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Alpine Colorado Log Cabin (St Elmo Area)

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

GENERAL
Cute, quaint, and comfortable cabin located at 9500 feet elevation in the heavily wooded, beautiful historic mining town of Alpine, Colorado. Three miles down the road from the historic mining town of St Elmo. The cabin is located within about two hundred hundred yards of Chalk creek, and also the beautiful Alpine lake, and sits directly in front of Mt. Antero and Boulder mountain. The back of the property is adjacent to the national forest and so the cabin is extremely private.

AMENITIES
The cabin is fully furnished for a comfortable stay and includes a fully furnished kitchen, and bathroom with shower. All guests will need to bring is personal toilet items and food. All linens, towels, and wash cloths will be provided. Sleeping accommodations are for six people and include: one bedroom down stairs with one queen-sized bed and two bedrooms upstairs with regular-sized beds.
Note: Cabin has a clothes washer but drying is by a clothes line which works great and is very fast in the dry mountain air (15-20 minutes).

AREA ACTIVITIES AND ATTRACTIONS
The scenery here is amazing. There is a gorgeous view of both Mt Antero and Mt Boulder off the front deck. Cabin is adjacent to national forest, is extremely quiet and private, and provides a starting point with access to all the best spots in the area. The cabin is located only 1/4 mile from the jeep road that ascends to the summit of Mt Antero (one of the exclusive locations in the US where aquamarine is found). An advantage also unique to this property is that it provides a starting point for ATV, trail bike, or snow mobile access to all the high country without hauling or trailing. The off-road vehicles can be unloaded at the cabin, and then driven to Mt Antero, Mt Boulder, the ghost town of St Elmo, Hancock (town or pass), Tincup pass, and the various alpine lakes such as Baldin, Hancock, Pomeroy, etc.

A general store is located at St Elmo, which is an excellent place to purchase gift items, and also rent ATV’s for exploring the surrounding high country. Buena Vista (17 miles), and Salida (30 miles) provide all necessary shopping and also have many nice restaurants, plus various interesting shops. Monarch mountain is approximately 35 miles away and provides excellent skiing and yet is reasonably priced.

The Mt Princeton hot springs pools are located about 9 miles back down the mountain, as well as a convenience store for gas and food. A fine restaurant is also located at the Mt Princeton facility.

Horse stables which provide fantastic trail riding are also located about 7 miles from Alpine, close to the interesting chalk cliffs.

The Arkansas river is excellent fishing year round, and has an incredible Caddis hatch in the spring, and is located about 13 miles away. Local fishing is on Chalk creek (which flows within a couple of hundred yards of the cabin), and excellent fishing for larger cutthroat trout can be had in several of the high alpine lakes nearby. All of this trout water is accessible by ATV.

Hiking and ATV riding starts at the property and is as good as it gets anywhere in the Rocky Mountains.

LOCATION
Cabin is located in Chalk Creek Gulch on Highway 162, which intersects with Highway 285 between Buena Vista and Salida. It is approximately a two hour drive from the Colorado Springs airport, and a three hour drive from the Denver airport.

A web site that has a brief description of the historic alpine town site where the cabin is located can be found

Keywords: Log Cabin

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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  • The queen-sized bed is on the first level and requires no stairs. There are two bedrooms upstairs which require the use of stairs. The two upstairs bedrooms are separated with a wall and door but it should be noted that in order to exit one of the upstairs bedrooms, an occupant will be able to briefly see the other bed when they are at the head of the stairs....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 15 - Oct 15, 2015
2 night min stay
$150
$900

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $129 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning & Linen Fee $75
  • Taxes Not included

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1980

Why the Owner Chose Buena Vista:
We purchased this property in this location because of its safety, the quality of the community, the beauty of the surrounding country side, and all the activities available in the area.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The property has excellent year round access via passenger car, yet is remarkably quiet and private. The cool, dry mountain air of the high country has a fragrance and ambience that incredible.


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Photos

  • Alpine Colorado log cabin

    Alpine Colorado log cabin

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Back road to St Elmo close to cabin

    Back road to St Elmo close to cabin

  • View of Boulder Mtn. from front deck.

    View of Boulder Mtn. from front deck.

  • Front View

    Front View

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Mt Boulder from front deck

    Mt Boulder from front deck

  • Alpine townsite and lake  from Mt Boulder

    Alpine townsite and lake from Mt Boulder

  • View of Alpine town-site left of Alpine lake...ATV road to Mt Antero is visible

    View of Alpine town-site left of Alpine lake...ATV road to Mt Antero is visible

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Alpine Colorado Log Cabin (St Elmo Area)

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