What makes a perfect vacation rental?
Is it worn-out mattresses that a person just had around?
Is it old furnishings the person had leftover and decided to use?
Is it a place that smells old or has popcorn ceilings?
No. No. No!
We have stayed in many vacation rentals we have not liked. Plus, we are picky and have strong opinions about what makes a perfect vacation rental.
When designing the interior of our condo, we took our past experiences and preferences to design what we feel is the perfect vacation rental.
Here is some of what you will find at Ore Station Lodge.
General Amenities of Our Telluride Lodging
Location, Location, Location
You have heard this before about real estate but with a place you are staying location is a must. We are about 50 steps away from the gondola and central to everything Telluride, CO has to offer. Seriously, you simply cannot find a better location than your new favorite rental condo.
High Speed Internet
Surf at high speeds with our Time Warner Broadband Internet available via our WiFi network.
Everyone will tell you “It’s Telluride – You don’t need air conditioning.” They’re lying. Don’t worry. Our new air conditioning system will keep you cool.
Full Size Washer and Dryer
Brand new LG full-size front load washer and dryer to wash all your clothes. We had to really work to fit it in but it is worth it. We are pleased and we know you will be too to not have to spend all your vacation time waiting for your clothes to dry and doing multiple loads. Believe us – we have been there and you don’t want to be.
50″ LG Flat Panel TV’s
No "one-eye" televisions here. Don’t you just hate when you stay at a vacation rental and it has old style televisions or ones that are so small you cannot see them from the bed? Or, televisions positioned in such a way that you have to bend your neck like a contortionist to watch your favorite program? We do. That is why we put large new 50″ TV’s in every room (not one, not two, but three – the den, the guest room and the master room). And best of all, they are positioned with the viewer in mind so you don’t have to bend your neck or do handstands in order to watch the 100+ channels that Time Warner Cable provides.
Bedroom, Bathroom and Kitchen Amenities
Premium Beds and Bedding
You want to be comfortable. That is why we have brand new mattresses, plush Company Store and Ralph Lauren bedding on our beds.
Two Full-Size Couches and a Comfy Chair
This way, everybody in the den can be comfortable. It is in a U shape configuration so everyone can relax, socialize or watch our giant TV.
Our master bedroom has a steam shower. Why? Jennifer does not use a steam shower like I do but I like it to relax and I also like to sit in it to defend against the harsh mountain dryness that Telluride seems to bring.
King Size Beds
Two to be exact (one in each of our two bedrooms) or if you prefer one king in the master and the guest can be converted to two twins each with their own nightstand. You see, Jennifer and I although we love each other like our space and a queen mattress is just not good enough. So, we like a king. We also each like to have a nightstand and it is a pet peeve of ours when one of us does not have one. So, no matter which configuration you choose, each person will have a nightstand.
Whirlpool and Hot Tubs
The Ore Station has a hot tub outside for 8 for your enjoyment. But, if you prefer to Apres Ski by yourself, then our condo/guest bathroom also has a whirlpool tub to splash around in.
If your nose dries out the minute you hit town as ours do, these are for you.
Spacious Eating Area
Dining room table that seats 6 in case you meet two friends on the gondola.
Private Mud Room
An entry mud area and cubbies so you can take off and put on your jackets and ski boots with ease.
A fully functional kitchen with GE Profile stainless appliances (full-size refrigerator, oven, gas cooktop, dishwasher microwave, under the counter icemaker that makes that ‘special’ ice for your drinks), granite countertops, cupboards full of dishes and glassware. This way, instead of paying through the nose for dinners out at restaurants you can pay through the nose for groceries and cook it yourself.
Bonus Telluride Condo Amenities
A Personal Touch Without The Personal Junk
Hardwood floors, Telluride artwork, ceiling fans in bedrooms, vintage posters, high-quality rugs and other furnishings, luggage racks for your luggage, iPod dock clock radio and speaker unit, sprayer sink in the kitchen. Oh, and we recently added white noise machines to the bedrooms in order to help lull you to an amazing sleep, every single night.
The Ore Station has an elevator in case you do not want to walk on the brand new steps.
Grocery Delivery Available
Want your condo stocked with groceries for your arrival? For an additional charge, we can arrange grocery delivery.
Top Floor Unit
This way, you will not have to listen to sumo wrestling going on above when you are trying to sleep.
Step onto the balcony and have a look around.
Your Very Own Bar Downstairs
Not really, but it might as well be. It is right next door downstairs with our friends at the Hotel Columbia. You cannot ask for a shorter walk home after your cocktails.
Covered Parking Space
You’re staying in a nice place. Shouldn’t your car have a nice place too? You will have a dedicated parking space in the building garage.
Would you like to have extra house-cleaning during your stay? Just ask. We can arrange it for a nominal charge.
Activities In or Around Telluride
No matter the season, there is always something to do here!
- Road Biking
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Downhill/Alpine Skiing
- Horseback Riding
- Rock Climbing
- Movie Theater
- Wildlife Viewing