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Mountain Paradise, Spectacular Views, Green Home, Romantic

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Idaho Springs house description

Perfect for skiing (just 20 minutes away), unsurpassed views, honeymoon, anniversary or weddings. Very romantic yet unlimited activities: hiking, biking, Red Rocks concerts, 4 wheeling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, exploring Saint Mary’s Glazier or just reading a book if you can stop looking at the unbelivable views. This green home is located only 4 miles from interstate 70 and Idaho Springs or Central City on six acres of mountain paradise. Spectacular views of the continental divide and the 14,000 foot peaks viewed through the extensive south facing windows. Gambling is just a few minutes away in the city of Black hawk. Designed in coordination with engineers at National Renewable Energy Laboratories with construction of this very green home completed in 2009. The 2200sf luxurious off grid home has a zero carbon footprint without compromising comfort.


Remote location: Home is located three miles off Fall River (blacktop road) and is at 9600 feet in elevation. The last mile is not a county maintained road. Four wheel drive is strongly recommended during winter months.

Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Wheelchair Accessible
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Romantic double slipper claw foot tub. Very large marble rain shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • Although this home is an off the grid green home, there is no convenience spared. You will enjoy the quality craftsmanship and comfortable mountain living....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television
                  • Books
                  • Toys
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library

                  Theme

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

                  Attractions

                  • Forests
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing

                  local services and businesses

                      • Groceries

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain:

                        Situation at Bald Mountain pass between Idaho Springs and Central City. ...moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        Spectacular continental divide views include Mt. Evans, Grays and Torrey's 14,000 foot peaks...moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Cycling
                      • Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Ski Privileges Optional

                      Arrival Day

                          • Flexible

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 8 people

                              General

                              • Internet:

                                Satellite...moreless

                              • Telephone
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Filtered Water
                              • Firewood
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Shampoo
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Parking
                              • Garage
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Fireplace
                              • Towels Provided

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Blender
                                  • Lobster Pot
                                  • Pantry Items
                                  • Stove
                                  • Grill
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave

                                  Outside

                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                  • Patio
                                   

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                                  My Standard Rate
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $350

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                                  • Tax Rate 3.9%

                                  Notes:

                                  The $250.00 deposit is due upon reservation and reserves the home for you. Fully refundable if cancelled within thirty days of your stay. Payment is due in full one month prior to your stay.


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                                  Calendar

                                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                                  Location

                                  70 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Denver International
                                  4 Miles
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  I-70 and Idaho Springs
                                  5 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Tommy Knockers
                                  19 Miles
                                  Nearest Ski
                                  Loveland

                                  Car: Necessary

                                  Unlimited hiking, biking, 4 wheeling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, exploring Saint Mary’s Glazier or just relaxing. This green home is located only 4 miles from interstate 70 and 5 miles from historic Idaho Springs and Central City on six acres of mountain paradise. Spectacular views of the continental divide and 14,000 foot peaks are viewed through the extensive south facing windows. Gambling is just a few minutes away in the city of Black hawk. Designed in coordination with engineers at National Renewable Energy Laboratories construction of this very green home was completed in 2009. The 2200sf luxurious off grid home has a zero carbon footprint without compromising comfort.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2008

                                  About the owner: Diane is a native of Evergeen Colorado and Mike is from Kentucky. Mike moved here in 1983 fresh out of college and fell in love with Diane and the mountains. We fufilled our dream of building a carbon net zero (green) mountain home in 2009. Mike is a former employee of National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

                                  Why the Owner Chose Idaho Springs:
                                  Unsurpassed views of 14 thousand foot peaks and the continental divide while living in luxury. Far enough away from the city to get the true feel of the Rocky Mountains yet close enough to enjoy city activities. Truly spectacular!

                                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                  Our home was designed by a National Renewable Energy Laboratories engineer and featured on local TV stations. numerous engineering, design and architectural associations have toured the home for its green features. If you would like to see the green features of the home, attached you will find links to you tube videos filmed just after construction: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nljIicsjnEk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7iPAjVeTXM


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                                  Speaks: english

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • Front Entrance

                                    Front Entrance

                                  • Views of the Contential Divide from Master Bedroom

                                    Views of the Contential Divide from Master Bedroom

                                  • Fall on the mountain

                                    Fall on the mountain

                                  • Entertainment room

                                    Entertainment room

                                  • Built in grill and patio

                                    Built in grill and patio

                                  • Guest bedroom with king size bed

                                    Guest bedroom with king size bed

                                  • Contential Divide

                                    Contential Divide

                                  • View of 14,000 foot peaks From Chef's Kitchen

                                    View of 14,000 foot peaks From Chef's Kitchen

                                  • Chef's kitchen

                                    Chef's kitchen

                                  • Double Slipper tub and very large rain shower

                                    Double Slipper tub and very large rain shower

                                  • Guest Bath

                                    Guest Bath

                                  • Master Bedroom

                                    Master Bedroom

                                  $350 per night (USD)
                                  14

                                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 6

                                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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