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Adorable Historic Log Cabin

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 340 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio Log Cabin with Hot Tub near Breckenridge in the Historic Town of Alma

This charming little gem is the perfect getaway. Just 16 miles from Breckenridge and 6 miles from Fairplay in the quaint town of Alma. This compact studio home has everything you need; a kitchen and full bath and a comfortable new euro top bed with high quality bedding. The large sofa is great to kick back on and enjoy a book or movie. Tastefully decorated with antiques and quality artwork. Walk down to the Platte River for some fishing or jump on the bike path or many nearby hiking and mountain bike trails. Just a 5 minute walk to the fun downtown restaurants and shops. Please note bedroom is open to the living room. There is a door to the bathroom. You'll be surprised how well set up it is!! On the outside patio, we have a picnic table, gas grill and two adirondack chairs and, of course, the two person hot tub!


Owner
DEBORAH OBRIEN
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About DEBORAH OBRIEN

We love to travel and enjoy the outdoors. As a retired realtors and builders we also love finding houses to fix up! Here we are with the Little Bear Cabin! We are connoisseurs of vacation rentals and are always trying to learn new ideas for making our place more comfortable for our guests. We gladly receive suggestions and try to act on them!!

DEBORAH OBRIEN purchased this cabin in 2014

Why DEBORAH OBRIEN chose Alma

We love the small town 'get away from it all' feeling of Alma but also it's proximity to Breckenridge, Fairplay and Buena Vista and all the gorgeous mountain scenery and endless opportunities for hiking, biking and exploring. When this cabin came on the saw the potential for restoring it and offering it for short term rentals... it is a the perfect size for an escape from the hussle and bussle of the cities, a place for time alone to write or draw or a romantic getaway. We also love the ease of walking into town for a bite or heading up Buckskin Gulch for a walk or to 'bag a 14'er'. And if Summit County is incredible shopping, a plethora of restaurants and museum and activities only 16 miles away.

What makes this cabin unique

We choose this home because we have always been drawn to historic log cabins. Marty's expert carpentry and Debi's designer sense has transformed it into a perfect cozy space with all the luxuries of home. I love sitting on the sunny patio in the front or walking down to the park or coffee shop. I especially love kicking back with a book and letting it all go.

Amenities

Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 340 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Dog/cats are not allowed on the furniture and they are not allowed unattended in the the fenced in yard. Please clean up the yard.
  • We have 'house rules' in our book. on the table. Nothing too stringent..just the usual!! We hope you respect our cabin and treat it with love!
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Newly renovated with high quality tiles and antique finishes. Infloor heat keeps your toesies warm!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Sink into the deliciously comfortable euro-top bed with high quality sheets and comforters.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
I think everyone is super surprised and delighted when they open the door. Maybe they are expecting a dingy old cabin BUT no...they get a bright and cheerful updated cabin with all the modern conveniences. The collection of art work and tasteful decorations really make this place. Ya gotta see it to believe it!!!

Reviews

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Adorable Historic Log Cabin
average rating of 4.7419353 based on 31 reviews
5

Amazing little cabin that was a pefect little getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was clean and had everything my husband and I needed, including a little fenced in yard for our yellow lab and a perfect two person hot tub for the cool nights. It was just the right size for the three of us. The owners were extremely friendly and helpful. Just 20 minutes from Breckenridge this cabin is located at the end of the quiet little town of Alma. Alma also has a small pub with great homemade pizza and locally brewed beer as well as a small park with a little watering hole for the dog to cool off, and kids to play if you have them. We were even graced with the local young bull moose who made himself available for a short time for great pictures in the middle of town. I would highly recommend this cabin for your next Colorado getaway!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amanda thanks sooo much for the lovely review!! So glad you got to see the moose...he was hanging out in town for about two weeks..mowing everyone's lawns...very big and very photogenic. Hope you guys can come again! Take care.
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5

Lovely little Alma cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had such a nice time in Alma in this quirky little cabin. The town is adorable and we had no trouble finding the cabin. We were there for the meteor shower and had a nice time in the two person hot tub. The surrounding area is lovely and has plenty to do if you like the outdoors. Had a great time!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Awesome stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little cabin nestled in the rocky mountains. Tv and internet was great!! The cabin was perfect for two people. I also loved the 2 person hot tub.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tiny but awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We really had a nice time staying at this cabin. It was tiny (about the size of a large hotel room) but so comfy and fun. The hot tub was super nice addition. We will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, CO
5

Cozy retreat for a mountain stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is in the lovely small town of Alma, and is cute and cozy and well furnished. It would be great for a couple. It's got a nice small yard, a nice small hot tub, a nice small kitchen... In a word: cozy!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute place, close and far enough from Breck

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came to Colorado for our last big trip without a baby. We wanted to stay in the mountains and wanted to be close to Breckenridge to have the option to check it out but also be far from crowds. This place was PERFECT. We loved this little cabin so much and did not want to leave. We ate at the nearby South Park saloon, went to the general store and everyone was so nice. We also went to Fairplay, which was not far away. We went to some beautiful hikes in the area that were easy enough for me to do 6 months pregnant. There are definitely opportunities for more intense hikes for those who want that! Debi had everything we could need, the WiFi was reliable, bed comfortable, quiet area. My husband enjoyed the hot tub, I enjoyed putting my feet in. Altitude wasn’t an issue for us, but we also spent a few days in Denver before heading to Alma.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
DIA
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
South Park Saloon
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Breckenridge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
25 miles from I-70 and 6 miles from 285
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
2 Restaurants within 1/2 a mile
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Breckenridge Ski Area
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Fairplay Beach!!
Car: necessary

16 miles from the resort town of Breckenridge. The town of Alma is surrounded by five 14,000 peaks. Local activities include biking, fishing, hiking and centrally located for white water rafting excursions, horse back riding, mountain climbing or just relaxing and enjoying the fresh mountain air and small town feeling. Alma has a handful of cute shops; a fun clothing boutique, a sheep skin coat store (plus other gifts) and super cool general store that also has a full Carhart clothing store next to it. The restaurants in town are currently (9/1/2015) the South Park Saloon and the Alma Coffee House and you can get some prepared items and tons of food at Almart (the general store). Fairplay offers quite a few more nice restaurants and shops. And, of course a quick drive over the pass to Breckenridge (only 16 miles) offers more restaurants and shopping than you can shake a stick at!! I have a notebook at the cabin pointing out hikes and bikes and fishing spots nearby that we love. The notebook also includes local menus and a Summit County Menu Guide.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $20

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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