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Getaway To The Cool Sacramento Mountains At The Cloud Country Getaway Cabin

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 2 bath Mountain Cabin, Sleeps 12! Your Home In The Mountains

This is your home away from home in the quiet gated community of Cloud Country North. This unique home has 4 bedrooms and two full baths,

From the moment you arrive you will love the tranquil setting in the pine covered hills. The home has plenty of natural light, with the entire southern exposure of the home open to windows, positioned to warm the home naturally in the winter and view the forest and wild life, these windows truly bring the outdoors in.

Your Cloud Country Getaway, has a large wood burning stove, a 50 inch flat LED television with a netflix subscription and high speed internet. Our cabin has a unique design that allows the solar heat and heat from the wood stove to naturally circulate to the upper story and each room has a 60 inch ceiling fan to heat the home naturally and economically. We also have a forced air furnace and zoned heating in the bedrooms. The cabin has three super comfortable king sized beds. The bed in the master bedroom has Tempurpedic memory foam bed, the two upstairs bedrooms have a Sealy Posturepedic King sized bed and the other bedroom has a Select comfort bed that allows you to pick the level of firmness. Each king sized bed has 800 count Egyptian Cotton sheets. The other downstairs bedroom has a pillow topped full mattress on a beautiful antique bed frame. There is a twin bed in one of the upstairs bedrooms and a nice full sized futon couch in the other. This allows multiple couples or extended families to rent the house and have children share a room with their parents. The is also a nice queen sized bed under the window in the sun room. You can lay in bed and watch the stars at night or the snow fall in the winter!

The kitchen is fully equipped with a large refrigerator, dishwasher, disposal, toaster, coffee maker and a Jenn-Aire grill/range. There is a complete set of dishes for 12, pots and pans and kitchen utensils. There is also a propane grill.

There is a full sized washer and dryer and a game area for the kids, equipped with a futon, large TV, dvd players, kids movies and a Wii game system. This room is part of the sun room area, that can be closed off the main living are to give the kids privacy and the parents some peace and quiet.

The home has a wheel chair ramp, and the master bedroom and main floor bath is handicapped accessible.

There are nice hammock chairs on the first floor bedrooms deck and a comfy hammock under the oak tree below the bedroom deck.

There is also a horse shoe pit to test your skills.

Our home is 6 miles from Ski Cloudcroft, 10 miles from the Cloudcroft Ice Rink and has sled ready hills on the property for year round fun.

Our home can sleep as many as 15 guests, but please call us for groups over 8, so that we can make appropriate accommodations.

Please remember that our home is in a subdivision with other property owners who have built their homes here to enjoy the peace and the tranquility that the area offers. Any loud noises and parties after dark will not be tolerated by our neighbors. Thank you for respecting the peaceful environment that we wish to share with you and our neighbors. Please note that although our home is accessed through the Cloud Country Estates main gate, our home is actually located in Cloud Country North. The fishing lake, swimming pool and tennis courts all belong to the CLOUD COUNTRY CLUB, a private, members only club and our guests are not allowed to use those facilities. The village of Cloudcroft has beautiful tennis courts and fishing is available at Silver Lake, approximately 15 miles away on Highway 244, the road that lead to Ruidoso. This is a well stocked lake with nice facilities.

More Details

Mike Richline
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Mike Richline

I am a retired firefighter from El Paso Texas, my wife is a teacher and a life time El Pasoan. I am originally from Washington State, close to the Canadian border. I moved to the southern border 35 years ago and have missed the green mountains of my youth. But I also grew to love the Southwest with its rich Hispanic culture. Cloudcroft was the perfect mix of both worlds. My children all love the outdoors, they are all avid mountain bikers, snowboarders and skiers. Cloudcroft has been our perfect destination for winter fun and to escape the heat of the desert in the summer.

Mike Richline purchased this house in 2014

Why Mike Richline chose Cloudcroft

We love Cloudcroft and we love the mountains. This home is large enough for a family get together and private and intimate for a romantic getaway. Its located just ten miles east of Cloudcroft so it much more private and quiet than in town. There are paved, maintained roads, all the way to our driveway. so its easy to get to all year round.

What makes this house unique

We are located inside of one of the Cloudcroft areas nicest subdivisions, yet you feel that you are in the middle of the national forest. You can not see any of neighbors, unless you climb to the top deck and peek through the trees.. We are close by to the Lincoln National Forest for hiking, and four wheeling. Off road vehicles are not allowed to used within the subdivision, but we are located close by to many of the beautiful off road trails available in the Lincoln National Forest. We just completed a six month complete remodel of our home and it is in like new condition.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Cloudcroft

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Large upstairs bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , handicap accessible full bath, with direct access to master
  • There are two full baths, The master bath is wheel chair accessible with direct access from the master bath. It has a full sized bath and shower combo and the sink and vanity is wheelchair accessible. The second floor bath also has a full size tub and shower combo.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , handicap accessible, memory foam mattress, tv. dual closets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , antique full bed, french doors to balcony/deck, VIEWS!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Select comfort bed, can share room with child, Great Deck!
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Comfortable kingsized bed, futon couch amazing deck w/ view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , actually the sunroom, lay in bed, watch the stars at night!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis


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Getaway To The Cool Sacramento Mountains At The Cloud Country Getaway Cabin
average rating of 4.525 based on 40 reviews
Richmond, TX


  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this cabin. It was comfortable and well stocked. The view is spectacular. We want to come back! The owner and property manager were quick to help with any questions.

  • Submitted: 5-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks you so much for your kind words. we are glad you enjoyed your stay. you are welcome back anytime.
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Cozy and comfortable stay for our family - thank you

  • 4 of 5

Our family really enjoyed the beautiful and tranquil surroundings.

  • Submitted: 4-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Property!!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic experience and very homely and secluded! Great time with family and will come again!!

  • Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time in our cabin. We appreciate your kind words, you are welcome back, anytime!
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Issues with the house

  • 3 of 5

We had several issues when we stayed at the cabin. This cabins does have beautiful outdoors spaces, like the patios, and a nice rustic charm. The top floor has a bedroom that has a leaky roof, so it was dripping in the morning, though it’s not severe. In the photos it also fails to show that there is a space where the community keeps maintenance trucks and some construction equipment close to the cabin. We came here to get away from the noise of Houston and instead woke up to the beeping sounds of trucks. Also, this property advertised it as a 5 bedroom house. Most people come to NM in the winter months and the 5th bedroom with the sky lights is freezing. It is clearly an add on that is not properly insulated. This is fine if you don’t need the space but we needed all 5 bedrooms because of family and had to sleep with 5 blankets to stay warm. While the property manger and maintenance crew were very nice, we had a lot of issues with this stay.

  • Submitted: 2-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our cabin is located at the end of a cul de sac area of the subdivision. There is an area at the other end of the cul de sac for RV storage for the property owners of the subdivision. There is also a dumpster located in the storage area, about 250 ' from the house. The Beeping sound was more than likely the weekly trash collection. We have built a privacy fence to minimize that impact on our guests. the " fifth bedroom" is a 10 x 40 sunroom with a window roof. It offers an amazing view of the trees and the stars at night it is colder than the rest of the house we have an oil filled radiator type electric heater in the room and a sherpa style fleece electric blanket in the room. This the first time we have had a guest complain about it being too cold. I suspect the heater was not used, because it keeps the area quite warm. Our home is really set up for 8 guests, but it can accommodate more when needed. there are not a lot of cabins available to accommodate large groups, so we try try to be flexible to allow bigger groups when needed. We are sorry if you were inconvenienced by these issues. We hope you will come again and let us make things right for you.
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The property is clean and very roomy. Much nicer than I expected.

  • 5 of 5

We had nine adults and six children ages 1-9 and had plenty of room. "interior walls are thin so you can here everything", would be the only downside. Will be in the market for something similar in about 5 years and would make an offer on this property if it were for sale then.

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in a great location. Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great weekend stay. My kids really enjoyed it here. Great location to surrounding areas. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: 1-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
125 Miles
El Paso, Texas
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Western Bar and Grill
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Lodge at Cloudcroft
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 82
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Daves Cafe
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Ski Cloudcroft
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Cloudcroft

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of july
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 2 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$7 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$265.38
Pet Fee C$66.35
cleaning fee C$159.23 + Tax

you can either pay a $200 refundable damage deposit or pay the one time insurance fee of $79, available from this website. We require a two night minimum at all times and a three night minimum for holidays. Due to the increased wear and tear and the extra cleaning time, we do charge $10 per guest for over 8 guests with a maximum of 15 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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