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

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
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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Chris S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2015
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed at in the Knack for Nature cottage. This chic cottage's location is perfect for those looking for the peaceful tranquility of the rolling pastures and the awesomeness of the Sangre de Cristo mountain range and the night sky is always breathtaking. Inside is...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Lori M
Reviewed May 23, 2016

We just had our third stay at the Mountain Marvel cabin in Hillside, CO. Each stay has been perfect. The cabin has been beautifully remodeled and furnished, and everything needed for a stay is in place. Booking and access to the lodging is a simple...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Sarah F
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I loved the stay at this place, it has most of basic amenities such refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, even a crockpot! But the place is wonderful if you are looking to explore the Sangre de Christo mountains and want to be able to come to...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank mariomO5664CW
Reviewed February 9, 2016

The cabin was just perfect, clever design and tastefully decorated. It stayed warm in snowy days of winter and the surrounding area is beautiful. Can't go wrong with these cabins. Bonus is that they are pet friendly for a minimal additional cost. The bathroom has...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank ZanZan3
Reviewed February 1, 2016

After searching for days for a place to stay near Westcliffe with our dog, we realized some of the Hillside Cottages allow pets. (Some sources said they didn't.) We were immediately sold! On the day we traveled there, we planned to hike during the afternoon,...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Emily G
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Reviewed January 4, 2016

A fantastic little cabin. Actually, more like a spiffy little house! The inside is all updated. Very comfortable bed, a small but highly functional kitchen and beautiful bathroom. Very well appointed. We went to spend the weekend exploring the Wet Mountain Valley and this made...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Cracker1954
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We rented all 3 cabins for overflow accommodations over Christmas with our extended family. All 3 couples raved about their cabin, it's comfort and thoughtful amenities. No expense was spared in the renovation of each of these little buildings located in the historic town of...More

Date of stay: December 2015
Thank Aggiebarb
Reviewed December 10, 2015

The cabin was cozy but not fussy or overly "cute". All the amenities for a comfortable night or two. And the best part is the relatively unknown Wet Mountain Valley is one of the most beautiful places I have seen in Colorado in my 22...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank AndrewMichler
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2015

Glad you enjoyed your stay, Andrew!

Reviewed October 26, 2015

We loved the cabin. It was tiny, but very comfortable, and the interior was surprisingly upscale - really nice sheets, aromatherapy shampoo, fresh ground coffee and a French press. Easy to find, we had great directions. We loved all of the information on the history...More

Date of stay: October 2015
Thank 100meganc
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Megan, thanks for your review! We hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed July 22, 2015

I stayed here 4 nights, one with my teen-age daughter. We both enjoyed the location in the country and wished we'd booked a longer stay. The cottage had one bedroom (sleeps two) and one bath with shower. A kitchen and sitting and dining areas were...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank louisianatraveler5
Hillside C, VR Owner at Hillside Colorado Cottages - Cottage 3B: Knack for Nature - Pet Friendly, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2015

Thanks for your informative review, hope to have you back 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
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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