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Moon Creek Cabin - Peace and Solitude - Winter Wonderland!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,056 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom cabin with high-end finishes. Forested stream and mountain setting.

The Moon Creek Cabin is a wonderful place to escape the summer heat, enjoy the winter snow and get away from it all. Listen to the babbling brook in the backyard. Relax and rejuvenate in the our comfortable mountain cabin with a gourmet kitchen (granite countertops, new stainless appliances, gas range/oven), custom beetle-kill window trim and hardwood and decorative tile floors. We also have a wood-burning stove that is perfect to warm up to after a long day of skiing or snow-shoeing. In summer, step outside and breathe in the fresh mountain air, listen to the babbling brook while enjoying all the mountain wildflowers and hummingbirds. Also watch for moose, elk, deer, fox, coyote and variety of beautiful songbirds. The Moon Creek Cabin is literally at the end of the road. There is nothing above you but nature for miles and miles. No need to drive from the cabin, just step outside and start hiking up Moon Gulch. The peacefulness and tranquility of this cabin is unparalleled. Guests will have the entire home and property to themselves. We also offer free fishing passes to Snowline Lake, a private stocked fishing lake, about a 10 minute drive away. We also provide 2 pairs of adult snowshoes and poles for your use. NOTE: 4wd or Awd REQUIRED in "winter" (generally mid-October to end of April). Please confirm you have 4wd or Awd for all booking requests during this time.

For the nature lover, there is world-class hiking, cross-country skiing, hiking, biking, back country alpine touring, snow-shoeing, climbing and fishing right out the front door. Or take a very short drive to the James Peak and Indian Peaks Wilderness Areas and experience beautiful alpine lakes, native wildflower meadows and magical subalpine forest. If you like to ride your ATV or dirt-bike, then the Moon Creek Cabin offers a unique jumping off point to explore the old mining roads of Upper Moon Gulch and the historic mining town of Apex. Ride right from the cabin!

If you prefer a scenic drive, the Peak to Peak Highway is only two miles away and you can take a 10 minute drive to the funky town of Nederland with numerous good restaurants and unique gift shops. Or drive 45 minutes north, and visit Estes Park which is the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. To the south are the towns of Black Hawk and Central City, known for casinos and the Central City Opera. The progressive town of Boulder is only a 40 minute drive to the east where you can visit the famous Peal Street Mall and the hand-painted Dushanbe Tea House. Finally, we are only 75 minutes from Denver International Airport.

More Details

Owner
Rea Wrobel
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Rea Wrobel

My husband, Jeff, and I live in the area and have 2 young kids. I work full time as a plant ecologist and botanist and Jeff is a stone mason and artist. We love living in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains where we have prairie grasslands ecosystems all the way up to alpine tundra in a distance of only nine miles. We loving hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and being outdoors. We are here to help you enjoy your stay, just give us a call or text if you have any questions.

Rea Wrobel purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Rea Wrobel chose Front Range

We purchased this property in January 2014 and completely remodeled it with high-end custom finishes. We fell in love with the cabin's location (at the end of a road) and the privacy it offers as well as the small stream in the backyard.

What makes this cabin unique

Moon Creek Cabin is very private, yet only a short drive to nearby towns Rollinsville and Nederland and the big city of Denver. You will be surrounded by nature and have access to great hiking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling or ATVing right from the doorstep. There is a small perennial stream in the backyard. We are also a short drive from Eldora Ski Resort. The cabin is very secluded and there are no neighbors. If you are looking for privacy in a beautiful forested mountain setting, this is the place!

Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Denver International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Stage Stop Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Peak to Peak Highway (Colorado State Hwy 119)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Stage Stop Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Eldroa Ski Resort
Car: necessary

We are located just 2 miles from the small mountain town of Rollinsville, Colorado. Nederland, Colorado, located about 10 minutes away is a quaint mountain town with many festivals including Frozen Dead Guy Days in the winter, High Peaks Art Festival, Miners Day, and NedFest Music Festival in summer. We are only 40 minutes to Boulder, Colorado and 1 hour to Denver. In addition, Rocky Mountain National Park is 45 minute drive away, Breckenridge is 1.5 hours away, and Vail, CO is 2 hours away. Like gambling - go to Black Hawk or Central City, located about 25 minutes away.

Amenities

Black Hawk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1056 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Newly remodeled bathroom with custom tile surround.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Free Fishing Passes to Snowline Lake, a private stocked lake about a 10 minute drive away, included.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
4

Peaceful, Clean - WONDERFUL

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our 4 night stay. The property was off the beaten path, offering seclusion that was only an hour away from Denver. We couldn't have asked for more.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wichita, KS
5

Quiet Seclusion!

  • 5 of 5

Moon Creek Cabin is 10-15 minutes off the highway, very close to Rollinsville. The cabin is well-appointed with plenty of dishes, cookware, towels, etc. My teenagers really enjoyed the hammock out back and we used the gas grill on the deck a few times. Nederland is an easy 20 minute drive to the north with a decent grocery store and some neat restaurants (we ate on the patio at Crosscut Pizzeria and Taphouse). The east portal trailhead at Moffat Tunnel is an easy and beautiful 25 minute drive from the cabin. We enjoyed hiking there.

Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful cabin in the woods!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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TUCSON, AZ
5

Great Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at Moon Creek Cabin. The area is just beautiful, feels secluded but not far from anything we needed. We enjoyed the humming birds, the cabin had everything we needed and was very comfortable. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful place with us, we will be back. Jackie & Terry

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean well equiped cabin in great location

  • 5 of 5

The two of us loved staying in this delightful cabin. The hike up the jeep trail into the national forest was one of our favorites as it opens up to magnificent views and a cascading stream.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Moon Creek Cabin was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was in the woods surounded by the mountains with a stream in the back. It was beautiful, secluded and peaceful. We enjoyed eating breakfast on the deck and listening to the stream and the birds. The fire pit was great in the evening for s'mores. The house was very comfortable and clean. Everything from dishsoap, shampoo, and laundry soad to spices and condements were provided. We felt very at home and loved staying here.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and cozy

  • 5 of 5

Even with 2 fresh feet of May snow our family had a blast. Great to get away from the bustle of it all and be surrounded by forest and quietness. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $40

Please contact us for DISCOUNTS on last minute bookings or "fill-in bookings".
4WD or AWD vehicle with good tires REQUIRED during snowy months (generally mid-October to end of April)
NO-SMOKING inside the cabin.
PETS welcome if well behaved. Pets may NOT be left inside unattended (unless kenneled). Extra pet fees apply: $40 per pet minimum, with an extra $10 per night per pet for stays longer than 4 nights.
Please let us know if you need different payment terms.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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