Slightly secluded and off the beaten path, this lovely log Cabin is nestled on 10 prime acres of pure Rocky Mountain bliss, but with easy access, being only 2.5 miles short drive on gravel roads from the main blacktop. Also boasts a nice, short and level driveway, which can easily park up to 6 vehicles. Netflix and Wi-Fi.
Have fun exploring the surrounding property at only 8200 ft altitude, at an entire 1000 feet lower elevation than Divide, Cripple Creek and even lower than Woodland Park! With its tall pines, aspen and spectacular views, plus it's very own private little stream and mini-mountain for hiking. Roast old fashioned s'mores in the backyard fire pit, with free wood included. Enjoy the lovely backyard, playing on the horse tire swing, a trip on the Zip line, or 'fishing' in the small but fenced backyard pond for the little kids. Have fun on the standard size billiards table, play the piano, kids will enjoy the 2nd Bedroom/playroom with toys. Outdoor games also includes frisbees , horseshoes and corn-hole. Play and explore like a kid again! Enjoy grilling, relaxing and soaking in the pristine mountain views without a house in the way of all the surrounding natural beauty.
Revitalize with this as your Colorado home base, and take in the scenery, play a game of giant 15x30 foot twister with your group, for unforgettable laughs and photo ops, cook as a group in the spacious and well stocked kitchen, or grill delicious meals on the fire pit with old fashioned log stump seating or on one of the cabins decks with grills.
You will find this cabin with it's family friendly and fun filled backyard, it's custom built in bars to be spacious yet cozy, with its handsome knotty pine interior, large gourmet kitchen with open floor plan and unbelievable Mountain and Pike's Peak views. Conveniently Located on the Gold Belt Tour, only 20 minutes from Cripple Creek and almost exactly in between Woodland Park and Canon City, only 40 minutes to either, you will find one adventure after another.
Everyone in your group will enjoy themselves and have fun with the many entertainment amenities and two very comfortable living spaces great for multiple families vacationing together. Amenities also include premium style duvets, sheets, comforters, bath mats, towels, napkins, paper towels and paper plates, coffee and laundry detergent provided.
Sleeps up to 18 in a combination of up to 13 adults plus children, please ask for specifics or see description below.
Upstairs: full kitchen open to the living room, wood burning stove, 4 bedrooms, office, 2 bathrooms, covered front porch, deck off dining room, dining room seats 10+, sleeps up to 8 adults and 2-3 children.
The Downstairs walk-out level has a roomy 2nd master bedroom with a bunk bed for kids only, a queen sofa sleeper in the living room, a bathroom with corner shower, a small Kitchenette with fridge and sink, sleeps up to 4 adults and 2 children. Also has a small dining table which seats 4, a built in bar which seats 3, a large wood burning stove, Flat screen TV w/DVD player, DVD library, Piano, Billiards Table, and Books,. Bunkhouse bedroom can sleep 1-2 adults and 2 children, additional rental fee.
Experienced babysitting available, please ask when booking.
The Cabin is located near Florissant Fossil Beds, Eleven Mile and Spinney Reservoirs, Cripple Creek, Dinosaur museums, helicopter rides, Whitewater rafting and The Royal Gorge, horseback riding, hiking trails. Truly a great gate-way to exploring many historic Mountain (or even ghost) towns with dining, antiquing, shopping, local experiences and breweries, hot springs and more!
NEARBY PLACES & THINGS TO DO AND SEE: *Paradise Cove in Guffey Gorge, only 10 minutes drive NW. Swimming hole and hiking.
*Eleven Mile Reservoir an the Dream Stream 20 minutes NW.
*Florissant Fossil Beds with giant petrified redwood stumps, hiking. 20 mins N
*Cripple Creek 25 min SE. Gambling, restaurants, shopping, Gold Mine tours, local free range donkeys, festivals
*Canon City 45 min S. Closest Whitewater Rafting, Restaurants, Historic Downtown, breweries, Festivals, Holy Cross winery and tours, Rodeo grounds, Antiquing, Train Rides, Royal Gorge, Dinosaur Museum, Helicopter Rides, Skyline Drive
*Woodland Park 45 mins NE. Restaurants ,parks, Shopping, Large Public Library, Dinosaur Museum, Bike & ATV rentals, farmers market, festivals, indoor family fun aquatic center
*Colorado Springs 1 hr NE. Garden of the Gods, Air Force Academy, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Seven Falls, breweries, historic downtown, parks, festivals
*Buena Vista & Nathrop 1 hr NW. Closest Natural Hot Springs, fly-fishing, rafting and climbing adventures in Browns Canyon resort.
*Breckenridge 1.5 hrs NW. Ski town with great restaurants, local brewery, parks, shopping, summer ski lifts for hiking and biking.
. *Lake Dillon and Frisco 1.5 hrs NW just past Breck.-Shopping, dining, paddle board rental, hiking, biking, breweries. Beautiful mountain towns. Copper Mountain ski Resort.
*Salida 2 hrs SW . Rafting, antiquing, day spas, great restaurants, local brewery and historic little downtown with art galleries, Jeep Rentals and Bike Rentals near trails
*Westcliffe 1.5 hrs SW. Very small town, some shopping, 2-3 restaurants, a close up look at the beautiful Sangre De Cristo Mountain Range, a cool little local bowling alley with a diner.
*Denver is a 2.5 hr drive. 2 Cabala's and 1 Ikea store, Day Spas, Amusement Park, too much to list, with just about everything to do and see.
*For outdoors enthusiasts, we are only 5 minutes from 77 thousand acres of BLM public lands, 20 minutes to Eleven Mile Reservoir, State Wildlife Preserves, National Forest and more.
Minimum Age for renter is 24
Pets: No pets. No exceptions. Non-Smokers only. Adjacent Barn and fenced 10 acre Horse pasture is off limits for hiking or entry.
Please do not allow children to eat in living areas or bedrooms.
Please do not touch any of the mounted taxidermy throughout the cabin.
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