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Charming Mountain Log Cabin on the Creek

People10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Arapaho Cliffs log cabin on Chicago Creek is nestled in a canyon with no other homes in sight yet is just 2.5 miles south of Idaho Springs, Colorado on the scenic byway to Mt. Evans and Wilderness Area. Fish for trout from the private bridge or on the banks with over 1,000' of creek frontage. Arapaho National Forest trails accessible from the back yard. Enjoy sightseeing and fine dining in historic Idaho Springs. Tour a real gold mine. Relax in the famous hot springs resort. Cabin has modern kitchen and baths and tastefully furnished in rustic western style. Quality bedding, kitchen items, etc. 1 King Bed, 1 Queen, 2 double beds and 1 pull-out double couch.

Ready to enjoy your Colorado mountain experience? Make a fire in the wood stove, read a book on the covered porch listening to the creek, or enjoy a BBQ on the deck with family and friends. 45 minutes to downtown Denver. Beat the ski traffic - 7 ski resorts from 30 min to 1 hour away.

Please read the comments from our guests travelling from all over the United States and the world. We provide a quality lodging experience and a good value.

Note to Denver-area guests: Spend a relaxing night or weekend away from the city, celebrate a special occasion, or entertain out-of-town family and friends.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Waterfront lodging, Ski Cabin, Idaho Springs Cabin, Mountain Lodging, Near Denver Lodging, Scenic Area Lodging, Near Hot Springs

More Details

Owner
Randy Skalski
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About Randy Skalski

We hope that you have a wonderful stay at our log cabin. We lived in Colorado for more than 20 years and after a careful search, purchased this cabin for our family’s use during frequent trips to Colorado and enjoy sharing it with our guests. Thank-you for being our guest and we hope you will return.

Randy Skalski purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Randy Skalski chose Front Range Colorado

We love the setting of our cabin, nestled in a canyon, with a roaring creek, surrounded by National Forest, and without another home in sight. We also like the convenient location near the lively and vibrant City of Denver, with every available cultural activity and amenity; the quaint and historic town of Idaho Springs; and all the splendid sights and activities in the Rocky Mountains.

What makes this cabin unique

The sights and sounds of the creek are truly magical. On a more practical note, the cabin is extremely easy to find and easy to get to anytime of year on paved roads that are snow-plowed regularly. Winter access is about as good as it gets for the mountains in Colorado.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in the Idaho Springs in the Clear Creek County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft - 2 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , folding crib in closet
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is pretty good trout (8" - 12") fishing in the creek in front

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(107 traveller reviews)

Charming Mountain Log Cabin on the Creek
average rating of 4.906542 based on 107 reviews
5

Amazing getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great vacation for my family!! The cabin is beautiful and the scenery is even more gorgeous. Very good communication from the owner and the cabin is stocked with everything you need. I highly recommend this cabin and area of Colorado!!! We even had a foot of snow the morning we left. My family and I loved it!

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay. Words can't hardly describe it, but if I had to use 1...Majestic!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay! The property owner was super easy to work with. We enjoyed indoor & outdoor fires every night. This place is worth the stay 20 times over! The creek & trails are beautiful. Good eating in town (The Buffalo & Beau Jo's are great, skip El Rancho) snowboarding, scenic drives, so much to list, all close by. We had 4 adults this time, but we will definitely be coming back & bringing our children. Thank you so much for opening up this lovely cabin 4 rental! I highly recommend this spot for any Colorado trips young or old, so much fun, so much to do, so beautiful & so relaxing!! 😊

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was perfect. Would definitely consider staying here again. We had such a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, quiet and clean

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend this property to anyone searching for a beautiful cabin for their vacation. We loved listening and sitting by the creek in front. It's a quick drive in to the town of Idaho Springs to eat and shop etc. It's also close enough to Denver if you wanted to head there. The cabin was exceptionally clean and stocked with many essentials! We wanted a quiet, relaxing kid free vacation and that's ​exactly what we got! We will definitely stay again, the cabin is large enough that we might even bring our kids next time!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

perfect mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing, with a 10" snow to make it surreal!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Postcard perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Best honeymoon cabin we could have imagined! Hiked and explored every afternoon and relaxed by the fire every night. A gorgeous stream is just steps away from the front porch and a hiking trail begins outside the backdoor. It's the perfect getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Denver International
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Tommyknockers Brew Pub
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
I-70
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Tommyknockers Brew Pub
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Loveland Ski Resort

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in the Idaho Springs, Colorado

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
whitewater 2017
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£327
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£143
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Independence 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
£548
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
wildflower 2017
5 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£352
for 2 nights
From
£135
From
£156
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
fall colors 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£327
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£143
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
holiday 2017
22 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£548
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
snow sports 2018
1 Jan 2018 - 14 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£311
for 2 nights
From
£115
From
£135
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
whitewater 2018
25 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£327
for 2 nights
From
£123
From
£143
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Independance 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£548
for 3 nights
From
£156
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
wildflower 2018
8 Jul 2018 - 3 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£352
for 2 nights
From
£135
From
£156
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£295
for 2 nights
From
£106
From
£127
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning £77.3 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £231.91
Tax Rate 5.9%

Weekend rates apply to Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving.

Full refund less $25 fee if cancelled within 60 days. Between 0 and 60 days of arrival, traveler will get a refund if owner can rebook the dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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