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Historic Large Cabin- In- The- Woods Feel, Close To Town And Skiing & Hiking

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

One of a kind 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 kitchens, many amenities, mountain view

Located in Fraser, about 5 miles from Winter Park Resort, this is the perfect large or multi-family getaway in 3 connected historic cabins with a large 2 car heated garage & 2 master suites with steam shower to relax after a long day on the mountain. If you prefer a soak in the hot tub, we have that too! Summer evenings are especially enjoyed with family and friends around the fire pit (propane), roasting marshmallows, enjoying the amazing stars!

Because there are 3 cabins that connect, the layout flows well for all age groups to have some 'elbow room'. Two of the cabins came out of Rocky Mtn. Natl. Forest and were part of the historic Never Summer Dude Ranch that operated in the 1920's! They were moved to their present location in the 1970's, when the Ranch was turned into a historic landmark. We have restored and updated them with modern amenities, while keeping the integrity of the 80+ year old you get the best of both worlds here, nestled in a private and scenic location, close to everything! If you are looking for a family oriented, true piece of Colorado history, THIS IS THE VACATION HOME FOR YOU!!!

More Details

Mauri Powell
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Mauri Powell

This is wonderful property is owned by 2 generations of a Denver family and is used annually for family reunions, holidays, small weddings and family golf tournaments. It is such a unique place to stay! We have loved it for many years and hope you will too!

Why Mauri Powell chose Winter Park

Winter Park and the surrounding valley offers so many outdoor activities, year round, without the 'hustle and bustle' of other Colorado ski areas. Plus, it is less than 2 hrs. from Denver international Airport, and Amtrak goes straight to it from Denver!

What makes this cabin unique

'UNIQUE' really describes it! You get the historic cabin-in-the-woods feel, with all of the modern comforts!

.... This cabin was also featured in Denver's magazine 5280 as THE place to stay in Grand County!


Winter Park Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , North of Kitchen
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Jack and Jill bath - for bedrooms 2 & 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , For Bedroom 2 above the living room.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Steam Shower / bathroom attached bedroom 1
  • 4 Baths: There is a jack and Jill bath with a shower and two sinks, accessible from the living area and another upstairs with a shower in the north cabin. There is a shower/tub in the bathroom in the center cabin and the master bedroom has a steam shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2 adults but can add 1 more with roll away.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Good for parents w/children who need to be in same room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 adults.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2 adults.
    Bed 5 - daybed/trundle can combine to make a queen can sleep 2 adult
    Bedroom 6 - 2 bunk bed , Conveniently off the living area sleeps 2 Adults or 2 Kids
  • 6 bedrooms: North cabin: on main floor: 2 bedrooms with queen beds, joined by jack-and-Jill bath, single bed in room off of living room, 2nd floor: queen bed with double futon plus twin bunkbed in the upstairs above living room. This is considered the 2nd master suite, with a private bathroom. Center cabin: there is a daybed with a pop up trundle which can make into 2 singles or one king bed, with a full bath. (Shower/bathtub) South cabin: upstairs, above the garage is a master suite with a private bath and a steam shower, large walk in closet, and also a living area and kitchen/eating area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Historic Large Cabin- In- The- Woods Feel, Close To Town And Skiing & Hiking
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 46 reviews
Denver, CO

Mountain Cabin Escape

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family of six adults and six kids fit well into these cabins. The three cabins connected makes for a nice layout for us. The master is definition the nicest setup with steam shower, full kitchen, etc. the historic cabins have wonderful charm. Expect comfortable cabins, sitting on the edge of a meadow, good for a quick snowshoe, photos and sunsets. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you could enjoy your family, the holidays and the snow in our idyllic historic Cabin! Please visit us in the summer! You’ll love it then, too!
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The Never Summer Cabin is wonderful! Very cozy yet spacious enough to sleep an army!

  • 5 of 5

Mauri was a great host, the property was well kept & our family had a wonderful early Christmas celebration. We look forward to recommending this rental & continuing this tradition for years to come! Thanks so much, Mauri! We loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The feeling is mutual! Please do come back again! You guys were great!
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The perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

Never Summer Cabin is one of the first homes I've stayed in that is exactly as advertised. It has a great homey feel while still incorporating lots of luxury and space for large groups. There are plenty of amenities and Mauri makes sure all the basics are covered. She was consistently in contact with me leading up to our arrival, and responded immediately to any questions that I had.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy when we read reviews like yours! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know that we succeeded in making your stay everything you had hoped it would be...please come back!
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Lakewood, CO

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

Three generations of our family stayed here and loved the quiet of the property, the beautiful views and the hominess of the cabin. Our grandkids loved the large grassy area to play on, the hammock and s'mores done on the fire pit. The master suite is awesome. The owners were very easy to work with. We have stayed in many properties annually for this family weekend and this property is a favorite. We plan to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's So Great! We are so happy everyone from grandparents to grandkids enjoyed your stay! Please do come back!
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Unique, lovely cabin home!

  • 5 of 5

My family thoroughly enjoyed our time at this amazing vacation home. It was the perfect place to host our family reunion. I will recommend it to friends and family just as our neighbors recommended it to us.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys were great...please come back anytime!
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Aurora, CO

Quirky... in a good way! Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Held mini-family reunion in cabin. There were 12 of us staying in the cabin. Stay was very comfortable (kids got the top bunks). The cabin is a little like a maze, which everyone thought was very cool. It is decorated nicely and was very clean and comfortable.

Kitchen was great for preparing big breakfasts. We BBQ'd on grill and made s'mores on the gas fire pit.

Everyone loved the hot tub for relaxing at the end of the day.

We took the kids horseback riding at Winter Park Trail Rides, which was only 10 minutes away. The Safeway was only 5 and it was 15 to get to Winterpark Resort for some alpine sliding.

Everyone thought the weekend was amazing. We hope to do it again in the future when we can get this crew together again!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Denver International (DIA)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Crooked C reek saloon
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pole Creek
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak station in Fraser
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 40
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Crooked Creek and many others
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Winter Park Resort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $350
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

CANCELLATIONS: If reservation is cancelled more than 60 days prior to your arrival date there will be a full refund. Reservation cancelled 30 days prior to arrival date the refund is only 50% of total paid. Reservation cancelled after 30 days there will be no refund.
Weather & Road Conditions: There is no refunds should there be a problem such as snow or road construction. Please contact the owners or go online to find out if there are any issues prior to coming to the cabin.
DOG FRIENDLY: Dogs Only - 2 Max. Cats are not welcome due to allergies for other guests. When leaving the cabin for any amount of time dogs are to be kept in kennel or out in the heated garage and please keep dog food in the garage also. The dogs are not to be on sofas, chairs or beds including the day bed just outside of the kitchen. With excess hair on furniture and scattered dog food the cleaning company will charge extra.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.