Castlewood – a magical, unforgettable Telluride private rental home

Castlewood bedroom

It has been quite a while since I featured one of our private rental homes on the blog, so this week I am going to write about the most unique slope side home we have in our Telluride Rentals portfolio – the 17,300 square foot, eight bedroom estate, Castlewood.

Castlewood exterior view

The view of Castlewood from the chairlift – one of Telluride’s most exclusive, unique rental properties.

Castlewood great room and fireplace

The great room at Castlewood has plush seating areas around an open fire.

A few years ago, Castlewood looked a lot like many other homes in Mountain Village. That was until it was purchased by it’s current owners. The new homeowners transformed this sprawling private home into something very unique in the Telluride market. Castlewood is packed with fabrics and furniture from a time gone by. There is nothing in this house that lets down the tuen-of-the-century rustic theme. If it weren’t for the sheer magnitude of the home, stepping into Castlewood you could be forgiven for thinking it was the year 1911, not 2011. The home is adorned in historic furniture and open fireplaces. Narrow hallways lead you to different parts of the home including a rustic guest house, carriage house and a grotto (complete with beer taps) carved into stone.

Castlewood grotto

The grotto at Castlewood is carved out of stone, and has a beer tap! (Telluride Rentals)

Castlewood bathroom

A rustic guest bathroom at Castlewood, complete with wooden tub.

What is impressive about Castlewood is the way in which modern comforts, conveniences and luxuries are ever so subtlely blended in with the historic features, so as not to ruin the look and feel of the home. All of the bedrooms have flat screen TV’s, which are masked behind the doors of closets. There is a huge, state-of-the-art movie theater, which you wouldn’t guess was a movie theater at first glance.

Castlewood theater room

The movie theater at Castlewood is decked out with plush couches, cushions and throws.

Castlewood guest room

A king guest room at Castlewood (Telluride Rentals)

Castlewood can sleep up to 35 guests in bedrooms and in multiple additional sleeping areas. This home is ski in/ski out on to the Double Cabins ski run and has an on site house manager for the duration of your stay. Included in your rental rate is a grocery stocking service and chauffered Suburban between the hours of 7am – 10pm. A private chef can be arranged for your stay.

Castlewood Teepee room

The ‘Teepee Room’ at Castlewood (Telluride Rentals)

Castlewood coachman quarters

The Coachman’s House at Castlewood (Telluride Rentals)

Castlewood is also a popular wedding venue. Aside from the fact that the home can sleep up to 35 guests, there are multiple entertaining areas, both inside and out. The house manager is also a seasoned wedding planner. Your wedding day at Castlewood will leave you and your guests reminiscing for years to come.

Castlewood reception

The great room at Castlewood is set up for a wedding reception.

For more information on Castlewood or any other Telluride Rentals’ condos, town homes and private homes, visit our website, send us an email or call us on (800)970-7541.

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