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1927 Wash Park / DU Bungalow - 3 bedroom

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

1927 Wash Park Bungalow

*We comply with all local laws, we have a short term rental license (2016-BFN-0008388) and we pay all local taxes*

Charlotte grew up in this home and now it's our pleasure to share it with you. It is two blocks from Washington Park, close to light rail, bike rental, grocery stores, restaurants, University of Denver, The Denver Tech Center and downtown. Pet and child friendly.

Charlotte moved into this house when she was 11 years old in 1927 (check out the photo in the dining room) with her parents and siblings. She lived here for 84 years and moved out just before she turned 96. Now her home is helping to pay for her assisted living costs. She would love to hear about your stay at her home, we have a notebook where you can leave her a message, she loves reading about your stay!

We know your pets (please discuss before booking with pets) and children will love the big backyard and walks in the beautiful park. The area is safe and the neighbors are friendly!

The house is equipped with everything you need to cook fabulous meals, has cable and HBO, high-speed wi-fi and is beautiful and comfortable. There are a couple twin size air mattress for extra guests.

We've stocked the house with guidebooks so you can easily find a good trail to bike, run or snowshoe.

You have access to the entire house, front and backyards.

There is a coded deadbold on the front door for late arrivals. Each family gets their own custom code for security. We're happy to help with things like grocery shopping etc with advance arrangements but we don't want to bother you if solitude is what you're after. We'll let you take the lead.

The Washington Park neighborhood centers around one of Denver's finest parks, known as wash park for short. The park covers 165 acres and features one of the most popular running trails in Denver. Two scenic lakes and the city's largest flower garden add to wash park's bucolic charm.

Wash Park neighborhood is a very safe and lovely area for a stroll, the people are friendly and there are many shop and restaurants within walking distance.

The house is about a mile from the light rail station. It's one block to the bus which will take you right to the bike rental kiosk and light rail. Denver has a wonderful bike rental program and bike paths that make cycling an ideal way to get around the city.

We've supplied maps and transit information for you.

More Details

Gretchen (and Charlotte)
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017

About Gretchen (and Charlotte)

I'm Gretchen, Charlotte's granddaughter and I'm helping her list and manage her home. Charlotte moved to an assisted living facility after living in her home for 84 years. In renting her home we hope we've found a way that her home can financially support her assisted living costs. She misses her home very much but the wonderful notes left by guests make it easier.

Gretchen (and Charlotte) purchased this house in 1927

What makes this house unique

Four generations of our family have lived in this home. There are a lifetime of precious memories here for our family and we hope that it's a special place for you as well.


Washington Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please be respectful of our neighbors. Complaints from them will be grounds for immediate termination of your stay without a refund.
  • Please approve guests with us prior to booking. We do not allow large gatherings.
  • Denver has a breed ban and does not allow pitbulls. They take it very seriously. If you have a pitty please stay outside Denver.
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower/tub combo
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Each of the three bedrooms has a queen bed. There are also two pack-n-plays and two twin air mattresses for kids.
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Charlotte lived in this house from age 11 to age 97, the house is much as it was when she moved in. The floors are original to the house and creak, The kitchen has the original cabinets and countertops except for the cabinets and drainboard that were added in the 50's. The basement is very much as it was the day they moved in except for modern washer and dryer instead of the vintage one with a wringer that came with the house. If you're looking for modernity you may want to skip this home. While we've added many modern comforts like A/C and a television and high-speed internet, we've left much of the house untouched. We like it that way and we hope you do too.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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1927 Wash Park / DU Bungalow - 3 bedroom
average rating of 4.8627453 based on 51 reviews

Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We had SUCH a great experience at Charlottes house. It was above and beyond with all the amenities we could need and great safe location. Gretchen was very responsive and willing to help as well. We would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Christa! We have so many happy memories there I'm glad you do too now!
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So charming, I felt at home

  • 5 of 5

This house was the perfect location for our Denver stay. The neighborhood was beautiful and the owner thought of everything to make our stay comfortable. Highly recommend this charming old house to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy, convenient and family friendly

  • 5 of 5

Traveled to Denver to visit friends and family for a long weekend. The neighborhood was super cute, great coffee and restaurants within walking distance. Very convenient to the Zoo, downtown and parks. The toys and games were perfect entertainment for our toddler and the backyard was a great spot to hang out in the late afternoon/early evening. The house was clean and had everything we needed. The couches could have been a little more comfortable but were ok for a short stay. Would definitely rent again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very welcoming and comfy home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Neighbor hood was nice, Wash Park was big with lots to do, and the house was very comfortable and simple to “live in”!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Delightful family-friendly home

  • 5 of 5

The home was absolutely perfect for our family. It was clean, comfortable, and well stocked. Gretchen even has pack n plays and kids' toys there! She was responsive and immediately available our entire trip. We would recommend this home with no reservations, and hope to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Visit to Denver in Washington Park!

  • 4 of 5

First of all the home is located in one of the nicest neighborhoods you could hope for. The Washington Park are and Gaylord neighborhood is wonderful for shopping, eating, and celebrating. Easy to walk to the Gaylord area. The house is clean and nicely maintained with original materials. Fun signs around the home to remind guests how to take care of the residence. Our only rental research oversight was missing the one bathroom feature for the 3-bedroom house. We managed by being more mindful of the need to use less time in the bathroom to accommodate fellow guests. Very comfortable overall.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
31.5 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Light Rail
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Close to downtown, the aquarium, the Denver Zoo, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, The Children's Museum, DU, The Denver Tech Center, light rail, bike paths, Washington Park, The Denver Art Museum, The Clifford Still Museum.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $350
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.