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Heisch's Haven, Come to the Sunny Side of Cascade!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

2 bedroom and 1 1/2 bathroom house with mountain views.

The cabin is high on the sunny side of the mountain in Cascade with really nice views. It is easily accessible from Highway 24 without the sight and noise of the highway. It is centrally located to many of the attractions in the area, including North Pole/Santa's Workshop, Pikes Peak, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek.

The cabin has 2 bedrooms, the master bedroom has a queen size bed and a half bath. The other bedroom also has a queen size bed and if needed, a twin roll away bed. The full bath and the half bath have been remodeled. We supply the toilet paper, Kleenex, towels and washclothes.

The kitchen has also been completely remodeled including cabinets, counter tops and most appliances have been updated. The kitchen is fully equipped with coffee pot, toaster, plates, silverware, cups, glasses, utensils, mixing bowls, cookware, a blender and a hand mixer. We supply salt, pepper, Mrs. Dash, various other spices, plastic wrap, plastic baggies, paper towels and foil.

The living room has a fireplace insert, perfect for those chilly nights.

There is a front porch with a porch swing over looking a small yard with a 4 ft. semi-private wood fence and nice mountain views. There is a carport to park your car.

It is a 5 person maximum occupancy.

The rent is $150.00 per night and a 3 night minimum. We will only consider 2 nights to fill in spaces where available in peak season. If you rent it for 7 nights or more the rent is $125 per night. We have to charge a small county tax of 5.13% and a $300.00 damage/cleaning deposit that is refundable if the place is left in good, clean condition. We don't charge up front for a cleaning fee like most places do. If you clean it and leave it like you found it, no charge. If you don't clean it, a cleaning fee of $50.00 per hour will be deducted from your cleaning/damage deposit. We don't ask you to oil the paneling or wax the floor, just clean up what you messed up. We wash the sheets and towels so you don't have to.

*Sorry, rates are firm, water is very expensive in Cascade.*

We will consider one well behaved, house trained dog of any size by approval only. We have a very specific dog policy: If dogs are left alone in the cabin, they must be kenneled. They cannot be left alone outside in the small yard due to the risk of wildlife, etc. They are not permitted on the beds or furniture at anytime.

*Cats are not accepted, no exceptions. We love them but too many people are allergic and this would require a major deep cleaning. It would be very time consuming and costly*

We are hands on owners that do all of our own cleaning and maintenance, sorry we don't have staff! We are hard working, responsible, honest and have integrity and are looking for renters who are also responsible, honest and have integrity (a sense of humor is a plus!) If you have these qualities please inquire about our cabin. If you do not please rent a motel!

It's just like home, the sheets might be little wrinkled only ours are clean! Come check it out!

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Jeanette Heisch
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 8, 2016

About Jeanette Heisch

Darell's dad, Henry, built this house in 1955 and together with his wife, Dona, they raised 3 boys here. There are lots of memories and stories here.

Jeanette grew up in Chipita Park, just down the road. Darell went the first 3 years of school to the little old school house which is now the Cascade Library. We both went to Ute Pass Elementary School in Chipita Park and then went to Manitou Jr. High and high school. We now live in Colorado Springs.

Jeanette Heisch purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Jeanette Heisch chose South Central

After Darell's parents passed away we wanted to buy it because it's such a special place. We decided to share it with other people and we hope everyone will enjoy it as much as we do.

What makes this cabin unique

Even though you are in a residential neighborhood you really feel like you've gotten away from it all!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Heisch's Haven, Come to the Sunny Side of Cascade!
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Very wonderful. Just what we needed. Thank you

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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San Antonio, Texas

Amazing home away from home

  • 5 of 5

You cannot ask for a nicer place to call home! This home has been so well cared for and shows the love the owners have for it. The kitchen is better stocked than my own house, the yard is perfect for your pet, the home is immaculate in every way, and its placement is perfect for traveling to any of the local attractions. The owners are attentive and want to be sure your stay is perfect. Many thanks for a special visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Wichita, Kansas

What a great experience!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was ideal for our long weekend getaway. Very comfortable home in a great location! I recommend this property to anyone, and Jeannette was FANTASTIC. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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This place was great! Felt like I was home the entire time. Everything we needed was there.

  • 5 of 5

Great location with a nice view. My whole work crew loved it. It accommodated 4 adults nicely.

Fully stocked kitchen, with many gadgets. The bedrooms were nice n tidy. Very comfortable beds.



Interiors exteriors inc.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Let me just say, if you are ever near Cascade, Colorado and are looking for a wonderful place to stay, "Heisch's Haven" is it!! I have just returned from an 8 day stay at this "home away from home". Having RV'ed for many years, this was my first experience staying in a private home and not in a motel. When I tell you that this home is "perfect", I am not exaggerating. The kitchen is stocked with everything you could possibly need (except food of course). The beds are very comfortable, a beautiful view of the mountains and a great fenced yard. An added plus is a nice front porch with a glider so you can while away the hours as you enjoy the view of "The Colorado Rockies".

I guess by now you know that I would highly recommend this mountain cabin. I had several conversations with Jeanette Heisch before and after my arrival and she was so helpful and welcoming. If I am lucky enough to return to Colorado some day, this will be my place to go.

Thanks a million Jeanette and Darrell!!!

Jody from Texas (9/11/2016)

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Like staying at a friend's cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 3 (couple + teenager) had a very relaxing stay at the cabin. Beds are comfortable, towels are soft, kitchen is fully stocked, and what's most important to me, the place is spotlessly clean!!!

My husband enjoyed the quiet and the comfy living room furniture, i enjoyed sleeping with the window open at night, and our son the readily available WiFi.

Only request I would make prior to rebooking would be to skip the laundry deodorizer as i found the scent a bit overpowering. Jeanette was great to deal with and refunded our deposit promptly. House rules are easy to find and very reasonable. Well done to the owners for how they keep and manage their rental. Stay here if you can. You will not regret it.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
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Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Woodland Park
Nearest Ski
96 Miles
Car: necessary

There is some hiking and biking in the Ute Pass area. Across Highway 24, you'll find Wines of Colorado for good food and spirits. Or take the kids to the North Pole/Santa's Workshop on the Pikes Peak toll road. Take a drive to the top of Pikes Peak and see 'Clear to Kansas'.

Drive down Ute Pass 3.5 miles to Manitou Springs for a day of shopping, eat in one of the many restaurants or bars, play games at the old Penny Arcade, take the Cog Railway up Pikes Peak, visit Miramont Castle or the Iron Springs Melodrama.

On Highway 24 above Manitou visit the Cave of the Winds and The Cliff Dwellings.

You can hike or bike on one of the many trails in the Garden of the Gods or climb on the red rocks. Close by is Old Colorado City for more shops, dining and bars.

Head to downtown Colorado Springs for shops, dining and a little night life. Also, there is the Pioneer's Museum, the Fine Arts Center, the U.S. Olympic Training Center, the World Arena, or the Air Force Academy located north of Colorado Springs on I25. On the south side of 'The Springs' is the Seven Falls, the famous 5 star Broadmoor Hotel, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Cheyenne Canon for hiking or Fort Carson.

West on Highway 24 from Cascade, is Green Mountain Falls which is a charming small town that offers a fishing pond with a gazebo. The Pantry for really good breakfasts. The Mucky Duck around the corner offers fine dining. Or visit the Blue Moose Tavern for drinks and play some pool, they are dog friendly too.

Go further west on Highway 24 a few minutes, you'll find Woodland Park which has shops, dining, bars, a Dinosaur Museum, a bowling alley, grocery stores, City Market, Safeway and Walmart, gas stations, fast food and a movie theater.

Drive the scenic highway to Cripple Creek for a day/night of gambling or ride the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Approximate from Cascade according to Google Maps:

-USAFA via Hwy-24 E to I25 N-19.2 mi/26 min

-Breckinridge via US-24 W to CO-9 N-95.6 mi/1hr.59 min

-Denver International Airport via I-25 N to E470 N (Toll Rd)-1hr 29min/91.6mi. or I-25 N to E470 N (No Toll) 2hr 14min/110mi.

-Co. Spgs. Airport via Hwy-24 E-34min/20.9mi.

-Buena Vista via US-24 W-1hr 35min/83.2mi.

-Royal Gorge via CO-115 S & US-50 W- 1hr 28min/67.4mi.

-Cripple Creek-via Hwy-24 W to CO-67 S-53min/34.4mi.


Rates & Availability

Cascade Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Jan 3 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.13%

*5 people max occupancy. Our prices are firm, no exceptions...water rates are very high in Cascade. No up front cleaning fees like most places have. Clean the cabin well, no charge. You don't clean it, a cleaning fee is deducted from your damage/cleaning deposit.

We will consider a 2 night min. during High Season to fill in spots where available.

Cancellations 14 days or less of scheduled arrival date will result in forfeiture of $100.00. Cancellations more than 14 days prior to scheduled arrival date will result in forfeiture of 5% of total payment for administrative fees.
No credit will be will be given for shortened stays due to any reason. No cancellations or refunds due to weather.

Inquire for extended stay rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Cascade Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Has a sink, mirrored medicine cabinet and 1 large mirror.
    Half bath off of master bedroom - toilet , Has a sink and a mirrored medicine cabinet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , The twin bed is a rollaway bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This is the master bedroom and includes a half bath.
  • The beds have sheets, a blanket and quilts. Each bedroom has a closet and a dresser for storing clothing, etc. There are extra pillows, extra blankets and heavier comforters. One bedroom has a firm bed while the other bedroom has a pillowtop and is softer. We also provide a 'Play and Pack' for infants and a highchair/booster seat.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is no need for air conditioning because the back of the cabin is built into the bank and it keeps a nice cool temp in the summer but also stays warm in winter. There are some ceiling fans and some portable fans in the bedroom closets.

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