Since: 2010 .
Website updated: June 15, 2023
ABOUT THE HOUSE
The Fir House is a fully furnished private home located in a quiet residential area of Evergreen, Colorado. Owner pays up to $375 utilities/services per month (includes gas & electricity, water & sewer, trash pickup, and high-speed Internet/Wifi). Cable TV optional. The Fir House is available for family, vacation, holiday, honeymoon & corporate rental; the house is NOT rented for gatherings, reunions or celebration parties. Call us today to discuss your plans.
Features and Furnishings by Room:
Living Room & Dining Area:
The Living Area of this quaint 1930 Bungalow is open and includes a Rock Fireplace on one end and a large picture window on the other. The room features a cozy sitting area with large comfortable couches, chairs by the Fireside, a Desk for your laptop, and a Dining area adjacent to the Kitchen. The picture window opens to the forested mountain behind the house. Deer, elk and fox are a frequent sight. Guidebooks and local magazines filled with events, seasonal festivities, and places to see are provided.
✔ Leather Couch Set
✔ Wall mounted 26 inch Flat Screen TV
✔ Comcast Cable & Internet are provided
✔ Rock Fireplace with sitting area
✔ Dining Table & 4 Chairs
✔ Desk & Chair, small book library includes local guidebooks & wildlife books
✔ Front Door access from Deck
Master Bedroom: The cozy 1930 Bungalow style floor plan features a Master Bedroom adjacent to the Living area; French Doors near the Fireplace open into the Bedroom.
✔ Queen-size Bed
✔ Closet & Armoire
Located adjacent to the Dining area, the Kitchen is fully equipped, plenty of cabinet and counter space and full size appliances. A small table provides an island for cooking preparation or for dining. A BBQ is located just outside the door on the Patio. Dine-in, cook a holiday meal or bake cookies, call for takeout, have your groceries delivered or your food catered, or grill steaks on the BBQ.
✔ Refrigerator & Freezer with Ice Maker (full size appliance)
✔ Electric Range/Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher
✔ Small Table with 2 Stools serves as kitchen island
✔ Coffee Maker & Grinder, Toaster, Blender, Mixer, Cookbooks and spices
✔ Pots & Pans, Bakeware, Dinnerware, Silverware and Utensils
✔ Starter soaps
Bathroom: Located in the hallway between the Kitchen and the stairwell to the lower level of the house.
✔ Bathtub/Shower, Toilet & Sink
Pantry: Located in the hallway between the Kitchen and the stairwell to the lower level. The pantry is stocked as follows:
✔ Bath Towels, Kitchen Towels, Extra Linens, Hair Dryer, & First-Aid Kit
✔ Starter Supplies (tp, paper towels, soaps & cleaning supplies for house, kitchen & bathroom)
Laundry Room: Located at the base of the stairs in the lower level; the Laundry Room is bright, cheerful, and tidy.
✔ Full-size Washing Machine & Dryer
✔ Ironing Board & Iron, Laundry Baskets
✔ Storage Cabinets
✔ Starter detergents & cleaning supplies including Vacuum, Mop, & Broom
2nd Bedroom: The second Bedroom is located in the lower walk-out level:
✔ Twin-size Bed
✔ Small set of drawers, Bookshelf, and Large Closet
Family Room: Located in walk-out basement.
✔ Armoire stocked with extra blankets, quilts, & pillows
✔ TV & DVD Player
✔ DVD Movie Library with a medley of modern & classic movies
✔ Sliding Glass Doors
Wrap-around Deck: A stairway leads up to the wrap-around deck with gate at the top; front door entry is located at the deck level. Deck also provides access to the back of the house.
✔ Deck chairs (in summer) and Bistro Table/Chairs
Patio: Located at back of house with view of forested mountainside.
✔ Gas Barbeque
✔ Lounge chairs (in summer) and Bistro Table/Chairs
✔ Starter/Kindling & Firewood are located here
Fenced Dog-Run: Located at back of house; access via gate on Patio; medium size pet access through dog-door into house.
Use The Fir House as a home-base to see the region or as a private retreat where you can fill your day with the peace and quiet of the mountains. From here you can visit the wonderfully quaint historical towns in the area, many within an hour drive; visit the shops and galleries in Evergreen; take the walking tour around Evergreen Lake or walk, hike or bike on the paths and trails of the several Jeffco Open Space Parks that are within 15 minutes of the house. Fish at Evergreen Lake and Chatfield Reservoir, or travel to Grand Lake, a 2 hour drive deeper into the mountains. Be sure to visit the art and history museums in Denver and the many attractions of the LoDo district for a taste of the local Denver beers, wines and foods.
Local Amenities: Local amenities are within 10 minutes and include grocery stores, superstores and convenience stores, and a full range of fast food to elegant dining. The local King Soopers will deliver groceries to your door for a small delivery charge, and Walmart is just up the road if you are shopping for affordable food and household items. There is also a Health Food store in the King Soopers shopping center about 10 minutes from the house. The Regional Transportation District services the residential areas of Evergreen with a call-n-Ride Shuttle Bus, which is available to take you to the local grocery store, a doctor appointment, and other locations in the Evergreen area including the bus stops that connect Evergreen to the greater Denver Metropolitan area to the east for work or play, and the ski resorts and gambling towns of Central City and Black Hawk to the west.
Distances, Travel Times, Things to Do & Places to See:
Downtown Denver is only 35 minutes away (27 miles) via I-70 and 6th Avenue, and Denver International Airport (DIA) is a 1 hour drive (51 miles) via I-70. Vail, America's largest ski mountain, is a 1 hour and 25 minute trip up the I-70 Canyon to the west. We have maps on-hand that you may take with you. Explore the nearby historic towns and villages of Frisco and Breckenridge (within 1 hour and 20 minutes), Central City and Black Hawk (within 35 minutes), Morrison (25 minutes via I-70 or the mountain route through Evergreen and Idledale), and Golden (about 25 minutes via I-70). GUIDEBOOKS and maps to the local sights, mountain parks, scenic drives, hiking trails, resorts, events, festivals, entertainment are available for your use at the Fir House.