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1912 Cottage Experience In The Heart Of Colorado Wine Country

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 1 Bath 100 Year Old Town Cottage

Get away from the rush in this charming 6 room home built in 1912. Original floors, woodwork, pantry and etched glass. Landscaped with lavender, roses, ivy, clematis and wisteria. Fully fenced front yard with a Ginko Tree and a glassed-in front porch. Enjoy the shady back yard on the deck under the arbor. Quiet and relaxing. On street and off street parking.Walking distance to everything from shops to the local swimming pool .

Susan Metzger
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Susan Metzger

I am an artist and teacher. When I moved to Colorado from the Virgin Islands after Hurricane Hugo, I looked at a lot of houses. I fell in love with this one immediately and felt extremely lucky to purchase this home in 1991. I've always loved old houses - and my artwork is of historic architecture.

Susan Metzger purchased this bungalow in 1991

Why Susan Metzger chose Palisade

When I married 9 years ago, I couldn't give up this house, I had spent years planting roses and exotic plants - and it had lots of happy memories. When I moved in, the house had the original wooden shingle roof covered with moss, and the original wiring. I only had 6 outlets! I sadly redid the roof in 2002 when it started to leak, and I had the wiring redone and added an outlet in the bathroom in 1997. My mother is in her 80's and if she decides to move to Colorado, I want her to be able to move into this wonderful place where you can walk to the grocery, library. post office and bakery.

What makes this bungalow unique

Few of the houses in Palisade have as many original features. Sash windows, pine floor, high ceilings, wooden pantry. The entry to the basement is a trap door. And a bubble bath in the original clawfoot bathtub has been a constant pleasure. Enjoy a quiet old fashioned pace of life.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Palisade, Colorado

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Cast iron claw foot tub with faucet hand-held shower.
  • Cast iron tub with hand held shower. Window ventilation. Floor furnace vent - perfect and warm in winter.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Back Bedroom - 1 queen
    Front Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Books
  • Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Enjoy the small town early 20th century atmosphere, but if you need internet access, you are three blocks from free WiFi areas at the library and restaurants.


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1912 Cottage Experience In The Heart Of Colorado Wine Country
average rating of 4.5416665 based on 24 reviews

Wondferful quaint house!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was close to everything and suited us well for our Palisade weekend. I had read in the reviews that some didn't like the claw footed bathtub and handheld shower attachement, but we loved it! Very unique and truly takes you back to another era; which staying in a house that is 102 years old should do. We are already planning our return trip next year.

  • Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a good time and enjoyed the tub! For me it was a selling point when I bought the house in 1991. We look forward to your return.
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Gorgeous home in the PERFECT location in CO wine country!

  • 5 of 5

2 couples visiting from Denver. We rented bikes a few blocks away and rode them around town to the different wineries, brewery & distillery! All if the food we had, all within walking distance were delicious! The house was like stepping back in time, beautiful with everythting needed for a great stay! We WILL be back!

  • Submitted: 4-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed Palisade and our house. We'll look forward to your return.
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Peach festival perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Palisade - this is a lovely, comfortable little house close to everything in this beautiful small town. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you had a great visit. And thanks for leaving the place in great order.
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A magical stay

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed for a week at the Lavender Cottage and loved every detail, every minute. The cottage is a bit of retro-paradise and we both grew up in an old house so this was a little bit like coming home. The house cozy-size but the rooms are spacious and airy. The front and back porches act as extra rooms in the summer months. The kitchen has everything you'd need . It's a short walk to the stores, Farmer's Market, etc. The cottage is not for folks who prefer showers over baths or who require total silence for sleeping. There is a train that runs regularly nearby and the pups next door (lovely dogs) like to greet the day at about 6 a.m. with a few short barks. If you use the AC, or the windows are closed, it's all pretty quiet but I prefer open windows and the lovely ceiling fans. I have been coming to Palisade to see family for years and this is the first time I've tried a VRBO there. It was perfect for us. PS: The owner is very responsive and helpful. The yard is gorgeous.

  • Submitted: 19-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lots of charm, great location, perfect for dogs.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice experience! Note no wifi or shower but tons of character.

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed the 1912 accommodations. Thanks for taking good care of the house
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This house was so charming and lovely! We had everything we needed.

  • 4 of 5

Great location, house and host. Walking distance to everything and so cozy! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Grand Junction, Colorado
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Palisade Brewery
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Redlands Mesa
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Grand Junction, Colorado
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 70
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Palisade Cafe
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Powderhorn Resort
Car: recommended

Palisade is famous for peaches, and is the center of Colorado Wine Country. Agritourism abounds - visit fruit and lavender farms, tour wineries in town and on East Orchard Mesa, high above the Colorado River. In town visit our Blue Pig Art Gallery,Palisade Brewery, Peachtree Distillery. Cycle along the Bike trail that follows the Colorado River or ride the country roads among the orchards.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Palisade, Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$32.11
Property Damage Protection C$75.78
cleaning C$128.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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