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You will fall in love! Beautiful Mountain Cabin! 4bd/2 ba 5 forested

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Beautiful Mountain Cabin! Our beautiful mountain home. Please inquire specifically about dates/prices. VRBO has forced us to state just one rate for the summer season.

You will fall in love with this very private,very clean cabin/home on 5 forested acres! Your beautiful mountain home awaits you. Something for every season! This 4 bedroom, 2 bath home of about 1,900 sq. feet is perfect and cozy for one or two families! Step right out of your private beautiful mountain home into 5 acres of alpine forest. Great wildlife viewing on property! A short walk can take you to the foot of thousands of acres of National Forest. Here you will have the best of both worlds. A forest playground is at your doorstep while at the same time ammenities like restaurants, bars, shopping, and more are 12 minutes away. This is a clean, fresh, and detailed home with newer amenities.

This beautifully furnished home/property is very immaculate and custom. You will enjoy this private setting on the end of a culdesac with pines and aspens surrounding you.

This gorgeous log-sided home, offers 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. The interior of the house has beautiful pine tongue and groove siding throughout, oak hardwood floors and saltillo tile with custom fixtures. You won’t want to leave!

Your new mountain vacation home has a beautiful dining room, a living room, a bar/kitchen with large windows overlooking the forest and a back deck. The dining room seats 4-6 and the breakfast bar seats 6. A wood burning fireplace/stove is perched atop a brick platform and mantle in the main living space.

The furnishings in the living room and dining room consist of an aspen log cushioned couch and reading chair, a cushioned log rocking chair, a single cushioned log chair, a pine Prince and Princess chair with cypress wood table, an aspen coffee table, log lamp, a dark wood dining table and chair set from the mountains of Michoacan Mexico, and a pioneer wagon wheel bench. The warmth of this home is accentuated with all of the finely crafted wood details that cover the entire interior space. Add to that the live plants positioned in perfect places throughout the home. We have cable television on a Flat Screen television and wireless internet.

Enter the 1st bedroom, the “Bear Room” where you will find a well appointed room with a queen bed. Beautiful new hardwood floors, and a wagon wheel bench. Sharing the same hallway is the “Country Room” featuring a log queen bed, and a beautiful log chair. These rooms have direct access to a beautiful bathroom with pine walls, a rock walled shower with tub, a pedestal sink, and a saltillo tiled floor.

Walk past the dining room and you will enter the “Deer Room.” This is a southern exposure room with lots of light which highlights a queen aspen log bed. A full attached bath provides easy access and comfort for the occupant of the Deer Room. From here, go downstairs where you will be delighted to see a laundry room with a full washer and dryer and another bedroom.

The “Bunk Room” has a large, sturdy wood bunk bed, a TV and DVD player and is great for adults, teenagers and kids! The lower level has an access door leading to the backyard/forest.

Step foot outside into the forest and venture up the “deer” trail to the top of the hill. There you will be welcomed by a cozy bench with an incredible view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Bring your coffee or a glass of wine for this private viewing. You will feel like you are on top of the world! There are other outdoor sitting/relaxing areas at the barn, on the platform with adirondack chairs, and in the hammock between two large pine trees.

If you should feel like you need to explore beyond the National Forest and your cozy cabin home, there are a multitude of things to do in nearby areas. We are only one hour and fifteen minutes from Monarch Ski Resort and Woodland Park is close by where there is great dining, the Dinosaur Museum, and shopping. The Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument and Museum is around the corner and Colorado Springs is just down the pass. If you feel like gambling you can be in the historic mining town of Cripple Creek in no time.

During the winter, you will enjoy sledding down a hill on the property and playing in the snow. Only 1 hour 25 minutes to skiing.

In the fall come visit this mountain home to see the beautiful changing of the Aspen leaves. The famous Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway is a ‘must do’ drive during the autumn season.

And of course, summer time in the Rockies is unmatched. The Aspens are in full bloom and a sprinkling of wildflowers splash color across the landscape.

This is the Pikes Peak backcountry in all its splendor. Enjoy. * Please note a $200 fully refundable damage deposit is required. We do not include this in the auto-rates with VRBO as we do not cash these upon receipt, but shred them after departure as a courtesy for our guests.

Keywords: Beautiful, clean, cabin, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 5 acres, forest, deck, views, pine, hardwood floors, mountains, wildlife, deer, National Forest, unique, fireplace,

More Details

Marc and Angel Dettenrieder
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2017

About Marc and Angel Dettenrieder

This is a magical home. This cabin used to be our primary home before we had to move. It is private and beautiful. It is very custom and clean. We left all of our custom/original furnishings so this is not a 'garage sale' vacation rental. Everyone loves our custom details! Angel is a teacher and university instructor and Marc is an elected official-Teller County Commissioner.

Marc and Angel Dettenrieder purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Marc and Angel Dettenrieder chose South Central Colorado

Divide is one of the most beautiful areas in the world. This was our primary home.

What makes this cabin unique

The views, the wildlife, the quiet,the privacy, the temperature, the unbelievable breathtaking beauty of the Pike's Peak Region. Deer visit the cabin regularly.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(110 traveler reviews)

You will fall in love! Beautiful Mountain Cabin! 4bd/2 ba 5 forested
average rating of 4.927273 based on 110 reviews
Charleston, WV

Nice home in quiet setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a nice cabin with plenty of room to spread out. It is very quiet and relaxing. It is close enough to attractions in Co Springs yet in a very country setting. The owner was very quick to respond and allowed us to add an extra night at the last minute after our plans changed. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The house is awesome. The location is perfect. If you love to watch wildlife this is the place. Saw deer, lots of chipmunks, all kinds of birds, and even had a cat visit on the last day. The steller's blue jay which is only found at the elevations this house is at were amazing to watch. Plenty of room inside. The beds are really comfortable. Marc and Angel are really easy to work with and make sure you have all the info you need in plenty of time. The only downside was when it was time to leave for home. Would not hesitate to rent again!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location is unbeatable

  • 5 of 5

Kids loved exploring the 5 acres of property. Wildlife was amazing with chipmunks and deer. The cabin itself was extremely well put together and had everything a family could ever want. Loved how remote the cabin was and how you felt like you were in a completely different world. Perfect vacation get away!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Houston, Texas


  • 5 of 5

This vacation was absolutely and truly pure "SERENITY'. So quiet and peaceful, you could lose yourself and be mesmerized by the scenery of majestic mountains surrounding the forest. Any visitors such as the deer, elk, and chipmunks bring such an amazing sense of comfort and beauty all at once. I cannot say enough of the cabin itself; so quaint, spacious and comfortable. The layout and amenities were just as listed. Well-maintained and very clean. The surrounding areas were so close to visit. Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Manitou Springs, and the Royal Gorge to name a few. The deer trail was my absolute favorite hike on the property. Sitting areas where you can enjoy a good book or just sit and listen to the forest tales of everlasting serenity. Such a beautiful place to stay. I will definitely recommend this listing.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home beautiful surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The home was more that we expected. The pictures do not do this home justice. The beds were very comfortable. We had ample room for our kids to explore. The first morning we were there we were greeted by a deer by the porch. The chipmunks were there every day. We were able to cook three nights while we were there. I wish we could have done this more and enjoyed the sunsets. Marc and Angel were very helpful and informative. The home was very clean and smelled amazing. In the book, they gave us suggestions of places to eat, where grocery stores are located, and beautiful drives to take. I would absolutely recommend this place to others. We ate at McGintry's the last part of our vacation. We wish we had earlier. Their pizza pies are delicious. Do not eat at Denny's. We ate there one morning for breakfast. We waited for over an hour on our food. The waiter hardly came back while we were waiting. When he finally brought us our food, we did not have silverware. Instead of him going to get it after I asked him for it, he turned to another table to take an order. Our food was already cold. I was floored that he did not go get our silverware. The Hungry Bear is good for breakfast. We went white water rafting. I would highly suggest echo canyons for this activity. We went with another company this year and were highly disappointed. Garden of the Gods is beautiful. Santa's workshop is fun for the kids. Pikes Peak Cog train, Seven Falls, and Helen Hunt falls are other activities I would suggest. Thank you Marc and Angel for letting us enjoy your home. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful Mountain Home~

  • 5 of 5

We just got back to the heat of Kansas from our wonderful cool stay in Divide Colorado July 9-16, 2016. I had read that it was a bit of a drive from the main intersection of Divide, but after the first two times making our way back and forth it was easy and well worth the peace and quiet in the area. The directions given to us were spot on and easy to follow.

Our daughter, husband and their 2 children, 3 year old Izzy and 8 year old Tyler loved everything about the cabin home. As we wrote in the cabin journal our 8 year old grandson asked if "this is heaven". He and his little 3 year old sister loved exploring, feeding the chipmunks, picking up rocks, finding walking sticks and almost coming face to face with a mule deer which we saw several times around the cabin. I think the kids would have been happy if we would have stayed at the cabin and not went on some of our getaways.

At one point during our stay the smoke from the fires southwest (a long ways southwest) came drifiting our way and kind of made us nervous. I sent a text to Marc and Angel asking if there was anything to be concerned about and Marc got right back to me and eased our minds. He said he would definately alert us to any issues and that it was a LONG way from where we were. So nice to be able to make contact that quickly.

Another bonus was the kitchen had everything you would need to make a meal. We would stop by the grocery store in divide and get our main meal items, go to the cabin which was well stocked with oil, sugar, seasonings and more. When we didn't eat at the cabin we enjoyed our breakfast at the Hungry Bear Restaurant in Woodland Park. There was a pizza place in Cripple Creek that was wonderful. We also fed the donkeys that roam free in the town of Cripple Creek, which the kids loved.

Thank you Marc and Angel for providing your lovely home in the beautiful mountains in Divide. We will definately keep this on our list for any return visits to the area. We will also be telling friends and family about this cabin.

Doug and Barb Rich and family~Lawrence, Kansas

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearby Horse, ATV and hiking trails in National Forest. Just a minute away. Nearby Quartz Quarry. Close to the 717 trail!


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cleaning $99 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%

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Divide Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (3) (1) Pack and Play- not a crib. We also have a high chair., Bunk Beds (sleeps 2)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Pack n' Play playpen/nap area for babies. High Chair. Fenced doggie-run on 5 acres of forested land. Games for adults and children.

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