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The Willis Retreat - Fairplay Cabin on 8 Secluded Acres, Hot Tub, Pet Friendly!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The Willis Retreat sets the standard in the South Park area for comfort, seclusion, complete amenities, easy access, and all the beauty of the Colorado Rockies at an affordable price.

Location, location, location! The Willis Retreat is located just 2 miles north of Fairplay, so if you need to head into town for groceries or gas its about a 5 minute drive. Breckenridge is 19 miles to the North (about a 30 minute drive), and its just 65 miles to Denver. The Retreat sits on 8 acres of pine and aspen to give you plenty of privacy, and its only one mile off Highway 9. The road leading to the cabin is maintained and plowed by the County so its easily accessible even when the snow falls. And because the Retreat is located North of Fairplay you'll find access to Breckenridge and Summit County to be quick and very convenient.

About the Retreat: There's plenty of room at the Retreat with its 2,500 square feet, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, giant two-car garage and carport, a paved driveway and two large storage sheds. The interior features a well-appointed kitchen attached to the huge Great Room that includes a 46" HDTV with DirecTV service, DVD player, and stereo system. A large deck sits off the Great Room for relaxing under the stars and viewing the wildlife that passes through the property.

The lower deck features a 7-foot Cal Spa hot tub with LED multi-color lighting display, cascading waterfall, contoured seating with pillow headrests, and 35 jets to help you unwind and rejuvenate at the end of a long day. It's protected from the elements and offers nice views of the backyard and our little meadow plus plenty of privacy. There are also outdoor speakers connected to a stereo and satellite dish so you can listen to commercial-free digital music.

You'll find a beautiful King-size log bed in the master bedroom and a queen log bed in the second bedroom. The kid's room includes bunk beds while the 'Game room' bedroom has a twin futon sleeper. There is also a queen-sized sofa sleeper in the Great Room. There are HDTV's in the Master bedroom and the Gameroom bedroom both with DirecTV service. The Gameroom has a Sony PlayStation 3 plus a selection of video games and DVD movies ranging from kids to adults. The Kid's bedroom also has an HDTV for watching DVD movies.

Need to stay connected while you're on vacation? Feel free to bring your tablets/laptops and tap into our Wildblue Exede satellite internet wi-fi network to check your emails, surf the Net, etc. Cell phone signals are also good at the Retreat.

The cabin is pet-friendly and has a large dog run in the backyard when you want to keep your dog secured outside. If you would like a little more room to walk your dog than our 8 acres offer, Pike National Forest is just two miles down the road.

So the next time you're in the area and you want privacy, accessibility, comfort and all the beauty of the mountains at a reasonable price, make your plans to stay at the Willis Retreat. Thank you and we look forward to having you as guests!

More Details

Owner
Randy Willis
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Randy Willis

We are life-long Colorado residents, we love spending time in the mountains with our 2 kids and 2 dogs, and we are truly blessed to be able to share this wonderful property with others.

Randy Willis purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Randy Willis chose South Central

We chose this area for a number of reasons. First, its a quick 90 minute drive from where we live in Denver, and you don't have to deal with the traffic gridlock on I-70! Second, its much less crowded than a lot of the tourist areas in the Mountains yet all the necessities are within 5 minutes of the cabin. We didn't want a property in a busy resort community but we did want to be near one. This area fit the bill because its just 20 miles to Breckenridge. And finally, its an absolutely gorgeous area throughout the year.

What makes this cabin unique

My favorite thing about the Willis Retreat is its location. While its only 5 minutes from town it is absolutely peaceful and secluded. There are other cabins in our area but you cannot see them so the privacy is wonderful. The upstairs patio is huge and is a great place to enjoy a beverage while overlooking a pretty meadow with South Park and the Mosquito Range in the background. Our kids love the treehouse in the backyard and the sledding hills in the Winter. Within just a few minutes of the cabin there are great hiking and 4-wheel drive trails, and if you like fishing there are tons of streams and lakes full of trout. Finally, at the end of a long day there's nothing like relaxing and unwinding in the hot tub. To me, this is the Rocky Mountains at its best.

Amenities

Fairplay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (1) Pack n play bed available, Sleeper Sofa (1) Double futon bed, Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
6-person Hot Tub, 3 HDTV's w/satellite service, 2 Stereo's, Sony Playstation 3, Movie/Video Game Library, Woodburning Stove, 2 Decks w/furniture, Oversized 2-car Garage + Covered Parking, Paved Driveway, Dart Board, Horseshoe Pit, Cabin available for rent year round

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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The Willis Retreat - Fairplay Cabin on 8 Secluded Acres, Hot Tub, Pet Friendly!
average rating of 5.0 based on 129 reviews
5

Beautiful property for a bargain price!!

  • 5 of 5

The Willis Retreat was absolutely perfect for our annual mountain getaway. Randy could not have been more helpful and professional. I would rent this property again in a second.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Property is beautiful, and very roomy. Randy is very nice to work with as well.

  • 5 of 5

I would recommend this cabin to anyone. Location is just far enough from town you don't feel like there are many people around, but close enough to make a quick trip into town for groceries. The cabin is very comfortable and Randy has thought of everything. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property, in an outstanding location.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at the Willis Retreat. We absolutely enjoy the cabin and property. The owner is great and very helpful. We stayed over Easter weekend, made a couple of trips to Breckenridge. It is a very quick drive. The location is secluded, yet close to Fairplay and Breckenridge. Our pets were comfortable , there is a convenient dog run. Our family always has a great stay at the Willis Retreat, we will be back and highly recommend the cabin.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Stay at the Willis Retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great stay at Randy's home in Fairplay! Home was beautiful and very spacious! The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to make dinner every night and fridge was perfect size to hold all the food we bought on our way in to town. The hot tub was perfect after days on the slopes and the property is only a beautiful 20 minute drive to Breckenridge. Not only was the home great, but the city of Fairplay was lovely too and I would highly recommend this home any season of the year! Thanks Randy, we look forward to our next trip and staying at your home again!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Was everything we hoped it would be

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Willis Retreat. It was in a quiet, secluded area but still close to main road. The house was very spacious for our group which was 2 adults and 4 kids. Plenty to keep the kids entertained with 2 game systems, plenty of dvds and even sleds in the garage. The kitchen was very spacious and stocked with plenty of cookware, utensils, plates and lots of spices. There was even coffee, cream and sugar there for us. We did smores one night with the fireplace. We saw a deer run across the back yard while we were sledding. Randy, the owner was by far the most attentive vacation home owner I have ever dealt with and always responded promptly to any questions we had. My deposit was refunded within a week. The town of Fairplay didn't really have much to offer, not much in the way of restaurants and there was only one grocery store which wasn't the greatest. The little South Park town was cute but a lot of the stores weren't open. Breckenridge was a 20-30 minute drive. We took the sleds to the free sledding hill in Frisco, that was a huge hit with the kids. Being from Florida, some of us had issues dealing with the high altitude but overall we had a great time and I would recommend to anyone considering staying here.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful vacation home was all that we hoped for. The property was well stocked throughout with everything we needed, kitchen supplies, extra blankets and linens, bath products, firewood, and even baby proofing supplies! It is set up well regardless of the season... It was very cold during our vacation so we didn't explore much, but it would be a great location for hiking. In spite of the single digits outside, we were warm and cozy especially with the wood burning stove and hot tub. The owner was responsive and very helpful both as we prepared for our vacation and to answer any questions during our stay. We'd definitely recommend this property and owners!

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
124 Miles
DIA
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Several in Fairplay
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Several in Fairplay
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: necessary

The South Park Recreation Center is 5 minutes from the cabin with full workout facilities, indoor swimming pool, and other amenities.

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Rates & Availability

Fairplay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Fall
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,700
 
 
Early Ski Season
Nov 18 2017 - Dec 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$400
$2,800
 
 
Winter
Jan 5 2018 - Apr 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

-We rent only to couples or small families (6 people or less)
-Guests (excluding their children) must be 30 years old or older

-There are no hidden fees; taxes are included in the above rates, we don't charge extra for pets, and cleaning fees are optional (either return the cabin to the condition you received it in or you can leave a check for $75 and we will have it cleaned for you)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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