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CIRQ DU CHALET: Lake View Mountain Top Chalet/Cabin Retreat, Winter Wonderland.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,434 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Cirq Du Chalet Mountain Top Retreat a gorgeous private and separately owned vacation property adjoining and overlooking several trout lakes. Cirq Du Chalet offers stunning views and privacy for the discriminating guests.

Over 1400 square feet of well decorated, turn-key private vacation residence on 2.4 acres of mountain rock formations as well as native aspen and pine landscape. The Chalet sleeps 6-8 in a three bedroom and two bath 2 story retreat.

Many modern amenities include; fresh water well, septic, gas forced heat, electric, HDTV, Dish satellite, wireless internet, telephone, fireplace insert, newer appliances, new mattresses, bedding and linens and so much more. The home has been updated with new flooring, new furniture and a updated second bath. Everything is included in this turn-key vacation rental that you will need for any length of stay.

CIRQ DU CHALET is just far enough from the congestion of town but close enough for dinner and a show or shopping trip in any of the neighboring towns.

Nearby fishing, surrounding attractions, cities and adventures are just a short drive away making this location awesome for destination central. Immerse yourself and your guests in the best of mountain life. Hiking and biking trails/parks, white water rafting, world class downhill skiing, cross country skiing, 4 Wheeling, ATV trails, fast water trout fishing, tubing, horseback riding, hunting, casino gambling, visiting a gold mine, star gazing, or sitting on one of the numerous rock formations and taking in the spectacular views. You will find seating areas scattered around the property for intimate conversation or larger get togethers.

Centrally located to all the activities in and close to Colorado Springs, Woodland Park, Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls, Garden of the Gods, and the Cliff Dwellings, but don't forget about the Canon City area, where some of the best white water rafting happens. The train ride through the Royal Gorge is highly recommended. You can also head over Hosier pass and visit the Ski areas like Breckenridge - about 80 miles away. Stop in Guffey, Colorado to shop for that antique yard art you didn't know you were missing or just set up an easel or tripod and shoot some amazing photos of America's past. Tell Bill we said 'Hey'. Take the kids to the North Pole and Pikes Peak only 25 minutes away.

Cripple Creek: This cabin is approximately 30 minutes from the gold mining and casino town of Cripple Creek. Something for everyone to do up here. It is home to one of the largest active gold mines. Take a mining tour, a train ride or enjoy wonderful restaurants and entertainment etc.

Teller County claims our property is in the town of Divide. The USPS and Google maps claims we are in the town of Florissant. We are really on the border of both towns. To get all of their attention we have lovingly renamed this area Floride.

From Colorado Springs head west

up Ute pass hwy 24. Travel through the towns of Woodland Park and Divide. Turn left at Twin Rocks Rd. Pass the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Take the next left at Trout Haven Rd. Continue up the mountain taking rights all the way up to Wahsatch Road.

More Details

Laura Cohen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Laura Cohen

Laura and Lee will be your hosts as you plan your stay in Colorado. As business partners, the proprietors have a relaxed approach at providing a comfortable living space with plenty of amenities to enjoy. They enjoy scuba diving reefs, boating, fishing, golf, hiking the Colorado mountain landscapes in their newest rental in Divide Colorado (Cirq Du Chalet) Available Spring 2013. As professional landlords, L & L share a passion for selecting and renovating investment properties for long or short term leasing. If they are traveling, there are professional property managers and cleaning personnel that look after the properties. L & L also are dabbling in product development and patenting on several projects. When someone says 'someone aught to' these two do! If you will be visiting Florida check out our Sarasota rental on Bermuda Brook, VRBO #446734

Laura Cohen purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Laura Cohen chose South Central

This property took all of one minute to buy when we first visited. Location, Location, Location then View, View, View. Central to all things from the bigger city of Colorado Springs to peaceful solitude of the mountains.

What makes this chalet unique

Laura and Lee believe it is as important who you lease from as what you lease.


Florissant Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1434 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Newly remodeled with double bowl sinks.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Comfortable king bed with log head and foot boards
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Beautifull decorated queen bedroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds decorated in rustic denim comforters.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

CIRQ DU CHALET: Lake View Mountain Top Chalet/Cabin Retreat, Winter Wonderland.
average rating of 5.0 based on 46 reviews

Truly a great cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We truly had a great time at your cabin. The location was perfectly located to everything we wanted to do Pikes Peak, seven falls, garden of the gods, royal gorge area and more. The cabin was beautiful both outside and inside. We especially enjoyed the views of the lake's from the cabin and the from the chairs out front. We sat out just about every night watching nature. Unfortunately we never saw any bears but plenty of other wildlife. We felt so seclude from everything even though there where several cabins around us. It was so quiet and peaceful and only about 15-20 miles from Woodland Park where there was a lot to do also.

The cabin is very clean through out and I can tell it has been well maintained. We found everything in good working order. Each room was as pictured in your listing. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything we needed to prepare several meals. Having a pet friendly cabin was a plus also not many cabins allow pets. They enjoyed the fenced in back area. Again thanks for opening up your cabin to us had a great time.

Gary and Pat

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lee and I are so happy that you had a great time at our Chalet. We pride ourselves on having everything that you might need while on vacation. Some families choose not to cook. But, we want to make sure that you can make Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner without needing something that you did not bring from home. Our Chalet is your home away from home. Your pups were so cute. Please bring them back again. Laura & Lee
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Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was just beautiful. The view Breathtaking. The cabin was everything we expected. The kids and adults had a great time. Would stay here again in a heart beat.

The Sprong Family - Arizona

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at our little piece of paradise. We pride ourselves on having something for everyone. From the chairs overlooking the lakes to family games that all ages can play. We look forward to having you anytime. Laura & Lee
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Elida, Ohio

Awesome view.. breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

This place is so cute and is fully equipped with everything you need.. with the exception of laundry capabilities.. but our stay was short so we managed without.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We knew that you would love it here. The views are breathtaking in every season. Sorry about the laundry. There is a laundry mat in Woodland Park and they even do it for you while you are out on a great adventure. We look forward to your return.
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Paradise in the Mountians

  • 5 of 5

We booked our vacation at the Chalet and absolutely loved it! Everything was very well maintained and super CLEAN!! The property is beautiful and the fenced backyard was perfect for our dogs! We loved being secluded, but also loved being able to drive 20-30 min to the many things to do and see. We had a great babymoon! Thank you Laura!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lee and I are so glad that everything worked out for you. Hopefully you will be able to visit again after the baby is born. You are always welcome. Laura & Lee
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Arvada CO 80005


  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review and email that you sent us: Thanks so much for sharing your chalet!  We loved it and when we arrived, there was snow on the ground--perfect. We cooked a turkey and it was great to have the wonderful aroma as we played games, watched football and fixed the rest of the dinner. The slot machine was fun and we were wildly looking thru the cars to find more nickels!  It was the perfect Thanksgiving for us {our daughter, son-in-law and their 23 year old son and of course Aspen-the dog].  I really don't think we have ever stayed in a place we've rented that has been that clean and in such good repair and we have rented from VRBO for over 20 years!  It was wonderful---yes, you really deserve a five star rating.  For us, it was better than the Ritz Carlton and much more fun! .I will go on the website in the next couple of days and do a review and I have asked my daughter to send pictures to Facebook---she took more than I did.    We loved everything--Thanks so much     Toni
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Beautiful and comfortable mountain home with all the ammenities you need.

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with an amazing view of water, wildlife, and mountains. Because of the changing colors of the leaves, this was a perfect time to visit. The fenced in yard was perfect for our dog. We hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad the "wild life" came out when we queued them. No really, we do have an amazing amount of rabbits, fox and deer in the area. The numbers have increased since the neighborhood mountain lion moved on last year. We would love to see you again soon.
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
McGinty's Wood Oven Pub in Divide
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
McGinty's Wood Oven Pub in Divide
Car: necessary

There are so many adventurous places to go and things to do, here are just a few: Florissant Fossil Bed National Monument, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Mueller State Park, Pikes Peak National Park, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Ute Pass, Rampart Reservoir, 11 Mile Lake, Arkansas River trout fishing, Lake George, The Royal Gorge, hundreds of miles of ATV trails, many micro-breweries, wine tastings

In addition to: Manatou Springs, The North Pole & Santa’s Workshop, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Seven Falls, Garden of the Gods, the Air Force Academy,

the Cave of the Winds, Eleven Mile Reservoir, historic gold mining district and Casinos of Cripple Creek and Victor. Within an hour and a half drive, you can be at most ski resorts as well as river rafting spots, In addition, the Rocky Mountains are at your front door.


Rates & Availability

Florissant Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
July 4th
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 3.95%

Refundable Pet Security Deposit = $250 per Dog. Maximum 2 dogs. No cats please. Dogs must be kenneled when not supervised by their guardians.
Rates are subject to change without notice. Occupancy over 7 will be charged an additional $10 per person per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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