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Charming Mountain Log Cabin on the Creek

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Arapaho Cliffs log cabin on Chicago Creek is nestled in a canyon with no other homes in sight yet is just 2.5 miles south of Idaho Springs, Colorado on the scenic byway to Mt. Evans and Wilderness Area. Fish for trout from the private bridge or on the banks with over 1,000' of creek frontage. Arapaho National Forest trails accessible from the back yard. Enjoy sightseeing and fine dining in historic Idaho Springs. Tour a real gold mine. Relax in the famous hot springs resort. Cabin has modern kitchen and baths and tastefully furnished in rustic western style. Quality bedding, kitchen items, etc. 1 King Bed, 1 Queen, 2 double beds and 1 pull-out double couch.

Ready to enjoy your Colorado mountain experience? Make a fire in the wood stove, read a book on the covered porch listening to the creek, or enjoy a BBQ on the deck with family and friends. 45 minutes to downtown Denver. Beat the ski traffic - 7 ski resorts from 30 min to 1 hour away.

Please read the comments from our guests travelling from all over the United States and the world. We provide a quality lodging experience and a good value.

Note to Denver-area guests: Spend a relaxing night or weekend away from the city, celebrate a special occasion, or entertain out-of-town family and friends.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Waterfront lodging, Ski Cabin, Idaho Springs Cabin, Mountain Lodging, Near Denver Lodging, Scenic Area Lodging, Near Hot Springs

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Owner
Randy Skalski
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2017

About Randy Skalski

We hope that you have a wonderful stay at our log cabin. We lived in Colorado for more than 20 years and after a careful search, purchased this cabin for our family’s use during frequent trips to Colorado and enjoy sharing it with our guests. Thank-you for being our guest and we hope you will return.

Randy Skalski purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Randy Skalski chose Front Range Colorado

We love the setting of our cabin, nestled in a canyon, with a roaring creek, surrounded by National Forest, and without another home in sight. We also like the convenient location near the lively and vibrant City of Denver, with every available cultural activity and amenity; the quaint and historic town of Idaho Springs; and all the splendid sights and activities in the Rocky Mountains.

What makes this cabin unique

The sights and sounds of the creek are truly magical. On a more practical note, the cabin is extremely easy to find and easy to get to anytime of year on paved roads that are snow-plowed regularly. Winter access is about as good as it gets for the mountains in Colorado.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(94 traveler reviews)

Charming Mountain Log Cabin on the Creek
average rating of 4.893617 based on 94 reviews
5

Relaxing cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is great. Well appointed and comfortable. It is close to everything but feels secluded. This was our 2nd stay here and hopefully last.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice and Cozy

  • 4 of 5

We loved the property. The cabin was nice a secluded but close enough to town that we could still run into grab dinner on the nights we did not cook. The living area was perfectly set up. The kitchen was well stocked for any type of cooking. The dishwasher was a nice but I realized it had a small leak after the first use so we did not use it again. The beds were comfortable but the pillows were feather and did not hold form very well. My daughter loved the loft area to play. We loved the yard because there was plenty of snow to play in meaning we got to spend most of our time enjoying the cabin instead of traveling to other locations. My only complaint is that I had requested a late check out twice because of when our departing plane was and did not receive a response to my request. I didn't expect to have it granted but a simple no would have been appreciated.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very thoughtful place.

  • 5 of 5

Very good time

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely great!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for our family vacation. We really enjoyed the log fire oven in the living room after skiing all day. With beginner skiers, myself included Loveland Valley ski area was only 40mins away. Plus only an 8min drive to Idaho Springs, which was a very friendly and fun small town.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect cabin in great spot for skiing

  • 4 of 5

Beat snow skiing ever the house was great getaway would come back in a heart beat

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Cabin is delightful! Cozy and clean with everything you need. Great outdoor space.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location between Denver and ski resorts while being quiet and private.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Tommyknockers Brew Pub
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
I-70
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Tommyknockers Brew Pub
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Loveland Ski Resort

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Rates & Availability

Idaho Springs Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
snow sports
Jan 17 2017 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$140
From
$165
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
whitewater 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Independence 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
wildflower 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$165
From
$190
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
fall colors 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
holiday 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$190
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$130
From
$155
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.9%

Weekend rates apply to Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Full refund less $25 fee if cancelled within 60 days. Between 0 and 60 days of arrival, traveler will get a refund if owner can rebook the dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Idaho Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , folding crib in closet
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is pretty good trout (8" - 12") fishing in the creek in front

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