rocky 08/15/2019

Top 8 Vacation Rentals of the Summer

We are excited to announce our Top 8 Winners for the Best VR of the Summer Sweepstakes! The judges had such difficult time narrowing it down to just 8 properties, since there were handfuls of gorgeous properties that were entered. They wanted to thank everyone who participated in the sweepstakes for sharing their truly special properties.

Here is the Top 8 Winners:

#1 The Grand Prize Winner: The Roseta

Location: Palm Springs, California




This recently remodeled modern-designer dessert home fits 6 of your closest friends or family. This dessert getaway is perfect for a long weekend lounging by the pool or having a nice weekend enjoying the in-house features. A bonus is the location is just 2 minutes away from the airport and 5 minutes away from downtown Palm Springs for all of your food and shopping needs.

This newly refurnished home comes with a NEST thermostat, to be able to control the A/C and central heating system. Built-in Bose speakers, through the entire house, allow you to sing out loud where ever you are located. The living room creates a movie theater like environment with the gigantic 65“LG TV equipped and 5-speaker surround sound, so you can feel immersed within the program. The 3 bedrooms that come with their own LG TV, so that you can use streaming services right from the comfort of your gel memory foam mattress (they provide Netflix too, score!!). The 2 bathrooms provide a luxury spa experience, containing products that are all 100% vegan, paraben-free, sulfate-free, phosphate-free, gluten, and cruelty-free. Both bathrooms include open showers and waterfall shower heads to continue on the getaway feeling all the way to the shower. The fully-stocked open kitchen, has plenty of space to utilize the Frigidaire appliances all while enjoying the company of your friends/family.

Fun Fact:
The outdoor entertaining space not only has an outdoor kitchen to relish in amazing meals, but it has a pool that is able to be heated upon request! How nice is it going to be to still be able to enjoy the outdoors during the cooler months!

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#2: Lake Creek Home

Location: Jackson Hole, Wyoming


Fun Facts:

This cozy, aspen style home is within walking distance to everything you will need from groceries to workout studios. If you don’t want to walk to go workout you can always use the Peloton bike located conveniently in the upstairs nook. This gorgeous retreat is just minutes away from the world famous Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, so don’t be surprised if you see wildlife coming to hang out in the front yard!

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#3 Hidden Long Beach Cottage

Location: Long Beach, California




Fun Facts:
It is a one bedroom cottage built in 1918 and maintains much of its original structural charm. It has a cozy outdoor patio that is about the same size as the home itself, and the perfect place for morning coffee or an evening cocktail. The smell of the sea breeze and the sounds of the birds chipping in the morning is one of my favorite things about this place.

It is located in the Alamitos Beach neighborhood of Long Beach, CA. The cottage is just 4 blocks from the beach, tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of a popular street lined with bars and restaurants. The area is urban, hip and eclectic. Buildings are covered in street art style murals and the famous Retro Row is just a few blocks away. It's the perfect place for vintage shopping or grabbing a coffee from a local indie cafe. Additionally it is only one mile from the Long Beach Convention Center and Downtown Long Beach, so it's perfect for vacation and business travelers alike!

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#4: Over the Edge Chalet

Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado


Fun Facts:

There is a game room with pool, poker and shuffleboard tables with 2 TVs, so no one misses their team's game. Enjoy all of this alongside a full bar. The indoor theatre has 3 levels of reclining seats for 12 and room for more, 130 inch screen & over head projector. They even provide an Apple TV to be able to stream your favorite shows. If you are wanting to workout still on vacation there is an indoor gym comprised of a 1/2 basketball court, adjustable hoop, full Pickle ball set up, and yoga mats(for private Yoga, Pilates and fitness instruction). The roof top hot tub deck is a great spot to relax no matter the time of day no matter the time of year. Bonus: hot air balloons can be seen each morning from the roof top. They are also extremely excited to announce their new groundbreaking additions of a pool and hot tub that will sit below the home's rear above the ski run!

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#5 Industrial-Chic Loft

Location: San Francisco, California


Fun Facts: If you are wanting an urban industrial loft feel, this is the perfect place for you! The couch in the living room space, actually turns into a 3 bedroom that provides plenty of privacy in the nook. The roof top has views of the city with a lounge are that is great for grilling out and taking in the city skyline. The owner had even had her wedding on the expansive private roof deck.

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#6 Seventh Heaven

Location: Breckenridge, Colorado


Fun Facts: Built primarily of glass, steel, and concrete, this architectural award-winning home has been published in books and featured in multiple magazines, featured on HGTV’s Extreme Homes and The Travel Channel’s Amazing Vacation Homes. Some have referred to it as the “Glass House”.

The Main Bedroom has a swing chair above a section of glass floor that looks 30 feet down to the floor of the forest. The expansive 25-foot glass wall in the living room ceiling provides views over Breckenridge, Baldy mountain and the ski slopes. There are frequent sightings of moose, fox and other wildlife just outside the fence. The living room also has a TV that rises from the fireplace when needed but can be retracted so as not to interrupt the views from the glass wall.

An 8-seat sound-proof theater room with movie channels, a glass-enclosed all-season gathering room, a 4-season hot tub patio (with heated concrete to clear the snow) with fire pit overlooking the town of Breckenridge.

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#7 Urban Oasis

Location: Atlanta, Georgia


Fun Facts: This beautiful cottage is perfect place to unwind right outside of the city. So fun attraction to this house is that they will be featured in Bravo’s revamp of the dating show Blind Date and are around the corner from a major movie studio. The out door hot tub, salt water pool and organic garden make for a relaxing get away. They will even let you pick out fresh food in the garden when they are ripe.

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#8 Coves Key Estate

Location: Afton, Oklahoma


Fun Facts: This luxury home on Grand Lake is the excellent location and view to experience Oklahoma's larges firework show on the 4th of July, Duck Creek Fireworks. The 3,500 square foot dock is the best place to enjoy a nice evening around the dock fire pit. and has ample boat parking for boats up to 52'. The custom infinity pool can be heated up to 100 degrees in the winter months and also includes a 48" fire pit which allows for year around enjoyment inside and out.

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