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Log Cabin on the Water -- A Place to Experience!

Bedrooms 2
Space 735 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Come and experience PineWater Cabin! This little vintage log cabin on the creek is the perfect get-away. It was built in the early 1930's and has been added onto over the years all while still maintaining it's idyllic atmosphere and relaxing setting. It's less than an hours drive from the Denver metro area in the small mountain town of Bailey. You're a world away from the hectic city in a gorgeous setting with fresh air, nature, towering pine, spruce and aspen trees and a rushing creek that creates an atmosphere you don't often find! One mile from cabin are the miles and miles of hiking trails in the National Forest. 4- wheel drive trails are about 1 mile from cabin.

The perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast; this cabin and the lush forest beckon you to connect with nature. Or for the more artistic type, it offers a setting for writers, painters, etc., who desire peace and quiet with a heavily forested area and a creek that will inspire to no end. Listen to the rushing water in the creek right off your back deck and the sound of birds singing (these are really about the only things you will hear!) and watch for wildlife including big horn sheep, fox, deer and elk, and as of late -- moose (I saw one run through the back yard recently - Awesome!), or pull out your fishing pole and catch a trout or two! The deck is also great for drinking your morning coffee and eating at the picnic table!

This lovely log cabin was built by the Colorado Civilian Conservation Corps. They built the trails in what is now known as the Mount Evans Wilderness. The cabin is off the beaten path on it’s own private road where there are a handful (nearest the cabin) of privately owned cabins; some have full-time residents and a couple have part-time residents. These cabins, for the most part, are not seen directly from cabin with exception of one that is used part-time, so there is still a good sense of privacy.

The cabin offers a quaint atmosphere. From every window is a beautiful sight of the forest and mountain scenery. It’s situated on just under an acre and Deer Creek runs through this private, wooded lot providing the soothing sounds of this year round very large creek. The picture windows overlook the creek and in the summer you can open the windows to let in the music of the rushing water.

The furnishings make the cabin warm and cozy, such as hickory, oak and pine. It has two bedrooms; one with a queen bed and the other which is a pass-through room has a twin daybed with trundle allowing up to four people to sleep comfortably (five people can sleep if a cot is used or can use couch). The bathroom is newly remodeled and has a whirlpool tub to soak in after a day of hiking.

The living room has a wood stove located in the original stone fireplace to provide warmth on those chilly nights or winter days. Electric baseboard heat is also available. The kitchen has the original wood cook stove, but for your convenience a modern day range/oven is also provided along with a fully equipped kitchen (just bring your own food and personal hygiene items!).

Come and celebrate nature!

Rest, relaxation and adventure await you!

**4-wheel drive is needed in the winter!**

**TV is strictly for viewing DVD's or streaming from your laptop - no satellite or cable**

Keywords: Cabin

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Tani Carr
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2017

About Tani Carr

I am first and foremost a mountain girl, a log cabin, frontier type of person -- take me to the cabin and I'm in my element! I love the mountains of Colorado and the small town of Bailey has always been a favorite of mine. When this little cabin came up for sale in '98 I snagged it up and have enjoyed it's beauty and comfort all these years. I decided to convert it to a vacation rental on and off since 2005 and haven't regretted that either! I love sharing my cabin with others who appreciate it as much as I do.

Tani Carr purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Tani Carr chose South Central

This location is rare in Colorado -- to be right on the water!! I am a Realtor and I have people asking me all the time if there is property for sale on the water. I also love the fact that the Mt. Evans Wilderness is so close and that it provides all the hiking you could ever want. It just doesn't happen often that you can find an affordable place in this type of location!

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is a little piece of paradise. It is so peaceful and the sound of the water is soothing. The natural surroundings are so beautiful and the air is clean. The cabin is vintage and has some of the characteristics of the old and charming décor. One finds it hard to leave when the time comes to go!


Bailey Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 735 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom is remodeled. Bathtub is jetted and has shower head.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • (1) Queen size bed in master bdrm. Mstr bdrm has closet, dresser, nightstand. (2) Twin or single beds which consist of daybed with trundle, dresser and closet. Please note the room with daybed is a pass-through room to the master bdrm which is private.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • snowmobiling
Electric heat is available in addition to the woodstove in stone fireplace. Winter access requires a 4x4 or AW drive vehicle, otherwise you won't get up the private drive. NO PETS ALLOWED ANYMORE!! Cell service is good now with the addition of new cell tower near by (Sprint may not do so well). Wifi access should be arranged prior to stay.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(72 traveler reviews)

Log Cabin on the Water -- A Place to Experience!
average rating of 4.875 based on 72 reviews

Perfect Cabin Get-Away!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great vacation cabin tucked away in a peaceful setting! Tani is very kind host and very accessible to her guest. Can't wait to come back for a future stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hermann, Missouri

Quaint, clean, private.

  • 5 of 5

Just finished a guys trip in the Rockies. Excellent location super close to 4x4 trails. Slaughterhouse gulch trailhead is about 5 minutes from your doorstep. Short drive to diner/brewery/c-store/etc, but you are away from it all. Excellent trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this little cabin - perfect for a solitude weekend. I was a little surprised that there were other cabins so close, was expecting it to be a little more isolated. Everything was clean and perfect at check-in! Tani was super nice and easy to work with.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect cabin

  • 5 of 5

the cabin was very well kept, super comfortable, relaxing, a lovely experience for a girls weekend. Thank you Tani for taking such great care of the cabin!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming Cabin in Mountain Paradise

  • 5 of 5

True to the word Mountain Cabin.... warm, comfortable with a rustic and homey charm. The property is outstanding... Sitting on the deck and listening to the song of the creek will take all your stresses away. Fantastic communication with Tani.... Will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Rob! What a great review and I'm glad you and the other guests enjoyed my cabin - it's what I always aim for! Thanks for taking great care of it! Do come again to the cabin anytime...
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Charming cabin nestled near wildlife

  • 5 of 5

When we first drove up the steep hill to the cabin we noticed a small herd of big horn sheep hanging out in the neighbors yard. Then as we unpacked the garage we were greeted by a very friendly fox. The cabin is rugged with several nice amenities such as a jetted tub. But what we really loved was the roaring sound of the beautiful creek nearby. Very relaxing. Tani was more than accommodating us and we will definitely come back when we visit Colorado again.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the generous review! I appreciate your taking the time to write about your experience staying at PineWater. It was a pleasure hosting you and so glad you got to enjoy an array of wildlife! Thanks for taking care of the cabin and you are welcome back anytime!
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Hog Heaven, Cut Throat Cafe, Rustic Station
Car: necessary

4 Wheel Drive Trails 1 mile, Breckenridge ski area 1 1/2 hr. drive, fishing, hiking, snowshoeing.


Rates & Availability

Bailey Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $125
Cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. A cleaning fee of $60 will only be applied if guests do not clean up and remove linens from beds. Cancellation policy is as follows: Payment in full must be made at time of reservation if less than 30 days prior to reservation. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to visit will be charged in full unless another booking can be made, less admin fee of $75. Cancellations prior to 30 days before your stay will be charged a fee of $45. No refunds based on weather conditions. I prefer pymt by either mailing a check or I can request pymnt for an echeck or credit card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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