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Exclusive Family Luxury Mountaintop Lodge on 43 acres

Bedrooms 5
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lodge, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 7 Baths, (Sleeps 12-20)


For a video tour of our home, please scroll through the chain of 23 photos. In the 24th picture slot, you will find the video "The Seasons at Byers Peak Lodge." It gives you an accurate perspective of our home, inside and out, as well as the surrounding countryside.

Byers Peak Lodge sits atop a rocky, wooded ridge on 43 acres, adjoining 1300 acres of open space, just 4 miles east of Granby, Colorado. This magnificent, 5 bedroom, 7 bath, 5000 square foot, custom log home is a masterpiece of Colorado mountain architecture. Completed in 2002, the Lodge provides numerous amenities.

Custom rock fireplaces grace the great room on the main level and the entertainment room on the lower walkout level. The fireplace in the great room features two 6000-pound, lichen-encrusted boulders taken from a cliff on the property. One of these massive boulders is a natural replica of Byers Peak, the 12800 ft. , snow-capped peak oriented directly in the center of the Lodge’s panoramic great room windows. The Lodge’s unobstructed views are unparalleled in Grand County.

The dining area is designed for gatherings of friends and family, with a wide, family-style table and adjoining bar and stools. The kitchen features an enormous, wood-paneled refrigerator, two conventional ovens, a microwave, a vented cooking range, two dishwashers, and two disposals. For outdoor cooking with a view, the Lodge offers a deluxe, stainless steel, gas grill, located on the main-level deck, which wraps around 3 sides of the home. Or, for those not inclined to cook, restaurants in every price range are abundant in Granby, Winter Park, and Grand Lake.

Each of the five bedrooms features handcrafted, natural aspen log beds with adjustable mattresses. Adjoining bathrooms offer jacuzzi tubs; separate, seated showers with handrails; sink and toilet. Also in each suite or adjoining hall we have washers and dryers (4 sets total) for your after ski laundry necessities.

The entertainment room, quietly isolated on the bottom walkout level, provides the latest in home theater technology. A ceiling-mounted projector and movie screen provide the ultimate movie-watching experience. Guests can choose from a variety of videocassettes and DVDs, while relaxing on reclining leather sofas, loveseats, and beanbags. We have also just installed Direct TV with the NFL package, and 3D capable movies can be enjoyed through the projector as well.

We are a non-smoking, no animal home, due to the allergies of family members and many of our guests.

Keywords: lodge

More Details

Property Manager
Nila Watterson
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Nila Watterson

We (Russ and Nila) have been married for 48 years. We have lived in Colorado for 45 years. We have 5 children and 17 grandchildren who love to get together and play, laugh, and eat at the lodge.

Nila Watterson purchased this lodge in 2002

Why Nila Watterson chose Rocky Mountain National Park

We have loved and owned property in the area since 1985, and purchased the property on which the lodge sits in 1990. We have enjoyed ownership in over 1800 acres, including and adjoining the current site. We chose this site because of its unparalleled view at the end of Rocky Ridge.

What makes this lodge unique

Russ did all of the original design and architectural sketches, which were faithfully incorporated into the final house plans. The massive great room fireplace is constructed entirely of rock gathered from the property. The great room floor to ceiling windows allow a panoramic vista of beautiful Byers Peak and in the Lower foreground some 5 miles away, Granby Ranch Ski Resort and Golf Course.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Nila- we had a wonderful time in your beautiful lodge. We saw antelope humming birds marmonts mike deer right next to the lodge. - I will reserve again for next years trip when I know the dates- you exceeded all expectations and a great time was had by all! Thank you again
May 2017
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Granby Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • 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 ...
  • Secure Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 27 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
  • 7
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sized
    Theater room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa sleeper
  • King size beds (4) There are king beds in the two upper bedrooms, the master on the main level and in one of the bedrooms on the lower level., Queen size Beds (5) There is a set of queen sized bunk beds on the lower level. There are 3 sleeper-sofas that make down into queen sized beds, Twin or Single Beds (3) There are 3 sleeper/love seats that make down into twin beds, Child Beds (1) There is a Pack & Play for infants., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There are 3 twin sized sofa beds and 3 queen sized sofa beds throughout the home.(listed above)., Bunk Beds (1) The queen bunks are the same as the ones listed in the queen bed section.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Outside we have a playground for children and adults: 7 child and 1 Adult Swings, tetherball, one horse shoe pit, fire pit with seating and furnished hot dog/marshmallow skewers. Sleds and toboggans, home sits atop a mountain. Near 4 ski areas (all within 25 minutes at furthest, two downhill and 2 cross country). Large log picnic table. Deck for viewing. 43 acre site with spectacular views in every direction. Ten minutes from Lake Granby (7,600 acre lake). 25 minutes from Rocky Mountain National Park, the most heavily visited tourist attraction in Colorado. 25 minutes from the Winter Park Ski Resort and 10 minutes from the Sol Vista Ski Resort. Grand County contains 400 miles of snowmobile trails.


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Exclusive Family Luxury Mountaintop Lodge on 43 acres
average rating of 4.935484 based on 72 reviews

A delightful stay in the Granby area!

  • 5 of 5

The Byers' Peak Lodge initially captured my imagination through the photos and video, and I kept coming back to it. Booked it 3 days in August for a birthday celebration with family and friends. Our stay there did not disappoint: a kitchen that was stocked with everything we could possibly need (a couple of repairs needed: oven and garbage disposal) , lots of seating for dining together, a wonderful great room for relaxing and sharing stories, quality decor that added to the mountaintop experience, and a deck that afforded sunny views of surrounding mountains by day and numerous stars at night. Would definitely stay here again and hope to do so!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The whole place was great, clean, beautiful.

  • 4 of 5

The actual place exceeded our expectations...great views, quiet, 10 min from town which was nice, and plenty of room for 2 different families to stay at.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family reunion

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful experience and location for our 3 day family reunion. Nila and her husband were great to work with and we would love to come back. The scenery and privacy were amazing and gave us a great Colorado experience. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Great for larger groups. Perfect home for our family reunion.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous home in remote location

  • 5 of 5

Took whole family for a vacation. House was very comfortable for all 17 of us.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here many times and will continue to do so.The location is unmatched for mountain views and the house is gorgeous and very clean. The owners are very easy to work with and professional. A family favorite for sure.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
102 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
Granby, CO
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Grand Elk Golf Club, Granby, CO
Nearest Train
4.5 Miles
Granby, CO
Nearest Motorway
4.2 Miles
US 40 and Agate Ave
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
Granby, CO
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Sol Vista Resort, Granby, CO
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Grand Lake, CO
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

There is an additional guest fee of $15/person/night for each guest in excess of 12, whether adult or child, with a limit of 20 guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.