The Great Escape - 5 Bedroom/4 Bath with Hot Tub, Game Room and Bar

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

"THE GREAT ESCAPE" is an exquisite custom full log home located in Valley of the Sun which is one of the more prominent developments in Park County. It is only 25 minutes from Breckenridge with easy access to Highway 9. This 4000 square foot home has views of the white-capped mountains to the West and is on a wooded and secluded property. Sacramento Creek runs through the property and there is a fishing easement that is accessible. This home has it all. There are 5 large bedrooms. Four of them sleep 4 people in addition to the master suite. One of the bedrooms is in the loft which is a great place for the kids to hang out. It is very common to see Moose, Elk, and Deer right on the property. There is a family of 5 moose that frequently visit. The deck with fabulous shaded views has a gas grill and lots of outdoor seating.

The front entry of The Great Escape has a porch providing extra areas to escape and relax while watching for wildlife. The kitchen is huge with lots of room to cook and entertain. It has everything a gourmet cook's heart could desire. There is even a double oven to cook for the entire family. It is a fabulous place for large family gatherings or holiday vacations. There is a dining area off the kitchen with a large table that seats 10-12 people. There is also extra seating at the island. It has a very open and inviting charm. There is a sitting area where family members can gather around a gas fireplace and talk to the ones working hard to prepare the meals. The kitchen has a large walk-in pantry and a half bath.

The great room is really beyond description. The vaulted ceilings and windows in the room are two stories high making the room spacious and cheerful. The gorgeous stone wood-burning fireplace is also two story. The windows overlook the back forested area. Some firewood is provided. Upstairs, there is a balcony that opens to the great room with a queen bed and two twin beds. It is a great place for the kiddos to hang out.

The master suite is also on the main level. It is a very large and inviting room with beautiful luxurious furnishings. There are french doors providing a private entrance to the deck area. The attached master bath has a claw foot tub to relax in. It adds to the charm of the room. If you like showers, you will love this beautiful custom tiled walk-in shower. There is a large walk-in closet as well and lots of storage in the vanity area with floor to ceiling cabinets.

The main floor also has a beautiful office with a library of books for those who have to get some work done or for just snuggling up with a good book in a comfy leather chair.

Downstairs, there is a 1000 square foot recreation room. There is a full size gorgeous bar for entertaining, with lots of seating around the bar for your guests. There is also a poker / game table and a large full size air hockey table. This is not the typical small air hockey game but a large one the size of a pool table. There is a foos-ball table in the room which will add hours of entertainment. Lots of comfortable seating is provided for the whole family. Satellite televison and wireless internet are provided for your enjoyment.

The downstairs floor has a full size bath as well as a half bath. There are three bedrooms downstairs and all three of them have a queen bed and two twin bunk beds. The home sleeps 18 people in the 5 bedrooms. There is room for 5 families to stay very comfortably in this home. It is the perfect place to make family memories and have the most fabulous vacation you will remember.

The outdoor area surrounding the home is also a place you will want to spend a lot of time relaxing. There is a covered porch on the front of the home as well as a large expansive deck on the back of the home. The deck has beautiful views of the white-capped mountains and surrounding forest and hillls. There is brand new Bull Frog Hot Tub on the deck with the same amazing views. There is also a new picnic table on the deck. Sacramento Creek runs through the property with private fishing. It is wonderful area for kids to explore and try their hand at fishing. It is on private property so no fishing license is required as long as you stay on the private property. The property is very wooded and secluded. You will not see any other cabins or structures from the property. There is a gas grill and patio furniture to relax and enjoy the views and wildlife. It is also a great place to enjoy the views or the wildlife. Moose are frequent visitors to the property!

Fairplay and Alma are the activity center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and is often referred to as the Base Camp for all activities some of which include skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, horseback riding (winter too), ice climbing, fishing, hunting, rafting, snow-mobiling, 4-wheeling, ATVing, mine exploring, canoeing, kayaking, and much much more.

If you can think of an outdoor activity, you will probably find it within 10-20 minutes of the cabin. It is a great area to call your "Base Camp".

This is a beautiful home to spend any season of the year. The access is easy and 4-wheel drive is not a necessity but is recommended in the winter months. You can find all of these activities within minutes of the home:

* FISHING ... On the property and Gold Medal/Blue Ribbon Fishing. 5 area lakes and public river a short drive away
* Within Minutes of the home... Access to National Forest/Montgomery Reservoir, Lincoln Falls, Ice Climbing, skiing, snowboarding, and some of the best snow-shoeing and 4-wheeling in Colorado
* Breckenridge ... ski, snow-board, snowmobile, fish, boat, golf - 25 min. NW
* Buena Vista ... Hot Springs, fishing, raft the Arkansas River - 30 min. SW
* Salida ... fishing, hiking, jeep trails , rafting - 25 min SW
* Como Historic Railroad District - 20 min. NW
* Fairplay Historic Mining Town - 5 min. NW
* Denver ... shopping, theaters, sports, amusements parks -90 min NE
* Cripple Creek ... gold mining, gambling - 50 min.
* Canon City ... home of the Royal Gorge - 60 min SE
* Manitou Springs ... Cave of the Winds, Pikes Peak - 60 min. SE

You will enjoy the flexibility of being able to explore all of the exciting areas in the heart of the Rockies by being in the center of all the activities. You will be able to enjoy a luxurious home but also the seclusion and beauty that only a true mountain setting can offer.

If you have several families coming to the area and need more than one home, this home is just a few hundred yards down the road from The Claim which is another premiere home.


Cleaning Fee is $175, admin fee is $50, and $500 refundable security deposit. Sales Tax of 3.9% applies as well as a processing fee of 3.2% if paying by credit card. There is no charge for payment by check. We require a downpayment of half of the total. If it is within 30 days of your check in date, full payment is required. If it is a holiday, then full payment is required 60 days prior to your arrival. No refunds are given within 60 days of your arrival. Please ask if you have any questions at all. ENJOY!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The minimum age for renters is 25. This does not include children and family of the primary renter. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

  • Master Suite: 1 king

    Fabulous furnishings and linens with attached private bath...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single


  • Downstairs Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    One Queen and two twin beds (bunk beds). Sleeps 4....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    One Queen and two twin bunk beds. Sleeps 4...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 2 bunk bed

    One Queen and two twin bunk beds. Sleeps 4...moreless

  • The home sleeps 18 comfortably in beds. There are 4 bedrooms that have a queen bed and two twin beds in addition to the master suite. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

    There is a claw foot tub and a walk in custom tiled shower...moreless

  • Kitchen half bath: toilet

    There is a half bath in the kitchen. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Downstairs there is a full bathroom. ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    There is a half bath in the game room. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cell phone coverage is excellent so if you have a hot spot on your phone for internet, it should work great. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    There is a full bar in the game room with a large flat screen television. There is air hockey, a poker table, a foosball table, a game console and other games. ...moreless

  • Games:

    The game room has a full size air hockey table, a poker table, a game console, and lots of other games. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    There is a large table that seats 8-10 as well as island seating in the kitchen. There is also a sitting area by with a gas fireplace. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is a two story stone fireplace in the great room that is wood burning. There is a gas fireplace in the kitchen....moreless

  • Garage:

    There is a 2 car garage that is attached to the home. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    Central heat that is thermostat controlled. Please turn down the heat when you leave for the day to conserve propane. Make sure the kitchen fireplace is off. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet is provided....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    There is additional off-street parking. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a brand new Bull Frog Hot Tub and a new picnic table as well as a new grill on the deck. ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There is kayaking in Buena Vista along the Arkansas river. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a large gas grill. ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Breckenridge is only 30 minutes from the home. Keystone is also close. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    There is a brand new hot tub on the deck with mountain views. ...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2020
5 night min stay
$350 $350
$2,450 $7,350
Low Season-Fall
Oct 2 - Nov 6, 2016
2 night min stay
$300 $350
$2,100 $6,300
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 18 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay
$400 $400
Holiday Season
Dec 18 - Jan 8, 2017
5 night min stay
$600 $600

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver and Colorado Spring
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fairplay and Alma
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack (Denver)
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 9
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
South Park Steak House
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Breckenridge World Class Ski Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fairplay Beach (Along the Platte River)

Car: Necessary

The home is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is central to almost any outdoor activity you can think of including skiing, boarding, hiking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, white water rafting, ice climbing, ice fishing, fly fishing, canoeing, kayaking, outlet shopping, old mine exploration, show shoeing and much much more.


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  • Poker Anyone? A game table is provided for those late night card games.

    Poker Anyone? A game table is provided for those late night card games.

  • Yes there are great mountain views!

    Yes there are great mountain views!

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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THE GREAT ESCAPE - 5 Bedroom/4 Bath With Hot Tub, Game Room and Bar

Valley of the Sun (Fairplay, CO, USA) #624716

5 BR  2.75 BA  Sleeps 18

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