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Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Florissant

This cozy cabin is located high in the Rocky Mountains on Lake Magnuson in Florissant, Colorado, about an hour from Colorado Springs. It is just a short 14 miles from the historic mining and gambling town of Cripple Creek, Colorado. Relax in a peaceful setting, nestled in the aspens of a secluded, picturesque valley. Wake up to the deer grazing outside the cabin. It has been the "HOMEAWAY" for many honeymoons, anniversaries, marriage proposals, and birthdays, etc.

The cabin is an A-frame with the bedroom upstairs. There is a queen-sized bed , along with a futon for watching television, reading, sitting or just sleeping. Relax while watching DIRECT TV and HBO. Outside the bedroom is a covered sitting area with two chairs and a table, looking out toward the lake.

Downstairs is a fully-equipped kitchen, bathroom, and living room. TV Service on the 42" Smart TV is provided by DIRECT TV and includes HBO . There is also Satellite WIFI for you Google buffs, which, added to Smart TV, enables you to access Netflix, Hulu, etc Sirius radio provides all types of music for your listening pleasure. The wood-burning stove provides quiet, comfortable warmth. As you walk through the patio doors onto the deck, overlooking the lake, there is a barbecue grill, log bench and outdoor patio furniture. The lake is a one minute walk from the cabin. Fishing is allowed but no boats or swimming.

Outside the kitchen, is a second deck, with additional seating and a small firepit

"The Only Cabin On The Lake" is a great place to spend time alone, with your loved ones, or friends. You can enjoy the proximity to gambling, restaurants, small towns, and still be secluded. During the winter, Teller County plows the roads well. You can park your vehicle within 15' of the cabin door, making it easy access.

Check-in is at 3PM and check-out is at 11Am.


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More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 December, 2016
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About Steve

"The Only Cabin On The Lake" is owned by two brothers, Tracey and Jason. Tracey resides in Wisconsin and earlier this year retired after 23 years of service in the Navy. He is currently employed as a staff engineer with Lockheed-Martin, and oversees the construction of new ships for the Navy. He and his wife have two children.

Younger brother,Jason, lives with his wife and their three children in Switzerland. He and his wife are part owners in one of Switzerland's oldest and most successful chiropractic practices.

Steve purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Steve chose South Central Colorado

The cabin is located in a secluded valley within a minute's walk to the lake.

What makes this cabin unique

Warm, secluded and private , yet easily accessible.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(50 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.5 based on 50 reviews

Nice, quiet home away from the city with plenty of room for a dog, and a great view.

  • 5 of 5

The only cabin on the lake is exactly how it is advertised. There is plenty of space to explore and multiple patios give you very nice scenery to relax. There is a decent-sized backyard for the dog with a dog shelter that should keep your pet nice and dry. The kitchen comes with everything you need to cook meals, and there was lots of firewood (which was much appreciated in March). The house itself is pretty small, but very cozy for 2 people. It also has internet with enough speed to browse the web and check mail, but it is very slow for a city standard (don't expect to stream any videos).

All-in-all, my wife, my dog, and I had a very relaxing time and recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable getaway house in the southern Rocky Mountain Colorado area.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris, Thanks for the review and stay. With Direct TV at the cabin, you can record your own movies to add to our already stored list. This is the first mention of a streaming issue with Netflix or the high-speed satellite internet , so I will check it out. Leslie and Rick
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Great small little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend in the cabin. Cozy space with an awesome hot tub looking over lake. Seating everywhere with decks all around and a dog run! Thoughtful with the placement of trash areas and what not. Spuer cool

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aaron, Thank you for you comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Please come and visit us again. Thanks, Steve
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  • 4 of 5

What a restful place, with rustic and warm decor, deer, birds and chipmunks, a really comfy bed, nice sitting areas outside, a great hot tub and terrific facilities for a dog. Nice cabin for 2-4 people. Only down side is remodeling piles outside that haven't been removed yet and some thistle in the area. Managers checked in and made sure they did all they could to meet our needs. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed your stay. We are finishing the construction projects and removing the left over materials. Thank you for leaving the cabin clean and orderly. We hope to see you again. Thanks Steve
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Perfect stay at a perfect house!

  • 5 of 5

We had the PERFECT stay here. It was a peaceful and shockingly beautiful area without neighbors. The house was clean and thoughtfully stocked with everything you need and more - even wood ready for a fire or charcoal for the grill. The hot tub was brand new and fantastic. The owners were nice enough to send an email at arrival to confirm everything was as expected. The lake has some beautiful 'bows in it - catch and release only since it's an HOA lake. We saw a red fox and numerous deer right outside the house.

Thank you so much for a magical few nights!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt, Thank you for the great review I am glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Rick
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Nice and relaxing

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice stay at this location from 9/30 to 10/3. Our timing was perfect as we caught excellent autumn colors along with warm days and cool nights. The proximity to the lake was very nice, and we appreciated the regular visits from the deer. Although the cabin itself is small, it has ample deck space which enabled us to hang out outside and enjoy the peace and quiet. It was clean and well-equipped with cooking supplies, and even filtered drinking water. We are very grateful that you allow dogs, as our two canine companions had a great time going for nice walks through the scenic surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and leaving the cabin nice. Rick
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Colorado Springs, Co. El Paso County


  • 1 of 5

I am so sorry to have to do this, but we had it reserved for 4 days, and had to leave after only one night. The bed upstairs was so hard. The down stairs pull out bed was like sleeping on a bed of slinky's. We didn't sleep all night. We didn't feel safe on the stairs, they were steep and narrow. My daughter and little ones were going to join us, had to drive up a ways to call her to cancel, no phone service. The tall grass around the pond might of had tic's, didn't feel safe for little ones to fish there. Just a few thoughts to consider. The linens and pillows didn't smell clean, nor did the furniture. Sorry, a big disappointment for us. Called to let them know we were leaving. Had to leave a message. We stated no reason why, and we didn't even get a call back. Hummmmmm?

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry you did not enjoy your stay. At 8am on the morning after your check-in (two weeks ago), I emailed you and said "Email me if you need anything, I am only 30 minutes away". To date, I have not received a response. One reason why I conduct all communication through VRBO or Homeaway is to provide a record of all contacts. Had you responded, we could have discussed the concerns and perhaps reached a solution. I have no control over if and where there might be ticks. This is a rural area. Also, I am confused about the number of guests since your original request stated four and your review refers to five?? Five is a stretch for the cabin. I am not sure who slept in the fold-out bed downstairs if you slept upstairs and your daughter and kids did not come, since you only stayed one night. Leslie and Rick
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Thunderbird in Florissant, Colo
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Woodland Park, Colo
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Cripple Creek Narrow Gauge and Royal George
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Teller County Rd 1 and Highway 24
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Cripple Creek, Colo
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Breckenridge, Colo
Car: necessary

Centrally located in the Colorado Mountains at approximately 9000 feet, you are within an hour of Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, Royal Gorge, the Olympic Training Center, Cave of the Winds, Cripple Creek Gold Mine, Air Force Academy, Cripple Creek gambling and downtown Colorado Springs. You can Google all of these.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Florissant, South Central Colorado

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Christmas & New Years
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £79
Pet Fee £16
Cleaning £20

100% refund for cancellations up to 14 days prior to check-in and 50% refund up to 7 days prior to chech-in.
Chech-in is at 3PM and check-out is at 11AM.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Florissant in Colorado

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a pedestal sink, toilet and a shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a futon upstairs. A sleeper sofa is available in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading

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