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Family-Friendly Three Story Cabin Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom Plus Loft With 2 And Half Bathrooms With A View Of Pike Peak

This cabin has pool table and ping pong table with all types of games and movie room. Has TV and computer with wireless access. Has washer and dryer and a full kitchen. There is 2 king size beds, one queen and 2 full size and 4 single size beds. Dirt road for mountain bikes. Close to the Florissant fossil beds and wolf refuge center. There is gambling in Cripple creek with live old town theater.

Property Manager
Katherine Rice
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Katherine Rice

We bought this property about 10 yrs ago and lived in Colorado Springs and we enjoyed the beauty of this area. We moved out to Rapid City South Dakota. We wanted others to enjoy this beautiful area so were renting it out with VRBO.

Katherine Rice purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Katherine Rice chose South Central

This is a beautiful property on the top of the mountain with views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains and Pikes Peak. Close to a lot of 14000 foot mountains if you like to hike those. Very peaceful with no electric poles and wires, it is an off grid cabin so it runs on solar and generator power.

Not far from Woodland Park with movie theaters and grocery stores and Cripple Creek with trains, gold mines and many attractions of the old west.

What makes this cabin unique

The stars are amazing with the Milky Way right there. It is remote enough so there is very little light pollution and it has 4 acre's for privacy and lots of good hiking.


Florissant Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , it is a loft room missing a door and a wall
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
There is a llama farm that we visit down the road


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

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Family-Friendly Three Story Cabin Sleeps 12
average rating of 4.193548 based on 31 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The house made a for a lovely getaway. The house has tons of space for larger parties. Views out every window, stars, and silence. Definitely on our list to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at the Rice cabin. It met our needs well. We were very comfortable and found what we needed stocked there. The location was central to many activities we enjoyed. The home was clean and had plenty of bedding, towels, etc. Thanks to the Rice family for sharing their home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Remote and quiet

  • 4 of 5

My family really loved the house. The area is perfect. Cool mountain air with some hiking/ exploring available. The house fit our group of 11 nicely with everyone having their own bed.

(The loft is very bright in the morning). It is a bit off the beaten path, but that is a good thing.

Overall, It isn't for the 5 star hotel types, but it suited us very well. The solar/generator wasn't much of an issue. Due to a cloudy day and our kids overuse of laptops/phones, the generator had to do some extra work. We could hear it at night, but it wasn't loud enough to cause problems sleeping. The water pressure is low, so if someone is taking a shower it will be noticed if anyone runs the kitchen sink water/ dishwasher / clothes washer. Thanks to the owners for building a nice house in a great location and allowing us to use it. -Bronson family

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Franklin family

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful home... Owner was awesome as well... We even saw a freaking bear lol... This is our 4 year to this area and first time to see a bear it was awesome. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us.. Fridge in kitchen small so ask to use other one if u have big family or plan on buying alot of food.... Thanks again

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Enjoyable experience at the cabin

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the cabin immensely. The cabin was everything we hoped for, and easily accommodated our group of 12 people. The kitchen was nicely stocked with tableware and cookware allowing us to prepare some of our meals on site.

Being off grid was not a problem, the solar panel and generator provide all the electricity we needed.

Check-in was a breeze with detailed driving instruction to find the property as well as instructions where to find the keys to unlock the cabin.

A few items that could be improved: additional wash cloths, there where plenty of towels but for a group of 12 we ran short of wash cloths . The master bedroom mattress could use a bit of help. but over all our experience was very positive. Thanks for a great rental experience, we would definitely rent this cabin again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Property was exactly as we expected. Plenty of room for adults and kids. Only downfall was that the loft king bedroom got very warm every morning as there are no shades on the large windows to the east. Kitchen was well stocked with condiments etc. but bring your own coffee pot. The only coffee pot was the old fashioned drip type heated on the stove. (I don't even know what to call it!!) We went back to Colorado Springs to get a regular coffee pot from our daughter's house. Everything was very clean. WiFi was very good. We would return if we head to that area again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cripple Creek
"old western town with good food."
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
"Very large fossilized redwood trees "
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Pike's Peak Cog Railway
Eleven Mile Canyon Dam
"great fishing! "
Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center
"great place to hike or ride your bikes"
Lake George
Colorado Grande Casino
"nice casino but don't gamble much"
Royal Gorge Bridge and Park
Royal Gorge Route Railroad
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
colorado springs airport
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
woodland park
Nearest Train
20 Miles
train ride in cripple creek
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
eleven mile lake
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $150

This property is off grid and runs on solar and battery power with a pro-pane generator. Have to be careful with the electronics not to over load the system.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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