Only 30 mi West from historic Old Colorado City and Colorado Springs and you will find a little gem, a small mountain community hidden in the valley of Westcreek where a former mining settlement was founded back then in Colorado Gold Rush days. Enjoy gorgeous sunrise in the morning while drinking a cup of coffee or watch a colorful sunset from the deck of the property while sipping wine or beer..
Enjoy a quiet relaxation and quality time with your family to have a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Peaceful surroundings and tranquil environment is a great bonus to this vacation home.
The house is perfect for a romantic retreat for couple or two or three or a great family vacation. Woodland Park with its numerous restaurants and eateries, shops and museums is only 10 miles away. Big BBQ grill is on the deck if you don't feel like going out... Kids will enjoy a playroom downstairs or a Foosball table.
There are some trails around and a lot of wildlife viewing. A beautiful creek and marsh area loaded with birds and animals such as moose, beavers and a variety of aquatic wildlife borders this property. This home is also situated well for enjoyment of the outdoors as it is located within walking distance to hiking and biking trails, the "717" OHV trail system, and the Pike National Forest.
Located just a short 15 minute drive on Hwy 67 from Woodland Park, you'll enjoy a beautiful surroundings, private lake perfect for a picnics on the shores or just a relaxation and admiring the beautiful nature. Fishing or swimming is not allowed due to community liability. There is Manitou Lake a few miles away for fishing and swimming and Platte River for fly fishing and whitewater rafting.
Inside you'll find a cozy cabin style of living but with very modern and updated amenities. Cozy up to the wood pellet stove in the winter and enjoy the ambiance of the cabin or grilling outside while admiring panoramic mountain view.
There are a lot of activities around. Visit Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Santa's Workshop, North Pole, a Christmas themed amusement park, get on the top of Pikes Peak via Pikes Peak highway or take a cog rail from Manitou Springs. Most of Colorado Pikes Peak Region attractions 15 -30 min away including famous Garden of the Gods, Indian Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls and much more. If you feel like gambling visits Victor and Cripple Creek. Both little mining mountain towns were founded here during Colorado Gold Rush days. There are a lot of history there and fun. You can visit a real mine at Cripple Creek or the local museum, gamble at many local casinos or wine and dine...
Colorado weather is great most of the year. Enjoy our sunny state and a beautiful surroundings of Colorado Rocky Mountains!
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The retreat will work great for one or two families 6-8 adults total maximum or 4 adults and 4 children. Maximum occupancy is 8 guests total including children please. We are on a septic system therefore the occupancy is restricted to 8 guests total.