If your sensibilities and preferences run towards a private, quiet hid-a-way that is beautiful, peaceful, with miles of trails from your flowering back yard, Wonderland lake a 30 second walk away, and the whole north Boulder complex of stores and eateries two blocks away, then this solar town-home may be your perfect vacation destination or retreat getaway.
It’s location on open space is prime, yet inside you feel like you are in a sanctuary with rugs and tapestries from all over the orient, original art throughout, custom made furniture,handmade ceramic tableware made by your hostess.
This three story home hosts both dining and living, access to outside both front and back, powder room, kitchen and entry way on the main floor. The upper floor has the master bed, bath and closet, full second bathroom, office and a reading room or study, while the lower floor has W/D, 1/2 bath, second bedroom, as well as a full studio should you wish to bring your paints and brushes, the easel awaits.
It is a perfect home for one or two couples or individuals if you value a quiet aesthetic comfortable home within easy reach of all this area has to offer.
Should you wish to explore a fun sustainable urban lifestyle, there are bikes to be rented within an easy walk. Two blocks away, a bus line that will take you downtown if you choose not to either cycle or walk. Within the home itself the chance to compost, recycle should that appeal to you, all the while being powered by the generous Boulder sunshine.
Offered for the first time on VRBO, it boasts AC, full house fan, shady back yard, outdoor eating, whole house WI-FI, high quality natural bedding and mattress, natural non chemical cleaning products used, views of the flatirons and the foothills, outdoor grill, infrared indoor sauna, upgraded everything. Reduced rates for longer stays.
This is our primary home, but each summer we pile our two dogs into the car and journey to a remote island up in B.C. Canada where we farm, retreat and live very simply.
That is why our Boulder home is now available on VRBO for four summer months. We are both recently retired psycho therapists, living out 'golden years' by pursuing a creative life writing, being a potter, artist, reading and spending time outdoors with our dogs, deepening friendships and visiting and being visited by children and grand.
We choose to move down from our precious house in the mountains because we wanted to spend less time driving. We valued the chance to live close to the open spaces and walking trails that Boulder has to offer, yet be close enough to walk to our local coffee shop and the best organic market in town. We outfitted the townhouse with solar panels and proceeded to modernize and upgrade all the systems. Now it provides the best of both world and is so quiet, it's hard to even sense that other people live next door. We were really wanting to live a sustainable urban life yet still be in easy access to the natural world with all it's creatures.
This became our home of choice because it's so utterly private, comfortable, sustainable and quiet. In the summer, it's shaded and cool, in the winters it's abundantly sunny warm and bright. We downsized to a home that is welcoming but not grand, aesthetic but not showy. plush but not full. Spacious but every space useable. For us, it was important to have a studio space for me as well as distinct rooms that would allow for quiet reading or writing areas.
We love the outdoor access. The open views of the front range and from the upper bedroom the flatirons. It has a good feeling of ease and peace.
miles of hiking and walking from the back yard, great downtown restaurants and shopping, walking distance to downtown boulder. Wonderland lake nature preserve 30 seconds away. An organic market, four eateries, one coffee shop and a bakery just two blocks away. Bus line five minute walk away. On bike path.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.