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6BR Alma Cabin w/Spectacular Mtn. Views!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Alma, Colorado

Your mountain retreat begins at this 6-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom  Alma vacation rental cabin which comfortably sleeps 12. With 3 stories of floor-to-ceiling glass windows showcasing the sensational Rocky Mountain views, you’ll feel a world away from your worries from the moment you arrive! Whether you’re planning to explore Colorado’s outdoor activities, or a relaxing retreat with families and friends, this alluring abode will quickly become your favorite vacation destination for years to come!

At an elevation of 10,578 feet, Alma, Colorado is one of the highest settlements with permanent residents in the United States, making it a dream come true for those seeking an unforgettable getaway in the Rocky Mountains. From the moment you walk through the cabin’s front doors, you’ll feel like mountain royalty. The warm, inviting interior boasts 4,300 square feet of carefully appointed living space, offering ample room for you and your travel companions to spread out and relax. In the living area, cozy up in front of the glowing, 2-story stone fireplace while flipping through the pages of a new read. For some friendly competition, challenge your group to a fun round of pool in the game room, also equipped with a chess table, bar and additional stone fireplace. Other speciality rooms include a TV/media room, an upstairs study, reading loft and exceptionally romantic hot tub. From there, you and your travel companion can enjoy a relaxing soak while relishing in gorgeous panoramic views. At the end of long and exciting vacation days, retreat to any of the bedrooms for a peaceful night’s sleep on plush beds with soft linens. 

The spectacular views, beautiful trees, and serenity of the cabin's surroundings are all truly unbeatable. While you’ll have plenty to do inside this magnificent Colorado cabin, you’ll have the best of Alma right at your fingertips. Hike one of the 14ers in close proximity to the home, like Mount Lincoln, and earn bragging rights you can bring back home with you! Spend an afternoon exploring the area’s neighboring towns for delicious restaurants and unique shops. Outdoor enthusiasts will love the home’s quick access to exciting excursions, including white water rafting, horseback riding, hiking, skiing, sledding, tubing and so much more! Whatever your reason for visiting Alma, unforgettable memories await at this spectacular vacation rental cabin, nestled amongst the Rocky Mountains!  

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include multiple TVs, a private indoor hot tub, private fitness room, wireless internet, laundry facilities, balcony, outdoor dining area, gas grill, fully equipped kitchen with an espresso machine, and more

- Outstanding location

- Breathtaking mountain views, peaceful surroundings, and easy access to all sorts of mountain activities!

- This house is great for accommodating large groups

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom: Queen-sized bed with private patio

- Bedroom 2: 2 Twin beds

- Bedroom 3: Queen-sized bed

- Bedroom 4: Queen-sized bed

- Bedroom 5: 2 Twin beds

- Bedroom 6: Queen-sized bed

Additional Sleeping:

- Convertible sofa bed in the living room

Homeowner Recommendations:

- Millonzi's - Reasonably priced high-quality Italian food!

Policies:

- No smoking

- Pets allowed

- Pet Fee: $50 Per Stay

- Additional taxes and fees may apply 

- Must be 25 years old or older to reserve the property

More Details

Property Manager
Owner / Property Manager
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
February 27, 2017

About Owner / Property Manager

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for travelers. Our dedicated Travel Advisor Team is available 7 days a week and our simple online reservation system allows you to book securely with a credit card! Please feel free to call us at 1.877.818.1013.

Owner / Property Manager purchased this cabin in 2002

Amenities

Alma Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bedroom 3
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Bedroom 4
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 5
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Bedroom 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

6BR Alma Cabin w/Spectacular Mtn. Views!
average rating of 4.125 based on 16 reviews
5

Loved it!! Hope to return as soon as the family can get together on a date

  • 5 of 5

Left Louisiana day after Christmas, arrived at our rental and was blown away with location in mountain, the views from the massive big windows, the layout was perfect, when we were not out playing in snow, sledding down the driveway, or just gone for the day we could all be found downstairs shooting pool, playing board games, or watching tv. The home layout was perfect. If you wanted some quiet time alone you could go upstairs and read or whatever. There was so much that we could do just at the house with the gameroom that no one ever got into the hot tub to enjoy it ! In all it was a Great holiday vacation for our family at this Beautiful vacation retreat

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Had its perks

  • 3 of 5

Pros:

* Awesome view

* Spacious, plenty of beds for a large group

* Well stocked wood for cozy fireplace

* Great & Convenient location

* Well stocked kitchen with plenty of pots, dishes & utensils

* Cool game room

Cons:

* Outdated

* After 2 showers hot water turned cold.

* Walls are thin. Can hear every whisper & footstep throughout entire house.

* Master suite bed seemed off, very uncomfortable

* The carpet & bed comforters were full of something that looked like dog hair (not sure what it was) upon arrival. Would definitely recommend removing the carpet completely. Carpet is gross.

* Even though it was cold during our stay the house was very stuffy, would recommend installing ceiling fans for airflow.

* Consider getting 2 outside trash cans, fills up quickly when cooking and feeding a large group

We had a decent stay here for 9 days with our group of 11. We made the most out of our stay here and did have a nice time. This is a great area to stay in. Friendly people and lots to do. Would I stay at this house again? Probably not. Overall good but not as nice as we expected.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Property is spacious, clean and scenic

  • 4 of 5

The property is beautiful and spacious. The space described was accurate as far as # of bedrooms, bathrooms and gathering areas. The downstairs was a great space for kids to unwind, play games and give the parents some space to socialize on their own. The kitchen had all the amenities you would need, it's slightly outdated, but everything worked and was clean! Fire place with all the pre-cut wood was amazing, used it every night. Deck is gorgeous and would have loved cushions for the outdoor furniture.

A few improvements. We were really excited to use the hot tub post 14er hike, but the smell when you turned it on was unpleasant. So no one used the hot tub, not even the kids, it just wasn't clean. I imagine because the hot tub is inside there are issues with ventilation and moisture developing in the room. There was no where to put our garbage, it was full when we got there. The cleaning woman was very accomodating to our loads of trash when we checked out, but would have been better if could have thrown out trash. Huge rainstorms and had a few leaks, but again shared that with the manager and they are working to improve a few areas.

Overall a great property in a cool part of the State. We would definitely return to this VRBO.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greensburg
4

Solitude

  • 4 of 5

The location was awesome! It was quiet, which was what we had wanted! We had an awesome view of the mountains! The cabin was clean and spacious for our group of 11. We were delighted to find a cabin this size for the price! We killed quite a few spiders... Maybe that's common in a cabin? The manager provided good customer service. There's been talk of renting this cabin again in the future if the price remains reasonable! We would definitely consider staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Simply Enchanting - nestled high in the mountains with a beautiful view of surrounding mountains.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time in Alma on Kootchie Kootchie Lane. The home was beautiful, inviting and a perfect location to base out of after visiting Colorado Springs. We visited Canon City for Zip lining and White Water Rafting in the Royal Gorge Area, drove to Breckenridge and crossed the Continental Divide, took a trip to Vail and planned to Horseback ride at Platte Ranch but didn't have a chance to do that.

We shopped in Fairplay, had a beer at the Highest Saloon in the USA in Alma and would recommend this home to others who want to have a great place to relax, base out of and see the great sites in this section of Colorado.

Sold on Homeaway Properties :)

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Denver, CO
3

Run down

  • 3 of 5

First, I liked the location- the views from the balcony and living room were absolutely stunning. It's easy to get to and in a good, remote location. There's nobody around, which was nice and private. We had a large group and appreciated having rooms for everyone in our group.

Unfortunately, there quite a few things that were either run-down, dirty, or just misstated. The listing says there's a fitness room. Unless we just never found said room, there was no fitness room. This was one of the features many in our group was looking forward to. We made the best of it by getting outside and going on a few hikes though! When we arrived, one of the bedrooms had a window that said 'Wash Me'. I have no idea how long it had been like that but it looked like awhile. It was in a spot that was easy to get to as well. There were many, many cobwebs in the ceiling and dirt in cracks of the floorboard. There was a cabinet door in the kitchen that literally fell off when we tried to open it. The pots and pans were flimsy and bent when you used them.

To be fair, we didn't bring these things up when we arrived because we didn't want to have to deal with someone being there cleaning and fixing things while we were trying to relax and have fun. And none of it were things we couldn't live with. So it's entirely possible they would have fixed things if we had asked. That is why I am rating it 3 stars and not 2.

Prior to arrival, we were also supposed to receive an email with the door code, which I never received. I even checked my spam folder. I had to call the contact person to get the code. Not a huge deal but worth mentioning so folks have a heads up to be proactive, if need be.

Even though it could accommodate our large group and we had a good time, we all agreed we wouldn't stay here again. I should add that this group gets together twice a year and has for six years so we've stayed in a lot of cabins!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Andrea, thanks so much for taking the time to provide this feedback! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the property despite a couple of hiccups. We do think it is important to note that an early check in at 1:00 instead of the normal 4:00 and a late check out of 2:00 instead of the normal 10:00 was accommodated for your travel group, and the local contact Kathy did offer to have someone come to the property to clean and repair the cabinet, but was told that it wasn't necessary. We appreciate the feedback and hope that we are able to provide you with an experience that meets your expectations in the future! - The Evolve Team
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