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Peaceful Lake Home in the Rocky Mountains - Close to Parks, Denver, Boulder....

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps 2-6 (2 queen beds, 1 double bed - 2 twin bunks)

Leave the traffic and stress behind! This peaceful place is a perfect spot to unwind!.

For those who want to be centrally located to wonderful things the Front Range of Colorado has to offer, this is a great home base for your adventures. Go skiing, bird watching, hiking, biking, fishing at the State Park and more. It is located in the mountains less than 1 hour from Denver, Boulder, and Rocky Mountain National Park so there are many day trips to be taken in all directions! The new Gilpin County Recreation Center has 2 pools and a water slide, classes and workout facilities.

Be sure to take time to relax on the deck and enjoy the breathtaking views and sunshine.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Kristine (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english


based on 11 traveler reviews

Peaceful Lake Home in the Rocky Mountains - Close to Parks, Denver, Boulder....
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Fresh air, a taste of the mountains, peaceful and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

My family thoroughly enjoyed our vacation at Kristine's mountain getaway. We spent the week from June 17-24th 2016 and I can't stop thinking about what a great time we had. Fresh air and wonderful weather and a very comfortable home with everything you need. Recommend a little planning, everything is not around the corner but that is the beauty of this place. Do a big shopping trip before heading up 9400 feet and you have everything you need at the house including an electric grill that cooked up some of the best meals I have had in a long time. I almost hesitate to rave about this place, because I want a week open for when we want to come back. Easy to get to Golden, Denver, Boulder, we even went to Pike's Peak, a bit of a ride, the town of Nederland is just charming. and saw a Rockies game for the grand finale. You can't work with a better owner either, Kristine is wonderful and will ensure your stay is memorable. Get out of the city and suburbs and relax, this place is really special.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a delight having you all stay at our place! We would love to have you return whenever your schedule permits. Warm regards, Kristine
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Canton, OH

Highly recommend this property for a mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Property clean and well kept. Owner very responsive to both phone call and text msg inquiries once we arrived. Has all the comforts of home. TV system in living room area was missing the remote to the Roku box - However, you can download a Roku app for your cell phone which then controls this box... This property is actually a middle-unit of a tri-plex that sits on the north side of Thorn Lake. Excellent, relaxing views from the back patio. No issues with hot water for taking showers and water pressure was great throughout the unit. Quiet, peaceful setting as the property sits back off the dirt road about 50-60 yards. Beds were quite comfortable (on the soft side). Washer and Dryer units worked well for the couple of loads we did. Kitchen is stocked with everything you would need - pots, pans, utensils, and ample supply of various spices and seasonings. Coffee maker had plenty of filters and there was ground coffee there from past guests. Air conditioning worked good as we needed it during our stay as temps got into the mid 80s. Three bedrooms with separate beds. However, two of the bedrooms are not totally separated as the wall between the bedrooms does not go all the way to the ceiling. This is due to the fact that there are two bunkbed style beds that run between the two bedrooms. Climb a little ladder to get into the bunkbeds, but be advised that there is NOT a lot of headroom in the bunkbeds. This half-wall set-up between the two bedrooms does allow for noise travel between the rooms - so don't plan on total privacy if in one of these bedrooms. The other main bedroom is totally separate, and actually quite large (I'm guessing it to be like 16'x22') and has a nice view out over the lake. During our stay there weren't any other people in the units on either side of us - we had the whole tri-plex to ourselves.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Could not have asked for a better setting!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a worder full stay here. The property is beautiful, serene, peaceful, relaxing, invigorating and comfortable. Owner was wonderful to work with, I honestly could not have asked for a smoother process and stay. Can'the wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for a weekend retreat. The house has gorgeous views and there is great hiking nearby. The owner was very helpful and gracious.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So delighted you enjoyed your stay at our place... And thank you for sharing a review of some of the memorable things. Hope your travels bring you to stay with us again.
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Wichita, KS

Spacious and Inviting

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the cabin. There was plenty of space to spread out, but it was still cozy enough for great family time. The views from the decks were amazing! The family enjoyed going to Golden Gate State Park and other places as well. Thank you, Christine!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this lake cabin. Beautiful sunsets and easy access to Golden Gate park.

The place was clean and the owner provided great customer service. Have recommended to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lane, We are so glad you had a wonderful time and so look forward to having you and your family and friends come and stay. Have a wonderful day! Kristine
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Roy's Last Shot
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Fossil Trace Golf Course
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 119 and Gap Road
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Roy's Last Shot
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Eldora Ski Resort (Nordic & Downhill)
Car: necessary

Centrally located to everything! Less than 1 hour from Denver, Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park. Just 1 mile from the north entrance of Golden Gate Canyon State Park. 4 miles to Gilpin County Rec Center with indoor pool, water slide, work out facilities and classes. Travel 10 miles south to historic Black Hawk and Central City for some western history, food, fun and gambling. 10 miles to the north, Nederland has some good restaurants with live music several nights a week, shopping and several art and music festivals in the summer. Many find it hard to leave the house, it is a perfect place to just relax and get away from everyday stress, traffic and recharge while enjoying the beautiful lake and mountain views.


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Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $200

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Front Range Colorado Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Hydronic Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Upper Level Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sinks are outside the bath/toilet area
    Main Level Bath - toilet , shower , Conveniently located by the dining room and stairway
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Mountain Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Wonderful view of lake
    Minnesota Loon Room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Cozy room with loft bunk bed
    Green Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Loft bunk bed with Double Bed
  • Comfortably sleeps 6 adults in the 2 queen and 1 double beds. The 2 loft single beds are a huge hit with the younger crowd!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Please feel free to ask us for more details about the house and amenities or even about the area activities. We are happy to share, we love this house and the surrounding area!

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