**Concerning the Covid 19 Pandemic, we professionally clean and disinfect the home after every stay per CDC's guidelines. The home is provided with disinfectant cleaner for your use during your stay.**
“The Studio at St Mary's Glacier” is a cozy 1-bedroom condo providing the perfect respite for 1-4 people. This rental is nestled amongst idyllic Colorado mountains at approximately 10,000-ft above sea level. It can be accessed via a scenic 20-minutes drive from I-70, along Fall River Road. This is the perfect launchpad for your CO mountain adventures... you can literally walk to the trailhead for Saint Mary's Glacier. This is a 1.9-mile well-used trail featuring a beautiful lake. Hike is considered moderate and is dog-friendly (on leash).
The interior of this home has been recently updated with fresh paint and furnishings. You'll have everything you need to make meals, get a good night's rest, and prepare for tomorrow's adventure. In unit washer/dryer. Free WiFi.
This condo 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. Idaho Springs is a small town with big personality, including mine tours, rafting trips, zip lining, hiking, Indian Hot Springs, family parks and more…
Please note: This condo is one of 4 units on property. The Studio may be accessed via two flights of external stairs to the top floor of the building. Each rental unit has a private entrance. Ample parking.
Although this home is located on a county-maintained road, it is very steep. From June through August, a front-wheel drive car is enough; however from November to May it is REQUIRED to be traveling in a vehicle that provides either AWD or 4 wheel drive capabilities.
Did you see the list of attractions and things to do nearby (see below)? You will absolutely love it here!
SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS (Sleeps 4):
Comfy queen bed
Pull-out queen sofa bed
-Easy trailhead access for St Mary's Glacier
-Linens, towels, & essentials provided
-20-min scenic drive from I-70
Denver Airport, Via I-76W – 1 hour 15 mins
Historic Downtown Idaho Springs – 20-minute scenic drive!
-Argo Gold Mill and Tunnel
-Phoenix Gold Mine
-Indian Hot Springs
-Westbound & Down Brewery
-Zipline & Aerial Adventure
Georgetown & Loop Railroad – 30 mins
Guenella Pass (Georgetown side) – 30 mins
St. Mary’s Glacier – you're here!
Central City – 35 mins
Echo Lake Park – 38 mins
Blackhawk Casinos – 38 mins
Boettcher Mansion & Buffalo Bill’s Grave – 40 mins
Dinosaur Ridge – 45 mins
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre – 45 mins
Bandimere Speedway – 48 mins
Coors Brewery Tour – 45 minutes
Loveland Ski Area – 38 mins
Arapahoe Basin – 51 mins
Winter Park – 1 hr
Breckenridge – 1 hr, 10 mins
Vail – 1 hr, 20 mins
HIKING TRAILS NEARBY:
-Saint Mary's Glacier – you're here!
-Genesee Park (buffalo & elk herds) – 40 mins
-Mt. Evans (a 14’er!) & Summit Lake Park – 1 hr, 20 mins (and worth the drive)
Dedicated parking spot on-site (free)
While the property is on a School Bus Route / County-maintained and plowed roadway, during the winter months it is highly advisable to have a 4WD vehicle.
Pets are welcome here. There is a $150 refundable security deposit and a $50/pet non-refundable fee. Please pick up after your pet. There is an outside trash bear-proof trash receptacle for pet waste (must be bagged).
- Maximum occupancy: 4 adults
- 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.
- Absolutely NO smoking in the home. No parties or events. Dogs welcome upon prior approval and additional fee.
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 10:00 am
In the event that you must cancel your reservation, please be aware that cancellations must occur at least 30 days prior to arrival date. If cancellation occurs 30 days or more prior to arrival date all monies will be refunded with the exception of a $100 administrative fee. GUESTS THAT DO NOT CANCEL WITHIN THE 30-DAY TIME FRAME WILL BE CHARGED THE FULL AMOUNT. Travel Insurance is recommended, especially when traveling in the winter in CO.