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2015 New Build - Colyer Kickin' Back Cabin In Private Mountain Development

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4.25 Bathrooms On 3 Floors. 3 Acres.

Colyer Kickin' Back Cabin was completed in January 2015. It is located 3 miles west of Buena Vista heading into secluded mountain living with spectacular mountain views. Our goal in building the cabin was to capture a variety of spectacular views and accommodate a number of guests with several sleeping and bath options. There is a main level bedroom on the first floor with an adjoining bathroom that can be divided into two private areas. One side has a shower and vanity and the other a jetted tub and vanity. There is also a utility room on the first floor with a bathroom and a first floor powder room. The upstairs has 2 bedrooms each with private decks. A bathroom is situated between the bedrooms. The walkout basement is completely finished with a living room, bathroom and bedroom with a double bed and bunk bed. There are also 4 twin foldout beds in the storage room ready for use. The great room is designed for gatherings and includes large dining table, fireplace and 60 in. TV Just off the great room is a deck with gas grill and the galley kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. We designed a breezeway area to enjoy a cup of coffee at the love seat or counter for 2 while enjoying the view of Buena Vista, pristine mountains, pines and wildlife. Internet and dish satellite are installed. TVs are also available in the lower level living room, upstairs bedrooms and main level bedroom.

El and Deb Colyer
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About El and Deb Colyer

My wife and I reside in Southwest Wisconsin near the Mississippi River. We are avid cyclists and enjoy getting away to Colorado! I have made many trips to Colorado to climb the 14,000 ft. collegiate mountain peaks in the Buena Vista area.

El and Deb Colyer purchased this cabin in 2015

Why El and Deb Colyer chose Buena Vista

My wife and I purchased the land after visiting Buena Vista in 2011. We knew this was a place we wanted to come back to many times. It is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the outdoors! It is so beautiful in Buena Vista and the people are so friendly. We love to start our day at the bakery with a bear claw then get our mojo at the coffee shop. When the bright Colorado sun comes out, our favorite activity is riding our road bikes to the top of Cottonwood Pass. In the evenings we explore the area on our motorcycle. One of the most beautiful sites is Cottonwood Lake located off CR306 heading towards Mt. Princeton. Watch for the sign and turn to the left on CR344. It is approximately 3-4 miles up the gravel road. Google it for a sneak preview of its beauty!! We are just beginning to explore the trails in 168,000 acre Collegiate Peak Wilderness which borders the mountain housing development our cabin is located in. Our sons are anxious to visit the new cabin and take on whitewater rafting, ATV riding, off-road jeep adventures, fishing, zip lining and hunting in the Fall.

Buena Vista is just under 8000 feet elevation. Our cabin is at approximately 8300 feet keeping us close to town but high enough to enjoy the tall ponderosa pines and beautiful mountain views. From the east side of the house, you will see a special large ponderosa pine that grew between a rock and split it. That was the selling point of the property!

What makes this cabin unique

We love being situated between the historic towns of Salida (24 mi) and Leadville (34 mi) where there are more shops, restaurants, adventures and beautiful views.


Buena Vista Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Utility Room bathroom - toilet , shower
    Powder Room - toilet
    Upper level bathroom - toilet , shower
    Lower Level - toilet , shower
    First level bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Pocket door divides shower and jetted tub sections.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Upper Level West Bedroom - 1 queen , TV and Private Deck
    Upper Level East Bedroom - 1 queen , TV and Private Deck
    Lower Level Bedroom - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
    First Level bedroom - 1 queen , TV and Adjoining Bathroom
    Fold-Up Beds - 4 twin/ single , Stored in Basement Storage area. Brand new.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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(38 traveler reviews)

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2015 New Build - Colyer Kickin' Back Cabin In Private Mountain Development
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews

Great winter getaway with family and friends.

  • 5 of 5

First time staying in Buena Vista, while skiing Monarch. We usually stay in Salida. After staying at the Colyer Kickin' Back Cabin, we may have found our go to. It is perfect for your ski getaway. The cabin is fabulous and well provisioned with everything you could need for your stay. The lower level is perfect for the kids as they have their own space and plenty of sleeping options. The great room / kitchen is perfect for hanging out by the fire after a long day skiing and enjoying a home cooked meal. We would highly recommend this property to anyone considering Monarch as your ski destination. The owners are great to work with and the Cabin shows their pride of ownership. Already looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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We were able to bring family together and had merry beginning of New Year.

  • 4 of 5

Great location!

Great view 360!

Plenty of space!

Lots of privacy.

Direct access to National Forest with lots of trails, just continue to drive 5 min. apposite of town.

Our reservation is about a heating system: there was no way for us to control it on all 3 levels: it’s only slightly warm on lower level while it’s warm on the main level and hot upstairs.

Owner is extremely responsive.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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great location, even better views

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. The house is newer and well maintained. There's even a roomy 2 car garage you can use. The owners were very helpful. But it's really about the views here. There are 360 degree views, and the photos don't do them justice. Perfect location, with the big lot there's plenty of privacy, but you're just a few miles away from town. And two of the days there, we hiked the trails that are just up the road from the house, very convenient. Hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time I rented this house because of its location and the owner. The house is perfectly located by the collegiate mountain range. I can't say enough about the owners great people and made our stay stress free

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cabin with Views

  • 5 of 5

Splendid 270 deg views of the Saswatch Mountains while sitting in the dining and living room areas. Kitchen was well equipped with 2 coffee makers, xtralarge refrig, flatware and utensils, plenty of condiments and spices. We never ran out of paper towels and toilet paper--a feat in itself given we were 12 senior women😜. The beds were comfortable but the rollout twin beds needed some additional cushioning like a camp rest inflatable. We were just 4 miles from town and enjoyed the river walk in BV along the Arkansas River. We were not far from Browns Canyon river rafting and horseback riding near Cottonwood Springs. We hiked a 14er, Mt. Huron 14,005 ft. So plenty of activity located near this cabin. We also enjoyed having 4 showers and a jacuzzi tub. Sitting out on the deck in the morning, watching the sunrise with a cup of coffee was a favorite activity for many of us. We enjoyed this home immensely and would not hestitate to rent it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Stunning views, quiet,private

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
96 Miles
Colorado Springs, CO
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Eddyline Brewery, Buena Vista
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Collegiate Peaks Golf Course Buena Vista
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Various in Buena Vista
Nearest Ski
44 Miles
Monarch Mountain
Car: necessary

2 miles up the road from our cabin is the entrance to the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, 168,000 acres and part of the San Isabel National Forest. Enjoy the breathtaking views and scenery on the trails. Rent movies or games at the Redbox at Buena Vista's grocery store. Buena Vista also has ATV and jeep rental, canoe and kayak store and outfitter and bike shops. There are several parks in Buena Vista including McPhelemy park with a water area, river park with access to the trail along the Arkansas River, skate park and whitewater park. Downtown Buena Vista favorites include the bakery and coffee shop along with numerous shops.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Housekeeping Fee $190
Tax Rate 7.0%

Check-In Time is 3:30 p.m. Check-Out Time is 10:30 a.m. Our cabin is located in a private community. Loud music & parties and outdoor fires are not permitted. Failure to follow this covenant will lead to immediate vacancy and forfeiture of all rental and deposit monies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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