|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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This comfy cottage is conveniently located in a quiet, family-friendly neighborhood that overlooks downtown Golden. This is a lower unit duplex nestled at the base of the foothills west of Denver, Golden offers fine dining, shopping, and an endless number of outdoor activities. Golden is laced with walking and biking trails, allowing you to explore the foothills of Colorado or take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful Clear Creek River to watch the kayakers play in the tumbling waters.
The house is comfortably furnished with a mountain cabin theme. Sleeping accommodations include one king bed, one queen bed, as well as a 2 futons for extra guests. Large living room windows provide a view of the Golden valley area and Lookout Mountain. Natural-style landscaping and a private yard create a restful, mountain-cabin atmosphere with easy access to all the modern and historical attractions of the former Gold Rush-era town center.
Spend a few days, a week, or more as you discover Golden, 'Where the West Lives'
Tandem paragliding flights are available. Please inquire.
We have 2 additional vacation rentals in Golden as well so if this property is showing booked please send and email to enquire on our other properties.
The pictures are not what you will find! The property is over run with weeds!!! The grill was filthy! The whole place was filthy and Tamara was very rude!!! Watch out for hidden costs! There are way better places for the money you will pay here! I wrote another review right after my stay and funny how it never showed up!!!
We found the property to be quite acceptable, and the price reflected its limitations.
Pros : Close to Golden bars/restaurants (we walked there one night)
- Clean, lots of amenities, check in/out process went smoothly (little touches like coffee maker, lotion, shampoo were appreciated!)
- The back patio was excellent, had plenty of chairs (& no problems with neighbors)
- Very reasonably priced
Cons : - The dinner table was for 6 max & wobbled (& we couldn't repair) -- our biggest gripe.
- Just 2 (non-pull out) beds
- It's the lower level of a house / not much of a view. The pictures give you this impression, so it wasn't a total surprise.
In sum : I'd recommend it, if you want to be near Golden's "downtown". Don't expect 'fabulous mountain house with a view' and you'll appreciate it, as we did.
Pro - Close to Downtown Golden
Cons - upon arrival the place did not appear to have been cleaned. I vacuumed when I arrived because the carpets were visibly dirty. there were 4 wet dishtowels laying on the sink - which was pretty gross. there were dirty dishes in the bathroom. there were dry sheets & towels in the washing machine, which I can only assume had been left there by the tenant before us and never washed; when I brought this to the attention of the property manager she said that she washed & dried but did not put away the linens from previous renter. However, there were NO clothes in the dryer - only DRY linens in the washer (which we washed). I was traveling with two young children and had rented movies for us to watch, but the DVD player was not working. The unit desperately needs to be updated if it is going to be a rental. the carpet is very old & dirty, drywall is coming off ceiling in bathroom & also on walls outside of bathroom. mold is in bathroom window at shower. there were 2 wasp nests outside of the kitchen window. the second morning we were there we killed 4 wasps in the house in 15 minutes time (& had not opened any doors or windows). one of my children is highly allergic to wasp stings and requires epi-pen if stung. it was at this point we decided to leave the rental and get a hotel for the remainder of our vacation. while the property manager was responsive to all of these things that I brought to her attention, she was not helpful in these matters. I would not recommend this to anyone.
1. love this place... clean, strong wifi and house is fully equipped with everything that one may need for a 1 or two week stay
2. Highly recommended especially for families with teenagers
When we walked up to the property I thought what have we got ourselves into. The grass was not mowed and yet the automatic sprinklers came on everyday. When we opened the door we breathed a sigh of relief, it was very nice. The location was perfect. We could walk to all the downtown shops and restaurants. We enjoyed the mountain view outside the front window and sitting out on the patio in the evenings. I would stay there again but if you are looking for luxurious accommodations this is not it. All in all a good value.
The location and price of this rental is great, and for the most part, we had no complaints. We are a family of 4; two adults and two small children, and this location worked out great for us. My only complaint is that the cleanliness could be stepped up a notch without too much effort. The bathroom rug needs to be replaced, and some of the lesser used kitchenware should get a look over by the cleaning staff every now and again. These shouldn't be considered deal-breakers for deciding to stay here, but it is the reason I give 3 stars.
Other Activities: Hang Gliding, River Tubing, Water Park, Alpine Slide, Bungee Jumping.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.