Enjoy a secluded mountain vacation by Pine Lake in Colorado, located in Pikes Peak Region of the Rockies and surrounded by the Pike National Forest. Our fully furnished home in a pristine environment, wildlife sightings and magnificent sunrises/sunsets and night skies in addition to hiking trails, fishing and other activities.
15 miles to beautiful 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 JUST 15 MIN AWAY! GORGEOUS NATURE AND WILDLIFE; PEACE AND QUIET! PARADISE FOR ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY AND PLAIN AIR PAINTING... KIDS WILL LOVE IT TOO: TONS OF TOYS, BOOKS, DVDS, TENTS FOR KIDS OF ALL AGES. FOOSBALL, BRAND NEW BBQ GRILL, 2 LARGE DECKS...
PIKES PEAK RETREAT is a custom designed COLORADO VACATION HOME. It offers all the comfort and charm of MOUNTAIN LAKE RETREAT, with panoramic view windows, two spacious decks with mountain/lake views. At sunrise and sunset, colors play off the rocks in a constantly changing show...
Each guest room is tastefully appointed with art and aspen and pine log furnishings. Neutral earth tones add to the tranquil environment for your comfort.
You will find a lot of information about area attractions, maps and visitor's guides in the living room.
Just 15 min away from Woodland Park, PIKES PEAK MOUNTAIN LAKE 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.
Settle into quiet relaxation or take off to enjoy the forest, the mountains and the lake, hiking trails, and prolific wildlife.
Have a picnic - food always tastes better outdoors. There is a MEDITATION BENCH in the backyard on the border with PIKE NATIONAL FOREST. 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, catch up on some work at the desk if you are on a working vacation.
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 at Woodland Park Shop(Team Telecycle).
Walk across the street to the lake or a creek a couple of miles away. In the spring, wildflowers bloom along the pass you'll probably want to take down to the lake.
Please inquire more INFORMATION & LINKS to view more PICTURES of the property and area attractions. You will find more information and visitor guides at the house.
*** OLD COLORADO CITY HISTORIC DISTRICT *** INDIAN CLIFF DWELLINGS *** CAVE OF THE WINDS*** MIRAMONT CASTLE AND MUSEUM *** GARDEN OF THE GODS *** PIKES PEAK COG RAIL *** NORTH POLE/SANTA'S WORKSHOP *** GHOST TOWN MUSEUM *** AIR FORCE ACADEMY *** SEVEN FALLS *** FLYING W RANCH *** CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN ZOO *** IRON SPRINGS MELODRAMA *** PENNY ARCADE *** WESTERN MUSEUM OF MINING & INDUSTRY *** HISTORIC BROADMOOR HOTEL *** PRO RODEO MUSEUM/ HALL OF FAME *** MANITOU SPRINGS HISTORIC DISTRICT *** PIKES PEAK *** COLORADO SPRINGS FINE ARTS CENTER *** FORT CARSON *** PIKES PEAK INTL RACEWAY *** PIONEERS MUSEUM *** WORLD FIGURE SKATING MUSEUM *** WORLD ICE ARENA *** ROYAL GORGE BRIDGE/PARK *** ROCK LEDGE RANCH *** FOCUS ON THE FAMILY *** MOLLIE KATHLEEN GOLD MINE *** HISTORIC CRIPPLE CREEK: CASINOS & VICTOR NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD *** ECHO CANYON RIVER EXPEDITIONS *** BUENA VISTA - HOT SPRINGS AND COOL RAFTING ON ARKANSAS RIVER *** WOODLAND PARK - DINOSAUR MUSEUM, SHOPS, RESTAURANTS...Read more
Left on 10/25/2013 for a stay in October 2013 | AmandaReviewed Oct 25, 2013Stayed Oct 2013
We absolutely loved our stay! The house is beautiful and very spacious. The location is perfect, lovely area, and great views. There are parks on the way to the house and a cute town near by. The house is very comfortable and Julia was a great help with such short notice on my part! She was extremely quick to respond and very helpful! If I rent again, I will absolutely rent from Julia! Read more
Thank you so much for your review. You are wonderful guests and very responsible young people from USAFA!
Left on 08/08/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | AlanReviewed Aug 8, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
I rented the Pikes Peak Mountain Retreat for my wife and I, our two daughters and their families. It exceeded our expectations in every way. It is in a remote and peaceful setting with breathtaking scenery, yet less than an hour's drive to the attractions around Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs. My three grandsons, ages 3, 6 and 13 especially enjoyed the evening walks down to bridge across the wetlands to watch the beavers swimming in and around their lodge and dam. The home is clean, comfortable and well furnished with everything you need for a week's stay. There is enough space that we could all have our privacy when we needed it and still be together for meals and activities. The owner, Julia was very helpful and quick to respond to all questions and other communications. I can highly recommend this vacation home with a 5 star rating and would love to come back again for another stay. Read more
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