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Spectacular, Slopeside 8 Bedroom Luxury Vacation Home in Telluride, Colorado

| | 20 Guests| 8 Bedrooms| 6 Baths
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Day or night, please call Rich @ (512) 320-8844 or visit for more information. I am the owner so you will not get an answering service or a help desk in China, etc.; no, just me, the owner, and I will be happy to help you plan your stay at this incredible mountain home. Please ask, and we can immediately provide our simple, one-page rental agreement for your gracious review and consideration.

Privacy & Views

Alpine ski-in & ski-out private luxury home located trail-side on the Galloping Goose ski-run in Mountain Village, at the heart of the Tellluride ski resort. Adjacent to the National Forest at 10,001′ altitude with spectacular mountain views. This home is surrounded by towering Aspens and Pines and completely hidden at the end of a private road for complete seclusion.


* Slope-side. Over 300′ of direct ski-run frontage makes it easy to stop at the home while skiing for lunch, hot chocolate, gear changes or a warm fireplace. Also, remember to invite friends to stop at the home for Après-ski on the last run of the day. It’s easy to book a Telski ski instructor to ski to the back door in the morning to pick up the kids for ski lessons. Also, when it starts to snow, you can pop in for powder skis or snowboards to take advantage of the fresh pow-pow. You will enjoy ‘fresh tracks’ on the ski run each morning as the first skiers down the ski run, before the lifts even start turning!

* Telski. World-class skiing with 18 lifts turning, 2 high-speed gondolas, 147 ski trails, Nastar race course, terrain parks, back-country, hike-to, extreme & helicopter-ski terrain. Telluride has an average annual snowfall of over 300 inches. Without question, Telski boasts the finest ski school in Colorado, catering to all ages and skill levels. Also, Nordic skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, horseback riding and ice-climbing!


* Festivals. There are over 30 summer festivals and concerts in Telluride during the summer, featuring renowned artists such as Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson, Phish, Neil Young, etc.

* Mountain Biking. (15 mountain bikes are waiting for you in the garage). Telluride is surrounded by an extensive network of single track bike trails and old mining roads great for every skill level from beginners to the most advanced riders. Push the limits on one of Telluride’s classic single track trails, or take a scenic ride on Telluride’s valley floor alongside the San Miguel River. Telluride is the perfect place to explore the mountains or join an experienced guide on a personal tour catered to your skill level and interests. Also, downhill on the ski runs! There is no need to pedal if you choose the free gondola to transport you and your bikes to the top of the mountain. The gondola is equiped with bike racks, and provides access to the Mountain Village Bike Park, as well as a network of free trails within the Telluride Ski Resort boundary.

* Hiking. Instant access to hiking trails and the Uncompahgre National Forest.

* Stand-up paddle-boarding. (stand-up paddle boards ready and waiting for you in the garage).

* Golf. World-class 18-hole championship golf course.

* Summer Camp. Telluride Academy is recognized as a premier US summer kids’ camp.

* River rafting. White-water rafting down the San Miguel River, on your own or with professional guides.

* Fly fishing. On the San Miguel, Trout Lake, or many of the secret streams for rainbow trout, on your own or with professional guides.

* Exploring. Ghost towns, abandoned mining camps, waterfalls, gold panning.

* Mountain climbing. There are several ‘fourteeners’ and less challenging climbs, on your own or with a guide.

* Horseback riding.

* Rock-climbing.

Two Towns unlike any others.

* Telluride (population: 2,220) is different. Don’t look for a Wal-Mart, a gas station, a neon sign, a lift-line or even a single traffic light – there are none! Nestled in a ‘box canyon’ and surrounded by the steep-forested San Juan Mountains, the topography of this historic mining town makes growth in any direction impossible! The entire town is designated as a historical district and maintains a small ‘mining-town’ charm, with strictly-governed Victorian architecture. Explore the abandoned mining camps and frontier ghost towns which dot the hillsides.

* Mountain Village (population: 978) is Telluride’s sister town located on the mountain, in the heart of the ski area. A european-style alpine community nestled high above Telluride at 9,500+ elevation. The towns are connected by a free gondola system operating over the mountain tops. There is no need for a car as homeowner guests enjoy free SUV service anywhere in Mountain Village.

Home Description:


* Great Room. A three-story stone fireplace and towering wall of windows overlooking the Galloping Goose ski run and the San Juan mountains.

* Dining room. A giant mahogany dining table seating ten guests comfortably with mountain views and easy access to outside deck.

* Kitchen. A fully-furnished gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a seven-person breakfast nook.

* Bedroom #5. A large bedroom with queen pillow-top bed, giant library of leather-bound classics, TV, antique slot machine and easy access to hot tub and deck.

* Deck. A large deck with a new Weber barbecue grill and majestic views of the San Juan mountains and starry skies by night.

* Hot Tub. Sundance hot tub with ski-run and mountain views, CD, ipod deck and aromatherapy jets. Our hot tub is professionally maintained at least twice per week for peak performance and comfort.

* Bath. A full bath on the main floor for quick access to fluffy towels and a warm shower after the hot tub.

* Garage. A two-car heated garage with an additional refrigerator and freezer. The garage is also equipped with 15 mountain bikes, 15 sleds, ski & snowboard equipment and recreational equipment.


* Family Room. A 50″ high-definition TV, DVD, movie library, leather sofa club chairs, and classic book library.

* Bath. A full-sized bathroom keeps kids downstairs.

* Game Room. A tournament-sized billiards table, foosball table, card & game table, wet bar, refrigerator, draft beer tender.

* Bunk Room. 4 pine log (double) bunk beds and two twin beds – (up to ten kids can sleep in this room).

* Kids’ Room. 2 beds (twins), TV, DVD with over 100 kids’ movies.

* Teen room. 1 twin-size day bed with twin-size pull-out trundle bed below.

* A full-service laundry room with new oversized front-load washer and dryer units with steam options.


* 2 Bedrooms. Each with a queen bed and new pillow-top mattress, fine cotton bedding,TV and private full baths.


* Bedroom. A smaller bedroom with double bed, TV, full bath and fine cotton bedding.

* Sitting Area. A common sitting area with mountain views.

* Master Bedroom. A king bed with new pillow-top mattress, gas fireplace, mountain views, TV, fine cotton bedding, and private master bath with walk-in closet, spa tub and Mr. Steam steam shower.

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Price Details
Minimum no of nights: 2
Security deposit: $ 1,500
Address: 280 Benchmark
County: San Miguel
State: Colorado
Zip: 81435
Country: United States
Listing Details
Property ID: 3454
Property Size: 5,600 ft2
Bedrooms: 8
Bathrooms: 6
Check-in Hour: 4pm
Check-Out Hour: 10am
Outdoor Facilities: skiing, cycling, hiking, fishing, golfing, horseback riding,... mountain resort area activities
Cancellation: Cancellations may not receive full refund, depending upon cancellation window.
Indoor Fireplace
Hot Tub
Free Parking on Premises
Wireless Internet
Pets Allowed
Non Smoking
BBQ Grill
Nearby Theaters
Nearby Amusement
Mountain View


September 2019
October 2019

Rich Geiger

We (Rich, Barbara and Jonah Geiger) lived full time in Mountain Village for a little over two years before moving to Arizona to be closer to relatives but still close enough to our dream: the San Juans. We enjoy alpine skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, and exploring the San Juan Mountains. Our son Jonah (now age 13) out-skis the both of us, thanks to the wonderful folks at the Telluride ski school. We enjoy participating in Jonah’s other sports which include competitive ice hockey, basketball, golf, hiking, and rock climbing. ​ Like many, we came for the winter, but stayed for the summer. Hiking and summer recreational activities are plentiful in the area. Jonah participated in many wonderful summer camps that allowed him the opportunity to explore, learn, nurture, and develop a skill set that will remain with him forever. His love of the outdoors and God’s creations is immense.  ​Coming to this place has wondrous effects. No matter what you are looking for, you will find it here: peace, revitalization, excitement, awe-inspiring beauty, a warm reception from the community, or privacy and relaxation. We invite you to enjoy this beautiful place as we have.  All best to you and yours, The Geiger Family

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