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Peaceful River Property! Hot Tub! Dog Friendly!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Rare rental opportunity located directly on the East River! Cast your line off the porch or relax in the hot tub while enjoying the sights and sounds of the river.

- 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths

- 2 large living rooms

- breakfast nook overlooking river

- separate dining area

- flat screen TV and wifi

- relaxing sitting area with piano

- gorgeous outdoor deck perfect for entertaining

- eight person hot tub

- private location with unobstructed views of the river

- dog friendly

Property Manager
Alpine Getaways
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Alpine Getaways

Alpine Getaways offers a number of Crested Butte vacation rentals that provide guests with the very best amenities and accommodations, as well as a large range of sizes and styles to choose from. Whether you're looking for a larger Crested Butte rentals to accommodate the entire family, a condominium close to Crested Butte Mountain Resort or a place close to all the downtown amenities, our wide range of high-end Crested Butte lodging options will suit all of your needs.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We just wanted to say thank you for the wonderful time we had in Crested Butte. River Nest was the perfect place for my husband and I to unwind. We left the home everyday to explore the area and found the road to be well maintained and easily traveled. Returning each evening to the hot tub overlooking the river was such a luxury. We had everything we needed, as far as kitchen ware, bath towels and linens. The home was comfortable, cozy and suited us well. The homeowner made improvements to the home that the past guest mentioned. It was clear to us that the home was well maintained and cared for. We just wanted to make sure you all know what a fantastic time we had. Thank you for the hospitality, we would definitely return to this home.
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crested Butte South in Crested Butte

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Daybed with trundle
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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(3 traveller reviews)

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Peaceful River Property! Hot Tub! Dog Friendly!
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 4 reviews

Absolutely perfect location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I both agreed, we could definitely live at this house. On the back deck you can barely see any other cabins, but plenty of the river. If the price was lower we would probably be traveling here every year

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kiley! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at River Nest, a home away from home. Please contact me directly if you want to come back in the future. We love our returning guests!
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Disappointed for the price we paid

  • 2 of 5

We do not usually provide reviews for places that we have stayed at but we are making an exception with this home. The house was very large and had a wonderful river going through it in the backyard. This is what made us book this particular house & pay the premium price per night.

We were pulling a trailer with ATV’s and upon arriving, we noticed that the road to get to the house was one of the worst roads we had ever driven on. It was nearly 80% full of large potholes. We had to experience this every time we went anywhere. The house is located at the bottom of a small, but steep hill and we had to pull our trailer in. The sloped driveway was so washed out and rutted that we were afraid our trailer would get stuck in the ruts (that appeared to have been there for some time). Beware that if you are pulling any kind of trailer, you will have to make a tight 90 degree turn to try to back into an extremely narrow drive. It will be difficult and it will take multiple attempts to maneuver it in every time, so do not plan on pulling it out much.

As we approached the front door, we saw that the sliding glass doors had a broken lock on them and the homeowner had a piece of wood in there to keep the door “locked”. Upon entering the house, we noticed that while nice, it was relatively outdated as far as plumbing fixtures, tile, etc. were concerned. The bathroom on the main floor had a basically unusable sink, as it was tucked in a corner and the smallest we had ever seen. My husband could barely squeeze in there to shave and brush his teeth. The two bathrooms both had sliding doors in the tub, but there were shower curtains on both the inside and outside (in addition to the sliding doors) with a note saying that they need to be there or there would be a leak within the walls. Seriously? How about the homeowner fix the problem? They are asking premium price for renting it out. The back deck also had major drop offs that someone could easily fall off.

If this had been a modest amount of money, we would have looked past the problems. When you pay that much, however, you do not expect to have the issues that this house has.

Also, if your body is not used to high altitudes, be careful. Crested Butte is at an altitude of 8,885 feet above sea level & “Crested Butte Mountain” reaches 12,162 feet. If you are from lower elevation states like in the Midwest, you may have difficulty breathing! We did and had to leave early and there is no getting any money back.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeffrey, To begin, we are so sorry that you got ill due to the altitude and had to cut your trip short. We want to thank you for your review and we appreciate your feedback. I apologize for the condition of the road and driveway, but we had a lot of rain this summer which contributes to their condition. I know the owner plans on regrading the driveway and has been in touch with the county about the road. Nonetheless, even if they were in great condition the driveway is not ideal for a trailer and we would have given you the heads up had we known you were planning on bringing one. As far as the sliding glass door goes, we haven't had any issues in the past with it and we would have gladly gone by to help you with it. On a side note, because this is Crested Butte the wood bar is extra security to keep a potential bear out. As far as the tile and fixtures go, we do make sure to post recent photos so the guest knows what to expect. Please let me assure you that all of our homes we rent are safe and up to code. Had we known about any of the issues you were having we would have been able to assist you during your stay. Thanks again for your feedback and we hope that someday you are able to visit the Rockies again, as we know it was on your Bucket List.
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Tranquility in Crested Butte

  • 5 of 5

My fiance and I stayed at River Nest for a romantic getaway and all I can say is WOW! The views are incredible! I want to live here! The hot tub is right on the river, so peaceful. The home had everything we needed. Love the privacy and tranquility of the home. We plan to come back every summer. We love CB!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Gunnison - GUC
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ruben's Resturant
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Skyland Country Club (with membership)
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 135
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Mount Crested Butte
Car: recommended

Some attractions are in Gunnison, 30 miles away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crested Butte South, Southwestern Colorado

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring Break
9 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Skiing
26 Mar 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
9 Apr 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Memorial Day Wknd
25 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Summer
29 May 2018 - 27 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
4th of July
28 Jun 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Peak Wildflowers
9 Jul 2018 - 1 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Arts Festival Wknd
2 Aug 2018 - 7 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer
8 Aug 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £71.49
Accidental Damage Fee £35.38
Cleaning Fee £144.42
Tax Rate 8.9%

Additional 4% booking fee applies

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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