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Fall Colors Are Coming! Beautiful 2bd, 2BA Condo! Direct Lake & Mountain Views

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Large sailboat leaving the Dillon Marina, seen from the condo's patio.

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Property description

This beautifully updated 2 Bedroom Lake View Condominium easily accommodates 4 Guests. Both Bedrooms feature Deluxe Queen-size Beds. The Master Bedroom has an en-suite bath with Jetted Bathtub and plush linens. The Second Bath features an over-sized Shower. The Living Room (salon) and Second Bedroom feature floor-to-ceiling insulated glass walls and doors with Mountain Views across Lake Dillon. There is an Outdoor Swimming Pool with Kiddie Pool open all Summer! Directly across the street from the Lodge you can catch the Summit Stage, a FREE Shuttle Bus with routes to Keystone and Frisco and connections to Breckenridge and Copper Mountain.

You will enjoy all the amenities, including a firelog-burning Fireplace, 2 HDTVs with Enhanced Digital Cable and BluRay/DVD, Broadband WiFi Internet, Microwave, Blender, Bagel Toaster, Waffle Maker, Griddle, and Coffeemaker (and Grinder). VOIP phone for free US/Canadian calls.

The kitchen features beautiful Hickory Cabinets with stunning Granite Counters and Stainless Steel Appliances with Wolfgang Puck Cookware. All indoor and patio dishes, and other accessories are included. The furnishings are 'Rustico style' with a Leather Sofa and Chair.

The Lodge at Lake Dillon is a beautifully maintained building with numerous amenities. The Entryway is Covered and allows easy dry loading and unloading. The Elevator makes this condo Wheelchair Accessible. The beautifully updated Indoor Hot Tub and Sauna offer a great way to relax tired muscles after a day of Skiing, Fishing, Mountain Biking, or Kayaking on the lake and nearby rivers. The adult and kiddie Swimming Pools (open all summer) are in a fenced enclosure overlooking the lake and are available to guests.

This is my personal getaway and I know you will love it as much as I do. The condo has gotten over 100 positive reviews in the online Guest Book and dozens more in the condo’s guest book. There are over 50 Colorado history and nature guides as well as books on fishing, hiking, boating, skiing, etc. in the condo.

Summit County is the center of Colorado recreation and Dillon is the center of Summit County. The county offers year-round vacation options of every type. The Lodge at Lake Dillon sits high on a bluff overlooking the lake with Spectacular Views of the Lake, Marina, and Keystone year round! Just imagine ending your day on the Private Balcony, cooking on the BBQ Grill, eating and looking across the lake at the lights of the homes on the opposite mountain and during ski season, the lighted ski runs at Keystone.

Spring, Summer, and Fall in Summit County:
Dillon and the rest of Summit County is the place to be during the summer. Escape the heat of the city, plains, desert, or wherever else you're from. There are food festivals, concerts, golf tournaments, car rallies, etc. every weekend throughout the summer and early fall!

Visitors will enjoy the Alpine Slide at Breckenridge's Peak 8, water-sports (sailing, kayaking, fishing) on Lake Dillon, bicycling or hiking the many paved bike paths and old dirt mining roads throughout the mountains. There is great fly fishing on the many rivers and creeks throughout the county. The Lake Dillon Amphitheater, two blocks away features Sunday Morning Church Services, Free Summer Concerts, Farmer's Markets, and other events. If you like shopping, the Silverthorne Factory Outlets are 2 miles away. Frisco and Breckenridge have many fine Antique Shops and Art Galleries just minutes away.

Summit County has several challenging Golf Courses, including the Jack Nicholas-designed Breckenridge Golf Club, the Robert Trent Jones-designed Keystone Ranch Golf Course, and the Raven Golf Club at Three Peaks. There are few places more beautiful to golf in the world. The Vail/Beaver Creek golf courses are less than 45 minutes away as well.

Winter in Summit County:
Summit County ski areas continually work to maintain and improve snow-making equipment, lifts, and dining. Skiers will love the quick access to Keystone Ski Area, just 6 miles away, as well as the close proximity to Breckenridge Resort, Copper Mountain, Arapahoe Basin ski area (usually open until mid-June), and Vail/Beaver Creek. There are Dinner Sleigh Rides near Breckenridge and Frisco and Tubing hills at Copper Mountain and Keystone! Summit County has two Nordic Centers offering excellent cross-country skiing, as well as a Tubing Hill for kids of all ages.

Dillon:
Dillon is a quaint little Town with a number of Shops and Restaurants. Everything in town is within easy walking distance, including the local Theater, Bowling Alley, Thrift Shops, and Post Office, and city park with basketball, softball, and bocce ball.

I've been coming to Dillon and Summit County since I was a child, before Lake Dillon was created. I never get tired of the wide variety of activities the county offers visitors year-round. Several of the older buildings in town were moved uphill to their current locations when the lake was being created. They provide an interesting glimpse into Colorado History. More can be learned at the History Museum a block from the condo.

Miscellaneous Information:
Please, NO PETS and NO SMOKING allowed inside the condo OR on the balcony. These are Lodge at Lake Dillon Rules. This includes pets anywhere on the grounds, including in parked cars in the parking lot. I've also worked hard to keep it Hypoallergenic to avoid health issues for all our guests.

This 800 square foot (22.65 square meters) condo can easily accommodate four guests but occasionally someone will inquire about allowing additional guests. One additional child can sleep on the sofa, but it's not a pull-out and there isn't room for an inflatable bed on the floor. There is a small fee for an additional person and we need to know in advance so we can set out towels and bedding for them.

No cancellation refunds are given within 60 days; if more than 60 days in advance, refunded only if re-booked. We urge guests to purchase Travel Insurance in case your travel plans change. I personally use it and highly recommend it to others. It has saved me when my travel plans have changed.

Keywords: Lake Front, Mountain Views, Luxury, Honeymoon, Skiing, Fishing, Hiking, Summit County, Dillon, Colorado

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 3
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Ask owner for details....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid's books, games, blankets, dishes, sippy cups, and movies...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking in unit or on balcony. Lodge at Lake Dillon rules....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Lodge at Lake Dillon Rules specify that no pets of any type belonging to guests are allowed in the building or on the grounds. This includes inside cars in the parking lot....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Does not have a roll-in shower....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    2 medicine cabinets with toiletries for guest use....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Medicine cabinet with toiletries for guest use....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Just above bike path that almost entirely circles Lake Dillon

Entertainment

  • Books:

    50+ Colorado guide and history books. Children's and adult books....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Extended digital cable programming...moreless

  • Television:

    42' Vizio HDTV and BluRay Player, 22' LCD HDTV/DVD in Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Video Library:

    80+ videos for adults and children. Colorado videos, plus 1000s of discount rentals available 2 blocks away at Hole in the Wall Video....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    On bluff overlooking Lake Dillon Marina. Easy path leads down to lake in both directions....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Great views of Keystone Resort and the mountains by Breckenridge ski areas...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    2 seats for sitting at the kitchen counter. Trays and plastic ware available for patio dining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Shared laundry room with 3 coin-operated dryers...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free US and Canadian calls provided. International calling not available without a phone card....moreless

  • Heating:

    Baseboard hot water heating....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Hotel quality linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Has fireplace and 42' HDTV and BluRay Player....moreless

  • Parking:

    2 unassigned parking spaces are allocated...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 spaces provided directly in front of building....moreless

  • Telephone:

    VOIP phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Hotel quality towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Shared laundry room with 2 coin-operated washers...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Manufactured fire logs only....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Separate coffee grinder in cabinet....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Wolfgang Puck Stainless Steel cookware. Mixing bowls, baking pans, colander, food storage containers, and utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for ten to avoid needing to do dishes after every meal. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Blender, hand mixer, coffeemaker and grinder, bagel toaster, waffle maker, electric griddle!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Counter-top with Carousel...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Large number of useful tools, children's dishes, spices, coffee, tea, sugar, salt/pepper, cookbooks....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless Steel with built-in automatic ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless steel with ceramic stovestop...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Bagel toaster ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Overlooking lake and mountains. Complete with bistro table w/4 chairs, Propane BBQ Grill, and ski rack....moreless

  • Bicycles:

    Bicycle racks in front of building. Bikes not allowed in the condo itself....moreless

  • Boat:

    Marina facilities available directly below the condo....moreless

  • Golf:

    Several golf courses are available in Summit County and over the Pass in Vail....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas fired....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Adult (outdoor) pool and separate shallow kiddie pool overlooking the lake and the mountains (see photo!). Open from Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day weekend....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Beautiful indoor Hot Tub and completely remodeled room and restroom facilities! Open year around....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master Bathroom...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 96 traveler reviews
10/28/2008

VRBO Bear stayed here:


I cleverly planned my getaway to Dillon, CO when the fall colors were at their peak because I couldn’t miss another autumn in the Rocky Mountains! The drive up from Denver took about an hour, but I was already feeling more relaxed by the time I arrived at the Lodge at Lake Dillon. It was easy to find and the location couldn’t be more perfect. Surrounded by majestic mountains, it was nestled on a bluff over beautiful Lake Dillon and within walking distance of coffee shops, locally-owned restaurants and the grocery store.

It instantly felt like a private mountain lodge the minute I walked in the condo. I could tell that a lot of effort went into making this unit special and welcoming. After I took in the stunning view of the lake and mountains from both the living area and the second bedroom, I appreciated the condo’s other thoughtful touches. I loved the wooden stools, doors, and cabinets which gave the condo a cozy, rustic mountain feel. The wood flooring, bedroom carpeting, and the kitchen granite countertops were in excellent condition. The spacious tiled shower, fluffy towels and pretty candle sconces on the walls added to the overall comfort of this home.

The kitchen was stocked with every utensil a cook could ever need. Even the pantry covered the basics I had forgotten like coffee and olive oil. After a quick trip to the market, I was ready to make several home-cooked meals in the well-equipped kitchen.

I thoroughly enjoyed the brisk and colorful bike ride around Lake Dillon. I really fell in love with Dillon and the friendly people who smiled and waved as we passed each other on the family-friendly bike path. Before long, I was ready to head back to the condo and relax with a book in the comfy leather chair in front of a roaring fire. And when it was time to call it a night; I could have easily hibernated all winter in the bed’s luxuriously soft sheets!

Who says you have to drive hours west for a true mountain experience? My trip to Dillon was everything I could have asked for and more. Plus, I didn’t even use a whole tank of gas! We will definitely be visiting again soon. The snow was falling as we checked out and this bear can’t wait to pack a snowboard for his next visit to Dillon, CO!

The VRBO Bear

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Fall 2015
Jul 6 - Dec 17, 2015
3 night min stay
$160
$1,050
Holidays 2015
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2016
7 night min stay
$285
Winter 2016
Jan 4 - Feb 11, 2016
3 night min stay
$180
$1,190
Peak 2016
Feb 12 - Mar 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$195
$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $95 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 10.275%

Notes:

7th night at this condo is free! Weekly rates on this page were calculated by multiplying the seasonal nightly rate x 6.

Cleaning fee is $95. Additional $40 mid-stay cleaning fee for bookings longer than 1 week.

10.275% State/Local lodging tax is collected.

Credit cards & eChecks accepted.

Signed rental contract and copy of driver's license required.


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Location

87 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International Airport (DIA)
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Keystone Resort
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-70
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pug Ryan's Restaurant & Brewery
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Keystone Resort

Car: Necessary

Lake Dillon nearby with full range of water-sports. Summit County has over 60 miles of bike trails and many more hiking trails. There is a bowling alley one block away.

City park with a ball diamond, bocce ball and basketball courts is across the street.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I live in metro Denver, about 80 miles from Summit County. I've lived in Colorado much of my life and can't imagine living anywhere else full-time. The weather, scenery, activities, and sports combine to make it a wonderful place to live. I've been in the travel industry for most of my career with travel agencies and airlines and have managed reservation and frequent flier systems for several large domestic and international airlines. I've traveled to about 60 countries and am a big fan of vacation rentals. In addition to staying in mine, I've enjoyed VRBO homes in Beijing, Nicaragua, Panama, London, Paris, Hawaii, St Thomas, Barbados, Normandy,and others. I really enjoy meeting other owners that also have a passion for the industry. Feel free to contact me to get information about my Lodge at Lake Dillon Condo, local activities, or anything else pertaining to Summit County or Colorado travel and tourism.

Why the Owner Chose Lodge at Lake Dillon:
I've been visiting Summit County since I was a child, before Lake Dillon was created. My dad and I used to fish the Blue River, one of the three rivers that now flow into the lake. I had looked for a condo for two years and instantly fell in love with this unit when I walked through the front door. I love being able to get away from the city and into the mountains quickly. The Lodge at Lake Dillon has a great location overlooking the lake and Keystone Resort. Dillon has a small town feel and is centrally located to the many nearby activities. I spend a lot of time up there, making sure it's in top condition. I regularly change the quilts and other decorator items, as well as updating the video collection and books. I just added a new ceiling fan in the living room as well as a new padded living storage box which doubles as a large footrest.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
There's nothing like an early morning cup of coffee on the patio overlooking the lake. Many times I am able to watch hawks or eagles soaring or sitting in the trees below. Sometimes I hear coyotes on the mountains across the lake. I really enjoy walking two blocks down the street to the Arapahoe Cafe for breakfast - the best in the county. I ate there as a kid, before the building was moved to its present position from what is now the bottom of the lake. The Lodge is directly across the street from the Free Summit Stage stop which takes guests all over the county. It's also across the street from the weekly summer Farmers Market and many Summer Festivals are held. The Dillon Marina and Pug's Tiki Bar are steps away, down the bike path from the Lodge.


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Photos

  • Large sailboat leaving the Dillon Marina, seen from the condo's patio.

    Large sailboat leaving the Dillon Marina, seen from the condo's patio.

  • Master Bedroom with new bedding and an original Bijan metal wall sculpture.

    Master Bedroom with new bedding and an original Bijan metal wall sculpture.

  • Living Room and Kitchen. Hickory cabinets, granite counters. HDTV/BluRay DVD.

    Living Room and Kitchen. Hickory cabinets, granite counters. HDTV/BluRay DVD.

  • Beautiful Columbines, the Colorado state flower near the condo.

    Beautiful Columbines, the Colorado state flower near the condo.

  • Master Bedroom has Full Bath with Jetted Tub.

    Master Bedroom has Full Bath with Jetted Tub.

  • Lake view Bedroom with Deluxe Bedding!

    Lake view Bedroom with Deluxe Bedding!

  • Beautiful Kitchen with microwave, toaster, coffee maker, granite and stainless.

    Beautiful Kitchen with microwave, toaster, coffee maker, granite and stainless.

  • Beautiful granite counters , leather furniture, and dining area

    Beautiful granite counters , leather furniture, and dining area

  • The beautifully redone Hot Tub/Sauna Room-perfect after an active day!

    The beautifully redone Hot Tub/Sauna Room-perfect after an active day!

  • Cozy living room fireplace allows cozy evenings after a long day of skiing!

    Cozy living room fireplace allows cozy evenings after a long day of skiing!

  • The Dillon Amphitheater, just down the street. Many activities are held there.

    The Dillon Amphitheater, just down the street. Many activities are held there.

  • Lake Dillon from across the valley.  The Lodge at Lake Dillon is lower right.

    Lake Dillon from across the valley. The Lodge at Lake Dillon is lower right.

  • Living Room, Firelog burning fireplace and leather sofa/chair. Fantastic views!

    Living Room, Firelog burning fireplace and leather sofa/chair. Fantastic views!

  • Beautiful views of Lake Dillon and Keystone Resort  from Lakeview Bedroom.

    Beautiful views of Lake Dillon and Keystone Resort from Lakeview Bedroom.

  • Heated Swimming Pool overlooking the Lake; there's also a Kiddie Pool!

    Heated Swimming Pool overlooking the Lake; there's also a Kiddie Pool!

  • Sailing Class practicing on beautiful Lake Dillon.  The Marina is Steps away.

    Sailing Class practicing on beautiful Lake Dillon. The Marina is Steps away.

  • Welcome to Dillon!

    Welcome to Dillon!

  • Lake Dillon and Marina View from the Second Bedroom.  The bike path is below.

    Lake Dillon and Marina View from the Second Bedroom. The bike path is below.

  • Tiled Second Bathroom Features Oversize Shower with Rainfall Shower head.

    Tiled Second Bathroom Features Oversize Shower with Rainfall Shower head.

  • Covered Entryway Allows Guests to Stay Dry during inclement weather

    Covered Entryway Allows Guests to Stay Dry during inclement weather

  • First snow of the Winter Season!

    First snow of the Winter Season!

  • Just another day in paradise! Fall Colors are spectacular this year. Patio View

    Just another day in paradise! Fall Colors are spectacular this year. Patio View

  • The Air Force Academy Band - Dillon amphitheater at the 4th of July concert!

    The Air Force Academy Band - Dillon amphitheater at the 4th of July concert!

  • Snowy winter view of the lake and Keystone Resort ski runs from the condo patio.

    Snowy winter view of the lake and Keystone Resort ski runs from the condo patio.

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