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All-Season Colorado Adventure & Casino Fun

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Last updated: 09/22/2014
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Black Hawk house 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 accomodations for the whole crowd with five queen beds, three twins 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

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                Crib and High Chair Available....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 13-15

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • 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

              • Microwave:

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

              • Refrigerator:

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

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher


              • Gas Fireplace:


              • Washing Machine
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Heating
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided


              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Games
              • Books
              • Game Room
              • Foosball
              • Air Hockey
              • Pool Table


              • Broadband Access

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

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

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Balcony

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Fishing
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Cycling
                      • Rafting
                      • Swimming
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Skiing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Sledding
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Playground
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Ice Skating


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                      from 31 traveler reviews
                      Dec-Mar Rates-$425/night(3nigt min),$2550/week,1or2-$675/night,except Holidays
                      Apr-Nov Rates-$320/night(3night min),$1920/week,1or2-$500/night,except Holidays
                      Thanksgiving (Nov.21-Dec.5/13),$420.00/night(4night min),$2520/week
                      Christmas Holiday(Dec.20-Jan.6)$525.00/night(4night min),$3150/week
                      4th of July(June 27-July 11,2014)$420.00/night(4night min),$2520/week
                      50% Deposit Required at the Time of Booking.
                      Cleaning charges apply depending on group size for nightly/weekly stays.

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

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                      Last updated: 09/22/2014
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                      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

                      • 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

                      VRBO #192250

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014


                      6 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 15

                      View calendar: Updated 09/22/14
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