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Laidback Cozy& Cheerful Condo in fab Location near slopes.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3rd floor Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Delightfully sturdy 2 BR condo on the top floor (3rd) with sleeping for 6. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A WALK UP BUILDING. THERE IS NO ELEVATOR. We stayed at Gold Camp just before Christmas 2010 and enjoyed the convenient and affordable location so much that we closed on a similar unit in November 2011. We are a family business with our 33 yo son who lives in Breckenridge looking after the condo and is available in the rare instances of something going wrong.

We will be honest and state the following:

a) We are 0.4 miles from peak 8 and is a doable walk in snow board boots but the free shuttle stop to both peaks 7 and 8 is 100 yards from the condo entrance. The service is reasonably frequent.

b) The décor is dated but not gaudy and we boast an in-wall sound system complete with cassette player, so bring your old tapes! We have linked an ipod/iphone connection to the cassette player. The radio has both FM/AM and is a treat.

c) We have replaced the smaller appliances (toaster, electric kettle)

d) We replaced the stove in October 2014 but the other major appliances (fridge, microwave, and dishwasher) work fine. However, they might remind you of your mom’s kitchen when you were a kid.

e) We have replaced all the linen (sheets, pillow cases, matress protectors, and towels) and have introduced duvets. The linen is replaced on a regular basis.

f) We are on the top floor with great views, more room with the vaulted ceiling, and quieter (a lesson we learnt from our previous stay when we could hear people walking around upstairs).

g) It is children friendly for those above 7 years old (maybe 5) because of the railing on the patio. The door to the patio is lockable but our toddler days are, ambivalently, long behind us so we don't want families with young children looking for a relaxing holiday and yet be concerned about the patio railing. As mentioned above our middle 33 yo son works in Breck and maintains the property for us.

h) Sleeping consists of a queen bed in one room, 2 twins in the other and a long hallway between the 2 rooms for added privacy. Bathroom and vanity are off the hallway...works very well. There is also a king size sofa bed in the living room.

While we provide bathroom tissue, towels etc, washing up gear, some condiments but we DO NOT SUPPLY LITTLE SOAPS NOR SHAMPOO. We are trying to keep prices down so consider these items that guests should bring themselves.

Keywords: condo, affordable, inexpensive, great location, 2 BR, sleeps 4-6, close to slopes, quiet

More Details

Owner
Mark and Patricia Fogarty
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Mark and Patricia Fogarty

Mid century moderns and Australian citizens who became US citizens on 12/16/11. Empty nesters (3 'boys': 35, 33 and 28), and we have been living in NYC for the last 15 years in non Wall Street jobs.

Mark and Patricia Fogarty purchased this condo in 2011

Why Mark and Patricia Fogarty chose Breckenridge Area

Our son has worked at Breck for the last 8 years and we have bought the condo to spend more time with him. One of our IRAs was going nowhere so we liquidated it and now have an 'investment' we can use.

We like the proximity to the slopes and the relative isolation on the top floor. We are not out to make money, just cover our costs to spend more time with our son.

What makes this condo unique

While we were attracted by the winter sports, there is a saying here that people 'come for the winter but stay for the summer' and having spent a couple of summers here we know why: hiking, white water rafting, local events...beautiful

Amenities

Breckenridge Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom itself has a shower/bath with a lavatory. Along the hallway are 2 sinks with H/C water. In the 70's, this was, apparently, considered a good idea. We will let you make your own mind up but we like it. Very good carpentary around the house, another 70's trait.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) The 2 singles in the second room, King size sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Balcony has 3 ft 6 inch high railing fence. 5.5 inches between railings and a 7.5 in gap between the fence and the balcony floor. Lockable door to balcony, lock nearly 4 ft off the floor.

Reviews

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Laidback Cozy& Cheerful Condo in fab Location near slopes.
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 23 reviews
4

Great condo for skiing, near to peak 7&8

  • 4 of 5

The condo is eqquiped with everything you will need during your vacation. To hit the slopes you can just cross the street and hop on the bus and after a 3min drive you are in the ski area.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Rustic charm close to Breck

  • 4 of 5

While not a 5 star place, everything worked and the location to hop on the free shuttle to the slopes was nice. Know that you're going to be getting a place with a rustic feel. If you're ok with that, I think you will enjoy your stay here. Owners were excellent at communicating throughout booking and stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great experience will be back again

  • 5 of 5

Had a great experience well kept property.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

A nice place but dated

  • 3 of 5

Served our purposes. The fire was great. 3 flights of stairs was tough, shower unreliable, and previous tenants had not cleaned thoroughly, but skiing was great and location was convenient. All In all a great stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The reviewer has hit on the positive points that make us cheap and cheerful. It is all in the description of the property. The shower has been fixed and we have a clause in our agreement that if you believe the apartment is not clean we will sort it out. Has happened only twice in the nearly 6 years we have been renting the property..
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5

Perfectly Situated!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Breckenridge and we could not have asked for a better place to stay! The condo was exactly what we expected and was extremely comfortable for the two of us - although there was plenty of room for another couple or two! The location to the shuttle was perfect for getting to the mountain or downtown is just a couple minutes. When we had a minor issue with the ski locker, Mark was quick to respond and had the issue resolved immediately. This was our first time in Breckenridge, but certainly won't be our last and we'd gladly stay at Mark and Patricia's again!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect condo for the 4 us on our ski trip to Breck over Christmas. The shuttle stop was close (100 yards) and we never had any trouble getting on the it - not sure if we were just lucky with our times or if this route isn't that busy - but since its the last stop before the Ski Resort I did have this concern. We did use our car into town but you could take the shuttle down to town also.

Kitchen had everything we needed, we even used the gas grill one night and it worked great. Living area had a great gas fireplace that warmed the entire living room area very quickly. Loved the hallway to the bedrooms and bathroom - had a large shelf and a ton of wooden coat pegs so everyone could keep their stuff organized for the next day and it kept the rooms uncluttered. We had responsible adults - but if you had small kids who can't keep up with their stuff you will probably install one like this in your own home when you get back!

Condo furnishings, including the beds, did show some age, but if location and price are high on your list then this condo should be top of your list.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Denver
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Main Street is close by
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Breckenridge Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
I-70, Frisco, 9 miles away, 2/3 lanes from DEN
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Main Street, Breckenridge
Nearest Ski
400 Metres
Peak 7 and 8
Car: necessary

Should you ever tire of skiing/snowboarding in Breck there are other resorts nearby such as A Basin, Keystone within 10 to 15 mins. Further afield are Vail, Beaver Creek and Copper Mountain.

As well as being a great ski/snowboard resort, Breckenridge is also an old gold mining town and has an informative museum and some of the original mining cottages survive as well as the dredges used to mine gold. Spot the commercial dredge now used as a restaurant. Also nearby are other old mining towns (e.g. Fairway) and gold panning opportunities as well.

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Rates & Availability

Breckenridge Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Apr 24 2017 - Nov 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$85
 
 
Early Season
Nov 12 2017 - Dec 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$120
 
 
Christmas/New Year
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
$195
 
 
January 2017
Jan 4 2018 - Feb 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Mid season
Feb 8 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$170
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.28%

We do not refund if you cancel. A reasonable travel insurance policy should cover that requirement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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