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Log home on Oak Creek Mountain Ranch with 360 views

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms with sleeping loft 3 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Our log home is 2,600 sq.ft. Situated on 35 acres approx. 8,200 ft in elevation. Surrounded by 1/2 million acres of National forest and BLM land. Views of Sangre deCristo and Collegiate mt ranges, along with the San Isabel Nationl Forest surround the home. Located 15 miles south of Canon City and 15 miles north of the 'quaint' town of Westcliffe, Colorado which is up against the Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Part of the beauty indeed in getting there is the drive up from Canon City on a steep, narrow hard packed dirt road. Or you can take the longer but also pretty route thru Westcliffe from Canon City. It is a private gated community. Enjoy hiking, biking, and fishing brown trout in Grape Creek only 3 miles down jeep trail or walk 3 miles down deer trail from front door. Visit the Royal Gorge a 50 minute drive away. Or raft the Arkansas river out of Canon City. We as homeowners want you to have the best possible experience at our rental. Please understand that you will be in the 'wild' and may have a chance to see wildlife. However, please be aware that wildlife such as cougars, bears, coyotes, need to be respected as the wild creatures they are so please do not feed them. Keep a respectful distance away from them (that is what zoom lens are for!) Cougars can be curious and we have seen them near the house in the past. So please take time to read the blue guest notebook on wild creatures upon arriving and take the proper caution. This is a remote area yet close to Westcliffe and Canon City and we hope you enjoy the many things the area has to offer!

Mary DeSantis
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

Why Mary DeSantis chose South Central

views, views, relaxing get away!!

What makes this cabin unique

Remote and relaxing yet close to two towns with services 15 miles away! Canon City with all services and Westcliffe with grocery store and eating places up against Sangre deCristo mt. range!!


Cañon City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , 2 sinks and 2 vanities.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Connected to bedroom 3. Off of the loft area.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Part of bedroom 2 and off of the great room.
  • Bedroom 2 is a half bathroom!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bath is in the master bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs off of the loft area. Full bath connected to room.
    Loft area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , This is a loft area with a clean futon.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , See bedroom details. Bath off this bedroom with shower.
  • Bedroom 2 has a bunk bed with a queen size mattress on the bottom and a twin size mattress on the top. Futon in loft area is queen size. Please no adults to sleep on top bunk bed in bedroom 2.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
There is bar/island with 2 stools in dining/kitchen great room area. Total eating could then be 8. Picnic table with 4 chairs in garage for deck area (table and chairs to be put back in garage when leaving on day trips and final departure due to high winds at times) *no fires inside or outside please due to dry area* Check- out time is 10a.m. and check- in time is after 4p.m.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Log home on Oak Creek Mountain Ranch with 360 views
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful spacious home with spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a peaceful, quiet setting with great big skies and stunning sunrises and sunsets, this is the place. Kitchen is well equipped for cooking in your home away from home. Night sky is amazing and you can see the Milky Way easily. Very upscale log house is right out of a magazine.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our first rental experience with HomeAway and it was great! HomeAway made the search, inquiries, and reservation process so simple. We will definitely use them again.

Oak Creek Mountain Ranch is AWESOME!!! You get exactly what the pictures portray...a beautiful mountain home with breathtaking views. The home is very well kept and was clean and ready for us upon our arrival. Directions are accurate and we had no issues finding the home. The drive up the mountain is beautiful but it is a narrow, steep dirt road and I would suggest arriving during day-light hours. We had a fabulous time exploring Canon City, Manitou Springs and Cripple Creek. This vacation is a do-over for us and we cannot wait.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Miami, Florida

Very well equipped home, with a mountain ambiance. The kitchen had everything you'd need .

  • 5 of 5

The property had gorgeous views, including the star filled night skies. It was fun seeing the cattle ranging all over the place. We even saw a bobcat near the house one early morning

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House is beautiful. Road in is scary

  • 4 of 5

The road to get to the house is downright scary. I was not prepared for the steep mountainside crushed granite road... You literally drive up/down the side of a mountain. The house is beautiful but I would not stay that far out of town again. It takes 40 minutes to get up and down the mountain each time you leave the house or return to it (it's 13 miles into town- you have to drive SLOW). There is a back way in/out but it takes over 1.5 hours to get to Canon City. I wish this information had been in the description. Also, the house does not have air conditioning. If you go in the summer you have to open windows to cool the house. It was in the 90's when we were there and the house was warm well into the evenings. Mary, the owner is awesome and a very sweet and accommodating lady. There was a problem with cleaning when we arrived and she fixed it immediately and returned an additional $100 to our deposit. I was happy with the home- it was beautiful and everything worked we were not familiar with the area and should have researched more before booking.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Abilene, Texas


  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in this beautiful home for 4 nights. We enjoyed it more than words can say! The peacefulness, beauty and comfort of this home and it's location was breathtaking. It is stocked with everything you could need... (next time we won't take as much and have more room in the car!! LOL!!) We will definitely be staying here again! Thank you for opening your home.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing vacation in Colorado. The house was amazing! It offered everything we needed for our time there. The pictures do not do this place justice. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone wanting to vacation in this area. You are 30 minutes from town but the views are so worth it. Thanks for so many wonderful memories!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Canon City
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Canon City
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Canon City
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Jacks General Store
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Car: recommended

Log home is located on 35 acres 15 miles from the town of Canon City and 15 miles from Westcliffe with all the local services and businesses. It is off Oak Creek Grade rd which rises 3,000 feet up for 15 miles out of Canon city. It is a narrow, curvy, hard packed dirt road steep in spots, but very scenic.. Or you can take the longer 45 mile little less scenic but beautiful route thru Westcliffe. Colorado Royal Gorge and white water rafting are located approx. 50 minutes from the cabin out of Canon City. Golfing in Canon City 15 miles away. Skiing is 90 miles away at Monarch ski area. Hiking, biking, fishing (a three mile walk or drive away at Grape Creek) and rock climbing are all out the front door!! ATV rentals are available out of Westcliffe 15 miles away. We as homeowners want you to have the best experience possible at our rental. Please understand that you will be in the 'wild' and may have a chance to see wildlife, however, please be aware that wildlife such as cougars, bears, coyotes, need to be respected as the wild creatures they are so please do not feed them and keep a respectful distance away from them (that is what zoom lens are for!) Cougars can be curious and we have had them near the house in the past. Please take time to read the blue notebook at the cabin upon arriving about the wild creatures in the area and take the proper caution! This area is remote yet close to Westcliffe and Canon City so a variety of things can be experienced during your stay!!!


Rates & Availability

Cañon City Cabin Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $185 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.4%

Please pay by using e-check...if use charge card 2.5 % fee deducted from deposit.

For property damage and cancellation protection, please sign up with VRBO CSA travel protection. Damage protection is a requirement.

4 night min. stay please. Check out time is 10:00 a.m. Check in time is 4:00 p.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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