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Paul Guilbault

Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french

The Bear Cabin Breckenridge; Rustic Log Home Vacation Rental

22 Reviews
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Breckenridge Area Cabin Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms (one is a Loft bedroom), 3.5 baths, sleeps 15 people maximum

This magnificent custom crafted Douglas Fir log home has been accented with interior animal carvings and Colorado style furnishings that encourage rest and relaxation.

The master suite has a private balcony overlooking an aspen grove, a gas stove, and a 2 person jetted tub. The main floor also has a small bedroom with a log bunk bed (full size and twin beds) and a Kokopelli themed half bath. The great room is divided into two sitting areas, one with a wrought iron wood stove. The upper level offers great views of the Breckenridge Peaks, a full bath, a private bedroom with a log queen size bed and an additional bedroom with a queen size bed open to below. Also, a reading space with a business center setup is available for our guests. The spacious kitchen offers unique tile work with stainless steel appliances. The lower level has a private bedroom with a log queen size bed, a 3/4 bath, a family and play room with a flat screen TV with surround sound system. There is a sound system wired throughout the main floor, master suite, and outside by the hot tub for increased atmosphere.

We currently do not accept furry friends.

The Bear Cabin is a 'No Smoking Zone'.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Paul Guilbault (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french

About Paul Guilbault

I purchased the vacant lot in 2001, started the construction in August 2002 and obtain the C.O. in August 2003.

Paul Guilbault purchased this cabin in 2003

Why Paul Guilbault chose Breckenridge Area

I always wanted to build my dream cabin in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, a log cabin that became a large log home, which is now a vacation retreat for our guests and our families.

What makes this cabin unique

The energy of a 100% douglas fir log home (Scandinavian Cut) can't be explained nor showed with pictures, but only experienced. All our guests tell us that they were not expecting this and that our pictures are not doing justice, which offset my abilities of a photographer. :)

Reviews

5
based on 22 traveler reviews

The Bear Cabin Breckenridge; Rustic Log Home Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
5

Beautiful, clean, and just as portrayed. Paul was an excellent host.

  • 5 of 5

Paul was the best host ever, and his Bear Cabin was fantastic. Our grandson loved the fire pit, and thought he was "camping" every time we went outside. Great place for our family celebration, and it was just far enough from downtown to be quiet, but a quick trip if we wanted to shop or go to a restaurant.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect spot for large family gathering

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect. From location, amenities in home, deck and hot tub. Perfect for our family of 11. Look forward to returning to the cool weather again from this Texas heat!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very happy to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time and that the Bear Cabin met your expectations. Thank you Denise to you and your family to stay with us. Paul & Andi
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5

Beautiful Cabin in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

We had two families (9 people) stay together for a week at the Bear Cabin. Our stay was awesome and we loved Bear Cabin! I highly recommend it, you won't be disappointed.

Beautiful place with lots of room!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

One of the most beautiful cabins I have ever seen. Paul did a phenomenal job with this cabin and it was just perfect for our group of 13. There was plenty of room for us, and all of the amenities were great. If this cabin is available next year, we will definitely be staying there again.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed and would be more than glad to have you and your party again next year. Thank you very much! Paul & Andi
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Big Bear cabin was great for our fall getaway.

  • 4 of 5

Big Bear cabin was great for our fall getaway. Close to town, but not too close if you know what i mean. The cabin was very nicely appointed and had all the amenities you would want on vacation. Great open floor plan on the main level, and a really cool basement with some games and an additional TV. Paul (owner) is really good to work with and helpful.

Only nitpick, if you will, is with the way the deposit is processed on ones credit card and then subsequently refunded after your stay. (vs. just putting a hold on the card like most places)

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Bear Cabin. We totally agree with you that the "damage protection deposit" handled via HomeAway is not ideal, basically it is the first time in 10 years that a guest chose the "damage deposit" as opposed to one of the "Property Damage Protection" offered by CSA. Unfortunately, they charge the full amount and make the deposit in our account, then we have to refund that amount after the stay. When booked directly with us, we do an authorization on the card for the amount, but DO NOT charge anything on the card. We took this option away for booking made directly through HomeAway, thank you to you Brian, future guests and us will not have to go through this again. Paul
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5

Wonderful log home

  • 5 of 5

This log home was beyond our expectations and had plenty of room for four families. Very well appointed, clean and well maintained and owner was easy to contact when I had questions. This home is the nicest place we have ever rented and would recommend it for anyone. Thank you Paul

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We highly appreciate your review and it is always great to hear that our guests enjoyed their experience at the Bear Cabin. We could never tell that you had a party of 15 people, you left the cabin in a wonderful condition, thank you for choosing to stay with us. Paul
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Map

Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Breckenridge
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Breckenridge
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Breckenridge
Car: recommended

Only 1.47 miles from the famous Breckenridge Ski Resort ski lifts and ~2.5 miles from Main Street. This incredible log home is located in the middle of a paradise for playing of all sorts. Set in a quiet neighborhood with a feeling of seclusion, and lots of space for outdoor play, this inviting home displays 3 animal log carvings and has a warm atmosphere. There is nothing like a soak in the hot tub after a great day of skiing or hiking in the back country. Summit County offers: hiking, rock climbing, biking, golf, tennis, racquetball, basketball, fitness center, gym, fishing, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, shopping, restaurants, museums, sightseeing, swimming, boating, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding.

It is our desire to make this vacation home the most welcoming and enjoyable place you've been. During the Spring , Summer and Fall seasons, you can play horse shoe in the backyard, enjoy an outdoor fire in the fire pit (smoores) and have a wonderful family get together on our large back deck facing South with the BBQ and Smoker to cook your favorites.

Other Activities: Recreation center nearby, ice skating rink, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, hiking, alpine slide, shopping.

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Rates & Availability

Breckenridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer & Fall
Aug 21 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$465
From
$520
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Skiing
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 21 2016
4 night minimum stay
$505
From
$560
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
$7,245
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Skiing 2016
Jan 7 2017 - Apr 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$580
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,590
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Season
Apr 16 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$460
From
$515
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$475
From
$505
Thu,Fri,Sat
$3,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Cleaning Fees $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.78%

* Rates are based on occupancy of 10 people – $25 per additional person per night.
* Nightly rates are discounted on weekly bookings.
* Special events that require more people on the property than the number of people on the "RA", such as wedding are subject to an event fee of $1,000 to $1,500 depending on the circumstances.

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Amenities

Breckenridge Area Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Town ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Eagle & Mountain Lion Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bear Master Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Moose Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Kokopelli Powder Room - toilet , Next to main living areas; Half bath
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bear Cubs Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Log bunk bed (twin over full size)
    Eagle Bedroom - 1 queen , Log bed
    Bear Master Suite Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Log bed
    Mountain Lion Bedrrom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Moose Bedroom - 1 queen , Log bed
    Bear Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft
    Bear Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lower level
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 1 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
- 1 king, 3 queens, 3 full futons and 1 sleep sofa. - Outdoor 7 people Hot Tub - BOSE surround sound system in entertainment room - Speakers in main living area, master suite and back deck - 42" Sony Bravia TV - BBQ grill & Smoker - WiFi High speed internet - 2 gas stoves, One Wood Stove

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