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You've never experienced a vacation rental like this before!

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths1
Space 743 m²
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

8 BR, 8500 Sq Ft Luxury Estate, on a 32-acre Mountaintop, 100+ Mile Views

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“Above the Clouds” is the name of this truly unique Luxury Estate, sitting on 32 private acres on top of Bear Mountain at just over 8,000’ elevation. This home is built directly into the side of the mountain with 20’ boulders on each side of the entrance to the front door, with huge boulders carried on into the great room, with 3 waterfalls cascading from the dining room, down into the Great Room.

Please note: We are firm on our pricing and minimum number of nights and are unable to accommodate requests for discounted nightly rates or shorter stays. The minimum night requirement ranges from three nights to six nights, depending on the season. Our minimum booking age is 30. When inquiring, please include the following details that will help us determine if this home is a good fit for your group and give us info needed for the contract:

-Your age and if you are an all-adult group, the average age of your group members.

-The maximum number of adults and kids that you will have (even if you don't yet have final numbers).

-Any day guests that you plan to have at the house.

-A little bit about the purpose of your visit to CO. What brings you out, what are some of the activities planned?

Details on the House:

• 8 large bedrooms, with at least a king or queen bed. 4 of the bedrooms are Master Suites with private bathrooms.

• 8,500 square feet, all in one home.

• Sleeps up to 22 guests in beds.

• 8 total bathrooms.

• Great Room with 28’ ceilings, a wall of windows for incredible views, and a center fireplace.

• Huge Chef’s Kitchen with professional stainless steel equipment, granite counters, and open concept to the Great Room and Dining Room. Perfect for entertaining.

• Home Theater with 3 tiers, 11 leather full layout chairs, 10’ screen and surround sound.

• Indoor hot tub, steam shower, and dry sauna.

• Game Area with 20’ bar, pool table, shuffleboard, ping pong, and foosball.

• 1,200 sq ft main deck off of Great Room with fire pit and seating for outdoor dinners.

• Dining Room with private wine cooler and 13’ farm table with seating for 14. Large picture window with breathtaking views.

• Workout Room with treadmill, recumbent bike, various weight machines, and free weights.

• 4 fireplaces.

• 32 private acres on top of Bear Mountain.

• 4-car heated garage.

• Private safe for use of guests.

• Original art and oil paintings throughout the Estate.

• Sonos music sound system wired throughout house with 3 wall mounted Ipods and bluetooth connectivity.

• 1,000 square feet Master Suite with private deck, huge jetted tub, fireplace, large walk-in shower, 50” TV, multiple closets, huge windows overlooking mountains.

• 13 Televisions. Minimum 32” in each bedroom. Huge number of premium channels.

• 2nd living room in the guest wing.

• Radiant floor heat and back up forced air heating.

• Air conditioning for the entire house. Really Important -- It gets hot in the mountains! Most homes do not offer this.

• Back up electrical generator to insure you are never out of power.

• Snow service automatically comes to clear the driveway when it snows, with a large self-propelled snow blower in garage for emergencies.

This home is located in the mountains and although we are vigilant with having the driveway plowed in the wintertime, we highly recommend 4-wheel drive vehicles. The roads are easy to navigate in the summertime, no special vehicle needed.

There are a lot of stairs in this home, and it sits at 8,000'. We do provide oxygen but some of our past guests have asked that we share this with future guests, just so they are prepared. Hydration is very important at this altitude!

Sleeping Arrangements:

Main Level:

• Master Suite – King with twin daybed and twin trundle. Private bath.

• Bedroom #2 – Queen. Private bath.

• Bedroom #3 – King. Private bath.

Upper Level:

• Bedroom #4 – Queen with twin daybed and twin trundle. Shared bath.

• Bedroom #5 – King. Shared bath.

• Bedroom #6 – Queen with twin daybed and twin trundle. Private bath.

Guest Wing:

• Bedroom #7 – Queen. Shared bath.

• Bedroom #8 – Queen (in open loft area up spiral stairs). Shared bath.

We also have a half-bath on the Main Level and a full bath on the Lower Level.

This 8,500 sf home sleeps up to 22 guests (two per queen/king bed) and is ideal for large families, corporate retreats, and small group gatherings. If you are looking for the ultimate Colorado lodging experience, you’ve just found it. Come be our guest!

WE DO NOT ALLOW WEDDINGS, REHEARSAL DINNERS, BACHELOR/BACHELORETTE PARTIES OR OTHER FORMAL GATHERINGS AT THE PROPERTY. House parties (having day guests), unless pre-approved in writing with correct details, are strictly prohibited and grounds for immediate eviction and additional fees. Day guests will be charged for at $25 for each day guest per day, if not pre-approved in writing. Day guests are any guests beyond those paying to spend the night.

We welcome corporate groups and retreats and offer HDMI capabilities in the media room, and a white board for work sessions. Gather around our huge dining table as you strategize and plan! Our corporate clients include national organizations including Lululemon Athletica, Graebel Relocation Services, Hilti Inc., Dave & Buster's, Herbalife and The Wendy's Company.

Summer bookings (June, July and August) require a 6-night stay with a check-in on Monday or Tuesday. Please plan to check in on a Sunday for 7-night stays. In late spring, we reduce the summer nightly minimum to 4 nights for the remaining open summer dates (reflected on our pricing schedule at that time).

If you are a traveling sports team, please note that we require a 1:1 ratio of adults to kids (siblings and players). More adults are okay. If you have a special situation, please feel free to inquire.

Smoking outside only and absolutely no pets. Violation of these policies will result in a full forfeiture of deposit.


• This house was chosen for it’s central location to everything!

• We are 45 minutes from Downtown Denver.

• We are 25 minutes from Red Rocks Amphitheatre

• We are an hour and 10 minutes from the Denver Airport (DEN).

• We are 40 minutes to Echo Mountain Ski Resort and one hour from Loveland Ski Area.

• We are just over an hour to the major ski slopes – Copper, Breckenridge, Keystone, Winter Park.

• We are about 40 minutes to the major casinos in Black Hawk.

• Mount Evans is about a 30 minute drive.

• We are located 20 minutes from Hwy 285 and N. Turkey Creek Rd, and 30 minutes from Hwy 285 and C-470.

• Evergreen is a town rich in cultural opportunities, diverse outdoor activities, casual and fine dining options, and unique shopping experiences.

Thanks for looking! Feel free to e-mail or call with any additional questions and for further details!

Cancellation policy:

• Reservations cancelled 90 days or more prior to your arrival date receive a full refund less a $200 service fee and the VRBO service fee.

• Cancellations less than 90 days in advance will not receive a refund.

• No credit will be given for shortened stays due to late arrival or early departure for any reason.

• No cancellations due to weather.

Cancellation insurance:

When you purchase your stay through VRBO/Homeaway, they do offer cancellation insurance that you can purchase. We suggest reading the fine print if you decide to buy this insurance since we have no control over their regulations.

Confirmation of dates:

Please note that we sometimes receive multiple inquiries for the same dates and reservations are ONLY confirmed once payment has been made. Unfortunately we cannot hold dates.

Availability of property:

If something happens to the point that the house is not habitable, owner is only responsible to refund any received payment for unused nights. We take great pride in our properties, but guests must realize that things break, and owner has a team available to address any problems that may occur. No refunds will be available if owner makes reasonable efforts to correct these problems during the guests stay, and the house is still habitable.

Thanks for looking and for making it all the way to the bottom of our listing description!

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation estate rental in Evergreen, Colorado

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 743 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 22
  • Max. adults: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please remove shoes when entering house.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Main floor master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor queen private bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor queen private bath
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Main floor half-bath
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs hall bath
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs full bath
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bath
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest wing bath
  • All baths are conveniently located either in or close to bedrooms. Most bathrooms have hairdryers, and we provide hotel-sized shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and lotion in each full bath.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Main floor master king bed, twin daybed and twin trundle
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main floor queen bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Main floor king bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs queen bed, twin daybed and twin trundle
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Upstairs queen bed, twin daybed and twin trundle
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , Upstairs king bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen , Guest wing queen bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 queen , Guest wing queen bed
  • All bedrooms have beautiful exterior views!
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
We have a chef who can deliver prepared meals to the property, please inquire for pricing.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
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We literally were ABOVE the clouds!!

  • 5 of 5

The best sunrises and sunsets and such an expansive vIEw was the best part. The house is put together perfectly. There could not have been a better design. Everyone loved being there and had a blast. Perfect home for any occasion to get away!

  • Submitted: 6-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply Amazing

  • 5 of 5

From the booking to the stay to the departure our time spent above the clouds was amazing. Cristine was a pleasure to work with! Pleasant, accommodating, friendly, loving and caring! I would book again and again with Above the Clouds. We had 21 people and we were not on top of each other the house or should I say the Home was warm comfy cozy and welcoming. I’m looking forward to my next stay above the clouds

  • Submitted: 5-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carolyn, loved having you for such a special gathering. Had a great time working with you. Big hugs! -Cristine
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A spectacular venue for a Corporate Strategy Session

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect for our recent strategy session. There were plenty of rooms, and the house was very spread out, which made it easy to conduct a meeting and break out sessions. The waterfall in the house, created a relaxing environment and helped us focus on our companies growth. The kitchen had everything we could want, the views each morning and evening were spectacular! We had a few guests who really appreciated the oxygen--they came from sea level.

The game room/hot tub/movie theatre brought together the team even more each night. It was great for team building, and winding down.

We also loved the fact that the home was only 10 minutes from downtown Evergreen. We were able to have a few team dinners in town, which got everyone out of the house. We all spoke of how the location and set up of the house made our meeting more productive. Thanks for everything Cristine!!!

Jolene & The RapidFunnel Team

  • Submitted: 5-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jolene, thank you for booking your corporate gathering at Above the Clouds. I'm so glad everything worked so well and it was a treat working with you! Hope to have you back soon. :) -Cristine
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What a dream home!

  • 5 of 5

Above the Clouds was the perfect place for our family of 19 to enjoy the holiday. Such luxury to have amazing views, every amenity needed, a hot tub in the house, a home gym, game room, and enough space to sleep without being on top of each other. It was a pleasure to work with Cristine (property manager) throughout this entire process. She made sure our group was taken care of and had everything we needed. I strongly recommend this location for giant families or big groups of friends for a great get away. Truly a one of a kind home and experience.

  • Submitted: 17-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deanna, thank you for taking the time to detail the things you loved about the house! And feeling was mutual, I enjoyed our interaction so much. :) -Cristine
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This house and property was absolutely amazing! You can’t compare it to anything on VRBO. If you are

  • 5 of 5

Above the clouds was absolutely breathtaking. We had views for miles and miles. We spent the Christmas holiday with 17 people in the house. The owners were amazing. They decorated the whole house with Christmas trees, wreaths and candles. Cristine the manager got back to us on every single question that we had concerning the house. The house was extremely comfortable, clean, and easy to entertain in. The house had everything you could possibly need. Cristine had recommended a chef for us. Her name is Chef Ire. Chef Ire brought in prepared food, made Christmas dinner and Christmas brunch in the kitchen. It made our stay perfect in every way. The family room was perfect for entertaining with it’s built in Round fireplace.The kitchen had enough china, glassware, and serving pieces to entertain with. All the bathrooms and bedrooms were immaculate and decorated to the hilt. The most exciting part of our stay was the use of the large indoor Jacuzzi, and game room! There was enough for everybody to do. The town of Evergreen is adorable. We could not have asked for a better house to relax in over the holidays. You did not need to leave this house ever! We have rented from VRBO and Airbnb before but this house is by far the best we have ever seen. Cristine makes leaving the house easy with simple instructions. We received our security deposit back within a couple of days. Thank you again to the owners and manager of this property for making many memories for our family

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob, your words are so kind and generous, thank you for taking the time to share about your time at the house, your thoughts on how the owners have designed and decorated the property, and also for telling future guests about Ire (she really enjoyed you all so much)! You are a wonderful and special family! -Cristine
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Above and Beyond in Colorado

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at "Above The Clouds" last August 2017 and it was simply the best vacation we have ever experienced (and we have had some good ones). This property is outstanding in everyway and well managed. It was an excellent value for the property size and it allowed privacy, as well as spaces large enough for all to gather. It is also close to Evergreen, Colorado, which made it very convenient. We will be staying here again and highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Cristine Arnold, Legacy Real Estate Management
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Cristine Arnold, Legacy Real Estate Management

About the Property Manager:

I’m a Colorado native who was fortunate to spend my elementary school years living in Evergreen. I have love and passion for houses…over the years I have fix and flipped several homes, moved a handful of houses, completed construction on builder-abandoned homes, and managed dozens of rental properties. (One of my remodels even made a debut on HGTV!) I have found my true love in managing luxury vacation rental properties along the Colorado front range, and taking care of my incredible guests! –Cristine Arnold

About the Owners:

We own several VRBO properties in Texas and enjoy seeing families and friends gather at our homes. We have always loved visiting Colorado so in 2014, after months of looking, we found and purchased this beautiful mountain property to use as a second home and to share with others when we're back in Texas. My wife is an amazing interior designer and has worked hard to create a warm, inviting environment where you can kick off your shoes and relax as you breathe in the clean rocky mountain air. Welcome. And if you decide to book with us, we're glad to have you. Enjoy your stay! –Phil and Peggy Collins

Cristine Arnold, Legacy Real Estate Management purchased this estate in 2014

Why Cristine Arnold, Legacy Real Estate Management chose Evergreen

Even those who call themselves Colorado natives walk into this home and find themselves speechless; the view is like nothing you have experienced before. The summer landscape boasts beautiful shades of green, fall showcases the golden leaves of the changing season, and the winter dusts thousands of pines with a soft, white snow which fully covers the distant range and calls you to the slopes!

What makes this estate unique

Not only is this property breathtakingly beautiful, it also sleeps up to 22 guests (double occupancy), or 14 (single occupancy) in beds. Companies wanting to give their employees the ultimate retreat experience, families wanting to take in all that Colorado has to offer, and friends who wish to gather and spend time together on top of a mountain...these are the groups to which we open our doors. Welcome!


Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Cactus Jack's Tavern
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Evergreen Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Beau Jo's Pizza
Nearest Ski
47 Miles
Loveland Ski Resort
Car: necessary

We are located 20 minutes from Hwy 285 and N. Turkey Creek Rd, and 30 minutes from Hwy 285 and C-470. Evergreen is a town rich in cultural opportunities, diverse outdoor activities, casual and fine dining options, and unique shopping experiences.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation estate rental in Evergreen, Colorado

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 3 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Spring
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
6 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2018 - Nov 26 2018
5 night minimum stay
Late Fall/Early Winter
Nov 27 2018 - Dec 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2018 - Dec 26 2018
5 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 27 2018 - Jan 2 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,263.3
Cleaning fee C$505.32 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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