Enjoy a secluded mountain vacation in Pikes Peak Region of the Rockies surrounded by the Pike National Forest. Our fully furnished home is located in a pristine environment, wildlife sightings and magnificent sunrises/sunsets and night skies in addition to hiking trails, whitewater rafting, fishing, horseback riding, and other activities.
Only 15 miles to Woodland Park with all city amenities, 30 miles to COLORADO SPRINGS. PANORAMIC MOUNTAIN AND LAKE VIEWS, PRIVATE LAKE, PIKE NATIONAL FOREST IN THE BACKYARD! MOUNTAINS OF THINGS TO DO FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, FOUR-WHEELING... RESTAURANTS AND SIGHTSEEING 15 MIN AWAY! GORGEOUS NATURE AND WILDLIFE; PEACE AND QUIET! PARADISE FOR ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND PLEIN AIR PAINTING... KIDS WILL LOVE IT TOO: TONS OF TOYS, BOOKS, DVDs, TENTS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES.
PIKES PEAK RETREAT is a custom-designed COLORADO VACATION HOME. It offers all the comfort and charm of MOUNTAIN RETREAT, with panoramic view windows, 2 big spacious decks with Pikes Peak, and mountain views. At sunrise and sunset, colors play off the rocks in a constantly changing show...Each guestroom is tastefully appointed. Neutral earth tones add to the tranquil environment for your comfort. Settle into quiet relaxation or take off to enjoy the forest, the mountains and the lake, hiking trails, and prolific wildlife. Walk across the street to the lake or a creek a few steps away. In the spring, wildflowers bloom along the pass you'll probably want to take down to the lake.
PIKES PEAK RETREAT is a perfect home base for exploring Pikes Peak Region: Woodland Park, Cripple Creek, Historic Manitou Springs, and Historic Old Colorado City(a part of Colorado Springs) and Colorado Springs. You will find a lot of information about area attractions, maps, and visitor guides in the living room.
Have a picnic - food always tastes better outdoors. You can take a book or just enjoy the nature, or watch the stars right above you - they seem to be so close: you lie on the deck at night and marvel at stars that never seemed so bright before... Watch beautiful sunsets, enjoy panoramic mountain views, relax on the deck with a glass of wine or a cup of tea...
If you enjoy hiking, biking, or riding ATV/dirt bike there are a lot of trails around. The Pike National Forest, located in the heart of Colorado, is probably the most well-known and popular National Forest in the state. Pike National Forest offers a variety of recreation opportunities: trophy trout streams, abundant and varied wildlife, seven Fourteeners (mountains with peaks above 14,000 feet), many miles of trails...
If you would like to explore other areas, Mueller State Park’s 50 miles of trails also provide a great 'playground' for the hiker, mountain biker, wildlife watcher, and winter sports enthusiast. A popular wildlife watching area. Park visitors traverse the park’s numerous trails on foot, snowshoes, cross-country skis, horseback and mountain bike, depending on the season
Fly Fishing – Gold Medal fishing can be found in the famed South Platte River located approximately 7 miles from the property. Gill Trail offers Gold Medal catch-and-release fishing along the Platte River.
You can go cross-country skiing right from the doorstep. There are motorcycles, ATV and four-wheel drive trails and roads in the adjacent Pike National Forest. Great trails for mountain biking. No need to bring your bike you can rent bikes and get trail information property has 3 regular bedrooms + 1 small (non-conforming) bedroom + a loft and two large bathrooms:
King Size bed (beautiful Aspen Log bedroom set ) - Master Bedroom ( Mountain Aspen Bedroom) - upstairs
Queen size bed (Pine Log bedroom set) - 2nd bedroom (Mountain Pine Bedroom) - main level
Queen size bed( traditional knotty pine set) - 3rd bedroom( Lake View Bedroom) - mail level
Queen size very comfortable futon with a thick mattress - 4th (small) bedroom - upstairs
Queen size pull out bed ( leather furniture set) - loft - upstairs
The house is perfect for 6-8 adult guests or 6 adults and 2 children. Total occupancy is 8 guests as per the fire code and capability of our septic system.