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Magical Mountain Getaway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,295 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

We invite you to enjoy the inspiring space of our modest, two bedroom mountain cabin nestled in the Rocky Mountains. The cabin is a short scenic drive west of Boulder, Colorado and only two miles from the quaint and colorful mountain town of Nederland, CO. Built in the early 1900's, our house was the baggage depot which serviced the historic, Switzerland Trail Railroad. The cabin sits at approximately 8600 ft., is south facing, adorned with a lot of glass, great natural light and is passive solar. It is located off a county dirt road, providing easy winter access, situated in a lovely riparian valley, surrounded by Boulder County Open Space and the Roosevelt National Forest.

We remolded this historic cabin in the late 1990's, but not without first falling in love with the wonderful character and imperfections of this turn of the century structure. We purposely kept what we could, like the original hardwood floor, and took great care to salvage and recycle as much of the original, weathered materials, and then integrated them back into our home. Though 100 years old, our cabin offers the comfort of all the modern amenities, while preserving it's rustic charm in a uniquely, eclectic style. Reclaimed, hand hewn timbers accent the the cabin exterior, the master bedroom, and the one of a kind, rustic, hand poured bathroom. Hammered metal details and homemade doors add a wonderful, hand made touch throughout. Furnishings and decorations artistically blend textures from around the globe, as well as from local artisans, all of which enhance the uniqueness of your stay.

Our cabin is the ideal location for a romantic getaway, as well as a wonderful place to escape the summer heat or the hustle and bustle of the city. Relax and rejuvenate in the magic of our home and the clean Rocky Mountain air. Sit on your front porch while drinking your morning coffee. Soak in the sunshine viewing the native mountain wildflowers and listen to the melodic flowing stream along with the chirping chorus of the ubiquitous hummingbird and the song of the native mountain birds.

For the history buff, the valley in which our cabin sits, is steeped in mining history Our cabin specifically, is the gateway house before entering the New Cardinal historic mill site, which in its heyday, was one of the largest gold mines in the area. Across the road is a cute, well maintained cabin, that was the New Cardinal brothel, in the early 1900's. The remnants of the Switzerland Trail Railroad is only steps from your door, This, historic railroad grade offers a network of hiking, mountain biking and in the winter, cross country skiing trails right out your door. The extensive Nederland mountain biking trail systems are also accessed from your doorstep. Be at the Eldora Ski Resort, which offers downhill skiing, snowboarding and nordic skiing in only 10 minutes.

For the outdoor enthusiast, not only is there hiking, mountain bike riding and cross country skiing out your door, but just a few miles away in Boulder Canyon there is rock climbing, swimming, kayaking and fly fishing. The high alpine peaks of the Indian Peak Wilderness Area are easily accessed and only a short distance away. If you prefer a scenic mountain drive, or a spectacular road bike ride, the Peak to Peak Highway is two miles from our cabin, taking you to Rocky Mountain National Park to the north, or to the casinos of Black Hawk, and Central City to the south. The progressive town of Boulder itself is 17 miles down the canyon road, and offers a large variety of shopping, restaurants and the famous Pearl Street Mall.

More Details

Owner
Roxanne di Santo
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

Why Roxanne di Santo chose Front Range

The gateway to many adventures.

What makes this cabin unique

Purchasing this house was a dream realized and refurbishing it was a true labor of love. It has always been a home of inspiration, and light.

Amenities

Nederland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1295 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 1 full bath: claw foot tub and separate shower with river rock floor
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom: queen size bed 2nd bedroom: queen size bed 3rd bed: queen size blow up mattress
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(86 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9418607 based on 86 reviews
5

Beautiful and quaint

  • 5 of 5

Roxanne's house was incredibly gorgeous, so much so that one of the girls I was traveling with started crying when we walked inside! It is literally on the side of a mountain with gorgeous views away from all of the loud hustle and bustle of the city. It even snowed on our second day which was breathtaking. Close drive to town for groceries and other items, very warm and gorgeous interiors, only 30 minutes from Boulder. We had friends texting all of us asking for the details of where we were staying because it was so beautiful! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay on Caribou Road! The house is just beautiful inside and out! The detail that went into this home is exquisite! Everything you need is well thought out in this home. We couldn't have had a better stay! With some unexpected snow the electricity went out for the afternoon, I emailed Roxanne and she was quick to respond and very helpful! Definitely recommend this place to anyone looking to relax, explore and take in all of the beautiful of Colorado!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is beautifully restored and improved. I am not normally much into antiques or things of that nature, but I was impressed with the care and thought that has gone into restoring this cabin. There are numerous wall hangings and other objects throughout the home that are both fascinating and capture the history and mood of the surroundings. The cabin is well located to explore the area. Easy access to the peak-to-peak highway and Boulder. The weather was not cooperative when we were there, but we enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect mountain retreat

  • 4 of 5

We loved the house and the setting. Can’t think of a better way to spend a night than watching the Milky Way in the mountains. Roxanne made our stay very comfortable. Thank you for sharing your gem.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very quaint. We had a great time and Roxanne was very attentive.

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views. Great location and was very relaxing. The cabin was very clean which is very important to me. Good setup with the kitchen and we enjoyed our stay Would recommend it to anyone!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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July 21-29 2017

  • 5 of 5

Caribou cabin is very peaceful and beautiful place. Lots of interesting details, gave me some ideas for my own home. Loved feeding the hummingbirds! Roxanne is wonderful to work with. Thanks for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
63 Miles
Denver, CO
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Wild Mountain Smoke House & Brewery
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 119
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Katmandu, Nepalese dining
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $35 + Tax
cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.99%

Rates are based on 4 guests or less. There will be an additional $25 /per night fee charged for each additional guests, over 4, with a maximum of 6 allowed.

* Holiday bookings require a minimum of 3 - 5 nights

Cleaning fee: $150 (*additional fees may be charged, if excessive cleaning is required)

Check-in time: 3 p.m.
Check-out time: 11 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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