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43 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Cloudcroft - Peaceful Pines Cabin

1 bathroom, 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4. 2 beds guest room, 1 bed master, 1 in livng rm

This property is a cozy cabin on a hillside nestled in the pines with an unbelievable view! This cabin is very secluded, yet it is in the Village of Cloudcroft. There are lovely views of mountain splendor even inside the cabin through the large picture window. There is a spacious deck for relaxing, viewing and cooking and dining!

The living area is an open area which houses the kitchen, dining area and living area. There is a queen sleeper sofa in the living area. The amenities are described herein, however suffice it to say the owners have everything that a lodger needs to have a memorable stay.

The Lodge golf course is a public course. The tee box for the first hole is within a 9 iron away! The course is a blast! It is very affordable and family friendly! Compare to the courses in Ruidoso. The back deck of the house provides an amazing view of the 7th fairway of the Course.

The cabin is next to the road with ample parking. However, the well lighted stairway takes you a good distance from the road where the cabin is in the middle of the woods with a perfect, unspoiled view. Yet, there are stores, restaurants, shops, a gas station, etc. just minutes away.

Great bird watching from the deck where you are level with the tree tops! The lot on the west is a frequent deer hangout and crossing. Elk have been seen crossing through on either side of the cabin as well. It is an amazing place for wildlife. There are houses close by but not next door!

You will be very excited at this cabin and be refreshed after your stay! Thanks for looking!

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Tip & Brenda Kirwan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 October, 2016

About Tip & Brenda Kirwan

Owners are responsible and hard working and have put in many hours making this cabin an enjoyable place to relax! Owners have been associated with the property for 32 years. Wonderful memories of the people of the town, sports activities such as golf, restaurants, coziness, heavy slumbers, awesome mornings and great nights!

Tip & Brenda Kirwan purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Tip & Brenda Kirwan chose New Mexico

This property is right in town, on the golf course, yet it is in the woods and very secluded and serene! This is a very unique situation! There is wildlife that goes through the woods near the cabin. Lots of birds including hummingbirds (in the summer) to be viewed from the spacious deck. Just a couple of minutes from downtown! Also, 2 minutes away from the golf course which is fun and affordable.

What makes this cabin unique

Great views of scenery and wildlife from all over the property even though you are in the middle of Cloudcroft and a chip away from the golf course! The Lodge golf course is very fun, extremely affordable and family friendly.


based on 43 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This was a great place and was we couldn't have been more pleased. Secluded but near town. Extremely clean and had everything you need. Fireplace was chopped for the fireplace. I enjoyed walking on the golf course for my morning walks.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Like our manager told us before we started this: the clientele are "upper crust." We couldn't agree more and these people certainly exemplify that description. Thanks so much for coming and taking time out for your kind review! The Kirwan's
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Prefect Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed at Tip's beautiful cabin. We found the cabin to be clean, homey, and very comfortable.

The view from the deck is awesome. We saw deer and elk during our stay. The golf course provided a fun and challenging round of golf and an excellent early morning walk. Tip kept us informed right up to the time we were driving to his cabin. Thank you Tip for allowing us to stay at your great retreat. Hope to come again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are tickled that you enjoyed yourselves. You were very nice folks and deserved to have some fun! Thank you for the compliments and taking time out to discuss your experience! Sincerely, Tip & Brenda K.
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Perfect location with great views. Cabin very well maintained with many little extras .

  • 5 of 5

The owners put a lot of effort to ensure our stay was a pleasant one. The furniture added to the comfort of the cabin and the kitchen was stocked with anything you would need to prepare food-including a crockpot!!! The owners forwarded instructions snd directions prior to our arrival and there were also additional instructions available within the cabin. The cabin was very clean throughout. This place exceeded our expectations and we are already planning a return trip next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So amazing how things go! Here Brenda buys a crock pot and Mrs Ellen M. Picks up on that and gives credit! We don't know how to thank you enough for your kind words and support! All we can do is strive to provide an enjoyable place to stay! Of course the location is from up above! God bless!
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Beautiful hidden piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for having us as guests! We loved the area and the cabin. The cabin had everything we needed and the views were great. We loved the porch, saw lots of different types of birds and deer. Tip was great helping us find a wood carved bear in Ruidoso . He looks great back here in our home in Texas. We loved using the fireplace each night as it was cool and rainy most of our stay. Great bbq at Mad Jacks! We did alot of hiking and just having a great time! Thanks again for having us!

Hope to be back soon!

Rodney Vander Laan

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Rodney! We appreciate your reflections very much! We are very fortunate to have the location that we do as well! A shout out to readers: the propane heater works very well. It makes a funny sound when starting up but we had it checked out thoroughly and that's the way it works! Also, please make sure that the electrical cord going to the fire place is plugged in. It activates a motor which broadcasts heat into the room. Much of the wood is juniper- so it's extra nice. Also, last weekend, we replaced the 33" TV with a 42" 4K high definition TV. So much for that! You folks are so nice! The place was almost cleaner than it was before you arrived! Thank you very much for coming and please come back soon! Tip & Brenda
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Peaceful Pines is fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Peaceful Pines cabin. The location is terrific with a great view and complete feeling of seclusion, right in town. Mornings and evenings were always spent on the back deck overlooking the fairway. Three bull elk entertained us with their rambunctious play around the pond on the fairway one evening. A couple of mule deer made an appearance almost each day of our stay. The furniture is very comfortable in the cabin and the shower is as good or better the any hotel.

A special word must be said for the hospitality of the Kirwans. They make you feel like privileged guests in their family cabin. Overall, this rental was a tremendous experience that I would recommend to anyone wanting to get away to Cloudcroft, New Mexico.

Thanks Tip!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are ecstatic that your family thoroughly enjoyed yourselves! Thankyou so much for taking the time to discuss your experience as well! It was very nice meeting you all! And you pitched in with your advice in the ceiling fan! Hope your family has a great end of the year and thank you for your stay! Kirwan's
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Very beautiful house and location

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great! Thomas was extremely helpful and quick to answer. Beautiful home and breathtaking scenery. Loved it! !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Theresa: Thanks to your and your family for coming to our cabin to enjoy your birthday! And thank you for taking time out to offer your wonderful kudos! Take care and good luck! Tip & Brenda
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
White Sands Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.7 Miles
Western Bar
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Lodge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
U. S. Highway 82
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Ski Cloudcroft
Car: recommended

Fantastic area. Many things to do.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Cloudcroft, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter 2016
14 Oct 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Blocked Out!
6 Jan 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
16 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Management Fee £8 + Tax
cleaning fee £66 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Check in: 4:00 PM; Check out: 11:00 AM Exceptions may be made depending on rental situation. NO PETS! Full deposit will be charged if you bring a pet! CANCELLATION POLICY: 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before the start of the stay. In the event that the cabin is rented by another party after such cancellation, the amount shall be refunded for each night that said other renter rents the cabin. SPECIAL: Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cloudcroft, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Towels provided. Complimentary toilet paper, soap, shampoo, Kleenex and make-up remover. Plenty of lighting, vaulted ceiling, privacy, electrical outlet and ceiling heater.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Antique chest & ceiling fan. Closet, view to the road.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Antique mahogany bedroom set. Ceiling fan. New queen bed.
  • The first bedroom has a gorgeous, brand new queen size bed with new Simmons Beauty Rest box spring & mattress - purchased in 2016. The dresser, bed stands and chest are all antiques. The bedroom window faces a peaceful forested area high above the ground. The beds in the second bedroom are modern beds with the mattress sets purchased in 2014. This room provides a view to the north & the parking area high above the cabin. Each bed in each room has an electric blanket.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • tennis
White Sands National Monument, Space Museum and golf in Alamogordo. Ruidoso Downs, Spencer Theater, skiing, golf and Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso. Lincoln Historic Sight, Lincoln New Mexico is home of the famous Lincoln County Wars. Mexican Canyon Trestle and OSHA hiking trail nearby.

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