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Renovated Cabin, S W Charm. Heart of Old C.B. Sauna/Hot Tub

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

If you've already set your sites on Crested Butte, you're already on the right track! This town is one of our favorites in the world! Not just for skiing, but also for hiking in the summer, mountain biking and even just relaxing and taking a break from the busy lives that we lead. Our house reflects this. When we first moved in, it was obviously a miner's cabin which had been brought down from Irwing lake and added on to to make a house, but it did need a little T.L.C.! In renovating it though we have kept the charm that initially drew us to it whilst adding things like a hot tub under the stars, a sauna, great insulation and cozy furnishings. Location-wise, it would be hard to beat - it's a few blocks from the main drag (Elk Avenue) and the stop for the free shuttle to the mountain is almost directly opposite the house. The house is cozy enough for a romantic getaway for 2, but also large enough for a relaxing vacation for 4!

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017

About The Owner

We've skied since we were kids. After working a ski season in Chamonix and developing a passion for backcountry skiing and hiking, we started looking for somewhere in the US where we could set up a more permanent home. When we first came to the town of Crested Butte in 2000, we realised that this was the place - with its challenging ski area, great backcountry and amazing community.

Over the years we've come to appreciate all the seasons here in Crested Butte and we've grown to love this town which has managed to keep its charm and avoid the overdevelopment that you find in so many other resorts.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2001

Why The Owner chose Southwestern Colorado

When we started looking for a house, we wanted something small and cozy in the heart of historic Crested Butte (as opposed to the mountain resort which we found less charming, especially outside of the ski season). We finally found 219 Whiterock which at the time was a bit of a wreck with a full drum kit set up in the living room and some interesting murals painted in the loft area! With a little vision, we saw the potential of this cabin and spent the next year renovating it, even adding a sauna and a hot tub in the garden Now we have this beautiful home in Crested Butte.

What makes this cottage unique

Our home is perfectly situated in the heart of historic Crested Butte - you can walk to the shops, the restaurants, the movie house etc and the free bus for the 10 minute ride up to the mountain resort stops almost directly outside by the Nordic centre.

In the summer you can hike directly from the house (Green Lake is a favorite!)and you really don't need a car unless you're planning some longer trips.

Lying in the hot tub staring up at the stars and the mountains after a long day of skiing, hiking, biking or even white water rafting is just the coolest!!



Crested Butte Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Town
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Renovated Cabin, S W Charm. Heart of Old C.B. Sauna/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews
West Palm Beach, FL

Small Town Charm

  • 5 of 5

This place is nicer than the pictures show. Everything was spot on. Only about 5 minutes to the mountain. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2009
  • Stayed: Jan 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review - we're probably better skiiers than photographers! See you again soon - glad you had such a great time in our home. Tony.
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Cozy cabin with extras & a great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great, cozy little cabin! We loved the location and found it to be well stocked with everything we needed. Loved the proximity to downtown and the ease of walking to the corner for the shuttle. Really enjoyed the hot tub and sauna after a long day on the slopes! This is the best place we have ever stayed in Created Butte and we hope to return and stay here again! We LOVED it!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cabin was fully stocked and comfortable. Bed.was great!

  • 5 of 5

The location was ideal ! We walked to town each night and we were 50 yards from the bus to the mountain! Cabin was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location in town.

  • 4 of 5

Easy to walk to everything. Second floor is short and can't stand up in it, but the owner who is nice to deal with makes this clear. It's small and quaint. Hot tub and sauna are terrific.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hot tub was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying at the cabin! The hot tub was a big hit with us - we all looked forward to it after a day at the slopes. The kids LOVED the loft area - spent every free minute up there to read and play. The location was great too! Just a few minutes walk to get to a number of restaurants; the shuttle was across the street - we didn't have to drive at all the whole weekend there.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, perfect cabin, perfect vacation.

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed at the Miner's Cabin for a week of winter sports in Crested Butte. The Miner's Cabin is well appointed and has everything you need for a comfortable stay in CB. It is conveniently located across the street form the bust stop for a 10-15 minute ride to the mountain and a three minute walk to Nordic Center. Also, you can walk to every restaurant and bar in CB within 10 minutes..... no late night bus rides back to the mountain village after dinner in town.

Tony is pleasure to do business with and is very attentive to his guest's needs. My wife and I would highly recommend the Miner's Cabin to anyone considering a vacation to CB.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Car: recommended

We fell in love with Crested Butte the first time we came to do some back country skiing in 2000. Since then the town hasn't stopped growing on us. Every year we discover new restaurants, new slopes, new hikes and, best of all, new friends in what has to be one of the most welcoming communities we know.

Whether you come here to ski, to hike, to bike or just to relax, there is always something going on here. The day is yours for the taking!

Any time of year the mountains are beautiful and challenging. Just a 10 minute ride on the free shuttle bus that stops almost outside the door, the main mountain resort never stops improving.

Activities on the mountain are boundless and open to all skill levels. In the summer there are endless possibilities for camping, hiking and exploring this great area.


Rates & Availability

Crested Butte Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak
Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 13.4%

Please note that there is a $700 minimum on any reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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