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

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The Great Escape is a magical winter wonderland

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.75
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Luxurious 5 Bedroom Full Log Home with Mountain Views/ Stream Location

"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 5700 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.

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 television 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. There is a second laundry room downstairs with a new washer and dryer. This is in addition to the laundry room upstairs. The home has a two car garage so you can enter the home right from the comfort of the warm and dry garage.

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". Enjoy your stay!
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Speaks: english, I speak a tiny bit of Spanish
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 5700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 18
  • 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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    ...moreless

  • 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

Entertainment

  • 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

Theme

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

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

  • 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

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    There are 2 clothes dryers. There is a full laundry room upstairs with a washer and dryer and there is an additional laundry room in the full bath downstairs. ...moreless

  • 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
  • Living Room:

    The great room has a two-story stone fireplace and luxurious leather seating for the entire group. ...moreless

  • Parking:

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

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    There are 2 washing machines. There is a full laundry room upstairs with a washer and dryer and there is an additional laundry room in the full bath downstairs. ...moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • 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

 

Reviews

5
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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Regular
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2020
5 night min stay
$425 $425
$2,950
Memorial Day 2017
May 25 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $450
$3,150
July 4th Week
Jun 11 - Jun 11, 2017
5 night min stay
$500 $500
$3,500
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 4, 2017
3 night min stay
$450 $450
$3,150
Low Season-Fall
Sep 1 - Nov 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$425 $425
$2,975
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
$500 $500
$3,500
Holiday Season
Dec 15 - Jan 13, 2018
5 night min stay
$600 $600
$4,200

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Location

90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Denver and Colorado Spring
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Fairplay and Alma
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
Breckenridge
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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  • The Great Escape is a magical winter wonderland

    The Great Escape is a magical winter wonderland

  • Another view of the magnificent home.

    Another view of the magnificent home.

  • A view of the great room and the loft above.

    A view of the great room and the loft above.

  • The entire home has high ceilings with exposed logs. It is pure luxury!

    The entire home has high ceilings with exposed logs. It is pure luxury!

  • The large kitchen island is great for food preparation or serving large groups.

    The large kitchen island is great for food preparation or serving large groups.

  • The state of the art double oven is great for preparing meals for large groups.

    The state of the art double oven is great for preparing meals for large groups.

  • The large dining room is open to the kitchen and seats 8.

    The large dining room is open to the kitchen and seats 8.

  • The master bath has a custom copper sink, walk-in shower, and a claw foot tub.

    The master bath has a custom copper sink, walk-in shower, and a claw foot tub.

  • There is an office with a large desk for those who have to work or study.

    There is an office with a large desk for those who have to work or study.

  • This is one of 3 bedrooms downstairs and all 3 have a queen and two twin beds.

    This is one of 3 bedrooms downstairs and all 3 have a queen and two twin beds.

  • The fourth bedroom with a queen bed and two twin bunk beds. Room for a family.

    The fourth bedroom with a queen bed and two twin bunk beds. Room for a family.

  • You cannot beat the views and luxurious atmosphere of The GREAT ESCAPE!

    You cannot beat the views and luxurious atmosphere of The GREAT ESCAPE!

  • Great Escape -Nestled in the Woods- Summer is wonderful too!

    Great Escape -Nestled in the Woods- Summer is wonderful too!

  • The huge great room has a two story stone fireplace and leather seating for all.

    The huge great room has a two story stone fireplace and leather seating for all.

  • The high vaulted ceilings and full size logs add to the charm of this cabin.

    The high vaulted ceilings and full size logs add to the charm of this cabin.

  • The main floor has an expansive kitchen and a sitting room w/ another fireplace.

    The main floor has an expansive kitchen and a sitting room w/ another fireplace.

  • There is additional seating at the kitchen island.

    There is additional seating at the kitchen island.

  • This sitting room is cozy and delightful with it's own fireplace.

    This sitting room is cozy and delightful with it's own fireplace.

  • The master suite has a luxurious king size bed and comfy w/ a private deck.

    The master suite has a luxurious king size bed and comfy w/ a private deck.

  • This charming claw foot tub is a great private place to relax in luxury.

    This charming claw foot tub is a great private place to relax in luxury.

  • The charming loft bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed.

    The charming loft bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed.

  • Another bedroom with a queen bed and two twin bunk beds.

    Another bedroom with a queen bed and two twin bunk beds.

  • Ahhhhhh.... what a place to relax after an invigorating day of skiing or hiking.

    Ahhhhhh.... what a place to relax after an invigorating day of skiing or hiking.

  • Your vehicles will even stay in luxury with this 2 car attached garage.

    Your vehicles will even stay in luxury with this 2 car attached garage.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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