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Mountain Cottage W/Stunning Views & Private Hot Tub!

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La Barranca-our cottage in the heart of the Rocky Mountians!

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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

New this Spring...Blue Star Pro Gas Range calibrated for altitude along with all new kitchen appliances. Chefs welcome!

Wake up to beautiful mountain views and the sound of a stream outside your window or beautiful drifts of untouched snow. After a day of skiing or hiking, enjoy our fabulous new Jacuzzi hot tub or fire up one of several fire options while watching the sunset. Activities are numerous in both summer and winter and include world class skiing/snow boarding, cross country skiing, mountain biking, rafting and hiking right outside the door or just minutes down the road.

Our cottage is equipped with everything you might need to prepare a quick snack or a gourmet meal. Nice glassware, dishes, linen, cooking tools and serving pieces allow you to enjoy this get-away as much as you would your own home. There is also a Weber charcoal grill on the expansive deck that wraps the back of the house. With 2 fireplaces and a pleasing decor, get ready to relax and smile a lot. It is truly a special place.

Experience our wonderful mountain cottage. We know you will enjoy it as much as we do...

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    No bath tub but there is a hand-held spray in the large shower....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only. Additional fees apply. Must be crated or confined when left unattended. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Down comforter, heated matress pad...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    Handmade quilt...moreless

  • Other: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Both bedrooms have luxurious bedding that will keep even the most hesitant snow bunny warm on a cold night. Extra blankets and throws are abundant. Closet and drawer space is plentiful for all the play gear. The queen bedroom has a new flat-screen TV with remote. Bedding for the sleeper is stored in a trunk in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Newly renovated!...moreless

  • There is no bathtub at La Barranca so it may not be appropriate for small children that require a tub. The new shower tower has a hand-held feature that is perfect for bathing toddlers and older children....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    iPOD patch cord on site for use with stereo system...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    HD TV...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Quandry, Lincoln and Northstar are right outside our window. The views are enviable.......moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Cable internet...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Beautiful, heat generating gas fireplace located in the living room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We keep linens comparable to what we use at home. No skinny, threadbare towels or flat pillows here!...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Landline maintained in case your cell coverage is sparse....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large woodburner with wood provided in the kitchen/dining area. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and drip coffee makers...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you might need and then some!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you could need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built-in and new...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    All the cookware, utensils and serving pieces you need for a gourmet meal...moreless

  • Microwave:

    New...moreless

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck with views of Quandry mountian....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and charcoal grill on the deck...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Unbelievable views, maintained prior to every guest by our fantastic cleaning crew....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer and Fall
May 28 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
$1,650
Holiday
Dec 18 - Jan 10, 2016
5 night min stay
$375
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$275
$1,650

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning/Hot Tub Service $125
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Pet fee dependent on size and number of days. All reservations must be approved by owner prior to acceptance.


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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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Location

  • Breckenridge Ski Resort

    "Don't miss the new Peak 6 terrain, 6 Chair on Peak 8 and the T-bar."

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  • Downstairs at Eric's

    "My son loves this place. Great lunch and video games for the kids..."

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  • Empire Burger

    "Don't miss their burgers homemade chips and sweet potato fries..."

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  • Fatty's Pizzeria

    "Great apres ski or hike. This is where we were when we found out about the listing that beca..."

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  • Daylight Donuts

    "OMG..the only place for breakfast in Breck!"

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  • Relish

    "Very nice for a fancier, local cuisine dinner. "

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  • Modis

    "They just changed their menu or it would be a 5 star. Still a really good place for happy ho..."

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  • Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships

    "I love this event!"

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  • Mowhawk Lakes

    "Amazing hike up past old mines to crystal alpine lakes"

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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Breckenridge Brewery
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Main Street Breckenridge
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Breckenridge
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Breckenridge Ski Resort

Car: Necessary

La Barranca is located in beautiful Valley of the Blue just 6 miles south of Main Street Breckenridge. Our guests have enjoyed the serene location and majestic views while being just a 10 minute drive to some of the best skiing, boarding and outdoor fun our country has to offer. There are 2 fourteeners to climb in the area, Mount Quandry being the most popular and best for non-experts. The trail head is just a mile away from the house. Continue south over Hoosier pass (go in the evening and see stars at the top like you have never seen them!) to Park County and the charming towns of Alma and Fairplay. I-70 and the town of Frisco are approximately 16 miles north where you have quick access to the Vail and Copper Mountain ski resorts. Keystone and Arapahoe Basin are just a few miles east via Swan Mountain Road off Hwy 9 at Farmer's Corner.

Other Activities: Hiking, Rafting, Kayaking

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Avid skiers and outdoor enthusiasts, we love to play in the mountains during all times of the year. We own Environs Residential, a design/build construction company and spend most of our time in Atanta, GA. Terry, a native of Ohio, was a resident of Breckenridge for 18 years prior to moving east. Dawn, a native of Tennessee, has lived in Atlanta since 1988. We love to travel to exciting new places and always look for spots where we can enjoy the outdoors or city culture. In addition to playing outside, we love to cook, appreciate nice wine and entertain our friends and neighbors. Sharing our little slice of heaven in the mountains is especially enjoyable. We love the comments and photos our guests send us after their stay. (Photo taken as we embark on a trip up to the top of Baldy Mountain)

Why the Owner Chose Valley of the Blue:
It took us 5 minutes in the house to decide to purchase it. A long-time friend of Terry's with whom we were having a beer a the local pizza joint, Fatty's, told us about it and drove us out to the place. Loving the location and of course the stream, we immediatley called another friend and realtor, Stephanie Epps, who got us in to see it the next day. We ended up buying the house along with both lots on either side! We love Valley of the Blue and our quiet street high above Hwy 9. The neighbors are great and the stars at night are magical.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • La Barranca-our cottage in the heart of the Rocky Mountians!

    La Barranca-our cottage in the heart of the Rocky Mountians!

  • Winter wonderland!

    Winter wonderland!

  • Entry

    Entry

  • A cooks dream...

    A cooks dream...

  • Kitchen and dining area with fireplace. Door leads to the hot tub.

    Kitchen and dining area with fireplace. Door leads to the hot tub.

  • Living room with HD TV and gas fireplace

    Living room with HD TV and gas fireplace

  • Drapes can be opened for a beautiful wake up. New matress in Jan 2013.

    Drapes can be opened for a beautiful wake up. New matress in Jan 2013.

  • Large, stone shower with designer tower and hand-held fixture

    Large, stone shower with designer tower and hand-held fixture

  • Huge wrap-around deck

    Huge wrap-around deck

  • We service it after EVERY group of guests

    We service it after EVERY group of guests

  • View from our deck...

    View from our deck...

  • Robert and Terry hiking the jeep trail across the street

    Robert and Terry hiking the jeep trail across the street

  • Magical stream just yards from the house...

    Magical stream just yards from the house...

  • Christmas in the mountains!

    Christmas in the mountains!

  • Fabulous new appliances in Spring 2014!

    Fabulous new appliances in Spring 2014!

  • This 5 Star range rocks for après ski or hiking dinners!

    This 5 Star range rocks for après ski or hiking dinners!

  • Wood burning fireplace in the kitchen

    Wood burning fireplace in the kitchen

  • Master bedroom with new decor

    Master bedroom with new decor

  • Recently updated bathroom

    Recently updated bathroom

  • Pretty secondary bedroom with double bed

    Pretty secondary bedroom with double bed

  • New natural gas grill. No propane tank!

    New natural gas grill. No propane tank!

  • Hot tub under the stars....

    Hot tub under the stars....

  • Dawn & Terry on the Slopes

    Dawn & Terry on the Slopes

  • Skiing at the Basin 2010....thanks for viewing  out listing!

    Skiing at the Basin 2010....thanks for viewing out listing!

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/29/2015
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