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Snowy Range Home Away From Home with Four Season Recreation

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Cozy Home with Mountain Views, Large Deck, Full kitchen, Wood Stove, Sleeps 6

Located just outside the entrance to the Snowy Range, this beautiful home features a large deck with mountain views and easy access to multiple recreation opportunities just minutes away. Vaulted beamed ceilings and numerous windows provide a bright space with cool summer breezes and a wood burning stove for chilly winter nights. A full kitchen features all the comforts of home and there is a gas grill on the deck. A game room is stocked with board games, puzzles, playing cards, videos, books, and a Nintendo video game console. The living room features 2 comfy recliners to relax or watch a movie after a day in the mountains. The bathroom is stocked with everything you need, and the bedroom features a loft where kids can play or sleep. Sleeping accommodations include a full sized bed, twin bunk beds, 2 sleeper sofas and a full sized futon. Bedding is available for our guests.


Owner
Karen Kochanski
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, a little Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Karen Kochanski

I'm originally from Buffalo, NY but have lived in Longmont, CO for 12 years. I work as a physician assistant in Pediatrics at Kaiser Permanente. I love all outdoor activities especially hiking, snowshoeing, biking and swimming. I'm a fanatic for wildflowers and have never seen any more spectacular than the ones in the Snowy Range. I do photography and most of my best shots were taken there.

Karen Kochanski purchased this house in 2015

Why Karen Kochanski chose Wyoming

I have been visiting the Snowy Range several times a year and decided it would be great to have a vacation property there. After looking for about a year, this house came on the market and I fell in love with it. The location is perfect and I enjoy having the full kitchen and beautiful deck.

What makes this house unique

Home away from home for about the cost of a hotel room in a spectacular location.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5
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Place is perfect and Karen just keeps making it better each time we stay !

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Always very welcoming

  • 5 of 5
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We have come to this house a few times already, and we always have a great time. These 5 days went by so fast! Cozy, comfy, and the wood burning stove adds a touch of magic. Complete kitchen.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Clean and comfortable. Great place for a Snowmobile Adventure!

  • 5 of 5
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Great place for a guys trip West. We always use VRBO and will use this place again. Thanks Karen, you were very easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad it worked out for you. Hope you can come again!
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5

So wonderful - can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5
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We had such a fabulous time at Karen's snowy range home. It was a perfect getaway from Fort Collins - lots of fantastic hiking trails in medicine bow national forest within a short drive. The little town of Centennial was so quaint and our whole trip was so peaceful and rejuvenating. Our dog had a fantastic time as well. Can't wait to return for another vacation here!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad it worked out well for you. Hope you can come back soon! Karen
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
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My fiancé needed a long weekend get away to the mountains and snowy mountain retreat was exactly what we had in mind. The cabin itself is immaculate and feels like home as soon as you walk in the door. It's location couldn't have been better. We didn't have to drive for more than 10 minutes for any of the most popular hikes in the area. Wifi was speedy and we enjoyed all the games. Our dogs loved it as well. We couldn't ask for more!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Well Maintained and furnished with anything you might need !

  • 5 of 5
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Great location to enjoy the Snowy Range. Hiking this visit, next will be down hill and cross country skiing.

I enjoyed visit to Laramie downtown and shopping at the yarn shop.

Friendly Store in Centennial (new owners in March) has well stocked grocery section including a few frozen meat/fish choices and a few fresh veggies. Cafe still has great breakfasts!

Love the open living/ kitchen area and big windows facing Laramie valley.

Deer were up close to front windows in the evening, including a 4 point buck.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for coming and look forward to your next trip.
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
spring 17
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
From
$125
Fri,Sat
$600
$1,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
mud 17
Apr 3 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$75
From
$95
Fri,Sat
$500
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
summer/Fall 17
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
fall 17
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
fall2 17
Oct 16 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$75
$500
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
holiday 17-18
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$150
$850
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$750
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
cleaning $35 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.0%

Pets are negotiable. Please call to discuss your pet(s).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Centennial House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower, toilet, sink with hair dryer, soap, shampoo, conditioner
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • 1 full size bed and twin bunk beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
Notes:
4 wheel drive is required for visits during snow season. I will do my best to get plowing, but you may need to do some shoveling when there is active snowing and drifting.

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