Combine the most dramatic, awe-inspiring view in the valley with one of the finest, most exquisitely furnished homes available for vacation rental at the Pole Creek Golf Club.
This home is located just a short nine-mile drive from the town center of Winter Park and 12 miles from the ski area of Winter Park Resort; please note that private transportation is a must to rent here.
The house was built in 2008 and is a multiple award-winner in the 2009 Grand County Parade of Homes that showcase the immaculately furnished and equipped with every conceivable convenience and comfort in mind. Occupying three levels and offering seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a heated living space of 9,649 square feet, the home can sleep 16 people easily, making it a perfect vacation venue at any time of the year for large families, family gatherings or reunions, groups of couples, and small corporate retreats.
From every window in the home, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the golf course, Fraser Valley, the Winter Park ski area and the Continental Divide beyond.
Main Level: the two-story Great Room is centred around a floor-to-ceiling high stone fireplace (gas), sumptuous couches, ornate chandelier, flat-screen HDTV with satellite DirecTV, Blu-ray DVD player and state-of-the-art surround system. The dining area adjoining can seat 10-12 people with a further 10 place settings possible in the unique, hexagonal-turreted breakfast nook just off the kitchen.
The spacious and majestic fully-equipped kitchen is a gourmet chef's dream slab granite for the central island and all counter-tops, a Wolf gas range with six burners and double/single oven, and cabinet encased fridge-freezer and two dishwashers.
There are two bedrooms on the main level. Bedroom #1 (sleeps two) has a queen-size bed, reading nook with small private deck, flat-screen TV with DirecTV, and en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower.
Bedroom #2 (sleeps two) has a four-poster king-sized bed, bathroom with antique Victorian bath, separate shower, double sink vanities and access to the main deck. A large mud-room plus a laundry room with a washer and dryer are also accommodated on the main level.
Upper Level: there are two bedrooms on the upper level. Along from the bridge which looks down on the great room living area is the master suite (sleeps two) king-size bed, reading nook, flat-screen TV with DirecTV & Blu-ray DVD player, private deck, large walk-in closet and a sumptuous en-suite bathroom with Victorian bath, walk-in shower, double sink vanities and make-up area.
The second bedroom (sleeps two) has a queen-size bed, en-suite bathroom with tub & shower, and a small private deck. Also on this level is a small office with two work stations & printer. Wireless internet access is available throughout the house.
Lower Level: the huge family game and entertainment room are sure to be a hit with guests of all ages. The room has three main focal points. The living area, with a comfortable sectional sofa, plush leather chairs, and a stone gas fireplace, is centred around a 65 inch flat-screen HDTV, replete with a dedicated and sophisticated state-of-the-art seven-speaker surround system. A universal remote can take you to satellite DirecTV, Blu-ray DVD player or receiver offering computer or iPod connection. Adjacent to this area is a beautifully crafted custom-built log pool table. And at the far end of the room is a round table perfect for playing board games, plus a wet bar with a refrigerator, ice-maker, and glass washer.
Three more bedrooms are located on the lower level. The bunk room (sleeps 6) has four twin beds in a traditional bunk style built-in and accessed by ladders with old ski-lift cable for handles. In addition, there is a queen-size sofa-bed, nook with card & games table, separate bathroom with shower. The double bedroom has two queen-sized beds plus an en-suite bathroom, dual vanities and tub with shower. The third bedroom has a king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with dual vanities and a walk-in/sit-down shower. Also on this level is a second laundry room, with washer, dryer, ironing board & iron.
Additional Features and Amenities in the home include DirecTV, which is an XM Satellite radio system, with keypads to change channels and adjust the volume. The house utilizes in-floor radiant heat with 18 independently controlled heating zones throughout the house incorporating individual thermostats that also act as nightlights when detecting motion. Three humidity sensors, one on each level, also control relative humidity at 15-20% due to the dryness of the air at 9,000 feet above sea level. An energy recovery ventilator assures the quality of air throughout the house. Connecting all three levels is a small elevator, ideal for elderly guests or for transporting heavier luggage up or down.
The expansive deck off the main level can be accessed from the living room, breakfast nook or king bedroom and offers up a gas barbecue, rocking chairs and that magnificent view all over again! Steps lead down to the patio area below and further on down to a gas fire pit which is available to guests only in the summer. The driveway is bordered by beautiful landscaping with rock features, spruce and aspens and an abundance of shrubs and bushes. The pad immediately in front of the oversized three-car garage and the entry to the mudroom is heated for easy snow melt-off in the winter.