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Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type guest house

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8) on Boulder Creek (rent with 1 or 2 bedrooms)

Our Canyon Retreat on Boulder Creek is located at the western edge of Boulder, 5 minutes from Pearl Street Mall and the University of Colorado, surrounded by Open Space. The Studio has its own private entrance through an arbor from the ample parking area. And it's just 30 minutes from Eldora Mountain Ski Resort!

**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!

More Details

Owner
Dorothy Tucker
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Dorothy Tucker

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!

Dorothy Tucker purchased this guest house in 1990

Why Dorothy Tucker chose Front Range

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!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for working with us! Your studio is even better than we thought. The pictures online didn't do it justice :) if we are in Boudler again we will definitely consider another shoot there or staying the night. You may have an untapped market for photographers like us. The lighting and modern decor is beautiful. I wish we could have shot in every room! We'll send some pics soon. Your studio is be perfect for families, bridal boudoir, babies, and outdoors. Thank you again!
Sep 2015
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Amenities

Boulder Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The first floor bath is handicapped accessible with wide door and curb-less shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Room with a View - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bath off this bedroom
    Optional Skylight 'attic' bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Small children can sleep on sectional
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(81 traveler reviews)

Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek
average rating of 4.9753084 based on 83 reviews
5

Wow! Couldn't ask for anything more!

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying that I have already had four different friends who have asked for information on this property after seeing our pictures. So, if you are thinking of renting, do it quickly because it is in high demand! This is an amazing property in the best location you could find. We stayed here with our family over Spring Break, with four kids of all different ages. Everyone was giddy with excitement and wonder the entire trip. There was so much to do, from fishing right off the beach, to walking to Pearl Street to shop and eat. The walk along the bike path was beautiful and easy, with so much to look at along the way. We felt like we had the best of both worlds staying at this property. Beautiful weather in which to enjoy the town, and close proximity to ski resorts. We went to Eldora one day and enjoyed a wonderful day of skiing. We also spent a day at Rocky Mountain National Park, where the kids were able to go sledding. This was one of their favorite activities! We could not believe how friendly everyone in Boulder was! We are from the south, and couldn't help but be amazed at the generosity and kindness of everyone we encountered. Boulder has so many INCREDIBLE restaurants, bars, and shops. It truly is the coolest town. The owners were very accommodating and perfect hosts. When not out and about, we loved relaxing in the studio and on the deck. We really appreciated the Keurig, stocked with different coffee and teas. The way the studio is decorated reminds you of a mountain spa. So relaxing! This place is a little slice of heaven and made us fall in love with Boulder. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place for a sisters weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful stay! The location is fantastic - we took the walking/bike path just outside the studio to and from Pearl Street...about a 30 min walk. The studio itself is wonderful - cozy downstairs and the well-stocked Keurig was appreciated. The beds were comfortable and everything was neat and clean. We loved sitting in the Adirondack chairs by the creek - very relaxing! We are going to bookmark this place to hopefully return to in the future!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly special Home

  • 5 of 5

Special memories. Quite a gem. Beautifully maintained. Very functional and cozy.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenwood, IN
5

Gorgeous and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This place is exactly what we needed. From the amazing view out of the windows to the sound of water rushing by, I can't imagine a more perfect place in Boulder.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davidson, NC
5

Beautiful Setting, Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay at the "Studio". Beautiful place, lots of great little amenities (great Tea selection, very nice bedding and blankets, nice sized kitchen with quality cook ware to make a meal). Overall my kids loved the Studio, we all loved the sound of boulder creek at night, and it was very convenient to downtown Boulder and a short drive to Eldora for skiing. Met all my expectations and exceeded them. The owner was very nice as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magical remote setting, yet close to Boulder.

  • 5 of 5

The Artist's Retreat was everything we expected from the description, but so much more. Snow was falling as we arrived, and it looked like a postcard. The studio was immaculate and beautifully decorated. We opted to pay a little extra for the second bedroom upstairs. We had two couples, and one couple could sleep on the sofa bed downstairs, but the second bedroom is very nice--complete with skylights for stargazing. The beds were quite comfortable, although in a perfect world, we would prefer king size beds. There was plenty of extra bedding if you had children or additional guests who needed to use the sofas or futon. The kitchen was small, but we didn't do any cooking, so it was fine for us. Kuerig cups were provided, and we brought some refrigerated items for breakfast/snacks, so we did use the fridge. Our weather was not suited for outdoor lounging, but the deck would be fantastic in warmer weather. We would love to come back and enjoy the creek, pond, fire pit and bike trail. The only thing I can possibly think of to suggest would be a few more games for adults and/or older children (Trivial Pursuit, Scattergories, Boggle, etc.). The hosts were welcoming, but gave us our privacy. Top Notch!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many choices on Pearl Street Mall
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Flatirons Golf Course - Public
Nearest Train
1 Miles
RTD bus to Denver Amtrak 30 miles away
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 119/Canyon Blvd/Boulder Canyon Dr are the same
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many Choices on Pearl Street Mall
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Eldora Mountain Resort just 30 minutes away
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Boulder Reservoir
Nearest Point of Interest
Bike Path
Nearest Point of Interest
Eben G Fine Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Boulder Creek
Nearest Point of Interest
The Ride #205 bus stop
Nearest Point of Interest
Settlers Park Trailhead
Nearest Point of Interest
Pearl Street Walking Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Chautauqua Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Sanitas Trailhead
Car: recommended

Eldora Mountain Ski Resort is just 30 minutes west of the Boulder Creek Studio! And Boulder Reservoir just 15 minutes north!

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Rates & Availability

Boulder Guest House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Summer/Fall
May 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
$295
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$195
$1,225
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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