“Owls Nest” is the perfect place to perch while enjoying all historic Idaho Springs and its nearby attractions have to offer. This rental has been lovingly updated in a classic, cozy-chic style! Large Master Suite with jacuzzi tub, custom bunk beds, kitchenette and second bathroom.
Built in 1905, this beautiful, lovingly updated rental is the private upstairs of a converted Victorian home. The Owls Nest is up one flight of internal stairs. Parking is free on the street in front of our home. (Main-level “Bonanza” has a separate alley-side entrance. Contact us if you would like to inquire about "Bonanza" accommodations (sleeps 4 as well) and availability.)
This home is located in historic district of “downtown” Idaho Springs, in which gold was first discovered in CO in 1859. Downtown retains much of its old, wild west charm. You are just steps to the famous Miner Street, lined with fabulous local restaurants / breweries, locally-owned boutiques, and specialty shops. Walk to everything you need, including mine tours, rafting trips, 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):
Master Suite: Comfy king bed & jacuzzi tub
Custom Bunk Beds: Comfy twin bunk beds
-Mountain & waterfall view
-Linens and towels provided
-Free parking on street
-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)
-Indian Hot Springs – 2 mins
-Tommyknocker Brewery – 4 mins (walking)
-Westbound & Down Brewery – 4 mins (walking)
-Zipline & Aerial Adventure – <8 mins
-Rafting – <8 mins
-Georgetown & Loop Railroad – 15 mins
-Guenella Pass (Georgetown side) – 15 mins
-St. Mary’s Glacier – 25 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 Tayler 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)
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
Lauren, we are so glad you and your husband enjoyed Owls Nest for your CO getaway. Maybe come back in another season? We'd love to host you. : )
Hi Kristen! We are so glad you enjoyed Owls Nest, the slopes, and one of the coolest towns in American, in our opinion. ; ) We look forward to hosting you again! Let us know if you want recommendations for your summer adventures!
Thanks for staying at Owls Nest! We just got a fresh new snowfall - perfect day for skiing Loveland! We would love to host you again. Lots of great summer adventures in/near Idaho Springs as well. ; )