Step into "Pride of the West," an exceptional short-term rental in Silverton, CO. This remarkable property sprawls across +- 75.17 acres, offering unparalleled vistas of breathtaking waterfalls from every angle. Land Nestled near the property, Cunningham Creek adds to the allure with its natural water slide cascading into a picturesque swimming hole. It’s not just a serene spot for relaxation, but also a haven for fishing enthusiasts. Additionally, the location is unbeatable, with the town only a short 10-minute drive away and the Highland Mary trailhead just a mile away, catering to the hiking enthusiasts in the family. Silverton holds a captivating history as a thriving mining town, rich in heritage. Within the property, an extraordinary feature awaits: an old mining cave stretching an impressive 2 miles in length and spanning 7 levels. This unique and fascinating cave adds an exciting dimension to the property, making it an absolute delight for explorers and mining enthusiasts alike. Prepare for an unforgettable adventure right at your doorstep! Improvements Ideal for outdoor and off-roading enthusiasts alike, this VRBO rental is a highly sought-after retreat. Boasting 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and spanning 2,700 square feet, this home has become a favorite choice among guests. As 70+ year old property, “Pride of the West” has stood strong against the test of time, boasting numerous upgrades throughout the years. The breathtaking views from the house are truly remarkable and will leave you in awe. Moreover, the home features a cozy wood-burning stove, ensuring warmth and comfort during cool summer evenings. General Operations The current owner of this property has successfully utilized it as a VRBO rental for several years, commanding a rate of $550 per night. With an annual income of approximately $43,000 from rental bookings, this property consistently booked. You can verify these details by searching for “Pride of the West” on VRBO’s website, where you’ll find solid bookings from Memorial Day through mid-September. The property has garnered several positive reviews, with many repeat clients, and boasts an impressive average rating of 5 stars, with a few 4-star ratings. It’s clear that guests absolutely love their experience at this home. With its strong rental income, this property proves to be a hassle-free investment that pays for itself. History With its expansive +-75-acre size, the current owner of the property has envisioned an exciting opportunity to further increase rental income by adding multiple tiny homes. As Silverton experiences a resurgence, it is not gold but vacation rentals that are driving its boom. The town’s natural beauty shines during the summer, while the vibrant colors of fall create a breathtaking backdrop. As a result, Silverton has become an immensely popular destination, attracting a growing number of visitors. The timing couldn’t be better to capitalize on this trend and maximize the property’s earning potential.