The Godfather Creekside Cottage at Earth Knack


Entire residential home hosted by Robin

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Great location
95% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
90% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Top floor round, hand built art work home. Gorgeous, earthy and comfortable. Full kitchen and dining table and chairs, large bathroom w/ claw foot tub, 2nd story covered back porch with 2nd dining table / chairs overlooking creek, small cozy combination living/ bedroom area , front porch with sunset sitting area 1 double bed and 1 single futon bed / love seat in same shared living/ bedroom area. Great for 1 Perfect for 2 Perfect woodsy get away on the creek. Wildlife passing by.

The space
This listing and surrounding outdoor property does not accept smoking (of anything), pets, or children under 12 yrs.
Creek side immersion in a natural environment. The covered back porch looks over the creek and woods, lots of bird activity, and a small dining table and chairs. The entry has a small deck area with chairs for sitting in the afternoon sun. The home is all hand made and beautiful, full of natural touches and rich colors. This home is on the top floor of a two story building. Guests have access to top home only. There are no shared spaces or entries.
Woodsy seating areas and creek side sitting spots available to all.
Come enjoy nature!

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Private patio or balcony
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Luggage dropoff allowed

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Where you’ll be

Crestone, Colorado, United States

The property is great for long walks and hiking. 1/2 mile from forest service land to east and the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness area. 1/2 mile to Baca National Wildlife Preserve to South and West, bordering the Great Sand Dunes National Park. BLM Public land to North
Several hot springs resorts, (Joyful Journey and Sand Dunes Recreation) in the surrounding areas. A 1 1/2 hour drive to Wolf Creek and Monarch ski areas.
Crestone, Alamosa, Del Norte and Saguache all have museums, music venues, shopping breweries and dining.

Hosted by Robin

  1. Joined in August 2017
  • 204 Reviews
  • Superhost
ROBIN BLANKENSHIP owns and operates Earth Knack and has been working in the outdoor field since 1978 when she began leading horse packing trips into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness for Adventure Unlimited Ranches, eventually directing their mountaineering program. She began teaching for Larry Olsen’s School of Urban and Wilderness Survival in 1984, the National Outdoor Leadership School and Outward Bound. She holds a B.A. in English Literature, a minor in Spanish from the University of Colorado, Boulder, as well as a B.S. in Education with a Colorado elementary teaching certification. Currently she also "moonlights" as the 4th and 5th grade teacher at the Crestone Charter school, which she helped to establish in 1995. She is the author (and illustrator) of How To Play In The Woods, published in 2016 by Gibbs Smith, Publishers, and co-authored and illustrated Earth Knack Stone Age Skills for the 21st Century, also published by Gibbs Smith in 1996. Robin made a friction fire for Katie Couric on The Today Show, has been featured in publications including Outside Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Denver Post, and appeared on Channel 4 news programs in Denver featuring self-sufficient and sustainable lifestyles. All her Air b-n-b listings on the Earth Knack property are self designed and architected, hand built, homemade, alternative and eco-friendly buildings; methods that she also teaches through her Earth Knack programs.
ROBIN BLANKENSHIP owns and operates Earth Knack and has been working in the outdoor field since 1978 when she began leading horse packing trips into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness…

During your stay

Property owner lives on site in a separate home. Assistance offered if needed but otherwise guests have privacy. Host not always present but usually available by phone.

Robin is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 12:00 PM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
May encounter potentially dangerous animal

Cancellation policy