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Michael Carter

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

The Writers Nest - Sept is Fall Colors Month in the Colorado Rockies

79 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

Lodging Rate; 2 night Minimum

$165/nt Year Round

Holiday Thx-Giv & Dec 19th thru Jan 6th 3 night Minimum

3rd NIGHT FREE Winter Special Jan 7th thru March 1st (Except Holidays)

All Holidays 3 night minimum

SEPTEMBER is "FALL COLORS' in COLORADO. Our primary colors are from the leaves turning bright yellow and orange on the "QUAKING ASPENS". These trees mixed with the deep blue September sky, the backdrop of deep green Pine Tree Forest and the often light brushing of September pure white snow on the high mountain peeks makes for a unique combination of spectacular fall color in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.The timing for fall colors is graduated by Elevation. The Higher the elevation the earlier the leaves will turn. With convenient driving distances from your vacation residence in the Evergreen Mountain Community we have Elevations starting at 6000 feet in Morrison Colorado and going all the way up to 14,400 feet in Mount Evans Wilderness. So regardless of the date you select to stay at one of our 9 Evergreen Colorado VRBO & Homeaway listed Cabins and Cottages you will be assured to be able to experience spectacular September "FALL COLORS IN COLORADO" from your vacation residence or on a Drive About.

WINTER DRIVING CONSIDERATIONS; Oct 15th thru May 15th. All Wheel/4 Wheel Drive vehicle required in Rocky Mountains during Snow Storm Conditions. Call us to discuss before you Book On-Line 303-946-0726

'The Writer's Nest' Cabin is a Beautiful Garden Level Studio Home located in a pristine Rocky Mountain setting with a short, beautiful 8 mile, 15 minute drive from downtown Evergreen. Whether you are Visiting Friends or Family in Evergreen, planning a multi-day stay for business or just passing thru, The 'Writers Nest' is a fully equipped 'Home Away From Home'. You will enjoy the best nights sleep on a Brand New 'Denver Mattress' High End Queen Size ' Durango' Euro Top Sleep System

The fully equipped Kitchen, full Bath, and ready to work Office including Internet Service with WiFi, and Direct TV appoint this peaceful, affordable, meticulously kept private residential lodging opportunity.

Located on a Dead-End Road eight miles west of Downtown Evergreen it has been said that People who visit the 'Writer's Nest' are either 'Lost or Invited'. Yet The 'Writers Nest' is conveniently located for day travel to our World Famous Mountain, and Skiing Communities west of Evergreen, or Fabulous Downtown Denver Colorado just 55 minutes down the hill.

At 'The Writer's Nest' you will awake to a stunning mountain view and sunrise right off the 'Great Plains'. At night during Spring and Summer you will peacefully sleep to the whispering sounds of 'Little Chicken Creek' just off your bedroom privacy deck.

'The Writer's Nest' is located in a year-round wonderland. Summer is a time to get out of the heat and into the Natural Air Conditioning of 80 degree days and 50 degree evenings in the high altitude clean mountain air. Fall Colors are Colorado's stunning Aspen Trees against our deepest of Blue Skies. And Winter boasts the High Country Splendor of Fresh Colorado Powder. Your calls and E-mails will be returned the same Business Day.

Our availability calendars are always up to date. If your selected dates are reserved call us for availability at any one of our 8 other Evergreen Colorado homes listed on Homeaway & VRBO

And Thanx for your Consideration

Michael Carter

Your Evergreen Colorado 'Home Away From Home' Lodging Host 303-946-0726

CANCELLATION POLICY 50% of Deposited funds refunded prior to 30 days before chk in. After 30 days prior to chk in NO REFUNDS. Travel Insurance Advised-Please inquire

100% REFUNDABLE $100 HOUSEKEEPING DEPOSIT is Credited back to guest Credit Card on Check-out day When the home is left the way guest found the home at Check-in.

PET FEE & PET POLICY - One time $35 pet fee Dogs only 2 dogs Max add to quote. PLEASE INQUIRE for full pet policy

WINTER DRIVING Oct 1st thru May 15th. For you and your families safety Winter Snow Storm Conditions in the Rocky Mountains including our Evergreen Colorado Location Requires bringing or renting an All/Wheel or 4 Wheel Drive Vehicle. Please call us to discuss before you complete your on-line reservation process. 303-946-0726

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Michael Carter (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Michael Carter

Thank you for visiting our Vacation Home Listing. My name is Michael Carter-Owner and on site manager of our 9 Vacation Homes in Evergreen Colorado. We take great pride in the presentation of our homes and the professional standards we keep in the execution of our business. I personally built '' The Writers Nest ' in 1998, and have owned and maintained it since. In 2005 we completed a renovation to bring the home to the standards you expect in a 100% furnished and equipped short term Vacation Residence. We strive every day to exceed your expectations. We have been in the residential Real Estate business for more than 25 years in Evergreen Colorado. We are very well connected to the community. In addition to providing beautiful Wilderness Lodging opportunities we enjoy helping our guests connect with social, cultural, and business opportunities in Evergreen Colorado. The link to our website and 'Guest Comments Page' in this listing will best provide you with a feel for the quality of experience you can expect when you visit ' The Writer's Nest ' in Evergreen Colorado. We not only are the owners but we are the on-site managers of our vacation homes. We are able to say to our prospective guests that everything you can think of is provided, and if there is an item you need during your visit that is not on site, you call us, and we will get it for you. We look forward to your visit. Please call me today to discuss your plans to visit Beautiful Evergreen Colorado. Sincerely, Michael

PS When you arrive at the 'Wiriter's Nest'only 8 miles from Downtown Evergreen it is said that you will feel;

'Both Lost and Invited'

Michael Carter purchased this cabin in 1998

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for your hospitality during our stay. We enjoyed every aspect of our visit, especially the excursions you recommended. We hope to be able to return again in the next couple of years & we will be sure to recommend your properties to others. If you are ever in Austin look us up.

Peace & Blessings

John & Patty
Aug 2016
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The Writers Nest - Sept is Fall Colors Month in the Colorado Rockies
average rating of 4.886076 based on 80 reviews
Sophia, NC, USA

Fantastic cabin in a great location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently spent 3 nights at the Writers Nest before heading into Denver. We were thoroughly satisfied with every aspect of our stay. The cabin is secluded and in immaculate condition. The location (15 mins. up the mountain from Evergreen) is perfect for adventure seekers, sightseers or couples looking for a quiet getaway. The sunrise over the mountains every morning was absolutely breathtaking and the serenity of sitting on the deck and enjoying the cool Rocky Mountain air every evening at dusk was fabulous. Michael was a great host. He was quick to offer restaurant suggestions and even took the time to map out driving direction (the scenic route) for our journey to Pikes Peak. We also spent a few minutes talking about our shared passion for baseball.

All in all, it was a fantastic 3 day stay and I would strongly recommend the Writers Nest (or any of Michael's other properties) for anyone looking to enjoy the true beauty of the Rocky Mtns. UNFORGETTABLE!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dan, great meeting you and you wife and we are so pleased that you very much enjoyed you stay at the Writers Nest. It was great fun to learn of your Travels to see Major League Baseball games in so many cities across the country. Our 9 Evergreen Colorado VRBO And HOMEAWAY listed Vacation cabins and cottages provide our guests with the best of both worlds while staying in our pristine wilderness location and enjoying close proximity to all of the cultural and sporting event opportunities in the Denver Metropolitan Area. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Coors Field to See the Colorado Rockies We look forward to your return visit Regards Michael Your Evergreen Colorado Lodging Host
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Cozy getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Writer's Nest in Evergreen. The views from the porch were beautiful! It's a great place to relax and enjoy the mountain air. We went on nearby hikes and into town to explore. The place was clean and well-maintained. It was just what we were looking for. We will definitely return!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Danny and Dawn

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had the most relaxing time in this beautiful and Very Clean vacation home. I would recommend to anyone looking to get away from the real world. We loved it and will be back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danny & Dawn, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this very gracious review. We are always pleased when our guests find the quality Wilderness Location Experience offered at the Writers Nest. We look Forward to your return visit. If you are prospective traveler and would like to getaway for a weekend or a week, deep in the Colorado Rocky Mountain Foothills on quiet dead end road just 50 minutes to the heart of Downtown Denver The Writers Nest is for you. If we are booked for your requested dates at the "Writers Nest" see our Web site at for our other 8 VRBO/Homeaway listed Evergreen Colorado Secluded Wilderness Location Cabins and Cottages. Sincerely Michael Your Evergreen Colorado Secluded Wilderness Location Lodging Host
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Great mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently spent an enjoyable 4 nights at the Writer's Nest. It was clean, well-kept and exactly as depicted on vrbo-the perfect size for 2 people. Michael was a gracious host and was readily available before and during our visit for local information such as directions, hiking trails and restaurant recommendations. He also provided a lot of info (grocery store location, driving directions/distances, links to local businesses) prior to the trip to help us plan our vacation. As stated on the vrbo, the Writer's Nest is truly off the beaten path.. Driving to the top of the mountain (off the paved roads) is required to reach it. The mountain views and sunrises off the back porch were amazing! There is a little creek back there, but I wouldn't recommend trying to walk to it since the 'path' is rocky and overgrown. The Maxwell Falls hiking trails (upper and lower) are only a view miles away from the Writer's Nest and were a great hike. We also hiked at Mt. Evans (challenging) and 3 Sisters (easy). Evergreen is a quaint little town which we really enjoyed. We also visited Morrison which is just right down the road and the home to the Red Rocks Amphitheater. I would definitely recommend taking in a concert there! We hope to visit the Evergreen area again next summer and will definitely try to stay at one of Michael's properties!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Peace and Quiet and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 4 nights in Michael's Writer's Nest Cabin the first week of August. It was lovely and Michael was a perfect host. The entire cabin has been thoughtfully designed and Michael has stocked it with just about anything you can think of. Great CD's for your listening pleasure, a couple of DVD's if you are so inclined, all the kitchen items you would need, plenty of books, including area guides and personal recommendations and a variety of walking sticks for your hikes. (If you are a flatlander, as we are, I would recommend a day or two of getting acclimated to the altitude before attempting any of the 14,000 plus feet peaks.) The Writer's Nest is tucked up in a hillside neighborhood and we were glad we had a truck, however most everyone over there use smaller SUV type cars.The little town of Evergreen is a 10-15 minute beautiful drive from the house, and there are plenty of places to hike and explore within an hour of of this comfortable cabin. We chose not to cook however everything is there that you would need. You will have a great view of the sunrises from the bed and the evenings are lovely to sit on the porch and have a glass of your favorite beverage and just be quiet and still after a long day of hiking. One other tip for the non-native to the mountains: WATER and more WATER! Bring it everywhere you go. And use your phone to take a picture of the trail map you will be hiking if there are none available. We took a wrong turn and Michael was kind enough to pick us up and drop us up the road a couple of miles. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Antonio

All around best place in Evergreen or surrounding areas

  • 5 of 5

This home is the perfect spot for a quite escape in the mountains. You are completely tucked away and hidden from sight amongst the evergreens on the balcony. The view from the bed is amazing. You can eat at the table will gazing into the woods. Plenty of room for two people. All the amenities you could. EXTREMELY WELL KEPT PROPERTY, inside and out.

One of the major benefits of renting this place (or any of his places), is the owner. Michael called me after booking to give me the scoop on EVERYTHING...from what type of vehicle to rent, drive times to various spots, what kind of clothes to pack, where to go hiking, when to go hiking, who to use for whitewater rafting, where to get your food, history of the area....literally everything. Our trip would not have been so amazing and memorable without him.

Thanks, Mike!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hiking...Mountain Biking... Multiple World Class Hiking & Mtn Biking trails on public lands, including national forests, wilderness area, and the finest system of Open Space Parks in North America. E-mail us for details. Extensive wildlife viewing and photography opportunities, including elk, moose, big horn sheep, antelope, deer, and mountain goat. Colorado is a wildlife paradise all within easy hiking and/or driving distance of 'THE WRITERS NEST'


Rates & Availability

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Dec 19 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Housekeeping $100

100% Refundable $100 Housekeeping Deposit is Credited back to guest Credit Card on Check-out day When the home is left the way guest found the home at Check-in. Pet fee - One time $35 pet fee Dogs only 2 dogs Max add to quote. Pet Policy Inquire- Cancellation Policy 50% of Deposited funds refunded prior to 30 days before chk in. After 30 days prior to chk in NO REFUNDS. Travel Insurance Advised
Single night stays may be available if we have a single night open between 2 confirmed guests reservations. Add $30 per night to the published rate for a Single night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Evergreen Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new this summer 2011... Quenn Size "Denver Mattress Durango Euro Top" for your best ever Home-away from-Home Slepping Comfort, Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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