Co | Family Friendly Cabin. Close to Town, Hot Tub, Wii. Fire Pit.

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Last updated: 11/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Property description

Our family friendly home sits in a beautiful, serene mountain setting with amazing views! We are only three miles to downtown Breckenridge and the slopes.

Our 2,100 square foot home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and an updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

The gourmet kitchen is stocked with All-Clad pots and pans, Crock pot, pancake griddle, coffee/tea maker and we keep spices, condiments, coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Everything for the gourmand to cook a delicious meal.

There are flat screen televisions in both living areas and in each bedroom. You will also find DVD players with movies, a Wii game system and games, air hockey, board games and lots of books. No one should ever get bored here! The downstairs living room has a cast iron fireplace; a great way to snuggle up and watch movies together.

Outside keep your feet warm as you walk outside on the heated mat as you slip into our Arctic Spa hot tub. Fire up our one of a kind, custom made gas fire pit (just like at the ski slopes). Or, relax in the hammock for afternoon naps, multiple deck chairs and a two-seater swing to sit and relax.

You never have to worry about shoveling snow, we we have a company who plows the drive and shovels the deck. You can just enjoy your vacation!

When you leave the cabin, you are only minutes from so many fun and adventurous activities. In the winter, ski or snowboard at Breckenridge (which is only a five minute drive away), cross country ski, snow shoe, snowmobile, or catch a ride on the free Summit Express Shuttle service you pick up in Breckenridge and go ski at Keystone, or Arapaho Basin. Copper Mountain and Vail resorts are all a short drive as well.

After a day on the slopes you can hit some of the great restaurants in town. Not in the mood to ski or snowboard? How about a sleigh ride or even snow mobile tour? Or, you might take the kids (or just the young at heart) to the great tubing hill in Frisco. Forget your winter coat? There is great shopping in downtown Breck or even hit the outlet mall at Silverthorne.

During warmer months, there are hundreds of trails in Summit County to explore. You can hike a 14er, bike over the pass to Keystone, go white water rafting, catch a ride on a zip line, learn to fly fish, take a Jeep or ATV tour, tour the local gold mines.

In addition, there is always something going on in town, ice sculpture contests, music and festivals, or spend a day at one of the great spas and get a massage.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum rental age is 30. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have a kid friendly home (we have 4 ourselves). We have a pack and play and a high chair. Wii, air hockey. Lots of board games, books, and toys....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a completely non-smoking property. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    on a case by case basis. Additional fees ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Upstairs bedrom: 1 queen

    Comfortable memory foam mattress, luxury bedding...moreless

  • Bunk Room: 1 baby crib, 1 bunk bed

    Custom Aspen log bunk bed, full on bottom, twin on top...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Custom furniture, TemperPedic King with en suite bathroom...moreless

  • Master bedroom has an en suite bathroom, and a wonderful Temper-Pedic king size bed. The bunk room has a bunk bed with twin size bed on top, and full size bed on bottom. The bunk room also has a pack and play for babies. The upstairs bedroom has a new queen size bed, and a queen size air mattress. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Two full bathrooms with tub/shower combo and one bathroom with shower. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We can arrange for grocery delivery, shuttle to the slopes, lift passes, etc with a local company. These services do cost extra. Our advice, however, is free. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Good selection of current books. ...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player:

    Three, one in each living area and one in the bunk room....moreless

  • Game Room:

    Air Hockey table and a Wii game system (with games)...moreless

  • Games:

    lots of board games....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    cable/Netflix/Fire Stick for streaming....moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPod docking station...iPod not included....moreless

  • Television:

    (5) five flat screens in the house...moreless

  • Toys:

    Toy cars, books, stuffed animals....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Wii with remotes and lots of games!...moreless

  • Video Games:

    several games geared toward families and older children....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Lots of videos are at the house....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    mountain views. Lots of lovely pine and aspen trees on a half acre to enjoy the great outdoors while sitting in the hot tub, relaxing in the hammock, or sitting around the fire pit....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Town:

    Only 2.8 miles from downtown Breckenridge and the closest ski slopes. Very conveniently located one block off HWY 9. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Seating for eight on a pub height table and a child's table for two. We also have a highchair....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    LG Steam Dryer...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    a laptop with internet is available to check your e-mail, or work from our home and let the boss think you are at the office....moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Cast iron fireplace....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat, plus fireplace....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury bedding...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Two living areas....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    parking for up to 3 vehicles in winter (due to snow) and 4 vehicles in summer....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    free local and long distance calls. (No international calls)...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    High Efficiency....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:



  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available:

    We can have dinner delivered and waiting for you when you get home from a day on the slopes....extra charge....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    we keep coffee and tea on hand...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    full set of pots and pans. Crock pot, new set of Hinkle Knifes and place settings for 12. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    service for 12...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Brand new Bosche, so whisper quiet!...moreless

  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel fridge, stove and dishwasher. The kitchen is stocked with coffee, tea, spices, paper towels, dish soap, pots and pans, griddle and more. ...moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    coffee, tea, spices, pop-corn, snacks. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel, we keep it stocked with common condiments such as: ketchup, mustard, and mayo....moreless

  • Stove:

    stove and oven, electric...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck with wonderful furniture (during the winter months, the wonderful furniture is stored). One of a kind custom made gas fire-pit. ...moreless

  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf:

    Jack Nicklaus designed, 27-hole public golf course...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We are on almost 1/2 acre. Porch swing, hammock and Tree house!...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:


  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 58 traveler reviews
Great stay at this Breckenridge condo 03/08/2011

VRBO Bear stayed here:

This Breckenridge home is perfect for a pack of bears! When I arrived, I was welcomed by a cozy, cabin feel and a warm crackling fireplace. I could instantly tell this was going to be a perfect weekend getaway.

My traveling companions and I headed up for the weekend to escape from the hustle and bustle. There was plenty of space in this humble abode for all of us to sit back, relax, and watch our favorite movies. We each had our own flat screen TV in our rooms! After watching a movie we headed upstairs for a ping pong match and a game or two of air hockey. One of the best things about this cabin is you get the feeling of being secluded in the mountains, but only about 2.5 miles from town.

After a long day of walking around town or hitting the slopes, we came back to a warm house and relaxed in the bubbling hot tub. The heated floor mat leading to the hot tub was a nice touch. There were plenty of activities to do during our stay. We found shops, restaurants, trails and the gondola is just minutes away! If you choose to stay indoors, the cabin is stocked with plenty of movies and puzzles to keep you entertained.

The home has many windows providing beautiful views. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed to make our meals; from pots and pans to salt and pepper. The living room had comfortable chairs and couches that were always inviting after a day out on the town. The bathrooms were stocked with plenty of towels and wash cloths and the hosts even spoiled us with soaps and lotions! This is a fantastic home whether you're visiting for a couple days or staying for a week.

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay
Early Ski
Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 19 - Dec 25, 2015
5 night min stay
early winter
Jan 4 - Feb 29, 2016
4 night min stay
$2,500 $9,000
High Ski Season
Mar 1 - Apr 16, 2016
5 night min stay
Apr 17 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
May 27 - Sep 5, 2016
6 night min stay
$2,500 $9,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • cleaning fee $175 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 11.675%


We have a two - five night minimum

All rates plus cleaning fee from $150-$250 and 11.6755% tax rate.

We have a $500 refundable damage deposit

Dog fee $100 per dog.

Minimum rental age.

Rates are scheduled to change until reservation is accepted.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver International
2.8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Necessary

Our home is 3 miles from downtown Breckenridge and the Breckenridge Ski Resort. You can also pick up a free shuttle at the Breckenridge Gondola Lot to get to Keystone and Arapaho Basin resorts.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We are a military family. Matt grew up in NY. After graduating from West Point (Go Army), he spent 24 years on active duty Army before retiring and taking a desk job. Holly is a Texan and went to Texas A&M (Gig Em) and is a real estate broker.

Why the Owner Chose Blue River:
We chose this location for the proximity to downtown Breckenridge yet far enough from town to enjoy peace and quiet. We are very close to ski lifts, Quandry Peak and Goose Pasture Tarn (local lake 1/2 mile from the house). We are only four houses off Highway 9 (Main road through town). We are minutes from the ski lifts and tons of great hiking, snow shoeing, cross country skiing and biking. It is a wonderful get away. One of the most scenic mountain areas in the US with unlimited outdoor activities: Snow Skiing, snowboarding, tubing, mountain biking, fishing, whitewater rafting, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling, hiking, nature, ice skating and more.Truly a beautiful area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Two living rooms (one upstairs and one downstairs) means the adults and kids can have their own spaces. Game-room with TV, DVD player, air hockey, Wii with games, books, and board games. There are TVs in every bed room and in both living areas. Free high-speed internet and WiFi use and a desk top computer for your use. Large outdoor deck with hot tub, large gas fire pit, hot tub, and custom made log chairs. Tree house for the young or just young at heart! Three miles from the ski lifts. We have everything you need for your little ones too: high chair, booster seat, toddler table with chairs, sippy cups, bibs, kid friendly dishes, and even a pack n play.

Contact us

Speaks: english

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Welcome to our home.

    Welcome to our home.

  • January snow!

    January snow!

  • downstairs living room

    downstairs living room

  • downstairs master bedroom. King size TermperPedic.

    downstairs master bedroom. King size TermperPedic.

  • master bath

    master bath

  • Upstairs bedroom. Queen

    Upstairs bedroom. Queen

  • Upstairs family room

    Upstairs family room

  • upstairs bathroom

    upstairs bathroom

  • enjoy a ride on the swing

    enjoy a ride on the swing

  • Goose Pasture Tarn (1/2 mile away)

    Goose Pasture Tarn (1/2 mile away)

  • cool hikes nearby

    cool hikes nearby

  • Breck in May

    Breck in May

  • kitchen


  • dining room

    dining room

  • hall bath.

    hall bath.

  • master


  • downstairs bunk room. Twin over full.

    downstairs bunk room. Twin over full.

  • Upstairs reading nook

    Upstairs reading nook

  • Upstairs family room. Air hockey, fuss ball and a Wii

    Upstairs family room. Air hockey, fuss ball and a Wii

  • We leave bikes for you to use

    We leave bikes for you to use

  • custom gas fire pit

    custom gas fire pit

  • Great hikes nearby

    Great hikes nearby

VRBO #278275

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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