Perfect for Hikers & Skiers! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath for up to 12 Near Breckendridge(12 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Can Comfortably Sleep 6-12, Access to 9 Ski Resorts
This house is perfect for skiers, with access to 9 resorts in a 70 mile radius, with 2 more on the way up from Denver! Take a look:
Arapahoe Basin- 42 miles
Beaver Creek - 69 miles
Breckenridge - 24 miles
Copper Mountain - 42 miles
Loveland - 48 miles
Keystone -38 miles
Monarch - 70 miles
Ski Copper - 69 miles
Vail - 61 miles
And, if coming from Denver, hit Winter Park or Mary Jane on the way to the house.
The roomy 3 bedroom and 2 bath home can comfortably sleep between 6 and 12 people. The home has a spacious living area with a wood-burning stove open to a huge dining area and kitchen. This huge, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen has granite countertops, custom cabinetry, and beautiful views of the forest.
The main floor has two individual bedrooms equipped with queen beds and closets as well as comfortable sleeper sofa in the living room. The large main floor bathroom is a full bath with a combination shower and bathtub.
The master suite has a king size bed with lots of room. There is a private balcony off of the master that overlooks the back yard and Sacramento Creek. The roomy full master bath is gorgeous with a claw foot tub, shower and two personal sinks.
Since the entire house has radiant floor hear, four air mattresses make cozy beds. There is also a Pack & Play available for our little guests.
Warm yourself by the stove while enjoying satellite television and a huge collection of movies in the spacious living room. Plenty of games and books are provided for your enjoyment and relaxation. There are darts and a foosball table on the upper level. Keep in touch with the outside world (if you must) with wireless Internet.
The house is nestled on a wooded 10-acre property and boasts a private fishing easement on the Sacramento Creek. The home has been landscaped into a series of waterfalls going from one beaver pond to the next. It is common to see moose, deer and elk from the stunning backyard.
The outdoor area behind the home is a place you will want to spend a lot of time relaxing. There is a long porch the length of the back of the home which has gorgeous views of the stream and the landscaping. There is also a wood burning chiminea and a gas grill. There is lots of room to relax and watch for moose!
Fairplay and Alma are the activity center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and are often referred to as the base camp for activities in the area, some of which include skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, horseback riding (year-round), ice climbing, fishing, hunting, rafting, snow-mobiling, 4-wheeling, ATVing, mine exploring, canoeing, kayaking, and much much more.
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Member since: 2014
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 6-12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
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Early Winter and Spring
Jan 5 - May 21, 2017
2 night min stay
May 22 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Nov 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 16 - Jan 7, 2018
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Housecleaning $150
- Property Damage Protection $59
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund 15-29 days before arrival date.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Take advantage of Gold Medal/Blue Ribbon fishing at 5 area lakes and a public river close by.
National Forest, Montgomery Reservoir, Lincoln Falls: Explore the endless possibilities for ice-climbing, skiing, and snowboarding, as well as some of the best snow-shoeing and 4-wheeling in Colorado.
Visit the historic mountain town of Fairplay, steeped in mining history. A visit to the South Park City Museum is highly recommended in the warmer months. This restored 1880s mountain town is amazing, a definite must-see for all ages!
The Como Depot is one of the last remaining structures from a major railroad artery. One of Colorado's endangered places, it's a great way to peek into the past of the railroads in the rugged West.
There's something going on in Breckendridge all year long! Ski, ride, fish, boat, golf, shop and much more at one of Colorado's premier ski resorts.
Great fishing, hiking, rafting and jeep trails in Salida just a short drive away.
Raft the Arkansas River, go fishing, or relax in the hot springs in Buena Vista.
Enjoy a historic gold mining town, and try your luck at the casinos in Cripple Creek.
Enjoy Canon City, home of the beautiful Royal Gorge. The train ride through the Royal Gorge is one of America's top train rides and the Royal Gorge Bridge is the second highest suspension bridge in the US; both have beautiful views.
With both Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods close by, Manitou Springs has arguably two of the most beautiful destinations in Colorado in its backyard. A must for anyone new the area.
Enjoy shopping, theaters, sports, amusements parks, music and art in Denver, one of the best-kept secrets of the West.
About the owner: The Huston family welcomes you to one of the more special places in all of Colorado. Of course I may be biased, but it seems like every time we visit we take away unforgettable (and sometimes magical) memories. We hope you experience the same and many thanks for helping make this house a home. You may be curious about the spelling of TWO MILE RETRUITE hanging from the log beam as you came down the driveway. Well, let me explain this play on words. The elevation of the bottom floor is exactly 10,564 feet above sea level which is 4 feet higher than two miles in elevation. The rivers and streams in this area are full of trout. My wife is French and the word “truite’ is French for trout and is pronounced roughly like the English word, “treat”. Get it? Again, we really hope you enjoy your stay here. If you do, I would greatly appreciate if you took a little time to write a review of your experience on the VRBO website when you get home. At the same time, and if you want to, send your favorite photo to Morgan and we’ll make sure that it is added to the collection. In the meantime, ENJOY, EXPLORE and RELAX!
Why the Owner Chose Valley of the Sun (Fairplay, CO, USA):
This valley has a wide variety of wildlife. Don’t forget your camera when you venture out. Depending on the season, you are likely to see elk, mule deer, beavers, foxes, hares, bald eagles, hawks, ravens, blue birds, jays, hummingbirds, trout, and, last but not least, the mighty moose. You are in moose country and like any wild animal, they can be unpredictable and should be given a respectful amount of space. When harassed or startled by people or dogs, they may charge. A cow with a calf is very protective and particularly unpredictable. Quite often, moose can be observed right from the back deck. Make sure the first thing you do when you get up in the morning is to look out the windows. They are pretty active then. There is a rich history in this part of Park County. Wildlife was once so abundant that several Indian tribes would convene in the summer to hunt and fish in peace and harmony. Mining helped to settle the area and the surrounding mountains has a lot of remaining evidence of this activity. The Ranger Station and the South Park Museum in town are wonderful places to visit and get maps and historic information. Directly south of the house and across the road is Pike National Forest where you can get a taste of the woods. To the north is the Sacramento Creek at the end of the property. Don’t forget to bring your fishing pole. If you drive up the valley on County Road 14 to the west, a hiking trailhead will take you up to the base of the mountain range. There is a high alpine lake up there that we call Parker Lake named after our brown lab who loves to swim in it, no matter how cold the water is.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This house is perfectly situated if you love to ski, with access to 9 resorts in a 70 mile radius. There's plenty of room for a large group of friends or family reunion, while being cozy enough to be a great getaway for a romantic weekend or a week in nature with the kids.
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Kitchen and dining room
Master bedroom's balcony
Loft and master bedroom
Porch with chimenea, barbecue, seating; overlooks pond
View on the drive in to the cabin
Balcony overlooking pond
Pond below the house in the winter; warm enough to swim in in the summer
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Saturday, February 25, 2017
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