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Romantic Getaway Cabin

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Hot Tub


About the property

Log home on a ridgeline... facing Pikes Peak and surrounding ridges and valleys

Ideal for your outdoor Wedding Ceremony at our Aspen Arbor (contact us - it is under separate contract and pricing: honeymoons, an artist retreat or just a needed vacation.

Our high-altitude cabin (about 10,200 feet) is a log home atop a ridge with panoramic views of Pikes Peak and surrounding ridges and valleys. This spectacular view is enjoyed from the interior front wall of vaulted windows as well as from the wraparound deck. The setting is romantic. The property overlooks National Forest to the east (flanks of Pikes Peak) as well as buffer tracts for CC&V Gold Mine and private tracts. The decor is freshly updated with wood and slate floors, stainless steel appliances, lighting, an island with a wine cooler, and granite counters with romance in mind. The Living room is beamed with tongue and groove ceiling. Accommodations are for up to 6 people with a king bedroom and two queens. It has two bathrooms. A 5-person Hot Tub sits on the deck where the views can be enjoyed. Our Wood Stove will keep you toasty on those chilly Colorado nights. A large 60" HD satellite-fed television with BluRay DVD player, surround-sound system with Bluetooth receiver, and WIFI are available (please, no video-streaming such as Youtube or Netflix or Video phone calls). Another BluRay player is in the King bedroom for that TV (bring movies). We do have cards and various board games... a large fire pit for bonfires and skewers for making smores, cooking hot dogs, etc.

It is an easy 10 minute drive to Cripple Creek... a 25 minute drive to Divide's restaurants, etc., and a beautiful 50 minute drive to Manitou Springs and western Colorado Springs. The cabin is Dog-Friendly and has dog pen (we recommend it's use since coyotes are in the neighborhood). Please, no cats.

There are hiking/riding trails surrounding the cabin... please stay on the trails... but be aware of wildlife such as coyotes, deer, elk, fox (no hunting is allowed) and local cows. The Crags trail along with Pancake Rocks, Dome Rock and Mueller State Park trail systems are all minutes away.

Winter Road Conditions: We live in a Winter Wonderland! The caveat of this is if daily excursions, touring and shopping are in your plans, it is mandatory that a 4x4 or AWD (with good tires/chains) be used to access the cabin with snow or melting snow/mud on the road due to the steepness. If you still want to book the cabin in winter months without AWD-4x4, please ask me. A neighbor is willing to help move the family up and down our ridge at cost... just ask.

Special Occasions Gift Baskets can be arranged upon request. Please let us know what the occasion is and we can provide specialty items for the occasion (i.e. honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, etc.). We would love to make this a memorable stay for your special celebration.

And, please, no smoking in the cabin. Please remove cigarette butts, etc. upon checkout. No one wants to see them dumped, of course.

Please be accurate with your number of guests... as we purchase our water supply or manually deliver it for each guest group (the 3 wells here do not work). So please keep this in mind by taking short showers, not leaving the water running, and please do not do laundry.

Also, we have moved out check-out time to 10 am rather than 11 am. Thank you for understanding.

If you are going to be in the area and would like to visit the property prior to booking you are welcome to come by but please make an appointment I can show you around and to avoid disturbing any current guests. Also, I will need to get you directions (GPS units do not normally work navigating to the cabin).

We do not allow weddings or special events, parties, etc., here without our Contract. We do bookings for both events and lodging... so please contact us soon as we are booking up for the summer months.

Let me know what questions you may have. God bless!

More Details

Matt Turner
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Matt Turner

An Atlanta native, I moved to Colorado in 2012. I have been a real estate appraiser since 1987... with a tinkering in the remodeling, property management, wedding businesses and ministry. Stacey is my fiance... shortly to be shackled (inside joke).

Matt Turner purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Matt Turner chose South Central Colorado

I knew this was the place for which I had been looking when I saw the 'bow'... the front glass wall which is protrudes, is vaulted and beamed. Afterwards, I realized the property had somewhat of a view. Friends and I have been remodeling the property in steps since the purchase and still have several things to do.

What makes this cabin unique

One of our guests termed it a "Stunning" view. Spa (hot tub) overlooking the SW summit of Pikes Peak (7 miles away... you can see the Cog Train as it nears the summit), Almagre, Sheep, Sentinel Point, Trachyte, Cow mountain, adjoining ridges and neighborhood valleys. No other neighborhood cabins are in sight (only a few RV's, some with generators) though a neighbor has expressed the desire to build a nearby cabin (thus, we have removed most references to the Cabin and property as being extremely private, just in case they begin to built).


Cripple Creek Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Our King suite is relocated in a new lower level bedroom. A cot is available for seventh guest.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • whitewater rafting
Our Guest Guide will be on the Island (unless moved). It is a blue binder. It is a requirement that guests agree to abide by the instructions therein to avoid damaging the cabin, fixtures and equipment. By booking, agreement to abide by these instructions are Accepted and Binding. We wish we did not have to state this but, otherwise, damages may occur and charges to your credit card and/or other remedies, including legal action, may be sought. Damages, missing items, etc., have happened and should be reimbursed by the Guest. Please supervise your family, children and teenagers. Check-in time is 4 pm... our new check-out time is 10 am, please. At 10,200+ feet in elevation (per Garmin GPS), the home looks up at the SW side of Pikes Peak summit. At certain times (not running in winter) one can see the Cog Railway as it summits the peak (from the right side of the ridge running to the upper left). The summit is roughly 7 miles away.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Romantic Getaway Cabin
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
United States

Heaven in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

Ok, if you want a true mountain experience with breathtaking views... this is your spot. What can i say that hasn't already been mentioned?

The cabin is warm and cozy. Everything worked and the Hot tub was icing on the cake. It is a perfect romantic getaway and more. The owner is responsive and a pleasure to deal with. Do yourself a favor and book it ... NOW!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week. The house was perfect. Amazing view of a small valley and the mountain range beyond it.

Owner was very responsive to communications.

This was a perfect spot to stay for us. Whitewater rafting, zip line, Pike's peak, cave of the winds and Garden of the Gods were all easy drives from here.

Loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. We would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This a fantastic property; close to town, but out of the way.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property and will absolutely stay here again. The views couldn't be beat. The main living area is phenomenal and the bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious and well put together. The owner is easy to deal with. The enormous deck is so nice that one of our dogs didn't want to leave her spot in the sun, lol. You won't be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome stay!! Loved the views and sunrises.....

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as advertised and pictured. It was very clean and open. We loved the view and enjoyed watching the sunrise and seeing the winter birds come by and eat out of the feeder. How relaxing....went into the town of Cripple Creek to gamble had a lot of fun! I would highly recommend this place and would come back again! We had a fun time as it snowed and we were just missing a trip maybe in the fall!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful backdrop for a special vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed here for a week and enjoyed every minute of our vacation. The house is beautiful and the setting is spectacular! The house is a convenient home base for many fun day trips.

The owner was very good to work with and very responsive to our needs during the week. We would recommend this rental without a doubt.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cripple Creek
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Woodland Park
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 67
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Cripple Creek
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Car: necessary

Cripple Creek is a 10 min drive from the cabin. Cripple Creek is famous for it's Casino environment as well as several fine restaurants, a herd of donkeys wandering around and the huge CC&V Gold Mine. The cabin is not far from National Forest, State parks and preserves. We are roughly 1 hour from Colorado Springs Airport and about 2 1/2 hours from Denver International Airport.


Rates & Availability

Cripple Creek Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%

We have changed our formal check-out time to 10 am, please... in spite what the website is showing (not editable).
For us as owners to avoid loss... and as part of our rental agreement... the guest understands and agrees that they will abide by the Guest Guide (blue binder) to avoid damages to the cabin, fixtures, equipment, etc. and not remove items of any sort. These will be charged to the guest. Please clean up any accidents, spills, or pet accidents, etc., as soon as possible. Of course we request that pets be kept off beds and furniture and please remove pet poo prior to checkout.

Also, the cabin is rather high in elevation.. above 10,000 feet. Please take precautions and check with your doctor prior to booking the cabin if you have respiratory issues such as COPD, asthma, heart-health issues, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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