We seek Families to enjoy our home - Our Home Your Vacation . Time to Book Your Family Trip... stay a few days, a week or a month...Salida is an Outdoor Enthusiasts Mecca in the high deserts of central Colorado Mountains! A Bike Friendly Town! Plus our home is 1.5 miles from Historic Downtown Salida offers the riverfront, great shops and cafes.
We are the largest home in the county available for rent by owner. 7 private bedrooms, fully stocked kitchen...a nice home, 1.5 miles from Historic downtown Salida and surrounded by amazing beautiful mountains....the 5 Collegiate Peeks are fourteeners to the West for Amazing Sunsets...Salida is an outdoor enthusiasts mecca!
Day trips to Sand Dunes National Park, Black Canyon, Cottonwood Pass, Vail, Crested Butte, Independence Pass and Aspen... Salida is in the center of the state, at the crossroads to Sante Fe, National Parks, the Grand Canyon....to make a great Western road trip.
The Biking is amazing - 150 miles of single track mountain biking trails. Salida Mountain Trails offers Little Rainbow and the new Spartan Trails. Road Biking on the rural valleys or over the mountain passes.
This year we added a 7th private bedroom with a cozy fireplace ...that means our home can sleep 14-16 in beds.
Salida is home of Hot Springs and Cool Mountains in the Colorado "banana belt!" We are the "unpretentious, bike friendly town" as designated by Outside Magazine. Salida is centered among and protected by the Sawatch mountain range to the northwest, Sangre de Cristo mountain range to the south, and the Mosquito mountain range to the north.
Our home is just 1.5 miles from town and 20 Minutes away from Monarch...Ranch Home on the Mesa with Stunning 360 Mountain Views - amazing sunrises and sunsets from the corner of the Mesa . Centrally located in the heart of the Rockies convenient to meet Family and Friends for outdoor adventures - A Great home for Family Ski Trips, Reunions, Weddings, Church Groups, Extended Family Vacations, weekend birthday parties, ladies weekends...
Here are some examples of recent guests:
*Ladies 60th Birthday - gathering from all over the State
*Bachelorette party - hosting college friends from medical school
*Thunderbird Alum guys weekend Touring the Rockies on their Harley Davidsons
*Wedding Rehearsal Dinner with visiting guests from afar
*Family Reunion and Memorial Service - locals and guests
*Father/Son annual guys weekend - attorneys from the front range
Book your Wedding or Family Reunion Now.
Salida is an outdoor enthusiasts mecca! Monarch Ski Resort, Browns Canyon and the Arkansas River are nearby - Skiing, Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling, all in the surrounding mountains, National Forest and BLM land plus Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Cafes, Golf all within walking distance
Our airport is simple for those with access to private planes:
*1.5 miles from our home
*free loaner cars available
*free to reasonable rates for larger planes
The Location -
*on the Mesa above Franz Lake
*1 1/2 miles from historic downtown Salida (central Colorado)
*1/2 mile from the Golf Course www.salidagolfclub.com
*on the Salida Trail for biking, hiking and walking, nearby river trails.
*15 minutes from Browns Canyon for White Water Rafting
*minutes from Hot Springs
*20 minutes to Monarch Ski Resort
*Central Colorado - day trips to Sand Dunes National Park, Black Canyon etc.
*Near the Continental Divide - we are on the eastern slope - just 12 miles away
*Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
*Salida Golf Club
*Steam Plant Theater and Event Center
*Saint Elmo, CO, USA
*Cottonwood Hot Springs
*Buena Vista River Park
*7 private bedrooms
*great location remodeled ranch home
*3 full bathrooms and 1/2 bath off the kitchen (1 full bathroom in the in Law Suite)
*mountain views from every room
*enter through the mud room for gear and shoes
*full kitchen with eat in table and kitchen bar, full pantry, beverage center, wine cooler, all amenities
*formal dining room, living room with bay window and french doors
*the house has 4 fireplaces plus 5th in master bedroom
*long driveway and ample parking
*flexible floor plan - rent either 2, 4 or 6 bedrooms - we can lock off the in law suite.
4 private bedrooms includes - 1 king, 3 queens, 2 person futon
7 private bedroom includes -1 King, 5 Queens, 1 Full - plus 2 person futon in bedroom #6
(french door separates the in-law suite)
- includes bedrooms #2 & #3
- w/ #3 en-suite bathroom
*RV hookups 50 Amps...meet your family or friends while traveling the USA! Salida is in the center of the State of Colorado.
Test Drive Salida - "love the lull"stay during April/May, Oct/Nov and/or early Dec... We are offering a Retiree Rate of 20% discount for a retiree interested in checking out the Salida 330 days of sun per year. Actual Dates as of now are through December 20th.
More about Amicas Pizza, Microbrews & More...Located in the heart of downtown Salida, Colorado, Amicas is a community tap-house and scratch kitchen full of good energy and great flavors.
Salida 2019 Events Summary
FIBArk (First in Boating on the Arkansas River), America's Oldest Whitewater Festival, Father's Day Weekend June 13-16. http://www.fibark.com
25th Annual Salida ArtWalk on June 27-30, The Best Little Art Town in America http://www.salidaartwalk.com
June 29th Harriet Alexander Airport fly-in and Airshow
The Salida Arts Festival June 29 & 30th
July Fourth our small town celebrates in a big way with a kids fishing derby, hometown parade, pancake breakfast, free live music and activities for kids of all ages at Riverside Park, with fireworks (weather permitting) at dusk from the “S” Mountain.
22nd Annual Colorado Brewers Rendezvous Saturday, July 13, in Riverside Park.
Salida Riverside Art & Music Festival July 20 & 21
The Chaffee County Fair and Rodeo will be held July 20 – 28
25th Annual Angel of Shavano Car Show on August 3
7th Annual Salida Winefest, on August 31 from 1-5pm in Riverside Park.
Enjoy the simplicity of a Hometown Picnic with food, music and entertainment in Riverside Park in downtown Salida on Sunday, September 1.
Fiber Arts Festival Sept. 7 & 8 at Riverside Park
Salida Bike Festival on September 12-15
20th Annual Crest Crank Bike Ride, Sunday, September 22nd http://monarchcrestcrank.com
Heart of Colorado FiberArts Guild Fashion Show, Boutique and Luncheon, on October 12th from 11 AM-2PM at the Salida SteamPlant.
Salida’s Christmas Mountain Lighting and Parade of Lights held annually on the day after Thanksgiving (Nov. 29, 2019).
Salida Holiday Festival on December 20th!
Santa Skis Monarch on December 24!
Ring in the New Year on Dec. 31 Monarch Torchlight Parade.
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