Mountain/Forest Retreat / Spectacular Views / 25 Mins /14 Miles Boulder / Skiers(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Large Mountain House with Mountain Views, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)
Boulder has been named 'the best place to live in the United States' the last 5 years in a row, including the recent Gallup poll.
Only about 10% of the vacation home listings on this VRBO website are located in the mountains. The rest are in or near the city, lacking the privacy and serenity found in the mountains.
During the summer-time, the temperature in the mountains generally is about 15 degrees cooler than in Boulder, so when it is 85 in Boulder . . .
Secluded contemporary 20-year-old cedar private residence located on peaceful-and-quiet Sugarloaf Mountain 14 miles/25 minutes from Boulder.
Spectacular views of the Continental Divide, Indian Wilderness Peaks, and surrounding mountains out of 2-story windows of Great Room.
Walk the private trail out the back door into the Roosevelt National Forest and within minutes enjoy a stadium-sized nature meadow with wild-life wanderers. Several miles of private hiking trails in adjacent forest area; easily walkable. Located 20 miles from Eldora Ski Resort and within driving distance of another 8 ski resorts.
Cedar deck with hot-tub is outside cathedral ceiling Great Room featuring glass-faced wood stove, treadmill, and stationary bike.
Master bedroom (king size bed) and bathroom with walk-in shower on second floor has 3 sky-lites viewing the 2,000-stars dark night, and a balcony overlooking the Great Room and year-round snow-capped mountains.
First floor bedroom with double bed and cozy den with double bed and walk-in sauna adjoin bathroom with tub and shower.
Spacious sun-filled kitchen from sky-lites with 8-person table and all appliances large & small. Sun-filled second deck is off the kitchen. Sun streams into south-facing kitchen in morn and basks Great Room in afternoon and early eve.
Sugarloaf Retreat is a private residence, similar to a B & B (without the breakfast or the owner), and Guests agree to respect the owner's personal belongings and decorations.
Colorado sun shines 320 days a year. Pitch-black night sky is filled with 2,000+ stars. Elk visit the property frequently.
Guests receive a Certificate of Cleanliness upon arrival, verifying full-house cleaning in last 24 hours by professional cleaners.
Internet hookup by Wi-Fi connection.
Rent whole house with 3 times the space for 1/2 the cost of major Boulder Hotel suite. Sugarloaf Retreat is a 2,400 sq. ft. mountain house for much less than a nice hotel suite. Not to mention the privacy, quietness, mountain views, pristine forest hiking, 2 decks, 2 balconies, hot tub, and sauna.
Nederland is a small mountain town 4 miles from Sugarloaf Retreat which is centrally located to more than a dozen ski resorts, both big and small, within 1/2 hour to 2 1/2 hours driving, including Eldora Mt Resort (1/2 hour); Winter Park; Loveland Ski Area (in Georgetown); Arapahoe Basin; Echo Mountain; Granby Ranch; Copper Mountain; Keystone; Breckenridge; Vail; Aspen; Hidden Valley (backcountry skiing); and Beaver Creek. Check the web for further info on each resort.
Upon approval, guests book immediately by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discovery Card) after review of rental agreement attached below. Upon booking, Guests receive a signed one-page lease by Priority Mail from Host for approval and signature, and return to Host. Guest also receives a Guest Information Sheet for important details about the Boulder/Denver area and the private residence of Sugarloaf Retreat
Keywords: vacation,rental, private, residence, contemporary,cedar,mountain
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Member since: 2010
- 2400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Sugarloaf Retreat is a private residence, and Guests agree to respect the owner's personal belongings and decorations. Guests receive a Certificate of Cleanliness upon arrival, verifying full-house cleaning in last 24 hours by professional cleaners. Internet hookup by Wi-Fi connection. Rent whole house 250%more space (Sugarloaf Retreat 2,000+ sq. ft.) v. St. Julian Hotel (800 sq. ft. suite - 2 beds and roll-out cot) for less than 2/3 price (Sugarloaf Retreat $425 inc tax v. St. Julian $650+ inc tax). Guests can book by credit card after review of lease, and receive rebate of $50 with return of their security deposit (all guests have received 100% of their security deposits back). Or Guests can book by sending bank money order to 'W. Chinnock' 8238 Sugarloaf Road, Boulder, Colorado 80302. ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Free Long Distance
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $400
- cleaning fee $150
Review and sign and return rental agreement signed by Owner sent by Priority Mail to Guest.
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NO last-minute bookings (within a week of visit) ever.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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University of Colorado at Boulder sports and cultural activities. Professional football, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, etc. in Denver.
Year Purchased: 1994
About the owner: I am a retired judge/attorney who moved to the Rocky Mountains of Boulder in 1994 for semi-retirement with my yellow lab 'Cassidy' after conducting a world-wide search for the ideal place to live. The vast mountain ranges - the great variety of activities -- sports and cultural events of the University of Colorado at Boulder - easily accessible Big City activities of Denver - breath-taking mountain views - friendly people - total privacy in my mountain retreat - these things do not allow me to live anywhere else in this whole wide world.
Why the Owner Chose Boulder, CO, USA:
Warm days and cool nights Best Towns Special Issue of Outside Magazine says it all - 'America's fittest, happiest, healthiest, brainiest, most-educated, least stressed-out town.' Less than an hour's ride to several other small cities rated nationally as 'best places to live in America' - Fort Collins and Louisville. if you visit, you may decide to stay and live your life here, as do many folks.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Total privacy and spectacular mountain/forest views Phone Bill (720-504-6655) to get answers to questions and copy of Guest Information Sheet e-mailed to you.
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Mountain/Forest Retreat - Sugarloaf Mountain - 12 miles/25 mins outside Boulder
Master Bedroom with Balcony
Private Meadow outside back door of Sugarloaf Retreat
Guest Bed Room
Hot-Tub on Deck
Do you think this is The Thinker?
When the wind blows the snow off the trees it looks like smoke!
Elk in Yard of Sugarloaf Retreat
Rainbow View to the West from Sugarloaf Mountain/Forest Retreat
Winter Elk grazing next to Sugarloaf Retreat
Kitchen (twice this size)
Great Room view of Continental Divide
Sugarloaf Retreat Deck in Winter
Only a half-dozen times a year, really.
2013 Boulder Flood - no effect on Sugarloaf Retreat at 8,218 ft above sea level
3rd Bed Room
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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