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Cozy, Warm, Sunny 1880s Miner's Cabin. Beautiful Remodel With Spa Bath.

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Leadville - Shooting Star

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5. (Minimum 48 hours notice needed to rent.)

Beautifully remodeled and sunshine-filled 800 s.f. miner's cabin. 1 block from Harrison Ave (main street) with 3 comfy beds (1 queen, 1 full, 1 twin trundle) and 1 deluxe bathroom. Spacious living room with vaulted ceiling and mountain views. All furniture and the bathroom fixtures are current -- you won't find any of the lumpy couches or mattresses that are often a-little-too-charming hallmark of some older vacation houses. And the radiant heat under the beautiful wood floors warm the place right up in colder months. The eat-in kitchen is stocked with all you'd need to make a great meal. Sun streams in from the south and west-facing windows and makes the front porch a great spot for morning coffee or evening drinks almost any time of year. Only one block from the finish of the LT100 and two blocks from the 12-mile Mineral Belt Trail -- paved for biking in summer and groomed for XC skiing in winter. This little house is perfect for a getaway to the mountains for a small family, buddies, or couples.

We want our guests to know exactly what they're getting (a wonderfully updated, comfortable, and relaxing getaway), so although these things are noted elsewhere in this property description, we wanted to repeat here a few full disclosures re: things folks tend to ask about:

CHECK-IN/OUT: Check-in is at 4pm and check-out is at 11am.

PRICE NEGOTIATION: We are unable to negotiate on the price (including the $25/night/person extra after 2 people) with the exception that we'll do 2 for 1 on kids under 12 and we are happy to waive the extra guest fee for children aged 2 and under.

SMOKING: No smoking of tobacco, weed, or anything else is permitted in the house or on the property, including the back patio and the front deck. This is a very old home made of wood -- if we find evidence of smoking, we will keep the $250 damage deposit.

WOOD STOVE: For potential damage, extra required cleaning, and insurance reasons, we're sorry but the wood stove is not available for use by guests.

WIFI: At this time, there is no wifi. We try to keep the house as a retreat to mostly unplug (although ATT at least has a perfect signal and we usually download a movie or two before we head to Leadville). The coffee shop two blocks away has great wifi (in addition to delicious coffee/tea and eats and comfy seats).

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Elizabeth
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2016

About Elizabeth

We are two professionals--1 college educator and one international wildlife conservation planner, into outdoor sports, well traveled, and parents of 2 enthusiastic dogs and one indifferent cat. We split our time between Boulder and Leadville, taking every opportunity to bike, run, hike, backpack, cross country name it. We'd be happy to give you the scoop on where to get out to play. We also can point you in the right direction for coffee, brews, and restaurants.

In our wanderings across the country and around the world, we have stayed everywhere from 5-star hotels to huts made of cow dung, so we know what it's like to be guests and appreciate all of the wonderful things it has to offer!

Elizabeth purchased this house in 2014

Why Elizabeth chose South Central Colorado

We bought this house almost a year ago out of a genuine love for Leadville and its great community, fascinating history, and beautiful surrounds. With endless XC skiing options in the winter and backpacking/hiking/biking in the summer, it's hard to beat Leadville. We also love that the community continually celebrates its boom town history and is proud of its rugged charm. Leadville is genuine through and through. In the house, you'll find a big binder of maps and brochures to help you take full advantage of your vacation.

What makes this house unique

We wish we could take credit for the fantastic remodel of this home. The guy who did it didn't cut corners and overhauled the house from top to bottom. It's still charming and cozy, but with a great layout, current, comfortable furniture, and a very clean, updated bathroom, complete with bath bubbles provided. All systems and appliances are as good as new and the proximity to everything can't be beat.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Cozy, Warm, Sunny 1880s Miner's Cabin. Beautiful Remodel With Spa Bath.
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 17 reviews
Granby, CO
5

Wonderful experience at the "Shooting Star"!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful "gals weekend" in Leadville to attend the Holiday Victorian Home Tour and we could not have been more please with our experience at this lovely home. The owners have thoughtfully remodeled it so that it still has the charm of a Victorian home, but with modern amenities......including cozy in-floor heating under the original wood floors. The living room even had two adorable mini-Christmas trees to add to our holiday cheer. Location is less than a block from Harrison, the main drag, and an easy walk over to the Mineral Belt pathway. The beds were comfortable and the house was spotless. We would highly recommend this home for any season in Leadville.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to base a mountain adventure

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and well kept and stocked with almost everything our family of 4 needed. It was nicely renovated, but still has that old charm that fits Leadville. Walking distance to coffee, food, and shopping was the highlight of this location. You can go out on a mountain adventure and come back knowing you can just walk into town and get what you want without having to drive anywhere else. We enjoyed our visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was perfect !!!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and i rented this house so we could attend the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race. Upon arrival, we were under the charm. The house was perfectly located and exceeded our expectations. Beautiful, cozy and charming, it had everything we needed. We would definitely stay here again if ever we return to Leadville.

Miche & Ray from Montreal, Canada

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a wonderful stay and, we hope, a great race! We'll look forward to hosting you again someday.
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4

Lovely Leadville home

  • 4 of 5

Charming little house. Very close to town. Great option for 2-4 people.

Could benefit from wifi as in town coffee shops seem to be unreliable. After spending a long day hiking, biking or climbing sometimes it's nice to just watch something on Netflix to wind down.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your feedback. Yes, we've gone back and forth on wifi. It's quite expensive and often not that good in Leadville. If we wired the house, we'd have to pass that cost on to our guests and since so many folks (including us) come to Leadville to disconnect, we so far haven't hooked it up. But we really appreciate your recommendation and will continue to consider it.
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3

Plain and simple

  • 3 of 5

Place was clean. Pictures were accurate. Mattress was uncomfortable and from a different era. Missed basic amenities such as dishwasher, working air conditioner, TV, Radio and Wi-fi. Bathroom (despite shower leaking) along with kitchen have been recently renovated.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes indeed...our sweet, simple 1880s Leadville home is just as it is described in our listing...no wifi, tv, dishwasher or AC. While we appreciate your feedback, we would respectfully recommend that you read vacation home descriptions carefully and if you require certain amenities for comfort, that you be sure to rent a home that offers them :)
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place. Very clean and updated. Kitchen, bath and sitting rooms are awesome. Laundry machines are new. Great location to Main Street. Mattresses are ok. The locks on the doors are terrible. I do not understand how new looking looks could be so hard for key to operate. Maybe bad key maker for the copies, but please change out. Kind of nerve racking to not know if you are going to get back in or not. Overall though, a fantastic place!!!!! Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! Caretaker is checking on the locks. Thanks for your feedback!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Leadville, South Central Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Race Season 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 28 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£842
for 4 nights
From
£199
£1,319
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£310
for 2 nights
From
£131
£842
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £199
Cleaning £48

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Leadville in Colorado

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Clawfoot tub, dual shower heads in the separate shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • The second bedroom has a full-sized bed and a twin trundle that pulls out. Ideal if you have two kids or two singles in your group who aren't keen to share a bed :)
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

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