Sanchester is a luxury mountain retreat located high on a ridge above Marble Colorado in the heart of the Colorado Rockies and surrounded by millions of acres of unspoiled wilderness offering spectacular views of the Elk Mountains and the Crystal River valley.

Comprising 35 private acres and perched at 8700 feet of altitude, Sanchester offers the ultimate in seclusion, mountain scenery, privacy and comfort. We offer luxury accommodations for groups, events, adventure travel and family retreats. The property is comprised of several buildings were lodging is offered for the guests and where many indoor and outdoor activities and amenities are available to enhance your experience at Sanchester

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The Main Lodge is the central hub of activity at Sanchester. This western-style luxury mountain house offers 2,500 square feet of rich comfort and rustic elegance. Comprises all the modern amenities you wouldn’t expect in the middle of the wilderness, such as wireless internet access, flat-screen TV, and CD/DVD player.

A massive 30-foot tall stone fireplace anchors the lodge area, which is furnished with plush leather-upholstered sofas and unique western-style antiques.

The porch and open decks offer incomparable 360-degree views of the Elk Mountains above and the Crystal River valley below. Sit by the massive outdoor stone-fireplace or enjoy a BBQ on the gas grill.

The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with all the cooking utensils and modern amenities such as gas-range, large refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, wine refrigerator and coffee-maker. Sit on 100-year old wooden chairs at a dining table fully appointed with elegant rustic-style table settings.

The spacious master suite is furnished with a massive king-size log bed and has a private master bathroom with a bathtub for soaking after an exhausting day in the mountains.

The upstairs open loft offers additional space for recreation for the entire family, and two portable beds for the kids.

The main house offers 2,500 square feet of living area which includes the main lodge area, dining room, master suite with bath, upstairs loft area, half-bathroom, laundry room and storage room. Comfortably sleeps 2 adults in the master suite and can accommodate several children in inflatable beds.


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The Luxury Cabins are Located just steps from the Main Lodge and each offer 850 square feet of comfort and luxury, all decorated in true mountain style. Each cabin comfortably sleeps 4 adults and includes a luxurious en-suite bathroom with a large tub. Guests can relax on the cabin’s front porch overlooking the Elk Mountains.


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The Depot is the center of the indoor and outdoor activities. Originally built to store a vintage stagecoach and a snowcat, this western-style multipurpose building has plenty of space to store two large vehicles plus other toys such as ATVs and mountain bikes.