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Renee's Perfect Secluded Breckenridge Area Mountain Home - 20 Acres & Pool Table

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights


Alma House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR. 2 BA. 2,600 Sq. Ft. Magnificent Ski Chalet, Sleeps 9

The perfect place to bring your entire family for reasonably priced lodging with no hidden costs, only 14 scenic miles from the Breckenridge Ski area.

Special Offer During Ski Season: Stay 6 Nites, the 7th is FREE!

READ OUR RAVE 5 STAR REVIEWS: Our vacationing guests, for the almost 10 years we've been listed with the HomeAway, family, have had genuinely positive experiences, easy booking arrangements and payment protection,

We believe our guests to be special people, people who appreciate being in a home surrounded by the beauty of majestic mountains. All cares seem to drop away,...with the feeling of oneness within its natural serene pristine setting, breathing in the clean crisp air, one cannot stay angry or upset about anything.

Our home features high beamed ceilings, spectacular panoramic Mountain views of 14,000+ peaks everywhere as seen through high picture windows, on 20 peaceful acres at the edge of a national pine forest.

We have well maintained roads, a conscientious caretaker, a cozy built-in sunken pit seating area, and an over-sized 'Hot-Spring' hot tub Spa on the wrap around sun decks. We also have a 3 person sled, a sled disk and a special 2 person sled with hand brakes. Our game room has a victorian pool table, victorian daybed, magnetic darts and mini foosball.

The beauty inside and out is unsurpassed. Even the laundry room has a view. and....2 hot water cold showers here!

Natures Entertainment:

Because there are no lights from other houses, or smoke from other fireplaces, stargazing at night from the hot tub is truly phenomenal. The Milky Way is really milky, laden with so many stars...

When it snows at night, the crystal snowflakes swirling on both sides of the 2 1/2 story stone wood burning fireplace are caught in the deck lights and it looks like fireworks on the fourth of July...

Hiking to the top of Mount Lincoln is awe inspiring; One can see Pike's Peak 80 miles away. The dirt road beyond the stocked fishing area will lead you to huge boulders with crashing waterfalls.

Be sure to look for our visiting red fox begging for food!

A Gourmet's Delight: We have every size pot, pan, omelet pan, spaghetti pot, wok, roaster, pyrex, cookie sheets, and muffin tins - anything you might need. We also keep the house stocked with 60 spices and herbs.

Nearby: In addition to skiing, hot air ballooning, snow tubing, white water rafting, horseback riding and more. For a nominal fee, guests can visit 2 local Recreation centers which have indoor pools There is stocked healthy trout fishing right in our Valley in a beautiful lake called Montgomery Reservoir, the clean clear water supply for Colorado Springs.


For more information or to reserve, please CALL RENEE 1(847)835-4854

We do not cash your reservation deposit check (for the first nite's stay) until 30 days prior to your arrival. If you cancel prior to the 30 days, we will return your uncashed check.The rest is due on arrival, collected by our caretaker who arranges to meet you and escort you to our home and show you how everything works ie hot tub, satellite TV Etc. He is at your disposal to fix anything that should suddenly stop working.



More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

PLEASE PHONE RENEE 1(847)835-4854
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About PLEASE PHONE RENEE 1(847)835-4854

Carl, a retired M.D. Ophthalmologist and Renee, a retired portrait artist/school teacher have 3 children, David, one of the producers of "Spiderman", " Ghost". and the Tony Award winning "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder", Craig, Emmy nominated composer, and his wife, Eimear, have traveled the world conducting World of Warcraft symphony orchestral concerts. They sponsored the "I Dig Music Festival " in Dublin. Karen, an environmental educator and licensed massage therapist, with her Stanford University advanced degree, suggested and helped the Dalai Lama, to establish an Environmental Protection Agency for the Tibetan Refugees in Dharmasala Northern India. Renee and Carl live in Glencoe IL a north shore suburb of Chicago. Renee loves to wax poetic about their mountain home. Call her. 1(847)835-4854

Why PLEASE PHONE RENEE 1(847)835-4854 chose South Central Colorado

We bought the land because of its inherent pristine beautiful surroundings and planned this mountain home for 20 years. Finally, we were able to build our dream chalet, to create a oneness with the beauty we fell in love with when we found this land. Every furnishing was purchased or handmade to create a unique painting designed for each room. No visiting our old furniture here.

What makes this house unique

Nestled in the mountains, yet we are located near wonderful stocked fishing and Summit county Breckenridge skiing, able to leave the masses of people in town to come home to quiet serenity, to drink in the surrounding beauty with a cup of tea on the deck's log rockers or look out at the scenery while soaking in the steeping bathtub or on the deck in the huge hot tub. Our caretaker is available to help or repair, if needed, so, tho isolated you are not alone. ( By the way, Our speedy "911" first responders have a highly qualified outstanding reputation)


based on 13 traveler reviews

Renee's Perfect Secluded Breckenridge Area Mountain Home - 20 Acres & Pool Table
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful 10 days at the chalet. The location was better then described. We woke up the first morning to the most amazing view of the mountains. It was private like we wanted but still only 10 - 15 minutes away from the store in Alma or another few minutes to FairPlay, Co. We enjoyed the short drive over Hoosier Pass to Breckenridge, including the stop to get a picture and snowshoe on the Continental Divide. The family room "pit" was a hit for everyone to relax, watch TV, read, nap, or enjoy a fire. There were even a few tournaments around the pool table. The hot tub was great to relax the muscles and watch the stars. Thank you Renee for sharing your retreat and your spices!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alpharetta, Georgia

A gem of a home and a wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Renee, we loved our time in CO, and especially loved being able to start and end each day in your "perfect(ly) secluded home." During our visit we toured South Park City, rode Maverick's near Wolcott, pedaled bikes around Dillon Reservoir, hiked near your home and near Fairplay, and went horseback riding. Regardless of the day's adventure, your home was a perfect jumping off point and an even better ending point. The "pit" and hot tub provided relaxing and soothing respite from busy days, and being able to enjoy fires on cool summer nights was a special treat.

The beauty surrounding and the comfort within your PERFECT home, coupled with the things we did during our time in CO, made this a PERFECT vacation!

Thanks to you and to Roger, your man on the ground, for helping make our time so pleasant and memorable.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Relaxing, rejuvinating!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you, Renee for sharing your beautiful retreat with our family! We thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub, (very) large couch and game room especially! The meadows surrounding the house dazzled us with amazing displays of wildflowers and the tranquility of the mountains can not be beat! Our children loved exploring all around the property and were fascinated by all the sights unfamiliar to the Midwest. Everything in the house was wonderfully appointed and the caretaker was very sweet and obviously very proud of the time he has spent invested in the house. We can't wait to visit again!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It really is Perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

Your beautiful home was the perfect place to enjoy those magnificent mountains! I had never seen them before, and they were even more breathtaking than I had imagined. Your home had everything we could want. It was comfortable, husband cooked a fabulous supper almost every night in your wonderful kitchen. We loved the fireplace & the hot tub and, being from a humid climate, we especially appreciated the humidifiers! Very thoughtful. Thank you for sharing your lovely vacation home with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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West Des Moines, IA

Wonderful and private home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

It's a great home away from home. Very comfortable and in a lovely setting. We spent some time in the hot tub every night, enjoyed a few games of pool, and chilling out in front of the fireplace in "the pit". Our daughter's fiancee was thrilled that he could actually stretch out on the couch comfortably (he's 6'6"). It is a nice location if you want to get away from the overly-touristy Breckenridge scene. Quiet and private! Thanks, Renee, for letting us enjoy your home!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Get Away Mountain Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This mountain home was exquisite not only b/c of the breathtaking scenery all around the property but also b/c of the comfort & home away from home character it possesses. My husband, teenage boys & I were looking for a place w/adventure & lots of unique character--well, we definitely found it w/Renee's cozy home! We enjoyed many games of pool in the game room, several relaxing hours in the hot tub gazing at the mountains, trees, & stars, hiking the property, seeing the deer grazing out the kitchen window & let me not forget the famous "pit" for watching tv. The last night there we enjoyed a comfy gathering w/the fireplace a blazing! We were even blessed w/snow on our last day there! The activities of rafting,hiking, zip lining, & riding the maverick in Vail provided us w/great family memories. Maybe we can return someday to enjoy what the winter months have to offer? We hope that you too will consider a great get away at Renee's mountain home. Thanks again,Renee, for sharing your "baby" w/us.


The Guidry Family--Barry, Liesl, Nicholas, & Andrew

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Alma's Only Bar and restaurant
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Park Saloon, Millonzi's Restaurant
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Car: necessary

Nearby Attractions:

Wonderful x-country & downhill skiing, sledding, star gazing, hiking, wildflowers, bird watching, stocked trout fishing,wildlife waterfalls, open range horseback riding, whitewater rafting, alpine slide, 4-wheeling, exploring, wildlife, summit ski slopes, Breckenridge Rec Center indoor pool, Sleigh rides, New bowling alley.

Watch for the elusive red fox from your window!

Other Activities: Four Wheeling, hay and sleigh rides. cross country and downhill skiing. Alpine Slide nearby as well as local swimming pool.Shopping.FOR MORE INFO or to RESERVE, CALL RENEE 1(847)835-4854


Rates & Availability

Alma House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
summer season
Apr 16 2016 - Nov 5 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Fall Ski Season
Nov 6 2016 - Dec 17 2016
4 night minimum stay
2016 Holiday Ski Season
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 7 2017
6 night minimum stay
2017 Ski Season
Jan 8 2017 - Apr 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Spring Ski
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Apr 30 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Sec/Dam Dep. $300

Our caretaker will arrange to meet you, collect the rest of the money due,and escort you to our Mountain home. Everything is provided except your food. For more information or to reserve, CALL RENEE 1(847)835-4854 or EMAIL HER
(Summer Weekly Season runs from Saturday to Saturday)

Deposit to Reserve: Check, Cashier's Check,or Money Order for one night ($300 winter-ski) or $200(a week in spring-summer-fall)which is returned if cancellation is made 30 days prior to arrival date. The remainder, due on arrival, is to include an additional $300 refundable (after next phone bill and all goes well) security/ damage deposit the form of a cashier's check, money order or cash.

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Alma House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Telescope
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , special handmade organic citrus soaps
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , imported ceramic tiles. View scenery from the steeping tub
  • Imported ceramic tile floors and countertops. Step up built-in steeping tub. View scenery from the tub. Soft, fluffy bath sheets. With 2 hot water heaters everyone is sure to get a hot shower after a long day skiing! To Inquire, Phone Renee 1(847)835-4854
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Great View
    Bedroom - 1 king , With Private Patio and TV
    Bedroom - 4 twin/ single , 2 twins can be a king. Awesome view of Mt.Bross
    Game Room - A trundle victorian daybed in game room for real privacy
  • New deluxe linens and comforters. Down and anti-allergic pillows. Radio Alarm Clocks. Thermostats in every room to set the temperature to suit your needs.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Foreman grill. 12 foot wide wrap around Sun Decks with log rockers and a round Picnic table with log benches!!. Great Room with huge Comfortable Built-In seating area. Ski racks and boots-on bench in entry hall. Kitchen: 60 different types of spices, blender, food processor. Automatic Crock Pot: 4 toast toaster; glass cooktop; over-sized dining room trestle table. Delicious glacial mountain drinking water straight from the tap! Video and book library, board games and magnetic darts available for your enjoyment. Local activities: Dinner Hay Rides, Sleigh Rides, Horseback riding ,Theater,. Caretaker is also a local GOLD PANNING Guide. A lot of wild life surrounding you. Snow Plow Services. Fine Linens supplied. New over-sized Jacuzzi. Over sized washing machine and dryer included. We have several high quality humidifiers available for your use. TO RESERVE, PHONE Renee 1(847)835-4854 or EMAIL

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