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Perfect location: ski in/walk out/1 block to downtown; 4 queen beds; elevator

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

What makes our totally remodeled mountain home so special?

• True ski in – right to the elevator, if you like

• Quick lift access – walk to gondola or free bus right in front

• Four queen beds – handcrafted Western pine logs

• Great location – one block to historic downtown restaurants, bars and shops

• Western décor – antiques, photos, cowboy chaps, Indian crafts & more

• Elevator & hot tubs – you’ll be happy for them at day’s end

Our spacious condo is in a great location for both skiing and nightlife. The layout works well for families or couples: two private suites, each with full bath & each with two queen-sized handcrafted Western pine log beds. This is our second home and we’ve outfitted it like a home – not a motel. A few other highlights: three LED TV sets with DVD players, Old Hickory log cabin dining chairs, full size washer and dryer, 112 channel HD cable TV, gas fireplace, quick recovery hot water heater, new living room furniture, ultra-quiet dish washer, secure WiFi, gas fireplace, and more.

Our slope-side location directly on the Four O’Clock Ski Run makes getting on and off the slopes a delight. After you’ve enjoyed your runs, you’ll be soaking in one of our hot tubs while other skiers are still walking back to their condos. Ski access is by free bus right out front to all lifts and other resorts, such as Keystone, Copper Mountain, or Arapahoe Basin. Or head for the gondola (2 blocks) or Snowflake Lift (1200 feet). For fun in the evening, you are only a three minute walk from the heart of downtown.

The kitchen is well-equipped to eat in, but restaurants and bars in all price ranges are within two blocks. An outdoor gas grill is convenient for your use, and a supermarket is a few blocks away. The floor-to-ceiling, south-facing windows provide warmth and a view of Mount Baldy from the private balcony.

Your car is protected in covered parking within the building and the elevator is a big help in getting your belongings to the unit. A ski closet immediately by the front door protects your ski equipment. Enjoy our snow sleds, books, games and movies.

The fun Western décor will provide plenty of conversation. Along with Western posters, old cowboy photos and antique photos of Breckenridge, you’ll find authentic Indian handicrafts, Cowboy chaps, hats and spurs, and a real deerskin Indian shirt. Check out the Clint Eastwood movie poster in Portuguese.

International visitors love our place -- 2016/17 will see guests from New Zealand, Australia, and England.

Ask about our weekly rate discount.

And, please, for the comfort of all our guests, NO pets and NO smoking in the unit, on balconies, or on the grounds. Sawmill Creek is a smoke-free facility.

Keywords: ski-in, walk-out, elevator, walk to downtown, hot tubs

More Details

Owner
Steve Browning
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Steve Browning

Colorado is our summer home and we love it here. After growing up in Colorado, we were finally able to return after living in the East for many years.

Steve Browning purchased this condo in 2001

Why Steve Browning chose Breckenridge Area

Breckenridge is probably the most fun town in Colorado with wonderful downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross country, skating, and snow shoeing. Tons of restaurants and activities. You'll love it as much as we do.

What makes this condo unique

Location, location, location -- ski to the door, free bus to all slopes right out front, one block to historic downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was my first time using VRBO and what a great experience. Steve and Anne were very responsive, informative and personable. They even sent a "things to know" with directions, favorite restaurants and ski rentals...we used just about all of it. Their condo was fantastic and incredibly convenient to the slopes...practically skied into the elevator and the shuttle to the gondola took 5 mins or less. The condo is nicely decorated and easy to lounge and nap in. My favorite part was the nicely the kitchen was equipped making it really easy and fun to do home cooking. I recommend this to anyone headed for Breckenridge.
Jan 2015
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Amenities

Historic District Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Fully remodeled
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Fully remodeled; shower & toilet separatee from sink
  • Each of the two bathrooms has a separate door to its bedroom, i.e. two suites for privacy. Each has a hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Four Queen size Beds with handcrafted Western pine beds, new LED TVs (one with cable, Netflix, and DVD; one with DVD only)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A bubbling mountain stream runs immediately between the two Sawmill Creek buildings.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Perfect location: ski in/walk out/1 block to downtown; 4 queen beds; elevator
average rating of 4.918919 based on 38 reviews
5

Great condo, ultra convenient

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Breckenridge in this condo. It is so convenient to Main Street and is also on a couple of the free bus routes. The condo itself is comfortable, well equipped and quiet. Would definitely stay again (except it's such a long way from Australia!).

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Condo is well kept. Great place to stay.

  • 4 of 5

We traveled with two kids(3 yrs old and 5 months old) and the weather was such that it snowed a lot while we were there. Great for the mountain, not so good for the kids or our level of comfort having them outside and fearing they would get sick. That being said, we never felt like we had cabin fever. TV saved the day on the days when we felt home bound as well as some things we brought to keep our 3 year old busy. We stepped out on to "Four O'Clock Run" to build a snow man and play in the snow with our 3 year old. I recommend bringing a few favorite DVD's if you want to watch one. Steve and Anne have a few too.

It was still early in the season I guess so "Four O'Clock Run" wasn't actually open yet so might be wise to make sure it is open if you plan on using it to ski/board home after a great day on the mountain. Children's Museum also wasn't open until the last day we were there due to it still running fall hours.

Location was great, 1 block from Main Street helped a lot. Our experience would have been completely different if we didn't have our kids their. As a parent, the next time I go, I'm staying in a place located immediately next to ski rental, food, mountain access. Lodge seems the best place.

Nothing against this condo, just a freshman parent mistake that was made harder because of the weather and how it was made harder to do anything because of all the snow on the ground and no easy way to walk around town with two kids in freezing weather.

Bed's were comfortable, water was HOT, temperature in rooms got to where we wanted it after the first night, and the views from the balcony were great.

Can't say enough about how nice the condo was!

Thanks Steve and Anne for providing us with a comfy place to recharge our batteries and hang out.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed our place, but we understand as grandparents how difficult it is to take a 5 month old baby and a 3 year old on a ski vacation. Even with restaurants two blocks away, buses directly in front, and ski rental across the street, the Breckenridge winter is very hard on the tiny ones. Please try us again when they are a bit older.
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5

Great location. Easy walk to town and shuttle to the mountain is convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay. Clean, and had comforts of home. Would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at our summer home. Glad to hear how well the location worked for the children.
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5

Epic vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much Steve and Anne. Our vacation was EPIC. Definitely the best family vacation ever. The condo was nothing short of perfect. The decor, location, amenities...I could go on and on. We loved relaxing in the hot tub and by the fire after skiing. The information notebook you made was great, the games, books and movies kept our children occupied and off electronics. :) Like I said, I could go on and on. We will definitley be back!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful condo with us!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that your "early family Christmas" was such a success. We will look forward to your return.
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5

Fantastic Mountain Retrieve!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough at how clean, spacious and comfortable this home was for our ski trip. My family and I were incredibly impressed at the smart use of space, all the tools and appliances and bonus for us was a chest toys and puzzles that our children amused themselves with for hours. The owners went out of their way to communicate all the details of checking in and additional information including upcoming weather. They have discount cards for your ski rental needs right across the street and you can easily catch the bus to the base of your preference (and easily ski right to the place at the end of the day). We LOVED our stay and will surely return. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a great review, Farima. Please come back again. And our maintenance crew will also be happy to hear your praise for their work. They take great care.
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5

Awesome Vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of the cleanest and best equipped rentals we have ever stayed in. The owner was most helpful and patient with all of my questions. The decor in this home is done in a way that anyone would appreciate. Breck is a fabulous town and the people are welcoming! Snow and great riding were provided! Our top three vacations!! Enjoy Good Times Nordic sleigh rides, Daily Donuts have the breakfast save the donut for a treat, walk everywhere part of the charm of this town, we cooked in a lot because the condo was so charming but we did have Moe's barbecue ....FANTASTIC! We did not rent a car we used Colorado Mountain Express on owner recommendation which worked great! We also used Mountain Taxi to travel to sleigh ride I DO NOT recommend them since they left us stranded twice and the owner had to bring us back ! Don't miss this great place book now!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
several
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Breckenridge Public
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
scores of them
Nearest Ski
100 Metres
Right here -- ski right to the condo

The gondola is three blocks away, although some guests walk there, it

can be a difficult walk in snow and ice carrying skis and boots. We prefer the free full size bus that picks up immediately in front of the building and takes you within minutes to the base mountain. The Snowflake Lift is 1200 feet, but that is a slight uphill walk which many find difficult given the altitude, snow, ice, etc.

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Rates & Availability

Historic District Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Ski Season
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
Spring Break
Feb 26 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$390
 
 
Spring Bargain
Apr 2 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Winter Bargain Season
Nov 17 2017 - Dec 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 18 2017 - Dec 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$495
 
 
Winter Ski Season
Dec 31 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$335
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$395
 
 
Spring Bargain
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Winter Bargain Season
Nov 16 2018 - Dec 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 17 2018 - Dec 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$510
 
 
Winter Ski Season
Dec 31 2018 - Feb 28 2019
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2019 - Mar 30 2019
3 night minimum stay
$425
 
 
Spring Bargain
Mar 31 2019 - Apr 10 2019
3 night minimum stay
$285
 
 
Winter Bargain Season
Nov 16 2019 - Dec 17 2019
3 night minimum stay
$275
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 18 2019 - Dec 31 2019
4 night minimum stay
$535
 
 
Winter Ski Season
Jan 1 2020 - Feb 28 2020
3 night minimum stay
$370
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $135
Tax Rate 12.28%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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