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Real Log Cabin W Hot Tub, Wi-Fi, Secluded

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Last updated: 04/12/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

Welcome to our "Olive Branch" cabin in the woods.

If you are looking for that perfect getaway, you've found it! This is a true log cabin, nestled at the edge of the woods with total seclusion. Enjoy spectacular views of both the San de Cristo Mountain Range and America's Mountain, Pikes Peak!

The cabin is completely decorated with a woodsy, Colorado feeling and furnished for pure comfort.

You will enjoy all the comforts of home in this unique log cabin. It features one bedroom on the main floor with a queen size bed, two night stands, a reading chair and dresser. The living room, kitchen and dining area are all open on the main level. The large, luxurious bathroom is also on this level. It has a separate shower and an antique clawfoot bathtub for a relaxing bubble bath.

The open loft area over looks the living room and kitchen. The loft has two queen size beds, a night stand and a 19-inch TV/DVD player. There are also two small cots with sleeping bags tucked in the loft nooks for the kiddos!

The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric range, refrigerator, microwave, and dishwasher as well as all the essentials you need to prepare great meals. The living room has contemporary black leather furniture and a cozy wood-burning fireplace in the corner. There is also a 48-inch flat screen TV with Dish Network and a DVD player in the living room.

Sit out on either of the spacious covered decks in the four oversized rocking chairs and enjoy the incredible views while watching the wildlife play. Spend your evenings around the open fire pit reminiscing about old times while making new memories with family and friends. You will find yourself star-gazing the night away. After an adventurous day, soak your aches and pains away in the outdoor 4-person hot tub.

This is a great cabin for honeymoons, anniversary celebrations, family getaways, hunting and fishing parties or those looking to relax. It truly is a great place to rejuvenate your soul!

Colorado Has An Abundance of Activities to Enjoy Year Round!

If you choose to venture out to explore the Pikes Peak Region, there are many wonderful attractions to see. Below is a list of some of our favorites in the area.

Cripple Creek - Historic Mining and Gambling Town
Canon City - Royal Gorge Bridge, Royal Gorge Railroad, Rafting
Salida - Arkansas River, Rafting, Fishing
Fairplay - Mining and Ghost Town
Breckenridge - Ski Resort Town
Manitou Springs - Pikes Peak, Cog Railway, Cave of the Winds, Cliff Dwellings
Colorado Springs - Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Seven Falls, Air Force Academy, Museums
Buena Vista - Arkansas River, Fishing Rafting, Hot Springs
Woodland Park - Dinosaur Museum, Shops & Restaurants
Florissant - Petrified Redwood Forest, Fossil Beds, Homesteads
Monarch - Ski Resort
Leadville - Ski Resort, Mining Town

This lovely home is available year round. Summer weeks, holidays and special event weeks fill up quickly, so make your reservation early!
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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 04/12/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1284 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years of age or older to reserve....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please utilize the porches and outside areas in consideration of our non-smoking guests. Please do not discard smoking material of any kind on the ground. Additional cleaning/odor removal fees of $100.00 will be charged to your credit card on file if smoke is detected in the cabin. PLEASE NOTE: Colorado does have a law that prohibits tossing smoking material on the ground, there is a $2,500.00 fine. It also becomes a felony if it results in a fire due to neglecting to dispose of smoking materials properly....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets allowed with owner approval. Additional pet fee required at time of reservation. If a pet is discovered & was not approved you will be charged an additional pet fee of $25.00/day/dog and an additional $100.00 pet cleaning fee...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Large full bath with separate shower & antique claw foot tub.

Other Amenities

  • Upon your arrival you will have a starter supply of household items stocked throughout the cabin. Items include: HE laundry soap, dryer sheets, 3-rolls of toilet paper, 1-roll of paper towels, liquid hand soap, coffee filters, dish soap & trash bags. You may also find several other cleaning items, spices & condiments. Feel free to use any items at the cabin & leave what you don't use for next guests. If you are staying more than 2-nights you may want to pick up additional supplies to suit your needs. There are 3-major grocery stores in Woodland Park & 2-smaller markets in Cripple Creek & Divide for last minute items. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in Living room Built in DVD player on TV in loft...moreless

  • Stereo:

    AM,FM, CD stereo system...moreless

  • Television:

    48' flat screen TV in living room 19' TV in upstairs loft...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Family friendly videos...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Be sure to take the short 11 mile drive to the historic town of Cripple Creek. Enjoy loads of history & unique shops by day & the gambling halls, theater & fine dining by night. Always a fun town~!...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    views of the San de Cristo Mountain range from the front deck & Pikes Peak from the back yard....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    additional leafs in table for larger gatherings. 2 additional bar chairs for seating at the bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Not needed in the mountains. Enjoy the cool mountain breezes through out the cabin with the windows open...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Hi efficiency front load dryer a starter supply of dryer sheets is supplied...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane forced air furnace & wood burning fireplace....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land line phone for local & long distance calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths & kitchen cloths are all provided. Please use designated towels for the hot tub. There is a washer & dryer should you need to launder towels on extended stays....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Hi efficiency front load washer a starter supply of HE laundry soap is provided...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker & filters. Bring your favorite coffee...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All pots & pans, coffee pot, dishes etc......moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    place setting for up to 8 people...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new dishwasher installed April of 2016...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with full size appliances, Range, refrigerator, microwave...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    some spices & additional non perishable items left from previous guests...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel flat surface 4 burner electric range with oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2-slice stainless steel toaster...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) covered front & back decks with 4-over sized rockers. These are magical rockers, when sat in all your worries will be rocked away~!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane grill (propane provided)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Outdoor 4-person hot tub over looking the San de Cristo Mountain range...moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 27 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Apr 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Memorial Day/USAFA Grad Week
May 26 - Jun 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 2 - Jun 29, 2017
2 night min stay
Independence Day
Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2017
3 night min stay
Jul 7 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Labor Day/USAFA Parents' Week
Sep 1 - Sep 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Sep 8 - Oct 12, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 13 - Nov 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 21 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 27 - Dec 20, 2017
2 night min stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2018
5 night min stay
Jan 3 - Mar 8, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • CSA Damage Waver Fee $35 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6.9%


Check-In: After 4:00 PM MST

Check-Out: Before 10:00 AM MST

* Must be at least 25 years of age with valid credit card to reserve.

* An additional $150.00 cleaning fee will be applied to each reservation.

*Additional 3% processing fee on all reservations (included in tax rate above)

* Choice of $35 Non-Refundable Damage Insurance --OR-- Refundable $1,500 Security Deposit required at time of reservation.

*Optional CSA Travel Insurance available

An advance payment equal to 25% of the rental revenue plus damage insurance due at time of reservation. All advance payments will be applied toward the house rental. Payments can be made in the form of Credit Cards, Cash, Cashier's Check or Personal Checks payable to Red Door Vacation Rentals. All NON-SUFFICIENT checks are subject to a 50% collection fee and immediate reservation cancellation.

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Last updated: 04/12/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs (COS)
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Thunderbird Bar in Florissant
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Shining Mountain Golf Club
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Cog Railroad
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Teller County Hwy 11 (Scenic Highway)
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cripple Creek casinos & restaurants
60 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Necessary

Cabin is located just 4 miles from the scenic highway to Canon City. Also for the more adventurous drivers that want a real scenic treat try the Phantom Canyon or Shelf Road to Canon City~!

Want some exciting mining history? Head up to the Historic gold mining town of Cripple Creek(12 miles). You'll find museums, gold mine tours, live theater, shops, restaurants & limited stakes casinos.


Manager info

Red Door Vacation Rentals

Year Purchased: 2014

About: Thanksgiving of 2014 we purchased the Olive Branch Cabin after having rented it ourselves several times over the past few years. It is now 'home' where we love to walk, watch the sunrises and sunsets, and be in communion with God and the mountains and the deer who roam here. We think of the mountains of Colorado as 'God's country' and hope that others also find the peace and solitude here that we experience. We named the cabin 'Olive Branch' because it represents the beginning of a vision we have to reach out to military couples who have experienced brokenness as a result of war. In the Genesis story of Noah and the Ark, the dove brought back an olive branch when the flood waters began to recede. The Olive Branch is therefore a symbol of hope... hope for a new future, hope for a new start in life, hope for a new beginning in our relationships with each other and with God. And so we are Robert and Victoria and as you may have assumed, we are a military couple who has traveled and lived all over the world. Robert is an Air Force Chaplain and Victoria is a Presbyterian Minister. We have served congregations and military bases in Kentucky, Ohio, Idaho, Spain, Colorado, California, Florida and Texas. But our first love has always been Colorado! We are empty nesters now as we have two college-aged children and the four of us are stretched between three different states. And so one of the reasons we have this cabin is so that we can finally have a place to call home and to gather as a transient and geo-separated family.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Many years ago we began to lead marriage retreats for Air Force couples and believe that God is calling us to do this in our future Colorado retirement. Until then we continue to serve God and country, enjoy visits to the Olive Branch Cabin, and spending time with our adult children. It is our hope that your time spent at the 'Olive Branch Cabin' will bring about hope, renewal and sacred rest.

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 04/12/2017

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  • Pull up to the table or the breakfast bar when dinner is ready.

    Pull up to the table or the breakfast bar when dinner is ready.

  • Gather round the fire with family and friends.

    Gather round the fire with family and friends.

  • Grab some steaks and fire up the grill!

    Grab some steaks and fire up the grill!

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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