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Restored 1892 Miner's Cottage in Idaho Springs -- Dog Friendly

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Idaho Springs cottage description

Welcome to the Miner Cottage, a restored 1892 miner's cottage located just two blocks from historic downtown Idaho Springs.

The Miner Cottage features all the comforts of home, including electricity, running water and indoor plumbing. In other words, it's been updated, but not too updated.

The living room has two leather couches and a large leather hassock, all perfect for your doggie to stretch out on for a nice nap. Did we mention it's dog friendly? There's also a wood-burning stove to keep you warm and toasty on those cold mountain nights.

The main bedroom is located off the living room and features a queen size bed with pillow-top mattress cover. The second bedroom, located off the kitchen, has a unique bunk bed, with a full size bed on the bottom and a twin bed on top.

Don't feel like sampling the wares at any of Idaho Springs' fine eateries? You're in luck, because the modern updated kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and a full set of pots, pans, dishes and silverware. There's also a brand new gas grill in the backyard.

The bathroom is indoors (none of that corncob nonsense on your vacation!), with a full size washer/dryer, toilet, full bath/shower, soap, towels, hair dryer and assorted toiletries. It's also been updated with a new sink and toilet, and we lowered the floor eight inches back to its original height.

For your entertaining pleasure, the cottage has a 32-inch flat screen TV, cable, WiFi, DVD player, games, books and movies. There's also a fenced back yard with a deck and patio set.

The Miner Cottage is SMOKE-FREE, but also DOG FRIENDLY. Best of all, it's AFFORDABLE, with rates starting at just $105/night, with a $75 cleaning fee and $200 refundable deposit.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter must be 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dog friendly!...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Bed (1) Queen-sized bed in the master bedroom features a pillow-top mattress cover. Bunk Beds (1) The second bedroom features a bunk bed with a full size bed on the bottom and a twin on top....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Sure, it's basic cable, but it's still cable....moreless

  • Television

Attractions

  • Library
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    The kitchen table seats four. There are also two TV trays if you'd prefer to eat in the living room. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    New for 2014 -- Wifi! ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Your cell phone will work fine. We're a mountain town, but we're not primitives....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking in front of house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    New deck and patio set, built in July, 2012....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Loveland Ski Resort is 25 minutes up the pass on I-70. Winter Park is just 45-60 minutes over Berthoud Pass. ...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$105

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.9%

Notes:

Long-term spring/summer/fall stays available on a case-by-case basis; however, nothing longer than one month is available.

Sorry, we don't do long-term winter at all.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

Car: Necessary

You're right in the heart of Clear Creek County, so you're close to tons of great fun for the entire family. Skiing, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, shopping, history, scenic drives, wildlife viewing, great restaurants, a phenomenal local microbrewery, fishing (ponds and creeks), a glacier, a gold mine, and pretty much the best of everything Colorado has to offer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We both grew up in the midwest (Ohio and Indiana), but always knew we wanted to live in the mountains. After nine years in Colorado Springs, we moved to Denver, and a few months later bough the Miner Cottage. We're huge dog lovers, and we always had a hard time finding places we could take our dogs on vacation with us. That's why we tried to make our vacation home as dog-friendly as possible, with furniture they can play on and a little yard that's great for them to poop on.

Why the Owner Chose Idaho Springs:
We love Colorado, and we love the outdoors, but we all also love the trappings of civilization. You get both at the Miner Cottage: you're right in town, but you're also only a couple minutes away from the Great Outdoors. Being a couple blocks walk from a yummy brewpub is also a huge plus. The chance to bring a 120-year-old house back to life was an interesting challenge as well.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
You can't beat the location. Two-blocks from historic downtown Idaho Springs, and a couple minutes from I-70, means you're close to everything. And it's dog-friendly, which makes every vacation more fun.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Welcome to the Miner Cottage. Come on in and take a look around.

    Welcome to the Miner Cottage. Come on in and take a look around.

  • Yes, that is a fish-recliner. It's quite comfy.

    Yes, that is a fish-recliner. It's quite comfy.

  • Hey look, snackie-snacks!

    Hey look, snackie-snacks!

  • An updated kitchen features all the conveniences of home, including a new floor.

    An updated kitchen features all the conveniences of home, including a new floor.

  • Behind that door is a huge closet. Our dogs sleep there sometimes when it storms

    Behind that door is a huge closet. Our dogs sleep there sometimes when it storms

  • Indoor plumbing! (The toilet is new, as is the sink and flooring.)

    Indoor plumbing! (The toilet is new, as is the sink and flooring.)

  • Full-size washer and dryer.

    Full-size washer and dryer.

  • That's a mountain. There's also grass for your dogs to relieve themselves.

    That's a mountain. There's also grass for your dogs to relieve themselves.

  • Explore historic downtown Idaho Springs, just two blocks away.

    Explore historic downtown Idaho Springs, just two blocks away.

  • Take a drive up Mount Evans, the highest paved road in North America.

    Take a drive up Mount Evans, the highest paved road in North America.

  • White water rafting at Clear Creek Rafting is just five minutes east of town.

    White water rafting at Clear Creek Rafting is just five minutes east of town.

  • Relax in the soothing waters of our town's famous Indian Hot Springs.

    Relax in the soothing waters of our town's famous Indian Hot Springs.

  • A woodburning stove makes the living room warm and toasty in the winter. The carpet's been replaced with new laminate flooring.

    A woodburning stove makes the living room warm and toasty in the winter. The carpet's been replaced with new laminate flooring.

  • New floor in the living room, plus a flat screen TV with cable.

    New floor in the living room, plus a flat screen TV with cable.

  • Be sure to fill the two growlers at Tommyknockers Brewery, just two blocks away.

    Be sure to fill the two growlers at Tommyknockers Brewery, just two blocks away.

  • Makes you sleepy just looking at it, doesn't it?

    Makes you sleepy just looking at it, doesn't it?

  • The second bedroom, with a full-size bed on the bottom and a twin up top.

    The second bedroom, with a full-size bed on the bottom and a twin up top.

  • New sink and medicine cabinet.

    New sink and medicine cabinet.

  • Brand new deck and patio set. Just built this summer by my own two hands.

    Brand new deck and patio set. Just built this summer by my own two hands.

  • There's a brand new gas grill out back, so we hope you love meat!

    There's a brand new gas grill out back, so we hope you love meat!

  • Pan for gold and explore a real mine at the Argo Gold Mine & Mill.

    Pan for gold and explore a real mine at the Argo Gold Mine & Mill.

  • Ski atop the Continental Divide at Loveland Ski Area, 25 minutes up the pass.

    Ski atop the Continental Divide at Loveland Ski Area, 25 minutes up the pass.

  • The Georgetown Loop Railroad is located in Georgetown, just 10 minutes west.

    The Georgetown Loop Railroad is located in Georgetown, just 10 minutes west.

  • Test your luck in the nearby gambling towns of Black Hawk & Central City.

    Test your luck in the nearby gambling towns of Black Hawk & Central City.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Cottage
  • Reviews
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Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/23/2015
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