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Great Location Downtown and Near University

(54 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

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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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We have a minimum age for bookings which is 25. We require a copy of your photo ID for a booking to be considered complete....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We love kids and since we have three of them we designed this property with kids in mind every step of the way. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We do not allow pets under any circumstances. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    This room has a queen bed with a new foam mattress...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    This room has a set of twin bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    This room has a queen size bed and a crib ...moreless

  • There is a sofa bed in the family room downstairs that can sleep two more people if needed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    This is the main bathroom near the three bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    This bathroom is off the family room downstairs...moreless


  • Books:

    Kids' books are provided as well...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    A variety of kids games is available in the downstairs family room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have DISH Network which includes 240 channels as well as all the local TV channels....moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    We have plenty of toys for the kids to play with....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have a selection of DVDs downstairs in the family room. ...moreless


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    The house is less than three blocks from Lincoln Park and also walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants, etc. ...moreless

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have a table that seats six and a bar that seats three. There is also seating out back if the weather permits. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 9 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The house has a refrigerated central air conditioning system. NO SWAMP COOLER!!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The house is heated by a furnace....moreless

  • Internet:

    We have wireless internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is provided in the front driveway as well as on the street. In the back alley there are two more parking spaces. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    A drip coffee make is provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has new butcher block counter tops as well as a farmhouse sink. Everything you need to cook for your group is located within!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    The oven is gas...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Help yourselves to anything in the pantry and cupboards!...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    The stovetop is gas...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.9
from 54 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Season
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$1,050 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 10.65%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/15/2017
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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Grand Junction Regional Airport
0.9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Moon Bar & Grille
0.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lincoln Park Golf Course
1.6 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 50
0.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
626 on Rood
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
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.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: 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 four 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 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!

Why the Owner Chose Grand Junction, CO, USA:
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!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
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!

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/15/2017

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  • This cozy cottage was built in 1940

    This cozy cottage was built in 1940

  • Bright, sunny entryway

    Bright, sunny entryway

  • Dining room table seats six

    Dining room table seats six

  • High chair available for your use

    High chair available for your use

  • Master bedroom with queen bed

    Master bedroom with queen bed

  • Queen size bed in crib room

    Queen size bed in crib room

  • Bunk bed room

    Bunk bed room

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Plenty of toys for the kids

    Plenty of toys for the kids

  • Lincoln Park playground, pool and Stocker Stadium are just three blocks away

    Lincoln Park playground, pool and Stocker Stadium are just three blocks away

  • Backyard is private and contains plenty of seating, grill and fire pit

    Backyard is private and contains plenty of seating, grill and fire pit

  • Dining and living areas

    Dining and living areas

  • Three more seats located at bar area

    Three more seats located at bar area

  • Kitchen features new counters, tile back splash and sink

    Kitchen features new counters, tile back splash and sink

  • Baby crib

    Baby crib

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Downstairs family room

    Downstairs family room

  • Downstairs bathroom is small but contains shower

    Downstairs bathroom is small but contains shower

  • Spacious laundry room downstairs

    Spacious laundry room downstairs

  • Less than ten minutes to Tabeguache Trailhead (Lunch Loop Trail System)

    Less than ten minutes to Tabeguache Trailhead (Lunch Loop Trail System)

VRBO #592498

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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