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Historical Victorian in the Heart of Cripple Creek

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Antique working player piano in parlor


Last updated: 07/02/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Cripple Creek house description

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Step back in time! Come stay in our Historical Victorian built in 1896 during Cripple Creeks great gold rush. The 'DUSTY ROSE' is one of the few original brick Victorians still standing. She has been completely restored and furnished to suit the Victorian Era, yet has all the modern day luxuries.

Find yourself wondering what it would be like to live in the 1800's!! Visit the local museum to learn more about the incredible history of Cripple Creek. The 'Worlds Largest Gold Camp'. The 'DUSTY ROSE' is located in the Historic Gambling District just two blocks off Bennet Ave. Within walking distance to the casinos or take the shuttle.

Enjoy gorgeous views of the town, mountains and valley from all areas of the house. The 'DUSTY ROSE' is perfect for those that want to experience the history and great outdoors of Colorado or enjoy the night life that Cripple Creek has to offer. We are also centrally located to many other area attractions.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you may have regarding our home, activities or attractions in the area.

ABOUT THE 'DUSTY ROSE': Enjoy all the comforts of home in our spacious 1500-sq. ft., 3-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom Victorian. Completely remodeled and furnished with antiques to suit the 1800 era. The lower bedroom is furnished with a antique full-size slay bed, working victrola and amoire. The half bath is adjacent to this room.

The front upstairs bedroom has a queen bed, vanity, rocking chair and dumb waiter. This room has awesome views overlooking the city of Cripple Creek. The back upstairs bedroom has 1-full size and 1-twin bed, antique wash basin with pitcher & bowl, an amoire with 24' flat screen TV.


The living room is furnished with a comfortable couch and settee. The couch also makes into a queen-size bed. The adjoining parlor has an antique player piano with reels (Please feel free to use), a fainting couch, which sleeps an additional person, a secretary (the information area) and an antique gaming table complete with games of the 1800's. Open it up and learn how to play before you hit the casinos.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances including dishwasher, microwave all cooking utensils, pans and dishes. Just bring the food! There is also a BBQ grill, patio furniture and a hot tub on the back patio for your outdoor enjoyment. The dining room seats eight and is open to the kitchen area. For your convenience there is also a separate laundry room.

The 'DUSTY ROSE' is a very unique lodging experience. It's ideal for family holidays, reunions, anniversary celebrations or romantic honeymoons. Great for groups or just a couples get-away.


Visit the museums, train rides and mine tours to learn more about the wonderful history of Cripple Creek. Eat at the fabulous restaurants and shop at the cozy stores throughout the town. Enjoy a theater play or meladroma. Don't forget to have so fun in the casinos! There's something for everyone here. Exploring, gold paning, hiking, fishing, jeep tours, color rides, wildlife viewing and much more.

If you choose to venture out to explore the Pikes Peak Region. There are many wonderful attractions to see.

*Cripple Creek-Historic Gold Mining and Gambling Town
*Canyon City-Royal Gorge
*Salida-Arkansas River Rafting,Fishing
*Fairplay-Mining and Ghost Towns
*Breckenridge-Ski Resort Town
*Manitou Springs-Pikes Peak,Cog Railway,Cave of the Winds,Cliff Dwellings
*Colorado Springs-Garden of the Gods,Cheyenne Mtn. Zoo,Seven
Falls,Air Force Academy,Museums
*Buena Vista-Arkansa River,Fishing,Rafting,Hot Springs
*Woodland Park- New Dinosaur Museum,Shops,Restaurants
*Florissant-Petrified Redwood Forest,Fossil Beds,Homesteads
*Monarch-Ski Resort
*Leadville-Ski Resort,Mining Town


Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only:

            Allowed outside only. Due to high fire danger in our area we ask that you please us caution and respect when smoking outside. Please dispose of cigarettes properly. If butts are found thrown on ground or decks your deposit may be with held....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Sorry-due to the high quality of this unit & furnishings we do not allow pets...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 years of age with valid Credit Card ...moreless

          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 7-10

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


          • Bedroom 3: 1 double


          • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon


          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) 1-twin in upper bedroom 1-twin size fainting couch in Parlor, Baby Cribs (1) Portable Pac-n-play, Sleep Sofa (1) Queen size Pull out couch in living room also a twin size fainting couch in the parlor....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 1: toilet


          • 1-full bathroom upstairs with claw foot tub/shower combo. 1/2 bath downstairs...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            complete kitchen with gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher & microwave...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All dishes, pots & pans etc......moreless

          • Stove:

            gas range with oven...moreless

          • Dining
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Pantry Items
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Ample Parking in Front or back of house...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Full size washer & dryer...moreless

          • Heating:

            Natural gas furnace...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Antique Players Piano, Victrola and Gaming Table Walking distance to the downtown district of Cripple Creek...moreless


              • Stereo
              • VCR
              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Games
              • Books


              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Overlooking city of Cripple Creek...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large patio with furniture, grill and hot tub....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill


                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        Overlooks the city of Cripple Creek and spactacular views of the Sange de Cristo Mountain Range....moreless


                      • Botanical Garden
                      • Laundromat
                      • Swimming
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Spelunking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Rafting
                      • Hospital
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Golf
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Hunting
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Skiing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Water Parks
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Ruins
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Zoo
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Walking
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Antiquing
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Boating
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Outlet Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Medical Services
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Freshwater Fishing


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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Base Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      May 17 - Sep 19
                      2 night min stay
                      Early Fall
                      Sep 20 - Nov 14
                      2 night min stay
                      Nov 15 - Nov 28
                      2 night min stay
                      Late Fall
                      Nov 29 - Dec 19
                      2 night min stay
                      Dec 20 - Jan 2
                      2 night min stay
                      Jan 3 - Mar 28
                      2 night min stay
                      Mar 29 - May 16
                      2 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Additional Fees and Taxes:

                      Check-In: After 3:00 PM MST Check-Out: Before 10:30 AM MST

                      * Must be at least 25 years of age with valid credit card to reserve

                      * Additional $100.00 cleaning fee 3% processing fee on all reservations

                      * 3.9% Tax is applicable to all reservations

                      * A Mandatory Non-Refundable Property Protection Insurance Fee of

                      $35.00 due at time of reservation (Waives Security Deposit)


                      An advance payment equal to 25% of the rental revenue plus damage insurance due at time of reservation. All advance payments will be applied toward the house rental. Payments can be made in the form of Credit Cards, Cash, E-Checks or personal Checks payable to Red Door Vacation Rentals. All NON-SUFFICIENT checks are subject to a 50% collection fee and immediate reservation cancellation.

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                      Last updated: 07/02/2014
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                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Colorado Springs (COS)
                      Cripple Creek
                      Nearest Train
                      Cripple Creek Narrow Gauge
                      Cripple Creek
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Hwy 67
                      Cripple Creek
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Cripple Creek Casinos
                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      35 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Shining Mountain
                      Cripple Creek
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Cripple Creek Casinos

                      Car: Recommended

                      Casinos, Gambling, Mine Tours, sight seeing and Jeep rides


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: My Husband & I are Co-owners of Red Door Vacation Rentals with my sister & brother-in-law. We all love to travel & explore the outdoors together. Purchasing homes together has allowed us to share all the things we love with all of our family & friends. We hope you will enjoy our homes as much as we do! Les & Kelly, Aztec, NM

                      Why the Owner Chose Cripple Creek:
                      We chose this unique home in Cripple Creek, CO due to the area. This is a very historic Mining town with lots of history & characture. Cripple Creek is one of 3 towns in Colorado that offer limited stakes gambling. Our Magnificent house was built in 1896 during the great gold rush. We have completely restored this home & furnished with antiques to suit the era. Our home is very personalized & is gauranteed to take you back in time!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Our home sits right in the middle of the Historical District of Cripple Creek. You can enjoy many museums, train rides, mine tours, nature tours, live theater & gambling. Or just relax at the house & soak up all it's history & restored beauty.

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                      Speaks: english

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Antique working player piano in parlor

                        Antique working player piano in parlor

                      • Antique Victrola and Sleigh bed

                        Antique Victrola and Sleigh bed

                      • antique full bed in rose bedroom

                        antique full bed in rose bedroom

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Dining Area

                        Dining Area

                      • Full Bath with Antique Claw Foot Tub

                        Full Bath with Antique Claw Foot Tub

                      • Hot Tub/Patio area on back side of house

                        Hot Tub/Patio area on back side of house

                      • Explore the area for old mine shafts

                        Explore the area for old mine shafts

                      • Queen bed in lilac bedroom overlooking the Town Cripple Creek

                        Queen bed in lilac bedroom overlooking the Town Cripple Creek

                      • antique twin bed in rose bedroom

                        antique twin bed in rose bedroom

                      • View from parlor to living room

                        View from parlor to living room

                      • additional sitting area off of dining room

                        additional sitting area off of dining room

                      • !/2 Bath off lower bedroom

                        !/2 Bath off lower bedroom

                      • Full Kitchen & Laundry room

                        Full Kitchen & Laundry room

                      • Front of House

                        Front of House

                      • View Colorado wildlife

                        View Colorado wildlife

                      VRBO #90524

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                      This listing was first published here in 2006.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, July 09, 2014

                      $100 - $150 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 07/02/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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