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Skier'S Delight! Secluded Mountain Retreat on Creek in Nat'l Forest Near Denver

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Idaho Springs house description

SKIER'S DELIGHT! SAVE DOLLARS by staying in this cozy home. $350/night (1-2 nights), $300/night (3-5 ngihts), $1700/week. Only 30 minutes from Loveland ski area and 45 minutes from Winter Park, onE of Colorado's premier ski destinations. Pack lunches to take to the slopes. Cook at home in this fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy many restaurants within 15 minutes. The house is 45 minutes from central Denver, where you can access movies, theaters, shopping, restaurants, entertainment and sports venues. Book early and we can help you with DISCOUNT LIFT TICKETS. This secluded mountain retreat is nestled up against the National Forest and bordered by a gorgeous mountain stream. In warmer weather you will enjoy this magnificent outdoor setting by relaxing on the 1500 sq.ft. bilevel wrap-around deck, which overlooks the creek. From this location at 9200 ft. altitude, there is easy access from the property to miles of hiking and great access to multiple ski areas.

This smartly remodeled home can accommodate up to 12 guests. The master bedroom with a king size bed has a private full bath and double doors out to the deck. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom has day bed (with an extra pull-out mattress). These two bedrooms have access to the second full bath. The downstairs bedroom with two bunk beds sleeps four and has private deck with and with its own entrance. The living room sofa opens into a queen size bed.The living room is accentuated by a soapstone wood stove and rustic mantel. Large picture windows bring the lovely outside setting into the home.
Though seemingly remote, this home is a 10 minute drive from Interstate 70, the major east/west highway through Colorado. It is 45 minutes from Denver, where you can enjoy all the amenities of a large city, including four major league sports, museums, fine dining, theatre, and a variety of entertainment venues. Yet you are also within 15 minutes of three small mountain communities - Georgetown with its Georgetown Loop Scenic Railroad tour, Idaho Springs with its hot springs, and Empire where you'll enjoy the Peck House Hotel and Restaurant, established in 1862. Skiing is within easy access. Loveland, on the Continental Divide is a half hour drive. Winter Park, a premier ski resort and town, offers outdoor activities year round. Summit County, where you will find the best skiing in Colorado, is an hour drive. Arapahoe Ski area is 30 minutes.

Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and Keystone provide a variety of skiing adventures as well as small mountain town charm, boutique shopping and factory outlet stores. Central City and Black Hawk, is Colorado's gambling mecca. While some may enjoy a performance at the Central City Opera House, others might take a gold mine tour.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, you will be enthralled by the opportunities for hiking, biking, rafting, climbing, fishing, golfing, and ATVing.

Secluded mountain home, on creek, borders National Forest, great access to spectacular hiking, skiing, rafting, climbing, fishing, golfing, ATV and dirt bike and bike trails, snowmobiling and snowshoing and cross country skiing, hot springs, near interstate, 45 minutes west of Denver, 13 minutes from mountain towns with shopping, restaurants, and festivals, wildlife.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king


          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

            Plus day bed (with an extra pull-out mattress)...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 4 twin/ single

            2 Bunk Beds...moreless

          • Pull out sofa in Living room with upgraded queen size mattress. Extra mattress under single bed would sleep an extra person for a total of 12 people....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer Waterfront, not Lake/Oceanfront. Ask for details Mountain View Free Long Distance Wrap-around deck over the creek Handicapped Accessible (may have limitations) Minimum Age Limit for Renters Alternative Lifestyle...moreless


              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Radio
              • Books
              • Video Library


              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Waterfront
              • Mountain

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting
              • Hiking
              • Rafting
              • Cycling
              • Fishing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax


                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Telephone
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Internet
                      • Wood Stove
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Backpack
                      • Thermos Bottle
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Living Area
                      • Tiled Stove
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Firewood
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Free Long Distance


                      • Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Kitchen


                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Golf Clubs
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Visa
                      • Mastercard
                      • Discover
                      • Dinersclub


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 19 traveler reviews
                      $1700/week$1700 per week
                      $350 per night (1-2 night stay)
                      $300 per night (3-5 night stay)$6000 for 30 days
                      Pets allowed on occasion on approval by owner.  
                      $350 refundable pet deposit.
                      Make your ski season reservations by November 1st to take advantage of discounted
                      lift tickets (4-day passes range from $130 - $180 depending on resorts
                      and resort restrictions.
                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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

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                      Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                      Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing


                      Owner info

                      About the owner: My name is Russ Gates. I'm the proud owner of this lovely property. Since becoming involved in a new relationship, I find myself having the benefit of two homes, one in Denver and this mountain home. I'd love to share it with you. I'm 61 and have been in the office products industry for 30 years. I'm a devout Episcopalian. I can enthusiastically assure you that you will enjoy this home as your homebase as you explore the wonders of Colorado.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • House entrance

                        House entrance

                      • Back Living Area

                        Back Living Area

                      • Dining Area

                        Dining Area

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Bunk Room

                        Bunk Room

                      • Side deck

                        Side deck

                      • From back deck

                        From back deck

                      • Living room

                        Living room

                      • Back Deck

                        Back Deck

                      • House entrance

                        House entrance

                      • Kitchen


                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Outside


                      • Double deck

                        Double deck

                      • Creek on property

                        Creek on property

                      • Creek on the property

                        Creek on the property

                      VRBO #350806

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Monday, April 21, 2014


                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 11

                      View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
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                      Speaks: english
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