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1901 Boulder Cottage, 4 Blks from Pearl St, on Mapleton Hill

(23 Reviews)

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Central Boulder Cottage, circa 1900. Walk or bike, close to everything Bldr!


Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Sunroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Boulder Cottage. Beautifully renovated & close to everything the city and mountain environs have to offer!

This circa 1900 cottage is located just four blocks from the heart of Boulder and the Pearl Street Mall. Located in the historic Mapleton Hill neighborhood, this 2 bedroom, 1 ½ story home is only 4 blocks from Mt Sanitas hiking trails, Boulder Creek biking & running paths, North Boulder Park and a few extra blocks from Alfalfa’s Market as well as the Ideal Market/ Community Plaza shopping center. All can be reached via bicycle or foot- and that doesn’t begin to cover all the restaurants, shops and other amenities nearby. You can rent a car, but don't really need one unless you intend to drive to the mountains or down to Denver for a larger city 'fix'. This can be your car- free get away!

Summertime fun is close by; including hiking, biking and running trails (Boulder County has over 400 miles of them!) and wintertime sports are only 45 minutes away for skiing or snowshoeing in the Indian Peaks Wilderness or at our local Eldora Ski Resort. Winter Park, Breckenridge, Copper & Vail are all within 2hrs. 15min of Boulder- depending on weather/ road conditions.

Yep, Boulder pretty much rocks if you’re an outdoor enthusiast or a foodie. We're home to many natural food companies as well as a burgeoning local food movement. The Boulder Farmer’s Market runs thru early November and picks up again in the spring.

The cottage:
• Fully renovated, custom kitchen with all dishware and appliances provided
• Recently renovated bathrooms, turn of the century décor updated with a modern Asian, eclectic mix.
• Wood floors downstairs, spacious eating areas and backyard garden (with fountain) that makes the cottage feel more European than turn- of- the- century Colorado.
• Two bedroom, one queen bed master and a standard size bed in the guest room. The sunroom can accommodate a futon or inflatable bed. There is a downstairs bathroom.

Keywords: Centrally located home, Downtown Boulder, Pearl Street Mall, walking distance, restaurants, shops
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age 25 or at discretion of the owner...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books:

    Wide variety of books and some local and international travel maps and guides available...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Collection of CD's accessible...moreless


  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Flatirons (famous rock formations) and Dakota Ridge provide the south and west boundaries to Mapleton Hill...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Small table out on the patio for summer BBQ's, Kitchen for breakfast and small breakfast table in sunroom...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window unit in upstairs master...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Stacked Washer & Dryer...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free Long Distance- U.S. based only...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Stacked washer & Dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Available for use in winter/ limited by local clean air ordinances...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Can arrange catering with two week advance notice...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Renovated kitchen with breakfast island and new appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented close by at University Bikes or rent one of the B-Cycles on the Pearl Street Mall (all just blocks away)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Shade- sheltered patio in back with fountain...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $120
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver Int'l Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
West End & Bitter Bars
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Turnpike, highway 36
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
the Kitchen
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora Ski Area

Car: Not Necessary

I've lived in Colorado and the west for over 30 years and very familiar with the mountains and trails throughout Colorado. Happy to offer any ideas for an adventuresome itinerary traveling the countryside near and far.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: I'm a management consultant and have worked and traveled in many places across the U.S. and internationally. I initially chose Boulder as my home, nearly 30 years ago, when I was a young Colorado Outward Bound School instructor. Mesmerized by the phenomenal access to the mountains, deserts and rivers of the West- I spent my 20's & 30's basically living and working outdoors. After working for several Outward Bound Schools internationally, I returned to Boulder in 1991 to begin a consulting and training practice. It has the perfect combination of small city living, is close to a larger metropolitan area (Denver) and an airport that can get you anywhere you need. On top of that- its probably one of the most energetic environments you'd ever want to visit. Close to running, hiking, biking and climbing (for all levels) as well as great food and access to creative people who live here for a myriad of good reasons. Its cliche to those who live here and the thousands who visit every year- but it really is one of the best places to live (or visit) in the U.S... or anywhere, for that matter.

Why the Owner Chose Central Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA:
I chose to live here because its a community that attracts adventurous types as well as creative people pursuing their aspirations. I was lucky enough to buy a house near the foothills so I could jump on my bike or lace up my running shoes (between client calls) and still make it back for another appointment.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Why this cottage? * Close to everything that Boulder and our Mountain Parks have to offer * Restaurants, shopping and many amenities are accessible by foot or bike * I've been a local here in Boulder for almost 30 years. I can give you the latest information on restaurants, hiking & biking trails as well as just 'live like a local' options.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Central Boulder Cottage, circa 1900. Walk or bike, close to everything Bldr!

    Central Boulder Cottage, circa 1900. Walk or bike, close to everything Bldr!

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Renovated kitchen with dishwasher and farmhouse sink

    Renovated kitchen with dishwasher and farmhouse sink

  • Sunroom & office, between kitchen and patio

    Sunroom & office, between kitchen and patio

  • Master bedroom closets, south facing window

    Master bedroom closets, south facing window

  • Upstairs bathroom and vanity

    Upstairs bathroom and vanity

  • Patio area

    Patio area

  • Back entrance, fountain & gardens

    Back entrance, fountain & gardens

  • Porch swing, front entrance

    Porch swing, front entrance

  • Living room, downstairs powder room, bathroom

    Living room, downstairs powder room, bathroom

  • kitchen and breakfast area

    kitchen and breakfast area

  • Master bedroom, ceiling fan

    Master bedroom, ceiling fan

  • Recently renovated upstairs bathroom

    Recently renovated upstairs bathroom

  • Guest bedroom, full size bed, walk- in closet

    Guest bedroom, full size bed, walk- in closet

  • Flagstone patio and gardens

    Flagstone patio and gardens

  • Leafy,  Historic Mapleton Hill

    Leafy, Historic Mapleton Hill

VRBO #380000

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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