HIGHCLIFFE LODGE/5BR SLEEPS 14+/CINEMA/VAIL'S FANTASTIC WESTERN-STYLE LOG HOME!

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 5 bathrooms

Description

Highcliffe Lodge is a luxurious, private log home, custom designed and hand built, profiled in design and architectural magazines as a masterpiece. Not only does Highcliffe provide a wonderful base for your Vail Ski and Summer Vail adventures, it is a destination in itself. Highcliffe Lodge, Vail's award winning true log lodge and family retreat, is celebrates Western Colorado design and lifestyle! Take a fantasy reverie to the Wild West with all the luxuries and amenities of a Platinum 5-star luxury hotel, including central air-conditioning! Enjoy an acre of paths and gardens with amazing Gore Range Views, enjoy the craftsmanship and quality of Highcliffe's handcrafted construction and antique and custom decor, and Highcliffe's many amenities. Highcliffe is a 5-minute drive (or 5 minute free Town of Vail bus ride) to Vail Village where your complimentary VIP parking awaits you in the center of Vail Village. Watch 4K movies in our fantastic mine-shaft themed cinema featuring DOLBY 11. 1 AMTOS sound, listen to music on demand throughout Highcliffe's 8 zoned sound system, and watch free movies or premium TV programming on any of the other six 4k SONY TVs located in bedrooms, library and bar! 6, 000 square feet of interior living space await you, designed and furnished in the style of the Ritz Carlton Bachelor Gulch and Yellowstone Club. With 5 bedrooms which sleep up to 15 adults (more with children), stunning Family Room with amazing massive moss rock fireplace and 30 foot ceilings, Dining Room, Breakfast Nook, Chef's Kitchen, Library/TV Room, ultra high speed internet, Mine-Shaft Themed 4K Cinema featuring 120" screen and 11. 1 channel Dolby ATMOS sound, Wet Bar, Steam Shower, and Hot Tub for 7. Other amenities include ping pong, foosball and billiards in the heated garage game room, driveway covered parking for 2 cars and driveway parking for 4 more cars. Outdoor living spaces include balconies and decks with unobstructed views of nature and the Gore mountain range, and a very private one acre yard with snow-melted stone patio featuring massive whimsical moss rock gas fire pit and new hot tub for up to 7 adults. Highcliffe's one acre property is planted with perennial gardens, and features aspen grove, ancient boulders, a tall bucolic waterfall feature and a truly fantastic masonry switchback path up our private mountain to amazing stone belvederes, each with increasing magnificent, unobstructed views of the Vail Valley and Gore Range! Highcliffe's property abuts the National Park so guests can expect to see chipmunk, raccoon, marmot, hummingbird, eagle, hawk, fox, deer, an occasional coyote or ground hog! Highcliffe has the perfect layout for up to 3-family/generation celebrations or reunions, featuring three large private bedrooms with king and queen beds, all of which have either additional day beds or lofts with twin beds. Our guests include intergenerational groups coming to celebrate a particularly significant birthday, anniversary, wedding or other event, or reunions of lifelong friends who make an Vail their annual Ski or Summer destination. Two additional bedrooms easily accommodate 5 additional adults (up to 7 if children share double beds). Smaller groups of guests, or couples, have also been our guests and have felt luxuriated and cozy despite unused bedrooms due to Highcliffe's creative floor plan. Bathrooms are mountain themed with quality towels and Aveda soaps. Bedrooms feature luxury Shifman mattresses and top quality laundered and pressed bedding, 4K flat screen SONY TVs with Comcast/Xfinity premium TV service and internet streaming, including access to Highcliffe's digital library of hundreds of first run films and TV shows -- you can even log into your home appleTV, Netflix or Amazon account. Closets offer plenty of storage space. All bedrooms have large windows with magnificent open views, and are thematically furnished with Old Hickory furniture, iron or antler chandeliers, Navajo rugs and Pendleton blankets over luxury duvets. Furnishings are custom, and all items of decor are antique or handcrafted. ***Highcliffe Lodge is recognized as one of the Top Ten Most Luxurious Private Homes in the Vail Valley, also selected as the House of the Month by Log Home Living Magazine in their May, 2017 National Edition, with ten pages of pictures and descriptions of the features of the Lodge -- You may read this article here: highcliffelodge. Com/HighcliffeLogHome. Pdf and/or loghome. Com/articles/article/colorado-customized-log-home To see more pictures and details about Highcliffe Lodge please visit and for an AMAZING 3D TOUR please visit: http://highcliffelodge. Com/3d-tour/ We are privately managed to high standards for cleanliness and service. We pride ourselves on providing out-of-town guests concierge service to resources such as restaurant recommendations, grocery shopping logistics and services, in home prepared food options, and leisure activities as noted -- we can even help you find dock space at nearby Dillon Reservoir if you travel with a boat! Piping hot fresh water awaits you in your new hot tub, and all required paper goods for kitchen and baths are provided, as well as kitchen dish and dishwasher soaps with fresh sponges, and laundry detergent. Your kitchen is stocked with essential spices and full line cooking utensils so you can relax and have fun preparing wonderful meals in the gourmet kitchen! For Winter guests we are partners with SkiHaus, Vail's premier ski equipment rental/retailer with a ski-friendly facility in Vail Village just 200 feet from Gondola 1, and a short walk to your reserved Solaris parking space! SkiHaus will also come to Highcliffe Lodge to fit your party for ski equipment allowing you to avoid the inconvenience of waiting in lines, and then store their rented (or your owned) ski equipment at their slope side facility. They also offer complimentary coffee, tea, cocoa and cookies for skiers, and wine for Apres Ski! Highcliffe also has state of the art on-site ski racks and boot warmers should you wish to keep your skis equipment closer at hand. For Summer and Fall guests our location affords tremendous and wonderful outdoor activities just a stroll away, including white water rafting down Gore Creek through Vail Village to Minturn, fly fishing on Gore Creek nearly across the Street, and entrances to some of the best hiking trails in all of Eagle County, Vail. We are also partners with Sage Outdoor Adventures, one of Vail's best Summer rafting, fishing, and equestrian service providers, and Winter snowmobiling adventurers. The property also has a membership at the nearby Vail Racquet Club where for a small daily fee guests may play tennis, work out in their gym, swim in their outdoor heated pool and enjoy their seasonal restaurant! For larger groups please see our charming sister property CHATEAU D'HIVER located 1/4 milie from Highcliffe (VRBO Property No. 1029527). Chateau d'Hiver accommodate up to 12 additional guests (14 if double beds are share) and is fantastic, extremely well designed and appointed chalet also with great amenities, with the same quality management and attention to detail. TOWN OF VAIL SALES TAX ACCOUNT NO. 6988. Bedroom configurations: Upper Level: King Bedroom with private bath and balcony: 1 King bed, 1 twin day bed (sleeps 3) Bunk Room with private balcony: 1 bunk bed, double over double, and twin bed (sleeps 3 adults, or up to 5 children) Queen Bedroom: 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds (one pullout) (sleeps up to 4) Double Bedroom: 2 double beds (sleeps 2 adults of up to 4 children) Main Level: King Bedroom with private bathroom, fireplace back yard access 1 King bed (sleeps 2) Lower Level: Luxurious queen sleeper sofa with private bathroom with steam shower, separate entrance (sleeps up to 2)

Amenities

  • Pets
  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • Heating
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness

Map

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