Historic 'Train House' in Grand Junction w/ Deck!

City: Grand Junction, Colorado Property ID: 401654

grand total: From $105 total Per Night

  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION
    *Stays of 30 days or more are tax exempt*

    Once a 1940s railroad crew stop, this 3-bed, 1-bath vacation rental house sleeps 6 and now serves as an ideal home base to explore Grand Junction and the surrounding Fruita & Palisade wine country! This property boasts comfortable amenities and a central location for easy access to outdoor activities and downtown attractions. Cycle through Grand Junction, hike Colorado's National Monument and visit Two Rivers Convention Center or Historic Avalon Theater.

    -- THE PROPERTY --

    Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: Full Bed | Bedroom 3: 2 Twin Beds | Additional Sleeping: Hideaway Bed

    A welcoming door invites you inside this Barbour Box-style house featuring fresh paint, new lighting, finished hardwood floors, and tasteful decor that perfectly ties the 1940’s charm in with modern-era amenities.

    During your downtime, lounge on the plush couch while you watch all of your favorite Netflix or Hulu shows on the 45-inch flat-screen Smart TV. Opt to relax outside on the brand new back porch furnished with a 4-person outdoor table and gas grill, a great tool for preparing mouthwatering homemade meals.

    Charge all of your electronics in the remodeled phone booth before you head out for a day of sightseeing! A leisurely half-mile walk will take you to Enstrom Candies where you can watch them make their famous toffee candy. Stroll a little farther to learn about Colorado’s history at Museum of the West.

    After a day of exploration, whip up a delicious feast in the fully equipped kitchen! The original metal cabinets and the large sink add a touch of nostalgia to the updated appliances and countertops. Savor breakfast in the quaint nook furnished with an original 1940's Kuehne table. For formal meals, dine at the 4-person wooden table.

    Prepare a cup of tea made in the complimentary coffee station, once an old butler pantry, to be enjoyed before bedtime. Notice the charming WWII pinups left behind on several of the doors as you make your way to the master bedroom. You’ll find a peaceful night’s sleep waiting for you in the cloud-like bedding of the queen bed while additional guests will sleep soundly in the second bedroom’s full bed.

    -- THE LOCATION --

    Located only minutes from downtown Grand Junction, this quaint home boasts a close proximity to everything the area has to offer! Easily walk or bike to Colorado Mesa University for a college baseball game, attend the Junior College World Series baseball game or catch a Grand Junction Rockies game at Suplizio Field. Afterward, enjoy a meal out at one of the superb restaurants in town including Bin 707 Foodbar and The Rockslide Brewery & Restaurant.

    Hike and sightsee at Colorado’s National Monument, a national park featuring stunning views of the deep canyon and impressive rock formations, located only 15 minutes away. Even closer is Mount Garfield, a 6,000-foot peak with 2 classic hiking trails ascending the steep terrain.

    Only 12 miles away, Fruita is known as a biking hotspot with world-class trails including 18 road trails and the Kokopelli trails, a technical trail system that challenges the best of the best. Additionally, you’ll find combinations of terrain for all skill levels of riders!

    In the winter, put your ski equipment to use at Powderhorn Resort, located only 39 minutes from the home! Everyone in the group will love skiing or snowboarding on easy to challenging runs expanding over 1,600 acres of mountain terrain.

    -- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE --

    Evolve Vacation Rental wants your vacation experience to be everything you hoped for and exactly what you needed. To make it easy, we help you find a property you love, offer world-class support seven days a week, and make sure our properties are safe, clean, and ready for your stay. Even better, each home has a Guest Contact available 24/7 for anything that’s on your mind. It’s a fresh new approach to vacation rental. Try Evolve today!

    -- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --

    Key Residence Features:
    - Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, central heating, evaporative cooling AC, carbon monoxide detector, smoke detectors, furnished back porch, gas grill, flat-screen Smart TV, free WiFi, coffee and tea, Keurig coffee machine, bicycles, complimentary toiletries, fresh towels, 1 driveway parking spot along with much more
    - Central Grand Junction location- Easily access outdoor activities like skiing and hiking and metropolitan attractions including great shops and restaurants while staying at this ideally located property! Visiting families will also love the quick 4-minute drive to Colorado Mesa University
    - Airport: Grand Junction Regional Airport - 800 Eagle Dr, Grand Junction, CO 81506, (~ 5.2 miles/ 16 minutes away)

    -- POLICIES --

    Policies:
    - No smoking
    - No pets allowed
    - No events, parties or large gatherings
    - Must be at least 25 years old to book
    - Additional fees and taxes may apply
    - Photo ID may be required upon check-in

  • Location
  • DETAILS & AMENITIES

    Area Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Boating
    • Cinema/Movie Theater
    • Cross Country Skiing
    • Cycling
    • Farmers Market
    • Festivals
    • Fishing
    • Fly Fishing
    • Golf
    • Health/Beauty Spa
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hunting
    • Ice Skating
    • Kayaking
    • Live Theater
    • Miniature Golf
    • Mountain Biking
    • Museums
    • Nightlife
    • Playground
    • Racquetball
    • Rafting
    • Restaurants
    • Rock Climbing
    • Shopping
    • Sledding/Tubing
    • Snowboarding
    • Snowmobiling
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Water Parks
    • Wildlife Viewing
    • Winery Tours

    Inside Amenities

    • Air-Conditioning
    • Kitchen

    Key Amenities

    • Carbon Monoxide Detector
    • Coffeemaker
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • First Aid Kit
    • Free Parking
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron/Board
    • Smoke Detector
    • Trash Bags/Paper Towels
    • Wireless Internet (WIFI)

    Kitchen Equipment

    • Crock Pot
    • Dishware and Flatware
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Spices
    • Stove/Oven
    • Toaster
    • Water Filter

    Nearby Amenities

    • Downtown

    Other Amenities

    • Off Street Parking
    • Parking

    Outdoor Amenities

    • Beach Umbrella
    • Deck
    • Gas Grill
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Patio Furniture
    • Screened Porch

    Property Amenities

    • Alarm Clock
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Dryer
    • Flat-Screen TV
    • Garage
    • High Chair
    • Internet Connection
    • Keyless Entry
    • Laundry Detergent
    • Linens Provided
    • TV
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer

    Suitability

    • Access Only By Stairs
    • Bathtub or Shower On First
    • Car Recommended
    • Minimum Age Requirement
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Non Smoking
    • Suitable for Children
    • Suitable for Elderly
  • Guest Reviews (40)
    Write Your Own Review

    Reviewed by: Erin on

    Comment:

    Fabulous place. You won’t be sorry!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in December 2019

    We are looking forward to our next visit to Grand Junction!

    Reviewed by: Rob M. on

    Comment:

    Dianna provided a personal, professional and meticulous touch to our time in Grand Junction Colorado. The Train House is an ideal location and connects you to a touch of history. We had fun visiting the chocolate factory, playing at the trampoline park, roller skating, taking in CMU basketball games and hiking in the National Monument.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in November 2019

    Love the train house!!

    Reviewed by: Anna on

    Comment:

    We had the best stay at the train house. Dianna goes above and beyond to make sure you have everything you need for your stay (and more)!!!!! There are bikes available to guests. Dianna leaves AMAZING homemade salsa and other goodies. There is a fully stocked coffee station. She takes vacation rental to the next level and we really appreciated all of the thought she has poured into being a host!!!

    Reviewed by: Alison on

    Comment:

    nice place good salsa and coffee
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in September 2019

    Reviewed by: Morgan on

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    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in September 2019

    Reviewed by: Edie on

    Comment:

    The Train House is a great place to stay. Lots of nice little details. Feels like a home away from home.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in August 2019

    Great Place to Stay!

    Reviewed by: Janet K. on

    Comment:

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Train House! It is a small, immaculate house decorated with quaint charm. The owner, Diana, was wonderful! Thanks for a great place to stay on our visit to Grand Junction!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2019

    Great Family Home

    Reviewed by: Carrie K. on

    Comment:

    We loved the home away from home and the owner is so welcoming. Thanks for a great stay.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2019

    Grand Junction

    Reviewed by: Michael F. on

    Comment:

    Nice theme and relatively close to town. Had a great time at farmers market. Loved the owners salsa
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in July 2019

    Cute, very clean, nice location!

    Reviewed by: angelia t. on

    Comment:

    Very nice house! Extremely clean! Tons of adorable details, extremely well stocked. Owner was more than responsive, she was welcoming and so helpful. Front porch was cute. Even though house is in a somewhat busy area it is very well insulated from the road noise. Back patio is very cute, but not all that private. However, neighbors are quiet and non-intrusive so it?s no biggie. Only critique is more of a preference, we found the beds to be a bit uncomfortable and loud. Other than that small thing the house was perfect.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in July 2019

    Train House is Outstanding!

    Reviewed by: John S. on

    Comment:

    This was a great house, the owner is quick to respond and very cordial! What a great experience, even my children loved how the house is so charming, yes there own words!! Very clean and just an outstanding experience.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in July 2019

    Reviewed by: Ashley on

    Comment:

    Lovely space! Very communicative hosts!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2019

    Cozy and comfortable

    Reviewed by: Trista C. on

    Comment:

    The train house was the perfect place for us to stay for a soccer weekend. The house is so cute and cozy, with beautiful features that I love in old homes. The details provided in this home were fantastic. Kitchen was fully stocked, coffee bar was great to have, loved the screened in front porch and back patio. It is obvious that every detail was thought about and made a huge difference in our stay. The home was very clean, and not just surface cleaned, but really cleaned. The location was fantastic. Close proximity to downtown and all the main streets to quickly access anything. It is in an older neighborhood so you will always have the homes on the block that are not well maintained and make you a bit unsure, and there is a park a few blocks away that it appears has a homeless population, but a very nice park with a great play area and water park in walking distance the other direction. The owner of the home was in contact with me and offered to meet us upon arrival. Overall, our stay was great and I would highly recommend anyone staying at this location.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in May 2019

    Reviewed by: Anthony on

    Comment:

    Close proximity to Main Street. I recommend staying here or similar vs staying in a hotel near the airport. I would book again!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2019

    Charming House

    Reviewed by: Rob M. on

    Comment:

    We had a great time in the train house. It had plenty of space for our family. It is very close to Colorado Mesa University and downtown Grand Junction.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in March 2019

    Lovely unique delightful

    Reviewed by: Laura M. on

    Comment:

    This lovely home is so unique and delightfully decorated! Dianna is such a wonderful host who truly cares about you and has created a trip down memory lane in this quaint historic (yet up to date) house! We will definitely stay here again and highly recommend others to visit also.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in March 2019

    Train House

    Reviewed by: Lori S. on

    Comment:

    The Train House felt like home the minute you walked in! It is so quaint and clean. Along with all the little touches that truly let’s you know the owners are happy you are here! Had a visit with our grandkids and they loved the fenced in side yard to play, the front porch for crafts. I loved that they had a high chair and a pack n play, along with separate bedrooms for both. Close to Main Street, along with anything you may need. We will definitely be staying here every time we come in for a visit!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in April 2019

    Very cute house

    Reviewed by: Kent on

    Comment:

    The location of the house was perfect. Walked downtown every day even in the snow. Great access to the highway and the route to the airport. Very cute house
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in February 2019

    Reviewed by: Eric on

    Comment:

    We had a great stay at the Train House and would highly recommend to others.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in December 2018

    Great house!

    Reviewed by: Jacob P. on

    Comment:

    The house was great! Worked fantastic for our family of 4! It had everything we needed, and was a very pleasurable stay!!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in November 2018

    Reviewed by: Gideon on

    Comment:

    Nice clean place with a nice bathroom and shower for tall people
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in October 2018

    stunning! Had everything we needed

    Reviewed by: Laura B. on

    Comment:

    We rented this house so we could celebrate our sons 7th birthday. We live five hours away from our other kids, this was our chance to have all of us together. It was an amazing visit and will forever be grateful for all that Diane and Rose did. There was plenty of room for all of us. I think the best thing about it other then it?s beauty, was that it had everything we needed. This takes a lot of stress away when you are traveling. We will definitely try to do it again and will definitely recommend it. Also, thank you Diane for being very responsive. We LOVED that!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in October 2018

    Cute cute house! Super owners!

    Reviewed by: Barb C. on

    Comment:

    We did a quick girls weekend for the wine fest in Palisade. Super cute house within walking distance of shops and a few restaurants. Super friendly owners! Would for sure consider the house again for any future wine fest trips we might make!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in September 2018

    Clean and loved!

    Reviewed by: terilds on

    Comment:

    We LOVED this train house. The feeling there is amazing! Everything was so clean and well taken care of. If I could live in this house I would move to Grand Junction CO! There are so many little things that Dianna thought of to make our stay wonderful and comfortable. Thank you!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2018

    Wish we had more time

    Reviewed by: DualCitizenTraveller on

    Comment:

    Loved the quaintness of The Train House. Perfectly clean and stocked. The owner and housekeeper were super friendly and easy to communicate with. Perfect base for Arches, Palisades and everything in between. We've already recommended The Train House to our friends in Denver and if we ever make it back to GJ, we will certainly stay at The Train House again.
    *This review was originally posted on TripAdvisor for a stay in August 2018

    Reviewed by: Christina on

    Comment:

    We loved the charm and character of the Train House. The host, Dianna, was a pleasure to work with. Spotless accommodation with all the amenities needed. Easy Uber downtown for a few cocktails.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in August 2018

    Very nice and clean house.

    Reviewed by: Lukasz M. on

    Comment:

    The house was very clean and Charming. We were welcomed with homemade salsa. Nicely decorated. Sleeps 5.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in July 2018

    Reviewed by: A Verified Guest on

    Comment:

    You’l l love it ! best place to stay in Grand Junction !!!!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in August 2018

    Reviewed by: A Verified Guest on

    Comment:

    We highly recommend the Train House for your stay in Grand Junction.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in July 2018

    Hidden Gem in Grand Junction

    Reviewed by: Jennifer R. on

    Comment:

    The Train House is a great place to stay in Grand Junction! Dianna, the owner was very helpful, available for questions, flexible with our length of stay, and was a great host! She and her husband live in another part of Grand Junction, so they are available for any needs you may have. The Train House is located close to town. I was worried at first as the property does not have traditional air conditioning, but the swamp cooler, along with the ceiling fans actually made the home so cool at night and during the day that we had to turn it down. We had a very comfortable stay in the two bedrooms we used. There is a third bedroom as well to accommodate more guests. The kitchen is well equipped for cooking. The home was very clean. The TV allows you to input your Netflix account. Overall, we had a great stay and we would return to the Train House!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in June 2018

    Reviewed by: A Verified Guest on

    Comment:

    My friends and I stayed here the weekend of country jam. Having a bed to sleep in and a shower to shower in was huge for us. The host was very quick about responding to us when we had questions. We felt welcomed and at home during the stay here for a few days that we were in town. We didn't feel like strangers and if we needed anything they or their nearby neighbors were there to help. We all had our own space which was nice. The grill was perfect for the summer nights. The coffee bar was my favorite. Even though none of us used it, being a barista, it was my favorite thing. Great hosts!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in June 2018

    Charming, Thoughtful and Fun

    Reviewed by: Green Train on

    Comment:

    We have been coming to Grand Junction annually for three years now and are thrilled that the Train House exists to accommodate our family of 4. It is evident that the owners have spent hours making the space functional and thoughtful. Our son found a new treasure every day to look at and we used every one of the convenient and adorable sitting areas. The bathroom was clean and the bedrooms were comfortable. The location was great for getting to downtown and the fenced in yard next to the deck was perfect for enjoying slow mornings and relaxing evenings. We will absolutely be staying here again when we make the trip to Grand Junction.

    Reviewed by: Alex on

    Comment:

    Dianna was an excellent host and the house was great. Super clean and well put together. The small touches really made it, there were chips and homemade salsa waiting for us, as well as pancake mix and some homemade raspberry jam.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2018

    Very confortable and cozy Train House

    Reviewed by: Matthew M. on

    Comment:

    Diana has set up the Train House so well. It?s very comfortable and inviting! The Train House is a great three bedroom with room to spread out. It has great charm with the 1940s decor and kitchen from the original train house times. The rooms are comfortable and very clean. Diana was very accommodating and made sure we had everything we could need along with great recommendations. The location is great, in a quiet part of downtown Grand Junction. It?s within a short walk to great restaurants and coffe. Kiln Coffee, Cafe Sol and Nepal Indian Cuisine were a few of our favorites. Highly recommend staying here. We will be back.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in April 2018

    Reviewed by: Jonathan on

    Comment:

    I highly recommend this place! Great value, a quick walk to downtown, impeccably clean, and a very conscientious host. Dianna is an absolute delight to work with. She was clear and thorough in communication leading up to our trip and throughout. The house is nicely appointed, and Dianna provided us little touches like coffee, tea, chips and salsa. This was a pleasure every step of the way and embodies the spirit of Grand Junction beautifully.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2018

    Reviewed by: Carrie on

    Comment:

    The house was a home with no detail left out. Wonderful location and hospitality! Perfect for our family of 5 to celebrate our sons college graduation ?üéì from CMU. We will be back and highly recommended this property (home). P.S. Dianna's home made salsa was the bomb!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in May 2018

    Cozy home in quiet neighborhood in Grand Junction was perfect spot for exploring Western Colorado

    Reviewed by: Kathy W. on

    Comment:

    Our family of four recently stayed at the Train House for spring break. It was very comfortable, with lots of nice, homey touches, such as the coffee station and game boards for the kids. It is very close to the Colorado National Monument, which was a perfect destination for our first day. On Day 2 we drove out to Arches in Moab, Utah, which was spectacular, and on Day 3 we explored beautiful Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Grand Junction is a great home base, close enough to all of these attractions to make them easy day trips. The Train House is a short (maybe 10 minutes) walk to downtown Grand Junction, and in addition to lots of public art, it has a famous candy store, several good restaurants (The Rockslide was our favorite), and some interesting antique shops. Dianna, the owner, was very helpful in guiding us to some points of interest and local stores, and made sure we had everything we needed.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway in March 2018

    What a wonderful house! So much character!

    Reviewed by: Mary C. on

    Comment:

    This was a great house. Has everything you could need. Dianna is wonderful. She was available to answer any questions and provided a welcome gift including her homemade salsa and candy for the kids. We loved this house and will be back!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in April 2018

    Outstanding stay! This was the perfect home away from home experience!

    Reviewed by: Dawn and Joe Beaudrie on

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    Reviewed by: Derek on

    Comment:

    Dianna and Larry, We cannot thank you enough for your hospitality! The touches you added (homemade salsa and chips, coffee) made us feel so welcome and almost like we were at home. We wish you the best of luck, and will definitely stay with you again when we return!!! Derek & Alexandra
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in March 2018

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