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Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek Has Added a Second 'Attic' Bedroom!

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Upstairs bedroom offers panoramic view of creek and canyon walls in Winter

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Our Canyon Retreat on Boulder Creek is located at the western edge of Boulder, 5 minutes from Pearl Street Mall surrounded by Open Space. The Studio has its own private entrance through an arbor from the ample parking area. And it's just 30 minutes from Eldora Mountain Ski Resort!

The first floor has a small kitchen, bathroom with shower, dining area and living room. There are two pull-out sofa beds for 2-4 extra guests. The entertainment center has a Blueray DVD player, ROKU for access to Netflix, Angry Birds, Amazon for movies, TV series, as well as Pandora for your choice in music. There is also high-speed wireless internet access for your laptops. French doors open on to your large private deck overlooking the creek, with tables, chairs and a gas barbecue.

On the second floor a wall of glass affords a fabulous view of the creek and canyon walls. There is a queen bed and also a futon -- perfect for children who might not want to stay down stairs. There is also a second bathroom with shower and a large closet.

We have added a second 'attic' bedroom, with 3 skylights, adjacent to the upstairs bedroom. It is optional and is renting for an additional $100 a night. It has a queen bed and a sectional. Sleeps 2 - 4. Please arrange this additional rental through the owner. Or if you use 'Book It Now,' send your reservation through with one bedroom and we will upgrade it to 2 and send back to you for payment. Pictures coming soon!

The large deck is fenced and gated for your dogs. There is a mulched 'potty place' and water bowls just for them. For more exercise, they can play in the one acre fenced 'front' yard or you can take them for a Bike Path walk or hike the trails.

The Boulder Bike Path just beyond your front door offers miles of trails for biking and running (3 bikes, helmets and locks are available for your use), Settlers' Park, Flagstaff Mountain and Chautauqua trailheads are all near, and Boulder Canyon Drive leads to the Indian Peaks Wilderness, Eldora Mountain Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park.

Or -- just relax on the deck with a glass of wine and watch the creek flow by -- with an occasional kayak in Spring. If you are a winter visitor, it is a bit like being in an ice castle, with the creek running between small ice cliffs. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities are close by, and we are only about 25 miles from Eldora Mountain -- home of the CU National Championship ski team.

We look forward to sharing this truly unique setting with you!

Keywords: Two-story artist's retreat with breathtaking views, right on Boulder Creek yet just steps from the Bike Path. Less than a mile to Pearl Street's restaurants and shops, you'll feel invitingly secluded, surrounded by water and Boulder Canyon's pine-covered mountains. And just 30 minutes to Eldora Ski Resort!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Just be aware that the Studio is not 'child-proof'.... there are stairs and cable railings. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Pets welcome! Please bring your dogs! We have 2 dogs, a 7 year old male chow/mastiff mix named Shoba and a 3 year old female boxador named Boo. Your 400 sq foot deck is gated with a mulched potty place and there is a large private fenced yard with a beach creekside for you and your dogs. (This area is separate from our dog area) You may also walk your dogs on the Bike Path and nearby trails. Remember, Boulder has mountain lions, although we have not seen one in years your dogs must sleep inside at night!!...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

  • Room with a View: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Bath off this bedroom...moreless

  • Optional Skylight 'attic' bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Small children can sleep on sectional...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Three bikes, 2 have helmets and locks, are included to travel downtown or anywhere on the Bike Path!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    The entertainment center features BluRay DVD player, ROKU for movies and TV series from Netflix and Amazon, etc as well as Pandora for music. We do not charge for movies...moreless

  • Television:

    New LG flat screen...moreless

  • Toys:

    Legos, arts and crafts can be provided..just ask...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    If you count the beach being pond and creekside......moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    The Studio sits on a pond (old reservoir) and Boulder Creek...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Round dining table seats 4 inside. On the deck there is another table with umbrella seating 4-6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    2 sofas and 3 chairs seats 9. Dining table seats 4 more....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Large parking area for guests...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    If arranged ahead of your visit....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig brews coffee, tea and hot chocolate provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    In addition to features listed, a waffle iron and toaster oven are provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough dishes and utensils for 6...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Small freezer compartment in refrigerator ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A Keurig provides a variety of coffees and teas. And the kitchen has all the dinnerware, glasses, napkins you need for dining. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Toaster oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Oil, vinegar, salt & pepper, coffees & teas, sugars & creams, napkins, paper towels, toilet paper, soaps & dish detergent, some dog food & potty bags, peanuts for birds and squirrels.......moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Includes filtered water and condiments....moreless

  • Stove:

    Small 4 burner electric stove with oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    3 provided with 2 helmets and locks...moreless

  • Boat:

    And there is a row boat and one inner tube. More tubes can obtained at Eben Fine Park...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Overlooking the pond and Boulder Creek, the deck is large enough for entertaining....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Bring your kayak if Boulder Creek is high enough! Usually June and July....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Between your grape covered arbor entrance and your deck, there is a private yard with a beach pond side, 8 adirondack chairs and a raised iron fire pit for evening fires or hot dog roasts....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer/Fall
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
1 night min stay
$295
$1,750 $6,000
Winter/Early Spring
Nov 1 - May 1, 2016
1 night min stay
$195
$1,050 $3,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning ea stay or week $75
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

There is an additional charge for more than 4 guests. $75 per person.

There is no pet fee. Bring your dogs.

The Studio is cleaned once a week and upon departure. $75 for each cleaning.

**Cancellation policy: Full refund less 10% processing fee up to 30 days before reservation. After 30 days full refund less 10% if the Studio can be rented for the same time period.


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Location

45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Many choices on Pearl Street Mall
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Flatirons Golf Course - Public
1 Miles
Nearest Train
RTD bus to Denver Amtrak 30 miles away
Boulder
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 119/Canyon Blvd/Boulder Canyon Dr are the same
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Many Choices on Pearl Street Mall
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora Mountain Resort just 30 minutes away
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Boulder Reservoir

Car: Recommended

Eldora Mountain Ski Resort is just 30 minutes west of the Boulder Creek Studio! And Boulder Reservoir just 15 minutes north!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Our family of 6 began in Pasadena CA but careers in marketing and arts management took us to Old Greenwich CT and NYC. For college, two of our children, Craig and Katie chose CU. We all fell in love with Boulder! While visiting them one weekend, Charlie and I took our dogs for a walk up the Bike Path and paused on the old creek bridge. There we saw an old house on a pond, surrounded by water and, lo and behold, a 'for sale' sign! And, of course we bought it right then and there! Architectural design had been an avocation of ours for many years, so as soon as possible, NYC was in our rear view mirror and Tucker Design Associates, as well as Tucker Walker Group Real Estate were born in Boulder! Our children are grown now and have families of their own, so we don't need the Studio space year around and are very happy to share it with you!

Why the Owner Chose Boulder:
The property feels remote, far from civilization - surrounded by water, pines, cottonwoods and ever-changing patterns of light on the canyon walls, yet it is five minutes from shopping, world class restaurants, the CU campus, Chautauqua concerts in the summer and skiing Eldora in the Winter!


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Photos

  • Upstairs bedroom offers panoramic view of creek and canyon walls in Winter

    Upstairs bedroom offers panoramic view of creek and canyon walls in Winter

  • View from your deck in Winter snow

    View from your deck in Winter snow

  • Entrance through the Arbor from parking to your private entrance.

    Entrance through the Arbor from parking to your private entrance.

  • A deck view from the second floor in the Summer and Fall

    A deck view from the second floor in the Summer and Fall

  • View of the pond and Boulder Creek Spring, Summer and early Fall

    View of the pond and Boulder Creek Spring, Summer and early Fall

  • Entry from deck. Inside door can be closed for privacy from stairs to bedroom

    Entry from deck. Inside door can be closed for privacy from stairs to bedroom

  • HD TV with access to movies & movies with Pandora, Amazon, Netflix & BlueRay DVD

    HD TV with access to movies & movies with Pandora, Amazon, Netflix & BlueRay DVD

  • Living/dining space with 2 pullout double sofa beds with linens.

    Living/dining space with 2 pullout double sofa beds with linens.

  • Downstairs bath with large walk-in shower and handicap comode. 36' wide door.

    Downstairs bath with large walk-in shower and handicap comode. 36' wide door.

  • Great spot for a cup of coffee!

    Great spot for a cup of coffee!

  • Second floor bedroom with queen bed and double futon. Bath beyond.

    Second floor bedroom with queen bed and double futon. Bath beyond.

  • Optional tandem attic bedroom with 3 skylights and a window seat!

    Optional tandem attic bedroom with 3 skylights and a window seat!

  • Pond tranquility after the flood. Picture taken 10/18/13 north of Studio deck.

    Pond tranquility after the flood. Picture taken 10/18/13 north of Studio deck.

  • View from your bedroom in the Winter when there is no snow

    View from your bedroom in the Winter when there is no snow

  • North deck on the way to your private entrance Spring, Summer and Fall

    North deck on the way to your private entrance Spring, Summer and Fall

  • Could be in the backcountry, but actually less than a mile to downtown Boulder!

    Could be in the backcountry, but actually less than a mile to downtown Boulder!

  • At night, twinkle lights light your deck and entry.

    At night, twinkle lights light your deck and entry.

  • French doors from the living space leading to private deck in Winter

    French doors from the living space leading to private deck in Winter

  • Kitchen beyond living-dining area. Dining table seats 4.

    Kitchen beyond living-dining area. Dining table seats 4.

  • Small, but adequate well equipped kitchen with serving bar

    Small, but adequate well equipped kitchen with serving bar

  • Old wooden stairs to the second floor bedroom, seating area and second bath.

    Old wooden stairs to the second floor bedroom, seating area and second bath.

  • Bedroom wall of glass in the Fall

    Bedroom wall of glass in the Fall

  • Upstairs bath with a stall shower, hair dryer, shampoo and conditioner, etc

    Upstairs bath with a stall shower, hair dryer, shampoo and conditioner, etc

  • You may want to consider adding another day to your stay!

    You may want to consider adding another day to your stay!

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  • Bathrooms
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