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Turkey Rock Retreat is a beautiful mountain home with spectacular views of Turkey Rock and the Rocky Mountains beyond. Turkey Rock Ranch Estates is a community named for the dramatic red rock formation that sits high above its valley. The area is well known to technical rock climbers. It is located one hour from Colorado Springs, two hours from Denver and Breckenridge and a scenic drive to over one hundred Colorado tourist attractions. Turkey Rock Retreat is perfect for all seasons. During the summer months hiking, fly fishing at Deckers, rock climbing and exploring the nearby Pike National Forest keep those who look for adventure busy. For those needing a restful vacation there are many options other than reading and bird watching, such as taking a drive in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains or shopping and wine tasting in the quaint nearby mountain town of Woodland Park. Regardless, the perfect way to end the day is settling in on the expansive deck enjoying the peace and quiet as the sun sets behind the mountains. Summer nights in Colorado can be cool so be sure to bring a sweatshirt so you’ll be comfortable as you take in the night sky and the constellations that shine bright at 8,500 feet. During the winter months temperatures vary. There have been days in December when the thermometer reads sixty degrees in the sunshine. But on the days when the temperature drops, the snow is falling and the valley below is a blanket of white the flames in the wood burning stove make for a day spent inside perfect. Knowing a warm fire and a cup of hot chocolate is waiting for you after sledding, snowshoeing or a long day of skiing fills the heart with happy anticipation. This beautiful mountain home truly is a retreat and the perfect getaway. It is situated on a cul de sac overlooking pine and aspen trees, Turkey Rock and the mountains beyond. The main level with the open floor plan, a wall of windows facing the awesome view, along with the wood burning stove, leather furniture and a table that seats eight makes for the perfect gathering place. A fully stocked kitchen, a spacious bedroom with a queen size bed and a large full bathroom with an extra-long tub finish this level. Upstairs and open to the spectacular view is the loft where you’ll find a full size bed, a full size futon and a TV and DVD player. The lower level is a walkout and fully finished. You’ll find a comfortable chair in the reading nook, a gigantic sectional couch, a 60” flat screen HDTV, games and puzzles and a table on which to play them in the living area. The full bathroom has a glass enclosed rain shower with a slate surround. Another spacious bedroom with a queen size log bed has fantastic natural light coming from the large egress window and a flat screen TV. The laundry room has a washer, dryer and utility sink for your convenience. The view from the lowest level of our home is just as lovely as the main level. The deck is off the kitchen and great room. It has seating for eight and a gas grill. And was it mentioned it has a spectacular view?
General Information There are approximately seven miles of unpaved roads to reach Turkey Rock Retreat. They are well-maintained by Douglas and Teller Counties year round.
Turkey Rock Retreat is situated in an ideal location. Although in the midst of quiet and solitude nearby you’ll find some of Colorado’s best attractions: Woodland Park, Gold Camp Road, Historic Cripple Creek, Manitou Springs and the Penny Arcade, Pikes Peak - hike the 13 mile trail to the top, drive the highway or ride the Cog Railway, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, North Pole Amusement Park, United States Air Force Academy, Olympic Training Center, Florissant Fossil Beds, Coors Tour, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Heritage Square, 16th Street Mall & LoDo in Denver, Breckenridge Ski Area and so many more to explore.
One half rental fee is due within 7 days of confirmation of rental dates
Balance of rental and cleaning fees along with security deposit due 60 days prior to arrival
No refunds within 60 days of arrival
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One hour from Colorado Springs and two hours from Denver, the location of Turkey Rock Retreat allows peace and quiet but easy access to everything Southern Colorado has to offer
Year Purchased: 2005
About: We live in Colorado Springs and have enjoyed having a vacation home for years. After we lost our one-room cabin near Lake George in the Hayman Fire of 2002, we were fortunate to have the opportunity to purchase the land at Turkey Rock. We used Structural Insulated Paneling (SIP) construction which is known for high energy efficiency. We chose every material and color and built most of the cabin interior ourselves. We have spent many years enjoying our mountain home. Up until recently, it was used only by our family members. After friends inquired about the possibility of their friends using our home as a much needed retreat we realized we wanted to share the blessing of feeling refreshed in a short amount of time. We sincerely hope you enjoy our home as much as we do!
Why Woodland Park: The location of the property is perfect and the view spectacular.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Rest, quiet, peace, comfort and beauty.