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FRONTIER ELEGANCE: MTS, SAUNA, SPA, SLEDDING, ARCADE, POOL TABLE

Teresa Lansford

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Teresa Lansford

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014
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FRONTIER ELEGANCE: MTS, SAUNA, SPA, SLEDDING, ARCADE, POOL TABLE

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

Alma Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Lodge, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10), 17 breathtaking mi from Breckenridge

WARNING: If your intention is to use drugs or become intoxicated to the point that you are no longer in control of your actions at our home, we DO NOT need or want your business. If this isn't an issue, please read on.

In ski jargon, 'Black Diamonds' are the toughest ski runs for experts only-- but you won't need to be an expert to enjoy this incredibly gorgeous Alpine Lodge! At 10,500 feet, it is nestled in the heart of South Park. Western Frontier meets Elegance in this Gracious home. You'll find the BDAL rivals fine European Ski Lodges and provides Luxurious amenities without the crowded tourist feeling and high prices you will find only 15-20 minutes away in Breckenridge and Summit County. Completely avoid the I-70 weekend & holiday traffic jams by taking US Highway 285 practically right to the house-- it is a breathtaking 1.5 hour drive from either Denver or Colorado Springs. Convenient to major highways in snowy weather, the BDAL is beautifully tucked into pine and aspen forests with huge views. No tired, dark 'cabin' with shabby furniture and small beds here, but 5800 sq ft of custom built luxury overlooking the amazing Continental Divide - huge views of Fourteeners right out your windows or from the private hot tub! Gourmet kitchen - with Nespresso, Keurig and Cuisinart Coffee Machines, 4 large bedrooms (3 kings) and 3 large baths will easily accommodate 10. The luxury master suite is an eye-popper-- see all the features below for it, there is a second king suite upstairs. (We have provided several air mattresses as well). The vaulted Great Room with large log scissor-trusses and a stone-surround wood-burning stove create a Fabulous Resort Lodge experience. Plenty of wood available! The exercise room upstairs has five large view windows and a Bose CD/Ipod sound system, spinning bike and elliptical trainer. Downstairs you'll find 2 more spacious bedrooms, one with a king bed and the other with 2 sets of bunks, and another large bath as well. The downstairs Great Room is a great entertainment area to give you (and the kids!) room to spread out. This 5 acre property has the remnants of a gold mine from the last century, the water there even has two schools of Rainbow Trout (just for looking--no fishing please--they are just getting established! There are several stocked fishing locations within 5 minutes' drive.) We've also just cleared a ski/sledding run on the hillside behind the house! Sleds & helmets and snow shoes provided. Hands down one of the nicest rentals in Southpark. You will find the BDAL to be an elegant retreat with a unique Rocky Mountain touch-- you'll want to come back again and again!

We will accept Paypal, checks or Echeck. Please NO credit cards.

FOR OVER 70 MORE PHOTOS OF HOUSE & AREA - CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK LINK BELOW TO BLACK DIAMOND ALPINE LODGE.

Keywords: Romantic, Custom, Luxury, Spa, Sauna, Hot tub, WiFi, Mountain views, Breckenridge, hiking, biking, skiing, fly fishing.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Teresa Lansford (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014

About Teresa Lansford

We're a USAFA military family. After traveling the world, we chose to settle down in the high mountains of Colorado. We split our time between the Front Range and our mountain home to relax and play.

Teresa Lansford purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Teresa Lansford chose Alma

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world. We enjoy the convenience of all the different kinds of mountain fun in our own front yard. While we are in the mountains, it only takes 2 mins to be on the hwy to Summit county.

What makes this lodge unique

After a great day of skiing, we don't have to drive the I-70 bumper-to-bumper traffic for hours to get home. We are in the middle of Fourteeners, gold medal fishing, biking, and hiking--God's country. Use the spotting scope in the great room to look for bears and elk on the divide!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Teresa, thank you so much for the use of your home. It is the most amazing, beautiful place I've ever stayed. You are truly lucky to own such a piece of paradise.
Sep 2012
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 39 traveler reviews

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Frontier Elegance: Mts, Sauna, Spa, Sledding, Arcade, Pool Table
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews
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Alma South Central Colorado
5

Alma

  • 5 of 5
2nd time back. Beautiful home. Great location brought the kids this time and had a great trip. Will definetly be back.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We're happy when our guests are happy. Thank you for your business, kind words and great care you showed our home. Please come back soon.
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Alma South Central Colorado
Houston
5

Feels like home!

  • 5 of 5
This was our 4th vacation in this lovely mountain home. The kitchen is fully equipped and a joy to cook in. The beds are very comfortable and our grand girls loved the TV over the master bath jacuzzi tub and the warm sauna to dress in. The Lansfords are delightful to work with.
I highly recommend this property for family and friends!!
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We have loved getting to know you and always appreciate how you care for our family home. Thank you and best wishes ;)
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Alma South Central Colorado
Sugar Land, TX
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5
The house and location were incredible, I can honestly say this was the best family vacation we have every taken. Home is awesome for families, the game room was our favorite spot, spent hours playing pool and pinball in the evenings. The view from the hot tub at night was perfect! Tons of fun things to do within miles, white water rafting, hiking, Breck is only 16 miles away, etc. We will definitely be back next year!
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were fabulous guests. We're always happy to hear that the BDAL was a big hit. You definitely hold the high score record on the pinball machine - wtg. Looking forward to seeing you next time.
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Alma South Central Colorado
5

Great Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
Such a wonderful way to enjoy Colorado. I can highly recommend this home without any hesitation. My famiy had high hopes for our vacation after seeing the pictures on the website. Our expectations were both met and exceeded by this amazing mountain home. It was in a great location where we could feel secluded yet have all the conveniences a short drive away. Thank you to the Lansfords for being gracious enough to open their beautiful home to us.
  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We luv hearing that your family had a great time at the BDAL. Thank you for taking such great care of our home - most appreciated. Please come back again.
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Alma South Central Colorado
Brandon, MS
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at BDAL was one that we will remember forever! It was the first family vacation for my entire family--4 adult couples, no children. We have other family that live only three miles from BDAL, and it was so nice to be able to have them over for a barbeque or to watch a game! The house is spectacular with every amenity you could possibly ask for, and also some that I would never have thought about! Teresa, thank you for putting directions on machines etc.--they really helped. And thank you for the cookies that were a highlight one night after a long day of excitement. We truly enjoyed our stay at this wonderful home, and we hope to make it a yearly trip. There is no doubt in my mind that anyone who stays here will not be disappointed. Your furniture was so comfortable and everything was impeccably clean. We really felt "at home" in your home. Thank you for everything.
  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We greatly appreciate your business and the superb manner that you cared for our family home. Please come again and Happy Thanksgiving .
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Alma South Central Colorado
Fort Worth, Texas
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5
Our family group included 6 adult siblings with their spouses. We had plenty of room to spread out and a large, open area to eat and play games. The home was well-kept, well stocked, and thoughtfully arranged. We could not have asked for a better place to spend the week again. We would not hesitate to return at our first opportunity. Buck and Teresa were gracious and kind hosts! Thank you very much.
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: We appreciate your business and are happy that you were so pleased with the BDAL. Please come again.

Map

Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Denver International or Colorado Springs
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
South Park Saloon--America's Highest Saloon
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Breckenridge
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 9
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Fairplay
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: recommended

At an elevation of 10500, the house faces the Continental Divide, surrounded by gold medal fishing (South Park is 'The Fly Fishing Capital of the World'), biking & hiking trails. Breckenridge, with all its restaurants, nightlife, and shopping is a short 15 min drive away. Private sledding hill in the backyard! Snow mobiling, dog sledding and ATV tours available nearby. We also have a basketball hoop and horseshoe pit set up.

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Rates & Availability

From $350 Per night

Alma Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 8 2015
5 night minimum stay
$700
$4,200
 
 
Ski Season
Jan 9 2015 - Apr 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 13 2015 - May 23 2015
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Summer
May 24 2015 - Jun 29 2015
4 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
4th of July
Jun 30 2015 - Jul 8 2015
4 night minimum stay
$550
$3,300
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 9 2015 - Sep 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$500
$3,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,250
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2015 - Dec 1 2015
4 night minimum stay
$600
$3,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$375
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $600
Cleaning fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 4.0%
Notes Please don't ask for dates that are already booked on the calendar. Rates are subject to change until reserved.
The cleaning fee covers the full day it takes to restore the home to renting condition. It does not cover excess cleaning if you choose to not clean up after yourselves, and the additional charge will be deducted from your security deposit.

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Amenities

Alma Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
General:
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , 6 piece spa bath: jetted tub, sauna, dual head shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , granite countertops, travertine tile tub surround
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower lvl, granite, extra sink/vanity in rec room
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (3) Master Bedroom has wonderful suite -sleigh bed, tempurpedic mattress, flat screen TV, gas kiva fireplace with remote control, huge dual-head travertine shower with body sprays, 6 person redwood sauna to warm up in after a hard day of skiing, large upscale spa tub in master bath with another flat screen TV. Downstairs, there is another large King Bedroom with a large picture window, forest views, and lots of natural light, 2nd King suite bedroom upstairs also has private full bath. Beautiful views of mountains and forests. Baby Cribs (2) Brand new portable cribs with soft linens. Also 2 high chairs for baby feeding. Bunk Beds (2) Downstairs, there is a bedroom with two sets of bunk beds (4 total beds) and window with lots of natural light.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Master Bath has a sauna and flat screen TV in tub area. A spotting scope in the Great Room can find wildlife on the fourteeners. Both living areas are huge, large couches can be slept on. Game room has pool table, foosball table,Vintage pinball machine, Original Space Invaders arcade game. Exercise room with Bose surround sound and CD/Ipod connection system, spinning bike, elliptical machine with five large windows looking out on the Continental Divide, this is another very large room, could easily accommodate kids who want to slumber party on the floor.

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