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River City Chalet is River Front Magic - the large deck is perfect for relaxing and enjoying nature
2 reviews
River City Chalet is River Front Magic - the large deck is perfect for relaxing and enjoying nature
The sumptuous master bedroom has a lovely king bed, a ceiling fan and a 26' flat screen TV
River front access allows guests to tube, fish or raft the Arkansas River directly from the property
The upstairs queen bedroom is super sunny, has a 19' wall mounted flat screen TV and a ceiling fan
The third bedroom is upstairs and has 2 twin beds, a 19' wall flat screen TV and a ceiling fan
The spacious kitchen has great counter space, many amenities and an island/breakfast bar (seats 4)
The open concept dining room is surrounded by windows and seats 6. Enjoy river views while you eat!
The comfortable living room has plenty of seating, a gas fireplace and opens to the large back deck
The open floor plan of the first floor allows for easy guest interactions and terrific outdoor views
The custom hand carved staircase was crafted by the owner and his son and is a true labor of love.
The upstairs bathroom has a sunny corner shower, toilet and sink/vanity.
The kitchen has a built-in microwave, stove/oven, dishwasher and fridge with an icemaker
A glorious view of the river from the upstairs loft which has a futon and a fantasy 'Kids Corner'
One of the two sunny bathrooms at River City Chalet.
The downstairs bathroom has a shower/tub combo and is bright and sunny.
Artful and ecclectic touches surprise from many areas around this amazing custom, river front home.
An Indian blanket, hat and lariat are creatively displayed on the hand carved loft railing.
The Kid's Corner in the loft is a favorite that invites creative fantasy in children.
Part of the serene upstairs bathroom. It's sunny and super clean.
The large master bedroom has a sumptuous king bed, is on the main level and has a 26' flat screen TV
A portion of the loft area which contains a futon for additional sleeping, games, movies and books.
The back of the house has great windows, lots of space and has fabulous RIVER ACCESS!
The upstairs queen bedroom is inviting, serene and super sunny.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Salida, Colorado
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Adventure abounds at this amazing RIVER FRONT home in historic downtown Salida, Colorado. River City Chalet is a premier Salida vacation rental that is only 5 doors down from the Salida Boat Launch. It's an ideal location for strolling the streets of historic downtown Salida, tubing the Arkansas River right from the spectacular back yard and for watching the world famous FIBArk Festival. This open concept, custom house has 3 bedrooms (1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 2 twin beds), a loft futon, 2 rollaway beds, 2 bathrooms (downstairs: shower/tub combo - upstairs: shower) and sleeps 8-10.**ABOUT THE HOME**The lovely 2000 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2 bath custom home is located directly on the Arkansas River and has super easy access to restaurants, breweries, distilleries, extensive and...
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About the Owner
Lisa O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed June 8, 2015

River City Chalet is a great place to spend time with family and still be close to downtown Salida and other great outdoor adventures the Rocky Mountains have to offer! The house had everything we needed during the week that we stayed and we were...More

1  Thank Colleen S
NomadLee6469, VR Owner at RIVER CITY CHALET - RIVER FRONT HOME - PETS OK!, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2015

WOW, what a great review, Colleen. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an incredible account of your awesome experiences at River City Chalet (RCC). We at "Team RCC" strive to provide all guests with the exact Salida based encounter you...More

Reviewed January 22, 2015

We are a group of 9 traveling from our homes in Alaska, Nebraska and British Columbia. This is a beautiful home on a fun river, We had a great time. Loved the beds. It was so nice to sit by the river in the morning...More

1  Thank Laura H
NomadLee6469, VR Owner at RIVER CITY CHALET - RIVER FRONT HOME - PETS OK!, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2015

Thank you so much for your 5 star review. I'm happy you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at River City Chalet and all the terrific amenities the house and property have to offer. Please return - we'd love to host such wonderful guests again!

  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    2 Twins
    1 King
    1 Queen
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1 Jun 2018 -
31 Jul 2018
Summer 2018
4 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: C$1,977 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: C$132 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Pets are welcome upon prior approval. The pet fee is $15 per pet per night. IMPORTANT: Please note that Damage Protection Insurance in lieu of a damage deposit is mandatory and is added to each reservation. The cost is $79 for $3000 coverage and will be separately billed through CSA Property Damage Protection.
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About the neighbourhood
River City Chalet is the best of both worlds! It is an easy 2 block walk into downtown Salida, a National Historic District and it has river front property just a 5 minute walk to downtown Salida. Salida is called the Little Soho of the West because of the plethora of first rate art galleries. Chaffee County has more 14,000 foot peaks concentrated into the smallest geographic area of any state in the US. The Arkansas River is the most rafted river in the country.FIBArk is the largest whitewater festival in the country and attracts world class kayakers each June. Chaffee County has the most breweries, distilleries, and wineries per capita in the US and we have several gems and minerals displayed in the Smithsonian. There is lots and lots of land to rock hound. 2 National Parks, the Black Ca... more
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How to get there
Airport: Denver International Airport & Colorado Springs Airport: 241.0 km
Railway: Denver - Union Station: 241.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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