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Old World Charm in Historic Georgetown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

We are located in a quaint, functioning, Victorian town just 1 block from the historic downtown with shopping, dining, and museums. The rental comprises the 2nd and 3rd floors of the historic 1875 Mercantile Building. We are able to offer part of the space for a reduced rate if your party is less than 10! See our rates below for these different options. The first floor is home to the Rocky Mountain Miniatures retail store and the Dusty Rose Tea Room, a Victorian style tea room offering over 30 different teas and home made delicacies for lunch or tea.

Our guests are many times surprised by the spaciousness and cleanliness of the facility. We have spent a lot of time and effort to come up with the perfect blend of the modern and the old. The updated kitchen and bathrooms have slanted floors that creak and irregularly shaped doors. The furniture, a mixture of antiques and the new, had to be carefully measured to make it up the steep, narrow, grooved from use, stairs. The high ceilings and large rooms lend themselves to a feeling of being able to spread out.

The layout of the rooms offer a wonderful amount of privacy. Not only is there a table in the dining room (96' long - perfect for games, puzzles, and family gatherings), but another in the kitchen (for those intimate early morning or late night chats.) The bedroom with the king size memory foam bed is located in the northwest corner of the second floor (next to the main bathroom.) The other bedroom on this floor is located in the northeast corner and has a double bed, a day bed, and a single trundle bed. The third bedroom is located on the third floor, has dorners (for that Victorian feel), a queen bed with pillow-top mattress, and an attached bathroom.

We are a smoke free and pet free facility.

Children and families really enjoy staying here. The space if full of nooks and crannies, and we have not over-decorated so there are few things that parents need to worry about getting broken. We have a supply of games, old-time movies and even a doll house.

You may wake up to the scent of fresh scones, meat pies, lemon curd, and tea! Visit our website for the Dusty Rose Tea Room.

After 12 years of offering very short term rentals, on January 1, 2017 we will only be offering 30 day minimum stays. We have all the same offerings (fully furnished, heat, electric, water, garbage, T.V. and internet all included) for your extended get-away stay.

Keywords: Fully furnished, charming, kid friendly, historic

More Details

Jeannette Peterson
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 September, 2017

About Jeannette Peterson

I have resided in Georgetown since 1999, previously having had the opportunity to travel throughout the Americas and Spain. Chris joined me in 2003 and while running The Dusty Rose Tea Room, Rocky Mountain Miniatures and the Historic St. James Vacation Rental, have been able to continue our travels - to include Asia and the Middle East, as well as Europe and the western hemisphere. We appreciate the tranquility and the small town life in Georgetown. We especially enjoy sharing this with our guests who come to stay with us at the Vacation Rental.

Jeannette Peterson purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Jeannette Peterson chose Historic District

The location lends itself perfectly to the person or couple who want to experience an extended stay in a small mountain town. The town is a magnet for both the relaxed vacationer, the family get-away, and the avid outdoor person. We wanted to provide a base camp, so to speak, for the group, allowing each to do what they enjoy. Come write that book you have been wanting to write, take some "down" time from your hectic life, and rejuvenate.

What makes this apartment unique

The facility is quiet and centrally located in an historic district of a small town. Nearby are year-round fishing opportunities, skiing, snowboarding, ATVs, river rafting, hiking, horseback riding, shopping, museums, restaurants, and a general small town feel. In the rental we provide books, puzzles, games, and local interest information. Perfect for your extended escape from life.

We can rent for 2 people (one bedroom and all the living space,) 4-6 people (2 bedrooms and all living space,) or 8 people (3 bedrooms and all living space.) Rated accordingly:

1 bedroom $1,600 per month, 2 bedrooms $1,800 per month and 3 bedrooms $2,100 per month.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for visiting our web-site and our guest book. My husband and I recently purchased this property and have tried to make it as comfortable as possible for your stay. The previous owners lived in this apartment for 27 years and raised two children. This tells you that the space is comfortable and inviting; large, while at the same time cozy.

Children are always thrilled with the way it "goes on and on." They are also fascinated with the idea of living over a store - "just like Little House on the Prarie." Adults are reminded of "my grandmother's house on the farm." With the full-size updated kitchen, washer and dryer, and two updated bathrooms, you will settle in for a relaxed, old-time holiday with all the modern conveniences.
Mar 2005
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Historic District in Georgetown

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • One full bath with shower and bathtub, one 3/4 bath with shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sofa Sleeper(1) Our price reflects the number of bedrooms rented (along with all the living space; only one renter at a time.): $1,600/month for one bedroom, $1,800/month for 2 bedrooms (up to 5 people) and $2,100/month for up to 8 people (3 bedrooms.) No taxes are applicable because of the 30 day minimum stay.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • whitewater rafting
In January 2017 we will change our rental model to offer only a 30 day minimum. Fully furnished, all utilities included, this is the perfect summer, winter, or month-long get-away. No worries, no fuss. Just walk on in and enjoy life in a small mountain village.


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Old World Charm in Historic Georgetown
average rating of 4.95 based on 21 reviews

Cozy and charming

  • 5 of 5

We had a family reunion here and loved it! It was conveniently located near downtown and ski areas, fully equipped for cooking, dining, and playing family games. Jeanette was extremely helpful! Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, Warm, Cozy, Comfortable, PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED staying here! We went up for Georgetown's Christmas Market and Jeannette's place was the perfect compliment to the Old Fashion Christmas atmosphere!! Her place is warm and cozy with the Christmas tree and Christmas lights she has up. Everything was clean and comfortable and both she and Chris made us feel so welcome! The scones she brought up were soooo good! The Dusty Rose Tea Room (also owned by Jeannette) below provides wonderful smells drifting up to us as we woke up! And eating there we were not disappointed! So Good!!! Thanks Jeannette for a wonderful time and a great place to stay!! Plan to see us again!!!

phyllis & dennis, joann & jim

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We have met family and stayed here once or twice a year for at least 11 years. The sweet, friendly care of the owners, the delightful antiques and old pictures, and the space to visit make the apartment perfect. The meat pies and scones with lemon curd and clotted cream are remembered all year. We love being only a block from downtown Georgetown with great shopping, food, events. There are lots of mountain events nearby. Thanks, Jeanette and Chris

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris and I are always so happy to see you. You are like family after all these years. See you again next year!
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Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location! It was very easy to find, comfortable and the owner was a pleasure. The apartment was very spacious and we had everything we needed. Downtown Georgetown was just a short walk away (one block) for sightseeing and shopping. The best part about his location is The Dusty Rose Tea Room downstairs. We made reservations for High Tea for lunch and everything was delicious! This was a great find and we plan to book this in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place to stay. The owners are so friendly and gracious. The accommodations were very comfortable and we had more than enough room. It was nice having our own kitchen and living room for added comfort. The tea room downstairs was so nice, everything they served was delicious! This was the perfect getaway for friends!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: November 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jeannette is a great host - Wow amazing scones

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights over Labor Day Weekend as our friends were getting married at the Hammill House! The apartment is right in the middle of town within walking distance to all of the restaurants and night life. Jeannette was a great host.

Bonus - She had a box of building blocks for my young son to play with!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
67 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dusty Rose Tea Room
Nearest Ski
10 Miles

A mere 45 minutes from Denver, you will feel like you are in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, and have stepped back 100 years into a Victorian village.

Come escape from your life and get a fresh view of life after your 30 day or more stay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Historic District, Front Range Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £2 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.3

Rates are subject to change until booking in confirmed.
We can offer bookings for fewer people. Please check our other listings with VRBO: The James and Susie

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

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