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Quiet, pet friendly, enclosed yard, biking trails close by

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms with mountain views, 1 bath, pet friendly

The Roaring Fork River is a short walk away and local bike paths close by. Riverdale is located in a quiet place to relax and close to all Glenwood Springs has to offer. For those who love to cook, we have more than salt n pepper for your spices, a waffle iron, a blender, toaster and a crock pot. Enjoy wifi and a large screen smart tv from an open living room, kitchen and dining room area. Perfect for 4 people. A well behaved pet is welcomed to enjoy the fully enclosed yard, a water bowl and 2 pet beds of their own.

(city permit #18-070)

More Details

Pam Brown
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About Pam Brown

Dennis and I met in Glenwood Springs when I came to Colorado Mountain College in 1978 and I have been in the valley ever since. Dennis, on the other hand, grew up here and has family who homesteaded the Ruedi area and has family history in this valley. We enjoy traveling with our fur baby, Patches, so we knew Riverdale had to be a place for complete families to come and enjoy Glenwood Springs.

Pam Brown purchased this house in 1998

Why Pam Brown chose Glenwood Springs

We liked Riverdale Cottage because of it's location but we were surprised how quiet this little home is. Riverdale Cottage is close to everything our area has to offer for outdoor activity, skiing and restaurants. It is located in a nice area away from the noise of downtown traffic and has close access to Midland Ave. There are two city trails by Riverdale Cottage that are used for walking or biking and are very handy for going downtown or to enjoy the river.

What makes this house unique

Riverdale Cottage sits back in a nook that makes it a peaceful get away. Enjoy a full enclosed yard with a back deck and grill after biking on all of the trails in our area. I love that the Cardiff walk bridge is just down the sidewalk for a nice overlook of the Roaring Fork River. Sunlight Ski is about 15 miles away, Snowmass/Aspen are 45 minutes and an hour drive will bring you to Vail. Come home to Glenwood and visit one of our 2 Hot Springs pools. Doggie day care is available in town and we do ask that your dogs are not left at home alone ALL day.


Glenwood Springs House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Instant Booking allows a choice of either the insurance fee OR the refundable damage deposit. We do not require the damage deposit.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Quiet, pet friendly, enclosed yard, biking trails close by
average rating of 4.821429 based on 28 reviews

Cozy, charming, comfortable cottage

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week-long stay at the Cottage. So convenient to get to and very nicely laid out, comfortable living area and really nice kitchen. Very comfortable king size bedroom and nice to have a second queen size room also. Really enjoyed the fenced in lawn and having a back patio and grill to use.

Very well done by hosts Pam and Dennis. Delightful!

Convenient location to Glenwood Springs and Carbondale. Will definitely return to stay and enjoy the well-laid out cottage. Thanks for a wonderful, cozy experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and loved having you!
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Perfect for any length of stay!

  • 5 of 5

I just completed a short stay in Riverdale Cottage, and I could not be more pleased with the property. It was absolutely charming, and Pam has seen to every possible detail. Not only did she approve the last minute addition of my daughter and future son-in-law with their dog, she left a lovely wedding celebration gift and filled water dish and dog bed for their arrival. She was immediately responsive to all our needs with timely communication before and during our stay. The home itself is spotlessly clean, beautifully decorated, and a comfortable base for all your local Colorado adventures. You’ll enjoy relaxing on the deck with its comfortable group seating and rise each morning well rested from the comfortable beds and quiet setting. Perfect for a few days or a few months!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This place was so clean and well taken care of. We loved our stay. The fenced in yard was great for our dogs. The back porch is cozy and let us chill while the dogs chased squirrels. Quick access to great biking, hiking and spas.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We visit Glenwood at least two times a year and have never had such a pleasant stay. Riverdale is a hidden gem, we felt at home the minute we arrived. The house is immaculate, inviting and cozy. Pam even welcomed our fur babies with a bowl of fresh water, treats,towels and beds that just happened to be the perfect sizes. Riverdale is in a wonderful location and easy access to the Roar Fork and some great fishing. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable home in a quiet area

  • 4 of 5

This home was the perfect place to spend time with family. The yard was great for our dog. The deck was a great spot to sit back and relax. I hope to be back again

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely love this place!

  • 5 of 5

This was, by far, the cleanest place we have ever stayed! We truly enjoyed this little getaway. Actually, it wasn't little. We absolutely did not feel crowded. There was room for everything we brought without feeling like we were tripping over suitcases, etc. It has everything you need, is in a wonderful little secluded area, and the peaceful evenings were the best. The bed was super comfortable, too! Very, very, VERY awesome place!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Aspen Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Rivers Restaurant
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Glenwood Springs Golf Club
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Glenwood Springs
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Rivers Restaurant
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Sunlight Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Enjoy many city biking trails right outside our door. Below Grand Ave is the Roaring Fork River with a pathway on the west side that is enjoyable but doesn't go through town. The bike path behind Sopris Ave, (behind Riverdale)goes all the way to Rivers Park and downtown Glenwood Springs and to Aspen. Enjoy the Hot Springs Pool or Iron Springs after biking or a day of skiing. Aspen and Snowmass skiing are 45 miles, Vail is 55 miles from Glenwood and Ski Sunlight is 15 miles away.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Pet Fee $10
Property Damage Insurance $59

Housekeeping is available with advanced notice. Monthly rental requires a bi-weekly cleaning($30/hr. 2hr minimum), paid for by the client. Any undue repairs will be charged at $60/hr.
Only 2 pets (under 100 lbs) are allowed unless prior approval by owner.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.