DISTINCTIVE VACATION RETREAT W/ HOT TUB, PRIVATE VALLEY AND VIEWS!!

Gay and Gary Liberty

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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DISTINCTIVE VACATION RETREAT W/ HOT TUB, PRIVATE VALLEY AND VIEWS!!

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Beautiful 3BR/2BA Mountain Home, sleeps 6

'Deer Meadow Retreat': This beautiful mountain hideaway is tucked away in its own private valley near the end of a cul de sac road where the only passersby will be you. The meadow is graced with wildflowers and frequently visited by wildlife including deer, fox and occasionally a bear. Relax on the front deck and take in the panoramic views of pine and aspen forests on the surrounding hillsides. Soaking in the hot tub on a moonless night will open up another world, with more stars in the sky than you could have ever imagined.

And yet, your vacation paradise is conveniently located between Divide and Cripple Creek, less than a mile off the main highway, on a county maintained road that is easily accessible year round. You are only 45 minutes from Colorado Springs, 10 miles from historic Cripple Creek, and surrounded by state parks, hiking trails and back road jeep trails.

The home features new paint inside and out, new carpet and flooring, including ceramic tile, and many luxury items such as an Italian leather sofa and new pillow top mattresses. The decor is a warm mix of Southwestern and Mexican art, making each room a different experience of color and flair.

After a busy day of activities or visiting the many local tourist attractions, you can wind down in front of your beautiful Southwestern tiled gas fireplace, enjoying dish TV, your own DVDs or some of ours. The bedding is comfortably set up with 2 Queens and 2 Twins.

You will never want to leave the Colorado Rockies after a few days at our 'Deer Meadow Retreat'!!

**MORE PHOTOS available upon request**

Amenities: Complete kitchen including coffee, tea, spices, foil and plastic wrap, washer, dryer, local phone, dish TV in living room and master, VCR, DVD, hot tub, gas fireplace, gas BBQ grill, deck furniture, towels and linens provided.

Nearby activities include less than 2 hours to World Class Skiing or White Water Rafting Also:

The Dinosaur Museum and fine restaurants in Woodland Park,

Gambling and restaurants in historical Cripple Creek,

Mueller State Park,

Florissant Fossil Beds,

Seven Falls,

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo,

North Pole,

Cave of the Winds,

Royal Gorge,

Pikes Peak,

Garden of the Gods,

Air Force Academy,

Fishing at Eleven Mile Reservoir or South Platte River,

Historical Victor, Gold Mines and Gold Belt Tour,

Molly Kathleen Gold Mine Tour,

Prime location for fall Aspen Viewing.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
Gay and Gary Liberty (Owner)
Advertiser since 2005
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About Gay and Gary Liberty

Gay and Gary Liberty have recently moved to Woodland Park and personally manage and maintain their three vacation rental cabins in the Pikes Peak area. Gary is retired from Air Force Reserves and his civil service career as an aircraft mechanic. Gay has many years of experience in the hospitality field in both resort marketing and hotel reservations and front desk. They are delighted to share their love of the Colorado mountains and their love of each special cabin setting to ensure a memorable and relaxing vacation experience for their guests.

Gay and Gary Liberty purchased this house in 1998

Why Gay and Gary Liberty chose Divide

At the time when Deer Meadow Retreat was built, Gay...a mountian gal at heart...had been living in Divide and in the Rainbow Valley development for several years. Having some extra cash to invest, she shopped for quite some time to locate the right piece of land for the home she had personally selected as well. The intent was to rent the house conventionally, which she did for several years. Everything changed once she and Gary, now married, decided to update the house and rent it as a vacation rental because, for several years they had been living in Peyton, CO and for the first time they could enjoy the cabin and the location themselves!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Gay and Gary



Well, we’ve been home for a week, and I wish I was still there in Colorado. We had a great time, and your cabin was wonderful. We had time to relax, time to explore, time to play, and time to re-connect. We had deer, elk, a fox, more deer, raccoons, and something that I’m not sure what it was (a pair of eyes peering at me at night, definitely not a hoofed creature) at the cabin.



It was 106 degrees in Riverside today.



I’ve got to figure out a way to spend more of my summers in Colorado.



Thanks again for sharing your cabin with us.



Blessings,



Tony

Riverside, CA
Sep 2012
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Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
Alto, Texas
5

Very Quiet and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5
This was a very quiet and relaxing place to stay. The property was clean and well stocked. We have 4 kids ranging in age from 5-14 and enjoyed every minute. It was far enough from other houses that you didn't have any noise, which is surprising considering that there is a busy highway only a short distance away. The only problem we had was that we have a large diesel truck and couldn't make the hairpin turns to get to it and into the driveway. We had to make several tries at it backing up and going forward again. But it could not be helped, and was definitely worth it! There is a nice little grocery store just a few minutes away. We also really enjoyed the hot tub. My kids all had a blast! We would definitely recommend it to anyone!
  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2008
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
5

So comfy and cozy!

  • 5 of 5
We have rented many cabins in Colorado over the last few years and this one is definitely one of our favorites. We loved the views and the privacy! Our party arrived for the Thanksgiving holiday in time to put together a complete turkey dinner. Thanks Gay, for the early check-in. The cabin was exactly as pictured; no surprises. We enjoyed the little touches like the hairdryer, lots of big towels and holiday dinnerware! Even though it was pretty chilly, we spent quite a bit of time on the deck watching the deer come down into the valley every evening and often in the mornings too. Overall this was such a relaxing weekend, and not having to worry about toting a high chair and crib up to the cabin was a big plus. If you have young kids or toddlers, this place is perfect. It took all of 3 minutes to move a few nic-nacs to higher shelves so our 1 year old wasn't tempted by them. Thanks Gay and Gary, for a wonderful weekend!
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO
5

Great way to ring in the new year

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay at this little getaway. It was very secluded, quiet, and had breath taking scenery (especially with the snow that had fallen the day before our arrival). All of the amenities of the house were modern and in great shape. Greatly appreciated not only having the driveway plowed of snow before our arrival, but also having the deck shoveled and the hot tub temperature turned up prior to our arrival. The entire package allowed us to focus our entire efforts on relaxing and enjoying ringing in the new year. We plan on staying here again in the future.
  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
Arvada
5

Forest House

  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed at their property the Forest House we couldnt ask for better it was away from everything but nice scenic ride to town. There was alot to do we visit the Pueblo Zoo and North Pole.. Nothing like finishing up a long day in a relaxing hot tub. On one of the mornings i woke to find a lil bunny on the side of the cabin
:) I definatley recommend The Forest House we will definatley be back :) Thanks for having us..

Eva and Ernest S.
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
Arvada
5

Forest House

  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed at their property the Forest House we couldnt ask for better it was away from everything but nice scenic ride to town. There was alot to do we visit the Pueblo Zoo and North Pole.. Nothing like finishing up a long day in a relaxing hot tub. On one of the mornings i woke to find a lil bunny on the side of the cabin
:) I definatley recommend The Forest House we will definatley be back :) Thanks for having us..

Eva and Ernest S.
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Distinctive Vacation Retreat w/ Hot Tub, Private Valley and Views!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p317867
719 963-4405
Divide South Central Colorado
Houston, TX
5

  • 5 of 5
Gary and Gay,
My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at your cabin. It was so clean and neat when we arrived. The hot tub was used almost every morning just as the sun was coming up and it was a wonderful start to our day!!! Thank you so much! It was a blessing being there!
Jessie
  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great comments! We loved having you and you left the cabin so nice and clean that you have spoiled us!
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Map

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Hiking, scenic drives, tourist and historical attractions, gambling.

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Availability & Rates

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Divide House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer/Fall/Holidays
May 16 2014 - Sep 22 2014
2 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $49 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%
Notes $120-150/Night
Add 3.9% State & Local Taxes
$150 damage deposit (fully refundable if property is left as found and no damage or missing items)
50% Deposit due at booking; balance due 45 days prior to arrival.
Until confirmed, rates and policies are subject to change.
Pets must be approved, inquire as to policy and fees
Cleaning fees start at $49 for 4 persons
May Thru September $150/night/
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Amenities

Amenities

Divide House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Dialup Access ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Futon chair in living room will sleep a small adult or child.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • live theater
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • boating
  • antiquing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hot air ballooning
  • cycling
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • rafting
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • hunting
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • fly fishing
  • spelunking
  • whitewater rafting

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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