The Mountain View Chalet is a peaceful mountain cabin rental in the beautiful Rocky Mountains located about 45 minutes west of Boulder, Colorado, and just outside the town of Rollinsville. Enjoy fishing at the private Snowine Lake, just minutes away, or hiking, biking and skiing on the numerous trails in thea area. In summer, we have a 4 night minimum, but this may be waived for fill-in bookings. Please just ask!. 4wd or Awd REQUIRED in "winter" (generally mid-October to end of April). Please confirm you have 4wd or Awd for all booking requests during this time.
For the nature lover, there is world-class hiking, cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, back country alpine touring, snow-shoeing, climbing and fishing right out the front door. Or take a very short drive to the James Peak and Indian Peaks Wilderness Areas and experience beautiful alpine lakes, native wildflower meadows and magical subalpine forest. If you prefer a scenic drive, the Peak to Peak Highway is only two miles away and you can take a 10 minute drive to the funky town of Nederland with numerous good restaurants and unique gift shops. Or drive 45 minutes north, and visit Estes Park which is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. To the south are the towns of Black Hawk and Central City, known for casinos and the Central City Opera. The progressive town of Boulder is only a 40 minute drive to the east where you can visit the famous Peal Street Mall and the hand-painted Dushanbe Tea House. Finally, we are only 75 minutes from Denver International Airport.
This cozy, romantic cabin for two or a close-knit family of four lies at 9,000 ft in elevation and boasts amazing views of the Continental Divide, ample summer wildflowers, a gourmet kitchen, full bath, and wood and propane heat. The handcrafted interior of the cabin contains hardwood and travertine floors, natural aspen trim and railings, knotty cherry kitchen cabinets, stone countertops, and porcelain tile. Finally, the Chalet is completely off-grid and has full solar electricity. We also have high speed wireless internet and satellite TV.
Mountain View Chalet is located on 20 acres of private land and surrounded by national forest. Nearby towns include Rollinsville, about two miles away, and Nederland, about six miles away, and Blackhawk & Central City, about 14 miles away. You can enjoy beautiful walks in the pine forest right from the door step, go fishing at the privately owned Snowline Lake (has really big trout!), or take a short drive to the James Peak and Indian Peaks Wilderness Areas to hike to alpine tundra, glacier fed lakes, and beautiful waterfalls. In winter, enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing right from the door or drive 15 minutes to Eldora Ski Resort for downhill skiing, Nordic skiing and snowboarding . The Chalet is a perfect place to relax in the peaceful solitude of the Rocky Mountains, escape the summer heat, or enjoy the winter snows.