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Leadville Mountain Cabin with views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Mountain House with Views Of Collegiate Peaks

Enjoy the beautiful views of the Collegiate Peaks from our Leadville Beaver Lakes Estates mountain house. At about 10,300 feet elevation, it's a great mountain getaway without the hustle bustle of a resort town! Our home has direct views of Mt Elbert and Mt Massive and easy access to all of your mountain adventures. Leadville is conveniently located about 6 miles north to enjoy the historic town's sites, or set off to nearby Turquoise Lake or Twin Lakes. Lots to do in all seasons! Its a great base camp for all your mountain adventures!

Our mountain home is 1400 sq feet with three bedrooms and 2 full baths built in 2001. Its decorated with lodge type furniture and accents with new carpet. It sleeps 8 in beds and has all the modern comforts including wi-fi internet, satellite TV, DVD player, microwave, dishwasher, wood burning stove, washer/dryer, propane gas grill, stainless steel appliances, all kitchen wares, nice linens, etc. Easily sleeps two families for a great getaway! There is a large deck for grilling and entertaining facing the mountains for beautiful sunsets.

- Master Bedroom: Queen bed and queen futon pull out

- Guest Room: Queen bed and queen futon pull out

- Bunk room: Bunk bed and double bed

- 2 full baths with tub/showers

SUMMER/FALL: Beautiful hiking, cycling and mountain biking trails around Leadville, Collegiate Peaks and Turquoise and Twin Lakes , and the surrounding areas. Close-by 14er's for hiking, fly fishing on the Arkansas, horseback riding, lake fishing, river rafting, ATVing, etc. Aspen is only 40 miles away (when Independence Pass is open) and Summit County is only about 30 minutes away. Leadville has many sporting events and music and art festivals to enjoy. Our house is next to Empire Creek with beaver ponds for instant nature explorations and easy hikes.

WINTER: Great skiing- 10 miles from Ski Cooper, 25 miles from Copper Mountain, 40 miles from Vail. Over 9 ski areas within 40 miles! Leadville also has a great sledding hill, outdoor ice skating rink, aquatic center, dog sledding, Mineral Belt trail for cross country skiing and tons of snowshoe trails on Tennessee Pass and surrounding areas. We also have great sledding on our road and there is even a frozen beaver pond for little “hockey” games around the corner! Lots of fun for everyone! The roads to the house and Beaver Lakes Estates are plowed and maintained in the winter. Our driveway is also plowed. We recommend an all-wheel drive car or SUV in the winter as although the roads are plowed, they can be snowpacked!

Beaver Lakes is located the San Isabel National Forest about 6 miles south of Leadville and about 20 miles north of Buena Vista – 2+ hours from COS or DEN airports. We love our mountain house and use it regularly but want to share it with others too!

Note: No fishing in the two private lakes in Beaver Lakes due to HOA rules. Close by fishing out of the community in nearby Crystal Lake, Hayden Ponds, Twin Lakes, Turquoise Lake and more!

Lake County Short Term Rental license #2018-56.

Additional fees:

Cleaning and trash fee: $100 per stay ($50 extra cleaning fee if over 7+ people)

Refundable Damage Deposit: $200

Pets are negotiable based on approval by owner and pet cleaning fee of $50

More Details

Khristine Prickett Vadala
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Khristine Prickett Vadala

My brother and I built this house in 2001 to enjoy the Colorado lifestyle on weekends. We live in Colorado Springs and enjoy hiking, skiing, and biking with our family in the beautiful central Rockies. My husband and I bought my brother out recently and are now offering it for vacation rentals. We have two children and love this place!

Khristine Prickett Vadala purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Khristine Prickett Vadala chose Leadville

The cabin is located in the Beaver Lakes cabin community of about 100 homes just south of Leadville. Just a little off the beaten path, you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the Collegiate Peaks while still being close to town and other mountain adventures


Leadville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Next to Guest room and bunk room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bathroom; Washer and Dryer in adjacent room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , adjacent to master bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Guest Room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Bunk room
  • Nice comfy down comforters and flannel bedding on all beds. Futons have flannel sheets and comforters for use as well .
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Leadville Mountain Cabin with views!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews

Perfect Fit

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfectly appointed for our group of skiers. The mud room was ideal! Hooks for coats, racks for skis and wonderful individual cubies for each person. Kitchen is fully stocked with everything we needed to cook nightly meals for the week …pans of all sizes!! The humidifiers in each bedroom where greatly appreciated.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property is spacious with a nice layout and well stocked. Owner is awesome to work with!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property and we would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful home for a family to enjoy outside of Leadville!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is such a fun and beautiful place to be. The views are awesome, changing throughout the day and night; don't miss the stars! It's a cozy setting with great decor collected by the owners; the living room lends itself to games and relaxing; the dining room, bedrooms and kitchen are laid out well for a family and very user-friendly. Snowshoeing around the cabin, in the mountains and up the Independence Pass road (when it is closed) were what we wanted and the Leadville swimming pool is great for kids!! Khristine was very helpful when we had glad we chose this spot !

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A peaceful setting just far enough from the city

  • 5 of 5

This cabin has good access, and is just far enough from Leadville to give it a country feel. You can follow the access road up from Beaver Estates and be in the old mining areas in no time. It has great access to fly fishing and hiking. We did Mt Elbert during our stay. We look forward to staying here again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in the high rockies

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! The house was spacious with 3 nice size bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a large laundry room. There is a nice deck, well stocked kitchen, and dish TV. The area is beautiful and very quiet. We had 6 six adults and had plenty of room.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice and well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Great experience! It's the second time we've stayed and hope to return for a third!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Denver or Colorado Springs
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ski Cooper or Cooper Mountian
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

Cleaning and trash removal fee of $120 per stay. Housecleaner will come in at end of stay and do laundry, take trash, vacuum, etc. No daily service. Pets are negotiable based on approval by owner only. $25 pet fee per stay if approved. $200 refundable damage deposit 7 days after stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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