'When you wake up in the morning, the first thing you see out the window are the snow-capped mountains of the Continental Divide.'
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
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