|Minimum Stay||4 nights|
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At the end of a 2 mile gravel mountain road, custom built, full view of mountains and river valley, private. This 2010 house has nothing behind it except mountains and forest. Hike down the property to the Pike National Forest and to the North Fork of the South Platte River below. There is mountain hiking on the property and all around with fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing nearby. There are only four other houses at the end of this road. This property does not just have views--it is in the 360 degree view. You are a part of the scenery. With 7.4 acres touching the Pike National Forest just go out the back door and hike. This property welcomes writers, artists, lovers, hikers, anglers, and all those who want a special retreat away from life's stresses and the hustle-bustle of city life. Better hurry, we are BOOKING UP FAST for the whole year.
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Retreat: If you want to get away from Denver for a long weekend, or stay for a month as you write a novel, Big Rock Mountain House welcomes you to a brand new, modern, gorgeous mountain home that is casual, comfortable and custom designed to be a contemporary cabin experience. You can hike on the property for thirty minutes to the National Forest and beyond and not see another human. You will be surrounded by nature, tall pines, firs, wild large and small animals. You can hear the sound of water rushing from the rapids of the North Fork of the South Platte River far below you, or the wind rustling through the forest. Go to the bottom of the property, look up, and see that you are literally on a BIG ROCK. Sit in the 8 person spa under the stars. Take a bath in the 6 foot 7 jet spa for two located in the master bath, look out the window and have a glass of wine. Sit on the balcony and look at the 180 degree mountain views. Rock on the back patio in huge log rockers or relax on a lounger.
Hikers and Anglers Welcome: The house overlooks The Lost Creek Wilderness. Hike the property--on one side, climb down the rock outcrop. On the other side, climb through a dense alpine forest to the plateau below overlooking the river valley and continue descending to the river. There are many other places to hike. Hike to South Twin Cone Peaks, Platte Peak, Payne Benchmark. Take a drive and go to Kenosha Pass, Windy Peak, The Castle, The Taryall Mountains, Puma Peak, or Mount Evans Wilderness to name a few. Anglers can fish in the river below but access is from Bailey and must be on public land. Or you can go to Pine, Shawnee, Boxwood Gulch, Blue River, Long Meadow, Chatfield Reservoir or many other fishing holes near and far. For details, check with The Knotty Pine in Bailey.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Must be at least 25 years old to rent or have a responsible party willing to assume financial responsibility. A copy of a drivers license or passport or other government ID is needed.
This is a NON-SMOKING property without exception. No open fires on the property. No glass or bottles (beer or wine bottles) or any other breakable glasswear outside. Polycarbonate or non-breakable containers are provided. No foodstuff should be left outside unattended at any time including trash so as not to attract wild animals. No guns, hunting, pellets, paint balls or shooting anything on the property. No golfing on the property.
If you are caught smoking you will forfeit your deposit and any remaining days at the property without refund and you will be asked to leave. Any open fires, doing anything that may set a fire, or shooting of firearms on or near the property will lead to the local sheriff being called and you may be arrested, fined, asked to leave without refund or all of the above. No exceptions.
There is a local newspaper 'The Flume' and a summer and winter guide called 'Summer or Winter in the Park'. This is good information about attractions in the area. Google it online.
I have always loved Colorado. We use to drive for 16 hours when I was in college just to spend a long weekend in the mountains. When my kids were growing up, we would all go and everyone loved the change of scenery from the hills of Central Texas to the majestic Rockies. When I told my family 'I don't know why I bought land and built a house in Colorado', my daughter reminded me 'Dad, you love Colorado, we always went there as kids'. It made perfect sense to her. I do love Colorado and so will you.
Jaron Winston purchased this house in 2009
Incredible. Overlooking the Lost Creek Wilderness with 180 degree unobstructed views of National Forest. Yet, only 1 hour from the big city and 1 hour and 20 minutes from downhill skiing. You can't find beauty like this just anywhere.
7.4 acres of mountain property in a natural wilderness area with all the amenities of a modern home. Clean air, quiet, nature all around.
A fantastic vacation. The house is amazing. A perfect spot to watch the sunrise, a lightning/hail storm move across the mountains, a magical rainbow, the full moon rise, fox, deer, birds, chipmunks but no mountain lion! We loved the hottub, hikes, kitchen, the dance party. We love the house! From guest book comment.
Property was well kept and was well stocked with items normally needed in a vacation home. Everything that a family would want for a summer or winter vacation was available. Sleds, badminton, pool, darts, all kinds of board games. You name it it was there. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for relaxing get away.
This is one of the most peaceful places I've ever been. Our friend came for the first time and we found ourselves whispering while over looking the valley in the back. The sound of the wind thru the pines is like a meditational chant. Thank you again Jaron for sharing this piece of heaven. You have really taken care of the house.
We stayed here 7/9/16-7/16/16. We were very pleased with the home. The house was very clean and just as described . The view from the back of the house is amazing. We kept watching the meadow below for wildlife but never saw any. We weren't too disappointed though because we saw a bear cross the road not even a mile from the house. We had left early one morning to go for a hike and as our car turned around a bend in the road there it was, crossing in front of us!
We did a lot of exploring on the Guanalla pass road from Grant to Georgetown. What a beautiful drive! Would definitely recommend.
We can't wait till our next trip to Colorado! We made great memories!
We were very impressed with the quality of this cabin. It had everything we needed and more to function as a home.There were three small families and we made all our meals there. It was nice not to have to worry about going out to eat all the time and even better to just stay at our beautiful location. We were even able to trailer our motorcycles up the mountain (with care). Lots of switchbacks but worth the effort. The guys went on a scenic bike ride and got hit by a hail/lightning storm and we got a big down poor at the cabin. I was concerned about them making back to the cabin on the motorcycles but besides a few minor washout areas they slowly made it back. The road held up well.
We hiked right out our back door and went to Bailey to do more hiking on pre-made paths. The people in town are some of the friendliest I've ever met. You must checkout some of the local sights while you are there.
We would definitely recommend this cabin to anyone who wants to get some peace and quiet and enjoy God's beauty. The owner was available by phone when we needed to talk to him and was very accommodating for us.
You can't go wrong with this cabin!
We stayed at this beautiful house with our family and absolutely loved everything about it. Very relaxing to get up into mountains and away from all the hustle and bustle of the city life. We would recommend this place to anyone who wants to just unplug and relax and have all the luxury amenities right there in the house. Loved the hot tub at night and just hearing absolute solitude and beautiful sky full of stars. Everyone in the nearby communities were very helpful on tips of the national parks and very friendly. We will definitely be coming back again!!
We stayed at this gorgeous home about 1 week ago and the location was perfect! It felt as if we were the only ones on the hill side but it wasn't so remote that we couldn't enjoy a trip into town every now and then. The home was very spotless and the spa was brand new. Don't be deterred or overwhelmed by all the rules as this is why the home remains so neat and clean. We all would definitely stay here again!
Big Rock Mountain House is a mountain property only an hour from Denver. Big Rock is 4 miles off Highway 285 between Conifer and Bailey. It is 48 miles from Denver, 72 miles to Denver International Airport and 67 miles to Brackenridge. You are within 20 minutes of a major shopping village in Conifer with a flagship Safeway and King Soopers grocery stores as well as other shopping and dining. The town of Bailey is down the road and has many new shops and restaurants too. This property is out of town and in the mountains. You must be able to drive for two miles down a newly topped dirt-gravel mountain road that was recently resurfaced.
Other Activities: snowshoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing, relaxing. Downhill skiing Breckenridge 1hr 20 minutes.
Golf: Golf is about 35-45 minutes away.
Ski: 80 minutes from Breckenridge. Stay here where you have peace, quiet and privacy.
For great local information go to www.pinecam.com or www.theflume.com
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 14 2016 - Dec 23 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
|Cleaning||$150 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$500|
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