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Exec. Mountain Home on 50 Acre Ranch -Trout Ponds

Woodland Park, CO, USA
  • House4000 sqft
  • Bedrooms5
  • Sleeps12
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights

House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

Trout Creek Ranch is located on 50 acres with Trout Creek running through the property and feeding two trout ponds. The ranch has beautiful views of Pikes Peak. There are many different species of wildlife living on and near the ranch, such as deer, elk, bear, fox, geese and ducks.

In the evening, relaxed by the fireplace or chimineas, have a glass of wine, coffee or cocoa. View the exquisite mountain sunsets and early morning sunrises. At night, it's a stargazers dream! With no city lights, the stars are bright and plentiful, no traffic noise to interfere with the orchestral sounds of nature. Six outdoor seating areas offer plenty of gathering spots for quiet times, grilling, fun times or just getting the whole gang together! The peaceful sound of rushing water from the pond can be heard from the grilling deck. You also can enjoy incredible views of the 50 acre property.

You will find the rugged charm of a mountain getaway with all the amenities of a modern hotel: gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings supported by big wooden beams, Wi-Fi, cable, Blu-ray/DVD player, flatscreen TVs, huge washer and dryer, sauna and 85 gallon jetted tub. Enjoy gazing at the views through the full wall of windows on each of the three levels.

This Ranch has often been referred to as a little piece of heaven, a paradise and a romantic retreat. It is located 20 miles from Colorado Springs,18 miles from Cripple Creek , 83 miles from the the beautiful ski resort of Breckenridge and Denver is only an hour and a half away. There are wonderful hiking trails, fishing and over 150 miles of national forest trails through the nearby Pike National Forest (great ATV and hiking trails).

Whether you're looking for a family vacation or a romantic holiday, this executive mountain home is the perfect place for an unforgettable time.

Nearest Airport : Colorado Springs Airport at 33 Miles

Nearest Motorway : Colorado State Highway 24 at 2 Miles

Nearest Ski : Breckenridge Ski Resort at 83 Miles

Nearest Golf : Shining Mountain Golf Club at 5 Miles

Nearest Restaurant : Swiss Chalet at 3 Miles

Keywords: Luxury


Wendell Howie

Member Since 2010
Premier Partner
This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 17, 2018
About Wendell Howie

As a former Dallas banker & business owner we traveled to Colordo every year. We were married in the home and travel much of the time. It's our privilege to make the Ranch available for others to enjoy. Our goal is to share this remarkable natural setting with our guests by providing private, warm and luxurious accommodations and a memorable visit to the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

Wendell Howie purchased this House in 2001

Why Wendell Howie chose Woodland Park

We love the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado Springs Region. We purchased the property back in 1999 with my father and brother. In 2001 we had finished our homes. Mine and my brothers homes are approximate approximately 4000 Sq Ft. with my fathers at around 2000 Sq Ft. located right on one of the Trout Ponds. (He fishes from his deck).

What makes this House unique

The Ranch has two beautiful Trout ponds with 'Trout Creek' running thru each. The Pikes Peak National Forest with over 150 miles of trails, is less the 1/2 mile from the Ranch. We are only 5 minutes from the town of Woodland Park and 25 minutes from Colorado Springs.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
        • King size beds (1) The King bed in the Master is a unique hand made Aspen Log Canopy., Queen size Beds (1) There are 3 queen beds., Double Beds (1) One double bed in bedroom 5., Twin or Single Beds (1) There is on twin bed in the large family bedroom with 60 Inch HDTV & sitting area., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) We do have an air bed if needed for extra guests.


        • 4 Bathrooms
          • 4

          Location Type

            • Lake View
              Home overlooks Private Trout Pond
            • Mountain View
            • Rural


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Laundry Soap
                        • Activities Guide
                        • Broadband Access
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Clothes Dryer
                          Front Load with Steam
                        • Filtered Water
                        • Firewood
                        • Garage
                        • Gas Fireplace
                          There are two Gas Fireplaces.
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Heating
                          In Floor Radiant and Gas Fire places.
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Linens Provided
                          The linens are of the highest quality.
                        • Living Room
                          Surround Sound System with 65 Inch TV
                        • Local Maps
                        • Local Restaurant Guide
                        • Paper Towels
                        • Parking
                        • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
                          Parking for RV and or Boat is available on the Ranch Property.
                        • Shampoo
                        • Thermos Bottle
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                          Front Load High Efficency
                        • Wireless Internet


                            • Grill
                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Catering Available
                            • Coffee Grinder
                            • Coffee Maker
                              Two, one in Master Suite and one in the Kitchen
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                              Viking Professional
                            • Freezer
                            • Blender
                            • Ice Maker
                            • Kitchen
                              Gourmet Kitchen
                            • Lobster Pot
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                              Viking Professional
                            • Pantry Items
                            • Refrigerator
                              Viking Professional
                            • Stove
                              Viking Professional
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                  Three additional in the breakfast area. Also outdoor dining on BBQ Deck off Kitchen
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 8 people


                                    • CD Player
                                    • DVD Player
                                      2 DVD and 2 BluRay
                                    • Games
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Dish Network
                                    • Stereo
                                      Surround Sound Systems in Great Room and the Master Suite
                                    • Television
                                      HD TV's ranging from 65 inches to 27 inch.


                                        • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                        • Balcony
                                          Five balconies
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          (6) Each Room has is own Deck/Patio. We also have a BBQ deck off the Kitchen with great views of the Valley & Stream below.
                                        • Golf
                                        • Large Cooler
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                          BBQ Deck
                                        • Barbecue
                                        • Patio
                                        • Small Cooler
                                        • Terrace
                                        • Walkway to Water
                                        • Wood Deck


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Sauna
                                                  Wet/Dry Sauna in Master Suite
                                                • Spa Whirlpool
                                                • jetted tub
                                                  85 Gallon Jetted Tub with twin pumps in Master Suite.

                                                  Onsite Services

                                                    • Housekeeper


                                                        • museums
                                                        • autumn foliage
                                                        • churches
                                                        • cinemas
                                                        • festivals
                                                        • forests
                                                        • library
                                                        • caves
                                                        • pond
                                                        • restaurants
                                                        • ruins
                                                        • theme parks
                                                        • waterfalls
                                                        • zoo

                                                          Leisure Activities

                                                            • bird watching
                                                            • gambling casinos
                                                            • horseback riding
                                                            • scenic drives
                                                            • sight seeing
                                                            • sledding
                                                            • walking
                                                            • wildlife viewing

                                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                                • ATM/bank
                                                                • Babysitter
                                                                • fitness center
                                                                • groceries
                                                                • hospital
                                                                • massage therapist
                                                                • medical services

                                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                    • kayaking
                                                                    • cross country skiing
                                                                    • fishing
                                                                    • fly fishing
                                                                    • freshwater fishing
                                                                    • golf
                                                                    • hiking
                                                                    • hot air ballooning
                                                                    • hunting
                                                                    • ice skating
                                                                    • cycling
                                                                    • mountain biking
                                                                    • mountain climbing
                                                                    • mountaineering
                                                                    • rafting
                                                                    • rock climbing
                                                                    • skiing
                                                                    • water skiing
                                                                    • water tubing
                                                                    • whitewater rafting


                                                                        • Wine Cooler, separate wine glass cabinet, coffee maker, laundry room with large sink and top of the line washer & dryer.

                                                                          47 Reviews


                                                                          Latest reviews

                                                                          Beautiful home with great views of the mountains & pine forests.

                                                                          Bruce I.

                                                                          Wendell & Liliana were great hosts. They explained the property well and answered questions we had later via text and phone calls to make sure everything was going well. We especially enjoyed the deck heater for late night cocktails.

                                                                          Great Place!

                                                                          Rob M.

                                                                          My family had a wonderful time on our vacation and this home was spectacular. The stocked trout ponds were a lot of fun for me and my daughter (6 and just learning to fly fish). The house was very clean and had all of the kitchen and other supplies anyone would need. The location is very convenient to Woodland Park. The setting and views were spectacular offering wildlife, hiking, fishing, and exploring. We would definitely stay here again!

                                                                          Great Stay!

                                                                          dmm & gbmLansdale, PA

                                                                          There were 10 in our group, 3 families, ranging in age from 70 to 5 years old. We had a wonderful vacation, a 70th birthday celebration, an engagement celebration & a family reunion. The pictures of the home are great, but it is even better in person. You can tell much thought went into the design of this home. There are rooms large enough for everyone to gather, but if you want privacy the bedrooms are a nice size & each have their own deck except 1 (good bedroom for children). The jacuzzi tub is delightful after a day of hiking. The main area, great room, dining room, kitchen & decks are large enough that we were able to have family who live in the area over for dinner without feeling crowded. We had some rain, so this was important. The home is clean & the beds are comfortable. The location is good. We hiked 2 days, went to the North Pole. visited Garden of the Gods & Cave of the Winds. We just wished we could have stayed longer. If you have a large group, this is the perfect place to rent! My husband & I have successfully used VRBO/HomeAway for years & this is by far the nicest home.

                                                                          Great Vacation Home

                                                                          Tom N.

                                                                          My wife and I, along with our two children and their spouses and our 6 granddaughters stayed in this beautiful home for 5 days. The home allowed for everything we were looking for, with great space for all of us to enjoy activities and fun together, as well as allowing for some privacy if so desired. We truly enjoyed our stay there and would recommend this property to others.

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          We really enjoyed having you at the Trout Creek Ranch. Come back any time.

                                                                          Wendell & Lili

                                                                          Loved it!

                                                                          Courtney H.Lubbock, tx

                                                                          We had a wonderful week at this home. Wendell's wife met us when we arrived and gave us a tour

                                                                          We saw deer, Marmot, and birds from the house. We caught trout in the pond and had a great time exploring the property. The house is very nice. Wendell has the spice cabinet stocked so you don't have to purchase any kind of spice. We also enjoyed the ice maker in the fridge.

                                                                          A couple of negative things:

                                                                          The Windows do not have window coverings so you are up with the sun and most don't have screens so bugs come in while you have them open. We couldn't get the doors to lock either... We never felt unsafe, but it's just something we noticed.

                                                                          Overall, it was such a wonderful week and you will enjoy this home!

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          We are of glad that you enjoyed your visit to our home on the ranch. We have not used window covering on the home due to the private setting and the beautiful scenery out side. I wish we had known about your not being able to lock the doors. The area is very safe and we for many years never locked the doors, however, every door does lock. As for the screens, we have never had any problems with bugs coming in at night.

                                                                          We hope you can return sometime.

                                                                          Wendell and Lili

                                                                          Beautiful home, surrounded by quiet mountain forest.

                                                                          Paula W.

                                                                          The home was beautiful, comfortable and well-maintained. We cooked/grilled every night and appreciated the high-end kitchen and large dining table. The views were spectacular, and we loved the quiet surroundings. The owners were terrific, and even did some late-night maintenance to the road after a strong storm came through, to make driving conditions safe for us. Two things would have made it perfect -- a pull-out sofa bed somewhere (we were a group of adults, so room-sharing got a bit complicated), and more seating space in the living room so that everyone could gather together. Highly recommend this lovely house for a group mountain getaway.

                                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                                          We are so glad that you enjoyed the home. We did have an airbed. I really wished we had know you needed it.

                                                                          Hope you can return again sometime!

                                                                          Wendell & Lili


                                                                          Woodland Park, CO, USA

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                                                                          Rates & Availability

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                                                                          Cleaning Fee is for 12 @ $250.00 In excess of 12 @$300.00

                                                                          47 Reviews
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