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'The Hideaway' - Tucked in the Beautiful Wet Mountain Valley.

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

'Enjoy the special solitude of our high mountain retreat. Access to the San Isabel National Forest is just half mile away, providing hours of exploring by foot or rental horseback riding, ATV, and bicycling. Enjoy the natural beauty of this spot at 8500 feet and in the surrounding mountains where you may see wildlife including elk, deer, bear, fox, chipmunks and birds of many varieties. Then relax in our comfort designed house.

This property is 1 1/2 hours from Colorado Springs Airport and 3 hours from the Denver area and Denver International Airport.

Short trips [under 2 hours] might include: To the north: Antiques in Florence, Golf in Canon City, Rafting & Fishing in the Arkansas River, the incredible Royal Gorge Park or fun in Cripple Creek; To the south: Bishop's Castle, Paddle Boats or Fishing on San Isabel Lake; To the west: The charming town of Westcliffe for groceries and shops, hiking and exploring in the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, wonderful shops and restaurants in Salida and Skiing at Monarch Ski Resort; To the east: Old Pueblo, The River Walk, Pueblo Zoo, Golf, Museums and Shopping.

There is a unique local breakfast and lunch hangout just a few minutes away on the Oak Creek Grade.

If you prefer you can sit on the front porch or in the back yard and listen to the quiet, read a good book or try to count the million stars in the clearest sky imaginable.

More Details

Lavonne Bullard
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018


Westcliffe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) The queen bed is in the loft bedroom., Double Beds (1) The downstairs bedroom has a double bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) There are two queen size sofa beds, one in the great room and the other in the sun-room.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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'The Hideaway' - Tucked in the Beautiful Wet Mountain Valley.
average rating of 4.864865 based on 37 reviews
Champaign, IL

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 3.5 weeks at the Hideaway and enjoyed every minute of it. Snuggled in the Wet Mountains just outside of Westcliffe, the Hideaway is a great balance between being away from crowds of people but having easy access to everything you need. Westcliffe is a short hop for all of your grocery, gas, and essential needs. Salida - which has a great mountain town feel with many shops and restaurants - is also an easy drive if you feel the need for a bigger town. We made many trips there and it is an easy and beautiful drive.

Although the larger Sangre de Cristo mountains receive the bulk of the attention, don't overlook the Wet Mountains for recreational opportunities. National Forest land is less than a mile from the Hideaway, with great hiking/walking/mountain biking trails. Two nearby trails worth mention are the Stultz trail and East Bear Gulch trail. Both are a challenging workout but will leave you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. Of course, the big mountains on the other side of the valley offer unlimited potential for recreation and are an easy 40-50 min drive to many of the trailheads. The Arkansas River Valley is also an easy drive with many opportunities for sightseeing, wildlife watching/birding, rafting, rock climbing, etc.

The Hideaway itself is the perfect retreat. An extremely well-stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, and a nice spacious layout will not leave you wanting anything should you decide to spend a day or two inside just reading and relaxing. We spent countless hours walking around the property, taking in the wonderful smells, and looking forward to the parade of mule deer through the forest each evening. Numerous species of bird are found right on the property, and flocks of wild turkey often trotted right by the front porch.

We are already looking at our calendars to plan our next trip to the Hideaway. If you seek a quiet retreat in the mountains that still has easy access to everything this part of Colorado has to offer, look no further. Five stars is not enough to rate this wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a wonderful review! It's so nice to know our guests have had a relaxing time in our Hideaway and have taken advantage of the special area surrounding us. We look forward to their return. Lavonne
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Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

Great property. Has everything you need and beyond. Pool table is a huge bonus!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

The house is well stocked and really enjoyed teaching my boys how to play pool.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I loved our time at “the hideaway” and wished we could have stayed longer. We brought our two dogs and they absolutely loved running around the land. It was the perfect peaceful weekend and definitely just what we needed! We can’t wait until we can hopefully go back to stay again

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love knowing that our guests enjoyed their stay in our Hideaway and we'll look forward to their return, whenever they can come!
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Peacefull Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at “The Hideaway”. This place is cozy and quiet. It’s a little bit of a drive to the nearest town but it is well worth it. Lavonne was gracious enough to allow us to extend our stay at the last minute. My family and I will definitely be coming back soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy that we had a day open so our guests could stay an extra night. It's always nice to know that the Hideaway has met their expectations and they look forward to returning. We'll be very happy to have the stay again.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90
Pet Fee $10

The pet fee is $10.00 for each pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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