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Secluded mountain retreat - perfect for relaxation, recreation, and/or romance!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Spacious, open cabin, sleeps three, one bathroom, stunning mountain views.

Perfect place for a romantic getaway, a relaxing meditation retreat, a space to revive your artistic muse, or a comfortable base for your outdoor adventures.

Enjoy a sunny, stylish, well appointed but uncluttered cabin with a spacious open floor plan that comfortably sleeps three (one queen bed, one full pull out bed). One full bathroom, full kitchen (fridge, new gas stove, oven and microwave), ample cookware and dishes, large deck with outdoor grill and outdoor dining table and seating, even a brand new washer and dryer, wifi. Quality linens provided. Everything you need to relax, rejuvenate or energize with recreation in the Colorado Rockies.

-- Near historic Gold Hill; dine at the rustic gourmet Gold Hill Inn

-- Secluded 10 acre lot location surrounded by National Forest with no visible houses or roads

-- Endless opportunities for recreation (hiking, trail running, biking) right outside the door

-- Close to Brainard Lake Recreation Area

The cabin is nestled among Ponderosa and aspen trees at nearly 9,000 ft elevation, where you will enjoy dry, fresh pine-scented air and ubiquitous warm sun during the day. Sip your morning coffee while soaking in the views from the deck. Fill the feeder and watch hummingbirds all day. This location is nearly always 15 degrees cooler than the Boulder area, so there is never a need for air conditioning. Evenings are crisp even in the height of summer, so don't forget your jacket!

Available from May through the fall foliage season in October. It is closed and not available November - April.

More Details

Owner
Melissa Garvey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Melissa Garvey

I am a recovering attorney pursuing my dream job of conservation work in Washington State. I love cooking, x-c skiing, road biking, modern art, foreign films, art documentaries, travel, and continually working to improve my Spanish. Next trips on my plate: exploration of my new home the Pacific Northwest! Favorite spot on the globe: Paris.

I am a good humored host who will treat you fairly and ethically. You can expect a very clean cabin and a standing offer to help you plan local adventures and find good food. Just ask!

Melissa Garvey purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Melissa Garvey chose Front Range

I stayed as a guest at this cabin 10 years before I would eventually own it. I loved it from day one, and still find it to be the most zen-like place I have ever stayed. The quiet setting instills a feeling of peace and appreciation for the great beauty of the Colorado mountains.

This is my only rental property, and my second home. I take great pride in the comfort and satisfaction of my guests and hope you will love this place as much as I do.

Amenities

Jamestown Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • One bedroom with one queen bed, one full pull out futon in the study
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

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Secluded mountain retreat - perfect for relaxation, recreation, and/or romance!
average rating of 4.918919 based on 37 reviews
5

Another great week at the cabin!

  • 5 of 5

All was its usual wonderful. We had a lovely couple of days of snow, but the rest was sunshine to enjoy the Fall leaves. The cabin was comfortable, attractive, accommodating, and cozy. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place. Beautiful cabin. Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was wonderful. Plenty of room for 2 people. Deck was amazing. Saw moose and deer on property.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, relaxing and just perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Totally as described, we love this place and would return in an instant. Thanks for sharing your sanctuary with others. The fact that it's so close to great hiking was a huge plus for us!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

the property is stunning; the view is stunning. VERY quiet; perfect antidote to stress!

  • 5 of 5

The house is set up nicely. Everything you might have forgotten or didn't think you needed is available. It's very clean and easy to keep clean. The owner is quite gracious. I lost the key the moment I opened the door on the first day.................. she was very helpful in dealing with that mishap. I later found the key, thank goodness. The best way to describe the stay is relaxing and easy. The view furthers eliminates any tendencies toward stress or anxiety - expansive, gorgeous and dead quiet - except for the hummingbirds. I would stay here again and again.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and peaceful cabin in the Rocky Mountains.

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved the quiet and peace of the mountains and the beautiful cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Away from it all

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is very well decorated and comfortable. It has everything you need to cook. The town of goldhill is really cute and preserved like an old western town. We were able to visit everything we wanted to within a 2 hour radius. Thing's I wish I knew: the cabin is 30 min up a mountain which can be kind of scary at night , ecspecially if you're not used to it. We tried to plan around the dark our whole trip which was kind of difficult.

We also had a two wheel drive, if you're not used to mountain driving I suggest using four wheel drive, you'll just be a lot more at ease.

Even though it's nice to be in the middle of the mountains, there's not much to do at night (we're a young couple) I think it would have made our trip a lot better if there was a tv to at least watch movies at night. If you do want to go out at night we recommend the town of Nederland. It's close and has pubs and stuff.

Overall we enjoyed our stay, hope this review will help others looking to stay at this mountain cabin!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review, Noelle. I am disappointed that the cabin didn't fully meet your expectations. I strive to be completely transparent so I can ensure that the cabin meets the needs of my guests. So, for any future potential guests, please note that the cabin is as described in the the listing -- a secluded mountain retreat. What that means: -- There are more stars than streetlights on your 30 minute drive west from Boulder. -- The wild scene nearby consists of owls and nighthawks, not nightclubs. -- As noted in the amenities, there is no tv. The wifi works great and is perfect for streaming movies and music on your iPad or other device. -- For those wanting to remain unplugged, I keep a diverse collection of books and games, puzzles, cards, and a number of maps for planning your next day's adventures. If you have any other questions about what to expect, please ask! Warmly, Melissa
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Map

Nearest Airport
63 Miles
Denver
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Gold Hill Inn
Car: necessary

-- Near historic Gold Hill; dine at the rustic gourmet Gold Hill Inn

-- Secluded 10 acre lot location surrounded by National Forest with no visible houses or roads

-- Endless opportunities for recreation (hiking, trail running, biking) right outside the door

-- Close to Brainard Lake Recreation Area

The cabin is nestled among Ponderosa and aspen trees at nearly 9,000 ft elevation, where you will enjoy dry, fresh pine-scented air and ubiquitous warm sun during the day. Sip your morning coffee while soaking in the views from the deck. This beautiful mountain location is cooler than the Boulder area, so there is never a need for air conditioning. Evenings are crisp even in the height of summer, so don't forget your jacket!

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Rates & Availability

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $65
Refundable damage deposit $165

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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