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Beautiful Mountain Home Bordering National Forest

7 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
14 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Note: Flipkey's general rate information is inexact. Please see the general rate information listed at the end of this description. My rates are quite competitive and the cleaning/reservation deposit is refundable to the extent that the visitor chooses to do the cleaning. Vacation under the Continental Divide. Enjoy the wonderful Summer Weather or the Winter's 'Best Snow in the Nation' from this totally serene, private hideaway. All mountain activities, e.g. hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding are available. Visit the old mining towns of Gold Hill, Blackhawk or Central City. All the amenities of Boulder, e.g. dining, theater, shopping, music, are only 20 minutes away, and for emergency needs the mountain town of Nederland is only 8 minut...Note: Flipkey's general rate information is inexact. Please see the general rate information listed at the end of this description. My rates are quite competitive and the cleaning/reservation deposit is refundable to the extent that the visitor chooses to do the cleaning. Vacation under the Continental Divide. Enjoy the wonderful Summer Weather or the Winter's 'Best Snow in the Nation' from this totally serene, private hideaway. All mountain activities, e.g. hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding are available. Visit the old mining towns of Gold Hill, Blackhawk or Central City. All the amenities of Boulder, e.g. dining, theater, shopping, music, are only 20 minutes away, and for emergency needs the mountain town of Nederland is only 8 minutes away. This home is a ski chalet style and is very comfortable with its large hot tub on the deck, and big fireplace in the living room. There is a baby grand piano, set of drums and guitar for the musically inclined. A carpeted tree hut will keep the kids busy. Wildlife include deer, elk, coyotes, turkeys, bobcats,and occasionally, bear, moose and mountain lion. A separate caretaker's unit which is not very apparent, is located on the lower level of the property. The caretaker is very respectful, unobtrusive and although only present a few days a week, is always available by phone, should any emergencies or other problems with the facilities arise. Although not absolutely necessary, it is recommended in the winter months that you have a four wheel drive. This will take the worry out of any adverse weather conditions. Sugarloaf road is always maintained since it is a school bus route. The road from Sugarloaf to the house is plowed, and at worse one can normally drive a two wheel drive vehicle up to the driveway and walk up the driveway. It's best however to rent a four wheel drive. When looking at the rates schedule on this site, please realize that the rates are determined by the number of people and the number of nights stay. The way this site lists rates, it is very confusing since they don't have a provision for listing it properly. I believe that the new way FlipKey has chosen to list rates is not very clear so upon your request I will be happy to provide a complete rental information table. Generally speaking I charge by the number of people and the number of days as follows: # of Adults Price per Night Refundable Deposit 1 - 2 $280 $100 3 - 4 $330 $150 5 - 6 $380 $200 7 - 8 $430 $200 9 -11 $480 $300 Up to two children age 6 and under are free. There is an additional $40/day charged for the day immediately before, after and including the major holidays. Small special occasion 'events' may be held here during your stay, such as showers and weddings, parties if arranged with owner. Dogs are allowed in the outside runs with sheds for $10/nt/dog but are not allowed in the house. For questions regarding rates and info contact the owner. A detailed rental info form will be sent to you upon request.More
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Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Linens Provided
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Fax
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Microwave
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Patio
Deck
Fireplace
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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed November 3, 2018

The owner is more than accommodating and the spot beautiful. Quite roomy, fully equipped. About a half hour out of Boulder.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank 549elenag
Jet784199, VR Owner at Beautiful Mountain Home Bordering National Forest, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Thanks Elena! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. I like the easy access to Boulder restaurants and music. Have a great Winter and 10 percent off any return visit. Best. Larry

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We enjoyed our stay in Mr. Fox's home. It backs up to Roosevelt National Forest where we were able to take our side by side and explore the mountains and scenery. It was quiet and very comfortable. Plenty of room to move around with ability...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Culture784963
Management response:Responded August 9, 2018

Thanks Pam and Butch and Family. It was a pleasure having you. I'm glad you took advantage of the forest, lakes and streams. I too enjoy the hot tub every day I'm home, all year long. Please come again and take 10% off the fee....More

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Reviewed July 7, 2016

This was our first time renting Larry's house and everything was perfect! Larry was kind and very responsive. The house was homey and comfortable. The hot tub was relaxing. The kitchen had everything we needed. We were memorized by the hummingbirds! The views were stunning!...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Chris B
claudelfox, VR Owner at Beautiful Mountain Home Bordering National Forest, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2016

Thanks Lisa, I appreciate your comments and your taking the time to make them. But most of all I'm glad you had a good time. Larry

Reviewed January 27, 2016

We stayed at Larry's house with our two teenager sons for five days. Tripadvisor ratings are difficult because you compare huts to manors. Larrys house gets five stars because it is exactly what is descriped on his page. On top of that Larry is very...More

Date of stay: January 2016
2  Thank Kigge H
claudelfox, VR Owner at Beautiful Mountain Home Bordering National Forest, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2016

Kigge, Thank you for your kind review. Perhaps I will visit your hometown in Denmark some day. All the best for a New Year. Larry

Reviewed December 2, 2015

Very secluded and rustic home in the mountains west of Boulder. We enjoyed the scenery, the snow, and the time we were able to spend together as a family over the Thanksgiving weekend. Great views, nice big fireplace, that we kept going as much for...More

Date of stay: November 2015
2  Thank chuck1654
About the Owner
Claude F
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:55%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
Interaction with guests
Owner is not present during rental.
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About the neighbourhood
In the mountains 14 miles west of Boulder at 8700 feet, sitting under the Continental Divide and the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, this property borders the Roosevelt National Forest and is very private and serene. The main road from Boulder is a mountain school bus route and is therefore always maintained. Exact directions to the property are available and are always e-mailed to renters. There is off road parking next to the house, enough for quite a few vehicles. The closest ski area is about fifteen minutes away (Lake Eldora Ski Area); Most all the major ski areas are within an hour from this location.
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