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Boulder Modern Gem, Close to Trails, Restaurants, ~CU~ Campus

Bedrooms Studio
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Gorgeous, brand new, modern home with attached studio apartment in established neighborhood of beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Designed by Dwell featured architect, the house was constructed with green materials and techniques, including solar powered radiant floor heat. Although the apartment is attached to the main house, it is totally private with double insulation between the dwellings, for extra peace and quiet.

The apartment has its own exterior entrance to the second floor dwelling, which has views of the mountains. The space is 450 square feet, with an open floor plan, very spacious with nine foot vaulted ceilings, tons of light, and a European style efficiency kitchen, cable TV and a new 22" flat screen TV. The Danish made futon/bed (brand name Innovation) has a foam mattress on top extra comfort. Plenty of space for storage. Full bath includes adjustable/detachable shower head, towel shelf and rack, fan, and heated concrete floors. The studio is best for one or two people, but can accommodate three.

Just a few blocks away from trail heads, one can spend the whole day hiking. Located along bike path with access to great mountain biking and road biking close-by. Perfect for scientists visiting NCAR, NIST, and NOAA. Local skiing 45 minutes away, world class skiing a few hours away. IDEAL LOCATION.

Keywords: Private Attached Apartment

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thank you so much for accommodating us while we were between homes. The apt was comfortable and cozy and the location is great. While we're certainly looking forward to our new home in the 'burbs we will definitely miss our daily walks to Wild Oats."
Jun 2007
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South Boulder Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) Danish "Innovation" futon with extra padding. Quite comfortable!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) small futon style couch converts into single bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Modern furniture, brand new appliances, fan, top-down/bottom-up shades for extra privacy, bathroom towels, radiant-heated concrete floors, very well insulated, lots of light, quiet. Bathroom includes full bath, brand new toilet, adjustable/detachable shower head, towel shelf and rack, fan and heated concrete floors.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Boulder Modern Gem, Close to Trails, Restaurants, ~CU~ Campus
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

I could live here

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Derek & Jen's super cute studio in mid-August. The space is extremely well designed and makes for an enjoyable stay. Very comfortable bed, efficient and well-stocked kitchen, nice bathroom, very quiet. It really felt like home for the time we where there and would be comfortable for a much longer stay. Don't even consider staying at chain hotel instead of The Lab; much better value. Good location, too. Not super close to downtown but less than 5 minutes by car to the Chatauqua and NCAR hiking trails, both of which are highly recommended. An added bonus was Penny the Amazing Non-Barking Dog. Derek & Jen's adorable pooch has the run of the back yard and was always there to greet us through the fence when we left in the morning and returned at night. Derek & Jen were very friendly and gracious hosts as well. An all around great stay, would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roseville, Minnesota

love boulder! plan to return again and again...

  • 5 of 5

my stay at the labhouse was excellent. the apt was the perfect size for one, although two good friends could stay together comfortably. everything was neat and clean, the bed was wonderfully comfortable, and everything necessary was provided. the neighborhood was quiet and easily accessible. I found my way around to the grocery store, coffee shops, laundromat and hiking trails very easily. I highly recommend this experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Oct 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent two-week stay at this lovely studio and would definitely stay there again as well as recommend this property to friends and family. As an added bonus, our visits with Milo were true highlights of the vacation - thanks for being wonderful hosts!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Columbia, Maryland


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here in early May. The apartment was very nice and the perfect size for the two of us. Our son was moving out of his dorm room after his freshman year at CU and there is an extra twin futon in the apartment where he could have slept - but he opted to stay with friends (go figure!) :) Derek and Jen were very friendly and helpful, and the apartment was clean and well-appointed. The location is great, within walking distance of coffee and grocery stores, restaurants, and CU. There is a great bike shop within walking distance where we rented some good-quality bikes and rode all over Boulder. We highly recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect little apartment

  • 5 of 5

Derek's apartment is lovely. The space is clean, quiet and bright. The apartment is outfitted with good quality electronics, appliances and furniture, and it's all very well maintained. The bathroom has huge ceilings and a great window in the shower. I loved every minute of my stay. I highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

It's a comfortable studio, and Derek is a superb host. He'll leave you alone unless you need anything, and then he's right there. I've stayed there twice for two weeks, and will stay there again. It snowed during my first visit, and not only did he shovel a pathway for me every day, when the snow fell hard, he was out there early in the morning digging out my buried car! Above and beyond the call of duty.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2010
  • Stayed: Mar 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to NIST, NOAA, NCAR, University, highly recommended Yoga studio 2 blocks away, Wholefoods grocery store very close, bike paths, public transport, weekly gym memberships available nearby.


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Tax Rate 12.48%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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