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Getaway To The Cool Sacramento Mountains At The Cloud Country Getaway Cabin

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 2 bath Mountain Cabin, Sleeps 12! Your Home In The Mountains

This is your home away from home in the quiet gated community of Cloud Country North. This unique home has 4 bedrooms and two full baths,

From the moment you arrive you will love the tranquil setting in the pine covered hills. The home has plenty of natural light, with the entire southern exposure of the home open to windows, positioned to warm the home naturally in the winter and view the forest and wild life, these windows truly bring the outdoors in.

Your Cloud Country Getaway, has a large wood burning stove, a 50 inch flat LED television with a netflix subscription and high speed internet. Our cabin has a unique design that allows the solar heat and heat from the wood stove to naturally circulate to the upper story and each room has a 60 inch ceiling fan to heat the home naturally and economically. We also have a forced air furnace and zoned heating in the bedrooms. The cabin has three super comfortable king sized beds. The bed in the master bedroom has Tempurpedic memory foam bed, the two upstairs bedrooms have a Sealy Posturepedic King sized bed and the other bedroom has a Select comfort bed that allows you to pick the level of firmness. Each king sized bed has 800 count Egyptian Cotton sheets. The other downstairs bedroom has a pillow topped full mattress on a beautiful antique bed frame. There is a twin bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms and a nice full sized futon couch in the other. This allows multiple couples or extended families to rent the house and have children share a room with their parents. The is also a nice queen sized bed under the window in the sun room. You can lay in bed and watch the stars at night or the snow fall in the winter!

The kitchen is fully equipped with a large refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, toaster, coffee maker and a Jenn-Aire grill/range. There is a complete set of dishes for 12, pots and pans and kitchen utensils. There is also a propane grill.

There is a full sized washer and dryer and a game area for the kids, equipped with a futon, large TV, dvd players, kids movies and a Wii game system. This room is part of the sun room area, that can be closed off the main living are to give the kids privacy and the parents some peace and quiet.

The home has a wheel chair ramp, and the master bedroom and main floor bath is handicapped accessible.

There are nice hammock chairs on the first floor bedrooms deck and a comfy hammock under the oak tree below the bedroom deck.

There is also a horse shoe pit to test your skills.

Our home is 6 miles from Ski Cloudcroft, 10 miles from the Cloudcroft Ice Rink and has sled ready hills on the property for year round fun.

Our home can sleep as many as 15 guests, but please call us for groups over 8, so that we can make appropriate accommodations.

Please remember that our home is in a subdivision with other property owners who have built their homes here to enjoy the peace and the tranquility that the area offers. Any loud noises and parties after dark will not be tolerated by our neighbors. Thank you for respecting the peaceful environment that we wish to share with you and our neighbors. Please note that although our home is accessed through the Cloud Country Estates main gate, our home is actually located in Cloud Country North. The fishing lake, swimming pool and tennis courts all belong to the CLOUD COUNTRY CLUB, a private, members only club and our guests are not allowed to use those facilities. The village of Cloudcroft has beautiful tennis courts and fishing is available at Silver Lake, approximately 15 miles away on Highway 244, the road that lead to Ruidoso. This is a well stocked lake with nice facilities.

More Details

Mike Richline
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 November, 2017

About Mike Richline

I am a retired firefighter from El Paso Texas, my wife is a teacher and a life time El Pasoan. I am originally from Washington State, close to the Canadian border. I moved to the southern border 35 years ago and have missed the green mountains of my youth. But I also grew to love the Southwest with its rich Hispanic culture. Cloudcroft was the perfect mix of both worlds. My children all love the outdoors, they are all avid mountain bikers, snowboarders and skiers. Cloudcroft has been our perfect destination for winter fun and to escape the heat of the desert in the summer.

Mike Richline purchased this house in 2014

Why Mike Richline chose Cloudcroft

We love Cloudcroft and we love the mountains. This home is large enough for a family get together and private and intimate for a romantic getaway. Its located just ten miles east of Cloudcroft so it much more private and quiet than in town. There are paved, maintained roads, all the way to our driveway. so its easy to get to all year round.

What makes this house unique

We are located inside of one of the Cloudcroft areas nicest subdivisions, yet you feel that you are in the middle of the national forest. You can not see any of neighbors, unless you climb to the top deck and peek through the trees.. We are close by to the Lincoln National Forest for hiking, and four wheeling. Off road vehicles are not allowed to used within the subdivision, but we are located close by to many of the beautiful off road trails available in the Lincoln National Forest. We just completed a six month complete remodel of our home and it is in like new condition.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cloudcroft in Otero County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Large upstairs bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , handicap accessible full bath, with direct access to master
  • There are two full baths, The master bath is wheel chair accessible with direct access from the master bath. It has a full sized bath and shower combo and the sink and vanity is wheelchair accessible. The second floor bath also has a full size tub and shower combo.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , handicap accessible, memory foam mattress, tv. dual closets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , antique full bed, french doors to balcony/deck, VIEWS!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Select comfort bed, can share room with child, Great Deck!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Comfortable kingsized bed, futon couch amazing deck w/ view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , actually the sunroom, lay in bed, watch the stars at night!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • tennis


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Getaway To The Cool Sacramento Mountains At The Cloud Country Getaway Cabin
average rating of 4.542857 based on 35 reviews

Great place in a great location. Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great weekend stay. My kids really enjoyed it here. Great location to surrounding areas. Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
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Excellent house, beautiful location and great arrangements

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast!!! This house is inside Cloudcroft community. Wonderful arrangements, this house has board games, grill, wii and so many other small entertainment items. 3 big size bedrooms and 1 small bedroom and one Den like sun room. It was best experience. Would visit again!!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cloud Country Weekend

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome time! The property was very secluded with plenty of parking and wildlife. It was a very comfortable place with plenty of room for all (10) in group.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sherwood, AR

Great place for a large group

  • 4 of 5

We have been traveling to the area for over 30 years and probably stayed in 20+ rentals through that time. This cabin ranks up at the top. We had a large family group and had plenty of room. Pros: sleeping arrangements work well for multiple families and children, beautiful decks, good scenery and wildlife, good condition, pretty well stocked with needed supplies. Cons: downstair shower needs some work and the bathroom had a smell to it, while not many cabins in the area have a/c this one doesn't have windows in the bedrooms so basically you have to open the doors to cool it off in the daytime, I bought a couple coffee mugs at the dollar store and left them there as that seemed to be the one thing in short supply.

Otherwise, we certainly enjoyed our stay and hope to be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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El Reno, OK


  • 4 of 5

Good use of space. Great views from all three decks.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just for shower and sleep.....

  • 2 of 5

The house is on the market for sale for starters. Next the yard hasn't been cut in a few weeks. So, there are weeds and tall grass. The A/C doesn't work. We had to use the ceiling fans. The downstairs shower head doesn't work and only has a little bit of water coming out. The house has not been sprayed for bugs. Multiple spiders were found inside. Other then that, an okay place for fast shower and sleep.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
El Paso, Texas
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Western Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Lodge at Cloudcroft
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 82
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Daves Cafe
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Ski Cloudcroft
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cloudcroft, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £71.34 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £150.2
Tax Rate 6.19%

you can either pay a $200 refundable damage deposit or pay the one time insurance fee of $89, available from this website. We require a two night minimum at all times and a three night minimum for holidays. Due to the increased wear and tear and the extra cleaning time, we do charge $10 per guest for over 8 guests with a maximum of 15 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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