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Private. Quiet. Stream. Views. New Hot Tub 3/17. National Forest borders 3 sides

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms; 2 Full Bathrooms; Sleeps 6.

The towering trees that stand sentinel over the grassy meadow can tell the story of the Chalk Creek stagecoach stopping to water the weary horses in the Wilsey ditch while the tenacious riders are talking of how nice it would be to have a comfortable cabin just on the edge of this meadow where you could watch the bighorn sheep traverse down the mountain to graze.

Fast forward to 2016. That same stagecoach road is now a driveway. The same ditch runs through the property. The same grassy meadow is still the salad bowl for bighorn sheep and other wildlife. But now there is the rider's dream cabin, BigHorn On The Wilsey. A 1300 SF custom-built immaculate 3 BR, 2 BA home. Soothing designer colors on the walls bring the outside in. Go to any window and it becomes a frame for the beauty of nature ~ tall pine trees, quaking aspen, willows, and outstanding 14er mountain views. The shady front porch is the place to relax on a hot summer day. A leisurely walk down the drive yields a view of the Wilsey ditch and grassy meadows. A variety of wildlife drink from the ditch. The bighorn sheep viewing meadow is adjacent to the property. While the rest of us park our vehicles and hope to see the bighorn sheep in the few moments we are there, you have a front row seat to the mountain they climb in order to reach the meadow. The cabin and its 2 acres are surround on 3 sides by USFS/State land. No neighbors in sight. No roads in sight. No noise. Clear starry skies. 100% nature. This is Colorado perfect.

Occupancy: Six (6); One King bed, One Queen bed, One Twin bed with Twin Trundle in open loft; 2 Full Bathrooms with Bathtub/Shower Combo (One upper, One main); luxurious designer bedding and linens; designer wares fully stocked in kitchen; Free WiFi; Land-line telephone with Free Local calls; HDTV flat screen TV with Sony DVD/CD player and Bose speakers; Designer propane stove in Great Room; Washer and Dryer; Ample closets/storage; outdoor grill; in-ground fire pit; horseshoe pit.

BigHorn On The Wilsey is your private (and convenient) base for mass exploration; world-renowned white-water rafting or fishing on the Arkansas River, soaking in Mt. Princeton Hot Springs, wildlife viewing on the property, star-gazing the night sky, walking trails (CDOT and Colorado Trail), hiking 14ers, touring ghost towns (St. Elmo, Hancock, Tincup) and other historic sites, taking your Jeep up the 4x4 trails (complete maps inside cabin), gem and mineral collecting on Mt. Antero and Ruby Mountain, fishing nearby lakes, snowshoeing, downhill skiing at Monarch, Nordic skiing, sledding, composing your memoir, reconnecting with loved ones, quiet reflection, and absolute relaxation.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Manager

Originally from the Midwest, my husband and I moved to Colorado because of our love of the mountains. We have a young son now and especially would like to instill in him the importance of nature; ultimately, we try to spend as much time outdoors as possible.

Manager purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Manager chose South Central

We enjoy white-water rafting, jeep and ATV trails, soaking in natural hot springs, hiking 14ers, exploring historical areas, gem collecting, wildlife viewing, and the absolute peace of nature. BigHorn On The Wilsey is the perfect home base to appreciate all of the aforementioned activities.

What makes this cabin unique

BigHorn On The Wilsey is unlike any other property in the area. The cabin is surrounded by USFS/State Land on three sides, no roads or other structures/homes in sight, has direct access to walking and hiking trails, and views of unobstructed mountains and wildlife from any window. The waterfalls can be heard from the cabin, and at night, all the stars shine with zero light noise and a feeling of being out in the middle of the wilderness although the cabin is only a few miles from the closest convenience.


Nathrop Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Upon entering, please remove shoes at front door.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Removable shower head and spa products
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , Removable shower head and spa products
  • Each full bathroom has ample counter/storage space for personal items. Each bathroom provides spa products (facial soap, body soap, shampoo/conditioner, body lotion) with a portion of proceeds going to help the bee population.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs Master Bedroom #1
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs Master Bedroom #2
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs open loft bedroom with Twin daybed and Twin trundle
  • Each bedroom contains: ample storage/level space on/in antique dressers within closets; designer room-darkening Roman shades and mini blinds for light direction; all new mattresses, all new designer bedding with alternative down comforters, duvets, quilts, plush polar fleece blankets, alternative down pillows, and high thread count sheets.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Private. Quiet. Stream. Views. New Hot Tub 3/17. National Forest borders 3 sides
average rating of 4.894737 based on 57 reviews

Great Secluded Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic place to have a quiet vacation with kids. There was plenty for the older kids to do while the baby was napping. It has beautiful forest all the way around.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate this guest's review.
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Bells, TX

Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Very sweet cabin! Has all your needs and more! We saw deer, mountain goats and hummingbirds! Beds are very comfortable! Great location! Secluded and quite! Hot tub was enjoyable! Thank you for sharing your cabin!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank this guest for her insightful review hitting on all the points which make the cabin a unique vacation destination.
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Beautiful scenery /clean house.

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 really enjoyed our stay here. The house was very clean and had everything we needed. The living room could use 1 more seat. Jean was great to work with, answered all my questions quickly. We saw deer and bighorn sheep daily, we even got to see mountain goats one morning and evening. The view from the hot tub is AMAZING!! We will definitely book this place again if we come to this area.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank this guest for her review. The great room contains a full size sofa and over sized comfy upholstered chair, as shown in the webpage pictures. Guests are always welcome to utilize the dining chairs and island stools for additional seating in the great room.
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Awesome cabin

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I got together at this cabin for a 2-night stay. We usually only see each other once a year, so it was a chance to spend time together in the mountains, which we both love! The location is perfect; we hiked right out the back door. We had a campfire one night and made smores. The other night we sat in the hot tub and then watched a movie on the DVD player. We wished we could have stayed longer. The cabin is very welcoming and cozy. The beds were comfortable and have big fluffy comforters on them, with plenty of pillows. We would like to definitely come back next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wheat Ridge

Outstanding location.........and a great cabin too.

  • 5 of 5

We particularly enjoyed the remote feeling of the property and the bighorns feeding in the meadow in the back yard. We also enjoyed the hot tub....SO MANY STARS!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful place!

  • 4 of 5

Stunning surroundings. Totally private, comfortable and quiet cabin very close to hot springs!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Collegiate Peaks Golf Course, Buena Vista
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7.5 Miles
Highway 285
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Monarch Mountain
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Nathrop Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Off-Peak Season
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Peak Season
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 7.3%

~Book 7 nights, receive 50% off 7th night
~Completed Vacation Rental Agreement received prior to arrival
~Arrival Time: Any time after 4 PM ~Departure Time: Any time up until 11 AM
~No Smoking
~No Pets
~Discount for Monthly and Extended Stays

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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