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Spacious Log Home With Fabulous Views Of Colorado's Highest Peaks

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3.5 Baths, Loft, Finished Walkout - Sleeps 6 plus

Nicely Furnished

High Speed Wireless Internet

Fully Furnished Walkout Basement

Beautiful Woods and Materials

Granite Countertops

Pine Tongue and Groove Ceilings

Radiant In-Floor Heat

Covered Wrap-around Porch

Oversized 2-Car Garage

Log Queen in Master BR

Twin Beds in BR2

Queen Bed in BR3

Futon in Loft,

Queen Sleeper(2) in Basement,

Queen Sleeper in Living Room,

Electric Smooth Top Range/Oven


Disposal/Trash Compactor

High Speed Internet

HDTV/DVD/VCR/Stereo/Bumper pool/Fooseball

Games and Puzzles

Washer and Dryer

All Linens, Dinnerware and Cookware

Lake County Licensed Property 2018-57

More Details

Wendie and Ed Batterson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Wendie and Ed Batterson

Wendie and Ed have been renting the house since it was built in 2001. We have enjoyed knowing our guests from around the US and Overseas. The Guest Book is filled with 'Thank-you' and 'Fabulous Vacation' comments. We look forward to meeting new visitors as well as our many returning friends.

Wendie and Ed Batterson purchased this house in 2001

Why Wendie and Ed Batterson chose Leadville

The features of this location are unique in Colorado and hard to duplicate anywhere. Our small, private, development is surrounded by National Forest and BLM land. The views of the mountains are spectacular. Enjoy sitting on Adirondack chairs on the covered deck, reliving your hike up Mt Elbert or urging-on your friends as they make their way up. River fishing or rafting is close by on the Arkansas River with 100 miles of Gold Medal trout fishing; Turquoise and Twin Lakes are close as well. Miles of old mining/jeep trails offer hiking , biking and 4 wheeling with endless possibilities year round. Leadville's amenities are close, about 7 miles to the closest grocery/gas.

What makes this house unique

With the many sleeping options ,3.5 baths, 3 levels, fully stocked kitchen and views in many directions, the house is designed for vacations. Whether you are newly weds looking for privacy in a spectacular setting, a group of mountain bikers who need a good base of operations, or a family group with varying interests, Eagles Rest has been a favorite. The access roads are well maintained year round.


Leadville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upper level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Entry Hall
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Log furniture
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Log Queen in Master BR. Master bath has a jetted tub. Twin Beds in BR2 Queen Bed in BR3 ( these are upstairs off the loft Futon in Loft, Queen Sleepers (2) in Basement, Queen Sleeper in Living Room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


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Spacious Log Home With Fabulous Views Of Colorado's Highest Peaks
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This home, Leadville, Ski Cooper PERFECTION for family skiing

  • 5 of 5

This home has it all! It is big enough to accommodate a large group, has every amenity you would ever need, the owners are kind, efficient and communicative, and the views are stunning. We thoroughly enjoyed our vacation and would highly recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely 100% would love to stay in Wendy and Ed's cabin again. Everything we needed was close enough, yet we were able to enjoy nature's beauty to the fullest with the perfect location. The home was wonderful. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eagles Nest Lodge was so beautiful and the views were amazing. The house had everything and more!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay with family from California, Wisconsin and Michigan! Seeing the Elk herds every morning was amazing! The house had more than expected and was bigger than I anticipated and was perfect for our family! Thank you for helping us create new family memories!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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You won't want to leave the porch

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was the perfect place for our family of adults to meet and explore the area. The cabin (house really) was spacious for our group of 3 couples, was very clean and had a nice kitchen for our group meals.

With short day trips we visited Leadville, Buena Vista, Mt. Massive, Twin Lakes and found plenty of hiking, canoeing and disc golf. Each day began and ended with some time on the wonderful porch. I would certainly stay here again or recommend Eagle Rest to friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Cabin in Leadville

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at this home over New Years weekend. The views are so spectacular and it is close enough to skiing and the cute town of Leadville.The house is so beautiful and has plenty of room to host a large group. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scenic Cabin With Stinking water

  • 4 of 5

Spacious Cabin, that can accommodate 15-18 people..Cabin has fabulous scenic view and has everything to cook..just like in your need to buy any kitchen utilities otherthan vegetables you want to cook..I would give it 5/5 it they have non stinking water..Water smell was so bad and some of guys in our group didnt even take shower..not sure what was in the water

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad this group enjoyed the house but are surprised by the water odor issue, which we heard after their departure. This is the first such comment we have received. We checked the house after departure, found no issue and have stayed here enjoying fall. The house has a Culligan treatment system that removes minerals and provides pleasant soft water. Very occasionally a mountain well can produce a sulfur door after a period of non-use but it dissipates within seconds. We are confident that future guests will enjoy the house and the water.
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mt Massive Golf
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Colorado 24/91
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Leadville has many good restaurants
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Ski Cooper
Car: necessary

High quality and comfortable Cedar Log home. Fantastic views of Colorado's highest peaks. Enjoy the friendliness and convenience of Leadville, skiing at Ski Cooper and Copper Mtn. close by, and the attractions of Aspen, Vail, Monarch and Summit County areas only a short distance away. Our valley has been called the 'Switzerland of America'. In the summertime, it's a day trip to Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley over beautiful Independence Pass. 3 miles from the Arkansas River, 100 miles of 'Gold Medal' trout fishing. Racers ( bike and running) and their support teams have enjoyed the location over the years as a base of activity and a chance for some to relax on the covered decks and enjoy the solitude.

Property licensed through Lake County Land Use Lic. # 2017-28


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 8.8%

Please inquire with Owner regarding large group rates; we charge a little extra for groups over 6 but the rate is not set in stone, depending on time of year and ages of guests. We will work to make the rate fair and affordable.
Full refund if cancelled outside 45 days. Inside 45 days we will attempt to rent the house and reimburse what we can accrue. Vacation insurance is recommended.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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