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The Godfather Creekside Cottage at Earth Knack

SuperhostCrestone, Colorado, United States
Entire house hosted by Robin
3 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
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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. Perfect for 2 Tight for 3. 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. Note: Sometimes both levels are rented at the same time by separate guests.
Woodsy seating areas and creek side sitting spots available to all.
Come enjoy nature!

Guest access
This listing and property does not accept smoking (of anything), pets, or children under 12 yrs.
Upper floor of home and both porches exclusive for Godfather Cottage guests, and surrounding woods and creek for all property guests.
Enjoy the creek, woods and nature seating areas on the property. Walk the surrounding dirt roads and trails for fantastic views. Trails from the property lead to National Forest, BLM and the Great National Sand Dunes as well as the Sangre De Cristo Wilderness area within 1/2 mile.
Guests share woods and creek area with land owners and guests who may be booked in the other Earth Knack listings. No one has access to your rented space. Other guests may be using the teepees or cabin and the general outdoor area.

Other things to note
Note: Sometimes both levels are rented at the same time by separate guests. A small gazebo guest home is under construction on the property near the parking area. Wildlife roam the property year round.
High winds are common, often creating dusty conditions. Mosquitoes are prevalent mid June through mid July. GPS directions are not reliable here. Please print out and follow the directions available on the Earth Knack web site. As you get close to the mountains, reception is not always available.
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. Perfect for… read more

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Hangers
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit
Smoke alarm
Iron
Washer
Private entrance
Fire extinguisher

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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.
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…

Hosted by Robin

Joined in August 2017
  • 129 Reviews
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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…
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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.
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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
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Cancellation policy