Woodland Park Cabin Rental Photos and Description
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Echo Creek Cabin is our old-fashioned log cabin, ideal for a peaceful Rocky Mountain getaway with all the convenient comforts of home. Relax in a hammock on the full length fabulously rustic log porch with the hummingbirds flitting about, or curl up with a book in front of the cheery red woodstove in the old stone fireplace.
A short drive from Colorado Springs to Woodland Park (which has most services and amenities), then 20 minutes north on scenic Highway 67 brings you to Westcreek: A pretty valley that was surrounded by, but survived the notorious Hayman Fire of 2002, with stands of grand ponderosas, a meandering stream that flows into a quiet lake, and songbirds and wildlife in abundance. This is a Colorado mountain retreat that is close and accessible to city amenities but rural in character and charm. It's a 1930's historic true log structure, with knotty pine paneling and woodwork throughout, completely renovated and made new, including new kitchen, lower garden level, plumbing, wiring, heat system and windows.
ALSO PROVIDED: Satellite TV, broadband internet, long distance telephone (cell phones don't work down in the valley)
The porch is one of the grandest around, built in the rustic log tradition, a great place to relax and listen to the rain on the roof. Main level, including living/dining, kitchen, bedroom and bath is original. 2 more bedrooms, family room with gas stove, and bath with shower finish out the walk out lower level. It's an amazing place, come stay awhile!
- wheelchair inaccessible
- pets not allowed
- children welcome
- non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
Enjoyed living at the cabin from January through November of 2010.
(John came to Colorado to direct the underwater repairs to the Cheesman Dam on the South Platte River. Teams of expert divers alternated cutting & welding work on the bottom of the dam, which is about 100 years old. Because they worked 200 feet under water, they spent their off-shift in a decompression chamber floating on the top of the reservoir, then were able to go back down and work another shift, over and over again for a month at a time. The repairs were critical to Denver's water supply.)