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Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly

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3 bedrooms
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2 guests
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Welcome! If you love hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, or anything to do with the outdoors - Hillside Colorado Cottages are an ideal place to stay. We are located in the Wet Mountain Valley just 12 miles north of Westcliffe, Colorado, and 12 miles south of the Arkansas river/Texas Creek (ATV trails). There are many hiking trails in the Sangre de Cristo range (Rainbow Trail, Duckett Creek Trailhead, Brush Creek Trail). This listing is for Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature, one of our pet friendly cottages. This cottage sleeps two people in one queen bed, has private bathroom w/ shower, a sitting area with two arm chairs, a bistro table & chairs, as well as a small kitchen equipped with refrigerator, sink, electric stove top (2 burners), microwave, toaster, crockpot, french press coffe...Welcome! If you love hiking, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, or anything to do with the outdoors - Hillside Colorado Cottages are an ideal place to stay. We are located in the Wet Mountain Valley just 12 miles north of Westcliffe, Colorado, and 12 miles south of the Arkansas river/Texas Creek (ATV trails). There are many hiking trails in the Sangre de Cristo range (Rainbow Trail, Duckett Creek Trailhead, Brush Creek Trail). This listing is for Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature, one of our pet friendly cottages. This cottage sleeps two people in one queen bed, has private bathroom w/ shower, a sitting area with two arm chairs, a bistro table & chairs, as well as a small kitchen equipped with refrigerator, sink, electric stove top (2 burners), microwave, toaster, crockpot, french press coffee maker & kettle. This cottage allow one pet/unit for a $20 pet fee per stay. Hillside, Colorado is a small historic town that has been in existence since the late 1800's. The Post Office (opened in 1904) still operates today with a Gift Shop attached. The cottages are located at the town site, and offer unprecedented Sangre de Cristo mountain views. We look forward to having you stay at Hillside! Chris & Tara Seegers-Owners & Outdoor EnthusiastsMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
ONE PET UNDER 50LBS ALLOWED PER COTTAGE. THE PET IS NOT TO BE ALLOWED ON ANY FURNITURE - INCLUDING THE BED. IF PET WILL BE LEFT ALONE IN THE COTTAGE, IT MUST BE CRATED WHILE IT IS LEFT ALONE. PET MUST BE ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES WHEN OUTSIDE OF THE COTTAGE, AND ALL EXCREMENT MUST BE PICKED UP AND THROWN IN THE RED DUMPSTER ON SITE. **IF IT IS APPARENT THAT THE PET HAS BEEN ON THE FURNITURE, ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL BE INCURRED**
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

We had the most fabulous stay in this adorable cottage which comfortable and spotless. We were even greeted with snacks in the refrigerator! Lucky us to have been staying there with our family and our now daughter-in-law's family for our son's/daughter-in-law's wedding weekend. Hillside is...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Holly R
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2019

Thank you for the kind review, Holly! We appreciated your group- what a lovely weekend of events!

Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went to see this little amazing town. Usually our lodging is just a place to sleep but this was a place we could spend time together. Clean room with a very kind staff and beautiful grounds. Everything was ready for us...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Calliesta P
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Wow, what wonderful feedback - thank you so much for visiting our property - we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed February 5, 2019

We booked this cottage for our 23rd wedding anniversary and quickly became enamored with the entire setting. The cottage was clean and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit with local people at the post office. We hope to be moving to the Westcliffe area in...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Patty D
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Patty, we are so happy you were able to celebrate your anniversary at Hillside, and that you found the experience memorable and enjoyable! Please visit us again soon- best wishes on your planned relocation here!

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Certainly a unique setting and facility. Everything we expected and more. Fantastic use of space and everything necessary is included. Immerse yourself in remote Colorado at Hillside. Well designed, constructed, managed and maintained. Worth every penny.

Date of stay: November 2018
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2019

We enjoyed having you visit our property .- thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This property exceeded our expectations! We fell in love with this valley! daytime views were gorgeous, and as a dark sky designated area, good night views were just spectacular. The cottage was sparkling clean and included many thoughtful touches like coffee, tea, pink fluffy towels,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

April, thank you so much for your review- we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay!

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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful countryside. Next time I'm gonna plan more relaxing. I think the springtime would be a better season to visit.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2018

Thanks for your review, Elizabeth- we look forward to having you visit! June is a lovely month to visit, as the mountain blooms are showing and the mountains are usually snow capped at the tops

Reviewed September 11, 2018

What an awesome place to go to get away The location is about 12 miles from Westcliffe and such a quiet, peaceful place. The cabin was clean, comfortable, and a great place to relax. The views from the cabin and the chair outside by the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to Hillside!

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We stay in these cottages several times a year to visit family nearby, and they’ve begun to feel almost like “home.”They are well supplied with everything you need for your stay, and are very comfortable and cozy. We always enjoy coming back to our bungalow...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Lynne1362
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Your review warms our heart- we are thrilled that our cottages can be your home-away-from-home while visiting loved ones. We are grateful for your patronage and hope to serve as your landing pad for many years to come.

Reviewed July 20, 2018

My wife & I arrived at the Hillside Cottages (Splendid Vista, specifically) after staying at some excellent resorts/AirBnB's in Vail & Buena Vista. After a long day of driving, we were thrilled at the idea of getting a decent night's rest in Hillside before heading...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Eric B
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2018

Hi Eric, I’m sorry you felt that our clearly itemized pricing was unclear. Before making a reservation on our website, the total cost after tax (along with a clear breakdown of that cost) is listed for the potential guest. Additionally, there is a specific place...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018

We decided to take in the Westcliffe area as one of the few "Dark Sky" (limited light pollution) areas. We picked the Hillside Cottages as they were away from town and still in the Wet Valley. We were amazed. The rooms were smartly attired. The...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 326glennm
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Glenn, thanks for your wonderful review- we are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to have you as return guests soon!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Air Conditioning
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Parking
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Garden
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
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Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The Wet Mountain Valley is a hidden gem of Colorado. Recently identified as an International Dark Sky Community, the near town of Westcliffe/Silver Cliff has worked to preserve the incredible star-gazing qualities of the valley. The north end of the valley starts at the Arkansas River & Hwy 50, the south end is right at Walsenburg, Colorado. The Wet Mountain Valley is a popular destination for those who know about it, and activities are diverse and appealing to all age ranges. Activities include, but are not limited to, photography, bird watching, hiking - including multiple 14ers, biking (road biking & mountain biking), fishing, hunting, snowmobiling & ATVing. Our property provides close access to San Isabel National Forest, Arkansas River, Westcliffe / Silver cliff, Texas Creek (ATV ...
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