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Deer Creek Cabin - a Log Cabin in the Rockies of Colorado!


Property Details

Updated: Oct 21, 2016
Log Cabin, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5, Deck on 3 Sides, Hot Tub & Grill on Deck

Deer Creek Cabin (originally WYSIWYG Cabin) is a log cabin located in Bailey, Colorado, 45 minutes SW of Denver off I-285 South in the area of Elk Creek Highlands in Deer Creek Valley. It is a great mountain getaway! We are a short drive in to Denver, when you wish to go out to a movie or dinner with friends or family while at the cabin.

It is a great log cabin mountain getaway with 2 bedrooms, the master with a queen size bed, the second with a full size bed! There is a hot tub on the deck as well as a gas grill, just to name a few of the luxuries you'll find...

We are 1.5 hours from Breckenridge Ski Resort and 2 hours from Winter Park Ski Resort. We are 1.5 hours from Denver International Airport and 2 hours from Colorado Springs Airport.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

David garnered his knowledge of public relations and marketing in the trenches. For over fourteen years he has worked with companies and organizations throughout the country. He has
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11 Reviews

based on 11 traveler reviews


A wonderful stay at Deer Creek Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Deer Creek Cabin. We enjoyed being so close to the wildlife and mountain scenery. Blue jays, chickadees, squirrels, and deer are just a few of the critters we could watch from the deck or living room windows. I would highly recommend this cabin. We loved the ability to bring our dogs with us as well. The hot tub and stars just added to the relaxed and peaceful feeling we had at the end of each day.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Margie and Glenda... I'm so glad the cabin worked out for you so well. I bought it 17 years ago and have never tired of going up there... and you are right, the critters, the hot tub and stars are totally amazing! I do hope you and your 4-legged friends return again soon! David
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  • 5 of 5

The Deer Creek Cabin is exactly what you are looking for if you desire a true Rocky Mountain Experience. It is a quaint log cabin way up in the mountains with glorious views from both inside, and out on the deck. It comes equipped with everything you need, and we did not miss one thing from civilization. We grilled, watched the hummingbirds, watched the snow melt off of the peaks of the mountains, and just enjoyed the serenity. There was not one negative aspect to our stay there. The cabin was exactly what I envisioned when I craved the mountains for the Memorial Weekend. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Almost perfect mountain cabin

  • 5 of 5

Second time at this place- it's secluded but not remote, has wood burning fire and hot tub, as well as an authentic cabin feel. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Snowy Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My now-Husband and I stayed here for our Honeymoon for three glorious days. We arrived right after a spring snow storm had come in and dropped about 2 feet of snow in Bailey! The hot tub was ready to go when we arrived, thank you for that, David! It was the fist thing we did!! We could not have asked more of a beautiful view of the snowy mountains and snow covered trees. My husband and I felt so relaxed in what seemed like a big tree house. I had a fun time bird watching and identifying the local chickadees and the black-billed magpie. We were VERY sad to leave on the day of our departure. It was nice to call this place home for a couple of days.

The cabin was clean, comfy, and inviting; well-stocked with kitchen appliances/pots/pans dishes etc. This cabin is perfect for a couple or a couple with a child. Though the temperature outside got down to 30 some nights, we had no problem keeping warm with the space heaters and the wood burning stove.

Thank you, David for a wonderful and memorable time in your beautiful cabin!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great honeymoon... many folks come back for anniversaries... wish we could plan the snow for you! Cheers, David
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4-Day Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A 4-day rental of this cabin was my Christmas gift to my wife. It easily became the best gift I've ever given her. What a wonderful little retreat.

The owner had everything ready before we arrived, including such great touches as turning up the heat in the hot tub and leaving enough split wood and fire starters to get the wood stove up and running quickly (the cabin was already warm enough from regular heat, but the wood stove is great--we kept a fire blazing the whole time).

The beautiful birds on the deck, deer running across the yard, and a full-time gorgeous view were all highlights of the trip.

Would recommend this place wholeheartedly.

Steve & Daffney (Atlanta, GA)

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Steve & Daffney! So glad you had such a great time at the cabin. That's a common event there... come back again some day for your 10% return guests discount! Cheers, David
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was amazing! The pictures definitely don't do it justice. It is cozy, surrounded by nature, and very private. I have no complaints whatsoever. The only thing is that when the owner says you may need a 4x4 car in the winter, he means it! (But it is colorado in the winter, so should be a given). I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review folks. I think this was Kit who submitted it. So glad you had a good time and I do hope you return sometime soon! David
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From the Owner

David fell in love with this secluded log cabin the moment he walked inside in 1999. He bought it on the spot. It has been a special place for him ever since. He is proud to say 99.9% of all folks who have rented it feel the same way, because most of them are repeat renters year after year.

Activity and Interests

Hiking: You are only minutes from great hiking trail heads in the Pike National Forest from Deer Creek Cabin. You'll see those signs as you drive to the cabin. We have hiked the Rosalie Trail, the Tanglewood Trail and the Meridian Trail, all close to the cabin.

Fishing: If you are a fisherman there is no doubt that you have heard of South Park. Even back in the old days, South Park fishing and hunting had reached the ears of people in distant lands. They came from as far away as England and Ireland to enjoy the plentiful bounty of the Park. South Park is the name and fishing is the game.

Skiing: You are 1.5 hours from Breckenridge Ski Resort. Take I-285W to Fairplay, then Hwy. 9 through Hoosier Pass to Breckenridge. You are also only 2 hours from Winter Park. Take I-285W East toward Denver to Conifer, turn right there to Evergreen to I-70 and follow a map from there.

Whitewater Rafting: We enjoy River Runners. Their Fisherman's Bridge office is located on the banks of the Arkansas River just 5 miles south of Buena Vista on US Hwy 285. With gentle waters, awesome scenery and exciting rapids this section of river offers something for people of all ages and abilities.


Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.9%

Nightly Rate: $100 - $255
Weekly Rate: $700 - $1785

Monthly Rate: $2600 - $4400

At least a 2 night minimun stay is required. PLEASE see the Calendar for available dates before sending an inquiry.
Single - $100 per night (1 person)
Double - $150 per night (2 people)
Additional person - $35 per night. So 3 people would be $185 and 4 people would be $220 per night, etc. A maximum of 5 people per

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From the Owner

This cabin contains NO sheetrock. It is log inside and out. The floor to ceiling windows in the main room boast amazing views of the mountains and forest surrounding the cabin. The deck on 3 sides of the cabin is 8 feet deep giving plenty of room to be outside and enjoy the amazing Colorado atmosphere. Standing on the deck you are almost 9,000 feet up in the Rocky Mountains! There are 2 fabulous easy hiking trails on national forest within 10 minutes of the cabin... Meridian Trail and Tanglewood Trail.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Mountain View


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 720 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom - toilet, shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Second Bedroom - 1 double


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Deer Creek Cabin has two bedrooms, master with a queen bed, second with a double bed, a twin sleeper sofa, one bath, full kitchen, wood burning stove/fireplace, deck on three sides, a hot tub on the deck, gas grill, high speed wireless Internet, DirecTV, burber carpet through out and great views of three Rocky Mountain peaks.

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