Rustic Cabin Rental with Mountain Views Located in the Gorgeous Gunnison National Forest, Colorado
Making it perfect for a casual mountain getaway, this rustic cabin features pine walls with large windows and exposed beams. The central living area offers a lounge and a dining area. The lounge area offers a cozy seating area with a queen-sleeper sofa and two recliners, which all face a 55-inch flat-screen Samsung Smart HDTV where the family can gather around to watch a favorite movie. There is even a wood-burning stove in the corner for keeping the cabin nice and toasty on chilly nights.
A second living area, located in the basement, offers a full-size sleeper sofa and a TV with a DVD player. The fully-equipped kitchen comes with all necessary appliances, including a microwave, a dishwasher, a toaster, a teakettle, and a coffeemaker. There is also a butcher block for preparing, and the cabinets are fully stocked with cookware, dishware, and glassware. Back in the central living area, there is a table that seats six guests for breakfasts and dinners. Other amenities include a washer and dryer located in the second bathroom. There is also central heating, Wi-Fi internet, and cable TV.
Outside the front door is a covered porch, complete with a swing where guests can sit with a coffee and enjoy the scenery. There is a grassy lawn surrounded by a rock facade in front of the cabin with a gravel driveway that offers plenty of parking. Outside the central main level, there is a spacious deck with several picnic tables where guests can sit and eat outside. The grounds feature shaded areas and offer a trickling stream. There is also a coffee table and chairs on the lawn for guests to take their morning coffee and listen to the chirping birds.
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- Cell service
- Lounge/Living room
- King-size bed
- Running water
- Safe box
- Double bed
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining table
- Linens and pillows
- Tea kettle
- Twin/Single bed
- Fire pit
- BR/DVD player
- Washing machine
- Cooking basics
- Shared Barbecue
Outside, guests will find a lovely lawn and garden area where they can play a game of croquet, bocce ball, or giant Jenga with the whole family on a sunny day. There is even a Charbroil gas grill for hamburgers or freshly-caught fish. Guests will also have access to a fire pit, complete with firewood, where the family can gather around for a bonfire and roast s'mores in the evening after supper.
Location + Surroundings
The area offers multiple winter activities, including the Monarch Ski Resort, located only 37 miles away, and the Crested Butte Ski Resort, located just 50 miles away. The nearest airport is the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, located within a scenic 30-minute drive to the accommodation.
- Winter sports
- Horseback riding
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Wildlife watching
This area of Colorado has no shortage of activities. Visitors can take a drive up to Gold Creek Campground Road, where they offer everything from hiking, 4-wheel driving through the forest, and access to Fossil Ridge Wilderness. In winter months, there are peaceful snowy trails for snow-shoeing and cross-country skiing. For ski-lovers, there is the Monarch Ski Resort and the Crested Butte Ski Resort, both with discount ski rental packages available through Gene Taylors Sporting Goods in Gunnison.
This part of Colorado offers lots of history for visitors to step back in time. There are gold mines and deserted ghost towns scattered across the once-called Gold Brick Mining District. Nearby Gold Creek, which runs through the property, and Quartz Creek, both offer fishing access. There are also numerous clear lakes within a short driving distance, where visitors can go swimming and paddling.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Pets are not allowed.
There may be extra taxes and a cleaning fee.
As this is bear country, guests should be mindful of keeping the gas grill and area clean.
A security deposit may be requested.
Cell service is limited in the area.