THE IRISH ROSE - A COLORADO DREAM VACATION SPOT - SECLUDED!!

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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THE IRISH ROSE - A COLORADO DREAM VACATION SPOT - SECLUDED!!

Alma Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-10)

'The Irish Rose' - Your Colorado dream vacation get-away!

***Hot Tub installed June 2013!!**

***Compare Properties By Checking the Guestbook! This is the best way to truly determine the quality of what you rent!***

**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!

If summer hiking, biking or four-wheeling is your desire, four of Colorado's 14,000 foot peaks are at your doorstep, providing some of the best hiking and driving trails in the world. Tackle the summits of Mount Bross, Mount Democrat, Mount Cameron, and Mount Lincoln... all in a single day!

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 bunk beds geared for up to four 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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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rich (Owner)
Advertiser since 2002
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About Rich

We are a military family who built this home in 2002 and are blessed that we can share it with others!

Rich purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Rich chose Alma

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.

What makes this cabin unique

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!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 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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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 56 traveler reviews

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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
average rating of 4.910714 based on 56 reviews
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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p68929vb
508-563-2013
Alma South Central Colorado
Santa Fe, Texas
5

The Irish Rose Vacation 2013

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at the "Irish Rose" was nothing less than spectacular. The Cabin was well maintained and beautiful, and well equiped with anything you needed. The land that it is on was fun for exploring and hiking or just relaxing by the creek.
The area is centrally located for touring the Royal Gorge, Pikes Peak and Brekenridge, along with other scenic sites.
The people of Alma and Fairplay were friendly and respectful and helpful when looking for directions or information. Our Family would gladly stay at the "Irish Rose" again and again whenever possible.
Thank You for a wonderful place for a wonderful and relaxing vacation.
Buddy and Sharmon and family
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
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Alma South Central Colorado
Arvada, CO
5

Loved Our Stay at the Irish Rose!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and our daughter, her husband and two children just got back from a beautiful mini vacation to the Irish Rose. It's easy to say this is the most beautiful place we have stayed at. Everything about it is welcoming! The interior is amazing. There is not a detail overlooked in making the guests feel completely at home. Our grandchildren, ages 3 and 8 had a great time visiting with and taking walks with Kay our hostesses two sweet dogs. There is also a well stocked supply of kid friendly games and movies. We all enjoyed the hot tub! Now for the area around the cabin.....Absolutely majestic! The mountain views are magnificent and from the cabin there are lots and lots of hiking trails. The river that runs through the property is beautiful, clear, and love the way it attracted the wildlife in the morning. Kay has added beautiful nature gardens throughout the property close to the cabin. Love it! We also enjoyed the towns of Alma and Fairplay nearby and had a great day of fishing. We would love to come back to the Irish Rose again and highly recommend this amazing cabin. Thanks so much for your hospitality!
Marjee
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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508-563-2013
Alma South Central Colorado
Haven, Kansas
5

Family Vacation at the Irish Rose

  • 5 of 5
This is the third year that my family, along with my sister and her husband, have stayed at the Irish Rose. We absolutely love this place!!! The house is well stocked and has everything you could need. It is secluded and has wonderful scenery all around. The big deck is great to sit upon and enjoy the view. There is a lot of areas to explore and many trails to take, by foot or 4-wheel drive. There is so much to see and do in the area and that is why we love it here. It is even great for children. Our 6 year old loves it!!! I would recommend this place to anyone. Great getaway place!!!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
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508-563-2013
Alma South Central Colorado
Orlando, Florida
5

Perfect Family Get Away!

  • 5 of 5
Our family is scattered over three continents. So to get all 7 of us together takes time and effort. To have the Irish Rose as our reunion venue, was a gift indeed. The Irish Rose had everything we needed - from fully equipped kitchen (and I mean FULLY......all the necessities one could want) to buckets full of water ready to go down at the fire pit. The owners have thought of everything a family might need for comfort & convenience and made it easily available to their guests.
The location is perfect, offering hiking, biking, eateries - all within 30 minutes.
The quiet and beauty, along with wild-life viewing - right from the deck was delightful.

We will definitely stay here again and know others will enjoy the beauty and welcoming features of this incredible mountain chalet!

Oh- the triple-berry cake waiting for us in the fridge upon arrival was a wonderful surprise! Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
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508-563-2013
Alma South Central Colorado
Kansas City, Missouri
5

Unforgettable Experience

  • 5 of 5
You will not regret a single moment spent at this cabin! At almost 11,000 feet, it sits nestled in a heavenly area of Park County overlooked by the Mosquito Range. I've been to Colorado before, but never been to Colorado like THIS! My husband had never been to Colorado and this was exactly the experience I wanted him to have. No sirens, no planes, no city lights -- just the sound of the brook and the wind coming down the mountains. The trails on the property are spectacular and will give you some phenomenal views of the mountains. This place will make you want to never go home. The cabin itself is gorgeous. It was everything we could have wanted and more. If you are looking for some beautiful mountain views or looking for great hiking, check out Kite Lake in nearby Alma. It's a rocky 6 mile drive up into the valley of Mt. Democrat, Lincoln, Cameron, and Bross. If you start early you can knock out 4 14ers in a day. Even if you don't make it all the way to the summits, some unbelievable views await you. Kay is a wonderfully helpful lady and a bit of a local celebrity in Alma. We loved having her dogs around, too! We will definitely, definitely, DEFINITELY be back soon. Thank you for an unforgettable experience in the Rockies!
(Note: The dirt roads to the cabin and to Kite Lake are particularly rough! Yes, you can do it with a 2 wheel drive car or van, but I STRONGLY recommend a 4 wheel drive or an all-wheel drive car. We rented a town and country and we really put the country part to the test!)
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Irish Rose - a Colorado Dream Vacation Spot - Secluded!!
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508-563-2013
Alma South Central Colorado
5

SLICE OF HEAVEN

  • 5 of 5
Rich,
Our hats are off to you and landlord Kay. Our stay (9 of us) for June 16 -19 was absolutely fabulous. The Irish Rose was everything as described and more. My whole family (picky) was delighted to say the least. I was extra pleased to see there was plenty of everything needed to have a good visit. If you want a cabin in the mountains, with seclusion, this is the place. My family and I could not have done better.
Thanks Again,
Larry G and Family
Omaha NE
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Colorado Springs Airport
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
HWY 9
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Alma's Only Bar
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Fairplay
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Alma Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring/Summer/Fall
Apr 21 2014 - Nov 22 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Value Ski Season
Nov 23 2014 - Dec 13 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 14 2014 - Jan 2 2015
4 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Mid Ski Season
Jan 3 2015 - Feb 8 2015
2 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Prime Ski Season
Feb 9 2015 - Apr 20 2015
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.9%
Notes 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.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Telephone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Ice Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Loft Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , View of River
    Main Level Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , Private balcony with view. Full bathroom. Walk in closet.
    Main Level Bedroom - 1 queen , Has private sink and medicine cabinet.
    Kid's Bunk Room - 1 bunk bed , 1 child bed , Kids room with toys, DVD. Has pull out trundle.
    Great room pull out sleeper - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Leather sofa converts to queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • sledding
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowmobiling
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • fly fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • fishing
  • rock climbing
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • hunting
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