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Mountain Escape Amazing Views on 1.5 acres Very Romantic or Great for the Family

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy Our Cozy Modern House Located In The Beautiful Mountains Of Colorado.

** Summer **

Kick back and relax on an acre and a half of outdoor fun. You can hang out on one of the two decks to BBQ or just take in the view. Be sure to lounge on the over-sized deck furniture at night to take in the spectacular view of our bright shinning stars. Shoot some hoops with the kids or knock some balls through some wickets. Throw some logs in the fire-pit because it's a hit for people of all ages. S'mores couldn't taste any better than roasting over an open fire in the cool mountain air. Laughing around the fire will leave ever-lasting memories for you and you loved ones.

Colorado is known for our beauty and being outside. Surrounded by beautiful parks like Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Roosevelt National Forest and lots of others too! You'll find this is a wonderful place to hike, bike, and fish.

**Winter**

In the winter enjoy the gentle slopping driveway which makes a great place to sled, snowboard or ski. Pull out one of the many board games to keep everyone entertained. Sip tea or hot chocolate snuggled up watching a movie with the warm glow of the fire nearby.

Eldora Ski Resort less than 15 miles away. Other ski resorts like Loveland, Keystone, Copper and Winter Park are roughly an hour or less away.

Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, fireplace, PS3, High Speed WiFi, Stereo with sub, and the master bedroom's adjustable massaging mattress after a day of fun outdoors!

Outdoor items available on the property:

Sleds

Fishing Rods

Basketball and hoop

Frisbee

Croquet Set

Propane Grill (+extra tank)

Charcoal Grill (charcoal not provided)

We will almost always be within an hours drive if you need us, otherwise please feel free to text or call with questions while in your private retreat.

Enjoy the quaint town of Nederland for weekend movies, dinning and shopping.

Black Hawk is roughly a 7 mile drive for gambling and entertainment. Over 4th of July weekend Black Hawk puts on the largest firework show in Colorado. You can watch in 'Awe' as they sparkle over the beautiful mountains. However, if you're like us and don't gamble, you'll never know Black Hawk exists, even on the 4th!

Take a day trip to the city, as the Denver Metro area is less than an hour away. Lots of unique and fun attractions like the Butterfly Pavilion, Aquarium, Denver Stock Show and many more are available!

Plenty of off street parking for as many cars as you need.

Take i-70 west from DIA to Central City Parkway exit, head through central city into Black Hawk and make a left on CO119, head appx 7 miles, take a left into the Colorado Sierra neighborhood.

Cell phone service is limited usually only AT&T and Verizon will work.

More Details

Owner
Andrew Duncan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Andrew Duncan

We're fun, goofy, laid back folks who love the outdoors. We believe in re-purposing and living healthy. Yep, there's a little bit of hippy in us! Some things outside our home were made from recycled materials, if that's the sort of thing you're into just ask and we'll happily tell you all about some of the projects we've done. My wife is a Colorado native and I'm from Michigan. I work and commute to Boulder everyday and get to soak up some of the amazing views Colorado has to offer on my drive. My wife takes care of our wonderful little boy.

Andrew Duncan purchased this house in 2009

Why Andrew Duncan chose Front Range

We wanted to live in the beautiful mountains of Colorado and also wanted to be near a Ski resort. This home fit our tastes and lifestyle perfectly. We love snowboarding, hiking, biking, fishing, having BBQ's and just kicking back sometimes. Our house allowed us to have all the things we love and still be near enough to the city for work and fun.

What makes this house unique

The day we first saw this house was a gloomy rainy day. However, once we came inside, the sun came out and a beautiful big rainbow hovered above our backyard and a young deer crossed underneath the rainbow. We knew this was the house for us and no sign could be clearer.

Map

Waypost Deli - Ameristar
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
"Beautiful views, less than 3 minute drive away, great hiking trails! "
Carousel of Happiness
"Great place for kids and adults. Can host your child's birthday party, buy gifts and more. "
Eldora Mountain Resort
Backdoor Theater
"You've never experienced a movie theater quite like the one in Nederland. Before each movie ..."
Wild Mountain Smokehouse -- CLOSED
Clear Creek Rafting
AMS Wellness Center Black Hawk, CO
"Acupuncture, Massage, Yoga and more! "
Gilpin County Recreation
"Wonderful Pool with great slide, Events, Basketball Court, Classes, Free weights and machine..."
Roy's Last Shot
"Good pub food, pool tables video games and live music. Filled with different art and lots of..."
Gilpin County Library
"Nice little Library, friendly people, nice little movie selection and plenty of books.tAlso,..."
Frozen Dead Guy Days
"Awesome event with a great vibe! Only 15 minutes from all the action. Make sure to attend th..."
Nedfest Music Festival
""NedFest is one of Colorado’s biggest musical festivals. During the last weekend in August,..."
Nederland Ice & Racquet Park
"Olympic size ice rink and great tennis courts! "
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Roy's Last Shot
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Eldora Ski Area

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Amenities

Black Hawk House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king , If a baby crib is needed we can provide one in either room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 baby crib
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Mountain Escape Amazing Views on 1.5 acres Very Romantic or Great for the Family
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews
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Great Views

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, wonderful views, kind hosts who were very timely in responding to my questions.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

This mountain home was the perfect get-away for our Colorado vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Wonderful cabin with great owners!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is super compfortable with plenty of room for our family of five. My kids enjoyed the high speed wifi (especially since we had no cell service in the mountains) and my husband and I loved the porches and all the thoughtful touches Andrew and Marie provided in this out of the way location such as laundry pods and toiletry items which a lot of owners might not have thought about. They thought of everything!

The smart tv in the living room stopped working the first night we were there. I emailed them and they responded very quickly. After determining that it really was dead, they replaced it less than 24 hours after the first email. You can't ask for better service than that!

My favorite part was sitting on the porch watching the chipmunks play.

I highly recommend this quiet and cozy cabin!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice stay!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice experience!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Awesome home.

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. Quiet area, beautiful views and comfortable lodging. Owners Marie and Andrew very responsive and checked in on us to make sure as had what we needed. I would definitely recommend this

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Cozy place that feels like home, close to hiking, rafting, Denver and Boulder

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Marie and Andrew’s place was lovely. After a few days it felt like home for our group. The place is nicely stocked with towels, sheets, paper towels, dish detergents, laundry detergents, shampoos and conditioners, and lotion. The grill came in handy for barbecuing and we also used the back yard and fire pit for a campfire one night. The decks are perfect for sitting outside and the skylights give the home a lot of natural light. House has good wifi and a speaker system that you can connect to via Bluetooth, good for playing our favorite music throughout our stay. Having the bedrooms on a separate floor from the living space was helpful to accommodate our early-to-bed /early-to-rise people as well as the late-night / sleep-in folks.

The location is also spectacular – not only a nice view but nearby to many hikes (I recommend Panorama Point at Golden Gate Canyon State Park, a 10-minute drive away, and Lost Lake via Hessie Trail, a 30-minute drive away), only 1.5 hours to Rocky Mountain National Park, and only 1 hour to Denver. The nearest grocery is a 20-minute drive north to Nederland, or on the way out to the house from Denver in Golden. There is a liquor store within minutes of the house.

For our group, having two bathrooms was nice, though be prepared for a chilly shower if you’re after 2 or so others showering – there is limited hot water.

Overall a great stay and a place that I can recommend to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until booking in complete.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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