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Grand Family Friendly Rocky Mountain Retreat Ski/Bike/Golf/Hike In Tabernash

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,886 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Family Retreat With Mountain Views And No "I'm Bored"


This Rocky Mountain Retreat sits at the end of a spruce and pine lined lane overlooking the Arapahoe National Forest. It's a perfect getaway that's close to everything. We are five minutes from the YMCA of the Rockies (ziplining, tubing, hiking), Devil's Thumb Ranch and Spa, and Pole Creek golf course. Skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and fishing are also nearby. And high speed internet is provided for those times that you need to check in with the outside world.


Our home features 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, two living areas which are great for big groups, and a loft. Two bedrooms on the first floor with a shared bathroom work great for the kids with one queen bed and 4 bunk beds and a daybed with a trundle. The first floor rec room has darts, games, and a flatscreen TV to keep everyone entertained. The main floor offers two bedrooms, one with a queen and one with a full-sized bed and a shared bathroom. The main floor family room has a satellite TV, hardwood floors with warm area rugs, and a cozy stone fireplace (new for 2016) next to floor to ceiling windows with incredible views of the Rockies. A staircase leads upstairs to an overlooking loft with a couch and another TV for watching movies. Off the loft is the spacious master suite with a private whirlpool tub and shower. The second loft in the master bedroom has an extra double mattress for bigger groups.

The well-stocked kitchen has been renovated for summer 2016 and has all of the amenities for a simple morning breakfast or a full Thanksgiving dinner. Granite countertops, tile floor, and an ample island for any gathering (new for 2016). The new outdoor grill is perfect for year-round barbeque-ing. For meals, there is room for everyone at the long dining room table, the tables on the back deck, and at the kitchen island bar.

Last but not least, a wrap-around deck offers peaceful solitude and fresh air, and the hot tub down the steps has great sunset views.

More Details

Jeff Leget
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Jeff Leget

Our families have called Colorado home for over 15 years. Ten years ago, when our kids were preschoolers, we started taking weekend trips together to Winter Park and Fraser in the hopes that the little ones would eventually like to ski. Today, ten years later, we can't keep up with our kids on the steep and deep terrain Winter Park has to offer. And, we simply can't imagine any better place for a family vacation that right here at the base of the Rocky Mountains. We hope your family enjoys your time together in our home as much as we have enjoyed watching our kids grow up here.

Jeff Leget purchased this house in 2015

Why Jeff Leget chose Tabernash

We looked a long time before finally deciding to purchase and rent this beautiful home. Some places in Winter Park and Fraser are townhomes. Although new and nice, they don't offer the quiet tranquility that typically brings people to the Rockies. Some places in Fraser are large mountain mansions that come at a premium. With kids, we always found that we'd rather have the money to spend on activities. Our home, with 5 bedrooms, is perfectly situated in a quiet community above Tabernash. Just 15 minutes from Winter Park, 5 minutes from Devil's Thumb ranch, and 35 minutes to Lake Granby, we think you'll agree that our Family Rocky Mountain Retreat is perfectly situated for all the activities your family will want to do in the mountains this year. Lots of restaurants and bars are close by, the grocery store is 5 minutes away, and yet when you are sitting on the deck looking at the stars, you'll feel like you are the only one around.

What makes this house unique

When we first bought the home we loved the rustic woodwork and wrap-around deck. The kids love running around outside, hanging out on the first floor, or splashing in the outdoor hot tub. We hope that our home with its incredible views and proximity to everything will inspire your own family adventures.


Winter Park Highlands House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2886 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Top Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    First Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom with Loft - Top Floor - 1 queen
    Main Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Main Floor Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    First Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    First Floor Bedroom 2 - 3 bunk bed , 3 twin bunk beds (6 people)
    Master Bedroom Alcove Top Floor - 2 double , Double bed in the alcove on the top floor
    Master Bedroom Loft Top Floor - 1 double , Double mattress in the loft inside the Master Bedroom
    Rec Room - First Floor - 1 bunk bed , Twin bunk bed in rec room
    Rec Room - First floor - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin daybed with trundle in rec room
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


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Grand Family Friendly Rocky Mountain Retreat Ski/Bike/Golf/Hike In Tabernash
average rating of 4.695652 based on 23 reviews
Hartford, WI

Great Getaway!

  • 4 of 5

We had 2 families stay in this property for the week of 4th of July. It worked out really great. We had plenty of room for all to sleep and relax and also took advantage of the great kitchen to cook meals and make lunches. We enjoyed dinners together as a group. The property is in a great location close to Winter Park, Fraser and Grand Lake and also close enough for day trips to Rocky Mountain National Park. The kids used the hot tub just about every night when we got back from our daily adventures and it was fun sitting around the campfire. Winter Park has one of the best 4th of July celebrations I have ever attended. We had a blast hiking, rafting and exploring and it was really nice to come back to such a great place every night to relax.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, spacious home!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in this home. We had several families with little kids and there was more than enough space for all of us. There are tons of beds for everyone. This is a good home for large groups. The first floor family room was a big hit for the little ones and everyone enjoyed using the foosball. Nice view off the deck (You do see and hear the cars from the road off the deck but still very nice). We BBQ'd and enjoyed sitting outside. The kitchen was well stocked. The kitchen counter is large, which was nice since we had a lot of stuff. Clean place. Close to restaurants and winter park. We enjoyed going on walks near the home, which was so peaceful. Easy to book and the owner responds quickly. Highly recommended for a comfortable stay! Thank you for sharing your home with our family!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed your house in Tabernash! There was plenty of sleeping for all 16 of us (and very comfortable)!

The kitchen was very well stocked with cooking items and everything in working order.

We were close to a town with grocery stores and tourist destinations!

Thanks for sharing your home with us, we would come again!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing HOUSE!!

  • 5 of 5

There were 10 of us that stayed in this house. It is a 3 level house and it was more than enough room. The kids, slept in different places nightly just because there were soo many rooms. The owners of the house were very friendly, easy to get a hold of and they helped every step of the way. The kitchen is to die for, forget an Island, it has a peninsula for the counter top. We did not want to leave the house..but we did. We went skiing at Grandby Ranch and had a blast! We are from Texas and not used to cold weather, so we OVER packed warm gear. The house was extremely warm, it has GREAT insulation, we found ourselves very hot at times. The kids enjoyed using the sleds and sliding down the hills, I must say, so did I. Our one regret was that we were not successful in making a snowman, due to the snow being soft and we didn't know how to form it. IF you are looking for a spacious house, this is definitely the place for you. There is literally a place to sleep in every crook of the house, a lot of space and privacy. The house is fully stocked in kitchen utensils, appliance and even towels. I could literally go on and on and on. I have used homeaway for A LOT of vacations, but I must say this is the BEST house thus far and they had the most outstanding customer service!!

This was a great Christmas vacation!!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for the nice review. We are so glad that you and your family had a wonderful winter getaway in Colorado! Please reach out to us again because Colorado is just as spectacular in the spring, summer, and fall. Happy new year!
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Perfect Multi-Family Rental in a Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We were amazed how close this rental was to Rocky Mountain National Park and Grand Lake. We had three families in our party and fit comfortably. The cabin was clean, well kept, and had almost everything we needed. The only concern we had was the kitchenware. It seemed like the cabin was missing some every day items in the kitchen (including grilling tools), but we made do with what we had. We loved grilling out on the deck, watching late night movies, and all the kids loved the bunk rooms. The owner was great to communicate with and allowed us to have a late check out with no problem. Overall, it was a perfect place with comfortable beds, and enough space to go around! We'd stay here again and again!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for staying with us! We'll check our supply of kitchen utensils to make sure we have plenty. The grill tools were in the pantry. We'll work to make that more obvious to our next guests. Thanks again!
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Wonderful home to stay for the weekend.

  • 4 of 5

We were in town to attend our nephew's wedding at Devil's Thumb Ranch. Location of the cabin was great. Very easy to find. We did not have to drive very far to get to great hiking areas, (Grand Lakes for a morning hike), and close to grocery store and restaurants. The home was large and enough bedrooms to accommodate our party (4 adult couples and a single adult) with enough bathrooms for everyone to get ready and attend the wedding on time. The view was awesome. Jeff, the owner, was very accommodating and informative and responded very quickly to any questions/requests we had before and during our stay. Our only regret was that we did not plan to stay longer and enjoy the cabin.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Denver International Airport (DEN)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Pole Creek Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 40
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Tabernash Tavern
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Winter Park Ski Area
Car: necessary

Our families have called Tabernash and the Fraser Valley our vacation destination for over 10 years, and we're happy to share that experience with you. Our children have learned to ski, bike, hike, and ride horses in the Colorado Rockies. We simply can't imagine a better family destination. Our mountain home is strategically located among the quiet Aspens and rugged pine trees of the Arapahoe National Forest. Just minutes away is the renowned Winter Park Ski Resort, the longest continuously running ski area in Colorado, offering 7 unique territories to satisfy any skier's abilities. In the summer the resort comes alive with mountain bike trails, an alpine slides, and tons of activities for the whole family. Summertime also brings warms days and cool nights with few bugs and no humidity. Perfect weather for hiking, biking, climbing, or just soaking in the mountains. Ever seen how far your ball can fly off the tee at 8300 feet above sea level? Pole Creek Golf Course is just across the highway. Kids and adults will both love the YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch just 5 minutes from our door with activities for everyone. And Christmastime in the rugged Rocky Mountains by a warm fire with floor to ceiling windows just can't be beat.

Winter Park, Fraser, and Tabernash offer fine dining from sushi to bbq and everything in-between. After a long day of outdoor adventure, the Devil's Thumb Ranch offers outstanding spa services. Just to the north is Lake Granby and the western entrance to the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park. Since 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park has enticed visitors with herd of Elk and over 359 miles of trails among it majestic peaks. On your way to the park, stop at Lake Granby for boating and fly fishing. Or, just take a break with the kids and visit the Grand County rec center or catch a movie at the Foundry Cinema and Bowling Alley. Without a doubt, you and your kids won't be bored.

We've stocked our home with all of the things you and your crew will need. We have plenty of clean sheets and towels for all the guests. There are lots of bunk beds for a big family get together. While the kids play downstairs, the adults can enjoy the spectacular views out the floor to ceiling windows in the rustic family room. Or, the whole group can take turns relaxing on the deck on in the hot tub. If you run out of options in town, or simply want to enjoy a dinner at home, the kitchen comes stocked with everything you need to make a simple breakfast or a full-course dinner for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any special occasion. Watch the stars slowly circle the mountains and enjoy a drink on the wrap-around deck or by the fireplace indoors. Or, you can escape to the loft with a book in the dormer.

We believe our home is perfectly situated between the Winter Park / Mary Jane resort and the family-friendly Granby Ranch and Sol Vista resorts. You are at the center of all that Grand County has to offer. We hope you enjoy our home and the mountains as much as we do.


Rates & Availability

Winter Park Highlands House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 Summer
May 27 2017 - Aug 31 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
2017 Late
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Years 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
2018 Early
Apr 1 2018 - Jul 13 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Jazz Fest 2018
Jul 13 2018 - Jul 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
2018 Summer
Jul 15 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New Years 2018
Dec 21 2018 - Jan 1 2019
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $300
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 5.7%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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