Enjoy a tremendous view of Pike’s Peak mountain along with abundant wildlife in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. This newly-remodeled vacation rental home sits at 9,200 feet adjacent to the Pike National Forest. The cabin is perfect for couples, a family, several couples,, or anyone wanting to relax in the mountains any season of the year. This location allows guests to step out of a private mountain home into eight acres of alpine forest, with a short walk to a national forest. This vacation spot offers the best of all worlds; a comfortable home base for relaxing, exploring, and sightseeing, with the conveniences of home; a forest playground; plus the amenities from nearby cities.
This home is equipped with satellite TV both upstairs and downstairs. The two big screen TVs and DVD players are great for watching movies. Visitors will also enjoy the high-speed wireless internet access and the unlimited phone service for both local and long distance calls.
This is an immaculate home with new beds, furnishings, and appliances. The driveway goes to the front door. The cabin features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a kitchen with adjacent dining room, a great room upstairs, and a cozy family room in the lower level. The kitchen, great room, and dining room are open for comfort and convenience. Both the upstairs great room and the lower level family room provide great gathering spots with large windows that bring in the sun and make it easy to view the mountains and wildlife.
The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, utensils, dishes, and pans. A propane grill on the deck is available for outdoor grilling. All you need to bring is your food. The outdoor deck provides an exquisite daytime view of Pike’s Peak and clear nighttime view of the solar system. The backyard forms into a tree-covered valley for exploration and hiking. The wood burning stove will take the chill off a cool evening.
This is a great location for those wanting to explore the outdoors, yet remain close to the city and numerous attractions. The roads are well maintained. If wanting to explore beyond the cabin and surrounding forest, there are a multitude of things to do nearby. The cabin is located 15 minutes from Woodland Park (and 30 minutes from Colorado Springs), which has enough stores to provide about any product or service needed. There are many things to do year round in the Pikes Peak Region in addition to fishing, hunting, hiking, rafting, and skiing. The changing of the Aspen leaves in September is breath-taking. Summer time in the Rockies is unmatched, with average temperatures of 70 degrees, the Aspens in full bloom, and a sprinkling of wildflowers.
The Pikes Peak Region provides a wide variety of activities for the outdoors person or vacationer, whether galleries, shops, restaurants, or mountain and water activities. Here’s a sampling of area attractions:
Divide - Mueller State Park and the Crags with great hiking trails (10 miles)
• Florissant - Eleven Mile Reservoir and State Park, petrified forest, and Fossil Beds National Monument and Museum (10 miles)
Woodland Park - Dinosaur Museum, shops, and restaurants (15 miles)
Lake George - Mule Creek Outfitters (20 miles)
Cripple Creek - Historic gold mining and gambling town, including Molly Kathleen Gold Mine (25 miles)
Manitou Springs - Pikes Peak and Pikes Peak Highway, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, and Cave of the Winds (30 miles)
Colorado Springs - Garden of the Gods, Air Force Academy, Olympic Training Center, Seven Falls, and zoo (35 miles)
Fairplay - Mining and ghost towns (55 miles)
Canon City - Royal Gorge Bridge and Park (70 miles)
Buena Vista and Salida - Arkansas River with outstanding fishing, rafting, kayaking, and hot springs (80 miles)
Breckenridge and Monarch - Ski resort towns (80 miles)
Leadville - Ski resort and mining town (100 miles)
Gold Belt Scenic Byway Tour
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