This private mountain getaway is located in Valley of the Sun which is just 5 minutes from Fairplay and 30 minutes from Breckenridge. This 2-story home is newly furnished and includes amenities of the highest quality in a comfortable setting. The home is 3 BR/2BA and features separate living areas for multi-family use. A new spacious deck was built summer of 2018 - perfect for star gazing and beautiful mountain views.
With space to sleep 10, quality amenities and a private alpine setting, this Colorado home is the ideal destination for those looking to escape life’s everyday realities. Complete with Wi-Fi and cable TV, just kick back after a day exploring the beautiful outdoors!!
Key Residence Features
THIS IS A NO SMOKING CABIN!
• Bedrooms/bathrooms/living area on separate levels for space/privacy.
• Open concept kitchen with peninsula bar and seating for two, and dining table with seating for six.
• Kitchen includes New/clean stove, range, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, fully stocked kitchen (pans, bowls, dishes/glasses, utensils, spices), coffee maker, toaster, etc.
• Full capacity washer/dryer
• Both living areas have 50” Flat Screen Smart TV’s, Direct TV, DVD, Internet and Wi-Fi.
• Additional mattresses available for use (2-twin and a blow-up Queen)
Bedroom (King Bed), Bedroom (twin over Queen Bunks), Full bathroom, Kitchen and living area with fireplace.
Bedroom (King bed with twin Trundle), Living area includes a sliders to outside (with Queen sofa bed), Full bathroom and Laundry room.
Situated in the wonderful Valley in the Sun neighborhood, this home is ideally-located for easy access to everything that central Colorado has to offer. Outdoor enthusiasts will constantly be entertained with endless opportunities for activities right outside the door. From fishing and hiking, to world-class skiing and snowboarding, you’ll always have a new adventure awaiting.
You’ll also be a short drive from Pike and San Isabel National Forests, which make up some of the most diverse forests throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
Fairplay and Buena Vista are the activity center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and are often referred to as the base camp for activities in the area including: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, horseback riding (year-round), ice climbing, gold medal fishing, hunting, rafting, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling, ATVing, mine exploring, canoeing, kayaking, and much much more.
During the snowy months, Breckenridge Ski Resort is only 24 miles from the house. If you're in the mood for relaxation, head to the hot springs in Buena Vista. For unique shopping and great dining options, drive to the town of Fairplay in South Park. With so much to see and do all around this mountain paradise, you’re sure to have an unforgettable trip.
The summertime offers many exciting outdoor adventures. Within its borders, Park County offers 3 wilderness areas, 2 state parks, 12 state wildlife areas and more territory above 9,000 feet than any other Colorado county.
Pikes National Forest features several 14’ers, 4-wheeling, fishing, wildlife watching and
South Park is known internationally for its Gold Medal Trout Waters.
Explore the vast wilderness by taking jeep roads and OHV routes for a self-guided auto tour to old mining camps, ghost towns, and back country areas. You’ll love hiking through Pike National Forest, which boasts 4 fourteeners, as well as 25 other summits above 13,000 feet. In addition, Kenosha Pass is located 25 minutes away and is great for year-round hiking. You may also opt for a guided horseback ride or mountain biking along endless miles of pristine trails - Bailey, Grant, and Buena Vista mountain biking trail systems have been extended through South Park, collectively offering over 150 miles of single and two-track riding for all ability levels. The golfers in your group will love venturing 30 minutes away to Breckenridge for world-class Jack Nicklaus designed golfing!
On days when you’d prefer water based activities, spend the day 5 minutes away at Fairplay beach, where you can enjoy summer concerts and gold-panning. Tarryall Reservoir is 40 minutes from the house and a wonderful spot to go boating, and kayaking, while the Mount Princeton Hot Springs are 45 minutes away. For more adrenaline filled activity on the water, take a guided water rafting trip on the Arkansas River, which can be accessed from multiple locations. Of course, Fairplay is known as the official Trout Fishing Capital of Colorado, so the anglers in your group are sure to be delighted by prime fly fishing in over 50 miles of gold-medal trout streams. Eleven Mile and Spinney Mountain State Parks near Lake George provide facilities for fly and lure fishing, boating, sailing, camping, and hunting.
In the wintertime, experience the Rocky Mountains in a new way, when the snow brings unparalleled skiing and snowboarding opportunities. You’ll be only 25 minutes from Breckenridge, as well as 1 hour and 15 minutes from Monarch. Fairplay snowmobile trail system provides 32 miles of trails throughout Pike National Forest - plus, these trails can also serve as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails!
Regardless of the time of year, downtown Fairplay boasts art galleries, local restaurants, a brewery, grocery and hardware stores, historical areas, and a brand new recreation center; and the house is only 5 minutes from it all! Other notable mountain towns to visit include Buena Vista and Salida, each within 45-60 minutes of the property. Whether you’re looking for a thrilling alpine adventure or simply seeking rest and rejuvenation in the great outdoors, this peaceful Fairplay vacation rental home will quickly become a place you love returning to at the end of the day!
You will need a 4-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle to access this house in the winter.