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Sunny & Cheerful Ski-in/Ski-Out Luxury Condo Overlooking the Blue River

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Last updated: 12/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Powderhorn condo description

What enchanted us about this condo was its peaceful wooded setting by the Blue River. It is a second-floor corner unit, quiet and private, close enough to the ground to hear the river and high enough to have a spectacular view of the snow on the pine trees.

In the winter, sit in front of the fireplace and watch the snow falling on the pines outside your window after a day of breath-taking skiing. In the summer, sip a glass of wine on the balcony off the living room as you listen to the rushing sounds of the Blue River nearby and relax after a day of playing in beautiful Colorado. Or just curl up with a book or a movie in the bright and sunny living room.

This cheerful and spacious 1,600 sq. ft. unit has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and is just 150 yards from the Quicksilver chairlift at Peak Nine base, a five-minute walk from Main Street and the heart of Breckenridge, and is surrounded by miles of skiing, hiking and biking trails.


Why the Owner Chose Powderhorn: We picked Breckenridge and this particular property for a number of reasons. We live in Boulder, Colorado, so Breckenridge is conveniently located--we can be there in less than two hours. We were there in the summer of 1996 and stayed at a place near the Blue River. It was a typical Colorado day--the sun was shining, the sky was blue, it was hot but without the humidity that plagues so many other states--and we thought: Wouldn't it be nice to have a place here. The rest is history!

Our condo at Powderhorn is right next to the Blue River, so in the summer we can leave the doors of our deck off the master bedroom open and go to sleep to the sound of the river gurgling beneath us.

Why the Owner Chose Powderhorn (continued): Powderhorn is also adjacent to the Peak 9 Quicksilver lift, so an easy ski-in ski-out for DeWitt. Sandra, who does not ski, likes the fact that in less than 5 minutes on foot she can be in town. Of the various ski towns within two hours of Denver, Breckenridge is by far the largest and the one with the richest history. So after a hard day of skiing or biking we can enjoy some truly outstanding restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Condominium: In the winter, skiing, of course, is the primary activity. In the summer we enjoy biking and hiking. There are miles of trails in all directions. The ambitious biker can even bike to Vail!

And the condo is large enough that it feels like a real home. It is 1600 sq. ft. with a huge living/dining area, a deck that can comfortably seat 4, and a large kitchen for those who love to cook. City Market, which is affiliated with Kroger and King Soopers, is close by and a great resource for good groceries. And there are some great restaurants that we would be happy to recommend. Oh, and don't forget to ask us about the best bran muffin . . . !

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • The master bedroom is furnished with a brand new queen bed, a 32-inch flat screen TV , and has a small balcony overlooking the river. It has a private bathroom with a double vanity and a huge closet. One guest bedroom has a queen bed, and the second has twin beds. These two bedrooms share a full bath. The sofa in the living room opens up into a queen bed, allowing up to 8 people to enjoy this spacious and inviting condo....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The bright, colorful kitchen is very well equipped and will delight the ambitious cook. The dining room seats eight people comfortably. The living room is warm and attractive, with a new sofa and love seat and a new 42-inch flat screen TV and a DVD-player. The unit offers WiFi in the dining room. A washer and dryer are in the unit for added convenience. There is a designated parking space in the heated underground garage as well as additional parking on the upper deck. Powderhorn offers pool and hot tubs access at the Columbine Pool, a neighboring complex directly across the street....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                In both master bedroom and living room....moreless

              • Television
              • VCR

              Theme

                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    Overlooking pine trees and the Blue River....moreless

                  • Ski-In:

                    150 yards from the Quicksilver Lift, across a short wooden footbridge over the Blue River....moreless

                  • Ski-Out:

                    150 yards from the Quicksilver Lift, across a short wooden footbridge over the Blue River....moreless

                  • Town

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Covered Parking
                      • Elevator
                      • Fireplace
                      • Garage
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet:

                        WiFi...moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool
                      • Hot Tub
                      • Outdoor Hot Tub
                      • Shared Hot Tub:

                        Columbine Pool across the street from our complex....moreless

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Holiday (2)
                          Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2015
                          5 night min stay
                          $630
                          $3,970
                          Value
                          Jan 3 - Feb 9, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $375
                          $2,380
                          Regular
                          Feb 10 - Feb 27, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $435
                          $2,765
                          Value
                          Feb 28 - Mar 21, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $375
                          $2,380
                          Regular
                          Mar 22 - Apr 2, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $435
                          Super Value
                          Apr 3 - Apr 19, 2015
                          4 night min stay
                          $225
                          $1,470
                          My Standard Rate
                          4 night min stay
                          $160

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $175
                          • Tax Rate 11.68%

                          Notes:

                          Rates are subject to change until confirmation.

                          Security deposit collected by management company at check-in

                          Deposit 35%

                          Balance due 60 days prior to arrival


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                          Last updated: 12/26/2014
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          POWDERHORN ON THE BLUE RIVER: Powderhorn sits just above the Blue River where it flows into Maggie Pond. It is perfectly situated for easy access to Peak 9, the heart of the Breckenridge ski area, the ski school, skier necessities and services, a web of picturesque foot paths along the river, and the town's Main Street shops and restaurants. In the winter, Peak 9 not only features many acres of terrain for Beginner, Intermediate and Expert skiers, but also offers quick and easy access to both Peak 8 and Peak 10. Peak 9 is the core of the ski area; the location could truly not be better.

                          The trailhead for the Forest Service Burro trail is also nearby, providing opportunities for snow shoeing, hiking and mountain biking, depending on the season.

                          Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, spa, racquetball, basketball, sleigh rides, ice skating

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1996

                          About the owner: We are retired and love to travel. When we travel we almost always stay at Bed and Breakfasts because we enjoy the personal touches that each place offers to the cold anonymity of most hotel rooms. That is why we have decorated our condo in warm and vibrant Mediterranean colours and have hung family and travel photos on our walls.

                          Why the Owner Chose Powderhorn:
                          We picked Breckenridge and this particular property for a number of reasons. We live in Boulder, Colorado, so Breckenridge is conveniently located--we can be there in less than two hours. We were there in the summer of 1996 and stayed at a place near the Blue River. It was a typical Colorado day--the sun was shining, the sky was blue, it was hot but without the humidity that plagues so many other states--and we thought: Wouldn't it be nice to have a place here. The rest is history! Our condo at Powderhorn is right next to the Blue River, so in the summer we can leave the doors of our deck off the master bedroom open and go to sleep to the sound of the river gurgling beneath us. Powderhorn is also adjacent to the Peak 9 Quicksilver lift, so an easy ski-in ski-out for DeWitt. Sandra, who does not ski, likes the fact that in less than 5 minutes on foot she can be in town. Of the various ski towns within two hours of Denver, Breckenridge is by far the largest and the one with the richest history. So after a hard day of skiing or biking we can enjoy some truly outstanding restaurants.


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                          Photos

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Kitchen Counter View

                            Kitchen Counter View

                          • Deck and River View

                            Deck and River View

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Master Bath

                            Master Bath

                          • Second Guest Bedroom

                            Second Guest Bedroom

                          • First Guest Bedroom

                            First Guest Bedroom

                          • Fall Exterior

                            Fall Exterior

                          • Fall Exterior

                            Fall Exterior

                          • Our Unit From Courtyard

                            Our Unit From Courtyard

                          • Wooden Footbridge to Quicksilver Lift

                            Wooden Footbridge to Quicksilver Lift

                          • Living Room

                            Living Room

                          • Kitchen

                            Kitchen

                          • Dining Room

                            Dining Room

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Deck and River View

                            Deck and River View

                          • View From Master Deck

                            View From Master Deck

                          • Guest Bathroom

                            Guest Bathroom

                          • Outdoor Pool and Hot Tub

                            Outdoor Pool and Hot Tub

                          • Courtyard in Winter

                            Courtyard in Winter

                          • Summer

                            Summer

                          • Picnic Tables by the Blue River

                            Picnic Tables by the Blue River

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                          This listing was first published here in 2008.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

                          $160 - $630 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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                          Minimum stay: 4-5 nights
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                          Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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