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CABIN NESTLED IN PINES-VALLEY VIEW, MTN TRAILS, CUCHARAS RIVER

Janet Balser

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights

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CABIN NESTLED IN PINES-VALLEY VIEW, MTN TRAILS, CUCHARAS RIVER

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Cuchara

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our log cabin in the picturesque Cucharas River Valley, surrounded by San Isabel National Forest, conveniently off Hiway 12, Scenic Hiway of Legends.

Enjoy the charming towns of Cucharas & La Veta just down the road, play a few rounds at the Grandote Golf Course, designed by Tom Weiskopf, hike numerous mountain trails, fish Bear & Blue Lakes, or put your feet up on the deck and watch the sunset over the valley.

From our snug cabin, recently updated, you will hear the Cucharas River rushing just below the property. We provide a plush full bed with adjoining full bath in bedroom 1, a plush queen bed in bedroom 2, and a plush queen bed and set of bunk beds in the 3rd bedroom, just across from the 2nd full bath. A fully stocked, spacious kitchen, large table for meals & games, beautiful stone fireplace and comfy furniture awaits. A full size washer & dryer are conveniently located between bedrooms.

A flat screen TV with DVD only (no TV service) and video library are provided, as well as puzzles, books and games. Free WiFi is available in Cuchara.

A favorite activity is a 45 minute hike up to the spectacular geological dike formations just behind the cabin, where you'll overlook a secluded valley...take a picnic lunch and a book for a perfect afternoon.

Or take a 10 minute walk into Cuchara, where you'll step back in time. Enjoy live music at the Dog Bar or have an elegant dinner at the Timbers restaurant, play a round of putt putt golf or browse the shops for treasures.

Just across Hiway 12 you'll find trout fishing at Bear and Blue Lakes or just meander the lovely hike between the lakes. Drive up to Cucharas Pass, where the adventurous can hike West Spanish Peak.

A lovely day trip is 2+ hours to Taos for shopping, lunch, more shopping, and back to the cabin by dark. Or experience a ride on the old time Cumbres/Toltec narrow gauge railroad, also on the road to Taos.

Back at the cabin, relax and enjoy the hummingbirds off the deck, the sound of the river, and possibly a bear siting. There will be more to do tomorrow!

Keywords: Log Cabin, Mountain Cabin

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a great time at your house! We loved the area, and the house met our expectations. As an architect, I really appreciated your period details, and I love the colors of your counters and cabinets. The beds and linens were great, and your living room is perfect for hanging out on a chilly, foggy morning.



We had a great ten mile hike on the trail from town...we saw a wild turkey, which I've never seen in my 19 yrs. in Colorado! Thanks again for sharing your home.
May 2011
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Janet Balser

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I am an interior designer from Austin and enjoy hiking, reading and continuing to make our cabin as cozy and inviting as possible.

Janet Balser purchased this cabin in 2011

Our family fell in love with this wonderful valley in the 1950's and we are thrilled to now have this mountain getaway. Being from Texas, there's nothing like the cool mountains in the summer. Every visit we discover another treasure in the quaint towns of Cuchara and La Veta, not to mention the woods, streams and lakes. We hope you will too.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights
Prior to paying a reservation deposit, always verify payment instructions by calling the number on this listing.
Trust & Security
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£10,000 fraud protection when you pay using the secure HomeAway Payments system. 
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Reviews

4.9
based on 22 holidaymaker reviews

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Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
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Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Where do you live?
5

BEAUTIFUL PROPERTY!

  • 5 out of 5
After a few days hiking in the Sangre de Cristo range, this cabin was the perfect place to recuperate. It was very convenient to reach, easily fit our group size, and offered all the amenities we needed. The scenery was spectacular and Janet was great to work with. It made our trip a tremendous success and I hope to return soon.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Oklahoma
4

GREAT CABIN FOR FAMILY VACATION

  • 4 out of 5
Enjoyed sitting on the deck and listening to the Cucharas River. Glad there were fans available in the bedrooms, since the cabin does not have air conditioning. Beds were comfortable. Easy access for fishing at Blue Lake, Bear Lake and North Lake. Saw a lot of mule deer and one elk on the way up to Cordova Pass. Cell phone coverage in the area was not very good for us.
  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Arapahoe, Colorado
5

ARAPAHOE, COLORADO

  • 5 out of 5
We recently stayed at the cabin with friends and had a great time. It was comfortable with plenty of room. For 3 couples it was perfect with 3 bedrooms.
The cabin was clean with all the amenities of home. It is a convenient location, close to Cuchara and the lakes.
We enjoyed the hummingbirds on the deck.
Janet was great and good to work with.
I would highly recommend staying here.
  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Milpitas, CA
5

GREAT CABIN IN GORGEOUS SETTING

  • 5 out of 5
We had a wedding to attend in Cuchara last September and needed a cabin to rent so that my brother's family of 3 could stay with us and babysit our 1.5 yr old while we were attending the wedding functions. This cabin was PERFECT in every way. Clean, cozy, space for everyone, large deck for outdoor sitting & eating, everything I expected from the photos was met... The "neighborhood" was quiet and serene. We walked down to the creek behind the cabin for some good old outdoor fun for the kids. Convenient location from Cuchara made for easy travel to and from the wedding by car. The Spanish Peaks scenery cannot be beat. Thanks for making our trip a great one with a very beautiful home!
  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Kansas
5

ANONYMOUS

  • 5 out of 5
We had another wonderful vacation in Colorado! We easily found the cabin, and really appreciated the cleanliness of this cabin. Everything was there that we needed, plenty of towels and bedding. We loved watching the hummingbirds come for a drink while we rested out on the deck. Fishing at Bear Lake was AWESOME, and we also hiked a couple of the trails. If you don't mind a really rough ride to get to the trail head, it is well worth your time to take the West Spanish Peaks trail to the look-out over the valley. We are already dreaming of another trip next fall.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Cabin Nestled in Pines-Valley View, Mtn Trails, Cucharas River
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p356489vb
512-784-4813
Cuchara Southeast Colorado
Wichita Falls, Texas
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY!

  • 5 out of 5
This is a great cabin in a great town. Coming in from Texas it is close, has good mountains, and also great fishing nearby. Just a great place for a getaway. Janet is very easy to deal with and I would recommend this place to anyone. An earlier comment was made about an unsafe deck... well that problem has been solved and a new deck was 95% completed when we were there. A+ all around.
  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

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Rental rates for this holiday cabin in Cuchara, Southeast Colorado

Notes

  • From $175/nt
  • US Dollars
  • May - October....$175/night.....$1050/week
  • Holidays.....$195/night.....$1170/week
  • Winter......1 week minimum, $1280/week
  • 3 night minimum
  • Rates based on 1-6 people. $10 per person/per night additional up to 8 maximum.
  • 50% deposit to confirm reservation. Balance due 30 days prior to check in
  • No refund if cancellation occurs within 1 week of reservation
  • 6.9% tax additional

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cuchara in Southeast Colorado

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Parking Off Street
  • Mobile Phone
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2) Simmons Beautyrest Plush, Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • antiquing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • rock climbing
  • golf
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing