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The Wilderness Cottage - WINTER SPECIAL - Nov-April - Inquire -

Bedrooms 2
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Lodging rates; 2 night minimum

$155/night Jan 4th thru April 30th

$185/nt Standard Year Round Rate

$185/nt Thx Giv Holiday Nov 22nd - Nov 26th 3nt min

$185/nt X-mas Holiday Dec 18th - Jan 4th 3nt Min

WINTER SPECIAL Reserve 2 OR MORE nights Nov 1st - April 30th (Except Holidays) GET 1 Additional night FREE Inquire

Pet Friendly Dogs Only Pet Fee $35 - Pet Policy - Inquire before booking

All Spring Summer Fall Holidays 3 night Minimum

Single night stays available Jan 5th thru April 30 add $30 to nightly rate

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

Evergreen Colorado's 'Wilderness Cottage' is the Perfect Stand alone, Secluded, peaceful, private residential Lodging Choice when visiting family & friends in Evergreen Colorado, or anywhere in the Denver Metro Area. The Wilderness Cottage is our most requested repeat Romantic Hideaway. See Nightly Lodging Rate Detail above. While only 8 miles west of Downtown Evergreen, about a 15 minute drive, and 50 minutes to Downtown Denver, or 45 minutes from Red Rocks Amphitheater, you will be Secluded in the Wilderness on a dead end road as you make your Home-Away From home at the 'Wilderness Cottage'. You will awake to spectacular sunrises, stunning mountain views and the Serenity of the Rocky Mountain Wilderness. Evergreen's 'Wilderness Cottage' is fully furnished, with 2 bedrooms each with a queen bed, fully equipped kitchen, fine linens and towels, an indoor real rock Fireplace & outdoor patio and gas grill. Hike or Mountain Bike our World Class developed and maintained Trail System. Ride or Ski at 'Loveland Ski Area', Day Hike a 14,000 Ft Peak, and take in our fabulous Fine Art and Performing Artist Community in Downtown Evergreen. Then... Come Home each evening to the Serenity of the 'Wilderness Cottage'. We encourage you to read our 'Past Guest Reviews' .

The Wilderness Cottage is Pet Friendly. Please request Pet Policy

Sincerely Michael Carter - Contact us anytime

Your Evergreen Colorado Lodging Host

More Details

Property Manager
Michael Carter
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Michael Carter

Thank you for visiting our Vacation Home Listing. My name is Michael Carter-Owner and on site manager of our 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. We purchase and first remodeled the Wilderness Cottage in 1984 and have owned and maintained it since. In 2006 we again remodeled the Wilderness Cottage to bring it up to standards for a Wilderness Located Private Family Vacation Cottage. 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 Wilderness Cottage" in Evergreen Colorado. 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

Michael Carter purchased this cottage in 1984


Evergreen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Always Clean to Grandma's Approval
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Twin Roll Away in Great room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 5th guest sleeps on twin size Role-away bed
  • We have the finest Bedding-Pillow top- Top of the line Serta Queen Beds with Hotel 400 ct. Sheets and Pillow cases. We Feature Jacquard Bedding for your comfort and restful pleasure. You will have the Perfect nights Sleep at the Wilderness Cottage.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(84 traveler reviews)

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The Wilderness Cottage - WINTER SPECIAL - Nov-April - Inquire -
average rating of 4.6904764 based on 84 reviews

The cabin is in a beautiful location. The view is wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Our experience at the cabin was perfect. The cabin is on a perfect location, the view is beautiful and Michael was such a wonderful host. He was quick to answer all of my questions and provided us with a lot of information and activities to during our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The “Wilderness Cottage” We feel very fortunate to be able to continue to offer this Cottage to our guests with its secluded location and Year Round extraordinary views. We do hope you can join us again the next time a need arises for a quiet Rocky Mountain Getaway. Regards Michael Owner-Host
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Vero Beach, Fl

Christmas at Wildeness Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Micheal, Once again thanks for your great hospitality, we enjoyed our stay at the Wilderness Cottage. It was just as enjoyable as our stay in the Sunrise Lodge in Sept. Thanks for spending the evening with us enjoying the hot chocolate and Meghan's Christmas Cookies. It looked like Meghan, our two year old Grand Daughter, really enjoyed sharing her cookies with you. We had a great Christmas there in Evergreen and look forward to coming back. I think were falling in love with the town and it's people. It was nice to come home but we sure miss our Meghan. It's never fun in the airport saying goodbye to her and Tracy even said this time Meghan started crying as they left us. She's getting older now and she realized we were leaving her. She got an Ipad from Santa so now she can Skype with us, that's cool. Thanks again for everything and we really enjoyed decorating the Cottage with Christmas lights. It made it feel homey.

Rick and Michelle

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rick and Michele, it was so fun to share your families Christmas visit at the Cottage. Your Grandaughter Meghens Invitiation for me to share her cookies and Hot Chocolate was one of the highlights of my 2012 Christmas. Also Enjoyed meeting Tracey and her husband and will be sure to recognize them around town. We posted your photo of the Holiday Decorated Wilderness Cottage on the VRBO listing. Will certainly look forward to seeing you all next year and once again see how much Meghan has grown. All the best for a peaceful and Abundant New Year ... Michael
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67 1000

Everything I was looking for and more!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great weekend!! I really enjoyed the Wilderness Cottage. Me and the wife enjoyed the scenery and all the beautiful snow. I look forward to coming back again!!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ

Charming, cozy cabin delivers white Christmas with amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is perfect for 2-3 guests. The cabin is not large but provides everything you need for a relaxing mountain retreat. We brought our 2 little pups and our son visited from Denver and we fit comfortably. The fireplace coupled with the amazing views created a winter wonderland for us to celebrate the magic of Christmas. Michael responded very quickly to a couple of questions we had upon arriving. The cabin is located at the top of the mountain and definitely requires 4 wheel drive, without it we wouldn’t have made it. There is no wi-fi and limited cell reception, but we were on vacation and it’s nice to unplug and enjoy our time. Evergreen is an adorable little town with plenty of amenities, but it is a nearly 25 minute drive to the grocery store so plan in advance to limit your trips back and forth. Our experience was fantastic from the time of our online booking to our last minute at the cabin. Our cleaning deposit was refunded very quickly after our departure. Quite a bit is expected of you to receive your deposit refund but you have the option of forgoing the refund and leaving the cleaning to them. Looking forward to our next trip to evergreen.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank our valued guests for taking the time to submit this review and we are always gratified when our guests find the experience they are looking for. A couple of clarifications; 1. Cell Service; ATT & Verizon are excellent. T Mobile, Sprint and Straight Talk Wireless are very spotty everywhere in the Colorado Rockies. 2. Internet Service; Our Listing discloses that there is not Internet Service at the Wilderness Cottage, and that guests can come to our office 400 feet away to access WiFi. We also offer 5 other VRBO/Homeaway listed Evergreen Colorado Vacation Cabins and Cottages that have Internet service. 3. Contrary to our guest statement that you absolutely need a 4 Wheel drive to access the Wilderness Cottage, the only time that you need a 4 Wheel drive is during winter when the roads are snow packed. All other times of year your 2/front Wheel drive vehicle will be just. fine. If you are a prospective traveler looking for a quiet "Off the Beaten Path" Evergreen Colorado Wilderness Setting Lodging Location we encourage you to consider the "Wilderness Cottage" Call Text or Email anytime if we can be of assistance while you plan your vacation getaway. Respectfully Micheal - Your Evergreen Colorado Lodging Host
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Cabin was very cozy. Great location

  • 4 of 5

Cabin was very cozy. Great location!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We received this 4 star review with out any explanation of why it was not 5 stars. If you are a traveler that books one of our 9 Evergreen Colorado VRBO and Homeaway Listed property’s please note that we invite our guests in a written welcome note to text us if they need assistance. We are always on-site during your stay no more than 5 minutes away. We appreciate our guests very much Respectfully MICHAEL Your Evergreen Colorado “Off the Beaten Path” Lodging Host Please read a few more of our many guest reviews and call text or e mail any time if we can be of assistance as you plan for Rocky Mountain Getaway Vacation
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Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage, the view and the mountains...perfect weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The 'Wilderness Cottage' is located in the perfect place to visit family and friends in Evergreen, Conifer, and any where in the Colorado Front Range Mountain Communities or any where in the Denver Metropolitan Area. In addition to this ideal Colorado Vacation Location, 7 major Resort and Ski Areas are accessable by a day driving commute. Venture to Rocky Mountain National Park or Royal George by leaving at a reasonable hour in the Morning and returning for the Dinner Hour in the evening. While only 15 minutes to Downtown Evergreen, and 50 minutes to Downtown Denver, 'The Wilderness Cottage' is located on a quiet Dead End Road in a spectacular Rocky Mountains setting with abundant wildlife, stunning Mountain views and the peaceful setting. You will always remember the wisper of the Wind.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35
Refundable Housekeeping $100
Tax Rate 6.55%

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 1 night available between confirmed guest reservations. Add $30 to the published nightly rate for your single night stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund