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Ultimate Boulder Experience II

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Boulder House Rental Photos and Description

Private Home, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible couch, 1 Bath

Overlooks Boulder Creek and is just 1.2 miles from Boulder's famous Pearl Street Mall. Enjoy a 360 degree mountain/canyon view from the front deck. Hike up the mountain for an even more spectacular view. The Boulder bike path is just steps away. This house has 3 queen size beds, plus a fold out couch. The fully equipped kitchen features refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee pot, tea kettle, etc. Play games or watch TV in front of the fireplace. Relax in the sauna while watching the local wildlife. Two mountain bikes included with each rental.

House next door is also available (VRBO #369833) - rent individually or book both them for larger groups!

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Barry Ploog
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2016
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About Barry Ploog

Barry is a RE/MAX REALTOR with over 25 years of residential and commercial experience. He specializes in helping buyers, sellers and investors achieve their real estate goals.

Barry manages his own portfolio of residential and commercial real estate, and has done numerous historical renovations from abandoned to thriving! He is well qualified and prepared to guide through your investment options and provide professional expertise.

Before earning his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin, Barry lived in Chicago, Texas and Wisconsin. He started playing hockey as a child in Chicago and continued through high school and college. He coached hockey at CU Boulder, and still plays on a local league at the Westminster Promenade. Barry plays with classic cars, has fun outdoors, is an avid mountain biker and golfer and enjoys the game of golf.

Barry Ploog purchased this house in 2011


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Ultimate Boulder Experience II
average rating of 4.857143 based on 35 reviews

The most perfect place

  • 5 of 5

If you want great views, and a mountain feeling, this is the place. I see some of the reviews talk about the steep driveway and stairs, don't let this stop you from staying in this beautiful rental, it really isn't that bad. The house was really clean, comfortable furniture and beds, but the best thing about this place is the amazing views and the location. The sauna was also an amazing bonus. It is an experience we will never forget, and if we come again to Boulder, we will definitely be staying there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfy spot, close to downtown.

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice, if not just a little funky, property. The only things that keep it from being a 5-star spot are the extremely steep driveway, with only room for one car at the top (and no place to turn around, you have to back down), and the preponderance of some sort of flying beetle. There are a couple parking spaces at the bottom of the driveway, but the walk up is strenuous. The bugs were probably just the result of the time of year (mid-October), and were mostly no big deal. The place was very clean and comfy otherwise. The only other minor issue was the fact that one bedroom has a very short entry and a low ceiling, which wasn't a huge problem for us, but might be an annoyance for a tall person.

Overall, for the price and location, it's a great option, and we would recommend it to any group that didn't include an elderly or infirm person. (They would be challenged by the driveway and stairs throughout.)

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Glad you enjoyed your stay in Boulder and thank you for the review. Yes, the stairs / driveway can be a challenge. Come back soon! Thank you. B
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Very nice stay in/near Boulder

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, well organized house with three, really nicely furnished bedrooms and nice living room. Plain, which I like, with fresh flowers the only (and thoughtful) frill. Cotton blankets left us a little cool at night -- comforters would be a nice addition and maybe some down pillows, but otherwise the beds are comfortable. House is right across the windy, somewhat busy Canyon Road from Boulder Creek (?) and bike trail, and it is an easy drive into town, Pearl Street, and CU. We had great meals at Shine, Zeal, and the Dushambe Tea House and a really amazing car trip up to Flagstaff. Bottled water in fridge unnecessary as Boulder water seems really good (we drank a lot of water to prevent altitude sickness) -- and bottled water really not ecologically or economically a good idea. Sorry to seem kind of snobby about plastic bottled water. Last but not least, we wanted to use the sauna, which is clean and really nice looking, but we never got to it. Next time. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house, breathtaking view, perfect location, cozy fully equipped home

  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for our trip to Boulder with our daughter and our cat :)

The house is fully equipped with anything that might be needed for your stay.

There's a trail right in front of the house, and it takes around 15 minutes to walk to the Pearl Street Mall, which makes it perfectly located.

The owner checked on us when we arrived to make sure everything was 0k, and we counted on him if we needed ANYTHING at all. He is very friendly and helped us with all we needed.

The stay was flawless, no problems at all, very clean and overall a lovely stay at a lovely house. 100% recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous views, serene and very cosy house

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights to experience living at the side of the mountains and we loved it. In fact I regret not booking longer. We are now staying in another property and it pales in comparison. Firstly Barry is great and always available. The house have everything you need and more. The views are gorgeous and walking on the boulder creek trail is so special to us coming from Malaysia. Will definitely return since my daughter just enrolled in CU. Deserves more than 5 stars

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kailua Beach, Hawaii

We loved staying in this awesome hillside home.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Barry, your home was perfect. The views of the hills and the creek below are perfect. The house is fully equipped with all we needed for a great stay. Enjoyed riding the bikes along the creek, and being away from downtown. We will be back soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
44 Miles
Denver International Airport -
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many bars to choose from at the Pearl Street Mall
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 36
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many restaurants at the Pearl Street Mall
Car: recommended

Other Boulder attractions: University of Colorado - Boulder, Pearl St. Mall, Chautaqua Park

Rates & Availability

Boulder House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
CU Graduation
May 11 2017 - May 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Boulder Iron Man
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Rate
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Mgmt/Facilities Fee $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Boulder House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Two mountain bikes included with each rental.

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