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Located in the town of CB! Easy walk to Elk Avenue! Dog Friendly! Fenced Yard!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeper Sofa in Living Room (Sleeps 6)

Located just 2 blocks off Elk Avenue in historic downtown Crested Butte, Karla's Cottage is an adorable two bedroom, two bath cottage ready for your next getaway! Fully remodeled with lots of charm and a location that can't be beat, this property offers in-town convenience for an out of town price!

Step inside Karla's Cottage and you will immediately feel at home. The property has recently undergone a complete renovation, head to toe, and the layout is ideal for all of your vacation needs. The kitchen, complete with ceramic tiled counter tops and stainless steel appliances, opens to the living room with vaulted ceilings, large windows, and a wood burning stove. It's the perfect place to entertain your friends or family after a long day of skiing, biking, or touring the town. On those warm summer days, step right outside to the gorgeous landscaped yard and relax with a book or fire up the grill. It's the ideal place to simply 'be' in Crested Butte!

The main level bedroom has a comfortable queen bed and a full, 'jack and jill' style bathroom that connects to the bedroom and the hallway off of the living room for easy access. Upstairs the master suite is equipped with a queen bed, en-suite bathroom, and a nice seating area complete with a couch and end table! In addition, the couch in the living room folds out to a bed...perfect for kids or extra friends!

Whether you're in Crested Butte for a romantic getaway for 2, a family vacation, or a weekend with friends, Karla's Cottage is the perfect property! Come and see for yourself what this adorable home has to offer:

- 2 Queen Beds, Sleeper Sofa in Living Room

- Jetted Tub in Master Bathroom

- Wood Stove

- Gorgeous Fenced Landscaped Yard

- Outdoor Grill

- WiFi

- Amazing Views

- Walking Distance to Downtown and Ski Shuttle

1 NIGHT FREE WITH A 7 NIGHT BOOKING (peak dates excluded)

More Details

Property Manager
Alpine Getaways
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Located in the town of CB! Easy walk to Elk Avenue! Dog Friendly! Fenced Yard!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Kansas City, KS

Perfect house for our family ski trip

  • 5 of 5

This house was well located, close to downtown and the bus route. It was well stocked with the basics (detergent, fire wood, stuff for cooking, etc). Our only complaint was the lack of a kitchen table. The bar sits four, but if you have more people than that, someone is standing or sitting on the couch. We'd definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeremy! Thanks for your review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the home and its location to downtown. In the summer there is outdoor seating for dining, but in the winter you are limited to the bar seating. Unfortunately, there's no room for a dining room table. I hope this wasn't too much of an inconvenience. Please come back to visit again soon! Best, -- Christina Spatharos Reservations Manager Alpine Getaways
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Kansas City

Excellent historic cottage in great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed at Karla's over New Year's 2015 for a ski vacation. As other's have mentioned, the location of the cottage is fantastic if you wish to be in town. It was a short walk to the shopping, restaurants and bars of Elk, and the town bus stopped at 3rd and Whiterock, which is about 25' from the front door. We used the bus every day to the ski area and it was super easy, even for our 8 year old in his boots and carrying his skis. The local grocery store is only 3 blocks away, along with the liquor store. We didn't use our car the entire trip. The house is small, but you should expect that from an historic mining cabin. The kitchen is very well provisioned and the owners have done a great job decorating. It gets warm in the 2nd floor loft when using the wood stove, we had to crack a window. Alpine Getaways, the rental agent, is great, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Terrific house and awesome location all around

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here over the summer and LOVED it. The house itself is gorgeous. It just 'felt' good. Lots of wood that is rustic but lots of contemporary too. And some unique built ins and great space. Loved the open kitchen/living room for cooking and hanging out. I wish I had this kitchen in my house! Lots of dishes so we could even have our friends over for dinner without having to combine dishes from their rental property. Had a cookout and hung out in the great backyard. The kids loved it and loved going to the skate park every day. It is close enough, out the back door and across the alley, that we would let them go on their own and check in on them by peeking across the road.

We could have put the kids both in the downstairs bed but one wanted to sleep in the pull out couch because he’s a “big” boy. It worked out great to have all of us there with essentially all having their own bedroom. The upstairs bed was super comfy.

There is a huge tub that the kids loved to play in- basically it is a hot tub in the house with adjustable jets and all. My husband and I (mostly I) loved soaking in it- the water came up to my neck....nothing like our little tub at home :)

We could walk to town in a minute (made it nice for running back and forth with kids needing things), nice for when we hired a babysitter we didn't know. Being in close proximity was calming. We rented bikes and rode all over town. The stop for the free shuttle is on the corner so we could run out when the bus came. We hope to go back this winter and take advantage of being able to walk out the door with our skis and not deal with the hassle of parking and walking, or paying to park. We had a hard time finding the summer bus schedule, we could only find winter and found out that it was different than summer.

This place worked great for our family. It would be a very romantic getaway too or fun for a group of friends, especially in the summer where you can hang out and bbq and have drinks in the backyard. We didn't bring our dog because she doesn't travel well but we may bring her next time because the backyard would have been perfect for her.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ellie! Thank you so much for your kind words about your stay at Karla's Cottage. We are always happy to hear what made your stay memorable and it's our belief it all begins with comfortable accommodations. The remodel gave this home new life and unique charm. The location is hard to beat with easy access to Elk Avenue, the skate park and the free bus shuttle. I will make sure that the current bus schedule is in the property binder, so the next guests will have easy access to it! Thanks again and we look forward to having you stay with us this winter!
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Location! Location! Location!

  • 5 of 5

What a magical place to spend the week of Christmas! Karla's cottage was the perfect place for our single family to spend the Holidays! The beds were comfortable and the house had everything we needed. It was literally a minute walk from our doorstep to Elk Avenue, with it's twinkling lights and snow coming down, it was truly the perfect setting! The fenced in backyard was really nice to have while traveling with our beloved dog. We will be coming back!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Madison, WI

Charming, comfortable cottage w/ awesome private, fenced-in backyard

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property for a week in July and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is the perfect combination of rustic charm (exposed beams, potbelly fireplace, hardwood floors, vintage antiques displayed, etc.) and updates (comfy bed, wifi, stainless steel appliances, bathrooms, jacuzzi tub, light fixtures, small flat screen, stereo system). The listing description and photos are accurate. In fact, the backyard patio is even more inviting and charming in person. What a great place to relax after an active day in the mountains!

We slept in the upstairs lofted area. The bed was very comfy. The pictures don't really show it, but it's worth mentioning that the upstairs bathtub is right near the bed. They handle it well with a fabric screen if you want to close it off a little bit. It didn't bother us at all. (We just put the screen in the closet to keep the space open.) With or without the screen, there's still privacy when you use the sink or toilet. Plus, the ceilings are vaulted with tons of natural light. Very open and airy.

The location is super convenient -- just 2 blocks off the main drag, Elk Ave, with all the restaurants and shops. In fact, when you walk to Elk Ave from the cottage, you are immediately at Secret Stash, the super popular pizza restaurant in town. (You pass one of our other favorite restaurants, Marchitelli's, if you are in the mood for Italian.) If you are familiar with the town, please don't overlook this cottage b/c it's on Whiterock, (which has a mix of beautiful renovated/restored homes with some rundown homes). We slept with our windows open -- just normal, acceptable "noises" like occasional dogs barking, people talking as they walk by, cars driving by, etc.

While there wasn't really much of a need to interact with the property manager (Alpine Getaways), when I did, they were responsive.

I would not hesitate to recommend this property to friends and family. We would return to this property in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Gunnison, CO (GUC)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Talk of the Town
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Club at Crested Butte (membership needed)
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 135
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Secret Stash
Nearest Ski
4.5 Miles
Crested Butte Mountain Resort

Some of these attractions & activities are located in Gunnison (approx 30 miles from property)


Rates & Availability

Crested Butte House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski Season
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Presidents' Day Wknd
Feb 16 2017 - Feb 20 2017
4 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Feb 21 2017 - Mar 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring Skiing
Mar 26 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Apr 9 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Wknd
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jun 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Fourth of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
Peak Wildflowers
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Arts Festival
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug 9 2017 - Aug 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 16 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Colors
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Oct 9 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Nov 21 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection Fee $49
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.4%

Additional 4% booking fee applies.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Crested Butte House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 bedrooms both with Queen size Beds (2), sleeper sofa in living room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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