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Elk Hollow - A Mountain Getaway on Cloud Nine

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Elk Hollow Get-A-Way - Wonderful hill to sled down

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Last updated: 06/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Elk Hollow Getaway is a comfortably decorated, two bedroom, two bath cabin with spacious covered decks surrounded by tall pines and has all the comforts of home. It is located only a few miles from Cloudcroft and sits on several lots allowing you room to enjoy the sunshine and private wooded location. We call our cabin Elk Hollow, because at dawn and dusk the elk will stroll down the hollow beside and below the cabin. Sometimes you will see herds of 25-30 elk around the cabin..

In the greatroom, the ledge-rock gas fireplace will warm you during chilly evenings. The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need. Use the gas barbecue grill on the deck while enjoying a spectacular view of the Sacramento Mountains. There is a pond just down the road from the cabin where you can feed the many fish. There is also a nice hiking trail through the Lincoln National Park just beyond the pond.

The bedrooms at Elk Hollow are very nicely decorated, have ceiling fans and both have nice views. Both bathrooms have heaters in addition to central gas heating.

Elk Hollow is located in a private community where the roads are maintained year round. The community has no really steep hills, so driving and walking is a pleasure. It is advisable, however, to use a four-wheel drive vehicle or chains during winter months.

There is abundant wildlife in the area. You may see elk, whitetail and mule deer, bears, raccoons, chipmunks, rabbits, and a huge variety of birds. Several varieties of hummingbirds make their home in the Southern Rocky Mountains from April through Mid-September.

Just minutes away from our cabin is the Cloudcroft Lodge and Golf Course, four Village Tennis Courts, Ski Cloudcroft, the Village Ice Skating Rink, Zineth park where you can picnic and BBQ, playground, shopping, the Cloudcroft Museum, bakery and restaurants. Browsing the quaint shops in the village is a must.

One stay at Elk Hollow will bring you back. The combination of stylish country decor, refreshing crisp mountain air added to the fabulous Sacramento Mountain view, makes this one of Cloudcroft's best rental cabins. Come see for yourself why Elk Hollow is the perfect solution to your mountain get-a-way no matter what the occasion.

We provide snow discs for your use on our hillside, or you may take them to Ski Cloudcroft ( 3 miles away) to use with their towrope, or they can be used on the sand dunes at White Sands National Park.

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ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:
Deposit of Two Night's Rent Required to Hold Reservation. A maximum of six occupants. WE ACCEPT PAYMENT BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, AND WE MUST RECEIVE THE DEPOSIT WITHIN (7) DAYS OF THE INITIAL RESERVATION. December 15-January 4 Reservations must be Paid In Full by November 15th.

ALL RENTALS WILL BE CHARGED A $70 CLEANING FEE.




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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    No vacationing students, or people under the age of 25 unless married or with a parent or guardian....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We provide snow discs for your children's use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • King size beds (1) King bed with adjoining full bath, alarm clock, two night stands, two lamps, chair, chest-of-drawers, and large closet. Electric mattress pad provided during the winter months., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bedroom with bath close by. Two nightstands, two lamps, alarm clock, chest-of-drawers, TV, DVD, glider/rocker, closet. Electric mattress pad provided in winter months, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa (not a cheapie) located in the great-room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Kitchen, laundry, and bath soaps and all paper products are provided including napkins, paper towels, plastic wrap, sandwich bags, aluminum foil. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    2 DVD players...moreless

  • Games:

    Rumikub, Texas Hold'um, dominos, Yahtzee, card games, Farkle, Parcheese, lots of puzzles for all ages, etc.....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) TV in the great-room and second bedroom....moreless

  • Television:

    40' flat screen in great room. Expanded satellite programing....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Spectacular mountain and forest views. Be sure to read our guest comments on our other website, located by the availability calendar....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room table expands with a leaf that is hidden at the end of the table. When you slide it out part way, it can be used as a side table addition, or it can be used to extend the table. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Laundry soap, fabric softener, iron, sewing kit, (for loose buttons, sewing repairs) and ironing board is provided...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    You can pull up under the front deck for some covered parking....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Beautiful raised hearth ledge-rock fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We provide WI-FI for email and internet use. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Fireplace, entry bench, desk, 2 rocker/recliners, sofa sleeper, coffee table, 2 side tables, sofa table, game & puzzle cabinet, 40' wide-screen TV and DVD....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Off road parking only. We have four parking places provided....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    You can park an RV, but no one can stay in it per deed restrictions....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Two land-line phones. Free local and long distance calls (USA only). Great Verizon cell phone reception. ...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry area....moreless

  • Water Cooler

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Toaster, crockpots, casserole dishes, baking pans, pizza pans, wine-bottle opener, electric mixer, electric ice cream maker, coffee, (regular & decaf) tea, herbs, spices, condiments, flour, sugar....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes that you could possibly need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher soap is provided....moreless

  • Freezer:

    Side-by-Side with ice maker...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has everything provided that you would normally have at home. You are welcome to use spices, herbs, and condiments, dish soap, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, napkins, etc.....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over-the-range...moreless

  • Oven:

    electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Flour, sugar, brown sugar, coffee, creamer, spices and herbs. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    25 cu. ft. double door with ice maker. Lots of condiments in the frig for your use. If you use all of an item, please replace for our next guests....moreless

  • Stove:

    electric...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    4 slot...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large covered wrap-around deck with gate. Fabulous mountain views. Covered stairway for use during the snow months....moreless

  • Golf:

    9 hole golf that can be played twice. Located at the Cloudcroft Lodge and Golf Course. Also disc golf offered at Zenith Park....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New BBQ as of September 2013. We replace the BBQ with a new one every 2 years or so....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Snow disc on our property, or downhill and cross country skiing at Ski Cloudcroft. Ski school, chairlift, and tow lift there also....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Four lighted tennis courts located in the Village plus a basketball court located on tennis court 4....moreless

  • Wood Deck
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving
Nov 24 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$170

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Chistmas
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$200

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$140
$840 $3,500

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $70
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

WHAT A BARGAIN! ALL TAXES INCLUDED, NO DAMAGE DEPOSIT, AND THE 7TH NIGHT IS FREE! WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK? READ THE REVIEWS. Rates are subject to change without notice. No Saturday to Saturday weekly reservations. All other days are fine.

We do not take credit cards at this time. All payment made by either check, money order, or cashier's check. A two nights deposit required, then balance due two weeks prior to reservation, or one month prior to any major holiday. If reservations are made within two weeks, full payment is required.


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Last updated: 06/19/2015
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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
El Paso, TX
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Cloudcroft

Car: Necessary

There are many Hiking, & ATV trails in and surrounding Cloudcroft. Cloudcroft has a challenging Golf Course, disc golf, four tennis courts, mountain climbing, an ice skating rink, and the Sunspot National Solar Observatory. Cloudcroft also has numerous events such as melodramas, juried art and craft shows, free street dances and festivals during the year. Within a 20-45 mile drive, there are two Performing Arts Theaters, an International Buffet, Casinos, Horseracing, two Ski Resorts, a Dinner Theater, the New Mexico Museum of Space History, White Sands National Monument, the IMAX Dome Theater, a Zoo, The Toy Train Depot and Kid's Kingdom. Places such as Las Cruces, La Mesilla, El Paso, Carlsbad Caverns, Valley of Fire, Roswell, and Mexico are within easy reach of our cabin

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My husband, Bill, retired from the Air Force with 26 years of service and I had a career as a Realtor specializing in corporate and military relocation. We've lived all over the USA including Washington, DC, MD, SC, FL, CO, UT, TX, NV, and overseas in Japan and Korea.

Why the Owner Chose Cloudcroft:
We fell in love with Cloudcroft after visiting friends there in 2003. We enjoyed living in the mountains previously, so we decided to build a second home in Cloudcroft once we found the perfect location. At Elk Hollow we provide everything you need to make your vacation a wonderful experience. We want all of our guests to feel as though Elk Hollow is their own little piece of heaven.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Well, you just can't beat the view from Elk Hollow! Mountain views and woodland views from all rooms, and Elk Hollow has a large, fully covered wrap-around deck and gas BBQ for your enjoyment. We also have Wi-Fi and two TV's and DVD players. We furnish all condiments, herbs, spices, coffee and even birdseed. If you're visiting for the wildlife, then we've got it. It is not uncommon to see herds of elk in our yard and throughout the neighborhood. We have a large pond down the road where you can feed the many fish, and just across the pond is a hiking trail through the Lincoln National Forest. We furnish sand/snow discs for winter use, or they can be used to sled down the sand dunes at White Sands National Monument in Alamogordo.


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Photos

  • Elk Hollow Get-A-Way - Wonderful hill to sled down

    Elk Hollow Get-A-Way - Wonderful hill to sled down

  • Double Rainbow taken from the deck.

    Double Rainbow taken from the deck.

  • One of many animal mounts

    One of many animal mounts

  • King sized bed

    King sized bed

  • Another view of the deck.  Gas BBQ in located around the corner

    Another view of the deck. Gas BBQ in located around the corner

  • Elk located just across the road from Elk Hollow.

    Elk located just across the road from Elk Hollow.

  • Elk feeding in the side yard.

    Elk feeding in the side yard.

  • Wonderful fall colors all over our neighborhood and Cloudcroft

    Wonderful fall colors all over our neighborhood and Cloudcroft

  • Entrance to Elk Hollow

    Entrance to Elk Hollow

  • Extra leaf at end of table can also be pulled out and used as a small sideboard

    Extra leaf at end of table can also be pulled out and used as a small sideboard

  • Master bedroom with private bath

    Master bedroom with private bath

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Two critters waiting to get into the bird feeders.

    Two critters waiting to get into the bird feeders.

  • Deer just outside our front door.

    Deer just outside our front door.

  • Great road to take a walk in our neighborhood.  Pond just down the road.

    Great road to take a walk in our neighborhood. Pond just down the road.

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 06/19/2015
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