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Luxury Lodge on the Blue River *Free Nights/We Buy Lift Tickets *

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
5
Minimum Stay
3 - 6 nights

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, Bunk House, Game Room

***Free Lift Tickets This Winter***Inquire For Details***

Luxury Lodge Tucked Between Blue River & Mountain Views – A Haven for Families

Once our family decided to buy in Breckenridge, we hit the ground running. We searched for two years to find the perfect year-round lodge close to town but immersed in nature.

A couple of places came close; most just didn’t have everything we were looking for.

Eventually, after a heated family debate, we decided our best option was not to buy our dream lodge after all, but build it.

And so Cold Water Creek Lodge was born – a 5-bedroom family-friendly lodge just 5 miles from Breckenridge.

Building our ideal place gave us (and our guests!) two BIG benefits.

THE BEST PIECE OF LAND IN BRECKENRIDGE

Cold Water Creek Lodge sits on 13 acres of riverfront property caught between stunning views of the Quandary Peak out the front door, and Red Mountain and the Blue River out the back door. Wildlife sightings – elk, beaver, moose, deer – are common. You’ll forget you’re only 5 miles from town.

Here, you can fall asleep to the rush of water over rocks, and wake to morning coffee with a view of the mountain and deer grazing along the riverbank.

You can step out the back door and be ten feet from fly fishing in the river’s cold and pristine waters. Out front door, and you’re in prime hiking territory with Summit County’s best trail – the McCullough Gulch Trail – winding through the property.

We installed two hot-tub and fire-pit areas (in both the front and back of the lodge) for your family’s own private après-ski and full enjoyment of the magnificent scenery through all four seasons.

In winter, seven world-class resorts are within an hour drive. Even better, WE PROVIDE TWO LIFT TICKETS A DAY as part of your stay. (Inquire for more info.)

Warm your ski boots in our boot warmer for toasty toes.

And after you return from the slopes, defrost in the 8-person hot tub with views of snow-capped Quandary Peak. Or duck inside and enjoy the heat from the floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the Great Room.

In fall, the whole scene bursts into yellow as the aspens play out their autumn drama. Light a crackling fire at the fire-pit, gather around the Adirondack chairs and enjoy the crisp Colorado air.

In spring and summer, the mountains present endless activities and deep green vistas.

A FAMILY-FRIENDLY PLACE

Building also meant we could design the house, from the ground up, to be ideal for families. We love hosting multigenerational family reunions or multiple families traveling together.

Kids and dogs find plenty of space to run around, and the private and paved road with few cars keeps them safe (and also means quick, traffic-free trips into town.)

We provide pack-n-play and a high chair, too.

We even gave kids their own section of the house, called the Bunkhouse, with a gameroom where they can decamp together for video games on the LCD flatscreen with Nintendo Wii, movies on Netflix, or a game of air hockey. Add a few mugs of hot chocolate and you’ll have some happy kids.

The attached bunkroom with three bunk beds provide a summer camp setting for telling stories by flashlight past bedtime. They get their own attached bathroom, too, and in the gameroom, there’s also a couch that folds out into a queen bed.

The living areas are open to each other, and cozy for conversation, shared meals, and poker in the adult cardroom. The windows in the Great Room overlook a spectacular view of Quandary Peak.

The kitchen has high-end GE Monogram appliances (including 2 dishwashers!), granite countertops, and heated floors made from reclaimed pine found right here in Summit County. Flip some pancakes and serve them at the granite breakfast bar!

EVERYONE GETS A GREAT BEDROOM

No need to rush to claim the best bedrooms when you arrive. We made them all pretty great. All have their own private, attached bathroom. If you’ve traveled as a group before, you know how essential that is!

We also provide cozy comforters and butter soft sheets and flatscreen TVs in every single room.

BOOK TODAY

We’d love to help make your Breckenridge getaway wonderful, so let us know what we can do.

There is no slow season at Cold Water Creek, thanks to our year-round amenities and activities. We encourage you to book today, using the yellow “Book It” button to the right. Thanks!

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Owner
Mark Ronchetti
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

Why Mark Ronchetti chose Summit County Colorado

After looking all over Summit County and finding some great locations we settled on the McCullough Gulch Reserve to build our Colorado vacation home. The Blue River is literally ten feet behind the house. The best hikes in Summit county border the property. With 13 acres you can stretch out and get away from it all with Breck just a few miles down the road. As great as many areas around Breck are you will not beat this location or this house. The views are classic stunning Colorado with all the conveniences of being right next to one of the best ski towns in North America.

What makes this house unique

The Cold Water Creek Lodge sits on 13 acres of Blue River frontage just south of Breckenridge. You can be skiing Breckenridge within 5 minutes of leaving the Lodge. Don't want to drive? No problem we are on the bus route right to the ski area. Out the front door of the Lodge you can hike the most stunning trail in Summit County, the McCullough Gulch Trail. This hike features breathtaking waterfalls and high mountain lakes. Out the back door of the Lodge you can fish the Blue River. You will have two miles of river all to yourself.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(53 traveler reviews)

Luxury Lodge on the Blue River *Free Nights/We Buy Lift Tickets *
average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews
3

Nice home but missed the mark on a few small details

  • 3 of 5

We thought the home was very beautiful, great location and lots of space. The only disappointment we had were the beds. For starters when we arrived the sheets on the beds were not clean, which was very disappointing considering how much we paid per night for this home I would expect to arrive to clean sheets. We had to wash them all the first day. Secondly the beds themselves were very uncomfortable. Most the people in my party did not sleep well because the beds were like sleeping on plywood. It's too bad because the home itself is gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arvada, Colorado
5

Family Christmas 2016

  • 5 of 5

This lodge was exactly what we were looking for to spend our family Christmas together. We had 3 families that came together for the holiday, 13 people and a couple black labs. It was perfect! It was in the perfect location - accessible but still private. All the amenities were included which was really nice. We brought a lot of stuff, because we really didn't know what would be there but they really had provided it all. The kitchen was amazing but could use a bigger, or maybe a second coffee maker. With 13 people we were making lots of pots of coffee in the morning! We put the poker table to good use as we are a card playing family. Having access to 2 ski passes was such a treat. It allowed those who don't get the opportunity to ski much a chance to give it a try again without spending a fortune - very thoughtful and generous addition. Mark was incredibly great to deal with - very prompt to respond to any inquiry we had. We really had a wonderful time and would definitely come here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Outstanding Vacation House

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this beautiful house that my family of 12 stayed in for our Christmas vacation. This home is so beautifully appointed to every last detail. Has a great wing of the house for children with a terrific game room and lounge area with TV & video games. The 2 ski medallions were a great bonus and a tremendous cost savings. Beautiful setting on the Blue River with terrific views of the mountains. Every need was thought of from the snow plowing to the handyman that came to clear the snow from the satellite dish.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lawrence, KS
5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families stay here for the Feast of Tabernacles. What a wonderful location and home. It had everything we needed and then some. The stream out back gives the perfect backdrop for sitting in the hot-tub or sitting around the fire-pit. It's also awesome for opening the windows and listening to the bobbling brook and drifting off to sleep. The house itself is the perfect mix of rustic and luxury. The "kids wing" as we called it was a fantastic little get-away for the young ones. It's basically a big space above the garage with lots of bunk beds, a bathroom and a rec room with a couch, tv, video games and a full size, real deal air hockey table (which got LOTS of use by the kids and adults alike). Mark was very welcoming and accommodating. He was easy to get in touch with regarding any questions we had. Bottom line is if you are have need of a place this size and are considering it, just do it, you can't go wrong. We had a blast.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful lodge that was perfect for our week in Breckenridge.

  • 5 of 5

Famtastic! Such a beautiful and well laid out vacation rental. We came with 8 adults and 5 children and there was plenty of room for all of us. The bathroom in each bedroom gave each couple plenty of privacy and the kids loved the bunkroom. The kitchen was beyond amazing and almost every night we cooked and ate in. There was not one thing that we needed that was not there. The views from every window were amazing. We had a week that we will never forget. The only negative was not with the lodge but with nature-high mosquito and bee season. A swarm down by creek attacked the kids😢򘠠But we didn't let that stop us from having an awesome time and I would highly recommend staying here. We did not want to leave! Thank you for a great stay Mark.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Lake Forest
5

Lives up to all the previous accolades!

  • 5 of 5

What can I say, Cold Water Creek Lodge exceeded my expectations which were set pretty high based on all previous comments. The location of the lodge beneath Quandary Peak out the front door and viewed from the Great Room and the Blue River out the back door with mountains in the background is just perfect. I love opening the window in the kitchen, which by the way is fully equipped and love the dual dish washers, to listen to the river rushing by. The Ronchetti's really did a phenomenal job in picking the location, and building such an inviting and warm lodge. The only recommendations I would make is upgrading the speakers in the Great Room for the stereo. I am a bit of an audiophile so take that into consideration, but they could be replaced. We also never got the outdoor backyard speakers to work? Not a big deal. The only other negative comment came from one of our guests who slept on the pull out bed in the Game Room and commented that is was very uncomfortable. Otherwise, we had a great time at the lodge, explored the McCullough Gulch trail, fished the Blue, and just had a wonderful time. I know my brother is interested in bringing the family during Winter and has expressed interest in staying at Cold Water Creek as well! Wonderful job you guys and can't wait to return sometime in the future. I highly recommend this lodge!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Blue River House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Apr 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 2 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
$2,850
 
 
Summer 2017
May 28 2017 - Sep 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$625
$3,750
 
 
Fall Colors 2017
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$525
 
 
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Winter Value (2017)
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Christmas/New Years (2017)
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,300
$7,800
 
 
Winter (2018)
Jan 2 2018 - Mar 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
Spring (2018)
Apr 1 2018 - May 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
$475
$2,850
 
 
Summer (2018)
May 29 2018 - Sep 1 2018
6 night minimum stay
$635
$3,810
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$575
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Property Damage Protection $99
Cleaning Fee $350
Tax Rate 11.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Blue River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 6 bunk bed
    Den - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) There is a pack and play that can be used for a child up to 2 years old. , Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One fold out in the adult card room and another in kids bunkhouse game room. , Bunk Beds (3) 3 sets of bunk beds located in bunkhouse
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor gas fire pit overlooking Summit Couty's highest peak, seperate kids bunkhouse which includes gameroom/bathroom/bunkroom, adult card room, heated garage, 7 HD TV's and all bedrooms have their own bathrooms.

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