The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!(97 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-10)
***Hot Tub installed June 2013!!**
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**See our IrishRoseColorado website link below***
Please see the same 'Irish Rose' listing under Breckeridge--it has additional photos! Listing number is 13578.
Completed in May 2002, this mountain cabin is located on the historic Mosquito Gulch Trail. Just 15 miles south of Breckenridge, it is the perfect spot for either a secluded get-away or a ski vacation at a fraction of the cost.
Centered on ten acres of pine and aspen, the Irish Rose was designed to accommodate those who want a true Colorado experience. With Mosquito Creek flowing nearby, you will enjoy spectacular views of Pennsylvania and London Mountains as you relax with family and friends. A seven person hot tub sits out front in the location of an old historic mine if you want to relax and enjoy the view from there!
Gold pan on the local creeks, explore 'Buckskin Joe' trail, and visit the ghost town of Park City. The historic mining towns of Alma and Fairplay are also nearby. Mountain bike to your heart's content or drive the legendary 4x4 'Mosquito Pass' into Leadville. Pick wildflowers and view wildlife--there's something for everyone!
If winter activities are your goal, the beautiful village of Breckenridge is just a short drive north where you can enjoy premier Colorado skiing, dining, and shopping. Keystone, Arapahoe Basin, and Copper Mountain are also close. Or, stay near home and cross-country ski to your heart's content. We have it all!
The Irish Rose was built with families in mind. The main level has a great room with a gas fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing the beautiful mountains and trees. It is surrounded by a huge 32 by eight foot wrap-around deck. A full kitchen and dining area are also on this level to create an open, spacious environment. Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.
There are two main level bedrooms, one with a queen bed, and one with double bed and trundle geared for up to three kids. The great room sofa also pulls out to a queen-size bed. The master bedroom loft has a queen bed, washer and dryer, along with a small private balcony. There are full baths on both the main level and the loft. The cabin also has a lower level with a private entrance in the back which is occupied by 'Mountain Kay', the landlord. Kay has 30+ years of experience in Park and Summit Counties. She is quiet, very knowledgeable on the local area, and can assist with anything you need. She has two old dogs who will go hiking with you if you like!
Experience the Rocky Mountains in the comfort of the 'Irish Rose.' At over 10,000 foot elevation, it's as close to heaven as you can get!
(Make sure you check out our electronic guestbook link and see what others have said!)
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Member since: 2002
- 1300 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 10
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 9 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 21 - Nov 22, 2017
2 night min stay
Value Ski Season 17
Nov 23 - Dec 13, 2017
2 night min stay
Holiday Season 17
Dec 14 - Jan 2, 2018
4 night min stay
Mid Ski Season
Jan 3 - Feb 8, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
- Tax Rate 3.9%
Cleaning fee $120 for group of seven or more. Additional charge of $25 per adult per night for every adult over six in the group (children not included). 10% discount for military active/reserve or retired.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: We are a military family who built this home in 2002 and are blessed that we can share it with others!
Why the Owner Chose Alma, CO, USA:
We have long ties to this part of Colorado. The Irish Rose feels wild and secluded but is close to Alma and Faiplay, and a short drive to the mountain ski town of Breckenridge.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The Irish Rose has 10 acres of total seclusion with pine, aspen, a river, and amazing views. Many houses on the internet may look similar, but very few properties give you the total Colorado experience. Look at our guestbook and see that it will be a unique and memorable experience!
- Primary: 508-563-2013
- Secondary: +1 5083604428
Links to more information:
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Your Rocky Mountain Retreat!
View from the deck!
Parking for lots of vehicles
Front entrance covered deck.
Spacious open kitchen.
Staircase to loft bedroom.
Loft bedroom with door to upper deck.
Pure Colorado! Irish Rose is in upper right corner!
Our favorite photo spot. London Mountain and Mosquito Peak.
Try some gold panning!
Ten acres, a river, pine and aspen, unbelievable views--questions?
Secluded hot tub with mountain views.
Dining area and sliding door to deck and hot tub.
Entrance and stairway to loft.
Loft bedroom has full bath.
Kids room with double bed and pull out trundle.
True Rocky Mountain Seclusion--view from Penn Mountain
We love our river!
Play by the river. The best front yard ever!
Fun for the young ones! A family retreat!
This listing was first published here in 2002.
Date last modified - Sunday, April 23, 2017
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