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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
2 nights minimum
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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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1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Chris S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

These cottages are attractive, comfortable, super clean, and have everything you need. Located just 12 miles from Westcliffe and nearby other outdoor attractions. Great for two, or rent multiple cottages for a group. Also available - facilities for meetings, weddings, parties, etc. Quiet, peaceful mountain...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

We appreciate your patronage, and your detailed, complimentary review - we hope to have you visit again soon!

Reviewed November 4, 2017

I stayed at the Solitude & Sunshine cottage for 2 nights and had a wonderful time! Our stay was quiet, peaceful, and relaxing. We took day trips into Canon City, Florence, and Westcliffe. Spent our time looking at the beautiful mountain views during the day...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for visiting - we are so glad our cottages provided you a lovely getaway! Please visit us again soon.

Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for our 13th Anniversary. The cottage was clean, updated and comfortably furnished. The view of the stars at night was beautiful! We visited The Royal Gorge and Bishop's Castle during our stay. We enjoyed our meals in nearby Westcliffe....More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Keslie S
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you for visiting Hillside, we were glad our cottages could be a part of your special anniversary, and hope to help you celebrate many more in the future!

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Knack for Nature. The cottage was comfortable, clean, with great views- it was perfect! We would sit outside in the morning & evenings to take in the views before we began our day of exploring the area.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank sld352017
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Hillside, we hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed August 16, 2017

Giddy. That’s one of the prevailing words I felt during my two days as a citizen of Hillside, Colorado. Regardless of which cabin you select, they are all situated in a really beautiful valley with stunning views in all directions. I’m Gary, 63 years old,...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Thanks for sharing your experience, Gary! We look forward to having you as a repeat guest of Hillside! - Chris & Tara

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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Splendid Vista for a quick overnight stay while touring through western Colorado. This was one of our favorite places we stayed! It was so cozy and well stocked but still gave us a feel of "camping" The space is well utilized...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank sulyjo
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2017

Hi Susan, thanks for your review- we are glad you enjoyed your stay at Hillside! Sorry you weren't able to find the nearby hiking- we do have lots of information listed on our website for trip planning: http://www.townofhillside.com/guidebook Our website also has a direct link...More

Reviewed July 26, 2017

The scenery is spectacular! It is away from everything. Laid back relaxing. Close to hiking. Not even 10 minutes away. A great couples or family get away. This is not for some one who wants to be around tons of tourists and traffic. It is...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Jeff F
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2017

Jeff, thanks so much for the wonderful review- we are so glad you enjoyed our property and we look forward to having you as repeat guests!

Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

My fiance, now husband, and I had the privilege of staying in cottage 3A Solitude and Sunshine. It was incredible as are all of the cottages. It is very up-to-date and very clean. The owners are extremely welcoming and we enjoyed our conversations with them....More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

My partner and I stayed in Cottage 2: Mountain Marvel. The cottage had everything we needed from a extra blanket to coffee, maps and pamphlets about the area and outdoor chairs to enjoy the mountain views. The stars at night were majestic. Within 10 minutes...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2017

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit, Frank! Hope to have you stay again!

Reviewed June 26, 2017

My kids and I just needed a place to rest our head at night after exploring Colorado during the day and this was far more than that. Couldn't have asked for a better view of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains. They are a lot closer...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank jhendrickson11
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thanks Joel, we are so grateful for your review and can't wait to have you back!

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
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Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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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