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All-Season Colorado Adventure & Casino Fun

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description


This 4000 square foot raised ranch home has a bright and open floor plan for hosting the perfect Colorado vacation get-away. Located along Colorado's beautiful Peak-to-Peak Hwy (Hwy 119) at the top of Golden Gate State Park, it serves as the perfect home base for all the winter, spring, summer and fall adventures you're looking for in a vacation. High up in the front-range but within 40 minutes of both Boulder and Golden via beautiful canyon drives, this property is also less than 60 miles from Denver International Airport.

Exciting casinos are within minutes of the house in historic Black Hawk and Central City. If you're coming up for the casinos, you'll be excited to know that they've raised the stakes and added table games (craps, roulette and higher-stakes blackjack) to their menu of entertainment started in July of 2009.

For outdoor adventure, there's all the fishing, hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, horseback riding, mountain biking and other outdoor activities you can fit into your stay. There's even a community recreation center within two miles of the house that offers indoor swimming, basketball courts and workout facilities (see link below). Indian Peaks wilderness area for hiking is right up the road and Estes Park/Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park is an easy trip via beautiful mountain drives. I-70 ski areas are within an 45 mins to 1 1/2 hours depending on your destination (from Winter Park, Copper, Keystone and Breckenridge out to Vail). Closer to home, you'll find Eldora ski resort (20 min drive) just outside the town of Nederland.

When you're done exploring and having outdoor fun, you can relax in this comfortable 6-bedroom home with all the amenities. A spacious, open living area upstairs includes the living room with gas fireplace, dining area and fully-equipped kitchen that opens out to a beautiful balcony deck with gas grill and dining furniture. The master bedroom suite includes a queen size bed, Jacuzzi tub and satellite-fed television while a second bedroom with queen bed is also located upstairs. All together, we've got sleeping accommodations for the whole crowd with five queen beds, three twins and a full size futon throughout the house. Extra air mattresses(2) allow for up to 15 visitors.

Head downstairs and you'll find another gas fireplace, a large TV/game room with a 52' big-screen SONY TV w/satellite, pool table, foosball and air hockey in addition to plenty of board games to keep the kids busy. This home has a total of 3 1/4 bathrooms and all bedroom/bathroom linens are provided.

There’s a laundry room with washer/dryer located on the upper floor and the kitchen includes a microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, breakfast bar and all cookware/utensils. Satellite TV, DVD/VCR (with family/kid movie library) and CD stereo complete the entertainment amenities. High-speed, Wireless DSL internet service is also provided at no charge.

Additional local activities include the Central City Opera, concert venues, panning for gold at local mining camps/museums, guided fishing trips and river rafting/kayaking in nearby Clear Creek, Boulder Creek or further out at the Arkansas River.

So come visit this beautiful area. Our goal is to make your vacation stay a wonderful experience that you’ll always remember – and hopefully want to come back to experience the adventure all over again.

A couple of 'must-do' unique Colorado experiences:

Red Rocks Amphitheater - Morrison, CO
Nestled in the Rocky Mountain Foothills fifteen miles west of Denver, there stands a symbol of nature's unparalleled majesty. Red Rocks is a geologically formed, open-air Amphitheatre that is not duplicated anywhere in the world. With Mother Nature as the architect, the design of the Amphitheatre consists of two, three hundred-foot monoliths (Ship Rock and Creation Rock) that provide acoustic perfection for any performance.

The Central City Opera - Dramatic and Different
Central City Opera's uniqueness lies in the beautiful jewel-box theatre where we perform acclaimed traditional and progressive works. The combination of diverse repertory and intimate venue attracts internationally recognized directors, conductors and artists. The result - amazing, exciting and unforgettable Art.

Keywords: House, Skiing, Hiking, Fishing, Reunion, Family, Vacation, large Groups, Gambling,Rafting,Large


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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 24 years old or older to rent house....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 14-15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Master bedroom w/full bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (5) Additional two air mattresses available., Twin or Single Beds (3), Futon full (1), Baby Cribs (1) and High Chair (1)....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Pool Table...moreless

  • Games
  • Pool Table


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining rooms 2, one upstairs and one downstairs. One folding table with 8 folding chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 15 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2-one upstairs and one downstairs...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    for emergency calling...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:



  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee maker, espresso machine, coffee bean grinder and coffee filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    coffee maker, espresso machine, coffee bean grinder, electric griddle, crock pot, blender, hand mixer, electric chopper (small), roasting pan,rice cooker,waffle iron...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Kitchen is well equipped with dishes, utensils and everything you need to make a meal....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    (2) One upstairs in kitchen and one downstairs on wet bar...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    (2) One upstairs in kitchen and one downstairs in wet bar...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster and Toaster Oven...moreless


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    table w/ 8 chairs and a picnic table seats 8...moreless

Pool / Spa



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 9 - Nov 19, 2015
3 night min stay
Nov 20 - Dec 3, 2015
4 night min stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Cleaning Fee $200
  • Taxes Not included


DEC-MAR Rates-1or2 nights $675 a night,except Holidays, APR -NOV Rates-1or2 nights $500 a night,except Holidays

Thanksgiving (Nov.20-Dec.3,2015),$420.00/night(4night min),$2520/week

Christmas Holiday(Dec.19-Jan.5)$525.00/night(4night min),$3150/week

4th of July(June 26-July 11,2015)$420.00/night(4night min),$2520/week

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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Last updated: 06/25/2015
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56 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport(DEN),8500 Pena Blvd,
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Last Shot Restaurant, Highway 119, Black Hawk, CO
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 119
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Last Shot Restaurant, Highway 119, Black Hawk, CO
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora Mtn,2861 Eldora Ski Rd #140,Nederland,Co

Restaurants & Gambling in Over 30 Casinos in the Historic Mining Towns, Black Hawk and Central City (7 Miles), Grand Adventure Balloon Tours-970 887 1340


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Jim & Sherri have been residents of Arizona for over 30 years but also love escaping to Colorado with their two children to beat the summer heat and enjoy the winter seasons Colorado offers. We've camped, fished, skied, hiked, rode horses, river-rafted and truly enjoyed this remarkable state. The time we spend at our Colorado home offers us a chance to share in these adventures and spend time together at the home playing board games, pool, foosball or watching movies on the big screen. One day, we'll get to spend even more time here but for now it's our home away from home.

Why the Owner Chose Black Hawk:
We love Colorado and all the outdoor adventures to be found in this wonderful location. After camping in Golden Gate Canyon State Park seveal years ago and attending numerous concerts at Red Rocks Amphitheater, we decided to buy a home where we could enjoy all the seasonal diversity Colorado offers. Whether it's a snowy Christmas in the winter, colorful autumn transitions throughout the high country, outdoor summer adventures or the wildflower beauty during each spring's renewal, there isn't a dull moment throughout the year. Our vacation rental business allows us to share this fun with others who enjoy getting away from the ordinary and experience a truly special vacation. Many of our visitors are there to re-unite with family and friends in a beautiful setting and each has left with many kind words about their stay.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We outline the many attractions and activities throughout the area in the rental description. But the real benefit seems to be the chance for family and friends to spend time together in a home that provides a relaxing environment for both adults and children. And Red Rocks Amphitheater is a great concert experience!!

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  • Full amenities kitchen

    Full amenities kitchen

  • The Master Bedroom & Bath

    The Master Bedroom & Bath

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • Wetbar in lower level family/recreation area

    Wetbar in lower level family/recreation area

  • Family/Recreation area in lower level - big screen TV and fireplace

    Family/Recreation area in lower level - big screen TV and fireplace

  • View of the house from back of property

    View of the house from back of property

  • Autumn colors from the back deck

    Autumn colors from the back deck

  • Panoramas along Hwy 119

    Panoramas along Hwy 119

  • Hiking Everywhere!

    Hiking Everywhere!

  • Colorado Sunsets

    Colorado Sunsets

  • Best Fly Fishing around!!

    Best Fly Fishing around!!

  • View of house and driveway

    View of house and driveway

  • Relaxing living space throughout

    Relaxing living space throughout

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Bedroom #4

    Bedroom #4

  • Table games for all ages

    Table games for all ages

  • A place to relax and dine on the back deck

    A place to relax and dine on the back deck

  • Our favorite hike - National Forest close to home across Hwy 119

    Our favorite hike - National Forest close to home across Hwy 119

  • Local wildlife

    Local wildlife

  • All Season Hiking & Snowshoeing

    All Season Hiking & Snowshoeing

  • Panorama Point at Golden Gate Canyon State Park

    Panorama Point at Golden Gate Canyon State Park

  • Blue Lake in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area

    Blue Lake in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area

  • Red Rocks Amphitheater always surprises!!

    Red Rocks Amphitheater always surprises!!

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