Ask Robert Gash, ALC
Have you ever wanted to own apiece of mountain property surrounded by the stunning beauty of a national forest with a property that is also an established income producing business? Well, your wait is over. Discover a 5-acre oasis tucked away bordering the San Isabel National Forest. This rapidly growing mountain resort lodging business has exploded with reservations for this season and 2024 bookings. An alluring and user-friendly website with convenient booking system clicks along making life easy for the owner/operator. A strong social media presence is well established keeping guests hooked on this property for repeat business and generational interest. Supported by the Colorado Department of Transportation TODS and LOGOS program this business comes with 2 signs on Hwy 285 with astounding ever growing traffic counts, plus 3 Trailblazer signs along the county roads leading to the property. Potential buyers can rest assured they are purchasing a proudly 5 star rated outdoor hospitality business from national and international travelers. The business is also well supported by the local Buena Vista community and chamber members. Strong networking among area mountain activity vendors has been established with those businesses providing tempting discounts and great service to this businesses' lodging guests. This property has 10 cabin/lodge units. Each with its own old-world charm and unique characteristics. High quality bedding, mattresses, and towels receive high praise from guests. Each unit has its own set of outdoor furniture and propane grill. Convenient kitchenettes designed for efficiency are stocked with dishes and cook ware. The fully furnished 2 story, 3bedroom and 2 bath main house could be used for owner/property manager or rented out to guests for additional income opportunities. This quaint mountain house has an open floor plan with a large family room, kitchen and dining combo room plus laundry room, office, and sun porch. A large front deck leads to a spectacular view of Mt Princeton. Guests are kept entertained for hours with 2 stocked fishing ponds (fishing equipment included), hiking/biking trails, UTV trails, rec room (ping pong table, pool table, air hockey, yard games & balls), basketball court, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits, lodge with grand meeting/fireplace room, TV room, small library, dining room (40 person capacity), gift shop, large sun deck with furniture, fire pit patio with furniture, multiple large picnic tables and additional deck with furniture hidden away among an aspen grove. This self-sustaining hideaway is totally off-grid powered by solar, propane and back-up generator. A deeded ground spring water supply provides some of the CLEANEST water in the nation and is a luxury and rarity in the Colorado mountains. The spring runs year round without freezing. The fully equipped commercial kitchen attached to the lodge has great potential to host weddings, large family, or corporate events. A cook's quarters just off the kitchen has 2 small bedrooms and one bathroom. A laundry house contains storage for 3 weeks' worth of linens and additional bedding. There are 2 washers and 2 dyers to efficiently tend to housekeeping needs. Maintenance equipment and vehicles can be housed either by the main house garage or metal shed with partial enclosure to protect against the weather. There are horse facilities on site for supporting equine activities- large arena, tack shed, and dry lot pen.
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Listed By: Thomas Bell of Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties