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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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 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

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average rating of 4.9506173 based on 81 reviews
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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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Great views, rural mountain living, and relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was fantastic. The cabin was very well maintained and served our purpose of enjoyment while in the Nederland area. There is a lot of character in the cabin, which I like. And sitting outside to enjoy mountainside views was amazing. I would definitely book again if I were to be in the area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great vacation destination

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Great mountain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Good view. Quiet. Rustic. Not far from town. Good location for wilderness hikes. Well stocked with convenience items.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

The house is absolutely beautiful and in a great area. All the details Roxanne has put into this house are wonderful. The entire 10 days we stayed here were FANTASTIC. Look no further. This place is unique and peaceful.

Roxanne was amazing. She was in constant communication when needed and was a great host. Thank you so much for sharing your home. Truly, the best rental my wife and I have ever stayed at, and the nicest person we have rented from.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Unique Quite lil Cabin in beautiful setting!

  • 5 of 5

Had a blast here! Plus our kids enjoyed the moose, hummingbirds, and other wild life we saw around the cabin. Not to mention the peaceful beautiful outdoors itself, in addition to the fun old world decor of the cabin. Good time and hope to be back again.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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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

Nederland Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,540
$6,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season cont.
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,540
$6,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 16 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$215
$1,330
$5,400
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 28 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,330
$5,400
 
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 4 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,330
$5,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
Jun 1 2018 - Oct 21 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,610
$6,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $35
Damage Deposit $500

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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