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Beautiful, Relaxing, Adventure Lodge

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,600 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms

The Elk-A-Way is a true log home mountain experience. A quiet location sitting on 5 acres of private land that backs to National Forest and Boulder County Open Space. Hiking, biking, x-country skiing and snowshoeing are right outside your door!

A short 10 minute drive will get you to Eldora skiing area, a great variety of restaurants and shops in Nederland and a huge expanse of more mountain activities including fishing, back-country skiing, Golden Gate State Park, Indian Peak Wilderness and only 20 minutes to casinos in Black Hawk.

Continue your adventure with a scenic 35-minute drive to Boulder; where you will enjoy a food and art utopia. Bring back your treasures and creative ideas to the serene quiet of the mountains to watch elk, moose and wild turkeys wander through your yard.

End your day by relaxing and enjoying the magnificent views from one of the 3 decks that surround the house or, in the winter, enjoy a warm beverage in the large great room while listening and watching a gentle snow fall.

More Details

Markus Taekla
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are having such a great time! Skiing was great and we loved Eldora. Celebrating Christmas here was so wonderful; we hiked all around. What a wonderful place you have!
Dec 2011
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Black Hawk Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Optional pull-out couch
    Main Floor Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , Two twin bunks
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Down Stairs Pull-Out - 1 queen , Pull-Out Coach in Living Room
  • Sleeps 8-10
  • Books ...
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Sand Box
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The home has WiFi, dvd player and streaming television, but no cable/satellite TV. Our 47' TV has an HDMI connector that plugs into most laptop computers for streaming entertainment.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Beautiful, Relaxing, Adventure Lodge
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 26 reviews
Columbus, Ohio

Beautiful Cabin in Wonderful Location!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time as a family staying at this cabin! It is located in a very serene setting, surrounded by lots of trees. Although it is not too far from civilization, it is just far enough for you to enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature and the amazing stars at night! It was like a winter wonderland while we were there. We enjoyed amazing sledding on the property, skiing only 8 miles away at Eldora, and catching beautiful views of the mountain from the deck right off of the kitchen! We saw a moose nearby and many wonderful animal tracks in the snow throughout the area. The cabin is very comfortable, beautiful, and well maintained. The owner was fantastic. He made sure we had everything we needed and was easy to contact if needed. We plan to return in the future to enjoy this cabin and location during other seasons of the year. Winter was absolutely magical here and we know that the other seasons must be amazing as well! Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Abraham thank you for being such a terrific guest! We saw that same moose yesterday wandering around the area. We would enjoy the opportunity to host you and your family again.
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Exceeded our expectations!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at your cabin. It exceeded our expectations and will definitely be back. Just a short 15 minutes to Eldora ski area was fantastic but just far enough away to have peace and quiet. The grandkids loved watching the 3 moose that came right up to the house. Very exciting! The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed. I would love to come back in the spring or summer. Thank you again for sharing your cabin with us.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay in the log cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin worked great for our long weekend retreat with our kids. The location was superb. We had a very short hike to gain a spectacular view of the sunrise over the mountains and a 15 minute hike to another mountain peak to watch the sunset. The hike we did at nearby Golden State Park was AMAZING. Nederland provided a nice pizza lunch at the end of our time. The cabin itself was very quaint. Loved the history of it and the wood burning fireplace made it so cozy. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 and another family of 5 rented this house for 4 nights. It was wonderful! The views are amazing and the property is very well kept. Everything you need (towels, bedding, kitchen supplies, etc) is provided. There is a small town (Nederland) nearby for groceries. Markus was great to work with and responded quickly.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great get away!

  • 5 of 5

Nice cabin located on a dead end road next to a State Forest land that offered hiking and great views. Close to town for supplies and entertainment. No tv and limited cell service (not a bad thing) with wifi at the cabin. Cabin was clean and offered all that was needed. Had a very relaxing week!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Egg Harbor, WI

Great location and views of the snow capped mountains

  • 4 of 5

The views are what you are here for. We enjoyed waking up and looking out the balcony at the snow capped mountains. Very quiet here too.....with the exception of the hummingbirds that came daily to the feeder, we never saw an animal nor rarely saw birds. At the end of the driveway you can access a hiking trail but hiking on the road on the street is just as nice! Short drive to downtown Nederland and other activities. Found it very relaxing and a great place to just kick back and do nothing. Markus, the owner, is attentive and quick to answer any questions and was a pleasure to work with. We do suggest screens on the windows in the main living areas so one can enjoy the nightly breezes and a screen door in the upstairs bedroom would permit cross ventilation for better sleeping as the upstairs does get warm with just the two narrow windows that open. In addition, outside porch furniture that is more comfortable (all metal furniture with no pads is provided) so you can hang out for hours enjoying the lovely scenery and quiet of the mountains and forest surrounding you.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
American, Italian, German and Indian food
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort
Car: necessary

National Forest mountain trails just outside the door for hiking or biking, cross country skiing and more!

10 minutes to Nederland restaurants and shops.

35 minutes to Boulder.

10 minutes to Golden Gate State Park.

15 Black Hawk Casinos.

Other Amenities: Views, Mt Biking, Fly Fishing, Trout Fishing, Hiking, Snow Skiing, Snow Boarding, Road Biking, Hunting, Festivals, Panning for Gold, Indian Peaks, Caribou Open Space.


Rates & Availability

Black Hawk Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
Apr 21 2017 - Apr 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 4.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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