for a little bigger group. The house is laid out perfect, they have plenty of comfy beds, they have the house well stocked with everything from dishes to soap and shampoo. We especially love the location and proximity to downtown and the bus for trips up to the mountain. Shannon (the owner) is a joy to work with and makes you feel at home. I can't wait to come back and rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

For large groups in CB, this is the place to stay. The layout of the house has spaces for communal hangouts, while also having private spaces to get away. It is also stocked with everything you could ever need, and the owner was super responsive to all questions. One of the smoothest rental experiences we have ever experienced. Great location as well. Couldn't have been better!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You are lovely guests- please come and visit us another time!
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Old Saybrook, CT USA

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family stayed here for a wedding; couldn't have found a better place! The large living areas provided plenty of room to spread out and kids to play. We had four families with kids so we filled it up, but didn't feel like we were in each other's way. The location is perfect for block from the best park ever (fields, climbing rock, huge playground).

The owner is so very accomodating, and easy to work with. They stock the house with everything you need...just move in! They even provide children's equipment, dishes, and toys!


  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC)
Car: not necessary

Crested Butte is the last great Western town partly for what it doesn't have - chain stores, traffic lights (no traffic at all actually), surly attitude. And of course, also for what it does have - amazing mountain biking, trail running and hiking, extreme skiing, wonderful restaurants and bars, fabulous kids' playgrounds, friendly community. Our house is perfectly situated to everything Crested Butte has to offer and is completely outfitted to make vacations complete.


Rates & Availability

Crested Butte House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski Season 1
Nov 20 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holiday
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Ski Season 2
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Shoulder
Apr 3 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.0%

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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Crested Butte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Dresser, closet, en suite bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Dresser, closet, en suite bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Full over full bunk beds, closet en suite bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Dresser, walk-in closet, en suite bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size bed, walk in closet, desk with laptop and printer
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Please note renters must be at least 25 years of age

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