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Sunset views over the 14,000 ft peaks of the San de Cristo Mountain Range

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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our rustic log cabin, nestled into a hillside at 8100 feet elevation, looks out across a valley at the spectacular 14,000-foot Sangre de Cristo mountain range, in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Located 35 minutes on well maintained gravel mountain roads from Canon City. Several brand new beds(may 2014 they were purchased), making all beds in the cabin comfortable!!! Kicking back on the front deck, you have a panoramic view of mountains on three sides. And, sitting on a private 11-acre wooded lot, you have peace, quiet and seclusion – your nearest neighbor is 400 yards away. The cozy great-room/kitchen area is the perfect place for family fun – a gas fireplace, comfy sofas around a game table, and a fully equipped kitchen. The three bedrooms sleep six comfortably, with space for 2 more if you use the sofa for 1 and 1 pull out cot, and sleeping bags in the rooms. Just a few minutes away from the San Isabel national forest, you have access to Buffalo Peaks, Collegiate Peaks, Mount Massive, Sangre de Christo and Spanish peaks wilderness areas. Fantastic white-water rafting and tubing, or exciting fly-fishing await you on the Arkansas River, a 30-minute drive from the cabin. You can mountain bike right out the front door, cycling a few minutes down the road, or explore a fire road up the Wet Mountains for hours. If you are more of an ATV fan, this area of Colorado is loaded with some of the best trails with the most amazing views. Or, if you just want to sit in peace and quiet and enjoy a breath-taking view, this simple cabin is for you. Come and find your balance, re-charge your batteries, inspire your senses and sleep peacefully as a baby in this warm and sturdy cabin, but it is not luxurious.

Keywords: Sunset Mt. view home, hiking, hunting, rafting, San Isabelle national forest, fishing in Arkansas river, Royal Gorge Canyon City, Westcliffe, pets, specious, family friendly, views to die for, fantastic hunting in season.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1425 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Small children may need extra watching as the deck has a railing but not small child safe....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Only outside and that's risky as it's a high burn area!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Welcome...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • Queen size Beds (sleeps 2), Double Beds (sleeps - 2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (sleeps 1), Bunk Beds -sleeps 2 One person can sleep in the sofa, (not a sofa bed,) The double and lower bunk bed are new. queen bed is super comfortable....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    only a toilet and a sink, It's not a fancy room....moreless

  • The main bath is newly renovated. The bath of the master had a toilet and a sink only. It's our next renovation project....moreless

Other Amenities

  • For longer rentals -there are hook ups for computer and telephone

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television:

    Tv for video.s no hook up!...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    You can enjoy downtown Canon city with many museums and quaint shops and tubing down the Arkansas river, or you can to to lunch in Picturesque Westcliffe, where there are several great restaurants...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Spectacular mountains view from inside and of course outside. I have traveled the world and this is the best. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    spectacular on all sides of cabin, San Isabel national forest on back side, great hunting and ATV trails...moreless

  • Rural:

    Fantastic for views if you don't want extend your self. They are all around you. Great for hunting if your a interested. Very Sunny all the time and space. A lot of space....moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Can add chairs around the table to have 8 or more, depending on how tight you want to be. chairs in cabin...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    DVD's and board games included. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Lots of parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels are provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Water Sports Gear:

    We have three tubes for tubing on the Arkansas River, but you rent additional tubes locally....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$130

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $35
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • cleaning fee $80 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Note, There is cell coverage, but not 100 percent reliable.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 09/26/2016
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Colorado Springs Airport (COS)
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Four Miles Ranch Golf, Shadow Hills Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 50
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Westcliffe/Canon City
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Monarch Mountain

Car: Necessary

Royal Gorge, White Water Rafting, Arkansas River Fishing, Tubing, peaceful, picturesque, ATV trails all around the Cabin in San Isabel National forest, which backs up to our cabin. Tubing in the summer months on the Arkansas river. Hiking on many trail available, close by and a short drive to the San De Cristo Mountain range in Westcliff. Bowling and restaurants

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We are a family currently living on both sides of the Atlantic. We have lived in Boston, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Denver. But our favorite place in the world is the Sangre de Cristo and Wet Mountain range in southcentral Colorado. We are 'outdoor people' - love to hike with our dogs, take beautiful photos of nature, canoe on a lake or river, cross-country ski through a forest. And at the end of the day, take the time to cook a gourmet meal together and enjoy a nice glass of wine. We are also voracious readers and love board games.

Why the Owner Chose Cañon City, CO, USA:
The cabin was love at first sight. We are not Club Med or Hilton Hotel people. But we are nature/peace and quiet people. This rustic log cabin was barely visible from the road, hidden by pines, nestled into the side of a hill. It sits up higher than all of the other properties around it. With huge windows on three sides of the Great Room, you have commanding views of Locke Mountain/San Isabel National Forest and the Sangre de Cristos. We also value 'quiet' - living in, or near, a large city for most of our lives, it is nice to be in at a place where you actually hear nothing but the gentle breeze through the pinion pines, an occasion bird chirping, the braying of the neighbors donkey. Often, ou hear nothing at all. A car passes maybe once or twice an hour - and even then, it is 400 yards away, and down a hill. We chose this cabin as a perfect get-away for ourselves, never thinking that we would rent it out to others. The only reason we are not in Denver now enjoying our cabin is because of job opportunities abroad in Sweden. This cabin is perfect year-round (provided you have a good 4-wheel drive vehicle in the snowy months, or chains on your tires).

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
For nature-lovers, hunters and fly-fishermen on the Arkansas River (17 miles from the property) peaceful and majestic mountain views. Relaxing , away from all noise, cooking and enjoying friends on the deck. Simple with no distractions, yet having everything you need - a full bath, fully equipped kitchen, well-appointed great room and three bedrooms. Because our 11 acres is fairly secluded, you can even enjoy skeet and target shooting on the Northeast corner of the property. We are only 500 yards across a valley from the San Isabel National forest. You are a mile from the local Country Store, where you can get the best steak dinner and country/bluegrass show in the area.


Contact us

Speaks: english, swedish
 

Photos

  • Sunset views over the 14,000 ft peaks of the San de Cristo Mountain Range

    Sunset views over the 14,000 ft peaks of the San de Cristo Mountain Range

  • Sunset from the deck

    Sunset from the deck

  • Cozy great room with gas fire place

    Cozy great room with gas fire place

  • South Sunset View from our deck over Mountains

    South Sunset View from our deck over Mountains

  • Mountain range view from back side of cabin.

    Mountain range view from back side of cabin.

  • Master bedroom with toilet off to the side!

    Master bedroom with toilet off to the side!

  • 2 single beds with ceiling fan above

    2 single beds with ceiling fan above

  • Great room Rustic Cabin feel

    Great room Rustic Cabin feel

  • View from inside cabin from living room!  View!s on all sides are fantastic

    View from inside cabin from living room! View!s on all sides are fantastic

  • Vault Ceiling in great room. Great for all seasons and cooking and visiting.

    Vault Ceiling in great room. Great for all seasons and cooking and visiting.

  • Full bath with shower,

    Full bath with shower,

  • Deck faces Sangre De Cristo Mountain range. 14,000 foot peeks out your window

    Deck faces Sangre De Cristo Mountain range. 14,000 foot peeks out your window

  • The Great Room. Great for family meals and games

    The Great Room. Great for family meals and games

  • Living room with Gas fireplace in back

    Living room with Gas fireplace in back

  • Living room, mountain views, DVD player.

    Living room, mountain views, DVD player.

  • Double bed sleeps two!

    Double bed sleeps two!

  • Specious deck, Pinon pines all around cabin, humming birds

    Specious deck, Pinon pines all around cabin, humming birds

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, swedish
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