Pine Lake Retreat: Panoramic Mountain Views, Pikes Peak National Forest
Riverfront room in Colorado Springs with kitchen
30 mi NW from Colorado Springs you will find a little gem, a small mountain community hidden in the valley of Westcreek where a former mining settlement was founded back then in Colorado Gold Rush days. Enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, bountiful wildlife, panoramic mountain views and secluded location in Pike National Forest. Find time for quiet relaxation and quality time with your family to have a break from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Peaceful surroundings and tranquil environment is a great bonus to this vacation house-retreat. Pine Lake Retreat is a perfect family retreat or a great vacation home for a small reunion or girls getaway. Backs to Pike National Forest, a great area for riding, hiking, hunting, fishing. ATV trails right off the property. Woodland Park with its numerous restaurants and eateries, shops and museums is only 10 miles away. We have a fully equipped kitchen and a gas BBQ grill is on the deck if you don't feel like going out... Kids will enjoy a playroom downstairs in the basement (unfinished) with a lot of toys, games, air-hockey, Foosball and more. There are some trails around and a lot of wildlife viewing. A beautiful creek and marsh area loaded with birds and animals such as moose, beavers and a variety of aquatic wildlife borders this property. This home is well situated for enjoyment of the outdoors as it is located within walking distance to hiking and biking trails, the "717" OHV trail system, and the Pike National Forest. Located just a short 15-minute drive North from Woodland Park, you'll enjoy mountain surroundings, a beautiful lake (private) perfect for a picnics on the shores or just relaxation and admiring the beautiful nature. Fishing or swimming is not allowed due to community regulations. There is Manitou Lake a few miles away for fishing and swimming and Platte River for fly fishing and whitewater rafting. Inside you'll find a cozy cabin-style of living but with very modern and updated amenities. Cozy up to the wood pellet stove in the winter with a cup of hot cocoa or admire panoramic mountain views from the spacious deck while grilling your favorite steaks on the gas BBQ grill in the summer. There is a variety of activities for adults and children alike. Visit Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Woodland Park, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado Wolf, and Wildlife Center, Santa's Workshop, North Pole, a Christmas themed amusement park, get on the top of Pikes Peak via Pikes Peak highway or take a Barr Trail in Manitou Springs. Most of Colorado Pikes Peak Region attractions 15 -30 min away including the famous Garden of the Gods, Indian Cliff Dwellings, Cave of the Winds, Seven Falls and much more. If you feel like gambling visit historic mining towns Victor and Cripple Creek founded here during Colorado Gold Rush days. There is a lot of history and fun activities. You can visit a real mine at Cripple Creek or the local museum, gamble at many local casinos or wine and dine... Colorado weather is great most of the year. Enjoy our sunny state and beautiful surroundings of the Colorado Rocky Mountains! Welcome to Colorado!
Guest accommodations at this chalet offer DVD players. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, microwaves, separate dining areas, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.