Welcome to our charming home, affectionally named “Bonanza!” – where Old West meets luxury! Two spacious bedrooms, each w/ super comfy king beds. The bathroom features a large shower w/ two shower heads. Fully-equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, and comfortable living room.
Don’t want to be inside? Perfect! The private deck offers an outdoor living space for drinking your morning coffee, having an at-home meal, or enjoying a glass of wine or local craft beer after a full day of exploring. We also have a propane BBQ grill for your use.
Built in 1905, this private two-bedroom townhome has been lovingly cared for and updated. This beautiful rental is the private main floor of a converted Victorian home. (The upstairs “Owls Nest” has a separate private entrance, located on Colorado Blvd. Contact us if you would like to inquire about "Owls Nest" accommodations (sleeps 4 as well) and availability.)
This home is located in Idaho Springs, where gold was first discovered in CO in 1859. Downtown retains much of its old, wild west charm, honoring its rich mining heritage with carefully preserved museums and historic sites, including Argo Gold Mine and Mill. Miner Street, lined with fabulous local restaurants / breweries, locally-owned boutiques, and specialty shops. This home is located a block away from the Miner Street! Idaho Springs is a small town with big personality, including mine tours, rafting trips, zip lining, hiking, Indian Hot Springs, family parks and more…
Did you see the list of attractions and things to do nearby (see below)? You will absolutely love it here!
SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS (Sleeps 4):
First Bedroom: Comfy king bed, walk-in closet, TV, deck access
Second Bedroom: Comfy king bed, dresser, TV, electric privacy shades
-Linens & towels provided
-Free parking on premises
-Walking distance to local restaurants & shops
-Denver Airport, Via I-76W – 57 miles
-Historic Downtown Idaho Springs – you are here!
-Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel – 10 mins (walking)
-Phoenix Gold Mine – 8 mins
-Indian Hot Springs – 2 mins
-Tommyknocker Brewery – 4 mins (walking)
-Westbound & Down Brewery – 4 mins (walking)
-Zipline & Aerial Adventure – <8 mins
-Rafting – <8 mins
-Mount Evans Trout Fishing – 8 mins
-Georgetown & Loop Railroad – 15 mins
-Guenella Pass (Georgetown side) – 15 mins
-St. Mary’s Glacier – 25 mins
-Echo Lake Park – 23 mins
-Blackhawk Casinos – 20 mins
-Boettcher Mansion & Buffalo Bill’s Grave – 25 mins
-Dinosaur Ridge – 20 minutes
-Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre – 20 minutes
-Bandimere Speedway – 25 minutes
-Coors Brewery Tour – 30 minutes
-Loveland Ski Area – 25 mins
-Winter Park – 40 mins
-Arapahoe Basin – 40 mins
-Breckenridge – 1 hr
-Vail – 1 hr, 10 mins
HIKING TRAILS NEARBY:
-Charlie Taylor Water Wheel & Bridal Veil Falls (Stagecoach Trailhead) – 3 mins
-Doghead Rail Bridge – 8 mins
-Genesee Park (buffalo & elk herds) – 15 mins
-Saddleback Mountain – 17 mins
-Chief Mountain Trail – 30 mins
-Mt. Evans (a 14’er!) & Summit Lake Park – 45 minutes (and worth the drive)
There is a dedicated, free parking spot for Bonanza. It is located on the alley side of the home, which is where the entrance for Bonanza is located.
If you need additional parking options, there are some 3-hr free street parking spots available on Colorado Blvd in front of the home, on the church side of the street. They do not ticket from 7 pm to 8 am.
You may also obtain a temporary parking permit for "residential parking" located on the same side of the street the front of the Victorian home. To do so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with:
- your name
- checkin / checkout dates
- license plate #
- state of issue for license plate
There is also paid parking available in the city’s public parking lots. Free overnight.
Maximum occupancy: 4 - children must be counted in the max. occupancy unless they are under two (2) & are sleeping in a portable crib (not provided).
Tenant stated on Agreement/Booking must be at least twenty-five (25) years-old and acknowledges that they will occupy the Property during the entire tenancy.
No smoking in the home. / No pets. / No parties or events without prior written approval.
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
Hi Joel, thanks for your review. The best compliment is when a guest says they want to stay again. We sure hope you do! All our best...
Hi Pamela, thanks for staying at Bonanza. We hope you had a stay filled with amazing memories! We appreciate your review. You are welcome back anytime!
Hi Diana, thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to host you. I am so glad you were able to see the mountain goats at the summit of of Mt. Evans... truly specular up there. We'd be delighted to host you on a future adventure in the CO mountains.
Hi Nicole, thanks for your review. We are thrilled to hear that Bonanza fit all your needs while in town for a wedding. We would love to host you again if you come back to the area.
We are so thrilled you picked Bonanza for your first ever trip to CO! We sure hope it will not be first and last. We’d love to host you again. Our cleaner commented on just how clean you left the home - thank you.
You will be a memorable guest in the most positive way - your enthusiasm for Bonanza, the mining town of Idaho Springs, and all your experiences beyond were so fun for us to keep tabs on. Thanks for being awesome! Come back sometime, and we'll help you find other off-the-beaten-path adventures.
We are honored your chose Bonanza to celebrate your anniversary! Please consider booking with us again next year as we'd love to host you at Bonanza again or the upstairs at Owls Nest. : )
Hi Lisa - thanks for staying at Bonanza! You were super easy to host and took great care of our home. We'd love to host you again. FYI, we added a BBQ grill. ; )
Krista and her family were a joy to host. Easy communication. Lovely houseguests. Would welcome back anytime!
You. Were. The. Perfect. Guest! Welcome back anytime!