Idaho Springs Cabin Rental Photos and Description
2 bedrooms, Q/F futon in the living room,1 bathroom, sleeps 2-6
RUSTIC CABIN IN HISTORIC MINING TOWN OF IDAHO SPRINGS offers wonderful mountain/hill views and a great location: only 30 miles West of Denver. The cabin is a walking distance to National Historic District of Idaho Springs with fabulous shopping, dining & sightseeing. There is an old train and famous Charlie Tayler waterwheel in downtown as historic landmarks of Idaho Springs. Enjoy white water rafting right here on Clear Creek (do not need to drive anywhere!) in summer time and great skiing in the winter. Beautiful trails, mountain lakes, scenic drives are located right in this area. We are right by national forest with trails for ATVs, bikes, etc.
The cabin is located in the very heart of Front Range Area with most of the attractions surrounding it. LOVELAND SKI AREA is just 23 miles away. Pamper yourself with a therapeutic & relaxing treatment at Hot Mineral Springs Pool near by.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, WILDLIFE VIEWING: Beautiful view of Warrior mountain from the front porch and the deck. Enjoy mountain view, crisp mountain air, take pictures and have fun!
You will have a chance to view a lot of wildlife around. Deer come right to the deck to drink some water from the fountain, three beautiful foxes can be seen often around sun set.
You will see buffalo herd on the way to the cabin, big horn sheep, elks, etc...
Some more wildlife you can also observe at Red Rock State Park and Amphitheater. Red Rock Amphitheater is famous for its summer rock concerts and amazing Colorado scenery.
Please inquire more information and links to more pictures of the cabin and area attractions.
GREAT LOCATION/HISTORIC AREA OF COLORADO GOLD RUSH: The cabin is a real miner cabin located in Historic Area Of Colorado Gold Rush!
A lot of real mines and museums in the area. You can take a tour at Argo Gold Mine or Edgar mine(a real mine with a real hard rock miner as your tour guide). Pan for gold - you may find some. Get on the real historic train in historic downtown of Idaho Springs or take Georgetown - Silver Plume loop historic rail road route. Enjoy National Forest, trails, mountain lakes, scenic drives(take one to the summit of Mt. Evans - 14000 ft).
There are so many things to do in the area...
***Indian Mineral Springs Pool & Geothermal Cave Baths are right by the cabin*** Mt Evans: Lakes, Trails, National Park *** Loveland Pass - Continental Divide *** Casinos & Gambling 15 Min Away *** Historic District Of Downtown Idaho Springs
Mountains of things to do.
SKIING, HOT MINERAL SPRINGS, COOL RAFTING(SUMMER): 1/2 mile to Indian Hot Mineral Springs, 8 miles to Black Hawk/Central City Casinos.
***Loveland Ski Resort - 15 Min Away***Red Rock State Park & Amphitheater***Dinosaur Ridge***Georgetown National Historic District***Silver Plume/Georgetown Rail Road Loop***Argo Gold Mine And Mill, Idaho Springs
***Mount Evans 14,264 Foot Summit***Silver Plume Walking Tour - Historic Buildings***Silver Plume George Rowe Museum***Black Hawk & Central City Casinos***Historic Hamill House Museum In Georgetown***Hotel De Paris Museum In Georgetown***Charlie Tyler Water Wheel In Idaho Springs***Loveland Ski Areas***Indian Springs Resort - Hot Mineral Springs Pool***Tommyknocker Brewery Tour***A&A Historic Trail Stables***Buffalo Herd Outlook***Bill Buffalo Grave***Red Rock Park - Unique Red Rock Formations***Mother Cabrini Shrine
***Underhill Historic Museum In Idaho Springs***Edgar Mine Private Tours***White Water Rafting On Clear Creek***
Scenic Drives, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, etc...
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets considered
About Julia Julia
Our family loves Colorado Rocky mountains and all activities they can offer: skiing, snowboarding, biking, taking trails, fishing, white water rafting. My husband and our twins were born and raised in Colorado. We love Colorado history (especially Colorado Gold Rush period), small historic mining towns, beautiful nature and abundant watchable wildlife.
Julia Julia purchased this cabin in 2008
Why Julia Julia chose Idaho Springs
We could not imagine a better location: quiet street, a walking distance to historic district, museums, shops, restaurants. Great view of the mountains, close to Clear Creek, Hot Mineral Springs. It it very close to everything - to downtown of Denver, Mountains, Skiing, White Water Rafting, Museum, Antique Shopping, Historic Mines and Mine Tours, Casinos, you name it!
Enjoy here in historic mining town of Idaho Springs everything Colorado has to offer: Gold Rush history, old mining towns, railroad history, gorgeous nature, scenic drives such as Mt Evans Scenic Byway or 'Oh, My God' Road to historic Central City, casinos, opera, tons of hiking and biking trails, whitewater rafting right here on Clear Creek, hot mineral springs pool and thermos, great skiing at Loveland and Eldora 20-35 minutes away. If you love geology and mining history you can take a guided tour at numerous historic mines in the area or visit Red Rock State Park and Amphitheater to admire unique red rock formations.
What makes this cabin unique
Unique benefits include Colorado School of Mines facility near by and Edgar mine. You can take a guided tour with a real hard rock miner to learn about mines, mining and minerals of the area. It has to be pre-arranged.
The cabin is so close to all restaurants, museums, antique shops, rec center, library, supermarket, post office. You do not really need a car if you do not mind yo walk or bike...
Guestbook comments from the owner
Julia, we are back in Loveland as of tonight. We had a great time. We left you a thank you note. We also left your residence in very clean condition, as we would want it... Thank you again, we had a great time...