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House in Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Close-by to ski resorts, Rocky Mountain National Park, Long's Peak, Boulder and Denver metropolitan areas. Use of vehicle offered. 4-bedroom home located in a small, quiet town just outside Boulder, Colorado and backs to open space with miles of hiking/bicycling trails. Outdoor smoking/cannabis friendly 21+.
Offered hospitality/nightly rates on single room and private bathroom only if we are unable to exchange with you. See https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6054294 for nightly rental opportunity at a great price of only $15 per night (Intervac friends only, regular rate $40-$65/night, depending on season).
We love the fact that our neighborhood is safe, quiet, and close to both Boulder and Denver. Erie is a growing town with nearby amenities (within walking distance) including a full-service Recreation Centre, restaurants, pubs, shops, library, green parks, and skate park. Visit http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g33413-Activities-Erie_Colorado.html, http://www.bouldercoloradousa.com/things-to-do/ or http://www.denver.org/things-to-do/ for listing of nearby amenities and activities.
If you don't hire a car, we are close to the Metro bus stop, about a 10-minute walk from the door. Bus directly to Boulder or transfer to Denver. Visit http://www.rtd-denver.com/ for schedules and fares. Closest stop is at corner of Meller St and Erie Parkway in Erie.
- 2 Adults
- 0 Children
- 6 Exchanges made
- House Type: House
- Floor: 0
- Environment: In the mountains
- Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 3
- Sleeping Capacity: 8
In my house
- Pets - Not allowed
- Small children - Not allowed
- Bed & Breakfast
- Hospitality wanted
- Non-simultaneous exchange
- Home exchange
- Hospitality exchange
- Renting possible
- Free internet access
- Computer available
- Air conditioning
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Park / playground
- Bicycles: 4
- No smoking
- Car necessary
- Use/Exchange of car
Our Destination Wish List
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- New Zealand
NEIGHBORHOOD: Our neighbourhood has nearby restaurants, shops, golf courses, swimming pools, tennis courts, recreation centres, hiking and mountain biking trails.
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: If you don't have/hire a car, we are close to the Metro bus stop; about a 10-minute walk from the door. Bus directly to Boulder or transfer to Denver/airport. Visit rtd-denver.com for schedules and fares. Closest stop is at corner of Meller St and Erie Parkway in Erie. IMPORTANT: The Metro bus does NOT stop in our neighborhood on Sundays or federal holidays. We recommend hiring a car or arranging to use our car if you need transport on Sundays.
- No children will be traveling with us.
- Cat (hairless)
- Dog (non-allergenic)
About Our Family
We usually travel as a couple but sometimes travel with our 2 adult children. We are well-traveled and have had great success house-swapping and also with hosting travelling couples/families. Thank you for considering swapping or staying with us!
What you can expect from us: honest, fun, clean, quiet. Spoken fluently: English. Speaks some: ASL, Spanish, and Japanese.
We look forward to meeting you!
"OUTDOORSY" THINGS TO DO: Colorado is a wonderful place to be at any time of year. During the summer, we hike and bicycle, river raft, camp, fish, and golf. During the winter, we ski, snowboard, sled, snowshoe, camp, hunt, and ice fish. Peak ski season is October through April.
CULTURAL ACTIVITES: In addition to Boulder's museums and historical sites, the adjacent city of Denver also offers many art, historic, and scientific museums as well as opera, ballet, and other performing arts at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. For the kids, there is also a great amusement park (roller coasters!) called Elitch Gardens as well as Waterworld, an amusement/water park. Both are closed during the winter months.
STATE/NATIONAL PARKS: Our central location within the state is close to many beautiful state parks as well as all 4 of Colorado's National Parks - Rocky Mountain National Park, the Great Sand Dunes National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, and the Black Canyon National Park.
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS: Depending on the time of year you visit, we also have many professional sports teams including the Denver Broncos (American Football), Colorado Rapids (Soccer/Football), Colorado Avalanche (Ice Hockey), Colorado Rockies (Baseball), Denver Nuggets (Basketball), and Colorado Mammoth (Lacrosse).
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The state of Colorado is very tourist-friendly due to its fantastic activities year-round. There's always something wonderful to do in Colorado! Feel free to visit www.bouldercoloradousa.com www.denver.org and www.colorado.com ,which are readable in English, Deutsch, Espanol, Francais, Italiano, and Japanese.