Shep's Artist Retreat & "Bunkhouse" is available through this posting as a 8 person cabin AND includes Bunkhouse. It is also available as a 4 person cabin which is listed as Shep's Artist Retreat.
This cute cabin is located in the Lincoln National Forest & is the summer home for portrait artist, Shep. His private art studio is located next door to the cabin where he teaches his "Paint Like a Venetian" classes every August. If you are interested in purchasing any of the artwork in the cabin, please let us know. Most are for sale with a few that are his wife's private collection. We feel that this cabin in this tiny village is our happy place & we would like to share it with you when we are not in resident.
The cabin has fantastic views of the trees and mountains from a private deck. It contains 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, a 55 inch TV with Apple TV, a wood stove to build a fire for those warm and cozy winter evenings. Living, dining & kitchen create a large open space for family gatherings.
With a full kitchen with almost every gadget known to man, a washer and dryer, you will have everything you could need on vacation. It is also across the road from the OSHA Hiking trail for your outdoor cravings. Wildlife wander through the yard almost daily.
Upstairs off the main living area is a large deck that looks out into the trees. There is a table & plenty of chairs for viewing wildlife & a bbq grill. The yard below has a swing, picnic table & lots of chairs to chill out at the end of the day.
Bunkhouse has 4 built-in bunks, couch, tv, mini fridge, microwave, coffeemaker, full bath with shower.
Cloudcroft has lots of shops & several great restaurants including the BEST Texas bbq around at Mad Jack's, burgers at Dave's, home cooked meals at Big Daddy's, pizza, & the famous Cloudcroft Brewery which features live music & crafted beers, The Lodge with fine dining & golf course. Ruidoso is 45 minutes away where there is more shopping, horse race track, ski area with a huge zip line, hiking. Alamogordo offers shopping, restaurants, zoo, train museum, art gallery, movie theatre, bowling, petroglyphs, White Sands National Monument & more.
Winter fun can be had skiing, cross country skiing, tubing, ice skating in outdoor arena, hiking. Summer fun offers festivals, hiking trails, fishing, melodramas, museum, horseback riding, ATV rentals.
You must be 21 to secure a reservation. This is a quiet neighborhood. Please be respectable of others by not playing loud music.Get the full listing »