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Mapleton Hill - Artists Colorful Apartment in Welcoming Home

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Welcome to Susurro! Main Room - living room and kitchen

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Last updated: 07/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Boulder house description

Exciting News for 2014

We have updated Susurro by adding on site laundry facilities, new refrigerator with ice maker, freshly painted bedrooms, new light fixtures, freshly sealed colorful kitchen floor and more (new photos coming soon!). We think you will appreciate the improvements, making your stay more comfortable and convenient.

Welcome to Boulder, Colorado...everything you want from a big city, yet it feels like a small town; world-class restaurants and shops, a major university, an abundance of cultural events, a plethora of year-round outdoor activities and lots of music from around the globe.

Minutes from downtown Boulder, walking distance to excellent coffee and tea houses, restaurants, bakery, shopping, well equiped grocery store, trails and more. Our artist’s home is located within a quiet, historic residential district known as Mapleton Hill. 'Susurro' - our sunny and light, very private garden/walk-out apartment has a separate entrance and is part of our recently eco-remodeled home originally built in 1910. Our 750 sq. ft. apartment is colorful, eclectically furnished, with hot water baseboard heating, all domestic water filtered, cork floors, lots of light, antique cooking stove, custom trim, open layout, split level (with two steps) - living room/dining room/kitchen, hand painted floor, and mosaic tiled bathroom floor. Our home is a “come and borrow a cup of organic sugar” kind of home. Please note - Susurro is exceptionally well insulated however, we live upstairs, we are very quiet and we do not wear shoes inside our home. If you need total silence please reconsider - you will hear soft footsteps but never voices and in five years we have had only one complaint.

'Susurro' is two blocks away from the foothills of the Rockies with great hiking trails, and the continental divide only a thirty-minute drive away. We are a 30 minute drive to Denver; 30 minute drive to Eldora Ski Resort, 45 minute drive to Rocky Mountain National Park, and 1.5-2.25 hour drive to Loveland, Winter Park, Breckenridge and Vail ski areas.

Boulder has year-round sunshine. The winter season usually brings brief snow storms followed by beautiful sunny days. It's not uncommon to have warm weather in the high 60s-70s in February and March. Late spring and summer offers warm days, wonderful thunderstorms and few airborne pests. Falls are warm with cool nights and some of the most amazing displays of light and color.

Well behaved dogs are welcome.


Keywords: Separate Garden Level/Walk Out Apartment in Home with completely private entrance.

Property Type

  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property and is only allowed on the public sidewalk in front of the house....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Sorry no cats due to allergies...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Sleep Number air mattress bed - adjustable comfort!...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            2' foam topper on foam core futon - very comfortable!...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Single futon additional bed available by request...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1) 2 inch foam topper (very very comfortable!) on top of cotton futon., Double Beds (1) Sleep Comfort 5000 Air Bed with custom firmness control - adjustable firmness based on your comfort!, Baby Cribs (1) Always available in closet., Futon 1 - Twin Futon with 2 inch foam topper (very very comfortable!)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bathtub is cast iron and deeper than standard sizes...moreless

          • Deep cast iron deep tub with shower. Custom mosaic tile floor.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Fully equipped kitchen with drip coffee maker, tea kettle, blender, stainless steel cooking pots, antique 4 burner gas stove (works wonderfully) etc....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Silverware, ceramic plates, ceramic cups, glasses, cooking utensils, serving bowls, measuring spoons, spatulas, tea kettle, etc....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Full size - 2 door contemporary refrigerator with ice maker and 'drawer' freezer....moreless

          • Freezer:

            Full size freezer in side by side refrigerator...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Included...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            4...moreless

          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning:

            Susurro has an dedicated evaporative cooler (aka swamp cooler) which works wonderfully in dry climates such as ours. Offers constant fresh cold air as needed - very fast cooling!...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All linens are 100% Cotton with handmade quilts on both beds, Pillows are down and can be changed if allergic to down or feathers...moreless

          • Heating:

            Local control of hot water baseboard heat, allows you to maintain the temperature where you want it!...moreless

          • Parking:

            Street parking is readily available...moreless

          • Living Room seats 6:

            Part of Kitchen living area....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Front loading gas dryer...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Please note: cell phone reception is generally good - as of November 2009 - we installed a cell phone signal repeater in Susurro....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Basic cable (Comcast) TV service is provided...moreless

              • Books:

                Variety of books for all ages...moreless

              • Games:

                Miscellaneous board games...moreless

              • Music Library
              • Video Library
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Internet:

                Wi-Fi broadband High Speed Internet access with ethernet cables provided in all rooms. Please bring your own computer or smart phone. ...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                High Speed Internet and Password provided with key instructions...moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Ethernet cable provided in each room...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Nicely shaded private patio just outside living room door with iron table and four cushioned iron chairs....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Historic

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Foothills of the rockies are two blocks away...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Rafting
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Medical Services
                  • Laundromat
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Synagogues
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sledding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Roller Blading
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 38 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $140 $160
                  Fri, Sat
                  $900 $2,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • One time cleaning fee $75
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  CANCELLATIONS - A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. When we can replace a cancelled reservation without the 60 day notice all payments are returned.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/10/2014
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                  Location

                  45 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  DIA
                  29 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Denver Union Station - Amtrack
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hiway 36
                  6.2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Boulder Reservior
                  0.6 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  West End Tavern
                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Eldora Ski Area
                  4.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Flatirons Golf Course
                  0.6 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Radda

                  Car: Not Necessary

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: I am from Medellin, Colombia and am an artist and psychotherapist. I considers Susurro to be an ongoing art Installation as well as the rest of the 'orange house'. Susurro means 'a murmer' in Spanish. It is a custom from Colombia to name your home - hence Susurro. My partner is a bodyworker, 'artist's slave' and musician - playing the mbira (thumb piano) from Zimbabwe. We have two daughters - one just graduated from college and the other in her final year of college - which makes us old (they think), young (we know)... We purchased Susurro with the intent of remodeling it - but ended up completely rebuilding it from the foundation up. We were the architects, draftspeople, general contractor, electrician, plumber, interior designer, painters, etc - you get the drift and we are still married - happily. We have totally enjoyed living here and meeting all the interesting people who have stayed here from different parts of the world.

                  Why the Owner Chose Boulder:
                  Boulder is a beautiful city with incredible outdoor activities and cultural events. We chose this neighborhood due to its proximity and convenience to both downtown Boulder and mountain trails. We live in the 'orange house' on the property because we think this is the best neighborhood in Boulder. That being said we are available anytime while guaranteeing your privacy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We feel incredibly privileged to live in this house and be able to ride our bikes, walk to nearby trails and cafes and enjoy the many and varied events and activities that Boulder offers. We love the sunshine that abounds in Colorado. Susurro is quiet, private and simultaneously centrally located. We invite you to experience the beauty and comfort first-hand! We speak English and Spanish.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, spanish

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                  Photos

                  • Welcome to Susurro!  Main Room - living room and kitchen

                    Welcome to Susurro! Main Room - living room and kitchen

                  • Living room leading into the kitchen

                    Living room leading into the kitchen

                  • Main Room

                    Main Room

                  • Living room with patio outside!

                    Living room with patio outside!

                  • Bottle fence lit up at night!

                    Bottle fence lit up at night!

                  • Entry hallway looking east

                    Entry hallway looking east

                  • Living room as viewed from the kitchen

                    Living room as viewed from the kitchen

                  • Sometimes it does snow!

                    Sometimes it does snow!

                  • Handmade quilt (made by Marcela's mother) - she made all the quilts!

                    Handmade quilt (made by Marcela's mother) - she made all the quilts!

                  • Behind the red curtain is the Sony 32' flat screen TV

                    Behind the red curtain is the Sony 32' flat screen TV

                  • Welcome to Susurro!

                    Welcome to Susurro!

                  • Sunflower from our garden!

                    Sunflower from our garden!

                  • Efficient but effective kitchen

                    Efficient but effective kitchen

                  • I especially liked this flower from our garden!

                    I especially liked this flower from our garden!

                  • Blue Bedroom with very comfortable queen size bed!

                    Blue Bedroom with very comfortable queen size bed!

                  • Facing south - towards bedrooms and entry hall

                    Facing south - towards bedrooms and entry hall

                  • Green Bedroom with double size SleepNumber adjustable firmness bed

                    Green Bedroom with double size SleepNumber adjustable firmness bed

                  • West view to mountains from Susurro's outdoor patio

                    West view to mountains from Susurro's outdoor patio

                  • Pedestal sink in bathroom

                    Pedestal sink in bathroom

                  • Winter day in our neighborhood

                    Winter day in our neighborhood

                  • Bottle Fence

                    Bottle Fence

                  • Green bedroom with chest of drawers and lots of light!

                    Green bedroom with chest of drawers and lots of light!

                  • Entry path to Susurro

                    Entry path to Susurro

                  • Interesting snow pattern on our ceramic mask

                    Interesting snow pattern on our ceramic mask

                  VRBO #162485

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 29, 2014

                  $140 - $160 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 07/10/14
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