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OLD TOWN Bungalow close to everything!

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 bathroom with close proximity to CSU and the heart of Old Town

November Special - $150 per night (excludes week of Thanksgiving).

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All the comforts of home within this charming three bedroom home. Each room boasts a queen size bed (two bedrooms on the main floor, one bedroom in the finished basement). There is one full bathroom on the main floor with a bathtub and one 3/4 bathroom in the finished basement with a shower. The kitchen was completely remodeled in 2013 with new flooring, cabinets, appliances, counters, etc. It is stocked with all necessities to make cooking a breeze.

There is a fully fenced backyard with grill and table and chairs to enjoy the fabulous Colorado mornings and evenings.

Plenty of parking (two spots next to the house off an alley and plenty in front of the house on Smith Street).

Baby equipment on hand if requested as well (pack n play, high chair, toys, etc).

Washer and dryer available for your use as well.

More Details

Cheryl Schaaf
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

About Cheryl Schaaf

My husband and I wound up in Fort Collins in 1997 and 1998 to attend Colorado State University. We met, married and never left! We have enjoyed many trips to various parts of the U.S. and other countries using VRBO as our main source for vacation rentals. Our hope is that everyone who stays at the Smith house has the same positive experiences we have had.

Cheryl Schaaf purchased this house in 2013

Why Cheryl Schaaf chose Fort Collins

We have always wanted to own a property in Old Town. There is a certain 'vibe' to the area that you can't fine anywhere else in town. It is a quiet, but vibrant area, so close to restaurants, bars, breweries, shops, trails and parks. My family and I live in Fort Collins and simply want to provide a place for visitors to enjoy all the city has to offer!

What makes this house unique

We loved the charm of this house right away. It has beautiful arches, wood floors, swing on the front porch, remodeled kitchen (2013), fenced backyard and large mature trees.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

OLD TOWN Bungalow close to everything!
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

A home away from home

  • 4 of 5

This is a lovely home, with a very nice fenced in back yard. The neighborhood is quiet and within walking distance of Old Town. It is a perfect place to relax after a long day exploring northern Colorado.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute home in a quiet part of town!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this home in Old Town of Fort Collins. We were close to everything! The neighborhood was extremely quiet. On our first evening at the house, we had a family of raccoons greet us from the tree in the front yard. The house itself was comfortable and relaxing. Beds were comfortable and clean! The bathrooms were very clean. Nice, well stocked kitchen with new appliances. Furniture in the house were clean and comfortable. My sister, brother-in-law and I spent much of our time in the living room. Each morning, my brother-in-law relaxed sitting in the back yard. My son and I stayed in the basement bedroom. Very comfy bed! Plenty of closet space too. The family room that was also in the basement was another spot we hung out late at night. My son and I watched a couple of the DVD movies that were in the library.

The location of this home was perfect. We were close to the university and Old Town. Probably a 5-8 minute drive to Old Town from this house. Actually, it was a short drive to get anywhere in Fort Collins from this house.

I will stay at this house again when I come back to Fort Collins. Much better to rent instead of staying at a hotel as hotel costs are high. The owner was great and made sure we were comfortable staying at their house.

I suppose the only disappointment was that we did not meet the ghost! One of the previous renters wrote in the log book that they met a ghost that lived in the house. If that had happened to us, that would have been the icing on the cake.

Thank you, Cheryl for renting your house to us! We enjoyed our stay and will recommend your property to all my friends and relatives!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just whst we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

We loved the place. Great location! We will definitely stay there again on our next visit.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Home

  • 4 of 5

The Smith House is a lovely place to stay that is located close to Old Town and CSU campus. The house is well maintained and has a new kitchen and 3 comfortable queen beds. We visit Fort Collins for CSU graduation and it was nice to have a comfortable place to stay! We enjoyed walking in Old Town and having all the activities close by. The owners had warm cookies and apples waiting for us on our arrival. I will definitely stay at the Smith House if I have a chance to get back to Fort Collins!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Smith House was an OUTSTANDING place to stay in Fort Collins, Co.

  • 5 of 5

The Smith House in Fort Collins housed the 6 (adults) of us with ease. Remodeled, clean and comfortable come to mind when I think back on our visit. Close to everything...the college, shops, restaurants and not too far from the mountains. We would definitely come back and stay here again!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this adorable house near old town Fort Collins. It was perfect for our family of 5.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Cafe Vino
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
City Park Nine Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cafe Vino
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Eldora Mountain Resort


Rates & Availability

Historic Fort Collins High School House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
CSU Graduation
May 12 2017 - May 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Historic Fort Collins High School House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1328 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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