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Peaks and Creeks - relax in comfort and seclusion

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Custom built 2500sf 3 Bedroom, 2 bath mountain house at 10,740' just outside of Fairplay and Alma on 10 acres. Lots of space to stretch out and relax. Upstairs feels rustic with a spacious living room with leather couches and fireplace, cozy dining room table, stools for seating at the kitchen island, fully equipped kitchen and double doors that open to a south facing elevated deck that looks out over the meadow. Comfy rocking deck chairs and gas grill makes the deck the place to be. The master bath has a large shower with plenty of room for 2. The master bedroom has a king bed, lots of dresser space to unpack all your gear and a washer and dryer. Downstairs you'll find another full bath and bedroom off the main hall. This bedroom has a queen bed and is dark and quiet for those who want a little deeper sleep. Then enter the great room. Lots of seating to watch a 42" TV with BlueRay and surround sound (sorry, no cable) or play games on our classic Sony Playstation. Too ancient? Bring your own and plug it in! The great room also has a pool table and wet bar including a mini fridge. This room is ideal for giving the kids lots of space, refreshments and entertainment while the adults hang out upstairs enjoying the serenity and feel of a rustic cabin. Off the great room is another spacious bedroom with a queen bed, dresser and a loveseat. Outside, enjoy lots of quiet as we're set away from the road which sees but a handful of cars a day. If you're lucky, you can see moose, elk or deer grazing in the meadow. Use the 2 1/2 car garage to park your cars and stage your outdoor gear. You'll need all wheel or 4x4 to get up the driveway if there's snow. We keep it plowed but a good cross wind will foil that effort.

The house sleeps 6 comfortably in beds but there are comfy couches and lots of space for a blow up mattresses in each room for kids if you're bringing families. And there's a Bonus! Out back is a small cabin that sleeps 2 in the loft and one on the main level. It has no heat or plumbing but is great in warmer months for overflow sleeping, a hideout for the kids or some private time for the adults.

We're 10 minutes to Alma or Fairplay, 45 minutes to Breckenridge, an hour to Mt. Princeton Hot Springs and less than 35 miles from hiking, snowshoeing, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, biking, fishing, rafting, kayaking, 14ers, fine dining and micro brew pubs.


Please Read:

We are selling this property and would like to keep showing it to potential buyers. We'll limit showings to between 11 & 2 and make sure all parties are informed in advance. Please let me know if you're OK with this when you request a stay.


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Member since: 2017
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 4, 2018

About Duke

We live in Lafayette and were looking for a good place to escape, relax and have a base camp for mountain activities. We knew immediately that this was the place for us. But, life is busy and having a vacation home that sits empty 3/4 of the time seems a bit of a waste. It's been a good getaway for lots of our friends too but now it's time to share it with the world. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as we do!

Duke & Sarah

Duke purchased this house in 2015


Valley of the Sun House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting


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Peaks and Creeks - relax in comfort and seclusion
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Thousand Oaks, California, Fort Worth Texas, Anthony, NM

We had a wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

Had a Great Time. Thank you

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Spacious

  • 5 of 5

I had a great time there is plenty to do there at the house , the owner is very nice person. There were games and there to enjoy. We cooked on the grill on the deck and roasted marshmallows on the fire pit. Close to Breckenridge...

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

A great place! Clean, quiet and very comfortable. The owner is awesome and flexible. We were able to see a moose just across the road from the cabin. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of the best getaways from the busy life

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this home to anyone looking for a peaceful getaway. This home is very clean and has everything needed for good/fun family time. The owner Duke was very helpful and great with his communication and hospitality. I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home to get away to the mountains to!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with lots of space! We had 9 people in our group and were more then comfortable. Owner was very accommodating! Definitely a great place to get away to and a great place to enjoy a beautiful fire in the fireplace! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Time

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay. Off the beaten path, cozy, clean and perfect location. All the comforts of home with a great views!! We saw a momma moose with her baby very cool!! We would love to come back in the summer..

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.