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Renovated 6 Bed Home with Garden, Hot Tub, Fire Pit close Chautauqua/Pearl

Boulder, Colorado, United States

Listing #142737

Preferred Destination: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Alternate Destination: Oregon, United States | Open to any destination

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Last Updated 6 days ago


Large 3-story historic 6-Bedroom home, built in 1899 and located 3 blocks from Chautauqua and 10 min walk to Pearl Street in historic Hill/Grant neighborhood of downtown Boulder. The house has direct Flatirons views from all the south facing windows, spacious raised deck and multiple balconies. Total size 4,100sqft The house has been newly remodeled and retains many original features combined with modern conveniences including new kitchen/appliances, new bathrooms, laundry room/washer&dryer, new flooring, paint, textiles and decor. 1st floor; Large front porch leads through welcoming hallway with a living room complete with contemporary gas fireplace and Sony TV, study with computer desk and great light & views towards front door/porch. The hallway leads to a bathroom, basement and through to open plan tv lounge and then the laundry room and kitchen. The laundry room has 2 x stacking brand new Front-loading washer/dryers. The south facing open plan kitchen with large island unit comprises of (all KitchenAid appliances - 48 range cooker, microwave, dishwasher and Side-by-side Fridge/Freezer. The island unit has seating for 4 and the dining table has seating for 6 with wet bar (KitchenAid wine fridge and beer keg). The kitchen leads out onto a private large raised deck with outdoor dining table for 6, Weber grill, Ooni Pizza oven and step-off hot tub. Second floor; Stairs lead to 4 bedrooms - master bedroom with ensuite (large shower and free standing bath tub) and private balcony, three teenager bedrooms (2 x queen and 1 x full) and shared family bathroom with large shower and freestanding bath tub. We also have a kids Sofa/flatscreen tv set up with xbox on the open landing. Third floor; Stairs lead to 2 very large bedrooms - (second master with king bed and private balcony) and child's bedroom with 2 x twin beds and playroom/toy cupboard (age 6). There is also a shared bathroom with a walk-in shower with 2x shower heads. We have solar velux roof windows on the top floor which automatically close if it rains and remote control blinds. Outside; The rear private enclosed garden leads to a detached double garage with private parking for 2 cars. The large garden has a 14ft trampoline, a patio area with sun umbrella, wicker lounge seating for 8 with a gas fire pit. The safe, enclosed garden has a 6ft fence for privacy and direct Flatirons and Flagstaff mountains views. In winter you can see the Boulder star in from all the rooms at the back of the house. Other points to note: - 1GB Wifi - Very strong water pressure, we can run 3 showers at same time Basement will be locked - Our cars Volvo XC90 7-seater and Nissan Leaf Electric are available to rent by separate negotiation otherwise they will be locked in our garage while we are gone. Garage has electric car charging point. - House has solar panels on roof - Family bikes (including 2 x electric bikes one is stretch cargo for up to 2 kids) may also be available to borrow/rent - No parties, no smoking, no outdoor shoes in the house - We will require a short term Boulder lease to be signed and payment in full when the lease is signed. Cleaning Charge - we will have the house professionally cleaned prior to arrival. A weekly cleaning charge is $250 (3 people for 3/4hours) should you need this and an exit clean is $350 which includes bed sheets/towels. We ask that you pay the exit cleaning only. Gardener - we will arrange to have a gardener cut the grass and maintain the hot tub chemicals once per week. We have a sprinkler system on a timer for watering.




4,100 ft2

Suited For

Property Type


From December 18, 2021 until January 3, 2022

Additional Dates

November 4, 2021 until November 7, 2021

October 14, 2021 until October 17, 2021

Minimum Stay

3 Days | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Comments: We are looking for one family to book the full time slot available (10-14/10-17) (11-04/11-07) (12/18-1/3)


House in Boulder, Colorado, United States

Closest University

CU Boulder, Colorado School of Mines

Nearby Universities
University of Colorado Boulder | University of Colorado Denver | Naropa University | Colorado School of Mines | University of Denver


Nearby Cities

Boulder | Longmont | Denver

Comments: Grant, Hill, Chatauaqua, Downtown Boulder

Explore the Area


  • Walk to Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Architectural Gem
  • Near Mountains
  • Near Park
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Neighborhood School
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

Utilities are included

A cleaning service is included

Comments: We have 2 dogs and we are open to your family dog coming too! If you are planning to 'party' in our house, we do not want you to book our home.


Ask about the suitability of the home for young kids

Ask about bringing pets

Smoking is not allowed

Ask about the availability of a car

House Sitting

I am looking for help while I am away

I would like help with plants or garden

3 outdoor plant pots to water please





High Speed Internet





Balcony or Patio


Dedicated Parking



Temperature Control



Security System









Comments: Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Raised Deck plus balconies on second and third floor

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
2 Adults | 4 Children

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Alternate Destination

Oregon, United States


Open to a home exchange in any destination

What We Are Looking for




3,000 ft2


I would like to bring my pet if it is okay


I prefer smoking not allowed in the home


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