The Mapleton Avenue Residence

boulder, colorado
3 bedroom - 3 bath
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$944 per night (USD)
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Perks for the Parents

This bright, spacious family home sleeps up to 6 and is ideal for a family with 2-4 school-aged children and a baby. The open plan kitchen and living area opens to a spacious, fully-enclosed backyard complete with dining patio, gas grill, and lounge chairs beneath tall maples that provide shade in the summer. The quiet office workspace keeps parents connected to work and home. After a day spent exploring Boulder Falls, shopping along Pearl Street, or skiing in nearby Vail or Breckenridge, parents can retreat to their private ensuite bathroom to relax tired muscles in the thermostatic rainshower and the Duravit soaking tub. Downtown Boulder and local shops are all an 5-minute walk away for an easy family stay.

Why Kids Love it

Kids will love the cheery, separate single children’s bedrooms with plush rugs and colorful bunting. The kids bedrooms share a bathroom. Parents can relax with a good book on the outdoor lounge chairs while children enjoy the provided trapeze swing, jungle gym, and sports equipment. The formal dining table adjacent to the kitchen seats 8 and is an inviting space for families to enjoy home-cooked meals, chat, play games, and reconnect. The finished, carpeted basement filled with colorful children’s artwork includes a second sectional sofa and a large collection of children’s toys and games for keeping little ones entertained on rainy days. A crib may be available on request, along with children’s bicycles and scooters.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 5 days. The backyard is fenced-in and the house is child-friendly. Be aware that there is a steep staircase as well as hardwood floors throughout the house except in the master bedroom and the downstairs playroom. Stair gates are not included. A single off-street parking space is available in the driveway, and plenty of free, unlimited street parking is available. In lieu of an air conditioning unit, the house has a whole-house evaporative cooler with a thermostat. This residence does not allow pets. Boulder zoning regulations limit rental to a maximum of 3 individuals who are unrelated to each other. Families have no such limitation on renting. City of Boulder Rental Housing License#: RHL-0001400

About the Location

The residence is in a central location, a quiet 5-minute walk from Downtown and the shops and restaurants of Pearl Street. Whole Foods and a gourmet market and wine shop are a 10-minute walk away. There is a great playground/park with jungle gyms, swings, and plenty of grassy open space 3 blocks away. Spruce Pool is 2 blocks away and is open to the public. The house is 5 minutes to central Boulder by car, taxi, or shuttle, 45 minutes from Denver International Airport, and 8 minutes from the Boulder Municipal Airport by car, taxi, or shuttle. Boulder offers a public bus system and plenty of bicycle and multi-use trails. The downtown area is walkable; however, car hire is recommended for day trips and travel to the surrounding communities.

Accommodation Details

This 2-story, 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home has an open plan living room, kitchen and dining area, ground floor bathroom and a finished and carpeted basement that can be used as a playroom. The living area opens to an enclosed backyard with grill and dining patio. Upstairs, the master bedroom has a kingsize bed and ensuite bathroom with tub and shower. There are 2 childrens bedrooms, each with a single bed in each (an extra single bed is available on request), and a shared children’s bathroom. The twin beds can be set up as kingsize beds on request, or set up in different rooms as required. There is also an office space/study area.

Style Notes

Featured in a local design magazine for a story entitled "Great Spaces," the Mapleton Avenue Residence is exactly that. The owners collaborated with renowned architect Steve Perce of BLDG Collective in 2008 to open and expand the floor plan to create an integrated indoor/outdoor family friendly space with clean, modern lines. The architect-designed, modern design touches merge seamlessly with inventively repurposed antique pieces from the original 1923 structure. We love the hardwood floors, Carrara marble, and original artwork throughout.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
1 king
4 twin / single
Jamie K.
Member since September 18, 2014
I'm a professional photographer, and my wife Kate is a social worker. We have two daughters that enjoy art projects, biking, skiing, playing soccer, and climbing and swinging in the backyard.

Boulder, Colorado

Gateway to the Rocky Mountains

At the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills, Boulder is frequently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States for its consistently sunny weather, fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities, environmentally conscious residents, and abundance of public parks and green spaces. Head downtown to the Pearl Street pedestrian mall to watch street performers, ride the free Tebo train for children, or cool off in the Pop Jet Fountain. When the snow begins to fall, head to nearby Eldora Mountain Resort or take a day trip to Vail or Breckenridge for world-class skiing and snowboarding.