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Old Town Bohemian + Modern, downtown, close to breweries, CSU

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

Please see virtual tour under Owner Information. Amazing location right downtown. Quiet street yet steps away from dining, shopping, concerts, breweries. This vintage and contemporary apartment has it's own front porch for people watching, large living room open to new custom kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances, bath with tile shower, separate bedroom with queen size bed. Step back in time with a lovely mix of the old and new.

Janet Scott
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Janet Scott

Love art, architecture, design, history, preserving history, stewardship, bicycles, fine wine, photography, family, adventures

Janet Scott purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Janet Scott chose Fort Collins

This property was screaming for someone to love it. We immediately felt connected to it, by the location and potential charm. The previous owner had done nothing to enhance the property or fix it up in any way. We felt it call our name and we love it!

What makes this apartment unique

It is such a wonderful location, in historic downtown Fort Collins, it felt like you could feel the vibes of the past when looking out the windows over library park, as many people had done before you. The downtown area has such rich history, with the ghost signs and old architecture. We just wanted to be part of it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We truly enjoyed your darling home. It was so very comfortable. It made the perfect quick get-a-way. Loved being just minutes away from the fun shops and wonderful restaurants of Old Town. Thanks for providing such a great place!
Jun 2015
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Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

Old Town Bohemian + Modern, downtown, close to breweries, CSU
average rating of 4.709677 based on 49 reviews

The place was perfect for my needs. Great kitchen.

  • 4 of 5

Great accommodations. My main need was a good kitchen and open space. For that it totally worked. Bath was small but worked for us. Location was convenient to CSU and old town. I would stay there again. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Weekend Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Great place for a weekend getaway!! Close to Old Towns bars and restaurants. Better suited for 2 people, but there is a pull out couch if needed. I would stay there again!! Thank you Janet!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little house!

  • 4 of 5

Great little house for a "sister's vacation!" Wonderful location, within easy walking distance to Old Town shopping, restaurants, and yes, even places to get a massage. We had a great time. The house was clean, the kitchen amazing, the bed and sleeper sofa both comfy. I would definitely recommend this VRBO to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Clean Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location in terms of the downtown, bike trails, and especially all the breweries. We had a fantastic time and no trouble at all!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: yes, it is close to everything, no car needed once you get there! hope to see you again!
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Stayed for Sabbatical

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time using VRBO. Overall the experience was very good. The positive things about this rental: great location to downtown and trail system on the Poudre. Old town is a fun place to explore. The home was furnished with everything I needed - wifi, warm blankets, W&D, nice kitchen. The owners were very responsive to issues or my questions and good communicators - I can't stress how much I appreciated this coming from a long way to stay for a longer period. No real bad things to say, just know my comments mostly reflect that I stayed here for a duration - sometimes the location could be noisy at night mostly because the library is a high traffic area for people during all times of the day and night and the firehouse is about 3 blocks away and sometimes drives by the house on the way to a call. After several weeks I found the bed to be uncomfortable - it is a single mattress that may be at it's warranty life. Overall, great place and I would not hesitate to stay here again or to recommend this place to other visitors (and great responsive owners who take pride in their properties). Thank you.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you for your extended stay.. And yes, being in Old Town involves putting up with train noise, etc. The locals become somewhat immune to all of it but just coming in to town, it is for sure there! We had discussed the bed, it is a memory foam mattress, a few years old, not sure what the issue was but we have not had any other comments regarding it. Would love to have you stay again!
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Clean and convenient.

  • 4 of 5

Nice apartment that worked well for our stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you liked the apartment and location. Excellent way to access downtown, breweries, etc. Hope to see you again!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Coopersmith's Pub & Brewing
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
US Hwy 14
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Melting Pot of Fort Collins
Car: not necessary

Fantastic location in Downtown/Old Town, super great walk-score, across from library park, 2 blocks from Old Town Square with restaurants, entertainment, concerts, breweries and all the fun and shopping you can imagine.


Rates & Availability

Old Town Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 5 2017 - Mar 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
CSU Graduation
May 10 2017 - May 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Independence Day
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
CSU homecoming
Oct 5 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Cleaning fee of $50. Note, approximate monthly rates are shown, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Rates shown are for two guests or less. For additional guests, contact for a quote. For stays of 30 days+, tax rate does not apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Old Town Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tiled shower, new vanity and light, quaint!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) large queen size bed with memory foam mattress, Sleep Sofa has (1) queen size leather sofa, memory foam mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
For anyone visiting Fort Collins for the first time, they will appreciate this relaxing location near Library Park and within walking to 5-6 coffee shops, sushi bars, bistros, etc. Stroll a few blocks for a hot breakfast with cinammon toast and delicious coffee. The night life offers wine bars, tasty ethnic restaurants. During the day, take a brewery tour, visit the quaint shops, or just sit on the porch and watch Old Town go by. A great place to stay for new visitors, second time visitors and locals.

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