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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german

*** Mountain Chalet 5BR at best Peak 8 Ski In + Fun Park location, sleeps 11+***

17 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Breckenridge Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Ski-in chalet next to the slopes with 5 BRs, 2 wood burning fireplaces, hot tub

'Waldhaus' is a fabulous single family home, right next to the base of Peak 8, at a premier location for skiing in the winter (SKI-IN) and biking/hiking in the summer. The large window in the vaulted living room provides a beautiful view of the majestic mountain range.

Two separate living areas with fireplaces and flat-screen TVs with VCR/DVD/Blu-ray and CD player allow the extended family to comfortably spread out. High-speed wireless internet and a large selection of TV channels keep you connected.

And a brand new 2015 hot tub makes for wonderful spa feeling after an active day.

Enjoy direct access to the slopes of Peak 8 and most marvelous trails of the area. In the winter Peak 8 is the first area to get loads of snow, ski-in is quasi guaranteed at all times!

Relax in the very private new luxury hot tub after a fun day on the slopes, biking or hiking.

WINTER:

Ski-in from Trygves Run and get out to the slopes with a short walk via the property lot and 4-O'Clock Run Rd, or down the road to the base of Peak 8. The base of Peak 8 is the true hub of the mountain for skiers and non-skiers alike, housing 'One Ski Hill Place' with dining, bar, grill, live-music, and a huge heated patio open year-round looking at the mountain. All this less than 300 yards from the house.

If downhill is not for you, the Nordic center is a short walk away.

SUMMER:

An extensive network of mountain bike and hiking trails starts directly behind the house. The base of Peak 8 hosts the “Fun Park”, which provides summer mountain fun for the whole family: Gold Runner Coaster, Alpine Superslide, Gemstone Panning, Mineshaft Maze, Rockpile Climbing Wall, Superbungee Trampoline, Bounce House, as well as: Breck 4x4 Tours, Brecktreks Guided Hiking Tours, Mountain Biking, Superputt Mini Golf, Free Scenic Gondola Rides, and Scenic Chairlift Rides up into the mountain!

New: the “Tenmile Flyer Zipline” is departing at Peak 8 as well. You can reach speeds of up to 45 mph while sailing 50 feet high up in the air!

The chalet sits on an oversized and beautifully wooded lot - for kids to roam around & build tree houses. Private patio with adirondack chairs and brand new 2015 hot tub! And the popular Peak 8 Fun Park is right next door!

TOWN:

Town is less than a mile away and is connected via the Gondola, the free bus system that stops at the base of Peak 8, hiking trails and the road. Shopping (groceries, liquor store, etc.) are located a short walk from the Gondola. Ride the Gondola 'down'-town to get your groceries if you like!

Absolutely No Smoking and No Pets.

Rates are excluding Colorado / Summit County sales tax.

There is no Breckenridge resort tax for this property.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, german

About The Owner

We are a family of six living and working in Boulder.

This chalet is managed by us and professionally run.

The Owner purchased this chalet in 2012

Why The Owner chose Breckenridge

Peak 8 is Breckenridge's first ski development and gets snow first and keeps it the longest - allowing to ski-in the entire season. Whether you ski, hike or bike, you want to live right where the action is, not touch the car, and not haul any equipment.

Hike and bike trails right behind the house make the chalet in summer a gem right in the beautiful nature and tranquil wilderness of the National Forest while being so close to everything.

The convenience of downtown Breckenridge is just a Gondola ride away.

What makes this chalet unique

'Waldhaus' is extremely secluded right in the National Forest, offering a private hot-tub under the stars, yet a stone-throw away from the slopes, Vail Resort's #1 hotel in Breckenridge, the Gondola, and downtown. Ski-in, bike or hike from the hustle and bustle of the resort into total privacy and silence.

Reviews

4.6
based on 17 traveler reviews

*** Mountain Chalet 5BR at best Peak 8 Ski In + Fun Park location, sleeps 11+***
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews
5

Perfect Family Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Our large family -- we have 5 kids -- had a perfect early spring weekend at Wildhaus. The space and location were perfect for us. We all had space for sleeping, reading and relaxing and the walk to ski Breck each day was easy and hassle free. The family that owns this lovely property was attentive and gracious and the property was clean and comfortable. We will return or a another list!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

English Professor

  • 5 of 5

The chalet is exceptional in every way, especially suited for family vacations.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maryland, USA
4

Nice rustic decor and very close to the slopes.

  • 4 of 5

We stayed with a group of 7 other adults for a great week of skiing. Conditions were good and we got 10

inches of snow while we were there.The house was in good condition with a fully equipped kitchen and cozy fireplace by the

main gathering area. Although the

bedding could have been better (a bit worn out) the bedrooms were decent and the place was clean and generally well maintained. The hot tub was perfect after a day of skiing and the neighborhood was lovely and very convenient. We wouldn't call this a ski in/ski out property. You can very easily walk to the Peak 8 lift and you can ski back through a narrow trail if you can find it. Not easy after a fresh snow. As far as altitude, be prepared if you normally live at sea level. The house is located at nearly 10,000 feet and you feel it. Don't hesitate to bring medication with you after checking with your doctor. It can make a big difference. Altitude sickness can become serious and no one wants their trip to be cut short in a wonderful location like this.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review! Thank you also for advising future guests of the altitude, which literally can be breathtaking! Please come again, Breckenridge and Peak 8 with its trails and scenic chairlift rides is magical in the summer, too, and altitude doesn't make itself felt that strongly in warmer weather.
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5

Superb location, great chalet to spend time with family and friends

  • 5 of 5

We had a great family ski vacation in this truly fabulous cabin! Loved the decor of the house, enjoyed the two wood-burning fireplaces after coming home (the season was a really good one). Our group agreed that the house was as advertised (if not better), and communication with owners smooth. Even though it is a little walk to the slopes, we didn't see many properties that are much closer to the mountain than this one, and also not at this price. After an exhausting day, at least, we could ski back in. We are already planning our 2015 trip and will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Chalet in top location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Chalet Waldhaus was spectacular. The floorplan is generously laid out and the kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed, and much more. The feel of the decor is indeed very European! We rented mountain bikes down the road at the base of Peak 8. Trails to hike and bike start literally behind the house and go both, high up the mountain, and also into town. Taking the mountain bike up on a chairlift is a bit pricey but well worth the altitude you gain and the beautiful views, and of course the fun ride down! We loved the hot tub and the sunny patio with the colorful chairs. The proximity to the resort must be fantastic during ski season in particular - we will be back for a week of skiing in the Spring!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet set up!

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place! My friends and I arrived to Waldhaus and were pleasantly surprised at the amount of space. Both upstairs and downstairs had great amenities. The bedrooms and bathrooms were clean, neat, and private. The hot tub atmosphere was perfect for relaxing after a day on the hill. The kitchen was well equipped. And the garage made it easy to store equipment. Skiing in for skiers was no problem, but a little tricky on a snowboard. The Waldhaus is an "as advertised" property. The pictures are true to form and the details online ate accurate. The owners are great at communicating...Thank you Waldhaus!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
105 Miles
Denver International Airport (DIA)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Breckenridge Main Street (1.2 miles) or Peak 8
Nearest Golf
5.5 Miles
Breckenridge Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I-70
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Breckenridge Main Street (1.2 miles) or Peak 8
Nearest Ski
0.2 Miles
Trygves / 4-O'Clock Run, Peak 8
Nearest Beach
9 Miles
Frisco Marina
Car: not necessary

The base of Peak 8 is the first and last area to see snow and open their lifts. The house is 300 yards from the slopes, ski-in conditions permitting. Peak 8 is also where the action is in the summer. Take the gondola 'down'-town to shop for groceries.

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Rates & Availability

Breckenridge Peak 8 Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$700
$4,000
 
 
Early Winter 2016
Dec 3 2016 - Dec 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
$800
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat
$4,000
 
 
Holidays 2016-17
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
 
 
Winter 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$900
From
$1,000
Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,000
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 17 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
$2,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $300
Tax Rate 5.78%

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Amenities

Breckenridge Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 full bathrooms with bathtub/shower, sink, and toilet. One half guest bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Queen size Beds (4), Bunk Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Pull-out Sofabed (1), Foldable Twin beds for bigger kids (2), Baby Cribs (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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