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1st Chair Chalet - Monarch/Garfield - Creek Side Mountain Getaway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type chalet

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Come stay in our Monarch/Garfield/Salida Colorado mountain home/house/cabin.

View lots of pictures. Search 1st Chair Chalet on Facebook.

Enjoy a getaway in this quaint and private mountain home surrounded by Aspens next to a roaring creek.

Nestled high in the Rockies in the historic town-site of Garfield, The 1st Chair Chalet is just 3 miles to Monarch Mountain Skiing, 16 miles to historic downtown Salida, and walking distance to Monarch Lodge's amenities.

This cozy 2 story, 2 bedroom, 2 bath chalet sits by the the South Fork of the Arkansas River with private fishing access. The creek cascades and eddies through the back yard creating a mesmerizing visual and sonic landscape enjoyable from the redwood deck and private hot tub.

Sleeps 5 to 7 with 1 queen in an upstairs bedroom, 1 full and 1 twin in another upstairs bedroom, and 1 full futon sofa in the living room.

Garfield, CO (also known as Monarch), elevation 9500', is six miles east of the Continental Divide surrounded by the San Isabel National Forest. Garfield originated as a mining town in the early 1800's. In the latter part of the century a fire swept through town leaving only 3 original buildings, The School House, a log cabin and the Courthouse/Jail which is now known as the Old Timer Cabin. Scattered throughout the area you will find foundations of original mining cabins from 200 years ago.

More Details

Owner
Bruce Hayes
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

5

We loved this cabin. So close to the slopes and hideaway for our family to relax.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean and well stocked and easy to find. Our family (of 5) needed a place to retreat and be together and the cabin was a perfect fit. The open first floor was perfect for games and reading. We loved the wood burning stove which put out enough heat to forget how cold we got on the slopes.

Monarch was also a gem, great skiing, no lines, and super affordable with A kind and helpful staff.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for skiing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for monarch mountain getaway. The hot tub on the porch with the running creek in the background was amazing after a full day on the slopes. The house had everything and all we needed to bring were groceries and our ski gear. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great space close to the ski area

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our night at first chair chalet, would definitely recommend to friends and family

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved this home, Our 2 daughters ages, 11 and 13 had a blast. The hot tub was awesome, the wood burning stove with wood provided added a special touch. The sound of the rushing spring below was priceless! The owner was awesome and always responded quickly. Thank you Bruce for a wonderful vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great get away

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Relaxing, fun, hot tub was great.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect little cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect little cabin in the woods. Kitchen was stocked with EVERYTHING we needed. Hot tub was AWESOME after our ski day at Monarch. We were 2 couples with 2 babies. Only a few minutes drive to Monarch for a great day on the hill. Snow conditions were excellent! Thanks for a great couple days away!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! I sent the clothes yesterday. -Bruce
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Ski Season
Nov 24 2016 - Apr 8 2017
1 night minimum stay
$170
$1,020
 
 
Summer Season
May 26 2017 - Sep 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$120
$720
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.3%

Nightly Rate: $120 to $170
Weekly Rate: $720 to $1020 (one night free)
Monthly Rate: Please inquire
Spring and Fall Season: $120 per night +$80 cleaning fee +7.3% tax
Summer Season: $150 per night +$80 cleaning fee +7.3% tax
Winter Season: $170 per night +$80 cleaning fee +7.3% tax
FREQUENT FLYER SPECIAL: Stay any 6 nights, get the 7th night free even for non-consecutive nights. 2 night minimum to redeem free night.
HONEYMOONER SPECIAL: 2 people, 1 bed, no pets or kids, subtract $20 from Cleaning Fee.
50% non-refundable deposit is required to guarantee your reservation. We accept checks or online payment.
Rates are per night and subject to 7.3% sales/lodging taxes.
All stays are subject to a $80 cleaning fee regardless of the number of nights.
Check-in 4pm, check-out 11am (times may be flexible)
no smoking indoors
Pets? Please inquire.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Salida Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Half Bathroom -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Notes:
Complete full-size Kitchen with all ammenities and accesories including quality pots, pans and dish-ware, microwave, blender, coffee grinder/maker, crock pot, outdoor gas grill, toaster, water filter pitcher, Chef's knives, Grater, salt, pepper, sugar, and some spices. Note: no dishwasher or disposal Cozy comforters, Towels and Linens, and spares. Private Hot Tub/Jacuzzi seats 5, uses copper based purifier, no nasty chemicals! Fisher Fireplace Wood Stove with firewood (plus baseboard heat in all rooms) High Speed Satellite Wireless Internet Large HDTV with DVD/VCR, computer plug-in, and video library (no cable or dish) Large Stereo with music library and mini-plug plug in for ipod, phone, lap-top, etc. Telephone with free local and long distance service (no international long distance) Note: there is no cell service in the cabin, service is available in some spots outside. Off Street Parking for several vehicles Spiral staircase washer/dryer snow shoes sleds Acoustic Guitar

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