Very unique, authentic, and comfortable Southwest style home with tremendous charm and warmth, 12 miles down San Miguel Canyon from the historic town of Telluride, Colorado. Telluride is home to a world class ski area, two film festivals, several music festivals including Bluegrass in the summer and Chamber Music and Blues Festivals in the Fall. Telluride offers a wide choice of restaurants and nightlife. Sit on the sunny decks or enjoy a fire in one of the 3 Kiva style fireplaces throughout the house in winter or fall. Cook meals on a beautiful six burner stove in a kitchen with a fireplace called The Rio Pecos Cafe. Fifteen minutes to Telluride and a half hour drive to Ouray Hot Springs. There is an on site caretaker who lives in a separate, private soundproof apt on a different level than the main house. He is there if you need him and invisible if you don't.
Interaction with guests
Someone is available to answer questions or help guests with any problems they might experience.
Please read house manual to clarify how to use and enjoy facets of the house such as stove, kiva fireplaces, furnace, etc.
House manual can be emailed after house is booked. No offense to any dog lovers, they're great! but the Rio Pecos doesn't allow pets.
I am a professional builder living part time in Los Angeles as well as Telluride, Colorado. I love the West, horseback riding, skiing, good food and wine, literature, pre-historic ruins of the Southwest and romps in the wild places. I have lived and traveled widely throughout the U.S. and feel Southwestern Colorado has more than its share of exquisite scenery.
When I built the house I tried to create a space that would reflect the tastes and culture of the Southwest. The house is part Trading Post and part Route 66 Diner.
It's always been a fun gathering spot for food and friends. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.