Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek(78 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Guest House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Two Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8) on Boulder Creek (rent with 1 or 2 bedrooms)
**Note, the price listed by VRBO is for ONE bedroom. The second upstairs bedroom can be rented, if needed, by letting the owner know when emailing. The additional fee varies by season and length of stay.
The first floor has a small kitchen, bathroom with shower, dining area and living room. There are two pull-out sofa beds for 2-4 extra guests. The entertainment center has a Blueray DVD player, ROKU for access to Netflix, or Amazon for movies, TV series, as well as Pandora for your choice in music. There is also high-speed wireless internet access for your laptops. French doors open on to your large private deck overlooking the creek, with tables, chairs and a gas barbecue.
On the second floor a wall of glass affords a fabulous view of the creek and canyon walls. There is a queen bed and also a futon -- perfect for children who might not want to stay down stairs. There is also a second bathroom with shower and a large closet.
We have added an optional second 'attic' bedroom, with 3 skylights, adjacent to the upstairs bedroom. It is optional and is renting for an additional $75-100 a night depending on the season. It has a queen bed and a sectional. Sleeps 2 - 4. Please arrange this additional rental through the owner. Or if you use 'Book It Now,' send your reservation through with one bedroom and we will upgrade it to 2 and send back to you for payment.
The large deck is fenced and gated for your dogs. There is a mulched 'potty place' and water bowls just for them. For more exercise, you can take them for a Bike Path walk or hike the trails.
The Boulder Bike Path just beyond your front door offers miles of trails for biking and running (3 bikes, helmets and locks are available for your use), Settlers' Park, Flagstaff Mountain and Chautauqua trailheads are all near, and Boulder Canyon Drive leads to the Indian Peaks Wilderness, Eldora Mountain Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park.
And for the fishermen, there is trout fishing from the deck or walk over the bridge and fish trout from Boulder Creek!!
Or -- just relax on the deck with a glass of wine and watch the creek flow by -- with an occasional kayak in Spring. If you are a winter visitor, it is a bit like being in an ice castle, with the creek running between small ice cliffs. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities are close by, and you are only about 19 miles from Eldora Mountain -- home of the CU National Championship ski team.
We look forward to sharing this truly unique setting with you!
Keywords: Two-story artist's retreat with breathtaking views, right on Boulder Creek yet just steps from the Bike Path. Less than a mile to Pearl Street's restaurants and shops, you'll feel invitingly secluded, surrounded by water and Boulder Canyon's pine-covered mountains. And just 30 minutes to Eldora Ski Resort!
Member since: 2012
- Guest House
- 900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
Pets welcome! Please bring your dogs! We have 2 dogs, a 9 year old male chow/mastiff mix named Shoba and a 5 year old female boxador named Boo. Your 400 sq foot deck is gated with a mulched potty place and there is a large private fenced yard with a beach creekside for you and your dogs. (This area is separate from our dog area) You may also walk your dogs on the Bike Path and nearby trails. Remember, Boulder has mountain lions, although we have not seen one in years your dogs must sleep inside at night!!...moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 1 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
May 1 - Nov 30, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning ea stay or week $75
There is no pet fee. Bring your dogs.
The Studio is cleaned once a week and upon departure. $75 for each cleaning.
There may be an additional charge for more than 6 guests. $75 per person.
**Cancellation policy: Full refund less 10% processing fee up to 30 days. After 30 days full refund less 10% if the Studio can be rented for the same time period.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Eldora Mountain Ski Resort is just 30 minutes west of the Boulder Creek Studio! And Boulder Reservoir just 15 minutes north!
Year Purchased: 1990
About the owner: Our family of 6 began in Pasadena CA but careers in marketing and arts management took us to Old Greenwich CT and NYC. For college, two of our children, Craig and Katie chose CU. We all fell in love with Boulder! While visiting them one weekend, Charlie and I took our dogs for a walk up the Bike Path and paused on the old creek bridge. There we saw an old house on a pond, surrounded by water and, lo and behold, a 'for sale' sign! And, of course we bought it right then and there! Architectural design had been an avocation of ours for many years, so as soon as possible, NYC was in our rear view mirror and Tucker Design Associates, as well as Tucker Walker Group Real Estate were born in Boulder! Our children are grown now and have families of their own, so we don't need the Studio space year around and are very happy to share it with you!
Why the Owner Chose Boulder, CO, USA:
The property feels remote, far from civilization - surrounded by water, pines, cottonwoods and ever-changing patterns of light on the canyon walls, yet it is five minutes from shopping, world class restaurants, the CU campus, Chautauqua concerts in the summer and skiing Eldora in the Winter!
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View of Boulder Creek & Miil Pond from upstairs bedroom.
View from your deck in Winter snow
Entrance through the Arbor from parking to your private entrance.
A deck view from the second floor in the Summer and Fall
View of the pond and Boulder Creek Spring, Summer and early Fall
Entry from deck. Inside door can be closed for privacy from stairs to bedroom
Kitchen beyond living-dining area. Dining table seats 4.
Small, but adequate well equipped kitchen with serving bar
Old wooden stairs to the second floor bedroom, seating area and second bath.
Bedroom wall of glass in the Fall
Optional tandem attic bedroom with 3 skylights and a window seat!
Pond tranquility from adirondack chair on Studio "beach."
View from your bedroom in the Winter when there is no snow
North deck on the way to your private entrance Spring, Summer and Fall
Could be in the backcountry, but actually less than a mile to downtown Boulder!
At night, twinkle lights light your deck and entry.
HD TV with access to movies & movies with Pandora, Amazon, Netflix & BlueRay DVD
Living/dining space with 2 pullout double sofa beds with linens.
Downstairs bath with large walk-in shower and handicap comode. 36' wide door.
Great spot for a cup of coffee!
Second floor bedroom with queen bed and double futon. Bath beyond.
You may want to consider adding another day to your stay!
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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