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River Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Located 7 miles west of South Fork on Highway 149 you will find a mountain cabin nestled in the trees overlooking the Rio Grande River. Our mountain cabin provides stunning views and exceptional natural beauty that only Colorado can provide. Enjoy your coffee on the deck as you listen to the river flow just footsteps away. Fishermen will love this location!

Two downstairs bedrooms sleep 4 guests with queen beds. Upstairs master suite has queen bed and half bath. Sleep extra guests on sofa bed, or put sleeping bags in upstairs loft. Newly remodeled kitchen is fully equipped. Dining room looks out onto the deck in back that overlooks the river.

Follow the Rio Grande River along the Silver Thread Scenic Highway 17 miles to Creede and explore the town and silver mines. Or drive 30 minutes on highway 160 to Wolf Creek Ski Area which records the greatest average annual snowfall in Colorado.

Don't feel like driving? Relax on the deck or hammock with a drink and watch the fishermen in your group cast their lines. Stay out all day and watch the sun set behind the mountains.

Keywords: riverfront, cabin, fishing, ski area, creede, south fork, stunning views

More Details

Steve and Sara Lowe
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2017

About Steve and Sara Lowe

Both myself and my wife grew up in Colorado. I am a Firefighter in Arizona. My wife works for a major hospital system in the Phoenix area. We stay very busy with our son but do enjoy to travel and vacation as time allows.

Why Steve and Sara Lowe chose South Central

My wife grew up in the San Luis Valley and her parents purchased the property when she was younger. She has many memories with the property as their family spent nearly every weekend and holiday there. We try to come back at least 2-3 times a year to enjoy the seasons that we miss out on living in Arizona to give our son the same memories.

What makes this cabin unique

You are only steps from the river on this property. We love to spend time on the deck and listen to the roar of the Rio Grande. Times spent at the cabin are relaxing and rejuvenating. It is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.


South Fork Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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River Cottage
average rating of 4.736842 based on 19 reviews
Alvarado TX

Right on the River!

  • 4 of 5

The house was charming and had everything we needed. Enjoyed sitting on the porch, watching and listening to the river. Great location between South Fork and Creede.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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outstanding stay - perfect for family and fishing

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place and location, photos don't do it justice. Absolutely no disapointment!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location on river !

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Place To Stay!

  • 4 of 5

Great owners and wonderful place to stay. Caught many nice brown trout in the river right in front of the cabin.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We surely enjoyed our stay at the River Cottage! The cabin has all the modern amenities while still having the feel of a relaxing get-a-way from the world. We spent a lot of time in the rocking chairs on the deck while simply enjoying watching the river go by. We were there during the fall and the colors were incredible, all around us. We will be back to the cottage on the river, I miss it already!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 7.4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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