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Colorado Cottage Quiet Outdoorsman Paradise , St Vrain Trail

(32 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Centrally located riverfront mountain cottage.Nestled on a private acre right at the St Vrain trail head. Great for outdoor recreation with lots to do right out your door. After a full day of recreation or shopping , relax on the covered front porch and listen to the rolling river, cozy up inside to a fire in the wood stove, or enjoy a bonfire right off the back deck. This is the perfect location to enjoy an authentic mountain lifestyle, with views of Aspens from both bedrooms and sounds of the river to calm any stress away.

Sports activities are plentiful; enjoy: hiking , snow shoeing, mountain biking , cross country skiing or fly fishing right out the front door; all free; no ticket fee's, no driving, all access to you.

Downhill skiing in Eldora within 30 min through the charming town of Nederland. Big I-70 resorts , like Vail and Breckenridge are approx 2.5 hr. drive. Magnificent motorcycle rides, on road and off, as soon as you leave the drive way. Plenty of great destinations for the motorcycle enthusiast await. World class hiking and backpacking destinations and trails are within a 20 minute drive and include Brainard Lake, RMNP, Sawtooth, Camp Dick, and access to Colorado famous 14 teeners.

Conveniently located between Boulder, Lyons, and Estes Park,
great shopping. dining, sight seeing, and live music are all just 30 mins away. Rocky Mountain views surround you as you travel to any destination.

Gambling Vegas Style, in the historic western towns of Black Hawk and Central City, is within an hours drive.

Antique enthusiasts can find plenty of treasure in the near by towns of Idaho Springs and Georgetown.

Wild life such as Elk, Deer and an occasional Bear can be spotted throughout the area. Only 1.5 hours from Denver International Airport it's a great place to recreate, relax and rejuvinate your spirit.

Keywords: Peaceful, warm, cabin, riverside, near trails, hiking, backpacking, motorcycle, ski, snowshoe,wood stove, open views, meadow, aspens, room to camp, firepit, garage, mountains, fish, fly fishing, flyfishing, river, stream, trout, mountain biking,
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Room to move and offers shower and bath tub combination.


  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo


  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning stove with glass window...moreless

  • Garage
  • Heating:

    propane heat ...moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wireless available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable seating around wood stove...moreless

  • Parking:

    Space for a 32 RV...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Cloth detergent not provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    wood not provided...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked with pots pans condiments seasonings...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Small fire pit off patio area...moreless



Write a review 4.5
from 32 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning service fee $65


The rates are based on a two person occupancy. All additional guest are subject to an additional fee of

$25.00 per person per night.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International
56 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Millsite Inn
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Longmont, Boulder, and Estes Park
4.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jamestown Merc
18 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eldora Ski Area, Nederland, CO

Car: Necessary

Any of the following are either immediately available at the property or are within a short drive. Downhilla nd cross country skiing at Eldora Ski Area, Nederland, Fly Fishing, Gambling, Hot Springs , highway and dual sport motorcycle touring, wading/ swimming, great hiking, backpacking, camping.

Jamestown Merc is a great local spot for breakfast or dinner and live music and is only 5 miles away. Other great restaurants nearby include Morrocco's in Ward and The Gold Hill Inn in Gold Hill


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Married couple, love the outdoors, avid motorcycle enthusiast, hikers, antique hunters and nature lovers.

Why the Owner Chose Ward, CO, USA:
Did ya read the description...we got lucky!!!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The accessability of everything a mountain lifestyle has to offer. convenient restaurants with authentic local clientle, local live music, outdoor activities right out the door, magnificent riding experiences to exclusive and elusive locations. affordable skiing 30 min. away. 1.5 hr. to Denver International airport. We Enjoy the accessibility of all that this location offers and allow yourself to B-r-e-a-t-h

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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Cozy living room

    Cozy living room

  • St Vrain trail head. Right out your door!

    St Vrain trail head. Right out your door!

  • Big front yard

    Big front yard

  • Relax on the front porch and listen to the creek

    Relax on the front porch and listen to the creek

  • Peaceful surroundings, with beautiful Aspens and Pines. Brilliant colors in fal

    Peaceful surroundings, with beautiful Aspens and Pines. Brilliant colors in fal

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • plowed in the winter for easy access.

    plowed in the winter for easy access.

  • Rocky Mountain views within walking distance

    Rocky Mountain views within walking distance

  • Backyard deck and fire pit

    Backyard deck and fire pit

  • Peaceful and sunny backyard and deck

    Peaceful and sunny backyard and deck

  • Big front porch for relaxing and listening to the creek

    Big front porch for relaxing and listening to the creek

  • bedroom 1

    bedroom 1

  • full kitchen

    full kitchen

VRBO #381334

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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