Downtown Next to Main St, Sauna, Hi-Speed Ethernet, Wifi, Kingbed(26 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
2 bdrms (1KING bed), 1 full bath, outdoor infrared Sauna, walk to shops/dining
Enjoy good housekeeping with ironed sheets and steam cleaned rugs every time a guest with a dog leaves. The house sleeps 4-6 guests, 1 KING bed with new pillow top mattress and large desk with highspeed internet/WIFI and a printer (work from the cottage while vacationing), 1 queen bed in second bedroom with vanity and one queen pull out couch with extra memory foam mattress in living room, wall mounted electric fireplace, hardwood floors throughout, 10 ft. ceilings, full bath with slate floor, large mudroom. Large fridge/freezer with ice-maker, Range/stove, washer and dryer. 50 inch HDTV, DVD/DVR/CD player Stereo Receiver. Pet-friendly, fenced-in front and back yard. Pet can be kept in mudroom when you are away. Step through French doors to our large deck with wicker chairs/passive solar lights under shade sails or BBQ your favorite dish. A special treat is our outdoor infrared Sauna for 2-3 people. The property has 2 off-street parking places, one long enough for trailer or RV w/ water/sewage and electric hookups. Storage shed can be used for smaller sport gear like kayaks, skis, snowboards, bikes etc. Our house is one block from Main Street directly on the Bike route (bike rental 1 block) but away from traffic and noise. Enjoy the quietness of watching birds and the deer coming by for a visit. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes for 6 guests. This home is over 100 years old with many original features like the front doors, original iron fence, water pump, vintage stove, unique bath vanity, vintage lamps and partially displaced brick walls for a homey feel. For our Ski enthusiasts, 30 min to Ski Monarch and 40 min to Ski Cooper. "My Colorado Cottage".
Member since: 2014
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Pet and Babysitter upon request. Pet bowls provided.
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
One block from Main Street with restaurants, shops and coffee shops. A few blocks to Arkansas river with boat put-in. Directly located on Bike route. Away from traffic and noise. Historical downtown....moreless
- Golf Course Front:
- Mountain View:
Buena Vista has the feel of a small town with friendly people, artists and athletes. Many sights are in walking distance and the town offers a variety of Mtn sports and 2 nearby Hot Springs resorts....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Ski Lift Privileges
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 7 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 25 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
- Cleaning fee $80
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 9.8%
Host may change rental rates at any time. No smoking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Brown's Canyon on the Arkansas River is the most rafted river in the country. Professional kayakers call Buena Vista their home. Presently this area is in the process to become the next National Monument! Many rafting companies provide full-day and half-day tours for the whole family. As you float down the river you will notice the beautiful scenery with the bluest skies in the whole world, dry climate, no mosquitos that bug you and the climate stays fair. This area has the nick-name 'Banana Belt' because of the mild temperatures even the altitude is 8000 feet high. There are extensive bike trails with nearly-flat terrain and also mountain trails for the experience biker. You can rent the new 'Fat Tire' bikes just a block from the house. Or rent a Jeep and explore the mountain range with it's many fishing lakes and view sizeable deer and elk herds, mountain goats, bighorn sheep and antelopes. Take a drive over Independence Pass to Aspen with awesome views or go north to the ski town Vail. Breckenridge is another ski-town located northeast of Buena Vista. Those who like to take it easy can go on a stroll through downtown and visit the art, antique and consignment stores. You'll discover great finds for a surprising affordable prices. After a long day of rafting or skiing relax in one of the natural Hot Spring resorts, Mt. Princeton Resort or Cottonwood. There are also golf courses of course. Check out the one in Buena Vista in the foothills of Cottonwood pass or for those who would like to golf on the highest altitude golf course in the USA (10,000'), travel to Leadville, just a 30 minute drive north to Mount Massive golf course.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: My husband, originally from California, and I, from Germany, fell in love with the Rocky Mountains. Even though we have traveled the world our preferred vacation spot became more and more the Colorado mountains and since we are planning to spend more time in Buena Vista decided to buy a house there in 2013. We like working on old houses to preserve their uniqueness, so we decided that this one being a jewel in the raw is definitely worth restoring to its original beauty. Now that the inside is complete, we now had the opportnity this summer to add a new deck, new windows and doors and my favorite: the sauna. Since this area has so much to offer in regards to winter, spring and summer sport activities we wanted to give our kids and grandkids the opportunity to enjoy many outdoor adventures by staying in our new home for an extended time to cut down on driving time from our main home.
Why the Owner Chose Buena Vista, CO, USA:
This home is an adorable brick home with a wood extension, close to downtown and has old-world charm. So many historical components are still in and around the house that caught our interest. It's been tastefully remodeled inside with wood floors & trim, 10 foot ceilings, unique bathroom, vintage stove and brick cutouts and a large mudroom for all our gear without dragging it throughout the house. Direct access from kitchen through French doors to deck with Wicker chairs. Although it's close to downtown the house is located on a quiet street away from the noise and directly on a bike route. The put-in site for our raft/kayak in just down the street. And our dog can stay either in the back or front of the fenced yard. My husband also likes that it is within walking distance to a fishing stream.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We added an outdoor Infrared sauna, so you can enjoy the many health benefits. your body from a day of sport activities.
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Street view with iron fence, water pump and front porch
Large Living Room with Queen-size pull-out bed w/ extra memory foam mattress.
Unique Bathroom Vanity
Master Bedroom with King-size Bed, iPhone Charger/Player, Desk, walk-in closet.
Living Room with 50' LED TV, DVD/DVR/VCR/CD/Stereo, Antique Ski-Coat Rack, Ku-Ku
Large, Cozy Dining Room Area
Back door entrance with bistro set for two
Front iron gate
Backyard deck under Blue Spruce with privacy fence and Wicker chair set
View from dining room through French doors to deck
Infrared Sauna for 2-3 persons
large desk in master bedroom
Backyard deck with view of French doors to kitchen
Full Kitchen with Dishwasher, Microwave, two ovens & lots of Appliances.
February 2014 snow
Backyard Oasis, large deck with Wicker chairs
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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