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Spring Break, Ice Festival & More! Free WiFi, Mountain Views, Easy Access

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath + New Sleeper Sofa. Sleeps 6.Surrounded by spectacular scenery

*** The Best Kept Secret in Colorado! ***

Looking for a cozy get-a-way to relax and unwind?

Nestled in a Cul-De Sac just 8 minutes from town, among the pines and aspen, our lovely Blue Bell Cabin is a wonderful mountain destination surrounded by spectacular scenery, an area rich in history, and fun-filled activities for everyone.

Fall, winter, spring, or summer, our cabin provides privacy and comfort and a chance to connect with nature. You can enjoy great mountain views, a night of star-gazing, and the sun rising over Pikes Peak from the two private decks. Scenic drives are literally everywhere and hiking abounds at several area state parks and national forests. Explore all the charm and history of Cripple Creek by day and into the night. Visit the nearby Florissant Fossil Beds, Colorado Wolf & Wildlife Center, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, and ride to the top of Pikes Peak. Enjoy fly-fishing in Gold Medal Waters, snow skiing on world class slopes, gambling in nearby casinos, and white water rafting and zip-lining at the impressive Royal Gorge.

This modern, fully furnished 2-bedroom, 1 bath chalet accommodates 6 adults comfortably with a Queen bed in both of the upstairs bedrooms and a NEW Queen sleeper sofa with memory foam mattress downstairs. The bright, sunny rooms are welcoming and allow nice passive solar heating. The kitchen is equipped with dishes, glasses, pots and pans, utensils, coffee maker, electric tea kettle, blender, linens, microwave, a full-sized refrigerator, dishwasher, and oven with cook-top. The downstairs bathroom has a tiled tub/shower combination and is furnished with towels. The wood stove serves as a very efficient alternative to the radiant baseboard heating and the fireplace offers a romantic element.

Unwind after a day in the mountains with a barbecue on the back deck. Enjoy bird-watching and the deer as they graze through each day.

We are dog friendly and have FREE WiFi! While well-maintained state and county roads bring you to our cabin, an all-wheel/4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended during our rainy/snowy months.

More Details

Owner
Celia & Barry
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Celia & Barry

We love nature and the outdoors. As avid photographers we have a zest for adventure and experiencing the joys that the world and life have to offer. As busy professionals, we have come to a stage in our lives where we want the simple life to pursue our dreams in a relaxed, down to earth fashion.

Why Celia & Barry chose South Central

After exploring southern Colorado, we fell in love with the Cripple Creek area. During one of our vacations, we had the opportunity to stay in this delightful cabin. This cabin felt like home, unpretentious, comfortable, easy to access and just the right size. We were fortunate to make it our own. With easy access to the main road, we are able to pursue our love for exploring the Colorado Rockies on our Honda Goldwing motorcycle. With hiking out the back door and trail-heads so close, we are able to explore all the incredible scenery, incorporating our enthusiasm for photography.

This little bit of heaven is tucked away, offering privacy without the feeling of remoteness. Cripple Creek is only a 7 minutes drive with casinos, shopping, restaurants, a grocery store, gas station, hardware store and Emergency Medical Services. Call us if you have any questions. 512-797-5800

Guestbook comments from the owner

***** 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time in this cabin. I'll start by saying that I'm one of those weirdos who unloads a can of Lysol at every hotel...here, I didn't need to do that. Just the sheer cleanliness was a great way to begin our time in Cripple Creek. The plate of cookies that were left for us was devoured in minutes by the boys.

If you are looking for privacy, you will find it here the outdoor area is beautiful with plenty of wildlife to watch from the huge deck. i walked quite a ways down the mountain, through the trees with my dog. At one point a doe ran past us only about 10 feet away. once she was past, she stopped to check us out for a couple of minutes and then was on her way.



The cabin is super close to the fossil beds in Florissant and to Cripple Creek. It's an easy, scenic drive to Woodland Park, Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs. You can catch the train to Pikes Peak from Manitou Springs).



I highly recommend this cabin to anyone wanting to stay in the Cripple Creek area, but outside of town (just) in the mountains.



Submitted : August 2014 Stayed: July 2014 Source: VRBO
Jul 2014
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

Spring Break, Ice Festival & More! Free WiFi, Mountain Views, Easy Access
average rating of 4.826087 based on 55 reviews
5

Super relaxing cozy cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for a little birthday weekend get away for my boyfriend, a couple friends and myself. The wood stove was so cozy and the deck had a beautiful view. We where visited several times by a herd of deer. This was a nice break from city life, and really nice to be somewhat secluded. I highly recommend this spot to anyone looking to drop the devices and spend some quality time together! ( although you do get full cell service and fast wi-if if you cannot drop the devices) thank you to Celia and Barry for making this place a home away option!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Spotless Cabin stocked with Plenty of Fluffy Towels...

  • 5 of 5

This very private cabin has a beautiful on obstructed view of the mountains and sky at night. We could watch the fat deer relaxing from the deck. We saw an eagle a couple times on our walks. The cabin is spotless and we'll stocked with fluffy white towels and modern kitchen equipment. Our 4WD came in handy going up the drive when it snowed a few inches. Had a great time and close enough to Cripple Creek to do a little "adulting" in the afternoons.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Wonderful Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

We took 3 of our kiddos to Blue Bell Cabin for Thanksgiving and had a wonderful time. The owners are extremely responsive and gracious and the cabin had all the comforts of home. A highly recommended vacation spot!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice. Very clean. Perfect for a quiet getaway .

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this beautiful little cabin for 4 days in late September and it was the perfect location to explore the area. The Aspens were peaking and the scenery in and around the area was just gorgeous! We explored Pikes Peak, Manitou Springs, Colorado Springs, Canon City & Royal Gorge, Florence and Cripple Creek. All of these areas had their own unique things to do and all were within a hour or less drive from the cabin. The cabin itself was very charming, well equipped and tucked away in the woods with beautiful views, wildlife and birds. We really enjoyed our time here and would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Blue Bell Cabin was great! The cabin is very cozy and the deck views are spectacular! In the morning the deer would wonder by the deck and the afternoon several mountain quails would wonder down the property. This cabin is located near Cripple Creek where we took hikes exploring the mining camps (Vindicator Trail) and the history of the gold rush. There are never ending things to do and the cabin is located near everything. On one trip to the Pine forest we came upon several mountain goats! This cabin is certainly a do-over!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Downtown Cripple Creek
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Teller 1
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Cripple Creek Restaurants
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: necessary

Cripple Creek has it all.

For the adventurous:

Scenic hiking trails everywhere; mountain biking trails; 4 wheelin; big game hunting; fishing; zip lining & rafting at Royal Gorge only 20 minutes away; exploring fossil beds & visiting the wolf sanctuary only 15 minute drive.

For the not so adventurous:

Steam train tours; active gold mine tours; tours, gambling at downtown casinos only minutes away, shopping; festivals; rallies; 24 hr dinning out and so much more.

Or you can just relax in comfort of this cozy cabin. Light the wood burning stove or fireplace in the winter and watch the morning deer grazing off the deck.

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Rates & Availability

Cripple Creek Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring Break
Mar 10 2017 - Mar 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$750
 
 
Memorial Holiday
May 27 2017 - Jun 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$725
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping($80,5-6ppl) $60
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 3.9%

* Damage deposit is greater for bookings of more than two weeks.
* For bookings made less than four weeks in advance, we require full payment at time of reservation.
* Additional Housekeeping fee of $20 added for 4-6 guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Cripple Creek Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Bathroom is downstairs. Towels are furnished
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Heated mattress pad, dresser, lots of windows
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private deck,mountain views, TV,dresser, heated mattress pad
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

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