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Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type guest house

Overview

About the property

Two Bedroom, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8) on Boulder Creek (rent with 1 or 2 bedrooms)

Our Canyon Retreat on Boulder Creek is located at the western edge of Boulder, 5 minutes from Pearl Street Mall and the University of Colorado, surrounded by Open Space. The Studio has its own private entrance through an arbor from the ample parking area. And it's just 30 minutes to Eldora Mountain Ski Resort!

**Note, the price listed by VRBO is for ONE bedroom. The second upstairs bedroom can be rented, if needed, by letting the owner know when emailing. The additional fee varies by season and length of stay.

The first floor has a small kitchen, bathroom with shower, dining area and living room. There are two pull-out sofa beds for 2-4 extra guests. The entertainment center has a Blueray DVD player, ROKU for access to Netflix, or Amazon for movies, TV series, as well as Pandora for your choice in music. There is also high-speed wireless internet access for your laptops. French doors open on to your large private deck overlooking the creek, with tables, chairs and a gas barbecue.

On the second floor a wall of glass affords a fabulous view of the creek and canyon walls. There is a queen bed and also a futon -- perfect for children who might not want to stay down stairs. There is also a second bathroom with shower and a large closet.

We have added an optional second 'attic' bedroom, with 3 skylights, adjacent to the upstairs bedroom. It is optional and is renting for an additional $75-100 a night depending on the season. It has a queen bed and a sectional. Sleeps 2 - 4. Please arrange this additional rental through the owner. Or if you use 'Book It Now,' send your reservation through with one bedroom and we will upgrade it to 2 and send back to you for payment.

The large deck is fenced and gated for your dogs. There is a mulched 'potty place' and water bowls just for them. For more exercise, you can take them for a Bike Path walk or hike the trails.

The Boulder Bike Path just beyond your front door offers miles of trails for biking and running. Settlers' Park, Flagstaff Mountain and Chautauqua trailheads are all near, and Boulder Canyon Drive leads to the Indian Peaks Wilderness, Eldora Mountain Ski Resort and Rocky Mountain National Park.

And for the fishermen, there is trout fishing in the mill pond from the "beach" or walk over the bridge and fish trout from Boulder Creek!! And for water sports, put your tube or kayak right in the Creek from the property! Boulder kayak run is just over the pond wall as is Boulder Kayak Playpark just past the old Arapaho Bridge.

Or -- just relax on the deck with a glass of wine and watch the creek flow by. If you are a winter visitor, it is a bit like being in an ice castle, with the creek running between small ice cliffs. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing opportunities are close by, and you are only about 15 miles from Eldora Mountain -- home of the CU National Championship ski team.

We look forward to sharing this truly unique setting with you!

Keywords: Two-story artist's retreat with breathtaking views, right on Boulder Creek and an old mill pond, yet just steps from the Bike Path. Less than a mile to Pearl Street's restaurants and shops, you'll feel invitingly secluded, surrounded by water and Boulder Canyon's pine-covered mountains. Kayak, tube or trout fish right from the Studio property! And just 30 minutes to Eldora Ski Resort!

More Details

Owner
Dorothy Tucker
Member since: 2012
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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Dorothy Tucker

Our family of 6 began in Pasadena CA but careers in marketing and arts management took us to Old Greenwich CT and NYC. For college, two of our children, Craig and Katie chose CU. We all fell in love with Boulder! While visiting them one weekend, Charlie and I took our dogs for a walk up the Bike Path and paused on the old creek bridge. There we saw an old house on a pond, surrounded by water and, lo and behold, a 'for sale' sign! And, of course we bought it right then and there! Architectural design had been an avocation of ours for many years, so as soon as possible, NYC was in our rear view mirror and Tucker Design Associates, as well as Tucker Walker Group Real Estate were born in Boulder! Our children are grown now and have families of their own, so we don't need the Studio space year around and are very happy to share it with you!

Dorothy Tucker purchased this guest house in 1990

Why Dorothy Tucker chose Boulder

The property feels remote, far from civilization - surrounded by water, pines, cottonwoods and ever-changing patterns of light on the canyon walls, yet it is five minutes from shopping, world class restaurants, the CU campus, Chautauqua concerts in the summer and skiing Eldora in the Winter!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for working with us! Your studio is even better than we thought. The pictures online didn't do it justice :) if we are in Boudler again we will definitely consider another shoot there or staying the night. You may have an untapped market for photographers like us. The lighting and modern decor is beautiful. I wish we could have shot in every room! We'll send some pics soon. Your studio is be perfect for families, bridal boudoir, babies, and outdoors. Thank you again!
Sep 2015
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Map

Eben G. Fine Park
Pearl Street Mall
Eldora Mountain Resort
"Skiing and snowboarding just 30 minutes away from the Studio!"
Boulder Creek Path
"Boulder Creek runs along 2 sides of the property with a pond (100 year old reservoir) right ..."
Chautauqua Park
"Enjoy concerts, dining and hiking in Chautauqua Park"
Settler's Park
Mount Sanitas Trailhead
The Kitchen
Frasca Food & Wine
Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar
Boulder Dushange Tea House
Pizzeria Locale
SALT - The Bistro
Bolder Boulder
Jill's Restaurant
Boulder Creek Events
Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant
Nederland
The Dairy Center for the Arts
"Theater, art and film!"
Boulder Theater
Eldorado Canyon State Park
University of Colorado
Crosscut Pizzeria & Taphouse
Boulder Kayak Playpark
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Many choices on Pearl Street Mall
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Flatirons Golf Course - Public
Nearest Train
1 Miles
RTD bus to Denver Amtrak 30 miles away
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 119/Canyon Blvd/Boulder Canyon Dr are the same
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many Choices on Pearl Street Mall
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Eldora Mountain Resort just 30 minutes away
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Boulder Reservoir
Nearest Point of Interest
Bike Path
Nearest Point of Interest
Eben G Fine Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Boulder Creek
Nearest Point of Interest
The Ride #205 bus stop
Nearest Point of Interest
Settlers Park Trailhead
Nearest Point of Interest
Pearl Street Walking Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Chautauqua Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Sanitas Trailhead
Car: recommended

Eldora Mountain Ski Resort is just 30 minutes west of the Boulder Creek Studio! And Boulder Reservoir just 15 minutes north! And Put your kayak or your tube into the creek from your deck!!

Amenities

Boulder Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Be aware the the Studio is on an old mill pond and Boulder Creek. Children and dogs must be watched!
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The first floor bath is handicapped accessible with wide door and curb-less shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Room with a View - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Bath off this bedroom
    Optional Skylight 'attic' bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Small children can sleep on sectional
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Artist's Retreat on Boulder Creek
average rating of 4.9793816 based on 99 reviews
5

The Artist's Retreat is perfect! It is an exquisite location right on the creek!

  • 5 of 5

The Artist's Retreat is close to downtown Boulder but it's location on the creek is private and restful. This is the perfect spot to spend time with family and enjoy the natural beauty of Boulder. The trail along the creek is perfect for biking or hiking.

The studio is appointed with cozy beds, wonderful soft linens and everything that we needed for our stay was provided. Dorothy was there to greet us and answer any questions we might have. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

We came here to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and it was perfect. Just outside out of town ($3.00 uber ride if you don’t want to walk for about 30 mins). So peaceful and beautiful. The owner of this property is super nice and very helpful. Strongly suggest to go here!

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A True Gem

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful spot! It truly set the mood for a perfect trip to Boulder. Dorothy and Charlie were terrific hosts and everything couldn't have been nicer. Without the slightest hesitation we would come back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal stay

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property in an ideal location. A short walk to Pearl and a shorter walk to a number of fantastic trail heads. Well cared for property with a comfy cottage feel. Will certainly revisit this one!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

Our family travels a lot and this was by far our favorite home away from home! You are welcomed by twinkly lights on the arbor and the lovely sound of the rushing creek. The house is impeccably decorated, well stocked and very clean. Dorothy and Charlie were very accommodating, answering all our questions in a timely manner. We hated to leave, I could definitely live there. We are looking forward to another visit in the very near future. LaurieS

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Dorothy was so helpful, the place was perfect, clean and beautiful :)

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

There is no pet fee. Bring your dogs.
The Studio is cleaned once a week and upon departure. $75 for each cleaning.
There may be an additional charge for more than 6 guests. $75 per person.

**Cancellation policy: Full refund less 10% processing fee up to 30 days. After 30 days full refund less 10% if the Studio can be rented for the same time period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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