The Perfect Mountain Getaway - the Fairplay Chalet

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Location, Location, Location:
The Fairplay Chalet is located between Fairplay and Alma in the Valley of the Sun at 11,100 feet in elevation. Off the beaten path for a true peaceful mountain experience, yet close to mountain amenities. Less than two hours from Colorado Springs and Denver, it's only 23 miles to Breckenridge, and 35 miles to Buena Vista. Added bonus: the cabin location is easily accessed via Hwy 285, avoiding travel on the overcrowded I-70 mountain route.

Breckenridge ski resort is 25 miles away. Eight other ski resorts ranging from world class to small family friendly resorts are within a 45 minute-1.5 hour drive. (Beaver Creek, Vail, Loveland, Keystone, Copper Mountain, A-Basin, Monarch and Ski Cooper)

Hiking/Snowshoeing/Four-Wheeling/Snowmobiling/Cross Country Skiing/Biking/Fishing/Rafting/Kayaking: are just some of the other alpine activities within 5-35 miles away.

About the Owners of The Fairplay Chalet:: The Fairplay Chalet is a dream come true for two professionals who longed for a peaceful and relaxing weekend getaway close to great ski resorts, hiking and fishing yet within easy driving distance from the Denver Metro area. After searching hundreds of properties in Summit and Park Counties, the owners purchased land in South Park and set out to build their dream cabin in the mountains, which they finished themselves in 2008.

The fruits of this laborious effort - an aesthetically appealing mountain retreat that is too good not to share with others. The large deck is great for sipping morning coffee and bird watching. In the evening, relax by one of two fireplaces with a cup of hot cocoa. Read a book in the Loft Library. Play foosball, shuffleboard, darts or watch a movie. After relaxing in the cabin, step outside to enjoy numerous activities in winter and summer from snowshoeing and sledding out the back door to hiking 14ers and fishing gold medal waters just minutes away.

Colorado Towns Surrounding The Fairplay Chalet:: Fairplay:
Quaint town with several summer festivals, the Fairplay Fitness Center, South Park City Museum, bowling alley, grocery store, mountain shops and casual dining.

Funky offbeat mountain town featuring music festivals, shops and a couple of bars/restaurants.

Buena Vista:
Art galleries, restaurants, shops, hiking, fishing, hot springs, rafting, kayaking, hot springs.

Summit County:
The towns of Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne and Keystone are all within a 30-55 minute drive offering fine dining, mountain shops, and all of the above mentioned outdoor activities.

Advantages of Staying at The Fairplay Chalet:: Avoid the congested I-70 corridor by traveling Hwy 285;

Drive a little (to ski resorts) and save a lot: unmatched value compared to Summit County properties;

Experience the Colorado mountains and serenity as it's meant to be enjoyed away from the hustle and bustle of a ski resort town;

For more photos and information, check out the owner's website at


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    soaking tub/fireplace in Loft...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Main floor bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Basement bath with heated floor...moreless

  • All bathrooms include toiletries and hairdryer. Five bathrobes included, as well as slippers for each guest at basement entry....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Well equipped kitchen including coffee & hot cocoa makers with assortment of coffee, tea, cocoa Spices, condiments, flour, sugar; Basement game room with bar, piano, Foosball, darts and shuffle board; Expansive Deck with heated patio table and an additional patio heater; One car garage and other outside parking; Use of snowshoes, sleds and picnic backpack; Outside horseshoe pit; Outside fire pit;...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas


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from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
Early Winter
Nov 30 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas/New Year's Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
Winter 2016
Jan 3 - Apr 2, 2016
3 night min stay
Spring 2016
Apr 3 - May 26, 2016
3 night min stay
Summer 2016
May 27 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included


*7th night free with week-long stay.

*Cleaning fee: $125

* $250 security/damage deposit due at the time reservation is made; half of total due 60 days before arrival with full aount due 14 days of arrival, cancellations within 45 days forfeit advanced payment.

*Payment accepted by check; Online credit card payments accepted - subject to 2.5% fee.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
South Park Saloon, ALB, McCalls Pub
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 285 and Hwy 9
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Millonzis, South Park Steakhouse
23 Miles
Nearest Ski

Welcome to The Fairplay Chalet. Nestled between the quaint towns of Fairplay and Alma, while only a 30 minute drive to world class skiing in Breckenridge, The Fairplay Chalet is the perfect destination for travelers looking for relaxation and comfort or alpine adventure.

The Fairplay Chalet is nestled in a recreational paradise allowing easy access to enjoy all that colorful Colorado has to offer.

Loaded with comforts and amenities, The Fairplay Chalet is not only the finest choice in cabins, it is an outstanding value.

Custom built log home finished by the owners with tasteful rustic furnishings;

Pristine secluded setting with views of Mount Silverheels;

Large deck with gas grill, patio heater and perfect setting for wildlife viewing;

Comfy beds, down blankets, quality linens, well appointed bathrooms;

Gourmet kitchen, gas fireplaces, hardwood and tile floors;

Game Room that will entertain for hours;

Loft Library, flat screen TVs;

And so much more ...

Other Activities: river rafting, downhill mountain biking, kayaking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, fly fishing


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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The Fairplay Chalet

    The Fairplay Chalet

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • Basement game room

    Basement game room

  • Loft Library with two twin pull out sofas

    Loft Library with two twin pull out sofas

  • Main floor bathroom

    Main floor bathroom

  • View of Mount Silverheels from loft

    View of Mount Silverheels from loft

  • Mama and baby moose

    Mama and baby moose

  • The Fairplay Beach

    The Fairplay Beach

  • Kitchen


  • Loft bedroom with queen bed

    Loft bedroom with queen bed

  • Main floor bedroom with queen bed

    Main floor bedroom with queen bed

  • Basement day bed with twin trundle

    Basement day bed with twin trundle

  • Loft bathroom

    Loft bathroom

  • Mama and baby moose along Sacramento Creek below cabin

    Mama and baby moose along Sacramento Creek below cabin

  • Big daddy moose

    Big daddy moose

  • Winter Wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

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