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Expectations Far Exceeded

Siblings & Co. Chicago, Il
Review Submitted: October 7    Date of Stay: September

I completely agree with the other reviews that I had read on the site prior to booking the guest house. Pictures are not able to do this property justice. The well cared for house and its surroundings are dramatic. The floor plan works extremely well for families and other groups. The location feels private and secluded but the town is still close enough that we could easily do the things we wanted (and get the things we needed) without a lot of driving. We loved that house isn't visible at all from the road yet still offers incredible views. One practical suggestion, if you are driving in from Denver and are Costco members, consider making a stop at the Gypsum warehouse on the way. We were able to get much of what we needed for our large group in one quick trip.

Glenwood Springs and the Roaring Fork Valley are hidden gems with all the natural beauty and year round recreation opportunities of other Colorado tourist areas but with far greater value. I highly recommend staying long enough to take in all that the guest house and surrounding attractions have to offer. I can't recommend enough the guest house, it's owners and their local hosts.
5 out of 5

50th wedding anniversary reunion

50th reunion Montrose, Colorado
Review Submitted: August     Date of Stay: August
Excellent facility for our 5 family reunion with 17 in attendance. The place was clean, well furnished, easily accessed but remote. All we heard was the sound of our grandchildren having a good time together. The pool table was particularly fun for the kids. The Glenwood area offered us good hiking to Hanging Lake, good rafting on the Colorado River which was a high point, and a fun Adventure Amusement Park for the kids. We ate most meals at the home since it had an excellent kitchen(particularly the stove).We would go back in a minute. Thanks !

A Great Experience

ewin Lafayette, CO
Review Submitted: July 11    Date of Stay: June
We've rented many houses for family gatherings and out of all of them this house was by far absolutely the best. We look forward to repeating this experience in the future. With all the different and large areas in the house - kitchen, eating areas, bedrooms, porches, porches and porches - there was ample room for everyone. The kitchen was very well stocked, there were more than enough linens and what a treat to have a washer and dryer! And the house didn't have a lot of breakables! Good when there are kids involved. AND the wine cellar was the "frosting on the cake." The family is still talking about the house.

Beautiful home

Marcia K Lake Tahoe, California
Review Submitted: June 13       Date of Stay: May
It's a lovely home and it can accommodate 16 people comfortably. The location is secluded but yet not too far from central Glenwood Springs. The home's caretakers and owners are wonderful people who take pride in their home and it shows. I would rent this home again if the opportunity arises.
5 out of 5

Incredible experience

dlm210 Pittsburgh, PA
Review Submitted: April 2     Date of Stay: March
We rented this guest house for a wedding (9 guests) based on the pictures from the website. The pics provided enough detail that I was pretty certain we would not be disappointed, but what we found upon arrival was beyond the best case scenario! We were stunned by the architectural beauty, and the attention to detail in this guesthouse. It is clear that the owners and caretakers share a love for the mountains and for bringing groups of people together for a truly memorable experience. On a practical level, we found everything we needed in the house in a very clean and organized fashion--this allowed us to really relax and enjoy each other. The acres and acres of property also allowed for beautiful walks, runs and hikes. We'll definitely be back to continue to explore.

Best Yet!

Enyaeve's Boyfriend Parker, CO
Review Submitted: March 12     Date of Stay: February

Our family has being doing at least an annual getaway for four years now. My wife and I are in our 60s, but we have three grown daughters, three grandchildren (ages 7, 12, and 15) and an adult boyfriend or two. This brings our total to 9-11 for these trips.

This particular getaway at the Sunshine Ridge Guest House was by far and away our best experience yet. I say this from a standpoint of cleanliness first, and then just overall condition of the property and vast spaciousness. With 10 people of varying ages you can understand where space is important. The huge open kitchen with two large dining tables is a big plus with a larger goup.

This property is owner-managed with the assistance of local caretakers as well. You cannot beat that arrangement. We have learned to absolutely avoid any vacation rental home that is coordinated through a property management company. No such company can provide the pride in ownership and a quality property that the owners can. Sunshine Ridge is a testament to that very statement.

This is the first property we have occupied that we intend to return to. If you plan on renting this lovely home, please call me first to make sure you are not conflicting with our plans. Just kidding, darn it.

The Parker Pack
(Parker, CO)

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Katz We enjoyed the house, loved all the space there was. We all got our own rooms and really enjoyed that. Thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful house.
Grand Junction High School's Advanced Leadership Team 05-06 We all loved the house and had a BLAST! This house is amazing
Colleen, Chris, Alli, Barrett, Mike, Bryan, Marty, Cole, Nate, Mark, Deli, Dawice Wow - Amazing house . We all loved it. Plenty of room for all of us skiers and fishermen. Looks like we better make our reservations early for next year.
Jane & Dick
Diane & Bill
Bel Air, MD
AWESOME!! House, every view a Kodak moment. Friendly people and polite drivers! We had a great time! Thanks!
Nikki, Chad, Kimberlie, Brady, & Haylie - Oklahoma
Was a great place for CJ & Kari's wedding. Got some awesome pictures :)
Eric, Suzanne, Melissa, Dan, Diane
The best place ever to have a wedding!!!
Mick & Connie
Had a wonderful time. Beautiful house. Thanks!
Carole & Kourtney We had a blast - Your home is gorgeous.
16 from one family - Arkansas, Texas, California - Lynn & Wayne We had a fantastic time & lilved the house, surroundings, scenery, and everything we did here.
Tyler Awesome!

Love It!!!

Jones Family with extended family Had a fabulous time. Many wonderful memories for sharing your home with us!
Kate I Love it!
Maggie So Cool!!
Gwen & Todd Wonderful home! We had a great time.
The Pastor, Smith family & friends

What a great place to stay! Thank you!

Leftwitch Family Fantastic place, great ambiance
Davis & Kathleen Serene and Peaceful. Thank you

It's like a castle!

Maddy We loved this house. We had so much fun!
Matthew The cabin is so cool. I like the air hockey table & there is a very nice view. It rox my sox.
Tom This is a great house. The taste and scenery are great. I love the hide chair with the blanket.
Jacob This place blows my mind.
Seven happy families Thank you for sharing your log home with us. We have had a fabulous time, and were fortunate to have our whole family together for a 3 day reunion. we have memories we will cherish forever and hope to return in the future.
The Fetlows and Friends We all agree this house is the best-over the top. We enjoyed the beautiful surroundings and activities in Glenwood. We will have many special memories.
The Kaspers What a "brilliant" idea the passageway/mud room is! Somebody really has a way with make what is usually a dreary place into a beautiful fantasy area. Really keeps one in a "gay" mood. The whole house is so delightful. The furnishings, the setting on this mountain, the serenity of it all. How wonderful that whole extended families can gather here in one place. Is it for sale?
Steve, Celeste, Kyle, Sraig Beautiful home! Spent 3 wonderful days with family from all over the U.S.  Thanks!
Kyle Awesome house! Coolest place I ever stopped in! Thanks a bunch
Anna , Norm & Mary What a beautiful place and wonderful accommodations and service. We thoroughly enjoyed our time here.
Ed & Ruth Your beautiful home was exactly right for a beautiful time for all of us. So beautifully decorated and accommodations. Thank you! God bless you.
Beau, Dave, Allie, & Patty We had a great time. Beautiful place. Thanks.
The Groves What a beautiful spot to enjoy a family reunion! We had a great time.
Beth, Rusty, Samantha, & Hannah What a beautiful treat. Thanks for sharing!
Kelsey Each time I come, the place looks more beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing! Love You All !!
September ‘06 This was simply the best! My cycling group loved it. We’ll have to plan a return. Thanks for making it so comfortable.
Guests from Wisconsin – September ‘06 What a beautiful home – so glad we were able to stay. Enjoyed the view and your hospitality. Thanks so much.
Guests from Texas – September What a great house and heavenly view. Our group had such a great time and made wonderful memories.
November We had a family reunion in your lovely house. We had a wonderful time swimming (Hot Springs Pool) and baking and seeing wildlife. Thank you!
Guests from Colorado – November I love your house! We have made many happy memories here and hope to make more in the future.
Guests from Colorado – November Wonderful place. It was fun returning six months after our beautiful wedding here. We had a great time with family.
Guests from Georgia – Christmas What a wonderful vacation! This house was perfect for our entire family (4 families, 13 people). We loved it!
Guests from California – December We had such an amazing family vacation! Skiing, snowman building, snow angels, ice skating, and your hospitality was incredible.
Guests from Romania – January We had a wonderful time, you have a great house. The house was one of the main reasons for our satisfaction and joy we felt during our stay. God Bless you!!
Guests from California – January What a beautiful place! We loved it!
Return guests – March We’re Back! Enjoyed the house every bit as much as last year. We have found our home away from home! Thanks again.

Guests from Denver – March We had a wonderful time. Your house is awesome & we’ll be back!
Guests from Colorado – March
We’re leaving now after a fabulous weekend in your home. We enjoyed every second we had here. Your home is so comfortable and welcoming. It sets the tone for all of the beauty that surrounds it. We would love to become “regulars”. We’ll feel so at home.
March Great place to unwind and relax. Hope to return next year.
Guests from Colorado – June
Great house! Lots of fun and wonderful star gazing!
Guests from Colorado – June
Loved the view! Enjoyed the weekend tremendously!
Family reunion – July We loved the huge space and the wonderful accommodations! Thank you!
Guests from Oklahoma – July Beautiful home and scenery. Thanks for the wonderful accommodations!
Guests from Wisconsin – August We enjoyed our stay at the house and Glenwood Springs. Beautiful place for a large group to stay, celebrate, party and relax.

An August Wedding - August We thank you for the use of your home .... It was an amazing week spent with family and friends. The house was the perfect place for our wedding, family dinners, lots of pool playing, hiking, rafting .... have wonderful memories of a beautiful house in the mountains.
Guests from Sept. "What a beautiful home and relaxing time with family. Many thanks for your gererosity and our new memories."
Guests from Dec. "A beautiful family vacation that we'll always hold special in our hearts. What a lovely home."
Guests from Feb. "We all loved your beautiful home and enjoyed cooking in your fabulous kitchen. Plan to come back this summer with the children."
Guests from May " This is the 2nd time we've been here and it was even better than the 1st. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us."
Guests from June "We had a wonderful family reunion. The house is unbelievable!! Great location - tons to do!"
Guests from July "We were so comfortable in your beautiful house. We loved the views, the flowers, and the kitchen."
Guests from August "Many, many happy moments spent at this beautiful house!"
Guests from October "We thank you for making your home our home for 4 years. Seems like every year gets better and better. See you next year!"
Guests from December "Here a week and wish we had more time. I love this house!"
Guests from February "This place is priceless! You have a wonderful home."

Sunshine Ridge Guest House   Four Mile Rd.   Glenwood Springs, CO.
Reservations & Billing Phone: 303-997-6620     Fax: 303 997 6621
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Billing Address: 2242 16th Street, Boulder, CO 80302