2BR House Vacation Rental in Howard, Colorado

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Updated on Sep 17, 2019

Country house along the Arkansas: Views and hiking included.

Located in: Howard
Relaxing family getaway located in the Upper Arkansas River canyon near Howard, CO. This 2 bedroom 2 bath house is located at the end of a quiet dirt road and is only 20 minutes from Salida, 40 minutes to Monarch Ski Area, and a peaceful 5 minute walk to fishing and boating along the Arkansas River. A great location for family vacations, fishing/boating trips, or for getting some great R&R.

This is the house that we (Kate and Rick) hope to retire to, and we are excited to share it with some guests, so that we can afford to keep it and enjoy it when we have time to come visit ourselves, or with our family! This is not run by a vacation rental company, and therefore is not a "luxury" home, but it is very comfortable and we have endeavored to make it nice for guests. We are welcome to any suggestions and improvements, and hope to invest our rental money back into the house over the coming years to make it even better!

More house details:
Insane views of the Arkansas River and the surrounding Sangre de Cristo range to the south. A two bedroom, two bathroom house adjacent to the Sand Gulch BLM area with a fully equipped kitchen (no dishwasher), internet, and standard amenities. One bedroom has a queen bed, the other has two twin beds that can be pushed together if desired. The living area has a giant sectional couch, and two futons that can each sleep 1-2 people. Therefore this place can comfortably sleep 6, and can sleep up to 8 or 9 people upon request and approval. Please let us know how many will be staying.

- Laundry available.
- 4G cellular signal and WiFi is using a cellular jetpack.
- Dogs are welcome (within reason)!
- A chest freezer is available for successful fisherfolk and hunters, or for longer stays.
- The living room has a Roku-equipped TV and DVD player.
- Cleaning fee is listed - $75 will cover normal use. A refundable cleaning deposit of $200 is required.
- We are available via text or call if any questions come up.

Area Activities:
Hikers: Close to a variety of day and overnight hikes in the Sangre de Cristo wilderness area or walk right out the door and explore the Sand Gulch BLM area which borders the property on 3 sides.

Bikers: Spend a relaxing evening here after riding the Monarch Crest trail or enjoy the world class mountain biking trails located in the valley from Canyon City to Salida, including the Rainbow Trail, S mountain trails, and Royal Gorge Rim trails.

Rafters: The nearest pullout is Vallie Bridge (just a 5 minute drive away!) Many rafting companies are located in the valley that can help you plan your trip.

Fishermen and Fisherwomen: Walkable public access to the Arkansas is located along County Road 45 in between Vallie Bridge and Howard. If you are willing to drive, there are many more options.

Skiers: Monarch ski area is 40 minutes away, and there is very little traffic! Wolf Creek and Crested Butte are also close enough to consider for long day trips if the weather is right. Backcountry access is also close by, near Monarch and elsewhere.

Hot Springs Enthusiasts: Princeton Hot Springs is approximately 40 minutes away, and the Valley View Hot Springs near Villa Grove are a little over an hour away.

Large Parties: We are open to considering large events (such as work group training, retreats, or family reunions. Please inquire, availability for large groups is case-by-case.

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ATTENTION: As of June 12th, 2018, Fremont County has enacted a STAGE 2 FIRE BAN. Please review prohibited activities per county ordinance which can be viewed on this site. Outdoor fire pit and charcoal grill may not be used at any time.
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