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Luxury, Artistic- Best View & Location in Boulder

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Luxury home in prime downtown location

We have a beautiful home for you to rent, just minutes from CU & Downtown. It's private and quiet, with incredible views of the front range & Boulder.

It has a very open floor plan, with 2 bedrooms and a loft upstairs, and 5 bedrooms downstairs (separate booking required). We can accommodate large groups - but can have no more than 3 unrelated people (per City of Boulder code).

There is a collection of art from around the world, including paintings from Brazil and Cuba, rugs and armoire from Morocco. The kitchen has an array of utensils, appliances and cooking tools, and the cupboards are generally stocked with most basic food. Fully furnished, with tasteful touches like granite counters, slate & travertine flooring; walnut trim; a huge deck & hot tub.

Best of all is the view. Huge picture windows and a huge deck open out to a view of the front range from Boulder to Lyons. Toward the back you can see the famous Flatirons of Boulder. The deck features a hot tub, grill, Apricot tree and unique hand carved king size bed from Bali. There's not a better view or location in Boulder. There are no cars or people walking by. The bedding is first class- the best mattresses, goose down comforters, and good cotton sheets. Sheets may be wrinkly because we line dry- but they are clean & environmentally correct! Heating is baseboard hot water, for clean, healthy, quiet heat. In summer we have evaporative cooling which is effective and healthy.

I usually live here, but am often out of town or out of the country. I have an eco-lodge in Africa (amongst other things) so am often gone. The house is fully licensed with the City of Boulder, and is zoned for no more than 3 unrelated people- so is perfect for a few couples, or any size family. Prices here are for the upstairs only- the lower floor is available for rent also, (add $400) - so the entire space is perfect for a large family reunion.

The City of Boulder requires a statement of maximum occupancy- we are not allowed to , and so will not allow more than 3 unrelated guests. We can have more than 3 guests if they are related. We can sleep at least 7

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Loft: 1 king, 1 twin/ single


  • The outdoor matrimonial bed: 1 king


  • In the upper floor, we have 2 bedrooms, a loft, and an outdoor king bed. The price for the upper floor starts from $345/night. We also have a lower floor that includes 5 bedrooms, and can be rented in its entirety ($400), or individual bedrooms ( from $85/night). Zoning regulations allow no more than 3 unrelated people but unlimited related people: we can sleep at least 7...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Incredible views across Boulder and the front range to the north; great views of the flatirons to the south...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Great open plan dining area / lounge...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large open plan living / dining area...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Great large kitchen, with stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and a full range of appliances and cooking utensils...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.7
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$345 $395
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,400 $6,950

Rates are based on 3 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $95
  • Tax Rate 12.485%


More than 4 guests pay a surcharge of $50/ per person, with a maximum of 7 (no more than 3 unrelated). PET FEE is $50 per day. Number of pets / longer stays negotiable. We prefer the second payment in cash or you can pay a 5% surcharge. Cancellation policy: No charge if you cancel 60 days or more from check in; 50% return 30-60 days; full charge if you cancel within 30 days.

Please only TP in the toilet- the house is 50 years old... Room for one car in the driveway and more on College Ave. Sheets and towels are line dried so may be wrinkly. People may be below so please be quiet at night & pref. no shoes (esp high heels). If you have any questions or concerns- please text us.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Hill
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 36
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Hill or downtown
15 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Not Necessary

Google maps is wrong- please enter Jay st from College Ave. We are walking distance to Chataqua park, the University, Downtown and Farmers Market. Nearby is world class rock climbing, hiking, kayaking, and biking. Most ski areas are between 30min-2hours drive.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Australian, been in USA 25 years. I travel extensively, especially now that our 2 kids are finished with their education. I hope to share my love of the environment, nature and art with you. Enjoy this unique and beautiful house, with its amazing views, a close walk to the farmers market, Pearl Street Mall, Boulder creek, great restaurants, university and ski slopes.

Why the Owner Chose Central Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA:
It's unique; beautiful & serene, with great art & comforts. There are amazing 360 degree views of Boulder. Huge space- could accommodate a family of 10 or more! Enjoy our hot tub and outdoor Balinese bed.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quiet, private, luxurious & centrally located. Bikes to borrow, tea, coffee & some breakfast supplies. Great views, apple TV, carved bed on the deck, hot tub, etc.

Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • BBQ & fridge on deck; stereo & outdoor speakers. View of flatirons in background

    BBQ & fridge on deck; stereo & outdoor speakers. View of flatirons in background

  • Our view in late summer. Grape vines, apricot, pear & apple trees -full of fruit

    Our view in late summer. Grape vines, apricot, pear & apple trees -full of fruit

  • panorama


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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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