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Adorable Historic Log Cabin

Bedrooms 1
Space 360 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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!

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 16, 2017


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 South Central

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.


Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 360 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • 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 ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Newly renovated with high quality tiles and antique finishes. Infloor heat keeps your toesies warm!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Seven foot couch with removable pillows can sleep one adult.
  • Sink into the deliciously comfortable euro-top bed with high quality sheets and comforters.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • 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
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!!!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Adorable Historic Log Cabin
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 18 reviews

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: Jun 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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Great little house right in town.

  • 5 of 5

Very cute, walking distance to everything in town. Love the little hot tub for 2.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review and thank you for leaving the place in great shape.
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Clean, cozy and conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

This little cabin was so cute and cozy. Had everything that we needed. At first I was disappointed that I wasn't staying in Breckinridge itself but soon realized that Alma, CO was just the quite little town I needed and not that far to Breckinridge. Saw wildlife (foxes), close to fishing and hiking.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kim and glad you enjoyed the cabin and Alma...and glad you got your fishing in AND saw wildlife...always a nice bonus!!! Thank you for being fantastic left the place in great shape!! Come back again!!
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Denver, CO

Beautiful, petite, rustic cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! It's obviously small but has everything you need and more. It's in a perfect location for hiking local 14ers and/or hikes in Breck. The bed is super comfortable, and the big fan kept it cool even in the hot weather that we had. We brought our 2 dogs and the fenced in yard was a lifesaver. The owner had lots of personal touches throughout the place that made it feel very home-y. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wow!! What an adorable cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

This place has all the comforts of home...wifi, tv, full size well equipped kitchen, nice comfy couch, hot tub and you can even bring your sweet doggie. I'll be back!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect little cabin to getaway to in the mountains of beautiful Colorado. Prefect for a couple or even a single just looking to get away but still have the luxuries of cable and internet. My husband and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary there and enjoyed all it had to offer, from the wifi, to the netflix, the full kitchen so we could cook our meals, to the two person hot tub. It rained almost the entire time we stayed but it was still perfect. The little town within walking distance had everything we needed (except for an extension cord but the town within in 6 miles had one so we really can't complain). We would definitely stay here again, maybe sometime this winter if we are lucky enough.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
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.


Rates & Availability

Alma Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

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.
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