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The cabin is high on the sunny side of the mountain in Cascade with really nice views. It is easily accessible from Highway 24 without the sight and noise of the highway. It is centrally located to many of the attractions in the area, including North Pole/Santa's Workshop, Pikes Peak, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs, etc.
We have 2 bedrooms, the master bedroom has a queen size bed and a half bath. The other bedroom also has a queen size bed and if needed, the twin roll away bed fits nicely in it. The full bath and the half bath have been fully remodeled and we supply the toilet paper and Kleenex.
The kitchen has also been completely remodeled including cabinets, counter tops and most appliances have been updated. The kitchen is fully equipped with coffee pot, toaster, plates, silverware, cups, glasses, utensils, mixing bowls, cookware, a blender and a hand mixer. We supply salt, pepper, Mrs. Dash, plastic wrap, plastic baggies, paper towels and foil.
The living room has a fireplace insert, perfect for those chilly nights and we have extra blankets too!
There is a front porch with a porch swing over looking a small yard with a 4 ft. semi-private wood fence and nice mountain views. There is a 2 car carport to park your car.
It is a 5 person maximum occupancy.
The rent is $150.00 per night for a 3 night minimum during peak season and Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year (we will consider 2 nights to fill in spaces where available) and 2 night minimum for the off season. If you rent it for 7 nights or more it's $125 per night. We have to charge a small county tax of 5.13% and a $300.00 damage/cleaning deposit that is refundable if the place is left in good, clean condition. We don't charge up front for a cleaning fee like most places do. If you clean it and leave it like you found it, no charge. We wash the sheets and towels so you don't have to!
We will consider one well behaved, house trained dog of any size by approval only (we have a very specific dog policy).
What more can I say, it's a sweet place, come check it out!
You must be at least 25 years old to rent the cabin....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking is permitted outside only. There is an ashtray on the patio....moreless
Possible dog friendly. Please, only well behaved dogs! Must be kenneled/crated when left alone or at night and are not allowed on the furniture or the beds. They cannot be left alone in the yard at anytime because of the wildlife in the area. And they cannot be left alone inside the cabin because even the best dogs when left alone in a strange environment will get anxious and chew, etc....moreless
This is the master bedroom and includes a half bath. ...moreless
The beds have sheets, a blanket and quilts. Each bedroom has a closet and a dresser for storing clothing, etc. There are extra pillows, extra blankets and heavier comforters. One bedroom has a firm bed while the other bedroom has a pillowtop and is softer.
We also provide a 'Play and Pack' for infants....moreless
1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
Main Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower
Has a sink, mirrored medicine cabinet and 1 large mirror....moreless
There is no need for air conditioning because the back of the cabin is built into the bank and it keeps a nice cool temp in the summer but also stays warm in winter. There are some ceiling fans....moreless
We have an assortment of books that the whole family can read. Some pertain to the area, some are quick reads and childrens books....moreless
There are board games and some cards for the entire family....moreless
Summer Season May 1 - Sep 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Season Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2015 2 night min stay
Winter Holidays Nov 16 - Jan 2, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
*5 people max occupancy. No up front cleaning fees like most places have. Clean the cabin well, no charge. You don't clean it, a cleaning fee is deducted from your damage/cleaning deposit. We will consider a 2 night min. during High Season to fill in spots where available.
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Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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There is some hiking and biking in the Ute Pass area. Across Highway 24, you'll find Wines of Colorado for good food and spirits. Or take the kids to the North Pole/Santa's Workshop on the Pikes Peak toll road. Take a drive all the way to the top of Pikes Peak and see 'Clear to Kansas' as we say.
It's just a 5 minute drive down Ute Pass to Manitou Springs for a day of shopping, eat in one of the many restaurants or bars, play games at the old Penny Arcade, take the Cog Railway up Pikes Peak, visit Miramont Castle or the Iron Springs Melodrama.
On Highway 24 above Manitou visit the Cave of the Winds, The Cliff Dwellings or further down Highway 24 is the Ghost Town Museum. There is also a Safeway, a Walgreens and gas stations.
A hop, skip and a jump from Manitou, you can hike or bike on one of the many trails in the Garden of the Gods or climb on the red rocks. Close by is Old Colorado City for more shops, dining and bars.
Head to downtown Colorado Springs for shops, dining and a little night life. Also, there is the Pioneer's Museum, the Fine Arts Center, the U.S. Olympic Training Center, the World Arena, or the Air Force Academy located north of Colorado Springs on I25. On the south side of 'The Springs' is the Seven Falls, the famous 5 star Broadmoor Hotel, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo or Fort Carson.
If you go west on Highway 24 from Cascade, you'll come across Green Mountain Falls which is a charming small town that offers a fishing pond or ice skating in the winter, with a Gazebo and several good places to eat. The Pantry for really good breakfasts, lunch and dinner and on nice evenings you can eat outside in the back by the creek and listen to some really good local talent. The Mucky Duck around the corner offers great food also. Or visit the Blue Moose Tavern for drinks and play some pool.
If you go further up Highway 24, in less than a 5 minute drive you'll find Woodland Park which has shops, dining, bars, a Dinosaur Museum, a bowling alley, grocery stores, gas stations and a movie theater.
Drive the scenic highway to Cripple Creek for a day/night of gambling or ride the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Darell's dad, Henry, built this house in 1955 and together with his wife, Dona, they raised 3 boys here. There are lots of memories and stories here.
Jeanette grew up in Chipita Park, just down the road. Darell went the first 3 years to the little old school house which is now the Cascade Library. We both went to Ute Pass Elementary School in Chipita Park, then we were bused down the pass to Manitou Springs to Junior High and High School. We now live in Colorado Springs.
Why the Owner Chose Cascade: After Darell's parents passed away we wanted to buy it because it's such a special place. We decided to share it with other people and we hope everyone will enjoy it as much as we do.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Even though you are in a residential neighborhood you really feel like you've gotten away from it all!