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Charming Home In The Heart Of The Tree Area, 4 Blocks To University Of Wyoming!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 4 Sleeps

This beautifully decorated and charming 2 bedroom home is located in the heart of Laramie’s tree area- just 4 blocks south of the University of Wyoming. The Cottonwood Cottage was built in 1927 with many vintage features still remaining – original dining room built-in corner cabinets, arched ceiling in living room, bathroom with original decorative tiles, and beautiful hardwood floors throughout.

The home is fully furnished with bedroom and bathroom linens, hair dryer and iron. The kitchen is fully stocked with plates, utensils, drinking glasses, wine glasses, spices, baking and cooking pans, coffee maker, flat top stove/oven, microwave and dishwasher. The dining room has seating for 4. In the living room you will find a 42" TV and free WIFI, card and board games are also available. The bathroom has a stackable washer and dryer.

If you are bringing children and are in need of a crib/pack-n-play, stroller or highchair, please ask.

With the close proximity of the University of Wyoming enjoy visits to the – Geological Museum, Berry Biodiversity Center, and Art Museum. There are numerous cultural programs, lecturers and athletic events as well. You are within walking distance to downtown housing numerous restaurants, bars and local shopping (10 blocks), and 2 public parks. Public transportation can be found at several bus stops around the University.

You will find within 15-45 miles wonderful hiking and biking trails, fishing, camping, skiing (Snowy Range Ski Area), and snowmobiling. Vedauwoo is a spectacular and very unique area to hike or picnic and only 15 minutes from Laramie. We are located just 2 hours from the Denver International Airport. Laramie is a great place to stay during Cheyenne’s Frontier Days as housing can be difficult to find in Cheyenne (only 45 miles).

Laramie with an elevation of 7,200 ft, we average over 230 sunny days a year with clear starry evenings. Summers are fabulous with temperatures in the 70-80 degree range with very little humidity.

More Details

Owner
Angela and Andy Faxon
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 July, 2017

About Angela and Andy Faxon

We are Wyoming natives and have lived in Laramie for many, many years. We have raised 6 children and now have 4 (soon to be 5) grandchildren. We both work full time jobs, in addition to owning a local coffee shop, Turtle Rock Coffee located across from the University. Remodeling homes and landscaping is one of our passions, it keeps us busy in our “spare” time!

Angela and Andy Faxon

Angela and Andy Faxon purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Angela and Andy Faxon chose Wyoming

Growing up just 2 blocks from the Cottonwood Cottage, the neighborhood feels like home to me. Living in a university town we have a number of apartments houses, however we purchased this home in April 2015 and decided it would make a lovely vacation rental home. About 10 years ago we rented our first vacation home in Florida with our extended family and had the best time! You can’t beat everyone sharing a home with your family versus several motel rooms and everyone sitting on the beds to watch TV and having to eat all of your meals out. We now feel it is the only way to go and have rented many vacation homes in our travels! We love to feel like we are part of the community and to have a wonderful family home to visit new areas.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Laramie in Albany County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 bathroom with full sized tub and shower, all linens provided, hair dryer, iron and ironing board. The bathroom also has a stackable washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Two bedrooms each with queen size beds, nightstands, dresser, lamps, alarm clocks, closet and mirror. Ceiling fan. All linens provided.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Charming Home In The Heart Of The Tree Area, 4 Blocks To University Of Wyoming!
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
5

Cottonwood Cottage Respite

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely week we had at Cottonwood Cottage! Angela has thought of absolutely everything! Coffee and breakfast foods along with snacks to tie you over until you get to the grocery store. The decor is lovely - very tidy and cozy. We enjoyed the proximity to everything as we were moving our daughter onto campus for summer volleyball practices. Our only issue was the heat - which is a rarity in Laramie, so no air conditioning is normally just fine. Fresh air is one of the great delights of Wyoming. It was just a little bit tough to get a cool breeze through the house during our week. I can't wait to come back in the cooler months though!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean, well-located, and all the amenities in place. The owners were so welcoming and always available to answer our questions. I will not hesitate to stay here in the future. Thank you so much Angela and Andy for helping us to make for a memorable weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jan! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your reunion weekend! It was very nice to meet all of you. I hope you will make it an annual event and stay with us on future visits. Thanks. Angela
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5

Wonderful place to stay in Laramie

  • 5 of 5

This is my second stay at Cottonwood Cottage and would highly recommend it! The house is tastefully decorated and is stocked with everything to make your stay enjoyable. The ceiling fans in the bedrooms along with the screened windows are great for enjoying the fresh air.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So Welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

Loved everything about this house! Owners have kept the integrity of the 20's and added modern décor that doesn't overpower. So inviting and relaxing! Fully stocked kitchen, lovely dining room and really comfortable beds in the beautiful bedrooms! Owners extremely easy to work with, and communication with them was great. Loved it so much we are already looking to rent again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Paula! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to your return visit! Angela :)
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5

awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time here. The house is perfect, close to campus and has everything you would need. Super comfortable beds, great setup in the living room and kitchen. A very nice neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ben. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Cottonwood Cottage. We hope you will stay with us again on future trips to Laramie. Happy Holidays to you and your family! Angela
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5

Quaint, comfortable and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home with owners who go the extra mile to make you feel welcome and comfortable. The home is very well set up-not overdone, very comfortable and a great location. I would highly recommend this property and look forward to staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope that you will stay with us on future visits to see your daughter. Thanks. Angela
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Location

Sweet Melissa Cafe
"Fabulous vegetarian food. Great atmosphere. "
Jeffery's Bistro
"Jeffrey's has been in Laramie for many years. It has delicious food and cozy atmosphere. "
Thai Spice
"Love this place! If you like spicy and Thai food, you will enjoy. My favorite is the Spicy E..."
Mizu Sushi
"Best sushi in town. Lovely atmosphere and great staff."
Corona Village
"Corona Village has been in Laramie for about 20 years. Good food, but can be loud. Don't ord..."
Turtle Rock Coffee & Cafe
"Well, I have to give it a 5 star - It's our business. :) We are located across from the Univ..."
Altitude Chophouse and Brewery
"Altitude is a popular Laramie restaurant. Recently remodeled. Have a good variety of foods. "
Prairie Rose Cafe
"Many people like their breakfasts. "
The Library Sports Grille & Brewery
"The Library has a pretty good menu. There is also a sports bar."
D.P. Dough Laramie
"We like DP Dough when we don't feel like cooking or getting out. They deliver! "
Jubilee Days
"In early July Laramie hosts its annual Jubilee Days. There are lots of events going on durin..."
University of Wyoming
"Lots of things to do on our beautifual University of Wyoming campus. Several museums, cultur..."
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Laramie Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
numerous downtown bars
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Jacoby Gof
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
numerous downtown restaurants
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Snowy Range Ski Area
Car: recommended

With the close proximity of the University of Wyoming enjoy visits to the – Geological Museum, Berry Biodiversity Center, and Art Museum. There are numerous cultural programs, lecturers and athletic events as well. You are within walking distance to downtown housing numerous restaurants, bars and local shopping (10 blocks), and 2 public parks. Public transportation can be found at several bus stops around the University.

You will find within 15-45 miles wonderful hiking and biking trails, fishing, camping, skiing (Snowy Range Ski Area), and snowmobiling. Vedauwoo is a spectacular and very unique area to hike or picnic and only 15 minutes from Laramie. We are located just 2 hours from the Denver International Airport. Laramie is a great place to stay during Cheyenne’s Frontier Days as housing can be difficult to find in Cheyenne (only 45 miles).

Laramie with an elevation of 7,200 ft, we average over 230 sunny days a year with clear starry evenings. Summers are fabulous with temperatures in the 70-80 degree range with very little humidity.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Laramie, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£230
for 2 nights
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£115
£576
£1,688
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £191.87

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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