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1860's Homestead..Hunter's Haven..Backs up to Pike Nat. Forest

Bedrooms 1
Space 540 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Rustic Experience with inside plumbing.Sportsman's Paradise!

1860's original stagecoach stop turned into a rustic home in 1880's. Backs up to Pike National Forest.. King sized bed, . small refrigerator and microwave.Keurig coffee maker, BBQ , cook stove. pans, dishes.Private porch and wood stove with all the wood you need to heat the cabin. Soak in a clawfoot tub in open bathroom. 2 miles from Eleven Mile Canyon and hiking trails everywhere! Barn available for your game.

Stephanie and Duane Scoville
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

About Stephanie and Duane Scoville

We moved from Kansas to this amazing 1860's historic homestead. Original outbuildings and pond. We live in the 1920's cabin but the original homestead that we are sharing is the reason we bought the property. We back to amazing boulder field and 100 year old digs for minerals. Duane is a flyfishing guide and horse wrangler for the Tarryall River Dude Ranch and Stephanie is the retail director for Garden of the Gods Visitor and Nature Center. We also rent out our property for weddings and reunions. We have had music festivals and Market at Idlewild Ranch.We have 6 kids and 13 grandkids (that is why there is a pixie pine fort and fairy cave on the property}. We would love to share our mountain paradise with you!

Stephanie and Duane Scoville purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Stephanie and Duane Scoville chose Florissant

1/8of a mile of Highway 24 and backs up to the National Forest. Close to all the attractions of the Pike's Peak a great home base for adventuring or hunters. Whitewater rafting or kayaking within an hour. Awesome fishing and hiking so close!

Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls, Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Royal Gorge, Gambling up at Cripple Creek, float down the Platte within an hour of our place.

What makes this cabin unique

Bring your horse, your atv, your fishing pole, your gold panning stuff, your hiking shoes, your books and your desire to disconnect with your hectic world and join us for reconnecting to each other and nature.


Florissant Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Clawfoot tub with handheld sprayer
  • Plumbing has been added to this 1860's homestead so it isn't enclosed but separated by a cloth screen.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Rustic experience with a bathroom and comfy bed!!


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1860's Homestead..Hunter's Haven..Backs up to Pike Nat. Forest
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews

The cabin was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this cabin justice. Small and cozy, it's the perfect place to get away and reconnect with each other. With plenty of games, hiking, and wildlife viewing, this is the ideal place to stay.We had an amazing time, and are anticipating returning soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved it it was wonderful thank you.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic! Rustic, peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I visited this cabin in October. We were looking for a quiet weekend away and were not disappointed. The owners home is right next to the cabin. Stephanie had a fire started when we arrived and that was the last time we saw anyone. Beautiful hiking right in the backyard, deere grazing just outside the window, and only a few minutes drive to lots of local attractions. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything was amazing

  • 5 of 5

I thought that perhaps as some time passed, that I would find something to dislike about our stay here. It hasn't happened. From the hosts to the beautiful hiking just out back, we loved our time here. If you are looking for a modern, sterile environment, this isn't for you, but if you love authenticity and comfort, this is the place for you! Stephanie, I sure hope you find some cast iron...and don't let being a movie star go to your head!!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing & Awesome

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for us. Celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary. Cabin was everything we wanted. Rustic, quaint, historical and absolutely stress free. Will go back sometime.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great rustic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our two nights at the cabin. It definitely has a historical, rustic feel, but Stephanie provides all the comforts you need with running water and small kitchen appliances! Don't miss driving through the 11Mile Canyon during your stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Colorado Springs Colorado Airport
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Woodland Park
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lake George Pizza
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Car: recommended

We are two miles from the Platte River...float down gentle rapids. Fishing in Eleven Mile Canyon. An hour from Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. 40 min. from Garden of the Gods. 70 minutes from whitewater rafting and the Royal Gorge. Amazing rockhounding behind our cabin. Horse back riding close by. 30 minutes to Cripple Creek Gambling Town..


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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