South facing windows throughout homeFront entrance
Passive Solar Home, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired
Passive Solar Home, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired

Entire home/apt

10 guests

3 bedrooms

10 beds
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About this listing

Unique mid-modern passive solar home nestled within hiking & biking trails leading to the Colorado National Monument. A wonderful flare of large windows and outdoor privacy on .38 acre. In a quiet, desirable Redlands neighborhood with easy access to downtown Grand Junction and numerous options to enjoy the great outdoors. Enjoy our Frank Loyd Wright inspired 3 bedroom home and hike and bike the trails nearby.

The space

Our unique single level passive solar home was built in 1981, a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired design. Passive solar features include south facing windows, some brick flooring and strategically placed cinder block walls. We recently moved into the home and want to share it with others who appreciate such designs or those who might be curious to learn more.

One of the most delightful aspects of our property and location is that hiking trails are literally just down the street. No need to load up and drive to a trail. Biking trails are also within a mile of us.
-Lunch Loop is 2.8 miles.
-Kokopelli is 16 miles.
-Colorado National Monument east entrance is just 5 miles for hiking, driving or biking.
-Riverfront Trail is 2 miles for walking, biking, or roller blading.
Plus many more!

The Grand Mesa, with Powderhorn Ski Resort and alpine forests, lakes and more outdoor adventure, is just 45 minutes from the front door.

Our 1500 square foot home comfortably suits 5-8 people, if they can share 1.75 bathrooms and 3 of the 8 people sleep on the window seat and sofa. (This excludes throwing a queen air mattress on the floor.) If you include the additional outdoor spaces of the screened sun porch, the yard, the camper and it's sleeping spaces, 4-6 more people could be accommodated. Additional meal time seating would have to be done on the yard or sun porch.
Additional folding tables are also available.

We have 2 dogs in our home, so at this time we prefer no guest pets.

The house is cooled with an evaporative cooler and the wonderfully cool night breezes that our arid climate provides. In the winter, count on the passive solar and baseboard heat to keep you toasty. If further heat is desired, stoke up the wood burning fireplace and turn on it's fan to circulate more heat.

Why Grand Junction? We love the "banana belt" climate that allows us to be outdoors most of the year. We love the slower pace of life. We love the locally grown foods, fruits and wines. And the sunshine keeps us happy! So much to enjoy and love here and with access to regional and state wide recreational, artistic, and cultural diversity.

A bit of history behind the name "Grand Junction": The name "Grand" refers to the historical Grand River; it was renamed as the Upper Colorado River in 1921. The word "Junction" refers to the confluence of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers. Grand Junction has been nicknamed "River City".

Guest access

We are partial empty nesters and can be flexible in accommodations by renting the entire home or just a bedroom or two or three (and bathroom) with variable access to other parts of the property. A pop-up camper is also available if needed. Please indicate need at time of booking. Access to drive way parking, living spaces, screened in sun porch and fenced back yard is always included. At this time the garage is unavailable. Further access details are provided in a notebook onsite.

Interaction with guests

Depending on what you need, we may or may not be here. We will always be available by phone, text or email. Onsite caretakers might also be available in their RV parked to the west of the garage.


The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 10
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 9 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 130
Security Deposit: 324
Weekly Discount: 21%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed
Common spaces
2 double beds, 1 single bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 couch, 1 air mattress

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM

- If you are looking for a tobacco, 420, drug or party friendly place, please choose another listing appropriate to your lifestyle and needs.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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