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Bella Monte - 5br, 6 bth, Shuttle bus, best Views, Close to hotel-bar-restaurant

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Space 4,400 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 14-16) New bar-restaurant next door

Bella Monte lodge, the best that Breckenridge has to offer! This executive home feels like a big mountain lodge with high end finishes throughout from granite countertops and high end appliances to DirecTV HD big screen TV. Home is also perfect for Weddings! Home has 'Breck Air' air conditioning.....1 window open for low, 2 windows for medium and 3 windows for high! Located up Boreas Pass Road. Walking distance to bar, restaurant, and on the year round free shuttle route, there are hiking/biking/cross country ski trails out the back door. Many guests hike the trail into town and take the shuttle bus back.

Lay in bed watching TV and see three 14,000 ft mountains and numerous 13,000 ft mountains along with Breckenridge ski area. Views are the best you’ve ever seen! Wedding or large group and need more space? There’s a hotel bar-restaurant a short walk away and plenty of off street parking. Large party tents, chairs, tables, heaters, etc can be rented locally and hooked onto the two car garage. In the winter you have the free sledding hill in within walking distance, and yes there are sleds at Bella Monte.

Several cross country ski trails including the famous “Baker Tank Trail” are within a mile of Bella Monte. The free shuttle bus takes you to the gondola to access all of world famous Breckenridge ski area, enjoy après ski in town, drinks, dinner, and shopping, and then come home on the free shuttle anytime up until midnight. In the summer take the free shuttle to the Peak 8 fun Park including the famous alpine slide, bungee trampoline, maze, mini golf, or take a mountain bike up the lift and ride trails down the mountain.

Simply hop on your bike, go 10 miles downhill to Frisco and take the free shuttle all the way back to the lodge with your bike. Inside the home find a master bath with a large Jacuzzi tub and a large steam shower with 3 shower heads. A real motorcycle, canoe, and moose mounted on the wall in the living room makes it unique. Extra large kitchen with commercial gas stove, double oven, and meal seating for 18 make meals at home fun.

Big screen TV in the living room can be watched all through the upstairs with sound in the kitchen. Downstairs find another big screen TV with surround sound, wet bar and foosball. Four of the bedrooms are suites with baths; the fifth bedroom has bunk beds with bath across the hall. There are three gas fireplaces inside and two wood burning fireplaces outside, one on the deck and one by the hot tub.

Imagine skinny dipping in the private (blocked from view) hot tub that’s half under the deck for full snow enjoyment while enjoying a wood fire with mountain views in the background. The lodge is well stocked with games and books along with DVD’s.

Keywords: Lodge, Wedding, skiing, snowboarding

More Details

Owner
Amber Torres
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017

About Amber Torres

Ed and Diane Beaumont purchased Bella Monte Lodge in 2005. The name Bella Monte means “beautiful mountain” in both Italian and Spanish and Beaumont in French. We call it a lodge because we seem to always fill the place; breakfast for 16 or more is pretty common. Diane is a Branch Manager/Owner of Benchmark Home Mortgage originating loans in both Summit County and in the Woodland Park area while Ed is in Real Estate. We have five children and four grandchildren. We also have a home in Colorado Springs. We both back country ski and down hill ski in the winter. With the abundance of trails in the area we actually enjoy back country more. Taking the grandkids and visiting children to the Carter Park sledding hill is also one of our regular activities.

We love the quiet off season with two for one dinner specials and other deals found in the free Summit Daily News. Summers find us on our dirt bikes and ATV along with hiking and mountain biking. Every mountain you can see from the lodge, 10 in all, we have either hiked to the top of or rode our dirt bikes to the top. We have hiked every mountain pass in Summit County and mountain biked nearly every trail. We frequent the $29.00 “happy hour golf” deal at the Breckenridge course and have golfed on every course in the county. There is so much to do in Breckenridge year round that time goes by too quickly!

Picture Note: Ed & Diane are on the top of Father Dyer Peak, with peak ten in the background, Dillon reservoir to the right of it and Belle Monte Lodge is on the far right.

Amber Torres purchased this lodge in 2005

Why Amber Torres chose Northwest

We chose to purchase in Breckenridge because Diane and I both love the outdoors and we never run out of things to do here.

What makes this lodge unique

Swinging Ski chair on the front porch, new bar-restaurant next door, best views you'll ever see. Quiet and out of town yet shuttle bus or drive to town in a few minutes.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We can never thank you enough for allowing us and our children and grandchildren to stay in your beautiful home. The kitchen was a very busy place cooking breakfast and dinner for about 20 people! But it handled it beautifully and they all enjoyed skiing, snowmobiling and shopping. What an opportunity and a pleasure to have all of our family together in one place. Thank you again
Feb 2009
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Amenities

Breckenridge Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Huge steam shower with mult shower heads and jacuzzi tub
    Drum Room Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Connects to bedroom 2 (the Drum Room)
    Red & Black Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , Connects to bedroom 3 (the Red & Black room)
    Purple Room Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Connects to bedroom 4 (the Purple room)
    Bunk Bed Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , Across the hall from the bunk bed room
    Half Bath - toilet , Half bath on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1st bedroom - 1 king , Upstairs Master with gas fireplace and attached bath
    Drum Room - 2nd Bedroom - 1 king , Upstairs bedroom with attached full bath.
    Red & Black Room - 3rd Bedroom - 1 king , Upstairs bedroom with attached full bath.
    Purple Bedroom - 4th Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Downstairs bedroom with full bath - walks out to Hot Tub.
    Bunk Bed Room - 5th Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Downstairs bedroom with full on bottom, Twin on top bunk bed
  • Master features - king bed, fireplace, hi-def satellite TV, rocking chair & audubon, picture window with mtn views, Large master bath on a separate thermostat to keep it cozy with heat in the floor. A double Jacuzzi tub, large shower/steam room with 3 shower heads, double sink, walk in closet, and toilet area with door. Bedroom 2: “the drum room” suited for those who want to sleep in and don’t care about mountain views. It has a southwestern indian/drum décor and the bath has a tub shower with tile floor and granite counters. Bedroom 3: “the red & black room” suited for those who like to get up early, as it faces east with a view of mt baldy through a picture window. A king bed and bath has walk in shower, tile floor, and granite counters. Bedroom 4: “the purple room” has a futon as well as a king bed, suited for those who want to access the hot tub from their bedroom as well as enjoy mountain views Bedroom 5: 'the bunk-bed room' opens to the downstairs patio.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Parking off street for 6+ cars. More parking available.

Reviews

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Bella Monte - 5br, 6 bth, Shuttle bus, best Views, Close to hotel-bar-restaurant
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
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Amazing House

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic accomadations for our four families. Very well stocked with every day needs. Breathtaking views in the clear mornings and also when the occasional afternoon showers rolled in. Owners were very proactive in informing us about the house (and other activities), and responded quickly to our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic. Not a single complaint.

  • 5 of 5

If you are not used to the altitude, the lack of oxygen, and the breathtaking experience, might kill grandma. Ours survived thankfully. This was a top notch place to stay. It's stunning views, wonderful amnesties, and welcoming atmosphere was superb. I am not a rich man, but staying here made me feel like a king.

My only gripe would have been it's projection (albeit huge) TV was a bit outdated, but we hardly watched it, the proper TV was in the entertainment area in the lower level. One huge bonus was the built in surround sound Sonos system with music channels, we were just relaxing with subtle music on all day, and you could choose what rooms to broadcast in. Kids loved the board games, Foosball table, hot tub, and the Foxes that hung around a lot (probably not wise to feed them).

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful view & perfect location, but house itself was AMAZING!!

  • 5 of 5

Bella Monte was perfect for our large family, it had everything and more we needed. The owners have equipped this vacation property with everything you could need, and more. Wonderful deck and hot tub plus spacious basement. The sun sets were absolutely beautiful, with abundant wildlife. We saw a red fox and and enjoyed seeing moose grazing right in the back yard (they did not seem to mind our presence one bit). The sound system was pretty awesome and the high tech older kids were very impressed. Everything about this property, including communication with the owner is 5 STAR!

Thank you for sharing your home!

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

Absolutely beautiful,Amazing, utopia, awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

House and property was more than we expected!!! We will visit again! Everything was perfect. Transportation system through was perfect!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely house, great week!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent almost 2 weeks at Bella Monte for our daughter's "skilopement." The house was big enough, with private and separate spaces, for 4 families to live without getting in each other's way. Also big enough for all of us to enjoy time together... The space was perfect! We loved that everyone could sit at one dining room table. The views are amazing! We were cozy (not cold) and there was plenty of storage for skis and paraphernalia. Check-in was a breeze and the hot-tub maintenance people came same day for repairs when we called them. Internet supported all of our devices running at once. Would definitely consider renting here again! One word of advice - you do need a car!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just breathtaking... and so comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We had a beautiful weekend at Belle Monte. The house had everything we needed and more! The home and the view are an unparalleled combination. We hope to be able to come back one day.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Alpine slide with adventure park, music, concerts, mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, children's museum.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100

$5,900 over 4th of July week. $5,900 over Thanksgiving week.

Our pay schedule is as follows: 1/3 at the time of booking, the remaining 2/3 due 15 days prior to check in.

Cleaning Fee is added for rentals less than 1 week in length.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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