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Perfect for Hikers & Skiers! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath For Up To 12 Near Breckendridge

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Can Comfortably Sleep 6-12, Access to 9 Ski Resorts

Two Mile Retreat is a fabulous custom home located in Valley of the Sun, which is one of the more prominent developments in Park County, Colorado. The home is only 25 minutes from Breckenridge Ski Resort, with easy access to Highway 9. Access to the home is easy year-round.

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.

Extra charges for snowplowing and extra internet bandwidth may be applicable.

More Details

Owner
Morgan Huston
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 10, 2017

About Morgan Huston

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 Morgan Huston chose Fairplay

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.

What makes this cabin unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful home to spend the weekend with our family here. My boys loved exploring and playing in the house. It was so spacious and relaxing, especially after a few days of excellent skiing!



We were reading the story of the house and just talking about moose when I looked out the window and saw a cow moose! The boys (ages 5 and 7) were fascinated!



Thank you for sharing your home with us, and we hope to stay here again someday!
Feb 2014
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Amenities

Valley of the Sun Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bathroom with claw-foot bathtub and shower, two sinks
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Master bedroom
  • Property also includes 4 twin air mattresses, a pack & play, and a queen pull-out couch.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Perfect for Hikers & Skiers! 3 Bedroom/2 Bath For Up To 12 Near Breckendridge
average rating of 4.75 based on 23 reviews
5

Super place

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful space. The layout and design are perfect. The property is magnificent. And the owner is very responsive and helpful. We'd return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was a fabulous jumping off point for a wonderful weekend in the mountains.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and property are beautiful, completely "as advertised" in the photos. My family and I had a super weekend, having out and hiking. We'd return in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cabin in a secluded location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great long weekend getaway cabin! Had everything our family and dogs needed...perfect main floor layout and beautifully rustic style. Well maintained, close to the nearby towns of Alma and Fairplay and only 15-20 mins from Breckenridge, many trails, fishing spots, and scenic places only a couple of miles away. Our family had a great time, had everything we needed. Highly recommend this one!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kingfisher, OK
3

We love Colorado!!!!

  • 3 of 5

The cabin and property was amazing! The cabin is so big and roomy! It really felt homey! We really loved that part! We couldn't spent much time outside because the mosquitos were thick and vicious! That part sucked! The first night we were their we had no hot water.... So we had to be the stinky kids .... But I called the owner and they sent a repair man out the next morning and fixed it. The cabin was so beautiful but it needs sprayed bad for spiders! We lost count on how many we killed! And we do realized a country cabin gets more spiders than a town one. We also live full time in the country! We all in all had a great time! We met our son their and it was so wonderful spending time w him! We absolutely love the area and Colorado!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a good time at the house! We have scheduled a fumigation of the home for the spiders, and were told that the area has had a major infestation of spiders because of unusual weather patterns. Thanks for letting us know!
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Atlanta, GA
5

Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. We have 4 kids under the age of 7. They loved playing in the ponds outside and exploring the property. It is a short drive into Breckenridge and Frisco area where we spent a lot of time. The kids loved playing foose ball as well. Great family place.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beavercreek, Ohio
4

Very nice and secluded mountain location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cabin with plenty of amenities. Location is remote, with amazing views of the aplty named mosquito range (so much rain this year that there were an unbelievable number of mosqitoes during our visit). Owners werre accommodating, and cabin pricing seemed fair for the amenities offered.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Car: necessary

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.

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Rates & Availability

Valley of the Sun 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 2016
May 22 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Fall 2016
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
Holidays 2016
Nov 16 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
$400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housecleaning $175
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

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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