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Unique Luxury Property Featuring Regional Design in Old Town Ft. Collins

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View from the private bricked courtyard to the spacious foyer


Last updated: 05/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Fort Collins townhome description

This unique luxury property is located in Old Town Ft. Collins. It has been described by some of our guests as a private boutique hotel steps from the center of Old Town! Guests have loved the quiet and private environment. The only antique trolley west of the Mississippi River travels from City Park to downtown passing some of the most notable homes in the community on this prestigious historic street. You'll arrive at your own wrought-iron gated brick courtyard from Mountain Avenue into a renovated, light-filled spacious brick foyer. These spaces were once home to the county and served as offices. In the adaptive re-use of the building, the architect and contractor owners have paid homage to the original character by retaining the colorful leaded glass windows and expanse of carved wood panels in the entry. The maple wood floors in the main living spaces reflect the light from the floor to ceiling windows for an open/expansive loft-like feel.

This is truly a unique property, melding contemporary and regional design touches throughout. From the crisp white sheets to the fluffy towels, down comforters to snuggle into on the Colorado evenings, special interiors and lighting details, you will enjoy experiencing these spaces. The owners have hung art by local artists and added an eclectic mix of antiques and mid century modern professionally designed features. This property is in a truly excellent location, you can leave your car parked and enjoy the 2 block walk to the heart of Old Town Ft. Collins shops, restaurants, and museums as well as the easy access to Colorado State University. Our 'official walk score' is 85 out of 100, which means coffee shops are within .10 miles,restaurants .14, Civic Center Park .21 and the Old Town open air seasonal market on Saturdays. Our location is rated as a Bikers Paradise with a score of 100 due to the flat terrain and wonderful access to bike paths and lanes!!

Keywords: Location, location, location!! Old Town premier historic avenue, walkable, townhome, apartment, university location, quiet upscale luxury, private entry bricked court yard/patio.

Property Type

      • Townhome

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                please note that the bathroom has a shower only so may not be suitable for very small children...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                The outside courtyard contains an area that one could smoke and a disposal container for use...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Senior Adults Only Community

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • King size beds (1) The king bedroom has a large, paneled walk-in closet, vanity or desk with make-up mirror, antique bench and original artwork. The floor to ceiling windows are flanked with silk drapes. The large queen size Bedroom has an antique chest, ample closet with a sophisticated western feel. For the comfort of our guests there are upholstered headboards and reading lights in addition to the dimable lighting. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • 1 The large bathroom has a wicker tray on stand accent, classic wood and glass medicine cabinet as well as chrome/glass caddie and shelving for storage of guest toilette items. The washer and dryer are also located in this large bath area. ...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                There are 3 additional bar stools for casual dining in addition to the seating at the dining table...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Champagne bucket on stand for that special occasion!...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                gas range with downdraft...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                KitchenAid double door...moreless

              • Stove:

                gas thermador...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Freezer
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Oven
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Living Room seats 6:

                Feel at home please! Put your feet up on the upholstered bench which doubles as the coffee table with silver tray! ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                There is ample on site parking with convenient drop-off access for luggage...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Sferra and natural material linens ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                stacked washer/dryer...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                pure white towels ...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Heating
              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning

              Other Amenities

                  • This unique luxury property is within steps to Old Town Fort Collins' restaurants, shops, museums, library, breweries, theaters and more. We strived to create a special environment to delight our guests with the backdrop of the charming historic Old Town Fort Collins character. The area has so many activities to offer and the host has provided an 'Insiders Guide' to Old Town giving an overview of favorite restaurants, shopping, music venues and the like. We are a short drive to Rocky Mountain National Park outside of Estes Park and the closer Horsetooth Reservior in the foothills. Fort Collins has extensive bike trails along the Poudre River as well as many natural areas within the city. ...moreless


                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • Games


                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Just Added!! WiFi for guest convenience...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Balcony:

                    French doors open from living to a Juliet balcony overlooking the entry courtyard which may be opened to enjoy those cool breezes through the Hawthorne tree and to hear the church bells....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    The private entry featuring a bricked courtyard/small patio has a bistro height table and wicker arm chairs. ...moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    Fort Collins has a bike library available...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    small tabletop weber-type ...moreless


                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic


                  • Churches
                  • Hospital
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Groceries
                  • Golf
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Laundromat
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Festivals
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Photography
                  • Boating
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 12 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  late spring/summer
                  May 2 - Sep 10, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,100 $2,900
                  Fall 2014
                  Sep 11 - Nov 24, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,000 $2,900
                  Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Taxes Included


                  There is a standard $80.00 per stay cleaning charge

                  A 25% deposit is required to reserve the property with the remaining balance due 30 days before guest arrival

                  We recommend private trip/vacation cancelation insurance be purchased by the guest due to our cancelation policy.

                  The total amount for the booking is due and payable 30 days before check-in and is not refundable after that time.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 05/30/2014
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                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Denver International
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  120 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Winter Park
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  City Park
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  This neighborhood is within 2 blocks of Historic Old Town's Downtown where there are charming restaurants, theaters, unique shopping, museums, galleries and more. This is a five minute walk or less to all of the above, if you want to leave your car behind and experience this delightful walkable community, you want to be located in Old Town!! The owners have put together an 'Insiders Guide' including all the best of the above establishments for their guests to reference during their stay. Our guests have very positive comments regarding the environment as well as the great close-by dining and entertainment options.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2002

                  About the owner: The owners are a husband and wife architect/interior designer/contractor team who have been involved in the adaptive re-use and re-development of many housing projects in the Old Town area for themselves as well as for their clients. They so enjoyed staying at a VRBO recently, upon their return they decided to feature one of their own in a very special property they renovated. They have been residents of Fort Collins for over 30 years and formerly faculty at Colorado State University.

                  Why the Owner Chose Fort Collins:
                  While hosting professors from abroad, it became apparent that there were not abundant choices for them to stay within close proximity to campus and in the spectacular Old Town area. This is truly a vacation setting/location! We have had guests return multiple times and we love to provide that special environment that they enjoy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                  We Just Added WiFi for guest's convenience and are working on a DVD and CD library, cable TV is also offered. The property feels like a boutique hotel but with all the privacy of a home. The location is so convenient, one does not need a car, in fact, the best way to experience the area is to stroll through the tree-lined local streets and take in the unique character of Old Town Fort Collins' shops, 84 restaurants, open air markets and activities. Open up the french doors to the entry courtyard below to hear the church bells chime in this historic, charming neighborhood just two blocks from the Old Town's downtown center. Here are just a few comments from our guest book: 'The condo exceeded all my expectations. I absolutely loved it here' SJ 'This was the best decorated place we have stayed at, comfortable yet sophisticated.' Everyone who came over loved it and said they were unaware of such a great place in the best location. Thank you so much' AW 'Our favorite moment was walking in here and seeing how beautiful this place was! Thank you we hope to come again' TS ' I wish I had your decorating sense Susan, can you come to my house and help me?' SN

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                  Speaks: english



                  • View from the private bricked courtyard to the spacious foyer

                    View from the private bricked courtyard to the spacious foyer

                  • Foyer with original leaded glass windows

                    Foyer with original leaded glass windows

                  • living view into dining dimable fixtures provide flexible dramatic lighting

                    living view into dining dimable fixtures provide flexible dramatic lighting

                  • coffee tray is set before a backdrop of  floor to ceiling windows bring in morning sun

                    coffee tray is set before a backdrop of floor to ceiling windows bring in morning sun

                  • dining


                  • View down into Foyer and desk area from Living

                    View down into Foyer and desk area from Living

                  • King Bedroom vanity/desk

                    King Bedroom vanity/desk

                  • Queen Bedroom

                    Queen Bedroom

                  • details/regional flavor

                    details/regional flavor

                  • details, details!

                    details, details!

                  • Private entry courtyard/front door

                    Private entry courtyard/front door

                  • kitchen open to living great for entertaining!

                    kitchen open to living great for entertaining!

                  • a view to living area

                    a view to living area

                  • view into Living Space from Foyer

                    view into Living Space from Foyer

                  • King Bedroom

                    King Bedroom

                  • queen bedroom

                    queen bedroom

                  • entry foyer/desk

                    entry foyer/desk

                  • View from living/kitchen to entry foyer

                    View from living/kitchen to entry foyer

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                  $185 - $200 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

                  View calendar: Updated 05/30/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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