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Unique Dome in the Mt Evans Wilderness

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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This 3/4 Dome is on 5 Acres adjoins BLM and USFS lands totaling in the hundreds of thousands of Acres. It is 3.5 miles up a dirt road. A 4WD CAR IS REQUIRED IN THE WINTER. It is a cabin in the woods with heat and electricity and running water including free laundry. It is however somewhat rustic and there are no maids, you will be expected to clean up after yourselves. Basic cooking supplies are included but you will need to go grocery shopping. The home has 1 BR and 1 BA and has a total of about 1100 sf. There are three beds in ONE common room w/ loft. It has Heat ( controlled by thermostat) and Water and Electricity....no tv...no internet, but phones work well (4G network) so you can still post to your FB page. There is a stereo with a radio ( you can listen to football games) , a record player and a jack for your phone media. In winter November thru May a 4wd car with good tires is required to reach the Dome. The dome is luxurious in some ways, and rustic in others and its an all around a good value and unique place to stay. It is close to both Denver and to the mountains.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cabin
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    There are fall hazards for small children including some steep stairs....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome at no additional cost. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 3 queen

    There is a folding couch type thing as well as three QS beds...moreless

  • Loft has two Queen Size beds and a Futon, bedding is supplied. Another queen size foldout is in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Separate Wood Fired Sauna!...moreless

  • Bathroom has a nice large Oval Tub.

Other Amenities

  • The Dome is right in the Historic Mineral Belt, some of the richest silver and gold mines ever found are right here. Most of the mines have been sealed and are not dangerous anymore. Rides to and from Red rocks or elsewhere can be arranged, please do not drink and drive, we need you alive! ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Wide Variety of Guide Books maps, wildlife books and lots of classics ...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of Board Games , Badmitton and Dirt Tennis is popular in the driveway ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Vinyl Records ! Blues,bluegrass, classical, classic rock, etc... there are musical instruments guitars and flutes and percussion. ...moreless

  • Stereo:

    CD's and real Vinyl Records ooh!...moreless

  • Toys:

    Yoga balls and puzzles , paints and other toys. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Overlooking the Chicago Creek valley, Squaw Pass , including Big Cheif , Warrior and Squaw, not to mention Mt Evans (14K'), Galbraith etc. etc. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    New Dryer 11/13...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    A Work out machine is available, also yoga balls and matts, Jump ropes etc. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane Forced air ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    New washer 11/13...moreless

  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Yep Dishes and Utensils, Lots of Utensils!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The dishwasher is broke, that would be me!? ...moreless

  • Freezer:

    Very Cold....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is a little outdated but it has all the pots and pans and some spices, olive oil etc, getting better all the time!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    From about 100BC ...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Green House Roof serves as a 400 sf deck ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Advanced Kayaking in Clear Creek. Ask about gear and lessons ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane Barbeque ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Ski/snowboard equipment and instruction can be available , telemark , backcountry, cross country and good old downhill. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Extreme Tennis Society Headquarters...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    There is a wood fired sauna wet/dry in the basement. It can heat the whole house! ...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2016
2 night min stay
$300
$1,000 $2,500
Christmas
Dec 25 - Jan 9, 2017
2 night min stay
$300

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Spring Break
Mar 1 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$300
$900 $2,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $200
Fri, Sat
$825 $2,250

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 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

Fees:


Notes:

Waiver of Liability must be signed before staying. Liability is waived by staying. Four Wheel Drive Vehicle required in the Winter months. If you don not have 4wd Transportation can be arranged for a fee. Other transportation can be arranged eg. DIA , Red Rocks , Loveland.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 09/27/2016
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
DIA
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tommy Knocker Brewery
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
Fossil Trace Golden
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Georgetown Loop Scenic RR
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Buffalo Restaurant , Two Bro's Deli
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Loveland
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Clear Creek

Car: Necessary

Mountain biking and Hiking are available year round right out the door, high above the Chicago Creek Valley. Mt Evans is just up the road, you can drive to the top in the summer and explore for days! World class adventure is right out the door. In winter head to evergreen Lake for pond Hockey or up to Loveland for some Pow. Soak in the Indian Springs Hot Springs.

 

Owner info

About the owner: We are scientists and musicians , we've lost the manual for this dome rocketship-recording studio! Come help us find it! In the mean time we're using it as a guest house. Please let us know if you would like to make a record! Some instruments are available if the muse is with you....:)

Why the Owner Chose Idaho Springs, CO, USA:
I was in search of a K9 Shangri La...and I found it.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
In the Mountains, but very close to everything you want to do, whether its in Denver or Further up the Hill!


Contact us

Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Squaw Peak in the Back looking SE

    Squaw Peak in the Back looking SE

  • Inverted Snow Globe

    Inverted Snow Globe

  • There are 3 queen beds upstairs.

    There are 3 queen beds upstairs.

  • Bluebird and Big Cheif Mountain

    Bluebird and Big Cheif Mountain

  • Fun on Mt Evans...

    Fun on Mt Evans...

  •  New 11/13  These Double as space ship controls , careful!

    New 11/13 These Double as space ship controls , careful!

  • under a ...

    under a ...

  • Kitchen, now has a real coffee maker, griddle , slow cooker

    Kitchen, now has a real coffee maker, griddle , slow cooker

  • Afternoon sunshine.....

    Afternoon sunshine.....

  • Your Move!

    Your Move!

VRBO #445495

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 01, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Calendar last updated 09/27/2016
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