Mountain Top Log Cabin with Forever Views
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- Minimum stay:3-6 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
The close proximity of both town and Nature, combined with the exceptional attributes of our one of a kind log cabin and the very fair price, make our home an unbeatable choice for those who long to get away from it all into the quiet of wide open spaces and skies of Northwestern Colorado, but with some added comfort.
The first two things you will notice when you walk into our home is how full of light the house is and how you can't stop looking out the windows. Log cabins tend to be dark and a bit claustrophobic. Ours feels like a breath of fresh air.
Each room, including the bathrooms, has it's own forever view. When you can tear yourself away from the windows you will notice how charming, tastefully and simply this house is furnished and how beautifully it has been crafted. There is no clutter or personal stuff. The closets and cabinets are empty and ready for your use! At the same time there is everything you need for your comfort. The kitchen is extremely well supplied. The master bedroom has a comfy king size bed and bath with shower and its own private deck. The twin bedroom can easily be turned into another king and it also has it's own bath with shower. IF you can tear yourself away from the views and night skies there is a 37 inch flat screen TV in the living room with a Direct TV subscription or a DVD player. There is also a 5CD player if music is how you choose to relax. There is also an internet wireless connection. If there is a chill in the air the wood stove/fireplace heats the whole house and augments the in floor heating.
Outside on the large forever view deck there is an awning that can be unfurled to provide protection from the sun as you dine, read a book or watch the birds at the bird feeder. A barbecue allows you to cook outside in the summer. Usually people never want to leave to do anything else.
In addition, the 70 surrounding acres gives you plenty of room to roam and explore. The elk frequently visit during both summer and winter and the coyotes are usually heard yipping in the distance as you sleep at night.
South of Steamboat Springs around the ski area is especially crowded in both summer and winter. You will be in your own private Colorado in our one of a kind cabin on the hill.
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Member since: 2013
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Both bedrooms have very comfortable pillow top beds with comforters.
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Dec 10, 2016
3 night min stay
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2016
6 night min stay
New Year's Week
Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2017
6 night min stay
Jan 4 - Apr 1, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Cleaning $150
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 3.9%
Summer 6/1-10/1 300.00/night
Winter 11/22-12/19 325.00/night. 1/5-4/18. 325.00/night
Spring/Fall Low Season 300.00/night
Christmas Week 375.00 /night
New Year's Week 375.00/night
2 Christmas weeks 4500.00 (321.00/night)
Cleaning fee 150.00. Tax 3.9% (Save compared to 11.5% in town or on Mountain)
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Our custom log cabin is situated 5 miles north of downtown Steamboat Springs, 8 miles from Steamboat's World Class ski area and overlooks the famous for fly fishing Elk River and the Sleeping Giant Mountain to the West. Located on 70 acres in the heart of Colorado ranch land our hilltop cabin offers quiet and seclusion just minutes from downtown Steamboat Springs. Our home gives visitors to this area the opportunity to take in the wide open spaces, clean air, forever views and dark night skies of Northwestern Colorado.
A few miles upstream there are areas for public fly fishing on the Elk and about .5 miles up the road are trail heads to access Mt Zirkel Wilderness Area and the Continental Divide. Steamboat Lake is an easy and incredibly scenic drive North with more trail heads off Seed house Rd east of Clark - 15 minutes up the road. In the other direction the old western town of Steamboat Springs offers many fine dining opportunities as well as a summer time ProRodeo Series, Art Fairs, the Symphony, live theater, unique shops and wonderful hot springs. The Steamboat Springs Ski Area is famous for it's 'champagne powder' and tree skiing. Skiers and snowboarders of all abilities will find terrain and instruction suited to their needs.
Year Purchased: 1965
About the owner: Susie and Hansi live in Northern California, Susie in the wine country and Hansi just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Steamboat Springs has always been our 'second home' from the time we were very young and the ski area was just being built. We used to camp up on the ski mountain before there were any runs! Both of us lived in Steamboat for periods of our younger lives, attending the dance and drama camp, Stephens Perry Mansfield, skiing, guiding rivers and hiking in the mountains. We visit Steamboat as often as our lives allow as it as much a part of us as our Northern California homes.
Why the Owner Chose Steamboat Springs, CO, USA:
This property was first discovered by our father in the 1960's when he fell in love with Steamboat and decided to fulfill his dream of owning a cattle ranch. The original ranch was 300 acres and extended across the Elk River. In 1975 he built the first version of our log cabin. For 20 years our family enjoyed spending time together in what our mother called 'dad's ranch in the sky'. In 1996 the cabin burned to the ground and his two daughters rebuilt the cabin as it was by this time an honored member of the family. All but 70 acres of the original ranch have been sold but the feeling is the same as it always has been, forever views across Colorado ranch land and mountains.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Views, tranquility, amazing summer wildflowers, elk migration, birds, fox, proximity to Steamboat, proximity to Wilderness Area
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View from Living room Over front deck
Wood Stove and TV
Dining on the Deck
The Road Less Traveled
Mountain top cabin
Overlooking the Elk river
View from Cabin
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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