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White Shell Mountain Farmhouse, Blanca, CO

Private room in farm stay hosted by Sarah
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 private bath
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Original headquarters for White Mountain Ranch, since 1901.
Spectacularly set 2 bedroom farm house on 138 acres. Working horse farm on an oasis nestled at the base of Mt. Blanca. Surrounded by grass, apple orchard, mountain streams- well water is delicious! 3/4 mile track available for hiking or earthing in bare feet - amazing packed sand feels wonderful on tired feet!
Swim or fish in our spring fed pond.
80 miles N of Taos, 1 hr west of I-25, 16 miles to Great Sand Dunes Nat'l Park.

The space
Extremely quiet and peaceful, beautiful light for artists and photographers delight. Stars unreal, bring your sky map or plan a walk under the full moon.. Excellent for bird watcher's - many species of song birds, raptors and Great Horned Owls.
Upstairs private. It is possible to arrange private rental of entire house, request a special offer.
Two bedrooms. Master with queen bed and twin bed for lounging, reading, or watching out the window. Second bedroom with queen bed. Small refrigerator in Master room. Bathroom with bathtub and shower. High speed internet , Netflix, etc but no TV except for watching DVD's. Wood stove for heat if needed, wood provided.
Completely modern kitchen with all amenities, 6 burner Viking Stove, every cooking spice imaginable. Cooks are welcome as long as you clean up after. All dishes, cookware you can use.

Guest access
Entire house available for private use for $50 extra per night by special request.

Upstairs level: Bedrooms private. Bathroom and shower private.

Downstairs shared space: Complete kitchen with all amenities and living/dining area.
Outdoor patio with charcoal grill and brick fireplace.

Owners use downstairs for eating/office access between 6 am and 8 pm. Guests welcome to use downstairs/ kitchen at any time, access spices and all kitchen, dish and cookware.

Other things to note
Private use of house can be arranged for $50 per night extra. Request a special offer.
Well behaved dogs welcome, must be on leash outside.
Older dog in house downstairs. If you are allergic to animals this site can be hard to stay in.
No trash pickup -- recycling and composting requires explanation on site.
Optional: stabling available if you want to bring your horses. Incredible trail riding all around the area. 16 miles to Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Sheep free range, so dogs must be on leash at all times.
Original headquarters for White Mountain Ranch, since 1901.
Spectacularly set 2 bedroom farm house on 138 acres. Working horse farm on an oasis nestled at the base of Mt. Blanca. Surrounded by grass, apple orchard, mountain streams- well water is delicious! 3/4 mile track available for hiking or earthing in bare feet - amazing packed sand feels wonderful on tired feet!
Swim or fish in our spring f…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Washer
Dryer
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit

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Blanca, Colorado, United States

Remote, peaceful, open vistas criss- crossed with seasonal running streams. Spring fed pond and pastures: green grass and tall trees make this property unique.
4 miles from town and paved roads.

Hosted by Sarah

Joined in February 2014
  • 141 Reviews
Married couple, Colorado native, horse trainers.
During your stay
Owners on premises. Working farm, guests are welcome to observe but not interact with horses or livestock. Spring water, coffee, tea always available. Tap water exceptionally tasty- fill your bottles!
  • Languages: English, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within a day
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Carbon monoxide alarm
Cancellation policy