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Urban Oasis in Downtown Boulder Near Pearl Street Mall and Cu

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The Highland Guesthouse on the bank of Boulder Creek

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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Highland Guesthouse is located on the banks of Boulder Creek, within 2 blocks of the Pearl Street Mall and Downtown Boulder with its many restaurants, art galleries, Breweries, shops, nightlife and live entertainment. Enjoy the many summer music events and festivals in the park, Boulder's Farmers Market and walk to the Shakespeare Festival. The Boulder County Courthouse and Municipal Building, Public Library and Riverfront Park are next door and the University of Colorado campus is walking distance.
We are at the base of the Flatirons and Boulder Canyon, the gateway to the Rockies, Eldora Ski Area, Estes Park and Rocky Mountain Park.
Our Pet Friendly townhome is also ten minutes to IBM, Oracle, Seagate, Interlocken and Google.
Our guesthouse is the ideal place for individuals in town for business, visiting professors or vacationing couples. Boulder Creek and miles of running and biking paths are right outside the backdoor while everything else one could ask for is within walking or biking distance. No car is necessary, although we do provide covered off street parking.

You might be a first-time visitor to Boulder or a longtime fan, but either way, we're betting there's something here at the foot of the Rocky Mountains that you'll love. Check out this video on Boulder: http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/visitor/boulder-video/, Maybe you had a little taste, but we believe the best way to truly enjoy Boulder is firsthand. The azure-blue skies, chef-driven culinary creations, spree-inducing shopping scene — and those magnificent, ever-present Flatirons — are all best seen, felt, savored and explored in person, any time of year.

The Highland Guesthouse sits on a 120-year old property that has been lovingly restored with new and vintage details, state of the art technology and award-winning gardens. Enjoy a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a cozy living area with a leather sofa sleeper and wood-burning stove, walk-in closet with washer and dryer, deluxe bath with luxurious linens and a large private deck with patio furniture and gas stove. The unit is equipped with a luxurious queen sized bed and a pull out sofa that can accommodate two small children or one adult. The Guesthouse is fully furnished with everything you may need from the kitchen to the bath and bedroom. We are a pet friendly property!

The unique advantage of our Guesthouse is full access to the Historic Highland Building right next door. Formerly an elementary school, the building is now home to the Highland City Club, executive office suites, world class dining, and spa services. You are invited to use the facilities and attend social events sponsored by the City Club at the club member rates. Additional amenities of your stay include access to professional services for all your business needs, such as support staff, office equipment, meeting rooms and full multi-media capabilities.

Our Guesthouse provides a comfortable, at-home feeling with quality comparable to world class hotels like the St. Julien. Whether you are here to work or play, this unique home-away-from-home will be a sanctuary from which to experience the bustle of the city and its surrounding natural beauty and recreational adventures.


Keywords: Condo, Pet Friendly, Business, Spa, Garden, Pearl, Boulder, executive, luxury, deluxe, vacation, skiing, University of Colorado, downtown.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Deluxe Queen size Bed in the bedroom, Double Sleeper Sofa in the living room accommodates two small children. Crib is available. Walk-in closet with washer/dryer....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Luxurious Towels, tiled shower, no tub.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    At the Foothills of the Flatirons...moreless

  • Water View:

    Boulder Creek runs behind the Guesthouse...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small dining are as part of living room/kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Small portable airconditioner...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Stairs....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    Free high speed WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxurious linens. Washer/dryer available or you can arrange for midweek cleaning....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Leather sofa, wood burning stove, library....moreless

  • Parking:

    Covered parking space included. Off street....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy!...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Fire wood is provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Our Chef Maria is available for your catering needs with notice....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip, French Press, Whole beans or ground, or stop by the Highland City Club for a cup of joe....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with all of the amenities of home. Stainless steel appliances including refrigerator.freezer, dishwasher, stove & oven, microwave....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, sugar, s & p and misc.other spices....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Overlooks gardens and Boulder Creek...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle shop is one block away....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio furniture: table with four chairs, umbrella...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June
Jul 13 - Jul 19, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
Ironman Week 2015
Jul 27 - Aug 3, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,000
Fall 2015
Oct 1 - Dec 17, 2015
7 night min stay
$185
$4,800
Winter 2016
Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2016
7 night min stay
$185
$4,800
Cu Graduation
May 3 - May 8, 2016
5 night min stay
$400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$225
$1,550 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • one time cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A sixty (60) day notice is required for cancellation. Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date will incur no penalty. Cancellations, or changes that result in a shortened stay, and are made within 60 days of the arrival date, forfeit the full advance payment. Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent or deposit. No refunds are given for weather.


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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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Location

  • Pearl Street Mall

    "This THE PLACE for foodies! Awesome restaurants, breweries, bars, nightlife, galleries, cult..."

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  • Chautauqua Park

    "Great hiking trails! Try the food at the Historic Chautauqua House for lunch after your hike!"

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  • Boulder Municipal Court

  • Carnegie Branch Library for Local History

  • Boulder Reservoir

    "Great beach for swimming, sailboats available for rent, SUPs too! "

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  • Boulder Falls

    "Beautiful Falls up the road."

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  • The Dairy Center for the Arts

    "What a variety of programs year round!"

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  • The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

    "Stop by for afternoon tea or lunch!"

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  • University of Colorado

    "Walk to campus from the Highland Guesthouse! Great for students, visiting family, professors..."

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  • Naropa Institute

    "We are partners with the Naropa Institute! "

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  • Boulder Farmer's Market

    "Only two blocks away. Enjoy the food, culture and fresh produce! Every Wednesday and Saturda..."

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  • Boulder Community Hospital Heliport

    "Boulder Community Hospital is blocks away. Stay at our Guesthouse while visiting family or o..."

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  • Mount Sanitas

    "Great trails, open space hiking, views, pictures."

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  • The Kitchen

  • Boulder Creek Path

    "Start your bike, run or walk for miles right from the back of the Highland Guesthouse!"

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  • Boulder Bookstore

  • Frasca Food and Wine

    "The BEST of Boulder! Just blocks away!"

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  • Eldora Mountain Resort

    "Small family ski resort, great for kids or a quick trip to the slopes. Avoid the I-70 traffi..."

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  • Alfalfa's Market

    "One block away, this market has fresh organic produce, a bakery with whole grans breads and ..."

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  • Boulder Public Library

    "Across the street from the Highland Guesthouse. Enjoy the special events, story time and noo..."

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  • Colorado Athletic Club - Boulder

    "Offers daily passes for the club. Access to Outdoor pool (great for the summer), workout, cl..."

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  • Coot Lake

    "Adjacent to the Boulder Reservoir - A Dog's Paradise! Swim the lake, run off leash, chase th..."

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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Peaks Golf Course
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Denver
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jill's, St Julien Hotel
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora Mountain Ski Area, Nederland
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Boulder Reservoir

The Highland Guesthouse overlooks Boulder Creek and is within two blocks of the Pearl Street Mall for shopping, dining, museums, art galleries, the Farmer's Market, and grocery store. Walk to the County Courthouse, Justice Center, Boulder Municipal Building and library. Just down the road from Boulder Community Hospital, Medical Center, University of Colorado, IBM and Interlocken.

We are centrally located for activities such as hiking, biking, fishing, skiing and ice skating, Boulder creek and miles of biking/running paths are steps away. All are within walking/biking distance. However, you have a car,we provide a covered parking spot. We are also at the mouth of Boulder Canyon, the gateway to Rocky Mountain national Park, for a great day trip as well as skiing at Eldora Mountain Resort 20 minutes away.

Check out this great video about Boulder! http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/visitor/boulder-video/

Our guesthouse is the ideal place for individuals in town for business, visiting professors or vacationing couples.

The Highland Guesthouse sits on a 120-year old property that has been lovingly restored with new and vintage details, state of the art technology and award-winning gardens. Enjoy a full kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, a cozy living area with leather sofa/sleeper, a wood-burning stove, artwork and antique furnishings. Additional amenities include washer/dryer, dishwasher, a large private deck with patio furniture and gas grill, The unit is equipped with a luxurious queen sized bed and a pull out sofa that can accommodate two small children or one adult. The Guesthouse is fully furnished with everything you may need and we are a pet friendly property.

The unique advantage of our Guesthouse is full access to the Historic Highland Building right next door. Formerly an elementary school, the building is now home to the Highland City Club, executive office suites, world class dining, and spa services. You are invited to use the facilities and attend social events sponsored by the City Club at the club member rates. Additional amenities of your stay include access to professional services for all your business needs, such as support staff, business center with fax, copier, scanner and laptop, meeting rooms and full multi-media capabilities.

Our Guesthouse provides a comfortable, at-home feeling with quality comparable to world class hotels like the St. Julien. Whether you are here to work or play, this unique home-away-from-home will be a sanctuary from which to experience the bustle of the city and its surrounding natural beauty and recreational adventures.

Keywords: Condo, Pet Friendly, Business, Spa, Garden, Pearl Street, Skiing, professional, walk, hiking, CU, hospital, bike trails, oasis, Pearl Street, Boulder Community Hospital, IBM, Interlocken, Justice Center, Boulder Courthouse, Downtown Boulder,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1978

About the owner: As a young man I fell in love with Boulder and decided to make it my home. I went on a quest to find the perfect building to house my office. The Historic Highland School, built in 1891 and perched majestically on the high bank of the Boulder Creek, was perfect. I purchased Highland and began the painstaking task of bringing her back to life. Twenty-seven years later, surrounded by graceful, award winning gardens and peacefully flowing creeks, this historic landmark is a true Boulder gem!

Why the Owner Chose Boulder:
After the renovation of Historic Highland, I custom built four residential town homes nestled on the bank of Boulder Creek. The Highland Guest House is town house unit #4 and sites on the grounds of Historic Highland surrounded by lush trees, award winning gardens and Boulder's most popular creekside pedestrian and bicycle path system.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The Highland Guest House sits perched on the bank of Boulder Creek and the extensive Boulder Creek Path. Stretching from the mountains of Boulder Canyon, through downtown Boulder, out into the plains, the Boulder Creek Path is great for walking, jogging, biking, and rollerblading. While staying at the Highland Guest House our guests have access to the Highland City Club, Boulder's inspiring social club, and the business services of the Highland Office Building.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • The Highland Guesthouse on the bank of Boulder Creek

    The Highland Guesthouse on the bank of Boulder Creek

  • Living room with wood burning stove

    Living room with wood burning stove

  • Full kitchen - recently renovated with all new stainless steel appliances

    Full kitchen - recently renovated with all new stainless steel appliances

  • Full Bathroom with shower

    Full Bathroom with shower

  • Private elevated deck overlooking Boulder Creek

    Private elevated deck overlooking Boulder Creek

  • Base of Canyon Blvd, the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. 20 Min from ski are

    Base of Canyon Blvd, the gateway to the Rocky Mountains. 20 Min from ski are

  • The Historic Highland Building grounds and gardens

    The Historic Highland Building grounds and gardens

  • Access to the Highland City Club in Boulder, Colorado

    Access to the Highland City Club in Boulder, Colorado

  • Snow covered Guesthouse

    Snow covered Guesthouse

  • Pearl Street Mall two blocks away

    Pearl Street Mall two blocks away

  • Two Blocks from University of Boulder Campus

    Two Blocks from University of Boulder Campus

  • An Oasis in the heart of Downtown Boulder, Colorado

    An Oasis in the heart of Downtown Boulder, Colorado

  • Dining area and french doors to private deck

    Dining area and french doors to private deck

  • Bedroom with queen size bed and view of Boulder Creek

    Bedroom with queen size bed and view of Boulder Creek

  • Closet/Laundry - includes a washer and dryer

    Closet/Laundry - includes a washer and dryer

  • Boulder Creek in your back yard

    Boulder Creek in your back yard

  • Beautifully maintained flower and vegetable garden

    Beautifully maintained flower and vegetable garden

  • The Historic Highland Building grounds and gardens

    The Historic Highland Building grounds and gardens

  • The City Club Grand Room

    The City Club Grand Room

  • Guesthouse in winterwonderland

    Guesthouse in winterwonderland

  • Winter in Boulder

    Winter in Boulder

  • Eldora Ski Area, only 20 minutes away!

    Eldora Ski Area, only 20 minutes away!

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
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