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Roomy Cabin On The Creek

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin On Cheyenne Creek

This beautiful cabin is one level, 1300sf cabin and right next to Cheyenne Creek. You will sleep peacefully next to the creek, crisp fresh air, and huge trees surround the cabin. Very private off street neighborhood, quiet, no traffic. A wonderful vacation property within walking distance of the Broadmoor Hotel and Cheyenne Canyon State Park, six miles to downtown Colorado Springs. All linens supplied laundry, utilities, and cable.

Well behaved pets always welcome, small enclosed yard.


Owner
Christine Dowdell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 1, 2017

About Christine Dowdell

I have lived in The Roomy Cabin on the Creek for the past sixteen years and enjoy vacation renting it as well. The cabin is fully furnished with three bedrooms and has all the amenities of home. The cabin is very quiet and peaceful, the creek is a blessing.

Christine Dowdell purchased this cabin in 1999

Why Christine Dowdell chose Colorado Springs

A beautiful home in Colorado Springs.

What makes this cabin unique

Fresh sweet rocky mountain air.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location and wonderfully outfitted. The neighbors are great including the four legged ones! Will come back!
Aug 2011
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Amenities

Cheyenne Canyon Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Roomy Cabin On The Creek
average rating of 4.368421 based on 25 reviews
1

worst experience of all my VRBO rentals

  • 1 of 5

DO NOT STAY HERE! The owner is hostile, rude, unprofessional, and quite frankly extremely dishonest. She is not refunding our full deposit as she says she had to clean the carpets due to smoke damage. That is ridiculous! WE ARE NON-SMOKERS. We lit a candle one night to celebrate my daughters birthday. Look at a past review about carpet cleaning. She uses people's deposit to clean her carpets by falsely claiming damage. I am a retired school teacher. I have never been so insulted and upset regarding a property. The only reason we stayed here was because it was dog friendly. The fireplace she advertised did not work, and the dishwasher wasn't working either until we had to go under the sink and fix. The front yard was very very small and quite unkept. Before we left I cleaned, and I mean CLEANED the cabin for two hours before we left. I am a clean freak and wiped everything down with clorox wipes. I did two loads of laundry and had one folded for Christine so that she could make beds for her next arrival. She said the house "stunk" and said I cooked curry, (which was extremely racist), of which I did NOT. We cooked steak on the BBQ outside. WE MOVED THE BBQER to the very small yard which she said we did not. The BBQer was filthy and we had to clean it before we used it. We baked two items in the oven in foil. The deck is a death trap for my older dog (we had to put up two gates because of drop offs into the creek below) or for children. I sent Christine pictures of a spotless cabin. She even admitted the house was "fine" in a text. This experience will make me very cautious of who to rent from in the future. STAY AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Transcription of our conversation the morning after you left 2 Scott Street: Sun, March 12, 10:28 ef ~ Sent a few pics... we had a great time. There is quit a bit of garbage as we ate most meals in. Thank you again. One more thing... we did not use the middle bedroom at all. Sun, March 12 11:56 cd ~The entire home smells! ef ~ What do you mean? We cleaned? I had a candle going? It was a vanilla candle. And I used wipes to clean. I'm confused? Are you upset? Please clarify? I spent two hours making sure we left everything clean. I did laundry...and folded. I have always cleaned more than expected. If you are sensitive to cleaning supplies I needed to know. I carry Clorox wipes, and I bring candles for ambiance. Please explain what you mean! cd ~ I may have to shampoo the carpet, it smells like curry everywhere. I have washed the kitchen walls and all surfaces, ceiling too. ef ~ Christine, are we talking about 2 Scott Street? We never had curry, we cooked American food. I cleaned everything. I sent you pictures of how everything is. Either you are completely falsifying information, or you have more than one property. My husband even cleaned the bbq. This is (name) and we stayed at your house. Never had any problem at any of the many homes we have stayed in. But if you are this type of person than so be it. I am a retired school teacher. I would never trash a property. cd ~ It just smells from cooking. The smell must be from the smoker bbq then. I thought it was curry. ef ~ I cleaned the stove, we cooked steaks on the bbq outside and salmon in foil in oven. I made eggs, and bacon. I opened windows and worked hard. I"m very upset. If you cannot cook meals in a home you rent then you should make that clear. We enjoyed the cabin and didn't want to go out every meal. cd ~ Good idea. ef ~ I sent you pictures of a clean house. You are being completely dishonest, but you and I both know that. I'm disappointed that you would be so completely ridiculous. This is an older cabin. We are completely and utterly astonished and thought you would appreciate our efforts to make the cleaning for the next people easy. Good luck to you. cd ~ Thank you for burning a vanilla candle. ef ~ I cleaned... for two hours. Wiped everything down. I did laundry. I washed all the dishes and put them away. I swept, and even wiped floors down. I can't understand you at all. cd ~ The house looks fine. thank you for doing laundry. The house just stinks. ef ~ You must be smelling the Clorox wip
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Golden, CO
1

WARNING! Owner steals your $ by not returning security deposit

  • 1 of 5

I rented this unit for 4 days while I was working out of town. I booked a place that allows pets in case my wife came to visit and brought our dog. She did not visit and there was never a pet in the home. I received an email informing me that all of my deposit will be withheld because of pet urine stains. There is another bad review stating the exact same thing happened to them in December of 2016. Lesson - this person will steal your deposit money if you say you are bringing a pet, regardless of any damage or not. People like this should be put in jail.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I never said there were urine stains. I do not care if his wife was here, I do not care he had or did not have a dog in the home. Here is the conversation: "Improper use of washing machine, dog urine residue left in tub of washer. Unaware, I washed set of king white flannel sheets, pillow cases and second wash, king blanket...dried both when I realized everything I touched was smelling of dog urine, and a grey color on all items. The third load in the machine at this time were all the white cotton towels. After using pinesol on both washer and dryer, I re washed all items three times. It seems there is no longer the smell but these items should be tossed. Along with the washer and dryer, I feel were somewhat contaminated." He replied: "We didn't even have a dog at your home. You are obviously trying to scam me out of my cleaning deposit and I will not stand for it. Call me as soon as you get this and be ready to get chewed out." I said: "I don't believe you; but I cannot prove what happened, otherwise I would have kept your deposit. I did not mind if you had a dog here or not, it was the items washed that were of concern." He said: "You supplied no photos, no proof, no justification whatsoever. Another customer complained of the same scam two months ago when they stayed there. Nice try Christine. I am watching for the refund. You are smart to return the money, as I am not the kind of man you want to steal from." And then he posted a review, side stepping the issue again. Christine
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Great property, but...

  • 3 of 5

We were looking forward to our stay in the Cheyenne Canyon cabin- although the website said check in was at 1pm, we were texted to say we needed to check in after 4pm (check out was also changed from 11am as listed to 10am). That was fine, we found other things to do before 4pm. When we arrived, the cabin was in excellent condition- perfect for our needs! The only problems we encountered were with the rather old TV and playing a DVD we had brought from home and the wonderful fireplace we had hoped would work (it appears to be a gas unit). We texted Christine about both but never received a response. When we received the refund for our deposit, she had taken money out for a pet stain to clean the carpets. We always check both for anything we might have left behind and anything out pet might have left behind and we were certain there were no issues. I emailed Christine about this- again, no response. Although I realize some people are probably cavalier about leaving a mess in someone else's property, it would seem if that were the case the owner should contact the renters to state there was a problem.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Berthoud,Colorado
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I enjoyed our comfortable, homey stay at the Roomy Cabin. It was clean, spacious and quiet. Deer visited daily. We even saw a doe and her two fawns just yards from the cabin on our drive back from our days adventure! Very convenient location to Garden of the Gods, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Helen Hunt Falls and all that Colorado Springs has to offer. The fall colors were so outstanding we took two trips to Cripple Creek that is about a 50 minute drive away. Great photo opportunities! Christine always responded quickly to any questions we had, sent valuable information before our stay concerning weather, places to see within minutes of the cabin, grocery stores etc., as well as refunding the damage deposit the same day of departure. We would definitely stay again and recommend it highly!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, Nice Neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

I spent a couple of days in the cabin while preparing for a meeting. It was a warm and comfortable place. Plan to return someday!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great quiet cabin on the creek!

  • 5 of 5

Slept great, spacious bathroom, quiet, no traffic. Could have use a few more channels on TV, but the creek made up for it. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful vacation property within walking distance of the Broadmoor Hotel and Cheyenne Canyon State Park, six miles to downtown Colorado Springs.

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Rates & Availability

Cheyenne Canyon Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 8 2018
5 night minimum stay
$205
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $45 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $65
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 9.63%

Rates are based on double occupancy. No sales tax charge for monthly stays. Children are not free.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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