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2 Bedroom Mountain Cabin, 10 Minutes From Downtown Boulder

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom On 10 Acre (Sleeps 4)

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Log Home on 10 acres in Sunshine Canyon. 10 minute drive to the Pearl St. Mall. 900 sq. ft. living space with 300 sq. ft. attached private deck, outdoor hot tub and wood burning sauna. Adjacent to the 'Starhouse' Mt. Temple. Easy access to hiking/ nature/ in town events. Western views of Arapahoe Glacier and Eastern views to the lights of Boulder.


2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4


Two cozy bedrooms one with king size bed and one queen size bed.

Pantry Items:

Citrus juicer, veggie juicer, ice cream maker, bread maker, blender and food processor. ...more


Microwave and Toaster oven, electric tea kettle and counter top toaster on kitchen cart ...more


Round expandable oak table, 4 dining chairs

Dishes & Utensils:

All necessary dishes and utensils supplied


Silent propane refrigerator


Propane stove and oven


Full service kitchen

Dining Area Seats:


Coffee Maker



Fitness Room / Equipment:

Recreation Center (10 minute drive)



Wood Stove

Air Conditioning


Linens Provided

Towels Provided

Washing Machine

Clothes Dryer


Hair Dryer

Iron & Board



Satellite / Cable

DVD Player

Video Library


Music Library





Pool & Spa

Hot Tub


Outdoor Features

Outdoor Grill

Deck / Patio

Lawn / Garden

Location & View

Mountain View:

Views of Arapahoe Glacier/ Continental Divide to west, city lights of Boulder to the east.

More Details

Timothy Dobson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2017

About Timothy Dobson

Timothy Dobson is resident of Boulder for 38 years, an alumni of the University of Colorado and a graduate of Naropa University. Over the last 2 decades he has built community through teaching the Dances of Universal Peace and serving SpiritKeepers Interfaith Fellowship in Boulder as minister. This mountain home has provided a peaceful respite in nature to balance his busy community involvements. Learn more about him and his wife, Vera and their work.

Timothy Dobson purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Timothy Dobson chose Boulder

They have lived on this property for over 20 years surrounded by 10 acres of Alpine Forrest and neighboring Forrest at each border of the property. It is adjacent to the Starhouse (Mt. Temple) and EarthStar Organic Farms in which they have been deeply involved for 2 decades. It has provided the perfect balance point location between the progressive community that they know and love as Boulder and the mountain wildlife that reminds them that many creatures share this Earth as home.

What makes this cabin unique

Quiet relaxation and privacy are important to me. Time spent in the hanging Sky Chair on the deck looking at the surrounding mountains, or lying in the sun or hammock, or watching a crescent moon set over the Continental Divide from the hot tub ... all describe features of this peaceful mountain abode. Set back from the canyon road by a long driveway, traffic noise is rarely audible. We welcome travelers seeking a quiet get away and encourage revelers to find a better fit in town.

Built in 1960 by a Quaker couple from Chicago as their Colorado summer home, this log cabin is a perfect blend between rustic and modern living. Some of the features are central heat, wood burning stove, new washer and dryer (2012), wood burning sauna, outdoor hot tub/ jacuzzi, flat screen T.V. wireless internet, etc.

There are hiking trails from the immediate property and Bald Mountain trail loop is less than 1 mile up the canyon. One neighbor's house shares the driveway, so the house is private, but not isolated.


Boulder Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One full bath with shower, toilet and sink
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Murphy queen bed
  • Two cozy bedrooms one with king size bed and one with the murphy queen bed. Additional single bed pull out sofa in living room and a standard sofa (as shown in pictures)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Owner or property manager on the property. Additional services available at times (massage, cooking, cleaning) Speak to owners if you are interested when booking.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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2 Bedroom Mountain Cabin, 10 Minutes From Downtown Boulder
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time spent in Timothy and Vera's mountain cabin. The cabin itself is cozy, comfortable and very welcoming-feeling. We traveled with a small family but I can see it being a great place for a small group of friends as well. We loved eating out on the deck with birds buzzing around, relaxing in the hot tub under the stars, and taking short hikes from the front door through the woods. The area is gorgeous, with great views, and feels very much like you are well away from civilization. At the same time, we were only a short ten minute drive into downtown Boulder, with all it has to offer, and an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park. for us, it was the perfect combination of relaxation, remoteness, with access to amenities and wilderness.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location and so much more

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our time spent in Sunshine Canyon. The owners were so welcoming, friendly and available if needed. We had privacy but knew they were available if needed. The cabin was cozy and comfortable. The deck, hot tub and surrounding landscape was lovely. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Boulder. We loved the vibrant and exciting city but truly felt peace and harmony just enjoying our time on the deck looking at mountains and stars. Hope to see you again in the spring.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful peaceful place!

  • 5 of 5

This property was the perfect getaway. It was so quiet and peaceful that it was hard to believe we were just minutes from the city of Boulder. The views were amazing and the stars at night were just beautiful. Tim and Vera were very gracious hosts and made us feel very welcome. The property was very clean and had all the necessities of home. The hot tub was great too after a long day of hiking and sightseeing. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true zen retreat

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this property is perfect for a quiet, peaceful getaway. Photos do not due it justice. Gorgeous starry filled nights, beautiful gardens to admire during the day. Wifi works great, but try not to ruin the chance to unplug and enjoy just being for a while.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!!! Welcome back!!!!
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Great spot, close to Boulder & RMNP

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful. We had great views and a feeling of remoteness while Boulder is a few minutes away. The place was great and had everything you need. Timothy and Vera gave us a nice walk through and were close by if we needed anything. One hour form RMNP made it that much better!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for sweet review!!!!
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What a wonderful experience!!

  • 5 of 5

Tim and Vera's rental was perfect for us in many ways. The rental had all of the necessary amenities of home, including many extras such as a hot tub, a beautiful deck surrounded by trees, flowers, and beautiful scenery. The location was the perfect spot to feel secluded, but close enough to the downtown area. It was a true retreat and I feel recharged :) Tim and Vera were gracious hosts and made sure to give us a full tour of the rental and answered our many questions. I would certainly recommend this rental for anyone who is looking to have the perfect "getaway" spot.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Walnut Brewery
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Flatirons Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
CO. Hwy 36
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many choices
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort

Our cozy log home is 3.5 miles from downtown Boulder, a ten minute drive to the historic Pearl Street Mall. Extending west from Mapleton Hill, Sunshine Canyon Drive is the road to the old mining town of Gold Hill with access to the Peak to Peak Hwy.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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