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New Mountain Getaway, Borders National Forest

31 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Buena Vista Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

Come visit The Cabin at Trout Creek, our newly constructed cabin which opened April, 2010. Set on 3 1/2 acres with over a million acres of San Isabel National Forest out the front door, this 3000 ft2 cabin offers its guests peace and seclusion yet easy access to nearly unlimited outdoor activities only minutes away. With views in every direction, the cabin has been designed to match the beauty of the creation that surrounds it.

The decor is rustic, yet beautiful, with a distinct mountain feel. Down to the smallest detail, much thought has been given to create an ideal setting for a family vacation or small group getaway. From luxurious towels to fun, built in bunk beds the kids will love, you will find the cabin has everything you need and so much more. Enjoy a peaceful cup of coffee on our 600 ft2 deck or use one of the bikes on the property to explore the nearby biking trails. After a day of activity, come back and enjoy a board game in front of the stone gas fireplace, read a book in the loft, or choose to watch a HD movie from our huge selection of DVDs. The cabin is intentionally designed to be big enough to vacation with Grandma and Grandpa or another family, yet not too big if you are a small family on a summer getaway.

If you want to get out and explore the area, you will find there are more things to do than you have time for! Buena Vista is home to the Arkansas River, providing world-class whitewater rafting and fly fishing. It also hosts the largest concentration of 14,000+ foot mountains in Colorado, offering spectacular scenery and endless outdoor activity. The lively town of Buena Vista is only 15 minutes away and offers many activities, restaurants, and shops.

Keywords: Cabin, Retreat, Getaway

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Judy Halmrast
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Judy Halmrast

Although Minnesota is our first home, we have found that our hearts have been drawn to the openness and beauty of the Colorado Rockies over the years. To build and own a cabin in one of the most beautiful places on earth truly is a blessing--a blessing we want to share with others, as well. So much of who we are--our personalities, values, priorities--are reflected in this cabin. Our goal has been to create a place that not only provides peace and relaxation, but that inspires its guests to connect with family and friends, with God and His creation.

Judy Halmrast purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Judy Halmrast chose South Central Colorado

The area in and around Buena Vista is amazing--the scenery is spectacular and the activities available are virtually unlimited. Our cabin is only 15 minutes from town which allows easy access to restaurants and shopping, yet offers us the quiet and beauty of a mountain getaway that is so important to us.

What makes this cabin unique

As we built this cabin, we have been very intentional about everything from the location of the land purchased to the smallest detail in decorating each room. For both us and our guests we want the cabin to be a place that has everything we need to either tuck in for a few days without driving anywhere or be a homebase for an activity filled vacation. Rest, beauty, refreshment--that's what we find at the cabin. We hope that you will to.


based on 31 traveler reviews

New Mountain Getaway, Borders National Forest
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews

Beautiful mountain home

  • 5 of 5

Our group gets together every year to celebrate birthdays and each year we pick a new location. We picked this cabin because it was within two hours drive for all of us and because it had enough bedrooms and bathrooms to accomadate seven women.

This home is beautiful, well maintained and well stocked. The kitchen had everything we needed and even had some condiments in the refrigerator. The ice maker container was full of ice, and it was fresh ice! With seven people I was happy to find two coffee makers it made mornings easier. The bathrooms had shampoo, body wash and lotion.

The beds were clean, comfortable and separated enough to allow for privacy. There is a large deck out front and a smaller deck on the second level.

The driveway goes around to the rear of the house making it easy to load and unload and the back porch was a perfect spot for our coolers.

The cabin is situated perfectly on the property allowing for a beautiful view out the large windows of the grasslands across the road and the forest beyond. We took a wonderful walk down the road through the grasslands and forest and only encountered two vehicles. We stayed two days and both days had deer wander through the yard and even take a nap under the trees by the parking area.

The absolute best part of the visit was our perfect timing, the aspen trees in the forest out front of the cabin were in full color and were absolutely stunning. We had coffee in the morning out on the deck soaking in the beauty, and cocktails every evening and the stars at night were just as stunning. If you are considering this property don't hesitate to visit, it is everything you would hope it would be and more.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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So relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean, quite and full of everything needed. My family and I have booked many houses, this was one of the best and felt like home. Judy responded to every question. So close to Buena Vista, but felt like only the cows were around. Thank you for the use of the cabin!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great place to celebrate 100 years of marriage!!

  • 5 of 5

We are a group of three married couples celebrating 100 years of marriage (34+33+33). We wanted a quiet and comfortable home and found it with this beautiful place. The location was beautiful and we spent much time enjoying our surroundings on the large deck and in the various sitting areas. It was wonderfully quiet and the night sky was filled with millions of stars. The home is beautifully done and maintained. We had most everything we needed and enjoyed cooking in and also going out. It was our first time in Buena Vista and we found the community to be be very kind and helpful. We enjoyed biking, hiking, golfing, and river rafting during our stay.

We couldn't have asked for a nicer place to stay nor a more friendly community. It was awesome!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to call home for a weekend.

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful! Loved that the owner provided so many things (shampoo, lotion, trash bags, laundry soap, etc). Would be happy to rent this home again.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful home! Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this beautiful home with scenic views and plenty of room for our large group. The location was perfect for everyone. My sister and her group were able to complete 5 of the 14'rs. And there were plenty of local and day trips for the rest of us. We didn't get done, though, so we are re-booking for next summer!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Beautiful home with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

This home is spacious and equipped beyond my expectations. It is located close to Buena Vista where there are tons of activities to do. I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Buena Vista
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Juction 285 and 24
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Buena Vista
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Monarch Mountain, Breckenridge
Nearest Point of Interest
Midland Bike Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Arkansas River Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, and Fishing
Nearest Point of Interest
Collegiate Peaks
Nearest Point of Interest
Mount Princeton Hot Springs and Riding Stables
Nearest Point of Interest
ATV and Jeep Rentals
Nearest Point of Interest
Endeavor Ballooning
Nearest Point of Interest
Collegiate Peaks Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
KOA Horseback Riding
Nearest Point of Interest
Cottonwood Country Snowmobile Tours
Car: recommended

ATV/Jeep rental and excursions, Zip Lines, Sleigh Rides and Hay Rides, world-class fly fishing, snowshoeing, hot springs, ghost towns, festivals


Rates & Availability

Buena Vista Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
Oct 1 2016 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
High Season 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning $175
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Buena Vista Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Build in bunk beds with privacy curtain
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

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