Cabin Creek Hide-Away (Letchworth) 100 Acre Forest Property!
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This 100 Acre Forest Property is just 15 minutes from Letchworth State Park, and features a very secluded, rustic cabin hidden deep in the woods. You can disappear here! No one will find you until you're ready to come out!
The space is 100 Acres of private forest! Guests can bring a tent, RV, or... stay in the cabin!
The off grid cabin is lit by old fashioned oil lamps for a soft, romantic glow, but also has convenient 12V solar powered lights. The LP gas fireplace is perfect for relaxing in the evening, getting cozy on the couch, or enjoying the view from the comfortable double bed! The beauty of the forest streams in with the sunlight through the large bank of windows! Morning coffee & evening toddies are accompanied by the sound of birds singing in the woods, and everything tastes even better on the large covered deck, which is also perfect for grilling as the sun goes down! Even during a passing summer shower, the soft patter of raindrops on the tin roof is so peaceful! We love coming here to be alone, and we know you will too!
LP gas powers the hot water, a cook stove, and 1/2 size refrigerator. The bathroom is complete with a natural composting toilet and hot shower. Bath, body wash & shampoo, percolating coffee pot, fully equipped kitchen, and a small library of outdoor & self-sufficiency books are provided. We have an outdoor fire ring w/firewood available for purchase for your outdoor camp fires. You can also get your own firewood from dead & down tops nearby.
Note: December 1 - April 10 is our Winter Wilderness Drop Camp Season. Depending on snow conditions, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to drive your vehicle closer than 1/2 mile to the cabin site due to snow depths & terrain. If the snow is too deep, we can take your luggage & supplies in and out for you with our machines, so you don't have to pack everything in!. The breathtaking scenery of the winter snow on the high elevation hemlocks surrounding the cabin make the inconvenience of reaching this remote location well worth it! Come and discover just how much fun it is being snowed in with the one you love! There's no place like it in the entire Northeast!
Note: During our Winter Wilderness Drop Camp Season (December 1 - April 10), the cabin is dry, meaning that there is no running water in the cabin. Water is hauled in for you, with dispensers placed in the kitchen & bathroom. A 12-volt powered camp shower is provided in the bathroom, and water is heated on the stove. Our composting toilet is unaffected by winter weather.
Guests need to bring their own bedding.
(Note: 12V system will not power appliances such as hair dryers, TV's, or electric coffee makers).
Guests can drive in/drive out to enjoy the hidden cabin, large covered deck, outside camp fires with wood provided, cascading creek & waterfalls, hiking trails, and abundant wildlife. Adventurers will enjoy going down the 100' climbing rope to view the hidden water falls... the only way to find them! The Hide-Away itself is situated on 20 acres of high elevation plateau along the North rim of the Cabin Creek ravine. Relax & enjoy it all to yourself!
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS:
Upon arrival, guests will be greeted for an orientation to the cabin, the property, and attractions in the surrounding area, which include Letchworth State Park (The Grand Canyon of the East). Housekeeping service comes once a day at a mutually convenient time. Just a half mile away, we are always available to respond to the needs of guests. Only one guest party is allowed at the property at any time, so it's yours to enjoy exclusively!
The very best thing about the neighborhood is that there are no neighbors! The cabin is situated off a seasonal use road, at high elevation on top of a ridge. Aside from the occasional vehicle traveling the road, you won't have contact with anyone who is not in your party! We deliver a wonderful experience in a rugged area that is sparsely populated and seldom traveled. We have two ways to access the property, but you will travel on a gravel road either way.
We like to joke that the Cabin Creek night-life is dominated by the wildlife... but that's no joke! In addition to the ever-present squirrels, chip monks & racoon, it is very common to see deer and wild turkey in our forest. The yipping-howls of coyotes are commonly heard after dark while guests sit around the campfire, and seldom-seen bobcats can be heard calling in the night several times a year. Very rare pine martin have been spotted on the property, along with bald eagles & great horned owls. Bears do frequent our area, coming from the 7,700 acre wildlife management area across the valley. Believe us or not, during the 2015 deer season, an Eastern Timber Wolf was observed as it passed by 2 different tree stands, judging by its extreme size and near-black color (later one January night, long, low howls were heard along the base of the ridge. Definitely not coyotes!). So if you're looking for an experience in a wild area... this is as wild as it gets in the entire Northeast!
100 foot climbing rope descending to hidden water falls (On your own).
.22 caliber handgun & rifle instruction & target shooting by appointment.
Canoe rentals & river float trips by appointment.
Guided hikes/mountain biking to beaver ponds & hanging bog by appointment.
Hot Air Ballooning over Letchworth Park (Outside Vendor)
White Water Rafting in Letchworth Park (Outside Vendor)
Fishing at Nearby Wildlife Management Area (On your own).
IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE:
Location! Location! The cabin is within an easy twenty minute drive to so many attractions: Letchworth State Park (Grand Canyon of the East), Stony Brook State Park, Swain Mountain Ski Resort, The Mount Morris Dam, and 7,000 acres of State Wildlife Management Area. Wine country tours start within an easy 40 minute drive, and Niagara Falls is a little over an hour and a half away!
Cabin Creek is in a rural area. Guests will need their own vehicle to get from the cabin to state route 70, from which all area attractions are easily accessed.
Member since: 2014
- 448 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Cabin Creek Hide Away is the perfect spot for couples who want a completely secluded, romantic getaway where no one will find them, but it's also great for families who want to enjoy a deep woods camping experience! When guests are ready to come out of the forest, there is so much to see and do all within 15-20 minutes: Letchworth State Park, Stonybrook State Park, Swain Mountain Ski Resort, the Mount Morris Dam, and 7,700 acres of NYS Wildlife Management/wilderness Area to explore! Six Flags Darien Lake is 45 minutes away, and Niagara Falls is just over an hour and a half drive!...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Towels Provided
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Ski & Snowboard
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter Wilderness Drop Camp!
Dec 1 - Apr 13, 2017
2 night min stay
Apr 14 - Nov 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 12.5%
Additional fee of $15/person per night applies to parties over 4.
Guests provide their own bedding to fit full size/double bed. We provide a beautiful place to wake up in!
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Area attractions include: Letchworth State Park (15 Min), Niagara Falls (90 Min), Stony Brook State Park (20 Min), Swain Mountain Ski Resort (5 Min), Six Flags Darien Lake (45 Min), 7,700 Acre Wildlife/wilderness Area (2 Min), Mount Morris Dam (15 Min), and the Geneseo War Plane Museum (20 Min).
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: My husband and I are professionals who both love the great outdoors! We have come to love everything that Cabin Creek has to offer with its beautiful forest, cascading stream, 3 waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and rugged terrain. Whether we're hiking, riding our horses, or 4 wheeling on the trails, we absolutely love it here! As much as we enjoy the beauty of God's creation that He blessed us with, we didn't feel right about keeping it all to ourselves. So, we invite you to come and enjoy it with us!
Why the Owner Chose Dalton, NY, USA:
It's so close to home, and there really is no place quite like it! Our "Hide-Away" is so secluded amongst the hemlock trees, and it's nice being there all alone together. The deep woods are so peaceful, the sound of the stream cascading over the rocks is relaxing, and the waterfalls are simply beautiful! Then, as we go hiking, there's always the excitement of seeing deer, wild turkey, bald eagles, owls, pine martin, raccoons, and those ever-present squirrels! At night, we can hear the calls of coyotes, and even a bobcat once in a while!
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Cabin Creek Hide-Away provides you with PEACE, PRIVACY and FREEDOM... 3 things that have to be enjoyed together, and are seldom found anywhere but the deep forest! Out here, our night-life is dominated by the wildlife!
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Cabin Creek Hide-Away is hidden deep in the forest!
The hemlocks surround the cabin, making it very hidden indeed!
Comfortable patio set is so relaxing as the forest surrounds you!
Knotty pine and oak come together in the kitchen and the forest outside!
Living area features forest views and a trundle day-bed that sleeps two.
Sleeping nook features the most comfortable bed in the forest!
Forest view from the bed guarantees you'll wake up to something beautiful!
Cabin Creek cascades down over 500 feet of elevation drop accross the property!
Sunlight sparkles on Cabin Creek!
Voted #1 state park in the USA, Letchworth is just 15 minutes West!
Float trips on the Genesee River start just 20 minutes West!
Swim right at the foot of the falls at Stonybrook State Park, just 20 min East!
The south-east corner of the cabin captures the early and late morning sun!
The spacious covered deck is perfect for relaxing and charcoal grilling!
Beautiful kitchen equipped with LP gas cook stove & under-counter refrigerator.
A glass of wine & dinner for two at the mini-bar is even better looking outside!
Towels are provided to dry off after your hot shower!
Enjoy the fire from the bed, or the futon-couch!
View of the forest from the foot of the bed!
Terry and Bella relaxing in Cabin Creek.
The summit of the Cabin Creek Property.... You can see Geneseo 25 miles away!
The Middle Falls at Letchworth State Park, just 15 min. West.
Swain Mountain Ski Resort is just 5 minutes South!
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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