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

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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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**

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Tani Carr
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 11, 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!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

Log Cabin on the Water -- A Place to Experience!
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 66 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The cabin was beautiful, clean and very cozy. We'll definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin, nice location, more than what you need.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 2 nights at this beautiful log cabin. Enjoyed every moment. The private road was packed with snow (as expected at this time of the year), but we were able to get to the property easily (with snow chains). Coming from Texas, kids enjoyed watching Dad installing the chains, :). Plenty of parking space in front of the property. The cabin was fully loaded, inside and outside. Whatever we needed, it was there. The property was very clean and neat, and very comfortable for a family of 4. Tani (the owner) was always available to respond emails and messages.

We would definitely want to come back, and recommend this property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Erdem, for your generous review. I very much enjoyed having you as guests and would welcome you and your family anytime should you ever make it back this way. Thanks for respecting the cabin and leaving it in great condition! Tani
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Simply Marvelous!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend staying at this beautiful cabin if you have the opportunity. I had the most enjoyable visit for 3 nights and wished I could have stayed longer. It was exactly as described and more. Simply marvelous!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed a wonderful stay at this cabin! Close to Denver but also feels far away from it all. Perfectly rustic, comfortable and cozy with the wood burning fireplace. Perfect for one person seeking a bit of solitude, a couples getaway or a small family. Loved it and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time my family of five. We got away from the technology and focused on family and nature. We enjoyed the hikes and the quiet seventy. The cabin at night playing cards and enjoying each others company was just what we all needed. Tani went out of her way to help us arrive with the least amount of difficulty. She kept us updated on weather and road conditions. I will definitely return again.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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very nice clean cozy cabin loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy cabin atmosphere, perfect for a small family get together or a getaway for two. Plenty of privacy and a nice little Riverfront to sit and look at and listen to. All the amenities you need with a still rustic cabin feel. Everything worked great; grill, heat, hot water, plumbing, stove, coffee maker and the fireplace keeps the living and dining room nice and toasty. Also there are some nice trails to walk on about a mile away and wellington lake is close enough by its worth paying a visit. Overall loved it and would stay again!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Colghan, you and your guest were so respectful of the cabin and your review says it all! I appreciate it. Would love to have you back! Tani
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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

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Feb 10 2017 - Feb 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
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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
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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Bailey Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 735 sq. ft.
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 ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
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 4-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle, otherwise you won't get up the private drive. NO PETS ALLOWED ANYMORE!! Cell service is dropped about 7 min. from cabin or you can use cell phone thru the wifi if you order it. Wifi access should be arranged prior to stay.

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