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

28 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Crested Butte Cottage Rental Photos and Description

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!

Keywords: Cottage

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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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!!



based on 28 traveler reviews

Renovated Cabin, S W Charm. Heart of Old C.B. Sauna/Hot Tub
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 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
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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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Wonderful cabin with great amenities. Well decorated with everything you might need.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay & Tony is amazing. We truly appreciated his help. We've stayed in a lot of places in CB and this is one of the best, particularly for just two. Very intimate.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Simply amazing

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Miner's Cabin was perfect. We stayed just at the beginning of fall foliage. Crested Butte is beautiful at that time of year. The cabin served as a perfect base for hiking and exploring the town. The cabin is just enough off the main drag to escape the hustle, but close enough to walk everywhere.

The hot tub & sauna were lovely extras after long days. The cabin is well-stocked and super comfy. We'd definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minor's Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Best place in CB. Everything was perfect. it is so close to town but so private and quiet. Hot tub is a dream and the house plus amenities was wonderful. King bed is so comfortable and kitchen was stocked with all that we needed. This was our second time staying in the Minor's Cabin and we will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Tony's home for 4 years now during ski season and it is in the perfect location to catch the bus for the slopes or take a walk into town for dinner or shopping. Cozy home with Colorado feel all around. We will continue to rent it for many years to come. Thank you sooooooooo much Tony for Sharing a piece of heaven with us. Pam and Stan Chase

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay at the Miner's Cabin and it was wonderful. Last year it was just the two of us but this year we also invited another couple. The upstairs bedroom is definitely small but they said it worked perfectly. The rest of the house is super comfortable and we all loved the fireplace and hot tub! We are hoping to be back again next year to try the Alley Loop race again - too fun!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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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:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off Peak
Sep 11 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Winter Holiday
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
5 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 4 2017 - Apr 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Off Peak
Apr 3 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 17 2017 - Sep 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

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

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

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Crested Butte Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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

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