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Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

1 bathroom, 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4. 2 beds guest room, 1 bed master, 1 in livng rm

This property is a cozy cabin on a hillside nestled in the pines with an unbelievable view! This cabin is very secluded, yet iti is in the Village of Cloudcroft. There are lovely views of mountain splendor even inside the cabin through the large picture window. There is a spacious deck for relaxing, viewing and cooking and dining!

The living area is an open area which houses the kitchen, dining area and living area. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the living area. The amenities are described herein, however suffice it to say the owners have everything that a lodger needs to have a memorable stay.

The Lodge golf course is a public course. The tee box for the first hole is within a 9 iron away! The course is a blast! It is very affordable and family friendly! Compare to the courses in Ruidoso. The back deck of the house provides an amazing view of the 7th fairway of the Course.

The cabin is next to the road with ample parking. However, the well lighted stairway takes you a good distance from the road where the cabin is in the middle of the woods with a perfect, unspoiled view. Yet, there are stores, restaurants, shops, a gas station, etc. just minutes away.

Great bird watching from the deck where you are level with the tree tops! The lot on the west is a frequent deer hangout and crossing. Elk have been seen crossing through on either side of the cabin as well. It is an amazing place for wildlife. There are houses close by but not next door!

You will be very excited at this cabin and be refreshed after your stay! Thanks for looking!

More Details

Tip & Brenda Kirwan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Tip & Brenda Kirwan

Owners are responsible and hard working and have put in many hours making this cabin an enjoyable place to relax! Owners have been associated with the property for 33 years. Wonderful memories of the people of the town, sports activities such as golf, restaurants, coziness, heavy slumbers, awesome mornings and great nights!

Tip & Brenda Kirwan purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Tip & Brenda Kirwan chose Cloudcroft

This property is right in town, on the golf course, yet it is in the woods and very secluded and serene! This is a very unique situation! There is wildlife that goes through the woods near the cabin. Lots of birds including hummingbirds (in the summer) to be viewed from the spacious deck. Just a couple of minutes from downtown! Also, 2 minutes away from the golf course which is fun and affordable.

What makes this cabin unique

Great views of scenery and wildlife from all over the property even though you are in the middle of Cloudcroft and a chip away from the golf course! The Lodge golf course is very fun, extremely affordable and family friendly.


Big Daddy's Diner
"Nice, clean spot. Friendly people. Lots of greenery across the Highway. Interesting photos ..."
Rebecca's At The Lodge
"Fabulous place for special occasions! Get there early to enjoy the sunsets. Make reservation..."
Daves Cafe
"Fantastic coney burgers and all types of great sandwiches! Been there, will be there. Also, ..."
Western Bar
"Good, affordable food with specials! Bar is old times with pool table and karaoke. Good cow..."
Front Porch Bistro -- CLOSED
"This place has a wide selection but I really love the pizza and the breakfast burritos and t..."
Burro Street Bakery
"Very fine people, pastry, pies and coffee! They'll get your day off right. Get there early!"
Mad Jack's
"This place deserves more stars than just 5! I have had barbecue like this but I can't recall..."
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
White Sands Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Western Bar
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Lodge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
U. S. Highway 82
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Ski Cloudcroft
Car: recommended

Fantastic area. Many things to do.


Cloudcroft Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Towels provided. Complimentary toilet paper, soap, shampoo, Kleenex and make-up remover. Plenty of lighting, vaulted ceiling, privacy, electrical outlet and ceiling heater.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Antique chest & ceiling fan. Closet, view to the road.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Antique mahogany bedroom set. Ceiling fan. New queen bed.
  • The first bedroom has a gorgeous, brand new queen size bed with new Simmons Beauty Rest box spring & mattress - purchased in 2016. The dresser, bed stands and chest are all antiques. The bedroom window faces a peaceful forested area high above the ground. The beds in the second bedroom are modern beds with the mattress sets purchased in 2014. This room provides a view to the north & the parking area high above the cabin. Each bed in each room has an electric blanket.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • tennis
White Sands National Monument, Space Museum and golf in Alamogordo. Ruidoso Downs, Spencer Theater, skiing, golf and Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso. Lincoln Historic Sight, Lincoln New Mexico is home of the famous Lincoln County Wars. Mexican Canyon Trestle and OSHA hiking trail nearby.


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average rating of 4.9577465 based on 71 reviews
Austin, TX

Great place to stay!!!! Cozy, Comfortable, with a Great view.

  • 5 of 5

What a great place!!!! The cabin is a comfortable cozy place, well decorated and set up with all you need to enjoy mountain time. The bonus is that the cabin is on the golf course. Great viewing of the golfers, the elk, the deer, hawks, and lots of other birds. We share the deck with many visiting humming birds. The grand finale was a bear crossing the golf course early one morning. The cabin included lots of amenities and the instruction for use and care were so clear and helpful. Thanks for much!!! We would love to come back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh goodness y'all! Your comments left us breathless!!! How nice of you to take in such appreciation amidst the other things you have going on and putting them to words! Y'all must have some type of connection with the wildlife as they sure showed up for you! Can't wait until you return! We'll keep the hummingbird feeder up for you! Thank you so much! Tip & Brenda Kirwan
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Dallas, Texas

Great stay over Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this cabin. Our fist stay was during the summer months and our most recent visit over the week of Thanksgiving. It’s difficult to convey how much this cabin feels like a second home. The cabin is secluded, private, yet close to everything Cloudcroft has to offer. For this most recent trip, we met some family members who stayed in another cabin less than a half mile away. It was quickly decided that we would all spend Thanksgiving Day at our Cabin! Besides having all the essentials to cook a Thanksgiving meal, the cabin was clean, cozy, and simply felt like a natural place to host family. We all spent ample time stargazing on the deck, observing various wildlife, conversing around a warm and inviting fire, and soaking in the peace and tranquility that epitomizes the village of Cloudcroft and the Lincoln National Forest. Minutes after making our departure, we were already making plans to return to Cloudcroft and this cabin. It should also be noted that the owners go out of their way to make sure your all your needs are met and your stay will be a memorable one.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Family. Well, it surely must be your aim to make us feel sentimental because you got us right there in the heart real good! We will try to pay you back by making your return just as good or better! It is so heart warming to hear that you and your loved ones had a lovely Thanksgiving at Peaceful Pines! Su casa es mi casa! May God bless you and have a Merry Christmas and blessed, Happy New Year! Tip and Brenda Kirwan
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This little piece of heaven is pure bliss!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is the best one we have stayed in yet. Very comfortable and cozy. Tip & Brenda are easy to communitcate with and they respond quickly. This is such an awesome place to come and relax and take in the views. If you plan on coming to Cloud Croft, make sure to stay here. You will not be disappointed. We will be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sweet, sweet, sweet! Not the review! The people! For some reason, the people who come to CLoudcroft and our cabin are delightful. They are so nice! They are so appreciative of a simple place that is in the trees and has a great view. Couldn't ask for any better than these two! Top shelf! Thanks, and we'll keep trying! And we like to check in briefly to see if everything is in working order. Thank God for people such as this! Brenda and Tip Kirwan
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The cabin is equipped with everything you could possibly need, the views from the porch are awesome!

  • 5 of 5

From the initial booking, through to the end of our stay, we felt like we were provided with all of the information needed to make our stay both Pleasant and enjoyable!

Thank you Mr and Mrs Kirwan.

Paul and Sunny Segura

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a nice way to start the morning to see that you two had a nice Anniversary! Thank you so much for staying with us and taking your valuable time to offer your thoughts! We hope that you are able to return some time and if you do, we'll do our best to ensure that it's just as memorable. Tip & Brenda Kirwan
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Return Visit Awesome Rental!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property a year ago and loved it so much we came back!!! We can't say enough about this property. The owners have furnished and decorated the property to give it a warm and cozy feel. Everything you need to have a relaxing getaway, complete with a full kitchen- only thing you need to supply is the food!!!! Evenings were spent on the spacious deck overlooking the golf course watching the herd of elk and deer roaming the grounds. The aspens were turning a magnificent gold color which added to the beauty. I don't think I have ever seen so many stars at night as we sat wrapped in a blanket on the deck enjoying the peace and quiet!!!! The owners communicated with us throughout our stay making sure we had everything we needed. This is definitely a place we will come back to again and again!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your thoughtful comments regarding our cabin, Ellen! It is because of great people like you that we plan to reep renting it out for years to come. God bless you!
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Our Favorite Place

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here 3 years in a row. It is a piece of heaven for us! The cabin feels like home and has everything we could ever need! We love sitting on the deck. We even got to see a herd of elk last night. We enjoy the beautiful golf course. If you want peace and tranquility, this is the place to stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, you two are too nice! That really touches me to read your kind comments. You treat it like it's yours - and we appreciate that. But it is in fact yours while you're there! Tip & Brenda Kirwan
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $70 + Tax
Management Fee $10 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Check in: 4:00 PM; Check out: 11:00 AM Exceptions may be made depending on rental situation. NO PETS! Full deposit will be charged if you bring a pet! CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before the start of the stay. In the event that the cabin is rented by another party after such cancellation, the amount shall be refunded for each night that said other renter rents the cabin. SPECIAL: Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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