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CRIPPLE CREEK/Luxurious Log Home, Privacy, Stunning Views

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Private locaton, four bedroom, three bath, million dollar view log home

Home was built in 2005 by professional log home builder. No expense was spared. All windows, lighting, heat system, hardware, fixtures and floor coverings are premium quality. Large master bedroom with walk in closet on upper level furnished with custom aspen log bedroom set, queen size memory foam mattress. Master is decorated with American Indian theme. Master balcony on west with amazing sunsets. Matching authentic moose antler lamps on log nightstands. Master bedroom has flat screen TV, sitting area outside master in loft area, overlooks living dining area. Master bath with oversized tub and shower. Heated floors through entire home. Main level open concept with large dining table that seats entire family. Adjoining living area with new HD TV and fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen open to dining. Double sliding doors open out to deck which wraps around to covered porch. There are two more bedrooms on main level, one with its own patio door to exterior. This room has queen log bed. Other bedroom on main level has a full size and a twin. This is the little bear room. Full bath between these rooms. Downstairs living area with HD TV and full size pool table. This is called the Wolf room. Walkout doors on lower level to exterior. There is full bath with walk in tile shower. Large bedroom in lower level with queen size custom log bedroom set with memory foam mattress. This is the Bear room. Additional refrigerator in basement. Wi-Fi and unlimited VOIP phone. You must book through VRBO. Owners contact number 316-312-6713 Craig. Email chill5532@yahoo.com. Please DO NOT book until you have talked to or contacted owner. Please no text. We do not take any bookings for next year until after Jan 1.

More Details

Owner
Craig & Linda Hill
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Craig & Linda Hill

Semi-retired Home Builder married to an interior decorator for 38 years. Two sons, Kylan and Matthew and his wife Stephanie. Found dream home in perfect setting, very well built and appointed by top notch log home builder. We will continue to add to lodge décor and upgrade interior and exterior with all genuine hand crafted creations until it is perfect. Decided to share our home with a limited number of people when we are not using. Owner contact number 316-3126713 Craig. Please contact me for any questions before booking.

Craig & Linda Hill purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Craig & Linda Hill chose Florissant

Great location, quiet with a lot of privacy and spectacular views of Pikes Peak and entire front range, yet centrally located. Close to Cripple Creek grocery, hardware, fuel, and entertainment. There is a convenience store two miles away that has groceries, gas, diesel, propane, liquor, and even a payphone. Go the other direction and you are in Woodland Park with theatres, larger grocery stores, multiple restaurants and full size Walmart.

What makes this cabin unique

Your family can relax in complete privacy and enjoy the serenity and warmness of a genuine log home, or head in any direction for more activities than you can imagine.

Amenities

Florissant Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No children under the age of 5 unless approved by owner.
  • Any loose trash in outside container will result in an additional charge.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 lower level - toilet , shower , Large walk in tile shower
    Bathroom 1 Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Large 6 foot tub with tile surround for shower
  • Full bath upstairs for master with dual sinks and large tub and shower. Full bath on main level with nice tile shower. Full bath in lower level with large walk in tile shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 queen , Memory Foam
    Bedroom 3 on main level - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 Lower level - 1 queen , Memory Foam
    Main level - 1 queen , Private exit to exterior private deck
  • Master with Queen size bed, Main level bedroom with Queen size bed. Second bedroom on main level with one Full size, one Twin size. Large bedroom downstairs with Queen size bed. One bunk bed in downstairs area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Water in Colorado Mountains is a luxury. Conservative use of Water is very much appreciated. Please be very conservative,. The well is adequate if quests are aware of this. Thanks, The Owner

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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CRIPPLE CREEK/Luxurious Log Home, Privacy, Stunning Views
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Great owners, beautiful home and amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

We came to Eagles Nest for a three day stay and absolutely did not want to leave. The home and property were exactly like were pictured only much better. The pictures really don't do it justice. The home is very accessible but also very private. The Hill's went above and beyond to make us feel welcome and their directions and local recommendations were outstanding. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. My only complaint was that we had to leave. We hope to get back for another stay as soon as we can and look forward to talking to Craig again if only to say hi. After a couple of phone calls I felt like I knew him all my life. They really make you feel like their home is your home and we couldn't have asked for a better all around experience. Thank you both so much and look forward to doing it again. Wishing you the best, Jeff, Cindy and Christy

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, Thank you for your wonderful comments. When our guests stay at our cabin, we want them to feel like family and to be comfortable. It's a great place to reconnect with family and nature. We hope you get to come back soon and are able to stay longer! Thanks Craig & Linda
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Brentwood, TN
5

Relaxing and Amazing

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed this vacation home, the scenery was awesome from every angle, the wildlife was friendly and abundant. The cabin was clean and comfortable in every area! 4days was not enough in this secluded mountain top escape from the world. Thank you for the stay we will definitely return and recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests, great family. We are happy that our home and your family made memories together. Please come back when you can stay longer. Thanks Craig & Linda.
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Just thinking...
5

First Class in all respects

  • 5 of 5

Five of us go once a year to different areas, rent a home for a week and relax. The week this year at Cripple Creek was the best in many respects. The views from the wrap-around decks are breath taking. The amenities were first class - from furnishings, appliances, beds, kitchen utensils, you name it. Wild life as plentiful including daily visits from ground squirrels and deer. We even were treated to a visit from a doe and her two fawns. Paraded right by the deck. Spectacular. The weather was accommodating. Even though it rained late in the afternoon on several occasions it didn't dampen our experience. Watching the cloud banks build, move over the mountains and across the valleys while sitting on the porch... excellent! We had a wonderful time and recommend this property to anyone looking for a relaxing get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a wonderful review. We appreciate hearing from our guests telling us what a great time they had at our cabin. We as well, love sitting on the deck and watching the weather move in. So amazing!! Thanks for the cute film of our twin fawns and the drone aerial of our home. House was left in great shape. Come back and see us again. Thanks, Craig & Linda
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Corpus Christi
5

Simply Stunning! Perfect nesting spot...

  • 5 of 5

Craig & Linda,

Thank you so much for allowing our family to enjoy your spectacular home! This was our second visit to the beautiful state of Colorado, and by far the best! We found the perfect spot in your home to enjoy the many activities offered nearby. Our stay was truly exceptional, it was absolutely everything we’d hope for. The attention to detail with your home decor was spot on for the location and style of your home. I can't say enough about the views, simply stunning! Plenty of room for our group of seven to enjoy peaceful alone time throughout the house. The trampoline was an added bonus we didn’t expect, but certainly a hidden treasure that brighten my 6 year old’s day. We’re looking into planning another trip to this area and hope your home will be available.

Many Blessings to you and yours!

The Trevino Family

Texas Spring Break Vacation March 2017

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We continue to decorate home with original artifacts and collectibles and are happy to have guests that appreciate this. Great guests, home was left in good shape, conservative water usage, and checkout instructions were followed. So glad you made lasting memories. Come back when you can stay longer. Thanks, Craig & Linda Hill.
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5

Beautiful home. Beautiful area. Fantastic view of Pike's Peak.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Craig and Linda for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home! We couldn't have picked a better place to gather the family for our 40th anniversary celebration. We had rain for most of our stay, but got to enjoy a fantastic lightning show across the sky and mountain ranges one evening and the following evening were treated to the most intense rainbow that I think I have ever seen. Truly breathtaking! We were able to use your home as our "home base" for our activities in the area. The whole family participated in Arkansas river rafting one afternoon and jeep off-roading another day. The third day all were on their own and saw the Garden of the Gods, the Fossil Bed monument and toured Manitou Springs and Florence, Colorado (the antique capital of Colorado). For a summertime road trip, I would recommend Colorado Rd 86 for a truly breathtaking drive from Victor to Florence. There is so much to do in this area, there was no way that we could see everything that we had wanted to see. Beautiful, fun area! Your cabin sits on the side of the hill in a gorgeous area and has everything that one could want. Very comfortable beds, well stocked kitchen for making meals and very spacious. We were a party of 7 and were able to gather around the large table for our meals comfortably and noticed that the table could extend for even more place settings if needed. We were able to sit out on the deck one evening to enjoy the view of Pike's Peak, breathe that crisp mountain air and watch the wildlife in the area while warming our hands around a cup of coffee. It was so peaceful! We would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honored that you chose our home for your 40th anniversary. Sounds like you guys had a great time. Florence is one of our favorite places to check out antiques and artifacts. We find new things to do every time we are in area. Please come back and visit again. Thanks, Linda & Craig
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5

A piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to Craig & Linda for making our 50th anniversary with our families such a memorable one. We couldn't have made a better choice to celebrate this way. We had an excellent time at their exquisite cabin with all the detailed decorating of the home. We call it a " piece of heaven" as it was so peaceful sitting on the deck and admiring all the beauty around it along with the wildlife in the area. The full moon from the deck of the master bedroom was beautiful. There were so many things to do and see in the area. The memories we made with our families will stay with us forever and we would love to come back in the near future. Thank you again, Craig & Linda for sharing your lovely home with us. You just have to experience the stay to enjoy it. Larry & Pat

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Pat & Larry, We were so honored that you wanted to spend your "50th Wedding Anniversary" at our home with your family. We take great pride in making sure our guests feel comfortable and have everything you need for a wonderful vacation. Hope you made lot's of great memories with your family. Come back real soon! Thank You! Linda and Craig
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Map

Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Cripple Creek Divide, Florissant,15 minutes
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Woodland Park, Shining Mountain
Nearest Train
9 Miles
Cripple Creek, Victor, Royal Gorge
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
County Road 11
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Cripple Creek, Florissant, Divide, 15 minutes
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Breckenridge , Monarch Pass
Car: necessary

Located half way between Divide and Cripple Creek. Only one mile off pavement, yet hidden from everyone at the top of the mountain. Minutes from all the fun stuff in Manitou Springs, Woodland Park, Divide, Cripple Creek, Pike National Forest, Florissant Fossil Beds, Royal Gorge, Pikes Peak, and even the North Pole. Complete privacy yet convenient. Stunning views in every direction. Star gazing like you have never seen. This setting combined with interior design and furnishings provide a true Colorado Rocky Mountain experience.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 3.9%

We would like to know as much about your group as possible. This is a private residence. Rate is for 8 people which is our max occupancy at any time, including any visitors. Any additional people must be approval by owner. Cancellations at least 60 days prior will receive 100% refund. You may pay first payment, which will be their fee plus 500.00 by credit card, but we require balance by check or money order unless time does not allow.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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