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Creekside Cabin Retreat at the Base of Pikes Peak

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

At an elevation of 7800 feet, Cascade-Chipita Park is found nestled at the base of Pikes Peak. Spend your days rafting, tubing, hiking, mountain climbing or biking and your evenings relaxing creekside dipping your aching feet in nature's version of an ice water bath. The shallow stream flows straight from the slopes of Pikes Peak and is perfect for kids, keeping them occupied for the day while parents recline in the mountain sunshine.

Fountain Creek Cottage has a rustic feel with modern amenities. A full washer and dryer makes quick work of those clothes dirtied in pursuit of the Colorado outdoor lifestyle. The kitchen is fully functional with a full-sized refrigerator, dishwasher and oven/stove top. Brew a pot of coffee in the provided coffeemaker and enjoy a hot cup on the back porch listening to the creek and watching the sun rise over the mountains. Tucked into a shallow valley among a handful of mountain cabins, Fountain Creek Cottage gives the impression of an isolated mountain retreat while within walking distance of The Pantry Restaurant and their homemade cinnamon raisin bread. After a full breakfast head out on foot to one of two hiking trails: Heizer Trail and Catamount Trail.

Summer is an exciting time to vacation along Ute Pass. Local mountain towns host festivals such as Territory Days, Donkey Derby Days and Green Mountain Falls Bronc Days. Step back in time and explore the rich history of the area with tours of Cave of the Winds, Manitou Springs, and gold rush boom town Cripple Creek.

Winter months are a perfect time to visit too! After a day of snowmobiling or snowshoeing in the surrounding mountains or ice skating on the nearby pond curl up in front of a cozy fire and read a good book or catch up on your favorite show on the flat screen TV (cable provided).

The cabin features two bedrooms, each containing a queen sized bed with new mattresses and new bedding. Since both are on the back of the dwelling, opening the windows at night brings in cool mountain breezes and the gentle sound of water splashing over rocks in the creek. You'll be pulling for the blanket before morning, even in summer.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Full and Twin Rollaway Available...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Both Bedrooms have Queen beds with down comforters and quilt bedspreads. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom is newly remodeled with a bathtub and shower.

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    We have some toys for the kids to play with in the stream. ...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a dining table that seats 4 and also a breakfast nook with 2 bar stools....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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2 night min stay
$125

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Standard cleaning fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$800 for Sat-Sat Stay


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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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Location

18 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 24

Car: Necessary

Green Mountain Falls is approximately 10 miles up highway 24 from Colorado Springs.

Many of Colorado’s most desirable attractions are nearby. The Pike’s Peak highway is just over a mile from our cabin. The Cave of the Winds, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, the North Pole (a favorite with our grandkids and FREE if you’re over 60), Garden of the Gods and of course shopping in Manitou and a visit to the Air Force Academy. Don’t miss Seven Falls or a drive up North Cheyenne Canyon to Helen Hunt Falls. Hiking trails abound and then, of course, there’s the option of just sitting on the patio and enjoying the sun while listening to the creek.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: After 40 years in ministry my wife and I recently retired to Green Mountain Falls, Colorado. We sit on our deck and watch our five grandchildren frolic in the cool mountain stream I once played in as a child.

Why the Owner Chose Cascade:
It is tough to find a more tranquil and beautiful place to vacation with your family. To us it has always been the perfect spot to take a break, put our feet up and reconnect with our family.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Five generations of my family have vacationed on Fountain Creek. I can't remember not loving it. The cool mountain breezes and the scent of pine call to mind cherished family memories.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Fountain Creek Cabin

    Fountain Creek Cabin

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • View from the back patio

    View from the back patio

  • Front Porch

    Front Porch

  • In the Winter

    In the Winter

  • Living room with wood burning fireplace and dining table

    Living room with wood burning fireplace and dining table

  • Bedroom #1

    Bedroom #1

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Shower/Tub

    Shower/Tub

  • Patio Set

    Patio Set

  • Beautiful Stream in the backyard

    Beautiful Stream in the backyard

  • Ice Skating at the pond

    Ice Skating at the pond

  • Grandkids having boat races in the stream

    Grandkids having boat races in the stream

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 05/21/2015
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