Britta's High Country is an amazing property located at the top of a ridge overlooking the Continental Divide. The home is about 5 minutes South of Fairplay and 25 minutes North of Buena Vista. The view are breath-taking. You can see for miles with the white-capped mountains of the Continental Divide in the background. The location is very central to activities in Breckenridge, Buena Vista, South Park, and Colorado Springs and Canon Springs.
Britta's High Country is a two bedroom home with 2 full bathrooms. The master suite has a king size bed with gorgeous log furniture. The private bath has a double vanity, an oversized Jetted Tub and a walk-in shower. The second Bedroom has a full size bed. There is a second bath with a shower / tub combo. Satellite Programming is provided as well as wireless internet access. Luxurious Linens and towels are also provided. We use a 3 sheet system only quality linens.
The living room is a large open room with a wood-burning fireplace and a big flat screen TV and DVD player. There is a sofa with lots of comfortable seating for your group. There is also a comfy rocking chair. The home has a full size kitchen with everything you will need to cook your favorite meals. It is open to the dining area and the living room so your can chat with your friends and family while enjoying cooking. The dining table seats 4 people. All necessary cooking utensils and dishes are provided. There is a laundry room with a full size washer and dryer.
The home has a large deck with great views. The deck faces the continental divide has lots of seating. A great gas grill is provided to cook your favorite steaks and hamburgers. You will have a hard time retreating to the house when the outdoor area is so inviting. There is a nice fire pit where you can toast marshmallow with your family or friends. Be sure to call and verify that there is not a fire ban before lighting a fire. The home is surrounded by pine and spruce trees. It is fabulous place for kids to explore and very safe.
The area has so much to offer in the way of activities. In the summer, there is horseback riding right across the highway at the Platte Ranch. They have 2 hour rides, half day rides, and dinner rides. It is a great place for the family to go and ride through the forest and mountain meadows. They give you a true old West experience. There is fishing very near the property. There are several spots and parks near the home where you can fish. This fishing is right on the Platte River which has gold medal fishing. Hiking trails are all around in the Pike National Forest. Many of the famous 14'ers are in this area like Mt. Sherman, Mt. Lincoln, Mt. Bross, Mt. Democrat, and the Buffalo Peaks. If you like ATVing, bring them along and there are many many areas to ride in like Breakneck and Browns Pass and 4-Mile ATV park. If you like outlet shopping, Silverthorne is only a short drive and has great shops.
If you are fortunate enough to come in the winter, there is world class skiing and boarding at Breckenridge, Copper Mountain, and A-Basin. They are 40 minutes drive from the home. Breckenridge has fabulous shopping and restaurants too. Monarch Ski area is about the same distance so you are centrally located for all of the most popular resorts.