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This 3/4 Dome is on 5 Acres adjoins BLM and USFS lands totaling in the hundreds of thousands of Acres. It is 3.5 miles up a dirt road. The home has 1 BR and 1 BA and has a total of about 1100 sf. There are three beds in ONE common room w/ loft. It has Heat and Water and Electricity....no tv...no internet, but phones work well (3G network). In winter November thru May a 4wd car with good tires is required to reach the Dome. Rides can be arranged by the neighbors in advance if you would rather not deal with driving. The dome is luxurious in some ways, and rustic in others and its an all around a good value and unique place to stay.
The Dome is right in the Historic Mineral Belt, some of the richest silver and gold mines ever found are right here. Most of the mines have been sealed and are not dangerous anymore.
Rides to and from Red rocks or elsewhere can be arranged, please do not drink and drive, we need you
Wide Variety of Guide Books maps, wildlife books and lots of classics ...moreless
Lots of Board Games , Badmitton and Dirt Tennis is popular in the driveway ...moreless
Vinyl Records ! Blues,bluegrass, classical, classic rock, etc... there are musical instruments guitars and flutes and percussion.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Waiver of Liability must be signed before staying. Liability is waived by staying. Four Wheel Drive Vehicle required in the Winter months. If you don not have 4wd Transportation can be arranged for a fee. Other transportation can be arranged eg. DIA , Red Rocks , Loveland.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mountain biking and Hiking are available year round right out the door, high above the Chicago Creek Valley. Mt Evans is just up the road, you can drive to the top in the summer and explore for days! World class adventure is right out the door. In winter head to evergreen Lake for pond Hockey or up to Loveland for some Pow. Soak in the Indian Springs Hot Springs.
About the owner: We are scientists and musicians , we've lost the manual for this dome rocketship-recording studio! Come help us find it! In the mean time we're using it as a guest house. Please let us know if you would like to make a record! Some instruments are available if the muse is with you....:)
Why the Owner Chose Idaho Springs: I was in search of a K9 Shangri La...and I found it.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: In the Mountains, but very close to everything you want to do, whether its in Denver or Further up the Hill!