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Furniture & firepit on the serene back deck
Striking vista from the upstairs deck
Stunning views from the back deck


Relax, enjoy and gaze at unspoiled nature from the leather couch or recline and watch deer graze and stroll through the property from the extensive windows that look out to Methodist Mountain. The open style living room has a couch, several chairs, a padded bench, an ottoman, a large flat screen TV, a DVD player and a DVD library. 


​The property's 11.5 majestic acres border BLM (Bureau of Land Management) property so hiking and biking trails can be accessed directly from the driveway. The spacious back deck offers stunning views of Methodist Mountain (elevation 11,988 ft.) and has an abundance of seating and tables for savoring morning coffee/tea, vibrant happy hours, stunning sunrises and sunsets, frequent summer double rainbows, hummingbird watching, wildlife roaming, star gazing, relaxation and amazingly picturesque panoramas. Outside, there's a gas BBQ, a gas firepit for marshmallow roasting as well as a horseshoe pit to enjoy during your stay. Unobstructed views of pricelessly perfect Colorado scenery are guaranteed at High Country Heaven!

The hOUSE 


The superbly appointed, custom 2200 sq. ft. home is nestled among the splendor of pinon pines & juniper trees and has 11.5 picturesque acres of private seclusion in the magnificent Rocky Mountains.

There are sleeping accommodations for EIGHT in three bedrooms (two on the main floor and one upstairs)  and   on  a  comfortable  futon  in  the  quiet, 
spacious   loft.   The   home   has   2.5   super   clean
bathrooms (1.5 on the main level & 1 upstairs).

A Stunning Salida Vacation Rental Where Heaven Meets Earth High in the Colorado Rocky Mountains 

  House, firepit & adirondack chairs


The dining table seats EIGHT people and the kitchen island has additional seating for FOUR on saddle stools. The open floorplan incorporates banks of oversized, south-facing windows that overlook magnificent mountain panoramas. The back door opens onto the spacious deck with ample outdoor furniture, a gas BBQ grill, a gas fire pit and a horseshoe pit.

            THE KITCHEN

The meticulously equipped kitchen has stainless steel appliances that include a stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer. It also has an island and a walk-in pantry that has a coffee press, electric kettle, coffee maker, blender, food processor, toaster, crock pots and a wide variety of pots, pans, roasters, utensils, marshmallow roasters & entertaining dishes. 

High Country Heaven

The house is located just 5 minutes from downtown Salida, hiking, biking, rafting, golfing & fishing. Wireless DSL Internet, DISH/satellite TV, a DVD player & DVD library, board games to play and various books about Salida & the local area are available for use during your stay. There are THREE outdoor decks with tons of comfortable seating & eating spaces, a gas BBQ grill, an outdoor gas fire pit and a horseshoe pit for your use and enjoyment.

Additional items provided include luxury bedding and towels, coffee & filters, tea, hot chocolate, sugars, oatmeal, marshmallow roasting sticks, ziplock bags, aluminum foil, spices, soaps/detergents (hand, dishwashing, laundry, dishwasher), paper towels, toilet paper, towels, BBQ & fire pit propane & trash bags. Numerous coolers are available for your use & the fridge has an icemaker. A pack-n-play is available on request.