Historic House Listings

Sold for $235,000. Creekside cabin in Colorado. Circa 1935. $250,000

July 3, 2023

This is a nice cabin! This creekside cabin is located on US National Forest Land. It was built in 1935. It is located on .36 acres in Idaho Springs, Colorado. The home features a stone chimney, stone patio, hardwood floors, exposed beams and wood walls. The home has a new roof and updated electric. One bedroom, one bathroom and 762 square feet. $250,000

Contact Jacob Trentman with Alpine Real Estate: [email protected]

From the Zillow listing:


Unique and rare opportunity to own a beautifully maintained creek-side log cabin resting on US National Forest Land. Built in 1935 but cared for, preserved, and improved throughout its history. The cabin features elegant original hardwood fir flooring, functioning antique stove, wood-burning fireplace with stone mantle, spacious room to relax and entertain with historic charm and character. The cabin’s modern updates include a remodeled interior, double-pane screened windows, beetle-kill wood interior, oversized 1000 engineered septic system, pumphouse that draws water from the nearby creek with whole-house water filter system, NEW 3-tab shingle roof 2021, updated electric, ‘insta-hot’ in-line hot water heater system, 500 gallon owned propane tank, new Williams 50k BTU propane wall furnace with blowers. This amazing cabin sits on a private road with access to a fast-flowing creek that you can hear from inside. Very private and secluded yet accessible year-round. The land is mostly flat and surrounded by Aspen trees. Frequent wildlife interactions. Very serene relaxing experience with nature. There is no reason to drive on Forest Haven Ln unless you own property there, there is no drive-by traffic. Located near numerous additional trailheads and recreational area including Loveland Ski Resort, numerous white-water rafting guides, and much more. Incredible opportunity for hunters, nature lovers, or those looks for a serene place to relax. The land is on a 20-year land lease from the US Forest Service which renews in 2028. You do not own the land. The landed is leased for $1307 a year from the National Forestry Service. This is a cash-only purchase. Please, no Showings or Drive-Bys without an agent. https://www.nationalforesthomeowners.org/



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