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Great Location Downtown and Near University

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage

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Grand Junction Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom house with two living areas and very private backyard

This bright, cheery cottage, built in 1940, has been well cared for through the years and it shows! It has all the original Art Deco hardware and great hardwood floors. The interior has been recently updated with new paint throughout and carpet in the basement. We recently opened up the kitchen to the dining room and added bar seating as well as new counter tops, back splash and lighting. Walk in the front door of this cozy cottage and you are in the living room with the dining and kitchen off to the left. Through a small hallway you will find the three bedrooms and a centrally located full bathroom. The living room has a seating area with new furniture and a 40” flat screen TV with 240 channels of cable as well as Netflix Instant Service. As for the bedrooms, the first bedroom has a queen bed with a new foam mattress. The second bedroom has a queen bed (brand new mattress) and also a crib in case you are traveling with children. We also provide a Pack N Play so a child could sleep in a different room if necessary. The third bedroom has a set of twin bunk beds. Downstairs you will find a spacious laundry room and a family room with a 40” flat screen TV (same cable and Netflix) as well and a pull-out (queen) sofa bed. This room has a small 3/4 bathroom attached to it as well. We have cabinets full of toys for the kids, books and DVDs for kids of all ages. We provide a high chair, kids' table, kids' utensils/cups and even a circus tent! The house has central air conditioning - no swamp cooler! Walk out back into the fully landscaped and very shady, private and fully fenced back yard. Grill out back with your group on our gas grill and enjoy a fire in the fire pit. If you'd like to walk to dinner or out for a drink it takes about 15 minutes (11 blocks) to be at 5th and Main. If you are in town for an event at CMU or Stocker Stadium, leave the car behind! You can walk eight blocks north and be on campus or a walk of three blocks will take you to Lincoln Park which has a great playground and outdoor public pool/slide (and golf course!). Whether you are in town to recreate, visit family or tour the local wineries, this cute little cottage in a central location will not disappoint.

NOTE: If this property is already booked by someone else for the dates you require, please check out our other property - VRBO #489211. It is also located downtown and is similar in size.

Last minute weekday discounts might be available - contact owner for details if this applies to you.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Amy Lentz
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2016
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About Amy Lentz

Steve and I have lived in downtown Grand Junction for the last eight years. I have a degree in interior design but have stepped back from my professional career to raise our three kids. Setting up vacation rentals provides me with a creative outlet for all my design energy! Steve is handy and enjoys doing house projects on his weekends so together we make a great team. We got into the vacation rental business last year and have had so much fun managing our other property (#489211) that we decided to do another one. We love all that downtown has to offer and the energy of being in the middle of Grand Junction. We are both natives of Western Colorado and enjoy being able to share our knowledge of the area with our guests. Because we have three small children we know the frustrations of traveling with kids and babies. We hope to provide you with a home away from home with all the comforts your kids want and need in order to make it a trip they will never forget!

Amy Lentz purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Amy Lentz chose Northwest

We loved this home from the moment we walked in. It is well built, has a great floor plan and is so close to Lincoln Park. With a very private shady backyard, fire pit and loads of character - we could not pass it up!

What makes this cottage unique

Our home is completely outfitted with everything you will need whether you are a family with small children, a group of mountain bikers or wine country tourists - or anything in between! We have worked hard to think of everything you will need for your vacation. We love to travel ourselves and pay attention to the details that make each trip enjoyable. We know you will love this little house as much as we do!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

Great Location Downtown and Near University
average rating of 4.9183674 based on 49 reviews

Clean! Cute! Comfortable! This was the second time we booked because we really enjoy staying here!

  • 5 of 5

Fun,relaxing and cheerful decor. Has everything we need! Many thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to this house with a group of 8 women for a weekend away. We love the location and everything in the home is clean and comfortable. The firepit in the backyard was a highlight, as the weather was unseasonably warm and the moon full. Another weekend to remember ... thanks, Amy.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Feels like home!

  • 5 of 5


You have made your little place feel like a home instead of a rental. Besides the obvious decorating talent, you have thought of everything. The beds were comfortable, plenty of towels, and a kitchen stocked with an array of dishes, glasses, pots, pans, baking dishes, and utensils that one doesn't have to worry if they will be able to make a meal for more than one person. And while Grand Junction isn't big and doesn't take long to get from one end to the other, the place is centrally located and we easily navigated to all of our destinations. This is an annual event for my sisters, nieces and I and hope your place will be available again next year when we come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute Clean Convenient

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a family gathering with local family. The kitchen was well supplied, with just a few groceries we were ready to feed a crowd. The beds were comfortable and the set up for children was ideal. We had babies, toddler & elementary kids. We were out and about most of the time and it was quick to get around. The place was much cleaner than many hotel rooms I've stayed in.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation Getaway House

  • 5 of 5

This charming home was absolutely wonderful!! The property is meticulously well maintained, clean and comfortable. The owners provided excellent customer service in regards to area amenities, restaurants and necessities. Owners were also very quick to respond to all of our inquiries. This home is perfectly located near the downtown area and very accessible to outlying areas as well. We were exceptionally impressed overall, and we will stay there again in the event we are back in Grand Junction in the future! We enthusiastically recommend this lovely home to anyone looking for a place to stay in Grand Junction!!

Pizem Family

July 2016

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a family wedding in town. It was absolutely amazing and we were SO happy with everything. The house had so many amenities that you typically do not find in a rental home (numerous kitchen utensils/appliances, lots of silverware and plates, etc., some pantry and refrigerator stock, laundry room with supplies, toys for children, lots of bathroom towels). Some of our group hadn't stayed in a VRBO before, so it was a GREAT first experience for them, and a wonderful one for those of us who have stayed in VRBO homes before--by far the best one! There were umbrellas provided at the front door, a fun music speaker that we used via bluetooth, cable tv upstairs and downstairs. Not to mention all of the cute decor and bed linens! The whole house had a great updated feel and everything felt clean. We kept on saying the first few days how much less rich our experience that week would have been if we had STAYED IN A HOTEL! Ugh. That was their first idea, which was quickly changed when I showed them this house online. Cannot say enough about our wonderful experience. We will definitely stay here again in a few years (if it's still a VRBO, fingers crossed!). We also loved how it was only about a mile walk to downtown Grand Junction--lots of restaurants and shops. We have family that lives in town that were impressed when they came to see the house--they said they would be recommending it as a great VRBO in GJ! Also, Amy (the homeowner) was very pleasant to correspond with and helped us quickly and happily with anything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Grand Junction Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Blue Moon Bar & Grille
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Lincoln Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
1.6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
626 on Rood
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Powderhorn Mountain Resort

Our property is eight blocks from the Colorado Mesa University campus and three block south of Lincoln Park. We are also just minutes from the Colorado National Monument and popular mountain biking trails such as Tabeguache Trail (Lunch Loop). Palisade Wine Country is 20 minutes away and Powderhorn Mountain Resort is a 45 minute drive up the Grand Mesa.


Rates & Availability

Grand Junction Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Winter Season
Nov 1 2016 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.65%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Grand Junction Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the main bathroom near the three bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is off the family room downstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This room has a queen bed with a new foam mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , This room has a set of twin bunk beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , This room has a queen size bed and a crib
  • There is a sofa bed in the family room downstairs that can sleep two more people if needed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis

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