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Mountain Moon Guesthouse 10 miles Northwest of Boulder! Beautiful upscale home.

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,750 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Beautiful, spacious & sun-filled 3 bedroom, 2 bath home surrounded by mountains.

~The home is a green built stucco home in an area surrounded by Roosevelt National Forest. There's one other home across the valley but you have to look hard to find it. So up here on this mountain top you'll see nothing but nature and stars.

~The master suite and all the bedrooms are spacious and open onto their own deck. You'll likely see wildlife during your stay, especially deer but also wild turkey, fox, elk, hummingbirds and more. Even saw a marmot once. And if you listen carefully at night you might hear an owl, a baby coyote or the wings of bats.

~The mountain views from the home are spectacular, and the night sky incredible since there's no other light competing. And of course the mountain moon! Hiking is steps outside the door or on nearby trails. Bring your hiking shoes/boots/daypack, snow shoes/cross-country skis, mountain bike, fishing pole or fly rod and a horse if you have one (horse must find other accommodations;). The nearby Saint Vrain Trailhead is one of the best kept secrets in this part of Colorado, so expect to find peace and solitude in addition to beauty. Other trails are accessible in town and many more within a few miles.

~The home is an easy drive to Boulder, but if you want to stay local there's The Mercantile Restaurant (affectionately called "The Merc" by locals). Bed and... breakfast at The Merc'! It's a one-of-a-kind mountain restaurant serving wonderful breakfast, lunch, dinner, local draft beer & wine. In continuous operation since 1902! Rainbow, the owner, is famous locally and beyond for her fabulous cooking. Only a 3 to 5 minute drive from the house, there's live music every Thursday & Saturday night, and acoustic music/tapas on Friday afternoon.

~ Eldora Ski Resort is 27 miles from the house over the beautiful Peak-to-Peak highway in the destination mountain town of Nederland, with it's many shops and restaurants.

~ Estes Park, gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, is 32 miles away over the Peak-to-Peak Highway. Trail Ridge Road, the highest continuous paved road in the United States, takes visitors through the park and across the Continental Divide.

~ Brainard Lake is 15 miles up the mountain on the Peak-to-Peak Highway in the Indian Peaks Wilderness with many choices of trails varying in difficulty.

~ Jamestown is home to many artists & musicians, so there are special events throughout the year, such as JAVA JAM (JAVA + JAM=coffee/art + Jamestown Artists & Musicians) and the JAM for the Arts. 4th of July in Jamestown is an entire day of activities, beginning with a pancake breakfast and ending with fireworks. It's a community of wonderful people recovering beautifully from the catastrophic flood of 2013.

~ Jamestown is also a charming destination for tourists, cyclists, bikers (mountain & motor) who come to enjoy the ambiance. All are welcome! The drive up James Canyon is wondrous throughout the seasons of the year. Enjoy the drive, then stop in at The Merc for hydration & sustenance, linger in the town park by the creek, or visit Elysian park on Lower Main where there's a tennis court, a pavilion, a playground and walking trails. Jamestown is a unique destination in itself and on the way to many others, and The Mountain Moon Guesthouse & Retreat is a wonderful resting place in the midst of it all.

More Details

Jyoti Sharp
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Un poquito espanol!
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

About Jyoti Sharp

I moved to the quaint mountain town of Jamestown in 2002 when I purchased a home on beautiful James Creek and opened a vacation rental in this home in May, 2013. It was partially destroyed by the floods of September, 2013 and will one day be rebuilt. It's truly been a heart-opening experience to witness so much goodness and generosity come our way after the flood.

In early 2015 I was fortunate to purchase an incredibly beautiful home in the mountains nearby with stunning views. So happy to be back in the business of opening my doors and making folks feel welcome and at home in a beautiful mountain environment.

I live on-site on the ground level with separate entrance and a concrete floor separating the spaces, so you won't hear or see me unless you want to, but I'm available to answer all your questions!

I've also owned a small business in Boulder since 2000 called Windhorse Elder Care. I have two wonderful sons and daughters-in-law as well as a precious granddaughter.

Jyoti Sharp purchased this house in 2015

Guestbook comments from the owner

Please see for the eight 5-stars reviews I received from May 25, 2013 - September 11, 2013.
Sep 2013
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Jamestown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bear/Coyote Bathroom - toilet , shower , Private bath between bedrooms with privacy doors
    Buffalo Master Bath - toilet , shower , Has "guest" toilet which is separate from main bath area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Buffalo Master Suite - 1 queen , Opens into master bath, living area and large deck
    Bear Bedroom - 1 queen , Shares a bath with "Coyote" bedroom
    Coyote Bedroom - 1 queen , Shares a bath with Bear Bedroom
  • 2 additional resort quality twin beds are provided for up to 8 guests in beds.
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Mountain Moon Guesthouse 10 miles Northwest of Boulder! Beautiful upscale home.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 47 reviews
Wyckoff, New Jersey

Beautiful mountain home

  • 5 of 5

The Mountain Moon Guesthouse is wonderful vacation destination. It is a beautiful drive through the mountains to this secluded home. The house is spotless and our host, Jyoti, put careful thought into every detail from the fresh peonies to fine linens and towels. The kitchen is has everything you could possibly need. I would suggest on stocking up on supplies before heading in as you may not want to leave again! It was lovely to stay in a home where the owner is so welcoming and hospitable.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Glen & Liz, What a lovely review! Thank you!! Weren't those peonies fantastic? I tried to find them again but couldn't, so glad you noticed that rare treat. Would love to have you again if you ever make it this way! Jyoti
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A true get away!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for an escape this is your place. A beautiful home for a nice retreat into the mountains. Our family had a lovely stay! Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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As pretty as the pics and comes with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Super-well stocked and the owner is very responsive. Plus, it is very convenient. We flew into Denver and it took only a little over an to get here from the airport.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic House!

  • 5 of 5

The Mountain Moon Guest House was the perfect base for our family’s Colorado vacation. Large, spacious, clean, modern yet matched to the rustic character of its sweeping mountain views, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Mountain Moon accommodated our family of eight adults, coming from as close as Denver and as far as Michigan, Brooklyn and Washington, DC. The owner and the nearby town of Jamestown were welcoming, and the location provided a central hub for our adventures in Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins, the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area and the surrounding Roosevelt National Forest. And you simply can’t beat watching the sun rise over the mountains with a cup of coffee on the back deck.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An Absolute Gem of a Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I spent 4 nights at this property for a bachelor party/guys' weekend with 5 friend in early September 2017. This place was the perfect location for the long weekend. It was an hour away from Estes Park and Denver which allowed us to spend a day hiking as well as make it to a Rockies Game at Coors Field. The house had everything we needed: plenty of beds, towels, & linens, a big TV to watch College Football, and an kitchen that is nicer than my own. At night when the clouds didn't interfere, the view from the balconies was incredible. Everyone in my party agreed the house was spectacular, and the perfect location as we wanted to do several activities across Colorado. I highly recommend Jyoti's house.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mountain Moon Quiet, Serene, & Comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our one week stay at the Mountain Moon was all that we expected. As two couples meeting in Boulder, Mountain Moon provided us with privacy, space and serenity. The house is adequately equipped in the kitchen, has a majestic great room with two walls of windows that look out into the forest, and enough privacy for three couples. Jyoti provided flowers for our arrival and was available to answer any questions or concerns. With a short drive to Boulder and less than an hour to Rocky Mountain National Park, it is ideally located.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
The Merc
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Peak to Peak Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
The Merc
Nearest Ski
27 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort
Car: necessary

The home abuts Roosevelt National Forest and is surrounded by natural pine forests and mountains. It is easy access to Boulder, Denver, Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Forest, Brainard Lake & Eldora Ski Resort and countless other mountain activities such as white water rafting, tubing, mountain climbing and mountain biking.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.99%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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