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Spectacular mountain views with private hot tub

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Updated home with all the amenities located high in the Rocky Mountains

This updated vacation home located high up in historic Alice in the St. Mary’s Glacier community is half way between Denver and the ski resorts on the I-70 corridor. The home has two bedrooms with one queen and two full sized beds, two full baths, a full kitchen with coffee maker, dishwasher and refrigerator, an extra large den with satellite TV and a large deck with incredible views. Both bedrooms have large TVs with satellite receivers. We have just install a six person hot tub with easy access from the master bedroom and deck.

There are many activities in walking distance including St. Mary’s Glacier, two stocked private trout lakes, ATV rental, historic mining sites and Jeep trails.

Idaho Springs is ten miles away has has numerous shops, restaurants and a large grocery story. The city has active gold mines that can be toured, white water rafting, zip lines and more.

Ski resorts are less than an hour away. Loveland is 30 miles. Winter Park is 35 miles. A-Basin, Keystone, Breckenridge and Copper Mountain are 45 miles away.

More Details

Property Manager
Glenn Harper
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

Why Glenn Harper chose Idaho Springs

The home is a quiet retreat with incredible views just 30 minutes west of Denver and less than an hour from the ski areas.

What makes this house unique

Spacious family area with extra large porch to enjoy the views with a new hot tub.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in the Idaho Springs in the Clear Creek County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Both bathrooms are tubs with showers and have a sink and toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Front Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Second Bedroom - 2 Double Bed , Has a private full bathroom attached
  • Large bedroom with access to the front porch with spectacular views.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • whitewater rafting


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Spectacular mountain views with private hot tub
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place to get away! We came for a steak cook-off and to spend time with friends. But now we will always come to stay here when we come that way! Thank you for the warm hospitality and sharing the home with us. The driveway was a booger but it is being improved according to Glenn ( the manager). Glenn and his family were very nice people.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for renting with us and I look forward to your next visit and the annual SCA Glacier Steak Cook-off. Yes. The driveway is no longer an issue. It has been widened by two feet and railroad ties and 6x6 posts have been added as a barrier along the edge. I will add pictures of the improvements and the new hot tub next month. Thank you! Glenn
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  • 5 of 5

This house is awesome! The view off the porch is amazingly stunning. Hiking to the glacier was taxing for a desk jockey but it is well worth the time and effort. The hot tub was a bonus for sore muscles after the hiking. Idaho springs has very good eating establishments and we were able to enjoy them on multiple nights. Just watch for the wildlife on the way home.

This house is worth every penny. I enjoyed it immensely.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying here!. Great location, amazing house.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at Tippy Top and we love it. The new hot tub is a great addition to an already wonderful cabin. Glenn is always available for any questions and more than willing to help out in any situation. We plan on returning many times.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing!!! Best deal around

  • 5 of 5

Amazing home. Amazing owner. Amazing neighborhood. One of the best places ive stayed . Huge new hot tub was awesome.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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~ Winter Wonderland

  • 5 of 5

~ Our Family Celebrated Christmas at this charming cabin in the mountains:-) We SO enjoyed our stay! The children LOVED the snow, the parents LOVED the Hot Tub, and we ALL LOVED the views and the tranquility! Just a FABULOUS place to have some quality family time and catch up on some MUCH needed R&R time:-) We DEFINITELY recommend this lovely cabin; it simply could NOT have been more comfortable for our family of 5:-) It has a FABULOUS kitchen and the living room had PLENTY of lounge area for our family:-) The 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms were perfect! And as much FUN as the Snow was...We would LOVE to re-visit in the Summer:-) You will NOT regret booking this FULLY outfitted and VERY comfortable cabin for your next Get Away:-) ENJOY!!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Beau Jos, Tommy Knockers and more
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Keystone and Breckenridge
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Beau Jos, Tommy Knockers and more
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Loveland Ski Area


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £70.71
Pet Fee £37.22
Damage Insurance £43.91

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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