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Renovated Cabin, S W Charm. Heart of Old C.B. Sauna/Hot Tub

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

If you've already set your sites on Crested Butte, you're already on the right track! This town is one of our favorites in the world! Not just for skiing, but also for hiking in the summer, mountain biking and even just relaxing and taking a break from the busy lives that we lead. Our house reflects this. When we first moved in, it was obviously a miner's cabin which had been brought down from Irwing lake and added on to to make a house, but it did need a little T.L.C.! In renovating it though we have kept the charm that initially drew us to it whilst adding things like a hot tub under the stars, a sauna, great insulation and cozy furnishings. Location-wise, it would be hard to beat - it's a few blocks from the main drag (Elk Avenue) and the stop for the free shuttle to the mountain is almost directly opposite the house. The house is cozy enough for a romantic getaway for 2, but also large enough for a relaxing vacation for 4!


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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About The Owner

We've skied since we were kids. After working a ski season in Chamonix and developing a passion for backcountry skiing and hiking, we started looking for somewhere in the US where we could set up a more permanent home. When we first came to the town of Crested Butte in 2000, we realised that this was the place - with its challenging ski area, great backcountry and amazing community.

Over the years we've come to appreciate all the seasons here in Crested Butte and we've grown to love this town which has managed to keep its charm and avoid the overdevelopment that you find in so many other resorts.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2001

Why The Owner chose Crested Butte

When we started looking for a house, we wanted something small and cozy in the heart of historic Crested Butte (as opposed to the mountain resort which we found less charming, especially outside of the ski season). We finally found 219 Whiterock which at the time was a bit of a wreck with a full drum kit set up in the living room and some interesting murals painted in the loft area! With a little vision, we saw the potential of this cabin and spent the next year renovating it, even adding a sauna and a hot tub in the garden Now we have this beautiful home in Crested Butte.

What makes this cottage unique

Our home is perfectly situated in the heart of historic Crested Butte - you can walk to the shops, the restaurants, the movie house etc and the free bus for the 10 minute ride up to the mountain resort stops almost directly outside by the Nordic centre.

In the summer you can hike directly from the house (Green Lake is a favorite!)and you really don't need a car unless you're planning some longer trips.

Lying in the hot tub staring up at the stars and the mountains after a long day of skiing, hiking, biking or even white water rafting is just the coolest!!



Crested Butte Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not use the Sauna or hot tub after 10pm as per town requirements
  • Sadly there is no access to the loft for renters as per building regulations
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


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Renovated Cabin, S W Charm. Heart of Old C.B. Sauna/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 42 reviews
West Palm Beach, FL

Small Town Charm

  • 5 of 5

This place is nicer than the pictures show. Everything was spot on. Only about 5 minutes to the mountain. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review - we're probably better skiiers than photographers! See you again soon - glad you had such a great time in our home. Tony.
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Cozy cabin! Very nice owner! Great ski hill! Intensely good fishing!!!

  • 4 of 5

All I hoped and wanted out of the cabin and the area!!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin in the mountains

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful and unique mountain home well located within walking distance to everything in town. Bus stops across the street and will take you to Mt Crested Butte. Hot tub was a nice touch. Small kitchen, though fairly well stocked. Twin beds are in a loft with about 4 feet of head clearance. Not suitable for anyone but very small children. Master has a memory foam king that was very firm. Bathroom is small but serviceable with great water pressure. Only real downside to the cabin are all the rules. No hot tub after 10pm, lots of specifics about use of items in cabin, and very extensive check out to do list that includes removing all trash, stripping beds, encouragement to start laundry, all dishes clean and put away, kitchen and bathroom cleaned, etc. I'm not a fan of cleaning and doing laundry on vacation and most other rentals do not require this sort of work. Overall, lovely little place to stay in town!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cabin for 5-days the end of September and it was a great place to stay! Very comfy and cozy and the hot tub was a plus as well!

It had all the amenities you could possibly need. All the cookware you could possibly need as well. Was a great stay and would definitely stay there again!!! Also within walking distance of the town which was great! Love the town of Crested Butte!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool little house in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The Miner's Cabin is a great little house, perfect for my two teenage daughters and myself. We've come to CB many times, and usually stay up in Mt. Crested Butte, but I prefer this in-town location, and being able to walk to shops and restaurants. The house is very well equipped with everything you need for cooking- probably the best I've seen at a rental house. The hot tub is wonderful, too! (We didn't use the sauna). The owner was great to work with, and very responsive. I highly recommend the Miner's Cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The Miner's Cabin was a perfect place for our hiking vacation. The home is just a beautiful as advertised; well-equipped; a short walk into town. It was a wonderful home base for exploring the mountains.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Car: recommended

We fell in love with Crested Butte the first time we came to do some back country skiing in 2000. Since then the town hasn't stopped growing on us. Every year we discover new restaurants, new slopes, new hikes and, best of all, new friends in what has to be one of the most welcoming communities we know.

Whether you come here to ski, to hike, to bike or just to relax, there is always something going on here. The day is yours for the taking!

Any time of year the mountains are beautiful and challenging. Just a 10 minute ride on the free shuttle bus that stops almost outside the door, the main mountain resort never stops improving.

Activities on the mountain are boundless and open to all skill levels. In the summer there are endless possibilities for camping, hiking and exploring this great area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 18.4%

Please note that there is a $700 minimum on any reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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